Saturday, September 30, 2023
Concerns over security and foreign political interference are driving Washington to impose growing restrictions on the operations of Russian and Chinese companies in the U.S., Nikkei reports. In the most prominent case of this practice, last September, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) issued an order directing all federal agencies...
Russian agents use Facebook, Twitter, and other social media tools to spread propaganda and try to turn U.S. public opinion against domestic energy production, House Republicans said in a report released Thursday. According to Bloomberg, the report found that between 2015 and 2017, “an estimated 9,097 Russian posts or tweets...
The Samara-based Progress Space Rocket Center is carrying out work jointly with the Energia Space Rocket Corporation on the conceptual design of a new Soyuz-6 carrier rocket, the Progress Space Rocket Center’s press office told TASS at the Army-2020 international military and technical forum on Monday. "This year, the Progress...
Moscow has fulfilled the “Sustainable Cities and Communities” international standard, which sets the main indicators for the quality of life and the provision of urban services. The city has been assessed in 68 indicators, including economy, innovation, healthcare, education, transport and security, Moscow Deputy Mayor Natalia Sergunina explained. The ISO...
Russian tech giant Yandex has started the deployment of the second phase of its 10MW data center facility in the Energetik neighborhood of the city of Vladimir in Russia, Komsomolskaya Pravda reported. Аccording to the Russian newspaper, the facility is set to double its original size and its launch has...
Russia's only current female cosmonaut Anna Kikina will head to the International Space Station (ISS) in 2022, a space industry source told Sputnik News reports. "General Director of Roscosmos Dmitry Rogozin has ordered the cosmonaut training center to include Anna Kikina in one of the upcoming Soyuz crews set...
Several technological giants whose software is widely used by the U.S. government have allowed Russian defense agency access to their programs’ source code, potentially jeopardizing the security of computer networks in at least a dozen federal agencies, a Reuters investigation has found. Major global technology providers SAP (SAPG.DE), Symantec (SYMC.O) and...
The Rostec Structures’s  AYYA T1 smartphone is currently available for purchase at M.Video and Eldorado shops. Customers will pay 19,000 rubles for the state corporation's gadget, Vedomosti writes. AYYA T1 is a Smartecosystem firm development that is part of the Rostec Research Institute "Scale." The smartphone is powered by an...
The Russian government plans to impose harsher fines on technology companies that fail to comply with Russian laws, sources familiar with the plans said, according to Reuters. The move should intensify the Kremlin’s fight with global tech giants such as Facebook and Google, the news agency reported. Russia has introduced tougher...
Specialists of Russia’s TsNIIMash Mission Control Center carried out a maneuver to lower the average orbital altitude of the International Space Station (ISS), using the thrusters of the Progress MS-14 resupply ship, the State Space Corporation Roscosmos reported on Wednesday, TASS reported. "In compliance with the flight program of the...