Ford's Russian sales through official dealerships rose by 61.7% in 2002 to 6,669 vehicles. According to Yekaterina Kulinenko, the head of public relations for Ford's Russian operations, the top-selling model in 2002 remained the Ford Focus. Sales of the Focus were 3,572, including 1,670 produced at the company's plant in Vsevolozhsk in the Leningrad Region. Kulinenko also announced that in 2003 Ford plans to increase sales in Russia to 18,000 vehicles. Of these, around 13,000 are expected to be built at the Vsevolozhsk plant.
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?
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