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REPORT: 'Russian Facebook' Now In The Hands Of Putin Allies

BuzzFeed | Posted 04.22.2014 | Technology

So ends the slow unravelling of independence at VKontakte, Russia’s most popular social network....

Luke Johnson

Top Russian Site Goes Silent On Snowden Job

HuffingtonPost.com | Luke Johnson | Posted 10.31.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Edward Snowden's Russian lawyer, Anatoly Kucherena, said Thursday that the National Security Agency leaker had a new job in Russia at a ...

Snowden Offered Big Job In Russia

HuffPost Live | Posted 10.02.2013 | World

NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden has finally left Moscow's airport, and now he has a job offer. The founder Russian social networking giant VKontakte,...

Russia's New Exiles

Daniel Alan Kennedy | Posted 08.13.2013 | World
Daniel Alan Kennedy

Post-Soviet Russia has, by and large, avoided such heavy-handed tactics. However, the latest string of high-profile emigrants suggests the Kremlin may be turning the screws on previously untouchable figures.

Here's The 'Russian Facebook' Page Of Suspected Bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev

Reuters | Peter Graff | Posted 04.19.2013 | Technology

Boston bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev posted links to Islamic websites and others calling for Chechen independence on what appears to be his page o...

Founder Of 'Russian Facebook' Investigated After Post About Hit-And-Run

Agence France Presse | | Posted 06.17.2013 | Technology

Russian investigators said Wednesday they had searched the home of the young founder of the country's most popular social networking site in a probe i...

Facebook Is Booming -- Just Not In Russia

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 10.26.2012 | Technology

Facebook may be the world's undisputed social network heavyweight, but in Russia it's getting crushed. Why? A social media website called Vkontakte...

Russian Millionaire Throws Cash Out His Window

The Huffington Post | Tara Kelly | Posted 06.01.2012 | Money

While Mark Zuckerberg is failing to leave tips at restaurants on his honeymoon in Rome, his Russian counterpart is doing just the opposite. Accord...