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Grozny named cleanest city of Russia

Chechen capital topped the rating of cleanest cities of Russia, according to experts of the real estate website Domofond.ru. Experts surveyed more than 250 thousand Russians. Two cities were at the first place of this rating - …

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Moscow deploys facial recognition system

Moscow is adding facial-recognition technology to its network of 170,000 surveillance cameras across the city in a move to identify criminals and boost security, Bloomberg reported. Since 2012, CCTV recordings have been held for …

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Poll: Russians lose faith in banks

According to the poll results of the NAFI Analytical Center, the number of Russians trusting banks decreased. During the year the share of respondents who expressed confidence in banks decreased from 67% to 60%. At the same time, of …

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Number of long-livers increases in Russia

The number of people born 100 years or more ago increased significantly in Russia. This is almost a thousand more than the year before, the Rosstat reported. It is specified that most of the long-livers are women. Demographers …

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Russian consumer prices down 0.2 percent in week

Consumer prices in Russia declined 0.2 percent last week, data from the Federal Statistics Service showed on Wednesday, supporting expectations of an imminent rate cut, Reuters reported. Consumer prices have risen 1.9 percent since the …

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 Russians take pride in country’s symbols - poll

Pride and admiration are the key emotions felt by most Russians when they see the country’s national symbols, and the number of people sharing this view has risen over the past ten years, a survey conducted by the Russian Public Opinion …

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 Russia’s average mortgage rate to decline to 10%

The average interest rate on Russian mortgage loans is expected to fall to 10% by the end of the year from around 11% currently, CEO of the country’s second biggest lender VTB Bank, Andrei Kostin, said at a meeting …

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Dalai Lama: Russians are great nation

Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama said Russians are a great nation, speaking with the Russian newspaper Kommersant in New Delhi after his first-ever joint conference with leading Russian neuroscientists and philosophers. …

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What do Russian people need?

Russians believe that the most serious problems that the country faces now are connected with low salaries and living standards, the state of economy and the current social policy, a survey conducted by the Russian Public Opinion Research Center …

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Labor Ministry: unemployment rate in Russia decreases

The number of unemployed in Russia has decreased by 0.2%, the Russian Ministry of Labour and Social Protection said. "The number of unemployed has decreased by 0.2% to 801360 people in the period from July 19 to July 26, 2017. A …

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