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Insight |  Kazan |  10.01.21

Almost 200 New Blocks of Flats to Appear in Tatarstan 2021

In Tatarstan, 198 new blocks of flats are currently under construction, which is 2 million square metres of investment housing (more than half of which is being built using escrow accounts), KazanFirst reports with reference to the head of the Ministry of Construction of the Republic Marat Aizatullin.   It is specified that there are 44

Insight |  Kazan |  30.11.20

First SBER E-Pharmacy Opened in Kazan

The first SBER EAPTEKA (“E-Pharmacy”) opened in Kazan, with delivery and its own hub, NewsNN reports. Over the next two years, the pharmacy plans to open 10 outlets in the region (5 in Kazan, and one each in Naberezhnye Chelny, Almetyevsk, Bugulma, and Nizhnekamsk).    It is noted that the first order with medicines and

Insight |  Kazan |  20.11.20

Experts Analyzed Kazan Residents’ Food Preferences

A typical breakfast of a resident of Kazan most often consists of flour products. Citizens prefer sweets which they most often consume from 8 am to 10 am, KazanFirst reports.    The top 10 most popular morning foods among Kazan residents include croissants, sugar, bananas, milk, mini-baguettes, and other sweet pastries. From 1 pm to

Insight |  Trip Advisory |  20.11.20

Batteries Receiving Boxes Appeared in Kazan Stores

The “Pyaterochka” retail chain has installed containers to receive used batteries, KazanFirst reports. Special boxes have appeared in 27 stores of the chain, where citizens can hand over used batteries for recycling.   It is specified that collected batteries will be sent to the plant of the ‘Megapolisresurs’ group of companies for recycling. This enterprise is

Insight |  Kazan |  19.11.20

Kazan Canteen Reformatted Into School Restaurant

Kazan Mayor, Ilsur Metshin, visited school №87, where the canteen was overhauled and reformatted into a school restaurant. After that, the amount of hot meals in school has grown to 93 per cent, the Kazan city hall’s official website reports.   It is specified that new equipment and furniture were purchased for the canteen, double-sided distribution

Visit |  Events |  17.11.20

Prophet Muhammad’s Hair to Be Brought to Kazan

From November 20, 2020, till February 10, 2021, the Museum of Islamic Culture of the Kazan Kremlin will open the exhibition “Tatars of Siberia: Relics and Collections“, created in collaboration with the museums of the Tyumen region, the official VK-Community of the event reports. The main exhibit of the exhibition is the hair from the

Insight |  Kazan |  14.11.20

Rehabilitation Centre to Be Built in Kazan for 700 Million Rubles

A medical rehabilitation centre will be built in Kazan for 700 million rubles and will work with such profiles as orthopaedics, neurology, cardiology, traumatology, and geriatrics, the press service of the Tatarstan Investment Development Agency reports.  It is specified that the future hospital is designed for 170 beds, and it will work around the clock.

Insight |  Kazan |  21.10.20

Russians Named Best Cities for Autumn Vacation

Almost every third Russian (29 per cent) would like to go to St. Petersburg in autumn, RT reports with reference to the poll conducted by the Tutu.ru travel service.   Second place is occupied by Moscow, with 17 per cent of respondents voted for it. Kazan closes the top three cities of Russia for recreation in

Insight |  Kazan |  18.10.20

Russians Named Top Cities for New Year Celebration

The list of the most popular cities where Russian tourists would like to celebrate the New Year. The most popular are Sochi, Kaliningrad, St. Petersburg, Simferopol, Mineralnye Vody, Novosibirsk, Krasnodar, Yekaterinburg, Kazan, and Krasnoyarsk, RIA News writes.    The specialists of the Tutu.ru travel service analyzed the searches of Russians made from September 15 to

Insight |  Kazan |  16.10.20

Pandemic Changed Russian Travellers’ Booking Habits

The State Committee for Tourism of Tatarstan told how the preferences of tourists have changed in connection with the pandemic, KazanFirst reports.   According to the Chairman of the State Committee for Tourism of Tatarstan, Sergey Ivanov, the pandemic affected the booking of tours. In particular, the number of trips over short distances to neighboring regions

Insight |  Kazan |  14.10.20

Kazan Included in List for Testing Public Transport Renovation Programme

Kazan was included in the list of the pilot cities where a new federal programme for the renewal of public transport will be tested. The implementation of the programme is planned to be fulfilled until 2030.  According to the Deputy Transport Minister, Aleksei Semenov, taking into account all budgetary constraints, authorities are forced to remain

Insight |  Kazan |  13.10.20

First Centre for Intellectual Property Competence to Be Created in Kazan

On the basis of the IT park in Kazan, a Regional Centre for Intellectual Property Competence will be created, which will provide all types of services for the protection of intellectual property and the introduction of innovations.   It is specified that the centre will be aimed at increasing the competitiveness of Tatarstan products, introducing new

Insight |  Kazan |  12.10.20

Kazan Restaurants Exempted From Rent for Summer Verandas Placement

More than half of seasonal retail facilities in Kazan are summer verandas, that is why to support the restaurant business the city mayor, Ilsur Metshin, made a decision to decorate summer verandas free of charge, KazanFirst reports.   Thanks to this decision, city catering facilities opened 146 outdoor venues free of charge. It is also specified