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(Russian bləɡaˈvjeʃtʃɪnsk)
(Placename) a city and port in E Russia, in Siberia on the Amur River. Pop: 222 000 (2005 est)
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(ˌblɑ gəˈvɛʃ ɛnsk, -tʃɛnsk)

a city in the SE Russian Federation in Asia, on the Amur River. 202,000.
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And in November last year, Roscosmos lost contact with a newly-launched weather satellite - the Meteor-M - after it blasted off from Russia's new Vostochny cosmodrome in the Far East.
Russia's Vostochny Cosmodrome has been in the works for nearly eight years, with one operational launchpad and others either in the developmental or planning phase.
The failed launch is the second since the Vostochny cosmodrome made its debut in April last year.
by Agence France-Presse The Souyz-2 spacecraft with Meteor-M satellite and 18 additional small satellites launches from Russia's new Vostochny cosmodrome, near the town of Tsiolkovsky in Amur region, Russia on November 28, 2017.
Summary: Moscow [Russia], Nov 28 (ANI): Russia has lost contact with one of its crucial satellites just hours after it was launched from the Vostochny Cosmodrome, local media reports say.
MOSKOVA (CyHAN)- Russia launched a Soyuz-2.1a space rocket from the newly-built Vostochny Cosmodrome in the Far Eastern Amur region in the early hours of Thursday, TASS news agency reported.
There should be an appropriate reaction," a stern-looking Putin was shown saying on state television at the Vostochny cosmodrome, hours after the launch was scrapped.
The first launch from the Vostochny cosmodrome in Russia's Far Eastern Amur region is scheduled for the end of April 2016.
But the Vostochny Cosmodrome, being constructed in the Russian Far East, has seen its share of trouble.
But with the image of a fiery rocket launch as a backdrop, Putin also said he wants the Vostochny Cosmodrome to help Russia catch up with other powers in exploring beyond Earth's orbit.