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MOSCOW, Aug 26 (Reuters) – A Russian court on Thursday fined Twitter (TWTR.N) 17 million roubles ($229,730), Facebook (FB.O) 15 million roubles and WhatsApp 4 million roubles over their refusal to localise user data as required by Russian law, Interfax news agency reported.
($1 = 74.0000 roubles)
Reporting by Maxim Rodionov; writing by Olzhas Auyezov; editing by Jason Neely