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 Shuvalov: Russian government to face hard months

The current government of Russia will face hard times in the coming months, until a new Cabinet will be formed after the inauguration of the elected president, Russia's First Deputy Prime Minister Igor Shuvalov said at the …

Is Russian government rising fuel prices?

The Russian government has decided to raise excise taxes on diesel fuel by 0.5 ruble per liter in two phases - from January 1st and July 1st, the Vedomosti newspaper reported. The decision was made at the Cabinet meetings, federal …

Medvedev: Russian economy starts to grow

Russia's economy has adapted to external pressures and sanctions, starting to grow, the country's Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said, adding that these positive trends need to be maintained and strengthened. …

 Russian embargo extended to end of 2018

The Russian government extended the embargo on certain types of food from countries that had imposed sanctions on Russia in line with the presidential decree, according to a document, published on the Russian government’s website. …

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 …

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 …