Russian court fines Facebook for failing to delete banned content

FILE PHOTO: A Facebook logo is pictured in Bordeaux, southwestern France

MOSCOW (Reuters) – A Russian court said on Thursday it had fined U.S. technology giant Facebook Inc 17 million roubles (about $235,000) for failing to delete content which Moscow deems illegal.

($1 = 72.1950 roubles)

(Reporting by Olzhas Auyezov; editing by Jason Neely)