At its meeting held on October 31, 2002 the Council of the Moscow Interbank Currency Exchange (MICEX) included the shares of the 3rd and 4th issues of RBC Information Systems on the 2nd level quote list. The common shares of RBC Information Systems of the 3rd issue (registration number 1-03-05214-э) were issued in the amount of 84m with a nominal value of RUR0.001. The shares of the 4th issue (registration number 1-04-05214-э) were issued in the amount of 16m with a nominal value of RUR0.001. The MICEX quote list of the 2nd level also includes the shares of Aeroflot, MOSTOTREST, YUKOS, Samaraenergo and the Moscow City Telephone Network.
Military expert Vladimir Orlov expressed the opinion that the Pentagon is preparing to strike at least four Russian regions.