Tag: Pavel Durov

RuNet Echo: On Telegram, Russian Politics and Memes Translate Into Big Bucks

Article published on the RuNet Echo website on September 29 2017. With more than 90,000 subscribers, the Telegram channel “MDK” is not just one of the most popular one-stop shops for Russian-language memes on the messenger app. It’s also a profitable business. MDK’s administrator told RuNet Echo he charges 25,000 rubles ($420) for a single ...