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bne IntelliNews – Yandex Board gathers in Istanbul after parent company announces intention to exit Russia

The Board of Russian tech giant Yandex announced last Friday that it had “commenced a strategic process to review options to restructure the group’s ownership and governance”, citing “the current geopolitical environment.”  In particular, the Board confirmed that it would explore options “to enable the development of certain services (including the… Source link

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Kudrin leaves public office to take top role at new look Yandex — The Bell — Eng

Former Finance Minister Aleksei Kudrin, once a leading liberal in President Vladimir Putin’s inner circle, is leaving public service to go into business. He is set to take charge of Yandex, Russia’s leading IT company. The transformation of a senior official into a businessman appears to be one of those common attempts to convert political capital into money. However, for Kudrin, it is also a chance to distance himself from the Kremlin and the war. At a closed-doors meeting last week,… Source link

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Zambian Student Killed in Ukraine Was Wagner Recruit, Prigozhin Says

The head of the Kremlin-linked Wagner mercenary group confirmed Tuesday that a Zambian student killed while fighting for the Russian military in Ukraine had been recruited from prison by Wagner. Nathan Lemekhandi Nyirenda, 23, had been studying nuclear engineering at the Moscow Engineering Physics Institute before he was convicted on drug possession charges in 2020. He was killed on the frontlines of Ukraine on Sept. 22, the same month that videos emerged of Wagner chief Yevgeny… Source link

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Russia’s Kudrin to Leave Audit Chamber, Opening Door to Yandex Move – Latest Tweet by Reuters

Russia’s Kudrin to leave Audit Chamber, opening door to Yandex move https://t.co/b63CeyKQw6 pic.twitter.com/fXLQOBPZaG— Reuters (@Reuters) November 29, 2022 (SocialLY brings you all the latest breaking news, viral trends and information from social media world, including Twitter, Instagram and Youtube. The above post is embeded directly from the user’s social media account and LatestLY Staff may not have modified or edited the content body. The views and facts… Source link

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UPDATE 1-Russia’s Kudrin to leave Audit Chamber, opening door to Yandex move

* This content was produced in Russia where the law restricts coverage of Russian military operations in Ukraine (Adds Kudrin comment, details, context) MOSCOW, Nov 29 (Reuters) – Former Russian finance minister Alexei Kudrin said on Tuesday he would step down as head of the Audit Chamber to focus on private initiatives, with sources expecting him to take up a role at Russian technology giant Yandex. Kudrin, who has been seen as both a pro-Western economic liberal and close ally of President… Source link

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Russia’s Kudrin to leave Audit Chamber, opening door to Yandex move

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Former Russian finance minister Alexei Kudrin said on Tuesday he would step down as head of the Audit Chamber to focus on private initiatives, with sources expecting him to take up a role at Russian technology giant Yandex. Kudrin, who has been seen as both a pro-Western economic liberal and close ally of President Vladimir Putin throughout his career, would become the highest profile government official to leave a post since Russia sent tens of thousands of troops into… Source link

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Auto.ru for sale? Yandex to sell Russia-based assets

Yandex, the internet-focused tech giant, may be carving up its business to protect its international activities. Originally borne in Russia, Yandex has been registered in the Netherlands for more than 10 years, and now the international branch of the company is considering selling up its Russian assets to focus on its non-Russia products and services. … Source link

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Russian Search Giant Yandex Wants To Operate Outside Of Russia – Research Snipers

The Russian search engine company Yandex was once considered the star of the Russian web economy, but then came the Putin regime’s attack on Ukraine. Yandex’s leadership is now trying to save what can be saved and seeks salvation primarily outside of Russia. Yandex has long been referred to as the Russian Google, and that was not only an auxiliary term for the fact that its core business is a search engine but also due to its success and broad portfolio of services. But… Source link

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Tech Giant Yandex, Battered By Wartime Censorship, Reorganizes, Moves To Leave Russia

Russian tech giant Yandex has said it is reorganizing its operations, moving to cut its ties with Russia in a restructuring that solidifies government control over a company once seen as a bellwether for the country’s digital economy. The announcement comes after months of internal turmoil, with executives departing, the sale of the two of the company’s best-known products, and company shares hitting basement prices prior to being frozen on international stock exchanges. “These are… Source link

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Russia’s biggest tech company Yandex wants to cut ties with the country

Yandex, often referred to as Russia’s Google, is the country’s most prominent Internet company and now wants to move out of the country because of the ongoing Ukrainian invasion. Russia has recently targeted Ukraine’s infrastructure through air strikes, continuing the damage caused to the country and Yandex NV – the parent company – wants to exit Russia because it believes “the Ukraine war could negatively impact its business.” Yandex is widely popular for its search… Source link

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