YUKOS will release its financial report for the first quarter of 2002 onSeptember 25, 2002. It will be made in accordance with US GAAP, the pressservice of the company reported. For the first time the financial reportwill be made in US currency. The 2001 US GAAP report in dollars will bereleased the same day."We are confident that our delay in releasing first quarter financialresults while this conversion process was being finalized will becompensated by the increased transparency and convenience available to ourinvestors as they read and interpret our financial statements", YUKOS CFOBruce Misamore declared..
Europe has recognised the need for negotiations with Russia to discuss the security system on the continent. Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov is going to Macedonia for meetings with colleagues within the OSCE