Russia will take the World Cup in 2018

In 2018 will be the 21 th in a row the World Cup FIFA Cup. Russia won the right to take the World Cup two years nazad.Stoit say that this is the first time in history that the state would have a global tournament. Football Championship will be held in the summer of 2018, his last for 31 days.

The participants of the Championship will be 32 teams. Total 64 matches will be held. During the qualifying tournament will take part in the competition the team of more than two hundred countries and the Russian national team, as expected of

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In the center of Kiev to the asphalt road went under ground

In the center of Kiev on June 5 at the intersection of Barbusse and Fedorov went part of the way into the ground. This was the scene said Facebook user Timothy Efimov.

According to operative data, subsidence of the roadway was in an accident on heating. This is, in particular, by going out of the ground vapor.

Reportedly, fortunately, no one was hurt — neither of pedestrians (subsidence of the road to "hook" even "Zebra"), neither of motorists.

Now employees of public utilities of the city to investigate the cause of the accident and eliminate its

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Aurora was seen in Belarus in the night from 26 to 27 September

In the night from 26 to 27 September in Belarus with the naked eye you can see the northern lights. To see the faint colored, gradually shimmering pillars of light, it was enough to leave the city, which does not prevent smog and light pollution. The forum belastro.net there were pictures of this rather rare for our latitude atmospheric phenomena.

For comments, we turned to Alexei Tkachenko, member of the Astronomical Club "Al-nude" Minsk planetarium.

— What is the aurora? — When the Earth enters the ejection of solar plasma, the charged plasma particles interact with the magnetic field

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In the U.S., the eastern cougar extinct

American Security Service Fish and Wildlife officially declared the eastern cougar extinct animals. This big cat lived in the eastern U.S., it is also called mountain lion or mountain cat. Scientists believe that people are completely destroyed this great cat back in the 1930s. Some hunters and enthusiasts say that the eastern cougar has not disappeared, but just does not like to come across people in the eye. She even called a ghost cat.

The corpse of an unknown animal was found on the beach in Sochi

In Sochi, on one of the beaches in the Adler district found the body of an unknown animal. According to witnesses, the creature looks like a rat, but the size of a large dog. The remains of the animal was taken for Sochi residents mutant, the "portal Max."

According to "News. Sochi," the corpse lying on the beach resort "Adler" under the terrace cafe "Iliad" in the street Enlightenment.

According to one theory, it remains a dog that could be transformed beyond recognition by the long exposure to the sun. Sent eyewitnesses photos sent experts to identify the animal.

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Greenpeace activist flew the glider on French nuclear power plant

An activist of the environmental organization Greenpeace flew to motoparaplane (light aircraft with engine) on Wednesday at the territory of the French nuclear power plant "Bugey" in the department of Ain, reports AFP referring to the gendarmerie.

"Greenpeace activist flew to motoparaplane at 7.40 (09.40 MSK). He entered the territory of nuclear power plants, for there he landed a smoke bomb and arson, and was then arrested," — said in an interview with the head of the agency unit Gendarmerie Colonel Obanel Ain department (Aubanel) .

This is not the first time Greenpeace activists penetration of the French nuclear power

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One in 10 natural World Heritage sites in danger

Tenth of the natural World Heritage Sites threatened with losing their value and should be assigned the status of "heritage at risk," according to the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), which is an advisory body of UNESCO.

Session of the World Heritage Committee will be held from June 24 to July 6 in St. Petersburg, the first session will be chaired by Russia. Delegations from 21 countries will review the 36 natural and cultural sites for inscription on the World Heritage List, including the Nature Park "Lena Pillars" in Yakutia. Currently, the list included 936 sites (725 cultural,

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Biologists have discovered how to make elephant infrasound

Biologists have discovered how elephants produce infrasound, with which they communicate with each other — it turned out that they use the same mechanisms as the man for the speech, according to a paper published in zhurnaleScience.

Elephants can communicate over long distances with the help available to the human ear sounds very low frequency — less than 20 Hz. In some cases you may notice the sound, but he hears not their own, and more high frequency harmonics — sounds arising from the application of several sound waves.

Until now, scientists did not know how elephants produce these sounds.

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Cyclone broke Kamchatka flights to the mainland

Kamchatka air service to the mainland is interrupted, presumably, to Monday, due to the cyclone struck the peninsula, said the Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky airport.

Powerful snow cyclone became the seventh month, hit the Kamchatka heavy snowfall and wind storm. Roads region difficult to move, in the settlements because of a snowstorm and wet snow on the wires are short-term power outages.

"Due to bad weather delayed arrival to the peninsula scheduled for Sunday flights from the central regions of Russia. On alternate to Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk sent aircraft" Aeroflot ", departing Moscow, and of S7 Airlines flight from Beijing. Arrested flights flights to Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky

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1 billion will suburbs against the bark beetle in the forests of the region

Nearly one billion rubles allocated Moscow region to combat bark beetle in the forests of the region, said the chairman of the Moscow Region Andrei Sharov.

"The good news — we have allocated one billion rubles against the bark beetle," — said on a conference call Sharov governor and heads of districts and cities.

These funds will be used including the identification of forest pathology, examined 270,000 hectares. For the same money is planned to increase the number of foresters, Sharov said.

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