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Insight |  Trading |  23.01.21

Secondary Housing Demand Increased by 81% in Novosibirsk

In Novosibirsk, the demand for secondary housing increased by 81% over the year, while the supply rose by 68%; the average price per square metre increased by 5%. More than a third of home buyers preferred two-room flats, VN.ru reports.  As for the structure of demand for different types of secondary residential real estate, 38%

Insight |  Novosibirsk |  23.01.21

Novosibirsk to Become Russian New Year Capital

The awarding of the title of “New Year’s Capital of Russia” to Novosibirsk will coincide with the holding of the World Junior Ice Hockey Championship in 2023, VN.ru reports.   On Friday, January 22, the Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation supported the initiative of Governor, Andrey Travnikov, to award Novosibirsk the title of “New

Visit |  Culture |  23.01.21

Porcelain Figures to Be Sold for Almost 3 Million Rubles

A Chelyabinsk resident published an advertisement for the sale of porcelain figurines on one of the ads websites, cheltv reports.  The collection consists of 83 pieces and is in perfect condition according to the description provided by the seller. It is clarified that it has been collected for more than ten years, and the figurines

Insight |  Around Russia |  23.01.21

Russian Schoolchildren Launched Good Deeds Action

Russian schoolchildren launched the ‘Good Saturday’ action as part of the “New Year – Big Goals” thematic week. The guys are participants in the “Big Change” project of the “Russia, the Land of Opportunities” presidential platform.  To take part in the action, everyone should start their year with good habits. Thus, on January 23, the

Fun |  Movies |  23.01.21

Russian Experts Named Best Film 2020

The best film in 2020 according to the Golden Eagle national cinematic award was the film “The Siege Diary” directed by Andrey Zaitsev, TASS reports. The award ceremony was held on January 22, 2021, at the Mosfilm studio.   It is specified that the film received a statuette for the best script, which was written based

Fun |  Sports |  22.01.21

Alexander Loginov Won Biathlon World Cup in Italy

Russian biathlete, Alexander Loginov, won the individual race at the seventh stage of the World Cup in Antholz-Anterselva (Italy). He covered the distance of 20 kilometres in 48 minutes 41.8 seconds. On four firing lines, Loginov did not make a single mistake.  It is noted that the second position was taken by the Norwegian Sturla

Business |  Industry |  22.01.21

Meat and Milk Production Volumes Increased in Nizhny Novgorod Region

In the Nizhny Novgorod region, the production of meat and milk has increased, according to the Minister of Agriculture and Food Resources Nikolay Denisov, the regional government portal reports.  It is specified that last year, farms produced 574.3 thousand tonnes of milk, which is 4.2 per cent higher than in 2019. The meat was produced,

Fun |  Sports |  22.01.21

Zagitova Recognized Most Popular Figure Skater on Russian Instagram

The Olympic champion from Russia, Alina Zagitova, bypassed two-time world champion Evgenia Medvedeva in terms of the number of Instagram followers and became the most popular among current Russian figure skaters. As of January 22, 2021, 18-year-old Zagitova has 855 thousand followers on Instagram, while 21-year-old Medvedeva has 853 thousand followers.  It is clarified that

Insight |  Chelyabinsk |  22.01.21

Ancient Fossil to Be Sold in Urals for 1 Million Rubles

A resident of the Chelyabinsk region put up for sale an unusual fossil with the remains of ancient shells, chelTV reports.  According to the seller, there are several fossilized ancient spiral shells on the stone, but he was unable to pinpoint all the details. The man believes that his find may date back to the

Business |  Technology |  22.01.21

First Su-57 Fighter Aircraft Entered Southern Military District

The Komsomolsk-on-Amur aircraft plant handed over to the Russian Armed Forces the first of the planned batch of the Su-57 fighters.  The Su-57, developed by ‘Sukhoi’ company, is said to be the most advanced Russian military aircraft built on the latest platform. It is a fifth-generation multipurpose fighter designed to destroy all types of enemy

Fun |  Sports |  22.01.21

Russian Tennis Player Finished Second in WTA Championship Race

Russian tennis player, Veronika Kudermetova, took second place in the Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) Championship race, according to the information published on the official website of the association.  It is noted that Kudermetova reached the final of the tournament in Abu Dhabi last week, where she lost to Belarusian Arina Sobolenko, who topped the rating.

Visit |  Trip Advisory |  22.01.21

Greece Extended Entry Permit for Russians

Greece will accept Russians until at least February 8, 2021, since the country’s authorities have extended the entry permit, TASS reports. From November 21, 2020, Aeroflot resumed flights to Athens. It is specified that regular flights from Russia to Greece are still banned due to the coronavirus pandemic, so at the moment only two flights