Mail.Ru Group develops Internet communications and entertainment services in Russia and globally. Our strategy is simple: create the best services for communication and entertainment. We call our strategy communitainment (communications + entertainment).
Today, the company operates Russian language social networks Vkontakte (VK), Odnoklassniki (OK) and Moi Mir (My World), instant messenger services in Russia — Agent Mail.Ru and ICQ, the world's leading email service, one of the largest portals in Russian-speaking countries, and the largest portfolio of online games. In fall of 2013, we launched a subsidiary My.com, which began with a family of mobile apps and games, and most recently expanded to PC games bringing immersive, massively multiplayer online experience to the masses.
To make communitainment strategy a reality — we need highly skilled technical professionals. Mail.Ru Group is active in developing professional education, collaborates with leading departments of universities and offers a variety of programs designed to share and inspire the IT community.
Examples include — Technology forum, an international championship for programmers Russian Code Cup, the championship for artificial intelligence programming Russian AI Cup, a design competition Russian Design Cup, and Technopark Mail.Ru — a unique educational project created by Mail.Ru Group and Bauman university for the preparation of highly qualified specialists in the field of web development.
Mail.Ru Group Limited is a public company, whose Global Depositary Receipts (GDR) representing company's ordinary shares are admitted to trading on the London Stock Exchange.
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