In accordance with the schedule, the Finance Ministry of the Russian Federation on Tuesday made another payment in clearing off the debt of Russia to the International Monetary Fund (IMF).
As the RIA Novosti correspondent was told in the Finance Ministry, the payment amounted to 82.611 million dollars.
This payment to the IMF is the last one in the July series.
As of January 1, this year, the total debt of Russia to the Fund amounted to 6.4 billion dollars. This year, it has been planned to pay about 2.1 billion dollars to the Fund.
The British press has recently reported that Russia was going to conduct a nuclear test either on the borders with Ukraine or in the Black Sea.