Russian super-heavy booster vehicle to bring payloads of 70 tns to orbitScience & Space July 25, 5:34
New limits on microloans to kill off most micro lenders in Russia, say expertsBusiness & Economy July 25, 3:45
Lavrov says astonished to watch mass hysteria among US politiciansRussian Politics & Diplomacy July 25, 1:35
Lavrov comments on Syrian de-escalation zone agreementRussian Politics & Diplomacy July 24, 20:15
Iraq calls for closer cooperation with RussiaWorld July 24, 19:09
Russia develops laser-guided automatic landing system for dronesMilitary & Defense July 24, 18:22
Communist propaganda ban not aiming to dismantle Soviet WWII memorials, vows Polish envoyWorld July 24, 18:16
Situation with Siemens won’t affect Russian companies — energy ministerBusiness & Economy July 24, 18:11
Russian energy minister says oil prices may grow in 2017Business & Economy July 24, 17:31
SOCHI, February 10. /ITAR-TASS/. French biathlete Martin Fourcade has won gold in men’s 12.5km pursuit.
Although missing one of the shots and going for a penalty lap at the Laura Biathlon course, Fourcade, the silver medalist of the 2010 Olympics in Canada’s Vancouver, finished the distance with the best time of 33 minutes 48.6 seconds to take the gold.
Ondrej Moravec of the Czech Republic cleared the distance without any missed shots and finished 14.1 seconds behind Fourcade to win the Olympic silver.
Fourcade’s teammate Jean Guillaume Beatrix finished the distance with one missed shot and grabbed the bronze with the final time of 34 minutes 12.8 seconds.
The medals won by French biathletes on Monday placed France in the eights position of the Sochi Olympics medals count, which is currently topped by Canada with two gold, two silver and one bronze medals.
Russian biathlete Yevgeny Ustyugov finished in the 5th place.