Megafon has collected suitcases on the stock exchange
Megafon has collected suitcases on the stock exchange MegaFon, one of the largest mobile operators in Russia, is getting ready for an IPO on November 1. The company plans to…

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Counterfeiters prefer larger
The problem of counterfeit money circulating on the territory of Russia, before the Russian law enforcement officers is quite acute. In 2013, the total number of fakes discovered by the…

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DIA strips customers of troubled banks
The Deposit Insurance Agency has launched a large-scale campaign to seize money from the population. Subpoenas have already been received by clients who withdrew money from their accounts shortly before…

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working in the Tomsk Region

Find an Idea: Get Money from Water

In English, there is the concept of serendipity. In literal translation, it means intuitive insight. But in business, such a resounding word is used when it comes to a discovery that was visible to everyone, but which no one noticed. An interesting example of such an insight is the Croatian company that sells sea water!

“As a child, I often suffered from bronchitis, and every winter I had to take antibiotics. Until the pediatrician advised my mother to take me to the sea more often. Every year I spent two weeks on the Adriatic Sea (in summer and winter), and my health problems disappeared, “begins the story of the idea of ​​creating therapeutic and prophylactic preparations based on sea water, director of the Aqua Maris Institute Anna-Maria Donadich.

In general, the healing properties of sea water and the coastal climate as a whole have been known since ancient times. Another legendary doctor, Hippocrates, whose oath was begun by modern doctors, recommended compresses with sea water for pain in the bones, prescribed to take it inside for indigestion and prescribed bathing in the sea for wounds and skin diseases. Nowadays, the knowledge gained over thousands of years about the healing properties of the marine climate has taken shape in a whole branch of clinical medicine – thalassotherapy (from the Greek words thalassa – “sea” and therapia – “treatment”). Continue reading

Economist: The fact that our companies turn to foreign investors is normal and this is a trend

Agroholding Kuban, which is part of Oleg Deripaska’s Basic Element, began negotiations with Chinese and Arab investors and funds in connection with the loss of Western investment. He will be offered a stake in the company, media reported today with reference to the managing director of agribusiness “Basic Element” Andrei Oleinik. About the interest of investors from the East and from the Arab countries, Bigness correspondent. Ru talked with the head of the Department of State Regulation of Economics of the RANEPA, the director of the Institute for Public Finance Reform, Viktor Klimanov.

– Will it be possible to interest Arab and Eastern investors in the projects of the Russian agricultural business in the context of loans and high lending rates?

– It seems to me that in any case, Chinese investors are now showing new activity, including in the face of weakening investors from other countries in our country. And it is known that the agricultural industry is also one of the areas of interest for them, and agricultural production is actively developing, at least with the participation of Chinese workers employed in the regions of the Far East and Siberia. Continue reading

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