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Founder Pavel Durov Says He’s Stepped Down As Head Of Russia’s Top Social Network

Pavel Durov, the founder of, has announced on his page that he has stepped down as the head of the social network -- Russia's largest, with over 100 million monthly users -- after he said that it became "increasingly difficult" to run the social network after ownership changes. "I resign as Acting Director General of VKontakte," he wrote. Read More
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