Sales of gas to Russian consumers was unprofitable in 2002; the Gazprom gas holding was covering these losses via internal corporate subsidizing of gas supplies to the interior market at the expense of revenues from gas exports. This year, the Russian gas giant is expecting a decline in these revenues against the 2001 level, which is triggered by a drop in export gas prices on the European market from $120 per 1,000 cubic meters to $97.5 per 1,000 cubic meters, Gazprom's press service reported.
Russian Finance Minister Anton Siluanov announced a possible move that Russia can take in response to new US sanctions
Not that long ago, American soldiers would train their skills to counter insurgent and partisan military organizations. These days, they are trained to show resistance to the regular army of a potential adversary