Research Institute-4 or military unit 25840 is located 25 km from the Moscow Kremlin in Yubileiny, the Moscow region. Once here was a flight control centre from where they were watching the flights of the first Earth satellites and the flight of Yuri Gagarin. The flight control centre was moved not far, to Korolev, and in the 1960s the instituted started performing other tasks: mainly at requests of strategic rocket forces. In fact all the
city Yubileiny was built to provide the employees of this institute. In the 1990s it lost its status of "a close military city" and military men started to occupy empty laboratory buildings of the institute. Let's see how officers' families live. Journalists, bloggers, press office of RF Ministry of Defense do not come here and do not show how live those who work for the Russian space-rocket field.
Can Russian electronics compete with the Chinese one? At the market of safety systems it is reality - more than 90% of fire detection devices and controllers for them are produced in Russia. This segment is one of the few where appeared strong companies with their own
production, development, integration, distrubution and service. That is why we go to see how these safety systems are produced at the largest and the most famous in the coutry producer that functions at the secret space research institute in Korolev.
Last year in the Pskov region they held a conference where they discussed the matters of accomodation for orphan children. They set a task to provide them with suitable accomodation using the funds from the regional budget. The regional
officials were also advised to look in the eyes the children who leave children's homes and have no place to live in. Half a year has passed. Let us see now what accomodation is offered to orphan children by the government.
Water level in the river Moksha that has broken its banks is higher 8-9 m than normal. The dams made by the locals from sand are being actively washed away and the densely-populated village is being flooded on. The streets have turned into Russian Venice and it
even looks beautiful but the people have lost almost everything they had. The road connecting Kadom with the big world has disappeared for a distance 1 km long. These people do not believe anymore that someone will help them but themselves...