15 Jun, 2018

Russia approved the privatization of state-owned companies

The Ministry of Finance supports the idea of directing funds from the privatization of state companies to implement the presidential decree on the development of the country until 2024. In total, 25 trillion rubles are required for these purposes, 8 trillion of which are yet to be found.

Privatization has ceased – this is wrong, said Deputy Minister of Finance Alexei Moiseev.

“For a long time we talked about the fact that you can not be afraid for some companies to go below the share of 50% and go to [the level of] 25%,” he said (quoted by TASS). The state can sell and part of the shares of the Savings Bank, Moiseyev said, but the state control should be maintained, in the case of the Savings Bank, the matter is “fundamental in nature.”

“Of course, this is state control. But, in principle, because there are prefs there, you can sell a little more, not yielding to the state control, “he added, stressing that a decision on this issue has not yet been made.

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The FBI tightened the rules for working with the media

The Federal Bureau of Investigation tightened the rules for working with the media in connection with the published report of the Ministry of Justice on violations in which the former head of the FBI, James Komi, is suspected. This was during a press conference told the head of the special service Christopher Ray.

The European Parliament called for the prolongation of anti-Russian sanctions

In support of the document, 485 deputies voted, against – 76, another 66 parliamentarians abstained. “The resolution calls on the EU member states to remain firm and united in the implementation of the agreed sanctions against Russia and extend them,” the press service of the European Parliament

Leader of the group “Corrosion of Metal” nominated as candidate for mayor of Moscow

Leader of the rock band “Corrosion of Metal” Sergei Troitsky submitted documents to the Moscow City Council for nomination as a self-nominated candidate for the post of the mayor of Moscow. This was reported on Thursday by TASS member of the Moscow Electoral Committee Dmitry Reut.

New York State Attorney General filed suit against Trump Foundation

New York State Attorney General Barbara Underwood filed suit against the US President Donald Trump Foundation’s Trump Foundation. This is reported by the Associated Press.

Putin confirmed Kim Jong-un’s invitation to visit Russia

Earlier it became known that Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov during a visit to the DPRK conveyed a message from President Putin to Kim Jong-no, including an invitation to visit Russia on an official visit as part of the fourth Eastern Economic Forum in Vladivostok, to be held in September this year .

Including, it could be done within the framework of the Eastern Economic Forum in Vladivostok in September – Vladimir Putin

Migration crisis split the Merkel faction in the Bundestag

The migration crisis split the single parliamentary faction of the ruling parties in Germany – the Christian Democratic Union (CDU), led by German Chancellor Angela Merkel and the Bavarian Christian Social Union (CSU).

Greek Foreign Minister talks about work to improve relations between Russia and the EU

Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Kodzias said that Athens is working to improve mutual understanding in relations between Russia and the European Union. The Greek Foreign Minister noted that the authorities of the country intend to inform the EU that the sanctions have already exhausted themselves.

Japan is looking for contacts with the DPRK to organize a summit meeting

Tokyo will continue to seek opportunities for direct contacts with the DPRK to organize a summit meeting between Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and North Korean leader Kim Jong-no. This was stated by the Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono on Friday, June 15.


The Russian embassy called on the US to declassify the data on the “Novice”

The Russian embassy in the US urged the US authorities to declassify the data on the Novy missile and destroy its chemical weapons stockpiles, and also reminded the State Department about the staging of chemical weapons in Syria.

Pilots of air defense for a week seven times rose to interception at the borders of the Russian Federation

Russian pilots rose seven times over the past week to intercept foreign aircraft, an official printed publication of the Russian Defense Ministry’s Krasnaya Zvezda reported on Friday.

Pentagon confirmed its commitment to protect Japan and South Korea

The head of the Pentagon, James Mattis, discussed with the representatives of South Korea and Japan the results of the US-DPRK summit in Singapore, and also confirmed the US commitment to the obligations to protect allies in the region. This is stated in the reports of the Pentagon’s official spokesman Dana White.

Ukraine shelled the city in the Lugansk region

“Last night at 22.15 the Ukrainian siloviki opened fire from artillery of 122 mm caliber from Novotoshkovskiy’s side along the settlement of Kirovsk,” Marachko said.

According to him, as a result of the bombardment, apartment houses and farm buildings were damaged at four addresses.

The US intends to announce the abolition of exercises on the Korean peninsula

The US plans to declare the suspension of joint military exercises with South Korea in the near future. A message about this is expected within 24 hours, the CNN channel reported, citing sources in the Trump administration.

The Commander-in-Chief of the Russian Navy told how many ships are in the sea

From 70 to 100 ships of the Russian Navy are permanently stationed in different regions of the world’s oceans, said Commander-in-Chief of the Navy Vladimir Korolev in an interview with the newspaper Krasnaya Zvezda.

The US attacked terrorists in Libya

The United States struck airstrike in Libya on terrorists from the al-Qaeda group in the Islamic Maghreb (AKSIM, banned in the Russian Federation), killing at least one militant. This was reported on Thursday by the press service of the African Command of the US Armed Forces (AFRICOM)

India refused to jointly develop the Su-57 with Russia

The agreement between Russia and India on the joint development of a new fighter of the next generation has been thwarted because of the decision of the Organization for Defense Research and Development of India (DRDO) to withdraw from the project, the Indian daily newspaper The Economic Times writes with reference to the people who participated in the negotiations.

Ukraine pulls the military to the borders of Russia

State Duma deputy from the Crimea Ruslan Balbek said that the attack on Russian objects in the Sea of Azov, regardless of whether it is a ship or the coast of the peninsula, will be regarded as a full-scale military offensive.

The creation by Ukraine of a diverse shock group near the Russian borders during the World Cup is a conscious game for the Western audience in the hope of exacerbating relations with Russia. – Ruslan Balbek, Russian politician

Chiefs of the General Staff of Russia and the US discussed the situation in Syria and Europe

Chief of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Russia Army General Valery Gerasimov and Chairman of the US Joint Chiefs of Staff General Joseph Dunford discussed the situation in Syria, Europe and other regions of the world by telephone.


In Russia, half of the unemployed turned out to be younger than 35 years

Deputy Prime Minister Tatiana Golikova said that in Russia, about 50% of the unemployed are young people between the ages of 20 and 34, reports Interfax. “48.7% of the total unemployment are people of this age,” Golikova said at a briefing in the government.

Among the unemployed at the moment, people aged from 20 to 34 are the most prevalent, 48.7% of the total unemployment are people of this age. – Tatyana Golikova, Russian statesman

Central Bank promulgates new OSAGO tariffs

The Central Bank of Russia published on its website a draft that defines the procedure for changing the marginal rates and base rates for compulsory motor third party liability insurance (OSAGO) as well as the procedure for their application by insurers in determining the insurance premium.

Head of PR-service Facebook announced his resignation after the scandal

The head of PR-service company Facebook Elliot Schrage said that he is retiring. He wrote about this on his social network page. “After more than ten years of working on Facebook, I decided it was time to start a new chapter in my life,” he wrote.

The decision to block Telegram remained in force

Moscow City Court rejected the appeal of representatives of the messenger The Moscow City Court on Thursday, expectedly rejected the appeal of Telegram to the decision of the Tagansky District Court, on April 13, decided to immediately block the messenger in Russia.

The employment of older people is not a problem

The head of the Ministry of Labor Maxim Topilin said that the government gave instructions to Rostrud to help the employment of older citizens in connection with the increase in the retirement age, but stressed that he does not consider this a serious problem.

The court refused to Mikhail Khodorkovsky in the unlocking of MBH Media

Tagansky court in Moscow refused to recognize the lawsuit of the former head of YUKOS Mikhail Khodorkovsky illegal blocking the publication “MBH Media”, told Interfax in the press service of “Open Russia”.

The Constitutional Court decides how to fairly pay bills for heat

After all, soon enough to the owner of a functioning individual device for registering the received heat, a lot of receipts calculated in proportion to the area of the apartment according to the indications of common house consumption. By personal counters, the citizen did not get warm for such sums.

On informing about the elections, the mayor of Moscow will spend an additional 30 million rubles

On informing about the election of the mayor of Moscow, which are scheduled for September 9, will send an additional 30 million rubles, the newspaper Vedomosti reports referring to public procurement data. Informing will be conducted not only in Moscow, but in the Moscow region

For seaside doctors develop a special mortgage program

The regional program “Affordable housing for medical personnel” is planned to be launched in Primorye. According to its provisions, employees of public health institutions will be able to purchase apartments in mortgages at a specially reduced interest rate.

Cabinet prepares a system of individual pension capital

Siluanov said that the Cabinet will return to discussing the system of individual pension capital, which should be adopted in the coming years. He clarified that the government prepared a concept and draft laws on the creation of such a system jointly with the Bank of Russia, RIA Novosti reports.


Russia and Saudi Arabia will try to expand the list of OPEC +

Russia and Saudi Arabia will invite new countries to join the global agreement on the reduction of oil production (OPEC +). Now it is attended by 24 countries. The parties expect that the agreement will not be temporary, but long-term.

The court stopped execution of the decision on the dispute between Gazprom and Naftogaz

The Swedish court listened to the arguments of Gazprom and stopped execution of the Stockholm arbitration award, according to which the company should pay $ 2.56 billion to the Ukrainian Naftogaz.

The Ministry of Finance sees no need to reduce excise taxes on fuel

Director of the Department of Tax and Customs Policy of the Ministry of Finance of Russia Alexei Sazanov said that the department does not see the need for a new reduction in excise taxes on oil products. This is reported by RIA Novosti.

Medvedev determined the terms of the oil tax maneuver

Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev announced the abolition of the export duty on oil by 2025. By the same date, the mineral extraction tax (NDPI) in Russia will be raised, Tass reports. This is a so-called tax maneuver in the oil sector.

The export of Russian oil to Europe fell by 16%

From January to May 2018, Russian oil exports to Europe decreased by 16% to 51.1 million tons by the same period of 2017, Transneft vice-president Sergei Andronov told Vedomosti.

Gazprom Neft issued new licenses for sites in YaNAO

According to the Ministry of Natural Resources of the Russian Federation, the company issued licenses for new sites in the Yamal-Nenets Autonomous District with a total area of 4,350 square kilometers. They are adjacent to the Novoportovskoye deposit and are classified as large. Validity of licenses is 7 years. The development will be conducted within the limits of the South Novoportovskiy and Severe plots.

“Gazprom” in 2018 will invest 5.7 billion rubles. in objects in the Orenburg region

According to the report, in 2013-2017, Gazprom (excluding PJSC Gazprom Neft) invested 53.3 billion rubles in the development of objects of a unified gas supply system in the region.

In Russia will be a new way to catch hackers

Russian banks will inform the Bank of Russia on July 1 about the economic consequences of cybercyrendents for themselves and their customers, the website of the regulator said.

Reuters: Deutsche Bank will sell $ 1bn of loans

Deutsche Bank will sell part of its troubled loans (NPL, loans overdue for more than 90 days) issued by the bank to shipping companies, Reuters reports citing sources. According to them, the buyers will be the investment companies Oak Hill Advisors and Varde

Managing companies and HOAs will be able to request money from the state

Management companies and homeowners’ associations (HOAs) will be able to directly apply federal subsidies for energy-efficient capital repairs from the State Corporation “Housing and Utilities Reform Fund” (Housing and Communal Services Fund). The new rules are being prepared in the amendments of the Ministry of Construction (available from Izvestiya).

The budget of the Russian Federation in January-May 2018 was executed with a surplus of 1.2% of GDP

The federal budget of the Russian Federation for January-May 2018 was executed with a surplus of 458.8 billion rubles, or 1.2% of GDP, the press service of the Ministry of Finance. In May, the budget, according to the preliminary assessment of the department, was executed with a surplus of 2.4% of GDP. At the same time, the Ministry of Finance lowered the budget deficit in April from 2.9% to 1.7% of GDP.

The European Central Bank has kept the rate at zero level

The European Central Bank (ECB) has maintained the benchmark interest rate on loans at zero level. The corresponding decision was made following the results of the meeting of the Governing Council of the ECB, the regulator’s website reported on Thursday.

The international reserves of the Russian Federation for the week increased by $ 2.5 billion

The volume of international reserves of the RF as of June 8 amounted to $ 461 billion compared to $ 458.5 billion as of June 1. Such data are provided on the Bank of Russia’s website on Thursday


Vladimir Kuzmin announced that he was getting divorced from his wife

The marriage of the musician, who turned 63 years old, lasted 17 years. Vladimir Kuzmin announced that he was getting divorced. His marriage to Catherine, who is 27 years younger than her husband, lasted 17 years

Alesya Kafelnikova was stolen by the iPhone and posted her intimate photos on the Web

It turned out that earlier the model had stolen a bag with things, including her iPhone, blackmailed the girl, and then merged her personal photos into the Internet. In the network, personal photos of the intimate character of the young model Alesya Kafelnikova have penetrated.

“What happiness.” Volochkova said that she has a new love

Ballerina Anastasia Volochkova said that she had found a new love. She does not disclose the person of her lover. Users are sure that this is a new novel.

Irina Saltykova published a piquant photo with Oleg Gazmanov

Famous singer Irina Saltykova posted a photo on her personal page in Instagram, where she kisses Oleg Gazmanov.

New lover Brad Pitt threw him for the sake of a billionaire

The other day it became known that Neri threw Pitt for the sake of the billionaire. Last weekend 42-year-old Israeli woman held a 52-year-old financier, billionaire Bill Ekman. He participated in the amateur tennis tournament, and in the stands was sitting and sick for him Oxman.

Bilan, who lost his voice, confessed that he was fighting a serious illness

Singer Dima Bilan said that he will seriously take care of his health on vacation. Until now, due to the tight schedule, he could not completely defeat the serious disease.

Half-naked Shurygin answered “envious cheaters”

Maybe someone likes this, for example, envious haters, who do not have a personal life and nothing interesting happens in reality, so they make comments in muck.

Charlize Theron spun affair with Alexander Skarsgård

Back in the year of 2012, the couple had a few dates, but the flirtation and mutual interest did not go far, and now the set gave them a second chance for a relationship. Insiders claim that between Charlize and Alexander, there was again an attraction on the set of the film “Flarsky”.

Sophie Turner made a tattoo with the spoiler of the final “Games of the Thrones”

The site Mashable found in the Instagram photo, which marked the actress of the cult series “The Game of Thrones” Sophie Turner. On her arm was a tattoo with a picture of a head of a fir-wool and an inscription “The pack is surviving”. Gray falcon on the white field – the Stark coat of arms.

Rihanna appeared on the red carpet with an almost naked breast

At the event, the star appeared in a gold dress Poiret, whose neckline allowed everyone to view a very lush chest. Some guests at some point decided that the bodice of Rihanna’s attire would now fall, and the singer would stand with her naked breast, but nothing of the kind happened.

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