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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 Ru

Mail.ru co-founder Dmitry Grishin steps down as CEO, replaced by VK head Dobrodeev

A changing of the guard is afoot at Mail.ru, the Russian Internet giant that owns the country’s most popular email service; Russia’s Facebook equivalent Vkontakte; messaging service ICQ an

Mail.ru 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 Travel.ru, Raises Another $5M To Transform Into A One-Stop Travel Portal

In September, <a target="_blank" href="http://www.oktogo.ru">Oktogo</a>, one of the larger hotel-booking sites in Russia, <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2013/09/05/oktogo/">acquired Travel.ru</a

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

In the <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2012/05/29/what-will-facebooks-perfect-storm-of-an-ipo-leave-behind/">aftermath-analysis</a> about what exactly happened in the Facebook IPO, and what it mi

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="http://www.crunchbase.com/assets/images/resized/0005/0295/50295v2-max-250x250.png" alt="" width="175" height="96" /><a href="http://www.bigpoint.com/">Bigpoint<

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

<img src="http://eu.beta.techcrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/Picture-103.png" 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="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/12/tamas.jpg" class="shot2" /> Le Web 10 host Loic Le Meur just finished his on-stage interview with <a href="http://www.crunchbase.com/person/a

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

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/10/mailru.jpg" class="shot2" /> <a href="http://mail.ru/">Mail.ru Group</a>, formerly known as <a href="http://www.crunchbase.com/company/digita

DST completes purchase of Odnoklassniki.ru, exits Nasza-Klasa.pl

<img src="http://eu.beta.techcrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/odno.png" class="shot2" /> Internet investment group <a href="http://www.crunchbase.com/company/digital-sky-technologies">Digital Sky Techno

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

<img src="http://eu.beta.techcrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/odno.png" class="shot2" /> Internet investment group <a href="http://www.crunchbase.com/company/digital-sky-technologies">Digital Sky Techno

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

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/07/naspers-dst.png" class="shot2" /> A unit of international media group <a href="http://www.crunchbase.com/financial-organization/mih-group-nas

Mail.ru confirms replacement of Yandex with Google for search and ad serving

<img src="http://www.beta.techcrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/12/cp_1260872637_mail-search-215x129.png" width="215" height="129" />Earlier this month, we reported that <a href="http://google.com">G

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

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2009/12/cp_1260872637_mail-search-215x129.png" width="215" height="129" />Earlier this month, we reported that <a href="http://google.com">Google</a>

Google to replace Yandex as default search engine on Mail.ru in 2010

<img src="http://eu.beta.techcrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/mail-search.png" />It's <a href="http://news.google.ru/news/search?pz=1&cf=all&ned=ru_ru&hl=ru&q=mail+google">all over the ne

Bad News For Yandex: Google To Power Search For Mail.ru In 2010

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2009/12/cp_1259934729_mail-search-215x129.png" width="215" height="129" />It's <a href="http://news.google.ru/news/search?pz=1&cf=all&ned=ru_r

Facebook Investor DST Expands Mail.ru With Astrum Online Merger

<img src="https://beta.techcrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/12/mail-astrum.png" width="202" height="132" /><a href="http://dst-global.com/">Digital Sky Technologies</a> (aka DST), the Russian Intern

Russian Investment Firm Poking Facebook For Board Seat

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2009/05/facebook-seat-152x200.jpg" width="152" height="200" />When the WSJ <a href="http://online.wsj.com/article/SB124303553603348803.html">broke the