Articles by Yulia Govorun



Tax Officials Seek Access to Banks' Client Info

Federal tax, customs and financial markets officials have set their sights on banks' client confidentiality, which analysts said could shake confidence in the entire banking system.

Doubt Over City Hall's Authority to Zone Rechnik

City Hall didn't reach an agreement on the creation of the Moskvoretsky nature reserve with the necessary federal agencies, a source told Vedomosti.

'Fantastic' Plan to Save Rechnik

A legal method has already been found to save the houses in Rechnik that are on federally owned land, Vedomosti has learned.

Fantasy Island to Escape Demolition

The Moscow city government has given up on its planned demolition of the Fantasy Island luxury settlement, located not far from Rechnik, a source in City Hall told Vedomosti.

Barter King’s Partners Go to Court

Businesses invited to be partners of the Anti-Crisis Settlement and Accounting Center, created by eccentric barter proponent German Sterligov, have started filing lawsuits to get their money back.

Retailers May Be Forced To Put Markups Online

But the changes to a State Duma bill on trade, introduced ahead of the bill's key second reading on Dec. 9, are opposed by retailers because they would be required to release their commercial secrets.