Ministry of Finance

Ministry of Finance of the Russian Federation is a federal ministry, responsible for general financial policy and for general management in the field of finance of the Russian Federation. The ministry has two predecessors, the most notable one being the Ministry of Finance of the USSR who is itself the successor of the Ministry of Finance of the Russian Empire. The agency has its headquarters in Ilinka Street 9. in Moscow.

Anton Siluanov serve as current Minister of Finance of the Russian Federation since September 2011.

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The Ministry of Finance announced that Russia won the dispute with Ukraine for $3 billion


The Ministry of Finance reported that the London Court ordered Ukraine to return $3 billion plus interest on the bonds purchased by Russia. There was also information that the court will consider the claim on an expedited basis.

Cash games


Why does the Ministry of Finance once again lure the citizens to by the federal loan bonds.

The debt of the Russian regions has stabilized — due to the budget credits


But their decline will force the governors to return to commercial loans.

On all frontlines


What legacy the Russian Defense Ministry will have in 2017.

What will happen with the Russians in the New Year


A brief overview of the main legislative changes in the coming year.

The production of vodka in Russia and the budget revenues from excise taxes are on the rise


The following year, the government will struggle with alcohol-containing liquids.

To Africa for diamonds: Alrosa might increase its stake in Angolan joint venture


The company wants to buy a stake of the Brazilian partners in Catoca and create a trading house, but the Ministry of Finance is in doubts.

RBC investigation: the lost decade of the Russian budget


On December 9, the State Duma adopted the country's budget for 2017-2019 in the final reading, which can be considered a historical event, at least on paper. Russia reduced government spending in nominal terms for the first time during the reign of Vladimir Putin since the early 2000s.

Who is Maxim Oreshkin


What new Economic Development Minister Maxim Oreshkin is famous for.

The state is not quite sure how state-owned companies spend their money


The Ministry of Finance has proposed to establish a norm obliging state-owned companies to pay dividends in the amount of not less than 50% of the net profit according to IFRS; a corresponding document has already been sent for approval to the government.

Who will be the third?


Why the authorities want to flood the country with cheap vodka and what billionaire Vasily Anisimov has to do with that.

Russia returned to the international debt market


Russia announced the placement of Eurobonds, organized by VTB Capital. Earlier the Ministry of Finance planned to postpone the placement due to the refusal of foreign banks to participate in it.

Roskosmos to create its own insurance broker


The new entity will take care of all the security issues of enterprises of rocket and space industry.

The problem of $20 billion: how Development Bank became a black hole


The resignation of Vladimir Dmitriev as head of VEB, reported by RBC sources, was probably due to the fact that he had performed his tasks "without informing about the risks". How did the corporation become a "cesspool" of bad debts?

Ruble on the verge


The exchange rate of 85 rubles per $1 will cause the collapse of entire sectors in the economy.