Tour for laughter

While the regional authorities are gradually renewing restrictions in connection with the new wave of the spread of coronavirus, the Russians, as Izvestia found out, are actively booking tours for the New Year. September accounted for 76.1% of airline ticket purchases for holidays within Russia for the entire 2020.     Foreign travel accounted for 13.6%. At the peak of popularity among our compatriots - Sochi, Turkey is in the lead in external tourism. However, tickets and accommodation in some foreign countries with which communication is open may become "golden", experts warn. However, Russians book hotels even in the USA and Thailand, with which there are no direct flights. Traveling on your own with connecting flights is a big risk, tourism industry experts say. But this does not stop citizens who have sat in quarantine. As they say, coronavirus is coronavirus, and rest is on schedule.

5 best cars of 2020

The USA named the winner of the World Car of the Year competition.   The first place in the competition went to the large Kia Telluride crossover, which was unveiled at the Detroit Auto Show last year. In addition to the Korean SUV, two Mazda contenders for the title of the best model at once - "treshka" and CX-30.    The eight-seater Telluride is powered by a 3.8-liter V6 petrol engine, which is also equipped with the Hyundai Palisade. The unit produces the same 295 liters. from. and 355 Nm of torque. The engine is paired with an eight-speed automatic transmission. The SUV is offered with both front-wheel drive and all-wheel drive.

Coronavirus. Actual

Situation in Russia    Since the beginning of the COVID-19 epidemic, over 1.384 million people have fallen ill (+14,822 per day). In total, more than 24 thousand people died from the coronavirus in the country (+ 279 per day). More than 1,000,000 sick people have recovered since the beginning of the epidemic.