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Russia is one of guarantors of energy security of all Eurasia. It is said in the telegram which was sent by the head of state Vladimir Putin to participants and guests of the forum "Russian Power Week".

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The Minister of Education and Science Olga Vasilyeva has said that in dissertation work of the Minister of Culture Vladimir Medinsky there is no plagiarism.

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In Catalonia there pass mass protests against police brutality: on Sunday the Spanish law enforcement agencies have applied drastic measures in relation to inhabitants of the region who have participated in a referendum on independence. During collisions, according to local authorities, more than 800 people have suffered. RT conducts a live broadca...

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Star of mixed martial arts, the champion of UFC in lightweight Conor McGregor has expressed condolences injured with firing in Mandalay Bay hotel complex in Las Vegas.

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The legendary Czech hockey player Yaromir Jágr has said that the next season which he will spend as a part of club of the National Hockey League (NHL) "Calgary Fleymz" with high probability will become for him the last.

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The Football Union of Russia (FUR) has posted video about the first day of training of national team of Russia for test matches with the national teams of South Korea and Iran.

Date: 9 months ago   Category: Science

Without potatoes, coffee and cocoa: whether disappearance of habitual food threatens mankind


The Bioversity International organization has published the report according to which in the next 50 years the mankind is threatened by if not hunger, then disappearance of a number of the crops making the main diet of the population of the planet. Change of climate and deterioration in an ecological situation directly influence productivity and quality of traditional agricultural plants. According to scientists, the question of supply of the population with food can't be solved without cultivation of little-known food crops. Whether the mankind will peddle "new old stuff" in the agricultural sphere — in the material RT.

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