Bout barred from calling out of US jail, meeting relatives for 2 months - lawyerWorld August 23, 4:57
Russia marking day of defeat of Nazi forces in world’s biggest-ever armor operationSociety & Culture August 23, 3:18
Ukrainian president briefs other Normandy Four leaders about his trip to DonbassWorld August 23, 2:23
Normandy Four leaders support expected ceasefire in Ukraine — KremlinRussian Politics & Diplomacy August 23, 0:27
Russia beggining development of response to new anti-Russian sanctions by USRussian Politics & Diplomacy August 22, 23:14
Investigators claim to have enough evidence to prove Serebrennikov guilty of fraudRussian Politics & Diplomacy August 22, 21:35
Washington tries to use events in Khan Shaykhun to justify its strike on Syria — MoscowRussian Politics & Diplomacy August 22, 21:31
Egypt to receive 15 Russian 'Alligator' helicopters in 2017Military & Defense August 22, 19:57
Christophe de Margerie LNG tanker covers Northern Sea Route in record 6.5 daysBusiness & Economy August 22, 19:32
MOSCOW, August 19. /TASS/. Russian GDP dropped by 3.4% in the first half of 2015, the state statistics service Rosstat reported on Wednesday.
The estimate by the national statistics service is coincident with that by the Economic Development Ministry, which also reported GDP in Russia decreased by 3.4% in 1H 2015 year-on-year.
As was reported earlier, Russian GDP dropped by 4.6% in physical terms in the second quarter of 2015 year-on-year, Rosstat said.
According to the Economic Development Ministry, GDP will decline by 2.8% in 2015.