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The United Launch Alliance Delta 4 rocket carrying NASA's first Orion deep space exploration craft is seen at a Cape Canaveral Air Force Station space launch complex on Dec. 3  in Florida.

NASA's unmanned test flight is a step toward Mars

Dec 4, 2014
It’s also a reminder that U.S. astronauts have to hitch a ride to the International Space Station.
Posted In: NASA, international space station, Russia, space travel
: A board outside an exchange office in central Moscow lists foreign-currency rates against the Russian ruble.

Russian ruble suffers huge one-day fall

Dec 2, 2014
What’s a country to do as its currency collapses? Russia basically needs to weather the storm.
Posted In: oil prices, Russia, ruble, us dollar

Doubling a country's economy with the click of a mouse

Nov 24, 2014
The tiny Baltic state of Estonia aims to do just that by offering "e-residencies."
Posted In: estonia, Russia, NATO
An employee of the Russian oil company Yukos approaches an oil tank in the Tyumensk region of Russia. The company was bankrupted almost a decade ago after the oligarch owner clashed politically with President Putin.

Troubled times for Russia's oligarchs

Oct 22, 2014
Oligarchs were once at risk if they stepped out of line. Now, there's danger even if they don't.
Posted In: Russia, oil industry, oligarch
Jeff Bezos

Bezos wins a round in the billionaire space race

Sep 18, 2014
The billionaire's space venture Blue Origin announced a new partnership with NASA.
Posted In: space, Elon Musk, Russia
Sphinx Cat

Who let the cats out? Russia did.

Aug 28, 2014
Russia is lending cats out to people taking out mortgages because of Russian lore.
Posted In: Russia, Mortgages, cats
Russia's embargo

Europe faces produce glut after Russian ban

Aug 12, 2014
The EU looks to offload its goods, which are now banned from Russia.
Posted In: Russia, sanctions, European Union

The Trans-Siberian Railway's long journey

Aug 12, 2014
It transformed Russia in the 19th century, and is still the best route to Siberia.
Posted In: Trans-Siberian Railway, Russia, trains
US-Europe_Russia

Russia swore off our chicken legs. But not to worry.

Aug 7, 2014
Russia's sanctions against importing food from the West shouldn't affect the U.S.
Posted In: Russia, sanctions, imports

The Ukrainian rebel who started as a sci-fi writer

Aug 5, 2014
"We have this...fascinating phenomenon of a sci-fi writer playing real war games.”
Posted In: ukraine, Russia, science fiction, fiction

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