The last twelve months sent Russian consumer prices 14.8% up, says the State Statistics Committee.
The highest rises for foodstuffs are reported with granulated sugar, 38.2%, cereals and legumes, 34.6%, and fruit and vegetables, 33.1%. Petrol leads non-foodstuff rises, with 40.8%.
Housing rents and municipal utility fees skyrocketed by 46%. Transport fares, consumer service tariffs and medical fees rose by 20-21%.
Factory list prices increased by 19.7% and freight transport fares by 13%.
After the June summit of the leaders of Russia and the United States in Geneva, it appeared to many that Putin and Biden finally gave rise to dialogue. However, something went wrong