The conflict on salary arrears to assistants of State Duma deputies has been closed, Gennady Seleznyov, the Chairman of the lower house of the Russian parliament, told journalists today. He said that he had had a telephone conversation with Finance Minister Alexey Kudrin who had assured him that the money had been transferred to regions and the arrears would soon be paid off.
In her turn, State Duma Ethics Committee head Galina Strelchenko told RBC that the problem had not been solved yet and she was going to submit for consideration the question of dismissing Finance Minister Alexey Kudrin and Tatiana Nesterenko, the head of the Federal Treasury's main department.
The discovery of the submarine has unveiled a few "inconsistencies." For example, how can one explain the fact that the sub was found where it needed to be searched for from the start?
When on a state visit to Singapore, Russian President Vladimir Putin promised to revisit the discussion of the 1956 Declaration between the USSR and Japan regarding the issue of the peace treaty with Japan
The TurkStream, which runs along the bottom of the Black Sea from Russia's Anapa to Turkey, will consist of two lines, each with a capacity of 15.75 billion cubic meters of gas a year