Russia may soon sign an agreement to trade arms with NATO’s procurement agency in a sign of improving relations between the former adversaries, said Dmitry Rogozin , Russia’s envoy to the alliance, before a summit this week.
The twin punch of a meteor raining destruction on remote Russia and an asteroid hurtling past Earth prompted calls from scientists and political leaders for greater vigilance to combat risks from the heavens.
Russia’s space industry is getting a “second wind” with a new launch center near China, which cuts the reliance on the Soviet-era Baikonur cosmodrome in Central Asia, said Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin.
A top Russian official criticized pop singer Madonna after she spoke out in support of members of an all-female punk band facing jail for a protest against President Vladimir Putin in the country’s main Orthodox cathedral.
Indonesian authorities suspended efforts to reach a Russian-made Sukhoi SuperJet 100 that crashed into a remote mountainside yesterday during a promotional flight as deteriorating weather hampered access.