Some 224 banks, members of the system Visa International, have issued more than 5m Visa cards in Russia, the press service of Visa International reported. At the end of the first quarter of 2003 the number of Visa cards in Russia was 5.1m, which was 111 percent higher than a year ago.
Visa transactions in Russia amounted to $8bn as of the end of March 2003, which was 96 percent higher than in 2002. More than 51,000 cash machines and trade outlets service Visa cards in Russia.
Ukrainian bloggers draw a parallel between the events in East Timor and the Crimea. Any comparison has a right to exist, but a detailed analysis of the situation does not give a promising forecast to Ukraine
The Armed Forces of Ukraine are preparing a terrorist act in the Donbass. To commit the act, Ukraine will use radioactive waste