Russian filmmakers pitch government to launch rival McDonald’s chain

April 13, 2015 1:24 PM

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Russian filmmakers pitch government to launch rival McDonald’s chain

As more Western fast food chains shutter in Russia, two filmmakers have a plan to keep their countrymen stuffed with burgers without supporting American companies.

Nikita Mikhalkov and Andrey Konchalovsky are pitching the Russian government to give them a billion rubles (about $18 million) to start a chain of fast-food restaurants that would replace chains like Wendy’s and McDonald’s, reports the Washington Post. The duo plan to title their new restaurants wit...

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