The Federation Council, the Upper House of the Russian Parliament, will consider the 2002 budget draft at a meeting on December 26. This information was announced by member of the Federation Council, St. Petersburg governor Vladimir Yakovlev, at a meeting of the Federation Council's economic committee today. He urged members of the committee to elaborate on their proposals concerning the budget before that meeting.
In Bolivia, at least seven people were killed at El Alto State University on Tuesday, March 3. The tragedy took place during a student meeting on the fifth floor of the building