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Insight |  Moscow |  20.01.21

Over 3,000 Pets Taken from Moscow Shelters

More than three thousand animals were taken from Moscow shelters in 2020, according to RIA News with a reference to the press service of the Department of Housing and Communal Services of the city.   In total, there are 13 municipal animal shelters in the capital. They contain about 17 thousand dogs and cats. It is

Insight |  Moscow |  19.01.21

Over 50 Couples to Get Married in Moscow on Valentine’s Day

More than 50 couples are going to get married on Valentine’s Day in Moscow, according to the ‘Moscow‘ city news agency, with reference to the press service of the city registry office.   This year February 14 will be on Sunday which is a day off for the registry offices. So registrations of Moscow couples will

Insight |  Technology |  18.01.21

First Electronic Land Auction Took Place in Moscow

According to the results of the first land auction held in Moscow in an online format, a 0.73-hectare plot in the west of the city was leased for 5.5 million rubles a year, according to the official website of the Moscow Mayor.  According to the Deputy Mayor of Moscow, Vladimir Efimov, auctions for the lease

Visit |  Events |  14.01.21

Online Courses for Self-Employed to Be Launched in Moscow

The ‘My Career’ Moscow centre will open new online courses for self-employed which will be conducted by certified trainers and experts, the press service of the Moscow Department of Labour and Social Protection of the Population reports.   It is noted that the new programmes will lay the foundation for starting a business with an understanding

Insight |  Moscow |  14.01.21

Moscow Recognized City With Best Electronic Services Quality

Moscow became the leader in the rating of the Ministry of Economic Development for the quality of provision of state and municipal services in electronic format in 2020, the official website of the Moscow Mayor reports.   According to the deputy mayor of the city, Natalya Sergunina, Moscow took first place in the ranking, having received

Business |  Economics |  12.01.21

Business Representatives Praised Moscow Economic Climate

In December 2020, the Romir research holding conducted a survey among representatives of the expert community on the business climate and measures taken to support business in Moscow. The study involved 100 local experts, including representatives of the small and medium-sized business segment, experts in the field of economics, as well as representatives of federal

Insight |  Moscow |  12.01.21

Over 400 Orphans Received Housing in Moscow 2020

More than 400 orphans received housing in Moscow in 2020, according to the city prosecutor Denis Popov on January 12, which is the Day of the Prosecutor’s Office Worker, TASS reports.  “We are working closely with the city authorities in providing housing for orphans. Last year, Moscow provided housing for more than 400 orphans, another

Insight |  Moscow |  10.01.21

Almost 10,000 Entrepreneurs Underwent Training in Moscow

In 2020, almost 10 thousand entrepreneurs studied at the Moscow Exporter School, VM.ru reports. It is specified that the training programme included international communication, marketing, logistics, certification, as well as other aspects of export activities.    “Thanks to the online training format introduced last year, the audience of classes has grown two and a half

Insight |  Economics |  08.01.21

Moscow Authorities Determined Main Directions for Creative Economy Development

Moscow authorities have determined four main areas of support for creative industries in 2021. These spheres include about 113 thousand local companies and individual entrepreneurs, providing jobs for about half a million Muscovites.  According to the official website of the Moscow Mayor, the main areas of support for the creative economy include the creation of

Insight |  Moscow |  06.01.21

Moscow Authorities to Launch First Electric Buses With Heaters

The Moscow authorities are going to launch the first electric buses running entirely on electricity in 2022, according to the official Telegram-channel of the Moscow Department of Transport.  It is expected that electric buses will help city authorities to reduce operating costs and simplify rolling stock maintenance, as they have a 15-year manufacturer’s service warranty.

Visit |  Trip Advisory |  06.01.21

Muscovites Invited for Virtual Tours With Online Bot

An online bot with virtual excursions along the landscaped streets of the city was created in Moscow, TASS reports with reference to the press service of the capital’s urban complex.  It is noted that there are six directions to choose from in the city centre. Among them are Rozhdestvenka Street, Kuznetsky Most, Zvonarsky, Sandunovsky, Varsonofyevsky

Insight |  Moscow |  06.01.21

Russian Authorities to Build Over 3 Million Square Metres Housing

About 3-3.5 million square metres of housing for relocation is planned to be built in Moscow annually at the peak of the renovation programme, TASS reports, citing Moscow Mayor Sergey Sobyanin.  It is noted that since the launch of the renovation programme, 80 residential buildings were built with a total area of ​​about 1 million

Insight |  Moscow |  05.01.21

Experts Named Top In-Demand Professions in Moscow 2021

Couriers, online sales specialists, and IT workers will be in demand on the labour market in Moscow in 2021, according to the ‘Moscow‘ City News Agency which refers to the press service of the Moscow Department of Labour and Social Protection of the Population.   Experts note that many companies automate business processes and optimize the