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Insight | Around Russia  | 28.05.21

Russians Told About Life in Retirement

Specialists from the All-Russian Public Opinion Research Centre (VTsIOM) presented survey data on the lifestyle of Russian pensioners. It turns out that 35 per cent of the country’s residents are retired, of which 25 per cent are employed and 10 per cent are unemployed.  Among the most common occupations of Russians of 60 years and

Recommended | Fun | Beauty & Fashion  | 21.04.21

Russian Former Geologist Became Model at 80

The Russian pensioner who has never worked in the modelling business became a fashion model at the age of 80 and became famous on the Internet, according to the Good News portal.  A resident of the city of Korkino, Klavdia Konradi, said that before the retirement she worked as a mine geologist and now she

Insight | Around Russia  | 29.03.21

Almost 100% Penza Citizens Over 50 Found Job After Retraining

More than 700 citizens of pre-retirement age in the Penza region underwent vocational training under the “Demography” national project in 2020. About 97 per cent of them found work, TASS reports with reference to the press service of the Ministry of Labour of the Penza region.   “In 2020, as part of the “Older Generation” regional

Moscow | Insight  | 24.03.21

Over 4,000 Elderly People in Moscow Region Took Digital Literacy Courses

About 4.5 thousand participants of the “Active Longevity” programme in the Moscow Region have taken digital literacy courses since the beginning of the year, TASS reports with reference to the Deputy Minister of Social Development of the Moscow Region Andrey Kiryukhin.  Kiryukhin clarified that they teach local residents how to report meter readings, pay for

Business | Technology  | 03.02.21

Russian Pensioners Apply for Retirement Online

The NPF ‘SAFMAR‘ expands the possibilities of remote services and now an application for the appointment of a funded pension can be submitted through a personal account in a mobile application or on the fund’s website. At the end of the first test month, 20 per cent of retirees have already sent such applications online.  

Moscow | Events | Visit  | 06.12.20

Over 1,700 Moscow Pensioners Participated in Creativity Festival

The acceptance of applications for participation in the festival of creativity “The Roads We Choose…” of the project “Moscow Longevity” has ended in Moscow. In total, the organizers accepted about 6.5 thousand applications from more than 1.7 thousand citizens in such areas as “Fine Arts”, “Art Photography”, “Vocal Art”, “Musical Instrumental Art”, and “Art Word”,

Business | Technology  | 12.11.20

Most Russians Support Training Retirees Work With Gadgets

The Romir holding survey involved 1,500 respondents aged 18 to 60 years and older, living in all types of cities and rural areas, in all federal districts of the Russian Federation. According to the results of the survey, 60 per cent of Russians believe that the possibility of training pensioners to work with gadgets should

Moscow | Insight  | 28.10.20

Almost 55,000 Elderly Muscovites Took Part in Online Events

In Moscow, about 55,000 older citizens took an active part in online events, the Moscow City News Agency reports with reference to the Deputy Mayor of Moscow for Social Development Anastasia Rakova.   Today, Russia celebrated Grandparents Day. In honour of this holiday, Moscow experts found out how much city authorities do for older people

Recommended | Fun | Sports | Videos  | 22.10.20

Chelyabinsk Pensioner Opened Fitness Club [Video]

A Chelyabinsk pensioner has opened her own fitness club where she conducts training herself and develops the author’s training methods for her peers. All her life she was engaged in athletics, won cups and awards, competed in the USSR and Europe, ran a marathon in Greece, chelTV reports.   Nadezhda Medvedeva starts her day with

Fun | Sports  | 12.10.20

Novosibirsk Elderly Ladies Showed Sports Training

A decade of Older Persons in the Bolotninsky district of the Novosibirsk region gathered more than twenty participants for a sports and entertainment meeting “1,000 Steps to Health” which was held as part of the national project “Demography”, VN.ru reports.  The guests of the event were specialists in medicine, physical culture, and social services, as

Insight | Around Russia  | 30.09.20

Experts Named Russian Regions With Largest Number of Centenarians

The largest percentage of Russians over 80 years old, which is the age of centenarians, was recorded in North Ossetia, Moscow, and St. Petersburg, RadioSputnik RIA reports with reference to the head of the laboratory of quantitative methods for researching regional development of the Plekhanov Russian University of Economics Elena Egorova.  It is specified that