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Storm "of Chanmi" touches two of the Russian region

Originated above the waters of the Philippine sea, tropical storm "of Chanmi" (Jangmi) on 11 August will have a weak influence on the Primorye and August 12 will be released on Sakhalin, according to Primgidromet.

As noted by the head of Primgidromet Boris Kubay, whose words are reported, 10 August, the whirlwind will come to the Korean Peninsula.

In the far East released an online book about whales from the "whale jail"

Online books for children, on the release of orcas from the "whale jail" in Primorye, came to the far East, reports the environmental club "boomerang".

"Novella "sailing freedom" was created in web format to all interested persons had the opportunity to read it. To find the book on the site www.mmrescue.ru... History inspired by the events of 2018, when the waters of the sea of Okhotsk was captured 102 baby killer whales and white whales," - said in the message.

The interception of a US air force aircraft Russian fighters took video

The Ministry of defence has published a video escort reconnaissance aircraft of the U.S. air force over the sea of Japan by Russian fighters.

The footage, shot from fighter jets, seen American Board.

Russian fighter jets intercepted a U.S. air force plane over the sea of Japan

Air defenses have detected a reconnaissance plane of the U.S. air force RC-135 over the sea of Japan. This was announced by the Department of information and mass communications of the Russian defense Ministry.

To intercept in the air raised the su-35S and MiG-31BM from the composition of the active-duty air defense forces of the Eastern military district.

In Russia, rejected the initiative to ban whaling

The expert working group of the Federal level rejected the initiative of the "Russian public initiative" on the prohibition of the capture of cetaceans for dolphinariums, which gathered over 100 thousand signatures.

Now the law allows marine mammals capture only for indigenous peoples, for scientific and educational purposes. Former Deputy Prime Minister Alexei Gordeyev in 2019, said catch in the cultural and educational goals the government wants to ban. The environmental coalition "freedom of the orcas and the Beluga whales" published a petition in support of such a ban on the IC, she has collected over 100 thousand votes, which is enough for consideration by the government.

Poacher from North Korea received 4 years for the attack on the Maritime border guards

The Nakhodka city court on Friday appointed four years in a General regime colony, one of three North Korean fishermen who attacked border guards in Primorye last autumn, told RIA Novosti the representative of the court.

According to investigators, in September 2019 coastal guards found in the Japanese sea a fishing vessel under the flag of the DPRK, whose crew illegally caught squid. The detention of the vessel 17 fishermen, armed with the materials at hand, attacked the guards. Three defendants struck with wooden sticks many blows three servicemen, causing damage to health of medium gravity, noted the result. In relation to the three fishermen of the case submitted to the court.

The water in some rivers in Primorye has risen by almost two meters

The rains led to the rise of the water level in some rivers of Primorye up to 1.8 meters, according to Primgidromet.

The rains began in Primorye on Saturday evening, June 20. The rivers formed a flood, flooded the lowlands. Forecasters reported that the most significant rise of water level up to 0.8 meters per day - celebrated on the rivers of the basin of the Ussuri river in the Central parts of the province, and warned about the risk of flooding villages. Travel in Yakovlevsky district is limited due to modulations of the road after rains.

The court will consider the case of the attack of the fishermen of the DPRK border guards

The Nakhodka city court in Primorye on Monday will begin consideration of criminal case concerning one of the North Korean fishermen accused of attack on Russian border guards.

According to investigators, in September 2019 coastal guards found in the Japanese sea a fishing vessel under the flag of the DPRK, whose crew illegally caught squid. According to the UK, the detention of the vessel 17 fishermen, armed with the materials at hand, attacked the guards. Three defendants struck with wooden sticks a lot of punches, three soldiers, causing them harm to health of average weight, noted the result. In relation to the three fishermen of the cases were referred to court. The criminal investigation against the other 14 of foreigners is at the final stage.

In Primorye died previously saved red grey Dolphin

Red grey Dolphin, rare in Russia, who on Saturday rescued from a silt trap in Primorye was killed, told RIA Novosti the head of the diving club Sea Frogs Evgeny Polukhin. Risso's Dolphin is listed in the Red books of the international (IUCN) and Russia.

Earlier Polukhin told RIA Novosti that on Saturday in the Bay is Shallow in the area of De Vries they together with specialists

Team Cousteau supported the initiative to ban trapping in Russia cetaceans

Team oceanographer Jean-Michel Cousteau, who participated in the operation to rescue sea animals from the "whale jail" in Primorye, addressed the Russian authorities with a letter in which he supported the proposal, published on the "Russian public initiative" on the prohibition of the capture of cetaceans for dolphinariums.

Now the law allows marine mammals capture only for indigenous peoples, for scientific and educational purposes. Former Deputy Prime Minister Alexei Gordeyev in 2019, said catch in the cultural and educational goals the government wants to ban. The environmental coalition "freedom of the orcas and the Beluga whales" published a petition in support of such a ban on the IC, she has collected over 100 thousand votes, which is enough for consideration by the government. Environmentalists reported that an expert working group at the Federal level, having considered the petition on the website ROI on the prohibition of the capture of cetaceans in the cultural and educational purposes, recommended to deny them. It was reported that the members of the working group will be assembled by 1 June.