St. Petersburg expects to welcome about one million people during 2020 UEFA Euro Cup ST. PETERSBURG. KAZINFORM Russia’s second largest city of St. Petersburg expects to receive about one million football fans and tourists during matches of the 2020 UEFA Euro Cup next summer, St. Petersburg Governor Alexander Beglov said on Friday.
Satellites launched atop Russia’s Proton-M rocket put into designated orbits MOSCOW. KAZINFORM Two commercial satellites, Europe’s Eutelsat-5WB and US MEV-1, launched atop the Proton-M carrier rocket on Wednesday, were put into their designated orbits on Thursday, the International Launch Services (ILS) said on Twitter.
SCO is a good example of successful coop in Asia – Head of State SOCHI. KAZINFORM The Shanghai Cooperation Organization is a good example of successful cooperation in Asia, according to President of Kazakhstan Kassym-Jomart Tokayev. He said it taking the floor at the plenary session on «World Order from the Viewpoint of the East» held during the 16th meeting of the Valdai Discussion Club in Russia’s Sochi Oct 3, Kazinform correspondent reports.
Wildfires sear through 43,300 hectares of Russia's forests MOSCOW. KAZINFORM Over 90 wildfires are blazing on the territory of 43,300 hectares in Russian regions, the press service of the Aerial Forest Protection Service said on Tuesday. On Monday, wildfires were registered on the territory of 56,000 hectares.
MS-14 spacecraft’s 2nd attempt to dock to ISS scheduled for August 27 MOSCOW. KAZINFORM Russia’s Soyuz MS-14 spacecraft with the android robot Fedor on its board will make a second attempt to dock to the International Space Station (ISS) in the morning of August 27, the federal space agency Roscosmos reported on Sunday according to TASS.
MS-14 spacecraft to make another attempt to dock at ISS in early morning of August 27 MOSCOW. KAZINFORM Russia’s Soyuz MS-14 spacecraft will make another attempt to dock at the International Space Station (ISS) at 6:12 Moscow time on Tuesday, August 27, according to the ISS’ twitter which NASA keeps.
Russia’s new Soyuz-2.1a space rocket to blast off on 1st manned mission in March 2020 YEKATERINBURG. KAZINFORM Russia’s new Soyuz-2.1a rocket will blast off for the first time with a manned spacecraft towards the International Space Station in March 2020, CEO of the Research and Production Association of Automatics (the developer of control systems for Soyuz-2.1a and other carrier rockets) Andrei Misyura said on Friday.
Five-year-old Russian girl found alive after 3 days in forest MOSCOW, KAZINFORM A five-year-old girl, whose disappearance last Sunday triggered a massive search effort in the Central Russian region of Nizhny Novgorod, was found alive late on Wednesday after spending more than three days in a forest, a search party official told TASS.
Wildfires strike Russia’s Zabaykalsky National Park, two Siberian nature reserves MOSCOW. KAZINFORM Firefighters are combatting intense blazes in the Zabaykalsky National Park as well as in the Barguzinsky and Dzherginsky Nature Reserves in Russia’s Buryatia Region, the local forestry department reported on its website on Friday, TASS reported.
Russia’s android robot to travel from Baikonur, to stay 4 more days in orbit than planned MOSCOW. KAZINFORM The return of the Soyuz MS-14 spacecraft with the android robot Fedor, which is due to travel to the International Space Station (ISS) on August 22 from Baikonur spaceport, has been rescheduled for September 7, Russia’s State Space Corporation Roscosmos told TASS.