State Department Bureau

For example, according to Sergei Burkov, chairman of the Duma, the unique Kaluga Turbine Works (defense shipbuilding industry), with more than 11 thousand people went under the hammer for 1.55 million U.S. dollars! With 20% of the shares went to German concern "Siemens NG ', which introduced the Board of Directors representative." Price Institute for Molecular Electronics and the plant' Micron '(more than 4.5 thousands of employees) was $ 1.5 million, AO 'Angstrom' (about 6000 employees) – $ 2 million, AO 'Krasnogorsk Plant. Zvereva '(more than 18 000 employees) – $ 3.8 million, and the famous Leningrad Optical and Mechanical Association 'LO-MO' (about 20 000 employees) – 29.1 million dollars. American company 'Nick & C' has managed to get the largest package of the Moscow Scientific-Industrial Complex 'Avionics' (31.2 per cent capital) through front-lived Russian firms. But in this unique enterprise, not intended for foreigners, made the control system with the MiG, SU, UC, IL and Sciences. " Such examples can be cause hundreds if not thousands. For general information I would like here to quote the preface to the report 'In Support of Human Rights and Democracy: the U.S. operations for 2004-2005', State Department Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor.

On the web page USINFO.STATE.GOV. 'Last year there was, as we hope, a radical shift in the global environment. Participation of the Palestinians, Afghans and Iraqis in elections and Orange Revolution in Ukraine are examples of common aspirations of all people to make their voices heard and to take control of their lives. Today, on the road to democracy more than fifty million people who lived in a brutal regimes in Afghanistan and Iraq. Afghan President Hamid Karzai has his war-torn country forward after a period of conflict and instability, which lasted 23 years. Iraq took the first steps to join the growing community of democracies countries. In Iraq we have seen, as citizens, despite the threat of terrorist violence, voted to the first time in decades, their voices are heard.