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Insight |  Technology |  10.02.23

Russia Adopted Law on Genomic Information Collection

Russian President, Vladimir Putin, has signed a law that expands the list of persons subject to mandatory genomic registration. The relevant law is published on the official Internet portal of legal information.  According to the law, this list will include all convicted and serving sentences in the form of imprisonment, suspects and accused of committing

Insight |  Around Russia |  30.01.23

Russia’s Defense Ministry to Provide Volunteers With Weapons, Equipment, and Medical Care

The Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation will provide volunteer formations with weapons, military equipment, provisions, and medical care, as stated in the draft order of the country’s Minister of Defense, published on Monday, January 30, 2023.  “I order to determine: the procedure for providing volunteer formations with weapons, military equipment, material and technical

Insight |  Trip Advisory |  18.01.23

Sberbank Started Operating in Crimea

Sberbank has started operating in the Crimea with its first ATMs have already been installed on the peninsula, as reported by the press service of the institution on January 18, 2023.  “Sberbank has formed a team and is starting to operate on the Crimean Peninsula. The first ATMs of the bank have already been installed

Insight |  Around Russia |  17.01.23

Russian Defense Minister Held Meeting in Special Military Operation Zone

Russian Defense Minister, Sergei Shoigu, held a meeting on increasing the number of Armed Forces to 1.5 million military personnel as part of his work in the joint Special Military Operation (SVO). The meeting was attended by Deputy Defense Ministers, Commanders-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of Russia, and commanders on the implementation of the decision

Insight |  Around Russia |  17.01.23

Special Military Operation Participants to Be Credited With Double Insurance Record

The period of participation of conscripts, contractors, and volunteers in the Russia’s special military operation in Ukraine will be counted in their insurance record in double the amount, as it follows from the government decree.  “The government has approved aresolution on the calculation of insurance experience for mobilized, contract workers, volunteers. The period of participation

Insight |  Around Russia |  10.01.23

Russian Government Supported Bill on Recognition Maps Challenging Country’s Borders as Extremism

The Government of the Russian Federation has supported, taking into account the revision, the bill that refers to extremist materials publicly distributed maps challenging the territorial integrity of the country.   As noted in the Cabinet of Ministers, “cartographic and other similar materials, as a rule, perform an exclusively informative function.” At the same time, their

Insight |  Around Russia |  06.01.23

Russian Students to Get Increase in Scholarships

The Head of the State Duma Committee on Social Policy, Yaroslav Nilov, said that a bill to raise student scholarships to the minimum wage level will be submitted to the State Duma this year. According to the official, the initiative will be finalized so that the funds are included in the draft federal budget for

Insight |  Technology |  06.01.23

Russian Schools and Colleges Must Use Only State Information Systems Since 2023

Schools and colleges of the Russian Federation from January 1, 2023, should use only state information systems in the educational process, according to the press service of the Ministry of Education of the Russian Federation.   “Since January 1, organizations of basic general and secondary vocational education are required to use exclusively state information systems within