29 Jun, 2019

News digest for 06/28/2019

ROC has requested from the budget 140 billion rubles for the Vatican orthodoxy

The Strelka Consulting Bureau, by order of the state-owned company Dom.RF, has prepared a development strategy for Sergiev Posad near Moscow, where the Trinity-Sergius Lavra is located. This is reported by the newspaper “Vedomosti” with reference to the document. It is indicated that the ROC wants to make an Orthodox Vatican out of the city for 140 billion rubles. For comparison: the entire program of improvement of Russian cities in two years from the federal budget spent about 50 billion

The Russian Orthodox Church has already asked President Vladimir Putin to consider and support the concept of turning the city into the capital of Orthodoxy.

Statement of the public coalition “Freedom for killer whales and beluga whales”

VNIRO stated on its website that the release to the Sea of ​​Okhotsk was successful. However, experts consider him extremely unprofessional, painful for animals, violating all world standards and practices and contradicting all the agreed recommendations of leading Russian and international scientists. READ MORE

The Universiade has passed, but budget money continues to be spent on preparation

A few months after the end of the 29th World Winter Universiade in Krasnoyarsk, the deputies allocate another 5 billion for “finishing touch”! the cost of its preparation rose to 85 billion rubles.

The price of gasoline in Russia for five months increased by 7.9%

Consumer prices for gasoline in Russia in January-May 2019 increased by 7.9% compared to the same period last year, according to Rosstat. In May 2019, gasoline prices increased by 0.3% compared with April 2019, from the beginning of the year – by 0.7%.

Every fifth Russian has three outstanding loans

The credit bureaus record that every fifth resident of the Russian Federation has three credits. The debt load of the population will not decrease even after the requirements of the Central Bank are tightened, experts say. The basic reason for this state of affairs is poverty, more than 19 million people in the country live below the poverty line.

Every second Russian was satisfied with his life

Almost every second Russian (49%) is quite satisfied with the life he leads, according to the VTsIOM survey data that came on Thursday to Interfax.

According to the results of a sociological survey, the most optimistic group of respondents is young people aged 18-24 (58% of this category of respondents). According to VTsIOM, similar indicators were noted among respondents in the age group of 60 years and older (54%). According to the study, 22% of survey participants are not satisfied with their lives. Another 28% of respondents are partially satisfied and partly dissatisfied with their life situation.

Ten entertainment channels can get budget support.

State support of the TV channels that are part of the second multiplex is a priority within the Information Society program, follows from the guidelines published by the Ministry of Finance on the allocation of basic budget allocations for the planned period 2020-2022.

Russians called the ideal employer

Almost 70% of Russian citizens consider wages to be the most significant characteristic of an ideal employer. This is evidenced by the results of a survey conducted by the NAFI analytical center. According to sociologists, 65% of respondents also noted the importance of the social package when applying for a job.

Russians can get milk and beer for free

Sergei Vostretsov, a member of the State Duma Committee on Labor, Social Policy and Veterans Affairs, suggested reviving the practice of collecting empty bottles that can be exchanged for new ones with milk, lemonade or beer. This is the agency “Moscow”.

Huawei urges developers to sabotage Android

As part of the China Open Source 2019 summit in Shanghai, Huawei’s vice president of strategy and business development, Xiao Ran, urged developers to start developing applications for their own operating system, HongMeng.