The volume of gold and currency reserves of the Russian Central Bank dropped $1.3 billion in the past week, the bank's department for external and public relations reported. Its reserves were $38.6 billion as of November 23, 2001 and they plummeted to $37.3 billion as of November 30. The department linked this drop to the repayment of the first issue of Russian eurobonds by the Finance Ministry on November 27.
In response to the unlawful December 1 arrest and detention of Chinese tech giant Huawei's chief financial officer Sabrina Meng Wanzhou by Canadian authorities in Vancouver at the behest of the Trump regime, facing possible unacceptable extradition to the US, Beijing warned its high-tech personnel last month against traveling to America unless it's essential.
Rescuers found the pilot of one of the two Su-34 fighters that had collided in midair in the Far East on January 18