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

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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

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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

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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

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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.

Britain and the EU reached a deal on Brexit. The main thing

Britain has agreed on a plan of withdrawal from the European Union which guarantees the rights of British and EU citizens. Now the agreement should be approved as members of the British Parliament, and European leaders

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What happened?

  • On Tuesday, November 13, the press service of the Prime Minister Theresa may said London and Brussels failed to reach agreement on “divorce” which will be held on 29 March 2019. Wednesday, 14 November, a draft of this agreement was approved by the Cabinet of Ministers on the results of the five-hour meeting.
  • A draft of the deal Brussels and London contains 585 pages and is published on the websites of the European Commission and the British government.

What is included in the deal Britain and the EU?

Putin did not see any damage to the prestige of Russia from-for refusal from Davos

According to the President, on the authority of the country in the global economy is influenced by its inflation and budget, not the participation in the forums. The rejection of VEF previously admitted the Prime Minister Medvedev commenting on the FT article about the ban on participation for three businessmen

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The absence of Russia at the world economic forum (WEF) in Davos on the authority of the country in the global economy “is not exactly an impact”, said Vladimir Putin. This opinion he expressed at the press conference following the summit in Singapore.

“Authority <…> depends primarily on the economic power of the country, from the structure of the economy”, — said the President, adding that it affects the results of a particular country, in terms of technology, GDP growth and macroeconomic indicators. Among these indicators the Russian leader called low inflation, budget surpluses or minimal deficits, and low foreign debt.

Peskov denied the inspection of Putin at the metal detector

According to the press Secretary of the President of Russia Vladimir Putin took place only through the regular turnstile. We are talking about the building of the exhibition centre in Singapore, which hosted the ASEAN forum

Vladimir Putin

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Russian President Vladimir Putin during a visit to the trade fair centre, Suntec in Singapore (there was a summit of the Association of South-East Asia) were not checked with a metal detector, said radio “Says Moscow” the press Secretary of the head of state, Dmitry Peskov.

Putin “took place, as all, through the turnstile,” said Sands.

The Manager promised to transplant civil servants to the machines of the project “Cortege”

Manager of the President’s planning on updating the vehicle fleet to purchase for officials of the new Russian cars Aurus from the project “Cortege”. This happens when cars will be in mass production

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In one of the next updates of the fleet the Office of the President will purchase for civil servants new domestic cars Aurus, which are collected in Russia. In an interview with TASS said the head of the Administration Alexander Kolpakov.

“When you see these cars in mass production, we will purchase them for the transport service of civil servants. We will support domestic producers”, — he said.