Kursk discovered a new hotbed of African swine fever

KURSK, October 31 — RIA Novosti. Spetsbrigady confiscated from private individuals, Kursk, located five kilometers from the center outbreak of African swine fever (ASF), more than 280 pigs, reported in the press service of the city administration.

Last week, in a private house in the street Crimson Seymskogo Kursk region fell two pigs. The examination found that the cause of death of the animals became ASF virus. On Friday, the governor of Kursk region Alexander Mikhailov signed a decree on the introduction of a quarantine area for a month.

According to the press service, the City Commission of the operational

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Birds attacked airliner with 245 passengers

In the skies over the Baltic Sea a flock of birds was sucked into a turbine aircraft. Boeing-757 taking off from Hamburg to Hurghada, was forced to cancel a flight due to engine damage.

A flock of birds, presumably gulls Crossing the aircraft airline Condor Flugdienst during takeoff, and the pilot was unable to avoid the collision. Crashing into the pack, the plane "sucked" a few carcasses of birds in one of the turbines. A few minutes later the crew of Boeing-757prinyal decision on an emergency landing: the engine was damaged.

Airliner with 245 passengers and eight crew members th

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Snowfall in the U.S. victims were three men

WASHINGTON, Oct. 30. Due to hit the northeastern U.S. Snowfall 2.5 million people were without power, three people were killed. According to BBC, referring to the television channel Channel Six News, two people died from electric shock downed power lines, another was killed in an accident on a slippery road.

Local officials said that the most snowfall was recorded in Massachusetts. There, the National Weather Service (NWS) recorded a maximum 58.4 cm snow in the early morning of Friday. In addition, there is a heavy snowfall in New York, New Jersey, New Hampshire, Connecticut and several other cities and states.

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The death toll from the earthquake in Turkey is close to 600

ANKARA, Oct. 30. The number of victims of the earthquake in Van province in southeast Turkey, continues to grow. According to the latest figures, 596 people were killed. Injured more than 4.1 thousand was previously known about the 582 victims. As RIA "Novosti" with reference to the government department for emergency situations, so far saved 188 people.

Earthquake of magnitude 7.2 occurred in the province of Van in the south-east of the country on Sunday. In the area of disaster destroyed more than two million homes.

Currently, rescue efforts in the area of natural disaster are conducted only at the

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In Washington and Pennsylvania snowfalls led to power outages

WASHINGTON, Oct. 29 — RIA Novosti, Maria Tabak. This year's first snow has gone in the U.S. capital, RIA Novosti reported.

Earlier, forecasters predicted the approach to the U.S. capital, snowfall, however, according to their forecasts, they had to begin with a Saturday morning. However, the first snow, followed by rain, went only to the middle of the day.

Precipitation has not resulted in widespread power outages, as occurred in the state of Pennsylvania, where no electricity are up to 70 thousand people. Currently in Washington DC and the surrounding area only 160 people were affected by outages caused by

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In Moscow, formed a massive failure on the street, Lipetsk

October 26, 2011. In Moscow in connection with emergency repairs caused by subsidence of the roadway in the area of the house number 52 on the street, Lipetsk limited traffic on the far right lane to the center. This was informed in the Moscow traffic police. Metropolitan Traffic police recommends drivers consider this circumstance, pre-select routes detour road signs comply with regulations, requirements and guidelines employees of traffic police.

Currently, Lipetsk street towards the center of a traffic jam is longer than 600 meters. According to the service "Yandex", in the area from Moscow to Lebedyanskoye street traffic flow is

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The death toll from the earthquake in Turkey has risen to 534

The death toll from the earthquake in eastern Turkey has reached 534 people, reports AP.

Created under the Prime Minister also said the emergency center that managed to save from the rubble 185. While the number of victims of 2300. Rescue work difficult rain and snow.

The earthquake happened in Van province on Sunday. According to the U.S. Geological Survey force of tremors in the epicenter was 7.2. After that, there were quite powerful aftershocks.

October 27 in the neighboring province of Hakkari earthquake with magnitude of 5.4. According to preliminary reports, the victims and destructions.

New earthquake in Japans Fukushima

In Japan, Fukushima prefecture in the northeast of the central island of Honshu, where the nuclear power plant emergency, "Fukushima-1", an earthquake of 4.2 magnitude on the Richter scale.

According to the National Meteorological Service of the country, the focus lies at a depth of 10 km, a tsunami threat arose.

Information on casualties or destruction, as well as violations in the plant have been reported, according to ITAR-TASS.

Volgograd airport departure flight delays due to heavy ice

Volgograd International Airport on Wednesday working on the actual weather due to heavy ice, flights are delayed, told RIA Novosti on Flight information.

"According to our weather conditions delayed three flights to take off and two on arrival. Icing treatment is carried out of the runway," — said the source.

In Volgograd, due to the abrupt change in temperature, the strong black ice. Regional emergency department on Wednesday issued an urgent warning about maintaining strong ice until the end of the day all over the Volgograd region.

Debris in orbit can make space travel impossible

Besides debris in orbit until full operating satellites that will soon become trash

A few days ago at the International Space Station (ISS) had to include engine module "Zvezda" to make an emergency maneuver. It was necessary to avoid the rapidly by wearing dangerously close track of the old Russian rocket "Cyclone-3 ', which 20 years ago put into orbit two satellites.

Managed to escape by removing the station from Earth in about 5 kilometers. But it is possible that such maneuvers will soon become useless. And dodge will not work.

The sky in the nuts

Old broken

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