Avrum: "most likely the background story is ..." "I am speculating about the background story. It is possible." Avrum - you will have to do a bit better than that. No occupation? When I log onto this Haaretz site (thanks Haaretz) it says "Israel and the occupied territories". Did you miss that, Avrum???????
U.S. sanctions Russia's state-owned arms exporter Rosoboronexport (Reuters)
from the article: Preparing for the next war