Regulation of a state and use of natural and resource and ecological potential (earth, subsoil, woods, waters, flora and fauna, air basin) as natural basis of existence and development of the territory.
Formation of an infrastructure framework of the territory (branch of "local economy", local roads and transport, etc.) as most important initial condition of formation and maintenance of intra regional communications.
At the same time one of the basic principles of division of the income and expenses is the principle of subsidiarity according to which decision-making and expenses are carried out by the most competent instance. If the problem is better solved in regions, the corresponding expenses are transferred to them. In the opposite couples decisions are made by federal bodies.