Salaries to Russian military men, judges and employees at prosecutor'soffices will be increased on October 1, 2003, Finance Minister AlexeyKudrin announced at a meeting with journalists in the house of governmenttoday. He specified that salaries to these groups of citizens would beraised by 11-12 percent.Commenting on a planned rise in salaries of other budget employees, theminister reported their salaries were going to be increased by 33 percentat the end of 2003. He stressed that this increase would not lead to wagedelays..
Russia has delivered three divisions of anti-aircraft missile systems S-300PM-2 to Syria. These systems differ from the classic S-300