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Insight |  Moscow |  29.05.20

Experts Noted Muscovites Most Popular Services in ‘My Documents’ Centres

More than 12 thousand people visited ‘My Documents’ public service centres from May 25 to draw up and issue a social card, the official website of the Moscow Mayor reports. Currently, for Muscovites, 144 services are available. The ‘My Documents’ centres work by appointment in order to avoid mass crowds and prevent the spread of

Insight |  Around Russia |  29.05.20

Russians Buy More Educational Goods for Children Than Toys

In April and May 2020, Russians spend up to 29 per cent more money on distance education of children depending on the category of goods, TASS reports.  According to the results of a study conducted by Otkrytie Bank, in April the expenses of Russians on digital applications increased by 29 per cent, 23 per cent

Insight |  Moscow |  28.05.20

Muscovites Can Use Interactive Map for Walks Around City

An interactive map with a schedule of walks by time and days of the week appeared on the Moscow Mayor website.  Moscow residents are able to indicate the address of their place of residence and see which of the 6 groups his house belongs to. Groups will be indicated by color and number. When a

Insight |  Around Russia |  28.05.20

Experts Noted 40% Decrease in Number of Road Accidents

The number of road traffic accidents and Russians affected by them decreased in April 2020 by 40 per cent due to restrictive measures introduced against the backdrop of the coronavirus pandemic, RIA News reports.  According to the Deputy Head of the State Traffic Inspectorate, Oleg Ponaryin, the death toll was reduced by 23 per cent.

Insight |  Omsk |  28.05.20

Omsk Residents Study New City General Plan to Make Suggestions

Omsk residents were presented with the city master plan. It includes 7 thematic maps and provisions on territorial planning, om1 reports.  The detailed plan of Omsk can be found on the city administration website, and the expositions can be studied with the observance of social distance measures. The form for sending suggestions and comments online was

Insight |  Around Russia |  28.05.20

Please Breathe: Russians Collect Memories About Doctors Fighting Coronavirus

The main goal of the All-Russian action “Please Breathe!” helps to collect stories and preserve the memory of medical workers who are fighting with coronavirus, RIA News reports.  The campaign in support of doctors was launched by Russia Today jointly with the Ministry of Health, Associations of Volunteer Centres, and the Volunteer-Medics Movement. Everyone can

Business |  Economics |  28.05.20

Over 10 Billion Rubles for Customer Support Allocated by VTB Bank in Rostov

The VTB Bank in the Rostov region approved a credit vacation for 4.7 thousand individual borrowers by more than 3.1 billion rubles. Small and medium-sized enterprises affected by the COVID-19 pandemic provided with 7.2 billion rubles of credit assistance. The total amount of support amounted to 10.3 billion rubles, 1rnd reports.  It is noted that

Insight |  Moscow |  27.05.20

Over 40 Thousand Free Tickets Issued to Doctors and Volunteers

In Moscow, over 40 thousand free tickets for public transport use were received by medical workers and volunteers who are involved in the treatment of patients with coronavirus infection, the official website of the Mayor of Moscow reports.  Moscow doctors, nurses, laboratory staff, and volunteers received preferential travel passes. Applications for travel are sent to

Insight |  Moscow |  26.05.20

150,000 Times Social Workers Delivered Medicines to Muscovites

Moscow social assistants have already delivered medicines 150,000 times to citizens over 65 years old and people with chronic diseases, the official website of the Moscow Mayor reports.   For two months, Moscow residents left over 167 thousand requests for the purchase and delivery of medicines, of which 150 thousand were completed. This is one of

Visit |  Trip Advisory |  26.05.20

Russian Cancer Centre Ready to Accept Children from Regions

Children who suffer from cancer and arrive from Russian regions will be admitted to the Russian Cancer Research Centre named after N.N. Blokhin during the spread of coronavirus, the Moscow news agency reports.  The Blokhin Scientific Research Institute of Pediatric Oncology and Hematology informed the main freelance pediatric specialists in hematologists of all subjects of

Insight |  Moscow |  26.05.20

Moscow Volunteers Allowed to Visit Dogs and Cats Shelters

More than 10 Moscow shelters for stray dogs and cats will reopen for volunteers from May 26. It is noted that for visiting them it will be necessary to issue special IDs in the volunteer centre, TASS reports.  “Volunteers will be able to visit 13 city shelters for stray dogs and cats again: to transfer