Putin promised to allocate the animators to 500 million rubles

© RIA Novosti / Vitaly to Belowaverage in Photobacterium of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin during a meeting with representatives of the leading animation studios. 31 may 2017Putin promised to allocate the animators to 500 million rubles© RIA Novosti / Vitaly to Belowaverage the image Bank

The President of Russia Vladimir Putin promised to allocate from its reserve Fund to 500 million roubles on software for the domestic animation industry.

«Almost all of your suggestions are implemented, I say very carefully, because here you need to consult with colleagues, including your wish to allocate additional funds for the software, keeping in mind our own Russian capabilities, high-tech,» — said the head of state at a meeting with representatives of Russian animation studios.

Putin noted that there is still more to determine exactly what amount will be allocated. «Up to 500 million rubles — I’ll do it from the reserve Fund of the President, I say to 500, because we need to understand the real numbers— 100, 150, 200, 300», — the President stressed.

He thanked the industry representatives for their work. «This industry and high technology and of great social importance,» — said the head of state.

Putin also agreed with the proposals of the representatives of the entertainment companies on the facilitation of the tax burden. Animators advocated that their industry had been relegated the IT industry. «I’ll talk to Finance, if they resist, shoot them about the movie» — with a smile the President promised.

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