The court in Moscow has fined Telegram messenger 4 mln rubles ($65,200) due to the refusal to delete a bot disclosing personal details of Russian military participating in the war in Ukraine, Report informs referring to TASS.

“The court ruled to recognize Telegram as liable under Part 2, Article 13.41 of the Russian Administrative Offense Code (failure of the website owner to remove information in case the duty to remove such information is provided by Russian laws) and assessed the penalty of 4 mln rubles,” Judge Timur Vakhrameev said.

Representatives of the messenger did not appear in court, although they had been notified about the meeting date.