Brazil, Russia sign agreements including defense, energy, agriculture matters

Posted on February 22, 2013 • Filed under: Agriculture, Brazil, Economy, Europe, Police/Military Activity, Politics

Brazil and Russia signed several agreements in different fields geared to increase trade and to advance in defense, energy and agriculture cooperation, including the purchase of Russian anti aircraft missile batteries on condition that Moscow agrees to transfer technology. Brazil is beefing up its air defenses before the 2014 World Cup soccer tournament and the 2016 Olympic Games to ward off the threat of a terrorist attack during the global sporting events, which will draw massive crowds of foreigners. Read Article

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