Kirghizia has now entered the Eurasian Economic Union

A momentous event for the entire Eurasian Economic Union has recently taken place as Kirghizia has decided to become its newest member. Previously the Eurasian Economic Union had consisted of four member nations: Belarus, Armenia, Russia, and Kazakhstan. On April 12, the Kirgiz Republic officially became the union’s fifth member. At triumphant opening of the […]

Two new technical regulations have come into effect

The list of Customs Union technical regulations was enlarged by two new guiding documents. Technical regulation 025/2012 will regulate circulation of furniture products and technical regulation 028/2012 – that of explosive agents. Application scope of the requirements for TR “On safety of furniture products” includes cabinet and upholstered furniture for public and everyday use. They […]

Happy upcoming Ligo day

Since ancient times, Ligo (summer solstice), also known as Jani Day, has been celebrated in Latvia. On this holiday, Jānis, the god of fertility, is honoured. The traditional celebrations are held on the night from the 23rd to the 24th of June. Unfortunately, the traditions and unique character of this celebration have been virtually forgotten. […]

Fitness services in Russia are soon to be standardized

As of January a State Standard for fitness services will be implemented in Russia. The standard will be used on a voluntary basis to assess the quality of this activity in our country. At the moment there is no such standard provided for fitness services, therefore quality assessment is not being carried out. The project […]

New requirements for radio luminescent lamps came into force

On April 25 2015 new hygiene and sanitation standards entered into force. They concern the production and use of radio luminescent lamps as well as goods produced with their use. These previously developed requirements were registered by the Ministry of Justice of Russia on April 10 by the Decree №91 of the Chief State Sanitary […]

Certification of sports gates in Russia will become mandatory

On 2nd April 2015 Dmitry Medvedev signed the Decree №309 which amends the current GOSTR system list of goods that require mandatory certification on the territory of the Russian Federation (this list is provided by the Government Decree of the Russian Federation №982 of 1st December 2009). These amendments introduced mandatory certification for gates used […]