back to article Apple accused of counter-revolutionary pricing in Russia

Russia's anti-monopoly regulator has taken a bite out of Apple, finding that Cupertino's local outpost fixed iPhone prices in the country. The Federal Antimonopoly Service's (FAS) investigation found that the company fixed iPhone 5 and iPhone 6 products in the retail supply chain. Not only does the FAS say Apple set retail …

  1. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward


    ...that is all.

  2. Paul Crawford Silver badge

    In soviet Russia the price fixes you.

  3. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    Don't Apple do this everywhere despite not being allowed to. For instance in the UK you are not allowed to have an Recommended Retail Price any more to stop this. However it seems many Apple products remained at the exact same price in every store.

  4. Howard Hanek

    Apple Calls It Price Discipline's a 'feature' not a bug.

  5. le_gazman

    Russia has a regulator that PREVENTS corruption???

    1. easytoby

      who knew!?

      (maybe the oligarchs' children wanted a less expensive trinket)

  6. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    So companies aren't allowed to set prices on their products anymore?

    Apple doesn't have a monopoly... I don't see a problem.

    1. VicMortimer

      Set retail prices at stores that they don't own? For products that aren't "their" products any more, because they've been sold to that retail store? No, they can't do that.

      Why would you think they could?

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