Due to heavy rainfall Moscow roads turned into rivers

Abnormal heat, coupled with heavy rains that fell in the metropolitan area on Tuesday night, the streets turned into rivers. Reports of the Flood on the road come from all over Moscow and accompanied by a fair portion of the criticism of the public services and the City Hall.

Flood in Moscow in February, 2016

Flood in Moscow in February, 2016

Link to full article: http://newsmsk.com/article/16feb2016/dorogi_reki.html

The most striking statements of Russian politicians in 2015

Soap with the scent of the ruble, nettle soup, the Board does not ride on the Sea – complex news of 2015 unleashed domestic politicians languages: they reacted to events with bright, savory remarks, sometimes not quite censorship, but memorable. We brought together a selection of the most juicy, paradoxical and simply ridiculous statements that the political elites have pleased us for 12 months.

Fucking morons by Sergei Lavrov

Fucking morons by Sergei Lavrov

Link to full article:  http://lenta.ru/articles/2015/12/23/bestquotes2015/

Putin’s 2015 Foreign Policy Score Card

United Nations Security Council Resolution 2254, which laid out the map of a peace process in Syria, crowns a year of risky gambles for Russian President Vladimir Putin. Most of these played out badly for ordinary Russians, but Putin himself appears to have improved his international standing after an ugly 2014, carving out a clear — though not necessarily enviable — new role for Russia in world affairs.

Putin's 2015 Foreign Policy Score Card

Putin’s 2015 Foreign Policy Score Card

Link to full article: http://www.bloombergview.com/articles/2015-12-21/putin-s-2015-foreign-policy-score-card

Vacation Rental New Year: Moscow, St. Petersburg, Sochi, Crimea?

To meet the new year on the spaces of our country, people often choose to Moscow, St. Petersburg, Moscow and the Black Sea coast. What does the rental market in each of these locations and at what cost festive overnight?

New year on Red square, Russia

New year on Red square, Russia

 

Link to full article: http://dom.lenta.ru/articles/2015/12/16/hello2016/

It’s extremly cheap to buy property in Russia

In the first place the list provided by the federal portal “World of flats” – Magnitogorsk: Now a square meter in the local market of apartments (new buildings and secondary offerings) worth 31,588 (~450$) rubles. For a year already Magnitogorsk cheap real estate prices dropped by six percent.

Magnitogorsk, Russia

Magnitogorsk, Russia

Link to full article: http://dom.lenta.ru/photo/2015/12/15/cheapestrealestatecities/#0

London Brent crude fell below $ 37: US dollar exceeded 71 rubles, euro – for 78

World oil prices in the course of trading on Monday continued to decline, reacting to a report released Friday by the International Energy Agency (IEA) on the world oil demand in 2015-2016.

In the course of trading on Monday, the nearest contract for Brent fell below $ 37 a barrel for the first time since the end of 2008, on the WTI – below $ 35 a barrel to the lowest since February 2009, reports Bloomberg.

New fall of rubble

New fall of rubble

Link to full article: http://newsru.com/finance/14dec2015/oilonmonday.html

With dishonest taxi drivers in airports will fight like “in Europe”

Metropolitan Office of the Federal Antimonopoly Service (FAS) has proposed to organize a system of airports in a queue a taxi, which is expected to discourage the desire of some carriers to seek price in half to two times higher than the normal fare.

This system is widely used in Europe: near the terminal is allocated for parking taxis and set a plate with the price of travel to the city or the tariff zones. Thanks to this, the taxi drivers no incentive “to catch the passenger’s sleeve”, and a person can easily decide to sit in the car in the queue, or use other methods to get to city, said the chairman of the Union of passengers m24.ru Russia Kirill Yankov.

Lawlessness of taxi drivers in Moscow airports

Lawlessness of taxi drivers in Moscow airports

Link to full article: http://newsmsk.com/article/08dec2015/euro_taxi.html