Yandex Expands To Czech Republic By Powering Seznam Video Search

The two leading search engines in Russia and the Czech Republic are teaming up. Yandex is powering a new video search product for Prague-based Seznam.

After translating its video search in to English and Turkish, Yandex is now offering it through

Founded in 1996, Seznam, which has grown in to more of a portal than just a search engine, is a market-leader in the Czech Republic, claiming three million daily visitors.

It says more than five percent of the search queries it serves are already for video clips.

Yandex, whose commanding lead in Russia has been gained on by Google lately, has taken on staff in the Czech Republic.

Via Yandex announcements, Seznam announcement.