6 september 2012

Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev holds a government meeting

The meeting involved a review of the implementation of the federal budget, federal targeted programmes, and the federal targeted investment programme in the first six months of 2012.

The meeting participants also discussed the allocation of budget subsidies to the regions, implementing regional programmes to support voluntary resettlement of compatriots from foreign countries to Russia. "We are first of all interested in seeing qualified specialists and professionals with marketable skills move to Russia, and naturally, our compatriots have preference simply because it is much easier for them to integrate in our complex society."