Google Plans to File for Bankruptcy in Russia

The Russian subsidiary of Google plans to file for bankruptcy, according to a spokesman for Google. The reason for this decision is the seizure of the company's bank accounts by the Russian authorities.

Russia vs Google

Google's conflict with Russia began before the invasion of Ukraine because, Russia believes that Google provided illegal information. Therefore, in December 2021, Russia fined Google $114 million for failing to comply with laws censoring access to information.

In March, Google suspended advertising sales in Russia shortly after the invasion of Ukraine. Russia has been putting pressure on Google not to block access to Russian media on YouTube. However, Google has blocked access to Russian channels such as Russia Today and Sputnik in Europe.

Additionally, Russian...

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