Category Archives: Russia/CIS – Analytic

Russia And The CIS Collected $ 1Bln in 2010

Moscow. January 2011. For the first time Russia and the CIS (except Ukraine) collected the box office exceeding one billion U.S. dollars in 2010. According to various sources, the figure varies between $ 1.05 and 1.15 bln. Notably, Ukraine has always been the second runner after Russia. According to US research company Rentrak, Russia has […]

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Space-Age Films, Books Win World Audience

In 1961 the world’s first manned space flight of the Soviet cosmonaut Yury Gagarin generated unprecedented enthusiasm about space exploration. Rocketry and media made a perfect collaboration to entertain and inspire the public. Science fiction books and films were of huge demand. Astronomers, pilots and space experts suddenly grew specially respected. Now, fifty years later public awareness about space travel is on the rise again.

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Russian Film Industry in 2010: Raising From The Ashes

Like Phoenix, a mythical firebird in Greek mythology, which burned and then easily arose from the ashes, Russian film industry starts growing through a painful recovery

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