The board of the Russian Ministry for Antimonopoly Policy will be held today. As the ministry's press service reported, the board will consider the issues of competition on the mobile telecommunications and Internet access markets as well as the ministry's top-priority researches to be carried out in 2003. The board will also consider the implementation of measures within the framework of the federal program aimed at restoring economic and social infrastructure in Chechnya in 2002 and future years. Russian Minister for Antimonopoly Policy Ilya Yuzhanov, his deputies, heads of the ministry's regional departments, the representatives of the President's office and other officials will participate in the board meeting.
Putin's official spokesman Dmitry Peskov commented on remarks in the US media about failures in launching nuclear-capable missiles in Russia
More than 5.8 million people voted for Nicholas Maduro at the presidential election in Venezuela. This is more than a quarter of registered voters. Why did those people vote for the man, who, as Western media write, took Venezuela to the brink of collapse?
It has long been understood that the West has been trying to subject Russian borders to total control. We have not seen such activity even during the Cold War