The well-being figure // Experts compared the online skills of Russians and residents of OECD countries

The conditions created in the Russian Federation for enjoying the benefits of digitalization are generally comparable to those in the OECD countries, there is a lag in a number of parameters, but it is insignificant. Experts from the HSE Institute for Statistical Studies and Economics of Knowledge (ISSEK) came to this conclusion after comparing Russian … Read more

Certificates are expanding the application // FSS summed up the first results of the project launch

The majority of disabled people who have used the new way to purchase technical rehabilitation equipment (RTM) – with the help of electronic certificates of the Social Insurance Fund (FSS) – have spent them on wheelchairs, orthopedic shoes and hearing aids. In total, since the start of the project, the fund has issued more than … Read more

How departments decide the fate of Far Eastern SMEs

The declarative procedure for applying reduced rates of insurance premiums for residents of the Far Eastern Advanced Development Territories (TOR) and the Free Port of Vladivostok (FPV) under the project of the Ministry for the Development of the Far East suggests that such companies will be able to use the benefit after they send the … Read more

How the dynamics of the ruble and lira exchange rates affected the cost of goods and services // Infographics

The ruble is strengthening against the dollar at a record pace, the Turkish lira, on the contrary, shows the lowest values ​​since the end of last year. The official exchange rate is incredibly profitable: for one lira they give 3.6 rubles. Under normal conditions, Turkey would expect an unprecedented influx of Russian tourists who want … Read more

The creative economy is put on the back burner // It will have to wait at least two more years for benefits

In conditions of instability, the Ministry of Culture decided to postpone until 2024 the legislative formalization of the Institute of Creative Industries in Russia. Measures of tax incentives for “creative” business are now only supposed to be worked out – although earlier the government planned to launch them. Many representatives of the “creative class”, as … Read more

Communication will be regular // American software and equipment for communications were allowed to be delivered to Russia

The statement of the US Treasury published on April 7 inspired “cautious optimism” in the Russian telecom market. It allows American developers of software and information access equipment to supply their solutions to Russia, subject to permission from the Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) of the US Department of Commerce. If the developer proves … Read more

How to determine involvement in sanctions

The head of the Research Center for Private Law under the President of the Russian Federation, Lidia Mikheeva, notes that in order to use the proposed mechanism, the company will not have to prove its non-participation in facilitating the imposition of sanctions – this will be done by the dissenting party. Versus.legal adviser Radislav Repin … Read more