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Russia refuses to sign the Kyoto Protocol

MFA Spokesman Russia A.K.Lukashevicha to question the Moscow office of the agency "AFP" on the participation of Russia in the second period of the Kyoto Protocol

Question: Russia planning to participate in the second period of the Kyoto Protocol, which is due to start in January 2013 with?

Answer: The Russian Federation considers inefficient extension of the Kyoto Protocol in its present form, and does not intend to make commitments to reduce emissions of greenhouse gases under the so-called a second commitment period of the Kyoto Protocol. Russia's decision, approved at

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The plans for the withdrawal of U.S. troops from Europe

U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta said that in the implementation of the latest defense strategy Pentagon wants to withdraw from Europe two army brigades. It is planned to reduce troop contingents serving in the European countryside, seven or eight thousand fighter who will have to go back to the South American military bases. Yet military presence on the European continent remains significant: in the Ancient World, will continue to service about 74 thousand Yankees.

The intention to reduce the size of the European grouping appeared in connection with the Pentagon's latest strategy, which relies on the Middle East and Asia-Pacific

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Russia in the first person. Energetics

In the early 90's the development of the energy sector in Russia has stopped. Ceased exploration expeditions, exploration discovered fields has been postponed indefinitely. Mothballed construction of the Rostov nuclear power plant. Workers in the oil and gas industry went into the trade.Sakhalin region has been one of the most depressed areas of the country. Today, it takes the 5th place on the index of socio-economic status, the third for the development of the real sector of the economy and the 6th on investment attractiveness. About 60 percent of the budget — is revenue from offshore projects,

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Plans for redrawing the political map of the Near East and the Islamic World

Is almost everyone understands that the political map of the Near East will be redrawn. Well, not only it will change the border almost all the Islamic world. Hastened to bury the story earlier time, the actions of global significance are taking place right before our eyes. In principle, before it was clear that the boundaries of the orders made by the French and British colonizers artificial and will be redrawn at some point. The first countries that have undergone fragmentation of Somalia, where at the present time there are a number of municipalities and Sudan — divided into North

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Russia in the first person. Chechnya.

From 1994 to 2009, the Chechen Republic was in a state of war. When finished the main fighting in Grozny, 66% of the buildings were heavily damaged, and 28% — were completely destroyed. The question of the transfer of the capital to Gudermes. It took several years. Today Grozny — one of the most beautiful cities in Russia. Throughout the country is a grand building, financed by the federal government. Restored the destroyed hospitals, schools, stadiums, cultural facilities, build new. In Chechnya back people fleeing from the war.

This film — not about war and

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The number of refugees is growing for environmental reasons

The number of refugees is growing for environmental reasons Facts

It is no secret that millions of people are moving to other countries and cities due to ecological imbalance. Until recently, people thought of refugees only in a political context. Despite the fact that the modern world in which more and more people are becoming dissatisfied occurring in natural and environmental disasters, takes a new concept of "environmental refugees", many countries are trying hard to ignore the folding state of affairs.

According to the UN Convention of 1951, under a refugee is a person experiences fear of persecution

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NATO plans. Brand new operation in Libya

Operation "Odyssey. Dawn" which is carried out in Libya, Coalition Forces Western states continue to have almost a week. At the current time does aviation bomb and missile strikes on Gaddafi positions in Ajdabiya and its adjacent area.

According to the local inhabitants, three massive explosions in the area east of arrival in the city. Until next time, Ajdabiya, which is located 150 kilometers south of the rebel capital, Benghazi, was controlled by government units. On Wednesday, the young rebel forces tightly approached her from Benghazi. Using powerful air strikes, which coalition inflicted on the defensive positions of government

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Ghosts in the frame

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Here is a photo that is shot with a digital camera in the resort. It suddenly appeared Photographer subject with vague outlines and not observed when shooting. Photo is taken

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Russia in the first person. The Republic of Tatarstan.

In the early '90s Kazan became known as the "crime capital" of Russia. Old and dilapidated houses accounted for 60% of the housing stock of the country. Closed businesses, unemployment grew.

In 1994, the Russian Federation and the Republic of Tatarstan signed a bilateral agreement on the division of powers. By the 95th year, the political situation has stabilized in Tatarstan. The country began a steady economic recovery.

Today Tatarstan — one of the most attractive regions for migrants, including those within the country. From 2005 to 2010 in Tatarstan were built and reconstructed 300 selhozobektov, grain

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Fires in the popular European vacation spots continue to rage

Fires in the popular European vacation spots Natural disasters continue to rage

August 18, 2012 Croatian firefighters struggled with several large pockets of fire along the Adriatic coast. According to official data, the widest flames swept 600 hectares near the medieval town of Trogir, popular with tourists. The fire started in the dump on the evening of August 17, extending further the pine forest and steppe, drained for a period of heat. Water bombers helped firefighters put out the flames at night. But earlier in the day on August 18 in the prevention and suppression of fire 100 firefighters were

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