From Digital Parenting Russia and Tvidi.Ru:
12 millions kids between 7 and 15 years old currently live in
Russia*, and with about 90% internet penetration among this age
group and virtually no piracy restrictions in the country, ebook
reading rapidly delve into children life.
With no public library systems offering digital media loans,
Internet constitute the main access channel to the media that
otherwise young people need to pay out of the pocket.
The significant range of dedicated reading devices retail cost is
well under $100, so majority of young ebook readers use them as
primary reading platform.
. . . .
Half of the Russian kids read ebooks.
Most of the readers downloaded books for free and read on
dedicated e-reading devices.
Less then 1 of 5 ebook readers ever bought the ebook.
One third of ebook readers read on tablets and desktop computers.
Despite of the small screen, smartphones are widely used for reading,
so till the 8 grade the share of kids who read on smartphones rich the
share of readers on desktops and tablets.
. . . .
76% of students prepare their homework using ebooks, and only 2 in
5 students still use print.
Link to the rest at Digital Parenting Russia