The Ministry of Finance of Russia is making on Tuesday a regular payment to pay off the debt to the International Monetary Fund (IMF). The Finance Ministry officials noted that a payment of 52,751,000 dollars is being effected fully according to the schedule of paying off the debt to the Fund. In accordance with the schedule of the payment of Russia's debt, 247 million dollars have to be paid to the IMF before the end of this year. As of October 31, the debt of Russia to the Fund stood at 8,347 million dollars.
Russian small missile ships - the Grad Sviyazhsk and the Great Ustyug - set off for a mission to the Mediterranean Sea