This week in photos: Diplomatic kiss, Paddington's dance and French bank in flamesSociety & Culture October 20, 17:46
Scientific team unlocks secret to supercaps’ vast capacity as ‘the battery of the future’Science & Space October 20, 17:40
Russian economy’s losses from cyber threats may surge fourfold in two yearsBusiness & Economy October 20, 16:52
Nornickel to begin construction of golf field in Siberia in 2018Business & Economy October 20, 16:10
Washington will have to put up with North Korea's nuclear status — PyongyangWorld October 20, 15:21
Japan gears up to go to the polls amid war fearsWorld October 20, 15:21
Russian diplomat says temporary checkpoints may appear on border with BelarusWorld October 20, 15:14
Russia mines unique 34.17-carat yellow diamondBusiness & Economy October 20, 14:44
Russia, US continue dialogue on Iran and North Korea, diplomat saysRussian Politics & Diplomacy October 20, 14:16
MOSCOW, July 15 (Itar-Tass) - The Russian government will provide budget appropriations to the Tyva Republic and the Tula region to coping with the consequences of emergency situations, spokesperson to the Emergency Situations Ministry Irina Rossius told Itar-Tass.
“Emergencies Minister Vladimir Puchkov has submitted corresponding drafts to the government,” Rossius said.
The Tyva government will be provided over 78 million roubles to cope with the consequences of the disaster at the Khovu-Aksy thermal power plant. The disaster occurred on December 22, 2012. “The part of the funding will be used to provide single material aid to residents,” Rossius said.
At the end of December 2012 the disaster at the thermal power plant left many-residential areas and social institutions without electricity in the settlement of Khovu-Aksy where a total of 3,700 people live. The temperature lowered 40 degrees.
The Tula region will be provided up to 10.500 million roubles to render aid to residents of Yefremov that was hit by the tornado, which hit over 4,300 people. The Tula regional government reported that the tornado damaged roofs and windows in houses and social facilities. Material damage reached over 150 million roubles. The government provided 44.7 million roubles to cope with the consequences of the tornado.