What is Yandex? The company that's beating Google in Russia

8:59 AM ET Mon, 21 Jan 2019

While Google has about 90% of the global market share for internet search, it is lagging behind in Russia, where the homegrown company Yandex has captured 55% of the market. Yandex maintains its dominance due to its superior Russian language search capabilities, its wide array of services beyond search, and the company's willingness to comply with the country's often restrictive local laws.