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Russia: Unique satellite image database with 3.5 mln scenes

Floods in Russia seen from space

The Russian SCANEX Research and Development Centre announced that it has build a database of remote sensing satellite imagery covering Russia containing more than 4.5 million scenes.

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Tue, 09/09/2014 - 08:04
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Russia to cooperate with China on satellite navigation

Russia and China plan to cooperate on satellite navigation stations

The Deputy Chief of the Russian Space agency ROSCOSMOS announced that Russia plans to sign an agreement with China this year on the issue of installing GLONASS and Beidou stations in China and Russ

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Fri, 05/09/2014 - 13:43
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China and Russia to cooperate on navigation satellite systems

Artist's rendering of navigation satellites orbiting Earth.

On 30 June 2014, China and Russia have signed an agreement on the cooperation with regards to navigation satellite systems, as globalpost reported.

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Wed, 02/07/2014 - 17:13
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45.8023
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126.536

Russia: Launch of GLONASS-M55 satellite into orbit

Launch of GLONASS-M55 satellite into orbit

On 14 June 2014, Russia launched their GLONASS M55 navigation satellite via a Soyuz launch vehicle, lifting off at 1:16 p.m. EDT from the Plesetsk Cosmodrome.

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Wed, 18/06/2014 - 10:33
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62.717
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40.3006

Siberia: Recovery of flood-hit areas has begun

Russian Ministry started recovery in flood-hit areas in Siberia

After four days of extreme rainfall in southern Siberia, the state of emergency has been declared on May 30th in the mountainous Republic of Altai, immediately followed by a large scale recovery op

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Wed, 04/06/2014 - 09:50
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50.6182
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86.2199

Russia and China Discuss Cooperation of GLONASS and BeiDou Navigation Systems

Joint GLONASS BeiDou Project

At a meeting in Vladivostok on 18 April 2014, Russian and Chinese officials met to discuss cooperation between the Russian GLONASS and the Chinese BeiDou navigation systems as part of a Russian-Chi

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Fri, 25/04/2014 - 10:27
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43.1667
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131.933

Russia and India move forward with their navigation systems

Russia and India Advance thier Global Navigation Systems

On 24 March 2014 the Glonass-M navigation satellite was sent into orbit via a Russian Soyuz rocket launched from Russia’s Plesetsk space center.

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Thu, 03/04/2014 - 12:52
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62.7169
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40.3006

Russia: Towards a Space Threat protection system

Meteorite hit Russia in February 2013

The Russian Ministry of Emergency Situations, a Regional Support Office of UN-SPIDER and American Scientists will consider cooperation in creating a system protecting people and social facilities a

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Wed, 29/01/2014 - 13:22
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61.524
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105.319

Russia: Disaster risk management a priority during G8 presidency

Disaster Risk Management is among the five priorities

The Head of United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR), Margareta Wahlström, welcomed the Russian Federation’s declared intention to making the promotion of integrated disaster risk

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Tue, 28/01/2014 - 14:13
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38.7223
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Russia and Ukraine cooperate on disaster management

Fires in Russia seen from NASA's Aqua satellite

UN-SPIDER's Regional Support Office in the Russian Federation, EMERCOM, and the Ukrainian State Emergency Service signed on 17 December 2013 an agreement on cooperation in the area of preventio

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Thu, 19/12/2013 - 12:24
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