Russia fines Google for failing to delete banned content

Russia fines Google for failing to delete banned content
Russia fines Google for failing to delete banned content   -   Copyright  Thomson Reuters 2021   -  
By Reuters

<div> <p><span class="caps">MOSCOW</span> – A Moscow court on Wednesday fined Alphabet Inc.‘s Google 6.5 million roubles ($89,535) for not deleting content that Russia deems illegal, part of a wider dispute between Moscow and the U.S. tech giant.</p> <p>Google did not immediately respond to a request for comment.</p> <p>Russia threatened to block YouTube earlier on Wednesday after Russian state-backed broadcaster RT’s German-language channels were deleted. </p> <p>($1 = 72.5975 roubles)</p> <p/> </div>