Source Pravda.Ru

Economy Minister Comments On Consequences Of Rise In Tariffs

Russian Minister for Economic Development and Trade German Gref reported that the maximum rise in tariffs of natural monopolies that was set at 35 per cent today would lead to a total increase in expenditures of Russian industrial enterprises of 4.3 per cent. He agreed that a rise in tariffs of natural monopolies will definitely infringe on the interests of all end-consumers. In addition, he recalled that coal prices will go up 30 per cent starting on January 1, 2002. Despite this German Gref is sure that Russia will be able to maintain the current macroeconomic parameters.

Representatives of the North Korean administration issued a statement saying that the United States and its allies have lost the "political and military confrontation" to the DPRK

North Korea declares victory over USA
Comments
USA to ruin Russian-Japanese relationship with the help of Aegis Ashore system
Putin to Sobchak: We will never let them turn Russia into another Ukraine
North Korea is not a threat to the US
Should Russian athletes go to non-Olympic Games in South Korea?
Russia on the eve of another Crimea referendum
Russia to install laser navigation system on the Moon
Russia to install laser navigation system on the Moon
Putin to Sobchak: We will never let them turn Russia into another Ukraine
USA to ruin Russian-Japanese relationship with the help of Aegis Ashore system
Putin to Sobchak: We will never let them turn Russia into another Ukraine
Russia not pulling out from any international agreements, Putin says
Donbass without militia will be worse than Srebrenica - Putin
Donbass without militia will be worse than Srebrenica - Putin
Putin: Russia will continue spending enough on defence not to be killed
Putin: Russia will continue spending enough on defence not to be killed
Putin to Sobchak: We will never let them turn Russia into another Ukraine
Putin to Sobchak: We will never let them turn Russia into another Ukraine
Putin to Sobchak: We will never let them turn Russia into another Ukraine
Putin to Sobchak: We will never let them turn Russia into another Ukraine
Putin: Russia will continue spending enough on defence not to be killed
Putin: Russia will continue spending enough on defence not to be killed