Russian Government


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.

The national project on ecology will cost Russian companies 140 billion rubles in year


The Government of the Russian Federation intends to shake at least 140 billion rubles from the Russian metallurgy within the framework of an environmental national project. It is assumed that by 2024 it will be possible to achieve a sharp reduction in environmental pollution in Magnitogorsk, Norilsk, Cherepovets and other cities.

The head of Alfa Bank spoke about the difficulties of the struggle with Sberbank


The largest Russian state bank has reformatted the Russian banking market into a monopoly one, the chairman of the board of Alfa Bank Andrei Sokolov complained. In a few years, the situation will be even worse for private banks.

The summit of Russia and the US can end with both a breakthrough and a failure


To repel the budget of the Russian Federation in the amount of 683 billion rubles will not work.

Rusal will support the stimulation of domestic demand for aluminum


The Russian government is puzzling how to save Rusal by Oleg Deripaska at the expense of the state budget. The package of developed measures to increase the consumption of aluminum inside the Russian Federation until 2024 in the most approximate outline drags on 140 billion rubles.

FIFA gained record profits thanks to the World Cup in Russia


Thanks to the 2018 World Cup, FIFA received record revenues of $ 6.1 billion. At the same time, the Russian Organizing Committee and the Russian budget took the main costs for the World Cup - more than $ 14 billion.

The external debt of the Russian Federation began to decline


The volume of Russia's external debt fell to $ 485 billion due to the withdrawal of non-residents from sovereign debt instruments and low lending to companies in foreign markets.

Emergency Situations Ministry revealed the critical situation of firefighters and rescuers


The new head of the department, Yevgeny Zinichev, began raking up the Augean stables of his predecessor. There is a high probability that Mr. Puchkov will go to warm not the chair of the senator in the Federation Council, but the bunks in the SIZO.

Authorities offered to increase the localization of Internet traffic


The Ministry of Communications plans to reduce the share of Russian traffic routed through foreign servers by 2024 to 5%.

The regional authorities have no money for the completion and maintenance of the stadium "Samara Arena"


The money for the completion and maintenance of the stadium, built for the World Cup, the regional authorities do not, as there are no plans for further commercial use of the facility.

Expenditures on national projects on demography and health care will exceed ₽5 trillion


The government of the Russian Federation wants to spend 6.6 trillion rubles on national projects in the field of demography, science, education and public health. Where this money will be taken, it is not known

Russia introduces increased import duties for goods from the US


The Russian Federation introduced reciprocal duties against American goods. True, these tariffs compensate for only $ 87.6 million out of $ 537.6 million in losses from US restrictions.

Putin approved a reduction in pension costs and increased funding for security forces


The state will send money to pensioners and social expenditures for the army and pay for power structures.

The Russian economy is losing the non-primary sector


In January-April 2018, profit growth was recorded only in commodity companies, the rest decreased their performance.

Putin instructed to test a new tax on Russians


The Federal Tax Service will begin an experiment on taxation of self-employed citizens of the Russian Federation in four regions of the country. In the future, the government plans to annually collect from them up to 500 billion rubles of taxes. Which can be sent to help the oligarchs, to finance wars and hold mundials.

Medvedev named the main task of Rogozin as head of Roskosmos


Dmitry Medvedev instructed former vice-premier Dmitry Rogozin to deal with the finances of the state space concern. This will be followed by "optimization" and on Russian space, which is an obsolete collective farm with phenomenal amounts of theft, it will be possible to bravely put a cross.

Russian authorities want to strengthen control over trips of Russians abroad through permits


However, until this failed to do because of the developer's bankruptcy. Now the "Electronic ticket" will be developed by the corporation "Rostekh" and there are all chances that the company of Chemezov, to the great joy of Russian tourists, will fail this project.

Shipping companies are threatened by losses due to rising fuel prices


Transport workers complained to the government about price increases.