Alphabet confirms Russia is restricting Google News

In the latest move by Russia to censor Western internet services since it started a war by invading Ukraine, Google has confirmed that Russians are having problems accessing its news aggregator servic

Russia’s war hits Yandex, the ‘Google of Russia’

Putin’s regime continues to tighten its grip on how information on the war in Ukraine is shared in Russia, and in the wake of that, tech giants in the country — which, like Facebook, Google and Tw

Alibaba, Mail.Ru, Megafon form AliExpress Russia JV to double down on e-commerce in CIS

After announcing plans in September 2018 to build a joint venture together, today Russian internet giant,  Megafon and China’s Alibaba announced that the deal has closed. With support a

Alibaba goes big on Russia with joint venture focused on gaming, shopping and more

Alibaba is doubling down on Russia after the Chinese e-commerce giant launched a joint venture valued at around $2 billion with one of the country’s leading internet companies. Russia is said to

BlaBlaCar acquires carpool rival BeepCar from Russia’s Mail.Ru

Another acquisition for French carpooling platform BlaBlaCar: It’s picked up Russian Internet giant Mail.Ru’s relatively recent rival offering, BeepCar, in what’s being billed as bot

Rocket Internet’s Foodpanda sells Russian takeout business to Mail.Ru for $100M

Rocket Internet-backed food delivery business Foodpanda is divesting yet more of its international holdings. Today the company announced that it would sell Russian Delivery Club, its operations in Rus co-founder Dmitry Grishin steps down as CEO, replaced by VK head Dobrodeev

A changing of the guard is afoot at, the Russian Internet giant that owns the country’s most popular email service; Russia’s Facebook equivalent Vkontakte; messaging service ICQ an Takes Over ‘Russia’s Facebook’ Vkontake In $1.47B Deal, Settles Durov Suit

Some big shareholder shifts at Vkontake, the social network with 92 million monthly active users that’s often described as Russia’s Facebook and has been embroiled in political controver

Russia’s Oktogo Rebrands As, Raises Another $5M To Transform Into A One-Stop Travel Portal

In September, <a target="_blank" href="">Oktogo</a>, one of the larger hotel-booking sites in Russia, <a href="">acquired</a>, Ru

More FB IPO Fallout? Russia’s Leading Social Network Vkontakte’s IPO ‘Postponed Indefinitely’

In the <a href="">aftermath-analysis</a> about what exactly happened in the Facebook IPO, and what it might m

Mail.Ru Issues Gangbusters Trading Figures, Plans More Social Games

<a href="http://Mail.Ru">Mail.Ru</a> has issued a preliminary trading statement for the fiscal year 2011. The largest Russian-language Internet company, is looking at a margin outlook of 50 percent th

Bigpoint partners with Mail.Ru Group to take its online games to Russia

<img class="shot" title="Bigpoint" src="" alt="" width="175" height="96" /><a href="">Bigpoint<

Get the shots ready – Mail.Ru announces the Russian Code Cup

<img src="" alt="" title="Picture 10" width="205" height="86" class="shot" />When I first heard about Mail.Ru's "<a href="http://russian

DST Partner: On A Path To Becoming A $1 Billion Company? Come Talk To Us

<img src="" class="shot2" /> Le Web 10 host Loic Le Meur just finished his on-stage interview with <a href="

Facebook, Groupon And Zynga Investor (aka, DST) Shoots For $5.7B Valuation In IPO

<img src="" class="shot2" /> <a href=""> Group</a>, formerly known as <a href="

DST completes purchase of, exits

<img src="" class="shot2" /> Internet investment group <a href="">Digital Sky Techno

DST Tightens Its Grip On Russian Social Networking Scene Amidst IPO Plans

<img src="" class="shot2" /> Internet investment group <a href="">Digital Sky Techno

Naspers Buys 28.7% Of Facebook, Zynga Investor And ICQ Owner DST

<img src="" class="shot2" /> A unit of international media group <a href=" confirms replacement of Yandex with Google for search and ad serving

<img src="" width="215" height="129" />Earlier this month, we reported that <a href="">Google</a

Confirmed: Google To Power Search, Ads On Starting January 2010

<img src="" width="215" height="129" />Earlier this month, we reported that <a href="">Google</a>
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