The investor of Twitter and Facebook has financial ties to two Russian government companies. It is reported by the ICIJ, citing the documents published by the Paradise Papers.

We are talking about VTB Bank and Gazprom.

VTB Bank have been transferred to the investment Fund DST Global $191 million the Fund the money 2001 bought a stake in Twitter.

Gazprom financed offshore company, which also collaborated with DST Global invested in Facebook.

The founder of DST Global, a Russian millionaire Yuri Milner.

See also: the Paradise Papers: the new portion of the materials on offshore

Company Facebook September 16, reported that he found about 3 thousand political ads worth $100 thousand They were posted from July 2015 to may 2017 and paid 470 fake pages and accounts that are associated with each other and supposedly governed from Russia.

See also: Facebook helped the Russian invasion of Ukraine – MSNBC




Paradise Papers: the Kremlin has invested in Facebook and Twitter 06.11.2017

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