170m rubles ($6.07m) were distributed among 2,700 victims-participants in anti-terrorist operations in the North Caucasus as of December 15, 2000, the press service of the Labor Ministry informed RBC. Priorities set by the government were observed when distributing the funds. Thus, government compensations for complicated prosthetic devices reach 100 per cent, for rehabilitation treatment - 83 per cent, for complicated operations - 56.3 per cent, and for purchasing wheelchairs - 83 per cent. Another RUR35m ($1.25m) are to be distributed in the near future.
After it turned out that Deputy Prime Minister Andrei Belousov included the Fonbet betting company in the list of backbone enterprises that can count on state support, everyone started talking about these bookmakers.