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December, 2012 / RSS notes

25 December, 2012  // The last two weeks it is freezing hard in Russia, the temperature in almost all regions is below the norm by 10-15 degrees (ranges from minus 20 to minus 50 degrees Celsius). Overall, in the period from the beginning of first frosts, 1745 people were affected, 833 - were hospitalized, 123 - died.

18 December, 2012  // According to Global militarization index 2012, made by Bonn International Center for Conversion, Russia is ranked fourth, behind Israel, Singapore and Syria. Other countries in Top 10 are Jordan, Cyprus, Kuwait, Azerbaijan, Bahrain and Saudi-Arabia. Among the the main indicators used was the comparison of military and health expenditures with country's GDP; the number of heavy weapons and the overall population.

12 December, 2012  // In 2011, according to "Global terrorism index", in Russia there were 182 terrorist attacks, in which 159 people were killed, 431 people were wounded. Russia ranks ninth in the list of countries with the highest risk of terrorism. Most terrorists are turning their attention to countries where there is a high level of economic freedom and the suppression of civil liberties. Unfortunately present Russia is among these hybrid states.

5 December, 2012  // According to Maxim Topilin, Minister of Labor, in the first ten months of 2012, Russia has natural increase of the population - the first time in many years. Increase from January to October year on year is 790 people. Positive dynamics is registered in 39 regions of Russia (in 28 regions in 2011). In October 2012, the natural population growth was 10.2 thousand. It is recorded the fifth consecutive month.

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