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  • Russian Medical Tourism Market Industry Report Q2 2016

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    Russians, who have been practicing medical tourism for some time now, are adopting new habits and practices when it comes to their health treatments abroad. Russian users who travel for medically related reasons are still…

  • Reviewing the Top Movies in Russia 2015

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    Going to the movies is a popular past-time in Russia; according to data collected by Nevafilm, in 2014 Russia had the second highest number of theater admissions in Europe. The country boasts over 3,800 theater…

  • Russian senior citizen Internet users 55+

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    The last post in the Russian Internet User Demographics series looks at one of the most overlooked groups of users; Russian senior citizen Internet users. Still battling stereotypes concerning their lack of familiarity with technology,…

  • Russian Internet Grows by 4 Million in 2015

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    According to recent research by GfK, the Russian Internet grew by 4 million users over the course of the past year reaching 84 million.  By their measures, the Russian Internet penetration reached these numbers based…

  • Russian Advertising Calendar Year 2016

    Notebook 2016

    After wrapping up 2015 and looking to the year ahead, it’s important for advertisers to be aware of important dates that will ultimately impact campaigns, special promotions, and traffic throughout the year.  The biggest holiday…

  • Everything you need to know about Russian Black Friday

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    Two weeks ago while in Moscow, I was surprised to be hit with so many black Friday ads.  Russians obviously don’t celebrate Thanksgiving but they have started celebrating Black Friday the past few years.  Following…