Russia allocated EUR109.969m in debt payments to the International Monetary Fund (IMF) today, sources in the Finance Ministry reported to RBC. The payment was made in accordance with the schedule and was the second one this month.
On January 1, 2003, Russia's debt to the IMF totaled $6.5bn. In January to September, Russia allotted $1.533bn to the IMF out of $2.055bn to be transferred to the fund this year.
Russia, when signing documents for the sale of Alaska to the United States, was realizing her objective benefit
Putin's official spokesman Dmitry Peskov commented on remarks in the US media about failures in launching nuclear-capable missiles in Russia