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Scientists called the earthquake the most powerful for the middle of lake Baikal since 1999

Scientists called the earthquake the most powerful for the middle of lake Baikal since 1999

A powerful earthquake that occurred in Buryatia on Thursday night was the strongest for the middle of lake Baikal since 1999, Director of the Baikal branch of the Unified geophysical service of the Russian Academy of Sciences Elena Kobeleva told TASS.

Published: 10 December 2020
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The court canceled the sale of a plot for a tourist base on the shore of Lake Baikal in a protected area

The court canceled the sale of a plot for a tourist base on the shore of Lake Baikal in a protected area

The Arbitration Court in the Irkutsk Region declared illegal the privatization of a 15,000 sq. M site. m on the shore of Lake Baikal. Earlier, the administration of the Shara-Togot municipality sold it to an entrepreneur who planned to build a tourist base there, although the site is located in a conservation area, the regional prosecutor's office reported on the website.

Published: 25 November 2020
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The water level in Lake Baikal has exceeded the critical mark

The water level in Lake Baikal has exceeded the critical mark

According to the Buryat Centre of hydrometeorology and monitoring of environment, the water level in Lake Baikal has exceeded the upper critical mark of 457.0 meters since September 14 this year. As of September 22, the water level in the lake was 457.09 m compared to the Pacific sea level datum.

Published: 25 September 2020
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An earthquake hit 80 km from Irkutsk

An earthquake hit 80 km from Irkutsk

On September 22, at 02:05, an earthquake hit 80 km from Irkutsk. In the city, earth tremors were as intense as 5 to 6 points with a magnitude of 5.9. The earthquake focus was 15 km from the village of Kultuk. The shocks were noticed by residents of 367 settlements on the territory of 12 municipalities of the Irkutsk region.

Published: 23 September 2020
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Vladimir Putin signed a decree on national development goals until 2030

Vladimir Putin signed a decree on national development goals until 2030

Vladimir Putin signed a decree “On the national development goals of Russia until 2030,” the Kremlin press service said.

Published: 21 July 2020
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