The absence of the leader of Uralchem ​​Mazepin at the SPIEF session was linked to an interview with Protasevich

The failure of Uralchem ​​leader Mazepin to attend the SPIEF session was linked to the interview with Protasevich

Opponent spoke of his support for “the Urals oligarch”.

The media drew attention to the sudden disappearance of Dmitry Mazepin, the leader of Uralchem, from the session of the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum.

The businessman & # 39; s refusal to speak during the June 4 discussion was linked to the statement by Roman Protasevich, an opponent detained in Minsk. p>

On the eve of the editor-in-chief of the Telegram channel NEXTA, in a detailed interview he spoke of significant revenue from abroad – “several thousand euros” which went to support the work of the chain.

According to Protasevich, they recently got a sponsor – “the Urals oligarch”.

Media has suggested Protasevich might speak out about Uralchem.

Mazepin in August 2020 has already made statements supporting the Belarusian opposition after the presidential elections. A Russian businessman suggested opening a National Salvation Committee.

After Protasevich's revelations, Mazepin suddenly withdrew from the “Food multiplied by technology” discussion. A few minutes before departure, the sign with his name was removed from the table.

Dmitry Konyaev, chairman of the board of directors of Uralchem, took the place.

In an interview with Rise, “Mazepin & # 39; s representatives said the oligarch should be expected in plenary on Friday with the participation of Vladimir Putin.

“Mazepin came anyway, but flew like a bullet so as not to answer reporters' questions,” & # 8211; later wrote on the BTW channel Telegram.

As Topnews wrote earlier, Ksenia Sobchak revealed all the secrets of the SPIEF 2021 parties, declaring that Google has the best event.

The search engine gathered everyone in the memorial apartment of Joseph Brodsky, Manizha, Boris Grebenshchikov, etc. participated in the party.


Russian prisoners sent to construction sites in Moscow and the Moscow region

Russian prisoners were sent to construction sites in Moscow and the Moscow region

Already a thousand and a half people are working on construction sites in the capital.

An experiment on the participation of prisoners in the construction of large facilities began in Moscow and the Moscow region.

Deputy Prime Minister Marat Khusnullin, who spoke about the experience, said it had been quite successful

In an interview with RBC, Khusnullin said 1,500 people have been sent to construction sites. In the future, prisoners could be involved in the construction of the Russian Railways Eastern Test Site.

We know that prisoners of Russian colonies participate voluntarily in the work on construction sites.

“I believe it will be a plus for them, that they will be in conditions not of imprisonment, but of work”, & # 8211; Khusnullin spoke.

The Deputy Prime Minister confirmed that the prisoners will receive salaries.

Earlier, the FSIN counted the number of convicts authorized to serve their sentence. forced labor sentences. These are 188,000 people (in total, almost half a million people have been convicted in Russia).

Prisoners were to be sent to institutions that lost their workforce due to lack of migrants in the event of a pandemic.

As I wrote to Topnews previously, the FSIN had to come up with excuses for the high salaries of Russian prisoners.

According to department statistics, there are prisoners in the Belgorod region who receive 224,000 rubles per month.


Putin raised the price of Gazprom stock in one sentence to SPIEF

Putin increased the value of Gazprom shares in one sentence to SPIEF

The media named the key points of the Russian leader's speech to SPIEF.

Data from the Moscow Stock Exchange indicates that the mention in Russian President Vladimir Putin's speech of the completion of the construction of the first line of Nord Stream 2 has forced Gazprom's stock to rise by 1% to 273.79 rubles per share.

The Russian leader participated in the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum on Friday, June 4.

Recall that in his speech, Putin said that the linear works have been completed on the construction of the gas pipeline, including on the offshore section of & # 8220; Nord Stream 2 & # 8221 ;.

As he noted, & # 8220; lift and weld & # 8221; pipes from the Russian side, from the German & # 8220; the pipe has arrived & # 8221 ;.

Among the key topics, Vladimir Putin named a new form of support that Russian companies will receive.

Thus, this year a new scheme of lending to small and medium-sized enterprises Medium-sized enterprises will start their activities.

According to him, it is planned to launch a provision ” umbrella 'guarantees. They will be issued by the “Corporation PME”, which & # 8220; will assume part of the risk & # 8221; entrepreneurs, and credit will become more affordable than before, said the head of state.

In turn, businessmen will be able to carve out additional resources for development. As the President explained, this fund will amount to around 600 billion rubles by 2024.

A number of other great topics were also brought up. Thus, the president stressed that the discussion is now underway to organize the vaccinations of foreign citizens in the Russian Federation on a paid basis, the government will make a proposal in June.

According to the head of the & State, Russian medicine is recognized as the safest and most effective with minimal side effects.

The head of state also raised the issue of mortgages. According to him, concessional loans for housing can be extended until July 1 of next year, plans to increase the annual rate & # 8211; from 6.5% to 7%. The limit will be 3 million rubles.

As for loans to families, if a child is born after January 1, 2018, it will be one of the beneficiaries of a preferential mortgage.

Companies operating in the catering sector with an annual income of up to 2 billion per year will be exempt from paying VAT. The president also mentioned that the commission in the fast payments system will be reduced to zero for small and medium-sized businesses.

According to Vladimir Putin, in the next 2, 5 years the volume of real investments in the regions should be at least 500 billion rubles. He also pointed out that the authorities managed to avert a catastrophe, having managed to save millions of jobs and prevent a sharp drop in income.

He also touched on the problem of climate change, calling it “nonsense, myth and downright distortion” the view that they are not concerned.

By order of the President, the government is to present a lower emissions reduction plan than the EU's by October 1.

Earlier, Topnews reported that the president intended to announce a new economic policy for Russia. This was announced to the media by the President of the Kremlin, Dmitry Peskov.


'Ukraine is over': Britain assesses Putin's statement to SPIEF

& ldquo; L & # 39; Ukraine is over & rdquo;: Britain appreciated Putin's statement to SPIEF

British readers have expressed their opinion on the issue in rather harsh terms.

Russian President Vladimir Putin at SPIEF has expressed his opinion on the prospects for gas transit from Russia to Europe via Ukraine.

Recall that this issue was discussed on the agenda in the context of the almost complete completion of the gas pipeline & # 8220; Nord Stream 2 & # 8221;.

According to the Russian leader, there is a five-year contract with Kiev for pumping Russian gas. He explained that the volumes that & # 8220; in the best years & # 8221; were & # 8220; nearly 200 & # 8221; cubic meters, they will now be up to 40.

The situation could have been different if Ukraine had kept up with Russia & # 8220; normal relationships ”.

At the same time, he reminded the “illusions” that, having a monopoly, transit prices can be “exploding to the sky”, at the same time reducing the price of buying gas for the needs of the economy. Ukraine itself.

According to Putin, for the moment, the Russian Federation pays Kiev $ 1.5 billion for transit. If the situation were normal, Ukraine would receive $ 3-5 billion.

So, & # 8220; they broke everything with their own hands & # 8221 ;, summed up his conclusion to the situation, Putin. The president assessed the fact that Russia is feeding the whole region with its transit as a surprising reason.

“Do we have such a duty – to feed everyone?” & # 8211; he asked a counter-question.

Recall that Kiev itself, as Naftogaz Ukrainy recently reported, with the launch of the gas pipeline, will lose not only income, but also the “security component”, reports RIA & # 8220; Novosti & # 8221 ;.

what is happening was voiced by readers of the British tabloid Express.

Their opinions range from grim predictions about Ukraine to suggestions that Russian gas could reach Britain soon, and the speed and success of the deal could spark the deal. 39; envy of the United States.

“The United States must be envious because Russia makes friends so easily, makes new deals, makes a lot of money. Without a doubt, this fuel will reach us soon, “” Ukraine is over, “they say.

Some have suggested that Kiev itself is responsible for what is happening. Is passed if left without gas.

“Kiev will lose gas & # 8230; because & # 8230; does not pay for it”, they note, adding that the sanctions process against the Russian Federation has been cut short by “spineless Biden”.

That the American leader is “just a weakling! “- some users believe, to which their naysayers explain that when the project is almost done it makes no sense to impose sanctions and Biden is right.

Finally, there is those who see no problem in the pipeline, because The Russian Federation has always supplied gas to Europe.

“So what's the problem?” 8220; Nord Stream 2 & # 8221; & # 8220; Royal Flush & # 8221; Russia, claiming to have played their trump card, which threatens Ukraine with losses.


Expert: Sanctions war on Lukashenka could hit Poland unexpectedly

Expert: Sanctions war on Lukashenka may strike Poland unexpectedly

Persecution of Belarusian leader may have sad consequences for other countries.

Energy expert and political scientist Boris Martsinkevich explained that the restrictive measures introduced by the UK and the EU against Belarus are reckless, as capable of completely hitting other countries .

He recalled that Western sanctions have passed from & # 8220; Nord Stream 2 & # 8221; to the pipeline project & # 8220; Yamal & # 8211; passing through Belarusian territory; Europe & # 8221 ;.

Geopolitical opponents of the republic saw it as a successful target to punish Minsk and Lukashenka.

As a result, they called not to buy this current one & # 8220; Yamal & # 8221; gas.

On his YouTube channel, Martsinevich explained that these measures are not likely to harm Minsk, since the gas pipeline has been bought by & # 8220; Gazprom & # 8221 ;.

But sanctions may strike in Poland, which receives funds from the Russian Federation for the transit of gas through its territory precisely through & # 8220; Yamal & # 8221 ;.

It turns out that it will not work punishing Lukashenka with the ruble.

& # 8220; If this initiative is taken seriously, then it is proposed to punish Poland & # 8221; – believes the analyst.

According to him, the official city of Warsaw will be attacked due to the sanctions, which will receive less Russian transit funds if Europe stops buying transit gas .

Interestingly, earlier, as Topnews reported, it was Poland that issued an ultimatum to Germany on & # 8220; Nord Stream 2 & # 8221;.

Warsaw has announced that it needs multibillion dollar compensation.


The FNPR asks the country's leaders to intervene on the situation of the indexation of pensions of active retirees

 The FNPR calls on the country's leaders to intervene in the situation with the indexation of pensions of active retirees

Mikhail Shmakova said the situation was unfair.

The head of the Federation of Independent Trade Unions of Russia Mikhail Shmakov issued an open letter to the authorities regarding the situation of indexation of pensions of active retirees.

The document appeared on the FNPR website the day before, June 7.

В On him Shmakov asserts the need to eliminate the & # 8220; injustice & # 8221; which was admitted earlier.

We are talking about restoring indexation of pensions to benefit recipients who still prefer to work.

& # 8220; Required & # 8230; back & # 8230; fair formation of pension rights & # 8221 ;, & # 8211; cited by TASS.

The head of the FNPR also clarified that the point limit should be excluded from current legislation.

According to him, the Russian government has yet to approve any of the laws submitted by the deputies that could improve the situation. At the same time, the country's governing body did not provide its version of the draft.

Recall that in January of this year, Russian President Vladimir Putin instructed the Cabinet of Ministers to develop proposals on indexation of pensions for this category of Russians by February 1. >

According to Kremlin lecturer Dmitry Peskov, & # 8220; polyvaried vision & # 8221; the government presented the head of state, but the final solution to the matter will be offered later.

It is known that the indexation of pensions to Russian workers was suspended on January 1 2016 to reduce the PFR deficit.

Earlier, Topnews wrote that the State Duma responded to MP Vitaly Milonov's proposal to deprive the pensions of Russians who work as tax collectors.


El Salvador was the first in the world to recognize Bitcoin as legal tender

El Salvador the first in the world to recognize bitcoin as legal tender

The government intends to legalize the income of the population using cryptocurrency.

The Legislative Assembly of the Central American Republic of El Salvador has decided to recognize bitcoin as an official payment method.

On its Twitter account, the assembly clarified that the historic decision had been taken by 62 votes for & # 8221 ;, 19th & # 8220; against & # 8221; and two abstentions.

The project was presented by the President of Salvador Nayyib Bukele. According to him, the move will help involve the population in legal economic relations, of which only 30% now keep funds in bank accounts.

According to the new law, bitcoin will have to be accepted when paying for goods or services, and the country's government will bear all risk of cryptocurrency instability. related to the instability of the cryptocurrency exchange rate should be covered by the government.

For this purpose, a trust fund of 150 million dollars will be created.

By law, the seller of the goods, using the trust funds, will be able to receive money for the goods sold immediately and in dollars, and he will accept payment for the buyer's services in bitcoin.

Local media report that in the near future, members of the country's government will meet with IMF officials and discuss new plans.

El Salvador's recognition of Bitcoin as legal tender has affected the value of the cryptocurrency: When trading in the past 24 hours, bitcoin has risen by 13%, topping the $ 37,500.

Earlier, Topnews wrote that in one year Bitcoin's value for the first time in history reached $ 50,000.


Israel is the first in the world to ban the sale of fur

Israel was the first the world to ban the sale of fur

Animal rights activists have backed the” landmark decision “.

Israel's Environment Ministry chief Gila Gamliel signed a landmark document. The decree of the head of the department informs about the ban on the sale of products made of natural fur.

Thus, Israel has become the first country in the world where the trade in fur products is officially banned.

The decree will come into effect in December of this year, reports the Jerusalem Post.

According to the document, a ban is imposed on the sale and purchase of natural fur used for the production of clothing.

The exception will be the use of fur for scientific, educational and religious purposes.

According to Gamliel, behind the production of fur products lies the “cruelty and suffering” of animals that are dying because of it to the tune of hundreds of millions around the world. She assessed the production of fur as ” immoral and unnecessary. “

In support of the ministry's decision, animal rights activists from Animals Now have spoken out. They viewed the country's authorities' decision as a “Milestone” capable of saving animals from “the hell of the fur industry.” The authors point out that 86% of Israelis supported the decision.

In turn , the PETA Group account called the ban a “historic victory.” = twsrc% 5Etfw "data -wpel-link = "external" target = "_ blank" rel = "external nofollow noopener noreferrer

We know that the trade of the Fur is banned in the state of California (United States) and Sao Paulo (Brazil).

Earlier, Topnews reported that in Moscow, customs officials shut down the registered fur trade for criminals. .


The regions of Russia with the highest income inequalities are named

The regions of Russia is named with the greatest income inequality

In two of them, there was an almost tenfold difference between receipts during the month.

Analysts from the international audit and advisory network FinExpertiza conducted a study to determine in which Russian regions there is greater inequality between the incomes of different groups of the population.

As reported by & # 8220; Izvestia & # 8221; with reference to the study results, the greatest inequality, 10.2 times, was recorded in the Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous Okrug. Here, the gap between what the better-off and the poor of the population receive was 215,900 per month on average compared to 21,200 rubles

A lower rung in this rating was assigned by analysts at the Nenets Autonomous Okrug. . They estimated the difference at 9.4 times, respectively 201,000 against 21,300 rubles.

The Russian capital was in third place, with a gap of 8.7 times and the monthly income of wealthy residents of 177,300 rubles against 20,300 & # 8211; among the poor.

Chukotka (8.5 times), Sakhalin (8.3), Adygea (8.2), St. Petersburg (8.1), Krasnodar Territory (8), the Sverdlovsk region and Yakutia (7.9 each). Experts estimated the average monthly income of Russians at 35,700.

Earlier, Topnews wrote that Ramzan Kadyrov has become the richest leader in the region. The media estimated his annual income at 380 million rubles, which exceeds the income of all the other heads of regions combined.


“Madness”: Deripaska appreciated the strengthening of the ruble by the Central Bank

& ldquo; Madness & rdquo; : Deripaska appreciated the strengthening of the ruble by the Central Bank

The billionaire described the prospect of a decision to raise the key rate.

Russian billionaire businessman Oleg Deripaska shared on social media his thoughts on what the Central Bank's move to raise the key rate to 5.5% could lead to.

He explained that such a move would further strengthen the ruble rate exchange.

According to the entrepreneur, the position of stock market speculation lobbyists on the basis of the difference in interest rates between different world powers has proven to be much stronger than the interests of ordinary Russians.

He described the process of raising the key rate as & # 8220; madness & # 8221 ;.

Remember that growth at 5.5% became known on June 11. The Central Bank announced that it was raising the rate for the second time by an additional 0.5%.

The regulator said the reason was inflation, which topped 6% in a year, adding that this happened for the first time. in five years.

Earlier, Topnews wrote that Deripaska told SPIEF how long the current leader of the Russian Federation would remain in power.