Half a century Caribbean Crisis: How to avoid a superpower nuclear war

October 14 was exactly half a century since the beginning of the so-called Cuban missile crisis — the most intense period of the Cool War. Specifically, October 14, 1962 United States learned about the Russian missile installations in Cuba — they made a photo reconnaissance plane. States agreed to a naval blockade of the island. During the 2-week world was on the brink of nuclear war.

Caribbean, Cuban or October crisis — It is 13 days in 1962, which historians call the culmination of the Cool War. In 1961, near the Turkish Izmir U.S. began installing medium-range missiles "Jupiter". Within

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The Russian-language section of Wikipedia went to 7th place by number of articles

At present, four sections contain more than a million articles — in English, German, French and Dutch. In addition, the number of articles of the Russian "Wikipedia" as long bypass Italian and Spanish sections.

The Russian-language section of the online encyclopedia Wikipediacame in seventh place with more than 935 thousand items, beating the Polish section, the statistics of the regional sections of online wikimedia.org.

At present, four sections contain more than a million articles — in English, German, French and Dutch. In addition, the number of articles of the Russian "Wikipedia" as long bypass Italian and Spanish sections.

It

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In the Philippines, more than 30 fishermen were missing due to the typhoon chime

August 13, 2013. At least 33 fishermen from the eastern Philippine province of Catanduanes were missing due to typhoon "chime". According to the authorities, the sailors set out to sea on Saturday, ignoring storm warnings.

According to the National Civil Defence Committee, because of the typhoon in Bicol province evacuated about a thousand people in the ports of the resumption of the canceled flights vessels waiting more than eight million passengers, canceled many flights.

In some parts of the main Philippine island of Luzon disrupted power supply in several provinces of canceled classes in schools. According to the forecasts of

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Americans are just not satisfied with Ukraine Chernobyl 2 vparil her defective fuel for nuclear power plants

The contract was signed with Westinghouse under President Yushchenko, who wanted to reduce Ukraine's dependence on purchases of nuclear fuel in Russia

The working group investigating the incident with the nuclear fuel manufacturing multinational company Westinghouse (TVS-W), which operated in the third unit of the South Ukrainian nuclear power plant (SU NPP), has determined that the damage to the components of the fuel assembly was due to design flaws producer, told RIA Novosti senior source in the Ministry of Energy and Coal Industry of Ukraine with reference to the report of the group.

"Energoatom" in the May-July, do

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Paul Krugman: For the American economy needs a bigger war

Interview with one of the world's most recognizable economists, Nobel Prize in Economics in 2008, a doctorate in economics and international relations from Princeton Institute Paul Krugman.

Paul Krugman, representing the Keynesian school of economic thought, has received widespread public prominence own harsh criticism of the neo-liberal policies pursued by the government of George W. Bush. Krugman has become a kind of "liberal icon of style" in resisting the limited economic thought. In 2008, the Nobel committee awarded the prize to Paul Krugman on the economy, noting such Makar, not only his achievements in the field of economic

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Russian weapons from 13.06.2013

In this issue: The brain drain from Russia virtually stopped, development and production of drones, a promising new small radar for helicopters and drones, the Americans in the video were drowned "Varyag" Konstuktoroskoe Bureau Tula Instrument, Su-34 refueling in the air.

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Increases the activity of Poas Volcano in Costa Rica

Increases the activity of Poas Volcano in Costa Rica Facts

Poas Volcano alerted residents of the province of Alajuela in Costa Rica on his awakening strong rumbling and shaking. Early in the morning of the volcano ash and began to climb the dirt. Height of the ash column is more than 500 meters. As reported by the observers of the national park, which is located on the territory of the volcano, the ash from the crater was attributed to several hundred meters from the top and covered the ground and the trees of the park.

Poas long has

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The director of The Matrix has decided to change sex

Larry Wachowski, who along with his brother Andrew took became a cult trilogy of "Matrix", said that he was going to change their sex. 47-year-old man has submitted to all as Lana and says incredibly pleased to be able to stop, finally, to live in someone else's body.

First Larry Vanchovski announced the new name in the trailer for his latest movie. "Hi, I'm Lana," — says polupolyak-polubaba operator.

Larry before becoming Lana

The director has already begun to take hormone therapy for the "transition from one state to another." This is one of the most important

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Ka-27M — Russian combat helicopter with radar passed the first stage of state tests

Held the first step municipal joint flight tests of the modernized Ka-27M, Curb board radar with active phased array FH-A development company «Fazotron-NIIP,» said a source in the military-industrial complex.   «Installation of a helicopter radar with active phased array is the basis of modernization Ka-27M», — said the representative of the CMO. He clarified that the radar FH-A comes in the command and tactical radar system (RKTS), the newspaper «gaze.»   «This system will connect voedinyzhdy many other systems on board the helicopter: acoustic, magnetic systems, signals intelligence, including radar. With all of this information from all the other

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The intense heat has killed three people in Japan

August 10, 2013. Three people died in Japan because of the intense heat that prevails in most parts of the country. Still, at least 1,729 people have been hospitalized with heat stroke, eight of them — in a serious condition.

According to the Central Fire Department Japan, which serves as the MOE, in three prefectures of the country, the thermometer for the first time in the last six years have risen above the level of 40 degrees Celsius. The maximum temperature of 40.7 degrees was recorded in Simantov in Kochi Prefecture. In Tokyo, the figure was more than 37 degrees.

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