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Insight |  Moscow |  25.05.22

Moscow Mayor Announced ‘COVID Amnesty’

Moscow authorities have decided to stop collecting fines imposed but not paid for violating coronavirus restrictions, as well as to pay subsidies to businesses and citizens to compensate for previously paid fines, as said by the city mayor Sergei Sobyanin.   “Administrative penalties have made a significant contribution to solving the problem of saving the health

Insight |  Moscow |  20.05.22

Kremlin Approved Idea of ‘Donbass Defenders Square’ Near US Embassy

Press Secretary of the Russian President, Dmitry Peskov, spoke in favour of the idea to name the square at the US Embassy in Moscow in honor of the defenders of Donbass.  On May 18, 2022, four deputy associations in the Moscow City Duma (“United Russia”, “Communist Party”, “Fair Russia”, and “My Moscow”) proposed to the

Business |  Trading |  21.03.22

Realtors Named Top Moscow Districts in Number of Real Estate Deals

The top three among the districts of Old Moscow for transactions in the primary market since the beginning of the year were Khoroshevo-Mnevniki, Nizhegorodsky, and Ochakovo-Matveevskoye.  Khoroshevo-Mnevniki has taken the first place in the rating of Moscow districts in terms of the number of transactions in the primary market of Old Moscow since the beginning

Insight |  Moscow |  17.03.22

Moscow Mayor Allocated Grants to Support Russian Fast Food Chains

Moscow Mayor Sergei Sobyanin has allocated grants to support domestic fast food chains. The condition for receiving the grant is the opening of new catering outlets in the fast food segment operating in the affordable prices segment.  Earlier in Moscow, measures were taken to counteract the special closure of certain enterprises that are closed without

Insight |  Moscow |  14.03.22

Moscow Taxi Drivers Becoming More Careful on City Roads

In Moscow, from January to February 2022, the number of violations in taxis decreased by 7 per cent compared to the same period last year, which was announced on March 14 by the official Telegram channel of the city’s Department of Transport.  “The number of violations in taxis in January-February decreased by 7 per cent

Insight |  Moscow |  02.03.22

Moscow Authorities Offered Citizens Free Psychological Help

There is a psychological assistance service for everyone in Moscow, which was announced on Wednesday, March 2, by the Deputy Mayor of the capital for Social Development Anastasia Rakova.   According to her, many residents of the metropolis are accompanied by stressful states and crisis situations. In order to cope with them, ample opportunities have been

Insight |  Technology |  17.02.22

Moscow Authorities to Create App for Criminal Situation Control

The Moscow authorities decided to order the development of a mobile application, with which the capital’s officials and security forces will be able to receive online data on the criminal situation and public safety.  As reported, the Information City State Institution subordinate to the Moscow Department of Information Technology has signed a contract with KAMA

Insight |  Moscow |  09.02.22

Largest Plastic Recycling Plant in Russia to Be Constructed This Year

The construction of Russia’s largest polymer processing plant with a capacity of 60 thousand tonnes per year will begin in mid-February of this year in the Yegoryevsky city district of the Moscow region, as reported by the press service of the EcoLine company, specializing in the removal, sorting, processing, and disposal of waste.  As reported,

Insight |  Moscow |  03.02.22

UN Recognized Moscow Megacity With Best Life Quality

The UN has recognized Moscow as the best megacity in the world in terms of “infrastructure development” and “quality of life”, according to preliminary data from the organization’s “Urban Prosperity Index” rating published as part of the UN-Habitat programme.   As follows from the document, Moscow ranks first in terms of infrastructure development with a score

Insight |  Moscow |  10.01.22

Moscow Region Governor Ordered to Add Dumplings to School Canteen Menu

The governor of the Moscow region, Andrey Vorobyov, instructed the Minister of Education, Ilya Bronstein, to figure out why children in school canteens in the Moscow region are not fed dumplings. During an operational meeting with the heads of districts and ministers, he gave an order to work out the issue of including this dish