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Insight |  Technology |  08.04.21

Russians Consider Country IT Development to Be at High-Level

Specialists of the All-Russian Public Opinion Foundation (FOM) conducted a study during which they assessed the level of information technologies development in the country. According to the survey results, information technologies today are at a high (31 per cent) or average (48 per cent) level of development.  The study showed that in general, 37 per

Videos |  Chelyabinsk |  07.04.21

Florence Mayor Addressed Chelyabinsk Residents [Video]

The authorities of the Italian city of Florence reacted to the appearance in Chelyabinsk of graffiti depicting a sculpture of David, echochel reports. The mural depicting David by the Italian sculptor Michelangelo was created in 2020 on the Rostelecom building in Chelyabinsk. A team of artists from Graffiti Russia worked on the project and sent

Insight |  Culture |  07.04.21

Russian Bosses Named Best Books of Their Childhood

Specialists of the SuperJob job search service surveyed 3,000 representatives of the economically active population from all districts of Russia and made the top 3 favourite children’s books of the companies’ and departments’ heads.  According to the survey results, the top 3 includes “The Adventures of Dunno and His Friends”, Russian folk tales, and “The

Fun |  Events |  07.04.21

Russians Celebrate Runet’s Birthday

On April 7, 1994, the first website registered with the .RU domain name appeared in the world. This date is considered the date of birth of a huge segment of the World Wide Web, Runet. From that moment on, Russia officially became a part of the World Virtual Community.  However, it can be said that

Business |  Technology |  06.04.21

Carrier Rocket With Gagarin Ship to Be Launched From Baikonur

The ‘Soyuz-2.1a’ launch vehicle was installed on the launch complex of site No. 31 (“Vostok” launch complex) of the Baikonur cosmodrome to launch the ‘Y. Gagarin’ (Soyuz MS-18) manned spacecraft with three crew members on board, TASS reports.   It is noted that the rocket bears a sticker with the official emblem of the 60th anniversary

Business |  Trading |  06.04.21

Lada Niva Celebrated 44th Anniversary

On April 5, the Russian off-road vehicle VAZ-2121 “Niva” turned 44 years old. It was on this day in 1977 at the Volzhsky Automobile Plant that the production of an all-terrain vehicle began. In 2005-2020 the car bore the name LADA 4×4, and at the beginning of 2021, it got back its traditional name, adding

Business |  Trading |  05.04.21

Moscow Region Tripled Agricultural Products Turnover With China

The turnover of products of the agro-industrial complex (AIC) of the Moscow region with China by the end of 2020 has tripled and amounted to more than $128 million, the press service of the Ministry of Agriculture and Food of the region reports.    “The Moscow region is increasing the commodity turnover of agricultural products

Videos |  Music |  05.04.21

“Babushki From Buranovo” Released First Video

The soloists of the Udmurt group “Babushki from Buranovo” (“Grandmothers from Buranovo”) have released their first video for the song “Open the Doors Wide” in Russian and Udmurt languages, TASS reports, referring to the author of the words and artistic director of the group Olga Tuktareva.   According to the author, the song says that

Fun |  Sports |  04.04.21

Russian Curlers Won Third Consecutive Victory at World Championship

The Russian men’s curling team beat the PRC team with a score of 10:6 in the third match of the preliminary round of the World Championship which was held in Calgary, Canada.  It is noted that the Russian team includes Sergey Glukhov, Evgeny Klimov, Daniil Goryachev, Dmitry Mironov, and Anton Kalalb. In the first match

Insight |  Around Russia |  03.04.21

Russians Named Top Comedians in Country

Specialists from the All-Russian Public Opinion Research Centre (VTsIOM) presented data from a survey timed to coincide with April Fool’s Day, which was traditionally celebrated on April 1. During the study, experts found out who is the favourite comedian of Russians.  Russians chose Evgeny Petrosyan and Mikhail Zadornov to be their favourite humorists (15 per

Fun |  Celebrities |  02.04.21

Vladimir Putin Keeps Leadership in Top Attractive Men in Russia

Specialists of the SuperJob job search service surveyed 1,000 residents from all districts of Russia to find out who is the most attractive man in the country for them. According to the results of the study, Russians still consider the country’s President Vladimir Putin the best man.   Today, Vladimir Putin is considered the most attractive

Business |  Economics |  02.04.21

Russian Business Turnover Exceeded Pre-Pandemic Level by 10%

The turnover of Russian companies in the first two months of 2021 amounted to 34.7 trillion rubles, which is 10 per cent more than in the same period in 2020, Izvestia reports, citing a study by the FinExpertiza international audit and consulting network.  It is stated that in January 2021, the revenue of Russian business

Insight |  Around Russia |  01.04.21

Fool’s Day in Russia: Never Joke Like This

According to the data provided by the specialists of the Superjob.ru job search service, jokes on the topic of terrorism are the most inappropriate in the modern world (almost a third of Russian residents think so), VN.ru reports. Also, 18 per cent of respondents consider indecent jokes about religion and another 14 per cent would