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US-Russia Tensions Over Ukraine Crisis Could Lead To An End Of ISS Operations For NASA By 2020
2014-05-14 14:11:53

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The latest escalation in the political row between the United States and Russia has reached new heights – low-Earth orbit. On Tuesday, Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin said Russia would not agree to continue operating the International Space Station (ISS) beyond 2020. US officials have stated that they would like the ISS collaboration to last until at least 2024. "We are very concerned about continuing to develop high-tech...

Expedition 39 Soyuz Rollout
2014-04-30 05:37:38

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online In the wake of new sanctions levied against his country by the US, Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin has taken to social media to suggest that American astronauts should consider exploring alternative methods of transportation to the International Space Station. According to Alan Boyle of NBC News, Rogozin took to his Russian-language Twitter account to tweet the following: “After analyzing the sanctions against our...

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2011-12-30 13:31:23

On Thursday, Russia's deputy prime minister vowed to punish "sleepy" security officials who were caught dozing off in photos taken by bloggers. Blogger Lana Sator said she and her friends were not caught as they roamed around state rocket-maker Energomash's plant on five separate occasions. She posted almost 100 pictures of decrepit-looking hardware from inside an engine-fuel testing tower, the plant's control room and even its roof. Russian media quoted a senior space agency...

2008-08-27 06:00:10

By From news reports President Dmitri Medvedev of Russia, defying pressure from the West, announced Tuesday that Moscow had decided to recognize two rebel regions of Georgia, Abkhazia and South Ossetia, as independent states. "This is not an easy choice, but this is the only chance to save people's lives," Medvedev said in a televised address a day after the Russian Parliament voted unanimously to support the diplomatic recognition. The decision sets Russia on a collision course with...

2008-08-21 03:00:17

BRUSSELS, Belgium - NATO pulled its punches against Russia on Tuesday, suspending formal contacts as punishment for the Georgia invasion but bucking U.S. pressure for more severe penalties. The Russian Ambassador to NATO played down the impact of the emergency meeting of the Western alliance. "The mountain gave birth to a mouse," said Dmitry Rogozin. Although the allies said they would not convene any more meetings of the NATO-Russia Council until Russian troops withdraw from...

2008-08-20 09:00:08

By Jonathan S. Landay and Shashank Bengali McClatchy Newspapers BRUSSELS, Belgium -- NATO declared Tuesday that there will be no "business as usual" with Moscow while Russian forces occupied large parts of Georgia, but it took no decisive action to enforce a demand for an immediate Russian withdrawal in line with a French-brokered cease-fire. Russia's envoy to NATO, Dmitry Rogozin, mocked the outcome of an emergency meeting of the 26-nation alliance. "The mountain gave birth to a mouse,"...

2008-08-20 09:00:08

By MATTHEW LEE By Matthew Lee The Associated Press BRUSSELS, Belgium NATO pulled its punches against Russia on Tuesday, suspending formal contacts as punishment for the Georgia invasion but bucking U.S. pressure for more severe penalties. The Russian ambassador to NATO played down the impact of the emergency meeting of the Western alliance. "The mountain gave birth to a mouse," said Dmitry Rogozin. Although the allies said they would not convene any more meetings of the...

2008-08-16 09:00:08

A missile defense shield system the United States hopes to deploy in Eastern Europe is like "a dead cat," a Russian diplomat says. Dmitry Rogozin, Russia's ambassador to NATO, says Poland and the Czech Republic, which have agreed to host elements of a U.S. anti-ballistic missile system, received "a dead cat" from the United States because the effectiveness of the system can only be tested by a thermonuclear war, RIA Novosti reported Saturday from NATO headquarters in Brussels. Poland...

2008-08-15 15:00:02

Russian President Dmitry Medvedev said he knows the planned U.S. missile defense system is directed toward Moscow, but will continue talks with all parties. "The deployment of new missile defense elements in Europe has the Russian Federation as its aim," RIA Novosti reported Medvedev as saying Friday during said at a news conference with visiting German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Sochi. U.S. officials said the missile shield's goal was to deter threats from the Middle East. The United...

2008-08-14 12:05:00

NATO's stand on the Russia-Georgia clash likely will affect relations with the international treaty alliance, the Russian NATO ambassador said Thursday. Dmitry Rogozin also accused Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili of war crimes and some members of the Western media of complicity. Rogozin said Russian relations with NATO "cannot but be affected" after NATO Secretary General Jaap de Hoop Scheffer "failed to say a word about the victims of the attack. Not a single word has been uttered...


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Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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