New contracts Russia and India in the field of military-technical cooperation

In particular, the contract for the supply to India 71 Mi-17V-5 for $ 1.3 billion, as well as a contract for the supply of technical kits for license production assembly 42 Su-30MKI aircraft worth $ 1.6 billion

Earlier it was reported that India is increasing grouping multi-role fighters Su-30MKI. At the moment, India has acquired from Russia 230 istrebiteleySu-30MKI fighters for a total of $ 8.5 billion, of which, under a license contract, signed in 2000, the corporation HAL is to build on their plants before the end of 2015, 140 fighters of this type. The Air Force India has

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New investors are planning to invest 17 billion rubles. in projects in the Russian SEZs

Expert advice on industrial production special economic zones (SEZ) under the Ministry of Economic Development reviewed and approved business plans eight new resident companies with a total investment of 17.2 billion announced rub., According to the press-service of JSC "SEZ" . The companies intend to implement their projects in industrial SEZ "Lipetsk", "Alabuga" and "Tolyatti".

Among the residents of industrial SEZ includes companies from the U.S. (GM and 3M), Japan (Sanoh), Germany (Mubea), Turkey (Coskunoz) and Russia ("Belaya Dacha", OJSC "Cherkizovo" and "Bytplast").

In the SEZ "Tolyatti" planned to build a factory of bodies for a new generation of

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Novocherkassk Electric Locomotive Plant increased product sales by 64% for the half year

Novocherkassk Electric Locomotive Plant (NEVZ, Rostov Region, part of ZAO "Transmashholding" TMH) in the first half of 2013 compared to the same period last year increased product sales by almost 64%, to 15.2 billion rubles.

"NEVZ, fulfilling the order of" Russian Railways "for the production of locomotives, sold in the first six months of production in excess of 15.2 billion rubles (excluding VAT), up 63.8% from the same period in 2012," — said in a message of the enterprise.

 

In particular, a plant for the six months sold 285 sections of trunk

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Novosibirsk Center of nanostructured materials prepared for commissioning

NOVOSIBIRSK, September 23 Center for Nanostructured Materials at the Novosibirsk Technopark will be put into operation in October this year. This was announced by CEO Technopark Dmitry Verkhovod.

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"Start of the first technologies scheduled for the fourth quarter of 2011"- Said Verkhovod. According to him, the new center will focus in particular on obtaining nanopowders plasma-chemical and mechano-chemical methods for the chemical treatment technologies and the creation of various hardening coatings. Construction of the center area of 4,479.4 square meters is financed from the regional budget, and the provision of equipment — at the expense of

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Two-thirds of Chinese cities face water shortages

Two-thirds of Chinese cities lack water, said Sunday in Beijing, China's Minister of Water Resources Chen Lei.

According to the head of department, annual water shortage in China reached 40 billion cubic meters. Per capita in China is about 2220 cubic meters of renewable fresh water per year, which is only a quarter of the world average. According to authorities, about 400 out of 663 cities in China suffer from water scarcity. More than a hundred urban facilities are severely short of water, the minister said.

According to the research of two scientists from Niderldandov, climate change will affect mountain

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UN climate talks in Qatar ended abruptly, but successfully

The next UN conference on climate change in the Qatari capital, Doha, ended on Saturday evening with a delay for a day and a very unexpected way. Suite of solutions, including the amendment, which gives a "second life" Kyoto Protocol, after more than 10 hours of discussion behind closed doors was adopted less than three minutes.

Through the efforts of the President, the representative of Qatar, Abdullah bin Hamad al-Attii, approved a package of decisions "whole", that is, every decision was made on the condition that just will take all the rest. In this case, after a standing ovation,

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New production in the industrial park Tutaev (Yaroslavl region)

In Tutaev, in the engine plant will be set up engineering center for mechanical engineering. In order to receive federal funds for this project, already this year from the regional budget to allocate 166 million rubles. The total cost of the project — 2.2 billion rubles.

Half of the funds for the construction of an industrial park will come from the federal budget. It is 1.6 billion rubles allocated in grants to support the Ministry of Economic Development of Small and Medium Enterprises.

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Already this year, will be transferred 525.3 million rubles in the future

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EU and U.S. support for discussion in Doha fossil subsidies

The EU and the U.S. continue to consider issue of non-energy subsidies to fossil fuels are extremely important and are willing to discuss it in the framework of the UN negotiations on climate change, said representatives of the two countries at a press conference at the conference in Qatar.

The decision to phase out environmentally hazardous direct and indirect energy subsidies on fossil fuels was made of the "big twenty" at a summit in 2009 in Pittsburgh. Environmentalists insist that the funds be redirected for other purposes consistent with the principles of sustainable development, in particular on the development of

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CO2 emissions in 2012 reached a record 35.6 billion tons — scientists

Carbon dioxide emissions for the year 2012 reached a record high of 35.6 billion tons, exceeding the 2010 record of 2.2 billion tonnes due to increased emissions in India and China, according to a paper published in the journal Nature Climate Change.

According to the calculations of climate scientists led by Corinne Le Coeur (Corinne Le Quere) from the Center for Climate name Tindella in Norvik (UK), no crisis, no existing emission reduction commitments did not prevent the establishment of a new "record."

Thus, humanity has managed to increase the previous record — 33.4 billion tons of carbon dioxide, 6.1%,

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Financial issue threatens to destroy the UN climate talks in Doha

Unavailability of "close" one of the working groups and efficiently complete the last five years can make UN climate conference in Qatar in a deadlock and finally "break up" the negotiation process, experts say environmental and other public organizations.

The Working Group on Long-term Cooperative Action, created in 2007 at a conference in Bali, where common issues of the countries under the Convention and, in particular, a common vision of the long-term goals, actions to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by developed and developing countries, rules for monitoring and reporting, and also on adaptation, technology transfer and long-term financing.

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