Some USD 250-300 million are needed to develop the Russian zone of the International Space Station over the 2003-2006 period, Rosaviakosmos General Director Yury Koptev declared at a news conference on Thursday February 20.
In 2003 some 28 experiments are expected to be carried out in the Russian zone of the station. 22 of these experiments have already been started.
Malaysia needs Russia's assistance in maintaining and repairing Su-30MKM fighter jets
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said that US army bases will not appear on the southern Kuril Islands in the even Russia delivers them to Japan
Posters for the play "Adam and Eve. Life after Paradise" with pictures of dancers Arsen Aghamalyan and Oksana Vasilyeva were banned in the city of Tver, Central Russia