The campaign for the Russian presidential elections will start on December 10, 2003, Chairman of the Russian Central Election Commission Alexander Veshnyakov reported at a meeting of election commissions and representatives of authorities of the South Federal District in Rostov-on-Don. The presidential elections are to take place on March 14, 2004.
The participants of the meeting are discussing interaction of election commissions with law-enforcement authorities, and introduction of a mixed system at regional elections. Additionally, one of the goals of the meeting is to bring local election legislation in accord with the new federal law on the major guarantees of election rights of Russian citizens.
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