Russian cosmonauts Vladimir Dezhurov and Mikhail Tyurin, members of Expedition Two to the International Space Station (ISS,) commenced a spacewalk at 1:16 p.m. Moscow time. Their mission in space is to prepare the Pirs docking unit to receive space ships, as well as to conduct scientific research on the ISS surface. The Russian Mission Control reported that the cosmonauts would spend 5.5 hours in the open space.
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