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Edward Snowden Offered a Job at Russian Social Network VK Edward Snowden Offered a Job at Russian Social Network VK

Today, we got news that NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden had been granted temporary asylum in Russia. That meant that he could leave the airport that he’d been holed up in since whole thing began (which he did, promptly). He’ll be …

Mark Zuckerberg Travels to Russia, Meets Prime Minister Medvedev [PHOTOS] Mark Zuckerberg Travels to Russia, Meets Prime Minister Medvedev [PHOTOS]

Facebook is the biggest social network in the world, as it dominates the market in a majority of social-media active countries across the globe. Russia is not one of those countries. In an effort to boost Facebook’s presence in this …

VKontakte Loses Appeal Over Allegations Of Copyright Infringement VKontakte Loses Appeal Over Allegations Of Copyright Infringement

Are you aware of VKontakte? It’s essentially the Facebook of Russia that was founded by Pavel Durov. You may remember Durov as the guy who gave Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales $1 million on stage in January during the DLD conference. …

Wikipedia Founder Talks SOPA, Receives Funding Wikipedia Founder Talks SOPA, Receives Funding

Wikipedia made bank this morning when the foundation received $1 million on stage during the Digital Life Design conference. This morning on the DLD stage, Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales began a talk with VKontakte, the Russian Facebook, founder Pavel Durov. …