The Russian state-run company Uralvagonzavod (UVZ) intends to continue supplying India with tank spare parts over the next two years at least, UVZ General Director Nikolay Malykh reported at a news conference today. In accordance with a contract signed in February 2001, in 2003 UVZ shall supply India with 186 T-90C tanks. The company has also received a number of offers from India and other countries for upgrading T-72 tanks. As of now, over 1,500 T-72 tanks are adopted by the Indian Armed Forces.
The Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation put the head of the contractor company of Russia's space corporation Roskosmos, Sergei Slastikhin, on international wanted list
"Washington operators of the sanctions machine ought to get acquainted with the history of Russia, to stop the unnecessary fussing," spokesperson for the Foreign Ministry said