Victoria Ivanova. The name of one of 2 intended for the Russian Federation helicopter type "Mistral" - "Vladivostok" - was concealed from the ship, standing in the French port of Saint-Nazaire, at the beginning of the visit to the city President of the French Republic Francois Hollande.
"Saint-Nazaire: in order not to shock the eyes of the President, the Name "Vladivostok" has been hidden from the Board of "Mistral" - is written on the division page of the Front national (FN) in Saint-Nazaire in the social network.
According to the report on the Internet representation of the subdivisions of the party, " the city has already arrived representatives of special services in order to protect themselves booed the President and to prevent the carrying out of hostile actions ". Authorized party urging the people to " turn to the President's back or even to stay home."
a contract for production and delivery of 2- "Mistral" cost 1, 2 billion Euro was concluded between the French DCNS/STX and the "Rosoboronexport" in 2011. France had to give 1st ship "Vladivostok" in November 2014, but due to the events in Ukraine and the imposition of sanctions against Russia. On the eve of August, Moscow and Paris terminated the contract for the construction and supply of 2 ships-docks-type " Mistral ".
at the end of September it was announced that the head of the French Republic Francois Hollande reached an agreement with its Egyptian counterpart Abdel Fattah al-Sisi on the sale of Egypt 2 destined for the Russian Federation helicopter carrier. The contract for the manufacture and delivery of vessels was signed in Cairo on the first day weekend, October 10, in the presence of al-Sisi and Prime Minister of France Manuel Valls. It is assumed that the port of Egypt, the ships will arrive in the summer of 2016.