Russia decided against allocating funds for the development of the occupied Crimea in the current year. This was stated by the Minister of Economic Development Alexei Uliukayev during his visit to the annexed peninsula, reported "TASS".
According to the minister, Russia will allocate 23 billion RUB (340 million USD) for Crimea, but in the next year.
"We had decided to shift significant amounts, postponing them or 2017 and subsequent years. This applies to the amount of about 23 billion rubles. In the light this decision, there will be no another changes regarding this issue”, - Uliukayev said.