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Mapping Russia - Int'l dateline splitting polygon

I am having the issue where the International Dateline is splitting a polygon I am working with. I have a layer of the "Federal Districts" of Russia, and the eastern most federal district is being "...
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Where can I find a free shapefile of the Soviet Union | USSR?

Where can I find a free shapefile of the Soviet Union | USSR? Ideally, I would like to be able to open it straight-away in QGIS.
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What will happen when Russia shuts down the GPS stations?

Russian officials are seriously talking about shutting down US GPS ground stations within their borders and Deputy Prime Minister of Russia tweeted on the subject. What will happen to the GPS? My ...
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Finding Historical Maps of Soviet Union circa 1940?

Anyone know where I can find a basic historical map of the Soviet Union, circa around 1940?
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Seeking polygon files corresponding to Russian Census?

My team is using the 2010 Russian Census and we'd like to have polygons that correspond to these population values. We're flexible to any sort of polygon format (shapefiles, GeoJSON, KML, etc). ...
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Projection for Russia map

Any advice on which map projection to use for a map of Russia? I am trying to project my shapefile (WGS84) but not sure which one to select. I would like to maintain equal areas.
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Removing 180th meridian line on map of Russia?

I'm not sure how to remove the line that represents the 180th meridian (international dateline) on my polygon. I have the "Russia Country Boundary 2017" feature layer added from the Living Atlas. My ...
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Is there any shapefile (or other format) of Russia's time zones after 2014 changes?

According to for example Wikipedia, Russia changed its time zone boundaries in 2014, moving areas between existing zones and defining new ones for the Crimea area. Is there any shapefile or other ...
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Searching for GIS data sources relating to the Soviet GULAG system

I'm desperately searching for GIS data related to the Soviet prison camp system, the GULAG. There are quite a few very good maps out there, but I cannot seem to find data in order to make my own. ...
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Creating PZ-90.02 and PZ-90.11 geodetic datum for QGIS

I would like to plot maps based on PZ-90.02 and PZ-90.11 in Russia, but in QGIS there is only PZ-90 to choose. Can anyone explain how to create a proj4 record for these datums? For PZ-90 proj4 looks ...
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World Mercator Projection with Chucotka region in right part? [duplicate]

How can I choose or modify World Mercator projection to display eastern part of Chucotka region in the right part of the map? I have already tried to change the parametr +lon_0, but the map looks like ...
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Finding detailed relief map of Russia?

I need to find a relief map of Russia. Where such a map can be found and downloaded? Or how to create such a map? I have found a site, but the scale is too small.
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Map of Russia's administrative divisions

I'm looking for a map of the administrative divisions of Russia, on a rather local level. In Seeking polygon files corresponding to Russian Census? is presented a map on different levels, the most ...
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Which elevation data source has the highest precision for Russian Far East?

If I want to get data on the elevation around the city of Artyrom (region around 132.159633, 43.350116), which elevation data source has the data with the highest precision for that region? I found ...
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Where can I find geodata for the Russian терсон-мо or терсон-ате census units? Or: can osm_admin polygons be linked to those?

I'm looking to combine Russian census data with georeferenced polygons. This is for a research project looking into different aspects of mobility within the Republic of Саха (Sakha/Yakutsk), the ...
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Find geographic data on languages of Russia [closed]

Does anyone have any ideas for where I can get data on the number or percentage of speakers of a given language in the Russian Federation at some geographic level smaller than federal subject? ...