A socially oriented non-financial development institution and a major organizer of international conventions, congress, exhibitions, business, social and sporting, public, and cultural events.

The Roscongress Foundation – a socially oriented non-financial development institution and a major organizer of international conventions, congress, exhibitions, business, social and sporting, public, and cultural events.

The Foundation was established in 2007 with the aim of facilitating the development of Russia’s economic potential, promoting its national interests, and strengthening the country’s image. One of the roles of the Foundation is to comprehensively evaluate, analyse, and cover issues on the Russian and global economic agendas. It also offers administrative services, provides promotional support for business projects and attracting investment, and helps foster social entrepreneurship and charitable initiatives.

Each year, the Foundation’s events draw participants from 208 countries and territories, with more than 15,000 media representatives working on-site at Roscongress’ various venues. The Foundation benefits from analytical and professional expertise provided by 5000 people working in Russia and abroad. In addition, it works in close cooperation with 130 economic partners; industrialists’ and entrepreneurs’ unions; and financial, trade, and business associations from 70 countries worldwide.

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Analytical digest
27.05.2020

Referendum on Paris 2024, chess in space, wage caps in football and how many Russians are placing bets at bookmakers

You can now access the Roscongress news digest for 24–27 May entitled ‘World sport in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic’. The latest issue covers the following topics:

— Figure skaters take on synchronized swimmers in an online burpee competition;

— «We need a rethink»: in Paris there are calls for a referendum on the city’s plans to host the Olympic Games in 2024;

— VEB and the Russian Direct Investment Fund have launched a search for foreign investors for CSKA;

— Prime Minister of Spain: «La Liga will restart on 8 June»;

— Prime Minster of the United Kingdom has said that he thinks the Formula 1 Grand Prix should restart;

— The US will allow foreign athletes to enter the country to resume competitions;

— Iran has announced that it will assist Qatar in organizing the 2022 FIFA World Cup;

— Winter World Masters Games in Tyrol: tourists spent EUR 3.8 for every EUR 1 invested by the state;

— The German football union and Bayern Munich are lobbying UEFA to introduce wage caps;

— The chess match ‘Space v Earth’ and tournaments have taken place as part of the Eastern Economic Forum;

— 3.4 million Russians placed a bet at a bookmakers at least once a week in 2019;

— Ilona Korstin: «The best option is to start the new season of the VTB league in October»;

— Works are underway to reconstruct an internationally recognized rowing club in Primorye;

—The Moscow volleyball team Dinamo will play at a new stadium from next season.


Release date
27.05.2020
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