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The founder of Russia's most popular social network site says he has been fired and that allies of President Putin have taken over his site.
"Today VKontakte goes under the complete control of Igor Sechin and Alisher Usmanov.....
Mr Usmanov, who is the richest man in Russia according to Forbes, made his money in iron ore and steel and until recently held a stake in Facebook. He has a large shareholding in VKontakte via his internet company Mail.ru.
originally posted by: the2ofusr1
Claims his resignation was a April fools joke ..mm looks like the joke was on him ..Now is't it interesting that the Govt. had asked him for information on the users of the site? This tells me that Russia is not running a NSA type program .Are you listening Edward ?