Wednesday, July 15, 2020
The German expert center Jugendschutz.net (created by the federal and state governments to protect children and adolescents on the Internet) has published a report "Telegram: Between the propaganda of violence and the information war," Kommersant report. In the report, the center’s experts note that Telegram has recently been playing the...
Rostelecom Solar specialists discovered vulnerabilities, including critical ones, in Schneider Electric’s industrial equipment used to control power systems, as reported by Kommersant. The experts tested the security of the embedded controller software for the automation of transformer substations Schneider Electric Easergy T300 and the separately supplied software Schneider Electric Easergy...
The Kurchatov Institute National Research Center has obtained a patent for the system capable of converting thermal energy into electric power, including for a lunar base, according to the invention’s description released by the Federal Institute of Industrial Property on Tuesday, TASS informed. "The stated invention deals with the technical...
The prime cost of Russia’s carrier rockets Angara will be reduced before 2024 from the current sum of seven billion to four billion rubles (from $100.3 million to $57.3 million), according to the 2019 financial report of the Khrunichev Space Center (the Angara rocket manufacturer), TASS reported. The Angara is...
Russia will not pressure China into acceding to the Russian-US nuclear arms reduction treaty (New START), Russian Ambassador to the US Anatoly Antonov said Saturday in an open interview with TASS First Deputy Director General Mikhail Gusman, commenting on Washington’s calls to get Beijing to the negotiating table. "Regarding ...
This year’s first launch of Gonets telecoms satellites atop a Soyuz-2.1b carrier rocket has been scheduled for September 20, a source in the Russian space industry told TASS on Friday. "September 20 has been tentatively scheduled for this year’s first launch of Gonets satellites," the source said adding that the...
Russia’s space corporation, Roscosmos, is advocating the adoption of a resolution to prevent an arms race in space as a response to the defense space strategy developed by the Pentagon, said Sergei Savelyev, Roscosmos Deputy Director-General, TASS reported. "We act consistently on all possible venues including, in particular, the Conference on...
The founder of Telegram Messenger Pavel Durov criticized Apple and Google for high taxes on sales of digital products for mobile phones, TASS reported. "Apple and Google impose an insane 30% sales tax on all digital goods sold on every mobile phone in the world. The result - users pay...
US B-52H strategic bombers have again been spotted near Russian borders, forcing its Baltic Sea Fleet's Su-27 fighter jets to take to the skies and monitor their actions, the Russian Defense Ministry stated. Video released by Moscow showed all stages of the 'intercept' – from the pilot in full gear...
President Vladimir Putin said on Sunday Russia was developing the means to counter other countries’ hypersonic weapons, local news agencies reported. “It’s very likely that we will have means to combat hypersonic weapons by the time the world’s leading countries have such weapons,” Reuters reports, quoting RIA Novosti.