Possible Algorithm Update January 27th – 29th

Since Monday 27th there has been higher SERP volatility across the tracked categories, with a significant spike on January 29th across a number of Yandex regions:

Region SERP Volatility January 29th (Out of 10)
Moscow 4.9 / 10
St. Petersburg 5.5 / 10
Kyiv 7.4 / 10
Minsk 6 / 10
Almaty 6.3 / 10
Google Russia 5.4 / 10 (actually quieter than it has been so far this month)

This article will be updated with further information and data once it comes through.

Dan Taylor
Dan Taylor is an experienced SEO consultant and has worked with brands and companies on optimizing for Russia (and Yandex) for a number of years. Winner of the inaugural 2018 TechSEO Boost competition, webmaster at HreflangChecker.com and Sloth.Cloud, and founder of RussianSearchNews.com.