In Mozhaisk district of Moscow Region, mice turned into dust $ 4,000, which an imprudent Moscow citizen kept in his dacha. The money were wrapped in a piece of greased paper (to protect the bank-notes from moisture), which probably plaid its fatal role. As a result of this story, the citizen not only lost his money, but he also quarrelled with his mother-in-law. For the wise woman many times warned her son-in-law that money should be kept in bank.
The US Government Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe (also known as the Helsinki Commission) prepared a plan to partition Russia into several independent smaller states