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China set to receive S-400 air defence system from Russia

16th April 2015 - 10:00 GMT | by Gordon Arthur in Hong Kong


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After prolonged negotiations that have spanned years, it appears China is finally purchasing the Almaz-Antei S-400 Triumf surface-to-air missile (SAM) system from Russia. This was revealed in an interview that Anatoly Isaikin, Rosoboronexport’s director general, granted to the Russian newspaper Kommersant on 13 April 2015.

Isaikin confirmed, ‘I will not ...

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