Published On: Wed, Aug 31st, 2022
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Western brands still hold sway in Russia, even if copycats are taking their place

Employees working at newly opened Stars Coffee cafe

More than 1,000 foreign companies have exited or curtailed their business in Russia since the start of the Ukraine war. But Moscow’s tensions with the West have not diminished the appetites of average Russians for foreign products — and copycat businesses are springing up to meet demand.

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