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Russian businesses get friendly with clients through social networks
Tuesday, 27 December 2011 12:11

Russian businesses get friendly with clients through social networks

Russian companies are among the world leaders in using social media as more than half of them apply social networks for business purposes.

­On average about four out of ten companies around the globe use social media for business, according to a report prepared by Grant Thornton ...

Market Buzz: Mild gains ahead of holidays
Tuesday, 27 December 2011 06:43

Moscow World Trade Center (RIA Novosti / Alexey Kudenko)

Russian indices are expected to extend their moderate gains as Western stocks remain closed for the holidays.

­“Currently the backdrop is neutral as European and overseas stocks are closed for the holidays,” said Vasiliy Lyakh from Moscow Fund Center. ”If the positive trend remains Russian s...

Vladimir Putin's world is falling apart | Masha Gessen
Monday, 26 December 2011 17:15

The Russian media has lost its fear of Putin's authoritarian regime. History tells us the end must be nigh

Watching an authoritarian regime disintegrate is like watching an episode of the American television series House, MD. Someone who was enjoying an active lifestyle at the beginning of the series is experiencing multiple organ failure 15...

High Fees cooling Wifi Hot Spots in Moscow
Monday, 26 December 2011 14:58

VimpelCom threatens to shut down Beeline Wifi network

The operator of the world’s largest city-wide Wi-fi network is threatening to shut it down if new fees by the Russian Ministry of Telecommunications are enforced.

Beeline Wifi is owned by mobile operator VimpelCom, and covers most of the city centre with 12,000 hot spots.

Vedemosti Daily reports...

France steps into Russia’s North Caucasus to boost tourism
Monday, 26 December 2011 14:24

Russia and France have created a joint venture to develop a tourism hub in Russia´s North Caucasus

France will bring its world class expertise in ski resorts to Russia’s North Caucasus, where the countries plan to jointly develop a tourism hub.

International Caucasus Development, a Russian – French joint venture, intends to attract a billion Euros o...

Another 'opposition meeting' in Moscow: Falsify the falsified
Monday, 26 December 2011 08:37
The meeting on Sakharov Avenue in Moscow became the most-talked about event of last week in Russia. The demonstrators booed all. Those people didn't gather for a political action - they gathered to hang out. They had diverse preferences. There were red flags, white ribbons, green flags, nationalists, etc, but not a vestige of a common program...
Russians splash out on New Year presents
Monday, 26 December 2011 08:14

To save or not to save on holiday gifts? Of course not, say Russians as they increase holiday spending by about 30% in spite of crisis.


About 95% Russian are going to give presents to their family, friends and colleagues. The majority of respondents to a poll commissioned by accountants Deloitte are ready to spend about $300 for holiday...

Market Buzz: 'A festive truce' ahead of a new battle in 2012
Monday, 26 December 2011 06:51

Analysts say Russian markets will be sound and quite this week

Moscow bourses are expected to remain on an even keel during the last week of 2011, with only domestic factors driving the market.

Both RTS and MICEX finished last week trading in the red, going down 0.16% to 1, 393.8400 and 0.69% to 1, 376. 11. Overall, RTS outperformed MICEX last week,...

Russian anti-Putin protests draw thousands to Moscow again
Saturday, 24 December 2011 18:14

Opposition activists claim 80,000 attend demonstration over vote-rigging claims, as Gorbachev calls on Putin to resign

Tens of thousands have taken to the streets of Moscow to protest against allegedly fraudulent elections, as opposition leaders issued scathing personal attacks on Vladimir Putin in the hope of preventing his return to the...

Kremlin nervous as protesters return to streets of Russia
Friday, 23 December 2011 16:07

Tens of thousands of Russians expected to demonstrate against election results that saw Putin's party take majority in Duma

Tens of thousands of Russians are expected to take to the streets on Saturday despite Kremlin efforts to ease tensions over disputed elections and Vladimir Putin's expected return to the presidency.

More than 50,000 people have...

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