The Russian government is not planning to issue Eurobonds in the first half of 2003, Finance Minister Alexey Kudrin told journalists today. He explained that this issue would be unnecessary due to a strong balance of payment and rather large revenues in the first and, probably, in the second quarters of this year.
Earlier the government was considering the possibility of issuing Eurobonds for up to $1.25bn for seven to ten years.
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