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Topic: Russia

Russians Get Free Subway Rides for Doing Squats Ahead of the Sochi Olympics

Moscow gets in shape

Want a free subway ride in Moscow? Get ready to do 30 squats. And make sure you drop it low, because the specially designed ticket vending machine can tell if…

Fashion Brand Makes a Colorful Entrance Into Russia With Pro-Gay Ad in Moscow Times

Björn Borg says da!

Swedish fashion house Björn Borg, whose tagline is "Björn Borg says ja!," celebrated the launch of its Russian website with a full-page ad in homophobic Russia's Moscow Times showing colored…

Copywriter Turned Author Looks Back on Russia’s Shift to Capitalism

Elliott Holt

Specs Who Elliott Holt Age 39 New gig Author, You Are One of Them (Penguin Press) Old gig Copywriter and strategic planner, Grey Group, TBWAChiatDay, Saatchi & Saatchi Your agency background informs a good deal of…

Weird Burger King Ad Says It's Better to Be Addicted to Whoppers Than Drugs

Which will kill you first?

In this controversial Burger King ad from Russia, a Whopper crushes a flower as a voiceover informs us: "This is a poppy. It was popular once, but now its time…

Datsun's Revival Won't Be a Nostaglia Play

Brand is foreign to the countries it's entering next

Nostalgia won’t play a role in the marketing behind Datsun’s 2014 comeback. That’s because parent company Nissan hasn’t sold Datsuns before in the countries it will target first: India, Russia and…

Snickers Makes It Easier to Unhook a Woman's Bra

The hidden benefits of not being hungry

Eating a Snickers bar not only keeps you from being Joe Pesci—it also improves your fine motor skills, which are so essential to removing a woman's bra safely and effectively.…

Burger King Ad From Russia Is a Heap of Flame-Broiled Insanity

How do you like your unicorn meat?

How many times have I pledged that I would eat at Burger King if only it played rap music and had unicorns, ballerinas, dancing tattooed hipsters, fire-breathing chefs and a…

Russian Juice Will Use Deadly Force on Bikini-Clad Strawberry Thieves

Just go with it

This somewhat baffling Russian ad, for what I'm guessing is strawberry juice, only narrowly avoids getting lost in the T&A shuffle when the hot girl gets chased out of the…

Siberian Ad Vandals Turn Vladimir Putin Into Gonorrhea Monster

Perps now face itchy, painful future

A group of Siberian anarchists added pictures of Vladimir Putin, Dmitry Medvedev, and other politicians to an STD advisory in Barnaul, Russia, as part of a prank. That's about as…

Sexy Underwear and Other Russian Beverage-Can Designs

Seems Russian beverage-can art, much like Polish movie posters, can range from funny to creepy to degraded and sad. But this collection of proposed designs from a Russian artist is…

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