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The Russian Foreign Ministry recently confirmed that the Gabala radar... News PhotoAgreement,Azerbaijan,DigitalGlobe,Former Soviet Union,Horizontal,Image,Missile,Radar,Russia,Science and Technology,StationPhotographer Collection: DigitalGlobe 2013 DigitalGlobeGABALA RADAR STATION, AYDINQISHLAG, AZERBAIJAN - JANUARY 16, 2013: The Russian Foreign Ministry recently confirmed that the Gabala radar station—which was one of the most important elements of the Soviet Union’s missile defense system—will soon be closed down after an agreement between Russia and Azerbaijan on its operation expired in December 2012. Azerbaijan is now looking for new partnerships for operating the system; Israel is reported to be interested in the site. (Photo DigitalGlobe via Getty Images)