Tender for a media campaign initiated by Artek ended up in a scandal. The largest PR groups were denied the participation because of the brief, which had been incorrectly worded by the client. Now one of the failed participants is preparing a claim to the FAS, asking to perform the second tender.
Mikhail Struchkov and Yevgeny Sobolev use Anatoly Meshcheryakov to hold tenders in Russian Railways and the Moscow Metro.
What the press secretaries keep their mouths shut about
Resignation of the undisputed head of RAO Russian Railways Vladimir Yakunin in addition to the political component has a concrete economic part. First of all, for companies which previously siphoned money from the budgets of the state corporation. Among those who may soon lose the nourishing fiscal feeder is communication agency iMars Group, which got hundreds of millions of rubles annually on lavish PR-orders from Russian Railways
iMars Communication Group has found a gold mine in the advertising and PR-budgets of the Russian railway monopoly, Russian Railways. The unprecedented success of the group that received orders on hundreds of millions of rubles from the state company solely in 2014, having the first place among the contractors that won the tenders, have attracted media attention.
The American corporation Amway — American way — now earns billions in Russia.
The tenders are often arranged so that to be won by a particular contractor.