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Shamil Zhumatov

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3 Dec 2018 | 8:47 PM

Russia launches first manned voyage to ISS since rocket accident

BAIKONUR COSMODROME, Kazakhstan (Reuters) - A Russian-made Soyuz rocket blasted a three-man crew into orbit on Monday, beginning the first manned voyage to the International Space Station since a mission in October was aborted in midair because of a rocket malfunction.

11 Oct 2018 | 11:58 PM

Space crew survives plunge to Earth after Russian rocket fails

BAIKONUR COSMODROME, Kazakhstan (Reuters) - A Russian cosmonaut and a U.S. astronaut were safe on Thursday after a Soyuz rocket bound for the International Space Station failed in mid-air two minutes after liftoff in Kazakhstan, leading to a dramatic emergency landing.

11 Nov 2013 | 8:27 PM

International space crew return Olympic torch to Earth

NEAR ZHEZKAZGAN, Kazakhstan (Reuters) - A Russian spacecraft brought three astronauts and the Olympic torch back to Earth on Monday after the torch was taken on its first spacewalk in the run-up to the 2014 Winter Games in Sochi.

18 Jun 2010 | 12:00 AM

U.S. envoy urges probe into Kyrgyz killings

ANDIZHAN, Uzbekistan (Reuters) - The United States called on Friday for an international investigation into ethnic violence in Kyrgyzstan, as the country's leader said the death toll could be 10 times higher than the official tally of 190.

18 Jun 2010 | 12:00 AM

U.S. envoy urges probe into Kyrgyz killings

ANDIZHAN, Uzbekistan (Reuters) - The United States called on Friday for an international investigation into ethnic violence in Kyrgyzstan, as its leader said the death toll could be 10 times higher than the official tally of 190.

18 Jun 2010 | 12:00 AM

U.S. envoy urges probe into Kyrgyz killings

ANDIZHAN, Uzbekistan (Reuters) - The United States called on Friday for an international investigation into ethnic violence in Kyrgyzstan, as the country's leader said the death toll could be 10 times higher than the official tally of 190.

1 Dec 2009 | 12:00 AM

Space station crew land safely in Kazakhstan

ARKALYK, Kazakhstan (Reuters) - Three astronauts landed safely in the frozen steppe of northern Kazakhstan on Tuesday after six months orbiting the world on the International Space Station.

1 Dec 2009 | 12:00 AM

Space station crew land safely in Kazakhstan

ARKALYK, Kazakhstan (Reuters) - Three astronauts landed safely in the frozen steppe of northern Kazakhstan on Tuesday after six months orbiting the world on the International Space Station.

30 Sep 2009 | 12:00 AM

Canadian circus tycoon makes journey into space

BAIKONUR, Kazakhstan (Reuters) - Canadian circus billionaire Guy Laliberte blasted off in a Russian Soyuz spaceship from Kazakhstan on Wednesday to become the world's seventh space tourist.

30 Sep 2009 | 12:00 AM

Canadian circus billionaire blasts into space

BAIKONUR, Kazakhstan (Reuters) - Canadian circus billionaire Guy Laliberte blasted off in a Russian Soyuz spaceship from Kazakhstan on Wednesday to become the world's seventh space tourist.