Baikonur to launch the second Moscow State University sputnik named after St.Tatiana
launch vehicle will launch to the orbit
Universitetsky Tatiana 2
minor spacecraft from theBaikonur cosmodrome.
tector of the University and Russian students. It was realized under auspices of the Federal SpaceAgency in frames of the top-priority national project
IF). Its aimis to carry out joint scientific-research and experimental construction works, press service of the Russian
is to study a new phenomenon in the level of dozens of kilometres, energetic flashes of
Mechanics and Mathematics Faculty greatly contributed in
development. Thanks to their ef-forts, the sputnik is equipped with new on-board navigation system that does not have any analogues.
years of its work, it successfully studied circumterrestrial space, registered space flow of electrons, pro-tons and alpha particles and made measurements of ultraviolet radiation of the atmosphere.
Schismatics seize one more church in Ukraine, priests and parishionersbrutally beaten
canonical Orthodox Church in Ukraine.The incident took place in the village of Zhuklia of the Chernigov Region. About 60 people includinglocal and neighboring priests stood up to defend the church, official website of the Ukrainian Ortho-dox Church has reported on Tuesday.First, twenty schismatics came to the church, but then a certain Dmitry Protsik who introduces himself
website informs.One of them, Archimandrite Bartholomew, Father Superior of the Monastery of the Nativity of Our
the Chernigov Diocese Archpriest Zakhary Kerstyuk received the most serious injuries. He was hospital-
Orthodox Church consecrated in China
Orthodox Church of St. Innokenty of Irkutsk was consecrated last Sunday in the city of Labdarin(Inner Mongolia autonomous district in north China.)Descendants of Russians who settled in this distant district of China in the 19th century will becomeparishioners of the Labdarin Church. According to different estimations, there are 9,000 to 15,000Orthodox believers in China. Majority of them live in Beijing, Shanghai, Heilongjiang Province, Xinji-ang and Inner Mongolia autonomous districts.