Russia a year resets the government bonds

Russia has once again reduced its shareholding in U.S. debt securities. This trend in September, a year old: the Russian capital began to flow out of the U.S. Treasury in October 2010. Since then, their volume has been reduced by almost half — from 176.3 billion dollars to 94.6 billion dollars

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In September, the volume of treasuries, falling to Russia, fell another 2.5 billion dollars combined RF is the 10th largest holder of U.S. debt.

Russia firmly retains second place in terms of arms exports

Centre for Analysis of World Arms Trade, September 28.

TSAMTO According to preliminary data, the volume of Russian arms exports in 2012 amounted to 13.3 billion dollars, or 19% of global supply. With this indicator Russia takes the second place among the world's major arms exporters.

To its credit, Russia should be noted that good results for 2012 will be achieved by an almost complete loss of the Iranian market, a complete loss of market Libya, disruption of supplies on Syria (one example — refurbished Mi-25, which is only the "tip" of the iceberg in of

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Russian military aircraft sold $ 20 billion

"Rosoboronexport" for the last seven years abroad put 290 Russian aircraft worth over $ 20 billion. As stated in an interview to "Russia 24" Deputy Director General of the state company Alexander Mikheyev, a large part of the exports of aircraft fell on the "Su" and "MiG". According to Mikheyev, the aviation component traditionally is at least 40 percent of the total supply of "Rosoboronexport" and continues to grow.

Earlier, the state-owned company told, that for the period from 2001 to 2011, Russia sold abroad more than 400 military helicopters. Mikheev on air "Russia 24", in

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By the volume of military spending in 2009, Our homeland took 7th place in the world

By the volume of military spending in 2009, Our homeland took 7th place in the world with a measure of 37.875 billion dollars.

Analysis of the global military expenditures 2009 year indicates that the absolute favorite is the United States with the index 574.07 billion dollars. This is followed by China (2 place, 70.5 billion dollars), England (3rd place, 59.131 billion dollars), France (4th, 54.446 billion dollars), Japan (5th, 49.74 billion dollars), Germany (6th, 47.466 billion dollars), Our homeland (7th, 37.875 billion dollars), Saudi Arabia (8th, 32.654 billion dollars), Italy (9 place, 30.489 billion dollars), India (10th, 29.184 billion

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Russia in terms of military spending in 2011 for the first time rose to sixth place

By the volume of military spending in 2011, Russia for the first time in its recent history took 6th place in the world, pushing Germany to seventh place, and in dollar terms in Russian military spending in 2011 for the first time exceeded the pre-crisis 2008.

In calculating TSAMTO it comes to military spending at current prices (that is translated at the average exchange rate of the U.S. dollar for each specific year).

The calculations used data TSAMTO representing systematization official reports of ministries of finance, defense ministries and governments of the countries for which such

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Russia ahead of the U.S. in the number of exported fighters in 2008-2011

TSAMTO. Russia ahead of the U.S. in the number of exported fighters in 2008-2011. and maintain leadership in 2012-2015.

Russia ranks first on the quantitative parameter in the ranking of the largest global suppliers of new fighter aircraft over the period 2008-2015 gg. (369 vehicles in the amount of 16.54 billion dollars).

In the first 4-year period (2008-2011)., According TSAMTO, were exported 198 aircraft valued at 8.33 billion dollars in the second 4-year period (2012-2015). Current batch of orders and declared intentions for the direct delivery to be negotiated ongoing, is 171 fighter in the amount of 8.21

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Russia began to perform a contract for the supply of arms to Iraq

Iraq has confirmed the purchase of arms from Russia

The contract for the supply of Russian weapons in Iraq has entered into force, the Russian Federation has received an advance payment on the contract, said Thursday the head of state corporation Russian Technologies Chemezov.

"The contract signed with Iraq, has entered into force, began production, the contract was signed in Moscow during the visit of Maliki, mainly for the supply of helicopters, worth more than $ 4 billion," — said Chemezov reporters in Amman. 

Earlier it was reported that the total amount of the

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Russia on the construction site

Read the journal "Expert" № 39 1-7 October 2012 p.104-105

Have a look at the second picture on the bottom right under the cut!

EVERY DAY to the creation of new and modernization of existing production facilities in Russia invested over ONE BILLION DOLLARS? Very similar to the propaganda. This figure is indeed wrong — in fact, it is much more.

If the total Rosstat investment in fixed assets in 2011 (10 trillion 776 billion rubles) to translate the average exchange rate in dollars (367.4 billion) and divide by the number

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Russia is leading the construction of the subway (Calgary Herald, Canada)

While overly opinionated politicians and civic groups in Toronto and Ottawa fluctuate, indignant protest and act, Muscovites simply continue to pursue the case.

After a brief pause caused by the deep economic crisis in the 1990s, the second-busiest subway system after Tokyo deals now building new tunnels and does so with reckless speed. In the past 24 months, was built eight new stations and another seven stations scheduled to open next year. Implementation of these projects will increase the length of subway lines by 23.6 kilometers, and in the coming years will be built in addition a large number

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Russia and the United States challenged the primacy of export fighters to 2015 — TSAMTO

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MOSCOW, August 12-PRIME. Russia and the United States, according to the existing portfolio, as well as the stated intentions, have almost identical performance to the number of planned delivery of new multi-role fighters in the next four years / 2011 to 2014 /, told RIA Novosti on Friday, director of the Center for Analysis of World Arms Trade / TSAMTO / Igor Korochenko.

"Projected U.S. supply of the new fighters from 2011 to 2014 is estimated at 178 cars, Russia — 176 cars," — he said.

At the same time, according to Korochenko, by

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