After a slow start, Russia has now officially got the largest number of web users in Europe. According to the latest Comscore report, 50.8 million Russians have access to the internet through either a home or work connection. This means that, for the first time, Russia has more internet users than Germany, which falls back [...]
Russia’s World Trade Organisation entry has been all but guaranteed after the WTO’s Working Party on Russian membership agreed the precise rules and obligations that Russia will have to meet as a member of the global trading body. The news comes almost immediately after a customs and trade monitoring agreement between Russia and Georgia which [...]
Russia is the second largest online market in Europe, and the seventh largest in the world, according to a set of slides produced by Russian search engine Yandex.
The long awaited 5th generation Russian Stealth Fighter, classified as the Sukhoi Pak-FA T50, flew its first test flight on 29 January 2010.
The Energia space launcher. The Ekranoplan KM ground effect vehicle. The TU-144 supersonic passenger plane. All provided the inspiration for top selling Russian watches.
In an interesting piece of protectionism, Google’s bid to buy Begun, the advertising arm of Russian search engine company Rambler Media, has been blocked by the Russian competition regulator. Russia is the only European country where Google doesn’t have a dominant position in the online advertising market – it’s been struggling to push its way [...]