Faces on the cloud

Changes are expected in the sphere of public services in the near future, in fact, we are talking about a new stage in the digital transformation of services, said Maksut Shadayev, head of the Ministry of Digital Development, at the Digital Evolution forum in Kaluga. The changes are driven by growing user expectations. Thus, it … Read more

97% of micro businesses are not ready to switch to a new tax regime

Most microbusiness companies are not ready to switch to a new tax regime – the automated simplified taxation system (ASTL) – due to high tax rates and non-compliance with the eligibility criteria. This is reported by RBC with reference to the results of a survey by the Aktion Accounting service among more than 400 firms … Read more

Video patriotism // Officials are switching to Russian means of conferencing

Officials began to fulfill the government’s order to stop using foreign services Zoom, Webex, WhatsApp in official communications. The Ministry of Economy, in particular, recommended that employees switch to the corporate messenger from VK and TrueConf. Such initiatives could boost demand for Russian video conferencing services, their developers say, but the list of recommended products … Read more

Depreciated vocabulary

To maintain capital adequacy ratios, Russian banks will need capitalization of 0.4-2 trillion rubles. Such injections, according to ACRA’s calculations, are necessary in the face of deteriorating loan portfolio quality and depreciation of securities. At the same time, part of the funds received should be used to expand lending as the economy recovers, and the … Read more

EC announces Croatia’s readiness to adopt euro from 2023

Croatia is ready to join the euro area from the beginning of 2023, the European Commission has said. The number of countries where the euro is used will increase to 20. The EC estimate must be approved by EU leaders in June, Reuters reports. EU finance ministers will set the exchange rate at which the … Read more

Vendors do not get in touch // Operators are looking for approaches to foreign manufacturers of base stations

As Kommersant found out, the Ministry of Digital Development, together with telecom operators, is developing tactics for dealing with foreign suppliers of telecommunications equipment that have stopped deliveries to Russia – Nokia, Ericsson and Huawei. Most of all, the government is concerned about the position of Huawei, which did not directly announce the ban on … Read more