We'll TRY and start with the IL96M, but yes, there may be a few roadblocks. The alternative first type is the 777-200. But, if in any way we can buy ILs first we will. It'll save us money.
BUT, if we can't, be buy American first, and then after a few american types, add Russina to our fleet. That way our passengers won't be leery of flying the airline as they won't DEFINITELY know if they're flying a Russian plane.
Let's discuss this on the new post.