Greenpeace Russia addressed the administrations of 77 Russian cities with questions about the development of public transport, air quality monitoring, areas with limited traffic of low environmental class vehicles (for example, below Euro-3), development of bicycle infrastructure, measures to reduce the number of trips by personal transport and the introduction of electric vehicles, primarily public.
As a result, experts divided the cities into 3 categories:
- those whose answers “showed that the administration declares its intention to move towards” green mobility “fell into the” green “;
- “yellow” – who “underestimate the important elements of the greening of transport, although they have some initiatives in this area”;
- in the red – city administrations that “underestimate the importance of these issues or use measures that are incorrect from the point of view of Greenpeace; answers from which were not received within the time period prescribed by law, since it is impossible to establish whether this was done intentionally or not. ”
The authors of the study also included Saratov in the latter category (no answer was received).
At the same time, according to the results of the survey, 11.1% of the respondents were satisfied with the air quality in the city, 15.6% with the measures taken by the authorities to improve the transport situation, with the fact that motor transport is the main air pollutant – 71.1%.
Journalists from Cuba arrived in Saratov
Today a delegation of representatives of the Prensa Latina news agency (Cuba) arrived in Saratov. The three-day visit is initiated by the Russian Foreign Ministry.
The press tour includes the well-known Cuban international journalist, the head of the Bureau of the Latin American news agency Prensa Latina Rondon Garcia Antonio, the operator of this agency Lopez Gallardo Arian Erique and correspondent Oro Oro Hansell Pavel.
Prensa Latina is a news agency broadcasting all over Latin America. Every day it broadcasts over 400 news in English, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, Russian and Turkish, also produces more than 30 periodicals, has its own television and radio services.
The program of the visit of journalists includes visits to enterprises, museums, city tours, acquaintance with sights and tourist sites.
Guests visited Victory Park. Of particular interest to them was the history of the aircraft of Ferapont Golovaty, as well as a stand dedicated to the participation of the Saratovites in the Caribbean crisis.
The plans – Quay of the astronauts, a pedestrian zone on the Volga, a museum named after Radishchev, Engels Museum of Local Lore, “industrial enterprises”, SSU, SSTU, sightseeing and evening tours.
For the second year in a row, the RF Ministry of Foreign Affairs has been implementing a program to organize press tours to Russian regions for foreign journalists. In 2017, representatives of foreign media visited Nizhny Novgorod, Kazan, Chechnya, the Far East.
Petersburg species painfully injured a fan of the Moroccan team based in Voronezh
A walk along the streets of St. Petersburg ended with a meeting with doctors for a fan of the Moroccan team based in Voronezh. It is reported by Fontanka.
The incident occurred on Saturday, June 16, late in the evening. A 23-year-old Moroccan on a river bus rode along the Fontanka and looked at the landscapes of the northern capital so much that he forgot about safety. When approaching the Anichkov bridge, a foreigner raised himself, probably to examine in detail the architectural elements of the crossing – Klodt’s horses, and hit his head hard.
As a result, an ambulance was called for a tourist. The young man was diagnosed with a closed head injury and concussion, as well as a bruised forehead wound. According to local media reports, the football fan was released after medical assistance, his condition is assessed as satisfactory.
Mission feasible-2: NSU prepares archaeologists for South Korea
School participants have a rich program
A short-term educational program Siberian archeology was launched at NSU. It began on June 4 and will last until the 18th.
At the university, the Siberian archeology internship program began as part of the Summer Schools project for international students last, 2017. The first participants in the program were students from Gyeonggi University in Seoul. This year a group from Korea consisting of 25 students, a professor and two assistants came to NSU.
Participants of the II International Archaeological Field School will listen to lectures on the basics of modern Russian language and the history of Siberia, will visit the Chultukov log – 1 burial ground, the Turkic mound, the Tavda caves, the Uch-Enmek nature park, the Kalbak-Tash tract and other cultural and archaeological sites.
Upon completion of the program of this Summer School, students from South Korea will receive certificates of successful completion of training.
Yesterday, NHS also wrote that they plan to increase the number of foreign students in the Novosibirsk region.