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Business |  Technology |  28.02.21

Russia and UAE to Explore Space Together

Russia will sign an agreement with the United Arab Emirates on cooperation in the exploration and use of outer space for peaceful purposes. The corresponding order of the Prime Minister of the Russian Federation, Mikhail Mishustin, was published on the official portal of legal information, TASS reports.  According to the order, the state corporation for

Business |  Technology |  27.02.21

Russia Created First Virtual System for Training Troops

The Russian state organization for the export of military products “Rosoboronexport” which is a part of the “Rostec” corporation, at the IDEX-2021 International Arms Exhibition in Abu Dhabi, UAE, presented the “Spectrum-7E” the first virtual training system for the integrated training of troops, TASS reports.  It is noted that the new system includes a training

Videos |  Technology |  26.02.21

Mercedes-Benz Spoke About New C-Class for Russia [Video]

Mercedes-Benz has unveiled a new generation C-Class sedan and station wagon W206. In Russia, it will be possible to order a new product in Q2 of 2021 only as a sedan, Autonews reports. At the start of sales, they will offer two versions: C180 with rear-wheel drive and C200 4M with all-wheel drive.   It

Business |  Technology |  26.02.21

Russian Scientists Created Magnetic Nanomaterial for Securities Protection

Developing new methods for growing nanostructures of iron, cobalt, and nickel, Russian National University of Science and Technology (MISIS) associate professor, Yuri Konyukhov, and his colleagues have created nanoparticles with programmable magnetic properties that can be used to protect securities from counterfeiting, and people from electromagnetic radiation, TASS reports.   It is noted that the authors

Business |  Technology |  25.02.21

LADA Granta to Get Upgraded Base Engine

The LADA Granta family will receive an upgraded 1.6-litre eight-valve engine which the updated LADA Largus was previously equipped with, Autoreview reports.   It is noted that an updated connecting rod-piston group, a modernized crankshaft and a gas distribution mechanism were introduced on the new base engine. As a result, power is increased to 90 hp

Business |  Technology |  25.02.21

Astrakhan Students Created Smart Wheelchair

Students of the Astrakhan State University (ASU) received 500 thousand rubles for testing a prototype wheelchair with remote control and smart wheels that can climb stairs, TASS reports.  The developed chair has special “smart” wheels that allow changing direction quickly and is controlled by a smartphone. The chair can be rolled up to you or

Business |  Technology |  23.02.21

Russian Experts Named Top Noise-Cancelling Headphones

Interest in active noise cancelling (ANC) headphones is growing quickly in Russia. In 2020, a lot of new devices were released and the offer among TWS headsets increased sharply, RIA News reports.  According to the experts, the Sony WH-1000XM4 headphones for 29,990 rubles were recognized as the best ones. This series of headphones is considered

Business |  Technology |  22.02.21

Russian Newest Sniper Rifle Undergoes State Tests

The newest Chukavin sniper rifle (SVCh) developed by the ‘Kalashnikov’ group of companies which is a part of the “Rostec” state corporation, is being currently tested as part of the “Reaper” programme, TASS reports.   It is noted that at present, the rifle created within the framework of the “Reaper” programme has been modified taking into

Business |  Technology |  21.02.21

MegaFon Accelerates 5G Internet in International Roaming

The ‘MegaFon‘ Russian telecommunications company tested the capabilities of the international 5G roaming network, increasing the speed of mobile data transmission to 1.1 Gbps during the tests. The result was recorded in Helsinki using the Speedtest app on a Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G smartphone.   “The result is five times higher than the speed

Business |  Events |  20.02.21

Russia to Present New Anti-Drone System at IDEX Exhibition

The ‘Rosoboronexport’ company which is a part of the “Rostec” corporation, will present a new comprehensive anti-drone system at the IDEX International Defence Exhibition which will be held in the UAE from February 21 to 25, 2021, the company’s press service reported.    The company’s specialists will present at the exhibition a new system that

Insight |  Technology |  20.02.21

Innovative Trains to Appear in St. Petersburg Metro

The innovative Smart carriage was developed for the St. Petersburg metro. It is planned that trains with such carriages will go to the red metro line in early 2022, according to the vice-governor of the city, Maxim Sokolov, on his VK-Page.    The designers of ‘Transmashholding’ were working on the creation of a technologically advanced

Business |  Technology |  19.02.21

VTB Develops Online Service for Car Loans

The VTB bank has expanded its online car purchase service on credit to all bank customers. Registration of an application at VTB Online is now also available for iOs users. The technology has already made it possible to increase the share of online applications for a car loan by 15 per cent, increasing the monthly

Business |  Technology |  18.02.21

Russian Scientists Made Transparent Solar Panels Cheap

Russian physicists have created a cheap technology with which organic solar cells can be made transparent without compromising their efficiency. An article describing the technology was published by the scientific journal ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, TASS reports with reference to the press service of the ITMO (the University of Information Technology, Mechanics and Optics).