The federal government has chosen leading-edge warplanes the Air Force will shortly acquire, Prime Minister Mikhail Kasyanov said. He is on a two-day routine visit to the Vologda Region in European Russia's North- Vologda, a provincial centre, is 400 km northeast of Moscow.
Mr. Kasyanov made special reference to MAKS 2003, an international aerospace show opening tomorrow in the town of Zhukovsky near Moscow. The Cabinet attaches great attention to warplanes to be exhibited, what with tremendous R&D achievements of the last two years.
Mikhail Kasyanov expects the show to bring lucrative export contracts for civil and military aircraft of Russian design and manufacture.
The Russian Defence Ministry acknowledged that the Americans treat Russian military men in Syria with respect. The Americans always warn Russia accordingly, but not Israel
After the incident with the shootdown of the Ilyushin Il-20 reconnaissance aircraft over the Mediterranean Sea, Russia will supply an S-300 anti-aircraft missile system to Syria
Indeed, how dare they run US-independent policy? They should have followed the example of the European Union that turned independent states of the Old World into US-ditto entities