Putin announced the allocation of 200 billion rubles to the regions. balancing budgets
Russian President Vladimir Putin, during a meeting with the Cabinet of Ministers on April 15, announced the allocation of 200 billion rubles to the regions to ensure the sustainability and balance of budgets amid the spread of the coronavirus. The broadcast was carried out on the website of the Russia24 channel.
Putin stressed that regional budgets should be able to flexibly use these funds, including for measures to support business and the population, and address social issues.
The President also recalled that the regional level has a heavy load, and their budget has sagged "for various reasons."