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1. 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
2. How Much Money Do Russians Need to Be Happy?

A recent survey among Russians seeks to answer this question.

Tags: Moscow, money
3. 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
4. Tips, Please!

Tipping in Russia is not always the most transparent.

Tags: Customs, money, restaurants
5. 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
6. 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
7. Criminal QR-Codes

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

Tags: money, fraud
8. Crime Pays

A Russian woman makes 2 million euros through illicit means.

Tags: government, law, money, prison, crime
9. Rocket Man Rides, Family Life, and Bootlegging, Russian-style

In this week's Odder News: a forgetful traveler, spaceman transport, and the seal of approval.

Tags: Orthodox Church, money, Moscow, Nizhny Novgorod, cars, gagarin
10. Big Banks Are Watching You

Russian banks to start testing biometric ATMs. This is probably a good idea.

Tags: technology, business, money

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