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Moscow | Business | Technology  | 13.04.21

Moscow Schools Began Accepting Electronic Illness Certificates


Data on the illness of children attending Moscow schools and kindergartens will be automatically transferred to an electronic journal, so paper certificates of students’ absence for health reasons will no longer be needed, according to the mayor of the city, Sergey Sobyanin, on his Twitter page.  “I know that parents have been waiting for this

Moscow | Business | Technology  | 13.04.21

Voice Assistant Started Helping Doctors in Moscow Hospitals


A pilot project has started in five Moscow hospitals, which introduced a voice assistant based on artificial intelligence which will collect complaints from patients by phone before seeing a therapist, the official website of the city mayor reports.   It is specified that the voice assistant is integrated with the chatbot, which has been conducting an

Recommended | Visit | Trip Advisory  | 09.04.21

Russian Railways to Launch New Cruise Train


The new cruise train Moscow – Rostov-on-Don – Elista – Moscow will start operating on April 22, 2021, according to the press service of Russian Railways.  The new tour will be launched as part of the work on increasing the tourist attractiveness of the distinctive regions of Russia. The new cruise train will depart from

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

Culture | Visit  | 05.04.21

Restored Gospel of X-XI Centuries Presented in Moscow


The Mariinsky Gospel of the X-XI centuries restored by Russian specialists which was found in the Russian skete of the Assumption of the Most Holy Theotokos on Mount Athos in the 19th century, was handed over to the curators of the manuscript department of the Russian State Library (RSL), TASS reports. The handover ceremony took

Recommended | Trading | Business  | 05.04.21

Moscow Region Tripled Agricultural Products Turnover With China


The turnover of products of the agro-industrial complex (AIC) of the Moscow region with China by the end of 2020 has tripled and amounted to more than $128 million, the press service of the Ministry of Agriculture and Food of the region reports.    “The Moscow region is increasing the commodity turnover of agricultural products

Economics | Business  | 03.04.21

Moscow Entrepreneurs to Reimburse Up to 50% Internet Advertising Expenses


Moscow entrepreneurs in 2021 will be able to reimburse up to 50 per cent of the costs of participating in international competitions and festivals, as well as promoting products, works and services on the Internet, TASS reports with reference to the Deputy Mayor of Moscow Natalya Sergunina.  In 2020, new subsidies were introduced in Moscow,

Trading | Business  | 02.04.21

Moscow Pasta Exported to Over 40 Countries


Moscow enterprises account for almost a third of all Russian exports of pasta. Today, the capital of Russia not only produces pasta but also actively sells it abroad, according to the official website of the Moscow Mayor.    So, according to the deputy mayor of the city for Economic Policy and Property and Land Relations,

Moscow | Insight  | 02.04.21

Moscow Students to Be Taught Entrepreneurship


The educational programme for third-fourth-year students “Entrepreneurship in Universities”, aimed at forming a set of theoretical knowledge and practical skills in the field of economics, technological entrepreneurship and engineering project management, was launched in Moscow, TASS reports.   “Our task is to provide the student community with the basics of entrepreneurship as part of the university

Moscow | Insight  | 01.04.21

Moscow Metro Train Decorated on April Fool’s Day


In honour of April Fool’s Day, on April 1, on the trains of the Moscow Koltsevaya line, stickers were placed with the words “Do Not Believe, Do Not Be Afraid, Do Not Ask” (a prison saying about which Alexander Solzhenitsyn wrote in his work “The Gulag Archipelago”), “No Love, No Yearning, No Pity” (a line