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Russian Tech Giant VK Orders Workers to Return From Abroad – Report
Updates with clarification from VK source. Russian tech giant VK Group is demanding its employees based abroad return to the country as lawmakers consider...
clearing the ranks
Russia’s Ruling Party Uses AI to Purge Anti-War Voters – Reports
Russia’s ruling party is purging its ranks of opponents to the war in Ukraine with AI and algorithms that track voters’ social media activity...
Yandex Co-Founder Bids Farewell to Partitioned Russian Tech Giant
The co-founder of Yandex, Arkady Volozh, announced on Friday that he was leaving the Russian tech giant, addressing a farewell letter to the firm&rsquo...
Yandex Registers New Companies to Bypass Sanctions – RTVI
Russian tech giant Yandex has registered holding companies in Armenia and the U.S. in order to bypass international sanctions on Russia over the invasion...
Apple Seeks to End Lease on Russian Head Office – RBC
Apple is in talks to terminate a lease on its Moscow office that the U.S. tech giant had opened less than a month before Russia invaded Ukraine, Russian...
Putin Ally Alexei Kudrin Set to Run Tech Giant Yandex – Reports
Alexei Kudrin, a longtime ally of President Vladimir Putin, is expected to assume a leadership position in the restructuring of Russian tech giant Yandex...
Russia Eyes Domestic Alternatives to Instagram, TikTok, Zoom
Russian software developers have submitted early versions of homemade alternatives to Instagram, TikTok and Zoom, the RBC news website reported Thursday...
Tech Giant Yandex Reports Rising Revenues Despite Sanctions
Russian tech group Yandex announced on Thursday that its revenues continued to climb during the third quarter, despite Russia being under Western...
Dutch Owner to Sell Russian Telecoms Firm Vimpelcom
The Dutch firm that owns Russian telecoms operator Vimpelcom will sell its Russian operations, the company announced Wednesday, reportedly due to the growing...
Ericsson to Exit Russia, Cut Staff – Kommersant
Ericsson’s share of the Russian telecom equipment market is estimated at 20%.
Yandex Reaches ‘Binding’ Deal to Divest News Service, Homepage to VK
Yandex said it will “continue to focus” on its vast network of digital services following the “strategic exit from its media businesses.”
Russian RPG-Armed Robot Dog Revealed to Be Chinese Home Bot
The robot dog's Russian developer hasn't commented on the apparent similarity with the Chinese-developed companion bot.
Russian Chess-Playing Robot Breaks Child Prodigy’s Finger
Chess officials said the child player returned the next day after his finger was placed in a cast.
Parallel Imports Cut Russian Keyboard Supplies – Kommersant
Demand has doubled for laser engraving services to change keyboard layouts into Cyrillic script.
Putin Says Russia Will Overcome 'Colossal' High-Tech Problems Sparked By Sanctions
"It's clear that we can't develop in isolation from the whole world, but this will not be the case," Putin said.
Russia’s 5G Expansion Thwarted By Sanctions, Domestic Constraints
Analysts interviewed by Business St. Petersburg say the 5G cellular network won’t be available in the country for years to come.
Russian Court Fines Apple for Breaching Data Storage Rules
Russian law requires its citizens' data to be stored on servers on Russian territory.
a russian app store?
Russia Struggles to Replicate Google Play in Tech Analogue Drive
Three Russian replicates of Google Play have appeared since the invasion of Ukraine: RuMarket, RuStore and NashStore
evading the system
U.S. Funds Software for Russians to Slip Past Censors
The U.S .-backed Open Technology Fund estimates 4 million users in Russia have received VPNs from firms Psiphon and nthLink.
China’s Honor Smartphone Maker Halts Russia Shipments – Vedomosti
Overall smartphone sales in Russia fell by 30% compared with April-June 2021.
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