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Bus burnt in Russia

The shuttle bus wheel ignited in Astana, the press service of the emergency situations committee of the Republic reported. The rescuers  eliminated the fire. There are no victims and injured. The cause of the fire is …

What does 2019 bring for Russia?

The year 2019 marks changes in various areas of the country's life. Among other things, a slew of amendments to Russia’s Tax Code concerning both individuals and legal entities come into force starting from January 1, 2019.  …

Putin sums up results of Russia's economic growth

Russian President Vladimir Putin said the economy grew 1.7% over the first 10 months of 2018, noting that the industrial output was growing at a quicker pace - 2.9%. Processing industries are growing at the level of …

Third of Russians do not have money

A third of the Russian population does not have any savings, TASS reported citing Visa survey. The survey results say that 34% of respondents do not have any savings, and 21% do not keep details of their budget.  …

Russia's Krasnodar region floods leave two dead

Floods have left two people dead and two others injured along with one missing in the Tuapse district of the Krasnodar Region, parts of which were hammered by severe storms, Municipal District Head Anatoly Rusin said. "Two people …

Putin signs amendments to pension laws

Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed amendments to the pension legislation. "President of Russia V.V. Putin has signed the Federal Law ‘On Amending Some Legal Acts of the Russian Federation concerning …

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 …

Poverty reduces in Russia

The poverty has declined in Russia by 1.1 million people in the first six months of this year compared to the same period last year, Russia's Deputy Prime Minister for Social Policy Tatyana Golikova said. …