The Russian Finance Ministry has made payments on government bonds for more than 3bn rubles (about $103m) today, the ministry's department for domestic debt management reported. In particular, it repaid GKO-T-bills issue No. 21148 for 3bn rubles (about $102m) and the first coupon of OFZ federal loan bonds issue No 26164 for 41.48m rubles (about $1.41m). These payments were made according to the schedule.
Three warships that set off on a mission from the Baltic Sea attracted close attention of the United States