Russian President Vladimir Putin has invited Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban to Moscow in February to discuss a deal involving the sale of 30 Russian helicopters.

As reported by the online news site Defense News, the contract is worth up to $490m, according to local media. Also, it could pave the way for further military procurements to the Hungarian Armed Forces by Russia’s predominantly state-owned defence industry.

There is reportedly an increased interest among Eastern European a...

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