Russian machine building company United Heavy Machinery posted a 12 percent increase in preliminary 2002 revenues to $394 million. The figure is in line with Russian Accounting Standards, which differ from Western ones but are used by analysts to estimate trends. The company's earnings in accordance with GAAP are expected in the second quarter of 2003. The growth in sales came from acquisitions, which added $35 million to 2002 sales, accounting for 80 percent of the increase," Aton analysts said in a morning comment.
United Heavy Machinery produces ships and equipment used in the power and other industries, the Russia Journal reported.
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