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The Fight For Russian Screens Is Far From Over

Looks like in the current economic situation the Russian government listened to the strong distributors lobby and does not want to kill their precious golden goose, Hollywood’s high-profile and very profitable movies. Even with the drastic drop of exchange rate of ruble to dollar Deadpool Russia showed had the best box office numbers foreign markets in the pic’s initial rollout: more than 12 million dollars during the first weekend of release (the total to date is over $23 million, still the highest in continental Europe).