Omicron-assault – Newspaper Kommersant No. 3 (7204) from 01/12/2022

The Russian authorities are preparing for an explosive increase in the incidence against the background of the spread of the omicron strain of the coronavirus. According to Anna Popova, head of the Federal Service for Surveillance on Consumer Rights Protection and Human Welfare, there may be hundreds of thousands of new cases per day. Moscow […]

Irony of price – Video – Kommersant

In mid-December, VTsIOM presented a poll according to which more than half of Russians (55%) associate the comedy “The Irony of Fate, or Enjoy Your Bath!” With New Year’s holidays. Key events in the 1975 film unfold in the apartment of Nadezhda Sheveleva, around her festive table. Kommersant took a closer look at it and […]

The poll showed the share of Russians with domestic cars

More than half (53%) of Russians have at least one car in their family, while only 22% of them use domestically produced cars, according to the results of a survey conducted by Sberstrakhovanie among residents of 37 cities with a population of more than 500,000 people. Most of all Russian-made vehicles are owned by residents […]

Russians named the most useful professions for society

More than half of the surveyed Russians – 58% – consider the profession of a doctor the most useful for society, follows from the results of a study (available by Vedomosti) conducted by the job search service among 5,000 citizens from all regions of the country. The second most common answer was the teaching […]

Ministry of Sports spends budget subsidies unsatisfactorily – Accounts Chamber

The level of planning of the amount of subsidies by the Russian Ministry of Sports is unsatisfactory. For a number of projects, more than half of the allocated funds in 2015 were not used, according to the report of the Accounts Chamber of Russia, published on the official website of the department. The Accounts Chamber […]

Zenit could not stand the point – Sport – Kommersant

At the start of the Champions League group stage, the only Russian participant in the tournament, Zenit, played a very good match in London against the most formidable opponent from his quartet H – the winner of the previous draw of the Chelsea tournament. Throughout the first half, he did not allow the English grandee […]

World auto concerns will not be able to collect up to 9 million new cars in 2021

BCG analysts have estimated what impact the global semiconductor shortage has on the global auto production volume: automakers will not be able to produce 7 million to 9 million passenger cars this year (Vedomosti has a study). In the first quarter of 2021, losses in the global car market amounted to approximately 1.4 million new […]

More than half of the Russian Olympic team were vaccinated against COVID-19

President of the Russian Olympic Committee Stanislav Pozdnyakov said that more than half of the athletes of the Russian Olympic team had been vaccinated against coronavirus. According to him, a fairly large number of Olympians have natural immunity after suffering from COVID-19 disease. The Russian team included 335 athletes. “More than half of our athletes […]