Russia aims high with new passenger plane

[ad_1] The showpiece of this year’s MAKS air salon in is the new civilian aircraft MC-21, to be formally shown Wednesday to potential clients after more than a decade in the making and multiple delays Russia is set to unveil on Wednesday its new passenger plane MC-21, billed as a competitor to Boeing and Airbus […]

Russia aims high with new passenger plane

[ad_1] The showpiece of this year’s MAKS air salon in is the new civilian aircraft MC-21, to be formally shown Wednesday to potential clients after more than a decade in the making and multiple delays Russia is set to unveil on Wednesday its new passenger plane MC-21, billed as a competitor to Boeing and Airbus […]

Russia launches floating nuclear reactor in Arctic despite warnings

[ad_1] The Akademik Lomonosov’s 5,000-kilometre journey to northeastern Siberia has been dubbed a potential “Chernobyl on ice”  Russia will launch the world’s first floating nuclear reactor and send it on an epic journey across the Arctic on Friday, despite environmentalists warning of serious risks to the region. Loaded with nuclear fuel, the Akademik Lomonosov will […]

'Nuclear-powered' missile accident in Russia: What really happened?

[ad_1] Severodvinsk, Russia. Credit: Kuleshov Oleg / shutterstock A missile engine exploded at a naval test range, west of the city of Severodvinsk on Russia’s northern coast at 9am on August 8. At least five people were killed and several others injured. As it is associated with Russia’s defense program, the incident is shrouded in […]

Journalists investigating Russia targeted by cyberattacks: ProtonMail

[ad_1] Investigations website Bellingcat helped unmask the Russian agents suspected of poisoning ex-spy Sergei Skripal Reporters investigating Russian military intelligence have been targeted by highly sophisticated cyberattacks through their encrypted email accounts, with evidence suggesting Moscow was responsible, the email service provider ProtonMail and journalists said Saturday. The phishing attack, which sought to dupe users […]