China is quickly trying to save the Tibetan plateau ecosystem

China is quickly trying to save the Tibetan plateau ecosystem to save the planet

Major threat to low-lying wetland areas on the Tibetan plateau, rich moisture and vegetation is active livestock activities of local residents. The continuous growth in livestock destroys flora and water resources, thus violating the natural balance in the region, which is the source, feeding one of the most important waterways in China — the Yangtze River, the second longest in all of China.

In 2002, most suffering from the onslaught of 460,000 head of cattle a plateau area, it was decided to establish a

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After the floods in southwest China evacuates

After the floods in southwest China evacuates Natural Disasters

The south-west of China swept the regular monsoon storm that caused severe flooding. Most affected district Ilyan Yunnan Province recently experienced an earthquake. The district flooded roads, declared the mass evacuation of the population. It provides 22 specialized teams allocated the local fire department.

A few hours in the area with mountainous terrain 152 mm of rain fell. This immediately caused flooding in dozens of villages and temporary tent camp, organized for the victims of the September earthquake. So far, about a hundred victims of the water can not

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Russia has the world’s largest gold buyers

Russia has the world's largest gold buyers     

                                 Under the leadership of the current President, Vladimir Putin, the Russian Federation over the past ten years has become the largest buyer of gold in the world, ahead of China in terms of shopping.                

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Russia under Putin has overtaken China is buying gold

Russia under Putin has overtaken China is buying gold

                                                             

            

As Bloomberg reported, citing data from the International Monetary Fund, the Russian Central Bank over the past decade has purchased 570 tons of

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Earthquake in southwest China

Earthquake in southwest China's Natural Disasters

In the southwestern part of China was a double earthquake that killed at least 20 people. According to preliminary data, the injured were also about 20 Chinese. The main force of an earthquake of 5.7 points, followed by exactly one hour followed by a second episode in a strong 5.6 points, and a series of additional waves flattened or damage to load-bearing structures of about 20 million homes.

The first and more powerful impetus was recorded in the morning on the border of Yunnan and Guchzhou, vibrations felt even residents of Leshan

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Russia is building a sea route to Asian markets (The Vancouver Sun, Canada)

The Canadian province of British Columbia, as it keep saying in Victoria (the provincial capital. — Ed.), And in fact is the main trading port in Asia.

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But these things are always relative. British Columbia and Western Canada are well prepared and fight back, for example, suppliers of raw materials to China from Latin America, Africa and even Australia, which has made too big bet on China. Now she faces a massive crisis, if China starts production crisis. Now there's another competitor for the supply of raw materials and trade with Asia, which will then become

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Russia sold China three IL-76 transporter

Russia and China signed a contract to supply three military transport aircraft Il-76.

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In an interview with the newspaper "Military-Industrial Courier," said the deputy director of the Federal Service of Military-Technical Cooperation Vyacheslav Dzirkaln. The amount of the transaction, he did not elaborate, but noted that the military equipment will be delivered to the customer from the Russian Air Force. In addition, Russia invited China to more such aircraft.

"After the tragic events in China, the earthquake, the Chinese side turned to us with a request to supply military transport aircraft, especially IL-76. We

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Russia will supply China 55 multipurpose helicopters Mi-171E

According to the contract signed in July, Russia will supply China 55 multipurpose helicopters Mi-171E, said Tuesday the deputy director of the Federal Service for Military-Technical Cooperation Vyacheslav Dzirkaln, declining to disclose the contract value.

"In July of this year," Rosoboronexport "has signed a contract to supply China with 55 Mi-171E", — said Dzirkaln, "Interfax"

He did not specify the cost and terms of delivery of helicopters, but said that it is not the only contract with China, which was signed recently.

In support of his Dzirkaln said that previously signed a contract to supply China with a

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From landslides killed 10 times more people than previously thought

From landslides killed 10 times more people than previously thought Facts

According to a British study published August 14, 2012, the number of victims of landslides in 10 times more than previously thought. The vast majority of deaths occur in South Asia, Latin America and China.

In the period from 2004 to 2010, worldwide there were 2620 landslides took the lives of 32,322 people. As reported by researchers at Durham University in northeast England, estimates are preliminary. Landslides often occur in the summer in the northern hemisphere, particularly in the Asian monsoon. Most often, the victims are residents

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Russia begins assembly of Mi and Mi-2M-2A in China

The Russian company "Rostvertol", part of the helicopter integrated group of JSC "Helicopters of Russia", begins production of the Mi-2M and Mi-2A together with a Chinese aircraft manufacturer Xi'Ao Aeroplane Manufacturing (Xi'Ao). This is the agency "Xinhua".

It is expected that the plant will produce up to 100 helicopters. The production base will be built in the county Pintszyuan Hebei Province in northern China by the end of July 2012. The volume of construction investment is estimated at $ 224 mln

This plant will be the only company to repair the Mi series helicopters in the Asian region,

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Russia began to build China’s second turn Tianwan

Russia and China have begun the second phase of the Tianwan NPP (TNPP) in the Chinese province of Jiangsu. The third and fourth blocks of nuclear power plants to be built by the Russian design and equip the Russian reactors VVER1000.

On December 26 construction site the first concrete was poured. Beginning of the second stage TNPS became possible after the removal of the ban in force for over a year on the construction of nuclear facilities imposed by the Chinese authorities after the accident at the Japanese nuclear power plant "Fukushima-1".

Russia proposed to TNPS technology to

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