Tag Archives: Dmitri Rogozin

Russia’s Rogozin Responds to Sanctions

Although his most often-reported remark about the U.S. sanctions against Russia was a tweet on sending U.S. astonauts to the International Space Station on a trampoline (since they now depend upon the Russian Soyuz), Deputy Prime Minister Dmitri Rogozin, responsible … Continue reading

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Russia Responds to Obama’s Latest Round of Sanctions

While Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov forcefully stated that “We denounce sanctions in all their forms,” President Vladimir Putin had more of a laconic attitude, as is his wont, to the U.S. and EU announcement of additional sanctions against Russia. … Continue reading

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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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Obama’s Sanctions Against Russian Leaders Bring Laughs in Moscow; Duma Asks Obama to Put Them All on His List!

Today, the Duma, the lower house of Russia’s parliament, drafted a statement calling on the United States to put them all on Obama’s new sanctions list. This comes amidst other jibes at Obama for his actions, which are bound to … Continue reading

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Russia To Stop Inspections Under New Start Treaty

The Russian Defense Ministry let it be known, yesterday, that it will stop foreign inspections under the New START Treaty and the 2011 Vienna Document, in response to the U.S. announcement, last week, that the Department of Defense will suspend … Continue reading

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USS Donald Cook Gets Ready To Go On BMD Patrol

It’s only been a week or so since its arrival in Rota, Spain, but the USS Donald Cook is already getting ready for its first BMD deployment sometime in the next month, according to a profile of the ship posted … 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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