The amount of Russian payments to foreign creditors will reach $1.09bn in January 2003, a representative of the Department of Foreign Debts of Russia's Finance Ministry told RBC. $346.4m will be paid to foreign governments, including $268m in principal payments and $78.4m in interest payments. $419,73m will be paid to international financial organizations, including $404.41 in principal payments and $15.32m in interest payments. Coupon payments for Eurobonds are to reach $320.53m.
Russia, when signing documents for the sale of Alaska to the United States, was realizing her objective benefit
Putin's official spokesman Dmitry Peskov commented on remarks in the US media about failures in launching nuclear-capable missiles in Russia