Russian search engine Yandex on Wednesday released a new Russia-focused social networking application, Yandex.Gorod, which promises to help its users find popular venues and attractions throughout Russia by providing user reviews and locations of nearby bars, banyas and even cash machines — all necessities for daily life in Moscow.
This post was co-authored with Evgenia Barkanova, Irina Kudryashova, and Irina Melnik, all MBA students at the Fuqua School of Business, Duke University. Winston Churchill said, “Russia is a riddle wrapped in a mystery inside an enigma.” This becomes clear when thinking about U.S. companies marketing in Russia (more properly called [...]
Heat has finally descended on the city, and that means that it’s the perfect time to relax on the waterfront and enjoy water sports. Where to tan, swim, and enjoy water sports within Moscow’s city limits
Levada just released a fascinating poll on Russians' use of computers. While I knew that Russians were increasingly likely to use the internet, a phenomenon which largely explains the emergence of a tech-savvy person like Alexey Navalny, even I was shocked by the sheer scale of change and the rapidity with which [...]