Stanislav Tarasov: The likelihood of a union Ankara — Beijing — Moscow?

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan held talks in Beijing with Chinese management. In this visit, almost everything has an unusual character. In 1-x, it's — the first visit of the Turkish government in China for 27 years. In-2, Erdogan became the first Turkish politician, who was able to visit the Xinjiang region in northwest China, home to Muslim Uighurs. Earlier in this region of the world there have been many times speaking Uighurs on ethnic violence, which was one of the stumbling stones in the building of the usual relationship between Beijing and Ankara. B-3, to forming an alliance

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Dam threatens the integrity of the ecosystem of the Mekong

On the Mekong River in China was recently built and modern hydroelectric dam Niozhadu, fifth in the province of Yunnan. Experts believe that such construction irreparable damage to the ecosystem of the river.

River hydrological system are enough to change the previous four dams considerably slowed down the process of reproduction and movement of nutrients to the river people, changed the order of formation of river sediments. Significantly changed the Mekong Delta, the longest waterway in Southeast Asia (~ 4500 km), where more than 700 species of freshwater fish, many of which are on the verge of extinction, such

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Russia and China can create a reserve for the protection of leopards and tigers

Russia and China on the basis of the National Park "Land of Leopard", established in Primorye in 2011, may establish a cross-border area for the conservation of Red animals — leopard and tiger, told reporters Khabarovsk head of the department of public policy and regulation in the field of hunting and of animals World MNRE Valery Orlov.

"In 2011, the national park" Land of Leopard "in Primorye to save the leopard and tiger, and we're going on the basis of the national park to make cross-border protected areas with China to promote the conservation and tiger and leopard on the

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Nearly two million people evacuated because of a typhoon in the East China

Nearly two million people evacuated in eastern China on Wednesday struck by typhoon "Haiku", local media reported, citing data from the Ministry of Civil Affairs.

According to the agency, their homes were forced to leave more than 1.5 million people in Zhejiang province, and half a million Shanghaians.

The region is torrential rain and strong winds, flooded roads, disrupted rail and air links. In some communities there is no electricity.

Shanghai authorities on Wednesday closed all parks to avoid injury of the population in the event of falling trees. Suspension of the work on all construction sites of the metropolis.

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Earthquake in China: thousands affected

The night before, on August 9, the city of Baoshan in Yunnan Province in southern China recorded an earthquake of magnitude 5.2. Preliminary estimates from the disaster affected 44,341 inhabitants. All the wounded were hospitalized, according to "People's Daily".

Hearth quake lies at a depth of 11 km. In the safe areas were evacuated 441 people. An earthquake had damaged 22,823 buildings.

To eliminate the effects of the disaster sent over 480 Fire and Rescue Service Brigade.

Mountainous Yunnan province is one of the top tourist destinations in China. Province is famous for its multi-national composition, flora and fauna.

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Spratly and Paracel islands — the islands of discord

China is tougher to defend their positions in the Asia-Pacific region. Between the U.S. and China were exchanged blows information about the difficulty of accessories Paracel Islands in the South China Sea. On one of the disputed islands of the Chinese is a military garrison and built a city (the official ceremony of its opening was held July 24, 2012). Sansha was the southernmost city in China. In Beijing, see this as a severe geopolitical move to protect the public interest in the resource-rich South China Sea. Central military Council in Beijing said that the municipality is formed with

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China began to pay for Iranian oil in yuan

Agency "Reuters" reported that China was to pay oil that supplies Iran in yuan. This makes it possible to pay for Iran with these funds imports from China. It turned out that Iran receives from China Yuan for oil for several months. Currency from China arrives in this Islamic republic by Russian banks.

Recently, it was reported that India was also redeem up to 45 percent of oil products purchased in rupees — its national currency. Before that about eighty percent of its oil from Iran, India paid in dollars and euros through a bank in Turkey — «Turkiye

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In the U.S., the hungry three times more than in China

The number of Americans who experience difficulties in providing food and medical care, has reached its lowest level since the beginning of the economic crisis. The report Gallup research concluded that the number of hungry people in the United States as a percentage three times more than in China.

According to the experts, the so-called core index of welfare, reflecting the population's access to basic goods and essential services, in September in the U.S. fell to the level of 81.4, reaching the low of the history of such statistics.

The researchers found that the proportion of Americans who can not

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Tourists killed in the storm on the Chinese Wall

During a visit to the Great Wall in Huailai County, Hebei Province, due to the ice storm damaged three Japanese tourists. When climbing on a hilly section of the route in China tourists met with drifting snow and strong winds, which are held in the northern part of the country for several days.

The result confirmed dead two elderly citizen of Japan, and one man on the list, the number of missing people. In the search for the group sent more than 150 people who were trying to carry out search operations in the snow high on the waist.

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Dozens dead after an hour of rain in China

In the mountainous north-west part of China due to heavy rains and Gradova "attack", which lasted only one hour from five to six in the evening May 12, 2012, killing 37 people on the list of missing numbers 19 people. Another 40 people were hospitalized. The worst affected district is Minsyan Gansu Province, with a total number of victims is 358 thousand people, many of the regional roads destination is not functioning, destroyed hundreds of homes, hospitals and schools, destroyed more than 7,000 hectares of crops.

A local resident holds a handful of heavy hail.

A resident of

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