02.02.2009 - Russia to spend big chunk of Stabilization Fund
From Themoscowtimes.com: A significant portion of the government's $215 billion stabilization fund will be spent to cover a budget deficit this year, Finance Minister Alexei Kudrin told the State Duma. "This year is the peak of the crisis, and we're starting from the idea that a significant part of the Reserve Fund will be spent, but not all," he said during a meeting with deputies..... Full Article: Source