Russia

Let Them Eat Cake

by: Alain Thys

With all the attention going to the Obama-Clinton competition, one would almost forget that Russia is having its own style of election fever. Marina Natanova (thx !) just sent me this image which I think wins the award for most unusual political advertising ever.

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Consumers Wake up. Thanks, Apple?

By: Marina Natanova

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Phone quest, or Please be less creative

By: Marina Natanova

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The Cooling of Russian Design, Web and Advertising

by: Scott Goodson

Some very hot graphics and design are coming out of Russia and the
Ukraine. Sitting here in StrawberryFrog New York, I am glued to the
very cool studios along the Volga. Or should I say Nile...as in Nile Studio, a very hot shop in a very cold landscape, with a very funky website.

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Six Apart Sells LiveJournal. Baroo??

by: danah boyd

In 2005, I penned an article in Salon ("Turmoil in blogland") to address my concerns over Six Apart's acquisition of LiveJournal.

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The Vessel Drowned, the Passengers Survived.

by: Marina Natanova

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Pig-in-a-blog for Rexona

By: Marina Natanova

rexonaThe Russian blogosphere (ca. 2 million journals) is going crazy about the recent Rexona ad campaign. A new TV ad (click here to see video) together with a promo-site announced that Russian women... er... were less attentive to themselves than Polish or German ladies.

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Marketing Russian Style :-)

by: Alain Thys

If you think marketing innovation is something we've got down here in the West, think again.  When confronted with a overstock of bottled water in the stores, a local business man of the city of Makhachkala, the capital of Dagestan in the Caucasus came up with a brilliant sell-through campaign which sold out his total inventory in 72 hours flat.

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Russia 3rd Largest Internet Country in Europe?

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