The Russian Finance Ministry made another payment in the amount of about USD 25 million on debt to the International Monetary Fund (IMF). The Finance Ministry informed RIA Novosti that in compliance with the original schedule of payments the amount should be transferred December 9, however, since this is a day-off, the payment is made today. The ministry reported that two more payments of USD 25 million each will be made on December 17 and 27. The IMF notes that Russia honours its obligations to the Fund in full.
If one assumes that the two people who gave the interview indeed work for Russian special services, then they acted very unprofessionally and risky
The Kremlin is very concerned about the events related to the crash of the Il-20 Russian military aircraft in Syria
Representatives of the Russian Defence Ministry said that the missile that shot down the passenger Boeing 777 aircraft over the Donbass on July 17, 2014, was manufactured in 1986