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NATALIA SHAGAIDA: “CITIZENS OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION ARE LESS DEPENDANT ON THEIR SUBSIDIARY FARMING”

25 november 2020

Natalia Shagaida, Head of Agrarian Department at the Gaidar Institute, commented to IA“REGNUM” on the news that every year fewer and fewer people in Russia make food preserves for the winter. In her opinion, the pandemic stimulates Russian citizens to expand their production.

ILYA SOKOLOV, ALEXANDER DERYUGIN: “BUDGET AMENDMENTS SPECIFY COST ITEMS AND HAVE A SOCIAL ORIENTATION”

24 november 2020

According to Alexander Deryugin, the Researcher of the Budget Policy Department, and Ilya Sokolov, Head of the Budget Policy Department at the Gaidar Institute, government amendments to the draft budget for 2021-2023 specify cost items aimed at mitigating the impacts of the crisis and have a clear social orientation. The TASS quotes the opinion of the experts.

ILYA SOKOLOV: “IT IS CRITICAL TO SAVE PUBLIC FUNDS IN A SITUATIO OF DEFICIT BUDGET N”

23 november 2020

Ilya Sokolov, Head of the Budget Policy Department at Gaidar Institute, commented to “Nezavisimaya Gazeta” on the reform associated with the optimization of development institutions (DI). According to Mikhail Mishustin, the Prime-Minister, their functions overlap with federal executive authorities and commercial organizations.

PAVEL TRUNIN: “GLOBAL ECONOMY WILL DECLINE BY AROUND 4-5% AT 2020 YEAR-END”

21 november 2020

Pavel Trunin, Director of Center for Macro-Economics and Finance at the Gaidar Institute, commented on the UN forecast to IA REGNUM, whereby the global economic recession could constitute about 4.3% by the end of 2020 due to the coronavirus pandemic.

IRINA STARODUBROVSKAYA: “INTOLERANCE TO POLITICAL ISLAM HINDERS THE FIGHT AGAINST TERRORISTS"

19 november 2020

On November 18, “The Insider” published an article by Irina Starodubrovskaya, Head of Center for Political Economy and Regional Development at the Gaidar Institute, in which she ponders why Islamism cannot be viewed as a unified ideology, and how the competition of views in Islam can help to cope with aggressive radicals.

SERGEY TSUKHLO: “BUSINESS SURVEYS RECORD A SHARP RISE IN DEMAND”

18 november 2020

Sergey Tsukhlo, Head of Business Surveys Department at the Gaidar Institute, shared with “Kommersant” the first November findings of business surveys as of November 17.

NATALIA KORNIENKO: “PROGRESSIVE TAXATION WILL DEPRIVE TREASURY OF INCOMES”

12 november 2020

The article in the “Kommersant” cited that flat PIT rate survived 20 years in Russia. However, on the President’s initiative, those receiving over Rub 5 million per year will pay 15% from part of their earnings as from January 1. Although, the experts of HSE suggested to increase the tax for the wealthy up to 20% for incomes over Rb12 million, and for those having an income exceeding Rb24 million, to pay back 24% to the state.

NATALIA KORNIENKO: “ON PROLONGATION OF TAX HOLIDAY FOR SMALL AND MEDIUM BUSINESS”

09 november 2020

Natalia Kornienko, Head of Tax System Development Department at the Gaidar Institute, commented in the interview to radio “Sputnik” on the Government Decree to prolong tax holiday for enterprises and individual entrepreneurs for three months.

GEORGY MALGINOV: “INCOMES FROM PRIVATIZATION AND MANAGEMENT OF STATE PROPERTY IN THE DRAFT FEDERAL BUDGET FOR 2021-2023”

09 november 2020

The draft federal budget for 2021 and the planning period 2022-2023 submitted by the Russian government to the State Duma provides for the use of funds received from the privatization of federal property as a separate source of financing the federal budget deficit.

NATALIA KORNIENKO: “PIT INCREMENTAL RATE WILL EXACERBATE SOCIAL TENSION”

06 november 2020

Natalia Kornienko, Head of Tax System Development Department, stated to radio station “GovoritMoskva” that an incremental PIT counters the interests of households and exacerbates social tension.

SERGEY TSUKHLO: “INDUSTRIALISTS NEED A STRONG RUBLE”

05 november 2020

Sergey Tsukhlo, Head of Business Surveys Laboratory at the Gaidar Institute, believes that ruble strengthening rather than weakening always contributes to the growth of investments in the Russian industry. The “Kommersant” cites the opinion of the author of the industrial enterprises surveys”.

ANDREY KAUKIN: “EXPECTATIONS FOR GROWTH IN GLOBAL GAS DEMAND LOOK JUSTIFIED”

03 november 2020

Andrey Kaukin, Head of Industrial Organization and Infrastructure Economics Department at the Gaidar Institute, commented to IA REGNUM on the forecast of Alexander Novak, the RF Minister of Energy, who stated that Russia will not reach the peak of gas output in the near future, as the global gas demand will grow in the coming decades.

ALEXEY VEDEV: “ECONOMIC FORECAST FOR NOVEMBER 2020”

31 october 2020

“Kommersant” published a monthly economic forecast for November. Alexey Vedev, Head of Financial Studies Department at the Gaidar Institute, replied to questions as to what may happen to the rate of dollar vs ruble, how world oil prices could change, what the inflation will be like, and how dollar and euro may behave at the global currency market.

NATALIA KORNIENKO: “HOW TO BEAT COUNTERFEIT IN RUSSIA”

16 october 2020

Natalia Kornienko, Head of Tax System Development Department of the Gaidar Institute, told “RBC+” about current situation related to illegal production in Russia and methods of combatting it.

YURI PONOMAREV: “CONSTRUCTION AND DEVELOPMENT OF MOSCOW CENTRAL DIAMETERS HAS A POSITIVE AND COMPREHENSIVE IMPACT ON THE MOSCOW ECONOMY”

16 october 2020

Talking to “RIA News”, Yuri Ponomarev, senior researcher of the Gaidar Institute, underlined positive impact of new diameters on the development of urban environment and putting in place of new hot spots and opportunities for developing business.

NATALIA KORNIENKO: “THERE WAS A PROPOSAL TO NULIFY VAT FOR FOOD PRODUCTS”

15 october 2020

Natalia Kornienko, Head of Tax System Development Department of the Gaidar Institute, commented to radio “Sputnik” on the initiative of Vasily Vlasov, the Duma MP, to introduce a zero VAT rate when ordering food online during the pandemic.
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