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The Russian Face Behind Facebook

Russian businessman Alisher Usmanov was already a wealthy man but the public trading of Facebook shares has made him even wealthier.

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He and his business associates own almost 10 percent of Facebook.

Anchor Aaron Schachter speaks with Karina Alexanyan with Harvard University's Berkman Center for Internet & Society, about Usmanov's Facebook investment and how the social media site isn't widely used in Russia.

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