Russia: transfer compartment docked with Progress MS-03 cargo vehicle

On July 11, the RSC Energia specialists successfully completed technological operations to join the cargo transport vehicle (CTV) Progress MS-03 with the transfer compartment. The vehicle pre-launch processing under the International Space Station (ISS) is provided at spacecraft assembly & testing facilities (SC ATF) at the Baikonur Cosmodrome. According to the preparatory operations schedule the…

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Ukraine: sunflower oil production up

During the period of export duties on sunflower seed in Ukraine (1999-2016), sunflower oil production volumes increased 9 times (from 510 thousand tons, to 4.6 million tons per year). The exports of sunflower oil increased 20.9 times (from 206 thousand tons to 4.3 million tons), association Ukroliyaprom said as to the draft law No. 1837…

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Turkmenistan eyeing possibility of exporting electricity to Pakistan and Tajikistan

Prospective routes are becoming much more certain for the Turkmen electricity export, in particular to Pakistan and Tajikistan, says the Turkmen government. The message also said export opportunities could be expanded thanks to the commissioning of the gas-turbine power plant with annual capacity of 254 megawatts in the Beyik Turkmenbashy district of Turkmenistan’s Lebap region.…

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