According to preliminary estimations, Russia's oil exports will reach 145mtons in 2002, First Deputy Energy Minister Igor Matlashov declared at asession of the Ministry's board today. According to him, Russia willproduce approximately 360-362m tons of oil in 2002. 214.4m were producedover the first seven months of 2002, which is 8.3 percent more compared to2001.It is worth mentioning that Russia produced over 182m tons of oil and gasover the first six months of 2002, which exceeded the task by 3.6m tons andthe 2001 oil production volume - by 14.2m. In the first half of 2002,Russia's oil exports exceeded 67m tons. .
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