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2010-12-16 10:55:00

STOCKHOLM, December 16, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Swedish newspaper, Dagens Industri, has reported that Vladimir Antonov has been subject to a Swedish Government investigation which shows there is no evidence of corruption against the Russian businessman. The report which was commissioned by the Swedish Government and conducted by international risk consultancy company, Kroll, showed that there was no evidence that Vladimir Antonov or any of his companies are or have been involved in...

2010-11-24 09:47:00

KIEV, Ukraine, November 24, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- NATO and Ukraine are discussing final provisions for extending the lease of heavy-duty transport aircraft - Antonov An-124-100 Ruslan. The contract is likely to be extended for two years before the end of 2010. Ukraine is now negotiating a plan to revive mass production of a new commercialized model of Ruslan jointly with Russia. The produced planes will have the cargo lifting capacity of 150 tonnes. Russian air force is also a potential...

2008-07-17 06:00:33

A specialist Ukrainian military website has described the success of the SALIS (Strategic Airlift Interim Solution) programme, where NATO has been using Ukraine's An-124 military transport aircraft. The website said it regards the programme as an example of mutually beneficial and pragmatic cooperation between Ukraine and NATO and the way forward in furthering this cooperation. The following is the text of the article by Volodymyr Kopchak, entitled "Salis: To retain and multiply" posted on...

2007-11-27 09:00:00

By Muraviev, Alexey D COMPETITION among major space powers for the growing commercial market of space-related services - primarily concentrated in the sphere of launching payloads into a near-Earth orbit - took a new turn in the first week of October 2007 with the announcement that Russia was planning to build another overseas space launch facility, on the tropical Indonesian island of Biak, near the Papua New Guinea coast.7 The Biak facility will be the third Russian space launch center...

2006-03-02 06:22:53

By Philip Pullella ROME (Reuters) - Leaders of the former Soviet Union were behind the assassination attempt against Pope John Paul II in 1981, an Italian parliamentary investigative commission said in a report. A final draft of the report, which is due to be presented to parliament later this month, was made available to Reuters on Thursday by the commission president, Senator Paolo Guzzanti. "This commission believes, beyond any reasonable doubt, that the leadership of the Soviet...


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