MOSCOW, Aug 26 (Reuters) - Russia's federal anti-monopoly
service (FAS) has slapped a 1.3 billion rouble ($17.52 million)
fine on hotel reservation website Booking.com for
violating anti-monopoly law, the regulator said on Thursday.
The fine from the FAS comes nine months after it accused the
company of violating Russia's competition law, saying that
Booking.com "abused its dominant position on the market."
According to Russian anti-monopoly law, a company could face
a fine of between 1% and 15% of its annual revenue generated in
Booking.com said on Thursday it planned to appeal the FAS
decision, TASS news agency reported.
($1 = 74.1934 roubles)
(Reporting by Andrey Ostroukh; Editing by Kirsten Donovan)