Where business is headed

Where business is headed In spite of the sanctions and challenges in the political and economic climate, foreign investors are interested in Russia   Russia has once again made it on the list of top European 10 countries leading in terms of foreign direct investment volumes. On EY’s 2018 Attractiveness Survey, Russia placed 9th among…

An end of the free money era?

An end of the free money era? New Moscow is in the lead in Russia. These are the results of the first few months of the switch to a new escrow financing model.   Over the past 7 years, 8 new metro stations and 67 public facilities have opened their doors in Moscow, and over…

Specialized exhibitions, congresses, and forums / October-December 2019

Specialized exhibitions, congresses, and forums / October-December 2019   ОCTOBER   MTT Forum 2019 Business Forum 7 October WTC Congress Center Moscow, Krasnopresnenskaya Naberezhnaya 12, 4th entrance A program of superstar experts in the fields of behavioral economics, the experience economy, and negotiation techniques. Daniel Kahneman, a psychologist and Nobel Prize laureate in economics, the authors…

MOSCOW: Stress and the City

MOSCOW: Stress and the City A city or a village? The majority of people in the world definitely prefer living in a city. According to some assessments, two thirds of the planet’s population will be living in cities by 2050. Because of this, humanity will go through radical social and environmental changes. After all, life in…

Do you need a bodygard? Not anymore!

Do you need a bodygard? Not anymore! There are still businessmen abroad who are convinced that doing business in Russia is dangerous because anarchy and lawlessness reign here. Some of them even think that the first thing a foreign businessman has to do after coming to Russia is hire a bodyguard…   Actually, the times…

Time to break records: shooting stars in autumn

Time to break records: shooting stars in autumn This fall promises to set a new record in terms of the number of big international stars coming to Moscow for concerts. It’s an especially pleasant surprise for their fans in the city.   Several international stars will be performing at Crocus City Hall this October. The…

City street festivals

City street festivals Moscow, the capital of Russia, is the most populated city in Europe. Over 12.5 million people live here, and about 22 million tourists come every year to see a city where history is being made. In 2018, Moscow received the prestigious international award in the sphere of festival organization. The International Festival…

MOSCOW VOCABULARY #28

This section of the magazine – “Moscow Vocabulary” – was born of remembering … Ronald Reagan, who appeared to be a fan – and collector – of Russian proverbs and sayings. Well, and we would like to guide you into a world of Russian idioms – just as bright and colorful.   ЛИТЬ ВОДУ НА чью-либо МЕЛЬНИЦУ – lit’ vodu na…