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Pokemon mania takes over Russia, and the Kremlin is wary

Tuesday, August 2, 2016 - 05:50

A Pokémon player spots one of the critters near an ATM at a branch of Sberbank in central Krasnoyarsk in Siberia, Russia.


MORE than a million people in Moscow are playing Pokemon Go, the mobile game dominating download charts in three dozen countries - and the number is especially impressive because the game isn't supposed to be available in Russia.

Despite attempts by app developer Niantic Inc

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