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Exclusive: Russia starts stripping jetliners for parts as sanctions bite

This content was produced in Russia, where the law restricts coverage of Russian military operations in Ukraine MOSCOW, Aug 8 (Reuters) – Russian airlines, including state-controlled Aeroflot (AFLT.MM), are stripping jetliners to secure spare parts they can no longer buy abroad because of Western sanctions, four industry sources told Reuters. The steps are in line …

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Russia suspends START arms inspections over US travel curbs

Russian and US state flags fly near a factory in Vsevolozhsk, Leningrad Region, Russia March 27, 2019. REUTERS / Anton Vaganov / File Photo / File Photo / File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register This content was produced in Russia, where the law restricts coverage of Russian military operations in …

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US adds 25 Airbus planes operated by Russian airlines to export violation list

A Ural Airlines Airbus A321-200 airplane takes off from the airport in Palma de Mallorca, Spain, July 29, 2018. Picture taken July 29, 2018. REUTERS / Paul Hanna Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, Aug 2 (Reuters) – The US Commerce Department on Tuesday will add 25 Airbus airplanes operated by …

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On navy day, Putin says United States is main threat to Russia

Russia’s President Vladimir Putin attends a parade marking Navy Day in Saint Petersburg, Russia July 31, 2022. REUTERS / Maxim Shemetov Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register ST PETERSBURG, Russia, July 31 (Reuters) – President Vladimir Putin on Sunday signed a new naval doctrine which cast the United States as Russia’s main …

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US steps up fight against Omicron as variant marches across globe

Four US states find cases of Omicron variant Yellen says variant could slow growth ‘Situation is very serious,’ say Germany’s Merkel Omicron may cause half of European infections in months WASHINGTON / BERLIN, Dec 2 (Reuters) – President Joe Biden on Thursday laid out his strategy to fight the coronavirus as the highly contagious Omicron …

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