The Board of Directors of the World Bank (WB) has approved granting a 120-million-dollar loan to Russia to support the Russian government programme to reform the financial system in the regions. This was disclosed by the Bank's Moscow representation Wednesday.
The project will not only render assistance to regions in finance management, but also contribute to increase in efficiency of operation of Russian state institutions. The project's implementation will also help regional administrations to efficiently settle problems in the sphere of education, health care, and social protection of the low-income population.
The loan is to be redeemed within 17 years.
Russia may terminate all kinds of military and military-technical relations with Israel, including the agreement on the exchange of reconnaissance data
The Kremlin is very concerned about the events related to the crash of the Il-20 Russian military aircraft in Syria