Negotiating arms deals with the Russian government should be a tricky business these days. A U.S. law passed in 2017 allows the State Department to slap sanctions on anyone, including foreign states, caught buying weapons from arms trading agency Rosoboronexport and state-controlled manufacturer Rostec.  Despite that economic threat looming over potential customers, Russian government officials and industrialists exerted a strong presence here at IDEX, the region’s largest ...


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