As Russia's Prime Minister, Mikhail Kasyanov said when opening a meeting of the government on June 4, the country's Defence Industry Still Works at Quarter Its Capacity.
According to the government's Department of Information, the minister noted that over 2 million people were employed in defence industry. He emphasised the importance of the issue of reforming the industry.
Also discussed at that meeting were film production and the purposive program of assisting the Republic of Bashkiria in its social and economic development up to the year 2006.
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.