80% of participants in a Russian poll on the war in Iraq expressed the hope that Iraq would triumph over the US-led coalition. Only 20% hoped for a US victory. The poll was held live on the TVS channel's Itogi analytical programme yesterday. In all, 28,026 people phoned in to answer the question: 'Who do you want to win?'
Russian Finance Minister Anton Siluanov announced a possible move that Russia can take in response to new US sanctions
The Central Bank of Turkey announced measures to protect the financial market of Turkey against the background of the collapse of the Turkish lira and conflict of interests with the United States of America