CFRIES

Centre Franco-Russe d’Intelligence Economique et Stratégique

23 juillet 2006

Russia/Venezuela one billion US dollars arms deal

Russia's Defence minister announced Friday a deal to sell Venezuela over a billion US dollars in jet fighters and military helicopters. "The deal has been closed for the delivery of 30 Sujoi Su-30 jet fighters and for an equal number of helicopters" announced Russian Defence Minister Sergei Ivanov adding the contract involved over a billion US dollars. Caracas announced that the official ceremony for the signing of the contract will be held during Chavez's state visit to Russia which begins next week. The Venezuelan... [Lire la suite]
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23 juillet 2006

Matsushita to start TV production unit in Russia

Moscow, July 22: Japan's Osaka-based Matsushita Electric Industrial Co, the world's largest consumer electronics manufacturer and top supplier of plasma TV sets, has announced its decision to start a production unit of liquid crystal display (LCD) TV sets in Russia. Matsushita intends to launch its production unit of Panasonic LCD TV sets this September but the company is not in a hurry to disclose where the future enterprise is to be located. The company will target production of 50,000 LCD TV sets in Russia in fiscal 2006,... [Lire la suite]
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20 juillet 2006

Genealogy of Fifth Generation Fighters

Created: 22.06.2006 14:37 MSK (GMT +3), Updated: 13:49 MSK MosNews The more talk there is about fifth-generation fighters, the more often the question arises: what exactly is a fifth-generation fighter? A special report from Lenta.ru traces back to the roots of this highly sought after aircraft.The fourth generation of jet-propelled fighters came out in the late 70s, but towards the start of the 80s waned a bit. After lagging behind for 10 years, the re-equipping of the air forces of leading world countries is picking up. The... [Lire la suite]
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20 juillet 2006

Google Searches for Its Place in Russia

Google Searches for Its Place in Russia Thursday, July 20, 2006. Issue 3457. Page 5. The Moscow Times. By Maria Levitov Staff Writer In the English-speaking world, the Google search engine is one of those rare brand names -- like Hoover and Xerox -- that has become part of the language. To find the answer to pretty much any question, you just go online and "google it." This powerful name recognition has helped make Google a driving force in the booming dot-com industry. In Russia, however, Google lags far behind... [Lire la suite]
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