“VKontakte” is closing its office in Kiev – media

Social network “Vkontakte” is closing its office in Kiev. It is reported resource vc.ru citing a source within the company.

So, it is reported that the company has decided to reduce part of the office staff and some professionals involved with advertising, can be transferred to the Moscow office.

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Ukrainians were asked to convey to service providers that are not blocked “Vkontakte” and “Classmates”

In turn, the representative of “Vkontakte” Eugene Krasnikov has not yet been able to confirm the closure of the Ukrainian office of the social network.

Company representative in Ukraine Vlad Legotkin also not yet commented on the information.

We will remind, on may 15 the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko signed a decree enacted the decision of the Council of 28 April 2017 “On the use of personal special economic and other restrictive measures (sanctions)” in respect of a number of Russian companies. For three years blocked the assets of Russian sites “Vkontakte”, “Classmates”, “Mail.”ru and “Yandex”, Internet providers are not allowed to provide access to specified resources.

Earlier, the press Secretary of the Ukrainian mission Vkontakte Vlad Legotkin recorded a video message in which he commented on the blocking of social networks in Ukraine.