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While Obama Fiddles With Sanctions, Russia Plans Future in Space

In observance of Cosmonautics Day, which recalls the first manned space flight, by Yuri Gagarin on April 12, 1961, Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitri Rogozin wrote an article published Friday in the government paper Rossiyskaya Gazeta, outlining Russia’s future space … Continue reading

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Russian Civil Defense Chief Calls for Cooperation on Defense against Asteroids and Comets

Yet another high-ranking Russian official has called for international cooperation on the defense of Earth against the danger of asteroid and comet impacts. In an interview with the government daily Rossiyskaya Gazeta, Minister of Civil Defense and Emergencies Gen. Vladimir … Continue reading

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