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Government predicts 20 years of stagnation in Russia

Government predicts 20 years of stagnation in Russia

This week, the government and the administration of the Russian president will start uniting the results of work of the Economy ministry and other agencies on the single action plan until 2025, the proposals of the Center for Strategic Research …

Russian government expects economy growth to be above world average in 2019-2020

Russian government expects economy growth to be above world average in 2019-2020

The Russian government's action plan until 2025 assumes that the Russian economy will reach the growth rates which are above the world average in the period 2019-2020, Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said at a meeting with …

Russian economic security strategy until 2030 approved

Russian economic security strategy until 2030 approved

Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a decree on approving the country’s economic security strategy until 2030. The text of the decree was placed on the official internet portal of legal information. …

81.6% of Russians approve of Putin’s work - poll

81.6% of Russians approve of Putin’s work - poll

A total of 81.6% of Russians approve of President Vladimir Putin’s performance, according to a poll conducted by the All-Russia Public Opinion Research Center (VCIOM). According to the poll, 52.1% say they are …

Russian government reports on five-year results of #039May decrees#039

Russian government reports on five-year results of 'May decrees'

The Russian government published information on the results of the implementation of a series of decrees that the country's President Vladimir Putin issued in May 2012 and his related orders in 11 areas of economic, …

 Russian Prime Minister addresses Parliament on 2016 results

Russian Prime Minister addresses Parliament on 2016 results

Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said in an annual report to the lower house of parliament that 2016 was "the year of realized opportunities". "The last year was very important for us," he …

 Russia and Ukraine to be divided by financial #039iron curtain#039

Russia and Ukraine to be divided by financial 'iron curtain'

Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed a law today which bans money transfers to Ukraine via foreign payment systems.  The document has been published on the official Internet portal of legal information of …

Medvedev and Rouhani to discuss trade between Tehran and EAEU

Medvedev and Rouhani to discuss trade between Tehran and EAEU

Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev and Iranian President Hassan Ruhani will discuss the formation of trade regime between the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) and Tehran on March 27 in Moscow, the press office …

Russia to net 17 billion rubles from privatisation deals

Russia to net 17 billion rubles from privatisation deals

Russian government has adopted the program on privatization of state-owned assets for 2017-2019, Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Kozak said. The government meeting headed by Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev focused on the …

Olga Golodets congratulates Baku branch of MSU on Tatiana#039s Day

Olga Golodets congratulates Baku branch of MSU on Tatiana's Day

Deputy Chairman of the Russian Government Olga Golodets, speaking to Vestnik Kavkaza, congratulated the Baku branch of the Moscow State University on the Tatyana’s Day, which is marking on January 25 - the 262nd anniversary …

Is Russia planning to lift sanctions from the West?

Is Russia planning to lift sanctions from the West?

Russia may lift the sanctions against the West, the First Russian Deputy Prime Minister, Igor Shuvalov, said in the framework of the Gaidar Forum. "Perhaps it is time to understand that the sanctions or counter …

Medvedev: we preparing plan of action to speed up Russia#039s economic growth

Medvedev: we preparing plan of action to speed up Russia's economic growth

The Russian government is drafting a plan of action to speed up economic growth in the country to the rates above the average global level, the Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said speaking at the Gaidar …

 Medevedev: Russian government accomplishes most of 2016 tasks

Medevedev: Russian government accomplishes most of 2016 tasks

The Russian government managed to fulfill most of the economic development tasks in 2016 despite sanctions, including implementation of support programs for several industries, Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said at the …

Putin praises government#039s performance in 2016

Putin praises government's performance in 2016

Russian President Vladimir Putin has given a positive assessment of the cabinet’s work in 2016. "Despite all the difficulties, the government’s work has yielded an optimal effect," he said at a …

Russian government ratifies draft agreement on Turkish Stream

Russian government ratifies draft agreement on Turkish Stream

The Russian government has approved a draft law on ratification of agreement with the Turkish government on the project of Turkish Stream pipeline, the website of the government says. "To approve the draft federal law 'On …

Putin orders to ensure Russia#039s economy growth exceeds global rate

Putin orders to ensure Russia's economy growth exceeds global rate

Russian President Vladimir Putin has instructed the government to adopt an action plan aimed at ensuring that by 2019-2020 the country's economy growth exceeds the global economy growth rate, according to a presidential …

Progressive personal income tax scale to be implemented in Russia

Progressive personal income tax scale to be implemented in Russia

The Russian government is considering a progressive personal income tax scale, the Russian Deputy Prime Minister Olga Golodets said. “I think that in order to alleviate poverty, an income tax exemption on the …

Medvedev to discuss Abbas-Netanyahu meeting in Palestine

Medvedev to discuss Abbas-Netanyahu meeting in Palestine

The issue of a possible meeting between Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will be discussed during the visit of the Russian Prime Minister Dmitry …

Russian government completes budgetary process

Russian government completes budgetary process

Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev reported Russian President Vladimir Putin about the completion of the budgetary process in the government, the president's press secretary Dmitry …

Russian budget deficit for 2016 increased to 3 trillion rubles

Russian budget deficit for 2016 increased to 3 trillion rubles

The Russian government has submitted draft amendments for the 2016 federal budget to the State Duma.  According to the government website, the draft law proposes to adjust the main characteristics of the budget for the current …

Russia#039s three-year budget drafted based on $40 per barrel

Russia's three-year budget drafted based on $40 per barrel

The draft budget for 2017-2019 assumes sanctions against Russia will continue until 2019 year-end and the oil price of $40, the Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said. The draft will be submitted to the State Duma …

Russian Finance Ministry preparing #039tax winter#039

Russian Finance Ministry preparing 'tax winter'

Russian Finance Ministry will propose the government to maintain the rate of income and other taxes at current levels for the next few years, the department said in the draft of 'the main directions of tax policy for 2017-2019', …

Medvedev: poor performance of state bodies inhibits Russia#039s development

Medvedev: poor performance of state bodies inhibits Russia's development

The state bodies' poor performance is currently inhibiting both the economic development and implementation of its legislation, the Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said at a plenary session of the …

 Russian Economic Development Ministry worsens outlook for Russian economy

Russian Economic Development Ministry worsens outlook for Russian economy

Russia’s Economic Development Ministry has worsened almost all of its forecasts for the country’s economy in 2016–2019, and none of the adjusted forecasts envisages high growth dynamics and achievement of a 4% inflation target, …

New Minister of Education and Science backs gifted children

New Minister of Education and Science backs gifted children

Olga Vasilyeva opens the All-Russian School Olympiad

Charter flights to Turkey have not been restored yet, Ministry of Transport reports

Charter flights to Turkey have not been restored yet, Ministry of Transport reports

The charter flights to Turkey are not restored today, contrary to the media reports, the press service of the Ministry of Transport reports. ‘’ It is too early to talk about the resumption of …

Medvedev proposes to make it easier for foreigner to enter Russia

Medvedev proposes to make it easier for foreigner to enter Russia

Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has sent a new bill to the State Duma on the improvement of the legal regulation of departure from the Russian Federation and entry to the Russian Federation for foreign …

Putin orders to speed up preparations for 2018 FIFA World Cup

Putin orders to speed up preparations for 2018 FIFA World Cup

Russian President Vladimir Putin has given instructions to the government and regional governors to eliminate delays in preparing the sports infrastructure for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia. "The government of …

 Russia to spend $15.6 billion on defense industry development

Russia to spend $15.6 billion on defense industry development

The Russian government will allocate $15.625 billion (1 trillion rubles) for the development of the domestic defense industry, the Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said. "This year, the government has approved a new …

Dmitry Medvedev: it is impossible to simply increase salaries and pensions

Dmitry Medvedev: it is impossible to simply increase salaries and pensions

Today, Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev urged fellow party members and the opposition to not offer electorate unrealistic dreams in order to attract their votes in the elections, stressing that no government would increase …