Contents tagged with Rogozin

  • Former Russia’s Nuclear Agency Chief warns of imminent strategic security collapse following Ukrainian drone strike on Russian radar station

    Former head of Roscosmos and ex-Deputy Prime Minister for the Defense Industry Dmitry Rogozin has claimed that the world is teetering on the edge of an "irreversible collapse of the strategic security of nuclear powers."

    In his post on Telegram, Rogozin has confirmed that Ukrainian forces struck a Russian early warning radar station in the Krasnodar region.

    According to the former head of Roscosmos, a Ukrainian drone targeted a "key element of the strategic nuclear forces' combat control …

  • Russian senator Rogozin alarmed by Ukrainian drone strikes on front lines

    Dmitry Rogozin, one of the most hawkish members of Putin's regime and a senator, has complained that Ukraine’s Armed Forces are terrorizing the Russian army with strike drones.

    "Across the entire Zaporizhzhia front, there's a carousel of enemy drones. I believe it's the same on other fronts. An endless number of enemy drones. Enter a front-line village, and it's like stumbling into a hornet’s nest: a constant buzzing," Rogozin said.

    He claims that the Ukrainian drones often operate in pairs: …

  • BILD: former Russia’s space agency chief plotted strike on Ukraine using modified Soyuz rocket

    The German tabloid BILD has obtained secret audio recordings of the former head of the Russian space agency Roscosmos, Dmitry Rogozin, in which he talks about the possibility of launching a Soyuz rocket to strike Kyiv are discussed.

    According to BILD, a group of high-ranking Russian officials and scientists were planning a terrorist attack on Ukraine to impress Putin. They considered modifying a civilian-type Soyuz carrier rocket so that it does not go to the Earth’s orbit upon launch, but …

  • Former Rosatom head Rogozin urges nuclear weapons to be used to stop Ukraine’s counteroffensive

    There is nice weather in the Zaporizhzhia region now, and "this means that the enemy is preparing to attack", said Dmitry Rogozin, the former head of the Russian nuclear agency Roscosmos, who is now the head of the Tsar's Wolves group of military advisers.

    "The battalions are digging in, practicing defensive tactics, some units are even conducting full-fledged exercises. The expectation of an imminent mortal battle is in the air," he wrote on Telegram.

    In the video attached to the post, he …

  • Russia planning to use combat robots in war against Ukraine

    Russia intends to use the combat robotic platform Marker in the war against Ukraine, said the head of the group of military advisers and the scientific and technical center Tsar's Wolves, Dmitry Rogozin.

    "The Marker has already been tested as a security system for the Vostochny cosmodrome, providing control of its perimeter. Now, it(or rather, they – there will be several such machines) will have to be baptised in combat in the Donbas," Rogozin said.

    He added that this robot is a joint …

  • Former chief of Russian space agency to head annexed territories of Ukraine

    After the "referendums" in the occupied territories of Ukraine, a new federal district will be created in Russia - "Crimean". It is expected to include Luhansk, Donetsk, Zaporizhzhia and Kherson regions, as well as the Crimean Peninsula, reports the newspaper Vedomosti, citing sources close to the Kremlin.

    According to the newspaper, the former director of the Russian space agency Roscosmos, Dmitry Rogozin, will be appointed as head of the new federal territory. According to one of the …

  • Kremlin: SpaceX satellites are a threat to Russia

    Satellites of the Starlink system, which is being deployed by Elon Musk's SpaceX company, can be used for military purposes in the future, said the head of the Russian space agency Roscosmos, Dmitry Rogozin.

    According to him, such spacecraft not only provide access to the Internet, but they are also able to control cruise missiles, special forces, spy networks and transmit directly into smartphones purely political content.

    "Most likely anti-Russian, so that we could not sovereignly protect …

  • Russia scraps its lunar program

    Work on the design of a super-heavy spacecraft for the first Russian manned mission to the moon has been stopped.

    It was decided to completely stop it at the stage of technical design, which was carried out by the Progress Rocket and Space Center for Russian Space Agency Roscosmos, and was to be completed in October 2021, Progress’ general director Dmitry Baranov told RIA Novosti.

    According to him, now Progress Rocket and Space Center together with Roscosmos "work on the program for the …

  • Adviser of Russian politician close to Putin detained on suspicion of treason

    Ivan Safronov, information policy adviser of the Head of Russian Space Agency, Roscosmos, has been detained on suspicion of treason, reports TASS news agency, citing Roscosmos’ press service. According to TASS, detention is not related to Safronov’s current work.

    "The press service of the state corporation Roscosmos reports that today the investigative bodies detained the adviser to the director general of the state corporation "Roscosmos, Safronov I.I.," TASS quoted Roscosmos representatives …

  • Russia vows to protect the Moon from privatization

    Russia will not allow the privatization of the Moon, the head of the Russian Space Agency, Roscosmos, Dmiri Rogozin, told the Russian newspaper Komsomolskaya Pravda.

    According to him, Moscow considers the Moon primarily as a satellite of the earth and any attempts to extract minerals there contradict international law.

    "We will not allow the privatization of the Moon, it is illegal," Rogozin said, alluding to U.S. plans to start resource extraction on the Earth’ satellite without the …