In particular, in Moscow, St. Petersburg, Krasnodar, Nalchik, Yakutsk, , Armavir, Elista Gorno-Altaisk and pollution from vehicles is much exceeds the amount of harmful emissions from industry these gorodov.Zagryaznennym is not just the air. According to the report, the main Russian rivers are heavily polluted due to sewage and construction protection zones. Volga, Don, Kuban, the Dnieper, the Northern Dvina, Pechora, Ob, Yenisei, Lena, Kolyma, Amur, estimated to be contaminated, and some as 'dirty' and 'very dirty'. Major tributaries – Oka, Kama, Tom, Irtysh, Tobol, Miass, Iset, Tour – as a 'very dirty' places' are extremely dirty.
The main reason for the unfavorable ecological situation the World Bank believes that the Russian system of environmental standards and issuing permits for emissions outdated and inefficient. The study authors note that in recent years permitting system in Russia even more complicated, particularly for water users who must interact with and Water Management. World Bank criticizes and Russia's system of payments for environmental pollution, noting that even the fines are too small to stimulate improved environmental performance. On Europe collapsed early snowfalls over Europe at the weekend snowstorm swept. In Switzerland, Austria and Spain, the snow depth reached 80 centimeters in some places.
Because of the snowfall closed to traffic, many mountain passes of Switzerland. It is sad, but the first snowfall has caused the victim. Three people were killed last night on a mountain road in the canton of Grisons in a collision due to skidding public bus with a trailer, another eight bus passengers were hospitalized with injuries.