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Medvedev clarifies new sanctions against Ukraine

The countersanctions against Ukraine that President Vladimir Putin has ordered the Russian government to elaborate will be endorsed shortly, and relevant resolutions have been drafted, Russian Prime Minister Dmitry …

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Russian oil companies to be obliged to refine oil

Russia's energy, finance and economic development ministries will oblige Russian oil companies to send at least 17.5% of their annual production to domestic oil refineries, according to the instruction given by Russian Prime Minister …

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Russia not to ban dollar use

Russia’s government doesn't plan to restrict dollar usage in the country, but intends to approve a plan to reduce dollar usage, as the Kremlin steps up efforts to cut dependence on the U.S. currency amid fears of new U.S. sanctions. …

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Bill on pension reform adopted in Russia

The Russian State Duma, the lower house of the Russian parliament, has adopted the bill on pension reform in the third and final reading. According to the bill, the age of 65 years would be set as retirement age for men, and 60 years for …

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Putin explains retirement age reform (VIDEO)

Russian President Vladimir Putin said in his televised address today that the retirement age for women should be 60 rather than 63, according to the president's official address posted on the Kremlin website.  …

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Russia's Medvedev: U.S. declares war on us

The possible tightening up of U.S. economic sanctions against Russia may be treated as a declaration of economic war, which must be responded by all economic, political and other means possible, Russia's Prime Minister Dmitry …

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Free health care for Russians?

High-tech medical care in Russia will be financed from the federal budget, it was in place in the draft budget and planned to be carried out in the 2020/21 period, Russia's Deputy Prime Minister Tatyana Golikova …

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Year of Children's Tourism starts in Russia

The Year of Children's Tourism will be held in Russia in accordance with the 2018-2020 plan of events in the framework of the Decade for Childhood. A relevant order is published on the website of the Cabinet. The Ministry of …

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Russia's government raises retirement age and VAT

Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said the retirement age and value-added tax (VAT) will be raised in Russia.  The PM said that the Russian government proposed to raise the retirement age to 65 for men …

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Sergey Kravtsov remains Rosobrnadzor head

Sergey Kravtsov remained the head of the Federal Service for Supervision in Education and Science (Rosobrnadzor). The corresponding order was posted on the government website. Kravtsov has served as head of the …

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Russia runs budget surplus

The Russian government approved the draft amendment to the the bill on federal budget for 2018 and the planned period of 2019-2020. Information about this is published on the website of the Cabinet. "The draft law provides for …

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