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[SQUAWK] Russian Tupolev TU-204-300 at Zagreb Airport
Written by: Jan Kotek.
Russian Minister of Foreign Affairs Sergey Lavrov arrived to Zagreb on Wednesday, December 15 with TupolevTU-204-300 (in the pictures). Lavrov arrived to Zagreb as part of his offical tour, after visiting Sarajevo and Belgrade. The aircraft belongs to the fleet of Russian state company Rossiya (RSD), which operates flight services for state and goverment officials of Russian Federation. On Wedesday, December 16 the plane departed back to Moscow.
This aircraft with registration RA-64059 was built in 2012, and it operates for Russian government since 2014. However Russian Goverment operates up to 18 Tupolev TU-204s in several different versions. TU-204-300 type is the last and most modern version of this aircraft. The Russian governmental flight service is the largest operator of these planes in the World.