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EU Suspended Russia’s Access To Vital Crime Data Sharing Programme

Amid the unprecedented waves of EU and US sanctions imposed on Russia after the start of its military operation in Ukraine, the EU has suspended its drug traffic data sharing programme with Russian law enforcement agencies.   “The EU has suspended contacts and data sharing with Russia as part of the European Monitoring Centre for Drugs

Russia Expressed Readiness to Continue Counterterrorism Dialogue With USA

Russia is ready to maintain counterterrorism contacts with the United States, including in the context of Afghanistan, Sputnik reports with reference to the Russian Foreign Ministry’s Department for New Challenges and Threats chief Vladimir Tarabrin.   According to Tarabrin, from 2018-2019, Moscow and Washington maintained a full-fledged cross-agency dialogue on the entire spectrum of counterterrorism issues,

Business | Industry  | 06.03.21

Almost 20% Drugs in Russia Produced in Moscow Region

About 20 per cent of all drug production in Russia is created in the Moscow region, TASS reports with reference to the press service of the Moscow regional government.  According to the Governor of the Moscow Region, Andrey Vorobyov, during a pandemic, the pharmaceutical industry in the Moscow Region produces drugs that are in great

Recommended | Insight | Around Russia  | 05.12.20

Cancer Drugs Production Volume to Be Increased in 2021

The volume of production and import of a number of drugs for the treatment of cancer will be increased in 2021, TASS reports with reference to the Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation Tatyana Golikova.   According to Golikova, each drug manufacturer has provided production volumes until the end of 2020 and for 2021. The

Insight | Kazan  | 30.11.20

First SBER E-Pharmacy Opened in Kazan

The first SBER EAPTEKA (“E-Pharmacy”) opened in Kazan, with delivery and its own hub, NewsNN reports. Over the next two years, the pharmacy plans to open 10 outlets in the region (5 in Kazan, and one each in Naberezhnye Chelny, Almetyevsk, Bugulma, and Nizhnekamsk).    It is noted that the first order with medicines and

Trading | Business  | 30.10.20

Russian Pharmacies Recorded Sales Growth

Russian pharmacies showed a record sales growth over the past six years (10.9 per cent), according to the research data from the analytical company DSM Group, Vedomosti reports. Sales for 2020 increased in monetary terms and amounted to 819.7 million rubles. Last year, this figure did not exceed 750 million.  At the same time, sales

Recommended | Insight | Around Russia  | 09.09.20

Free Drugs to Be Given to Russian Patients With Heart Diseases

In Russia, a system has been created for the transfer of free medicines for patients who have suffered from heart and vascular diseases, according to the Minister of Health of the Russian Federation Mikhail Murashko, TASS reports.  For the implementation of the project, 10.3 billion rubles were allocated from the budget. After that, the local

Trading | Business | Trip Advisory  | 17.06.20

Expert Named Russian Cities With Lowest Medicines Prices

The experts of the All Pharmacies Service conducted an analysis of the work of 40,000 pharmacies in Russia, which showed that the lowest average cost of pharmacies among Russian cities was recorded in Moscow (7,246 rubles), and the highest ones in St. Petersburg (9,134 rubles), RIA News reports.  Omsk occupies second place with the average

Economics | Business  | 27.03.20

Russian Government Gained Rights to Fix Medicine Prices

Russian President, Vladimir Putin, signed a law giving the government the right to fix prices for medicines and medical devices in case of a threat of spreading an infectious disease, the official portal of legal information reports.  It is noted that the Cabinet will be able to set the maximum possible retail prices for drugs

Visit | Trip Advisory  | 20.03.20

Yandex Taxi Delivers Medicines from Pharmacies

The employees of the Yandex.Taxi service deliver over-the-counter medicines from the largest pharmacy chains, RIAMO reports.  The medicines can be ordered on the websites of pharmaceutical companies. You can pay for your order only by bank transfer, which also minimizes personal contacts. In the near future, the Russian government should determine the rules for the