Alexei A. Tupolev — the genius of the Soviet sky

Alexei Tupolev was born May 20, 1925 in Moscow. His parents — Andrey and Yulia N. Tupolev. Have not graduated from high school, he was evacuated with his parents in Omsk. After graduating from high school in 1942, he entered the KB AN Tupolev designer. His first design work — the tail end of an wooden fuselage of the Tu-2, adopted in mass production in order to save scarce metal during the war.

In 1943 he returned to Moscow, he entered the Moscow Aviation Institute. S. Ordzhonikidze. Upon graduation comes in KB per team projects led by

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Police have received awards for rescuing people from fire

Three police officers from the Novosibirsk region received the medal "For courage on fire" for saving people from burning buildings in August 2012.

As the press service of the State Ministry of Interior of Russia on VAT, at midnight, August 23, 2012 the staff of private security department Krasnozerskoe Vazhenin Sergey and Vitaly Lyosik patrolled the area and saw the lights of a private house, the fire has engulfed the roof and attic.

Police rushed to the rescue, first taken out of the smoky room a woman with a minor son, then began to put

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The second vessel of ice-class supply Alexei Chirikov transferred

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The second multi-functional supply ship offshore projects Project R70201, built by Russian and Finnish shipbuilders, April 19 delivered to the customer — the Russian company "Sovcomflot". The signing of the act of transfer took place at the Helsinki shipyard Arctech Helsinki Shipyard, a joint venture of the United Shipbuilding Corporation and the Finnish "daughters" of the South Korean group STX.

The vessel is named after the famous Russian pioneer Alexei Chirikov, assistant and associate of the great Russian explorer of Siberia and the Arctic Commander Vitus Bering. (On January 10, in the presence of Russian President

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In Helsinki, the ceremony of naming the icebreaker supply

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Naming ceremony multifunctional icebreaking supply vessel, which was called "Alexei Chirikov," was held in Helsinki on 11 April 2013. Construction of the ships — a joint project of Russian and Finnish shipbuilders in the face of shipyards Arctech Helsinki Shipyard and Vyborg Shipyard.

Icebreaking supply vessel "Alexei Chirikov" is the second ship of a series of two vessels, which Arctech Helsinki Shipyard JSC and "Vyborg Shipyard" built by OAO "Sovcomflot". The lead ship of supply "Vitus Bering," was transferred to the customer in December 2012. 

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The oldest veteran of the Navy, the -102

March 19 the veteran of three wars, honorary citizen of the city of Pskov, a veteran of the 76th Guards Airborne Division, the oldest veteran of the Airborne Troops (VDV), retired Colonel Alexei Alexeyevich Sokolov celebrated 102 years.

Turned 102 years old veteran Navy

  Birthday celebrated by tradition paratrooper said house. On this festive day his guests visited the commander of the Pskov Airborne Alex Naumets connection. Congratulations to the oldest veteran and a living legend of the Airborne Troops Commander Navy sent Colonel-General Vladimir Shamanov.

The commander of the 76th Guards Airborne Division,

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Voronezh tire plant out of the crisis

The head of Alexei Gordeev personally made sure Voronezh tire plant is stable. He visited the shop for the production of car tires and talked with the management of the holding. In the beginning of this year, the plant worked part-time. In April conveyor generally stopped, and workers have significantly reduced salary. The enterprise has entered bankruptcy proceedings. To keep production in August was re-registered as a legal entity — "Voronezh Tyre Plant". The workers, which is more than 1,700 people have returned to the shop, production began to rise. During the meeting at the plant discussed prospects of

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The report The image of Russia in the Modern World — 2013

January 17, ITAR-TASS held Press conference of Director General of the Center for Political Information Alexei Mukhin and Deputy CEO of CPS Alexei Panin devoted to the report "The image of Russia in the Modern World — 2013". The report was prepared by the expert group CBI headed by Alexei Mukhin.

Changed circumstances in the global economy make its players try to grope for a new international financial centers: where they will be based on what their potential? Should Russia again become a testing ground for models running out of the crisis, as it did at the

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Metinvest updates on mining equipment CGOK

As part of the continuous improvement and modernization of Metinvest completes mining fleet at the Central GOK. In Artem CGOK career was put into operation a modern 10-cc excavator EKG-10.

Metinvest updates on mining equipment CGOK

At the launch ceremony was attended by CEO of Metinvest CGOK Paul Tymoshenko and the chief engineer of the plant Alexei Fedotov. Turning to the labor collective career, Paul Tymoshenko said Petrovsky region and Artemovsy quarry in particular, plays a significant role in the stable and efficient operation of the enterprise.— Artemovskii quarry is a strategic raw material bases of the Central Plant. Ore

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Alexei Chizhov won the World Cup in drafts

Russian Alexei Chizhov was the winner of the World Cup to drafts held in the French city of Lille. The press service of the Minsportturizma Udmurt Republic.

The tournament brought together 82 of the planet’s strongest athlete. In the first nine rounds played Chizhov scored 79 points, slightly ahead of another Russian drafts player — Alexander Shvartsman.

World Cup International Checkers is part of the World Mind Games (IMSA-2012) since 2008. Competitions are held every four years, in addition to the Olympic Games, and include subjects such as bridge, chess, checkers (Brazilian international, Russian, checkers), go and

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Comprehensive training in the desert successfully completed (photos)

At the Baikonur Cosmodrome successfully completed training on the practical working out of action crews of astronauts after landing in a desert area

Three conditional crew, which included test-cosmonauts Sergei Prokop’ev Roscosmos, Ivan Wagner, Sergei Kud-crickets, Denis Matveev, Nikolai Tikhonov, the candidates for test-cosmonauts Alexei Khomenchuk, Andrey Babkin, as well as instructors, Vladimir Korshunov and Alexei Shoroshim alternately around the clock during the seven days were training in an environment where the temperature ranged from +42? C during the day to +26? C at night.

All stages of the training took place under the supervision of experienced

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