Wind tunnel test wooden copy of Buran (BTS-02) space shuttle scale 1:3 is at the far corner of Zhukovsky airfield. It no longer exists. destroyed. The Buran was a test vehicle in the Buran program. It was constructed in 1984, and was used for 25 test flights between 1985 and 1988 before being retired.
credit: Aleksander Markin
Tags: Aircraft, BTS-02, buran, Buran aerodynamic analogue, Russia, shuttle, Soviet, Soviet Union, Space, Space Shuttle, Union, Wooden, Zhukovsky
Waving blue-and-yellow Ukrainian flags and the flag of Europe, demonstrators swirled in a huge mass on the cobblestone streets, but riot police in the Ukrainian capital Kiev used batons and stun grenades to disperse hundreds of pro-Europe protesters. Thousands of Ukrainian protesters called for the ouster of the prime minister and his Cabinet, as anger at the president’s decision to ditch a deal for closer ties with the European Union.
credit: Ivan Bandura
Tags: Euro Revolution in Kiev, Euromaidan riots, European Square, Glory to Ukraine!, Independence Square, Kiev, Klichko, pro-EU rally, ProEuropean, Revolution, revolution-kiev, St. Michael’s Square, tymoshenko, ukraine, Union, Viktor Yanukovich