To increase the state's share in the Russian economy in the past had their reasons. This was stated press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov, commenting on the statement of former Finance Minister Alexei Kudrin about the need to reduce state presence in the economy. The words of the representative of the Kremlin, the correspondent "Tapes.ru".
In the crisis of 2008 "the state on all perimeters intervened and helped the economy in all countries of the world, much more developed from the economic point of view countries of the world," he said.
"It was necessary to save the banking system, and of the extractive industry and in other industries. And, as you know, managed to avoid the collapse of the market, managed to minimize the consequences of a severe economic crisis that all of us in the world had to face. So all of these trends are absolutely clear. And, of course, they are taken into account," — said Peskov.
Earlier on April 21 the head of the Board of the Center for strategic development Alexey Kudrin said, one of the biggest structural problems of the Russian economy — the excessive presence of the state. Weak GDP growth rates caused by low motivation of state-owned companies and their large share in the leading sectors.
Among the main conditions for the growth of the Russian economy, he called the development of non-oil exports, which, he said, should be doubled to 2024-2025 years.
The Rosselkhoznadzor is not allowed in Russia of a citizen of Ukraine, which was carrying 30 kilograms of earthworms. The man was going to sell worms for fishing or as a baking powder of the soil. "Veterinary accompanying documents confirming the safety of the cargo, he had no", — stated in the message.
The IMF are upset about intentions of the head of the National Bank of Ukraine Valeria Gontareva to resign. The Foundation considers its work on this post a success. The regulator should be headed by an independent professional who will continue the course of predecessor, the head of the IMF office in the country.
At the Board meeting of the Ministry of economic development Dmitry Medvedev said that Russia's GDP growth by two percentage points is achievable. He also pointed to slowing inflation and low unemployment. Medvedev expects that by the end of the year the positive dynamics of growth will become more visible.
In Alma-ATA was evacuated of metro passengers from all stations, the reason for the security measures was a call about the alleged bomb scare. "Anonymous call came in about 7 PM (16:00 GMT) the police Department about the alleged subway bomb", — said the press-Secretary of the enterprise "Metropolitan" Azhar Chabieva.
The head of the Central Council of Jews in Germany Josef Schuster urged to make anti-Semitism a Central theme of integration courses for refugees. According to him, many asylum-seekers coming to Germany, "come from countries that hate Jews and Israel."
Soviet theater and film actress Larisa Kronberg died in Moscow after a long illness. About it reported in a press-service of the Union of cinematographers of Russia. The artist was 87 years old. She played in more than 30 films, including "the Stars on the wings", "Girl with guitar", "Night without mercy" and "Bride from the North".