Russia slaps $100m fine on Google America

Google, the American web search giant, was technically penalized $100m by Russian government for failing to adhere to its state prevailing laws. Sources state that the Putin led government decided to impose a hefty fine on Google, as it failed to remove the content that was deemed to be inappropriate to Russian web service seekers.

Thus, the announced penalty is the largest fine ever slapped by a Russian court in the history and will represent over 6.7% revenue earned by the internet juggernaut from Russian Federation in one year.

It also hints that the Putin led nation is slowly trying to suspend western services on its soil by acting strict on the companies operating from the west.

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