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Insight |  Around Russia |  20.10.21

Russian Universities Entered Top 10 of World Ranking 2022

Two Russian universities entered the top 10 of the Times Higher Education (THE) Emerging Economies Universities Rankings 2022, listing 698 higher education facilities from 50 countries and territories in total. These are the Lomonosov Moscow State University (6th place) and the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology (10th place).   Among other Russian universities mentioned in

Insight |  Around Russia |  14.10.21

Unemployment Rate in Russia Decreased to Pre-Pandemic Level

The unemployment rate in Russia has decreased to pre-pandemic indicators and is currently 4.4 per cent, according to the methodology of the International Labour Organization. The Minister of Labour and Social Protection of the country, Anton Kotyakov, stated that less than 850 thousand unemployed are currently registered in employment centres.   “In the Russian Federation, the

Insight |  Around Russia |  13.10.21

Russia to Tighten Penalties for Drunk Driving

Due to the fault of drunk drivers, 13,800 accidents happened on Russian roads in 2020 (the results of this year have not been announced yet) and 3,600 people died in them. And even though the overall death rate on the roads is decreasing, it is drunk drivers who cause concern in the government – almost

Insight |  Around Russia |  07.10.21

Russians Named Most Productive Days of Their Week

Winter is the most productive time for employees of Russian companies to work with the most effective day on Tuesday, which follows from the results of the survey conducted by the Superjob job search service among 1,600 representatives of the economically active population of Russia on September 28 – October 4, 2021.   Most often, Russians

Insight |  Around Russia |  06.10.21

Tatarstan Residents Named Their Favourite School Teachers

Russian analysts announced that Moscow (24%), St. Petersburg (10%), the Moscow Region (6%), and the Krasnodar Territory (4% each) appeared to be in the top list of the country’s regions with the highest demand for specialists from the field of education.  As specialists stated, the most popular among the teachers in Tatarstan were specialists in

Fun |  Culture |  05.10.21

Most Russians Had Such Teacher Who Influenced Greatly Their Lives

On October 5, 2021, Russians celebrate Teacher’s Day. For this occasion, specialists of the All-Russian Public Opinion Research Centre (VTSIOM) presented data from a survey conducted among the country’s residents about their attitude to their former teachers.  First of all, when hearing the word “teacher”, 25% of respondents imagine a school or university specialist, while

Insight |  Technology |  04.10.21

Makhachkala Introduced Non-Cash Fare Payment in Minibuses

Cashless payment for travel has been introduced in 16 fixed-route taxis of Makhachkala. The system is planned to be implemented on all city routes, according to the press service of the city administration.   In Makhachkala, a presentation of a pilot project on the introduction of an automated fare payment system for passengers on route No.

Insight |  Around Russia |  16.09.21

Russians Told How They Make Important Decisions

Specialists of the All-Russian Public Opinion Research Centre (VTsIOM) presented the results of a survey on how Russians make important decisions. It turned out that 62 per cent of Russians had situations in their lives when their decisions could not be implemented due to circumstances beyond their control, which never happened to 18 per cent

Insight |  Movies |  16.09.21

Russians Revealed Their Attitude to Surrogacy

Specialists of the All-Russian Public Opinion Research Centre (VTsIOM) together with the START video service presented the results of a survey on the attitude of Russians to surrogacy, timed to coincide with the release of the Russian TV series “Container”. According to the Kinopoisk website, the film shows a surrogate mother who moves into the