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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  | 02.06.21

New Survey: Russians Who Know Labour Code Usually Earn More

The higher the income level of Russians, the higher they rate their knowledge of the Labour Code, which follows from the results of a study conducted by specialists from the SuperJob job search service.  The results of the study showed that 46 per cent of economically active Russians are familiar with the main provisions of

Insight | Rostov  | 24.05.21

Rostov Schoolchildren Took Part in Quest About Great Patriotic War

About 50 Rostov schoolchildren from orphanages took part in a military history quiz organized by MTS volunteers as part of the “Memory Through Generations” project, 1rnd reports.   According to the Director of MTS in the Rostov region, Igor Maryasov, the guys built fortifications in the format of a game quest, helped the fronts meet, restored

Recommended | Events | Visit  | 24.05.21

Over 40 Million People Watched Russian Science Marathon Broadcasts

Broadcasts of the ‘New Knowledge’ educational marathon on the Internet gained more than 40 million views. More than 300 universities and 20 thousand schools have joined open lessons, TASS reports.  It is specified that during the marathon 176 speakers (scientists, statesmen, top managers of large companies, artists) received more than 21 thousand questions. Videos of

Culture | Events | Visit | Omsk  | 04.05.21

Almost 5,000 Omsk Residents Wrote ‘Victory Dictation’

On April 29, the United Russia’s International Patriotic Action “Victory Dictation” was held. This year, 80 countries joined the action, including 31 states where the dictation was written offline, om1 reports. The content of the assignments was developed by historians and dedicated to the events of the first year of the Great Patriotic War.   In

Events | Visit  | 19.04.21

Entrepreneurship Contest for Schoolchildren to Be Held Online

From April 13 to May 17, 2021, the All-Russian Online Olympiad “Young Entrepreneur and Financial Literacy” for students in grades 1-9 is being held on the educational platform Uchi.ru, the press service of the central bank reports.  The main task of the Olympiad is to acquaint children with the basics of entrepreneurial thinking and financial

Insight | Around Russia  | 19.04.21

Experts Named Most Literate Professions in Russia

In March 2021, the research holding Romir analysed the attitude of Russians to the level of literacy in various professions. According to the results of the study, teachers, lawyers, and journalists took the leading positions in terms of compliance with the rules of the Russian language.  The most literate in the opinion of Russians are

Insight | Industry | Around Russia  | 15.04.21

Russians Showed Excellent Knowledge of Domestic Space Industry

Specialists from the All-Russian Public Opinion Research Centre (VTsIOM) conducted a survey among Russians dedicated to Cosmonautics Day and found out what country’s residents know about the achievements of their compatriots in the space industry.  According to the results of the study, the majority of Russians (69 per cent) know when the first manned flight

Events | Fun  | 08.04.21

Space Dictation to Be Held in Moscow

On April 11, Moscow will host the First All-Russian Space Dictation at VDNKh, which will include 30 questions from various fields of knowledge, the press service of the exhibition reports.   It is noted that this year the space dictation received the status of an All-Russian one for the first time. It will be conducted by

Events | Culture | Fun  | 06.04.21

Muscovites Invited to Participate in Local History Dictation

On April 18, 2021, the DiscoverMoscow portal will host the ‘Moscow Code’ intellectual dictation of local lore, according to the Moskva City News Agency.  According to the Head of the Moscow Department of Cultural Heritage, Alexei Yemelyanov, this unique project allows people to test their knowledge about Moscow, as well as learn new historical facts

Insight | Around Russia  | 21.03.21

Russian Experts Named Regions With High Quality Education

Specialists of Rosobrnadzor (Federal Service for Supervision in the Sphere of Education and Science), based on a large amount of statistical information, have compiled a rating of Russian regions with the best quality of education, NewsNN reports.  It is specified that the regions of the country were assessed according to 12 indicators divided into three

Culture | Visit  | 25.02.21

Russians Choose: February 23 or March 8?

The experts of the Rabota.ru job search service conducted a study and found out how the residents of Russia relate to gender holidays, and what they know about their origin.   The results of the study showed that 52 per cent of Russian residents positively assess Defender of the Fatherland Day, 5 per cent of respondents