The Tax Ministry of Russia transferred RUR123.7bn ($3.91bn) to the federalbudget in August 2002. Therefore, it under fulfilled the tax collectionplan by 1.2%, the Information Policy Department of the Tax Ministryreported. RUR97.1bn ($3.07bn) in tax and non-tax revenues controlled by theTax Ministry were received in August, whereas the target amount wasRUR98.7bn ($3.12bn). The amount of single social tax paid to the federalbudget reached RUR26.5bn ($838.34m) in August, exceeding the target levelby 0.2%. As it was reported earlier, the tax collection plan (including the singlesocial tax) of RUR824.6bn ($26.09bn) set for the Tax Ministry forJanuary-July of this year was fulfilled by 100.6%. The actual amount oftaxes and duties collected to the federal budget in July of this year(including the single social tax) reached RUR142.1bn ($4.5bn), exceedingthe target level by 2.2%. RUR629.2bn ($19.91bn) in tax and non-tax revenues controlled by the TaxMinistry were collected to the federal budget in January-July 2002, makingup 121.5% of the corresponding amount for 2001. The plan for the firstseven months of this year of RUR665.8bn ($21.06bn) was fulfilled by 94.5%.The amount of single social tax collected in January-July of this yearreached RUR200.5bn ($6.34bn). The plan for the collection of this tax wasfulfilled by 126.3%. .
Moscow is trying to stop Balkan countries from entering NATO. Greece eventually took measures against Russia, even though Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras had earlier said that Russia was Greece's strategic partner
The Ukrainian government refuses to abode by its obligations, rejects a peaceful resolution of the conflict, and disregards its own people, the president said