Russian tax agencies will start collecting tax declarations for 2001 from Russian citizens today. According to information from the Tax Ministry, declarations may be submitted until April 30, 2002. The ministry expects the number of tax declarations submitted by individuals to increase significantly in view of changes in Russian tax legislation in 2001 that are favorable for taxpayers. In particular, some payments are exempted from taxes in case of expenditures for education and medical treatment.
If one assumes that the two people who gave the interview indeed work for Russian special services, then they acted very unprofessionally and risky
The Kremlin is very concerned about the events related to the crash of the Il-20 Russian military aircraft in Syria
Representatives of the Russian Defence Ministry said that the missile that shot down the passenger Boeing 777 aircraft over the Donbass on July 17, 2014, was manufactured in 1986