The number of Russian citizens at risk of losing their jobs has risen sharply, President Putin said at a meeting on economic issues on Monday. “Now almost 234,000 workers are on the so-called downtime, forced leave or part-time work,” Putin said.
According to the latest data from Rosstat, the number of Russians who are “idle” is one and a half times higher than the figure announced by Putin: at the end of the second quarter it was 345.2 thousand people.
In total, 5 million people worked in companies that curtailed work or completely left the Russian Federation since the beginning of the war, economists at Yale University estimate.
The State Duma called for full mobilization for the sake of victory over Ukraine
Mikhail Sheremet, a member of the State Duma Security Committee, said that without the announcement of a general mobilization, the Russian Federation would not be able to “win” the war with Ukraine.
According to him, Russian society should be consolidated. Now, some citizens are “idly spending time,” because the war does not concern them in any way and is going on “out there,” Sheremet told Ura Ru.
In his opinion, without full mobilization and transfer of the economy to a military footing, there will be no proper results.
Nissan put the Russian plant on idle until the end of the year
The Japanese automaker Nissan will extend the suspension of the plant in St. Petersburg for another 3 months. Production will be idle until the end of the year, according to Reuters, citing the press service of the company.
According to Nikkei, the company continues to experience difficulties in obtaining parts from Europe and Japan. These delays are related to sanctions in response to the Russian invasion of Ukraine, which affect logistics.
In May, Nissan CEO Makoto Uchida said that the company’s activities in the Russian market are unlikely to resume before the end of March 2023.
Tour operators stopped issuing Schengen visas for Russians
After the abolition of the simplified visa regime with the EU countries, tour operators stopped issuing Schengen visas to Russian tourists in a number of countries, including Finland and Greece. This is reported by RIA Novosti, referring to representatives of the industry.
Passengers warned about a possible rise in price of taxi services by 50%
This will happen if a new bill on regulation of the sphere of taxi transportation is adopted.
Tomorrow, September 13 at 17:00 (Moscow time), experts from Intermark Real Estate (formerly Savills in Russia) will conduct an online broadcast “Passport of Grenada: freedom of movement around the world, plan “B”, opening foreign accounts and analyzing cases from an immigration lawyer »
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In the program:
1. Why the Grenada Passport is the Leading Citizenship Program in 2022
2. Benefits of citizenship of Grenada
3. Available investment options in Grenada
4. How is the immigration check in Grenada today
5. Features of preparing documents for filing for citizenship
6. Possible reasons for denial of Grenada citizenship
7. Analysis of complex cases of our clients for the 1st-2nd quarter of 2022
Anna Ulyanova – Head of Caribbean Countries Intermark Real Estate
Svetlana Domnitskaya – immigration
Lawyer at Intermark Real Estate
Passport of Grenada: freedom of movement around the world and analysis of cases from an immigration lawyer
The Central Bank printed 340 billion rubles to save companies that fell under the sanctions, but will it help them?
The Russian authorities launched a money issue in order to “fill in” the fire in distressed state-owned companies under sanctions with hundreds of billions of rubles.
Since the beginning of the war, almost 500 billion rubles have been allocated to state structures – from air carriers to banks – through manipulations with the funds of the National Wealth Fund, follows from the monthly reports of the Ministry of Finance on the state of the fund.
In March, the Ministry of Finance poured 50 billion rubles into the state corporation House of the Russian Federation; in May – 250 billion rubles in the capital of Russian Railways; in June, Gazprombank received 50 billion rubles. In July, 52.5 billion rubles were allocated to Aeroflot. In August, the State Transport and Leasing Company received 58.3 billion rubles. All these investments are essentially just a money issue, notes Evgeny Suvorov, an economist at Centrocredit Bank.
Rubles appear in the NWF as a result of currency conversion: from May to September, the fund “lost” by €2.4 billion, 252 million pounds and 41.6 billion Japanese yen. The Ministry of Finance cannot sell this currency on the market for rubles due to sanctions