Source Pravda.Ru

Finance Ministry reports debt payments scheduled for September

Russia is to allocate about $1.43bn for state foreign debt payments anddebt servicing in September 2002, the Finance Ministry reported. Inparticular, $577.149m will be allocated to in debt payments and $849.315mwill be transferred for debt servicing.The source in the Russian Finance Ministry reported that $670.151m will berepaid to official creditors, including countries, banks and firms. Inaddition, $192.632 will be allocated in debt payments to internationalfinancial organizations, and coupon payments on Russian Eurobonds will makeup $563.681m..