On Tuesday, the Budget Committee of the Federation Council (Upper House of the Russian Parliament) recommended for approval the distribution of 318.4 billion roubles (about $10.5 billion) in additional budgetary revenues within the framework of the 2001 federal budget. 165.2 billion roubles will be allocated in accordance with Article 120 of the Law on the 2001 Budget. 21 billion roubles will be given to the republics of Bashkortostan and Tatarstan to implement regional programs, and up to 3.4 billion roubles will the allotted to the Ministry of Transport. While speaking at a session of the Federation Council Budget Committee, Deputy Finance Minister Tatyana Golikova said that 12.5 billion roubles had been saved this year to service Russia's debt to the Paris Club.
If one assumes that the two people who gave the interview indeed work for Russian special services, then they acted very unprofessionally and risky
The Kremlin is very concerned about the events related to the crash of the Il-20 Russian military aircraft in Syria
Representatives of the Russian Defence Ministry said that the missile that shot down the passenger Boeing 777 aircraft over the Donbass on July 17, 2014, was manufactured in 1986