Russian President Putin has signed a Presidential Decree stating that Russian citizens who are currently in military reserve are to be called for additional training this year. The decree covers all aspects from Administrative, Governmental, the FSB, National Guard and the Armed Forces. No further details where issued as concerns who and when training should[…..]
Russia’s State Duma has passed a first reading of legislation from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs concerning the introduction of a single electronic visa. The ability to apply for a visa online without applicants having to visit a Consulate or Embassy is now available to citizens of 53 countries and from January 1st this practice will[…..]
Event ignored by the West carries huge Eurasian geo-political significance Op/Ed By Chris Devonshire-Ellis The Russian, Chinese and Indian Military and Governments have thrown a statement of intent to the West in parading soldiers on Red Square yesterday, being the delayed Victory Parade concerning the defeat of Nazi Germany and the end of WWII in 1945.[…..]
Extensive interview with Maria Kotova, Head of Russia Desk, Dezan Shira & Associates This week we spoke with Maria Kotova, the head of the Russian Chamber of the company Dezan Shira. Dezan Shira & Associates is a multifunctional company covering the entire Asian region and providing professional legal, tax, accounting and consulting business services to international investors. The[…..]
Exports of citrus fruits from Turkey to Russia increased 47% from January to May, compared with the same period last year, reaching US$118 million (TL 812 million), according to data from the Turkish Statistical Institute TurkStat.
Online trade platforms will enable Russian companies to boost exports and expand presence on the Chinese market, Trade Representative of the Russian Federation in the People’s Republic of China, Sergey Iniushin stated yesterday. “Russia’s small and mid-sized businesses should not individually fight their way to the Chinese market. Future expansion of Russia’s presence on the[…..]
Russian President Vladimir Putin has discussed with his Vietnamese counterpart Nguyen Phu Trong prospects of expanding economic and political cooperation, the Kremlin press service said yesterday. “Specific directions of the development of bilateral ties were thoroughly discussed. The interest was stressed in expanding the trade and economic cooperation, particularly via maximizing the potential of the[…..]
Arctic routes opening up new supply chains from Russia to Europe, Canada & Asia Op/Ed by Chris Devonshire-Ellis The biggest deep-sea port in the Arctic, Murmansk is also the largest city beyond the Arctic Circle. It has recently laid out ambitious plans to become the de facto Capital City of the Arctic region. The project “New[…..]
The Technopolis Moscow special economic zone (SEZ) has joined the World Free Zones Organization in a move that is expected to assist it create joint strategic liaisons with other zones and better promote it as a Eurasian manufacturing hub.
Russia is providing tax breaks to support workers and small businesses during the Covid-19 pandemic. Incentive payments to social workers shouldering additional workloads due to the pandemic will be exempt from personal income tax, Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin has stated, while debt that is canceled or forgiven on concessional loans granted to medium and small[…..]