Russian government outlines $35 billion anti-crisis plan

January 28, 2015 9:58 AM

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MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia's government intends to spend at least 2.34 trillion roubles ($35 billion) to help the economy withstand Western sanctions and the collapse in oil prices, according to a plan which implies the final cost could be much higher.

Only 22 of the 60 items were costed, suggesting that the final cost of the plan may be much more than 2.34 trillion roubles, which is the combined costs of the items that had been assigned financing. The plan said that these costs were still subject to government discussion.

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