Aeroflot is on the verge of striking a deal with investor Alexander Lebedev to purchase his 25.8% stake in the carrier, putting SU under full control of the Russian government, which already holds 51%. According to reports from Moscow, Aeroflot will pay around $400 million for Lebedev's shares. He told The Guardian that a deal was reached Tuesday night and that he agreed to purchase Russian-made aircraft for his Moscow Vnukovo-based Red Wings and to sell his 26% share in lessor Ilyushin ...

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