Russia appears interested in a playing a significant role in EADS following the recent purchase of a 5% stake in the Airbus parent company by a state-owned bank (ATWOnline, Sept. 12), and a senior Kremlin official said the nation will consider expanding its holding in the future. Sergei Prikhodko, a senior adviser to Russian President Vladimir Putin, yesterday made the first official comments by a government official since Vneshtorgbank's purchase of more than $1 billion worth of EADS shares ...

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