Where to Find Russian Movies and Music Online

PopKult gives an expansive overview of contemporary pop culture in Eurasia. Explore our site for infromation on movies, music, brands, TV, and much more. Here are a few other resources you might check out for more Russian classic movies, cutting-edge bands, and language practice!   Watch More Russian Movies! Below are links to sites that […]

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Magnit: Russian Grocery Store Chain

Magnit is Russia’s largest retailer by number of stores and geographic coverage. They are fixtures of most Russian cities and one of Russia’s best recognized brands. Their 13,000 stores are mostly focused on low-prices and convenience to serve a greatest possible cross section of Russian society. Magnit stores can be found over most of Russia, […]

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The Curious Case of Moscow Blend Coffee

Paulig, a Finnish-owned foods company, recently introduced a line-up of geographically branded coffees to the Russian market. The locations the coffees claimed to represent were established coffee capitals: Havana, Paris, and New York. Soon after these three appeared, however, a fourth, locally-branded, Moscow flavor joined them. While Russia’s rapidly growing coffee market makes a localized […]

World Class: Russian Gym Chain

All across the world, people enjoy exercise, whether for leisure or health. This is no different in Russia, where fitness centers are a hot commodity at the moment—the fitness market grew 20% in 2018. World Class is a broadly-known Russian chain that provides an upscale experience, with memberships that can set members back a cool […]

War Thunder: Russian Online Gaming Universe

War Thunder is a multiplayer online vehicular combat game developed by the Russian studio Gaijin Entertainment. Players can create a free account and play against thousands of other players – with an average of 15 to 50 thousand people online at any given time, depending on the time of the week and season. The game […]

Where to Find Russian Movies and Music Online

PopKult gives an expansive overview of contemporary pop culture in Eurasia. Explore our site for infromation on movies, music, brands, TV, and much more. Here are a few other resources you might check out for more Russian classic movies, cutting-edge bands, and language practice!   Watch More Russian Movies! Below are links to sites that […]

Lenta: Russian Grocery Store Chain

Lenta operates the largest chain of hypermarkets in Russia. It is performing well, with 233 hypermarkets and 128 supermarkets in 85 Russian cities. These stores employ 53,100 people. The chain is present across Russia, but has a particularly strong prominence in Siberia. It also bears the distinction of being recognized as a Russian company, but […]

Dixy: Russian Grocery Store Chain

Dixy is a chain of discount grocery stores in Russia, known best for serving low-income areas. It is known to be pretty low quality, but has good distribution and low prices. It operates all over Russia, but has its strongest presence in the western part of the country. Dixy was founded in 1992. The first […]

Okei: Russian Hypermarket Chain

Okei is a well-known Russian retailer focused on larger stores. It operates across the country, with 110 stores in major Russian cities such as Moscow, St. Petersburg, and Volgograd. Compared to many other Russian chains, Okei only came into existence recently. It was founded as a hypermarket in St. Petersburg in 2002. Although its operations […]

VkusVill: Russian Grocery Store Chain

VkusVill is a Russian grocery store chain that focuses heavily on fresh food and produce. It is one of the first stores in Russia to attempt to completely integrate its logistics, with the store controlling the production and branding of nearly all of its products. Its name translates to “Tasteville,” implying that their fresh food […]

Azbuka Vkusa: Russian Grocery Store Chain

Azbuka Vkusa is a Russian chain of high-end grocery stores. Its name means “A to Z of Taste” in English. Stores are mostly located in Moscow, with some in St. Petersburg. Something it is particularly well-known for is the import of specialty products from Japan, including many western products such as cereals that have production […]

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