Arts and Life
Mothers & Daughters
Arts and Life
Articles by Maxim Tovkailo
Inspection Services' Benefit Not in Profit
Government watchdogs are unprofitable — in 2010 they spent 91.2 billion rubles but sought fines of only 12.5 billion rubles.
Tourism Industry Has Room to Improve
Russia came in 59th out of 139 countries worldwide in the World Economic Forum's latest tourism industry ranking.
Central Bank Raising $117M Seaside Resort in Sochi
The Central Bank will spend $117 million to build a 200-room, four-star resort in Sochi as part of the effort to offset the shortage of hotel space for...
Economic Ministry Suggests Property Inspections
The Economic Development Ministry is proposing that property inspections be carried out starting in 2013 to increase tax collection rates, ministry...
Liberal Economist Joins Volodin
Prime Minister Vladimir Putin has appointed Anna Popova, a deputy economic development minister described by colleagues as a staunch liberal, as the first...
Moscow Leads in Building Red Tape
While it is becoming easier to build, administrative barriers in several regions, such as Moscow, remain high, the Regional Development Ministry said in...
Medvedev Orders Customs Service Reforms
Acknowledging that cumbersome customs regulations are causing Russia to fall behind in its battle to attract investment, President Dmitry Medvedev ordered...
Up to 50% of Checks on Small Business Illegal
The majority of unplanned checks on small businesses are not being approved beforehand by the Prosecutor General's Office, which is being circumvented...
'Last' Huge Oil Fields to Cost $2Bln
The Energy Ministry is seeking a record price of 60 billion rubles ($2 billion) to develop the Trebs and Titov oil fields, and the government looks determined...