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101 Top Russian Social Companies and Startups

This article showcases our top picks for the best Russian based Social companies. These startups and companies are taking a variety of approaches to innovating the Social industry, but are all exceptional companies well worth a follow.

We tried to pick companies across the size spectrum from cutting edge startups to established brands.

We selected these startups and companies for exceptional performance in one of these categories:

  • Innovation
    • Innovative ideas
    • Innovative route to market
    • Innovative product
  • Growth
    • Exceptional growth
    • Exceptional growth strategy
  • Management
  • Societal impact

Top Russian Social Startups

Data sourced from Crunchbase and SemRush.

Mail.Ru Group

Mail.Ru Group

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Mail.Ru Group is an internet company that operates social networking sites, IM networks, email services, and internet portals.

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Vkontakte

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VK.com is a Russia-based social network focused on mobile apps for all platforms.

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Play2Live

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A full-blown decentralized streaming platform.

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Banki.ru

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Banki.ru is a bank information website providing information about services and reviews about banks in Russia.

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Malivar

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Malivar is a media company that creates and promotes virtual influencers and characters.

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Rocket10

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We effectively promote mobile apps globally!

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Teamo.ru

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Teamo is a Russia-based online dating website that helps its users match Russian speaking single adults around the world.

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Flocktory

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Flocktory is a social referral marketing platform that enables users to share personalized offers via social networks.

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Like Center

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Technology education company for entrepreneurs.

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Webjets

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A visual information platform for collecting, organizing, and sharing content

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Tagbrand

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TagBrand is a web service and mobile app that provides tools for users to tag brands on their photos, even from social networks.

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Odnoklassniki

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Odnoklassniki is a Russia-based social network service that enables classmates and friends to connect.

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MyWishBoard

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Crowdfunding for personal wishes

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TravelTipz.ru

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TravelTipz.ru is a social travel site in Russia.

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AWS – $25,000 CREDITS

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Get AWS credits – $25,000 credits To Your Own Verified Account!

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Channelkit

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The web organizer A tool with the list of people and companies you are interested in and your favorite content pieces in one place –– all

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Mobile Card

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Mobile Card is an information payment system for housing and communal services.

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Social Searcher

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Social Media Search and Monitoring Solutions

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Sliza – Social Commerce Platform

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Sliza operates as a social commerce platform that helps to start a business without investment

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Rambler

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Rambler Media is a diversified Russian language internet media and services group which operates or has interests in leading internet

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CPA Exchange

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The platform for the purchase of traffic with pay per result

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Domosite

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Domosite is a social network for people who live in big houses.

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JagaJam

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JagaJam is the first Russian automated social media brand pages statistics and analytics service.

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Replio

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Replio is a social app that lets users interact with both friends and strangers through text questions and short video answers.

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SmartProgress

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Service for helping people to achieving any goals

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THEFANDOME

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Global community for geeks and fans of popular culture.

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Darudar

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DaruDar aims to spread the social practice of gift-giving by providing a platform for giving things and skills to other people for free.

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Likez

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Likez provides online photo filtering and video social networking services.

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Moya Okruga

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My okruga.rf is a site builder for municipal administrations and editors of regional newspapers

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PromoAtlas

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PromoAtlas is an online system for placing and managing indoor advertising.

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Sosediya

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mTools for local communities, neighborhoods/HOAs in the CIS region (ex-USSR)

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Playkot

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Playkot Ltd. is a mobile apps developer company and has created various iOS applications. It has developed games like Farkle Live. It�s a

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Yuristiya

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Yuristiya is an online platform that connects individuals with attorneys in the CIS region.

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Mamba

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#1 Russian online dating service

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Diplomiya

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College recruitment in the CIS region (ex- USSR)

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Rustoria

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Rustoria offers a functional media and social network where users can receive fees for entry in personal blogs.

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Talkbits

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Talkbits is an iOs and Android voice application that enables users to discover people in their area and send them voice messages.

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Crazy Panda

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Crazy Panda is one of the leading mobile, social game developers in Russia.

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Thinktwice

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Social network for traders and investors

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Memes For Brands

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Memes For Brands owns and operates a platform which allows searching and organizing the work of social media copywriters

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Pandorama

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Pandorama is an online platform that finds sources of content while using blogs and social networks as an evaluation filter.

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FunCubator

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Corporate VC fund of FunCorp. Investing in modern digital entertainment.

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AlterGeo

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AlterGeo, formerly named Wi2Geo, develops the global hybrid system of positioning by WiFi, WiMAX, GSM, LTE, IP and network environment

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Zhenih i Nevesta

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serious dating/matchmaking in the CIS region (ex-USSR)

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Doctoriya

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Doctoriya provides low cost mHealth solutions to doctors and patients in the CIS region.

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Mobstudio

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Mobstudio is a developer of mobile games and social network applications.

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Fora Soft

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Video & multimedia software. Full cycle development. All platforms, including Smart TV.

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OnTheList

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The OnTheList club is created exclusively for people who value each others’ time greatly.

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Take5

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Take5.mobi is a mobile app that enables you to create and share mobile business cards.

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Dialoggy

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Dialoggy — open Book of Complaints.

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HiConversion.ru

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Automated Targeted Social Advertising

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iFamous.Me

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Online platform for publishing and aggregation for creative users that represent creative industries.

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iFunny

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iFunny is a social media mobile application and website that features funny video clips and images shared on the web.

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Likeberi

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Likeberi is a social network advertising system.

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Umbrella IT

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Booster for the digital evolution of business

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Controlus

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Controlus is a social task management tool that integrates with a user’s external systems.

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Bookmaker Ratings

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BR is a popular analytical website providing its users with the information on betting and assigning ratings to the betting companies.

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Roskomnadzor

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Rokomnadzor is a federal executive body responsible for overseeing the media.

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Numbuster Ltd

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Mobile Social Platform, used as caller id & anti-fraud instrument : https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Numbuster/

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BALALIKEA

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BALALIKEA – Creating loyalty programs in social media

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Softvelum

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Cost-efficient media streaming solutions

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Amplifr

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Social media scheduling and analytics for brands, publishers, and small business.

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YinYangMap

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YinYangMap is a social website enabling users to write stories from all around the world.

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Yoloco

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Choose only the best influencers with quality audience for successful ad campaigns

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OnlyPult.com – a service for scheduled posts and analytics in Instagram

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Onlypult allows you to manage multiple accounts, post photos and videos to Instagram, work with comments.

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SocialJet

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Service of content distribution and native advertising campaigns automation in social networks.

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Mir Tesen

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Mir Tesen is a Russian company that offers social networking for its customers.

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LIFE2FILM

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AI video platform for video create

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PlayFlock

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PlayFlock is a provider of computer games industry and publication of applications for social networks.

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Buro 24/7

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Buro 24/7 is a cutting-edge, contemporary news website.

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The Voice of Russia

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The Voice of Russia is an international radio station that introduces Russia to the world and highlights its opinions on global events.

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Twijector

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Twijector is a free online service for webcasting tweets regarding various events.

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Moikrug

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Moikrug is a social networking site for professionals in Russia.

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ParkApp

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ParkApp is a social networking to a whole new dimension and makes tiresome parking super easy and fast

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PepUp

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PepUp is a social mobile game based on the user’s real-world, physical movements as measured by accelerometer and location data.

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Adcorn

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SaaS product that helps companies and individuals to expand the network of influence and more efficiently collaborate with it

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Cruiser

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Cruiser is the gay social network for Russian speaking users among Russia and CIS.

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Futubra

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Futubra offers a website that enables its users to share interests with the other users.

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i-Jet Media

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i-Jet Media is an international distribution network and publisher of social games.

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KM.RU

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KM.RU is an online news portal that offers information related to politics, administration, sports, entertainment and social events.

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SOCIALIST

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Social media advertising market operator

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CallAround

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CallAround is an app gives communication service to find people geo-closest to you by similar interest.

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Tracks Flow

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Tracks Flow is an Internet company located in Bersenevsky pereulok 3/10, bld. 10, Moscow, Moscow, Russian Federation.

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IT-Territory

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IT Territory was founded in 2004. In December 2007, after several years of successful work in the online game industry IT Territory became

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Russian Internet Solutions

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Russian Internet Solutions LL

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Social Coins

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Social Coins is a unique crowdfunding platform based on “expenseless donations” idea.

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IQBuzz

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IQBuzz is the monitoring platform for social media.

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Relevant Media

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Relevant Media is an internet company providing services for users seeking online answers to simple questions.

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Bridesandlovers.com

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Bridesandlovers.com is an international dating network for Russian women to make contacts with men.

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DRIVE.NET

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DRIVE.NET makes it easy for you to share your car stories and explore first-hand experiences of other drivers all around the globe.

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Aurora, Russian SEO Company

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Digital marketing agency that has proven to deliver Russian-speaking customers through SEO, PPC, and Social Media services.

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Professionali.ru

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Professionali.ru is a Russian social network for specialists and businessmen in various industries, places and corporate fields.

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Ridus

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The aim of our community is to develop and promote citizen journalism

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AnyVeny

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Social Reselling Platform

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Sletat.ru

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Sletat.ru specializes in creating a wide range of IT tools for the tourism industry that includes tour search systems & reservation centers.

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MoviesChain

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MoviesChain is the world’s first blockchain-based, secure, and failure-resistant platform that directly brings together film viewers.

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BeatTheBushes

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BeatTheBushes develops a geolocation web and mobile application for users to find things they have lost.

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Device Market

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Device Market helps entrepreneurs to launch and manage a project for sale on the Internet, marketplaces, and social networks.

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T Journal

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T Journal analyzes information from the web and delivers it to subscribers.

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MOSAIC

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MOSAIC is a digital-agencies that offers mobile marketing, digital strategies, CRM, and web development services.

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Fetchee

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Fetchee is helping to find a product and inform when the price drops down.

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