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2011-02-02 08:15:00

The Russian Defence Ministry launched a search Tuesday to look for a missing military satellite that was possibly put into the wrong orbit after its launch.

2008-08-07 09:00:24

Text of report by Russian Zvezda TV, Defence Ministry controlled, promotes patriotic values, on 5 August [Presenter] The military will have a new Internet information site, Yekaterina Priyezzheva, adviser to the defence minister, has said today.

2008-07-30 15:00:41

Text of report by Russian state news agency RIA Novosti Moscow, 30 July: The Russian Ministry of Defence will allocate around R111m [around 4.75m US dollars at the current rate of exchange] in 2008 for compensation for ecological damage, which might be caused as a result of the activities of military units and organizations of the Ministry, the chief of the Russian Armed Forces Rear Services, Deputy Defence Minister Col-Gen Vladimir Isakov, told journalists today.


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