May 17 2013 - 18:25
From now on the Dagestani authorities will control the expenses of the republic's officials. A corresponding document was signed today by the acting head of the republic, Ramazan Abdullatipov.
May 17 2013 - 14:08
President of the State Oil Company of the Azerbaijan Republic (SOCAR) Rovnag Abdullayev will propose reversing the Baku-Novorossiysk Pipeline. Transneft (Russia) said that oil transfer through the pipeline will continue, despite expiration of the deal on transit of Azerbaijani oil.
May 16 2013 - 18:42
The Russian government has not supported the Ministry of Finance's idea about an accelerated increase in the excise duty on "Euro-4" and "Euro-5" gasoline, and gave up the idea of raising the export duty on fuel oil at 70% of the rate of the duty for oil in 2014.
May 16 2013 - 17:24
Revenues of the republic of Ingushetia have risen between 2008 and 2012 by almost 4.5-fold - up to 2.9 billion rubles, the head of the region Yunus-Bek Yevkurov said."In 2008, our revenues were 650 million rubles, in 2012 – 2 billion 900 million rubles," Yevkurov is quoted by RIA News.The head of Ingushetia also noted that the republic's dependence on subsidies has declined over the same period from 95% to 84%.Yevkurov believes that the maximum possible limit of the republic's income is about 5 billion rubles.
May 16 2013 - 15:38
The leaders of the State Duma factions arrived today in Sochi and inspected the Primorsky Cluster of the 2014 Olympics.The deputies viewed the "Bolshoi" Ice Arena for ice hockey, an arena for figure skating and the short-track "Iceberg", an arena for curling and a skating center. They also inspected the construction of the Central Olympic Stadium.
May 16 2013 - 08:22
Rosselkhozbank has granted a loan worth about 3 billion rubles for construction of an advanced agricultural technical park realized by Dagagrocomplex within the framework of the state program for development of the Northern Caucasus Federal District until 2025 and the state program for agricultural development, RIA Novosti reports.An agricultural technical park will be built on over 20,000 hectares, including storage facilities and processing machines.
May 15 2013 - 18:04
The Russian Central Bank has left its base interest rate at the same level. The decision was made by the bank's board today, the body's press service informs. During its last meeting on April 2 the bank's board made the same decision.
May 15 2013 - 17:46
Two new hospitals have been unveiled in the Chechen capital of Grozny. "The Third Clinical Hospital and the Sixth Endocrinological Hospital were totally destroyed during the Chechen wars. Today they have been rebuilt and are ready for operation," RIA Novosti cites the press service of the Chechen government as saying.