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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
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62.7169
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40.3006

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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-9.13934

Russia: New Space monitoring station for emergency prevention and prediction

NASA's Terra satellite image shows the impact Ural has on weather developments

Yesterday, the Russian Ministry of Emergency Situations (EMERCOM), host to one of UN-SPIDER's Regional Support Offices, announced that it will set up a new space monitoring station for prevention a

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Fri, 10/01/2014 - 10:52
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59.0077
longitude: 
61.9316

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
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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
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55.7558
longitude: 
37.6173

EMERCOM activates International Charter for floods in eastern Russia

Unprecedented flooding has struck the Far Eastern Federal District of Russia

On 19 August 2013 the International Charter: Space and Major Disasters was activated to support flood response efforts in the Far Eastern Federal District of Russia.

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Wed, 21/08/2013 - 16:27
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48.4808
longitude: 
131.766

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
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62.477
longitude: 
69.6731

Agency for Support and Coordination of Russian Participation in International Humanitarian Operations (EMERCOM)

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37.6184

UN celebrates World Space Week

The United Nations launched into World Space Week yesterday, with the presentation of a navigation satellite model, donated by Russia, for display at the world body’s offices in Vienna, while

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Fri, 05/10/2012 - 11:23