The Finance Ministry of the Russian Federation proposes to raise gas export duty from 5 to 20 dollars per 1,000 cubic meters beginning 2004, Finance Minister Alexey Kudrin told reporters today. Today, the Ministry has submitted an adjusted proposal concerning tax reforms to the government where it suggests to abolish gas excise duty and have its burden split between the natural resources tax and export duty beginning 2004. In particular, gas export duty will go up from 5 to 20 dollars per 1,000 cubic meters and the natural resources tax will increase to 193 rubles per 1,000 cubic meters.
The co-author of this disaster is the Dutch government, which did not find either strength or desire to save the lives of its citizens who were flying on that plane. The Dutch authorities did not demand Ukraine to comply with international aviation regulations
On the second day of the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum, a plenary meeting was held, in which Russian President Vladimir Putin, French President Emmanuel Macron, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, Chinese Vice President Wang Qishan and IMF head Christine Lagarde took part