A Russian competitor to the American convertiplane V22 Osprey on the international defence market ?


According to this article that I reblog from BelTa, following a news from the Russian Agency TASS, the Russian design bureau VR-Technologies, part of the company Russian Helicopters, which is also under the direction of Rostec Corporation, a Russian State Corporation, developed a unique model and put it in test flights in 2015. No date of commercialisation is … Continue reading A Russian competitor to the American convertiplane V22 Osprey on the international defence market ?

Nuclear incident in the Arctic Region now explained and officially assigned a 0 on the INES : temporary Reactor shutdown at Kola (Federation of Russia)


I reblog this information originally from the Barents Observer : the water-cooled Reactor No. 4 developing a capacity of 411 MgW automatically disconnected from the Russian electric grid Tuesday morning at the Kola Nuclear Power Plant (KAES in Russian) situated in the Region of Murmansk in the Republic of Karelia. The article did not mention … Continue reading Nuclear incident in the Arctic Region now explained and officially assigned a 0 on the INES : temporary Reactor shutdown at Kola (Federation of Russia)

”Russia now stops migrants heading towards Norway” | The Independent Barents Observer


I re-blog this interesting article from The Barents Observer : Border guards are reportedly no longer letting migrants into the border zone towards Norway. Source: ”Russia now stops migrants heading towards Norway” | The Independent Barents Observer see also the Norwegian Barents Secretariat source for the cover picture : By Sk-ru [GFDL (http://www.gnu.org/copyleft/fdl.html) or CC-BY-SA-3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/)%5D, … Continue reading ”Russia now stops migrants heading towards Norway” | The Independent Barents Observer