On February 4, 2024, Russian cosmonaut Oleg Kononenko has broken the world record for the most time spent in space, surpassing his compatriot Gennady Padalka. Kononenko has logged over 878 days in orbit and is expected to reach 1,000 days ..
Category: Science & Technology Current Affairs
Russia’s lunar lander mission, Luna 25, which aimed to land near the lunar south pole at the Boguslawsky crater, crashed on the Moon’s surface during de-orbiting due to technical glitches. The mission was launched on August 10, 2023, atop a ..
Amidst the chilling expanse of Vostok Station, known as the coldest place on Earth, researchers achieved an extraordinary feat – cultivating watermelons in a greenhouse. This pioneering agricultural endeavor not only defied the extreme temperatures but also revealed the adaptability ..
European nations, particularly in the context of NATO and Ukraine. The exercises, named Ocean Shield-2023, have drawn attention due to their timing and scale. A Fresh Round of Exercises Russia commenced its live-fire naval exercises in the Baltic Sea recently, ..
Deep within Russia’s Far East lies the Batagaika crater, an alarming testament to the consequences of global warming. As the world’s largest permafrost crater, its expansion serves as a stark reminder of the ongoing impacts of climate change. The Batagaika ..
Month: Current Affairs - July, 2023
Category: Places in News Current Affairs
The multinational exercise, Air Defender 23, is set to make history as the largest air force deployment exercise conducted by NATO. This joint endeavor involves 25 nations coming together to train in the airspace above Europe in a display of ..
Month: Current Affairs - June, 2023
Category: Defence Current Affairs