Support The Moscow Times!

Tax Break Sought for Bullets

Billionaire Vladimir Lisin, head of the Russian Shooting Union, asked President Dmitry Medvedev to lower taxes on bullets.

Bullets used for sports should be exempt from value-added tax and a levy imposed by the Interior Ministry because they are too expensive, Lisin told Medvedev on Friday, according to the union’s web site.

Lisin’s press service confirmed that the meeting took place and declined to comment further.


Read more

We need your help now more than ever.

Independent media outlets and journalists in Russia are being increasingly targeted with “foreign agent” and “undesirable” labels, threatening the existence of the free press day by day.

Your donation to The Moscow Times directly supports the last independent English-language news source within Russia.