Russia has allocated $63.873m in debt payments to the IMF today. A source in the Russian Finance Ministry told RBC that about $26.76m had been transferred in advance for the debt payment and $37.112m for the debt servicing.
The total Russian foreign debt allocations will reach $17.3bn in the year 2003. In particular, Russia will transfer about $2bn to the IMF this year.
After it turned out that Deputy Prime Minister Andrei Belousov included the Fonbet betting company in the list of backbone enterprises that can count on state support, everyone started talking about these bookmakers.