Severstal secures supply cotract with Hyperloop Trasportatio Techologies Ic. to provide steel for first commercial prototype of a hyperloop trasport system

October 14, 2021 PAO Severstal, one of the world’s largest vertically integrated steel and mining companies, and Hyperloop Transportation Technologies, Inc. (HyperloopTT), the leading developer of next generation sustainable high-speed transportation has secured a contract to supply steel for the construction of its first commercial prototype of the hyperloop transportation system. HyperloopTT is an innovative…

Siberia Sounds Electricity Alarm Over China’s Crypto Crackdown

Siberia could suffer unpredictable power grid overloads due to an influx of Bitcoin miners from nearby China, which has cracked down on virtual currencies, media in the Russian region cited an official as saying Wednesday. The warning to Moscow from Irkutsk region governor Igor Kobzev comes a month after China’s central bank ruled all financial transactions involving cryptocurrencies…

Gazprom and Russian Government sign agreement of intent on hydrogen energy

October 13, 2021, 17:10 Alexander Novak, Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation, and Oleg Aksyutin, Deputy Chairman of the Management Committee – Head of Department at Gazprom, today signed at Russian Energy Week International Forum 2021 an Agreement of Intent aimed at advancing the hi-tech area of activity “Development of hydrogen energy and decarbonization of industry and transport on the basis of natural gas” in the Russian Federation. The Agreement…

Moscow Offers Pensioners $140 to Get Vaccinated

Moscow will pay retirees 10,000 rubles ($140) to get vaccinated against the coronavirus, Mayor Sergei Sobyanin announced Wednesday in the latest push to stimulate Russia’s stubbornly slow immunization campaign. Moscow residents aged 65 and over will be eligible for a cash handout if they complete the two-dose vaccination schedule with one of Russia’s homemade jabs…

The Second Stage of the International “BIM Management” Educational Project Has Been Launched in Nizhny Novgorod

The second stage of the international “BIM Management” educational project (information / digital modelling) has been launched in Nizhny Novgorod. The project is implemented by the ROSATOM Engineering Division, in collaboration with Vysotsky Consulting Company, the Nizhny Novgorod State Civil Engineering University (NNGASU), Altec Systems and the Nizhny Novgorod “Russian Students’ Team” Regional Division supported…

Russian Teacher Forced to Quit Over Sex Ed Blog

A teacher in a prestigious St. Petersburg school has been forced to resign after the administration and the students’ parents found out about her adult sex education blog, media reported this week. The Rimsky-Korsakov St. Petersburg State Conservatory’s special music school deemed it “inappropriate” for biology teacher Olga Shchegoleva to run the blog outside work…