Crocus Group continues to develop its VEGAS chain of conceptual shopping malls: in December 2011 VEGAS in Crocus City and VEGAS at 55-56 km of the Moscow Ring Road went under construction.
The three-level Fashion Avenue is 560 meters long and features such boutiques as H&M, Zara, Bershka, Topshop, Adidas Originals, Massimo Dutti, DKNY Jeans, Colin’s, Pull&Bear, New Look, Lacoste, Levi’s, Mango, Timberland, Mothercare, Chevignon, Wolford, New Balance, and many others.
On September 15, 2011 the grand opening of the monument in memory of the distinguished Soviet, Azeri and Russian singer and composer was held in downtown Moscow. The monument created by Aleksander Rukavishnikov, People`s Artist of Russia and member of the Presidential Commission for Culture, was put up in the public garden at the intersection of Voznesensky and Eliseevsky Alleys, not far from the great singer’s home where he lived and worked.
On September 8, 2011 Prime Minister Vladimir Putin visited the construction site of future Far Eastern Federal University on Russky Island, being constructed by CJSC Crocus as general contractor.
Having stepped on the pier of Ajax Bay on Russky Island, Vladimir Putin recalled that two years ago there the construction site was all woods – while now he saw an all-but completed campus of a unique format for Russia.
EMI, which sells its products in 50 countries, is one of the world’s largest record companies along with Universal Music Group, Sony Music Entertainment, and Warner. The company holds rights to over 1 million compositions. EMI partners include leaders of the world music industry, such as: Elvis Presley, The Beatles, Kylie Minogue, Robbie Williams, Roxette, Katy Perry, David Getta.