The arbitration court of Moscow has postponed for April 24, the main hearings on the suit of FAS, demanding to oblige Google to perform an order to eliminate violations of the Antimonopoly legislation. This decision RIA Novosti reported, citing participants of the meeting, which was held behind closed doors.
According to them, the hearings adjourned because the parties, on the proposal of the American company are negotiating to settle the dispute. The FAS in its lawsuit asks the court to order defendants Google Inc. and Google Ireland Limited to take actions on execution of the decision dated 18 September 2015. A third party to the case involved the Russian company "Yandex".
In November 2016, the Federal Antimonopoly service has fined two organizations included in the American Corporation, Google Inc. and Google Ireland Limited, to 500 thousand rubles each. The head of Department Igor Artemyev said that the company is sabotaging the execution of the order of the FAS about elimination of violations in the Russian market of mobile applications. He also stressed that the Agency plans to penalize the Corporation until such time as it does not comply with the order of service.
In January 2017, Google has tried challenge in the Supreme court of Russia the decision of the FAS, recognizing the company as the infringer of the Antimonopoly legislation. But in late February it became known that the American Corporation offered The FAS to enter into the settlement agreement.