In Russia has declassified the data of foreign and civil satellites for Earth observation
Moscow. 4 Jan. INTERFAX.RU — Data sensing obtained from the civil and foreign satellites, deprived of the status of state secrets.
The corresponding presidential decree published on the official Internet portal of legal information.
Previously, the status of a state secret was given all geospatial data sensing of the Earth, which have important defence or economic significance.
The new decree makes a clarification by excluding from the list of secret “data of Earth remote sensing from space received from foreign satellites or Russian spacecraft civil purposes”.