Seeds of Discord

The harvest campaign is coming to an end in Siberia. The weather conditions were unfavorable. Farmers faced serious problems while reaping the harvest and, therefore, the results are worse than last year's in some places.

Angara is Promised High-Rise Development

En+ Group announced plans to build two more hydroelectric power plants in the Krasnoyarsk territory. These are not completely new projects as they have existed on paper for a long time. However, this fact does not calm down residents, who see firsthand how the Boguchany hydroelectric power station alone has affected the river.

PolitStartup Project as Gateway to Political Arena

United Russia [the ruling political party since the early years of Vladimir Putin's presidency] implements human resources projects to network regional politicians.

Russia Reserves Set All-Time Record, Amounting to $618 bln

Russia is currently among the top five countries with the largest forex reserves. According to the website of the Accounts Chamber, it ranks fifth after China, Japan, Switzerland, and India.

CAR Government Honors Russian Instructors for Help in Fighting Terrorists

Central African Republic parliament speaker Simplice Mathieu Saranji has handed a letter of gratitude to Alexander Ivanov, Head of the Officers Union for International Security (OUIS), in a solemn ceremony. The Russian instructors were thanked for their help in the fight against the terrorist groups that had almost torn the country apart

“Undermining Faith in Democracy” – Western Media are Pushing Liberal Agenda Through Women's Health Articles

A Western newsroom has posted an article addressing social media myths about women's health. The authors mentioned the undermining of faith in democratic processes in line with such concepts as “self-treatment,” “relationship between the menstrual cycle and astrology,” “unhealthy diets,” and “suicide posts.”

Space “Movie Crew” Enter Orbit

A Soyuz-2.1a rocket was launched from Baikonur at 11.55 a.m. on October 5. It carried a Soyuz MS-19 spacecraft with a unique crew, including professional cosmonaut Hero of Russia Anton Shkaplerov, actress Yulia Peresild and director Klim Shippenko, to the International Space Station.

Rosa Khutor Announces New Winter Season Opening Date

Rosa Khutor , an alpine ski resort in the Western Caucasus is planning to open a new winter season on December 17. The exact date will depend on weather conditions, especially on a stable snow cover.

Gas Prices Plummet in Europe on Putin's Birthday

Gas prices in Europe plummeted on Vladimir Putin's 69th birthday October 7. In particular, this was due to the Russian President’s recent statement of Russia's readiness to stabilize rising energy prices, say experts.

TV Series for Everyone

This is an unexpected post for me, telling about the Chinese TV series Symphony’s Romance which is on Russia-K [a Russian nationwide not-for-profit arts and culture television channel.] It is naive, pure, and touching. This is absolute, almost sterile goodness against the background of our trash films and hard-to-watch psychological thrillers.

Dmitry Muratov Ranks With Barack Obama, Svetlana Alexievich

Philippine journalist Maria Ressa and Dmitry Muratov, editor-in-chief of Novaya Gazeta, have won the Nobel Peace Prize 2021. The announcement was made on October 8 by Berit Reiss-Andersen, Chair of the Norwegian Nobel Committee.

Russians Should Save for Retirement Themselves, Says Central Bank Deputy Chair

First Deputy Chairman of the Central Bank of Russia Sergey Shvetsov has recently given a statement specifically on the subject of pensions, pensioners and pension savings at an enlarged meeting of the Federation Council Committee on Economic Policy.

Murky Case

A large-scale inspection of gold-mining enterprises has begun in the Krasnoyarsk Territory. The districts repeatedly reported about the miners' barbaric attitude to nature this season. The “crusading war” against the companies was approved by Alexander Uss, the Governor of the territory.

Unnoticed Genocide – Ukraine is Uncontrollably Shelling of Donbas

The Ukrainian military is firing at the people's republics of Donbas without coordination with Kiev, openly said Commander of the Joint Forces Operation Alexander Pavlyuk at a meeting with Estonian partners on October 5.

October Novelties: Child Benefits, New Loan Rules and Tech Inspections

Several laws relating to child benefit payments, loans, increases in the salaries of law-enforcement personnel and other areas of life will come into force in Russia in October.