The industrial group Ladoga has been voted Leader of the Russian alcohol market 2002 in two different categories, these being Production of vodka and spirits and Fastest growing enterprise in the Russian spirits industry 2002.
The award Leader of the Russian alcohol market was established by the national alcohol association and is awarded to the producers and sellers of the most popular brands in Russia.
The industrial group Ladoga is a branch of the Ladoga holding which was founded in 1995. The enterprise increased production in 2002 by 67% year-on-year, producing 1,850 thousand decalitres of alcohol. The enterprise delivers alcohol to 65 different regions of Russia. More than 80 different goods are produced including vodka, liqueurs and vermouth as well as semi-processed spirits made from natural plant extracts. The company's main brands are Ladoga, Samson, Pertsovochka and Monteliano.
US and Chinese experts believe that the Sukhoi Checkmate aircraft will become competition to their F-35 and FC-31 fighter jets in the arms market.