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Venezuela says to buy 24 Russian fighter jets

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez said on Wednesday his government planned to buy 24 Russian-made Sukhoi fighter jets as part of increased military spending to beef up his armed forces. Chavez, a Cuban ally caught in a tense confrontation with Washington, has already purchased Russian attack and transport helicopters and 100,000 Kalashnikov rifles to modernize the military of the world’s No. 5 oil exporter. Full Story

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