The Board of the Federal Energy Commission of Russia has approved a list of the most important investment projects of RAO UES of Russia for 2003. RUR8.99bn ($281.99m) will be allocated for investments in hydroelectric power plans. The largest such projects are the Bureyskaya and Irganayskaya hydroelectric power plants. The approved amount of investments in thermoelectric power plants is RUR3.73bn ($117m). The largest projects are the Kaliningradskaya and Sochinskaya thermoelectric power plants. RUR7.49bn ($234.94m) will be allocated for power grid construction, and RUR1.94bn ($60.85m) will be spent on the restoration of electrical power facilities in the Chechen Republic.
The discovery of the submarine has unveiled a few "inconsistencies." For example, how can one explain the fact that the sub was found where it needed to be searched for from the start?
When on a state visit to Singapore, Russian President Vladimir Putin promised to revisit the discussion of the 1956 Declaration between the USSR and Japan regarding the issue of the peace treaty with Japan
The TurkStream, which runs along the bottom of the Black Sea from Russia's Anapa to Turkey, will consist of two lines, each with a capacity of 15.75 billion cubic meters of gas a year