National Welfare Fund will not be used for covering budget deficit in 2010- Kudrin
MOSCOW. June 10 (Interfax) - Resources form Russia's National Welfare Fund will not be used to cover the budget deficit in 2010, Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Alexei Kudrin said.
"We have decided against expenditures from the National Welfare Fund this year. They were planned at 385.8 billion rubles but now come to 2.5 billion rubles," he said.