The former flagship store in Moscow reopened under new ownership but with the same brand of coffee.

On Friday, Russians lined up for drinks at Stars Coffee, which had a logo similar to Starbucks.

The new Russian chain has a logo with a woman wearing a traditional Russian headdress.

The new owners of a big Western chain that recently left Russia were very different in their approach. McDonald's Corp.

Alexander Govor, a businessman from Siberia, instituted a wholesale rebrand after McDonald's sold its Russian restaurants.

Unlike McDonald’s, Starbucks didn’t directly own and operate its 130 Russia stores.