first_imgMOSCOW (AP) – A Russian official says Facebook head Mark Zuckerberg is being encouraged to expand its operation in Russia.Russia’s communications minister tweeted that Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev persuaded the social media giant’s founder Monday to abandon plans to lure away Russian programmers and instead open a research center in Moscow.Zuckerberg, who ditched his trademark hoodie and jeans for a suit and tie for his meeting with Medvedev, is visiting Russia as part of a world tour of programming contests to identify new talent. Bottoms up! Enjoy a cold one for International Beer Day The difference between men and women when it comes to pain Mary Coyle ice cream to reopen in central Phoenix Construction begins on Chandler hospital expansion project 3 international destinations to visit in 2019 Former Arizona Rep. Don Shooter shows health improvementlast_img

Facebook founder mulls Russian research center

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