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Google’s Russian Division Is Filing for Bankruptcy

In May last year, Russia fined Google around $82,000 for failing to delete thousands of pieces of content it deemed to be illegal.

The United States Agrees With Russia’s Bioweapons Conspiracy Idea

Russia's baseless claims about secret American biological warfare labs in Ukraine are taking root in the U.S. too, uniting COVID-19 conspiracy theorists, QAnon adherents and some supporters of ex-President Donald Trump.

Russia-Ukraine War: Big Tech’s Role Poses Strategic Questions for Countries

As the Russia-Ukraine war rages, geopolitical and technology experts are raising questions about a seemingly lopsided narrative on internet platforms like Twitter, Meta (formerly...

The Power of Tech Giants: How They Are Sanctioning Russia Over Ukraine War

The world's five leading tech companies - Google (now Alphabet), Apple, Facebook (now Meta), Amazon and Microsoft - have taken steps to impose significant and (mainly) voluntary sanctions on Russia.

Biden Administration Considers Technology Sanctions if Russia Invades Ukraine

In the months since Russia began massing troops on the border of Ukraine, the Biden administration has, on multiple occasions, warned that any further aggression by Moscow toward its neighbor would be met with unprecedented levels of sanctions. Now, the White House appears to be dropping some specific hints about what those sanctions might look like.

Fines Ordered by Russian Courts Google and Meta Technologies, Respectively Operated by Alphabet

A Moscow court on Friday said it was fining Alphabet's Google (GOOGL.O) 7.2 billion roubles ($98 million) for what it said was a repeated failure to delete content Russia deems illegal, the first revenue-based fine of its kind in Russia.

Facebook May Face Heavy Fine in Russia Over Banned Content, Says Regulator

Russian regulator says Facebook may have to pay 10 percent of its annual turnover if it does not delate what’s asked by Moscow.

Russia Fines Google, Facebook for Failing to Delete Banned Content

Russian court said on Tuesday it has fined U.S. technology giants Google and Facebook Inc (FB.O) over a failure to delete content.

Russia Orders Google to Delete ‘Illegal’ Content or Face Slowdowns

Russian commission gave Google 24 hours to delete more than 26,000 instances of what it's classifying as illegal content.

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