The new head of the Russian Space Agency has requested that the government impose a ban on the sale of any foreign made satellites in Russia.


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The new head of the Russian Space Agency has requested that the government impose a ban on the sale in Russia of any foreign made satellites.

The idea is that Russian industries should build these satellites instead, and that this ban will encourage the rebirth of the Russian satellite business.

I doubt it. If the Russian satellite business could do it better, they would get the business anyway, especially since their labor costs are generally much lower.

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  • wade

    it appears that the democratic party has infiltrated them as well . Are these existing global political positions a sign of One World Government and perhaps a guided path for it.

  • Edward

    I think that One World Government would tend to spread the work around the world more. This looks more like isolationism.

    The Russians may be disappointed, however, that a monopoly has little incentive to improve its products as much as the Russians want.

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