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In Russia, only three natural fire unquenched

MOSCOW, September 4 — RIA Novosti. Three wildfires remain unquenched throughout Russia, for a day, the number fell to one source, said on Sunday Russian Emergencies Ministry.

For the last day on the territory of Russia 17 fires on the area of over 48 hectares. Was extinguished 18 centers with a total area of more than 47 hectares.

"In view of the previously arisen fire continues to operate three hearth area of active burning is 2.95 hectares, 135 hectares of localized" — said in a statement.

Threats settlements and no economy, emphasizes emergency department.

For days before in

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Earthquake of magnitude 7.0 occurred in the Pacific Ocean near Vanuatu

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Earthquake of magnitude 7.0 occurred on Sunday night off the coast of the island nation of Vanuatu in the Pacific Ocean, the site of the U.S. Geological Survey.

Information on possible casualties damage were reported.

According to the service, the earthquake was recorded at 09.55 on Sunday local time (02.55 MSK). Hearth lies at a depth 132.4 km, the epicenter of the quake was located at a distance of 122 kilometers to the south-east of the city Isangel.

The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center in Miami (Florida, USA)

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The strongest in the last quarter-century forest fires raging in Spain

On the island of La Gomera, Canary Islands fire threatens Garajonay nature reserve on the list of World Heritage Sites.

Fight fire significantly impedes a strong wind. Evacuated more than 400 residents. On the island of La Palma fire affected about a thousand hectares of forest, 70 people were evacuated.

The fire, which broke out on Friday in the autonomous region of Extremadura in western Spain, on Sunday, was brought under control. Eve when fire killed one soldier, three other people were injured, one of them is in critical condition.

This summer, a high fire risk in Spain provoked

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Croatia is on fire, flooding China, to Hong Kong has been heavy typhoon

Europe faint from the heat. To unprecedented znoyu added another one trouble — forest fires. They embraced Spain, France and Croatia. On the Adriatic coast declared the emergency evacuation of tourists.

Surprisingly, the Russian travelers this heat only attracts.

While in Europe, a lack of water on the other side of the world — it is too much. In Celestial level in the Yangtze River to rise to record levels over the past 30 years. Was added to a flood typhoon, which brought havoc in China and Gonkoge. Our correspondent Helen Norkunayte learned from meteorologist, why such weather disasters:

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In Suzdal because of lightning lit the unique Museum of Wooden Architecture

The Church, as "Interfax", caught fire due to a lightning strike, according news.mail.ru.

Church of the Transfiguration — architectural monument of the 18th century and one of the exhibits of the Museum of Wooden Architecture, located in the open. The fire started between 19 and 20 hours. The church caught fire, despite the fact that it was equipped with a lightning rod.

Fire Firefighters put out two, but still can not eliminate the fire.

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In the Far East, five fires continue to burn an area 80.5 hectares

Five fires in the area of 80.5 ha continues today in the Far Eastern Federal District.

"In the Amur region, there are three fire on an area of 79 ha. One small pockets of fire recorded in Chukotka and the Khabarovsk Territory," Itar-Tass in the Department of Forestry at DFO.

Over the past day within DFO eliminated five fires a total area of 186 hectares. According to the Far East Regional Emergency Center, fire-fighting involved 167 people and 32 pieces of equipment, including ten aircraft.

Before the beginning of the fall fire season Forest

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Forest fires near Marbella in southern Spain

Several thousand people were evacuated when a huge forest fire out of control near the prestigious tourist resort of Marbella on the Costa del Sol in southern Spain. Hundreds of British expats have been forced to flee their homes and take refuge in evacuation centers.

Strong winds only worsen the situation, spreading the fire to dozens of kilometers. Spanish authorities suspect that the situation is not without human intervention.

"This is undoubtedly the worst fire in Malaga," said Council President Elias Bendodo Malaga in the Spanish national radio. Catalyst wildfires has become unusually dry weather and high

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In the U.S., the whole city was burned to the ground

Police believe that a massive fire could make a stranger, who set fire to dry grass.

The U.S. fire destroyed a small Oklahoma town Luther, 30 km from the state capital. People evacuated, no injuries.

According to police, the incident may be to blame people. Shortly before the fire to phone emergency services received an anonymous phone call stating that an unknown cast in dry grass ignited newspaper.

Now the area of fires in Oklahoma tens of thousands of hectares. Smoke and flames raging in other states: Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado and Utah, according to NTV.

Source: ntv.ru.

Environmental disaster in the Kirov region. Video

Ecology

29.06.11. — You know, we have a catfish die — says Leonid, a local resident. — Trehkilogrammovye. And guys that always go on a fishing trip, so tell that to the dead fish in the river this year, as long as there was still on their mind.

You know — Leon goes to a whisper — of course, not without that network and sometimes fill up (and this is according to the law poaching because a whisper — Comm. Aut.). So the networks full of dead fish. More than alive, double.

Leonid — little man of forty, lean,

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Submachine gun PP-90M1

Submachine gun PP-90M1 — brainchild of Tula gunsmiths, which was published in the early 90-ies of XX century. Tula Instrument Design Bureau has received this advantageous, at first glance, the order of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia, which has set a similar task designers to the Izhevsk Mechanical Plant.

The requirement was one — to create a domestic folding gun — gun similar to the American PP FMG (abbreviation in English, translated as "folding submachine gun"), which dealt with the release of company "Ares".

Udmurtskie gunsmiths for some reason, refused to carry out the order, in

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