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Moscow Districts by the Risk of Coronavirus Infection
The risk of contracting coronavirus in Moscow is high in the outlying sleeping areas, analysts say. In the center and areas with landscaped courtyards and smaller buildings, the threat is lower.
Wealthy Russians Looking for Shelter Bunkers
There are many clients from Russia among those who are ready to pay one and a half hundred thousand dollars for fortified structures to hide from the coronavirus pandemic.
Wealthy Russians Looking for Shelter Bunkers
There are many clients from Russia among those who are ready to pay one and a half hundred thousand dollars for fortified structures to hide from the coronavirus pandemic.
No More than 50 People in the Office: Russian Authorities Named New Working Conditions
Rospotrebnadzor published rules and recommendations for enterprises from different sectors of the economy to follow after the end of self-isolation due to coronavirus.
Bloomberg Predicts a Reduction in the Income of Russians to the Level of 2006
This quarter, the real disposable income of Russians will decline to a level unprecedented since 2006, Bloomberg writes.
"Helium Facilitates Breathing"- Russian Scientist on the Treatment of Pulmonary Failure with COVID-19
On April 20, 2020, at a meeting with the President of Russia, pulmonologist Alexander Suvorov, a member of the Russian Academy of Sciences, spoke about Russian doctors new initiative in treating people suffering from coronavirus.
What's Wrong with Moscow Self-isolation?
Statistics on the spread of coronavirus in Moscow and data from other countries raise the question of how justified some of the strict quarantine restrictions introduced in Moscow to prevent COVID-19 infection are.
Unprecedented Oil Crisis: onsequences of the Price War between Saudi Arabia and Russia
The coronavirus epidemic has led to an unprecedented drop in demand for raw materials and a collapse in quotations. In a world where everything has stopped, the price of oil is likely to move in only one direction - down.
Free Online Consultations of Psychologists during Pandemic
More than 100 specialists are ready to help those who worry about the coronavirus pandemic.
The Price of Pandemic: How Much Russia will Lose Due to Coronavirus
The Russian economy, like many other economies in the world, is already infected with the coronavirus. But unlike many, ours was also struck by the price war virus in the oil market.
New Measures to Support Business and the Public in Russia during Pandemic
Small and medium-sized businesses will receive tax and insurance premium deferrals for six months and will be able to restructure the debts accumulated during the crisis.
How Wealthy Russians Prepared for a Pandemic
Hospitals for one patient and mechanical ventilation for $ 25,000 - find how wealthy Russians prepared for a pandemic.
#stayhome: Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia will be Held Online because of Pandemic
The National Chamber of Fashion with the support of the Fashion Fund announced the dates of the online Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia. On April 4 and 5, new collections will be presented by both new and already well-known designers.
Moscow Quarantine: Possible Consequences
A quarantine week in Moscow costs the citys economy 75-112 billion rubles. The regime of restrictions kills the projected economic growth for this year and negatively affects the income level of Muscovites. If quarantine lasts longer than two or three weeks, the capital may face a surge in unemployment.
Self-Isolation in Moscow: FAQ
Moscow authorities answered frequently asked questions about the self-isolation regime introduced the day before.
The US is Thinking about New Sanctions against Russia because of the Collapse in Oil Prices
The White House could intervene in the oil war of Saudi Arabia and Russia.
Sistema-Biotech Developed a Coronavirus Test that Allows Finding out the Result in Two Hours
In terms of accuracy, it surpasses the analogues currently used in Russia.
Yandex will Launch a Platform for Distance Learning
Yandex is investing more than 200 million rubles in creating a platform for distance learning. In March, the platform will be available free of charge throughout Russia.
Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia Announced Quarantine
Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia announced quarantine caused by the spread of coronavirus.
The Leader of the List of Richest Russians has Changed
The co-owner of Novatek and Sibur Leonid Mikhelson ceded leadership of the Russian part of the global Forbes list to Vladimir Potanin.


Beauty Salons will Resume Work in the Moscow Region
From June 3, beauty salons, sun booths and saunas will resume work in the Moscow Region.
Orthodox Churches will Open in Moscow on June 6
From June 6, the citys churches will open for parishioners in Moscow.
Cinemas and Museums in Russia will Open in mid-July, Theaters - in Autumn
There will be special seating in the halls to reduce the risk of coronavirus spreading.
Almost 60% of Restaurants were Unable to Adapt to Quarantine
About 57% of catering establishments could not adapt to the restrictions regime and start the take-away or delivery format.
Non-food Trade Resumes in Moscow
From June 1, Moscow starts the second stage of mitigation of the restrictive measures introduced in connection with the coronavirus epidemic.
Embankments and Beaches Opened in Vladivostok
Concrete blocks were removed from driveways to the popular beaches of Vladivostok.
Non-food Stores and Public Services will Open in Moscow at the Next Stage of Lifting Restrictions
At the second stage of lifting the restrictive measures introduced in the framework of the fight against the coronavirus epidemic, non-food stores and public services establishments will start operating in Moscow.
Aeroflot will Start to Restore Transportation Volumes in June
Earlier, the Federal Air Transport Agency reported that up to three airlines of the Aeroflot group - Aeroflot, Russia and Aurora - received subsidies for losses due to coronavirus.
More than a Third of Russian Companies from Various Industries can Become Bankrupt
80% of companies expect their counterparties to go bankrupt.
SWISS Airlines will Resume Flights from Zurich to Moscow and St. Petersburg in June
SWISS Airlines (part of the Lufthansa Group) plans to resume flights from Zurich to Moscow (Domodedovo) and St. Petersburg (Pulkovo) from June 1.
Pobeda Airlines Company will Resume Flights in Russia
The airline "Pobeda" will start to restore the program of domestic flights gradually starting from June 1.
Quarantine in the Krasnodar Territory is Extended until May 23
All people arriving in the Kuban from other regions of Russia are forcibly sent to observators for a period of two weeks.
The Turnover of SMEs Fell by More than 50% in April
In Moscow, the turnover of the SME sector fell more than in other regions - by 79%.
Restrictive Measures for Moscow Business have been Extended until May 31
From May 12, only industrial enterprises, as well as construction projects, will be allowed to resume work.
Wearing Masks will be Mandatory in the Moscow Region
Wearing medical protective masks in public places will be made mandatory from May 12.
All Beaches of Primorye are Closed due to Coronavirus
With the onset of heat and the beginning of the season, all beaches, coastal hotels and cafes are closed due to the current self-isolation regime.
Research: Most Small and Micro-business Companies Expect to Reach Pre-crisis Indicators within Six Months
Only 20% of companies can work at full strength in the face of restrictive measures.
Half of SMEs in Russia Suspended their Work
56% of the small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) suspended their work due to restrictive measures taken to combat a new type of coronavirus.
Survey: Most Employees Prefer an Office to a Remote Work
62% of Russians working from home because of the isolation regime want to return to the office.
New Measures Introduced in Karelia
Changes have been made to the list of restrictive measures in connection with the spread of coronavirus.
By the End of 2020, the Fall of the Russian IT Segment may Exceed 30%
In general, the situation may be worse than during the crisis of 2015.
Only a Third of Russian SMEs will be Able to Receive State Support
Three quarters of Russian companies from the small and medium business sector will not be able to apply for state assistance in paying salaries.
Non-working Days throughout Russia will Last at Least until May 11
Russian President extended non-working days until May 11, inclusive, and days from May 6 to 8 are recognized as days off.
Biologically Safe Mice for Testing Anti-Coronavirus Drugs Come to be Created
The State Scientific Center for Virology and Biotechnology "Vector" has begun to create biologically safe mice sensitive to the new coronavirus infection.
Mefloquine Ability to Fight Coronavirus Preliminary Tested
The Federal Medical-Biological Agency of Russia has published preliminary results of testing the anti-malaria medicine mefloquine against the coronavirus.
Russian Restaurateurs will Close from 20 to 50% of Establishments Due to the Crisis
The situation in the industry may worsen if the state does not resolve the issue of tax holidays and affordable financing.
The Amount of Tax Benefits for Moscow Business will Exceed 170 Billion Rubles
The city authorities intend to keep all the benefits accepted before the epidemic. Together with the approved anti-crisis measures, the total amount of business support will exceed 170 billion rubles.
Moscow will Spend about 70 Billion Rubles on Measures to Support Business
It is noted that the total amount of assistance may vary depending on how popular soft loans will be among small businesses.
Checking Passes for Trips in Moscow will be Automatic
In accordance with the new decrees of the Mayor of Moscow, the verification of the availability of passes for trips around the city both on public, and on personal or official vehicles from April 22 will be held automatically.
Express Courses: "How to Work during Pandemic"
Special courses have been prepared for accountants, HR employees, lawyers, general directors, medical staff and financial directors.
Tochka Bank Launches Assistance Fund for Affected Entrepreneurs
The Tochka Entrepreneurship Bank has launched a fund to support businesses affected by the coronavirus pandemic.
Traffic Police will Start Checking Digital Passes in Moscow
Police urged residents of Moscow to plan their own travel time and pre-issue digital passes.
Taxi Services in Moscow will Check Digital Passes
Taxi services will check if a passenger has a digital pass to travel around Moscow when ordering a trip.
Russia has Resumed Flights to Return its Citizens from Foreign Countries
Today the first two flights will be completed: Bishkek - Yekaterinburg and Dhaka - Nizhny Novgorod.
Small Businesses will Get Interest-free Loans from Banks
Russian authorities instructed to accelerate the allocation of funds to banks for the issuance of interest-free loans to small businesses.
Russian Museums Forecast Losses Caused by Pandemic
The State Historical Museum and the Pushkin Museum forecast losses of millions of rubles due to closure caused by the threat of the spread of coronavirus.
Medtech-startup BestDoctor Launches a Virtual Clinic for Free Consultations
Medtech-startup BestDoctor launches a virtual clinic for free consultations with doctors in the context of a new type of coronavirus epidemic.
Russian Measures to Support the Sectors Most Affected by Coronavirus
The government approved a list of measures to support organizations and individual entrepreneurs working in the areas most affected by the spread of the coronavirus COVID-19. The list of such industries includes catering, hospitality, air transportation, and consumer services.
Golden Mask Award Ceremony Postponed due to Coronavirus
The awarding of the Golden Mask 2020 winners in the most honorable nomination - For Outstanding Contribution to the Development of Theater Art, has been laid on the shelf.
Ufa Residents will Support Local Farmers during Pandemic
With the help of the new service local residents will be able to buy farm products.
Non-working Days in Russia will Last until the End of April
Depending on how the situation develops, the non-working period may be shortened.
Popular Places for Walking are Blocked in Vladivostok
The city hall of Vladivostok during the period of complete self-isolation installed concrete blocks at the entrance to the popular place for walking in the city - Tokarevsky lighthouse.
Ural Airlines will Carry out Flights Returning Russian Tourists from India to Yekaterinburg
On April 4, Ural Airlines will start returning Russian tourists from India who were unable to come back to the country due to restrictions associated with the coronavirus pandemic.
Russian Foreign Ministry: about 25 Thousand Russians Abroad Intend to Return to their Homeland
About 25 thousand Russians who are currently abroad want to come to Russia in connection with the situation with the coronavirus.
The Opening of Summer Verandas in Moscow Restaurants will be Postponed
Due to the unfavorable epidemiological situation in Moscow, the authorities postponed the start of the summer season for cafes and restaurants.
Compulsory Self-isolation Regime is Introduced in 16 Russian Regions, Including Moscow and Moscow Region
14 regions of Russia, following Moscow and Moscow Region, introduced a mandatory self-isolation regime.
Russia is Closing Restaurants
New restrictive measures are being introduced in Russia to prevent the spread of coronavirus infection.
Lawyers Launch Entrepreneurship Assistance Association to Consult Businesses
Lawyers create an Association of Assistance to Entrepreneurs against the background of the coronavirus epidemic.
The Russian Government will Support Catering Business and Hotels
The Ministry of Economic Development of the Russian Federation is preparing a package of measures to support the catering and hotel industries.
All Fitness Centers and Pools are Closed in Moscow
The corresponding order was issued by the Rospotrebnadzor in Moscow as part of the prevention of the spread of a new type of coronavirus.
Fitch Halved Russia's Economic Growth Forecast
Agency revised estimates due to falling oil prices, weakening ruble and global economic downturn.
Terminals E and C of the Sheremetyevo Airport will be Closed until May
All flights will be transferred to terminals D and F.
High Alert Mode due to Coronavirus Introduced throughout Russia
The authorities of all 85 regions of Russia decided to introduce a high-alert regime due to the threat of the spread of coronavirus.
Petersburg Stopped Accepting Aircraft from the European Union Due to Coronavirus
St. Petersburg Governor introduced additional measures to combat the COVID-19 pandemic.
Aeroflot, Pobeda and S7 Cannot Return Russian Citizens from Montenegro
Aeroflot, Pobeda and S7 said they could not return to Russia passengers who remained in Montenegro due to the closure of the border by the authorities of that country to prevent the spread of the coronavirus COVID-19.
The Spread of Coronavirus in Russia will Affect Consumer Behavior
First, Russians will buy goods, but in a few weeks they will be forced to save money.
114 People are Infected with Coronavirus in Russia
The number of patients with coronavirus in Russia reached 114 people in 26 Russian regions.
Faberlic is Ready to Start Producing Disinfectants and Donate them to Doctors for Free
Faberlic plans to launch a new line of disinfectants and hygiene products, which will be distributed free of charge for the needs of the headquarters for monitoring the situation with coronavirus in Russia.
Government Plans to Introduce Tax Breaks for Business Due to Coronavirus
The Russian government has developed a draft anti-crisis plan to support the economy in connection with the spread of a new type of coronavirus infection.
Retailers Reported the Threat of Interruptions in Supplies to Moscow Stores
Stricter rules for the movement of trucks in Moscow can lead to interruptions in the supply of socially significant goods to stores.
Every Fifth Russian Travel Agency May not Survive the Coronavirus Pandemic
Up to 20% of Russian travel companies may close due to the consequences of the new type of coronavirus pandemic COVID-19.
Russian Manufacturers are Looking for Alternative Suppliers, Due to the Coronavirus Epidemic in China
As a substitute for Chinese goods, they consider counterparties from Turkey, Italy and several Asian countries.
The Folk Fishing All-Russian Festival in Tver Oblast was Canceled
The Folk Fishing All-Russian Festival in Tver Oblast was canceled due to the absence of reliable on in the water and the threat of coronavirus.
There is No Emergency Situation on Coronavirus in Russia
The Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation, Head of the Operational Headquarters, Tatyana Golikova stated that there was no emergency situation on coronavirus in Russia and there was no need for additional limitations.
Russia Restricts Air Traffic with South Korea
It was decided to stop air communication with South Korea by all companies except Aeroflot and Aurora.
Restrictive Measures on the Border with China are Extended until April 1
According to the latest data, the number of people infected with coronavirus in China is close to 80 thousand.
Russia Closes Access through Checkpoints on the Border with Mongolia for Chinese Citizens
This was announced at the meeting of the operational headquarters to prevent the spread of coronavirus in the Russian Federation.

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