Russia loses 33 billion rubles from diseases caused by dirty water

Annual losses in Russia, due to the consumption of contaminated water by citizens and subsequent disease is about 33 billion rubles, said Tuesday the deputy chairman of the Federation Council Svetlana Orlova.

"Water — the foundation of the nation's health. According to rough estimates, the losses from disease due to consumption of contaminated water per year are about 33 billion rubles … We must make sure that banks have been profitable to invest in environmentally friendly industries and enterprises were profitable introduce advanced treatment technology, "- Orlova said the forum" Clean Water ".

With over 90% of the total use

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Forced privatization

Company Statement of Alexander Lukashenko, in This year, Belarus, Russia allocates $ 6 billion, immediately raised doubts about the veracity of this information. First, because, as experience shows, all statements of the Belarusian leader, and especially those which presents some figures, we must reconcile. You may recall how a year ago Belarusian officials have talked about the $ 15-16 billion Chinese loans for Belarus, who have not appeared here. Probably got lost on the way.   Second, this information is contrary to the one announced on the eve of Russian Finance Minister Alexei Kudrin.   Third, it is clear that

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Spend as NATO

Our homeland was ranked third in the world in defense spending Russian Armed Forces will receive this year about 3 hundred new aircraft, the Defense Ministry has reported. This is two times greater than in the past year. Our homeland defense spending increases and went on this indicator on the third in the world after the U.S. and China, the company estimates konstaltingovaya England IHS. In 2014, the Russian Armed Forces will receive approximately 300 new aircraft, said on Tuesday the first deputy defense minister Gen. Arkady Bahini. «In 2013 we received more than 150 aircraft. In 2014, we

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Gas torches burned annually to $ 50 billion worldwide.

The volume of annual combusted worldwide associated petroleum gas (APG) — a by-product of oil production reached 170 billion cubic meters, which is estimated at $ 50 billion, the data leads the World Bank.

"The World Bank estimates the annual worldwide simultaneously burn from 150 to 170 billion cubic meters of hydrocarbons during production and oil refining. This amount is comparable to the annual consumption of natural gas by Germany and Italy. A global economic losses are estimated at 50 billion dollars", — referred to in the German online zhurnaleKlimaretter.info referring to the World Bank.

In parallel, oil production is

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At the launch site East will spend 300 billion rubles

Construction of Spaceport "East"Located in the Amur region, Russia will cost 300 billion, ARMS-TASS reported, citing Gregory Naginsky Director of the Federal Agency specials. construction.

"The infrastructure of the cosmodrome" East "are being built barracks and hotels," — he said. "We used an old housing stock, which consists of six barracks. First barracks converted into a hotel for visitors and employees of the future spaceport. The second will be assigned to the military ", — said Gregory Naginsky. The data structure of employment, they are estimated at 15-20 billion rubles.

Speaking of housing, he noted that in the framework of

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MEP intends to reduce the amount of waste generated per unit of GDP

Legislative initiatives of the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment to eliminate accumulated environmental damage will reduce by 2020 the amount of waste generated per unit of GDP by 1.6 times, said on Wednesday the Minister Sergei Donskoi in the Federation Council.

"Continuous and systematic activities to eliminate the environmental damage associated with past economic activity, will reduce the amount of waste generated per unit of GDP by 1.6 times, to return to the turnover of up to 100 hectares of industrial land, disposed of annually to 12 million tonnes of industrial waste," — said Don.

According to him,

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On Sberbanks net profit fell one-third of all Russian banks

The Central Bank of Russia has provided, for the first quarter of 2012, the official report, which indicated a net profit of all banks in the country amounted to 267.9 billion rubles. Income has increased by 25 percent when compared to the same time last year.

From the data of the Central Bank that the Savings Bank, the largest financial organizations in the country, the net profit of 35 percent. According to Sberbank, its profit rose by 16 percent during the quarter and is about one hundred billion. Of operating banks in the country found that only 881 financial

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The world economy has lost $ 160 billion due to natural disasters in 2012

The economic costs of natural disasters in the world was in 2012, $ 160 billion, of which 65 billion are to be reimbursed by insurance companies, said on Thursday the German reinsurance company Muenchener Rueckversicherung AG (Munich Re).

The death toll from natural disasters amounted to 9500 people, which is significantly less than in 2011, when the victims were almost 30 thousand people. The greatest economic damage caused Hurricane "Sandy" in the U.S.: $ 25 billion, accounting for two-fifths of the world's loss, or 90% of insured cases. Second place on damages is a long summer drought in the U.S.,

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Ancient galaxy dig a tunnel under the model of the evolution of the Universe

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One of the earliest galaxies — in the center of the image (photo from sciam.com).

Two teams of astronomers from the Italian National Institute for Astrophysics (Istituto Nazionale di Astrofisica) and the American John Hopkins University (Johns Hopkins University) independently reported the discovery of a huge ancient galaxies

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Poor environment would kill a million people each year

Economic losses due to climate change, will grow from $ 63 billion a year to $ 157 billion (in current dollars). The burden of the cost, not surprisingly, come from the developed countries (the U.S., Germany and Japan), and most of all have to suffer in the poorest countries of the world.

These figures were published in a joint report by the Spanish NGO Forum DARA and the countries most vulnerable to climate change (Climate Vulnerable Forum).

The study assessed the extent to which 184 countries will be over 20 years of ill health, natural disasters, loss of natural habitat

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