The intrigue with the construction for the Russian airborne vertoletonostsa ships have reached a new level. In the press there appeared the information that the French had built 2 "Mistral" and get ready to experience it.
At this time the 1st Mistral still continues to stand at the quay of one of the docks of Saint-Nazaire. Paris, which presses the Washington refused peredaete him to Russia. And here in the sensational case has been a new twist. According to some reports, while Paris does not give 1 Mistral, he stubbornly continues to build 2nd ship, which, incidentally is also designed to Russia.
According to the contract, provide to the Navy of the Russian ship called "Sevastopol" should be implemented in 2015. At the same time, France continues to spend on Parking the first helicopter carrier "Vladivostok" 5 million euros. if things go at a pace France will pay a penalty of punishment.
At the same time, Russia was thinking about putting a retaliatory penalties for refusal to supply "Mistela". For example, the Minister of relationship Nikolay Nikiforov Russian state enterprise "Space communication" to break off relations with Eutelsat is the largest worldwide satellite operator relationship with headquarters in Paris. In addition, the Russian company may expressly abandon the procurement of satellites Express-AMU" the French EADS Astrium. Proposals have already focused on the consideration of the Vice-Premier Dmitry Rogozin.
Punishment can relate to already having a place to be agreements on the lease of satellite capacity French operator Eutelsat S.A. on new Russian spacecraft "Express-AT" and "Express IT", successfully launched in early March 2014", is told in the message of the head of the Ministry of communications. In addition it is proposed to terminate the leases Eutelsat-capacity in the domestic satellites Express-AM6", "Express-AMO" and "Express am 22" satellite. Russian Minister said that the contracts for the lease with the French Eutelsat estimated at 658,9 million euros. And Russia's refusal procurement of spacecraft "Express-EMU" will deprive EADS Astrium 4.8 billion rubles.
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