Russian Ministry of Finance


Oleg Deripaska in the US court may bring the umbilical cord with the Kremlin


Deripaska's statements about his personal condition are wrong, and his claim has little chance of success, the American Forbes concluded.

The Central Bank accused the Russians of the inability to assess inflation


Russia continues to widen the gap between official inflation recorded by Rosstat and the rate of price growth, which is observed by citizens of the country.

47 billion rubles from Roskosmos disappeared from the federal budget


Roskosmos, earning on international launches of spacecraft, owes the state nearly 47 billion rubles. That sum was named by the Accounting Chamber and added to the budget by the Ministry of Finance. But now the money disappeared.

The Russian government is preparing for the fall of oil and the ruble


The rise in prices on the oil market, which supported the influx of currencies to Russia and GDP growth, is close to the limit, the Russian Economic Development Ministry believes.

The Russian government denied financial assistance to the Patrushevs' bank


The bank hoped to get 60 billion rubles, but now it is preparing to place eternal bonds.

Russian Ministry of Finance will waste 800 billion rubles to save banks


Ordinary Russian taxpayers will have to pay for the problems of the oligarchs' banks.   

VEB fell the victim of budget cuts


The government will reduce the state corporation's support by one third.

Russian scientific expenses have not changed


Russia spends on the science just as much as twenty years ago, ranking the tenth in the world.   

The Russian authorities are short of 2 trillion rubles in 2017


Even the Russian Ministry of Finance cannot scrape together enough money for the military, road construction and special medicine. In 2019-2020, the government will need another 4 "extra" trillion rubles.

State corporations will leave the budget without 400 billion rubles


The federal budget will again lose hundreds of billions of rubles from the mineral state corporations that make up the Russian economy, where the state's share has risen from 30% to 70% over 10 years.

Dmitry Patrushev has amassed 200 billion rubles of bad loans


To form reserves, Rosselkhozbank asked the state for 308 billion rubles.

Loans without the US: why the role of the dollar in the Russian external debt decreases


According to the Central Bank statistics, the share of the dollar in Russia's external debt was 60%, which is the minimum value since 2014. Borrowing in dollars becomes less profitable with the sanctions taking their toll, the experts say.

Central Bank of Russia concerned about foreign currency debts of companies


The regulator fears excessive borrowing.

Oil business of the Khotin family received benefits for 92 billion rubles


A small oil company Dulisma, which belongs to the Khotin family, manages to get export benefits faster than LUKOIL. The Ministry of Finance believes these benefits are justified and assesses budget losses from them at 92.5 billion rubles.

State-owned companies to be banned to finance the purchase of sports stars from the budget


Professional sports clubs will be limited in the right to spend the money received from the state and state-owned companies. The ban will affect the cost of sports agents and payments related to transfers of players.

Poker with bankers: how Igor Zyuzin beat Mechel creditors


Sberbank, VTB and Gazprombank could not deprive the founder of Mechel of control over the company. Now Igor Zyuzin is closer than ever to defeating the creditors

Russia has found an error in the amount of $21.7 billion in the decision of the Hague Court on Yukos


The former owners of Yukos had no right to sue Russia in the Hague, the international arbitration awarded them "extra" $21.7 billion of compensation, and Vladimir Putin meant something different. RBC studied the appeal of Russia in the Yukos case.

Two-fifths of the state rest in the shade


The IMF presented calculations of the magnitude of the public sector in the Russian economy.