In the Pacific Ocean, possibly, a new supervolcano

Geologist Michael Thorne of the University of Utah, says that at the bottom of the Earth's mantle is the convergence of two "thermochemical piles," the size of a continent each. This process, occurring at a depth of 2900 km below the surface of the Pacific Ocean, can lead to a massive eruption that would cause massive destruction on Earth.

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But do not panic, at least right now. Scientists suggest that the supervolcano eruption will happen no earlier than 100 or even 200 million years. Findings will be published researcher in the February issue of the

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At bogus research papers for the Russian Air Force stole 12 million rubles

Two Russian army colonel brought to the tribunal for promoting theft of 12 million rubles. In alleging fraud last Head of the 1st department of FSI "13 Municipal Research Institute Defense Rf "Colonel Yuri Cockroaches and last senior officer of the organization and development of aircraft orders and the Russian Air Force Col. Alexander Nikitchenko, Prosecutor General's Office reported.According to investigators, the theft had been committed in 2009. The officers signed bogus bills of research papers keels aircraft that in fact were not conducted. On the basis of these documents is transferred to JSC "Pendant-2." From the accused need

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Which rejected a bribe of 45 million rubles Moscow traffic cop encourage Prize

MOSCOW, March 29 — RIA Novosti.Refused the bribe of 45 million rubles Moscow traffic police officer will encourage gratitude and 100 thousand rubles, told RIA Novosti on Friday, the press service of the Interior Ministry of around Moscow.

It became known yesterday that police have detained a man in Moscow, which, according to law enforcement, offered a high-ranking employee of the Metropolitan Traffic Police for 45 million rubles illegally legalize a large shipment of trucks. A police officer reported the tempting offer superior. On Wednesday, in an attempt to transfer 100 thousand rubles a suspect was arrested.

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From dairy farm to sable

In the Angara 116 agricultural investment is realized.

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The government began to think seriously about the state support of agricultural producers. Earlier this year, the Ministry of Agriculture of the Irkutsk region began to work with the heads of municipalities with large enterprises, peasant farms. The village is looking for enthusiasts who are willing and able to work.

About a thousand rural sector workers have been trained at the Institute for Advanced Studies IrGSKHA in various areas — accounting, agriculture, livestock, etc. After that, the regional Department of Agriculture has received 286 applications from large

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In East China, there is the strongest in 60 years drought

East China province of Shandong suffered from severe drought in 60 years. Shortage of drinking water have about 240 thousand people.

Covered disaster areas, where located more than 2 million hectares of farmland, growing more than 100,000 head of cattle. Authorities assigned to combat drought 680 million yuan (103 million dollars). More than 2.1 million people were involved in efforts to minimize the effects of the disaster.

According to Chinese meteorologists from September in Shandong province dropped only 11 millimeters of precipitation, which is 86% less than the annual rate for the region.

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From gasoline to uranium

Siberian factories make millions on the sale of petrol, feathers and uranium abroad.

On local products that are in demand abroad, and the benefits which promise overseas contracts — in the material NGS.BIZNES.

In February, Novosibirsk Electrode Plant ("NovEZ") began development of a unique production equipment demanded by steel mills in the U.S. and Brazil. We are talking about large electrodes that are no longer needed in the domestic market. It is unlikely that the lack of domestic demand scares the owners of the plant, and so has a reputation as one of the largest

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For the operation in Libya U.S. izderzhali already 716 million dollars

U.S. spending on operations in Libya only strip the Pentagon made on June 3, 716 million bucks. They are expected to reach 1.1 billion by September 30. This was said on Wednesday whitewashed house that has sent to Congress a report entitled "Activities of the United States in Libya."

The document states that the weapons — missiles and bombs — was spent on 398.3 million bucks. The daily life of — flight, maintenance personnel, etc. — Another 313.7 million.

In addition, on April 26, President Barack Obama instructed the Pentagon to share with opposition forces in Libya rations, uniforms, soldiers'

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Operational information on the progress of harvesting work in the Russian Federation

 According to the operative data of agricultural management entities of the Russian Federation as of August 29, 2013 grains and legumes threshed from the area of 24.7 million hectares, or 53.5% of the cultivated area (in 2012 it was 28.0 million hectares, 2011 — 23.4 million hectares). Gross yield was 59.9 million tons of grain (in 2012 — 53.8 million tons, in 2011 — 61.3 million tons). Yield of 24.3 t / ha (in 2012 — 19.2 c / ha, in 2011 — 26.2 c / ha).

Including wheat threshed from the area of 13.8 million

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Plant breeding sturgeon will be launched in April, near Krasnoyarsk

Plant breeding juvenile sturgeon, whitefish and salmonids fish will be launched in April in the town of Primorsk Balakhta Krasnoyarsk region, at full capacity the company will be released before the end of the year, told RIA Novosti on Wednesday in the company of "channels" (part of the ongoing construction of the plant GC "Maltat ").

According to the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry, recovery of valuable fish species in the central areas of the province to provide an annual production of sturgeon — in the amount of up to 7,000,000 shares of fry of whitefish — up to

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For slavery — 15 million non-pecuniary damage

Society In Dobrush District Court, which examines the criminal case the illegal deprivation of liberty, suffered from the bondage of the captive village Foods exposed his former "housewife" the size of non-pecuniary damage — 15 million rubles. Accused pensioner Valentina, which, according to the investigation seven years held captive, non-pecuniary damage does not recognize. She claims that she had given shelter to the villagers, and her unjustly accused of slavery.

The verdict in the case will be submitted in September.

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