Rosstat is changing the methodology for calculating inflation from 2022.

Rosstat has been making a number of changes to the calculation of the consumer price index (CPI) since January 2022, according to a press release from the department. The key one is changes in the calculation of the weekly index estimate. Now it will be carried out according to the Laspeyres formula. In this formula, […]

“It seems that Biden still believes that he can change Putin’s mind.”

Russian and US Presidents Vladimir Putin and Joe Biden held talks in the format of a video summit. They talked for over two hours and devoted most of their time to the Ukrainian issue. However, they did not agree on anything specific. What the foreign media wrote about this is in the compilation of Kommersant. […]

Business offered to remove some of the restrictions after the introduction of QR codes

It is possible to stop the decline in entrepreneurs’ incomes due to the introduction of the QR code system by abolishing some other types of restrictions and introducing additional support measures, said Alexander Kalinin, president of the all-Russian public organization of small and medium-sized businesses “Support of Russia”. Among the measures proposed by the business […]

Instagram is testing paid subscriptions feature

Instagram is working on a new feature in the form of paid blogger subscriptions. Sensor Tower and Apptopia, mobile app analytics services, drew attention to this. Analysts have noticed that in the In-App Purchases section of the app’s AppStore page, there is a set of Instagram Subscriptions products. According to Sensor Tower, the description appeared […]

The Ministry of Finance considers the concept of special beer misleading to the buyer

The Ministry of Finance of the Russian Federation proposes to exclude the concept of “special beer” from the technical regulations of the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) “On the safety of alcoholic beverages”, TASS reports with reference to the response of Deputy Finance Minister Alexei Sazanov to the request of the head of the Federation Council […]

A good politician is an inanimate politician – Hi-Tech – Kommersant

According to a poll conducted by the Center for the Study of Governance Reforms at the University of Madrid, 51% of Europeans do not mind replacing at least some of their local parliamentarians with artificial intelligence (AI) systems or robots. Most of the supporters of this idea turned out to be in Spain, most of […]

Kiriyenko called on the IT industry to self-regulation

The Russian IT industry needs to work on self-regulation against the background of very high rates of implementation of the necessary controls, said First Deputy Chief of Staff of the Presidential Administration of Russia Sergei Kiriyenko at a meeting that took place as part of the 25th Anniversary Russian Internet Forum (RIF). This was reported […]

Techno works like a machine – Hi-Tech – Kommersant

Automotive Alliance Stellantis and Taiwanese electronics manufacturer Foxconn yesterday announced a partnership to build high-tech vehicles using smart systems, artificial intelligence and data transmission, including 5G. Foxconn was not the only high-tech company that announced partnerships with carmakers only this year – earlier joint projects to introduce the latest developments in the auto industry were […]