Jun 13, 2013
Alexey Leonov: Yuri Gagrin's death was caused by a careless maneuver performed by other aircraft
Cosmonaut Alexey Leonov with reference to an unclassified data said that a careless maneuver performed by Su-15 fighter in the clouds caused Yuri Gagarin's jet to fall into spin.
Apollo-Soyuz Test Project: Russians, Americans Meet in Space
The Apollo-Soyuz Test Project was the first spaceflight to include two participating nations working together with their own national spacecraft.
Face Television Screens Gritty Russian Docos
A new documentary series from Russia, Outside the Square, is screening on Face Television on Mondays at 8.30pm from March 4. Jim Blackman, Face TV's chief executive, says the series tackles gritty issues including the ethics surrounding euthanasia, life in a Russian prison and the myths and facts around Russians consumption of vodka.
Russia urges probe into UN chopper downing in S. Sudan
PanARMENIAN.Net - Russia has urged the South Sudanese authorities to conduct a full investigation into the UN helicopter accident in which four Russians were killed, RIA Novosti reported.
Syria's 'No-Nonsense' Air Defenses Praised by Russian General
The Syrian armed forces have effective air-defense systems that can fend off massive airstrikes against the country, a senior Russian military official said on Saturday.