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16 September

DMITRY KANTOR JOINS TOP MANAGERS RATING

The Russian Managers Association presented the annual Top-1000 Russian Managers rating. We hasten to congratulate our colleagues and partners with high positions in different nominations!

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14 September

CROS ORGANIZES OPEN DISCUSSION ON SUBSTANDARD HOUSING

The problem of people's resettlement from substandard housing is a burning issue for Russia. And the suspension of construction due to the pandemic has further exacerbated this issue. Therefore, CROS supported the initiative to hold an open discussion and a press conference of the Housing and Utility Development Foundation on the implementation of the program for resettlement from substandard housing. Thanks to the popular online format, media representatives from over forty regions received specific answers about the results and plans for the resettlement program.

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12 September

DIGITAL MATTERS. HOW DIGITAL TECHNOLOGIES ARE CHANGING STATISTICS

In early September, the media office of the All-Russia Population Census held a press conference in St Petersburg on the key feature of the upcoming in April 2021 census – its digital format.

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01 September

KSENIA TRIFONOVA AMONG PROBA AWARDS 2020 FINALISTS

We are opening the business season with good news! The short list of PROBA Awards 2020 has been released with CROS Vice President for Business Development Ksenia Trifonova in the “Professional of the Year” nomination.

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31 July

CROS SUCCESFULLY COMPLETES CAMPAIGN FOR RUSSIA RETAIL DAY

CROS has succesfully completed a campaign, dedicated to the Retail Day in Russia.

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22 July

TERRА SCIENTIA FORUM: DIALOGUE OF EQUALS WITH SERGEY ZVEREV

On July 21, Sergey Zverev, CROS President and Chairman of the Board, spoke at the Terrа Scientia National Educational Youth Forum. The event was organized as a meeting of equals. Sergey Zverev talked with an audience of students and young people about communications in general, their transformation, as well as factors and drivers of this process.

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16 July

CROS RANKS IN TOP 10 BEST AGENCIES IN RUSSIA

On July 14, 2020, the National Rating of the Communication Companies (NR2C) released a new list of the best PR firms in Russia. CROS was ranked among the top 10 leaders of the communication industry.

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09 July

CROS RESEARCH: PHOBIAS OF RUSSIANS IN Q2 2020

Results of the “National Index of Anxieties” for Q2 2020 have been released.

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08 July

ALL-RUSSIA POPULATION CENSUS: PRESS TRIP TO TABLET PC PLANT

At the end of June, the team of the All-Russia Population Census Media Office organized a press trip to the Aquarius Plant (Shuya, Russia) where a test run of the tablet PC for the census was held. As a reminder, the upcoming population census will be held in Russia in the digital format: online and with the use of tablet PCs. 360 000 pieces of equipment will be produced for the census takers.

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02 July

CROS wins the SABRE Awards 2020

CROS projects won the prestigious SABRE Awards 2020.

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14 May

MAXIM KVASHA PRESENTS "PENSION LITERACY" PROJECT

The "Pension Reform Laboratory" website published an interview with CROS Vice President Maxim Kvasha under the title "We learned to talk about sensitive issues in a way that does not cause resentment" (see the original in Russian here). The interview is dedicated to the publication of materials of the “Pension Literacy” educational project, implemented by the CROS team as part of the Financial Education and Financial Literacy in Russia joint project of the Russian Finance Ministry and the World Bank.

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14 May

CROS AND CROSDIGITAL ORGANIZE “NUMBERS AND FACES OF VICTORY” CONFERENCE

Congratulations on Victory Day to everyone!
On the eve of Russia’s main national holiday, the team of CROS and CrosDigital representatives organized an online conference “Numbers and Faces of Victory”, presenting research projects of the Federal State Statistics Service (Rosstat) and the Victory Museum dedicated to the 75thanniversary of the victory in the Great Patriotic War.

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16 April

ALL-RUSSIA POPULATION CENSUS MEDIA OFFICE INTERVIEWS COSMONAUT

We are confident that the lockdown cannot stand in the way of good and important news. On April 12, representatives of the All-Russia Population Census Media Office held an interview with the famous cosmonaut Fyodor Yurchikhin and demonstrated that the main value of the modern technologies is their ability to bring together people, located in the most remote parts of the Universe.

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14 April

SERGEY ZVEREV BECOMES MEMBER OF THE RUSSIAN ADVERTISING ACADEMY

CROS Chairman of the Board Sergey Zverev was elected as a new member of the Russian Advertising Academy by its current members.

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08 April

CROS PROJECTS SHORTLISTED FOR SABRE AWARDS 2020

Three projects by CROS have been shortlisted for the prestigious EMEA SABRE Awards.

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01 April

CROS RELEASES THE “NATIONAL INDEX OF ANXIETIES” FOR Q1 2020

As expected, most fears were related to the coronavirus pandemic that is spreading all over the globe and filling all the news.

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25 February

“NATIONAL INDEX OF ANXIETIES” WINS “SILVER ARCHER” AWARD

The “National Index of Anxieties” received the “Silver Archer” Award in the “Promotion of state, public and social programs” nomination.

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11 February

PRESS CONFERENCE ON PREPARATIONS FOR CENSUS 2020 HELD IN ST PETERSBURG

On February 5, St Petersburg hosted a press conference where representatives of the Federal Statistics Service and the government of St Petersburg talked about preparations for the All-Russia Population Census 2020. Experts told about the advantages of the digital census, questions that the census takers will be asking the population, and ways to participate in the census using the e-government website Gosuslugi.ru.

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11 February

“NATIONAL INDEX OF ANXIETIES” AMONG “SILVER ARCHER” FINALISTS

The “National Index of Anxieties” was included in the shortlist of the “Silver Archer” Award in two nominations: “Promotion of state, public and social programs” and “Corporate communications.”

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06 February

CROS TO PROVIDE PR SERVICES FOR CLUB MED

CROS won the tender on procurement of communications services for Club Med, a French-based specialist in luxury all-inclusive holidays. Starting January 2020, the agency becomes the official PR partner of Club Med in Russia.

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27 January

CROS PRESENTS THE “NATIONAL INDEX OF ANXIETIES” FOR Q4

CROS has released the latest “National Index of Anxieties” that reveals the phobias of the Russian society based on the analysis of the traditional and social media in Q4 2019.

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22 January

SERGEY ZVEREV TO CHAIR “SILVER ARCHER”-SOUTH AWARDS JURY

CROS Chairman of the Board Sergey Zverev will become the chair of the anniversary regional “Silver Archer”-South Award. The competition will bring together communication projects from Krasnodar, Sochi, Simferopol, Sevastopol, Astrakhan, Grozny and Rostov-on-Don.

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15 January

COMPETITION TO CHOOSE CENSUS-2020 MASCOT STARTS

The nationwide competition to choose a mascot for the All-Russia Population Census 2020 stated on January 14. Proposals will be collected through February 10 and the winner will be announced on February 28, while the Census itself will be held in October 2020.

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26 December

CROS PRESENTS RANKING OF MOST ANXIOUS RUSSIAN REGIONS

Experts from the analytical department of CROS presented a ranking of Russian regions based on the “National Index of Anxieties.”

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18 December

CROS Best Cases 2019

The traditional annual contest CROS Best Cases came to a close last week.

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12 December

CROS PROVIDES PR SUPPORT FOR ROSSTAT AT INTERNATIONAL VOLUNTEER FORUM

The International Volunteer Forum completed its work in Sochi last week, becoming the closing event of the Volunteer’s Year in Russia. The CROS team provided communication support for Rosstat's participation in the Forum.

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09 December

CROS PROJECTS RECEIVE RUPOR AWARDS

On December 7, Voronezh hosted the RuPoR Award ceremony, a professional competition in the field of Public Relations development.

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27 November

KSENIA TRIFONOVA SPEAKS AT ST PETERSBURG PR DAYS

The PR Days Annual Conference was traditionally organized by the Russian Association for Public Relations (RASO) in the middle of November in St Petersburg. This year, the discussions concentrated around meanings and the search for them.

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22 November

SERGEY ZVEREV JOINS SABRE AWARDS JURY

CROS Chairman of the Board Sergey Zverev became a member of the jury of one of the most prestigious international awards, the Sabre Awards, held by the PR industry’s publication The Holmes Report since 2005.

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21 November

INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON DIGITIZATION OF STATISTICS HELD IN MOSCOW

An international conference “Digital Agenda for Statistics: Immediacy, Quality, Transparency” was held in Moscow on 14-15 November. Preparations for the first digital population census in Russia was one of the key topics of the event.

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20 November

DMITRY KANTOR BECOMES HEAD OF RASO PUBLIC AFFAIRS COMMITTEE

A new committee began its work at RASO. The focus is on Public Affairs (PA) - a type of public communications that is relevant for projects of high social importance. The Committee will be chaired by CROS CEO Dmitry Kantor.

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18 November

HEALTHCARE: CROS CLIENT NEWS

We are happy to share the news of CROS clients from the healthcare sector:

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11 November

CROS TO PROVIDE PR SUPPORT FOR YOTA

CROS won the PR-services tender for Yota, a Russian mobile broadband services provider. Our agency will operate a media relations office and will manage information support for the company’s initiatives in the B2B and B2C segments.

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31 October

CROS ORGANIZES DANONE 100TH ANNIVERSARY

On October 22, the CROS team organized in Moscow an event, dedicated to the celebration of Danone’s 100th anniversary and a century since the creation of the first yogurt.

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30 October

“MEMORY BELL” COMMEMORATION EVENT HELD IN MOSCOW, ACROSS RUSSIA

The “Memory Bell” commemoration event was held in Moscow and other cities of Russia on October 30, the Memorial Day for Victims of Political Repression.

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28 October

CROS PROJECTS EARN PRGN BEST PRACTICE AWARDS

CROS projects have been recognized in the prestigious international PRGN Best Practice Awards competition.

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