Nature And Ecology

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  • Chechen believers treat lunar eclipse as a portent

    In Chechen mosques, thousands of believers made their collective namazes (prayers) in connection with a complete lunar eclipse. Muslims were called to repeatedly remember the Almighty and pray for pardon, the Chechen Spiritual Administration of Muslims (SAM) has stated.

July 27, 2018 10:12

July 21, 2018 12:26

  • Residents of Pankisi Gorge demand to stop construction of three HPP

    Residents of the Duisi village located in the Pankisi Gorge have conducted a protest action against the construction of a hydroelectric power plant (HPP) in the gorge. Local residents believe the construction of new HPPs in the Pankisi Gorge will pose a threat to the environment, agriculture, and tourism.

July 17, 2018 16:01

  • Experts report mistakes in design of "Volgograd Arena" Stadium (+video)

    A slope at the "Volgograd Arena" Stadium was subjected to erosion due to shortages of storm sewage system, reported Sergey Kamin, the director of the project "Construction of Stadium in Volgograd". Engineers should have calculated the reserve capacities of a storm sewage system, believes Igor Shkopinsky, the chairman of the board for the "Rosgrazhdanproekt" design and survey institute.

July 15, 2018 10:38

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  • Environmentalists associate consequences of flood in Chuberi with deforestation

    The situation in the Georgian village of Chuberi, which suffered from a flood, has nothing to do with the construction of a hydroelectric power plant (HPP) in the Nenskra River, the company-builder of the HPP has stated. In their turn, environmentalists have suggested that the consequences of the flooding are associated with a large-scale deforestation.

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