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Russia opens case against Apple over App Store payment restrictions

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Russia has opened an anti-trust case against Apple for failing to allow developers to offer customers alternative payment options outside its App Store platform, Russia's anti-monopoly regulator said on Wednesday.

MOSCOW, Oct 27 (Reuters) - Russia has opened an anti-trust case against Apple AAPL.O for failing to allow developers to offer customers alternative payment options outside its App Store platform, Russia's anti-monopoly regulator said on Wednesday.

Apple did not immediately respond to a Reuters request for comment.

(Reporting by Maria Kiselyova and Alexander Marrow; writing by Tom Balmforth; editing by Jason Neely)

((Tom.Balmforth@thomsonreuters.com))

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