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Is Russia worst country to be elderly?

Russia is No. 40 among 43 countries in the 2017 Global Retirement Index, published today by Natixis Global Asset Management, just above India, Greece and Brazil. According to data compiled by Natixis, several factors affected the …

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 Russia among top 10 in UN Cybersecurity Survey

  Russia is ranked a high 10th out of 165 nations in a global index that measures the commitment of nations across the world to cybersecurity. Following Singapore were the United States, Malaysia, Oman, Estonia, …

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Capital of Chechnya is safest city in Russia

Grozny tops the rating of safest Russian cities. The poll respondents rated how much they agree with the statement "I live in a safe area and do not afraid to go home at night," according to a 10-point scale. The local residents called …

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Georgia among best European countries for business

The EuCham, which ranks European countries based on their business environment ranked Georgia 20th amongst 46 countries after it moved up four places by gaining 68.6 in the scores. An economy’s EuCham score is reflected by a scale …

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Trump disapproval hits record 60%

A record 60% of Americans disapprove of the job US President Donald Trump is doing, according to Gallup's daily tracking poll. That is slightly higher than Trump's previous disapproval threshold, which was 59% …

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Empire reveals 100 greatest movies of all time

Empire asked film fans to vote for their best-loved releases by submitting a list of their top ten, all-time favourites, and now the magazine has revealed the definitive list of the 100 Greatest Movies as chosen by them. They chose …

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Russia ranked 63 by FIFA for Confederations Cup

Confederations Cup host Russia dropped two places to No. 63 team in the new FIFA rankings. As the automatically qualified World Cup host, Russia's ranking has fallen while playing only lower-ranked friendlies in recent months. …

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Georgian gas stations among world's best top 10

Two Georgian gas stations are among the 10 most beautiful gas stations in the world, according to the London-based architecture website DesignCurial. DesignCurial has ranked the world’s 10 best, based on “design, innovation …

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81.6% of Russians approve of Putin’s work - poll

A total of 81.6% of Russians approve of President Vladimir Putin’s performance, according to a poll conducted by the All-Russia Public Opinion Research Center (VCIOM). According to the poll, 52.1% say they are …

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Forbes names Russia's richest woman

The wife of former Moscow Mayor Yury Luzhkov, Yelena Baturina, has again topped the Forbes ranking as the richest woman in Russia with an estimated fortune of $1 billion. Elena …

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Russia ranked 109th in world's safest countries ranking

The World Economic Forum experts published the Global Travel and Tourism Report, revealing the safest countries in the world for tourists. Finland has been named the safest country in the world, the UAE and Iceland scored second and …

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Margvelashvili named most popular Georgian politician

Georgian President Georgi Margvelashvili topped the rating of political leaders of the country. According to the sociological survey by the International Republican Institute (IRI), 67% of the survey participants are sympathetic …

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Fitch downgrades Saudi Arabia's rating

Fitch Ratings cut its assessment of Saudi Arabia's credit quality, citing deterioration of state finances due to low oil prices and doubts over whether Riyadh can achieve its economic reform plans. Fitch downgraded Saudi Arabia by …

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Russians getting happier

When it comes to happiness, Russia ranked 49th (56th in 2015), according to the World Happiness Report, produced by the Sustainable Development Solutions Network and funded by the Ernesto Illy Foundation. According to the survey, …

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Moody’s changes outlook on Russia

Moody’s Investors Service has changed the outlook on Russia’s Ba1 government bond rating to stable from negative, affirming the rating and citing economic recovery. Moody's said that the Russian government's set of measures made the country less dependent on ...

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