Russia seeks over 7.2 billion rubles of turnover fines from Google

According to the data of the Judicial Police of the Russian Federation, the judicial police will collect more than 7.2 billion rubles in turnover fines from the IT company Google for repeatedly failing to remove the content of information banned in Russia.

According to the ruling of the Tagansky Court in Moscow, on April 29 the enforcement procedure for the recovery of more than 7.2 billion rubles in fines from Google was launched.

The U.S. company was found guilty of violating the Code of Administrative Offences of the Russian Federation.

The 7 billion rubles is the cumulative amount of penalties for YouTube’s failure to remove content.