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Economics | Business  | 05.05.22

British Tax Service Ceased Recognizing Moscow Stock Exchange Status


The British Tax and Customs Administration (HM Revenue & Customs) has deprived the Moscow Stock Exchange (MOEX) of the status of a recognized stock exchange since May 5, 2022. This is stated in a message distributed by the department on Thursday, May 5.  “On May 5, 2022, HMRC revoked the initial inclusion of the Moscow

Russia to Develop Cooperation With UK if Reciprocal Steps are Made


The official representative of the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Maria Zakharova, said that Moscow is ready to establish good relations with London just as much as the British side is ready for this.  “We, in my opinion, have repeatedly and consistently stated (although these statements, of course, are drowned in those statements that we

British Royal Court ‘Recognized’ Crimea as Part of Russia in Letter to Sevastopol Students


The British Royal Court responded to a letter from schoolchildren of the “Small Academy of Sciences” in Sevastopol, Crimea. In the “address” section, there is stated “Sevastopol, Russia”. Thus, the country’s government indirectly recognised that the peninsula belongs to Russia.  As noted, this summer, the students of the creative association “Entertaining English” wrote a letter

Sputnik V Proved Its Efficacy and Honest Name After False Accusations


At the beginning of the week, The Sun tabloid claimed UK spies “have proof” that the Russian Covid-19 vaccine, Sputnik V, was created based on the documents “swiped” from AstraZeneca “by a foreign agent in person”, and later, The Daily Express also published its own article citing The Sun. However, quite soon The Daily Express

Recommended | Fun | Music | Videos  | 12.04.21

Briton Wrote Song About Yuri Gagarin [Video]


The songwriter, Julian Plested, from Britain wrote a song dedicated to the 60th anniversary of the flight of the first man into space. He recorded the song “Yuri” with his group under the pseudonym Julz, RIA News reports.    “My mother and I were very delighted with the development of the Soviet space programme. I

Recommended | Trading | Business  | 17.03.21

LADA 4×4 Sales Resumed in Great Britain


In Great Britain, the sales of the LADA 4×4 SUV which was recently renamed ‘Niva Legend’ have resumed. This model is available to order through the British website lada4x4.co.uk, the Motor portal reports.   It is noted that the return of the classic Niva to the United Kingdom was made possible by Brexit. Since January 1,

Insight | Around Russia  | 03.01.21

Rostov Region Resident Won UK Photographers Competition


A resident of the Rostov region won the competition of the British Royal Meteorological Society, 1rnd reports with reference to the “At Your Service” local newspaper.  Stefania Kolesnik is a 17-year-old resident of Shakhty. She became the Best Young Weather Photographer of 2020. Her picture shows a green leaf bounded in ice with bubbles of

Recommended | Economics | Business  | 17.05.20

Three Russians Included in Top 20 Richest UK Residents


Russian businessmen Alisher Usmanov, Mikhail Fridman, and Roman Abramovich were on the list of the richest residents of Great Britain, according to the rating compiled by The Sunday Times. The Alisher Usmanov’s fortune was estimated at 11.68 billion pounds (almost 1.4 trillion rubles, 7th place). Usmanov is a major beneficiary of USM Holdings, which controls

Recommended | Events | Fun | Music  | 08.05.20

Russian and British Musicians to Perform Together on Victory Day


An online concert dedicated to the 75th anniversary of Victory in the Great Patriotic War will bring together famous Russian and British musicians, TASS reports.  “It’s important for us to hold a worthy action in the UK together with Rossotrudnichestvo and with the assistance of the Russian Embassy, ​​dedicated to this significant date, even at