Photos: Inside Moscow's Kaspersky Labs

Photos: Inside Moscow's Kaspersky Labs

Summary: Antivirus firm at the heart of Russia...

TOPICS: Security

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  • On the outskirts of Moscow, Kaspersky Labs occupies four floors of an office which was once the headquarters for the development of Soviet nuclear missile guidance systems. Despite that it looks like any one of a hundred such 1960s tower blocks around the city.

    Usually the drive from the centre of Moscow takes considerably longer but almost unprecedented temperatures in the capital of around -35°c mean the roads are empty as many cars have stopped working and people are staying indoors.

    Photo: Will Sturgeon

  • That's 'Kaspersky' to you and me but in Moscow, where the company was founded in 1997, the sign on the front door takes its Cyrillic form.

    Photo: Will Sturgeon

  • The company's Russian roots are never far from display. This picture on the wall of CEO Natalya Kaspersky, shows her meeting Vladimir Putin.

    Photo: Will Sturgeon

Topic: Security

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