Google faces fine after Russian watchdog says it broke antitrust law

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MOSCOW (Reuters) -Google faces a fine after Russia's antitrust watchdog said the U.S. tech firm had breached rules related to suspending and blocking accounts on its YouTube video service.

Russia's Federal Antimonopoly Service (FAS) said on Thursday the fine would be determined during an administrative investigation, adding Google's conduct had infringed users' interests and restricted competition.

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