According to the International Accounting Standards, net income of RAO UES in the first nine months of 2002 amounted to 21.27bn rubles ($679.55m), which was 35 percent lower than in the corresponding period of 2001, the mass media relations department of the energy holding told RBC. Income from restructuring tax and credit debts was 6.91bn rubles ($220.7m) in the reported period compared to 18.28bn rubles in the first nine months of 2001.
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?
Putin's official spokesman Dmitry Peskov commented on remarks in the US media about failures in launching nuclear-capable missiles in Russia