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McDonald’s replacement in Russia launches new Logo

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In an earlier post, we had talked about how McDonald’s was leaving the Russian market due to the ongoing tension. The popular restaurant chain sold over 850 restaurants in the country.  The restaurants were acquired by one of McDonald’s local licensee Alexander Govor at an undisclosed amount. The name of the new company that will be built over the remains of McDonald’s...

Finnish BEER’s unique wordplay on ‘NATO’

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The Ukraine Crisis has left Europe in disarray. Amid tension in Ukraine, Russia also talked about attacking other countries, that included Sweden and Finland. Following this, earlier week both the countries applied for NATO membership.  Although the applications haven’t been completely accepted yet, this news has created a buzz in the continent as well as among the citizens. A Finnish...

Microsoft seizes several domain names related to Ukraine Crisis

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The tragic war between Russia and Ukraine has been getting worse. As the war continues, the hostilities are getting worse and worse. The West continues to target Russia with their economic strongholds. Microsoft too has taken swift action against several domain names related to the crisis.  Microsoft has announced that it has seized 7 domain names controlled by a Russian organization called...

Brands’ fear of trademark violations in Russia

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The Russia-Ukraine crisis’ fire fails to extinguish even after a month, since the global tragedy began. Human lives have been lost and irreparable damage has been done to the resources as well as psyche of people involved. As a retaliation to the growing worldwide support for the Ukrainians, several brands based in ‘enemy countries’ of Russia face uncertainties there. Several brands have left the...

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