Russia exported some 119.908m tons of oil in January to July 2004, which was 6.2 percent more than in the corresponding period in 2003, the Federal Customs Service reported. The cost of oil exports reached some $24.4bn, which was 26.4 percent more than in January to July 2003.
Oil exports to countries outside the CIS advanced 7 percent and amounted to some 107.424m tons totaling $22.3bn; oil exports to the CIS dropped 1.6 percent and reached some 12.483m tons totaling $2.2bn.
Most EU countries are allied with US-dominated NATO - a killing machine involved in smashing one sovereign state after another. It's responsible for vast destruction, millions of casualties, and appalling human misery from the rape of Yugoslavia and post-9/11 US-led wars of aggression - based on Big Lies and deception.