Russia zeroes taxes on Kuril Islands

NEET: The generation fearing offices and company parties

Number of pensioners plummets at record pace in Russia

Central Bank warns about overheated housing market

Economists predict faster GDP growth for Russia

Vaccination tops Russians’ most common phobias list

“Technoprom — 2021”

Economist predicts new global crisis

Russian real estate starts to go down in price

Russians return to foreign resorts

Russians start buying push-button mobiles again

Moscow’s most expensive apartment hits $50 mio

Russia tries to attract Chinese crypto miners

Bitcoin mining becomes easier and more profitable

Experts predict 22 new coronavirus mutations

Bitcoin rises thanks to El Salvador

Bookmakers expect bitcoin to tumble further

Russians will pay taxes in digital rubles

Russian Post considers alcohol distribution

Banks suffer moderate losses from pandemic

First flying car to hover over Russia in 2022

Why businesses need microbloggers

Russian YouTube and Instagram bloggers made RUR 11 bln ($150 mio) last year, making bigger advertising profits than print media. …

Alexander Ausan: “We have an excess of high-quality human capital”

State-of-the-art technologies that become more complex with immense speed entail complication of laws and regulations governing them. Therefore, one should …

Going up: How elevators speed up urbanization

The Russian media is discussing interesting, however local, news: smartphone-controlled elevators are being installed in Moscow’s new buildings. The first …

Why would a university want a robot dog?

Over 50 higher education providers in Russia train Robotics and Mechatronics specialists. The labor market shows high demand for robotics …

NFTs: Tokens for fans or hidden scam?

NFTs saw a surge in popularity last spring, when a painting by digital artist Beeple was sold at a record …
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China and bitcoin

The Chinese media recently reported the country was tightening control over cryptocurrency exchanges and bitcoin mining. That statement sent the …
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No more benefits from offshore companies for IT sector

It has always been difficult to develop a long-term tax structure for an IT company, but in the past couple …
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1H2021: Russians have become a nation of speculators

Russia’s GDP in January-June 2021 grew by 4.6% compared to the same period last year, according to the Ministry of …
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What will grocery stores be like five years from now?

Retail development trends and hypotheses are so diverse now it baffles one to pick the most important ones. Still, we …

The endless American deficit

The United States is risking a debt default; most media outlets ran the news in July citing alarming statements made …

Anthropomorphic gadgets become a thing

Marc Teyssier, Sorbonne graduate, interaction designer and researcher, Principal Investigator of Resilient Futures Group at the Da Vinci Innovation Center …
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What happened to startups over last year

The fourth issue of the Startup Barometer, an annual market survey of tech entrepreneurship in Russia organized by venture investor …

Personal income tax 2% up in Russia