A tender on selling federal loan bonds with a regular coupon yield of the 26197 issue totaling 8bn rubles ($251.4m) will take place on December 26, 2002, the press service of the Central Bank reported. The amount of the 26197 issue is 21.059bn rubles (about $662m); a bond's par value is 1,000 rubles ($31.42); the coupon yield is 6 percent annually; the maturity date is October 5, 2012.
Malaysia needs Russia's assistance in maintaining and repairing Su-30MKM fighter jets
Posters for the play "Adam and Eve. Life after Paradise" with pictures of dancers Arsen Aghamalyan and Oksana Vasilyeva were banned in the city of Tver, Central Russia