Russia’s Defense Ministry rejects reports of pilotage error as cause for Su-33 crashMilitary & Defense December 08, 12:45
Assad says Aleppo’s seizure won’t be end of war in SyriaWorld December 08, 12:29
Prosecutor seeks 5-year sentence for a female student for trying to join ISRussian Politics & Diplomacy December 08, 12:26
Putin points to priority of boosting transportation projects with Asia-Pacific statesBusiness & Economy December 08, 11:43
Two Ukrainians charged in absentia over abduction of Russian servicemenWorld December 08, 11:33
Top diplomat says Philippines should no longer be Washington’s ‘little brown brother’World December 08, 11:18
China condemns militant attack on Russian hospital in AleppoWorld December 08, 11:16
Diplomat: Both Republicans and Democrats would back Russian and US efforts to improve tiesWorld December 08, 11:07
Russian diplomat blasts West’s ‘sanctions’ threats over Syria as sign of weaknessRussian Politics & Diplomacy December 08, 10:28
MOSCOW, January 16 /ITAR-TASS/. Russia’s consumer inflation rate picked up the pace of 0.3 percent in the period from January 1 through January 13, 2014, the Russian State Statistics Service says in its regular report, adding that the indicator equaled to the figures of the same period of 2013.
In the period under review, the prices for commercial quality vodka grew by 1.5 percent, the statistics says. Besides, the prices of lamb, milk, cottage cheese, butter and cheese edged up by 0.3-0.6 percent.
Simultaneously, average prices of eggs dropped by 1.4 percent over the week. In addition, the prices of granulated sugar went down by 0.4 percent and prices of vermicelli slid down by 0.2 percent.
On January 1 - January 13, prices of fruit and vegetables increased by 2.4 percent on average across the country, while the prices of tomatoes and cucumbers skyrocketed by 7.4 and 6.7 percent respectively, and the prices of potato, onions and cabbage - grew by 3.0-4.0 percent.
In the designated period, the Russian State Statistics Service registered 0.1-percent decline in the petrol prices and 0.3-percent jump in the diesel fuel average price.
Moreover, the Statistics Service also registered considerable growth of prices for metro tickets (4.3 percent growth) and hike in prices for municipal transport tickets - by 1.2-1.4 percent on average across the country.