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  • Recapping the Russian Gaming Market 2016

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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…

  • Russian Search Activity by Devices 2016 Part 1

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    Russia’s Internet audience is one of the largest in Europe. According to eMarketer, 64.2% of Russia’s population will use the Internet in 2016. Over the last few years Russia’s Internet user basee has continued to…

  • Rise of technology in Russia

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    Over the last two decades there have been several major shifts in Russia. Most obviously, we are all familiar with the regime change but sometimes as onlookers we fail to connect the influence of the…