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  1. News - World - RUSSIA

    Russian rocket carries international team to space station despite tensions

    Posted May 29th 2014, 09:51pm by Reuters

    ... Space Station. The station is overseen by the United States and Russia, which have seen ties strained over events in Ukraine. This month, Russia said it would not support a US proposal to keep the station operating beyond 2020. "It does not affect our working relationship," said US astronaut Steven Swanson, who is on the space station. "We get along very well. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1521350/russian-rocket-carries-international-team-space-station-despite-tensions
  2. News - World - RUSSIA

    Russian rocket crashes in flames after take-off

    Posted Jul 02nd 2013, 02:01pm by Reuters

    ... the reputation of Russia’s once-pioneering space programme, cause delays in launches and threaten its hold on some 40 per cent of the market for space launches. Russia’s space agency Roscosmos said ... Musabayev, head of Kazakhstan’s space agency Kazcosmos, said nitric oxide – a product of burning heptyl – was much less toxic for humans. He said it was raining in the area, so toxic clouds would ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1273863/russian-rocket-crashes-flames-after-take
  3. News - World - RUSSIA

    Russian Soyuz space capsule touches down in Kazakhstan

    Posted Sep 17th 2012, 03:52pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... Three-man crew return to earth after 123 days at the International Space Station An international three-man crew onboard a Russian-made Soyuz capsule touched down successfully on the cloudless central Kazakhstan steppe on Monday morning after 123 days at the International Space Station. A fleet of Russian Mi-8 helicopters deployed from towns near the landing site ahead ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1039089/russian-soyuz-space-capsule-touches-down-kazakhstan
  4. News - World - RUSSIA

    Kremlin's point man for China trade Gennady Timchenko sees more big deals

    Posted May 22nd 2014, 11:40pm by AGENCIES

    ... for energy. "Chinese officials clearly understood the distinction between deals in which there have been ongoing negotiations for some time and new deals that opportunistically fill the space ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1518200/kremlins-point-man-china-trade-gennady-timchenko-sees-more-big-deals
  5. News - World - RUSSIA

    Nasa gives order to suspend Russian co-operation following Ukraine crisis

    Posted Apr 03rd 2014, 09:01pm by NYT

    ... it has with its Russian counterpart Roscosmos- with the key exception of communications dealing with the International Space Station. The move was revealed in an internal memo, dated Wednesday, ... rolled out its 2015 budget proposal. He said the agency had not taken steps- at that point- to find an alternate way to get its astronauts to the station. Since Nasa retired the space shuttle ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1463991/nasa-gives-order-suspend-russian-co-operation-following-ukraine-crisis
  6. News - World - RUSSIA

    Members of Pussy Riot defiant after their release from prison in Russia

    Posted Dec 23rd 2013, 02:36pm by Agence France-Presse in Moscow

    ... is a humanitarian act, I think it’s a PR stunt.” “In this situation, I was just a body being moved in space, nothing depended on me,” she said. “If I had a choice to refuse (the amnesty), I would have, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1388993/pussy-riot-punk-alyokhina-freed-russian-prison
  7. News - World - RUSSIA

    Russian scientists say unusual rocks are fragments from Urals meteor

    Posted Feb 19th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Ural Mountains creating a shockwave that injured 1,200 people and damaged thousands of homes, a Russian news agency reported on Monday. The space rock streaked over the city of Chelyabinsk ... scattered over large swathes of the industrial region. Recovery workers scouring a small lake where some fragments were believed to have fallen did not discover anything at first. Russian space ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1153288/russian-scientists-say-unusual-rocks-are-fragments-urals-meteor
  8. News - World - RUSSIA

    Divers scour Russian lake after meteor strike injures 1,200

    Posted Feb 16th 2013, 07:41pm by Agence France-Presse in Moscow

    ... asteroid that left some Russian officials calling for the creation of a global system of space object defence. The unpredicted meteor strike brought traffic to a halt in the industrial city ... scientists blame on an asteroid or a comet ripped through Siberia. Scientists at the US space agency Nasa estimated that the amount of energy released from impact with the atmosphere was about 30 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1151818/divers-scour-russian-lake-after-meteor-strike-injures-1200
  9. Property - International - RUSSIA

    Morgan Stanley pays US$1.2b for Russian mall in largest retail purchase

    Posted Feb 27th 2013, 12:00am by BLOOM

    ... in the country's commercial real estate market. The Metropolis mall in northwest Moscow, near the main highway to the city's airport, has 82,000 square metres of retail space and 2,900 parking spaces ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/international/article/1159181/morgan-stanley-pays-us12b-russian-mall-largest-retail
  10. News - World - RUSSIA

    Scientists claim discovery of Russian meteor fragments

    Posted Feb 18th 2013, 03:26pm by AFP

    ... that injured 1,200 people and damaged thousands of homes. The giant piece of space rock streaked over the city of Chelyabinsk in central Russia on Friday with the force of 30 of the nuclear bombs ... of the Russian Academy of Sciences that conducted chemical tests on some unusual rocks on Sunday said the pieces had come from outer space. “We confirm that the particles of a substance found by our ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1153106/scientists-claim-discovery-russian-meteor-fragments

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