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Insight |  Events |  14.04.21

Moscow Launches Educational Programme for Creative Business

The ‘MBM’ Startup School opens a new direction for entrepreneurship training. In 2021, training will be held for representatives of the creative industries, TASS reports with reference to the press service of the Moscow Department of Entrepreneurship and Innovative Development.  “Creative industries are an important and dynamically developing sector of the Moscow economy. About half

Business |  Technology |  13.04.21

Moscow Schools Began Accepting Electronic Illness Certificates

Data on the illness of children attending Moscow schools and kindergartens will be automatically transferred to an electronic journal, so paper certificates of students’ absence for health reasons will no longer be needed, according to the mayor of the city, Sergey Sobyanin, on his Twitter page.  “I know that parents have been waiting for this

Business |  Technology |  13.04.21

Voice Assistant Started Helping Doctors in Moscow Hospitals

A pilot project has started in five Moscow hospitals, which introduced a voice assistant based on artificial intelligence which will collect complaints from patients by phone before seeing a therapist, the official website of the city mayor reports.   It is specified that the voice assistant is integrated with the chatbot, which has been conducting an

Insight |  Moscow |  02.04.21

Moscow Students to Be Taught Entrepreneurship

The educational programme for third-fourth-year students “Entrepreneurship in Universities”, aimed at forming a set of theoretical knowledge and practical skills in the field of economics, technological entrepreneurship and engineering project management, was launched in Moscow, TASS reports.   “Our task is to provide the student community with the basics of entrepreneurship as part of the university

Insight |  Moscow |  01.04.21

Moscow Metro Train Decorated on April Fool’s Day

In honour of April Fool’s Day, on April 1, on the trains of the Moscow Koltsevaya line, stickers were placed with the words “Do Not Believe, Do Not Be Afraid, Do Not Ask” (a prison saying about which Alexander Solzhenitsyn wrote in his work “The Gulag Archipelago”), “No Love, No Yearning, No Pity” (a line

Insight |  Moscow |  27.03.21

Moscow Entered Top 30 World’s Capitals With Best Air Quality

Moscow entered the top thirty best capitals in the world in terms of air quality in 2020, according to the official website of the Moscow Mayor, with reference to the analysis of the IQAir online platform.  It is noted that the IQAir platform collects information on the content of fine particulate matter PM2.5 in the

Insight |  Moscow |  26.03.21

Moscow Search Service Helps Finding Missing Pets

The new Moscow service “Search for Lost and Found Animals“, which was launched in December 2020 on the official website of the Moscow Mayor, is becoming more and more popular among city residents.   It is stated that in three months, residents of the city published more than 340 announcements of lost animals on the service

Insight |  Moscow |  24.03.21

Moscow – European Leader in Number of Electric Buses

Moscow is the leader among European cities in terms of the number of electric buses, TASS reports with reference to the Head of the Moscow Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Protection Anton Kulbachevsky.   “Since 2018, the city has been systematically replacing the bus fleet with electric buses. Now Moscow is the European leader in

Insight |  Moscow |  24.03.21

Over 4,000 Elderly People in Moscow Region Took Digital Literacy Courses

About 4.5 thousand participants of the “Active Longevity” programme in the Moscow Region have taken digital literacy courses since the beginning of the year, TASS reports with reference to the Deputy Minister of Social Development of the Moscow Region Andrey Kiryukhin.  Kiryukhin clarified that they teach local residents how to report meter readings, pay for

Insight |  Trip Advisory |  24.03.21

Contactless Payment Method Introduced in Moscow Electric Trains

For the first time in Russia, contactless fare payment was introduced in suburban traffic on the Moscow-Tver route, the press service of the Russian Railways reports. It is specified that passengers will be able to pay for travel at the turnstile with a bank card or a smartphone with a contactless payment system.  It is

Insight |  Moscow |  22.03.21

Moscow Taxi Drivers to Receive Unique ID Numbers

Today, on March 22, the whole world celebrates Taxi Driver Day. In honour of the holiday, the Moscow Department of Transport published statistics on taxi use in the city. According to the data, at the moment, the Moscow taxi company is the youngest one in Europe (the average age of a taxi in the city