Bulava Launch Successful

Nov 1, 2010 — 00:00

Bulava Launch Successful

Nov 1, 2010 — 00:00

The military on Friday successfully carried out a new test of the intercontinental missile Bulava, which was fired from a submarine near Kamchatka in the Far East and hit its target some 6,000 kilometers away near Russia’s border with Finland.

Military analysts saw Friday’s test of the Bulava, which had failed seven of 13 previous trials, as a crucial hurdle in proving the reliability of the missile as a mainstay of the army.

(Reuters)

East German Photographer Captures 'Russian Fairytale'

Photographer Frank Herfort, who grew up in East Germany, has worked as a commercial photographer in Moscow for years.

see more

8 Things to Do During Maslenitsa Pancake Week

Maslenitsa, or Pancake Week, is the last week before Lent and marks the end of winter. The Moscow Times has compiled a list ...

Defying State Conservatism, Russia's Drag Queens Strut On

The pay is lousy and the threat of violence is ...

8 Things to Do During Maslenitsa Pancake Week

Maslenitsa, or Pancake Week, is the last week before Lent and marks the end of winter. The Moscow ...