Petersburg's Heineken Brewery has begun production of a new alcohol-free beer called Buckler. The brewery, formerly called Bravo International was founded in 1993 by Icelandic entrepreneurs. In 2002 it was sold to the Dutch Heineken group for USD 400 million, and at the beginning of 2003 it was renamed the Heineken Brewery. The brewery's main products are the local Bochkarev and Okhota brands as well as Lowenbrau.
HMS Defender of the British Navy entered the territorial waters of Russia on June 23. Russian border guards opened warning fire on the British destroyer. UK said it did not happen