Russian Film Hub - The billion dollar club box office
The Russian box office is predicted to hit the $1bn mark in 2009. According to the European Audiovisual Observatory, Russia became Europe's fourth biggest market in 2008 in terms of admissions - 123.9 million (a 16% increase on 2007). And according to local analysts Nevafilm, the CIS (excluding Ukraine) generated $830m in box-office revenues in 2008, up a whopping 47% on 2007.
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