Finance Minister Anton Siluanov confirmed that 150 billion rubles on Vnesheconombank’s support will be allocated from the so-called presidential reserve, which was formed due to the freezing of pension savings of citizens, RIA Novosti reported.
According to him, President Vladimir Putin has already given the appropriate instructions.
“The President instructed about 150 billion rubles for VEB,” — said the Minister answering the question on government plans in respect of this reserve.
Previously about the possibility of this scenario with reference to sources wrote Vedomosti. Interlocutors of the edition told me then that President Vladimir Putin has allowed to use to support VEB frozen part of the cumulative contributions of retirees under presidential reserve in Russia’s budget for 2016.