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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
latitude: 
62.7169
longitude: 
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
latitude: 
61.524
longitude: 
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
latitude: 
38.7223
longitude: 
-9.13934

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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55.7558
longitude: 
37.6173

Russia: Landsat sees Klyuchevskaya volcano eruption

false-color image shows heat from the flows

On 20 October, NASA's Landsat 8 captured multiple lava flows streamed down Klyuchevskaya northern and western flanks with its

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Wed, 30/10/2013 - 10:48
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56.0542
longitude: 
160.641

Russian Space Agency proposes to remove satellite resolution restriction

Western Russia seen from Space by NASA’s Terra satellite on August 2, 2010

The Russian Federal Space Agency ROSCOSMOS has prepared proposals for the Ministry of Defense, proposing that restrictions on the distribution of satellite data at resolution of less than 0.5 meter

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Fri, 18/10/2013 - 09:53
latitude: 
55.7558
longitude: 
37.6173

Arirang-5: South Korean multi-purpose satellite successfully launched

Arirang-5 is the first radar imaging satellite to be developed by South Korea

On 22 August 2013, South Korea’s new multi-purpose science satellite, the Arirang-5, was launched atop a Russian Dnepr rocket at the Dombarovsky launch site near Russia’s border with Ka

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Fri, 23/08/2013 - 13:52
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50.8
longitude: 
59.5167

NASA's Aqua satellite shows wildfires in central Russia

 Intense heat wave in central Russia

On July 25, 2013 the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) aboard NASA’s Aqua satellite captured valuable images from the Khanty-Mansiyskiy and Yamal-Nenetskiy districts of R

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Tue, 30/07/2013 - 16:44
latitude: 
62.477
longitude: 
69.6731

ISS: How the International Space Station assists during disasters

The ISS plays an important role in helping emergency responders

The International Space Station (ISS) partner agencies released a common statement on 17 July 2013 underlining the benefits of the space station during disasters caused by natural hazards on Ea

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Mon, 22/07/2013 - 11:57
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38.9072
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-77.0365

EMERCOM: New UN-SPIDER Regional Support Office in Russian Federation

Agreement between UNOOSA and EMERCOM

On the sidelines of the 56th session of the annual meeting of the United Nations Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space (COPUOS), UNOOSA and EMERCOM signed an agreement making EMERCOM UN-SPI

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Thu, 20/06/2013 - 09:55