India-Russia Military Relations: Delay in Ka-226T project and SPAD Gun Missile System raised during talks

The Military and technical cooperation has been the key areas of the privileged Strategic Partnership between the countries. Russia has been the main and the preferred supplier of military platforms to India for seven decades. Even as Russia assured India of delivering the defence contracts on time and some ahead of times, when defence minister Rajnath Singh and the Deputy Prime Minister ...

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Park space mandate at Trop site falls short in St. Pete City Council committee

Tropicana Field A St. Petersburg City Council committee wants to make sure there is plenty of parkland when the Tropicana Field site is redeveloped. “I don’t want to see it slip into being a concrete jungle,” Council member Darden Rice said Thursday. It won’t, Alan DeLisle, city development administrator, told the Public Services & Infrastructure Committee. “The development community is ...

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Just before Russia’s coronavirus shutdown, Moscow signed a huge procurement deal with a company owned by a politically-connected conglomerate

Sergey Vedyashkin / “Moskva” News Agency On March 27, a day before Russia’s coronavirus shutdown took effect, the Moscow Mayor’s office signed a massive contract reportedly worth 3.2 billion rubles ($42.4 million) to purchase new concrete curbsides for the city.  Previously, the city’s largest contract for curbstone supplies was with “Bashkirsky Kamen” (Bashir Stone) Ltd., signed in August 2019. Worth 957 million ...

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