The invitation was agreed upon with the prime minister, but the oppositionist declined it.
Alexei Navalny had been invited to take part in the work of the Open Government, but the well-known opposition member declined the invitation, Sergei Guriyev, a member of the working group for the formation of the Open Government, Rector of the Russian New Economic School, told the Izvestia daily.
Result of Experiment in Zhukovsky: Pilots to Blame for SSJ 100 crash
Russian aviation experts share the view that a human factor caused the Sukhoil Superjet 100 crash in Indonesia.
Experts at the Air Crew Training Centre in Zhukovsky outside Moscow on a special flight simulator repeated the flight of the Sukhoi Superjet 100 airliner, which crashed in Indonesia into Mount Salak on May 9. The flight was simulated on the Sukhoi Superjet 100 plane’s pilot training simulator. The databases of the Mount Salak terrain, as well as the approximate flight modes: altitude, heading, speed and the crash positions were downloaded into the system.
Airborne Troops Hope for Rogozin’s Help in Getting New Combat Vehicles
The command of the ‘airborne infantry’ hopes that the RF deputy prime minister will approve the purchases of the BMD-4M airborne combat vehicles.
The Airborne Troops command, desperate to buy the BMD-4 new airborne combat vehicle through their own - military procurers, plans to turn to Dmitry Rogozin with the request to help to get the vehicles. Starting from May 7, he is in charge of the purchases of military equipment for the troops, and on May 12 a meeting on the technical equipment of the Airborne Troops is planned to be held in Tula at the Tula Instrument Design Bureau and the 106th Airborne Division.