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Russia: 'We may ban govt contracts for offshore companies' - Medvedev01:38

Russia: 'We may ban govt contracts for offshore companies' - Medvedev

Russian Federation, Moscow
December 25, 2014 at 23:34 GMT +00:00 · Published

Russia may ban state and municipal contracts to companies registered offshore, Russian Prime Minister Dmitri Medvedev said in Moscow, Thursday. Speaking during the last governmental meeting of the year, the Russian prime minister said a bill had been prepared that would exclude tenders from such companies for state contracts.

In his end-of-the-year remarks, Medvedev also spoke out against the high costs incurred by the state for Russians who get sick abroad and lack health insurance, adding that a bill is being considered that would make insurance companies and the state share the costs of foreign health care.

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Russia may ban state and municipal contracts to companies registered offshore, Russian Prime Minister Dmitri Medvedev said in Moscow, Thursday. Speaking during the last governmental meeting of the year, the Russian prime minister said a bill had been prepared that would exclude tenders from such companies for state contracts.

In his end-of-the-year remarks, Medvedev also spoke out against the high costs incurred by the state for Russians who get sick abroad and lack health insurance, adding that a bill is being considered that would make insurance companies and the state share the costs of foreign health care.

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