ZooFriend’s Fifth Truck Delivers aid for Animals of Donetsk and Mariupol

The fifth truck of the ZooFriend campaign has recently brought 10 tons of oats and 5 tons of wheat groats and barley to zoos, shelters and equestrian clubs of Donbass and Mariupol.

Which is More Important: Diploma or Hands-on Experience?

Judging by the statement of Vyacheslav Volodin, Speaker of the State Duma, the decision to withdraw from the Bologna Process was supported by all the factions, as if there was nothing to be worry about. However, the prospects of Russian higher education are still unclear.

Quest for Tourists

The authorities of the Krasnodar Territory and Crimea have started summarizing the interim results of the tourist season, which is under a ban on flights to the south of Russia. According to official data, the hotel occupancy of the Crimean resorts is about 50%, and the holiday season seems to have failed.

No Need to Hang Losses on State

A very interesting article on tax administration has been recently published but it does not take into account modern trends. In recent years, the tax authorities have developed more condoning attitude towards violations by taxpayers, even though the lion's share of the so-called small businesses is created for the sole purpose of profiting at the expense of the state.

Government to Support Non-Working Pensioners

More than 10 billion rubles ($163,110) will be allocated to Russian regions for additional payments to non-working pensioners, said Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin.

Su-34 Bomber to Become Reconnaissance Aircraft

The Russian Aerospace Forces have used a state-of-the-art reconnaissance complex based on the Su-34 frontline bomber for the first time in the special operation in Ukraine. As a reminder, the Su-34 as such (generation 4++) is originally a multifunctional frontline supersonic fighter-bomber, which in NATO was codified as Fullback, i.e. Defender.

Kiev Might Stage Strikes on Facilities in Russia

Kiev has enough political will to launch strikes on targets located on Russian territory, said the Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine Alexei Danilov, as reported by RBC.

Don't Covet Another Man's pie

Ukraine, Russia, Turkey and the UN signed agreements in Istanbul on the export of agricultural products and Russian fertilizers from ports on the Black Sea. Ukrainian media have already published the text of the agreement between Ukraine, Turkey and the UN.

Retailers to Give Year Warranty on for Parallel Import Electronics

The Association of Internet Commerce Companies (ACIT) reported that gadgets, appliances and electronics imported into Russia through parallel imports will have a one-year warranty. On June 28, Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a law on parallel imports, under which Russian businesses are exempt from liability for importing goods into the country without the permission of copyright holders.

Biometric Data to make Loan Process go Faster

Biometric data will now be included in the mobile applications of banks by order of the Central Bank of Russia, according to the drafting instructions ‘On the criteria for mobile applications of banks with a universal license.’

Russian-Iranian-Turkish Convergence in Syria

The day before, the negotiations between the presidents of Russia, Turkey and Iran, Vladimir Putin, Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Ibrahim Raisi ended in Tehran.

Consequences of Floods in Sochi to be Eliminated

Last weekend a state of emergency was introduced due to bad weather in Sochi. The city was hit by rain, gale force winds and thunderstorms. A heavy downpour caused flooding, and powerful torrents of water began to wash away everything in their path.

Russian UAVs in sky of Ukraine

Russian troops used a strike unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), which is part of the Lastochka complex, in the special military operation on the territory of Ukraine. According to media reports citing sources in the security services, the drones struck nationalists and destroyed several armored vehicles.

Europe Might Stop Issuing Schengen Visas to Russians

The Russian Foreign Ministry assumes that the actions of the West do not rule out a scenario in which Russian citizens would stop receiving Schengen visas.

Why Grain Deal is Causing Stir and What Russia Stands to Gain From Unblocking Ukrainian Ports

The so called grain deal is the main intrigue of this week. Ukraine, Russia, Turkey and the UN may agree to unblock grain exports from Ukrainian ports, as reported by Reuters. “We're hurrying as fast as we can.” The source asked not to be identified.