The pressure on the Russian ruble increases – so the financiers are advised to take a rate hike by the Federal reserve. But even more decisive for the ruble will be forthcoming in the next few days the decision is not an American, a Russian regulator. The Federal reserve announced to raise the base rate
“Unique phenomenon” of poverty in Russia stated Deputy Prime Minister Olga Golodets – the poor are even those who work. In other words, the government finally found that the minimum wage did not offer any decent life. Economists explain the reasons for going – apparently, the current crisis has nothing to do with it. Russia
Paradoxical at first glance, the processes recorded in the Russian trade, the traditional retail complains about falling sales, but the Internet sites claim a sharp rise. However, the idyll may soon be over, and this is directly linked with the Russian laws, and with the expansion of the Chinese. While in crisis the traditional retail
To reduce 8% of insurance contributions and to raise to 4% value added tax – this proposal was voiced by the Ministry of Finance. It will not lead to the loss of budget revenues, but will push the real economy towards growth and “whitewash” part of wages. However, in case of realization of this idea
The EU threats of gigantic fines was achieved by Gazprom of a series of concessions. The Russian monopoly is ready to change the wording of contracts for the supply of gas and even forgive Bulgaria for the rejection of construction of major gas pipeline “South stream”. Paradoxically, but as a result of Gazprom, even after
Ukrainian nationalists put the Kiev authorities another ultimatum, this time they need to expel from the country the Russian Sberbank. The occasion was the message about the service Bank clients with passports of DNR AND LNR.
“The European court made a political decision”, – say the specialists of new restrictions on the activities of Gazprom in Europe. The judiciary on the claim of Poland is actually banned Gazprom the extension of the transit through the pipeline Opal. And yet there are indications that the opportunity to change the situation in favor
In the oil market is showing signs of change of trend. The agreement reached with Russia an agreement on production cuts was not too effective – the price of oil began to decline sharply, which immediately responded to the Russian ruble. And the blame for what is happening, as it turned out, the United States.
Belarusian and Russian Prime Ministers entered into a dispute about the circumstances that prevent Eurasian integration. Blame high gas prices, according to the Belarus. However, there are many indications that in fact, Minsk is just trying to knock out Russia with new financial incentives – in addition to Moscow have already spent billions. Belarus continued
Car manufacturer Peugeot and Citroen to a new level thanks to the purchase of one of its competitors, the company Opel. A few years ago, the American concern General Motors refused to sell Opel to a consortium with Russian participation. Why now Americans give the French so tasty, it would seem that a piece? French