Tuesday, November 24, 2020
Bitcoin rose by 2.12% peaking at $17,081, according to CoinDesk data at 15:02 Moscow time, TASS writes. The last time bitcoin rose above $17,000 was in January 2018. As of 15:16 Moscow time, the bitcoin rate was at $17,009. Bitcoin is a decentralized cryptocurrency system of the same name based on...
The Baltic Fleet’s corvette Steregushchiy accomplishing long-distance deployment missions in the Northern Atlantic held drills in the North Sea, the Fleet’s press office reported on Tuesday, TASS reports. "In the North Sea, the crew of the Steregushchiy held air, anti-ship and anti-submarine defense drills," the press office said in a...
Russian Defense Minister Army General Sergei Shoigu checked preparations for the launch of a Soyuz-2 carrier rocket with a cluster of satellites scheduled for November 24, the Defense Ministry reported on Tuesday, TASS reported. Commander-in-Chief of Russia’s Aerospace Force Colonel General Sergei Surovikin reported to the defense minister, "the launch...
Gaming division of Mail.ru Group (MY.GAMES brand) is launching a public beta test of a cloud gaming service allowed to run high-quality games on low-end computers. In the future, the company plans to integrate the service into the VKontakte social network, according MY.GAMES website, TASS writes. The service is available...
Maxim Liksutov, Head of the Moscow Department of Transport and Road Infrastructure Development, announced the creation of a MaaS platform in the city - it will combine different types of transport and allow users to choose the most convenient route, ICT.Moscow reported. According to Liksutov, the mayor's office started to...
Russian President Vladimir Putin has demanded that state space agency Roscosmos provide more details about the financing of future projects, as the government looks to rework its budget following the hit from Covid-19, RT informs. Over the summer, Roscosmos planned and promised a number of brand-new space programs, due to...
A 5G Demo Center was launched in the Smart City pavilion at VDNH for testing and supporting urban services based on 5th generation communications. The priority industries for the testing of 5G-based services are transport, medicine, urban safety and education, ICT Moscow reports. MTS is the partner of the Moscow...
The prospects for the introduction of the digital ruble in the near future are realistic, a pilot launch is possible at the end of 2021, head of the Bank of Russia Elvira Nabiullina said during an online conference following a meeting of the regulator's board of directors, TASS reported. "After...
Washington imposed sanctions on Friday on a Russian research institute tied to the development of a dangerous computer program capable of causing catastrophic industrial damage, a move that Russia called illegitimate, Reuters writes. The U.S. Treasury Department alleged that the Russian government-backed Central Scientific Research Institute of Chemistry and Mechanics...
Russia is facing open censorship from US IT giants daily, spokeswoman for the Russian Foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova said Friday speaking at the Fifth BRICS Young Diplomats Forum, TASS reported. "One of the dangers in this sphere is monopolization of the online space and domination of only Western and US...