Over the past decade, foreign investments in the development of Moscowamounted to $40bn, First Deputy Moscow Mayor Oleg Tolkachyov, responsiblefor property and land relations, reported at an Internet press conferenceheld by RBC today. "In different years, the amount of investments wasdifferent; on the average, they were from $2bn to $5bn per year", hepointed out. In the opinion of the official, these figures testify to thefact that Moscow is attractive for foreign investments; however, "oneshould not make it a fetish, the interests of Muscovites are above all"..
Putin said that NATO increased its military personnel by 10,000 people in the areas where NATO troops should not even be in accordance with key documents
The choice of the city of Helsinki is not incidental as the capital of Finland had hosted US-Soviet negotiations on the limitation of nuclear stockpiles in 1969