Faced with a growing labour shortage, companies from Central and Eastern Europe are investing into industrial robots, but Eurostat data shows they still lag behind their western peers.
Opposition Democratic Coalition claims the government could use its access to data on tourists to spy on its citizens, though this is denied by the National Tourism Agency.
Ozon launched in the 90s as “the Amazon of Russia”, but since the end of 2017 it has dramatically accelerated its development and begun to move into new niches.
No less than 39mn buyers and 22mn sellers – both companies (B2C) and individuals (C2C) – are involved in Russian social commerce, according to a study released last month by Yandex.Checkout and Data Insight
Larnabel Ventures, controlled by Said Gutseriev, the son of Russia's oligarch Mikhail Gutseriev, has launched Belarus' first regulated full-featured trade platform for tokenized exchange assets.