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Russia and Ukraine dispute fairytale maps

The Telegraph reports on a spat between Ukraine and Russia over the provenance of folklore figures shown in a couple of new maps for each country. The cute animated Russian map identifies the homes of around twenty fairytale characters. However … Continue reading

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New, Chernobyl panoramas on Yandex Maps

Yandex, the Russian web giant has released a remarkable set of 360 degree Street Panoramas in the area around Chernobyl, Ukraine. Coverage extends from roads outside the nuclear power plant to the nearby abandoned ghost town of Pripyat. Until the … Continue reading

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The Chernobyl disaster mapped

On the same subject, the winner of the animation category in the 2010 NACIS Student Web Mapping Competition was a thought provoking map presentation entitled The Chernobyl Disaster. Created by Kate Chanba, Matt Forrest, Vanessa Knoppke-Wetzel, and Andrew Wilson of … Continue reading

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