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Record firms sue Russian MP3 site

They are suing Moscow-based Mediaservices, which runs and another music site,

The record labels say the sites are selling songs without permission. But argues it is paying royalties to a Russian licensing body.

The music industry says that the Russian licensing group does not have the authority to collect and distribute royalties.

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