Russia will have to spend 16.5 billion roubles (more than $500 million) from its federal budget to fulfil all its space programmes in 2004, head of the Russian space agency Rosaviakosmos Yuri Koptev told journalists.
This year the budget's expenditures for space programmes total 9.6 billion roubles, he said.
In June, the Baltic States will hold BALTOPS and Saber Strike 2018 drills. A US Armored Brigade will be deployed in Europe for the purpose - no less than 4,000 soldiers
The import of liquefied natural gas from the United States will not grow, even if Germany exits the Nord Stream-2 project, German Minister of Economy and Energy Peter Altmeier said