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ALEXEI VEDEV: “USD EXCHANGE RATE FLUCTUATIONS ARE TEMPORARY”

06 august 2020

Alexei Vedev, Head of the Financial Studies Department, Gaidar Institute, highlighted points of interest of the last week—plunge of the American economy, volatility of USD exchange rate, and shared his projection on the duration of these fluctuations at the meeting of debating club “Fingazeta Club”. 

NATALIA KORNIENKO: “TAXES – ARE INDISPENDABLE ELEMENT OF ANY STATE”

05 august 2020

Natalia Kornienko, Head of the Tax System Development Department, Gaidar Institute, on the air of ‘Sputnik” radio station briefed on how they pay personal income tax in other countries and where progressive taxation is popular. 

SERGEY Belev: “DOES WAGE FREEZE THREATEN STATE EMPLOYEES”

03 august 2020

Sergey Belev, Head of Budget Policy Department, Gaidar Institute, gave comments for “AiF” on MinFin plans to cut budget for the coming years.

ALEXEI VEDEV: “TAX CHANGES IN THE WAKE OF ECONOMIC RECESSION CAN LEAD TO NEGATIVE CONSEQUENCES”

02 august 2020

Alexei Vedev, Head of the Financial Studies Department, Gaidar Institute, gave comments to TASS proposal formulated by the Ministry of Economic Development (Mineconomrazvitie) to introduce a unified turnover tax to the tune of 6.2% of earnings instead of four main taxes. 

ALEXEI VEDEV: “STRONG RUBLE IS NOT LUCRATIVE FOR THE GOVERNMENT”

01 august 2020

Alexei Vedev, Head of the Financial Studies Department, Gaidar Institute, briefed ‘Novaya Gazeta’ on the reasons for the plunge in USD/RB exchange rate in the wake of coronavirus. 

NATALIA KORNIENKO: “WHO MAY BE SUBJECTED TO NEW ARTICLE “TAX FRAUD”?”

27 july 2020

Russian law enforcement authorities have developed a draft of a new article of the RF Criminal Code "Tax Fraud". Natalya Kornienko, Head of the Tax System Development Department, the Gaidar Institute, spoke on Radio 1 about particular cases of fraud and the pertinence to introduce a new article on tax fraud.

NATALIA KORNIENKO: “THE STATE DUMA APPROVED DRAFT LAW TO BAN NICKPACKS”

25 july 2020

Natalia Kornienko, Head of Tax System Development Department of the Gaidar Institute, commented to IA “REGNUM” on the amendments adopted to the draft law on procedure for trade in tobacco heating systems, vapes and nicotine mixtures.

ALEXEY VEDEV: “THE CENTRAL BANK PREPARES FOR THE SECOND RADICAL RATE REDUCTION"

23 july 2020

Aleksey Vedev, Head of Financial Studies Department of the Gaidar Institute, commented to Gazeta.RU on the forecast of the key rate change to be approved by the Central Bank at the next Board of Directors meeting, scheduled for Friday, July 24.

STEPAN ZEMTSOV: “GROWTH OF NON-RAW EXPORT SHOULD REACH AT LEAST 70%"

23 july 2020

Stepan Zemtsov, Senior Researcher of the Innovation Economics Department of the Gaidar Institute, commented to Finam.ru on the government goals, outlined by Mikhail Mishustin at the last meeting of the State Duma session.

ILYA SOKOLOV: “RUSSIAN BUDGET RETURNS TO A RECORD DEFICIT”

23 july 2020

Ilya Sokolov, Leading Researcher of the Gaidar Institute, commented to IA EADaily on the issue of the federal budget growing deficit, reaching RUB 1 trillion at mid-year.

OLGA IZRYADNOVA: “CONSTRUCTION SECTOR PROVED TO BE LESS VULNERABLE TO THE PANDEMIC SHOCK”

22 july 2020

Olga Izryadnova, Head of Structural Policy Department of the Gaidar Institute, told IA REGNUM that, given the unconditional importance of support for households and business, the restoration of investment activity in the Russian economy remains an urgent issue.

STEPAN ZEMTSOV: “THE INITIATIVE TO SWITCH CAR OWNERS TO COMPRESSED GAS WILL BE EFFECTIVE"

22 july 2020

Stepan Zemtsov, Senior Researcher, Innovation Economics Department of the Gaidar Institute, shared his opinion in an interview with “Izvestia” on the preferential program for  switching car owners from gasoline to compressed natural gas (CNG), thereby reducing fuel costs by 60–65%.

ALEXANDER DERYUGIN: “DENOMINATION HAS NO SENSE IN THE CURRENT SITUATION”

20 july 2020

The subject of denomination has been debated for a week on the information agenda. Alexander Deryugin, Researcher, Budget Policy Department, the Gaidar Institute, commented to IA “Federal Press”, whether it is really worth to expect the Ruble reform.

VLADIMIR NAZAROV: “RUSSIA WILL SURPRISE THE WEST BY THE ECONOMIC RECOVERY”

18 july 2020

Vladimir Nazarov, Deputy Head of International Research Department of Health Care Economics and Health Care Reform, the Gaidar Institute, commented to “Vzgliad” newspaper on the declaration made by experts of the EIU British Center that Russia will require twice as long for economic recovery, at least, four years, compared to global economy.

SERGEY TSUKHLO: “NON-PAYMENTS AMIDST THE PANDEMIC REMIND OF 2015”

17 july 2020

Sergey Tsukhlo, Head of Business Surveys Department, the Gaidar Institute, commented to “Forbes”, on how lockdown and deterioration of economy resulted in a situation that part of businesses stopped paying their bills.

ALEXANDER DERYUGIN: “THE SIZE OF GDP REFLECTED IN THE BUDGET LAW IS NOT RELEVANT ANYMORE”

14 july 2020

Alexander Deryugin, Researcher, Budget Policy Department, the Gaidar Institute, commented to “Davydov. Index” on the results of the budget performance in HI, 2020, with its deficit amounting to approximately 2% of the GDP.