Family Kitchen

I have always said that one of the things I absolutely love about living in Asia is the food.

Yes, we marvel at the wonderful markets and produce in Europe, argue the irrevocable supremacy of cuisines like French and Italian, and stand impressed at the accessibility to almost anything in the United States. But for this humble island girl, nothing quite compares to the unapologetically brazen and fresh tastes of Asian cuisine.

I’ve heard people bemoan the lack of “good ingredients” here. Okay, that may be the case if you’re trying to put together an authentic Mexican chili or Spanish

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STUDY ancient languages ​​of Asia Minor and comparative grammar of Indo-European languages

The value of previously unknown languages.

Over the past half of the 20th century enriched linguistics study of a number of previously unknown ancient language. I hardly need to say how important not only for linguistics but also for the study of ancient history, is the discovery and study of monuments in languages ​​such as Hittite, Urartian, Phoenician and others.

The accumulated during the 19th and 20th centuries and re-entering the result of archaeological research (for example, found in 1947 in Kara-Tepe Phoenician-ieroglificheskohettskaya bilingual and others.) Extensive epigraphic material opens up tremendous opportunities for in-depth study of ancient languages

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Ukraine gas price will rise twice. And for Belarus?

Journalists who cover actions in the northern capital of Russia, first turn their attention a meeting between Dmitry Medvedev and Viktor Yushchenko. Russian president said the price of gas for Ukraine in 2009 will grow by almost two times.This substantial increase in sovereign Medvedev explained that the Central Asian countries that were previously sold its gas cheaper scamper to European prices. A gas from these states passes through the territory of Russia.As an increase in Asian gas prices could affect Belarus? With this issue I turned to a professional in the field energoelementov Valentine Mackiewicz. He says that it is

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Russia as a unique civilization and culture

Vadim Kozhinov

From a purely geographical point of view, the problem seems to be very clear: Russia since the beginning in the XVI century accession to the territories east of the Ural Mountains, is a country that is part of the European continent, as part of the (much larger) — in Asia. However, immediately raises the question of substantial originality and uniqueness, even this state of affairs in the world today …

1. For the rest of the giant Eurasian continent wholly owned either Europe or Asia (3 percent in Turkey, located on the European continent — the

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Today Chebarkul start international exercise Frontier-2012

In the exercise will involve the collective rapid deployment forces of the Central Asian region. On the ground "Tchebarkul" will gather more than 1,000 troops from Kyrgyzstan, Russia and Tajikistan.

"Frontier-2012" will be held from 6 to August 10. Involving military personnel from the infantry, air assault, and other units and about a hundred pieces of equipment. Also in "The Turn" engaged wing for military helicopters and front-line bombers, the website of the Chelyabinsk region.

The Ministry of Defence clarify: the exercises will work out joint actions, and to develop methods of ensuring

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Today Chebarkul start international exercises Frontier-2012

In the exercise will involve the collective rapid deployment forces of the Central Asian region. On the ground "Tchebarkul" will gather more than 1,000 troops from Kyrgyzstan, Russia and Tajikistan.

"Frontier-2012" will be held from 6 to August 10. Involving military personnel from the infantry, air assault, and other units and about a hundred pieces of equipment. Also in "The Turn" engaged wing for military helicopters and front-line bombers, the website of the Chelyabinsk region.

The Ministry of Defence clarify: the exercises will work out joint actions, and to develop methods of ensuring security

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Russian optics

I read about the set up of the Russian sniper rifle (of which there is a tape in the infa CBS), which evoked the admiration of experts and thought, and optics who does? Dug. I was pleased with the results:

Russian night optics — night vision goggles, night sights, complexes of the "day-night" — won international tenders in competition with Asian and European developers actively purchased all over the world, but not of great interest to the Russian Defense Ministry told RIA Novosti on Friday a representative a Russian company that produces optical instruments, Victor Bubentsov.

Russian manufacturers of night

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Russian Westernism is a phenomenon of the Asian soul

Nikolai Berdyaev (1874-1948)

In the first issue of the "Annals" is printed very typical article by M. Gorky "Two Souls", which apparently determines the direction of the new magazine. The article revolves around the eternal themes of Russian thought, around the issue of East and West. With this theme related to the age-old feud Slavophiles and Westerners. Topic — basic to our national identity and is very responsible; topic — the basic philosophy of history and requires a serious philosophical training.

Treated it as our famous writer? Gorky wrote in a tone as if making a discovery.

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Russia is building a sea route to Asian markets (The Vancouver Sun, Canada)

The Canadian province of British Columbia, as it keep saying in Victoria (the provincial capital. — Ed.), And in fact is the main trading port in Asia.

 Photo source:inosmi.ru

But these things are always relative. British Columbia and Western Canada are well prepared and fight back, for example, suppliers of raw materials to China from Latin America, Africa and even Australia, which has made too big bet on China. Now she faces a massive crisis, if China starts production crisis. Now there's another competitor for the supply of raw materials and trade with Asia, which will then become

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Disaster particularly seriously affected the Asian cities

Disaster particularly seriously affected the Asian cities Facts

Deadly floods, power outages, endless traffic jams — all a result of rapid economic development, extreme weather conditions and migration of rural residents to cities. Accordingly, the absence of a competent strategic development plan, a minor investment in infrastructure and the lack of political will has meant that large cities are critically vulnerable to climate change.

Over the last few years in Bangkok and Manila hit by severe floods for decades, while India was the world's largest power outage due to queries raised by the burgeoning industry, a growing number

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