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    Russia's deputy prime minister ordered to complete the first stage of the Vostochny Cosmodrome's construction by October 21.

    VOSTOCHNY COSMODROME (Sputnik) — The first stage of the construction of the Vostochny Cosmodrome must be completed by October 31, 2016, Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin said Tuesday.

    "I decided to demand that Spetsstroy fully mobilizes its forces so that all unfinished objects are finished by October 31," Rogozin said, adding that he was referring to the first construction stage.

    The deputy prime minister noted that an independent expertise would be carried out to assess the objects' readiness.

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