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1. Russia to Launch Digital Ruble

The digital ruble is about to be tested, so here's a crash course in how digital currency works.

Tags: currency, money, banking, central bank, ruble, cryptocurrency
2. No Such Thing as a Free Pizza

Pizza-lovers be warned: a new scam in Russia is targeting those with a craving for cheese and pepperoni. 

Tags: food, Internet, scams, fraud, money, phishing, crime
3. Dirty Money

“We are strengthening the protection of banknotes from the effects of harmful microorganisms.”

– On July 5, Deputy Chairman of Russia’s Central Bank Mikhail Alekseev explained plans for the modernization of Russia’s bank notes
Tags: mikhail alekseev, central bank, ruble, money
4. The Mai Tais Are Worth It

Ever been so desperate for a vacation that you're willing to go into debt? According to a new study, more and more Russians are.

Tags: travel, tourism, economy, money
5. Smells Like Money

Soon American coins won't be the only "scents" that are exchanged inside Sberbank's buildings, as Russia's national bank plans to introduce its own perfume. 

Tags: fashion, beauty, money, gifts
6. Heavily Taxed

While some countries are considering doing away with coin money, this Russian citizen is still making the most out of their rubles and kopeks. 

Tags: arkhangelsk, math, humor, taxes, money, kopeck, ruble
7. 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
8. 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
9. Pay with your Face

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

Tags: money, Moscow, metro, social issues
10. 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

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