Senators are not against renewal – Picture of the day – Kommersant

The Federation Council unanimously gave permission to President Vladimir Putin to use the Russian army in the Donbass. The corresponding appeal was received by the upper house of parliament this afternoon. According to the Constitution, this issue is decided by the upper house of parliament. This is the third time in recent years that senators […]

Austria adopts mandatory coronavirus vaccination law

The Austrian National Council (lower house of parliament) today passed a bill to introduce compulsory vaccination against coronavirus in the country, local newspaper Kronen Zeitung reports. It is understood that the initiative will take effect from February this year. The bill was supported by 137 deputies, 33 opposed. Another 13 council members abstained from voting. […]

US Business Asks Authorities To Accept Sputnik V Vaccination Certificates

The American Chamber of Commerce (AmCham) has applied to the US Department of State with a request to recognize in the country certificates of vaccination with the Russian Sputnik V COVID-19 vaccine, President of the Chamber Alexis Rodzianko told Izvestia. “In order to travel from Russia to the United States, two things are needed: a […]

The Accounts Chamber saw the risks of not achieving GDP growth at 3% in 2022-2024

The Accounts Chamber considers 3% GDP growth in Russia in 2022–2024 “quite an ambitious goal.” She notes that for this it is imperative to effectively implement the activities of state programs, national projects and strategic initiatives of the government. This creates risks of failure to achieve the stated goal, according to the Accounts Chamber. “A […]

The Accounts Chamber proposed to make public reports on state programs

The Accounts Chamber (JV) recommended that the government make publicly available annual reports on state programs for 2019 and 2020. The SP also advises to improve the quality of the reports themselves, in particular to take into account actual indicators. The auditors gave their recommendations after checking the execution of the 2020 budget. The press […]