China's Xinhua news agency opens official page on Russia’s largest social network

Vkontakte has started joint work with Chinese colleagues.

China’s official news agency Xinhua has launched its official page on Russia’s most popular social networking site, Vkontakte, the site's spokesman said on Wednesday.

"Xinhua is one of the world’s leading news agencies so we were happy with the arrival of the official page," Georgy Lobushkin said. "Vkontakte has already started joint work with Chinese colleagues."

"We hope the Xinhua New community will let Russian Internet users access news about China and important international events," Xinhua said on its Vkontakte page, which already has some 6,000 followers.

First published by TASS.

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