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Joint exercises between Russia and Sweden in 2013

Representatives of the Russian Navy signed an agreement with their Swedish colleagues for a joint training program. This agreement was reached during a meeting of the Baltic Fleet commander Admiral Viktor Kravchuk, with Chief Navy Sweden Vice Admiral Ian Ternkvistom. This meeting was held in October last year in Kaliningrad. The curriculum provides for recovery of the crew with the "sunken" submarine. Experienced rescuers and experts will show beginners how to properly conduct a rescue operation, the actions and in what sequence to perform. Young rescuers heard detailed instructions and familiarized with the operations to eliminate problems and rescue victims,

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In Uzbekistan, an earthquake measuring 4.5 points

In the Ferghana region of Uzbekistan, an earthquake measuring 4.5 points on June 24 in 00.18 hours local time (23.18 MSK), REGNUM correspondent in seismic "Tashkent".

The epicenter was near the village Chimion Fergana region. No casualties or damage were reported.

Meanwhile, according to the European-Mediterranean Seismological Center, the epicenter of an earthquake measuring 4.2 points located 15 kilometers west of the city Margilan and four kilometers north-east of Hamza. Hearth lies at a depth of 20 kilometers.

Recall that in the epicenter area in the foothills of aftershocks Katran Tau, at a height of 450 m above sea level,

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Storm warning announced in Ingushetia because of possible rain

Squally winds of up to 20 meters per second and strong thunderstorms are expected in Ingushetia by the end of Thursday, declared a storm warning, told RIA Novosti the Republican GUMCHS.

"Until the end of the day expect strong thunderstorms with hail and squally wind increasing to 20 m / s. It is possible emergencies related damage and power lines, disturbances in transport, traffic and public services, increasing the number of road accidents , "- said the source.

Strong wind and heavy rain on June 16-19 caused damage agricultural land, infrastructure, state-owned enterprises, private buildings of the republic. Rivers burst

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The number of rhinos slaughtered by poachers in South Africa is growing every year

Hunters for the horns already killed more than 450 rhinos in South Africa since the beginning of 2012, beating the way last year's "record", British broadcaster BBC BBC referring to the South African government.

"From the beginning of the year 455 rhinos were killed, given that the annual population growth of only 6%, we are approaching the point of no return. Once death rate exceeds the birth rate, the view begins to disappear," — said the head of the project maintain the population of rhinos Christie Brebner (Kirsty Brebner) , as quoted by the broadcaster.

In 2007, poachers killed 13

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Korean volcano will soon erupt

On the Korean peninsula in the near term may occur Baekdu eruption — the highest mountain and volcano in the region. Expert geologist in South Korea believe that the eruption of the volcano, which last time threw lava in 1702, could happen in 2014 or 2015.

The volcano, located on the border between North Korea and China, could damage of 10 to 100 times greater than the largest eruption of the Icelandic volcano in April 2010. It is believed that the most powerful eruption of Baekdu happened in the year 1000 AD, when the ancient kingdom of Bohai fell.

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The attack on the fish people

The massive assault on the people of fish has become commonplace in the rivers of the U.S. state of Illinois. Imported to North America Asian carp caught on so well in the new location, which was replaced by other water inhabitants. Extracts and people. Any movement of the fish jumping out of the water reacts to a height of 3 meters.

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In Illinois, the Asian carp have put the ecosystem of the rivers on the brink of disaster

"Fish" natural disaster in Illinois. In the U.S. state of river invaded the Asian carp. They destroy native fish species and even attack people jumping out of the water up to three meters. At the extreme fishing visited our own correspondent in the U.S. — Maxim Drabok.

So the sight of local people is not surprising. Real "fishy" downpour. This herd of Asian carp perceives as a threat and a boat to escape, jumping out of the water. Now they are so many that need rescuing other river dwellers.

Blake Rubashov, fish ecology:

— Here it is. Of the Mississippi

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In Finland was freezing rain — the population de-energized villages evacuated

In Finland, the number of municipalities in the evacuation of people in connection with the termination of electricity supply, NEWSru.com referring to "Interfax". Disruptions to energy supply vyzvanny freezing rain — a natural phenomenon that has recently been well known to the residents of central Russia. According to the Finnish broadcaster YLE, due to a drop in the transmission line of trees iced over, tears icy wire about 30,000 households in South Savo, Häme, Pirkanmaa, Mäntyharju and Pertunmaa (Pertunmaa) left on Tuesday with no electricity supply, and, therefore, no heat and water.

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Spring rolled on freezing

On May Day in Central Europe established an unusually cold weather. In Warsaw and Prague daily maximum is less than + 5 °, and at night and does marked freezing. In the central provinces of Poland temperature drops to -7 °. Second night of freezing observed in the Kaliningrad region. Nightly lows are close to record levels. This is the first frost after 2007. A significant anomaly is due to a combination of two factors: a deep Zatoka air from Greenland and lowering tropospheric cold

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Carbon dioxide moves from the northern hemisphere to the southern — scientists

Carbon dioxide is produced in the northern hemisphere, in large numbers in the South flows. This is the conclusion reached by scientists Japanese Research Institute of the National Institute of Meteorology and Environment, said the Japanese newspaper "Mainichi".

For five years, together with the Japanese airline JAL scientists measured the concentration of carbon dioxide at an altitude of 12 kilometers above the earth's surface, to install special equipment to fifteen hundred aircraft was traveling across the equator.

The researchers concluded that from April to September, the concentration of CO2 reaches south of the equator in the Northern Hemisphere. Given that

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