United Press International
Russia's Gazprom said its work in the European market was in line with legal standards following the start of an antitrust probe by the European Commission. The European Commission announced it was opening an antitrust investigation into Gazprom.
Russia on Thursday signed a contract with China for the delivery of a total of 52 Mi-171E (Hip) transport helicopters. The Mi-171 E, an export version of the Mi-8/17, is a medium twin-turbine transport helicopter which can also act as a gunship.