According to him, during consultations many Russian aircompanies supported the idea of reducing import taxes on foreign jets, atleast as a temporary measure.Filev pointed out that the repair service of new Russian jets like Tu-204and Tu-214 was on a very poor level. Moreover, terms of their technicalservicing are not executed, which leads to long downtime and financiallosses of air companies.Commenting Filev's statement, Russian Transportation Minister Sergey Frankdeclared that the government was not going to decrease import taxes onforeign aircraft. "At present the government does not consider thisquestion to be of current interest", the Minister noted. .
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