Russia will transfer $1.024bn in September 2003 to pay foreign debts, sources in the Russian Finance Ministry told RBC. About $176.197m, including $47.197m in interest payments, will be paid to countries that are official creditors, banks and companies. Some $247.23m, including $21.327m in interest payments, will be paid to international financial organizations this month. Moreover, Russia will pay $600.262m in coupons on 10-year and 30-year Eurobonds on September 30.
World's most powerful nuclear submarines, Arkhangelsk and Severstal, are to be dismantled after 2020 - their further exploitation is unprofitable
The head of the Russian Finance Ministry, Anton Siluanov, said that the Americans would suffer additional losses if they impose sanctions on Russia's public debt
Pentagon officials said that Russia has developed a very powerful weapon, which Western specialists have already dubbed as the "doomsday weapon"