Gazprom-RusVelo (Russia) - Press Release: The Russian social network VK will become the official informational partner of the team Gazprom-RusVelo.
The General manager of Gazprom-RusVelo Renat Khamidulin commented on the new cooperation: "Partnership with the major social network in Russia is especially vital for us as the only Russian professional cycling team. Hundreds of millions of users are registered on the social network VK which allows us to effectively engage with the broad audience of cycling fans. Additionally, popularization of cycling sport in our country is one of the tasks of the team. The informational partnership with VK will let us to implement our ideas faster."
The Head of Sports and Media Projects at VK Andrey Melnik on the partnership: "For "VKontakte" the partnership with the cycling team is a unique experience, this is the first time in the history of our social network. For us it is both a joy and a responsibility, and we hope that these feelings are mutual. We look forward to a long and productive cooperation, and would like to wish the team best of luck with new challenges and achievements. From our side we promise to provide all kinds of support."