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Google criticizes Russian authorities over service blockages and non-transparent blacklisting procedures

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In less than a month since the Russian authorities created the blacklist of websites distributing illegal content, Google’s services have been put there and blocked several times. Since November 1, Russian media watchdog Roskomnadzor can order local hosting providers and ISPs to block access to any website by putting it...
Google criticizes Russian authorities over service blockages and non-transparent blacklisting procedures
Eastern promise: PayPal’s ambitious plans for Russia

Russia is to get its own version of The Social Network movie, about Vkontakte's Pavel Durov

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Russian writer Nikolay Kononov, author of “The Durov Code” has sold the screen rights for his book to AR Films. The company is going to release a movie about the founder of the biggest social network in Russia Vkontakte in 2014. AR Films’ founder Alexander Rodnyanskiy told Vedomosti that the screenplay...
Russia is to get its own version of The Social Network movie, about Vkontakte's Pavel Durov

Russian record labels say Samsung and Nokia break the law, owe them $41m

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A group of 14 Russian record labels and music publishing firms are claiming that phone manufacturers Nokia and Samsung, among others, have been breaking their country’s laws since 2010, prompting them to threaten the boycotting of the companies and taking the matter to court. The copyright holders, backed by their...
Russian record labels say Samsung and Nokia break the law, owe them $41m

Russian mobile payment startup uBank raises $8m from Runa Capital to spur global growth

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Moscow, Russia-based mobile payment startup uBank has secured $8 million from Runa Capital to expand its business beyond Russia and CIS in a space that’s rapidly heating up worldwide. The news was reported by Russian media earlier today, and we’ve confirmed the news and received details about the investment independently....
Russian mobile payment startup uBank raises $8m from Runa Capital to spur global growth
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