• Google May Face Second Turnover Fine in Russia Over Banned Content, Warns Russian Regulator
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    Google May Face Second Turnover Fine in Russia Over Banned Content, Warns Russian Regulator

    Alphabet’s Google may face a fine of 5-10 percent of its turnover in Russia for what the state communications regulator said on Wednesday was a repeated failure to delete banned content, including “misleading information” on YouTube about events in Ukraine. This is the second fine based on a percentage of turnover that Google could face in Russia. In May, Russian bailiffs seized more than 7.7 billion roubles ($143 million or nearly Rs. 1,100 crore) from Google that it had been ordered to pay late last year, marking the first time Moscow had exacted a percentage of the company’s annual Russian turnover. Google, whose Russian subsidiary last week submitted a declaration…