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  • Black Friday 2017

    It’s Black Friday in the US; the time of great deals and discounts. In order, to sell more goods and merchandise, Russia adopted the holiday as well. However, it wouldn’t be Russia if the things were going smoothly. On this Black Friday, some merchandise was actually overpriced, instead of being discounted. When refused a discount […] More

  • Taste the Power of Putin

    Patriotic t-shirts, mugs, even calendars, with Putin’s image, have been around for a while in Russia. But, Yekaterinburg candy brand “Splitting image” took it to another level, when introduced a lollipop shaped as Putin’s head. It is a part of their line “Taste the power” and the line also includes “heads” of Obama and Queen […] More

  • Black Friday Russian Style

    It’s Black Friday in the US; the time of great deals and discounts. In order, to sell more goods and merchandise, Russia adopted the holiday as well. However, it wouldn’t be Russia if the things were going smoothly. On this Black Friday, some merchandise was actually overpriced, instead of being discounted. Such an obvious “sale” […] More