According to Gazprom's consolidated accounting report, the company's net profit for 2002 amounted to RUR121.598bn (nearly $4bn), up 21 percent against 2001. Revenues from sales of goods and services, excluding excise duties, the VAT and similar payments, grew 4.3 percent to RUR613.745bn (about $20.2bn). These figures were calculated in accordance with Russian accounting standards.
Malaysia needs Russia's assistance in maintaining and repairing Su-30MKM fighter jets
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