The RAO UES net profits amounted to RUR31.427bn (about $1.01bn) in 2002 which is almost 2.5 times higher than in 2001. The figures were posted in the company's 2002 annual report made in accordance with Russian accounting standards.
In 2002, the Russian electric giant's revenue from sales of goods and services totaled RUR52.591bn ($1.69bn), while the pretax profit amounted to RUR44.695bn ($1.43bn).
Russian Finance Minister Anton Siluanov announced a possible move that Russia can take in response to new US sanctions
Not that long ago, American soldiers would train their skills to counter insurgent and partisan military organizations. These days, they are trained to show resistance to the regular army of a potential adversary