As Russian Minister of Finance Anton Siluanov told journalists, the Reserve Fund of the Russian Federation will be fully spent in 2017.
The financial situation of Gazprom continues to worsen amid falling gas prices, record low production, and steadily increasing costs.
The head of the Central Bank Elvira Nabiullina said that some Russian credit institutions falsify their reports to the Central Bank, and are in a pre-bankruptcy state.
According to The Sunday Times, Russian businessman Alisher Usmanov got into the Top-5 of the richest UK residents. His wealth was estimated at £11.791 billion. The newspaper notes that it grew by £4.211 billion in the last year.
According to Forbes magazine, the cumulative wealth of 200 richest businessmen in the Russian Federation in the last year has grown from $360 to $460 billion.
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).