Latest News Around Russia
Insight |  Around Russia |  04.10.22

Russia’s President Allowed Soldiers Serve Under Contract in FSB

Russian President, Vladimir Putin, has signed a decree granting Russians the right to sign a contract to serve in the FSB (Federal Security Service). According to the document, conscript soldiers can also serve under contract in the special service and the Foreign Intelligence Service of the Russian Federation.  As reminded, on August 12, Putin also

Insight |  Around Russia |  29.09.22

We Are Together: Russian Volunteers Help Families of Mobilized Men

In Russia, the mutual assistance campaign “We Are Together” has begun. With the support of the “People’s Front” All-Russian Public Movement, the hotline has begun to work. Volunteers accept applications for legal, psychological, humanitarian, and household aid to families of the mobilized around the clock.  Thus, with the support of the Ministry of Justice of

Insight |  Around Russia |  21.09.22

Russian State Duma Members May Be Mobilized to Defend Motherland

After President of the Russian Federation, Vladimir Putin, has announced a partial mobilization in Russia that starts today, on September 21, the State Duma deputy, Yuri Shvytkin, decided to support the initiative and his former fellow soldiers, and revealed his desire to join the Russian army. This provoked the speaker of the State Duma, Vyacheslav

Insight |  Economics |  19.09.22

Russian Expert Revealed Who Has Largest Pension

The Deputy Dean of the Faculty of Economics of the Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia, Elena Grigorieva, in an interview with the Prime agency, named top professions in Russia with the biggest pensions.  The expert recalled that the Federal Statistics Service (Rosstat) conducts quarterly and annual monitoring of average pension sizes in the country by

Insight |  Around Russia |  02.09.22

Russia to Simplify Procedure for Connecting Solar Panels

Prime Minister of the Russian Federation, Mikhail Mishustin, ordered the Ministry of Energy and the Ministry of Finance to work out the simplification of the procedure for connecting solar panels, including through the public services portal, by September 30, 2022.  It is specified that the order was given following the results of the All-Russian Urban

Insight |  Around Russia |  25.08.22

Russian President Signed Decree on Increasing Military Personnel Number

The President of the Russian Federation, Vladimir Putin, signed a decree on increasing the staffing of the Russian Armed Forces by 137 thousand servicemen. The relevant document is posted on the country’s legal information portal.  “To establish the full-time strength of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation in the amount of 2,039,758 units, including

Insight |  Around Russia |  21.07.22

Experts Named Healthiest Cities in Russia

Sochi and Krasnodar turned out to be the most suitable cities for leading a healthy lifestyle in Russia, according to the conclusion made by the analysts of the Rabota.ru job search service in their research.  Experts interviewed more than 3.7 thousand users of the service over the age of 18 from different regions of the

Insight |  Around Russia |  07.07.22

World’s Most Expensive Medicine Officially Appeared in Russia

The world’s most expensive drug “Zolgensma”, which is used to treat spinal muscular atrophy (SMA), has officially appeared in Russia, according to the operator of the national product labeling system “Chestny Znak” (“Honest Sign”), the Center for the Development of Advanced Technologies.   The first packages of “Zolgensma” were marked and entered into civil circulation, which

Insight |  Around Russia |  06.07.22

Russian State Duma Introduced Tougher Penalties for Crimes Against State 

The State Duma of the Russian Federation adopted in the second reading a bill on punishment for treason, disclosure of state secrets, espionage and defection to the enemy, as stated by the Chairman of the Security and Anti-corruption Committee of the State Duma Vasily Piskarev.   “The measures will strengthen responsibility for crimes against the security

Insight |  Trip Advisory |  01.07.22

Russian Federation Сancelled COVID Restrictions Around Country

In Russia, against the background of improving the epidemiological situation, previously imposed due to the coronavirus pandemic restrictions are being lifted, in particular, the mask regime is being cancelled, as the Federal Service for Supervision of Consumer Rights Protection and Human Well-Being (Rospotrebnadzor) reported.  “Due to the continuing decrease in the intensity of the epidemic