Experts have questioned the validity of the data about growth of incomes of the population in Dagestan and Ingushetia, and in Moscow and Leningrad regions. This was reported in the joint monitoring of the Gaidar Institute, the Academy and foreign trade Academy of the Ministry of economic development, which is in the possession "of the Tape.ru".
"According to statistics, income of the population in 2016 would grow faster in the Republic of Crimea (nine percent) and Sevastopol (four percent)", — stated in the study.
In General, the dynamics of income in 2016 was negative — the recession has increased compared to the previous year (minus minus 5.6 and 4.1 percent, respectively). "Because of declining revenues declined at retail, but the rate of decline slowed down twice in comparison with year 2015 (minus 5.2 and minus 10 percent respectively).
"The mild decline in retail trade were recorded in the far East and North Caucasus. In the Dagestan and Chechnya retail trade grew in the last two years. Most likely, we are talking here about the inaccurate evaluation of the volume of trade in the public markets," write the experts.
Russia intends to take any further action to recover the amount of money which Ukraine owes for undertaken obligations. This statement was made by Finance Minister Anton Siluanov, commenting on the decision of the High court of London in the case of Ukraine's debt to Russia on Eurobonds for $ 3 billion.
Kiev respects the decision of the High court of London, a debt dispute with Moscow, reported the Ministry of Finance. "The English court did not support the position of Ukraine concerning the so-called Russian debt, but allowed the appeal", — is told in the statement of the Ukrainian Ministry of Finance.
The decision of the High court of London shall be final and binding Ukraine to pay Russia the debt on Eurobonds for three billion dollars, according to the Ministry of Finance of the Russian Federation. "Any additional hearings on this matter in the High Court of London not expected", — noted in the Ministry.
In the USA the employee of the state Department is accused of making false statements to the FBI about interaction with a foreign intelligence agent. According to authorities, 60-year-old Candace Mary Claiborne who have access to classified information not reported on their contacts with Chinese intelligence, which gave her and her family members gifts and benefits.
Russians Vladimir Morozov and Evgenia Tarasova and take third place in the short program at the world figure skating Championships in Helsinki. The pair scored 79,37 points. The first place belongs to the representatives of China sui Wenjing and Han Cong, the assets of which 81.23 points.
"Barcelona" will offer Argentine striker Lionel Messi a contract under which he will receive 35 million euros per season. According to Spanish publication Marca, both parties are interested in the extension of the agreement, the validity of which ends in the summer of 2018.