Tag COVID-19
Insight | Trip Advisory | Around Russia  | 01.07.22

Russian Federation Сancelled COVID Restrictions Around Country

In Russia, against the background of improving the epidemiological situation, previously imposed due to the coronavirus pandemic restrictions are being lifted, in particular, the mask regime is being cancelled, as the Federal Service for Supervision of Consumer Rights Protection and Human Well-Being (Rospotrebnadzor) reported.  “Due to the continuing decrease in the intensity of the epidemic

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

Business | Technology  | 19.01.22

Russian Military Developed Accelerated Method of Coronavirus Testing

Specialists of the radiation, chemical, and biological defence forces of Russia have invented a new method of testing for coronavirus, which is several times faster than traditional PCR tests and is not inferior to them in accuracy.   “Based on modern methods of specific indication of pathogens, a set of reagents has been developed for detecting

Insight | Around Russia  | 18.01.22

Survey Showed, QR Codes Can’t Make Russians Get Vaccinated

The points concerning the introduction of a new law on QR codes were unanimously decided to be removed from the order of Russian President, Vladimir Putin, which was announced yesterday, on January 17, by the Chairman of the State Duma, Vyacheslav Volodin, in his Telegram channel. He noted that feedback from the people is important

Insight | Around Russia  | 17.01.22

QR Code Instructions to Be Removed From Putin’s Orders List

The list of instructions of the President of the Russian Federation following the results of the congress of the Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs (RSPP) regarding the so-called draft law on QR codes will be adjusted, the press secretary of the head of the Russian state, Dmitry Peskov, said.  “At the end of last

Western Outlet Accused Russia and China of “Anti-Vax Sentiment”

The Financial Times outlet that headquarters in London asserts that Russia and China are responsible for pushing “anti-vax sentiment” and criticism of lockdown measures in the West, quoting the Head of the Swedish Navy’s new Psyops division, Mikael Tofvesson, who said that “foreign aggressors” are trying to “sow division by targeting areas of public concern

Russian Vaccine Against Coronavirus to Be Produced in Moroccan Laboratory

The Moroccan laboratory plans to produce the Russian vaccine against coronavirus, Sputnik V, and distribute it, as the cooperation documents have been already signed, according to the Russian Trade Representative in Morocco Artem Tsinamdzgvrishvili.  The trade representative recalled that in December 2020, with the participation of the representative office, the Russian vaccine was registered by