The government will retain until 2021 existing measures and financial support for the farmers

© RIA Novosti / Ekaterina to Stuckinarut in fotoreceptor of the government of the Russian Federation Dmitry Medvedev at ceremony of presenting state awards to employees of the agricultural sector. 10 Oct 2018The government will retain until 2021 existing measures and financial support for the farmers© RIA Novosti / Ekaterina to Stuckinarut the image Bank

. The government of the Russian Federation in the budget for the 2019-2021 years to maintain existing measures to support farmers, as well as the volume of financing of the sector, said Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev.

«This year we have provided more than 250 billion rubles of Federal funds. Now we are working on the budget of the next period, to 2019 and for the two subsequent years», — said Medvedev, speaking at the opening ceremony of the Russian agroindustrial exhibition «Golden autumn».

«The budget has not yet passed, but it is obvious that, frankly, farmers this budget will not be disappointed. We will keep all the tools, support measures and funding that currently have», — said the head of government.

He also recalled that six years from the Federal budget of the Russian Federation in agriculture was sent to 1.2 trillion rubles. «This, of course, an unprecedented amount of support which agriculture has not received,» — said Medvedev.

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