McDonald’s Celebrates 25 Years in Russia

One of the world’s biggest chains of fast-food restaurants marked its 25th anniversary of business in Russia Saturday, Jan. 31.

The first McDonald’s was opened in 1990 on Pushkin Square in Moscow, one year before the collapse of the Soviet Union, and became a pioneer for the many foreign food chains that flooded Russia afterward.

The restaurant was temporarily closed by the state food safety watchdog in August last year, and reopened in November.

Nowadays 471 McDonald’s restaurants serve more than 950,000 customers per day in Russia.

Published by CityFella

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