2.315 bln roubles (over $60 mln) will be spent on reconstruction of the Chechen Republic's energy facilities in 2003, Andrei Rappoport, Deputy President of OAO RAO UES Rossii, announced at a press conference in RIA Novosti on Tuesday.
The funds will also cover development works and construction of common amenities. 530 mln roubles are to be allotted for reconstruction of Vladikavkaz - Grozny - Chir-Yurt transmission facilities. No consumers are faced with electric energy problems in Chechnya today, Rappoport pointed out. The priority task is to provide no-break power. The construction of the Argun heat power plant is to be continued, Rappoport added.
An unidentified man wielding a knife attacked civilians in the Church of Notre Dame in the French city of Nice. Three people were killed, several others were hospitalised with injuries.One of the victims was beheaded