Mishustin to take part in plenary session of 3rd Eurasian Congress with EAEU PMs

SOCHI, June 9. /TASS/. Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin will take part in the plenary meeting of the 3rd Eurasian Congress in the Sirius science and art park Friday, together with other Prime Ministers of the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU).

Cosmonaut training program for Russian Orbital Station to be ready by 2025

MOSCOW, June 9. /TASS/. The cosmonaut training program for missions to the Russian Orbital Station (ROS) will be developed by 2025, the Gagarin Cosmonaut Training Center told TASS.

Russia, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan join forces to create alliance of mountain ski resorts

SOCHI, June 8. /TASS/. Companies from Russia, Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan will establish a Eurasian alliance of mountain ski resorts, the office of Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Chernyshenko told reporters on Thursday.

Russian companies interested in power projects in Vietnam, Bangladesh — Novak

MOSCOW, June 8. /TASS/. Russian companies take interest in participating in electric power projects in Vietnam and Bangladesh, Deputy Prime Minister Alexander Novak said in the article for the Energy Policy magazine.

Russia's Yandex Says Launches Self-Driving Taxi in Moscow in Test Mode

MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Russia's IT giant Yandex has launched unmanned taxis in Moscow in test mode, the company said on Wednesday.

Discovery of element distribution patterns in meadowsweet to help create medicines

MOSCOW, June 6. /TASS/. Researchers from Immanuel Kant Baltic Federal University (IKBFU, Kaliningrad) have found that secondary chemical compounds in Filipendula ulmaria, commonly known as meadowsweet, have an irregular distribution.

First selection of cosmonauts for flights to Russian Orbital Station planned for 2023-2024

MOSCOW, June 8. /TASS/. The inaugural selection of cosmonauts for space flights to the future Russian Orbital Station (ROS) is planned for 2023-2024, the press office of the Gagarin Cosmonaut Training Center reported on Thursday.

Russia’s Energy Ministry expects to speed up implementation of Turkish gas hub project

SOCHI, June 8. /TASS/. The Russian Ministry of Energy believes there are all condition in place for the proposal to build a gas hub in Turkey to move forward, Russia’s Minister of Energy Nikolay Shulginov said on Wednesday.

Lavrov to meet foreign partners on SPIEF sidelines — Russian Foreign Ministry

MOSCOW, June 7. /TASS/. Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov will take part in the 26th St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF), where he will hold a series of meetings with foreign partners, official spokeswoman of the ministry Maria Zakharova said at a briefing on Wednesday.

Scientists discover new, rare subspecies of Arctic butterfly in Yakutia

TOMSK, June 7. /TASS/. A new subspecies of the Arctic butterfly, which lives exclusively in Yakutia, was studied by scientists from the Tomsk (TSU) and the Altai (AltSU) state universities.