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Business |  Technology |  17.09.21

Russia Created Test Capable of Determining Coronavirus in Any Biomaterial

Specialists of the Central Research Institute of Epidemiology of Rospotrebnadzor (Federal Service for Supervision of Consumer Rights Protection) have developed a test system for detecting the RNA of the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus in any human biomaterials, TASS reports.   It is noted that the instructions for the reagent kit indicate that it is designed to determine the

Business |  Economics |  17.09.21

Russia Allocated Almost 3 Trillion Rubles to Support Economy in Pandemic

During the coronavirus pandemic, Russia allocated about 3 trillion rubles to support citizens and the economy, which is more than 4.5 per cent of the country’s GDP, according to the country’s President, Vladimir Putin, at the summit of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO), TASS reports.  “Russia has allocated about 3 trillion rubles, and this, to

Business |  Technology |  17.09.21

Russia Allocates $60Mln to Produce Spacecraft for Tourist Flights

Russian government has allocated more than 4.4 billion rubles to the ‘Glavkosmos’ space company, a subsidiary of the Roscosmos state corporation, for the production of a rocket and spaceship for tourist flights by 2024, Sputnik reports.   “To allocate in 2021 budget funds […] of 4,412,660 thousand rubles for the expenses of State Space Corporation Roscosmos,”

Insight |  Technology |  16.09.21

Russian IT Specialists Prefer Interesting Projects to High Salary

Most Russian developers will prefer an interesting project to a high salary, TASS reports with reference to the research of the ‘All Cups’ platform for conducting online competitions.   It is noted that the majority (79 per cent) of respondents are ready to give up a high salary for a while for the sake of working

Business |  Technology |  15.09.21

Roscosmos Company to Create Complex for Cancer Patients Treatment

The JSC “Information Satellite Systems” named after Academician M. F. Reshetnev, which is a part of the ‘Roscosmos’ state space corporation, together with its partners is developing a medical complex of radiation therapy for the treatment of cancer patients. The first samples will be ready in two years, TASS reported.  It is noted that at

Business |  Technology |  15.09.21

Russian Scientists Found a Way to Simplify Surgeons’ Work

Specialists of the Russian National University of Science and Technology MISIS (NUST MISIS) together with other country’s scientists managed to find a way to improve the basic medical material with the shape memory effect. According to the study results published in the Polymers journal, the development will greatly facilitate the work of surgeons, RIA Novosti

Business |  Economics |  15.09.21

Russian Ruble Included in Top 20 World Currencies

The Russian ruble occupied the 20th place with a share of 0.18 per cent in international settlements. Previously, the Russian national currency has already appeared in the rating in December 2016, also in the 20th place, RT reports.    According to the rating, the most popular global currency is the US dollar with a 39.38

Business |  Trading |  14.09.21

Russian Diamond Mining Company Increased Sales Almost by 50%

The Russian diamond mining company “Alrosa” sold $297 million worth of diamonds in August 2021, and $10 million worth of brilliants, TASS reports. Compared to the indicator of August 2020, the company increased sales of diamonds by 47 per cent, while brilliants decreased by 31.5 per cent.    At the same time, in August 2021,

Technology |  14.09.21

Moscow to Hold Joint Programmes for Startups With South Korea

The Moscow Agency of Innovations signed a strategic partnership agreement in Seoul with the ‘Innobiz’ South Korean state association on the implementation of joint projects and exchange of experience, the official portal of the Moscow Mayor reports referring to the Deputy Mayor of the city Natalia Sergunina.  “Like our colleagues in the Republic of Korea,

Business |  Technology |  14.09.21

Digital Ruble to Become Official Form of Russian Money by 2030

The launch of the third form of money issued by the Bank of Russia, the digital ruble, will be one of the key projects in the field of digitalization of the country by 2030, TASS reports with reference to the Strategy for the Development of the Financial Market until 2030 presented by the Ministry of

Business |  Events |  13.09.21

Robot-Guide Invites Samara Residents for Excursions

A Russian robot from the Skolkovo resident company has started working in the multimedia historical park “Russia – My History” in Samara, TASS reports with reference to the Development Director of the ‘Promobot’ company Oleg Kivokurtsev.   It is noted that the robot performs the functions of a consulting guide telling visitors about the history of

Insight |  Trading |  10.09.21

Experts Named Moscow Streets With Most Expensive Housing

The first place in the rating of Moscow streets with the most expensive offer of flats (both, secondary and primary markets) is occupied by the Ordynsky Dead End. The average price of 1 sq. m. there is 2.96 million rubles, and only one lot is on sale on the secondary market in the Barkli Gallery