Russia eyes potential investors at Army 2017 weapons fair

Russia's second biggest defence contractor is celebrating a deal selling a minority stake in the company to investors from the Gulf. The cash injection is welcome in a country isolated from many traditional investment channels by US and EU sanction

by

    Russia's second biggest defence contractor is celebrating a deal selling a minority stake in the company to investors from the Gulf.

    The cash injection is welcome in a country isolated from many traditional investment channels by US and EU sanctions.

    But the controlling instincts of Russia's government risk deterring foreign investors at a time when they are badly needed.

     

    Al Jazeera’s Rory Challands reports from Kazar.


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    Revival: The Muslim Response to the Crusades

    Revival: The Muslim Response to the Crusades

    This part of 'The Crusades: An Arab Perspective' explores the birth of the Muslim revival in the face of the Crusades.

    Going undercover as a sex worker

    Going undercover as a sex worker

    A photojournalist describes how she posed as a prostitute to follow the trade in human flesh.

    Africa is not poor, we are stealing its wealth

    Africa is not poor, we are stealing its wealth

    It's time to change the way we talk and think about Africa.