22 Jul, 2021

Russian food prices in June 2021

According to official data, in the first half of 2021 food prices increased by 6.04% on average

The growth leaders: fruits and vegetables (+ 15.74%), meat and poultry (+ 9.04%) and fish (5.57%). If we consider a longer period and compare prices in the 1st half of 2021 with the same period in 2020, it turns out that the leaders of growth are sugar (+ 49%), sunflower oil (+ 27%) and eggs (+ 26.5%). Vegetables and fruits added 11% over the year, meat 8.5%, and fish only 7.3%

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In Russia, most of the mandatory stamps in the passport have been canceled – on registration and divorce, on children, on previously issued passports and on foreign passports. Now all of them will be installed only at will. Obligatory marks remain on registration at the place of residence and deregistration and on military service.

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Russia has sent its Nauka module to the ISS, the launch of which has been waiting for 14 years

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Building materials continued to rise in price: chipboard slabs added 3.5% over the week (from the beginning of the year + 86.3%), boards – 2.3% (from the beginning of the year + 57.6%), metal tiles – 0.8% (from the beginning years + 58.7%).

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Thousands of people came to say goodbye to the murdered Dutch journalist Peter de Vries. De Vries specialized in crime journalism, participated in the trial against the famous drug lord Tahi. The attempt on the journalist’s life was committed on July 6, on the 15th he died.

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Germany and the United States have found a constructive solution to Nord Stream 2, said the German Foreign Minister, commenting on the agreement reached. Details of the agreement between the US and Germany on Nord Stream 2:

USA and Germany will not tolerate if the Russian Federation uses gas as a weapon

Germany to send a package of measures to support the European energy market

Berlin will take measures at the national and EU level if Russia continues its “harmful activity”, we are talking about sanctions

Germany will allocate more than 200 million euros to support the energy sector and remove the energy dependence of Ukraine

Berlin agrees to set up a billion dollar green fund to support Ukraine’s energy security

Germany will use all levers in the Russian-Ukrainian negotiations on the extension of the transit contract

The United States contacted Ukraine and Poland when developing these agreements with the FRG

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President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy signed the law “On the indigenous peoples of Ukraine.” Three peoples living on the territory of Crimea are called indigenous in the law – the Crimean Tatars, Krymchaks and Karaites. The indigenous peoples of Ukraine are guaranteed the right to establish their own educational institutions and study in their native language, as well as create their own media.

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Tikhanovskaya asked the United States for money for the information fight with the Belarusian authorities. She called on Washington to create a media support fund and restart the broadcasting of the Voice of America (foreign agent) to the republic, her press service said.

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Poland sends humanitarian aid to Lithuania in connection with the migration crisis on the Lithuanian-Belarusian border, the Polish Foreign Ministry said

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Russia will help Tajikistan in the construction of an outpost on the border with Afghanistan free of charge, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Rudenko said in an interview with RIA Novosti

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Every fifth inhabitant of Russia (32 million people) wants to emigrate from the country right now, according to the Levada Center. The country has already lost one percent of its economically active population in 10 years, says Professor Sergei Guriev.

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The regular exercises on the stability of the Runet included a check of its work when disconnected from the global network, RBC reports. According to the source of the publication, the tests were successful.

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Most Russians do not know the name of a single Russian athlete who will perform at the Tokyo Olympics this year, because they are worried about other issues, said Konstantin Abramov, general director of the VTsIOM fund.

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The authorities of Kazan disowned the procession of many thousands. The press service of the mayor’s office told Rise that all questions about the observance of antiquated measures by the participants in the march should be addressed to the diocese, which organized everything. The press service of the Kazan diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church assured the “Rise” correspondent that all protective measures were observed.

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Jeff Bezos donated $ 200 million to two social entrepreneurs. Bezos is giving grants to people who work to solve global problems through his new Courage and Civility Award program.

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In Tajikistan, on the night of July 22, the Border-2021 combat readiness exercise began. All divisions of the armed forces and power structures of the country are involved in them, 230 thousand people are involved.

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Retailers predict at least a 10 percent increase in prices for clothing and footwear in the autumn-winter season due to the growth in the cost of transportation and raw materials, writes RBC, citing market representatives.

As the president of the Baon retail chain Ilya Yaroshenko told the publication, in the new season the collection of footwear and clothes may rise in price by 10-15%. According to him, the cost of shipping a container from Asia last year was $ 3,000, currently it can reach $ 10,000.

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In the Tibetan glacier, 33 viruses were found 15 thousand years old, writes TJ. 28 of them are unknown to science and can be infectious at very low temperatures, judging by their genetic code.

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About 2.5 million migrants work in the Russian Federation without registration – head of the HRC

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Russia complained about Ukraine to the ECHR. It cites violations, the responsibility for which, according to Moscow, lies with Kiev. This, among other things, the death of civilians during the events of 2014 in Kiev, Odessa, Donbass, the crash of the Malaysian Airlines plane “due to the non-closure of the airspace over the war zone,” the suppression of freedom of speech, discrimination against the Russian-speaking population of the country, as well as the water blockade of Crimea.

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Personal data of Russians is most often leaked from banks, insurance companies, large retailers and government agencies, information security experts told RIA Novosti.

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The Investigative Committee of Belarus chose a preventive measure and placed the editor-in-chief of the Nasha Niva newspaper Yegor Martinovich and the head of the advertising department Andrei Skurko in the pre-trial detention center. They are accused of non-payment of utilities

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