If you’ve not played with the Yandex Blog Pulse tool, then it’s well worth adding it your bookmarks. Unlike the Google Trends tool, the Yandex one takes their data from the blogosphere, as indexed by their engine.
This data gives you some useful insight into hot trends and popular topics and keywords in Runet at the moment. It can also give you useful feedback on social media campaigns. Below I’ve pulled in the graph for “Яндекс” (Yandex) vs. Google. You can see there is quite a spike this month for the Yandex team.
Пульс блогосферы по запросам Яндекс и google