A few days before the FIPP 'WorldWide Magazine MarketPlace' (November 6-7) takes place in Moscow the Russian Association of the Press Publisher (GIPP), has published the Federal Agency for the Press and Mass Communications (FAPMC) Periodical Press Report for 2008.
It reports on the general situation, M&A, newspaper, magazines, custom publishing, advertising, circulation and distribution, paper & printing service market.
If you are interested in getting an overview, check this report. Here some general charts from the report:
Source: AKAR, ARPP, Russian Postal Service, Rospechat
Top Publisher by Readership
Top Publisher by Advertising
Growth in Advertising by Media
Comparison Adspend Russia - World Total
Full Periodical Press Report Russia 2008 (104 pages, PDF)