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20 février 2007

New Russian Fashion Star Blends Patriotism and Irony

By Nora FitzGerald The Washington Post Denis Simachev / For The St. Petersburg Times A model wearing a Simachev tank top. MOSCOW — At the recent menswear shows in Milan, Denis Simachev, a rising star of Russian fashion, showed a collection that focused on the country’s antiheroes, telling a story of bare-knuckled thugs working casinos in what he called “badly put together gangster wear.” Titled “Gop-Stop”— which can only be translated as “bang-bang” — the provocative spoof offered instructions on how to dandify... [Lire la suite]
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20 février 2007

Fast Food: Dumplings on Menu As Russian Chain Plans IPO...

By Elif KabanREUTERS 5:25 a.m. February 19, 2007 MOSCOW – Restaurant chain Rosinter, whose outlets serve hungry crowds from Siberia to central Asia, will become the first company from Russia's booming dining sector to float publicly when it goes to the market in May, banking sources said. The sources said Russian investment bank Renaissance Capital had the mandate to advise the company on the planned $100 million-plus initial public offering, which will give investors access to Russia's booming consumer sector. ... [Lire la suite]
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