The Russian Finance Ministry has repaid governmental GKO and OFZ bonds for a total of about 3.06bn rubles ($103m) today, the ministry's department for managing domestic debts reported. In particular, the ministry redeemed GKO bonds issue No. 21149 worth 3bn rubles ($102m) and coupons of OFZ bonds issue No. 26132 and 26165 worth 10.91m and 43.54m rubles ($370,000 and $1.48m). These payments were made according to the schedule.
Photos show many anti-Ukrainian and anti-EU slogans that the farmers use in their demonstration. One of the banners attached to a tractor calls on Russian President Vladimir Putin to bring "Ukraine, Brussels and our rulers” to order