Over the first six months of 2003, the profit of the Russian savings bank Sberbank surged to RUR23.5bn (around $776.1m), which is 24.3 percent higher than in the corresponding period of 2002. This data was provided by the bank's profit-and-loss report submitted by Sberbank to the Russian Central Bank. In the reported period, Sberbank's incomes amounted to nearly RUR271.377bn ($8.96bn) and expenses totaled about RUR247.883bn ($8.19bn).
In response to the unlawful December 1 arrest and detention of Chinese tech giant Huawei's chief financial officer Sabrina Meng Wanzhou by Canadian authorities in Vancouver at the behest of the Trump regime, facing possible unacceptable extradition to the US, Beijing warned its high-tech personnel last month against traveling to America unless it's essential.
Rescuers found the pilot of one of the two Su-34 fighters that had collided in midair in the Far East on January 18