Please define "the google method" as you perceive it first. Your question is very broad and general and probably cannot be answered without more understanding of how you interpret the differences between the two engines.
Lifting your optimisation strategy form Google and attempting to implement it on Yandex is the road to failure rather than success.
Russians search differently! Do your research;
Do have relevant links and natural content Do have a range of competitively priced products Do have a selection of payment and delivery options Do have a secure payment process Donít have paid links Donít have pop-up windows and intrusive advertising Donít have machine translations Donít have web spam and Ďartificialí attempts to optimise