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After months of negotiations, France has approved the sale of a Mistral helicopter carrier to the Russian Navy, That's according to spokesman for the French Defense Ministry. The Mistral is a state-of-the-art vessel which can carry up to 16 helicopters and more than 70 land vehicles. The deal's estimated worth is around 2 billion dollars, making it the country's largest-ever military import.