17 Sep, 2021

Record number of cash loans

Banks provided Russians in August with 1.82 million inappropriate consumer loans (cash loans), follows from the data of the United Credit Bureau (OKB). This is an absolute record for the number of loans issued per month in the entire history of the banking sector, since 1991.

Russians are taking out a record number of loans for the third month in a row. In June 2021, banks issued 1.67 million cash loans, in July – 1% more (1.69 million). Compared to July, issues in August increased by 8% at once.

In January-August, banks provided borrowers with 12.5 million cash loans, which is 40% more than in the same period last year (8.9 million loans).

Among the 30 regions leading in terms of the number of cash loans issued in August, the largest increase in loans issued in comparison with July occurred in the Leningrad Region (13%), St. Petersburg (12%), Moscow (11%), Krasnodar Territory (11%), Irkutsk region (10%) and Krasnoyarsk Territory (10%).

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Scientists have created the largest and most detailed simulation of the universe in history, called Uchuu. With this computer model, you can see the evolution of the universe over 13 billion years.

The virtual universe contains 2.1 trillion “particles” in a space with a diameter of 9.6 billion light years. The main focus of the simulation is not on the formation of stars and planets, but on the behavior of dark matter in light of the expansion of the universe. The specialists used over 40,000 computer cores and 20 million computer hours to create their model and produced over 3 petabytes of data.

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According to a survey by the Levada Center, 62% of Russians consider the most correct Soviet-type economic system based on state planning and distribution. There are record-breaking few supporters of private property and market relations in our country – only 24%

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The government plans to reduce the mineral extraction tax (MET) for some fields of Gazprom and Gazprom Neft, writes Kommersant. An increase in the same tax for metallurgical enterprises is considered as one of the main options for withdrawing excess profits from them from a successful market situation in favor of the state.

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American scientists have taught a paralyzed patient to control robotic arms by reading the activity of his motor cortex through implanted microelectrodes. The man was able to bring his hands with the devices inserted into them to a plate of cake, cut it and bring the cut piece to his mouth

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The World Bank has announced that it will no longer publish the Doing Business rankings on the conditions for doing business in different countries. In the last report (released in October 2019), Russia was ranked 28th.

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Russia and Egypt reached a fundamental understanding on the issue of payments to the families of those killed in the plane crash over Sinai in 2015, details are being worked out – Foreign Ministry

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The International Monetary Fund will not interact with Afghanistan until there is clarity on the issue of recognition of the country’s government

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The Russian government ordered the return of 500,000 compatriots to the country by 2030. For this, groups of employees of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Ministry of Internal Affairs will travel abroad, talk about the resettlement program and persuade people to return back. The move will be paid for by the federal budget.

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Facebook and Telegram must pay fines within 60 days, then they will be collected by bailiffs, RIA Novosti was told in court

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An art installation “Arc de Triomphe in a wrapper” by the American artist Christo was presented in Paris

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Armenia filed a lawsuit against Azerbaijan in the International Criminal Court, accusing it of “racial discrimination”

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The US State Department has approved a $ 500 million deal with Saudi Arabia for the maintenance of military equipment. This is the first major defense contract with the kingdom during the presidency of Joe Biden, whose administration has repeatedly criticized the Saudi authorities for the human rights situation and involvement in the civil war in neighboring Yemen.

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Microsoft has given users the option to disable the password on their account. You can now sign in to your account using the Microsoft Authenticator and Windows Hello apps, a security key or verification code that will be sent to your phone or email.

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Rolls-Royce’s all-electric aircraft makes its maiden flight in the UK. The Spirit of Innovation aircraft took off from the airfield of the British Department of Defense. The flight lasted 15 minutes.

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Visa centers of Ireland in the Russian Federation have resumed accepting documents for short-term visas of category C, which are needed, among other things, for visiting the country for tourist purposes. Offices in Moscow, St. Petersburg, Yekaterinburg, Kazan, Krasnodar, Nizhny Novgorod, Novosibirsk, Omsk, Rostov-on-Don, Samara and Saratov have resumed work.

According to the Irish Ministry of Health, in order to enter the country, Russian tourists will need a certificate with a negative PCR test for COVID-19, made no earlier than 72 hours before arrival. Children under 12 do not need to be tested. Also, arriving need to fill out a special form

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In the USA, an artificial kidney was created in the form of a box with tubes (no larger than a smartphone in size); it consists of a silicon hemofilter and a bioreactor. One of the important problems that scientists managed to solve is the absence of rejection by the body, so the user does not have to take immunosuppressants. The main achievement of the development is that the implant does not need a pump and power supplies – it operates on blood pressure alone.

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Google and Apple have removed the Navalny app from their stores. On the eve of the Federation Council threatened the companies with criminal cases if they do not comply with the requirements of Roskomnadzor. The Federation Council said that the refusal to block the application would be viewed as interference in the Russian elections. In addition, Apple has disabled the Private Node function in Russia, which hides the IP address from everyone, writes TJ.

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CNN reporters noticed the expansion of weapons-grade uranium production in the DPRK in satellite images. According to the pictures, the construction of 1,000 sq. M is underway at the uranium enrichment plant in Yongbyon. meters, which will allow placing another 1,000 centrifuges and increasing the capacity of the plant for the production of highly enriched uranium by 25%.

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Apple, without giving any reason, has disabled the Private Node function for Russian users, which ensures privacy by hiding the real IP address and encrypting network traffic similar to VPN

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The Federation Council of Russia praised Apple and Google for removing the Navalny application

“We view the actions of the companies as steps in the right direction,” said Andrei Klimov, head of the commission of the upper house of parliament for the protection of state sovereignty.

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Azerbaijan announced that it will also file a lawsuit against Armenia in an international court, accusing it of violating the Convention on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

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The world’s first working processor based on DNA molecules was created. Scientists are confident that such chips will replace traditional silicon processors in the future. The first prototype chip can perform basic computer logic operations.

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California is trying to save the largest tree in the world. The tree is estimated to be between 2300 and 2700 years old. Firefighters use fire retardant aluminum film to protect the barrel.

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The Main Radio Frequency Center (GRCHTs), controlled by Roskomnadzor, plans to create a program that will automatically search for prohibited information in the media, social networks and instant messengers, as well as identify people who are interested in it. The system will be called “Information Resources Monitoring” (IS MIR).

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Moat and barbed wire: Ukraine equips border with Russia in Sumy region
In the opinion of the Ukrainian side: the anti-transport ditch should not only increase security, but also complicate the actions of the enemy in the event of military aggression.

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Today Belarus marks a new holiday for the first time – National Unity Day. On this day in 1939, Soviet troops entered the territory of Western Belarus (then part of Poland) and the beginning of the reunification of the country was laid.

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The Prosecutor General’s Office of Belarus suspended the criminal case on the death of Roman Bondarenko, who was beaten on the Square of Changes, and then he died in the hospital. The reason for the suspension of the case – “in view of the failure to identify the person subject to prosecution”

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The Lucid Air Dream Edition Range electric car was able to travel 520 miles (about 836 km) on a single charge. The record for an electric car, the result was registered by the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). That’s 100 miles more than the “closest competitor,” Lucid said. Lucid Group CEO Peter Rawlinson noted that the company achieved the result due to “its own advanced technology, and not the installation of a huge battery.”

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The Kremlin has a negative attitude to the tactics of the so-called “Smart Voting”, since it harms voters, said the press secretary of the Russian President Dmitry Peskov.

“We treat it badly, these are just another absolutely provocative attempts that actually harm the voters. dissipate voter support for United Russia.

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Gas reserves in Russia are the largest in the world, there will be no problems with raw materials for a hundred years. The head of Gazprom, Alexei Miller, named such a deadline for the depletion of reserves, TASS reports.

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Light can be turned into matter. Scientists have already confirmed this experimentally, although even 100 years ago physicists Gregory Bright and John Wheeler proved it theoretically. It turned out that the acceleration of gold nuclei to relativistic speeds (up to 99.99% of the speed of light) and their collision leads to the fact that the particles are compressed along the axis of motion and generate the strongest electromagnetic fields perpendicular to the flight axis, which are real photons. The first step towards a synthesizer of matter has been made, but the problem of the highest energy costs remains.

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Russia donated 150 new buses to Nicaragua

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Bitcoin was legalized in another country – Cuba. After this cryptocurrency was recognized as an official means of payment in Cuba, its rate practically did not change: now for one Bitcoin they give about $ 47.8 thousand. Recall that the first country to accept bitcoin as a means of payment was El Salvador. After that, the cryptocurrency rate collapsed.

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On the anniversary of the Soviet invasion of Poland, the Russian Foreign Ministry called it a “liberation campaign.” The corresponding posts appeared in the official accounts of the department on social networks.

The published video notes that by September 17, 1939, the Polish leadership fled to Romania, in connection with which Poland actually ceased to exist as a state – and only after that the USSR brought in troops, since there was a danger of the Nazis approaching Minsk. At the same time, the Ukrainian and Belarusian population of the territories of Poland, according to the authors of the video, greeted the Red Army as liberators.

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A US auction house sold a Native American cave in Missoure for $ 2.2 million. There they found about 290 polychrome drawings, the age of which reaches thousands of years.

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