Retail sale of vodka in Russia for six months decreased by 9.3%

The share of vodka also declined in the structure of consumption of alcoholic beverages  Retail sales of vodka in Russia in I half of 2013 decreased by 9.3% compared to the same period last year and amounted to 61 million dal, says "Prime" with reference to the report of the Federal State Statistics Service (Rosstat).

During this period, sales rose wines, as usual — by 5.2%, to 46.2 million dal and sparkling — by 2.6%, to 13.4 million dal. Grew and sales of cognac, brandy, calvados including. Their growth was 1.2%, to 5.8 million dal.

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A huge failure of land was formed in Portugal

April 12, 2013. Huge the failure of the earth was formed 9 April 2013 in Portugal— Marvao, Alto Alentejo. The depth of the funnel is 100 meters, a diameter of about 17 meters.

It is the largest failure soil Portugal. The reason for the failure of the investigation.

The authorities blame the heavy rains.

Source: Mysteries of the world

Tornadoes do not forget about the U.S. even in January

January 30, 2013. Wide area of the south-eastern and central United States may soon meet up with these winter tornado. In the next 12 hours sil18 this will create suitable conditions approaching cold front that territory.

Warning tornado has been announced for the west of Missouri, where so far dominated by warm air masses. North-east Texas, west Tennessee, Illinois and the entire south Arkansas are in the mode of watching and waiting.

Not everyone can boast the advent of winter tornado. In January 2013 the probability of their occurrence is extremely high, as is obvious from the analysis of

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Photos from. After 80 days after Hurricane Sandy

Destroyed houses in Breezy Point, Queens, New York, December 27, 2012. (Reuters / Lucas Jackson)

January 17, 2013. In little more than two and a half months after Hurricane Sandy. The U.S. Congress is preparing to approve the aid package, the tens of billions of dollars. In the affected areas are still going on garbage collection, as well as rebuilding homes, businesses and shops. Around 230,000 cars were affected during Hurricane Sandy, some of them were flooded with sea water. Some of them are put up for auction, many sent to landfill and recycling.

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Komi: 43 units of agricultural machinery purchased in 2013 for farmers

This type of support provided on behalf of the Head of the Republic of Komi Vyacheslav Gaiser. Acquired farm equipment designed to help with ancillary services for pensioners and vulnerable categories of people. For these purposes in 2013 of the national budget allocated 11.5 million rubles. Acquired in 2013, agricultural kits sent to the five municipal districts: Syktyvdinsk, Sysolskiy, Ust-Vymsky, Udorsky, Ust-Tsilemsky.

According to the Deputy Head — Minister of Finance of the Republic of Komi Vladimir Tukmakova, purchase of machinery has become one of the most effective measures to support the people engaged in subsistence

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Angola. Flood

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Angola hit by floods

April 8, 2013. At least nine people were killed in floods in Angola. The four remain missing, according to the media.

At the time of raising the water all the residents were in their homes, which prevented them to escape death. Clarifies that a greater extent this applies to the poor areas, located on the outskirts of the capital.

In addition to residential buildings, and they number more than a hundred, were flooded schools, several of the city of bridges. Element also raised the architectural

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CIVIL WILL SOON MEET WITH AK-12 than the military

Rifled cannon based on the AK-12 for civilian consumer will be available in the summer of 2013, it will be earlier than the end municipal tests new AK-12 for the military, said to journalists on Thursday interim CEO NGOs «Izhmash» Alexander Kosov.   «We are on the platform AK-12 will do a civilian product, it will appear earlier than will courier for the Armed Forces (end state tests AK-12); I think that by the summer (2013) on the basis of rifled gun AK-12 is now available, «- said Kosov.   He noted that it would be «Saiga» with the

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Rating of the largest banks in Russia — Results 2012

RIA Rankings — January 23.Despite all the difficulties, in 2012 for the Russian banking sector in terms of growth was quite successful. At the end of last year, the assets of Russian banks rose to a record 7.88 trillion. or 19% to 49.5 trillion rubles. on January 1, 2013. Growth rates in 2012 were slightly lower than in 2011 (23%), but against the background of slowing inflation, monetary tightening, and more and more "saturation" of the banking market this slowdown is quite objective.

 

The rating agency "RIA Rating"conducted research and

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China: More than 7 million people were affected by natural disasters in January 2013

February 5, 2013. In January of this year, more 7390000 man suffered as a result of various natural disasters. These are the figures released today by the Ministry of Civil Affairs and the Office of the State Committee for minimizing the effects of natural disasters.

In the first month of this year, 47 man dead, 2 missing and 25 thousand were quickly evacuated as a result of such natural disasters, as landslides, snow and frost, drought, earthquakes, etc.

In addition, the element has led to the collapse of more 1900 dwellings, the area of farmland affected was 1.54 million hectares,

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Mystery of the 24th cycle of solar activity

Graph of solar activity. © NOAA | Swpc.noaa.gov

December 31. Prior 2013 the year is just one day, and, according to most forecasters, approaching maximum 24th solar cycle. But is it?

As soon as there is a large group of sunspots, scientists expect to end the sun "anemia". However, this does not happen. It may be that sunny maximum has already been reached?

This graph shows the average number of sunspots since 2000. Blue shows the maximum sine wave well 23rd activity cycle and a deep minimum in 2009. The red curve is the prediction — at this

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