YUKOS and the American noncommercial organization, Eurasia Foundation fund have signed the agreement on the joint program of support of small business and municipal development on 1,15 million dollars.
The program is designed for 15 months. YUKOS will spend about 1 million dollar, Eurasia Foundation - more than 100 thousand dollars controlling the grants in different regions of the Russian Federation under this program .
It is the first case in history of Eurasia Foundation of similar cooperation with the Russian company. Eurasia Foundation, created in 1993 financed by both public, and private sponsors, helps the states in territory of the former USSR in creation of strong market economy within the framework of strong democratic structures.
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