The Committee on Municipal Loans and Stock Market Development of Moscow will hold an auction at MICEX today to place city bonds of the 19th issue. A representative of the Municipal Loans Committee told RBC that city bonds with a total face value of 500 million rubles (about $16.9 million) would be offered at the auction. The Garant M closed corporation will act as a seller at the auction. The total face value of the 19th issue of Moscow city bonds is 1 billion rubles (about $33.9 million). The face value of each bond is 1,000 rubles (about $33.85). The bonds have 6 coupon periods. The coupons are paid off each quarter, and the annual interest rate for the coupons is 15%. The date of redemption of the bonds is March 6, 2003.
The Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation put the head of the contractor company of Russia's space corporation Roskosmos, Sergei Slastikhin, on international wanted list
"Washington operators of the sanctions machine ought to get acquainted with the history of Russia, to stop the unnecessary fussing," spokesperson for the Foreign Ministry said