The start of the last cargo spaceship Progress to the orbital station Mir was cancelled today. The immerse of the Mir station is scheduled for March, 6. Progress was to deliver fuel to Mir required for leaving of orbit. It become known that start of the cargo spaceship was postponed because of breakage at the station. The start of Progress will be possible as soon as the vehicle-borne equipment of Mir is fixed.
The Americans came to realise that they would have to either leave the region or weaken their presence there. It is Russia that is filling the vacuum now