– The budget balances at year-end 2017 may be 20-30 billion rubles, they will be directed to the reserve Fund of the government of the Russian Federation. This was announced by the Minister of Finance Anton Siluanov at a meeting with the faction “Fair Russia” in the Duma.
“In case of existence of carry-over of unused balances, are not associated with contracts with the defense, the road Fund, such funds will be allocated to the reserve Fund. (…) I think that this will not be some sort of supernatural balance. Maybe about 20-30 billion rubles may be credited to the reserve Fund of the government of the Russian Federation”, – he said.
Currently, the volume of the Fund amounts to 50 billion roubles.
The reserve Fund, according to Siluanov, are spent on social support of citizens, but more to support the economy and industry.