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Business |  Technology |  13.04.21

Moscow Schools Began Accepting Electronic Illness Certificates

Data on the illness of children attending Moscow schools and kindergartens will be automatically transferred to an electronic journal, so paper certificates of students’ absence for health reasons will no longer be needed, according to the mayor of the city, Sergey Sobyanin, on his Twitter page.  “I know that parents have been waiting for this

Business |  Technology |  13.04.21

Voice Assistant Started Helping Doctors in Moscow Hospitals

A pilot project has started in five Moscow hospitals, which introduced a voice assistant based on artificial intelligence which will collect complaints from patients by phone before seeing a therapist, the official website of the city mayor reports.   It is specified that the voice assistant is integrated with the chatbot, which has been conducting an

Business |  Technology |  13.04.21

Most Russian Entrepreneurs Sell Products Online

More than 60 per cent of Russian entrepreneurs are engaged in online sales of their goods and services, according to a survey conducted by the outsourcing service “Knopka”, TASS reports.  In the course of the survey, 61.6 per cent of respondents said that they sell goods and services via the Internet (they have their own

Business |  Economics |  13.04.21

Russian Women Reduced Expenses in Beauty Segment

Russian women spend money on beauty services more often than men, though the average bill for men is twice as high, according to a study conducted by the Russian Standard Bank, RIA News reports.  The study examined anonymized data on all online and offline transactions with bank cards in the beauty segment of the Russian

Fun |  Music |  12.04.21

Roscosmos Created Cosmonauts’ Playlist

Sberbank together with the ‘Roscosmos’ State Space Corporation, launched a number of initiatives dedicated to Cosmonautics Day. The main one is a special project “Travel in Space”, the press service of the space corporation reports.  It is noted that on the project’s website, users can go on a journey to distant planets using the products

Insight |  Economics |  11.04.21

Most Russians Would Like to Have Additional Job

Specialists of the Rabota.ru job search service conducted a study and found out whether Russian residents would like to find a new part-time job. According to the survey results, 79 per cent of respondents would like to earn extra money, and 10 per cent are already doing it, while 11 per cent of the surveyed

Insight |  Economics |  11.04.21

Russians Believe: Adult Children Should Support Parents Financially

Most Russians help their parents financially, allocating them 8,500 rubles per month on average, the specialists of the SuperJob job search service report. According to the results of their research, 55 per cent of the country residents believe that adult children should provide their parents with constant financial help and 35 per cent think that

Business |  Technology |  11.04.21

Advanced Radiator for Cooling Electric Vehicles Batteries Created in Russia

Scientists from Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University (SPbPU) created a durable and compact radiator for lithium-ion batteries, which in the future can be used to power electric vehicles. When creating the radiator, aluminium alloys were used and the technology of friction stir welding was applied, RIA News reports.   As the engineer of the

Insight |  Technology |  11.04.21

Russian Entrepreneurs Named Best Digital Services

Online interaction with government agencies became the most popular digital service that entrepreneurs in Russia use, according to the press service of the Federal Corporation for the Development of Small and Medium-Sized Businesses. It is specified that almost a third of the survey participants are engaged in trade, 8 per cent are in the construction

Insight |  Technology |  10.04.21

Experts Told How Much Rostovites Spend on New Smartphone

Specialists of the MTS telecom operator analyzed the sales of gadgets in Rostov in the first three months of 2021 and came to the conclusion that people began to choose new products more carefully and spend more money on them, 1rnd reports.   Thus, the average cost of a purchased gadget in Rostov in January-March 2021

Business |  Trading |  10.04.21

Hyundai Launches in Russia Online Store for Used Cars

Hyundai Motor CIS announced that it has launched a new digital service ‘UKA’ on the Russian car market since April 7, 2021. The mobile application allows customers to view the gallery of cars offered for sale, get acquainted with the history of their operation, as well as see the results of diagnostics and transfer payment

Business |  Trading |  10.04.21

Russia Increased Chinese Cars Sale to 87% in March 2021

The sales of Chinese cars continue to grow in Russia. Thus, in January 2021, they grew by 52 per cent, in February, by 93 per cent, and in March, by 87 per cent, the Autostat analytical agency reports. So, 8,180 new cars of Chinese brands were sold in the country in March.  Taking into account

Business |  Technology |  09.04.21

Russia to Develop Heavy Mine-Clearing Robot

The newest heavy robotic demining complex is being developed in the interests of the Russian Armed Forces, RIA News reports with reference to the Russian Ministry of Defence.  The chief of the engineering troops, Lieutenant General Alexander Stavitsky, informed that at present, in addition to the Uran-6, which is already being supplied to the troops,