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Russia threatens end of $3.4 bn Canadian aircraft deal

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Moscow is considering ending its $3.4 billion contract with Canadian manufacturer Bombardier to build Q400 planes and the construction of an assembly factory in Russia, its minister of industry said Thursday. 

A worker leaves the Bombardier factory, October 25, 2006 in Crespin, northern France

The head of Bombardier's aviation arm, Guy Hachey, in March hinted that the deal concluded in August 2013 with Russia's state-backed Rostec was threatened by Canadian sanctions against Russia.

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