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Russia’s Mail.Ru launches $100m gaming division

One of Russia’s leading internet companies is making a bigger move into video games. Mail.Ru is the largest player in the Russian speaking internet world and already has a stake in the MMO and smartphone games scene in Eastern Europe, as well as in the global Russian games market. Now …

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Apple found guilty of Russian iPhone price fixing

Russia’s Federal Antimonopoly Service has found Apple guilty of fixing the price of the iPhone 5 and iPhone 6 in the country. Russia first opened investigations into the issue last autumn, at which time Apple denied the accusations and insisted that retailers were solely responsible for setting the price of …

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Blizzard withholds Overwatch comic from Russia due to gay propaganda law

A Christmas Overwatch comic released yesterday is not available in Russia because of the country’s gay propaganda laws. Blizzard has said before that the game contained gay characters, and the new short graphic novel confirmed that iconic gunner Tracer is among them. However, Russia’s dated gay propaganda laws – that …

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Russia accuses FIFA 17 of being ‘gay propaganda’

EA has again been targeted by Russia for its support of LGBT rights. The Guardian reports that several Russian MPs have contacted the state communications oversight agency and requested it take action against FIFA 17 owing to its support of the Rainbow Laces gay rights campaign. EA has supported Rainbow …

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