Ex-Ukrainian president lambastes Europe for ‘brining Ukraine to its knees’World June 22, 17:12
Senator calls for tough response to Poland’s decision to demolish Red Army monumentsRussian Politics & Diplomacy June 22, 17:03
Putin to watch joining of Turkish Stream gas pipeline sectionsBusiness & Economy June 22, 16:16
Moscow hopes Saudi king’s visit to Russia will take place soonRussian Politics & Diplomacy June 22, 16:14
Poll reveals every second Russian sees no real external military threatSociety & Culture June 22, 15:35
French Foreign Ministry expresses regret over assault and robbery of Russian delegateWorld June 22, 15:22
Moscow expects Russia - NATO Council meeting to be held in JulyRussian Politics & Diplomacy June 22, 15:18
Jury to deliver verdict on Nemtsov murder case on June 27Society & Culture June 22, 15:12
‘Syria Tomorrow’ opposition leader counts on Russia’s role in settling crisisWorld June 22, 14:26
A Russian space observatory with a millimetre-range telescope for astrophysical research is named project Millimetron.
“Still, everything is OK. This month our specialists will go to Japan to discuss it [delivery of foreign component parts] in detail,” chief of the RAS Physics Institute’s centre Nikolai Kardashev said.
If Western sanctions have an impact on scientific co-operation Russian science and industry can produce domestic component parts, he said.
However, if this order is transferred to Russian suppliers a space observation mission will be delayed. Now Millimetron space observatory is planned to launch in 2020.
Lavochkin design bureau is developing a satellite platform.