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Russia showcases aerial power at MAKS air show

Sukhoi Su-57 fighter jets perform during a demonstration flight at the MAKS 2019 air show in Zhukovsky, outside Moscow, Russia, August 27, 2019. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov

Sukhoi Su-57 fighter jets perform during a demonstration flight at the MAKS 2019 air show in Zhukovsky, outside Moscow, Russia, August 27, 2019. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov

Sukhoi Su-57 fighter jets perform during a demonstration flight at the MAKS 2019 air show in Zhukovsky, outside Moscow, Russia, August 27, 2019. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov
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Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan talk next to a Sukhoi Su-57 fighter jet. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov

Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan talk next to a Sukhoi Su-57 fighter jet. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov

Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan talk next to a Sukhoi Su-57 fighter jet. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov
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The Mil Mi-28 N military helicopter. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov

The Mil Mi-28 N military helicopter. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov

The Mil Mi-28 N military helicopter. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov
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Promoters attend the MAKS 2019 air show. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov

Promoters attend the MAKS 2019 air show. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov

Promoters attend the MAKS 2019 air show. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov
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The Chinese UAV Wing Loong II. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov

The Chinese UAV Wing Loong II. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov

The Chinese UAV Wing Loong II. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov
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Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan tastes ice cream as he visits the air show. Sputnik/Aleksey Nikolskyi/Kremlin via REUTERS

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan tastes ice cream as he visits the air show. Sputnik/Aleksey Nikolskyi/Kremlin via REUTERS

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan tastes ice cream as he visits the air show. Sputnik/Aleksey Nikolskyi/Kremlin via REUTERS
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Russian President Vladimir Putin watches as he visits the air show. Sputnik/Aleksey Nikolskyi/Kremlin via REUTERS

Russian President Vladimir Putin watches as he visits the air show. Sputnik/Aleksey Nikolskyi/Kremlin via REUTERS

Russian President Vladimir Putin watches as he visits the air show. Sputnik/Aleksey Nikolskyi/Kremlin via REUTERS
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Russian Ansat and Mi-24 helicopters fly. Sputnik/Aleksey Nikolskyi/Kremlin via REUTERS

Russian Ansat and Mi-24 helicopters fly. Sputnik/Aleksey Nikolskyi/Kremlin via REUTERS

Russian Ansat and Mi-24 helicopters fly. Sputnik/Aleksey Nikolskyi/Kremlin via REUTERS
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Sukhoi Su-57 fighter jet is seen during a demonstration. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov

Sukhoi Su-57 fighter jet is seen during a demonstration. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov

Sukhoi Su-57 fighter jet is seen during a demonstration. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov
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The VRT500 helicopter. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov

The VRT500 helicopter. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov

The VRT500 helicopter. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov
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Helicopters fly in formation. Sputnik/Aleksey Nikolskyi/Kremlin via REUTERS

Helicopters fly in formation. Sputnik/Aleksey Nikolskyi/Kremlin via REUTERS

Helicopters fly in formation. Sputnik/Aleksey Nikolskyi/Kremlin via REUTERS
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Visitors inspect a Russian Ansat helicopter. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov

Visitors inspect a Russian Ansat helicopter. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov

Visitors inspect a Russian Ansat helicopter. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov
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Sukhoi Su-57 fighter jets perform. Sputnik/Aleksey Nikolskyi/Kremlin via REUTERS

Sukhoi Su-57 fighter jets perform. Sputnik/Aleksey Nikolskyi/Kremlin via REUTERS

Sukhoi Su-57 fighter jets perform. Sputnik/Aleksey Nikolskyi/Kremlin via REUTERS
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The Russian UAV ORION-E. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov

The Russian UAV ORION-E. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov

The Russian UAV ORION-E. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov
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The Irkut MC-21 mid-range jet airliner. Sputnik/Aleksey Nikolskyi/Kremlin via REUTERS

The Irkut MC-21 mid-range jet airliner. Sputnik/Aleksey Nikolskyi/Kremlin via REUTERS

The Irkut MC-21 mid-range jet airliner. Sputnik/Aleksey Nikolskyi/Kremlin via REUTERS
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A visitor walks past PD-14 turbofan engine. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov

A visitor walks past PD-14 turbofan engine. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov

A visitor walks past PD-14 turbofan engine. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov
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The Ilyushin Il-96 aircraft. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov

The Ilyushin Il-96 aircraft. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov

The Ilyushin Il-96 aircraft. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov
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A pilot sits in a cockpit of the Embraer E-195 E2 jet airliner. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov

A pilot sits in a cockpit of the Embraer E-195 E2 jet airliner. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov

A pilot sits in a cockpit of the Embraer E-195 E2 jet airliner. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov
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