Ukraine won’t survive another Maidan revolution, politicians warnWorld October 18, 13:21
Russia urges US to destroy its chemical weapons stockpileRussian Politics & Diplomacy October 18, 13:10
About 1,500 troops involved in post-Soviet security bloc’s drills in KazakhstanMilitary & Defense October 18, 13:06
Press review: Netanyahu-Shoigu talks on Iran in Syria and impact from Kurds’ Kirkuk exitPress Review October 18, 13:00
Croatia may help in mending ties between Russia, EU and NATO — presidentWorld October 18, 12:37
Indian troops arrive in Russian Far East for Indra-2017 drillsMilitary & Defense October 18, 12:00
China vows to modernize army and expand military mightMilitary & Defense October 18, 11:41
Hundreds evacuated from central Moscow’s railway station amid bomb threatSociety & Culture October 18, 11:08
Russian top senator stresses inadmissibility of hostile rhetoric against North KoreaRussian Politics & Diplomacy October 18, 10:50
MOSCOW, October 10 (Itar-Tass) — Russia will not impose an additional tax on the financial sector and financial operations, the Kremlin’s top economic advisor, Arkady Dvorkovich, said on Monday.
“We consider it absolutely illogic to introduce any additional tax on the financial sector and financial operations in Russia,” he said adding that this position is linked with the country’s intention to create a global financial centre in Moscow.
“We will not oppose if France or Germany introduce such a tax, but we will not support collective decisions that would engage Russia,” Dvorkovich said. “We have other sources of revenue.”
Moreover, “we could collect much more (existing) taxes to the budget and earmark them to different program,” he said.