Russia won't stand idly by as American corporations enter their market. Two major Russian grocery chains announced intentions to merge in order to better compete with Wal-Mart, which has had offices in Moscow for years, but is now looking to open a store in Russia.
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This one amused me. It seems that, in the years to come, nowhere will be safe from the craziness of super stores. Godspeed to you, Russia.
On the other hand, there might be good news: Wal-Mart heads to Russia as unemployment soars.
Dialogue: Laura Foster and Keri Dillet, p. 151, #1