Instead of focusing on rebuilding the country after years of state capture, we were distracted by a sideshow, writes Mandy Wiener.
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Russia's space agency says a manned Soyuz rocket suffered a partial loss of pressure as it returned to Earth earlier this year.
An unmanned cargo ship travelling to the International Space Station burned up in the atmosphere shortly after launching, the Russian space agency has said, raising concerns over space travel safety.
Russia will launch its first space rocket from the newly built Vostochny Cosmodrome in the Far East sometime within the last 10 days of April
A Russian mission to resupply the International Space Station failed because of a fault with the carrier rocket, the head of Roscosmos space agency says.
A Soyuz spacecraft carrying a Russian and an American has reached the International Space Station completing the first two-man flight to the ISS in over a decade.
The Euro-Russian spacecraft ExoMars, launched towards the Red Planet last month, has sent home its first pictures from space.
A joint European-Russian mission aiming to search for traces of life on Mars has left Earth's orbit at the start of a seven-month unmanned space journey.
Russia plans to build its own orbiting space station by 2023, President Vladimir Putin says.
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