Investor: Russia is ready for a social revolution

06/28/2010 | BBC

Russia is poised for a social-networking revolution, according to Digital Sky Technologies chief Yuri Milner, whose company owns ICQ and has invested heavily in Facebook. Milner says that Russia's thinly spread population and inhospitable climate mean many people are eager to stay indoors and forge social relationships online. He says the country could soon achieve 85% Internet penetration.

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