‘James Bond’ visits Moscow’s Red Square for Omega opening

Daniel Craig, the newest “James Bond,” fresh from the set of the Bond film Casino Royale, visited Moscow Oct. 26 for the opening of Swiss luxury watch brand Omega’s first flagship boutique in Russia.

He joined some 2,000 guests, including Barbara Broccoli, producer of the movie, at Moscow’s famous GUM department store on Red Square, in which the boutique is located, for the opening party. Nicolas Hayek Jr., chief executive officer of the Swatch Group, and Stephen Urquhart, president of Omega worldwide greeted guests attending the ribbon-cutting ceremony.

The GUM, housed in 19th century palatial building, contains more than 1,000 designer and luxury boutiques.