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Russia Delivers Humanitarian Aid to Libya

The Russian emergencies ministry’s plane landed late on Wednesday in the Libyan capital Tripoli to deliver humanitarian aid, a ministry spokesman said. "At 23:10 Moscow time an Il-76 plane carrying 15 metric tons of humanitarian cargo landed in the Libyan capital Tripoli,” the source said. The cargo consists mainly of medical equipment and medicines. A […]

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Gaddafi fall cost Russia tens of blns in arms deals

Russia lost tens of billions of dollars in potential revenues from arms deals with Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi's fall, said the official in charge of Russia's arms exports. Russia, the world's No. 2 arms exporter, has frequently cited losses of $4 billion in Libyan arms contracts. "The figure of $4 billion is only nominal, the […]