Russia to spend $3.5 billion buying 35 planes from Boeing

Reuters

Russian state-owned industrial and defense vehicle Russian Technologies is to buy 35 airplanes from U.S. aerospace company Boeing Co for $3.5 billion, the companies said in a joint statement on Tuesday.

Boeing has predicted that Russia and neighboring states will take delivery of 1,140 new airplanes over the next 20 years, valued at $130 billion.

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(Reporting By Gleb Stolyarov; writing by Megan Davies)