here and now (1999) 08/16/1999
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The theme of the day is the election of Vladimir Putin as the Prime Minister of the Russian Federation and the draft budget for 2000.
The guests of the program are the head of the Novosibirsk region administration Vitaly Mukha (a teleconference with Novosibirsk) and the acting minister of the Russian Federation for taxes and duties Alexander Pochinok (a space bridge with the studio "Russia").
Vladimir Putin's participation in the Council of the Interregional Association "Siberian Agreement" in Tomsk.
Evaluation of the activities of S.Stepashin and E.Primakov as prime minister.
Discussion of the RF budget for 2000, details of budget allocation between the center and regions.
Tax reduction project.
Prospects for repayment of arrears of pensions and salaries.
PersonnelPochinok A.P. - Candidate of Economic Sciences, Professor, Minister of Taxes and Dues (1999-2000), Minister of Labor and Social Development of the Russian Federation (2000-2004).
Mukha V.P. - Russian state and political figure, head of the administration of the Novosibirsk region (1991-1993, 1995-1999).
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