Many Russian businessmen and state officials’ offshore finances will be forced out of hiding after the government opted for more transparency, while the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists releases reports on offshore tax haven accounts.
Russia’s Supreme Court has refused to cancel year-round 'summer time' in Russia, dismissing a petition by a number of public organizations to invalidate a government decree that had annulled the use of Daylight Savings Time in 2011.
The Sochi Paralympics’ countdown has begun, with exactly 365 days remaining before the event’s opening ceremony. Organizers, speaking at an event next to the Kremlin, said the Paralympics will get its best ever media coverage.
The window of opportunities to reach consent on the US missile shield in Europe is elapsing, PM Dmitry Medvedev told Cuban media, as Russia will have to retaliate to protect national strategic interests - no matter who is in charge in the Kremlin.