A protocol of intentions was signed between the National Bank of Economic and Social Development of Brazil and the Russian Vneshekonombank within the framework of Brazilian President Fernando Henrique Cardoso's official visit to Russia. The protocol was signed for the purposes of further development of business relations between the two banks and in order to create conditions for the implementation of joint programmes and projects, the press service of Vneshekonombank told RIA Novosti. The document implies the possibility of banks' support of the two countries' investment projects and cooperation in the credit sphere. The implementation of the protocol should improve the bank service of Russian-Brazilian trade links.
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
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