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Recommended | Fun | Music  | 10.06.20

Yandex Specialists Named Top Songs After Self-Isolation Cancellation

The Yandex.Music specialists named top songs popular among Russians after the cancellation of the self-isolation mode. The leader of the rating became “I Am Free” by Valery Kipelov, RIA News reports.   It is noted that 1.1 thousand listeners of Yandex.Music participated in the experiment. The age ranged between 18 and 63 years. The rating also

Recommended | Business | Technology | Music  | 23.05.20

Alisa Voice Assistant Conducted Radio Broadcast

Since May 22, the voice assistant Alisa has been broadcasting at a frequency of 87.9 FM, on Like FM radio. With the help of the voice assistant, people can learn the weather forecast, music news, and Alisa’s own thoughts, the radio VK-Group reports.   “The idea came during the period of self-isolation. When everyone is forced

Recommended | Visit | Trip Advisory  | 14.05.20

Premium Taxi Resumed Work in Moscow

Premium taxis started working again in Moscow, TASS reports. Passenger orders are carried out by Yandex.Taxi, Wheely, and Gett companies. Drivers and passengers will be required to comply with all the sanitary requirements and have to use digital passes. The Yandex. Taxi company stated that they are transmitting to the city a package of information,

Recommended | Insight | Around Russia  | 05.04.20

Yandex.Taxi Launches Courier Delivery Service

Due to the spread of coronavirus, Yandex.Taxi launched a courier delivery service for parcels weighing up to 10 kilograms, RIA News reports.  It is said, that couriers on bicycles, scooters, and cars will deliver the packages. The tariff is suitable for users and companies who do not need urgency or transportation of heavy packages. A

Visit | Trip Advisory  | 20.03.20

Yandex Taxi Delivers Medicines from Pharmacies

The employees of the Yandex.Taxi service deliver over-the-counter medicines from the largest pharmacy chains, RIAMO reports.  The medicines can be ordered on the websites of pharmaceutical companies. You can pay for your order only by bank transfer, which also minimizes personal contacts. In the near future, the Russian government should determine the rules for the

Recommended | Insight | St. Petersburg  | 08.03.20

Yandex Lavka Service Offers Flowers Delivery for Free

By March 8, Yandex.Lavka added to its list of services order for bouquets that couriers will deliver for free in 15 minutes. Three variants of compositions from 15 spring tulips will be available in St. Petersburg, they are pink, yellow and orange. All of them are grown in Russia, Fontanka reports.  All addresses of the

Business | Technology  | 03.03.20

Yandex Taxi Introduced Passenger Rating

Yandex.Taxi service introduced the rating of the passengers for drivers. Now, not only passengers can rate the level of the driver’s service, but also drivers can express their satisfaction or dissatisfaction with the client’s behaviour.  The general rating is calculated based on the “last 40 ratings” of drivers. The criteria for how taxi drivers evaluate

Insight | Around Russia  | 14.02.20

Top Russian Cities With Most Caring Residents

The Yandex.Taxi service made up a rating of cities in which residents most often booked a trip to another person in 2019, NGS55 website reports.  Most often, residents of Samara, Rostov-on-Don and Ufa called taxis for relatives and friends. The top ten also included Krasnodar, Yekaterinburg, Kazan, Novosibirsk, Chelyabinsk, Moscow and Volgograd. The rating is

Trading | Business  | 08.01.20

Popularity of Yandex Services Grew by 60% during Winter Holidays

Yandex.Eda is a service that allows you to order food from your favourite local cafes and restaurants. On New Year’s Eve, service users most often ordered traditional dishes – Russian salad and dressed herring, RIA News reported.  On December 31 and January 1, the number of orders for the Yandex.Eda delivery service increased by 60% compared

Business | Technology  | 06.12.19

Yandex Company Tests Unmanned Vehicles

The number of regions where experiments will be conducted on testing unmanned vehicles on public roads will soon increase to 11. Highly automated vehicles are also be allowed to drive on the roads of St. Petersburg, Leningrad, Moscow, Vladimir, Nizhny Novgorod, Samara, the Republic of Chuvashia and the Krasnodar Territory, according to TASS Information Agency.