Google takes down anti-government app in Russia

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Google deleted a Russian tactical voting app from its online store after staff were threatened, Sky News understands.

Both Apple and Google had come under significant pressure from Russian regulators to block the anti-government app, devised by allies of jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny ahead of Friday’s election starting.

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