Russian Deputy PM Urges UN Response to Asteroid Threat

RIA Novosti
Saturday 23rd February, 2013

KRASNOGORSK, February 23 (RIA Novosti) – Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin said on Saturday a global system to protect our planet from asteroids and other dangerous space objects should be created under the auspices of the United Nations. “This system should become global and universal in its technical and political sense and is a matter of agreement in the framework of the United Nations,” Rogozin said at the meeting with Russian patriotic organizations. Rogozin said this system should be launched now so that we do not “kick ourselves” when such a danger to the civilization…

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