Tagged: Arms trade

Russia bids to supply Brazil’s Air Force 2

Russia bids to supply Brazil’s Air Force

Just a quick post to highlight an RIA Novosti article about Russia’s attempts to win a tender to supply the Brazilian Air Force with modern fighter jets. The Brazilian Air Force has a combat...

Russian-Indian military exercise begins 2

Russian-Indian military exercise begins

Hot on the heels of Russia’s recent military exercise with China (see here for details) 1,600 Russian troops, 9 airplanes and 5 warships are taking part in a military exercise with India. The exercise,...

Russia writes off Ethiopian debt 0

Russia writes off Ethiopian debt

Russia has written off Ethiopia’s $1.1 billion debt, ostensibly to help Ethiopia in its fight against poverty, although I suspect arms sales may, as is so often the case, be at the root of...

Who controls the Russian arms trade? 1

Who controls the Russian arms trade?

In an opinion piece about last week’s rumours of a Russian missile sale to Syria, Pavel Felgenhauer notes a worrying aspect of the Russian arms trade in general.  Namely a lack of central control....