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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.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.