Press-Secretary of the Russian President Dmitry Peskov said that not saying that Russians may in the future provide direct financial assistance due economic crisis associated with the pandemic coronavirus COVID-19. We will remind, in an interview with RTVI he was asked about the provision of such assistance. The question is not does it exclude the provision of direct assistance, Peskov said that’s possible.

“it is possible that new packets will follow. You know that the President instructed to prepare a new package, — said Peskov.— Assistance can be either direct or indirect, and who knows what is best. The important thing is to give the opportunity for economic life to continue. Now all support measures aimed at this.”

Today, April 30, Sands gave comments to the press. Two clarifying questions about the FM Business, has he said that does not rule out financial assistance to citizens, Peskov replied in the negative. “No. This is a wrong interpretation. More precisely, the erroneous submission”, he said.

we will Remind, the decision on direct payments to citizens have adopted, in particular, USA, EU and Japan. In Russia, for such measures was expressed, in particular, the Moscow city Duma deputies, economists in the report of Fund “Liberal mission” and opposition leader Alexei Navalny.

the Head of Sberbank German Gref said that the Russian authorities there is no possibility to distribute funds to all and Sundry (helicopter money). According to him, need to help several of the most affected sectors. The head of the Bank of Russia Elvira Nabiullina also called “helicopter money” with the distribution of amounts to the entire population of an extreme measure, which applies after you have exhausted all other possibilities. However, she called for direct targeted transfers to the most needy families.