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The first publicized offer from the Russian government for revival of the idea of Strategic Defense cooperation between it and the U.S., came from President Boris Yeltsin, in his visit with Bill Clinton in Vancouver, BC, in the spring of 1993. This was not followed through—and, as LaRouche has recently pointed out, the portfolio for Russia was given to Vice-President Al Gore, with known results.

Voice of Russia radio had more coverage of the special session which the Federation Council held in Moscow, March 12, on the problem of dangerous asteroids.

March 16th, 2013 • 10:21 AM

Vladimir Kozin, a member of an interagency working group attached to the Russian presidential administration and a researcher at the Russian Institute of Strategic Studies, wrote a hard-hitting article for the Moscow Times warning that the U.S.

A joint mission between Europe and the U.S. is being developed to slam a spacecraft into an asteroid in 2022, in an attempt to prove that incoming objects from space can be knocked off course and stopped from colliding with Earth, and others report.

February 27th, 2013 • 1:36 PM

The Nezavasimaya Gazeta website on Feb. 19 polemicized against a stream of unscientific views of the Chelyabinsk meteor strike and shock wave, and against unfounded attacks on political leaders, pointing to the proposals made by then Russian ambassador to NATO Dmitry Rogozin for the International Global Monitoring Aero-Space System IGMASS (MAKSM in Russian) at the end of 2011:

February 24th, 2013 • 9:32 AM

Hussein Askary, representing the international Schiller Institute and the Swedish Labour Party and LaRouche Movement - EAP, participated in an international conference in the Iranian city of Bandar Abbas in March 4-7 and presented the Schiller Institute's ideas for a New Paradigm.

March 18th, 2013 • 10:17 AM

The Ukrainian Embassy in Washington, collaborating with 21st Century Science and Technology, held a celebration on the occasion of Russian-Ukrainian scientist Vladimir Vernadsky's 150th Anniversary. A number of LaRouche associates were in attendance, including Helga Zepp-LaRouche.

March 13th, 2013 • 11:49 AM

As has happened to many spacecraft outside the protective radiation shield of the Earth, NASA's Jet Propulsion Lab reported yesterday that Mars rover Curiosity's main "A" computer was corrupted, getting stuck in an endless loop, most likely due to a high-energy solar or cosmic ray strike. The main computer had to be turned off, and the rover switched over to its back-up "B" computer.

March 2nd, 2013 • 9:50 AM

Concluding 12 days of discussions in Vienna about space issues, the UN Organization for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA) resolved yesterday to work out a "road map" for research and development of technologies to detect dangerous asteroids in time to be able to avert damage for mankind.

February 24th, 2013 • 9:35 AM