Russian Government


On the salary of Oleg Deripaska


According to media reports, the “thunderstorm of the oligarchs”, Deputy Prime Minister Andrei Belousov received a salary in the “Basic Element” of the aluminum baron.

Who saws the "military trillion"


Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu and Deputy Prime Minister Yuri Borisov choose a candidate for the head of the VSK, which received contracts for special construction in Russia.

Leonid Mikhelson will not receive state money


In 2020, NOVATEK will not receive a single ruble from the federal budget for its projects. Leonid Mikhelson threatened to disrupt the Arctic LNG-2 project.

Bearings to Vladimir Tokarev


The deputy minister of transport and his wife could not get rich at 200 billion rubles on the emergency replacement of wheels from the Russian system to the American one.

Oleg Deripaska becomes accustomed to the state


The government will purchase 50 billion tons of primary aluminum from Rusal to the Rosrezerv for 10 billion rubles. Oleg Deripaska had previously offered to purchase up to 1 million tons of metal at public expense.

Russian Agricultural Bank can not recover after Dmitry Patrushev


The bank will not be able to complete the year 2019 without a loss.

Fishermen demanded from the government to stop lobbying the business of Gleb Frank and Gennady Timchenko


The principle of replacing historical quotas for catching crab at auctions will lead to bankruptcies of many fishing companies in Russia. But it will allow the Russian fishing company Gleb Frank to gain a foothold in this niche.

The government will tax metallurgists and fertilizer producers with taxes in favor of Russian Railways projects


The Kremlin will make deductions to railway projects (Moscow-Kazan VSM and the Sakhalin bridge) mandatory for private companies. The cost of these projects is more than 2 trillion rubles.

Shuvalov asks for a money


300 billion rubles of state aid in 2018, the "black hole" of the Russian economy under the name of VEB is not enough. In 2019, the head of VEB Igor Shuvalov expects another 300 billion rubles.

The fall in oil production in Western Siberia will hurt the budget of the Russian Federation


By 2024, due to the fall in oil production by 17%, the country's budget losses may amount to 1.5 trillion rubles.

The Russian government approved the dissolution of the "privatization kolkhoz" in the share capital of Rosneft


The joint company of the Qatar investment fund QIA and the Swiss trader Glencore - QHG Oil, will be disbanded. After that, 18.93% of Rosneft shares will remain on the balance sheet of QIA, 0.57% - at Glencore.

Russian oligarchs repelled the first onslaught of the Kremlin


Following the meeting of the owners of metallurgical and chemical companies with the presidential aide, Andrei Belousov, it was decided that 513 billion rubles should not be paid. The size of the "tribute" fell to 200-300 billion rubles under the sauce "investment in infrastructure."

India has stopped paying Rosoboronexport since April


India can not pay for Russian weapons in US dollars because of sanctions. Officials are working out options for clearing payments in rupees.

In Russia, a noticeable increase in fuel prices is expected


The owners of gas stations warned the government about a possible sharp increase in fuel prices.

Andrei Murov does not want to be eaten by Pavel Livinsky


The presidency of the Federal Grid Company, the son of ex-head of the FSO Andrei Murov asked Premier Dmitry Medvedev to protect the company from the claims of Rossetei. FSK is a subsidiary of Rossetei, but so far it is managed directly by the government.

Sakhalin Bridge is selected for support


The project was proposed for concession.

Russian taxpayers will pay for the developer-professor Alexander Dolgin


The completion of the bankrupt Urban Group in the Moscow region will require at least 59 billion rubles, of which 14.5 billion will be allocated by the federal budget. The owner of the company managed to escape to the UK.

Igor Sechin's friend asked the budget to allocate him 50 billion rubles


The owner of "Neftegazholding" Eduard Khudainatov asked the government to provide benefits to the Khabarovsk refinery within the tax maneuver. The size of the "gift" will be 50 billion rubles for five years.

Sergei Chemezov demanded to give Igor Shuvalov his hand


The head of Rostecha warned Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev about the risks of the plan for VEB's new management to revise the conditions for the financial recovery of Tractor Plants. The transfer of the deal threatens the implementation of the state defense order, Chemezov believes.

The Ministry of Communications insists on concentration camp rules in RuNet


Officials suggest expanding the grounds for pre-trial blocking of Internet sites at the expense of accusing them of "complicity in terrorism."

Operating system Sailfish from "Rostelecom" for officials is estimated at 160 billion rubles


The transfer of government employees and state-owned companies to smartphones with the Russian operating system is scheduled to begin in 2019. The project is estimated at 160 billion rubles.

The Ministry of Finance of Russia is preparing to collapse the ruble


In 2017, the Ministry of Finance of Russia will purchase foreign currency for a record amount of 2.7 trillion rubles. This is almost 3 times more than the country spends on medicine and education.

Deputy Prime Minister Borisov did not exclude the disruption of ship delivery to the Russian Navy


Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation Yury Borisov warned about the disruptions in the delivery of warships by Russian enterprises this year.

The authorities of the Crimea asked for 125 billion rubles for road repairs


The authorities of the peninsula are asking the federal center to allocate 125 billion rubles more for the road industry until 2024. This amount is comparable to the already approved expenditures (149 billion rubles) on the federal highway "Tavrida".

Vnesheconombank will be kept as a financial dump


The Russian government has prepared a memorandum that will allow VEB to generate losses for another three years. The hole in the balance of this bank is already 1.4 trillion rubles.

Russia can update the record for oil production


Exit from the OPEC + deal will allow Russia to increase oil production by almost 1% in the next two years, to 551 million tons this year and 555 million tons next year.

Vladimir Putin launched the construction of a bridge to Sakhalin


The head of the Russian Federation instructed the government to work out another crazy infrastructure project. Its cost will be preliminary 540 billion rubles, which is twice the estimate of the Crimean bridge.

Russia spends less on its scientists than all the leading countries of the world


Formally, spending on science at large in purchasing power parity is almost 40 billion dollars (in reality an order of magnitude less) smeared by a thin layer of approximately 430,000 scientists and aimed mainly at developing new types of weapons.