The founder of the Telegram platform is Pavel Durov Ukraine He told users that the messenger is completely safe for them
The founder of the Telegram platform is Pavel Durov Ukraine He told users that the messenger is completely safe for them.
Durov wrote on his English-language Telegram channel:
“If you follow my posts, you know that, By the way, my roots come from Kiev. My mother’s maiden name is Ivanenko. Ukraine surname. We still have many relatives living in Ukraine. She according to also to me of this tragic conflict and It is directly related to Telegram. Some people ask questions that, Is Telegram safe for Ukrainians in any way? Because I lived in Russia for a while. “
Durov then writes about the reasons for leaving Russia:
“Nine years ago, I was the CEO of VKontakte. This is in Russia and The largest in Ukraine social was a network. In 2013, the FTC (Federal Security Service) was more pro-Russian than me president(Viktor Yanukovych) protest requiring the personal information of Ukrainian users. I rejected this request, because otherwise I would have betrayed Ukrainian users. ”
“When I rejected them, it was a big risk for me personally. I was living in Russia then and my former team was there too. Many years have passed since then. A lot has changed. I no longer live in Russia. I have no companies or employees there. But nothing has changed. I am committed to the interests of users. “