According to the estimates of the Association of Communication Agencies of Russia (AKAR), Internet advertising expenses in the first half of 2020 decreased by 1% and amounted to 108-109 billion rubles (roughly $1,4 billion). In the second quarter, they decreased by almost 9%, to 53 billion rubles ($700 million). In general, the income of advertisers in April-June decreased compared to the same period last year by 22%, to 90-91 billion rubles( $1,2 billion). In the first half of the year - by 9%, to 205-207 billion rubles. ($2,7 billion).