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Prosus owns a 25.7% stake in VK Group, the parent company of popular Russian social media site VKontakte.
Prosus owns a 25.7% stake in VK Group, the parent company of popular Russian social media site VKontakte.
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Naspers subsidiary Prosus has cut its losses in Russia's largest internet company, the VK Group, after the invasion of Ukraine led to sanctions against VK's CEO and a precipitous plunge in its share price.  

The VK Group owns Russia's two most popular social media networking sites, VKontakte and Odnoklassniki, as well as the email service Mail.ru.

"We have written down the full carrying value of our stake in VK, which totalled $769 million [roughly R10 billion]. The shares have been suspended from trading on the London Stock Exchange," Prosus said.

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