Large consignment of contraband found in Primorye trepang

Large batch of dried sea cucumber, whose weight in terms of fresh-caught over half a ton, were seized on Sunday in Primorye border guards from the cache bus, which was returning from Russia to China, according to the Russian FSB Border management in the Primorsky Territory on Monday.

Trepang — marine invertebrate mollusks. It is on the verge of extinction because of its medicinal properties. It is believed that it is effective in the treatment of diseases of the cardiovascular system, has a powerful stimulant and restorative properties. Dish of cucumber are popular in Asian cuisine. On the black market

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Magnitude 5.2 earthquake occurred in the north-west China

Earthquake of magnitude 5.2 occurred on Saturday in the Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region in northwest China, the website of the U.S. Geological Survey.

According to seismologists, the epicenter of the earthquake, recorded at 04.56 MSK, located 65 kilometers west of the city of Kashi (Kashi). Hearth tremors occur at depths 10.6 kilometers.

Information about the destruction and casualties have been reported yet.

Sacred mountains of Sichuan. Chinese genius




Mountains define the whole structure of Chinese life. They define not only the physical, geographical and administrative regionalization of China, but also his spiritual topography. For the Russian mountains — exotic, alluring and almost inaccessible (this inaccessibility makes it tempting) margin: Crimea, Caucasus, Pamir, Altai … For

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The planet began great migration due to lack of water

Projected experts "great migration", which are the cause of climate change and the wrong irrigation policy, entered its operational phase. First faced this problem China. Since the beginning of 2011 in Shaanxi Province to establish the strong over the last few decades of drought. As a result of the acute shortage of drinking water authorities have launched a large-scale project to resettle 392 thousand people. According to Xinhua, the relocation will take 10 years. For this purpose will be spent $ 2.14 billion on the line — residents of the northern regions of China, which are also often affected

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China is engaged in the exploration seismic faults

China is engaged in the exploration seismic faults. Photo by: Google

2020 on the territory of all the Chinese cities of county level and above must be completed for exploration seismic faults. Reported by the Xinhua news agency citing Chinese seismologists.

In their view, seismically active faults are the main cause of earthquakes. On the mainland of China earthquakeprone usually have a width of several to tens of meters and a length of tens to thousands of kilometers.

Already in 2004, Chinese geologists have begun the work of identifying seismic faults in large cities such as Beijing, Shanghai, Xi'an,

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China: the collapse of a road bridge

In the picture fromJuly 24, 2011highway bridge collapsed at a construction site in Hefei, Anhui province in eastern China. As a result of the collapse of one person was killed. The reason for the incident turns out, according

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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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Heatwave gripped Beijing

The temperature in Beijing rose to +36 ° C, marking the start of the second period, the heat this year. The municipal weather bureau warned the public about the risk of heat stroke. The heat started at the weekend, after a week of rain. On the first day of July, the temperature reached +35,3 ° C, and the humidity is set from 70 to 80%, which is typical of the mid-summer in Beijing. Met Office predicted that heat and the next day, but the storm was expected to cool city. The first hot season this year in Beijing was

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In the north-west of China earthquake

In Uygursom Xinjiang Autonomous Region (XUAR) in northwest China's 4.6 magnitude earthquake. As reported by China Radio, an earthquake was recorded seismic service late Thursday night in the county Kepin.

Tremors felt Kepin county residents, and Wenxiu Aouate. According to incoming reports, the earthquake did not lead to destruction, but at the time of tremor for a few minutes is not working mobile communication. Casualty data have also been reported, according to ITAR-TASS.


Also today, an earthquake of magnitude 5.2 occurred in the Pacific Ocean off the east

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The official newspaper of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China, "People's Daily" in an editorial criticizing Russia. According to the views of the Chinese "comrades", the crisis exposed the weakness and vulnerability of our economy. Beijing has calculated the very few flaws 6 Russian economic model. With all this Chinese officialdom believes that the pace of the reforms, the Kremlin does not meet the challenges of the time. Why China criticizes Russia?


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