Desire to rule the world may be an apple of discord between US and Russia, but when it comes to the Apple, Russians are happy to buy US-designed smartphone. Moscow went crazy over iPhone7. People lined up for it for hours. The privilege to be first in a line, was sold for $783 in a Moscow mall. Apparently, financial crisis does not reflect on Russians desire to show off.
US-Russia tension is rising. But, down at the shops, I discover that doesn't stop Russians from wanting to buy US-designed smartphones pic.twitter.com/7ZWRNeSX6w
— Steve Rosenberg (@BBCSteveR) September 23, 2016
Some people stand in line since midnight.