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Soon American coins won't be the only "scents" that are exchanged inside Sberbank's buildings, as Russia's national bank plans to introduce its own perfume.
While some countries are considering doing away with coin money, this Russian citizen is still making the most out of their rubles and kopeks.
“A person who would personify the hero of 2020, according to Russians, is honest, decent, and fair (13%). Of the options proposed, Russians most often referred to the heroes of the year as doctors and medical workers (55%), as well as EMERCON employees who save people in emergency situations (31%).”
This week, politicians are caught red-handed; surrogate motherhood and gambling are (apparently) the same; and Putin isn't as hip with the youth as you'd think.
The Moscow Metro plans to allow passengers to pay with Face ID.
“The share of completely non-cash customers who use a bank card but do not withdraw cash from an ATM for a month is steadily growing. Now it is 39%, which is 5 percentage points higher than before the pandemic.”
– Alexander Vedyakhin, First Deputy Chairman of the Board of Sberbank, on the growing number of clients who are not using cash at all
A recent survey among Russians seeks to answer this question.
“Compared to the crisis period, the share of people adhering to a savings policy in economic behavior has decreased: 68% of Russians believe that it is better to spend as little as possible, saving as much as possible for the future.”
– Results of a poll conducted by the Russian Public Opinion Center, on how Russians are saving and spending money
Tipping in Russia is not always the most transparent.
This week: education! Tests for hopeful investors, savings for college, and learning what exactly is in sausage.
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