The Rosneft Oil Company and the Russian-Afghan Afghan-Rosneft company signed a contract in Moscow on supplying oil products to Afghanistan. In 2003, Rosneft is to supply 2.5 million tons of oil products to this country worth about $500m. According to expert estimates, this amount is sufficient to satisfy 50 percent of the needs of the Afghan economy. Afghanistan is to pay for the oil products at world prices.
Gorbachev was not isolated from the world during the days of the State Emergency Committee. Gorbachev could be contacted via secret communication channels, and he was perfectly aware of what was going on
Scientists unveiled a few curious details about the skeletal remains from the black sarcophagus that was found in Alexandria, Egypt