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Visit | Trip Advisory  | 06.05.21

Russian Tourist Cashback Programme to Be Extended


Russian President Vladimir Putin instructed the government to extend the tourist cashback programme until the end of the year, RIA Novosti reports with reference to a document published on the Kremlin’s official website.  It is assumed that during the summer holidays, Russians who have bought vouchers to sanatoriums will be reimbursed half the cost of

Insight | Chelyabinsk  | 05.05.21

Chelyabinsk Polyclinics Undergo Large-Scale Reconstruction


In Chelyabinsk, a large-scale reconstruction of polyclinics continues, for which tens of millions of rubles are allocated, chelTV reports.  “We have created a wonderful light installation, which was brought by our designer, an idea from Italy, when the interior and walls change depending on the lighting,” the Chief Physician of the Children’s Polyclinic No. 8,

Economics | Business  | 04.05.21

Russian President Announced Timing for New Payments to Needy Citizens


Russian families with school-age children will receive 10,000 rubles each in August, 2021, before the start of the new school year, rbc reports. From July 2021, pregnant women in a difficult financial situation will receive 6,350 rubles a month and children from single-parent families will be able to get 5,650 rubles.   Russian President, Vladimir Putin, instructed

Insight | Around Russia  | 30.04.21

Russians Present Colleagues’ Newborns With Presents and Money


Specialists of the SuperJob job search service conducted a survey of 1,000 HR managers and 1,600 representatives of the employed economically active population from all districts of Russia and found out what measures to support women are being taken in their companies.   The study results showed that 9 percent of companies have programmes to support

Recommended | Insight | Technology | Around Russia  | 20.04.21

Experts Named Best Anti-Crisis Support Business Centre in Russia


The “My Business” Centre in the Sverdlovsk Region won the Best Anti-Crisis Support nomination at the first National Prize for Entrepreneurship Development Institutions according to the Ministry of Economic Development of the Russian Federation, TASS reports.  In turn, the institution in the Perm Territory was recognized as the most effective one, and the “My Business”

Moscow | Insight | Events  | 14.04.21

Moscow Launches Educational Programme for Creative Business


The ‘MBM’ Startup School opens a new direction for entrepreneurship training. In 2021, training will be held for representatives of the creative industries, TASS reports with reference to the press service of the Moscow Department of Entrepreneurship and Innovative Development.  “Creative industries are an important and dynamically developing sector of the Moscow economy. About half

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

Insight | Novosibirsk  | 08.04.21

Russian Post in Novosibirsk Received Almost 100 New Cars


In the Novosibirsk Region, the Russian Post’s vehicle fleet has been replenished with 94 new vehicles of various modifications and carrying capacities. 16 LADA Largus station wagons will enter the post routes, almost all of which are meant for the express mail delivery, VN.ru reports.   It is specified that 9 GAZon NEXT vehicles, 20 GAZ

Insight | Around Russia  | 05.04.21

Experts Named Russian Region With Highest Population Growth


The overall increase in the population of Russia in 2018-2020 was observed in 21 regions, RIA News reports. Sevastopol took the leading place in the rating in percentage terms.  The three leaders also included Ingushetia, the Leningrad region, and Chechnya. In quantitative terms, the population growth leaders were the Moscow Region, Moscow, and the Krasnodar