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USDA: drought and flooding caused damage to almost 20 billion rubles

September 17, 2013. The Ministry of Agriculture estimated the approximate damage to agriculture of Russia in 2013, unfavorable weather conditions.

This year's drought hit crops in Tatarstan, Udmurtia, Chuvashia, Kalmykia, Bashkortostan, in Rostov, Ulyanovsk, Orenburg, Kirov and Perm. In these regions, even introduced a state of emergency. The damage amounted to 11.4 billion rubles.

In the Far East, crops were lost on the flood — The affected areas to 370,900 hectares. Preliminary damage including loss of profits estimated at 7.9 billion rubles, the direct costs — 3.1 billion rubles.

In addition to the Far East, from a large water crops

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As in the United States sawing budget

I recommend one article which accidentally came across in the American segment of the Internet. An article from 2009, that does not detract from its relevance as a tool for the development of methods to spend a lot of money is not clear where.

So stunning examples of inefficiency, mismanagement and fraud against the budget money by U.S. officials (however, ordinary people from them is not far behind).

— Washington will spend $ 2.6 million to train Chinese prostitutes to more responsible drinking on the job

— GAO (Government Accountability Office) has classified nearly half of all purchases by

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Jack-Up Peter Godovanets completed the drilling of the first well

In early July 2012 jack-up rig "Peter Godovanets" — so-called "tower Boyko" — has completed drilling of number 11 in 1170 m depth and the beginning of the well number 21 at the Odessa gas field. On Wednesday, July 4, the press service of "Naftogaz of Ukraine". In general, this field jack-up rig "Peter Godovanets" raskonserviruet one and will drill five wells.

According to the NAC, the continued resettlement of Odessa and the Nameless fields using two modern jack-up will make it possible in 2013 to produce deposits of more than 600 million cubic meters. m, and in 2014

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The damage caused by natural disasters in 2009

Natural disasters in the past year, according to the reinsurance company Munich Re, have claimed lives and caused less damage less than in 2008, according to December 29 BBC News.

In its annual report, the company notes that the main reasons for this was the absence of major disasters and relatively mild hurricane season in the North Atlantic.

The total economic loss was in 2009, $ 50 billion, compared with $ 200 billion in 2008. However, said Munich Re, the total number of destructive events were above long-term average: in 2009, 850 of them were registered.

"The tendency to

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Their customs. Issue number 8 (1 — April 7)

April 1. The U.S. company Mattel — maker of the popular Barbie dolls declared under the pressure of women who have lost their hair from chemotherapy, to issue a new series of bald dolls.

April 2. In Brussels, for holding a protest outside the headquarters of NATO detained about 500 peace activists.

April 3. The main fighter against corruption in Kosovo — Nazmi Mustafi — was arrested on suspicion of corruption.

April 3. Another bloodbath in the U.S.. At this time in Oakland, California. 43-year-old man of Asian descent made a fire in the university. Seven people were killed

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The opening of the first phase of the Centre on the basis of Microsystem Vanguard

Of "Vanguard" (St. Petersburg) — a leading and rapidly growing company in Russia the development of innovative technologies and the production of radio electronics, instrumentation and microcircuitry.

The opening of the Centre participated CEO of "Vanguard" Valery Shubarev and chairman of the Committee for Economic Development, Industrial Policy and Trade Igor Golikov.

December 12 of "Vanguard" opening the first phase of Microsystem Center (TSMST). The opening of the Centre participated CEO of "Vanguard" Valery Shubarev and chairman of the Committee for Economic Development, Industrial Policy and Trade of St. Petersburg Igor Golikov.

During a tour of TSMST guests were presented

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New facts about glaciers can change perspective on the issue of climate change

New facts about glaciers can change perspective on the issue of climate change is interesting

Results of the study that over the past 10 years, the Himalayan mountains kept their ice volume, surprised and delighted, but scientists warn against simplistic conclusions.

If the glaciers at the higher range in Asia do not melt as believed earlier, data on glaciers in Alaska, Greenland and Antarctica show their considerable reduction. Rivers and glaciers on the slopes of the Himalayas are involved in ensuring the 1.4 billion population of the surrounding region. Any changes in this regard may lead to serious consequences for

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Home senile disease in the United States — dementia.

The invisible hand of the market in action or as farm produce companies in the U.S. market for psychotropic drugs.

— About 20% of children in New York City mental health problems,

— one in five American adults has a bias in the mind,

— American doctors tended, planted drugs on the elderly,

— America is "addicted" to "pills for obedience"

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Senile dementia, Alzheimer's disease and other dementias are associated with deterioration of brain function as we age, are U.S. taxpayers more than all of cardiovascular disease and all cancers, the main cause of death in the United States.

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Can artificial volcano cool the Earth?

Can artificial volcano cool the Earth? Save the planet

The first study, associated with the utility of controlling the level of solar radiation, has shown that the assumption is not without tide. Lower the temperature of the planet by creating a volcano effect, which consists in the fact that the artificial products of the eruption overshadowed the earth from hot sun.

Idea, the U.S. aerospace company Aurora Flight Sciences, believed to meet the challenge, raising 1.5 million tons of sulfur dioxide into the atmosphere at an altitude of 30 km. Sulfur dioxide is to create a kind of shadow on

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LUKOIL Board of Directors reviewed the results of

The Board of Directors of LUKOIL announced preliminary results of the company in 2010 and set priorities for 2011 In 2010 the growth of hydrocarbon reserves under Russian classification, according to preliminary estimates, amounted to 123 million HERE. It was discovered six fields (in the Perm region, Uzbekistan, Egypt, Ghana), as well as 25 new oil. All deposits — in the fields of "LUKOIL-Western Siberia" and the Perm region. In 2010, oil production in the group "LUKOIL" in view of interests in associates and overseas projects, according to preliminary data, was about 96 million tonnes compared to 2009, oil production

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