Russia is proving to be a strong market for Danish-based footwear firm Ecco.It currently has 15 stores in Moscow, with 45 other outlets in major cities in the rest of the country including Vladivostok to Murmansk. Last year Ecco sold a quarter of a million shoes in Russia via its distribution company Ecco Ros, making Russia its quickest growing market with an annual increase in sales of 50 per cent over the past two years and a turnover of DKK80m last year,