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Insight |  Around Russia |  26.05.22

Leaders of Russia: Personnel Contest Participants Ready to Work in Donbass

Participants of the personnel competition “Leaders of Russia” are ready to work in the executive authorities of Donbass, according to the Secretary of the General Council of the ‘United Russia’ party Andrey Turchak.  Answering the question of what opportunities the ‘United Russia’ party can give, Turchak noted that the participants of the contest already hold

Business |  Trading |  26.05.22

Iran Expressed Readiness to Supply Goods to Russia

Iran is ready to saturate the Russian market with the necessary goods, from building materials to high-tech products, as said by the Head of the Russian Export Center Veronika Nikishina.   “The Iranian partners are ready to negotiate with Russian entrepreneurs and supply a lot of their goods — from construction and finishing materials to serious

Insight |  Around Russia |  26.05.22

Russians Named Top 3 Most Important Goods for Import Substitution

First of all, it is necessary to establish import substitution of electronics, medicines and food products in the country, Russians believe. At the same time, women are more likely to speak out for the priority of medical goods and food, and men are more likely to speak out for computers, smartphones and industrial equipment. 1,600

Business |  Economics |  26.05.22

Russia’s Frozen Reserves Appeared to Be Smaller Than Expected by EU

The EU has frozen roughly €23 billion worth of assets of the Russian Central Bank, Reuters reported, citing EU Justice Commissioner, Didier Reynders, who revealed the figure at a news conference on Wednesday, May 25, 2022. He noted that the amount is much smaller than expected and can’t be compared to the assets frozen by

Russia International |  26.05.22

Greece to Give US Iranian Oil From Russian Tanker

Greece will transfer oil to the US from the Russian tanker Lana (Pegas), which was detained in mid-April this year, as TASS reported on May 26 with reference to the press service of the Ministry of the Navy and Island Policy of Greece.   Earlier, on April 19, it became known about the detention of the

Business |  Economics |  26.05.22

‘United Russia’ Proposed Creating Special Economic Zone in Donbass

The ‘United Russia’ party proposed discussing the possibility of creating a Special Economic Zone in Donbass.   “We propose to work out the possibility of creating a Special Economic Zone on the territory of Donbass, as well as to ensure the return of a certain share of capex during the construction of production facilities,” Secretary of

Russia International |  26.05.22

Lukoil Closed Shell Acquisition Deal

Lukoil has closed a deal to acquire Shell gas stations and a lubricants plant in Russia.  “The final documents were signed in Moscow as part of a deal to sell Shell’s assets in Russia – a network of gas stations located mainly in the Central and North-Western Federal Districts, as well as a plant for

Russia International |  25.05.22

US Ex-President Admitted US Broke NATO Promise to Gorbachev [Video]

Former US President, George W. Bush, in a telephone conversation with renowned Russian pranksters Vladimir Kuznetsov (Vovan) and Alexey Stolyarov (Lexus), confessed that the US administration together with his father, George Bush, had really promised the Soviet Union’s former president, Mikhail Gorbachev, that NATO would not expand. He also confirmed, the promise is not relevant

Russia International |  25.05.22

Russia to Pay Foreign Debt in Rubles, Top Official Said

The OFAC license, which allowed transactions necessary to receive payments on debt obligations of the Ministry of Finance of the Russian Federation and the Bank of Russia for a period up to May 25, will not be extended.  The license, which allowed servicing the sovereign dollar debt attracted until March 1, 2022, was issued almost

Visit |  Trip Advisory |  25.05.22

Experts Named Most Attractive Tourist Places in Russia

Specialists of the Rabota.ru job search service conducted a survey on the most attractive tourist destinations in Russia and presented the results on Wednesday, May 25, 2022.   According to the results of the study, Altai, Sochi, and St. Petersburg entered the top three. People from different regions of Russia voted for these cities as the

Insight |  Moscow |  25.05.22

Moscow Mayor Announced ‘COVID Amnesty’

Moscow authorities have decided to stop collecting fines imposed but not paid for violating coronavirus restrictions, as well as to pay subsidies to businesses and citizens to compensate for previously paid fines, as said by the city mayor Sergei Sobyanin.   “Administrative penalties have made a significant contribution to solving the problem of saving the health