The government has no plans to subsidize the “Mail of Russia”

BEIJING, September 20. /TASS/. The government is considering subsidies “Mail of Russia”. This was told journalists by Vice Prime Minister Arkady Dvorkovich.

“No, it’s not considered”, – he told, answering an appropriate question.

He noted that “Mail of Russia” works with individual regions, and they support it. “It is also formally state support because of the regions is. But from the Federal budget – not planned”, – he said.

Earlier, the head of “Mail of Russia” Nikolay Podguzov stated that the company is interested in the financial and regulatory support from the government, because important social functions.

The last time the “Mail of Russia” received subsidies in 2014: money has been transferred to the company in the first quarter. Then, the company has allocated funds for compensation of losses in income on the distribution of printed materials (3 billion rubles according to the company), access points to the Internet (2.26 billion rubles) and functioning of post offices in the far North (of 138.7 million rubles according to the data of the Ministry of communications).