Russia has cut funding for programs to destroy the stockpiles of chemical weapons


The total amount of funds that Russia intends to invest in the destruction of stockpiles of prohibited chemical weapons will be 281,23 billion.

MOSCOW, 9 Oct. The Cabinet of Ministers of Russia has reduced volume of financing of the program on destruction of stocks of chemical weapons in the country to 1,58 billion rubles, the corresponding document posted on the official portal of legal information.

Now the total amount of funds which the country intends to invest in the destruction of its stockpiles of banned weapons will be 281,23 billion.