Zhirinovsky supported the idea to withdraw to the budget windfall companies

© RIA Novosti / Vladimir Fedorenkova in fotomancer France LDPR Vladimir Zhirinovsky. Archival photoZhirinovsky supported the idea to withdraw to the budget windfall companies© RIA Novosti / Vladimir Fedorenkova the image Bank

The party leader of LDPR Vladimir Zhirinovsky supported the proposal of the Russian presidential aide Andrei Belousov on withdrawal in the budget of additional revenue metallurgical, petrochemical companies and fertilizer manufacturers.

Belousov informed in the letter addressed to Vladimir Putin, suggested that the President instructed the government to increase additional budget revenues due to mining and chemical industries, claiming that they are paying lower taxes than the oil and gas sector. According to the document, seen by RIA Novosti, the removal of the windfall from 14 companies could bring the budget up to 500 billion rubles ($7.5 billion) a year. Thus, the largest additional budget revenues can be received from «Norilsk Nickel», «ALROSA» and «SIBUR».

«We support the idea of Belousov assistant to the President on seizure of 500 billion rubles. This amount could even increase. Our country has enormous resources. But they do not always enrich the people of Russia, a lot of money each year out of our economy. These funds should be directed to the development of the country,» wrote Zhirinovsky in his Telegram channel.