The current rate of the single social tax should be decreased next year within the framework of the tax and budget reforms, the Russian Economy Ministry told RosBusinessConsulting.
At the same time, the ministry did not specify a new level for this tax. The current rate is 35.6 percent. Meanwhile, the Finance Ministry believes that there is no possibility for a decrease in the single social tax rate until 2005.
Putin's official spokesman Dmitry Peskov commented on remarks in the US media about failures in launching nuclear-capable missiles in Russia
The Buk system that shot down MH17 belonged to the 53rd SAM missile brigade of the Russian Ministry of Defense, investigators say after looking at a few pictures on the net
It has long been understood that the West has been trying to subject Russian borders to total control. We have not seen such activity even during the Cold War