Russian Finance Ministry has reserved EUR26,238,860 to make the nextpayment on Russia's debt to the International Monetary Fund (IMF). Sincethe date of payment, according to the original schedule, is August 25, aweekend, the payment will be made in advance on Friday, August 23, it wasstressed by the Finance Ministry. This payment is the third in August 2002.In total Russia will have to pay around $1.5bn on its debt to the IMF thisyear. According to the Finance Ministry's preliminary data, Russia's debtto the IMF was $7.7bn as of January 1, 2002..
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?
When on a state visit to Singapore, Russian President Vladimir Putin promised to revisit the discussion of the 1956 Declaration between the USSR and Japan regarding the issue of the peace treaty with Japan
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