May 29, 2012 / 6:18 AM / 7 years ago

Russia's Mail.ru, VKontakte, to work together

MOSCOW, May 29 (Reuters) - Russian internet group Mail.ru said on Tuesday it had agreed to work with social network VKontakte.ru on a range of issues facing internet firms in Russia amid increasing global competition.

The company, which owns 39.9 percent of VKontakte - known as Russia’s answer to Facebook - said it would give VKontakte CEO Pavel Durov broad power of attorney over the voting rights to its stake.

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