Russia: Knights aerobatic team reportedly receives first Su-30SM fighter jet

The Russian Knights aerobatic team based in Kubinka near Moscow has started receiving the first Sukhoi Su-30SM (NATO reporting name: Flanker-C) multipurpose fighter jets, some Russian Internet sources recently said. According to public sources, the Irkutsk Aircraft-Manufacturing Plant, part of the Irkut Corporation, manufactured the first Su-30SM fighter jet in September. The plane was given…


Russia: grain exports from seaports up in late September 2016

On September 19-25, the export volumes of grains from the Russian seaports reached 747.4 thousand tons, against 229.4 thousand tons shipped on the previous week.

In particular, the wheat shipments totaled 595.3 thousand tons, barley – 5.8 thousand tons, corn – 136.9 thousand tons, and peas – 9.4 thousand tons. (APK-Inform/Business World Magazine)

Ukraine: seaports grain exports up in late September 2016

On September 19-25, Ukraine exported 648.4 thousand tons of grains from the seaports, against 596.1 thousand tons on the previous week.

In particular, wheat shipments reached 579.5 thousand tons, barley – 64.9 thousand tons, and corn – 4 thousand tons. (APK-Inform/Business World Magazine)