Russian Culture Ministry to Finance TV Series Based on Classic Novel

India’s Finance Minister Vows Not To Overspend

The culture ministrys decision to finance the series comes just two months after President Vladimir Putin said at a meeting with filmmakers that the government should spend extra cash on funding TV series on Russian history . Later, the ministry said it would spend an additional 200 million rubles ($6 million) on military/historical TV series. The budget of the new TV adaptation of And Quiet Flows the Don has not been revealed. STORY:Russian Film Body Denies Funds to WWII Movie, Fueling Claims of Ideological Bias And Quiet Flows the Don, which chronicles the life and struggle of Don Cossacks in the early 20th century, covers such events as the First World War, the Bolshevik revolution and the Russian Civil War.

Wielding Finance, Innovation And Policy To Make An Impact In Climate Change

Public finance must unlock and leverage significant amounts of private capital; this can be done through funds that aggregate smaller investments in energy access, agriculture and energy efficiency; through insurance products that reduce policy and technology risk; and through structured funds that combine public and private investment in such a way as to attract large institutional investors. What factors will create the confidence necessary for developed countries to adequately fund new innovative institutions in this space, such as the Green Climate Fund? Developed countries and policy tools like the Green Climate Fund will play a critical catalytic role in financing green, climate friendly growth. Public financing need to be designed with private finance mobilization in mind blending small amounts of public funds with the flexibility and accountability that will create investor confidence, make for attractive investments, and ensure maximum impact for the public finance that is allocated. We have learned from the Climate Investment Funds (CIFs) and other tools how to blend public and private finance effectively, and now need to build the GCF and other solutions with these lessons in mind.

Posted by Daniel DeBlasio (Editor) , August 01, 2013 at 10:02 PM Next Previous Slideshow Download The Board of Finance has approved several budget cuts, reducing the budget and lowering the mill rate to 23.4. The Board of Selectmen sent a list of proposed budget reductions , generated by Woodbury department heads at the request of First Selectman Jerry Stomski, to the finance board Wednesday. The finance board then met Thursday night and approved every one of the proposed reductions with the exception of a $10,000 cut for elimination of a part-time police officer. The largest reduction approved by the board was a $100,000 cut from the roads account.

Finance Board Approves Several Cuts, Lowers Mill Rate

He also said that the foreign direct investment policy would be liberalized beyond just big box retail and airlines currently as the government tries desperately to bring in money from abroad. Meanwhile, the FinMin did the usual cheerleading, saying he was confident the government could finance the current account deficit now nearly 5% this year without pulling money out of Indias foreign cash reserves. India has $279 billion in foreign reserves as of July 19, according to the Reserve Bank of India. Emerging market countries often use reserves to fend off speculative attacks against its currency, and to provide a cushion against external debt service. The FinMin said that Indias target for this years fiscal deficit was still 4.8%.

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