The 19th session of the Russian and Belarussian Parliamentary Assembly (PA) due to be held in St Petersburg on the 21-22 November, has been postponed. This was disclosed in an official statement by a press service representative of the Russian-Belarussian Union to RIA Novosti on Wednesday. The reason for the postponement of the meeting was the failure by the Council of Union Ministers to produce a report on the budget execution in the first six months of the current year and on the 2002 budget.
Marianna Budanov, the wife of the head of the Main Intelligence Directorate of Ukraine Kyrylo Budanov, was poisoned. it was said that the woman was diagnosed with heavy metal poisoning