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10.07.2020

Central Asian migrants worst hit by coronavirus job losses in Russia

Labour migrants were almost twice as likely as Russians to lose their jobs during the coronavirus pandemic, new research has found.

A survey conducted by conducted by the Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration (RANEPA) says that some 40% of Central Asian labor migrants working in Russia...

Labour migrants were almost twice as likely as Russians to lose their jobs during the coronavirus pandemic, new research has found.

A survey conducted by conducted by the Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration (RANEPA) says that some 40% of Central Asian labor migrants working in Russia...

10.07.2020

Russia likely to prevent second coronavirus outbreak

Russia has all chances of thwarting a second wave of the coronavirus and avoiding tough quarantine measures, Representative of the World Health Organization (WHO) in Russia Melita Vujnovic told Izvestia. She stressed that the cancellation of restrictions in Russia did not trigger a surge in diseases and the authorities manage...

Russia has all chances of thwarting a second wave of the coronavirus and avoiding tough quarantine measures, Representative of the World Health Organization (WHO) in Russia Melita Vujnovic told Izvestia. She stressed that the cancellation of restrictions in Russia did not trigger a surge in diseases and the authorities manage...

10.07.2020

Russian travel industry posts 1.5 trillion rouble losses due t lockdown

The Russian tourism industry has lost 1.5 trillion rubles over the past six months due to coronavirus, it will take at least a year and a half to restore the industry to pre-crisis levels, president of the Russian Union of Travel Industry Andrei Ignatiev said, citing data from the 

10.07.2020

Ailing greenback sends Russian rouble up, stocks down

The Russian rouble firmed on Thursday, strengthening against the dollar in line with other currencies and supported by appetite for risk on global markets, despite a resurgence of COVID-19 cases around the world.

At 0745 GMT, the rouble was 0.2% stronger against the dollar at 70.97 and had gained 0.3% to...

The Russian rouble firmed on Thursday, strengthening against the dollar in line with other currencies and supported by appetite for risk on global markets, despite a resurgence of COVID-19 cases around the world.

At 0745 GMT, the rouble was 0.2% stronger against the dollar at 70.97 and had gained 0.3% to...

10.07.2020

China’s stock markets reach for the sky as bargain hunters invade Hong Kong

Investors in China’s soaring stock market are increasingly turning to Hong Kong for bargains, egging on an investment boom on the back of large tech listings and shaking off fears of political risks in the bruised financial hub. The country's blue-chip CSI300 index hit five-year-highs in recent sessions on a state-endorsed...

Investors in China’s soaring stock market are increasingly turning to Hong Kong for bargains, egging on an investment boom on the back of large tech listings and shaking off fears of political risks in the bruised financial hub. The country's blue-chip CSI300 index hit five-year-highs in recent sessions on a state-endorsed...


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