Lavrov confirms Russia’s commitment to maintain sustainability of Iran nuclear dealRussian Politics & Diplomacy September 21, 4:28
No need to review Iranian nuclear deal - MogheriniWorld September 21, 3:50
Mexico earthquake death toll tops 230World September 21, 3:15
Senior diplomat explains why Moscow did not back US declaration on UN reformRussian Politics & Diplomacy September 21, 2:20
Russia’s proposal on UN mission in Donbass still on the table - Russian diplomatRussian Politics & Diplomacy September 21, 1:42
Putin, Erdogan may have telephone conversation soon — KremlinRussian Politics & Diplomacy September 20, 21:39
Lavrov offers condolences to Mexican people over deadly earthquakesRussian Politics & Diplomacy September 20, 21:01
UN Security Council passes resolution on peacekeeping reformWorld September 20, 20:14
UN peacekeepers should use force only for self-defense — LavrovRussian Politics & Diplomacy September 20, 20:01
MOSCOW, September 29 (Itar-Tass) —— The launch vehicle Soyuz-2.1b with a satellite Glonass-M will be put on a launching pad at the Plesetsk spaceport on Thursday. The state committee for flight tests of spaceships and launch vehicles has taken the decision to this effect. Commander of the Space Troops Lieut. Gen. Oleg Ostapenko, who arrived on the Russian northern spaceport to control the pre-launch works of the satellite Glonass-M, was participating in the committee meeting.
The pre-launch works for the launch vehicle Soyuz-2.1b are over at the launching pad number 43. The fully assembled booster is brought to the integration house, where the staff of the combat team of the center of tests and flights of spaceships is maintaining the round-the-clock temperature and pressure control inside the launch vehicle, the press service of the Defence Ministry reported on Thursday.
The launch of the booster Soyuz-2.1b is scheduled for October 1.