In Armenia, the “daughter” of “Gazprom” suspected of tax evasion and opened a case

The state revenue Committee of Armenia held a “Inspectorate” a subsidiary of “Gazprom” and concluded that it understated its tax obligations and committed other violations. In Yerevan, based on these data, brought the case

The Central office of “ArmRusgasprom”


After the “inspections” in Armenian “daughter” of “Gazprom” — “Gazprom Armenia” (ArmRosgazprom) — the Armenian state revenue Committee opened a criminal case under article “Evasion from payment of taxes, duties or other obligatory payments in the large size”. An appropriate message posted on the Agency’s website.

The results of the company, as pointed out by the representatives of the state revenue Committee, revealed “several irregularities and instances of tax evasion”, “Gazprom Armenia”. In particular, it was found that in the period of 2016-2017 years “included in the submitted tax calculations on VAT and income tax obviously false data”, said the Minister. This, according to the state revenue Committee, in the end, “led to a reduction in tax liabilities [“daughter” of “Gazprom”] several billion drams” (1 billion Armenian drams equal to 138,9 mln.).

In addition, the “abuse” of the “daughter” of “Gazprom”, according to the press service, according to studies on the losses of gas and data on the volume of gas supplies automobile gas-filling compressor stations (AGFCS).

The Grand Central station in new York sell for $35 million

It will buy the Metropolitan Transportation Authority. At the moment the station it operates under the lease

Photo: Agrees Latifah Latif / Reuters

A major American transportation company, the subway operator Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) made the decision to buy Grand Central station in new York. This is with reference to the message its press-service writes Bloomberg. The deal, according to the Agency, already approved by the Finance Committee of the company. Its cost will be $35 million.

In addition, Metropolitan Transportation Authority, according to the Agency, is going to buy the new York commuter railroad Metro-North (Harlem Line Metro North Railroad) — works in upstate new York and Connecticut, including those held in the cities of Port Jervis, spring valley, Poughkeepsie, white plains, Stamford, new Canaan, Danbury and Waterbury — as well as to purchase a commuter rail line Hudson Line. The last goes North from new York along the East Bank of the Hudson river. Currently these paths, according to the MTA, are in the possession of a limited liability company, Midtown Trackage Ventures. She, as noted by Bloomberg, owns the assets, which once had Railways first class PennCentral Transportation (in the 1970-ies it went bankrupt).

It is expected that the purchase of the new York Central station, commuter railroad Metro-North line Hudson Line Metropolitan Transportation Authority approved on November 15, the Agency said. The deal, according to him, will be closed 11 months later. Now the Metropolitan Transportation Authority leases these assets.

Experts called the hammer the most dangerous hacking tool ATM

The greatest threat to ATMs are not logical attacks exploiting vulnerabilities, and the physical break-in, which allows attackers in a matter of minutes to seize the safe, said the interlocutors of “Kommersant”

Photo: Maxim Bogodvid / RIA Novosti

International company Positive Technologies, specializing in software development in the field of information security, found that the majority of ATMs vulnerable to misappropriation of funds and almost everything to any personal information of Bank customers ‘ cards.

With the study “Scenarios of logical attacks on cash machines,” the objects of which were 26 models of ATMs of NCR, Nixdorf and Diebold GRGBanking, reviewed the newspaper “Kommersant”.

Experts have described various scenarios of attacks on ATMs using their vulnerability.

Defense Ministry approved the terms of reference for a new freighter Il-276

Tactical and technical requirements for a new medium transport aircraft Il-276 approved by the defense Ministry, said the “Ilyushin”. The first flight of the new machine is scheduled for 2023, and the serial production — in 2026

Photo: PJSC “Il”

The Ministry of defence has approved the tactical and technical requirements for the production of a new medium military transport aircraft Il-276.

“Tactical-technical task for the average military transport aircraft approved”, — quotes “RIA Novosti” the representative of JSC “Aviation complex. S. V. Ilyushin”.

“We are confident that in a few decades, the Il-276 will be one of the main means of Military transport aviation”, — said the Agency interlocutor.

The media learned about the billions of dollars of claims of tax specialists to the tobacco companies

The tax authorities suspected tobacco company in understatement of payments to the budget using the traditional scheme of sales, I learned “statements”. Amount of claims could reach tens of billions of rubles

Photo: Grigory Sysoev / RIA Novosti

The usual scheme of work of tobacco companies in Russia, in which they sell their products to distributors affiliated with them, aroused the suspicion of the Federal tax service (FNS), the newspaper “Vedomosti”. As a result of inspections of manufacturers of cigarettes may be assessed taxes on tens of billions of rubles.

On this edition told the employee and the top Manager of two different tobacco companies and the Federal official.

According to interlocutors of the newspaper, the tax authorities suspected that the buildup of sales to affiliated companies in November and December allowed some companies to fix the rates of excise duty to increase them since the New year and reduce the tax burden.

The Ministry of communications has proposed to cancel the license on edition DVD and CD

The draft law on the abolition of licensing the production of films, music and programs on CDs, DVDs and other tangible media received approval of the government Commission

Photo: Rostislav Kalousek / TA

Government Commission on legislative activities approved a bill on the abolition of licensing of activities for production of programs and audiovisual works on DVD, CD and other physical media.

This is stated in the message published on the government website. The draft law prepared by the Ministry of communications.

“At the time, licensing activities for the production of copies of works and programs on CD and DVD was introduced to combat counterfeiting, but to date it has fulfilled its task. The main channel for the distribution of audiovisual works, phonograms, computer programs, including “pirate” the Internet”, — stated in the message.

S&P experts predicted the saturation of the market of retail loans

The growth of retail lending in 2019 will slow down due to saturation of demand and increasing rates, analysts predict S&P. But banks will still be more profitable to lend to people: on the corporate market in particular there are no prospects

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The retail lending market in Russia, demonstrated in the last two years, significant growth is nearing the saturation point, analysts of rating Agency S&P. Although the volume of issuance of mortgage and consumer credits in 2019 will continue to grow, the rate of growth will gradually slow down to 15-18%, said the study S&P Global Ratings. By the end of 2018 retail lending will grow by 20-22%.

To limit the growth of volumes of crediting of the population, according to S&P will contribute to the following factors:

  • gradual saturation of the demand for loans from consumers;
  • the weak dynamics of growth of disposable income;
  • adopted by Central Bank measures to curb growth of consumer lending;
  • the absence of factors that could lead to the rapid decline in interest rates.

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Gref said the idea of unclaimed deposits by the invention of the Bicycle

According to the head of Sberbank, the issue of unclaimed deposits already regulated by law. Earlier in the state Duma suggested to transfer unclaimed deposits from banks to the Russian budget

German Gref

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The head of Sberbank German Gref commented on the proposal to transfer to the Russian budget unclaimed deposits from banks. The idea before was expressed by the head of the Duma Committee on financial market Anatoly Aksakov.

Gref noted that there are already existing rules of law regarding what happens to unclaimed property. The head of Sberbank reminded that these issues are regulated by the Civil code. “I’m afraid that it would not reinvent the Bicycle just <…> Is the concept of “ownerless” property — a certain number of years the property must be without the owners, the law determines its subsequent track”, — quotes the words of Gref “RIA Novosti”. “I don’t think I need something new to invent, had it all my life”, he added.

The notion of “ownerless objects” set out in article 225 of the Civil code. According to law ownerless is the thing that “has no owner or whose owner is unknown”. If the owner of the thing cannot be found in the course of the year, it can take in property of the municipal authorities, where it is found or object is located, as stated in the law. For the registration of ownership, should the court decision.

Gref announced the change of the curator of the retail business of Sberbank

The head of Sberbank said that the Chairman of the Board Alexander Torbakhov decided to leave the company. The new curator of the block “Retail business” will be Svetlana Kirsanova

Svetlana Kirsanova

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The Deputy Chairman of Sberbank Alexander Torbakhov will leave the credit organization, which oversees the block “Retail business”, said the head of the Bank Herman Gref. According to him, the successor Torbakhov will be Svetlana Kirsanova, currently holds in the savings Bank as Director of the division of “Acquiring and credit cards”.

“Svetlana Kirsanova was approved today as the head of retail banking and Deputy Chairman of the Board. As the Deputy Chairman of the management Board she will be able to take office December 1 following approval of her appointment by the Central Bank,” said Gref.

Speaking about the reasons for leaving Torbahov, Gref said that he decided to change occupation, as was the position of curator for the retail business of the savings Bank for eight years. “You cannot work, perhaps all life on one place,” he added.

Company Giner out of the three leaders in the market of life insurance

Insurance company “Kapital life” lost in the quarter two position in the ranking of life insurers by premium collection and has been outside the top three. The main reason is the loss of sales channels due to a conflict with the “FC Opening”

Evgeny Giner

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The insurance company Yevgeny Giner, changed in September 2018 with the “RGS-Life” to “Capital life”, for the first nine months of this year have left the three market leaders in life insurance, dropping to fifth place in the premium collection, from the preliminary data of the Russian Union of insurers (VSS) that was read by RBC.

Previous year “RGS-Life” finished as the second-largest company on the market following the “daughter” of Sberbank, “Sberbank life Insurance”, but in the first quarter began to lose position — its sales fell, while other players grew at a double-digit pace. Soon the company Giner missed a forward party of another financial group “Alfa insurance-Life”. For the first half of the company Giner managed to retain third position, but for the third quarter overtook her “Renaissance life” and “VTB life Insurance”.

Charges of “Capital life” for the first nine months amounted to 22.6 billion rubles, while during the same period last year they were almost two times higher — 42 billion rubles., the Rate of decline awards “Capital life” increase from quarter to quarter in the first quarter, the decrease was 17.1% in the first half — 40% for three quarters — almost 54%.