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September 29, 1992 | Dean Takahashi / Times staff writer
Cosmic Cooperation: Orange County space engineers could very well be working at an office in Moscow soon. McDonnell Douglas Space Systems Co. in Huntington Beach has signed an agreement to cooperate with Russian scientists on a series of space technology research projects.
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September 29, 1992 | Dean Takahashi / Times staff writer
Cosmic Cooperation: Orange County space engineers could very well be working at an office in Moscow soon. McDonnell Douglas Space Systems Co. in Huntington Beach has signed an agreement to cooperate with Russian scientists on a series of space technology research projects.
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NEWS
June 13, 1992 | MICHAEL PARKS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In the largest election of new members to the august Russian Academy of Science in many years, government officials, Jews and members of ethnic minorities were largely excluded, according to results made public Friday amid cries of "scandal" and "shame" from intellectuals here.
NEWS
June 13, 1992 | MICHAEL PARKS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In the largest election of new members to the august Russian Academy of Science in many years, government officials, Jews and members of ethnic minorities were largely excluded, according to results made public Friday amid cries of "scandal" and "shame" from intellectuals here.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 12, 1996
Andrei Safirov, a professor of Russian history and political science at the Russian Academy of Science in Moscow, will give two free public lectures this week. Safirov will speak at 6:30 tonight on "20th Century Russia in the Light of Historical Perspectives and the Future Course of Russia." The lecture will be at Golden West College's theater, 15744 Golden West St. At 7 p.m. Thursday, Safirov will speak on the same topic at UCI's Social Ecology Building, Room 112. Information: (714) 536-5555.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 11, 1996
A North Hollywood High School senior joined an elite group of 300 this week when he was named a semifinalist in the 55th annual Westinghouse Science Talent Search. Kevin Shapiro was recognized for his study of the little-explored role of a parasitic bacterium in the ecosystem. In an international science exchange program, he conducted his research last summer at the Russian Academy of Science at the Moscow State University Institute at Pushchino.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 11, 1995 | IRA E. STOLL
A Santa Barbara anthropologist and a Russian archeologist have collaborated to reconstruct the facial features of a still-unidentified dead man found near Santa Paula in September, 1993. Pictures of the reconstructed face were released this week by the Ventura County coroner's office, which commissioned the work in an effort to identify the remains. Coroner's office officials said the man was probably 25 to 27 years old and about 5 feet, 6 inches tall.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 11, 1996 | KATE FOLMAR
A North Hollywood High School senior joined an elite group of 300 this week when he was named a semifinalist in the 55th annual Westinghouse Science Talent Search. Kevin Shapiro was recognized for his study of the little-explored role of a parasitic bacterium in the ecosystem. In an international science exchange program, he conducted his research last summer at the Russian Academy of Science at the Moscow State University Institute at Pushchino.
SCIENCE
July 14, 2007 | From Reuters
The discovery of a baby mammoth preserved in the Russian permafrost gives researchers their best chance yet to build a genetic map of a species extinct since the Ice Age. "It's a lovely little baby mammoth indeed, found in perfect condition," said Alexei Tikhonov, deputy director of the Russian Academy of Science's Zoological Institute, which has been taking care of the mammoth's corpse since it was uncovered in May.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 4, 1995 | JULIE FIELDS
In 1941, shortly after Hitler's troops invaded the Soviet Union, a young Russian interpreter in the Berlin embassy suddenly found himself both a diplomat and spy behind enemy lines. Assigned to negotiate the fate of Soviet citizens living in Berlin, Valentin M. Berezhkov could travel only under the watch of Hitler's S. S. guards. Still, he helped smuggle a suitcase containing a radio transmitter to an underground network of anti-Nazi Germans. "I was afraid the S. S.
WORLD
March 30, 2010 | By Megan K. Stack
The suicide bombs that roared through Moscow subway cars Monday were almost certainly the latest salvo in a slow-moving war of attrition between the Russian government and militants in the restive, mostly Muslim republics of the Caucasus. Vladimir Putin has been trading blows with southern rebels ever since he rose to the presidency a decade ago. At times, violence has threatened to erode the social contract he's struck with the Russian public: Forgo some democratic rights in exchange for, above all, stability.
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