Peskov explained the preservation of the gas price for Belarus by the privileges of the integration agreements

Press Secretary of the Russian President Dmitry Peskov said during a press call that gas prices for Minsk for 2022 remain at the level of this year, as it is “provided for by the signed union programs.” He noted that this is not about economic expediency. “The fact is that this is also stipulated by … Read more

Small business is propped up with a big date // The government intends to solve its problems only in automatic mode

The government commission on the development of small and medium-sized businesses insists on completing the digitalization of its state support. The White House is ready to work on expanding SMEs’ access to finance, developing sales markets, deregulating and building infrastructure to support small companies in the regions, but expects standard, clear and targeted digital tools … Read more

Monotowns are surrounded by the Pale of Settlement // Their number will be halved in order to better save the rest

The Ministry of Economy published on regulation.gov.ru two draft government decrees that formalize the idea, first published in the spring of 2021, to reduce the number of single-industry towns in the Russian Federation by half – from 321 to 163 – by excluding from their list that part of them that is no more than … Read more

Demand will be supported by incentives // Buyers of domestic IT solutions will be given a discount on income tax

Within the framework of the “second package” of measures to support the IT industry, the government has agreed on new benefits for buyers of domestic software and hardware. All of them relate to income tax – we are talking about the application of a multiplying coefficient to the costs of purchasing Russian solutions in the … Read more

Give in and rule // Diana Galieva on the relationship between state and business

The Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs and the Ministry of Economy once again examined the limits of possible adjustments to the mechanism of agreements on the protection and encouragement of investment (SZPK) – a document with business proposals following the forum “Instruments for stimulating investment activity” has been sent to the government today, and … Read more