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2008-07-20 15:00:14

Text of report by corporate-owned Russian military news agency Interfax-AVN website Baykonur (Kazakhstan), 16 July: The discontinuation of military units and the transfer of [Russian] Defence Ministry facilities located at the Baykonur space launch site to enterprises of the Russian space rocket sector will be completed in the autumn of this year.

2008-07-15 21:00:00

The Russian Federal Space Agency (Roscosmos) has found a sponsor to build a spacecraft that will bring space tourists to the International Space Station (ISS) in 2011, Roscosmos deputy head Vitaly Davydov said.

2008-07-10 00:00:21

ANADYR. July 9 (Interfax) - Canada's Kinross Gold has commissioned a recovery plant costing more than $750 million at the Kupol gold-silver field in Russia's Chukotka region, the regional administration's press office told Interfax.

2008-06-16 18:00:29

MOSCOW. June 16 (Interfax-AVN) - Russia has six times fewer civilian satellites than the United States and more than two times fewer than the Europe, the Russian space agency Roscosmos has reported.

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2008-04-12 00:05:00

Russian President Vladimir Putin longs for the Russian Space program to stand out like it once did.

2005-12-21 18:05:44

An unmanned Russian cargo ship carrying supplies and Christmas gifts for the crew of the international space station blasted off Wednesday from the Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, a spokesman said.

2005-10-01 02:51:00

By Nikolai Pavlov BAIKONUR, Kazakhstan (Reuters) - A Russia-U.S. two-man crew and the world's third space tourist blasted off from Earth on Saturday, bound for orbit and the International Space Station.

2005-09-08 12:31:29

A Russian cargo ship blasted off Thursday from the steppes of Kazakhstan carrying supplies for the international space station, a Russian space official said.

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2005-05-14 10:44:55

The Russian space agency Roskosmos wants its American counterpart NASA to shoulder some of the financial burden of equiping the international space station (ISS) with Soyuz emergency escape craft, it said.

2005-05-12 18:47:49

The oxygen generator on the orbiting International Space Station has broken down but there is no danger to its two-man crew, the Russian space agency Roskosmos said.


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2009-04-23 12:24:22

Nikolay Dimitrievich Zelinsky (1861-1953), was a Russian chemist and academician of the Academy of Sciences of USSR (1929). Zelinsky was educated at the University of Tiraspol, the University of Odessa and also at the German universities of Leipzig and Göttingen with Victor Meyer. Later in 1988 and 1891, he received his masters and PhD from the University of Novorossisk. Zelinsky was appointed professor in 1893 at the University of Moscow. He served in this leadership position until...

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