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Tuesday April 13rd, 2021 day edition

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The U.S. underlined those words by deploying two warships to the Black Sea.On Tuesday, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov threatened retaliation.

“We warn the United States that it will be better for them to stay far away from Crimea and our Black Sea coast.

It will be for their own good,” he said.The escalation was foreshadowed on state television’s Sunday Evening With Vladimir Soloviev over the weekend.

“In conventional war, we could defeat Ukraine in two days,” Simonyan said, “but it will be another kind of war.

After accepting one such award in 2019, Simonyan thanked Putin “for the most important reward in life… this honor to serve one’s Motherland.

She heartily laughed about news that more than 200,000 U.S. service members experienced hearing loss due to defective earplugs.

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Scientists: 4°C would unleash ‘unimaginable amounts of water’ as ice shelves collapse

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An ice shelf, as NASA explains, “is a thick, floating slab of ice that forms where a glacier or ice flows down a coastline.”

“We know that when melted ice accumulates on the surface of ice shelves, it can make them fracture and collapse spectacularly,” added Gilbert, a research scientist at the University of Reading.

“If temperatures continue to rise at current rates,” she said, “we may lose more Antarctic ice shelves in the coming decades.” »

France Pushes To Make Nuclear Power Mainstream In Europe

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In the framework of that classification, nuclear energy currently finds itself under the “does not harm” label, which doesn’t make it eligible for investments with lower tax rates.Â. Stakes of including nuclear power into the taxonomy are quite high for France.

Capital costs of the new plants - the major components of nuclear LCOE - would be significantly reduced if nuclear managed to enter the privileged green category.Â. “Technological neutrality”.

While its neighbors - Austria, Belgium, Germany - are firmly taking the road of nuclear phase-out, France is looking at Eastern Europe as a potential investment destination for its European Power Reactors (EPR) - the “new generation” technology. »

Epic reportedly set to lose at least $330m in efforts to compete with Steam

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Epic reportedly set to lose at least $330m in efforts to compete with Steam CEO Tim Sweeney considers it a “fantastic investment” into growing the business.

Epic Games may lose millions after struggling to recuperate costs from the Epic Games Store, following its fight to gain market share from Steam.

The company dug deep to offer "minimum guarantees" to developers releasing games exclusive to the Epic Games Store. »