Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Kozak

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MOSCOW, June 13. /TASS/. Rising fuel prices is unacceptable, it endangers regional budgets, said Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Kozak within the selector meeting with the regions on the issue of oil prices.

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“Raising fuel prices is the impact on regional budgets. This all relates to the cost of production and the revenues of regional budgets from the profit tax – a key revenue – can significantly decrease. Therefore, we must work together to find a solution to avert further escalation in prices for gasoline and diesel fuel. This must be done right now,” he said.

Kozak noted that while the reason for raising the export duty on petroleum products no.


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