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Internet users in Russia most often read news - study
September 22, 2009

One of the most popular pastimes of Russian Internet users is reading news, a study carried out by the Public Opinion Foundation and the Online Monitor project has shown, as reported by Russian news agency RIA Novosti on 22 September.

From 65 to 77 per cent of users read news at least once a month.

According to a Rumetrika project, 70.1 per cent of users turn to information websites every day.

From 50 to 81.4 per cent of Russia Internet users use search engines monthly; about 20 per cent make purchases online; from 7 to 15.4 per cent use electronic money; from 5 to 12.4 per cent do banking and financial transactions online, the study showed.






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