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Recommended | Moscow | Insight  | 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 | Around Russia  | 14.03.22

Coronavirus Incidence in Russia Dropped by Almost 42%


The Operational Headquarters for combating COVID-19 in Russia on Monday, March 14, published the incidence rates for the past period. Over the past week, the number of new cases of coronavirus infection has decreased by 41.9 percent.  Thus, as of March 14, 2022, the total number of hospitalizations per day amounted to 2,712 people and

Insight | Around Russia  | 01.03.22

Russia Lifted Almost All Coronavirus Restrictions


Taking into account the peculiarities of the spread of the omicron coronavirus strain, the federal consumer protection service (Rospotrebnadzor) recommended that the regions lift restrictions on the occupancy of cultural and catering institutions.   From now on, for trade organizations, catering, theatres, cinemas, concert halls, sanitary-resort organizations, beauty salons and hairdressers, it is recommended to maintain

Russian Diplomats Help Countrymen Fly Home From South Africa


The Consulate General of the Russian Federation in Cape Town, South Africa, is working on options for the departure of Russian tourists from South Africa, as stated by a representative of the Russian diplomatic mission.  “There are still seats on the charter flight, which departs from Cape Town on December 1 to Moscow. Consultations are

Russia Lifts Restrictions on Flights to Cuba, Mexico, and Qatar


Russia is fully resuming flights with Cuba, Mexico, and Qatar from December 1, 2021, taking into account the epidemic situation there, according to the country’s Deputy Prime Minister Tatyana Golikova.   It is reminded that recently Russians also have got the opportunity to fly to Bangladesh, Brazil, Mongolia, Costa Rica, and Argentina. And since November 9,

Cambodia Approved Russian Coronavirus Vaccines


Russian vaccines against the coronavirus, “Sputnik V” and “Sputnik Lite”, have been approved in Cambodia. Thus, the country has become already the 71st state in which the use of the Russian vaccine has been approved. As specified, the registration took place under the accelerated procedure called “the emergency use authorization”.   Cambodia becomes the 71st country

Insight | Around Russia  | 28.10.21

Russians Do Not Make Special Preparations for Lockdown


Due to the tense situation with the spread of the COVID-19 infection, Russian authorities made a decision to create 1-2 weeks of days off for the country’s residents. However, only 1 out of 10 Russians consider it important to make special preparations for a lockdown.  In turn, 2 out of 3 Russians are not preparing

Visit | Trip Advisory  | 17.09.21

Estonia Opened Borders for People Vaccinated With Sputnik V


Estonia has allowed entry to people who have been vaccinated with the Russian vaccine against the coronavirus ‘Sputnik V’, RIA Novosti reports with reference to the Moscow embassy.    It is specified that earlier, the Estonian Health Department decided to allow everyone arriving in the country to confirm their infectious safety with any medications officially

Business | Technology  | 17.09.21

Russia Created Test Capable of Determining Coronavirus in Any Biomaterial


Specialists of the Central Research Institute of Epidemiology of Rospotrebnadzor (Federal Service for Supervision of Consumer Rights Protection) have developed a test system for detecting the RNA of the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus in any human biomaterials, TASS reports.   It is noted that the instructions for the reagent kit indicate that it is designed to determine the