Putin promised “luxury, but more expensive” accustomed to the 600th Mercedes

Putin believes that owners of Mercedes 600s will still be able to buy luxury goods, but it will cost them “a little more”. At the same time, it is not this that is important for the development of the country, but the creation of engineering centers /39/756535642178393.jpg” alt=”Putin promised “luxury, but more expensive” to those accustomed to the 600th Mercedes” />


Russians who “drove the 600sMercedes” ;, will continue to ride them and buy luxury goods, Russian President Vladimir Putin said at a meeting of the Eurasian Economic Forum; RBC is broadcasting.

“Those who want to bring some luxury goods, luxury, they can do it, but it will be a little more expensive for them. But these are the people who already drove the 600s Mercedes, and will drive, I assure you, they will bring them from anywhere, from any country,»,— said the head of state.

According to the president, many companies have announced that they are leaving Russia, but Russian manufacturers can fill their niches. Putin noted that Russian production “will safely land on the soil prepared by partners.” He also added that engineering and research centers are important for the development of Russia, we need to work on this.

The 600th Mercedes in Russia is usually called the flagship model W140 with a six-liter engine, which was produced from 1991 to 1998. Accordingly, she had the number 600 on the trunk.

Earlier, the EU countries, the United States and Canada banned the supply of luxury goods to Russia as part of sanctions. The United States included alcohol, tobacco products, products made from natural fur and silk, precious stones, grand pianos, clothing and footwear items (from $1,000 per item).

In early March, some automakers, including Mercedes, Volvo and Volkswagen announced the suspension of deliveries of cars to Russian dealers until further notice.

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Putin said that “theft of other people’s assets” does not lead to good

“Theft of other people's assets” does not lead to anything good and only brings problems to those who do it, Putin said. Earlier, the European Union and the United States proposed to withdraw frozen Russian assets in favor of Ukraine /74/756535632259744.jpg” alt=”Putin said that “theft of other people's assets” does not lead to good” />


Violation of international norms and “theft of other people's assets” will only lead to problems for those who do it, said Russian President Vladimir Putin, speaking at a meeting of the Eurasian Economic Forum. The President stated this against the backdrop of proposals from the United States and a number of other Western countries to send frozen Russian assets to help Ukraine.

“Violation of the rules, norms in the field of international finance, trade does not lead to anything good. And to put it in simple terms, it will only lead to problems for those who do it. Theft of other people's assets has never brought anyone to good, especially those who are engaged in this unseemly business, — Putin said.

According to him, it is not only in Russia or China, but also in “many other countries.” More and more of them “want and will pursue an independent policy, and no world gendarme” will not be able to stop this “natural global process,” the president noted.

Since the end of February, Western countries, in particular the United States, Great Britain and the European Union, have repeatedly tightened sanctions against Russia. Due to restrictive measures, almost half of Russia's gold and foreign exchange reserves, or about $300 billion, were frozen.

In addition, the property of Russian businessmen who fell under sanctions is being arrested abroad. And the European Union, as the head of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen said last week, is looking for ways to use these assets to rebuild Ukraine. US President Joe Biden also proposed seizing the seized property of Russian businessmen in favor of Kyiv.

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The Kremlin warned that they would consider the seizure of Russian assets in favor of Ukraine “in fact, outright theft.” Such a decision may cause retaliatory measures from Russia, and also alienate other countries and investors from the United States, the Federation Council said.

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Turchak replied to Volodin about the frequent trips of deputies to the Donbass

To the remark of the speaker of the State Duma about the difficulty of ensuring the safety of such trips and that they lead to “truancy” of meetings, the Secretary of the United Russia General Council responded with the words about “sitting your pants in comfortable chairs” *

Andrei Turchak and Denis Pushilin during the awarding of medals “For the Liberation of Mariupol”

Comment on trips of deputies from United Russia Only those who were there and “passed it all through themselves” can enter the Donbass. This statement was made in the Telegram channel of the party by the Secretary of the General Council of the “United Russia” and First Vice Speaker of the Federation Council Andrey Turchak, responding to criticism of State Duma Speaker Vyacheslav Volodin.

Earlier, at a meeting of the Council of the Duma, Volodin declared the need to “eliminate the excessive zeal of individual deputies to engage in unusual activities.” TASS Agency and Vedomosti cites the words of the participants in the meeting and sources close to the State Duma, who said that Volodin named the names of three heads of committees who missed several meetings of the Duma council due to trips to the Donbass. Volodin also noted that many deputies are already in the Donbass, and ensuring their protection “is worth as much as the whole special operation.”

“Our deputies will continue this work as long as it is necessary for the residents of both the Donetsk and Lugansk People’s Republics, the Kherson region, Zaporozhye and other liberated territories as our troops advance,” — said Turchak.

According to him, questions about “burdening, protecting these guys” & mdash; deputies who travel to Donbass,— raise questions, as they do not need protection. Also, Turchak noted, security is not required for “volunteers who, in the amount of 200 people, are constantly there, without taking off their bulletproof vests for weeks, helping people, conducting operations, on the front line, in hospitals in the Luhansk and Donetsk People’s Republics.”

“It seems to me that one should not pay attention to such statements, statements by a number of officials who are completely out of touch with reality. I have already said that only the person who was directly there can comment on this work. I was there and passed it all through myself. And I didn’t sit my pants in comfortable chairs, & mdash; said Turchak.

“Vedomosti” citing three sources in the State Duma, they wrote that Volodin was concerned that the trips of deputies to the Donbass were at the expense of work in the chamber. Among those who most often missed meetings of the Council of the Duma, — head of the committee for CIS affairs Leonid Kalashnikov (KPRF), head of the committee for health protection Dmitry Khubezov (United Russia) and head of the committee for physical culture and sports Dmitry Svishchev (LDPR). They missed five council meetings out of 11, the newspaper notes.

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The publication notes that Khubezov missed meetings due to the fact that he is a doctor and traveled to the Donbass to organize medical care in the DPR and LPR. Kalashnikov said that he did not dispute it, but noted that “according to the regulations from the committee, someone is always present at the council.” Svishchev also said that the rules of the chamber allow the presence of deputy heads of committees on the council. “But in connection with the fact that such a remark was made, and it is correct, I now walk on my own,” — added Svishchev.

“Volodin drew the attention of all members of the council that we can consider the decision to send deputies there if there is a corresponding request from the Ministry of Defense, the National Guard or the subjects of the Federation, because the main task of deputies and committee heads is to make legislative decisions designed to help all participants special operation, as well as in making anti-sanctions decisions, decisions in support of citizens, the economy, regions and people in general,— TASS quotes its source.

In early May, Turchak visited the Kherson region, which was taken under the control of the Russian military. Arriving in the region, he declared that “Russia is here forever.” and “there will be no return to the past.” At the same time, Turchak suggested not getting ahead of himself on the issue of the status of the region, indicating that it would be determined by the inhabitants.

The Ministry of Defense announced full control over the Kherson region in mid-March, and on April 9, the Russian flag was raised over the city administration. At the end of April, Alexander Kobets was appointed the new mayor of Kherson, and the head of the region— Vladimir Saldo, who led its capital until 2012.

Kirill Stremousov, deputy head of the military-civilian administration of the Kherson region, said that the region is moving into the ruble zone from May 1. At the same time, a transitional period of up to four months is envisaged, during which both the ruble and the hryvnia will circulate in the region.

Earlier, in early April, Turchak criticized Presidential Press Secretary Dmitry Peskov for his statement in an interview with the British SkyNews TV channel that during the special operation Russia has “significant loss of troops”; and for the country “this is a huge tragedy.” According to Turchak, the comments of state officials should not be ambiguous, especially in such a period as the country is going through. “Significant” losses, what are they? And what are “not significant”? And eight years of victims of the genocide of Donbass— Was it just a tragedy for us? And now “great tragedy”? Turchak said.

At the request of Roskomnadzor, RBC provides data on the details of the military operation in Ukraine based on information from Russian official sources.

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The Ukrainian Church asked to “deprive the throne” of Patriarch Kirill

The Orthodox Church of Ukraine urged “to break the shackles of spiritual slavery” and not to submit to the Moscow Patriarchate. The rector of the OCU called on the Ecumenical Patriarch to deprive the head of the Russian Orthodox Church of the throne of the patriarch for supporting the special operation alt=”The Ukrainian Church asked to 'dethrone' Patriarch Kirill” />

Metropolitan Epiphanius

One of the conductors of the ideology of the “Russian world” became the Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia Kirill, because of which the church is divided along national lines, the Patriarch of Constantinople Bartholomew should deprive him of the throne of the patriarch, said the Primate of the Orthodox Church of Ukraine (OCU) Epiphanius after the liturgy, his words are quoted by the website of the church. The OCU was proclaimed in 2018.

“We condemn this and appeal to the Ecumenical Patriarch <…> with a request to condemn the spiritual crimes of Cyril and deprive him of the throne. For he cannot hold the chalice with the Eucharist and the pastor's baton, whose hands— in the blood»,— said Epiphanius.

He added that the ideology of the “Russian world” distributed by the Moscow Patriarchate as a “heretical current of ethnophyletism”; (phyletism— the tendency to sacrifice general church interests to national-political ones.— RBC). Epiphanius urged “to leave non-canonical subordination” ROC and “break the shackles of spiritual slavery”.

Earlier, on May 24, the Bishops' Council of the OCU was held in Kyiv, based on its results, the participants called on Epiphanius to bring to “canonical responsibility” Patriarch Kirill and depriving him of the throne of the patriarch.

RBC turned for comment to the Synodal Department for Church Relations with Society and the Media and to the Department for External Church Relations of the Moscow Patriarchate.

The Orthodox Church of Ukraine was proclaimed on December 15, 2018 at the Unification Council in Kyiv (Epiphanius was also elected there) by the decision of the Patriarchate of Constantinople to grant it autocephaly. He pointed out that the ROC would have to accept this change, since the Ecumenical Patriarchate was endowed with exclusive rights based on the decision of the Ecumenical Councils. “Whether our Russian brothers like it or not, they will follow [this] decision pretty soon,” — stressed Bartholomew.

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The Moscow Patriarchate criticized the decision, expressing confidence that in the Orthodox world they were “going” recognize the new church, its head. “The schismatics chose a schismatic”, — said the press secretary of the Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia Kirill, priest Alexander Volkov. He argued that for the ROC “this event means absolutely nothing.

The ROC also announced the “zero” canonical meaning of what happened. “There was one Metropolitan of Kyiv in Ukraine— Onufry, remains so,»,— insisted Vladimir Legoyda, head of the synodal department of the Moscow Patriarchate for relations between the church, society and the media, in an interview with RBC.

to unite everyone, including those around the authorities.

In early May, during a service in the main temple of the Armed Forces, he said that the fate of Russia depends on military duty and how much “his soul, according to the commandment of God you are able to put. At the same time, he denied accusations of the militaristic nature of his statements. «nonsense all this»— Kirill emphasized.

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General Shamanov called one of the main mistakes in the operation in Ukraine

According to Shamanov, the demilitarization of Ukraine could take 5 to 10 years. If this task is not completed and a government “not stained with the Nazis” is not formed, Russia will not need Ukraine as part of it, he said

Vladimir Shamanov

One of the mistakes of the Russian army was the expectation that she will be greeted with flowers in Ukraine, but this component has already been overcome, said the deputy head of the State Duma Committee on the Development of Civil Society, Colonel-General and ex-commander of the Airborne Forces Vladimir Shamanov, in an interview with journalist Oksana Kravtsova on YouTube.

< p>As Shamanov noted, in Ukraine, many military universities have been preserved since Soviet times, which are available in almost every region. According to him, this allowed the country to preserve the so-called school, “the basis of the revival of the army.”

“Therefore, those who expected that we [in Ukraine] would be met with flowers, this is one of the main mistakes which we felt very keenly in the first five days [of the special operation]. Today we have already overcome this component, but there is still a lot to be done, — said the colonel general.

What awaits Ukraine after the special operation is now difficult to predict, he continued. According to Shamanov, “demilitarization” countries in parallel with the “denazification” may take five to ten years. Also in Ukraine, it will be difficult “to form a government that has not soiled itself with these neo-Nazis,” he noted.

If these two conditions are not met, Russia will not need Ukraine, Shamanov said in response to a question, Did he see Ukraine as part of Russia.

The Russian military special operation has been taking place in Ukraine since February 24. President Vladimir Putin declared its goals to be the demilitarization and “denazification” of of the neighboring state, as well as protecting the population of Donbass from “genocide”.

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In Ukraine, after the start of a special operation, martial law was introduced. His terms were extended several times, last time— until 23 August. General mobilization has also been announced in the country.

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The Italian Embassy explained the suspension of the acceptance of documents for visas

The suspension of acceptance of documents for Italian visas from Russians who have not paid the consular fee is due to a lack of staff and problems with banking transactions, the Italian ambassador explained

The restriction of the work of Italian visa centers in Russia is temporary due to the suspension of regular of the working hours of the country's consulates general and with the sanctions of the Russian Central Bank, said Italian Ambassador to Russia Giorgio Starace in a conversation with Kommersant.

The Ambassador recalled that Moscow expelled Italian diplomats, including the Consul General, and the Bank of Russia imposed sanctions on the Russian “daughter” Italian banking group Intesa Sanpaolo— Bank “Intesa”, which services transactions related to the payment of the consular fee.

Now those who have previously paid the consular fee can apply for an Italian visa.

RBC sent a request to the embassy Italy in Moscow.

Earlier, the Italian visa centers VMS and AlmavivA reported that they could not accept documents from persons who had not paid the consular fee “due to the temporary impossibility of the Intesa bank ; accept and process payments for the payment of the consular fee».

Forbes and The Bell, citing sources, reported that on May 24, the Central Bank of Russia banned Intesa Bank from serving Italian companies and individuals for a year, and also limited operations for the Italian Consulate General “due to unfriendly” actions of the United States and those who joined them foreign states».

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On May 18, the Russian Foreign Ministry announced the expulsion of 24 Italian diplomats as a retaliatory measure. In early April, Italy declared 30 Russian diplomats persona non grata. The Foreign Ministry explained that the decision was made “in agreement with the partners”; and for “national security reasons”.

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The Ministry of Foreign Affairs ruled out the use of fuel from the Zaporozhye nuclear power plant for nuclear weapons

Although no materials were found at the Zaporizhzhya NPP that could be used to create nuclear weapons, Moscow still considers it justified to take it under control

Zaporozhye NPP

Fuel reserves at the Zaporozhye NPP can hardly be used to create nuclear weapons, Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said at a briefing.

The day before, IAEA experts provided data showing that 30 tons of plutonium and 40 tons of enriched uranium are stored at the Zaporozhye NPP. IAEA Director General Mariano Grossi said that the organization's specialists want to visit the nuclear power plant for verification.

Zakharova stressed that “the data on allegedly 30 tons of plutonium at ZNPP require at least clarification.” According to her, nuclear materials remained at nuclear power plants in the form of fuel, including those already loaded into reactors, as well as spent nuclear fuel (SNF) unloaded into on-site storage facilities.

“Uranium is low-enriched, and the plutonium in SNF cannot be separated without the use of rather complex facilities that exist in only a few countries in the world, and also, due to its isotopic composition, it can hardly be used to create nuclear weapons,” & mdash; noted Zakharova.

Despite this, Zakharova emphasized that Moscow considers taking control of the Zaporozhye nuclear power plant by Russian forces justified. “At the same time, we again emphasize the justification for the Russian military to take under the protection of the ZNPP from the point of view of preventing leaks of nuclear and radioactive materials at a nuclear facility located in the zone of a special operation,” — she said.

Ukrainian “Energoatom” previously also called the data on tens of tons of radioactive substances, including plutonium, at the station, “stuffing”. “Neither uranium nor plutonium, which could be used for military purposes, has been stored and is not stored [at the ZNPP]. And stored— fuel assemblies, but this is a completely different story, and it has the name & mdash; nuclear fuel. Which, of course, is available at all nuclear power plants in the world, & mdash; assured in Energoatom.

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Zaporozhye NPP— the largest nuclear power plant in Europe. It is located in the city of Energodar. On February 28, four days after the start of the military operation in Ukraine, the Russian Ministry of Defense announced that the territory of the Zaporizhzhya nuclear power plant had been taken under control. In early March, a fire broke out near the nuclear power plant. As the Russian Ministry of Defense later claimed, on the night of March 4, “Ukrainian sabotage groups” attacked a patrol of the National Guard.

On February 19, President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky, during a speech at a security conference in Munich, said that in the absence of security guarantees for Kyiv, the country would abandon the Budapest Memorandum, which provided for Ukraine's renunciation of nuclear weapons. The possibility of developing nuclear weapons in Ukraine was called one of the existing threats by the Russian authorities. On May 24, Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu, commenting on the reasons for the start of hostilities by Russian troops in Ukraine, said that there was “a real threat of Ukraine creating nuclear weapons and their delivery vehicles.”

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Macron called on Erdogan to respect the decision of Sweden and Finland to join NATO

The decision to join NATO is the “sovereign choice” of Sweden and Finland, Macron said during a conversation with Erdogan. He expressed hope that an agreement would be found and Turkey would lift its veto soon .jpg” alt=”Macron urged Erdogan to respect the decision of Sweden and Finland to join NATO” />

Emmanuel Macron

It is necessary to “respect the sovereign choice” Sweden and Finland to join NATO, French President Emmanuel Macron said during a telephone conversation with his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan. This is reported by BFM TV with reference to the message of the Elysee Palace.

During a conversation with Erdogan, Macron expressed the hope that the “solution” about the lifting of the Turkish veto will be found soon.

“The President of the Republic stressed the importance of respecting the sovereign choice of these two countries, which has become the result of a democratic process and a response to changes in their security,”— says the message from the Elysee Palace.

Sweden and Finland applied to join NATO on 18 May. They explained their decision by changes in the security sphere after the start of the Russian military special operation in Ukraine. Both Sweden and Finland stressed that such a step is not directed against Russia and they are doing this only to ensure their own security.

In order for Sweden and Finland to join NATO, the applications must be considered and approved by the remaining 30 countries— alliance members. However, Turkey has already opposed their membership. Erdogan accused Sweden and Finland of providing asylum to members of organizations recognized as terrorist by Ankara, in particular the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK), and also noted that both countries imposed sanctions against the republic.

Turkey demands that Sweden and Finland “stopped supporting terrorists” and wants to make a written agreement with them. The document will include the recognition of the PKK and its branches as terrorist, the refusal to admit members of the organization to the parliaments of the two countries, as well as the acceleration of the procedure for extradition of “terrorists”; at Ankara's request, Sabah wrote.

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The day before, on May 25, the delegations of Turkey, Sweden and Finland held talks in Ankara. Turkey conveyed its demands to them and “made it clear” that there would be no progress in the process of the two countries' accession to NATO until these demands were met, said presidential spokesman Ibrahim Kalyn.

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Blinken announced the creation of China House in the State Department

We are talking about a team in the Foreign Ministry, which will coordinate policy on China-related issues. Biden during the Asian tour said that the United States is ready to respond with force in the event of an attempt to seize Taiwan 756535734828904.jpg” alt=”Blinken announced the creation of China House at the State Department” />

Anthony Blinken

The US State Department will create a new China House structure to coordinate and implement policy towards China. This, according to The Hill, is stated in a speech on Washington's policy towards Beijing, which will be delivered by US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken.

“I am determined to provide our ministry and our diplomats with the tools necessary to resolve this task as part of my modernization program, & mdash; Blinken said. According to him, this program includes the creation of China House— a State Department-wide team that will coordinate and implement the administration's policy on all issues and regions in China.

As The Washington Post notes, Blinken was scheduled to give his speech at George Washington University before President Joe Biden's trip to Asia on May 20-24, but postponed due to his positive test for coronavirus.

At a meeting with Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida as part of the tour, Biden said that the United States was ready for a military response to a possible China's use of force against Taiwan. He also added that Washington has a “one-China policy,” but that does not give Beijing the right to use force. The Chinese Foreign Ministry expressed dissatisfaction with Washington's statement and urged to observe the “one China” principle.

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Medvedev announced the need to change the United Russia program

The chairman of the party explained that the program should be reviewed against the background of the changed situation and a number of its positions should be “conformed to what is happening”

The people's program of “United Russia”, with which she won the elections held in September, needs to be updated due to the situation that has changed after February 24, party chairman Dmitry Medvedev said at a meeting with the presidium of the faction in the State Duma.

He stressed that the people's program of “United Russia” & mdash; not a “dogma” but a “living document.”

“We need to see what has stood the test of time and what has become less relevant. Circumstances have changed. A number of positions need to be adjusted to what is happening. We must fulfill our obligations as carefully as possible— these are essential things for our people,»,— Medvedev said.

He called on all those present at the meeting to take part in the modernization of certain provisions of the program.

In the elections to the State Duma of the VIII convocation, “United Russia” won first place, gaining 49.82% of the vote during the voting on party lists and retaining a constitutional majority. Party deputies took 324 mandates. In addition to the ruling party, deputies from the Communist Party of the Russian Federation (57 mandates), A Just Russia— For the truth” (27 mandates), LDPR (21 mandates) and New People (13 mandates). Representatives of the “Civil Platform”, the Party of Growth and “Motherland” received one seat each, five more deputies were nominated as self-nominees.

Published on the website of “United Russia” the national program involves changes in seven areas: social support, support for families with children, medicine, housing and communal services, education and science, transport, culture.

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According to it, for example, all social payments and benefits will be protected from possible write-off by banks, pay increases for teachers, doctors, military personnel, families with two or more children will be exempted from income tax and real estate tax if they buy new housing during the year.

Except In addition, in the “United Russia” intended to achieve 100% availability of primary health care, including eliminating queues for appointments with doctors, as well as transferring 500 mobile medical complexes and 5 thousand ambulances to the regions within two years, improving living conditions for 5 million people annually, completing complete gasification of all regions by 2030, construction of 1.3 thousand new schools by the end of 2024, allocation of 50 billion rubles. to the public transport renewal program.

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Dodon arrested for 30 days

Former Moldovan President Igor Dodon was placed under house arrest for 30 days. The corresponding decision was made by the Cecan court, NewsMaker reports.

Thus, the court partially granted the petition of the Anti-Corruption Prosecutor Petru Yarmalyuk to arrest Dodon.

“Today [May 26] Dodon 09:00 [coincides with Moscow time] I was going to go abroad. Large sums in foreign currency were found, which indicates that he intended to leave the territory of the Republic of Moldova,— he said (quote from

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The Bank of Russia lowered the key rate to 11% per annum

The head of the Ministry of Economic Development, Reshetnikov, called for a return to the previous equilibrium exchange rate of the ruble

The key rate was reduced by 3% by the decision of the Central Bank of the Russian Federation and now stands at 11%.

Such a decision was made against the backdrop of the strengthening of the ruble against the dollar and the euro and a slowdown in price growth, which reduced the risks of financial stability.

Recall that, according to estimates on May 20, annual inflation slowed down and amounted to 17.5%.

< p>Moreover, it is expected to decrease to 5.0-7.0% in 2023 and return to 4% in 2024. This is influenced by monetary policy.

It is also noted that in the coming weeks, another key rate cut is allowed at an extraordinary meeting.

Meanwhile, the head of the Ministry of Economic Development Reshetnikov called for a return to the previous equilibrium ruble exchange rate, as the current exchange rate and its forecast are a long-term problem.

He explained that the effective exchange rate of the ruble is 40% stronger than the average over the past five years. And this represents a serious challenge for the domestic producer, since with the gradual restoration of external supply channels, he will increasingly feel the pressure of imports, compete with them and lose.

At the same time, if the current ruble exchange rate is maintained, Russian business will not be able to develop import substitution projects, as there will be no competitiveness.

Earlier, Topnews wrote that pensions, the cost of living and the minimum wage will be increased by 10% in Russia from June 1.

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Mash: Britain tricked sanctioned billionaires Fridman and Aven into transferring €150 million to Ukraine

Russian oligarchs tried to avoid sanctions.

Russian businessmen could not escape the sanctions even after giving charity to Ukrainian refugees. The British authorities abandoned the promise after Mikhail Fridman and Petr Aven transferred 150 million euros to Ukraine.

The details of the case are reported by the Mash Telegram channel.

According to them, Fridman and Aven were advised to donate money to Ukraine after the sanctions. This would allegedly help them lift the restrictions.

After the transfer to Ukrainian refugees, the head of the Association of Jewish Organizations of Ukraine addressed the EU authorities. He asked to stop persecuting philanthropists.

The funds of Russian oligarchs were even unfrozen specifically for charity. And then they froze again.

Aven, among other things, was also “awarded” with a criminal case, arresting his collection of art objects.

In addition, insiders report that the billionaires were denied a one-time trip to the continent – otherwise they will be imprisoned.

“In the final, the head of the Canadian Ministry of Finance commented on the situation: assistance to Ukraine was a personal initiative of the bankers, they were not pressured “, – write on the Web.

As Topnews wrote earlier, the head of the board of directors of Alfa-Bank, Pyotr Aven, came under criminal prosecution after it turned out that he “does not live on his own money.”

The sanctioned businessman is spending heavily, despite frozen accounts.

Bloomberg reports that the search at Petr Aven's house has already passed. They found 30 thousand pounds sterling ($37,754) in cash from him, the money was confiscated.

The British authorities are also studying money transfers from businessmen – those that he made to the UK after the start of the Russian special operation in Ukraine. Part of the money Aven could transfer to the company that manages his real estate.

So far, no official charges have been brought against Petr Aven.

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The work of the crews of attack helicopters Ka-52 during a special operation in Ukraine

According to the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation, during the course of combat missions, the crews of Russian Ka-52 helicopters attacked the command post and armored vehicles of the Armed Forces of Ukraine with aviation missiles. Air strikes were launched from a distance of more than 5 kilometers.

In the course of a special operation in Ukraine, army aviation performs the tasks of escorting columns, destroying armored vehicles, delivering troops, military cargo, air support for units performing tasks within the framework of a special operation.< /p>

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Google fined 7.7 billion rubles

Bailiffs have collected fines from Google for 7.7 billion rubles, information about them has been removed from the FSSP database, according to data on the department’s website.

According to RIA Novosti, only one enforcement proceeding of a non-property nature has now been opened for the company. 

Earlier it was reported that the “daughter” Google began bankruptcy proceedings due to the arrest of its bank account. At the same time, the company promised that free services would be available to Russian users. Among them are YouTube and Gmail.

Earlier, the court imposed a turnover fine on Google in the amount of 7.2 billion rubles for not removing information prohibited in the Russian Federation. In May, the Moscow Arbitration Court seized all assets & nbsp; the Russian division of Google with a total value of 500 million rubles.

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