On November 6, 2002 the board of directors of Sibneft recommended shareholders approve the allocation of a $1.7bn credit to the company's subsidiary Fin-trade, the press service of Sibneft told RosBusinessConsulting. An extraordinary meeting of shareholders is scheduled for December 21, 2002.
Sibneft specified that these actions were carried out within the framework of preparations of the company for participation in a tender on selling a 74.96 block of shares in Slavneft.
Putin's official spokesman Dmitry Peskov commented on remarks in the US media about failures in launching nuclear-capable missiles in Russia
More than 5.8 million people voted for Nicholas Maduro at the presidential election in Venezuela. This is more than a quarter of registered voters. Why did those people vote for the man, who, as Western media write, took Venezuela to the brink of collapse?
It has long been understood that the West has been trying to subject Russian borders to total control. We have not seen such activity even during the Cold War