New Way to Take Money Away from Russian Pensioners

Well-informed sources indicate that motivational fees might be introduced in the future for people who will tip the information off to the Federal Tax Service about pensioners who somehow evade paying taxes.

Russians Must Give Away All Money, Says Russian Economist

Moreover, according to Mikhail Delyagin, a Russian economist and head of the Institute for Globalization Problems, at the beginning of this year Mikhail Mishustin who previously served as Director of the Federal Taxation Service from 2010 to 2020, was appointed Prime Minister for “legalizing” incomes of the Russians.

State Duma Deputy Warns Against Hasty COVID-19 Vaccination in Russia

“Since this prototype [vaccine] hasn’t passed the necessary clinical investigation, it might carry risks,” said Yevgeny Fyodorov, a State Duma deputy and Russian politician. “Recently, Russia has announced that it had invented a vaccine for COVID-19. But this is only its prototype that has not passed all the clinical trials yet.”

No One's Pantheon

The subject of charity is very popular in Russia. Yes, it really exists, but for some reason not very evidently especially in the sector of children's healthcare, support for orphans and disabled children and assistance to orphanages and hospitals. This conclusion can be made after watching Russian TV news programs where requests for help are voiced very often.

COVID-19 is of Artificial Origin, Says Political Expert

This statement was made by Valery Solovey, a political expert and doctor of historical sciences, in an interview with the Ukrainian reporters. He excluded the version involving global conspiracy theories or participation of scientists from one of superpowers.

COVID-19 Vaccine Race Might Turn into Crime Against Ordinary Russians, Says Medical Expert

According to Dr. Vasily Vlasov, vaccines can damage people’s health and even lead to epidemics after their administering. Therefore, a thorough clinical investigation is required.

Moscow Mayor Admits Possibility of Switching Schools Over to Online Learning Again

It is noteworthy that Sobyanin’s words to some extent do not follow the recent statement of Sergey Kravtsov, the Minister of Education. He said that there was no plan to introduce the system of online learning at Russian schools in the future. According to Kravtsov, if necessary, the authorities will consider distant learning at schools only as a possibility.

COVID-19 Pandemic is Rehearsal of Biological War, Says Acclaimed Pediatrician

According to Dr. Leonid Roshal, in the Soviet Union, the biological protection system was organized at the highest level. At present, it is successfully implemented in China. “We have partially lost this system,” said Roshal. “Currently, it is undergoing a complicated test.”

Political Satire Magazine Posts Сartoon of Finance Ministry's Proposal to Seize Russians’ Suspicious Savings

“The money will be taken from future pensioners and transferred to the Pension Fund to increase current pensions,” says the caption to one of the posts of NZD, the magazine of political satire.

Pension System Might be Completely Abolished in Russia, Says State Duma Deputy

“Two options are under consideration,” said Rashkin. “The first one is more humane. It presupposes that the retirement age will be increased by 3 to 5 years. Under the second scenario, pensions in Russia will be abolished completely.”

Dead Souls in Russian Center of Forensic Medical Expertise

Apparently, the top executives of the Russian Center of Forensic Medical Expertise have decided to follow the plan of Pavel Ivanovich Chichikov, the main character of ‘Dead Souls’, a landmark satirical novel of the 19th century Russian writer Nikolay Gogol. Chichikov, a middle-aged gentleman of middling social class and means, had quite a stunning idea to acquire dead serfs. There are some details in the article below.

Space Is Our Common Home

Recently, an exhibition titled “For the sake of peace and progress!” has been opened in the Museum of Cosmonautics in Moscow. It commemorates the 45th anniversary of the Apollo–Soyuz Test Project (ASTP,) the first U.S.-Soviet joint space venture. The exhibition introduces the history of international cooperation in the exploration of near-Earth space.

Investigative Committee of Russia Boosts Anatoly Bykov's Popularity

Anatoly Bykov, a well-known politician and public figure from Krasnoyarsk, is facing a new charge. He is under an accusation of heading a criminal community, the Investigative Committee of Russia said in a report on July 13. On July 16, the court of the Krasnoyarsk territory finally decided that Anatoly Bykov would stay in the detention center until early October.

Government Might Make Mistake by Introducing Quarantine in Autumn, Says Political Expert

According to Mikhail Delyagin, the second wave of self-isolation, if it begins in autumn, might pursue exceptionally political purposes. Chances are it will help suppress possible protest actions of the Russians caused by political activities. Thus, it might enable the authorities to calmly survive the winter.

Restrictions Might be Reintroduced in Russia by Autumn, Says Immunologist

According to immunologist Vladimir Bolibok, the increase of COVID-19 cases is inevitable in Russia in the short term. Therefore, sanitary and epidemiological restrictions are likely to be introduced again.