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Businesses of Russia

Entreprenuer sells fresh fruit on the side walk in downtown Moscow
 
Entreprenuer sells fresh fruit on the side walk in downtown Moscow

 

Businesses - banks, flower shops, furniture stores, casinos, McDonalds, and more.

Entreprenuer sells fresh fruit on the side walk in downtown Moscow Businesses - Russia "Post Office," in English? Mondrogy - catering to tourists. Betty at the Post Office in Mondrogy McDonald's signs were in numerous locations in downtown Moscow McDonald's is around the corner . . . This McDonald's, just off of Puskin Square, is the first or second biggest money maker in the world! (Shot through the window of a bus, holding the camera at arm's length as we sped by, hoping to get the pic.) Read an <a href="mickydees.html">article</a> about McDonald's in Russia. Betty at another McDonald's in a shopping area we walked around in. Pickup from a side window. McCafe: a place to hang-out in Moscow Elder hostelers enjoying a stop at McDonald's. This guy, Bob, managed to whiz off to a McDonald's when our bus stopped so that some of us could exchange some dollars for rubles - he brought back a bag of a coke, fries, and a burger. McDonald's in suburban Moscow - this pic is from an American newspaper article about the success of McDonald's in Russia. Young people inside of the suburban McDonald's Another American eatery in a shopping area. Notice the rack of Matryoshka dolls for sale in the foreground. There were many opportunities to buy Matryoshka dolls in Russia. Russian chickens look different. Side note: drum sticks are called "Bush legs" in Russia because Father Bush arranged for the shipment of surplus chicken to Russia during the food shortages after the breakup of the USSR - hence the name. Yet another American eatery in Moscow More opportunities to spend $$ Bill board in Moscow Symbol on top of a building near the Kremlin Gym department store across the street from the Kremlin Entrance to Gym mall Gym Mall - near the Kremlin Many international companies are well represented in Moscow. (The Elderhostel group picture was taken in the grasy area in the foreground.) LG and Nikon signs behind a Kremlin tower A casino along a main Moscow highway Casinos are gaudily advertised Another casino in Moscow Bank in Moscow Addertising in Moscow Numerous flower shops lined the main streets in Moscow A Moscow furniture store Moscow bill board Moscow bill board
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