Tag digital
Insight | Around Russia  | 07.12.21

WWII Veterans in Russia to Be Provided With Free Taxi Services

The Russian Ministry of Digital Development, Communications, and Mass Media is discussing with aggregators of online taxi services the possibility of providing veterans of the Great Patriotic War with a limit on free trips in 2022.  As reported, this was announced by the Head of the Ministry, Maksut Shadaev, during a meeting of the organizing

Recommended | Economics | Business  | 25.11.21

Russian Premier League Released NFT on Sorare Marketplace

The Russian Premier League (RPL) has announced the release of NFT tokens linked to the digital cards of players of all 16 football clubs in the league. To do this, the league has entered into a partnership agreement with the Sorare marketplace.  The RPL noted that the total audience of football fans in Russia exceeds

Economics | Business  | 22.11.21

Russian Central Bank Opposed Use of Bitcoin in the Country

The Central Bank of Russia opposes the use of bitcoin as a means of payment for settlements within the country, according to the Chairman of the bank, Elvira Nabiullina, who also added that, in general, the organization sees no harm in digital currencies, except in cases when they are “used for questionable transactions.”   Nabiullina stressed

Economics | Trading | Business | Technology  | 02.09.21

Hermitage Started Selling NFT on Binance Marketplace

The State Hermitage Museum has launched the sale of its digital works from a limited collection using NFT technology, the portal of financial information reports with reference to the Binance blockchain ecosystem marketplace.   “The State Hermitage Museum and Binance NFT, the marketplace of the leading international blockchain ecosystem Binance, announce the start of sales of

Insight | Technology | Around Russia  | 13.07.21

Russian Students Can Receive Digital Diplomas in 2022

The Ministry of Science and Higher Education of Russia intends to determine the conditions for issuing diplomas to university students in electronic format by 2022, TASS reports with reference to the ministry’s press service.  The ministry noted that the conditions for issuing documents on education and qualifications in digital form, the procedure for archiving documents

Insight | Around Russia  | 18.06.21

Russian Civil Servants Passed Digital Competence Test

Experts from the NAFI analytical centre conducted a study the results of which showed that 48 per cent of civil servants in Russia have an advanced level of digital literacy, 49 per cent have a basic level, and only 3 per cent have poor computer skills.   It is specified that the Digital Literacy Index of

Insight | Around Russia  | 18.05.21

Experts Studied Russians’ Digital Literacy in 2021

At the end of 2020, the level of digital competencies of Russians has grown. Specialists of the NAFI analytical centre conducted a study and found out that the share of Russians with an initial level of digital literacy decreased but the share of those with a basic level increased.  The results of the study showed

Economics | Business  | 09.04.21

Russian Central Bank to Test Digital Ruble Prototype

The Central Bank of Russia will create a prototype of the digital ruble by the end of this year and will devote the next year to testing it with banks, Forbes reports. According to the First Deputy Chairman of the Central Bank, Olga Skorobogatova, Russians will be able to transfer digital rubles to each other

Insight | Novosibirsk  | 22.03.21

Novosibirsk Teachers Passed Digital Literacy Tests

Computer literacy and digital skills of teachers in the Novosibirsk region were assessed by Yandex experts, VN.ru reports. Almost 4 thousand people from the region took part in the study. As a result, 70 per cent of the surveyed middle school teachers and 68 per cent of primary school teachers successfully passed the tests. Also,

Business | Technology  | 02.03.21

Bank Otkritie Increased Digital Sales Share

Otkritie Bank significantly increased the share of sales in digital channels and launched a non-visit technology for the distribution of card and credit products, the press service of the bank reports.   It is noted that at the end of 2020, the volume of mortgage sales in digital channels of the bank amounted to 33.6 billion

Culture | Events | Visit  | 19.02.21

Almost 2,000 Digitized Paintings Presented by Tretyakov Gallery

About two thousand paintings are presented in the “My Tretyakovka” new digital project of the State Tretyakov Gallery, TASS reports with reference to the Director-General of the Museum Zelfira Tregulova. According to her, each piece will be accompanied by an interesting text from researchers.  “Once again, I want to emphasize that this is the first

Insight | Novosibirsk  | 11.02.21

Digital Transformation Centre Created in Novosibirsk Region

In the Novosibirsk region, with the aim of the digital transformation of key sectors of the economy, social sphere and public administration, the State Budgetary Institution “The Centre for Digital Transformation” was created. This institution was previously called the ‘Centre for Navigation and Geoinformation Technologies’ but after expanding the range of tasks and areas of

Recommended | Business | Technology  | 08.12.20

Russia Entered Top 10 World’s Banks With Best Digital Systems

The Deloitte international network has released a survey of commercial banks digitalization. More than 180 consultants and analysts from the company’s offices acted as “mystery shoppers” and compared more than 1,000 functional features and technical characteristics of 318 banks in 39 countries of the world.  Russia entered the top 10 countries-leaders in world digital banking