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. Last Updated: 07/27/2016

McDonald's Grows East

MOSCOW () -- The golden arches are going to the heartland.

The American fast-food chain McDonald's plans to open five restaurants in Nizhny Novgorod next year, Ivan Skylarov, mayor of the central Russian city, told Interfax.

McDonald's already has seven restaurants in Moscow and plans to open its first St. Petersburg outlet in the fall.