The contract for the supply of three Il-96-400 and two Tu-204SM Cuba

Finally it became known that the freight will be a three Il-96-400 and two Tu-204SM certifiable. Their fate was much more successful that gloomy scenario that vyrisovovalsya after the failure of Flight New IL-96-400, and the revocation of the operator at the "Red Wings".

According to the agreement signed in Havana, three Il-96-400 will be converted from passenger to freighter version. Also provides for the delivery of two Tu-204SM, which will be delivered after the completion of testing and certification.

Apparently you change equipment on the engines and avionics, as supply of U.S.

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Mass death of fish in the Sea of Azov


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Donetsk, June 25 — RIA Novosti. Mass death of fish due to the reduction of oxygen in water is observed from Friday in the Sea of Azov from the village of Kulikovo (border Donetsk and Zaporizhia regions) to the middle of the Berdyansk spit, the press service of the Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources of Ukraine on Saturday. "According to preliminary data, now the number of dead fish reached 20 tons," — said the press service.

In order to minimize complications with pestilence calf in the summer, from 10 to 14 June

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In Western Siberia began global cooling

Western Siberia will become colder. This at the meeting with journalists Academician, Director of the Institute of Earth Cryosphere, Head of "Earth Cryology" Tyumen State Oil and Gas University, Vladimir Melnikov.

According to him, the air temperature varies globally with a periodicity of 30-35. Work has now begun stage cooling. Already this year, the average temperature in the region below the average. According Tyumen scientists in the former cycle temperature increased in most of Central Yakutia and western Siberia, and the lowest — in the European part of Russia. Now, the reverse process — in Siberia, Yakutia and the

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Global cataclysm: ordered to survive!

If you believe the media and some scientists, the world is on the brink of a global crisis: as a result of human activity and the impact of various natural and cosmic factors pollute the atmosphere, changing the Earth's climate, a growing number of natural disasters … What about us? Die if mankind — or we can adapt to adverse conditions?Apocalypses of the pastLet's start with the fact that our planet is not going through a global cataclysm that led to fundamental changes in the development of civilizations. But if they had a fatal significance?About 74 thousand years ago a

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Death of fish in the Gulf


23.06.11.Chitatelnitsa "Fontanka" reports of mass death of fish in the Gulf. According peterburzhenku Kira strolling around Sestroretsk eve, she saw a dead fish, found on the shore. "Unfortunately, we have not made shots, the number of dead fish were difficult to determine, but not less than 20 — 30 pieces exactly" — says Cyrus.

According to them, the remains were scattered in every meter or two. Local residents are alarmed by this case: front beach season, and wonder how can affect bathing in this water on human health.


Italy: found one of the most ancient cities of the Maya




Italian archaeologists have discovered in Guatemala is one of the largest and ancient Mayan cities. According to Francisco Estrada-Belli, who led a team of researchers in the settlement Sival at the peak of its prosperity lived about ten thousand people, but all of them subsequently hurriedly left

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Fish kill in Kemerovo


8.06.11.V Kemerovo region opened a criminal investigation into the contamination of the pond, which was lost because of the fish.

According to the press service of the Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation in the Kemerovo region, a criminal case on the grounds of an offense under Part 2 of Art. 250 of the Criminal Code (pollution, contamination of water, if these acts have caused massive death of fish).

According to the investigation, from April to early May 2011 the staff of sewage pumping station, which belongs to one of the municipal enterprises, sewage dumped into the pond in

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In Alchevsk killed fish ponds


7.06.11.V reservoirs Alchevsk (Lugansk region) again massively dying fish. It is reported by "Week". According Alchevsk keeper Oleg Tsarkov, second Orlov Alchevsk pond fish dying en masse.

Fish in the pond began to die as early as the weekend, is now on the surface of the reservoir float dozens of dead carp and krasnoperok. The local population says that the cause of the plague — unauthorized discharge of sewage into the pond nearby colony. However, the huntsman is not willing to confirm or deny this information. According to Oleg Tsar'kova, now they're just trying to figure out what exactly

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After 2017, global warming will be irreversible

According to the International Energy Agency (IEA), global energy consumption will increase by a third over the period from 2010 to 2035. With half of this increase will provide the two countries: China and India, which according to the current climate agreements are under no obligation to reduce emissions.

This information was announced at the climate summit in Durban, which lasts two weeks.

According ZN.UA expert of targeted environmental investments Sergei Skibik, which is part of the Ukrainian delegation at the summit, the IEA states that without further action aimed at energy saving and climate change is now the world

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A huge asteroid hit the planet from orbit

European astronomers have found the cause of the anomalous behavior of the first planet of the solar system — Mercury. According to them, an unusual orbit a celestial body received following a collision with a large asteroid.

The closest planet to the Sun rotates on an unusual orbit — For two turns around the lights Mercury performs exactly three turns on its axis. Modern astrophysics believes that Mercury had to rotate synchronous orbit — rotation around its axis and around the sun would apply in such a way that the planet would always be looking at a star party.

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