Bloomberg: the number of gas tankers heading from the USA to Europe has grown

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Day in History: December 28

Major earthquake in Sicily On December 28, 1908, a powerful earthquake occurred in Sicily. The main victim of the disaster was the city of Messina. The city of Reggio Calabria and surrounding villages were also seriously affected. It is noteworthy that this earthquake was not among the strongest. The tremors, the strength of which reached 7.5 points on the Richter scale, claimed the lives of more than 75 thousand people. The earthquake in Messina was so great because the tremor occurred directly under the city. Fortunately for the surviving residents, there was a Russian warship in the near raid, whose team organized a rescue operation in the disaster zone. Russian sailors, whom many here later called “Angels from the Sea”, participated in the aftermath of the earthquake and helped save thousands of residents. In 2012, a monument to the Russian sailors who participated in this rescue operation was unveiled in

Angara-A5 with the Perseus upper stage was launched for the first time from the Plesetsk cosmodrome

“On Monday, December 27, at 22:00 (Moscow time), a test launch of an Angara-A5 heavy-class carrier rocket with an overall-mass payload layout was carried out from the launch pad No. 35 of the State Test Cosmodrome of the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation (Plesetsk Cosmodrome) in the Arkhangelsk Region by the combat crew of the Aerospace Forces,” the military department reported. The Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation noted that all pre-launch operations and the launch of the Angara-A5 space rocket took place in normal mode. Ground-based means of the Space Forces of the Aerospace Forces controlled the launch and flight of the launch vehicle. “Angara-A5” was taken for escort by ground means of the Russian Aerospace Forces. “The Angara-A5 space rocket launched at 22:00 (Moscow time) from the State Test Cosmodrome of the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation (Plesetsk Cosmodrome) in the Arkhangelsk Region

Brazilian state went under water due to large-scale flooding

The Brazilian state went under water due to large-scale flooding 40 cities were in the disaster zone, there are dead. Weather in Berlin: Weather in Berlin: Now Forecast for 2 weeks Forecast for a month View this post on Instagram Publication from NA MIRA DA NOTICIA BRASIL (@namiradanoticia_brasil) An error occurred while uploading. At the end of December heavy rains hit northeastern Brazil, resulting in massive flooding due to & nbsp; overflowing rivers and & nbsp; dam breaks. The & nbsp; epicenter of the disaster was about & nbsp; 40 cities and & nbsp; settlements in the & nbsp; state of Bahia. Rescuers report & nbsp; 18 dead and & nbsp; 280 injured. 35 thousand people were forced to leave their homes. On & nbsp; photos and & nbsp; videos from & nbsp; social networks and & nbsp; rescue monitoring you can see catastrophic destruction and & nbsp; houses, almost

Biden signs defense budget without sanctions against Nord Stream 2

It is planned to spend $ 768 billion on defense. The spending on & nbsp; containment of Russia in & nbsp; Europe will amount to $ 4 billion. In addition to the sanctions against Nord Stream & nbsp; & mdash; 2 '', proposed by the Republicans, the budget did not & nbsp; got restrictive measures against 35 Russians, “ close '' to the & nbsp; Kremlin. The & nbsp; document also does not & nbsp; indicate sanctions against the sovereign debt of & nbsp; RF. $ 300 million will be allocated for military assistance to Ukraine, of which at least 75 million will be spent on lethal weapons. Previously, American senators Jean Shahin (Democrat from & nbsp ; State of New Hampshire) and & nbsp; Rob Portman (Republican from & nbsp; Ohio) stated that & nbsp; Biden needs to transfer anti-aircraft and anti-ship complexes to Ukraine. Dmitry Malov

The oldest polar bear in Europe has died in the Berlin Zoo

The bear died on December 24 in her enclosure. In the last few years, she suffered from heart disease and was under the supervision of veterinarians. Katyusha was the only polar bear in the Berlin Zoo. She also left no offspring. “Of course, we have been closely following our oldest bear for the past few years. Thanks to optimal veterinary care and daily medication, Katyusha was able to reach such a venerable age for a polar bear. On her last birthday in November, she even ate a whole fish pie,” said Andreas Knirim, director of the Berlin Zoo. In Mexico, fish have learned to create a wave, protecting themselves from birds of prey Katyusha was considered a long-lived person, since polar bears live no more than 25-30 years in the wild, and their average life expectancy is about 20 years. She was born in 1984 in one of the oldest

Archaeologists have found a large Caligula fort in the Netherlands

Large Roman fort built by Caligula discovered near Amsterdam via @romanhistory1 – Roman History (@romanhistory1) December 27, 2021 Part of the military fortification was partially found several decades ago, but archaeologists did not know its true size and purpose. New excavations and a detailed study of the data and terrain revealed these secrets. According to scientists, evidence of Caligula’s personal presence there was found inside the fort — wine barrels with the initials of the ruler were found on the territory, as well as some personal belongings. Experts believe that this fort served as the northernmost Roman fortification in Europe and was needed by Caligula to prepare for the invasion of Britain, which, however, did not work out — the emperor was killed earlier. But the fortification was useful to the new ruler. It was from there that Claudius sent troops to Kent in 43 AD, after which Britain became

The forum of classroom teachers made friends with 10,000 schoolchildren from all over the country

From December 10 to December 24, a photo contest “New Year’s Class” was held in the forum community. The contest album contains about a thousand ideas for the design of school classrooms. The results of the contest will be published on December 31 — the authors of the most creative photos will receive prizes with community symbols. Kravtsov announced the return of schools to full-time education after the holidays At the moment, the VKontakte community of classroom teachers has 22.5 thousand participants. Classroom teachers from all over the country share news, discuss issues of concern to them in the field of upbringing and education — relationships with children and parents, events for the class and participation in competitions, effective methods of education, work with difficult teenagers and much more. Lectures from invited speakers are regularly held for community members. On January 8, the organizers of the community plan to hold

“Svyaznoy” from the 90s. How Sergey Bodrov became a cult artist of the generation

December 27 marks the 50th anniversary of the birth of Sergei Bodrov Jr., 20 of them he is not with us. Sergey died in the Caucasus Mountains a few months before his 31st birthday. Together with Sergei Bodrov, more than a hundred people are still missing — their bodies have not been found. Sergey Bodrov, Jr. By the age of 30, Sergey had played the main roles in films that, largely thanks to him, became iconic, he himself shot a full-length feature film “Sisters”, was a presenter on television in the programs “Look” and “The Last Hero”. He managed to become a beloved husband and father of his daughter and son, who was born a month before his death. How an excellent student became a fighter for justice Nationwide popularity fell on Bodrov after the release of the film “Brother”, where he played Danila Bagrov. Sergey was not a professional

A giant sandy Santa Claus appeared on a beach in India (video)

#MerryChristmas? My Biggest Sand with rose installation Art of 50ft long and 28ft wide #SantaClaus by using 5400 roses, at Puri beach in Odisha.Hope this will set a new world record. — Sudarsan Pattnaik (@sudarsansand) December 25, 2021 The reclining Santa figure was made by Padmashri Sudarshan Pattnayak, a local artist who became famous for his sand sculptures. The length of Santa Claus is about 50 meters, and the width is about 8.5 meters. Santa’s colorful costume is made of 5,400 red roses and thousands of white ones. According to the author, the preparation of the project took several days, and it took him eight hours to create the sculpture. View this post on Instagram Publication by Jagran English (@jagranenglishnews) View this post on Instagram Published by Zee News English (@zeenewsenglish) Ekaterina Gura Even more interesting things about people