Topic: Russia

Capitalism: alive and well in Mother Russia

After our post yesterday about seeing the Dove “Real Beauty” campaign in Russia’s Metro, a reader asked if we were “amazed by the incredible amount of billboards” in Moscow. Well,…

June 28, 2006, 12:50 PM EDT

What is real beauty in Moscow?

I just got back from a trip to Russia, where my husband and I were able to experience the country's commercial awakening firsthand. It is not always a good thing,…

June 27, 2006, 12:42 PM EDT

Times Square's got nothing on Moscow

As capitalism replaces communism in the former Soviet Union, Russians are dealing with some of the issues that Americans have faced for decades, including a relentless assault of advertising. Moscow,…

December 2, 2005, 7:48 AM EST