“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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