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Insight |  Moscow |  23.12.21

Rare Weather Phenomenon Appeared in Moscow Air

Diamond dust appeared in the air of Moscow, which is a rare phenomenon for Central Russia. The smallest ice crystals started floating in the capital’s air, as reported on Thursday, December 23, by the leading employee of the Fobos weather centre Evgeny Tishkovets.  “In conditions of abnormal 20-degree cold and high humidity in the atmosphere,

Insight |  Technology |  24.11.21

Moscow Authorities Approved Experiment With Use of Unmanned Vehicles

The Moscow City Duma has approved an experiment with the use of unmanned vehicles in the city. The relevant decision was made by parliamentarians today, on November 24, 2021.   “In connection with the initiative proposal received by the Moscow City Duma ‘On the Establishment of an Experimental Legal Regime in the Field of Digital Innovations

Insight |  Moscow |  10.11.21

Moscow Schoolchildren Master Effective Work With Text

During the educational programme “Meaningful Reading“, which was launched in a pilot mode in 102 schools of Moscow, children are taught to quickly analyze the content of any text and create infographics based on what they read.   It is specified that the programme consists of five educational modules, namely, “We Read in Any Environment”, “We

Insight |  Moscow |  09.11.21

First Innovative Pedestrian Crossing Appeared in Moscow

The first pedestrian crossing of the future as part of the startup accelerator project “Moscow Transport Innovations” appeared in Moscow, as reported on Tuesday, November 9, in the Telegram channel of the city’s Department of Transport and Road Infrastructure Development.    It is specified that special sensors will analyze the operation of information boards and

Business |  Trading |  04.11.21

Moscow Exports of High-Tech Products Grew by Almost 15%

The volume of exports of high-tech products in Moscow for the first seven months of 2021 amounted to $15.9 billion, which is 14.3 per cent more than the same period last year. The city’s share in the all-Russian export volume in this direction exceeded 27 per cent.   “Every fourth ruble of foreign sales of high-tech

Videos |  Moscow |  03.11.21

Over 60 Flights Delayed or Cancelled at Moscow Airports Due to Fog [Video]

More than 60 flights at three Moscow airports (Vnukovo, Domodedovo, and Sheremetyevo) were not completed and thus, did not manage to get people to the destination point on time due to thick fog.  According to the information given by Yandex.Schedule service, at 7.59 am Moscow time on Wednesday, November 3, 15 flights were delayed and

Fun |  Events |  19.10.21

First Snow Started Falling in Moscow

Today, on October 19, the first snow started to fall in Moscow, near the settlement of Moskovsky.  The scientific director of the Hydrometeorological Centre, Roman Vilfand, told that the weather this week in the centre of European Russia will be changeable: on Tuesday, wet snow is falling and it will get only colder this week, with

Insight |  Moscow |  15.10.21

Moscow Metro Launched Face Pay System at All Stations

The Face Pay service for paying for travel using face recognition has been launched on October 15 on all lines and stations of the Moscow metro, according to the city’s Deputy Mayor for Transport Maxim Liksutov.  “On behalf of the Mayor of Moscow, we are launching Face Pay – paying for travel using face recognition.

Insight |  Technology |  15.10.21

Muscovites Do Not Consider QR Codes in Public Places Necessary

QR codes for visiting theatres, cinemas, swimming pools, and fitness clubs will be introduced in the Leningrad region, but very few Muscovites consider it necessary to introduce such restrictions in the Russian capital.  The majority of Moscow residents (59 per cent) are against the introduction of QR codes for visiting cultural and sports institutions of