Russian customs agencies transferred 57.3bn rubles ($1.8bn) to the federal budget in March 2003. The press service of the State Customs Committee reported that the government's task had been fulfilled by 113 percent. So, in the first quarter of 2003, customs agencies transferred 156.4bn rubles (about $5bn) to the federal budget, which was 105 percent of the planned volume.
Russian Finance Minister Anton Siluanov announced a possible move that Russia can take in response to new US sanctions
Not that long ago, American soldiers would train their skills to counter insurgent and partisan military organizations. These days, they are trained to show resistance to the regular army of a potential adversary
The Central Bank of Turkey announced measures to protect the financial market of Turkey against the background of the collapse of the Turkish lira and conflict of interests with the United States of America