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District court of Tokyo made the decision for the second time to release on bail the former head of Nissan carmaker Carlos Ghosn. The Washington Post reports about it.

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The president of Ukraine Pyotr Poroshenko lost in the second round of elections to the opponent, the showman Vladimir Zelensky, because of the pursued anti-Russian policy. The National Interest reports about it.

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The residents of Zabaykalsky Krai who were injured at the natural fires will receive compensation from 10 to 400 thousand rubles. The acting the governor of Transbaikalia Alexander Osipov at a meeting in Chita reported about it.

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At the fire in the hostel of builders "the Sakhalin state district power plant — 2" in the village of Ilyinskom of Tomarinsky district three workers of a power facility died. Reported about it RIA Novosti in regional headquarter of the Investigative Committee of Russia.

Date: a week ago   Category: Science

Much water has flowed under the bridges: why over the past half-century in Russia pouring rains — RT in Russian became frequent

In Russia for the last 50 years the intensity and frequency of heavy rains, growth rates — increased by 1 — 2% every decade. The research of climatologists from Institute of physics of the atmosphere of RAS demonstrates to it. Scientists analysed the data on rainfall recorded by domestic meteorological stations for half a century of observations. According to them, global processes can influence growth of number of pouring rains and the natural disasters caused by them: climate change in the world and increase in average annual temperature in Russia. Results of a research will allow to understand the origins of natural hazards, experts believe.


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