It means that February’s repayment will be transferred completely, RF Finance Minister Alexey Kudrin said today. In accordance with the pay schedule, 557 millions and 45 thousand dollars will be transferred today to the creditors. According to Kudrin, this money was gained owing to “general income of the budget”. The rest of February repayment will be sent to Paris Club after the State Duma ratifies the modification of the budget of the current year.
As November 4 approaches (on this day, Russia and Belarus are to sign union programs), disputes between supporters and opponents of the integration become increasingly heated