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11.06.2021
A BAN ON ‘GRAY’ SIM CARDS IS INTRODUCED
On June 1, 2021, amendments to the Law on Communications entered into force. The amendments are intended to counteract the theft of mobile phones, the proliferation of illegal SIM-cards, and also contribute to the de-anonymization of corporate mobile subscribers.
From now on, subscribers who are legal entities or individual entrepreneurs concluded an agreement on the provision of mobile radiotelephone communication services can provide individuals with the opportunity to use corporate communication services under this agreement only if the corporate subscriber has entered information about such users into the Unified System of Identification and Authentication.
 
10.06.2021
TRANSFERS THROUGH THE FAST PAYMENT SYSTEM WILL BECOME MORE ACCESSIBLE
The Bank of Russia informs about an increase in the limit for money transfers of citizens on accounts through the Faster Payments System up to 150 thousand roubles in a day.
As the Central Bank of the Russian Federation explains, at the moment some banks are underestimating the limits on the volume of transfers via the Faster Payments System (FPS) per day. Credit institutions will have to adjust them by June 10, 2021 inclusive.
And from April 1, 2022, FPS participants will be obliged to provide customers with the opportunity to pay for purchases and services using the FPS mobile application.
 
09.06.2021
COVID! FLIGHTS TO LONDON RESUMED FROM JUNE 2, 2021, AND FLIGHTS TO TURKEY AND TANZANIA ARE PROHIBITED UNTIL JUNE 21, 2021
From June 10, 2021, flights with Austria, Hungary, Mauritius, Morocco, Croatia, Albania, Lebanon and Luxembourg will resume. 
Also, from that date, the number of flights from Greece, Azerbaijan, Armenia, Qatar, Uzbekistan and Tajikistan, Egypt and Serbia will be increased. Air communication with Germany on the route Moscow - Munich will open. 
Flights from Moscow to London resumed from June 2, 2021. 
The ban on flights with Turkey and Tanzania has been extended until June 21, 2021 inclusive.
 
08.06.2021
THE GOVERNMENT WILL SUPPORT DOMESTIC CHARTER FLIGHTS
Government starts support program for tour operators using domestic charter flights. It assumes reimbursement of travel companies 50% of the cost of organising a charter. At the same time, at least six paired flights along the same route must be involved in the transportation of tourists. The number of passengers carried must be at least 300 people on one route. Expenses are reimbursed only for charter flights ordered by the tour operator from June 1, 2020.
 
07.06.2021
UNEMPLOYED PEOPLE, PRE-RETIREES AND WOMEN ON MATERNITY LEAVE CAN FREE RETRAIN

 For citizens who have lost their jobs, retraining and additional vocational education programs are available with the possibility of further employment. The following people can also become members of these programs:

- individuals aged 50 and over;
- individuals of pre-retirement age;
- women on parental leave under 3 years of age;
- unemployed women and have preschool children.
 
04.06.2021
SIMPLIFIED PROCEDURE IS AVAILABLE WHEN FILING DOCUMENTS FOR STATE REGISTRATION OF ORGANISATIONS AND INDIVIDUAL BUSINESSMEN

 A notary that attested authenticity of the signature on an application for state registration of an organisation (at its creation) or an individual businessman, shall send such application with other necessary documents attached to a registering authority. 

Notarial certification of the signature on the application, as well as the subsequent sending of the relevant documents to a registering authority, shall be performed by notaries within the framework of one notarial act. 
If there are several founders of an organisation, then the documents shall be submitted by a notary that certified the signature of the last applicant. 
03.06.2021
IN RUSSIA, A NEW INTERNATIONAL FINANCIAL REPORTING STANDARD IS INTRODUCED

 A new IFRS 17 "Insurance Contracts" is put into operation in Russia. From the date of the official publication of the new standard, the previous IFRS shall be terminated in our country. 

 
02.06.2021
THE MAXIMUM VALIDITY TERM FOR AN ORDINARY TOURIST VISA: 6 MONTHS

 Ordinary tourist visas will be issued for a period of up to six months. Condition to comply: a foreign citizen must have a confirmation of acceptance by the tour operator or reservation in a hotel or another accommodation facility from the unified list of qualified hotels, ski slopes, beaches. 

 
01.06.2021
CHILDCARE SICK LEAVES WILL BE PAID IN FULL (100 PER CENT) VOLUME STARTING FROM SEPTEMBER, 2021

 From September 1, 2021 childcare sick leaves (this refers to children up to seven years old inclusive) in the amount of 100% of the average earnings, regardless of length of service. This measure will allow receiving increased payments to 1.5 million parents annually. 

31.05.2021
‘NO’ FOR OUTDOORS AUDITORY ADVERTISING

 It is prohibited to distribute auditory advertising using sound engineering equipment mounted and located on external walls, roofs or other structural elements of buildings, structures and facilities.

 
28.05.2021
RUSSIA RESUMES FLIGHTS WITH ICELAND, MALTA, MEXICO, PORTUGAL AND SAUDI ARABIA

 Regular international flights with Iceland, Malta, Mexico, Portugal and Saudi Arabia will resume on May 25, 2021. 

The number of regular flights with South Korea, Finland and Japan is increasing on a reciprocal basis. Flights to foreign countries are resumed from the international airports of Omsk, Syktyvkar, Chelyabinsk, Magnitogorsk and Ulan-Ude.
 
27.05.2021
A DRAFT CASH-BACK PROGRAM FOR THE PURCHASE OF VOUCHERS TO CHILDREN'S CAMPS HAS BEEN PREPARED

 According to the document, it will be possible to return 50% of the cost of the voucher for recreational and health improvement of children if the trip is made before September 15, 2021 before September 15, 2021. In this case, the tourist service must be paid for with a Mir card, and the rest period in the children's camp must be at least one shift. 

 
26.05.2021
THE RULES FOR REGISTRATION AT THE PLACE OF RESIDENCE AND PLACE OF STAY HAVE BEEN ADJUSTED

 Amendments have been made to the Rules for registration and de-registration of citizens of the Russian Federation at the place of stay and at the place of residence within the Russian Federation. 

It is clarified that registration shall be carried out on the basis of the principle of extraterritoriality, that is, citizens will be able to choose any registration authority within an urban district or municipal district, and for the federally significant cities - within their territories. 
25.05.2021
STARTING FROM 2022, PATIENTS WILL BE ABLE TO REQUEST PAPER TRANSCRIPTS FROM ELECTRONIC MEDICAL SICK-LEAVE CERTIFICATES

 Starting from the next year, medical institutions will be obliged to provide patients with an extract from the electronic certificate of incapacity, if necessary. 

24.05.2021
THE AGREEMENT BETWEEN RUSSIA AND UKRAINE ON COOPERATION IN THE FIELD OF TOURISM IS NO LONGER VALID

 On May 12, 2021, the Agreement between Russia and Ukraine on cooperation in the field of tourism was terminated.

21.05.2021
A DRAFT LAW ON ELECTRONIC DOCUMENT ADMINISTRATION INTRODUCED INTO THE STATE DUMA

 The draft law is supposed to supplement the Labour Code of the Russian Federation with a new article concerning the document administration in electronic form in the sphere of labour relations, thereby providing for the possibility and mechanisms of keeping records (in as much as it concerns work-related documents) in electronic form without paper duplicates in order to create more opportunities for the remote employment.

 
20.05.2021
THE FEDERAL SERVICE FOR SUPERVISION OVER CONSUMERS’ RIGHTS PROTECTION AND HUMAN WELL-BEING: INCLUDING A CONDITION ON A FINE FOR EARLY REPAYMENT OF THE LOAN INTO THE LOAN AGREEMENT IS PROHIBITED

 The agency recalled that, according to a general rule of the Civil Code, the borrower shall return the loan amount received to the lender within the terms and in compliance with the procedure prescribed in the loan agreement. However, the amount of a loan provided for interest and not related to entrepreneurial activity may be paid as pre-scheduled, in full or in parts. 

Implementation of this right shall not be encumbered by the creditor with any penalties. 
Therefore, if such condition is included into the loan agreement, it should be recognised as invalid, and a person guilty for such illegal actions may be brought to administrative responsibility.
 
19.05.2021
THE MINISTRY OF NATURAL RESOURCES OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION DENIED INFORMATION ABOUT TOUGHENING THE RULES FOR THE COLLECTION OF MUSHROOMS OR BERRIES BY CITIZENS

 The department denied information that appeared in the media and explained that there are no restrictions for citizens on the collection of non-wood and food forest resources: wild fruits, berries, nuts, or mushrooms.

18.05.2021
REPRINTING THE CONTENT OF FOREIGN MEDIA AGENTS WITHOUT INDICATING THE FOREIGN AGENCY IS PUNISHABLE BY A FINE OF UP TO 50 THOUSAND ROUBLES

 A new offence has appeared in the Code of Administrative Offences of the Russian Federation - a new offence is included among other types of abuse of freedom of the media. This is the distribution in the media (including on the Internet) of the content of the foreign media agent (it does not matter, foreign or Russian) without a note that this content was created by a foreign agent. For such informational misconduct, a fine may be imposed.

 
17.05.2021
COVID! THE MINISTRY OF PUBLIC HEALTH OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION HAS ISSUED NEW ‘CORONAVIRUS’ RECOMMENDATIONS: VERSION 11

 The Ministry of Public Health of the Russian Federation has issued new (11th) Guidelines for the Prevention, Diagnosis and Treatment of COVID. These Guidelines, with photo examples of X-ray images, set out the principles of diagnosis, hospitalization, treatment and discharge of patients, lists of recommended drugs, algorithms for their use and many other useful materials.

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