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.
Putin's official spokesman Dmitry Peskov commented on remarks in the US media about failures in launching nuclear-capable missiles in Russia
More than 5.8 million people voted for Nicholas Maduro at the presidential election in Venezuela. This is more than a quarter of registered voters. Why did those people vote for the man, who, as Western media write, took Venezuela to the brink of collapse?
It has long been understood that the West has been trying to subject Russian borders to total control. We have not seen such activity even during the Cold War