About 2.5 million Mexicans could be affected by the worst drought in

Approximately 2.5 million people in Mexico could be affected by the strongest in the last 70 years of drought, which has fallen into a number of states in the country, said in a statement on Thursday, researchers from the National Autonomous University of Mexico.

According to scientists, the main negative effects of the drought could become famine in almost 20 states of the country, especially in Chihuahua, Coahuila, Durango, San Luis Potosi and Zacatecas. In some states, there was no rain for almost 17 months.

The drought has affected 1.4 million hectares of agricultural land, and in some states up

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Growing trade deficit

Society The trade deficit in goods and services in Belarus in January-April 2011 amounted to $ 2 billion 800.4 million, which is 2.1 times more than the same period last year. It is said statistical report of the National Bank of Belarus.

In April trade deficit fell to $ 399.3 million from $ 879.4 million in March, $ 921.1 million in February and $ 554 million in January.

Merchandise trade deficit for 4 months increased by 1.8 times — up to $ 3 billion 470.3 million trade surplus in services increased by 11.2% — to $ 669.9 million

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Russia offered to find the money to protect poor countries from global warming

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On the eve of the summit taking place in the "Big Eight" meeting of finance ministers of the head of treasury of three countries — the U.S., Japan and the UK — called the other five countries to join their initiative to create the world's first investment fund in the amount of $ 10 billion to help developing countries fight with global warming.

Launched this initiative three major economies, according to ITAR-TASS, pledged a total of about $ 5 billion: U.S. — $ 2 billion, Japan — $ 1.2 billion and the United Kingdom — £ 800

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In the Khabarovsk region has completed the first phase of construction of the bridge across the Amur duct

Currently spudded all ten poles and 200 drilled pillars of the bridge over the flow Amur. In the next stage the builders of "Story-Trust" will start concreting the piers.

The object from the factories began to deliver steel structures for spans.

The bridge across the Amur duct should be put into operation in October 2013. The construction cost is $ 4.6 billion, of which at the moment has used more than 2 billion rubles. Funds allocated from the regional and federal budgets.

Currently Big Ussuri shared by the Russian Federation and China — the state border runs through the

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Putin: If the Caucasus does not invest, will begin fratricidal war

Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin criticized the nationalist circles in the prestigious slogans on "enough to feed Caucasus"And warned those calling finish invest in the development of the Caucasus. ITAR-TASS news agency, the head of government such statements made at the meeting on the development of North Caucasus Federal District.

Predozheniye limit funding was made in the course of the "straight bars" Fishing season with the Russians.

"Let's think about what this means. This means that we should not invest in the republics, creation new jobs? But then the young people from the North Caucasus will be even more of

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The damage caused by corruption in the army for the year exceeded $ 3 billion

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MOSCOW, February 9. ITAR-TASS. The damage caused by corruption in the military in 2011 exceeded $ 3 billion. The information was the chief military prosecutor Sergei Fridinsky, speaking at the expanded board of the Chief Military Prosecutor's Office. According to the chief military prosecutor, "in the past year, one in six / detection in the military / crime had of corruption, and the damage from them over 3 billion rubles." "For corruption attacks on military property and budget funds 144 officials convicted in rank commanders of military units. Almost half of these acts — fraud and

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In Ufa movement opens a new overpass Demskoi

Test of strength: the bridge moved heavily loaded machine

October 22, 2012 in the capital of Bashkortostan official opening of traffic on the newly constructed left Demskoi span overpass.

The first stage of a large-scale project to expand the highway Ufa-Dema and construction of two spans of the overpass Demskoi worth more than $ 1.6 billion.

But on October 22, 2012 to June 30, 2013, when the operation will be put in the second — right span overpass, Residents and visitors will have to ride on the new bridge in both directions, reported in Ufa City

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Putin has pledged to increase the volume of export orders Russian military products

Russian President Vladimir Putin said that the growth of Russian export of military products for the first half of 2012 by 14 percent compared with the same period of 2011. This is a Mon, July 2, reports ITAR-TASS.

According to the President, for the 6 months of this year set a limit for the production of military mission exceeded 6.5 billion dollars. In addition, as reported by RIA announcements with reference to the words of the head of the country, the volume of new contracts signed in 2012 , already headed for 5.7 billion dollars, an increase of 2.4

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Official Minsk does not want to loans from the IMF

Society IMF experts should assess the impact of new agreements with Russia on the Belarusian economy and to continue consultations with the Belarusian side about economic policies and structural reforms. As reported by "Freedom" in the IMF's permanent representative in Minsk, the issue of new loans will not discuss.

Head of the National Bank of Belarus Anatoly Drozdov added that an official request for new loans was not. Then for what goes IMF mission?

"If you go back in the history of our relations with the IMF, it was a period when we have any money from the IMF

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In the Ulyanovsk region in Russia opened a second nanotcenter

The total budget of the project is 1.3 billion rubles, including co-financing in the amount of RUSNANO 0.8 billion rubles. Investors in the project were also made of "Ulyanovsk Region Development Corporation", JSC "State Scientific Center — Research Institute of Atomic Reactors" and ZAO "Simbirskaya casting company."

Ulyanovsk nanotcenter — the second of the 11 opened in Russia objects of this kind. Nanocenter complex located in the industrial zone of "Volga" and covers an area of about six thousand square meters.

One of the projects of the Ulyanovsk nanocenter — "Flexible insulating plaster."

The main

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