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Insight |  Moscow |  19.06.21

Russian Restaurateurs Started Developing COVID-Free Zones

Covid-19-free cafes and restaurants are to be organized in Moscow soon. The President of the Federation of Restaurateurs and Hoteliers of Russia, Igor Bukharov, expressed his opinion on this initiative on the air of RadioSputnik.   An experiment will be held in Moscow on the organization of “COVID-free” catering points, in which from one and a

Insight |  Moscow |  19.06.21

Muscovites Started Berry Picking Season

At the enterprises of the Moscow region, the berry harvesting season has been started, as reported by the press service of the regional Ministry of Agriculture with reference to the Minister of Agriculture and Food of the Moscow Region Sergei Voskresensky. One of the first to start harvesting was the Yagoda-Malina fruit nursery in the

Insight |  Moscow |  09.06.21

Moscow Region Schools to Start Teaching Entrepreneurs

Special entrepreneurial classes will be launched in 200 schools in the Moscow region since next year, RadioSputnik reports with reference to the regional Ministry of Education.  As the deputy chairman of the regional government, Irina Kaklyugina, told, starting from the new academic year, entrepreneurship will begin to be studied in out-of-class hours in a total

Business |  Industry |  09.06.21

Moscow Increased Industrial Production Volume by 15%

Industrial production in Moscow for the first quarter of 2021 increased by 15 percent compared to the same period last year. According to the Head of the city’s Department of Investment and Industrial Policy, Alexander Prokhorov, the growth is due to an increase in the volume of the manufacturing industry, high demand for products for

Videos |  Trip Advisory |  29.05.21

New Railway Station Opened in Moscow [Video]

Moscow Mayor, Sergey Sobyanin, and ‘Russian Railways’ General Director, Oleg Belozerov, have opened a new “Vostochny” railway station for long-distance trains, RIA Novosti reports.   “Today is a big event, I would say that for the first time in a hundred years, a full-fledged new station is opening, which unites the Kursk direction of the

Insight |  Moscow |  28.05.21

Muscovites Don’t Support Special Places in Restaurants for Vaccinated

Moscow Mayor, Sergei Sobyanin, proposed creating coronavirus-free places in restaurants, where people who have been vaccinated will be served. The results of a survey conducted by specialists from the SuperJob job search service showed that more than half of the city’s residents (55 per cent) are not ready for such an innovation.  Only 20 per

Insight |  Moscow |  27.05.21

Moscow Entered Top World Cities in COVID-19 Fight Effectiveness

Business support measures allowed Moscow to take second place in the ranking of world megacities in terms of the effectiveness of the fight against the coronavirus pandemic, RIA Novosti reports with reference to the press service of the Moscow Complex of Economic Policy and Property and Land Relations.   Moscow ranked second behind Singapore based on

Insight |  Moscow |  23.05.21

Sergei Sobyanin: Moscow Coped With Pandemic Better Than World Cities

Moscow coped with the coronavirus pandemic better than other cities of the world, TASS reports citing Moscow Mayor Sergei Sobyanin.   “I think that we did no worse than the world cities. And given the fact that we had much fewer restrictions, fewer lockdowns, the economy suffered less, I think, even better,” Sobyanin said. The mayor

Insight |  Moscow |  18.05.21

Over Half a Million Muscovites Received Library Cards

Residents of Moscow actively use the unified library card. Currently, more than 500 thousand residents of the city have already issued it, according to the official website of the Moscow Mayor with a reference to the Deputy Mayor of the city Natalya Sergunina.   It is noted that a unified library card allows readers to access

Insight |  Moscow |  14.05.21

Russian President Nominated for Nobel Peace Prize

Russian President Vladimir Putin was included in the list of nominees for the Nobel Peace Prize 2021. The corresponding decision of the Nobel Committee was announced on May 13 by academician, writer Sergey Komkov, who sent the application of the Russian leader for the prize, Izvestia reports.  Komkov added that the total number of candidates

Insight |  Culture |  13.05.21

Putin Laid Wreath at Unknown Soldier Tomb

Russian President Vladimir Putin laid a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at the Kremlin Wall on May 9, 2021, together with Tajik President Emomali Rahmon and Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu, TASS reports.   The servicemen of the Presidential Regiment installed two wreaths at the Eternal Flame on behalf of the Russian President and

Videos |  Events |  10.05.21

Victory Day: Moscow Celebrations of Greatest Holiday in Russia [Video]

Yesterday, on May 9, Russians celebrated Victory Day which is the greatest holiday for the country residents. On that day, in Moscow, a solemn parade took place, TASS reports. President of Russia, Vladimir Putin, addressed the parade spectators from the rostrum.  The president congratulated Russians on Victory Day, and stressed that this day is “a

Insight |  Events |  10.05.21

Over 12,000 Fireworks Launched in Moscow on Victory Day

The military painted the Moscow sky in the colours of the Russian flag during the festive fireworks in honour of Victory Day, TASS reports. Earlier it was announced that it was planned to launch over 12 thousand fireworks of more than 70 types from 72 fireworks installations. The launch of fireworks was accompanied by 30