Refusal to supply Iran with our C-300 is beneficial to China

Apparently, which lasted three years, inglorious history of the Russian Federation's refusal to supply Iran with air defense missile systems S-300 has not ended, although formally put an end to it in the course of nedavneshnego U.S. visit of Russian President Dmitry Medvedev when he promised not to send Barack Obama to Iran has already collected at the concern of NGOs "Almaz-Antey" and paid for by Iran five battalions of S-300PMU-1. Price contract signed by Moscow and Tehran in 2007, according to various reports, ranged from $ 800 million to $ 1 billion.

As it became clear from the

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River dam will cause mass migration in China

River dam will cause mass migration in China Facts

In the next 3-5 years, about 100 thousand people living next to the hydroelectric power station "Three Gorges" threatens relocation. This decision was made by the Chinese government in the region due to frequent landslides and riverbank collapses caused by high water levels in the Yangtze River.

In 2008 and 2009, the fill level of the river has almost reached its maximum of 175 meters, in 2010, this mark was subdued, which created a lot of problems of the geological character and has grown into a serious threat to the safety

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China is coming to the oil slick. Video


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15.07.11.Nepodaleku from the north-east coast of China is a huge oil spill, the existence of which is still suppressed.

The size of its reach 4250 square meters. km, which is about six areas of Singapore. In addition, another 3,400 square meters. km expanse of water contaminated part, the agency France Press.

Chinese state oceanographic administration has stated that it intends to seek compensation for damage caused to nature. The exact amount will be determined after the elimination spot.

It is unknown what led to the oil spill. Under suspicion of ConocoPhillips and CNOOC, the

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Mudslides in south-west China


4.07.11.Neskolko highways in Wenchuan, Sichuan Province in southwest China are blocked as a result of the vanishing gryazekamennyh mudslides caused by torrential rains.

On the highway number 213 destroyed hundred-meter section of the road. As reported on Monday by the Chinese press, locked remain about 7000 cars.

Livni also caused landslides and changes in river channels, said Xinhua. The victims of natural disasters were reported.

In some areas of Sichuan province over the weekend dropped to 100 mm. According to weather forecasts, the rain will continue, according to ITAR-TASS

Source: Lead

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Sinkhole in China. Photo

Karst holes

20.06.11.Krater to 20 m wide and 30 m deep appeared on the 221-m highway in Giang Son, Zhejiang Province, East China, said

The cause of the failure is said to have continuous heavy rains continued in recent days.

Recall the biggest flood in 55 years is happening in China today. The number of injured at the moment is 2 million.

Source: FinalNEWS

Drought in China’s Hubei province


Beijing, June 20 / Xinhua / — Since December 2011 there has been a continuous decline in rainfall in the north-west and north-east prov.Hubey / Central China /. In some areas, rainfall has decreased by 50 percent compared with conventional period.

As of June 20 from a severe drought affected 26 counties / cities and regions / with a population of 3,286,000 people, 1,167,000 of them need help from government agencies. Drought affected as 247.2 thousand hectares of fields, 11.3 thousand of which crop completely destroyed.

It is learned that Hubeysky Committee to neutralize damage caused by natural disasters

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From satellite navigation to a peaceful future

December 27 commercial service was introduced Chinese regional system Positioning BeiDou-2 (literally "Northern bucket" — Big Dipper). While this navigation system has its own staff of only 16 satellites and covers only a small part of the planet. But in the future the Chinese gallakticheskaya branch is going to complete the construction of BeiDou-2 konkurentnst and start with the American system GPS, Russian GLONASS and European Galileo. Start of competition with foreign systems currently being planned for 2020, will go into orbit when all three of the 10-ka operational satellites and a few spare.

Now because of incomplete structure of

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China begins the third year of drought

China begins the third year of drought Weather and Climate

The drought, which does not stop in some regions in China for three years, injuring at least 7.8 million people and 4.6 million livestock. More than 2 million have difficulty in gaining access to clean drinking water: many have to overcome many kilometers daily distances to fill taken from a container with water. More than 4 million hectares of arable land affected by drought. For farmers, this has resulted in the loss of millions of dollars. Ministry of Water Resources closely monitoring the developments.

Severe drought has affected 13 Chinese

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In China, two tankers collided


17.04.2011, 16:59:10 Beijing China faced two tankers. As noted by the police, the incident occurred on the southern coast of the country. They made it clear that as a result no one was injured and both ships remained afloat, the "Xinhua".

However, due to the formation of holes in a ship in the sea water got about 2 tons of diesel fuel.

Enforcement staff reported that it was a tanker and Guochang Jiangzhou No.1. The collision occurred in the sea area near the airport of Macao Special Administrative Region (Macao).


China: the release of waste water into the rivers led to the death of fish


20.04.11.Vybros waste water has caused the death of large numbers of fish near the city of Nanjing in eastern China. Raw sewage got into nearby rivers due to the closure of the plant in water purification, which caused the deaths of thousands of fish in the waters of Jiangsu Province, said local authorities. Water treatment plant that cleans more than 100 000 tons of water a day, suspended its work on Thursday last week, due to a breakdown of the main pump. That is what led to the ingress of contaminated water into the river. Settled hot weather aggravated

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