The wide popularity of ecovillages in Russia is little more than a myth. Most urban Russians who have considered living in the countryside have a dacha or cottage community in mind, rather than real farm and agricultural work.
August 31, 2016
One out of every ten Russians practices user-innovation.
August 29, 2016
In recent years in Russia, female smoking has increased, while the opposite holds true for men; in addition to this, smoking has increased at higher rates among those with lower levels of education compared to more educated Russians.
August 25, 2016
The greater the proportion of working people with university education in a region, the higher its innovation activity.
August 24, 2016
Employees of small and medium-sized businesses (SME) report low self-confidence and little motivation for professional development.
August 23, 2016
The language barrier, a lack of qualified engineers and difficulties with customs clearance – these are some of the key challenges faced by Japanese businesses in Russia.
August 17, 2016
Russia has improved its ranking in the Global Innovation Index, but still has a long way to go.
August 16, 2016
Voluntary health insurance schemes tend to enhance access to healthcare for those who are not much in need.
August 15, 2016
Over half of Russians find jobs with the help of their families and friends.
August 10, 2016
Russians continue to make savings despite a decline in real incomes and lower trust in banks.
August 08, 2016
In order to succeed in the WTO Court, Russia must build up experience and provide business with access to dispute resolution procedures.
August 03, 2016
Freelancers’ sense of freedom, comfort, opportunities for self-realization, and flexible schedule are often accompanied by regular overwork, urgency and stress. In addition, their earnings are irregular, while their families often have trouble understanding the concept of working from home and don’t see such activities as a ‘real job’.
August 01, 2016