Tuesday, 16 October 2018

VKontakte CEO ousted in favour of Putin allies

By Mary Lennighan, Total Telecom
Wednesday 23 April 14

Russian social networking site's former leader was under pressure to block anti-government users.

The founder of Russia's largest social networking site claims to have been fired, leaving the company in the hands of two men with strong links to president Vladimir Putin. Pavel Durov said he learned from press reports that the job was no longer his…

The founder of Russia's largest social networking site claims to have been fired, leaving the company in the hands of two men with strong links to president Vladimir Putin. Pavel Durov said he learned from press reports that the job was no longer his…

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