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VKontakte shareholders sue each other as Telegram gets hotter

That the Durov brothers started the Telegram instant messaging service while they were VKontakte executives is enough for a part-owner of VK to lay claim to Telegram, too.

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New instant messenger Telegram protected even from spy intrusions

Telegram, a recently launched instant messenger, offers users encryption protection too sophisticated even for security agencies to overcome, the Russian business daily Vedomosti quoted Pavel Durov, a prominent Russian businessman, as saying.