Russians are world leaders in online video viewing

Online media consumption is a major part of the Russian Internet. This is due in large part to the average user accessing videos through their social media accounts.  Most Russian social networking sites also provide users with free (and now legal) ways to watch their favorite TV shows and movies online.

Recent eMarketer research confirms that Russians have established themselves as world leaders in online video viewing. Russia ranks fourth worldwide for the average monthly unique visitors watching video online with 69.8 million.

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