As is clear, Russia is essentially accusing the two tech giants of interfering in its elections.
Russia has enacted laws banning political advertising "during the elections on Sunday and the day before," according to Reuters. Russia's Roskomnadzor, the government body overseeing the country's media laws, said Facebook and Google posted ads during Sunday's election.
"These ενέργειες they can be seen as interfering with Russia's internal affairs and preventing democratic elections in the Russian Federation, "according to a translated version of a message posted on web page by Roskomnadzor.
Google and Facebook did not immediately respond to Russia's accusations.
Of course, Facebook has spent the last two years uprooting Russian-backed propaganda and other "coordinated unauthorized behavior" in platform after the country's inappropriate use of social media during the US presidential election on 2016. Since then, Facebook has discovered several other networks - from Russia and other countries - that have attempted to manipulate social media users.
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