Russian Boeing supplier fires manager

The concern “VSMPO Avisma”, which provides titanium for the American aviation giant Boeing, has fired its head, Sergey Stepanov. The decision was agreed at the meeting of the board of directors on 31st December.

The press-release, presented by RBC, states that the reason for the dismissal was due to family concerns, as well as the wish of the head manager to spend more time with his family and newborn daughter.


Moscow expands coronavirus vaccination

From the 13th January, vaccinations will start for new citizen groups. These will include people who work in:

– Scientific research and development;
– Information technology and telecommunications;
– Social services;
– Property management;
– Hotel and travel.


Telecom operator investigates critical Putin comment

A telecom operator Enforta is looking into an insulting comment about Putin that had been up for 12 hours on the website of the Habarovsk region administration. The critical comment with the word PUTIN had been noticed on the background of a live coverage of a building site in Komsomolsk-na-Amure.


Pushkov: Trump bans a threat to Russian sovereignty

Senator Aleksey Pushkov has stated that Russia aims to “make conclusions” about Twitter’s ban of Donald Trump.

“It is clear how they {USA} will act in the circumstances of a political crisis, including outside of the USA. The quasi-total dependency from foreign internet platforms does not go hand in hand with the sovereignty of the country”, he said.


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