Monthly Archives: September 2022

Switzerland’s glaciers melt at record speed, report says

Switzerland’s glaciers have lost 6% of their total volume this year due to a dry winter and successive summer heat waves, breaking all melting records, according to a report released on Wednesday. The study by the Cryospheric Commission (CC) of the Swiss Academy of Sciences shows the magnitude of the …

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Russia formalizes incorporation of 15% of Ukraine’s territory with ceremony to give legitimacy to illegal annexation | Ukraine and Russia

A ceremony on Friday (30) marks the attempt to annex four regions of Ukraine by Russia. President Vladimir Putin must sign documents that, for Russians, formalize the incorporation of territories (about 15% of Ukraine’s area) into their country. The incorporation of territories is a violation of international law. The four …

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