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The Energy Minister of the Russian Federation Alexander Novak said that it is not necessary "to react sharply" to single fluctuation in prices of oil.

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The Minister of Defence of Ukraine Stepan Poltorak said that financing of defense in the draft of the state budget for 2019 is not enough. He told about it during the cabinet meeting.

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The management of the CPRF opposed an initiative to bury the leader of revolution Vladimir Lenin and to replace his body in the mausoleum with the copy.

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The figure skater Elizabeth Tuktamysheva told what she first of all should be visited in Russia.

Date: 3 months ago   Category: World

At will of the sky: as eruption of the Indonesian volcano could change the course of battle of Waterloo — RT in Russian


Tambor volcanic eruption in Indonesia became the reason of pouring rains which have led to Napoleon Bonaparte's defeat in the battle of Waterloo. The British geologists have come to such conclusion. Results of the computer modeling which is carried out by them have shown that volcanic ash can reach an upper atmosphere, breaking process of formation of clouds and causing rainfall. Heavy rains in June, 1815 have washed out roads in Belgium, and the reserve cavalry to the aid of which the French commander counted couldn't arrive in the battlefield.

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