Trade loses stores // This can lead to an increase in vacancy

The closure of stores of large international retail chains has not yet led to a significant decrease in shopping activity and an increase in vacancy, but in the future, Moscow shopping centers may lose up to 30% of tenants against this background. For the street retail market, the effect will be less pronounced – foreign … Read more

The Foreign Ministry warned of Russia’s readiness to give a tough rebuff to the EU in the energy sector

Russia is ready for a tough confrontation with the European Union in the energy industry, if necessary, the Russian Foreign Ministry said. With the start of a special operation to demilitarize and denazify Ukraine, the US and EU countries imposed anti-Russian sanctions. The restrictions affected the banking and energy sectors, as well as state corporations, … Read more

The State Duma proposed to give the Russians preferential mortgages at 5% for new buildings Deputies of the State Duma took the initiative to issue soft loans for the purchase of housing at 5% for the segment of mass new buildings, Izvestia writes. Highly reliable mortgage portfolios (VIP) of financial institutions will become a pledge for receiving funds from the Bank of Russia for these purposes. According to the … Read more

Putin allowed the government to defer taxes and insurance premiums for 2022

Russian President Vladimir Putin signed the law on amendments to the Tax Code. According to the amendments, in 2022 the government and regional authorities will be able to independently change the deadlines for paying taxes, as well as decide on the suspension or cancellation of tax collections. The amendments give the government the authority to … Read more

Borrell says the EU will not give up Russian oil and gas The European Union will not ban the import of Russian energy carriers, said Josep Borrell, High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy. Borrell previously expressed hope that European countries would not have to completely abandon energy imports from Russia. He recalled that 40% of gas supplies to Europe come from … Read more

The Central Bank will give banks relief in the calculation of concentration standards

The Central Bank will provide Russian banks with relief for three years in the calculation of concentration ratios (N6, N7, N21 and N25). This was reported in the press service of the regulator. The exemption will apply to claims against residents of the Russian Federation. “The Bank of Russia has decided to give credit institutions … Read more

Moskalkova announced the refusal of the Ukrainian Ombudsman to give the opportunity to visit the prisoners

Moscow, March 4. The Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Tatiana Moskalkova discussed with the Ukrainian Ombudsman Lyudmila Denisova the possibility of visiting prisoners in Ukraine. In response, the Ukrainian colleague stated that “there can be no agreement.” Moskalkova told RIA Novosti about this. Earlier, the Russian Ombudsman noted that the situation in … Read more

SuperJob analysts found out how many Russians are ready to give up cash

Moscow, March 2. The uncertain situation in the economy provoked an interest in cash among Russians. How many citizens do not want to give up banknotes, SuperJob analysts said. Russians are not ready to completely abandon cash amid market volatility and sanctions. They are introduced by Western countries due to a military special operation in … Read more

Senator Klimov proposed to give a legal assessment of the words of foreign politicians about the war with Russia

It is necessary to work out a system for bringing to justice for incitement to war against the Russian Federation and give a legal assessment of such calls by a number of foreign politicians, said Andrey Klimov, chairman of the Federation Council Commission for the Protection of State Sovereignty and Prevention of Interference in Russia’s … Read more