In early August, Life around conducted a survey: "What are you missing in Moscow?" Answers were accepted in free form, one could talk about the fact that there are still no bicycle paths in the city or that a new mayor is needed in the capital.
In October, the Moscow mayor was removed from his post, and Life around deciphered the results of the study to find out exactly what people want from the new mayor.
Part one: Urban planning Transport Infrastructure Society / Politics
Part two: Food People Places Brands / Brands
Sergey Fadeev: "It is possible to equip flat roofs in residential areas: put transparent sturdy fences, plant trees." Urban planning
Mikhail Blinkin: "In any city in the world, a municipal taxi represents reliability and speed." Transport
Misha Labin: "There are no small local bars in the city. Moscow was built without relying on small retail space." Food
Julia Us: "Moscow men do not have enough grooming. Whiskey is not trimmed, nails are not trimmed, shoes are not polished, jackets are sports." People
Proteus Temen: "Moscow street in tsarist Russia was difficult to distinguish from London at the same time." Infrastructure
Andrey Loshak: "The past city power belonged to the nomads. They treated the city like market speculators to their assets." Society / Politics
Elena Malova: “In Moscow there is not enough replacement for Soviet sports schools. In prehistoric times, everyone went to these places.” Places
Julia Vydolob: "Again, more democratic but niche things are lacking. The same American Apparel, which can do not only well-tailored white T-shirts, but also simple and cool seasonal things." Brands / Brands
More than 1,500 respondents took part in the vote. The editors of Life around processed 5,000 opinions.
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Alexey Ivanov “Öburg” This is the story of exactly what Öburg - a city that existed in a short period of time between Soviet Sverdlovsk and imperial Yekaterinburg. It begins, say, in the eighties, and ends right now. There are three main subjects: political, criminal and artistic.
The profession of a forest pathologist is considered one of the rarest - in Russia there are a little more than 1,500 such experts. The official list of professions does not include a forest pathologist: in order to master this area, you need to become a forestry engineer and spend a lot of time “in the field”: this is the only way to become a real specialist in protecting the forest from diseases and pests.
Every weekday Life around publishes a list of events that you can still catch if you are released at 5 or 6 hours, and also reminds you of the main cultural events of the season and pleasant places. "Vantaa: to the origins of Helsinki" WHERE: Institute of Finland in St. Petersburg, 8 Bolshaya Konyushennaya Street WHEN: 18:00 COST: free Master of Political Science and Director of Museums in the Finnish city of Vantaa, Leena Hiltula, will talk about her hometown with more than 10,000 years of history.
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