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Videos |  Around Russia |  21.01.22

Polar Bears Evacuated Into Tundra Came Back to People [Video]

Two polar bear cubs returned to the shift workers in the Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous Okrug (Yamal) from where they were taken several hundred kilometres into the tundra more than two weeks ago.  “These polar bears came to visit the shift workers, but for safety reasons, they had to be taken away from the base by helicopter.

Insight |  Around Russia |  20.01.22

LDPR Prepared Bill on Complete Ban on Vapes Sales

Russian State Duma deputies from the Liberal Democratic Party have prepared a bill proposing a complete ban on the sale of vaping devices and liquid nicotine in Russia. The text of the draft is available in the Telegram channel of one of the authors of the initiative Yaroslav Nilov.  “The bill, in order to preserve

Insight |  Around Russia |  18.01.22

Russians Named Mandatory Things in Everyday Life

The All-Russian Public Opinion Research Centre (VTsIOM) conducted a survey to find out what Russians cannot imagine their day without. The top three includes work (31 per cent), relatives and friends (15 per cent), and a mobile phone (13 per cent).    It is specified that young Russians aged 18-24 were more likely to name

Insight |  Around Russia |  18.01.22

Russian State Duma Adopted Law on Life Imprisonment for Paedophiles

The State Duma of the Russian Federation on Tuesday, January 18, adopted immediately in the second and third readings the law on life imprisonment for crimes against the sexual integrity of minors. The document expands the application of the maximum penalty of life imprisonment for paedophiles.  As reminded, currently, only repeat paedophiles who have previously

Insight |  Around Russia |  18.01.22

Survey Showed, QR Codes Can’t Make Russians Get Vaccinated

The points concerning the introduction of a new law on QR codes were unanimously decided to be removed from the order of Russian President, Vladimir Putin, which was announced yesterday, on January 17, by the Chairman of the State Duma, Vyacheslav Volodin, in his Telegram channel. He noted that feedback from the people is important

Insight |  Trip Advisory |  18.01.22

Over One Million Russians Visited Museums During Winter Holidays

More than one million people in Russia visited museums in the period from January 1 to 12, 2022. The most popular was the Tsarskoe Selo palace and park ensemble, according to the press service of the Russian Ministry of Culture.  “In total, 1,029,193 people visited museums subordinate to the Ministry of Culture of Russia in

Insight |  Around Russia |  17.01.22

QR Code Instructions to Be Removed From Putin’s Orders List

The list of instructions of the President of the Russian Federation following the results of the congress of the Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs (RSPP) regarding the so-called draft law on QR codes will be adjusted, the press secretary of the head of the Russian state, Dmitry Peskov, said.  “At the end of last

Visit |  Culture |  14.01.22

Russian Female Convicts Compete for Famous Painting Best Parody

The Izoizolyatsia-3 (“ArtIsolation-3”) art contest was held in correctional colony number two of the Nizhny Novgorod region. The convicted women recreated images from paintings by famous artists, including the Renaissance epoch, as reported by the press service of the regional department of the Federal Penitentiary Service of Russia.   It is noted that during the contest,

Insight |  Omsk |  14.01.22

Omsk Refinery Helped in Opening Family Robotics School

​A family robotics school has appeared in the Soviet District of Omsk, where students will be able to develop engineering skills and get acquainted with relevant technical professions.  “Omsk Refinery conducts multi-stage training of specialists to work in high-tech production. By creating modern infrastructure in schools and institutions of additional education, we stimulate children’s interest

Insight |  Around Russia |  13.01.22

Russians Described Ideal Winter Vacation

Specialists of the All-Russian Public Opinion Research Centre conducted research and found out what types of recreation Russians would like to do in winter. Skiing and sledding appeared to be the favourite ones for the surveyed country residents.  Russians consider skiing, sledding and other types of winter sports to be an ideal type of recreation