Today in Russian Business – Jan 11, 2011

Bloomberg reports on the work of whistleblowing lawyer and corporate shareholder Alexey Navalny, who is apparently determined to expose corruption across big businesses in Russia.  Russia’s largest food store chain Magnit saw its sales increase in December by around 50% with a wave of new store openings.  Is Russia about to crack the luxury car market?  Reuters reports on Russian tourists’ love affair with France.  Fresh out of jail, pyramid scheme mastermind Sergei Mavrodi has announced a new financial project – any takers?