Companies of the Russian national energy utility RAO UES (Unified Energy Systems) are close to full financial recovering, RAO UES chief executive officer Anatoly Chubais announced at a meeting of the Duma committee for transport, energy and communications. He noted that this became possible, in the first place, due to a rise in bank transfers in payments for electricity supplies. He recalled that consumers used barter payments for 80 % of electricity in 1998 and now, in 2001, they repay 100% of supplies by bank transfers.
The national football team of Saudi Arabia is to be punished for the bad game that the players showed during the opening match of the World Cup 2018 in Moscow
One must have noticed that pro-Western democracies on the territory of the former USSR tend to collapse very quickly, even though their Western preachers are always stable