RUSSIAN DEFENSE bought CZECH AIRCRAFT

The Russian Defense Ministry has concluded with the Czech aircraft manufacturer Aircraft Industries (operates under the brand LET Kunovice) contract for the supply of 4 L-410 aircraft. On this, as reported by «Interfax», said Andrei Kozitsin, General Director of Ural Mining and Metallurgical Company, which controls 51 percent of the LET.   According Kozitsyna acquired military agency aircraft will be delivered in 2013. With all this agreement contains an option to purchase 4 more aircraft L-410. In what specific configuration will be delivered by aircraft of the Defence Ministry, Kozitsin did not elaborate. According of the International Institute for

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The Pentagon has ordered radio stations to 800 million dollars

The U.S. Defense Department has concluded with companies Harris and Thales Communications contracts for the supply of portable software-defined radio reports Defense Aerospace. Overall amount transactions amounted to 766 million dollars, but if all options under the agreements will be fulfilled, it will reach 1.3 billion dollars. What radio station is directly due to be delivered is not specified.

Amount deal with Harris, one of the largest providers of communication systems for the armed forces of the United States amounted to 397.5 million dollars. In addition to two-way radios, the company will put the military are different between Soup, including

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The Pentagon paid rogues 1.1 trillion dollars

U.S. Department of Defense in the past 10 years has transferred 1.1 trillion dollars to companies to one degree or another involved in the fraudulent scheme. This is stated in the study, commissioned by Senator Bernie Sanders (Bernie Sanders). The designated funds were 37 companies of the defense industrial complex, which were drawn directly. Among them — Boeing, Lockheed Martin and Northrop Grumman. In general, in the performance of military contracts involving more than 300 companies accused of fraud.

According to the study, about 431 billion dollars were transferred defense companies after they have settled or legal proceedings on charges

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Russian cartridges popular in the U.S. market

Several U.S. private companies, chile Intrac Arms International LLC and Wolf Perfomance Ammunition, allegedly signed with Russian munitions plant procurement contracts in Russia 900 million rounds of ammunition of different calibers.

"It's about five private companies that, according to some, have signed contracts with Russian factories with the permission of the Pentagon. Among them Intrac Arms International LLC and Wolf Perfomance Ammunition. Subject of the contract are the various modifications of rounds of 7.62 of 1943 with a lead bullet and 9.19 caliber pistol. the West, is the most common Chuck "- said the" Izvestia ".

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Russian nano-films, nanowires, nano-coatings: preparation for entering the international market

Nanofilm increasing the shelf life of products

Nanofilm increasing the shelf life of products

Without innovation there is no export

"No country can not be innovative if it is not export-oriented"? said Director of Innovation Development, Head of the Analytical Division of JSC "RUSNANO" Yuri Udaltsov On August 28 held a round table in Moscow "Innovation — who will win (and lose) the status of the race for the world's new leaders". Among the projects RUSNANO having unconditional export potential, it is possible to allocate the production of new polymers and composites.

Nanofilm protects the products up

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Russian Internet companies opposed to foreign Internet giants

Russia remains one of the few European online market, which does not fall before the onset of the global U.S. technology giants. Local heroes, such as Russia's largest web portal Mail.ru and Yandex country's leading search engine, launched its shares on the market to free trade, and in the last 12 months they went breathtaking prices, keeping lines of defense against Google, Yahoo and Facebook. And now, from behind them rushing to the aid of reserves in the form of a new wave of Russian e-commerce companies, which are developing rapidly.

Last week, Russia's answer to Amazon online

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In Italy, a state of emergency

In Italy, the state of emergency Facts

The Italian Government has decided to impose a 60-day state of emergency in the northern part of the country affected by the earthquake. At present about 5,000 people are in temporary shelters and camps, experiencing strong emotional shock of the incident.

The province of Bologna, Modena and Ferrara will be allocated 50 million euros for the reconstruction of homes and businesses that were destroyed during the earthquake. Owners of the affected industrial sites allowed temporarily to pay property taxes because their losses are more than one hundred million.

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Solar flares class M 3.2 January 19. Video

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20.01.12.Vchera about 8:00 pm Moscow time on the Sun was recorded one of the largest mass ejections in the past few years. The event occurred on the side of the Sun facing the Earth, had a wide beam pattern (almost 180 degrees), so that part of its strike force, is likely to have on our planet.

Heading to Planet Earth Photo from: tesis.lebedev.ru

Explosive processes in the solar atmosphere began about 17:30 Moscow time. At about 20:00 X-ray flux from this region peaked — around this time, apparently, there was a separation of

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Russian farmers are not afraid of the WTO and swine fever — Zubkov

Over the years, farmers 1.5-2 completely shut down domestic demand for poultry meat, According to First Deputy Prime Minister Viktor Zubkov during his working visit to the Pskov region. By the way, even five years ago, Russia was buying a year 1.3 million tons of U.S. chicken leg quarters. Zubkov said, the volume of agricultural output this year has increased by 17 percent. And the first time the country will be fully secured by its sugar, Russian newspapers wrote. Despite the threats in the form of zero import duties on imported pork after the accession of our country to the

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Russian airlines have increased over 8 months of the carriage of passengers by 15% to nearly 57 million people

Russian airlines carried over 8 months of 2013, more than 56.6 million passengers. The growth was 15 percent compared to the same period in 2012. These statistics are published Rosaviaciya.

On international routes carried more than 30.7 million people / growth of 20% /, on the inside — almost 26 million / increase by 9% /, including about 1.1 million people transported to local airlines / increase by just over 1% /.

The distribution of seats among the five largest Russian carriers has changed. The leader remains the "Aeroflot" / 13.7 million more passengers,

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