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Russia: 'Weapon sales exceeded $15 BILLION in 2014' - Putin01:48

Russia: 'Weapon sales exceeded $15 BILLION in 2014' - Putin

Russian Federation, Moscow
January 27, 2015 at 23:15 GMT +00:00 · Published

Russian weapon and military equipment sales exceeded $15 billion (€13.2 billion) in 2014, said President Vladimir Putin in Moscow, Tuesday.

Speaking at a meeting of the Commission for Military Technology Cooperation with Foreign States, Putin stated that Russia's arms are amongst "the most popular in the world" with Russian weaponry "in demand in over 60 countries".

Looking to 2015, the president highlighted the "need to make maximum use of Russia's competitive edge" and hinted that "Russia will expand its presence on such promising markets as the Asia-Pacific Region, the African continent, Latin America and the Caribbean".

Russia: 'Weapon sales exceeded $15 BILLION in 2014' - Putin01:48
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Russian weapon and military equipment sales exceeded $15 billion (€13.2 billion) in 2014, said President Vladimir Putin in Moscow, Tuesday.

Speaking at a meeting of the Commission for Military Technology Cooperation with Foreign States, Putin stated that Russia's arms are amongst "the most popular in the world" with Russian weaponry "in demand in over 60 countries".

Looking to 2015, the president highlighted the "need to make maximum use of Russia's competitive edge" and hinted that "Russia will expand its presence on such promising markets as the Asia-Pacific Region, the African continent, Latin America and the Caribbean".

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