In 2001, grain yields in Russia will amount to 83 million tons, Alexei Gordeyev, Russian vice-premier and minister of agriculture, stated Friday answering the question of a RIA Novosti correspondent. According to him, Russia is prepared to export over 5 million tons of grain. Russian grain is expected to be purchased by Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Iran and Iraq, and some grain will be delivered to Europe, Gordeyev noted.
The Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation put the head of the contractor company of Russia's space corporation Roskosmos, Sergei Slastikhin, on international wanted list
"Washington operators of the sanctions machine ought to get acquainted with the history of Russia, to stop the unnecessary fussing," spokesperson for the Foreign Ministry said