MOSCOW, November 1 (RAPSI) – Yandex,, Kinopoisk and other large Russian media companies have signed a memorandum on cooperation in fight against distribution of pirated content.

The document signed through mediation of Russia’s media watchdog Roskomnadzor establishes a procedure envisioning out of court removal of links to the pirated content for solving disputes between rights holders and online search systems.

Earlier, Roskomnadzor head Alexander Zharov said that web search companies should help fight piracy.