Flooding in Europe. In Germany, the water broke through a dam in Magdeburg

June 10, 2013. Water broke through the dam on the river Elbe near Magdeburg in eastern Germany. Thousands of residents were forced to flee their homes.

On Sunday, the water in the Elbe reached 7 meters 44 cm This is four times more than usual.

Authorities are investigating a suspicious anonymous letter, which contains the risk of undermining a number of dams.

As the correspondent of the BBC BBC Steve Evans in Berlin, malicious motives are unclear, but the threat was taken seriously.

Because of the threat of flooding 23,000 residents have been evacuated. The supply of electricity

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Set the source of increased radioactive iodine in Europe

Set the source of increased radioactive iodine in Europe Danger Zone

In the first half of November 2011 an increase of radioactive iodine in the atmosphere has been found in Poland, Slovakia, Austria, Hungary and the Czech Republic. According to the IAEA, the source of increased iodine is a Hungarian research institute. Institute of Isotopes in Budapest produces radioactive isotopes for industrial and research purposes, and for health care.

Release of iodine occurred in the period from 8 to 16 November, but the causes are still unknown. Institute chief Michal Lakatos said that the radiation level in Budapest a little

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Russian fencers won the World Cup in Budapest

Nikolai Kovalyov. Photo: © REUTERS / Fabrizio Bensch

 

 In Budapest, continuing the World Fencing Championships. Russian men’s team won the tournament fencers in the team competition. Thus, the Russians defended their title.

On Saturday, August 10, in the final match of the Russians in the Veniamin Reshetnikov, Alexey Yakimenko, Nikolai Kovalyov and Kamil Ibragimov Romania beat the team with a final score of 45:38.

Fencing. World Cup. Budapest, Hungary Sabers. Men. Finale

Russia — Romania — 45:38.

The Russian national team reached the final of World Cup competitions

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Russian fencers won the World Cup in Budapest

Nikolai Kovalyov. Photo: © REUTERS / Fabrizio Bensch

 In Budapest, continuing the World Fencing Championships. Russian men's team won the tournament fencers in the team competition. Thus, the Russians defended their title.

On Saturday, August 10, in the final match of the Russians in the Veniamin Reshetnikov, Alexey Yakimenko, Nikolai Kovalyov and Kamil Ibragimov Romania beat the team with a final score of 45:38.

Fencing. World Cup. Budapest, Hungary Sabers. Men. Finale

Russia — Romania — 45:38.

The Russian national team reached the final of World Cup competitions in fencing saber

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Earthquake of magnitude 4.8 occurred in Hungary

The strongest since 1985, an earthquake of magnitude 4.8 occurred on Saturday in western Hungary, tremors were felt in the capital, Budapest, has informed the Ministry of Emergency Situations. No casualties and no injuries reported

Some buildings suffered minor damage, such as cracks, fallen plaster. The authorities intend to expose the special audit bridges and tunnels to ensure their safety.

According to the U.S. Geological Survey website, the epicenter of which occurred in 18.41 local time (20.41 Moscow time) the earthquake was located 55 kilometers west of Budapest. Push occurred at a depth of 8.3 kilometers. Geological Survey

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Bratislava Airport is closed due to heavy snowfall

Airport Bratislava's Milan Stefanik on Saturday closed due to heavy snowfall, the Slovak news agency SITA reported citing airport spokeswoman Dana Madunitsku.

According to her, the aircraft heading to Bratislava, will be temporarily landing in Budapest, where the weather is much better.

"Due to the heavy snowfall in the capital of the Slovak Republic in Budapest has been moved flights from London, Milan and Antalya," — said Madunitska.

Airlines deliver departing passengers by bus to the capital of Hungary, and flew — back to Bratislava.

An earthquake measuring 4.8 occurred in Hungary

The strongest since 1985, an earthquake of magnitude 4.8 occurred on Saturday in western Hungary, tremors were felt in the capital Budapest, reports the Associated Press, citing the Ministry of Emergency Situations.

No casualties and no injuries were reported.

Some buildings suffered minor damage, such as cracks, fallen plaster.

The authorities intend to expose the special audit bridges and tunnels to ensure their safety.

According to the U.S. Geological Survey website, the epicenter of which occurred in 18.41 local time (20.41 MSK) the earthquake was located 55 kilometers west of Budapest. Push occurred at a depth of 8.3 kilometers. Geological

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