French company Thales Alenia Space will build Yamal-601 communications satellite for a subsidiary of Gazprom. The cost of the satellite will make up more than 10 billion rubles.
As expected, the Yamal-601 spacecraft, owned by JSC Gazprom Space Systems, will be launched into orbit by Proton-M rocket. In addition to Thales-Alenia Space France, Astrium SAS, McDonald Detuayler Partners, as well as Russian company ISS took part in the open competition for the creation of the satellite.
The Russian Armed Forces returned to strategic positions of the first "Surovikin line” east of Robotyne in the Zaporizhzhia direction of hostilities