Russian space troops are planning to launch three spacecraft from Kazakhstan's Baikonur Cosmodrome in November. According to the space troops' press service, the first to be launched is a Proton rocket booster, which will inject a military spacecraft into orbit. The launch was scheduled for November 23. Next, on November 26, comes the transport spacecraft Progress with fuel and water for the International Space Station. The third spacecraft, a Zenit rocket booster, will be launched around November 30. It will put a Russian hydrometeorological satellite Meteor-3M, a US-made apparatus Sage-3 designed to study Earth's ozone layer, and three sounding satellites -- one Russian, one Pakistani and one Moroccan -- into orbit.
The Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation put the head of the contractor company of Russia's space corporation Roskosmos, Sergei Slastikhin, on international wanted list
"Washington operators of the sanctions machine ought to get acquainted with the history of Russia, to stop the unnecessary fussing," spokesperson for the Foreign Ministry said