Prime Minister Mikhail Kasyanov has sent a letter to Gennady Seleznyov, the State Duma Speaker, saying that he is ready to make a report in the Lower House of parliament on November 30, 2001, i.e. before the third consideration of the 2002 budget draft. RosBusinessConsulting received this information from a source in the State Duma. This report will be made according to a request of Duma deputies, who asked the Prime Minister to inform them about the financial and economic policies of the government for 2001 and 2002 and on measures for providing an increase in salaries of state employees.
Near the United Nations Glass Palace in New York, there is a metallic sculpture entitled "Evil Defeated by Good", representing Saint George transfixing a dragon with his lance. It was donated by the USSR in 1990 to celebrate the INF Treaty concluded with the USA in 1987