Russia will repay 1.99bn to foreign creditors in February 2003, a source in the Finance Ministry of Russia told RBC. Payments to foreign governments, banks and companies will reach $1.81bn (including $825.59 in principal payments, and $987.3 in interest payments). The amount due to international financial organizations is $178.73m (including $124.95m in principal payments and $53.78m in interest payments).
In January 2003 Russia repaid the sum of $1.86bn to foreign creditors. In total, it has to repay about $17.3bn to foreign creditors in 2003.
The co-author of this disaster is the Dutch government, which did not find either strength or desire to save the lives of its citizens who were flying on that plane. The Dutch authorities did not demand Ukraine to comply with international aviation regulations
On the second day of the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum, a plenary meeting was held, in which Russian President Vladimir Putin, French President Emmanuel Macron, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, Chinese Vice President Wang Qishan and IMF head Christine Lagarde took part