Russia announces plans to consolidate its space industry

MOSCOW, Oct. 9 (UPI) -- Russia's government says it will radically centralize its space industry in a bid to combat major inefficiencies and cut down on the misuse of funds.

Commentary: Mixed signals from Moscow

WASHINGTON, Oct. 2 (UPI) -- Will the U.S. federal shutdown affect the Syrian civil war? China fears that it might; some Russians hope that it will.

Russia vows to keep up with U.S. military's high-speed aircraft

MOSCOW, Sept. 30 (UPI) -- The Russian military is on pace to keep up with its U.S. military counterparts in the field of hypersonic aircraft, a defense official said Monday.

Shipyard director to lose job after fire on Russian nuclear submarine

MOSCOW, Sept. 28 (UPI) -- The director of a shipyard in far eastern Russia where a submarine caught fire during maintenance work will be fired next week, a government official says.

Russia readies for arms overhaul

MOSCOW, Sept. 19 (UPI) -- Russia's Defense Ministry said Thursday its missile systems would be protected from external interference, a day after a directive on arms manufacturing.

Russia dismisses aerospace executives over rocket launch failure

MOSCOW, Aug. 26 (UPI) -- Three senior managers at a Russian aerospace company have been dismissed over a Proton-M launch failure last month, Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin said.

China wants better strategic ties with Russia

BEIJING, Aug. 20 (UPI) -- The Chinese government is eager to expand its military and nuclear relationship with its Russian counterparts, a Chinese official said Tuesday.

Russia may resume Proton launches after July failure

MOSCOW, Aug. 5 (UPI) -- Russia's Roscosmos space agency says it plans to resume launches of its Proton-M rockets, with five scheduled before the end of the year.

Head of Russia's space agency given reprimand for incompetence

MOSCOW, Aug. 2 (UPI) -- Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev officially reprimanded the head of the Federal Space Agency for incompetence, the government press service said.

Russian watchdog says country's space program is inefficient

MOSCOW, July 5 (UPI) -- Russia's space program is ineffective, with poor management of both its space activities and the funds budgeted for projects, a parliamentary watchdog said.

Russia expects spat over arctic oil and gas

MOSCOW, July 1 (UPI) -- Rivals looking at the potential development of oil and natural gas in arctic regions may work to thwart Russia's ambitions, the deputy prime minister said.

Russia to work toward landing on moon, Mars by 2030, Deputy PM says

BLAGOVESHENSK, Russia, April 12 (UPI) -- Russia will develop launch vehicles and other rocket technology for manned flights to the moon and Mars by 2030, Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin says.

Russia, China sign economic agreements

MOSCOW, March 22 (UPI) -- Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin and Chinese counterpart Wang Yang signed nine economic agreements in Moscow Friday, officials said.

Russia calls for united meteor defense

KRASNOGORSK, Russia, Feb. 26 (UPI) -- The world should unite to establish a defense system against space objects that threaten Earth, Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin says.

Russia sees economic gains through defense

MOSCOW, Feb. 23 (UPI) -- Military modernization will help Russia's economy rely less on oil and gas in favor of a "cult of an engineer and constructor," a government official said.
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Dmitry Olegovich Rogozin (Russian: Дми́трий Оле́гович Рого́зин; born 21 December 1963) is a well-known Russian diplomat and popular politician, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Russia. In January, 2008, he became Russia's ambassador to NATO. He was a leader of the Rodina (Motherland) party until it merged with other similar Russian parties to form the Fair Russia party. He speaks 4 languages and holds a doctor's degree.

On 18 February 2011 Russian President Dmitry Medvedev appointed Dmitry Rogozin as a Special Representative on anti-missile defence and negotions with NATO countries on this issue.

Dmitry Rogozin was born in Moscow in a family of a famous Soviet military scientist. He graduated from Moscow State University in 1986 with a degree in journalism and in 1988 graduated with another degree in economics. In 1996 he also got a PhD in philosophy.

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