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Business |  Technology |  05.07.20

Luna-25 Spacecraft to Be Fully Tested in 2021

The Luna-25 spacecraft, which is expected to be launched to the orbit next year, will be manufactured and will complete tests in the summer of 2021, TASS reported.   In October 2021, Roscosmos plans to send the Luna-25 automatic station to the Moon, which will be the first domestic spacecraft in modern Russia on the Earth’s

Business |  Technology |  03.07.20

Russian Quality Experts Advise Avoid Laptop Overheating

The Russian Quality Control (Roskachestvo) experts gave a piece of advice on how to protect a laptop from overheating which can be caused by the extremely hot weather.  It is noted that in the heat, not only faulty laptops are exposed to overheating, but also those that work well. There are several signs your device

Business |  Economics |  02.07.20

Russian Banks Launched Transfers by Phone Number

Russian banks launched money transfers from legal entities to citizens by phone number as part of the quick payment system, RIA News reported. Since May 2020, residents of the Russian Federation can transfer up to 100,000 rubles per month within the system for free. You need only to know the name of a credit institution where

Business |  Technology |  01.07.20

Own Internet Connection to Appear on Russian ISS Segment

The Russian segment of the International Space Station will receive independent broadband Internet by the end of the year, TASS reported.  Currently, to communicate with the ISS, the American TDRS system is used, the data in which are transmitted using satellites of the same name located in geostationary orbit. According to the cosmonaut Alexander Skvortsov,

Business |  Economics |  01.07.20

Moscow Cafes Revenues Increased by 20%

The revenue of metropolitan cafes and restaurants, after lifting restrictions associated with the coronavirus pandemic, grew by 15–20 per cent compared to last year, Interfax reported.  After the opening of the cafes’ verandas, the demand grew by 60 per cent. It is noted that revenues in this industry are 15–20 percent more than in the

Business |  Economics |  30.06.20

Experts Revealed Professions of Russians Which Most Often Get Life Insurance

Life insurance is often gotten by fettlers, doormen, folders, etc, the state insurance company (Rosgosstrakh Life) reports. Office workers, drivers, medical workers, police, and military workers are also in the top list of those who worry about their safety.   It is specified that most employees know that the profession of a doorman in metallurgy is

Business |  Economics |  29.06.20

Russian Expert Forecasts Ruble Appreciation in 2020

The Head of Sberbank, German Gref, said that by the end of 2020, the Russian ruble may strengthen to the level of 60–62 rubles per dollar, TASS reports. The expert noted that the Russian ruble is closely linked to the price of oil, so the Russian national currency is quite difficult to predict.  Gref said

Business |  Technology |  28.06.20

Novosibirsk Doctors Kill Coronavirus With Infrared Rays

Novosibirsk doctors are introducing methods for treating coronavirus, with which they previously treated patients with other diseases, VN.RU reports. This method of therapy was used before to treat cancer, tuberculosis, and other diseases.  An oncologist, professor Sergei Nikonov, said that some of his colleagues contracted the coronavirus, against which bilateral pneumonia has developed in them.

Business |  Trip Advisory |  28.06.20

Russian Cosmonaut Told About Tourist Trips Into Space

The Hero of Russia, cosmonaut Pavel Vinogradov, told that a space tourist will be able to admire the views of the Earth, take pictures and conduct experiments in space, RIA News reports.  The RSC Energia announced the signing of a contract with the Space Adventures company for the flight of 2 tourists on the Soyuz spaceship

Business |  Industry |  27.06.20

Gazprom Starts Testing Deep Oil Refining Complex

The Omsk Oil Refinery ‘Gazprom Neft’ conducts the first stage of technological equipment testing of the complex for the deep processing of oil, the company’s official website reports.  The future complex with a capacity of 2 million tons will allow the Omsk Oil Refinery to increase the depth of oil refining and flexibly regulate the

Business |  Technology |  27.06.20

Russian Government to Conduct Experiment on Digital Education Introduction

Fourteen subjects of the Russian Federation will become pilot regions for the introduction of digital education. These are Altai Territory, the Astrakhan, Kaliningrad, Kaluga, Kemerovo, Moscow, Novgorod, Nizhny Novgorod, Novosibirsk, Perm, Sakhalin, Tyumen, and Chelyabinsk regions, as well as Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous Okrug, RG reports with reference to the government official website.  It is noted that

Insight |  Technology |  26.06.20

Smart Lighting System to Appear in 4 Rostov Region Cities

The largest provider of digital services in Russia (Rostelecom) will install energy-efficient lighting systems using digital control in 4 cities of the Rostov Region. These are Aksay, Volgodonsk, Kamensk-Shakhtinsk, and Krasny Sulin. The existing street lights will be replaced with new LED ones and combined with an automated outdoor lighting control system.   The system will