This is the implementation of the general strategy VK
VK (former Mail.ru Group) announced interesting changes for the Mail.ru branded service.
The go.mail.ru and mail.ru search pages have been switched to use the Yandex search string. The press release stated:
After testing is completed, the go.mail.ru and mail.ru pages work with the Yandex search string. This update is related to the implementation of the general strategy of VK, the basis of which is the development of content services.
The company also explained that the Yandex search engine is available to users, and the developers will continue to develop the Mail.ru Search technologies for internal use in proprietary services, including VKontakte, VK Music, Mail.ru Mail and Cloud Mail. ru”, “Yulu”, “Marusya” and others