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1. Heroes and Inflation

“A person who would personify the hero of 2020, according to Russians, is honest, decent, and fair (13%). Of the options proposed, Russians most often referred to the heroes of the year as doctors and medical workers (55%), as well as EMERCON employees who save people in emergency situations (31%).”

-Results from a poll by the All-Russian Center for the Study of Public Opinion (VTsIOM)on who Russians consider to be the heroes of 2020
Tags: money
2. Putin, Forest Work, and Gender Changes

This week, politicians are caught red-handed; surrogate motherhood and gambling are (apparently) the same; and Putin isn't as hip with the youth as you'd think.

Tags: military, children, women, money, gender, history, government, putin, social issues
3. Pay with your Face

The Moscow Metro plans to allow passengers to pay with Face ID.

Tags: money, Moscow, metro, social issues
4. No Cash, It's Cold

“The share of completely non-cash customers who use a bank card but do not withdraw cash from an ATM for a month is steadily growing. Now it is 39%, which is 5 percentage points higher than before the pandemic.”

– Alexander Vedyakhin, First Deputy Chairman of the Board of Sberbank, on the growing number of clients who are not using cash at all

Tags: weather, money
5. How Much Money Do Russians Need to Be Happy?

A recent survey among Russians seeks to answer this question.

Tags: Moscow, money
6. Savings and Plateaus

“Compared to the crisis period, the share of people adhering to a savings policy in economic behavior has decreased: 68% of Russians believe that it is better to spend as little as possible, saving as much as possible for the future.”

– Results of a poll conducted by the Russian Public Opinion Center, on how Russians are saving and spending money

Tags: COVID, coronavirus, money
7. Tips, Please!

Tipping in Russia is not always the most transparent.

Tags: Customs, money, restaurants
8. Meet the New Minister, Meat in a Sausage, Mete Out a Fine

This week: education! Tests for hopeful investors, savings for college, and learning what exactly is in sausage. 

Tags: tyumen, education, dissent, Internet, money, sausage, food, chechnya
9. Camouflage Candles, Cats in Quarantine, and Belarus

This week Russians get diet advice, the president of Belarus gets kicked out of a neighboring country, and even cats aren't excused from social distancing.

Tags: military, religion, russian food, money, coronavirus, animals, politics, belarus, lukashenko, international relations
10. Criminal QR-Codes

Be careful what QR-codes you scan in Russia, you may be opening yourself up to fraud.

Tags: money, fraud

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