3 Jul, 2018

Credit activity of Russians for May 2018.

The Joint Credit Bureau (OKB) summed up the results of citizens’ credit activity for May 2018 on the basis of information from 600 creditors who transmit data to the Bureau.

In May 2018, 3.03 million new loans were issued totaling 662.61 billion rubles. Compared to May of the previous year, the number of loans extended increased by 7%, and lending grew by 48%. In May 2017, 2.84 million loans were issued for 448.65 billion rubles.

Positive annual growth rates of lending were recorded in all segments.

The leader in terms of growth in lending in May 2018 was the credit card segment. The number of new cards grew by 21% on an annual basis, while the volume of approved limits grew by 67%. In May 2018, 820,18 thousand new cards were issued with a total limit of 61.55 billion rubles, a year earlier – 676.18 million cards for 36.91 billion rubles. The average card limit has increased over the year by 37%: from 55 to 75 thousand rubles.

Very high growth continues to show the mortgage. The number of new mortgage loans, funds for which were actually transferred to the accounts of borrowers in May 2018, grew by 48% year-on-year, monetary lending grew by 58%. In May this year, 68.87 thousand mortgage loans were issued for a total of more than 202.28 billion rubles. A year ago, 72.63 thousand loans were issued for 128.39 billion rubles. The average size of the new mortgage loan increased by 7%: from 1.86 to 1.99 million rubles.

The number of new car loans increased by 20%, the volume of extradition increased by 31%. In May, 44.91 thousand loans were issued for 35.77 billion rubles, a year earlier banks issued 37.36 thousand loans for 27.39 billion rubles. The average size of the new car loan grew by 9%: from 733 to 797 thousand rubles.

The number of cash loans issued to the population in May 2018 remained at the level of the previous year, while the volume of loans increased by 42%. In May 2018, 2.06 million loans were issued in cash for 359.82 billion rubles. against 2.05 million loans for 252.69 billion rubles. a year earlier. The average size of the issued loan in cash increased by 42%: from 123 to 175 thousand rubles.

In just 5 months. This year, banks issued loans to borrowers 15.03 million new loans for a total of 2.97 trillion rubles. Compared to the same period last year, the number of new loans increased by 20%, and lending by 55%. For 5 months. In 2017, 12.55 million new loans were issued for a total of 1.92 trillion rubles.

Joint Credit Bureau (OKB)

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The costs of 55% of Russia’s industrial enterprises for digitalization and IT infrastructure development do not exceed 1% of their budget. To such conclusions, the company “Tsifra” and the Ministry of Industry and Trade, which is part of Renova’s Viktor Vekselberg, came together in a joint study (available from RBC).

In Russia, wholesale prices for gasoline

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“Opening Holding” filed a lawsuit against DIA because of a debt of 28 billion rubles

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To complete the construction of the road in the Kemerovo region will send 1 billion rubles. The corresponding order was signed by the Chairman of the Government of the Russian Federation Dmitry Medvedev.


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President of the United States Donald Trump wrote letters to the leaders of several NATO countries in which he expressed disappointment that these countries did not increase defense spending. This is reported by The New York Times.

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel and the head of the Federal Foreign Office, Horst Seehofer, managed to come to an agreement on migration policy issues. According to Seehofer, “thus he can remain in the post of minister.”

The head of the General Staff of the Supreme Council of Ukraine signed an order on decommunization in the Ukrainian army

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Obrador invited Trump to conclude an agreement between the US and Mexico

Andres Manuel López Obrador, who leads the way in the presidential elections in Mexico, invited US President Donald Trump to conclude a “comprehensive agreement” between the two countries.

Victoria Skripal nominated a candidate for the Yaroslavl Regional Duma

Victoria Skripal, the niece of ex-colonel GRU Sergey Skripal, who was poisoned with a daughter in English Salisbury, became a candidate for deputies in the elections to the Yaroslavl regional Duma from “Fair Russia”.

Delegation of US congressmen arrived from St. Petersburg to Moscow

The remainder of the program of American lawmakers in St. Petersburg was non-public. Then the American delegation boarded a high-speed electric train “Sapsan” and arrived at the Leningrad station in Moscow. It is expected that on July 3 the congressmen will receive Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov.

Trump vowed to defend US interests in the WTO

American leader Donald Trump said that the World Trade Organization for many years “very unfairly” treated the United States, and if this continues, then Washington will be forced to take retaliatory measures.

I hope that they will change their behavior. They treated us badly for a number of years … If they do not treat us properly, we will do something. – Donald Trump, 45th US President


Tests of an ultra-long-range missile

Russia completed the state tests of the 40H6E long-range missile for the S-400 Triumph air defense missile system, a source in the defense industry complex told TASS. According to him, the tests were held at the Kapustin Yar test site and were recognized as successful by the interdepartmental commission.

China’s nuclear arsenal

US experts believe that China’s nuclear arsenal has 280 warheads, according to the academic journal Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists.

Russian inspectors will check the military facility in Norway

A delegation of Russian inspectors will conduct an assessment of the military facility of the Norwegian Armed Forces, RIA Novosti reports to the Department of Information and Mass Communications of the Russian Defense Ministry.

The Pentagon asked Britain to increase defense spending

Mattis hinted that the US wants from the UK spending on defense more than 2% of GDP. France has already promised to increase defense spending, the head of the Pentagon said, which, like the United States, concluded that “now is the time to significantly increase our investments in defense.”

Russian military received a smart watch for protection

The set “Sagittarius-watch 1 SV”, which will primarily provide all major military bases in the Crimea, includes a system of personal operational alert.

US and Britain fear leakage of F-35 through Turkey to Russia

Military experts of the United States and Britain believe that Russia through Turkey can gain access to secret technologies that helped develop the American F-35 fighter. Experts’ fears are connected with the fact that Turkey plans to purchase Russian S-400 air defense systems and American F-35s.

In Donetsk, cameras were installed to fix violations from Ukraine

The militia of the Donetsk People’s Republic established along the contact line a photo and video camera to fix violations of the ceasefire regime by the siloviki of the Armed Forces of Ukraine. This was reported by the head of the press service of the armed forces of the Dnieper, Daniel Bessonov.

In Syria, noticed the aircraft of the flight detachment “Russia”

From the airport Vnukovo in Moscow to Syria went the plane An-148-100E special flight squad “Russia”, said Bosphorus Observer, which tracks the passage of ships across the Bosporus.

The large-scale program of rearmament of Russia

The air defense of the Russian Land Forces is moving to a single standard. As reported by Izvestia, in the Russian Armed Forces from 2022 a mass replacement of obsolete air defense systems will begin. At present, the defense department has commissioned a research paper on this topic.


British media have learned of two suspects in the attempt at the Violins

It is alleged that the suspects left the UK within 24 hours after the assassination attempt and are now in Russia. According to the source, the British police assess this discovery as a “big breakthrough” in the case.

In Thailand, an operation to save children from the cave

On June 23, employees of the national park discovered a motorbike and bicycles near the entrance to the cave, as well as sports equipment. They contacted the local football club, where they were confirmed that the items found belong to 12 schoolchildren aged 11 to 16 and a 25-year-old coach.

The collector stole 10 million rubles in one of the banks in Moscow

Capital policemen are looking for a collector, who, according to preliminary information, stole 10 million rubles in one of the banks and fled.

The Prosecutor’s Office refused to appeal the lifting of charges from Kerimov

On June 28, lawyer Nikita Sychev said that all charges against Kerimov had been dropped. The Russian billionaire has been in France since November 2017 under a written undertaking not to leave because of an investigation into him on charges of money laundering and tax evasion

50 people were evacuated from an administrative building in Ufa because of a fire

In Ufa there was a fire in a four-story administrative building, 50 people were evacuated. This is reported by Interfax with reference to the press service of the Ministry of Emergency Situations of Bashkortostan. In the Ministry of Emergency Situations in the morning on July 3, there was a report of a strong smoke in the building located on Mendeleev Street.

Iranian diplomat detained in case of preparation of terrorist act in France

A few more people were detained in France. Earlier on July 2 it became known that the Belgian law enforcement authorities had prevented the terrorist attack that was being prepared on their territory, which was to happen in France. Presumably, the attack was prepared by two immigrants from Iran.

The court arrested the attacker with a knife on the teacher of the MSTU. Bauman

The Moscow Basmanny Court authorized the arrest of a man accused of attacking a teacher at the Bauman Moscow State Technical University. Bauman, RIA Novosti informs a statement of the press secretary of the court of Juno Tsareva

In Idaho charged with a man who attacked with a knife on refugees

An American Timmy Kinner, who committed an assault with a knife at the celebration of the birthday of a three-year-old girl in Idaho, is charged with murder, Idaho Statesman reports citing the police.


“Do you want a big, but pure love?”

Anastasia Volochkova made a twine in the hayloft. Well, to give a photo a highlight, Nastya hoisted an armful of grass on her head. Fans suggested that Volochkova decided to portray a forest nymph or undina.

Harvey Weinstein was charged with new charges

The prosecutor brought new accusations to American producer Harvey Weinstein. This was reported on Monday by Reuters. According to him, Weinstein is accused of infringing on sexual violence against another woman whose name is not disclosed.

Kerzhakov: “Milan tried to throw her son out of the window”

Recently, the footballer’s wife said that her husband kidnapped their common child. Later, she admitted that she was being treated for drug addiction, and Alexander simply feared for the baby’s life.

Kerzhakov said that Milan was trying to get her son out of the window before the treatment, and he fears that the woman will perform threats, because she does not know to what state her doctors have recovered

Nikita Dzhigurda spoke about the connection of Russians and guests of the 2018 World Cup

The interest of Russians to foreigners is explained by the way men live in Russia. They need to return the “estrogen of sex”, Nikita Dzhigurda is sure. The mutual attraction of men and women can not compromise anyone.

The lost voice Arntgolts told about the changes in life

Arnggolts first starred in a comedic role. As the 36-year-old actress described, the new acting experience greatly changed her life

Sobchak decided to become a witch

TV presenter Ksenia Sobchak shared her thoughts with the fans about her ancestors on the female line. According to the politician, her ancestors were “witches who were not burned at the stake of the Inquisition”. Sobchak shared it with the subscribers in the social network Instagram.

Model Alena Kravets was called a prostitute and beaten

Earlier, Alena Kravets went to various shows and told that she was beaten by her husband-oligarch, showing bruises. Now the model came to the telecast without being beaten, but she was beaten and insulted during the filming. The model and wife of the oligarch Alain Kravets is a very frequent talk-show guest.

Lada Dance without makeup frightened fans

A recent photo taken without makeup just scared the followers who asked to remove this publication. Others noted that the singer without make-up and with him seemed to be two different people. Some have written that Dance has one person with Natalya Sturm.

Running shoes Marty McFly sold for 92 thousand dollars

In electronic auction Ebay with a hammer sold shabby and collapsing sneaker, which was worn by actor Michael J. Fox, when a teenager Marty McFly played from the movie trilogy “Back to the Future.” One left sneaker without a pair went for 92 thousand $ 100.

Malkovich will play a major role in the continuation of the series “Young Dad”

The premiere of the Young Pope was held in October 2016. The main role in the series was played by Jude Law. The plot tells about the youngest in the history of the Pope, who headed the Vatican

The main characters “In all serious” can appear in the spin-off series

Soon, the premiere of the fourth season of the spin-off series called “Better call Saul”, which precedes the event “In all serious.” Heroes from the original already appeared in the spin-off, but there were no cult figures yet.

Kusturica will shoot a film on Aitmatov in the Kazakh steppes

Famous director Emir Kusturica plans to make a film in Kazakhstan. For the film adaptation, he chose the works of Kyrgyz writer Chingiz Aitmatov. About this Kusturica told at the film festival “Eurasia” in Astana

In the new trailer “Skyscraper” Dwyane Johnson risks his life

Film company Universal Pictures has released a new trailer action movie “Skyscraper”. In it, the protagonist of the film, former FBI operative Will Ford several times in a row is in mortal danger.

A trailer of the horror “Summer 84” appeared on the Net

On the portal Fancy Journal on July 2 appeared trailer horror “Summer 84”. The film’s creators were three directors – François Simar, Anouk Wissell and Joanne-Carl Wissell. According to the plot of the film, a group of teenagers, seized with typical teenage passions, watches over the policeman.

Night of cinema will be held in Russia on August 25

All-Russian action “Night of Cinema” starts on August 25. This was reported on Monday by the TASS in the Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation. “We will confirm the Night of Cinema on August 25,” the ministry said, adding that the theme of the action and the program for this year will be determined later.


In Russia, they will block stolen mobile phones

In Russia, such a criminal business as the trade in stolen mobile phones can soon disappear forever. Today it became known about the drafting of a bill, under which mobile operators will have to deny owners of such devices in service.

In Russia, launched sales of “phone banana” Nokia 8110 4G

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Unknown iPhone with 4 GB of RAM lit up on Geekbench benchmark

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Stylus Samsung Galaxy Note 9 will be able to manage music and camera

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Deepcool Fryzen cooler will cool AMD AM4 and TR4 processors

Exclusivity to the new cooler with the name Deepcool Fryzen, already on the scale of the JI market, is due to the fact that it is intended exclusively for AMD processors.

Xiaomi will release a budget version of Mi 8 with a face scanner

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Huawei presented in Russia smartphone Y5 Prime 2018 with a FullView screen

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The first images of the tablet Samsung Galaxy Tab S4

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Chapter Xiaomi showed a huge smartphone Mi Max 3

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Zerodium will pay 500 thousand dollars for found vulnerabilities

Firm Zerodium offers hackers an unprecedented reward of 500 thousand US dollars for finding vulnerabilities on UNIX-based Linux systems. It’s about zero-day security breaches.

Fitness bracelet Lenovo HX06 Active rated at $ 20

The novelty has received design solutions similar to the HX03 Cardio, but it differs in that it lacks a heart rate sensor. Due to this, the fitness bracelet received a price tag of $ 20.

Xiaomi introduced a mouse for Blasoul Y720 Lite gamers for $ 52

Last December, Xiaomi released a game mouse with interesting features and beautiful backlight, which was offered at a price of about 74 dollars.

Roskomnadzor blocked another thousand IP addresses Telegram

On July 2, Roskomnadzor blocked another thousand IP-addresses supporting the work of Telegram in Russia. Despite three months of painstaking work, Pavel Durov’s messenger continues to function. Today in the “black list” came the subnet

Facebook provided special access to personal data of users

In Facebook Inc. reported that they gave dozens of companies special access to personal data of users. This statement contradicts the previous official comments of the corporation, according to which since 2015 such information is not available to third parties, reports Dow Jones.

Google showed reporters its new AI Duplex

The new AI from Google was overly realistic. True, Duplex immediately warned that he had an automatic reservation service. AI has demonstrated that it is capable of completely free communication in the subject, when it is necessary to directly place an order.

WhatsApp copied the “channels” from Telegram

Interestingly, the first function of public channels was introduced by another messenger, Viber, back in 2014. About a year later, Telegram added a similar possibility and, in particular, thanks to it, the service became so popular. The downside is that in WhatsApp the maximum capacity of the group is 256 people.

Banks refuse from sms in favor of Viber

The processing company “Multicarda” translates notifications of customers on operations from their bank cards from sms messages to Viber messenger, Vitaly “was told by the representative of” Post Bank “(he owns 74.7% of Multicarta LLC, the rest 25.3% – from bank VTB, follows from the data of “SPARK-Interfax”).

Hackers conducted a phishing attack on the Trezor wallet

The phishing site was an exact copy of the original crypto-currency purse, except for certificates. At this point, the fake resource is already blocked, but it is possible that hackers will conduct such an attack on other wallets


Scientists have created the first artificial ovaries

Scientists have made a breakthrough in the fight against female infertility, creating the first artificial ovaries. Transplanting organs from their own tissues will allow patients to conceive and bear the child. The National Hospital in Denmark conducted experiments on mice, which were crowned with phenomenal success.

The ductility of metallic glasses is enhanced by liquid nitrogen

Specialists from the National Research Technological University “MISiS” conducted an experiment on the use of liquid nitrogen to cool the glasses. Depending on the composition of the glass, they can “rejuvenate” or start the reverse process.

In Japan, will create robots to search for sea mines

The company Mitsubishi Heavy Industries will commissioned by the Ministry of Defense of Japan a new robotic complex that will track mines in the sea depths, writes The Japan Times.

Australian scientists completely deciphered koala DNA

The climate of the continent has become warmer and their numbers have decreased noticeably. With the help of collected data, scientists can save from the extinction of koalas and understand how to protect the koala from diseases, including chlamydia.

Scientists have taught the robot to repeat the movements

American engineers have created an algorithm for training robots that allows you to repeat actions of a person after one example, reports Arxiv. The researchers at the University of California, led by Sergei Levin, managed to teach the robot to repeat the action after just one example.

Russian scientists have developed a drug for hibernation

All life processes begin to go slower. Thus, after taking this medication, a person falls into a “hibernation”.

Neurobiologists managed to reprogram the brain

American scientists from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology managed to reprogram brain neurons in mice. This is today, July 2, reports RuNews24. As noted, scientists reprogrammed neural connections in the visual cortex of mice.

Pessimists exaggerate problems as they arise

According to scientists, such research results prove that pessimists exaggerate problems as they come. That is, the more events in a pessimist’s life happen, the more difficult it is for him to discern good and bad ones, he does not see good situations when they are.

A link between autoimmune diseases and psychoses has been found

In total, the researchers examined 30 studies with a combined sample of about 25 million people, whose authors tried to find a link between psychoses and autoimmune diseases of a non-neurological nature that do not directly affect the brain, such as, for example, type I diabetes.

Gene therapy for infarction

In Russia, scientists have created effective therapy, it can be used to treat myocardial infarction. Technology can restore the damaged areas of the heart, this happens by including two “life genes”. The studies were carried out on laboratory rats.

Physicists explained the similarity of flight and swimming dynamics

Scientists explained why in the course of evolution, floating and flying animals moved to a movement with similar characteristics of how the flow of liquid or gas flows around the body. From the point of view of hydrodynamics, such a situation is described by a narrow range of Strouhal numbers-a dimensionless coefficient associated with the vibrational regime of motion of a fluid or gas. The results of the study are published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

“Energy considerations make the kinematics of the moving body the most effective, and the specific thrust at peak efficiency compensates for the resistance of the body, determining the speed of the steady motion,” the scientists write in the article.


Scientists for the first time managed to photograph the birth of a new planet

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Resonance-MKA satellite will be launched in 2023

The launch of the satellite for the study of the Earth’s ionosphere and magnetosphere “Resonance-MKA” was postponed for two years.

Magnetic storm will cover the Earth on July 23

Magnetic storm class G1 on a five-point scale is approaching the Earth. The magnetosphere will be excited on July 15, 20 and 22, and a completely magnetic storm will cover the Earth on July 23. This is reported in the forecast of the Laboratory of X-ray Astronomy of the Sun of the Lebedev Physical Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences.

All meteorites that fell to Earth were generated by five “mega-asteroids”

Almost all the meteorites that fell to Earth during the entire existence of mankind were generated by five large “mega-asteroids,” which had broken apart in the distant past. This is written by scientists who published an article in the journal Nature Astronomy.

“Hubble” received detailed photos of the early Universe

Orbital observatory “Hubble” received photos of several ancient galaxies of the universe, watching the constellation of Aquarius with the help of infrared and optical cameras, the site of the space telescope.

In the US they were allowed to launch space rockets from Boeing-747

This is the LauncherOne missile from Boeing 747, which was converted to act as the first stage of the missile system and will take off from the airfield in the Mojave Desert in California. The rocket will be suspended on a pylon under the wing. The first launch will take place this summer.

The launch of the “Union” from the Kourou cosmodrome was postponed to November 6

Russia may not have time to launch three Soyuz-ST rockets from the Kourou cosmodrome by the end of 2018 due to a shift in the launch program. A source in the rocket and space industry told Interfax that the launch of the Russian Soyuz-ST rocket with the European satellite was scheduled for October 6.

China is developing carrier rockets

Chinese specialists have been engaged in improving carrier rockets. The main goal for the country is the invention of new vehicles, the carrying capacity of which will be five times larger than now.


New crossover Infiniti QX50: the Russian prices are named

Earlier in Russia, a preliminary receipt of orders for the Infiniti QX50, and now the first “live” copies appeared at the dealers of the brand. For Russian customers, a new crossover is available with a single petrol turbo VC-Turbo with a variable compression ratio of 2.0 liters.

Updated Lada 4×4 will be able to drive to AI-92

In Rosstandart’s database, a new Vehicle type approval (OTCS) appeared on the legendary model. Based on this document, it was concluded that the car is waiting for two important changes. First, AvtoVAZ will allow the engine of 1.7 liters (83 hp) to consume AI-92 gasoline.

Volkswagen will turn the new Beetle into a four-door electric car

The famous hatchback Volkswagen Beetle of the new generation, popularly known as the “Beetle”, can become a state-of-the-art four-door electric car. The first schematic images of the future novelties, prepared by the chief designer of Volkswagen Klaus Bischoff, have already published the British portal Autocar

Mercedes will launch additional versions of the A-class on the Russian market

The new Mercedes A-Class has already appeared on the Russian market, but while dealers offer only version A 200 with a 1.3-liter engine output of 150 hp. The cost of the model is 1.76 million rubles. Now in the base of Rosstandart there appeared OTTS for the model with two additional modifications

Mini injects into the transmission of “robots”

It is worth noting that in the original “update” a new robotic box will receive only gasoline versions of Mini Clubman and Mini Countryman. In addition, petrol “Mini” is now equipped with a filter of solid particles (compliance with environmental standards Euro-6d-TEMP).

Honda Civic Type R set a record for Silvestown

A new record was established for the three-time winner of the BTCC series, Matt Neel, who was behind the wheel of the Civic Type R. Now the lap time is 2 minutes and 31.32 seconds.

In the network declassified the new crossover MG HS

Previously, the network leaked information that the novelty will be built on the basis of the full-size crossover RX8, but after the publication of the pictures it became known that as a donor was taken RX5.

Mercedes-Benz X-Class Pick-up from Carlex Design received details from Maybach

The famous Polish tuning studio Carlex Design has created a luxury version of the pickup Mercedes-Benz X-Class. Modified model with details from Maybach is called Yachting Edition.

Crossover Nissan Kicks on the platform of Renault Duster will enter the market in autumn

The company Nissan is preparing for the debut a new modification of the compact car park Kicks, built on the chassis of the Renault Duster. The car will be on sale in the autumn of this year. Recall, currently Kicks is represented in China and South America

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