Sales of smartphones in Russia increased by 1.5 times

From July to September, about 7 million smartphones were sold in the Russian Federation, which is 60% more than a quarter earlier, when 4.4 million devices were sold on the Russian market. This follows from the materials of “M.Video-Eldorado”, which Izvestia got acquainted with. The fact that the market for the quarter grew by about … Read more

The Times: Ukraine will be included in the bid to host the 2030 FIFA World Cup Ukraine will join the joint application of Spain and Portugal to host the World Cup in 2030. Officially, this should be announced on October 5, reports The Times. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky and the authorities of both Western European states are reported to have supported the initiative. At the same time, Kyiv can become … Read more

ATOR reported that traffic on the Russian-Finnish border fell eight times

Global Look Press | IMAGO/Sasu Makinen The number of people crossing the Russian-Finnish border has dropped significantly in recent years, the Russian Association of Tour Operators said. On September 30, the Finnish authorities closed the borders for Russians. In this regard, border traffic fell eight times in just a week. The border service of the … Read more

The number of victims of the blockade of Leningrad turned out to be 1.5 times more than official data

NEVA NEWS Official statistics on the victims of the siege of Leningrad turned out to be incorrect, the prosecutor said at a court session on recognizing the events of 1941-1944 as genocide of the Soviet people. The real number of people who died during the blockade exceeds one million people. This is 1.5 times more … Read more

The New York Times explained why NATO will not allow Ukraine to quickly join the alliance

“The North Atlantic Alliance is based on the doctrine of mutual defense, and it would be extremely unlikely to allow a country to become embroiled in a conflict,” write the authors of the article, Andrew Kramer and Dan Bilefsky. The publication recalls that France and Germany opposed or were skeptical about Ukraine’s entry into the … Read more

Sunday Times reports disagreement between Liz Truss and Charles III over climate conference

It is noted that the British monarch is a passionate environmentalist and planned to attend the conference to give a speech there. But the prime minister convinced him to cancel the trip. Truss, who is also unlikely to travel to the summit, objected to the king’s plans during a private audience at Buckingham Palace. The … Read more