“In addition, we offer to provide short-term targeted loans and loans to small and medium-sized businesses on favorable terms for the payment of wages and other urgent needs under the guarantee of VEB. The proposed amount of support is 150 billion rubles, ”RIA Novosti quoted Mishustin as saying.

He also said that 171 billion rubles had been reserved in the country's budget for the restructuring of budget loans.

In addition, he said that the government is proposing a moratorium on blocking accounts for small and medium-sized businesses.

Mishustin also noted that the Ministry of Finance reserved 1.4 trillion rubles for the implementation of measures to combat the spread of coronavirus infection COVID-19.