Russian News From Russia: April 7th, 2009!

Russia News Source: April 7th, 2009!Windows to Russia!

Gazprom confirms receipt of Naftogaz March gas payment Gazprom confirms receipt of Naftogaz March gas payment:
Russia energy giant Gazprom confirmed on Tuesday that Ukraine’s national gas company Naftogaz had paid in full for gas delivered to the ex-Soviet republic in March.

Brazil could make Russian new-generation fighters under license:
Russia may allow Brazil to produce its fifth-generation fighters under a license in the future, a senior Russian government official said in an interview with RIA Novosti.

Russia ready to spend $10 bln on World Cup 2018 preparations:
Russia is prepared to spend $10 billion on upgrading its infrastructure if it is awarded the World Cup by FIFA, the Sovetski Sport paper said on Tuesday.

Georgia detains cargo ship with Russian crew:
07-04-2009 11:03 A Georgian coast guard vessel has detained a cargo ship with a crew of 14 Russians on board, the Sovfracht maritime bulletin said on Tuesday.

Russia to buy spy drones from Israel:
07-04-2009 10:42 Russia’s Defense Ministry has decided to buy three types of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) from Israel for $50 million, a respected Russian business paper said on Tuesday.

Palestinian leader Abbas set for Moscow talks with Putin:
07-04-2009 09:47 Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas is to meet Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin in Moscow on Tuesday for talks on Middle East issues.

Russian pundits play down N.Korea’s missile threat:
06-04-2009 21:55 Russian analysts believe the reaction of North Korea’s opponents to the country’s rocket launch was exaggerated, as it posed no real threat to peace.