Russia for the first time ahead of America in the birth rate (Forbes, USA)

For the first time in a very long time, in 2012, the birth rate in Russia has exceeded the birth rate in the United States.

But more recently, the U.S. overtook Russia for this indicator is 75%, writes Forbes columnist Mark Adomanis.

According to Rosstat, in Russia in 2008, the birth rate has increased by 10%. At the same time, according to the U.S. Department of zdravoohreneniya in the States it has fallen by 9%. At first glance, it may seem strange, writes Adomanis. But though the Russian economy and affected by the financial crisis, the

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Russia to resume construction of updated NNS Lada

MOSCOW, July 27 — RIA Novosti. "Adjusted technical design of non-nuclear submarine" Lada "(Project 677) is approved, the decision to resume the construction of the next batch of two ships," — said the Teals in an interview with RIA Novosti.

Commander-in-Chief of the Navy (Navy) Russian Vice-Admiral Viktor Chirkov decided to resume serial production of non-nuclear submarine project 677 (code "Lada", an export version of the "Amur-1650").

Construction of two submarines "Sevastopol" and "Kronstadt" Project 677 "Lada" to "Admiralty Shipyards" was frozen previous commander in chief of the Russian Navy Admiral Vladimir Vysotsky, because the lead

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Russia’re going to put a man on the moon (La Vanguardia, Spain)

Moscow — Russia plans to rearrange man on the moon after the implementation of several unmanned missions to this natural satellite of the Earth, said Tuesday the CEO Lavochkin NPO named Victor Hart. "The world is renewed interest in lunar exploration. And Russia also has relevant projects. Already selected landing site of the first two expeditions, this is the north and south poles of the natural satellite of the Earth, "said Hart.

Launch of the first two unmanned vehicles — "Luna-Resource" and "Luna-Glob" — is a repetition of the steps that have been taken in the past,

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Peter Butovsky of the PAK-FA

The article zabugornogo known professional in Russian aviation P. Butovo in the magazine Air International for 2012 provides current information on the state programs from the PAK FA. Note that the creator of this article on the topic came in virtually all of the leading global airline magazines. In this regard, editorial A.2 is of interest to bring zabugorny eye on the development of programs from the creation of the Russian fighter of the 5th generation.

First February, head of the holding Dry M. Pogosyan told Itar-Tass that the layout Fighter fifth-generation PAK FA made more than 120 flights,

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Russia — the winner of the European Championship in Athletics

In British Gateshead completed the European Team Championship in Athletics. According to the results of all 40 species of the Russians 22 prizes — 10 first, eight second and four thirds.

Photo: Dmitry Tarabin ITAR-TASS

The Russian team won the European Championship in track and field with the sum of 354.5 points. Second place went to Team Germany — 347.5. In the third line of the protocol — the hosts competitions British — 338 points.

Two years ago, in Stockholm the first two places as Russia and Germany have taken, and the third position was Ukraine. 

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Russian-Czech JV transferred to the customer first part of Neva

The joint venture of "Kirov Plant" and Czech company Skoda Transportation produced the first six cars for the St. Petersburg metro. The first train of "Neva" was pre-production testing and was sent to the depot "Avtovo" subway Petersburg for commissioning. The press-service of the company.

Currently, the final stage is the next train of "Neva", which will be delivered to the customer at the end of September. By the end of 2013 the city will have four innovative composition, made a joint venture of JSC "Kirov Plant" and Skoda Transportation. The contract to supply 54 cars

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The Russian helicopter industry: results of 2011 and plans for the future

In early April, JSC "Helicopters of Russia", a subsidiary of JSC "Oboronprom", combining the assets of all the leading domestic enterprises in the development and manufacture of helicopters, officially announced the results of its operations in 2011. Consolidated revenues for the year amounted to 103.9 billion rubles. (More than 3.5 billion dollars.), Which is 27.8% higher than the pokazatel2012, the profit increased by 12.7% to 7.0 billion rubles. (More than 230 million dollars.), And the EBITDA margin was 17.3%.

The holding enterprises during the year has delivered 262 new helicopters — 22.4% more than in 2010.

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The Russian team won the first World Cup bobsled

Four Russian bobsledder, headed by Alexander Zubkov won the first World Cup in Igls, Austria. Our American crew ahead of Olympic champion Steven Holcomb and German — Thomas Florshuttsa.

 Photo source:gazeta.ru

The crew of Alexander Zubkov won the first World Cup in fours in Igls, Austria. Silver medalist at the Turin Games and a bronze — in Vancouver, along with Philippe Egorov, Dmitry Trunenkovym and Nicholas Hrenkovym ahead of American crew Steven Holcomb and German — Thomas Florshuttsa.

Compared to last season, when the Russians were in the beans-fours came in second place in the overall standings,

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Russian chip for receiving digital television already exists

In late February, in Gusev, Kaliningrad region I took an international business conference on development and production of micro-and nano-electronics «Si-Forum 2011". The conference was organized "General Satellite Corporation" and by RC "Module" ..

The forum was attended by representatives of international companies Fujitsu, Renesas, Crocus Technology, Texas Instruments, as well as the Russian company "RUSNANO". The main themes of the forum were the prospects of Russia's participation in the international division of labor in the field of micro-and nanoelectronics. The congress part of the forum consisted of presentations and discussions, the most pressing issues affecting the development

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Russian fotosputnik received the first pictures of the U.S.

Russian fotosputnik "Resource-P" transmitted to Earth the first test shots. The announcement of thispublishedOnline Space Agency, where you can seephotosinhighresolution.

The photos were taken by means of satellite-based optical system, "Geoton." On three published by Roskosmos black-and-white photographs show the city in the United States — Los Angeles and Kansas City. According to the engineers, "the resulting images are generally in line with specified requirements and confirm the high performance characteristics of the spacecraft."

 "Resource-P" waswithdrawninto orbit by means of carrier rocket "Soyuz-2.1b" on June 25. Start conducted from the Baikonur Cosmodrome on the

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