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.
Malaysia needs Russia's assistance in maintaining and repairing Su-30MKM fighter jets
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said that US army bases will not appear on the southern Kuril Islands in the even Russia delivers them to Japan
Posters for the play "Adam and Eve. Life after Paradise" with pictures of dancers Arsen Aghamalyan and Oksana Vasilyeva were banned in the city of Tver, Central Russia