Mistura says Homs terror attacks attempt to derail Geneva talksWorld February 26, 5:49
Annular eclipse will be visible in South America, Africa on Feb 26Science & Space February 26, 3:24
HNC expects Trump to correct Obama's mistakes in Syria - delegation headWorld February 26, 3:08
War on terror to dominate Geneva talks — Syrian UN envoyWorld February 25, 23:48
Russian skier wins gold in skiathlon at 2017 FIS Nordic World Ski ChampionshipsSport February 25, 17:46
Top US Air Force general points to growing conflict potential in Syrian airspaceWorld February 25, 17:17
Iran relies on Russia’s support in production of fuel for nuclear power plantsBusiness & Economy February 25, 16:20
Ukrainian military capture Donetsk water purification plant — spokesmanWorld February 25, 15:05
Azerbaijan and Armenia report armed clashes in Karabakh conflict areaWorld February 25, 11:45
GORKI, February 2. /TASS/. The anti-crisis plan is aimed at improving Russia’s investment climate and cutting costs, Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said at a meeting on draft plan of measures to provide the country’s stable socioeconomic development in 2016.
"The proposed measures should positively influence the regulatory environment and result in cost saving in the economy," PM said, adding that "the aim is further improvement of conditions for doing business in Russia and of course improvement of investment climate."
According to Medvedev, a considerable package of proposals aimed at creating environment for a stable mid-term economic development, makes the anti-crisis plan for 2016 different from the one adopted in 2015.
PM also said the draft anti-crisis plan implies structural measures needed for a sustainable economic growth.
The draft anti-crisis plan for 2016 does not imply raising of retirement age and keeps compliance with social obligations among top priorities, Russia’s Prime Minister went on to say.
The document contains two parts, the first implying prompt [anti-crisis — TASS] actions and the second aimed at economic development.
"Compliance with social obligations and maintenance of an adequate situation on the labor market is still a priority," Medvedev said. "The proposed measures do not imply raising of retirement age, which is being discussed now, but imply a whole range of various proposals, which needs to be considered and agreed," he added.
According to Medvedev, the draft plan also implies aide to be granted to various sectors of industry and measures to support export.
"We unofficially called it an anti-crisis plan. The new document is different from the previous one as apart from anti-crisis solutions it contains a substantial package of proposals, aimed at laying the groundwork for a stable mid-term economic development," Medvedev said.