Pokémon Mania Is Taking Over Russia, and the Kremlin Is Nervous

  • Game may spur political unrest in the country, officials say
  • But VimpelCom and Sberbank are glomming onto the frenzy

Product Delay Weighs on Nintendo's Shares

More than a million people in Moscow are playing Pokémon Go, the mobile game that’s dominating download charts in three dozen countries. The number is especially impressive because the game isn’t supposed to be available in Russia.

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