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Russia fines Facebook, Twitter for not deleting banned content

A Russian court has said it had fined US social media companies Facebook and Twitter for failing to delete content that Moscow deems illegal, part of a wider crackdown by Russia on...

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Russian central bank considers digital rouble in 2023

The Russian central bank is considering limiting future transactions with a digital rouble to smooth the impact of its implementation, planned for 2023, Deputy Governor Alexei Zabo...

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Russia’s Yandex to supply Muscovites with coronavirus tests at home

Russian internet firm Yandex is working with local laboratories to offer a new service allowing Moscow’s residents to get tested for the novel coronavirus at home during the ...

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Top banker calls for Russia to legalise online alcohol sales to help those self-isolating amid coronavirus

One of Russia’s top bankers wants online alcohol sales legalised to help people who are self-isolating because of the coronavirus.