German ex-chancellor Schroeder approved as Rosneft board chairman — sourceBusiness & Economy September 26, 17:21
International Cycling Union allows Australia-born track cyclist to compete for RussiaSport September 26, 16:57
Russian military gets first batch of cutting-edge electronic warfare operation systemsMilitary & Defense September 26, 16:56
Russian bombers wipe out terrorist targets in Syria with cruise missilesMilitary & Defense September 26, 16:39
Saudi King to visit Russia in early OctoberWorld September 26, 15:59
Some 12,000 troops to take part in post-Soviet security bloc’s drillsMilitary & Defense September 26, 15:48
Germany remains one of Russia’s key partners in Europe — KremlinRussian Politics & Diplomacy September 26, 15:33
Russian Defense Ministry calls on UN to increase humanitarian aid to SyriaWorld September 26, 14:59
Kremlin says open skies treaty controversies must be settled within pact's frameworkRussian Politics & Diplomacy September 26, 14:31
MOSCOW, January 31. /TASS/. Proton-M carrier with Breeze-M booster and the UK Inmarsat communication satellite was launched from Baikonur (Kazakhstan), press service of Roskosmos told TASS on Sunday.
"The space apparatus and the booster separated from the third stage of the carrier in about nine minutes after the start," the press service said.
The satellite will be put into the supersonic orbit of 65,000 kilometres, the Khrunichev centre reported on its website. Then, using its own engines the apparatus will be taken to the geostationary orbit, where it will be used for telecommunication purposes. The apparatus "does not have military purposes," the website reads.