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Insight |  Trading |  23.01.21

Secondary Housing Demand Increased by 81% in Novosibirsk

In Novosibirsk, the demand for secondary housing increased by 81% over the year, while the supply rose by 68%; the average price per square metre increased by 5%. More than a third of home buyers preferred two-room flats, VN.ru reports.  As for the structure of demand for different types of secondary residential real estate, 38%

Insight |  Novosibirsk |  23.01.21

Novosibirsk to Become Russian New Year Capital

The awarding of the title of “New Year’s Capital of Russia” to Novosibirsk will coincide with the holding of the World Junior Ice Hockey Championship in 2023, VN.ru reports.   On Friday, January 22, the Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation supported the initiative of Governor, Andrey Travnikov, to award Novosibirsk the title of “New

Insight |  Around Russia |  23.01.21

Russian Schoolchildren Launched Good Deeds Action

Russian schoolchildren launched the ‘Good Saturday’ action as part of the “New Year – Big Goals” thematic week. The guys are participants in the “Big Change” project of the “Russia, the Land of Opportunities” presidential platform.  To take part in the action, everyone should start their year with good habits. Thus, on January 23, the

Insight |  Chelyabinsk |  22.01.21

Ancient Fossil to Be Sold in Urals for 1 Million Rubles

A resident of the Chelyabinsk region put up for sale an unusual fossil with the remains of ancient shells, chelTV reports.  According to the seller, there are several fossilized ancient spiral shells on the stone, but he was unable to pinpoint all the details. The man believes that his find may date back to the

Insight |  Novosibirsk |  21.01.21

Novosibirsk Residents Increased Charity Expenses

The specialists of the MTS Bank analyzed the spending of residents of the Novosibirsk region on the New Year holidays, VN.ru reports with reference to the director of the institution in Novosibirsk Alexander Solovenchuk.  According to him, in the first half of January 2021 citizens spent most of their money in alcohol stores, on food

Insight |  Moscow |  20.01.21

Over 3,000 Pets Taken from Moscow Shelters

More than three thousand animals were taken from Moscow shelters in 2020, according to RIA News with a reference to the press service of the Department of Housing and Communal Services of the city.   In total, there are 13 municipal animal shelters in the capital. They contain about 17 thousand dogs and cats. It is

Insight |  Nizhny Novgorod |  19.01.21

Eco Points for Old Equipment to Appear in Nizhny Novgorod

In 2021, it is planned to build eco-centres of the Max format in Nizhny Novgorod, NewsNN reports. In addition to glass, plastic, and paper, used equipment will also be accepted, according to the Commercial Director of “Istok” UK LLC, Ruslan Maslennikov, during the live broadcast of the meeting of the standing committee of the Nizhny

Insight |  Beauty & Fashion |  19.01.21

Ufa Photographer Shot Janitor in GQ Style

Janitor Yura from Ufa got in trouble. Fraudsters took advantage of his disability and took out loans in his name for a total of about 700,000 rubles.  Ufa photographer, Roman Filippov, came to the man’s aid. He organized a photoshoot for the janitor, posted his photo on his Instagram-account and, having told this sad story,

Insight |  Moscow |  19.01.21

Over 50 Couples to Get Married in Moscow on Valentine’s Day

More than 50 couples are going to get married on Valentine’s Day in Moscow, according to the ‘Moscow‘ city news agency, with reference to the press service of the city registry office.   This year February 14 will be on Sunday which is a day off for the registry offices. So registrations of Moscow couples will

Insight |  Technology |  18.01.21

First Electronic Land Auction Took Place in Moscow

According to the results of the first land auction held in Moscow in an online format, a 0.73-hectare plot in the west of the city was leased for 5.5 million rubles a year, according to the official website of the Moscow Mayor.  According to the Deputy Mayor of Moscow, Vladimir Efimov, auctions for the lease

Insight |  Around Russia |  18.01.21

Simferopol Airport Served Over 4.5 Million Passengers

Simferopol International Airport served 4.63 million people in 2020. The most popular flight destinations are Moscow and St. Petersburg, as well as Yekaterinburg, Novosibirsk and Kazan, according to the press service of the airport.  In August 2020, for the first time in history, monthly passenger traffic exceeded 1 million passengers, the daily traffic reached a

Insight |  Around Russia |  18.01.21

More and More Murmansk Companies Become Arctic Zone Residents

Three more companies from the Murmansk region will receive the status of a resident of the Arctic Zone of the Russian Federation (AZRF), according to the Governor of the Murmansk region Andrey Chibis.  “Three more applications from companies in the Murmansk region have been approved for obtaining the status of a resident of the Arctic