Friday, July 10, 2020
Moscow has made it into a list of the top 20 European cities with the most promising prospects for start-ups, tech and innovation investment, according to the Tech Cities of the Future ranking, Russia Today informs. The list, compiled for the first time by fDi Intelligence magazine together with The...
President Vladimir Putin said on Sunday constitutional amendments approved in a nationwide vote created the conditions for Russia’s “progressive development” for decades to come, Reuters reported. One of the changes approved in the week-long vote that ended on July 1 makes it possible for Putin to seek two more terms...
Russian President Vladimir Putin supported the idea of developing new measures to protect citizens who have lost their bank deposits. He said this on Friday at a meeting with members of the working group on the preparation of amendments to the Constitution of the Russian Federation, TASS reported. "Let’s work...
A free-trade agreement between the Russian-led Eurasian Economic Union (EEU) and Israel may be concluded in 2020, according to Israel’s Charge d'Affaires Yacov Livne, Russia Today reported. “One important issue that we are addressing is a free-trade zone between Israel and the Eurasian Economic Union. I think there are all...
Authorities of Cyprus made a proposal to Russia to introduce a series of amendments to the new version of the double taxation avoidance agreement but the Russian side has not yet accepted them, a source in the Cyprus’ government told TASS on Friday. "Representatives of the Cyprus’ Ministry of Finance...
Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko has invited Russia’s Sberbank to take part in financing large-scale projects in Belarus, TASS informs. "We want, like back in the Soviet era, to make a list of innovation facilities to be commissioned in the next five years. We also plan to agree their financing source...
The Covid-19 pandemic has caused a ‘savings glut’ in the United States, which goes “completely against” policies designed to stimulate American economic growth, say Max Keiser and Stacy Herbert for RT's Keiser Report. “People are not consuming because we are entering depression,” Max explains, noting that the American economy is...
The board of directors of Aeroflot has recommended shareholders not to pay dividends for 2019, the company said in a statement on Friday. The decision was considered at the board meeting and supported by the maximum number of votes. The decision was taken due to a substantial negative impact of...
Between June 23 and 29, inflation in Russia slowed to zero after remaining at 0.1% for two weeks, according to Federal Statistics Service (Rosstat). Since the beginning of the year, consumer prices have risen by 2.6%, TASS writes. In the reporting period, prices for chicken meat rose by 0.6%. A rise...
Russian President Vladimir Putin has thanked the country’s citizens for approving constitutional amendments, TASS informs. "I would like to extend my gratitude to Russian citizens and say thank you for your support and trust," the head of state said, opening a meeting of the Pobeda (or Victory) organizing committee. Putin said...