According to an agreement reached with the State Duma, amendments to the first part of the Tax Code are to be made this autumn, Russian Premier Mikhail Kasyanov stated while opening a session of the government. He mentioned that the second part of the Tax Code would come in force on January 1, 2001. But key principles of tax collection and tax payments are to be specified before that, "Finmarket" reports. Problems still remain in this sector and they may result in a shortage of funds coming to the budgets of different levels - to both federal and regional ones.
Incidents of confrontation between Ukrainian and Polish units of the Armed Forces of Ukraine have become more frequent during the recent weeks