Economic crisis for all, even for the BRICS

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217 words In early 2014, the forecast for the BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) insisted on economic growth’s slowdown and continuing growth’s geographic shift toward peripheral countries. Rather a symbolic change yet significant, analysts said that one will ...

The “Jugaad” worked wonders, India now orbiting Mars

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184 words After the low-cost airline, here’s low-cost conquest of space. This is how, to the regret of the Indian government however proud of the controlled cost of its space program, the press described the success of India’s Mars Orbiter Mission ...

Winter is coming, Europe concerned over Russian gas supply

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277 words On the Russian side, Gazprom. On the Ukrainian side, Naftogaz. The former accounts for 60% of the latter’s gas needs. If it’s cold in Ukraine’s homes this winter, the explanation will be Russian. Since the beginning of the war ...

No détente in Ukraine, Russian military district in Crimea

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218 words While media attention focused on Iraq and Syria, the situation still has not improved in Ukraine. Financial markets worried about possible reprisals yet to be decided by the Russian government in response to the reinforcement of Western sanctions. Foreign ...

Galileo one month later, harmless Soyuz?

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287 words After 8 successful launches from Kourou, the Russian Soyuz rocket experienced its first failure on August 22 with the launch, partly missed, of two FOC (Full Operational Capacity) satellites for the European Galileo geolocation network. Partly, one can write, ...

Go-ahead for Russo-Kazakh military coop.

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192 words The agreement on military and technical cooperation between Russia and Kazakhstan was submitted by President Vladimir Putin to the State Duma for ratification. This agreement for the supply of military goods was signed in Moscow on December 24, 2013. ...