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The Federation Council, the Upper House of the Russian parliament approved the presidential bill on amending the national Constitution, after the Lower house passed it. The bill changes the powers of the parliament and allows President Vladimir Putin to run for the presidency again in 2024, which may extend his rule to two more terms. ..
Russia launched Soyuz carrier rocket with a Glonass-M navigation satellite on board from the Plesetsk Space Center. The launch of the Glonass, which will augment a group of 27 similar satellites already in orbit. This was the 5th and the last launch of a Glonass satellite this year. On November 4, 2011, three reserve Glonass-M ..
Topics: Global Positioning System • GLONASS • GLONASS satellites • GLONASS-K • In Russia • Kosmos • Navigation • Satellite navigation • Satellite navigation systems • Space program of Russia • Spacecraft