Chairman of the Russian government Mikhail Kasyanov is satisfied with the preliminary results of the 2002 Census of the population. As the Prime Minister said in opening the Thursday session of the Russian government, which is discussing the preliminary results of the Census, the population of Russia tops 145 million, slightly more than was expected according to the current analysis.
The head of Russian Technologies, Sergei Chemezov, clarified the fate of anti-aircraft guided missiles that Russia was supposed to deliver to China
The Basmanny Court of Moscow arrested Michael Calvey, the founder of Baring Vostok investment fund, on allegations of embezzling 2.5 billion rubles from Vostochny Bank. Calvey will be held in custody until April 13