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Satellite pictures show devastation at Russian air base in Crimea

Satellite pictures show devastation at Russian air base in Crimea

This satellite image provided by Planet Labs PBC shows destroyed Russian aircraft at Saki Air Base after an explosion Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2022.Planet Labs PBC/The Associated Press Satellite pictures released on Thursday showed devastation at a Russian air base in Crimea, hit days earlier in an attack that suggested Kyiv may have obtained new long-range …

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Large explosions rock Russian military air base in Crimea | CBC News

Large explosions rock Russian military air base in Crimea | CBC News

Powerful explosions rocked a Russian air base in Crimea and sent towering clouds of smoke over the landscape Tuesday in what may mark an escalation of the war in Ukraine. At least one person was killed and several others were wounded, authorities said. Russia’s Defence Ministry denied the Saki base on the Black Sea had …

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Reducing Air Pollution Can Actually Increase Ozone Pollution and Worsen Health

Research explains why efforts to reduce particle pollution result in an increase in photochemical smog. Researchers at the Nature Geoscience, cast doubt on tried-and-true strategies for combating air pollution. The primary component of “smog,” surface ozone, is produced by chemical reactions between nitrogen oxides (NOx) and volatile organic compounds (VOC). This occurs when pollutants released …

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China-born Canadian Mac Neil is a breath of fresh air in white-dominated swimming

China-born Canadian Mac Neil is a breath of fresh air in white-dominated swimming

The Sandwell Aquatics Centre, tucked away in a leafy lane at Smethwick on Saturday night with a bunch of swimming finals lined up, is a tiny peek into just how closed a loop, the pool has been at the Commonwealth Games. Indian Srihari Nataraj tries over the first 50 metres of the 100m backstroke, swimming …

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