The Russian Finance Ministry has earmarked about $25 million, or 19.46 million SDR (Special Drawing Rights) to make another payment due to the IMF. The ministry's press service reported to RBC that this payment will be made tomorrow, on October 10, according to the schedule. This is the first payment of Russia to the International Monetary Fund in October. On the whole, it will have to make three payments for a total of about $500 million to this international organization this month.
Putin said that NATO increased its military personnel by 10,000 people in the areas where NATO troops should not even be in accordance with key documents
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