Show hosts: Julia Reysner and Daniel Green
Foreigners willing to study at Russian universities will be able to take entry exams at their place of residence. Will that change the situation? How big of a hassle is the process of getting into Russian universities now? And why do we need more foreign students?
Moscow authorities are planning to install speakers in the halls of every apartment building in the capital - they will serve as a warning system in case of an emergency. But they will also have other uses. So what’s the idea behind this project and how exactly will it function?
Moscow has more shopping centers than any other Russian city, but developers are still building new ones. How big is the demand for them? Do Muscovites tend to shop more often than the residents of other cities?
A new loyalty program for passengers might soon be introduced in the Moscow metro. What will it include? Is attracting more passengers a priority for the capital’s underground system? And what do the people think about all that?
Moscow libraries are about to see some major changes. What is the idea behind the innovations? What exactly are we to expect? And what do the Russians think about preserving those arguably obsolete institutions?
New green zones will be created around the parking lots near the biggest transportation hubs in Moscow. What is the idea behind the project? Does the capital have enough parks and gardens to help the residents fight stress?
A new museum district will be created around the Tretyakov gallery in the center of Moscow.
The Hermitage museum in Saint Petersburg is the world's top museum - that’s according to the users of TripAdvisor, a crowdsourced holiday review site.
According to the Russian Aviation Agency, air passenger traffic in Russia has grown more than 7% in the last two months. Does that mean that Russians now prefer flying to travelling by rail? And what are we to expect in the future? We will discuss the matter with experts and find out today on In Between.
New interactive maps for roller skaters have appeared online. Who is behind the project? What cities are participating in it? And could roller skating become one of the alternatives to cars and public transportation?
Big trucks and public transportation vehicles in Russia will soon have to be fitted with tachographs.
Russians should be encouraged to eat less meat - that’s according to the recommendations formulated by the Ministry of Health.
How often do you read and where? A new project taking place in Moscow encourages people to spend their free time reading - in a park. What is the idea behind this project? Who is participating?
Summer camps in Russia - how popular are they? How affordable? And who usually sends their kids to spend the summer away from home?
Family Day in Russia is celebrated on the 8th of July. Traditionally a lot of couples plan their weddings to coincide with the holiday.
Summer music festivals are growing in popularity in the country. What is the difference between a festival and a concert? And how willing are Russians to spend money, time and energy just to hear some music? We talk to the experts and find out today on In Between.
Owning an apartment in the Moscow region is a great alternative to living in the capital itself. How affordable is the real estate outside the city limits? What kind of offers are on the market? Who’s interested in buying it? And what are we to expect in the nearest future? We talk to the experts and find out today on In Between.
Starting from September, a number of Russian universities will have the right to affirm the authenticity of foreign diplomas.
A new theme park will be built near the lake Baikal to replace the factory that has been there for decades.