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Insight |  Around Russia |  08.08.20

Most Popular Cat Breeds in Russia

Russians most often have British cats, Maine Coons, Bengal, and Siberian cats, the city news agency Moscow reported on the International Cat Day which is celebrated on August 8.   The President of the International Felinological Association, Elena Shevchenko, explained the popularity of British cats by their external similarity with teddy bears. According to the expert,

Insight |  Around Russia |  08.08.20

Largest Coloured Diamond Found in Yakutia

The 236-carat crystal was mined in the north of Yakutia, the press service of the subsidiary of Alrosa, Almazy Anabara, reported on its Twitter-Page.   It is noted that the mined crystal is the largest coloured diamond ever mined in Russia. The company reported that the dimensions of the crystal are 47x24x22 millimetres. Its age is

Insight |  Around Russia |  08.08.20

Top Professions for Part-Time Job in Russia

The experts from the Institute of Progressive Education have listed the spheres of work in which it is easiest to find a part-time job, RT reported. It turned out that e-commerce specialists are in the highest demand. These are online consultants, call centre specialists, copywriters, SMM specialists, and others.   According to their forecasts, before the

Insight |  Moscow |  08.08.20

Over 1,000 Couples to Get Married in Moscow Today

Over a thousand Moscow couples are going to get married today, on a “beautiful date” of August 8, which is “two eights”, Moscow city news agency reported with reference to the press service of the Moscow Social Development Complex.  According to the head of the Moscow civil registry office management, Svetlana Ukhaneva, August is considered

Insight |  Nizhny Novgorod |  07.08.20

Wedding Dresses Demand in Nizhny Novgorod Sharply Increased

After the partial lifting of restrictions on COVID-19 in Nizhny Novgorod, the number of couples wishing to get married in the city has increased, NewsNN reported with reference to the data provided by the specialists of the Avito analytical centre.   In Nizhny Novgorod, the demand for wedding dresses increased by 24% compared to June 2020

Insight |  Kazan |  07.08.20

Kazan Stray Dog ​​Cleans River Banks

The dog cleans the coast of the Kazanka river in Kazan every day, and when it sees any movement in the water, it rushes to catch it, KazanFirst reported.  It is noted that the dog also cleans Kazanka from specimen fish, hiding it in the bushes. Kazan residents are already accustomed to such an assistant.

Insight |  Moscow |  07.08.20

Moscow Topped Most Reading Cities Rating

Moscow topped the rating of the most reading cities in Russia in terms of the number of reading electronic and audiobooks, according to the data provided by the analysts of the MyBook service, RIA News reported.  According to the study, Muscovites read and listened to about twice as many books as in St. Petersburg, which

Insight |  Events |  06.08.20

Car Cinemas in Moscow Create New Venues

Since August 1, the number of places for the open-air car cinema in Moscow and the variety of film genres are expanding. Now, citizens will be able to see more domestic and foreign films on a big screen, VM.ru reported.   The Kinoparking cinema is an automobile open-air cinema, where screenings are arranged in any weather

Insight |  Moscow |  06.08.20

Moscow Expert Named Citizens’ Most Read Books

Muscovites on vacations prefer to take from the libraries the novel “Shpakovsky’s Hat” and the collection of stories “Horse with the Pink Mane”, the city administration website reported.  According to the curator of IT projects in the field of culture and business, Sergey Shakryl, this summer, Moscow residents who use a single library card, prefer

Insight |  Around Russia |  05.08.20

Divorce Number Decreased in Nizhnekamsk

In Nizhnekamsk, following the results of seven months, the number of divorces decreased by 34.3 per cent compared to the same period last year, KazanFirst reported.  According to the head of the Nizhnekamsk registry office, Bella Makhotina, the future newlyweds postponed the planned marriages to a later time, which also influenced the decrease in the

Insight |  Technology |  05.08.20

Over 150 Smart Stops to Be Installed in Yekaterinburg

New bus stops will hide city residents from the wind and tell when a bus will come. The installation of a smart control system takes place due to the receipt of the federal grant, e1.ru.  It is noted that stops should be assembled next year. These are those that are not blown by the wind

Visit |  Events |  05.08.20

Excursion Flash Mob to Be Held in Omsk

The ‘Tourist Information Centre’ of the Omsk region received support from the Presidential Grants Fund and now, Omsk citizens will be offered 120 free routes for excursions, the VK-Group of the flash mob reported.  City residents will be able not only to visit excursions but also to conduct them on their own. The detailed information

Videos |  Novosibirsk |  05.08.20

Novosibirsk Veterinarians Train Dogs Underwater [Video]

Novosibirsk veterinarians conduct rehabilitation courses for pets who have undergone surgery on the spine and joints. Beyond the Urals, this is the first water treadmill for dogs; similar ones are only in Moscow and St. Petersburg, VN.ru reported.    It is noted that the maximum load on the canvas is 80 kilogrammes. The load in water