Mar 2 2015 - 20:48
Governor of the Krasnodar Territory Alexander Tkachev has granted 1.7 billion rubles from the regional budget to 345 cities and villages in the Krasnodar Territory for road reconstruction this year. 361.2 million rubles will be granted to Krasnodar, 48.3 million rubles each to Anapa, Armavir and Novorossiysk. About 390km of roads will be reconstructed this year, Yuga.ru reports.
Mar 2 2015 - 20:22
Forbes has ranked Sergey Galitsky, the founder and director general of the Magnit network in the Krasnodar Territory, 162nd in the list of the world's richest people. The businessman owns assets worth $8.3 billion. He lost $2 billion in a year, Yuga.ru reports.The Forbes list has 88 Russian businessmen. The previous year’s list had 33 more Russian businessmen. Only the U.S., China, Germany and India have more dollar billionaires than Russia.
Mar 2 2015 - 17:26
Trilateral talks between Russia, Ukraine and the EU on gas supplies to Ukraine started today in Brussels at 3.00pm. The talks were preceded by a meeting of the Russian delegation with the Vice President of the European Commission in charge of the Energy Union, Maros Sefkovic, and negotiated the summer gas supplies to Donbas. The problem had previously been raised in the format on October 31, 2014, when the conditions for winter gas supplies to Ukraine had been set, including the prepayment for gas until March 31, 2015.
Mar 2 2015 - 16:59
Ingush Leader Yunus-Bek Yevkurov said that budget expenditure will be cut by over 120 million rubles in 2015. One of the ideas to realize the initiative is to fire 10% of functionaries, Interfax-South reports.
Mar 2 2015 - 16:48
The Chechen government has set a minimum subsistence level in the republic for Q4 2014. The minimum subsistence level per capita will total 6,771 rubles, it will total 7,471 rubles for employable people, 5,799 rubles for pensioners and 5,949 rubles for children, the Chechen government reports.