Maxim Pyadushkin

Maxim Pyadushkin
Russia Correspondent,
Aviation Week & Space Technology

Maxim holds a key position at AW&ST’s Russian partner – Air Transport Observer magazine ( In the past he was in charge of several ATO’s sister aerospace publications and earlier worked for Moscow-based CAST defense think-tank.
Maxim has a degree on international relations from MGIMO University, Moscow, Russia, and for several years worked at the Russian Foreign Ministry.

Russia Denies Su-24 Crew Received Turkish Infringement Warnings 
The Russian defense ministry says that no warnings of airspace infringement were received by the crew of a Sukhoi Su-24 fighter bomber shot down by Turkey.
Russia Bolsters Air Defense Presence In Syria 
Russia plans to strengthen its forces in Syria with increased air defenses and a larger fighter jet presence, after Turkish F-16s downed a Russian Sukhoi Su-24M tactical bomber near the Syrian-Turkish border on Nov. 24.
China Awards $2 Billion Contract For Sukhoi Su-35s 
China has become the first foreign customer for Russia’s Sukhoi Su-35 multi-role fighters in a $2 billion deal for 24 of the single-seat aircraft.
Rosoboronexport Increases Sales To Middle East
Russia’s government arms trade agency Rosoboronexport is restoring ties with Iran, continuing deliveries to Syria and otherwise planning to boost sales to the Middle East region.
Rosoboronexport Continues To Increase Middle East Sales 
Russia’s government arms trade agency Rosoboronexport is restoring ties with Iran, continuing deliveries to Syria and otherwise planning to boost sales to the Middle East.
UTair Struggles To Recover As Transaero Winds Down 
Russia’s air-transport market stands on the brink of radical changes as the country’s second-largest carrier, the bankrupt Transaero, brings its operations to a close, and rival UTair restructures to stay afloat.
Superjet Hopes State Leasing Deal Provides Sales Boost 
Several years into its production run, the Sukhoi Superjet (SSJ) 100 program is still producing huge losses for Russia’s aerospace industry and lags the sales needed to improve its fortunes.
Russia’s Transaero Airlines Ending Operations In December 
Russia’s second-largest airline, Transaero, will likely to go bankrupt, as its main competitor Aeroflot refused to buy a 75% + 1 share on Oct. 1.
Russia Launches Air Strikes In Syria 
Russia has officially launched combat operations against Islamic State (IS) militants in Syria.
Russia, Ukraine Impose Mutual Sanctions 
Russia and Ukraine will significantly reduce their bilateral air services when the winter schedule begins, as a result of mutual sanctions imposed by the countries’ governments.
Ukraine Imposes Sanctions On Russian Airlines 
Ukraine has imposed sanctions against 105 Russian legal entities, including more than 20 airlines, a decree from Ukraine’s president mandates.
Superjet Hopes For Sales Boost From Huge State Leasing Deal 
Russian government lends a hand with 30 billion rubles to push SSJ 100 sales.
Aeroflot Board Approves Transaero Acquisition 
Aeroflot’s board on Sept. 3 approved the carrier’s acquisition of domestic competitor Transaero.
Aeroflot’s Transaero Acquisition Concentrates Russian Airline Industry 
Country’s largest carrier rescues smaller competitor from financial troubles caused by overexpansion..
Government Owned Lessor To Boost SSJ 100 Sales 
The Russian government made another attempt to boost the sales of Sukhoi Superjet 100 (SSJ 100) regional jets, the country’s major commercial aircraft program.

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