The recent personnel layoffs in the Russian police will make it far more efficient now that it is clean of corrupt officers. "Corruption has long been part and parcel of Russian life. This service was brave enough to fight traitors in its own ranks," Boris Gryzlov, federal Interior Minister, said at an opening gala of the Public Safety Police HQ.
After WWII, the Soviet army left Austria, and the latter had always remained a neutral state and never joined NATO
Russia experienced default on August 17, 1998. Today, 20 years after those events, the economic situation in Russia does not seem stable to many