“Differential assistance will be required to industries in recognizing all industries as victims,” TASS quoted him as saying.

He also believes that the Russian authorities should significantly strengthen measures to support enterprises and workers in the field of small and medium enterprises, as well as support for self-employed citizens.

Earlier, Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin said that in 2020, due to the coronavirus pandemic, the country will not receive a large amount of income. According to the prime minister, this will be a "very serious blow to the budget."