Today, the Russian government will consider the implementation of reforms in the airline industry, the guidelines for state investment policies, a draft list of federal task programs requiring state financing in 2004, the implementation of 2002 state programs for domestic and foreign loans as well as a draft state domestic loan program for 2004.
Additionally, the Cabinet will discuss attracting German credits to purchase medical equipment for Russian state key medical establishments. Moreover, the government meeting will cover such issues as introducing amendments to laws on federal executive agencies and providing a humanitarian aid to Kyrgyzstan for coping with consequences of a natural disaster.
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