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Russia investigates top space official for abuse of office
Moscow (AFP) April 16, 2014
The head of the famed Russian space-rocket company Energia that makes the Soyuz spacecraft faces a criminal investigation into alleged abuse of office, Russia's Investigative Committee said on Wednesday. Vitaly Lopota, president of Energia, is suspected of approving unauthorised loans to an international space consortium, Russia's equivalent of the FBI said in a statement. Lopota is one of the country's most important space officials, responsible for a company that has won the bulk of the contra ... read more

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Ukrainian situation won't change Russian-Kazakh Baiterek project
The Baiterek space project will not undergo adjustments over the Ukrainian situation, the foreign ministers of Russia and Kazakhstan pledged, the Voice of Russia correspondent Kira Kalinina reports. ... more
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Russian Lawmakers Approve Satellite Navigation Hub in Nicaragua
Russian lawmakers have endorsed draft legislation to allow the country to set up a satellite navigation monitoring system in Nicaragua, a Cabinet committee said Tuesday. "The agreement is aime ... more
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Russian Resupply Vehicle to Blast Off for ISS Voyage
A Russian unmanned Progress resupply spacecraft is readying for an April 9 launch from the Baikonur space center to deliver essential cargo to the International Space Station, the Russian space agen ... more
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Russian rocket crashes in Kazakhstan
A weather rocket launched from Russia's Kapustin Yar launching field crashed in Kazakhstan's western region, according to government reports. The incident happened early in the morning on Marc ... more
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Russia's Roskosmos to study Armenia's space exploration capacity
A group is set up at Roskosmos, Russian Federal Space Agency, for studying Armenia's capacity in using space for peaceful purposes, the press office of Armenia's National Security Council reported M ... more
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Rogozin set to take practical advantage of Russian space industry potential
Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin recommends seeking off-budget funds and developing public-private partnership in space exploration projects. "Another dimension is the search for a ... more
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Russia Must Focus on Profits in Space Industry
Russia's space industry must be improved to ensure a return on government investments in the sector, a senior official said Friday. "We can no longer tolerate the lag behind world standards," Deputy ... more
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Russia Moves to Reinforce Space Ties With Kazakhstan
Russia has tentatively approved a new agreement to strengthen space ties with Kazakhstan, which currently hosts Russia's largest launch facility. The deal is set to provide a general framework ... more
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Construction of technical facilities at Vostochny spaceport to start in 2015
Russia will create its new Angara space complex at the Far Eastern Vostochny Cosmodrome in two stages for unmanned and piloted missions - and will have to commence the first stage in 2015 in order t ... more
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Apollo-Soyuz cosmonaut Kubasov saved me from death - Leonov, first spacewalker
Soviet cosmonaut Valery Kubasov, who took part in the first docking of a US Apollo spacecraft with a Soviet Soyuz, has died aged 79, the Russian spacecraft corporation said on Thursday. Alexey Leono ... more
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Russia to map out next ten-year space program
Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has approved the proposal to draw up a new federal program for the development of Russian space centers in 2016-2026, Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin told ... more
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Russia's space agency opens Instagram account for public relations
Russia's federal space agency says it has opened an account on the image-sharing network Instagram to improve its public relations. ... more
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Russia's PM Medvedev to visit Plesetsk cosmodrome
Russia's Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev will make a working tour to the city of Mirny, Arkhangelsk Region, and visit the Plesetsk space launch center. A government press service official said ... more
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Apollo-Soyuz cosmonaut Valery Kubasov dies at 79
Soviet cosmonaut Valery Kubasov, who took part in the first docking of a US Apollo spacecraft with a Soviet Soyuz, has died aged 79, the Russian spacecraft corporation said Thursday. ... more
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Russia's Baikonur Space Center Head Quits
The head of Russia's Baikonur space center in Kazakhstan has quit, a spokesperson for the country's Federal Space Agency said Tuesday. Yevgeny Anisimov stepped down from the post for personal ... more
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Russia expects to launch over dozen spacecraft before May
Russia expects to launch 17 spacecraft from four space centers within the next three months, a source from the rocket and space industry told Interfax news agency on Wednesday. "Two Russian sp ... more
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    Soyuz-2.1v rocket successfully puts Aist satellite into orbit
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