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Russia's Rosoboronexport state arms trader has a contract to supply  weapons to Syria, despite international calls to halt arms deliveries to Syrian President Bashar Assad's regime.

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Russia's Rosoboronexport state arms trader has a contract to supply weapons to Syria, despite international calls to halt arms deliveries to Syrian President Bashar Assad's regime.

Russian Firm Gets Symbolic Ban

U.S. lawmakers last week voted to prohibit Defense Department contracts with a Russian company that supplies weapons to Syria. The lawmakers’ intent was clear: No funds “may be used to enter into a contract” with Rosoboronexport, Russia’s state-run arms dealer,...

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Marine One, with U.S. President Barack Obama on board, passes the Washington Monument in Washington.

Photograph by Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg

Marine One, with U.S. President Barack Obama on board, passes the Washington Monument in Washington.

`Marine One’ Contractors Bid Anew

Let’s try this again: The U.S. Navy last week announced plans for a competition to develop and build a new fleet of presidential helicopters. The draft notice came three years after the service canceled a contract with Lockheed Martin Corp. for...

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