As of today, budget revenues from sales of state property have reached 9 billion rubles. These data were delivered on Monday at the regular meeting between Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Kasyanov and his deputies and key ministers. The Government Information Department told journalists that by the end of the year the implementation of the privatisation program is estimated to yield about 6-7 billion rubles in additional revenues.
Near the United Nations Glass Palace in New York, there is a metallic sculpture entitled "Evil Defeated by Good", representing Saint George transfixing a dragon with his lance. It was donated by the USSR in 1990 to celebrate the INF Treaty concluded with the USA in 1987