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Heating season resumes in Vladikavkaz

Heating season resumes in Vladikavkaz

Today, the authorities of Vladikavkaz, due to a cold snap, resumed heating in apartment buildings, the press service of the city's local self-government administration reports. "A decision was made to resume heating in …

Useful tips to get back to work after holidays

Useful tips to get back to work after holidays

It is sometimes difficult to return to a working rhythm after the holidays, Oleg Sulimenko, Vice-Rector for Academic Affairs of the University 2035, said. According to him, the main clue is interest. "In order to get ready for …

Russian gasification program to be expanded

Russian gasification program to be expanded

Russian President Vladimir Putin instructed to expand the program of gasification of Russian regions as much as possible. "It is necessary to expand the program of Russian regions' gasification. To change the approaches to …

Lush to close one third of its stores in Russia

Lush to close one third of its stores in Russia

Lush cosmetics chain will have to close 17 out of 48 stores in Russia. This was announced by the xhain's owner Dmitry Azarov. According to him, 200 out of 500 employees will be laid off. Azarov explained that such a …

US makes exception for sanctioned Russians

US makes exception for sanctioned Russians

The US Treasury Department issued a general license that allows sanctioned Russian citizens and companies to freely use web communications services. The list includes instant messengers, e-mail, Internet browsers, social networks, file …

Every 10th Russian wants to emigrate - poll

Every 10th Russian wants to emigrate - poll

Nearly 88% of Russians note that they would not like to move abroad for permanent residence, according to the All-Russian Public Opinion Research Center (VTsIOM) published on Monday. "The majority of Russians do not want …

Three-day kefir may be dangerous

Three-day kefir may be dangerous

Nutritionist Elena Solomatina spoke about the dangers of old kefir stored for more than three days. She urged people with diseases of the gastrointestinal tract, individual intolerance, allergies to milk protein and drivers not to drink …

Pensions to be increased by 8.6%

Pensions to be increased by 8.6%

Russian Ministry of Labor announced that from April 1, social pensions will be re-indexed by 8.6%. This increase will affect 4 million people. "The indexation of social pensions in 2022 will be 8.6%. The corresponding …

Aksenov proposes to regulate food prices

Aksenov proposes to regulate food prices

The head of the Crimea, Sergey Aksenov, claimed that there was a need for a temporal introduction of state regulation of prices for basic foodstuffs. …

Instagram is blocked in Russia

Instagram is blocked in Russia

An access to the US-based social network platform Instagram was blocked across the territory of Russia starting on March 14, according to the Russian IT and mass media watchdog. Last Friday, the Russian Federal Service for Supervision …

Russians left without Discovery

Russians left without Discovery

The American TV company Discovery has decided to temporarily suspend the broadcasting of its channels in Russia. This is stated in the statement of the TV company. About 15 channels will stop broadcasting. Thus, Russian …

Netflix suspends its service in Russia

Netflix suspends its service in Russia

Netflix, an American subscription streaming service and production company, suspends its service in Russia over the developments in Ukraine, the Variety magazine said on Sunday, citing a company representative. "Given the …

Solovyov and Usmanov’s estate arrested in Italy

Solovyov and Usmanov’s estate arrested in Italy

Employees of the Italian Financial Guard (the power unit of the Ministry of Economy) arrested the property of Russian businessman Alisher Usmanov and TV presenter Vladimir Solovyov, who fell under EU sanctions in connection with the events in …

Auchan introduces limit on certain products

Auchan introduces limit on certain products

The network of Moscow Auchan stores introduced restrictions on the purchase of canned food, vegetable oil, cereals and sugar during one visit. Warning signs about restrictions on the purchase of a number of goods appeared in the trading …

Aksyonov to get rid of deceitful officials

Aksyonov to get rid of deceitful officials

The heads of a number of Crimean municipalities cheated when they carried out the instructions of the authorities on personal control over food prices and decided to limit themselves to a telephone survey of local stores, the head of Crimea, …

Spotify closes its office in Russia

Spotify closes its office in Russia

Spotify has closed its office in Russia indefinitely in response to Russia's actions in Ukraine, the audio streaming platform said. "Our first priority over the past week has been the safety of our employees and to ensure …