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Old 08-06-2009, 10:43 AM
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Venezuela to buy Russian arms, tanks

Venezuela to buy Russian arms, tanks

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Between 2005 and 2007, Moscow and Caracas signed 12 arms deals worth a total 4.4 billion dollars. Venezuela has acquired 24 Sukhoi fighter planes, 50 combat helicopters and 100,000 Kalashnikov assault rifles. In 2008, it secured a one-billion-dollar loan for the purchase of new weaponry.

Under the new deal, Venezuela would buy a modern battalion of "30 to 40" Russian-made BMP-3, T-72 and MPR tanks, Chavez said following a telephone conversation with Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin. ...

...Chavez in March also offered Venezuelan air bases for use by Russian long-range bombers.
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I thought this came to light like last year?
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^Yeah it's not exactly new news. Hugo Chavez has been buying stuff from the Russians for a while now. In 2006, he ordered 100000 AK103's from Russia.

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Yup nothing like giving your enemies the means to your destruction..
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What a ****ed up world we live in, where Russians are selling their arms to make ends meet.
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