Yandex's roots trace back to 1990, when Arkady Volozh and Arkady Borkovsky founded the company Arkadia, which developed MS-DOS software for use in patents and goods classification.Their software featured a full-text search with Russian morphology support.It was announced that the potential audience of the product includes over 25 million users of Yandex's search engine and over 11.5 million of Yandex. As part of a disclosure before the listing on NASDAQ, Yandex revealed that it had passed private customer information to the FSB, including that of users who had donated money via Yandex to an anti-corruption website set-up by Alexei Navalny.In June 2012 Yandex acquired share in Seismotech, Ltd.A dating site on the other hand not only provides you access to thousands of Russian personals but based on the information you provide, also recommends compatible matches to you.
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In 1993 Arkadia became a subdivision of Comptek International, another company founded by Volozh in 1989.
In 1993–1996 the company continued developing its search technologies and released software for searching through the Bible and Russian classical literature.
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In March 2013 it was revealed that a motion movie production about the history of Yandex is in the works.