22.05.2022
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APEC countries failed to agree, Lithuania refused to import energy from Russia: top business news May 22

The APEC forum member countries failed to reach a common resolution following the meeting of trade ministers, Lithuania remained true to its intentions and refused to import domestic electricity, the Swiss authorities unblocked EuroChem’s accounts, and RB continues to follow business news amid the Ukrainian conflict.

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Law on “grey imports”, gas for rubles and Sberbank without dividends: news for business 21 May

The Ministry of Economy proposed to consolidate the legalization of parallel imports at the legislative level, Sberbank will not pay dividends. “Borjomi” will again become Georgian – these and other news on May 21 against the backdrop of a special operation in the RB.RU digest. The list may be updated throughout the day.

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New benefits for buyers of Russian software, game developers entering the Chinese market: news for business May 20

Germany adopted a law on control over the implementation of sanctions against Russian businessmen, new benefits will be introduced for buyers of Russian software, video game developers are asking for assistance in entering the Chinese market and other news May 20 against the backdrop of a special operation in Ukraine – in the RB.RU digest. […]

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13 startups entered the new grant accelerator of the HSE business incubator

The grant accelerator of the HSE business incubator is aimed at preparing and packaging technology startups for funding. Its participants will have to work on the project for two months, and at the end of the program they will present the solution to investors. The best teams will receive development grants.

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The developer of the media content management system Picvario raised 20 million rubles from a business angel

Startup Picvario, a graduate of the international accelerator Sber500, has attracted 20 million rubles of investment from business angel Andrey Leshonok. This was reported to RB.RU in the press service of Sberbank.

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Departure of foreign services as a window of opportunity for IT business: what to look for?

Evgeny Voskoboinik, Chief Product Officer DDC at Napoleon IT, analyzes what window of opportunity opens up for the Russian IT business after the departure of foreign services and what niches players need to master in order to get the maximum economic benefit and be useful to business and society.

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Buyer of McDonald’s business in Russia revealed By Investing.com

McDonald’s has agreed to sell its assets in Russia to a major network franchisee, businessman Alexander Govor. Forbes writes about this with reference to the statement of the American company. “Under the terms of the deal, Govor acquires the entire restaurant portfolio of the chain and will further develop it under a new brand. Govor […]

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McDonald’s announces buyer for Russian business

McDonald’s is selling its business in Russia to Alexander Govor, one of the chain’s franchisees, the company said in a statement.

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Diamonds without VAT, Central Bank checks and no wine: top business news May 19

The sixth package of anti-Russian sanctions is blocked, trips abroad will rise in price by 30%, Russian stores may be left without foreign wine and other news for business on May 19 against the backdrop of a special operation in Ukraine. The list may be supplemented during the day.

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The theory of weak ties in business. How do people make money from acquaintances

How long ago did you communicate with one of your classmates or congratulate distant relatives on their birthdays? It turns out that even minor acquaintances can be useful. Maxim Lukashov, International Projects Manager at Solar Staff, explains why you shouldn’t cut people out of your life and how to use the power of weak ties […]

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