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Europe should emulate Russia's Google ruling

As the European Union presses its antitrust case against Google, Russia has already completed its own. Paradoxically, the Russian case was successful because Google doesn't have anything close to a monopoly there. In fact, it is where the company faces its strongest local competition outside of China. On Monday, the Russian Federal Antimonopoly Service gave Google until Nov. 18 to redraw its contracts to conform with those for mobile device manufacturers that sell in Russia. A FAS investigation established that the U.S. company required Android mobile phone and tablet makers to preinstall Google applications and use its search engine by default if they wanted the devices to have...