MOSCOW, August 16 (RAPSI) – The Moscow Commercial Court has scheduled the substantive hearing of a claim to ban BlaBlaCar service in Russia for October 21, according to court records.

The lawsuit has been filed by the Astrakhan transport company Transline.

The applicant also demands to declare information published on and websites prohibited.

This is not the first attempt to shut down the service in Russia.

In December 2017, a court in Krasnodar reversed a lower court’s ruling declaring information published on the website of BlaBlaCar banned.

BlaBlaCar, one of the largest online ride-sharing services in the world, was founded in 2006.