The theme of the day is the approval of the Russian budget for 1999.
Participants in the program are Mikhail Zadornov, Minister of Finance of the Russian Federation (teleconference with the studio "Russia"), Chairman of the State Assembly of the Republic of Altai Daniil Tabaev and banker Sergei Egorov (studio).
MMZadornov and D.I.Tabayev discuss the problems of the Altai Territory: debts on salaries and pensions, grants and mutual settlements on arrears of the region to the federal budget.
Federal programs for the development of depressed areas (in figures), maturity of arrears in wages and benefits.
Comments SE Yegorov on the misuse of funds.
MMZadornov on the preparation for the third reading of the budget and further plans to support the regions.
Egorov S.E. - Russian banker, president of the Association of Russian Banks (1991-2002). Zadornov M.M. - Candidate of Economic Sciences, State and Politician, Minister of Finance of the Russian Federation (1997-1999). Tabaev DI - Doctor of Law, Professor, Teacher, Honored Lawyer of the Russian Federation, Chairman of the State Assembly of the Altai Republic (1997-2001).