Arctic Sea: sale of S-300 to Iran banned by Russia
The Kremlin has formally banned the sale of S-300 air defence missile systems to Iran three months after new UN sanctions.
A decree was issued by President Dmitry Medvedev prohibiting the sale, which had been in the pipeline for years.
Earlier, Gen Nikolai Makarov, head of Russia's general staff, confirmed that the missiles were "definitely" subject to the sanctions introduced in June. more earlier