The Parties have agreed to cooperate in the following fields: (a) carrying out geodetic, mapping and cartographic activity; (b) exchange of information regarding distant zoning of the Earth; (c) exchange of experience between mapping, geodetic and cartographic organizations and educational institutions; (d) joint research. For the purpose of carrying out the aforesaid activities the Parties shall set up working groups of experts.
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Founded in the 12th century, the Principality of Muscovy was able to emerge from over 200 years of Mongol domination (13th-15th centuries) and to gradually conquer and absorb surrounding principalities. In the early 17th century, a new ROMANOV Dynasty continued this policy of expansion across Siberia to the Pacific. Under PETER I (ruled 1682-1725), hegemony was extended to the Baltic Sea and the country was renamed the Russian Empire. During the 19th century, more territorial acquisitions were made in Europe and Asia.
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