Swam 6 kilometers from Asia to Europe

A few of Novosibirsk took part in the annual swim across the Bosphorus. For them the Strait for two hours have closed for shipping.

Мост султана Мехмеда Фатиха, под которым нужно было пройти участникам заплыва The Fatih Sultan Mehmet bridge, under which we had to pass the participants in the swim

As one of the participants of the swim, the Creator of the Novosibirsk branch of the sports school I Love Supersport Egor Egoshin, sail had with the Asian shore of the Bosphorus on the European and overcome the 6 kilometers.

Distance swim (Asian shore on the right)

“Race is quite simple – there were no complications from the point of view of navigation. But it was necessary to independently navigate, know the key points on the shore, to correctly build a distance, because the route lies along the Strait, and he makes a few twists,” says Egoshin.

The view of the Bosphorus from the water

In addition, according to Yegor, it was necessary to take into account the currents, which sometimes can be inverted. “And if caught in this, you can just paddle in place,” says Egoshin.

Egor Egoshin after the swim

Swim across the Bosphorus was held in this year for the 30th time. To participate, you need time to apply and pay a fee in the amount of $ 100.

“The Russian quota was chosen for 13 minutes. Those who have dual citizenship, applied as Belarusians, Ukrainians, etc., as in other countries, the competition is usually less,” says Egoshin.

Swim across the Bosphorus is Turkey in the 30-th time

Egor Egoshin says he knows at least three of the city’s residents, who this year participated in the race, but admits that there were more.

According to the athlete-lover, he never purposefully swimming was not engaged and first started training in this sport only last year.

Those who do not have time to register for swim across the Bosphorus or had no funds, was able to swim the same distance last Saturday, when mass swim was held in the Obi.

The EU annually loses 60 billion euros due to counterfeit products

Manufacturers of fakes are becoming more professional and the range is wider. Counterfeited goods enter the EU through Albania, Morocco and Ukraine.European producers annually incur losses for a total amount of 60 billion euros due to counterfeit products. “Soft sentencing and high returns from investments are for criminal gangs incentives to manufacture counterfeit bills,” – said in published on Wednesday, June 6, the report of the European intellectual property office (EUIPO).

Manufacturers of fakes are becoming more professional, and the palette counterfeited goods – increasingly, discussed later in the document. In the coming years the losses from such activities can reach 85 billion euros per year, predicts the Agency.

Through Albania, Morocco, Ukraine

In terms of per capita EU losses from the sale of counterfeit goods is 116 euros per year. The same indicator in Germany, losing annually about 8.3 billion euros from the fakes, is 103 euros.

According to authorities, a large portion of counterfeit goods are manufactured in Hong Kong, China, UAE and Turkey, and fall counterfeits in the EU through Albania, Morocco and Ukraine. Another country which produces a large number of counterfeit goods, Greece is reported by the office.

The report was prepared on the results of several studies conducted in 2013 in 13 industries.

Russia signed an agreement on the construction of “Turkish stream” to the borders of the EU

Construction of the gas pipeline “Turkish stream” is intended to supply the southern and South-Eastern Europe.The Russian energy Corporation Gazprom and Ankara on Saturday, 26 may, signed a Protocol on the construction of the onshore section of the pipeline “Turkish stream” from the Black sea coast to Turkey’s border with neighbouring European countries.

“The signing of the documents allows to take practical steps for the implementation of the project. The construction of the onshore section will deal with the joint project company Gaz TurkAkim Tasima A. S.”, – explained in the press service of the Corporation.

In addition, a subsidiary company “Gazprom export” has settled with the Turkish Botas energomascorporatsiya arbitration dispute. The conflict arose over the terms of Russian gas supplies to Turkish consumers. Contentious issues was resolved out of court.

The construction of the offshore section of Turkish stream started on 7 may 2017. They engaged in the South Stream Transport company. The first string of the gas pipeline is intended to supply the Turkish market, the second for countries in southern and South-Eastern Europe. The capacity of each of them – 15.75 billion cubic meters of gas per year.

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