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Apple pulls Russia's biggest social media network from the App Store

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Russia on Wednesday demanded an explanation from Apple after applications operated by the Russian tech firm VK were removed from the U.S. firm's App Store. The communications regulator Roskomnadzor in a statement said the restrictions were discriminatory and violated Russian internet users' right to free information and communications.
2 months ago·Cupertino, United States

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Russia's social network removed from App Store globally - ET Telecom

According to The Verge, VK said its apps "are blocked by Apple" but will "continue to develop and support iOS applications".

2 months ago·Mumbai, India
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VK is Russia's second-largest internet company after Yandex, the country's own version of Google.

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Russia demands Apple explain after VK removed from App Store

Russia on Wednesday demanded an explanation from Apple after applications operated by the Russian tech firm VK were removed from the U.S. firm's App Store. The communications regulator Roskomnadzor in a statement said the restrictions were discriminatory and violated Russian internet users' right to free information and communications. VK operates the Russian social media

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Apple on Wednesday confirmed that it removed popular Russian social network VKontakte from its App Store globally due to sanctions imposed by Britain.

2 months ago·New Delhi, India
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Apple removes Russian social media giant VK from app store

Apple has removed VKontakte, a top Russian social media platform, from its app store, according to the app's developer.

2 months ago·Atlanta, United States
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