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Recommended | Moscow | Insight  | 25.05.22

Moscow Mayor Announced ‘COVID Amnesty’


Moscow authorities have decided to stop collecting fines imposed but not paid for violating coronavirus restrictions, as well as to pay subsidies to businesses and citizens to compensate for previously paid fines, as said by the city mayor Sergei Sobyanin.   “Administrative penalties have made a significant contribution to solving the problem of saving the health

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

Events | Fun | Movies  | 06.04.22

Film Festival to Be Held in Moscow Soon


The 29th Open Festival of student and debut films “Saint Anna” will be held this year from April 15 to 20 in Moscow. Twenty film schools will take part in the event.  The festival is supported by the Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation, the Union of Cinematographers of Russia and the National Academy

Moscow | Trading | Business  | 21.03.22

Realtors Named Top Moscow Districts in Number of Real Estate Deals


The top three among the districts of Old Moscow for transactions in the primary market since the beginning of the year were Khoroshevo-Mnevniki, Nizhegorodsky, and Ochakovo-Matveevskoye.  Khoroshevo-Mnevniki has taken the first place in the rating of Moscow districts in terms of the number of transactions in the primary market of Old Moscow since the beginning

Moscow | Insight  | 17.03.22

Moscow Mayor Allocated Grants to Support Russian Fast Food Chains


Moscow Mayor Sergei Sobyanin has allocated grants to support domestic fast food chains. The condition for receiving the grant is the opening of new catering outlets in the fast food segment operating in the affordable prices segment.  Earlier in Moscow, measures were taken to counteract the special closure of certain enterprises that are closed without

Events | Fun  | 14.03.22

First ‘Smeshariki Land’ Amusement Park to Be Open in Russia


The first park based on the popular Russian animated series “Smeshariki” will appear on the territory of Russia. The joint launch of a unique project was announced by the Skazka amusement park and the Riki group of companies, which is the copyright holder of the Smeshariki brand.  Smeshariki, which is short for “funny balls”(in English

Moscow | Insight  | 14.03.22

Moscow Taxi Drivers Becoming More Careful on City Roads


In Moscow, from January to February 2022, the number of violations in taxis decreased by 7 per cent compared to the same period last year, which was announced on March 14 by the official Telegram channel of the city’s Department of Transport.  “The number of violations in taxis in January-February decreased by 7 per cent

Moscow | Insight  | 02.03.22

Moscow Authorities Offered Citizens Free Psychological Help


There is a psychological assistance service for everyone in Moscow, which was announced on Wednesday, March 2, by the Deputy Mayor of the capital for Social Development Anastasia Rakova.   According to her, many residents of the metropolis are accompanied by stressful states and crisis situations. In order to cope with them, ample opportunities have been

Moscow | Insight | Technology  | 17.02.22

Moscow Authorities to Create App for Criminal Situation Control


The Moscow authorities decided to order the development of a mobile application, with which the capital’s officials and security forces will be able to receive online data on the criminal situation and public safety.  As reported, the Information City State Institution subordinate to the Moscow Department of Information Technology has signed a contract with KAMA

Moscow | Insight  | 09.02.22

Largest Plastic Recycling Plant in Russia to Be Constructed This Year


The construction of Russia’s largest polymer processing plant with a capacity of 60 thousand tonnes per year will begin in mid-February of this year in the Yegoryevsky city district of the Moscow region, as reported by the press service of the EcoLine company, specializing in the removal, sorting, processing, and disposal of waste.  As reported,

Moscow | Insight  | 03.02.22

UN Recognized Moscow Megacity With Best Life Quality


The UN has recognized Moscow as the best megacity in the world in terms of “infrastructure development” and “quality of life”, according to preliminary data from the organization’s “Urban Prosperity Index” rating published as part of the UN-Habitat programme.   As follows from the document, Moscow ranks first in terms of infrastructure development with a score