Premier of the Russian Federation Mikhail Kasyanov commissioned the government to submit all documents and amendments to the 2002 federal budget draft to the State Duma, which will consider them on the third reading, by the end of this day. He made this announcement at the regular Monday session with his deputies and key ministers today, a source in the department of the government information reported to RosBusinessConsulting. The process of elaborating on the 2002 federal budget draft was discussed then.
The Americans came to realise that they would have to either leave the region or weaken their presence there. It is Russia that is filling the vacuum now