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"Роскосмос" прокомментировал сокращение финансирования ФЦП "ГЛОНАСС" Reduction of budget financing of the Federal target program (FTSP) “GLONASS” will not have a major impact on the development of this navigation system, said TASS Deputy General Director of state Corporation “Rosatom” Mikhail Khailov.

“Key problems that are solved in the framework of the Federal target program “GLONASS” by 2020, with dedicated funding will be provided. It is clear that there will be some optimization, but the government understands the importance of this task, and we very carefully approached the issue of allocation of available funds”, – he said.

Earlier in the materials for the draft budget for 2017-2019 years, it was reported that the budget financing of Federal target program “Maintenance, development and use of GLONASS system for 2012-2020” in 2017 will amount to 38.3 billion rubles, which is 24% less than the cost of this programme in 2016 (47,8 billion rubles).