As it was reported by Rosstat (Russia’s statistics agency – RRT) last week, the decline in the standard of living of Russians continues.
According to the investigation of newspaper The Guardian, several largest British banks were involved in an international scheme of laundering of huge amounts of money from Russia.
According to a survey on the financial situation of Russian families that was conducted in February 2017 by Russian Academy of National Economy and Public Service, about 40% of Russians only have enough money for food.
Switzerland continues to be the most popular destination where Russians transfer their money: according to the Central Bank, during last year Russian citizens transferred $5.1 billion to this country. This amount became a record for the entire time of publicly…
The corresponding amendment was approved today by the profile committee of the State Duma (the lower chamber of the Russian parliament – RRT).
After Russian-Kyrgyz talks Vladimir Putin said that the amount of Russian grants to help Kyrgyzstan in stabilizing the budget amounted to $225 million.
According to European statistics agency (Eurostat), minimum wage in Russia is lower than even in the poorest countries of the European Union.
The Central Bank of Russia liquidated nearly 100 credit organizations in 2016, and closed nearly 300 banks over the past 3 years during an unprecedented clearance of the banking sector.
According to Rosstat, as of February 1st 2017 the total wage debt in Russia amounted to 3.232 billion rubles ($56 million – RRT), and increased by 507 million rubles ($8.8 million – RRT) comparing to January 1st, 2017.
As reported by Interfax, the liquidation of Kalashnikov Concern, that filed for bankruptcy 5 years ago, finished in Udmurtia (Russia).