The international rating agency, Standard & Poor's, has confirmed the ratings of Russian banks. We confirm all the bank ratings, Scott Bugie, managing director in Standard & Poor's, said live to the Ekho Moskvy radio station on Friday.
In his words, Standard & Poor's forecasts stability in the majority of ratings. As for Russia's credit rating, the forecasts are equally stable, he pointed out.
Forest fires in Siberia have been raging for three months already. They have become a disaster not only of Russian, but of global scale. The fires have already scorched 12 million hectares of land