Telegram is facing a 4 million ruble fine for refusing to remove banned content in Russia. A hearing in the case has been scheduled for August 16. The messenger has already been sued; in several cases, the courier has already paid and paid 26 million rubles to the treasury.
Interfax writes about the court hearing in which the issue of imposing a fine on Telegram will be considered. The court received a protocol on Telegram, the meeting is scheduled for August 16.
Telegram is facing a fine under the article of the administrative code of the Russian Federation on the non-removal of prohibited information. The fine under this article ranges from 800 thousand to 4 million rubles.
Telegram has already been fined several times for not deleting prohibited information. In February, the courier paid a total of 11 million rubles in three cases. In December 2021, it became known about the reimbursement of fines in the amount of 15 million rubles.
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