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Uber gets green light to continue in Moscow, but can only use licensed taxi drivers

Uber has reached an agreement with Moscow transport officials that will see the e-taxi app formally given the green light to operate in the Russian capital. The news comes a little over a month after the Moscow Department of Transport (DoT) threatened to ban the app unless the American company agreed to use officially registered […]

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Google loses anti-monopoly appeal in Russia over forced pre-installation of Android apps

Google has been dealt a blow in its ongoing battle with European regulators as the Internet giant has lost its anti-monopoly appeal in Russia. The Moscow Arbitration court has upheld a previous ruling from the Federal Antimonopoly Service (FAS) that found Google had abused its dominant market position and broken anti-competition legislation. The crux of […]

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Google to contest Russia antitrust ruling on Android

MOSCOW (By Maria Kiselyova, Reuters) – Google will contest in court the Russian antitrust agency’s ruling that it broke competition law by abusing its dominant position with its Android mobile platform, the U.S. technology giant said on Tuesday. Russia’s competition watchdog ruled in September that Google had broken the law by requiring pre-installation of certain […]

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