Moscow and Delhi are just about to complete negotiations for delivery of Russian strategic bombers Tu-22 to India on leasing terms, Russian Vice Premier Ilya Klebanov announced in the Indian capital on Tuesday. In the next few months, the sides may conclude a contract for the lease of four aircraft of this type, he added. The transaction is being negotiated under a recently signed program of military-and-technical cooperation between the two countries up to the year 2010, which focuses on joint projects related to aviation, naval military equipment and other spheres of military production.
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