Putin: Govt to provide 8 tln rbl for road building in 2012–2020

MOSCOW, Sep 5 (PRIME) — The Russian government plans to allocate over 8 trillion rubles to finance road construction projects in 20122020, Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin said Monday, as cited by RIA Novosti.

Of the total, about 140 billion rubles is expected to be provided in order to implement such projects in Russias Northwest Federal District over the next three years, he added.

We concentrate resources for a full-scale upgrade of Russias entire road network, Putin said. He added that the government had only allocated 2.7 trillion rubles in 20022010 for the same purposes.

(29.0604 rubles U.S. $1)


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