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Russian Space Official Says NASA Statement To Suspend Contracts Was ‘Too Harsh’
2014-04-03 08:37:36

A senior space official with the Russian space program has countered NASA’s move to suspend contracts with Roscosmos on several projects, stating that it will have a global backlash on space research and may harm future partnerships with the Americans.

Space Tourism Coming To Russia
2012-08-31 07:00:39

Russia's NPO Molniya design bureau is designing a space tourist aircraft along with the Myasischev Experimental Factory (EMZ).

2011-06-28 08:15:00

MOSCOW, June 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- PRIME-TASS Business News Agency is changing its name and carrying out a rebranding.

2009-09-05 08:47:46

The third quarter will mark the end of the recession as the Russian economy will grow, the country's finance minister says. In London Friday to attend a ministerial meeting of the BRIC union countries -- Brazil, Russia, India and China -- on the sidelines of a Group of 20 pre-summit conference, Russian

2009-07-08 15:24:56

Charity concerts were held in Moscow and across Russia Wednesday to mark the country's official Day of Married Love and Family Happiness. Moscow hosted concerts, crafts and other events aimed at orphans, newlyweds and elderly couples while Orthodox churches said special prayers for the well being of families and the country, RIA Novosti reported Wednesday. The holiday coincided with the Orthodox church's Peter and Fevronia Day, named for the patron saints of married couples. The family is a...

2009-06-06 15:07:50

Russian President Dmitry Medvedev says his country wants to increase grain exports to an expanding Asia Pacific market. Speaking Saturday as the first World Grain Forum opened in St.

2009-05-27 12:03:40

Russian Finance Minister Alexei Kudrin said Russia expected to spend $10 billion on International Monetary Fund bonds to support struggling countries. Some EU countries and other economies have expressed their support for the enlargement of the IMF's financial resources.

2009-05-22 23:04:39

A gold mining community in Siberia has received a financial boost from the richest man in Russia, who has decided to register as a resident. Mikhail Prokorov's action means that his tax payments will go to the local budget of Krasnoyarsk Territory, where the village of Yeruda is located, RIA Novosti reported.


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