Polish Jew by the U.S. Government: The basic package of promotional larvae on the history of the USSR

Richard Pipes — Not just the famous and prominent American historian, political scientist and expert on the history of Russia and the USSR.

Pipes was born in 1923 in the Polish town of Cieszyn in a Jewish family. In October 1939, his family fled okkupirovanoy Germans in Poland and across Italy arrived in the United States. In 1946, he enrolled in Cornell University, and then continued his education at Harvard University. After defending his doctoral thesis in 1950 began working at Harvard University, 1963-1996 — Professor, since 1996 — professor emeritus. In 1968-1973 was the director

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There is a growing number of Americans who can not always afford to even buy food

Here in the United States, a growing number of people who can not always afford to buy a home the vital need — food.

According to the nonprofit Center for Studies and Activities in the field of Nutrition (FRAC), the number of Americans who said they have difficulty buying food grown in 2011 and reached the highest level since the global financial crisis. Approximately 18.6 percent of the people, almost every fifth, the Gallup polls, in 2011, said they had not always been able to afford to feed the whole family.

It might seem that this number should be

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Natural disasters hit the Adygea and the Middle Volga

June 25, 2013. In Adygea liquidate the consequences of floods caused by heavy rains. Nine hours in Maikop region had the monthly rainfall. Streams of water fell on himself Maikop and several smaller communities. In the area of flooding was more than a hundred houses. Suffered more than any other Soviet farm, where the dam was broken on a private pond. From the elements in the country has suffered more than 400 people. Now the water is almost gone from the townships. The consequences of an emergency eliminate more than 40 people and 17 vehicles.

From showers suffered not only

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The flood washed away the dam in India, villages and roads

June 19, 2013. Devastating flooding in northern India. In the list of victims for more than 130 names. Wounded — hundreds, and those left homeless — thousands. And almost by the hour, this figure is increasing: are heavy rains, flood waters break through the levees and dams, there are reports of landslides. In some areas the situation, according to the authorities, is critical. The Russian Embassy in India said that the Russians among the victims.

The water and ruins of houses on the site — is now so look for many Indian villages, at least in the two

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Developer: The largest tank in the world will be able to save humanity

June 27, 2013. After the destruction of 99 percent of the world's population as a result of a meteorite or nuclear war, the survival of the human race depends on the thousands of people who will be able to find refuge in the deep mines of eastern Kansas.

This is the vision of a native California. According to him, he creates the largest underground refuge for those who are able to survive by using a complex of limestone caves dug into the soft and hilly area near the Missouri River.

"I think that doing a mission and

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NASA satellite showed the scale of the floods in India

June 26, 2013. Last week, in the north of India and Nepal began heavy rains that caused flooding and landslides. To date, about 600 known victims. More than 30,000 people housed in temporary camps. According to estimates, about 50,000 people in the smaller communities, such as the city Kedrnath still remain cut off from the rest of the world.

On the official website of NASA's "Earth Observatory", there are three images showing the scale of the floods in India. Images obtained using a spectroradiometer MODIS, satellite-based "Aqua".

See also: Flooding in India: need to save tens

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In Asia, the train will confront natural disasters

October 15. The International Organization for Migration (IOM) on the eve of reducing the risk of natural disasters announced an initiative in Asia to support people affected by frequent natural disasters. Now experts will prepare the community at risk to the proper confrontation disasters and teach them how to most effectively reduce the number of such unpleasant episodes.

Program budget of 17 million U.S. dollars. It will affect mainly the states of Asia and Oceania, where the most frequently occurring every possible disasters. IOM hopes for the active participation and support from related organizations and local government agencies

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A new era of the Libyan people

With the death of Colonel Gaddafi ended in a very sad chapter in the history of Libya. However, at the same time, it (the death of former Libyan leader) means the beginning of a new era for the Libyan people, and we hope that what I saw in Tripoli on Thursday, the desire of Libyans to build a new democratic society to make a truly

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On Madagascar, a new cyclone

On Madagascar, a new cyclone Natural Disasters

According to the latest information received from the Joint Typhoon Warning Centre, within the next day on the line from 13.7 S — 53.3 E to 14.9 S — 44.0 E, the formation of a new powerful tropical cyclone. Wind speed in the zone reaches 45-55 km / h The system moves along the northern edge of. Madagascar to Mozambique Channel and continues to gain momentum. Pressure in the formation of a cyclone is one thousand millibars.

Fig. 2. Updated track cyclone.

Fig. 3. Track cyclone over Madagascar.

After tropical cyclone death toll

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Georgias economic miracle

We looked to where the presidential finger, and very surprised … Before us, like a frame from a promotional film, shining lights embankment, consisting of an endless avenue of palm trees entwined with lights and hotels. Landscape resembled a promenade on the wealth of the Arab town of Batumi resort … we were struck. Such a number of buildings under construction the last time I personally witnessed in Shanghai. On the waterfront hotels were represented virtually all the world's major networks. Rapidly erected Four Seasons, Mandarin Oriental — and attention! — Bvlgari! In Sleepless, bathed in lights, and filling

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