Russia has accumulated at least 60 billion tons of waste, said the special representative of the President of Russia on environmental issues, ecology and transport Minister Sergei Ivanov, reports "Interfax".
"Over the years, not having a garbage disposal, we have accumulated, according to experts, about 60 billion tons of household waste — I'm not talking about construction, industrial, — which, roughly speaking, lying on the ground and already is a very decent area" — said Ivanov.
According to him, since the Soviet Union recycling, in particular waste paper was reduced from 50 to seven per cent. "If we were a very small country, we probably would have sooner thought, because the land would be left, everything would be littered with debris, but we, thank God, the area is large," said he.
In December 2016, Russian President Vladimir Putin called pay attention to the garbage. "Across the country it is necessary to do cleaning of contaminated areas, eliminate landfills, that have turned the surrounding area settlements," — said the head of state.
The average life expectancy of Russians in 2016 amounted to 71,87 of year is a record in the history of data collection. The longest-lived in Ingushetia, Dagestan and Moscow (77 years). The lowest rate was recorded in Tuva (64,2), slightly better things in Chukotka (64,4) and the Jewish Autonomous region (65,8).
In Yekaterinburg 11-year-old girl has received a thermal burn due to the fact that in her hands caught fire smartphone. Carried out pre-investigation checks on the fact of injury. The investigators have to establish all circumstances of incident, nature of injuries and severity of injury.
The Agency intends to lead a normal state about 85 percent of Federal roads across the country by the end of 2018. This was announced by Deputy head of the Agency Igor Astakhov. According to him, now Federal highway is pretty good: at the beginning of 2017, 71% corresponds to the norm.
Scientists from the Technical University of Eindhoven in the Netherlands and Kent state University in USA have developed a material that can bend under the influence of light and, thus, to move. The video that demonstrates the properties of the polymer, is available at EurekAlert!.
The head coach of the national team of Russia in speed skating Konstantin Poltavets was hit by a car. The incident occurred in the Netherlands. Poltavets at the time of the accident was riding a Bicycle. On Wednesday, the coach of the Russian team moved the operation, now to his life threatens nothing.
American Anthony Keeling (Keeling Anthony) published in his Twitter example damaged photos, which turned out to be ridiculous solely because of the inability of the other to properly line up the shot. Network users like the idea with the publications of "masterpieces" made comrades.