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Europe Is Russia looking to increase its sway in the Mideast?

Reports say Moscow has signed a $3 billion arms deal with Egypt, which has been looking for support after the US cut financial support for Cairo post-coup.

By Correspondent / February 14, 2014

Mikhail Metzel/Presidential Press Service/RIA Novosti/AP

Russia may be on the verge of concluding a major arms deal with Egypt, a one-time Soviet client state that might be drifting back into Moscow's orbit as allegiances shift with bewildering speed in the post-uprising Middle East.