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Russia launches new hydrometeorological satellite

Moscow, Feb 29 (UNI) Russia launched a new hydrometeorological satellite, Meteor-M No. 2-4, into space on Thursday from the Vostochny cosmodrome in the Amur region of the Far East, said Russian State Space Corporation ROSCOSMOS.
The Soyuz-2.1b rocket with a Fregat upper stage that carried the satellite also delivered 18 small satellites from Russia and other countries to their target orbits.
The satellite is designed to perform tasks related to hydrometeorological support, climate and environmental monitoring, study of the Earth's natural resources, control of the heliogeophysical situation in near-Earth space, as well as data collection and relay of signals from emergency beacons of the international satellite search and rescue system COSPAS-SARSAT.
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Former Ukrainian security officer wounded in Moscow, accuses Kiev of assassination attempt

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Moscow, Apr 13 (UNI) Former Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) employee Vasily Prozorov, who was injured in a car explosion in the north of Moscow, accused Kiev of plotting the attack, local media reported on Friday.

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5 2-magnitude quake hits China's Xizang

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Police launch inquiry after 2 bodies found in shipping container in southeastern Australia

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Sydney, Apr 13 (UNI) Police have launched an investigation after two bodies were found in a shipping container in Australia's southeastern state of New South Wales (NSW) on Saturday.

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Another war-left U S  aerial bomb unearthed in southern Cambodia: official

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13 Apr 2024 | 11:55 AM

Phnom Penh, Apr 13 (UNI) A Cambodian Mine Action Center (CMAC)'s expert team has found a war-left U.S.-made MK-82 aerial bomb in the Mekong River in southern Kandal province, a mine clearance chief said on Saturday.

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