Motherboard: How Russia Polices Yandex, Its Most Popular Search Engine

Motherboard: How Russia Polices Yandex, Its Most Popular Search Engine. “Google has gained market share in Russia in recent years. Google search (and Android) now dominate Russia’s mobile market, and overall, Google and Yandex are about equally popular in search market share, according to Statcounter, an analysis tool that has a tracking script installed on two million websites. But according to Kovalev, Soldatov, and The Moscow Times, an independent, English-language publication, Yandex.News is much more popular than Google News, and a more important target for the Russian government.”

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