Russian President Vladimir Putin believes Russia's military-technological contacts with other countries have become a major tool in its foreign policy and national security and an important factor of its economic development.
The president said this as addressing a gala meeting devoted to the 50th anniversary of the country's military-technological contacts with foreign partners, the Kremlin press office has told RIA Novosti.
President Putin expressed confidence that Russian military experts would continue serving hand and foot to Russia, further improving Russian-made weaponry's marketability.
It has long been understood that the West has been trying to subject Russian borders to total control. We have not seen such activity even during the Cold War
The co-author of this disaster is the Dutch government, which did not find either strength or desire to save the lives of its citizens who were flying on that plane. The Dutch authorities did not demand Ukraine to comply with international aviation regulations