SIBUR (Siberian and Urals Petrochemical Company) is going to increase salesvolumes to $4bn by 2007, SIBUR Vice President Vladimir Baibursky announcedat the conference 'The Business Strategy of Russian Chemical andPetrochemical Companies'. He noted that the company was going to achievethis goal by expanding the range of offered products. The SIBUR officialalso reported that the company's sales volume was expected to reach $1.5bnby the end of 2002..
Selim Bensaad, the great-grandson of Joseph Stalin, wrote an open letter to Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov. In the letter, Bensaad pointed out the need to dissolve the United Nations