The participation in the development of the Kurmangazy deposit (the Caspian Sea) is a priority project for the Rosneft oil company in 2003. As Rosneft's President Sergey Bogdanchikov reported at a press conference in Moscow today, the company is going to streamline one of its ships on the Caspian Sea in 2003. As for other international projects, Bogdanchikov mentioned a number of promising projects in Algeria (North Africa) and Columbia. Rosneft was appointed an authorized Russian company for exploiting the Kurmangazy deposit. It will work jointly with Kazakhstan-based KazMynaiGaz on an equal basis.
By summer, the Russian army may break through Ukrainian defences, reach Odessa and liberate Transnistria. The West will only “condemn” Russia's actions and continue supporting Chisinau in words