According to materials prepared for an enlarged meeting of the Board of the Finance Ministry, last year Russia paid off $13.5bn to foreign creditors, including $7.6bn in debts and $5.9bn to service foreign debts. In 2001 Russia paid off $14.8bn, including $8.5bn in debts and $6.3bn in interest rate payments. In 2003 Russia is expected to pay $17.3bn, including $10.8bn in foreign debts and $6.5bn in interest payments.
Russia has been developing an energy module on the basis of the megawatt-class nuclear power plant since 2010. The spaceship needs neither sunlight nor solar batteries
There are legitimate authorities in Donetsk and Luhansk republics now, with which Russia can implement the project of the economic integration of the Donbass
Austria does not intend to expel Russian diplomats because of the spy scandal