Ousted VK.com CEO Durov Posts On Facebook, Seeks Pro-Civil Rights Home For New Venture

This has to be one of more captivating startup pitches of the year. Pavel Durov, the founder of popular Russian social network VKontakte.com, was <a target="_blank" href="http://vk.com/durov?w=wall1_4

Russian search giant Yandex partners with local Facebook-clone VKontakte

<img alt="" src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/11/yandex.png" title="Yandex" class="shot" width="217" height="104" /><a href="http://www.crunchbase.com/company/yandex">Yandex</a>, the R

Facebook Investor Bets On Two Horses As Vkontakte.ru Plans To Go Global

<img src="https://techcrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/09/vkontakte-logo.png" width="159" height="155" />Russian social network <a href="http://www.vkontakte.ru/">Vkontakte.ru</a>, notoriously heavi

comScore: Russians Spend More Time On Social Networks Than The Rest Of World

<img src="http://uk.beta.techcrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/vkontakte.png" /><a href="http://comscore.com">comScore</a> has aggregated some data based on its World Metrix audience measurement service a

Worldwide, Russians Spend Most Time On Social Networks (comScore)

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2009/07/cp_1246527256_vkontakte-215x154.jpg" width="215" height="154" /><a href="http://comscore.com">comScore</a> has aggregated some data based on i

Modeling The True Value Of Social Networks: 2009 Edition

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2009/06/socialnetworkvalues-180x200.jpg" width="180" height="200" />A year ago we <a href="https://techcrunch.com/2008/06/23/modeling-the-real-market-

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