High-tech industries have come to the Pskov region. According to regional broadcasting OTR TV-channel, a diamond farm will soon start operating in the region.
Investments in the project will amount to 600 million rubles, the initial task is to get 900 million profit.
The production of artificial diamonds should begin next year. Single-crystal plates, which are used in radio electronics and military industry, will represent 70 per cent of finished products. Other farm products are diamonds.
The Pskov diamond production will be the fourth in the country after enterprises located in Sestroretsk, Troitsk and Novosibirsk.