The Central Bank of Russia, acting as an agent for the Finance Ministry atthe domestic debt market, has placed additional federal bonds of the 27017issue with the face value of RUR32,000 ($1,013) on the secondary markettoday. The revenues from the additional placement reached RUR31,000 rubles($982). The amount of federal bonds of this series in circulation hasreached RUR9.29bn ($294.36m) after the additional placement. The Central Bank also placed additional federal bonds of the 45001 issuewith the face value of RUR114.08m ($3.61m) on the secondary market. Therevenues from the additional placement reached RUR107.29m ($3.4m). Theamount of federal bonds of the 45001 issue in circulation has increased toRUR13.12bn ($415.72m) after the additional placement. .
The choice of the city of Helsinki is not incidental as the capital of Finland had hosted US-Soviet negotiations on the limitation of nuclear stockpiles in 1969