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Insight |  Events |  06.08.20

Car Cinemas in Moscow Create New Venues

Since August 1, the number of places for the open-air car cinema in Moscow and the variety of film genres are expanding. Now, citizens will be able to see more domestic and foreign films on a big screen, VM.ru reported.   The Kinoparking cinema is an automobile open-air cinema, where screenings are arranged in any weather

Visit |  Trip Advisory |  06.08.20

Experts Analysed Russians’ Preferences in Foreign Wine

The Federal Quality Control Service (Roskachestvo) experts conducted a study of the Russian wine market and found out which countries’ wines are preferred by the country’s residents. The experts named the top 10 popular countries among Russians supplying still wine with protected geographical indicators, RIA News reported.   According to the experts, Russians most often choose

Business |  Economics |  06.08.20

Russian Regions to Receive Almost 100 Billion Rubles for Schoolchildren Meal

About 100 billion rubles will be allocated to organize free hot meals for Russian schoolchildren, which is stated in the draft government decree approving subsidies from the federal budget for catering in primary grades in 2020-2022, TASS reported.  According to the document, as of July 15, in 58 regions of the Russian Federation, all educational

Insight |  Moscow |  06.08.20

Moscow Expert Named Citizens’ Most Read Books

Muscovites on vacations prefer to take from the libraries the novel “Shpakovsky’s Hat” and the collection of stories “Horse with the Pink Mane”, the city administration website reported.  According to the curator of IT projects in the field of culture and business, Sergey Shakryl, this summer, Moscow residents who use a single library card, prefer

Business |  Technology |  06.08.20

Moscow Registry Offices Employees Undergo VR Training

More than 120 employees of the Moscow registry offices will rehearse their speeches on VR simulators, the Moscow Mayor’s official website reported.  Virtual reality technologies teach leading wedding ceremonies to read the emotions of newlyweds and guests. In the registry office, they train with the help of the simulators to understand facial expressions, speech, and

Business |  Industry |  06.08.20

Omsk Industrial Enterprises Recorded Profit During Crisis

In the first five months of this year, the businesses in the Omsk region recorded profits. The positive financial result amounted to 19.6 billion rubles, which is only 2.6% less than in the same period last year, om1 reported with reference to the city statistics service (Omskstat).     It is noted that two thirds of

Fun |  Funny Russia |  06.08.20

Banknotes With Ideal Numbers to Be Sold in Urals

An unusual lot appeared on a site for free ads in Chelyabinsk. Several residents of the region put up rare banknotes for several million rubles at once, cheltv.ru reports.  The first banknote is a five-thousandth bill with an unusual number “7774777”. For the bill with an almost ideal number, the price is 7,774,777 rubles. The

Visit |  Events |  06.08.20

Cybersecurity Competitions to Be Held Online

The Russian telecommunications provider (Rostelecom) opens registration for the All-Russian student information security competition ‘Cybercall: New Level 2020’. The main topic of the competition will be the security of the credit and financial sector, om1 reported.  The competition includes two stages. The first one will be held online, and students will have to solve problems

Insight |  Around Russia |  05.08.20

Divorce Number Decreased in Nizhnekamsk

In Nizhnekamsk, following the results of seven months, the number of divorces decreased by 34.3 per cent compared to the same period last year, KazanFirst reported.  According to the head of the Nizhnekamsk registry office, Bella Makhotina, the future newlyweds postponed the planned marriages to a later time, which also influenced the decrease in the

Insight |  Technology |  05.08.20

Over 150 Smart Stops to Be Installed in Yekaterinburg

New bus stops will hide city residents from the wind and tell when a bus will come. The installation of a smart control system takes place due to the receipt of the federal grant, e1.ru.  It is noted that stops should be assembled next year. These are those that are not blown by the wind

Visit |  Events |  05.08.20

Excursion Flash Mob to Be Held in Omsk

The ‘Tourist Information Centre’ of the Omsk region received support from the Presidential Grants Fund and now, Omsk citizens will be offered 120 free routes for excursions, the VK-Group of the flash mob reported.  City residents will be able not only to visit excursions but also to conduct them on their own. The detailed information

Videos |  Novosibirsk |  05.08.20

Novosibirsk Veterinarians Train Dogs Underwater [Video]

Novosibirsk veterinarians conduct rehabilitation courses for pets who have undergone surgery on the spine and joints. Beyond the Urals, this is the first water treadmill for dogs; similar ones are only in Moscow and St. Petersburg, VN.ru reported.    It is noted that the maximum load on the canvas is 80 kilogrammes. The load in water