The Kremlin considered it a secondary problem of the economic effects of measures to coronavirus

“At the moment, any economic failures in the background of the main tasks is the preservation of human health and protection of humans from epidemiological risk – they are secondary” – quoted Peskov RIA “Novosti”.

He assured that the authorities have calculated the consequences for the economy as a result of the announced regime of self-isolation. At the request of journalists to name the projected economic indicators, including unemployment, the Sands were undecided.

Earlier, Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a decree the week of 30 March to 3 April. The Kremlin said that hours a week is not “classic” weekends and holidays and applies only to those employees who have direct contact with people. Among other measures, a tax of 13% on income from interest on Bank deposits and investments in the amount of 1 million rubles. According to estimates by the media, this tax will annually bring to the budget of 113 billion rubles.

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