"Russia says it is spending 187 million dollars on adjusting its computer
infrastructure for the next millennium, topped up by 70 million dollars from
international bodies including the World Bank.
Moscow was tardy in reacting to Y2K, unblocking a meagre 50 million euros
(dollars) whereas experts said 187 million were needed, and available cash
has been slow to trickle down to the administrations that need to
It MUST be a joke!