The volume of social tax payments that were allocated to state social non-budget funds reached 419.5 billion rubles (about $14.2bn) in the first nine months of this year. The Tax Ministry's press service reported that 327.7bn rubles ($11.09bn) of the above sum were allocated to the Pension Fund and 50.7bn rubles ($1.72bn) to the Social Insurance Fund. In addition, 2.7bn rubles ($91m) were allocated to the Federal Fund of Obligatory Medical Insurance. The press service stressed that the volume of collected payments was 12.7 per cent more than planned.
Russia may terminate all kinds of military and military-technical relations with Israel, including the agreement on the exchange of reconnaissance data
The Kremlin is very concerned about the events related to the crash of the Il-20 Russian military aircraft in Syria