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According to Russias First Vice Premier Sergei Ivanov, the first launches of manned spaceships from Vostochny spaceport are slated for 2018.

The decision is final. On November 6, the president inked a decree to set up a new cosmodrome that will be located in the Amur region. Its name is Vostochny...By 2018, we will ensure the launch of manned programs. In essence, it will be necessary to build a new town -  Sergei Ivanov.

The experimental and development work will take two years,  and construction will take ten years.
The first launches of space vehicles are slated for 2015.

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Building of launching site for a new manned spacecraft is planned for no earlier than 2020 in the Far East.

"I'm absolutely sure that a new civil space port for launchings a new manned spacecraft should be built in the Far East no earlier than 2020" - Anatoliy Perminov, Head of  Roscosmos.

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