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Tech in Moscow #22 (1 - 7 February 2021)

February 8, 2021, 14:00 (UTC+3)|

The weekly observer of Moscow's tech stories


main news about Moscow's projects, developers and technologies


  • Rostec creates a consortium of 5G equipment developers
  • Shvabe holding and AI developer iPavlov signed a partnership agreement on joint digitalisation of healthcare and modernisation of cities  (Card of iPavlov)
  • The Moscow Scientific and Technical Center "Module" has developed a neural network for viral pneumonia detection


The Ministry of Digital Development proposed not to consider the geolocation of subscribers a secrecy of communication

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  • Russian Direct Investment Fund bought out a stake in Russian AliExpress from Alibaba
  • Yandex purchases part of the assets of the Vezet taxi company for $178 million
  • Developer of AI image recognition systems NVI Solutions attracted investment for development  (Cards of NVI Solutions)
  • The developer of IoT solutions Sodis Lab attracted investments from Rostec (Cards of Sodis Lab)
  • Rusonyx hosting provider acquires Infobox for $1.1 million
  • Moscow-based company PIM solutions raised $1.3 million for project scaling (Сard of PIM Solutions)


researches, monitorings, reports and other analytics of Moscow and Russian IT market

  • Huawei: Russia is included in the Adopters cluster and ranked 42nd in the Global Connectivity Index →
  • PwC and ABBYY: most companies in Russia do not use 100% of the opportunities of technology and innovation →
  • Beeline: every third subscriber makes voice calls to VoLTE in Moscow    →
  • VCIOM: WhatsApp is the most popular messenger among Russians  →

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Expert column by Kirill Polyakov, Head of Distributed Registry Technology department at the IT Department of Moscow Government.

For the first time, remote electronic voting was conducted as an experiment during the elections of deputies to the Moscow City Duma on September 8, 2019 in three voting districts. The solution was created from scratch and tested by the IT Department of Moscow Government in less than one year. Most of the key participants and customers claim that the experience was successful, the system passed all the tests and proved its resistance to hacking.

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a showcase of some blockchain solutions


Russian national blockchain network

Waves Enterprise

Blockchain platform


Platform for artificial intelligence application in medicine

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discover people who stand behind the innovative companies and projects in Moscow

Kirill Polyakov, Head of Distributed Registry Technology department at the IT Department of Moscow Government | Facebook

Pavel Roytberg, Co-Founder of Care Mentor AI | Facebook | LinkedIn

Ilya Letunov, Head of the Cloud Solutions platform | Facebook | LinkedIn

Loran Akopyan, CEO of iPavlov | Facebook | LinkedIn

Gleb Baron, Development director of Sodis Lab | Facebook

Philipp Belyaev, CEO of NVI Solutions | Facebook

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