MTS turned on the camera // The company invested in film production

MTS bought 25% in Monumental Vision of producers Paul Heth, Michael Schlicht and the former head of the Federal Property Management Agency Dmitry Pristanskov. The company will produce movies and TV series financed by MTS, but for third-party customers. The operator seeks to make money on content and is trying different investment models, experts say. … Read more

The Ministry of Labor will propose a new model for assessing the level of poverty in Russia

The Ministry of Labor will submit to the Russian Trilateral Commission a draft government decree that introduces an additional tool for assessing poverty in the country, Kommersant found out. The corresponding project will be presented at the meeting of the commission today. According to the document, the “poverty line” will be an indicator that complements … Read more

Poverty in two dimensions // The Ministry of Labor plans a combined model for assessing its level in the Russian Federation

As it became known to Kommersant, today the Ministry of Labor will submit to the Russian Trilateral Commission a draft government decree that introduces an additional tool for assessing poverty in the Russian Federation. The “poverty line” will be an indicator that supplements the subsistence minimum – it will take into account the level of … Read more

A kilowatt can’t stand two // Combating global warming will take money or comfort

Decarbonization and the transition to renewable energy sources (RES) will increase the volatility and frequency of energy fluctuations and the cost of hedging losses. Economists from MIT and The Brattle Group, using the Texas energy reform model until 2050, studied the consequences of the energy transition and state the need to revise the usual tariff … Read more

Clubs do not lengthen fitness // Citizens switched to short-term subscriptions

The fitness clubs, which introduced short-term subscriptions against the background of the crisis, are unable to refuse them: the share of such cards has already exceeded 15% in the sales structure and is growing. Market participants linking the trend with a decrease in the purchasing power of the population are striving to return to a … Read more