Russia: America is considering isolating us from the GPS system . and “GLONASS” is our alternative

The Russian Space Agency announced today Saturday that the United States of America is considering isolating Moscow from the GPS system, as part of a wave of sanctions targeting Moscow. in response to the military operation in Ukraine.

He said GPS, “GLONASS”, would be an alternative to GPS if Russia were isolated from it.

Called “GLONASS” (system Global Navigation Satellite – Glonass), is a Soviet-Russian system designed at the request of the Soviet Ministry of Defense of the time.

The system is dedicated to ensuring fast and safe browsing and providing unlimited support to users in air, land, sea and space. All Russians and foreigners can use the “GLONASS” civil system free of charge.

The system currently consists of 24 satellites orbiting on three orbital planes, 19,400 km high and 64.8 degrees inclined, equally distributed in levels (8 in each level), to cover the entire surface of the globe, while 18 satellites are enough to cover the whole area of Russia.

Russian Glonass

Russia has launched a military operation in Ukraine on February 24, just days after recognizing the independence of two breakaway regions in eastern Ukraine, which was met with angry international reactions, most of them from the European Union and NATO, as well as sanctions that they hit various sectors, with the aim of discouraging Moscow.

Russia has overtaken Iran and North Korea in less than two weeks, becoming the most sanctioned country in the world, in following the military operation launched by Russian President Vladimir Putin.

The total number of sanctions imposed on him reached over 5,530 sanctions, according to the Bloomberg agency, surpassing that of Tehran, which inflicted 3,616 sanctions in a decade, mainly due to its nuclear program and its support for terrorism.

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In recent days, Switzerland has imposed around 568 sanctions, the European Union 518 and France has issued 512 sanctions, followed by Great Britain and the United States with around 243 sanctions.

Many countries are still announcing new sanctions against the Russians on a daily basis, which prompted the Kremlin last week to recognize that these sanctions are harsh and painful, but at the same time stressed that his country will respond and find ways to deal with the repercussions. of this “Western campaign”, as Moscow describes it.

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