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  • Celebrations in Russia: Orthodox Easter

    Russian Orthodox Easter falls on April 16th this year, coincidentally the same day as Christian Easter. Since the Russian Orthodox Church follows the Julian calendar, Russian Orthodox Easter usually falls on a later date than…

  • Yandex.Music Russian Music Streaming Behavior by age

    They say that every generation has their own music. Yandex, Russia’s leading tech company, decided to put this idea to the test, and observed what users were listening to on Yandex.Music during the summer of…

  • Recapping the Russian Gaming Market 2016

    2016 was a big year for the Russian gaming market. Gaming is one of Russia’s biggest industries, and Russia has the largest market for video games in Eastern Europe. In 2016, Russia’s gaming market was…

  • Research on Russian Digital TV: Major Growth Expected

    Two weeks ago at the 12th annual MWC, we heard more on digital TV,  including commitments to improve and increase mobile viewing from both Netflix and  Eurosport’s owner, Discovery in relation to the 2022 Olympic…

  • Russian Media Consumption: Top Cartoons

    Cartoons have been popular in Russia for a long time, beginning in the Soviet era. Their popularity still remains today, but now includes a wide range of both Russian and foreign cartoon programs. The United…

  • Yandex Panorama Mt.Everest Expedition

    Although not your typical blog relating to SEO or SEM, Russian Search Marketing is always excited to share cool topics our readers may find interesting, so today we are letting you hike Everest with Yandex.Maps!…

  • Russian eCommerce Logistics 2016

    As published earlier this week, Yandex Market and GfK Rus studied the recent developments on the Russian online shopping market, including Russian eCommerce logistics. The data found is based on the results of a survey…

  • Russian Video Game Revenues

    Gaming continued to be one of Russia’s biggest industries.  Russia’s gaming market yields a total revenue of 1.4 billion dollars, making it the largest market for video games in Eastern Europe. According to Newzoo, Russia…