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    Tom Cruise Joins Russian Social Networking Site, Thanks Fans for "Warm Welcome"

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    Tom Cruise has become the first celebrity to join the Russian social networking site Vkontakte.

    The Rock of Ages star took to his profile page this morning to say hello and promote his presence on the website.

    "Hey Guys, We opened up the wall for a bit this morning, (It's 10:33am PT in L.A.!), cause we wanted to hear from you and interact a bit with you...you guys are awesome! " Cruise and his team posted earlier today.

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    "Thank you Gulnaz, Kristinka, Dmitry, Kirill, Alexander, Viktor, Nia, Viktoria, Vyacheslav , Vadim and everyone else, thank you for the warm reception and VK tips!" he continued. "Check out our ABOUT section for any questions about Tom, TeamTC, and our VK profile. We'll have some cool stuff for you today, so we'll C'ya later!"

    The site lists Cruise's birthday (July 6) and his native language (English, duh) along with the message, "You guys have been GREAT, thanks for the warm welcome! –TeamTC."

    The 50-year-old actor is using the site to promote his upcoming sci-fi flick Oblivion. His page's profile picture is a close-up of his face from the poster for the film.

    Cruise also posted, "Guys, its incredible of you to send us so many gifts and share such kindness...thank you! –TeamTC."

    Cruise originally posted about joining Vkontakte yesterday via Twitter, writing "http://VK.com is a European social network w/100mil users & we JUST launched a profile."

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