18 Dec, 2017

A positive example of cooperation

US President Donald Trump, in a telephone conversation with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Sunday, said he and the entire US intelligence community were pleased to help Moscow fight terrorists who were preparing explosions in the Kazan Cathedral of St. Petersburg and other public places in the city. This is stated in the statement of the White House released on Sunday following the talks between the leaders of the two countries, Tass reports.

“Trump expressed his gratitude for the call [of the Russian leader] and told Putin that he and the entire intelligence community of the United States were happy to save so many lives [of the Russians],” the document says.

Trump also stressed the importance of cooperation between American and Russian intelligence services to defeat terrorism.

“President Trump stressed the importance of cooperation [with Russia] in intelligence matters in order to defeat terrorists, wherever they are,” the statement said.

Presidents of the United States and Russia in the course of the meeting agreed that the prevention of the terrorist attack in St. Petersburg is “a positive example of cooperation between the two countries.”

Russian and world news digest


The presidential campaign of 2018 officially started in Russia

The campaign for the presidential elections officially began in Russia, the corresponding resolution of the Federation Council was published in the “Rossiyskaya Gazeta”

President of Chile congratulated Sebastian Pinera on winning the election

Chile’s President Michelle Bachelet called ex-head of state Sebastian Pinheera to congratulate him on winning the second round of presidential elections. The conversation was broadcast on Sunday in its broadcast by the Chilean branch of CNN

Gaddafi’s son intends to run for president of Libya

The son of ex-head of Libya Seif al-Islam Gaddafi intends to participate in the presidential election. This is reported by the magazine Egypt Today.

Russians have chosen the name for the bridge across the Kerch Strait

The official name of the bridge across the Kerch Strait appears on topographic maps and road signs. This is reported by the REN TV channel referring to the “Crimean Bridge” center. The name of the construction that connects the mainland of Russia with the Crimean peninsula – “Crimean Bridge” – became the leader of the vote previously

Le Pen called for “destroying the EU from within”

The leader of the French party “National Front” Marín Le Pen on Saturday at a conference of anti-immigration parties in Prague said that the European Union was “losing breath” and it was time “to destroy it from within.”

The new Austrian government aims to abolish anti-Russian sanctions

The new Austrian government will take active measures in the European arena to abolish the sanctions imposed in connection with the conflict in Ukraine and will try to help ease tensions between the West and Russia.

Sobchak declared her readiness to refuse to participate in the elections

TV presenter Ksenia Sobchak, who announced her intention to participate in the presidential elections, said that she could refuse to participate in the election race for the sake of other candidates. This is reported by RIA Novosti.

I want to unite with everyone. For example, I do not agree with Navalny, but we have a common goal with Navalny and Yavlinsky, which is the point of unification. In this respect, I am ready to go right up to withdrawing my candidacy. – Ksenia Sobchak

In the UK, the number of opponents of Brexit exceeded the number of supporters

The referendum on the issue of Britain’s withdrawal to the EU took place on June 23, 2016. The victory on it with the result of 51.9% against 48.1% was won by the supporters of Brexit. The official withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the European Union is scheduled for March 29, 2019.

Media reported on Saakashvili’s letter to Poroshenko proposing peace

The ex-president of Georgia, the former governor of the Odessa region, Mikhail Saakashvili, handed the letter to Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, in which he proposed reconciliation, informs “1 + 1” referring to the sources.

The UN Security Council may consider a resolution on Jerusalem on December 18

The resolution against the recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel is going to bring the Arab countries to the UN Security Council on December 18. Information on this on Friday, December 15, distributed sources in the UN headquarters.

The head of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Germany proposed to create the post of commissioner for anti-Semitism

The head of the Federal Ministry of the Interior, Thomas de Mezier, proposed the establishment of the post of commissioner for anti-Semitism in the country. He stated this in an interview with the newspaper Bild am Soptpad. According to de Mezieres, “it is no longer possible to tolerate the outbreak of anti-Semitism in Germany”

The population of Ukraine for the first nine months decreased by 150 thousand people

The number of residents of Ukraine for three quarters of this year fell by an additional 150 thousand people, TV channel TSN reports with reference to the State Statistics. According to demographers, this is due to high mortality, but the main factor is the low birth rate.

In Argentina, the head of the Navy was sent out after the loss of the submarine

The Argentine government sent the commander of the Navy, Admiral Marcelo Srura, to resign after a month of searching for the missing submarine “San Juan”, Telesur reports. A request for his resignation was sent by Defense Minister Oskar Aguad


The media told about the possible location of the leader of the IG

The US military seized the head of the “Islamic state” (banned in Russia terrorist organization) Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi. According to the Turkish newspaper Yeni Safak, referring to the source, the group’s leader is at a military base in the US in Syria

The US will spend more than $ 200 million to modernize airbases in Europe

The United States plans to spend more than $ 200 million this fiscal year on the rehabilitation and modernization of American air bases located in Eastern Europe. As the Military Times writes on Sunday, the funds are allocated with the goal of “restraining Russian aggression”.

The new army will appear in Russia in 2018

The new army with a headquarters in Kamchatka will include naval aviation and anti-aircraft defense forces of the Pacific Fleet. Formation will take control of the air situation in Kamchatka, Chukotka and in the Arctic region, Izvestia writes on December 18 referring to the Russian Defense Ministry.

Foreign Ministry of Algeria reported on the flight of militants from Syria and Iraq to Africa

“Foreign terrorist fighters are moving from battle zones in Syria and Iraq to their home countries or to other conflict and crisis zones, including the Sahel region, the Horn of Africa and the Lake Chad basin region,” Foreign Ministry spokesman Khawis Riasch said.

Russia’s nuclear shield: Strategic Missile Forces marks 58 years

December 17 in Russia is celebrating the Day of the Strategic Missile Forces (Strategic Missile Forces).

Syrian refugees in the zone of the US presence turned to Russia

Russian President Vladimir Putin announced Moscow’s readiness to participate in the solution of the problem of Syrian refugees. Earlier, militants in the Syrian zone of de-escalation of Homs blocked the movement of the UN convoy, preventing the delivery of humanitarian aid

Joint exercises with Russia in China have been called a breakthrough

Joint Russian-Chinese computer exercises on anti-missile defense have become a new breakthrough for cooperation between the two countries in the military sphere. Such a statement was made to the Ministry of Defense of the People’s Republic of China.

The composition of the rapid reaction forces of NATO in three years increased three-fold

The North Atlantic alliance has tripled the strength of the rapid reaction force over the past three years, with 5,000 people able to take up positions in a few days, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said.

The suicide bomber jihad-mobile crashed into NATO convoy

The woman died as a result of an attack by a suicide bomber on a motorcade of foreign military personnel in Afghanistan. The terrorist crashed into the convoy in a car stuffed with explosives. This is written by “RIA Novosti” referring to the channel Tolo News.

On the anniversary of the death of Kim Jong Il, DPRK reported on the successes

Today, the DPRK hosts events dedicated to the anniversary of Kim Jong Il’s death. Local media published reports on the victories and successes of the country. Official publications refer to the nature of the state as “solid,” and weapons of mass destruction as “precious nuclear swords.”

Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia ordered to begin exploration of uranium and thorium reserves

The Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia, Mohammed bin Salman, ordered the exploration of uranium and thorium reserves on the territory of the kingdom. This was reported on Sunday by local media. As the TASS reports, the work began in the province of Hail.

Russia in 2018 will execute 12 launches of intercontinental missiles

The Russian military plans to launch 12 launches of intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBMs) in 2018. This is reported by TASS with reference to the press service of the Russian Defense Ministry.

Donbass: APU fired from artillery two settlements in the DNR

The Armed Forces of Ukraine issued more than 60 artillery shells in two settlements of the Donetsk People’s Republic, the commanders of the People’s Democratic Republic told journalists. According to the representative of the command, at 23.35 the APU released about 30 122 mm shells along the outskirts of Petrovsky

Rockets of North Korea will reach the USA

State Duma deputy Kazbek Taisaev, who repeatedly visited the DPRK, said that Pyongyang’s missiles could reach the mainland of the United States. According to Taysaev, Pyongyang is not bluffing when it says that it has such delivery vehicles.

They decided all these issues long ago. Americans believe that they do not have this. They have everything for a long time. – Kazbek Taysayev, Russian politician

Japan can allocate $ 46 billion for defense in 2018

The government of Japan plans to allocate $ 46 billion for defense in the next financial year. This is the amount that is included in the draft budget for 2018, Nikkei reports.


Chicago CME Group began trading bitcoin futures

The Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME Group) on Sunday evening, December 17, began trading bitcoin futures. This is reported by the Associated Press.

Rosneft told about the production in Venezuela of 6.5 billion cubic meters. gas per year

Rosneft plans to produce 6.5 billion cubic meters of gas at two deposits in Venezuela. m of gas annually for 15 years, geological reserves of gas in the fields amount to 180 billion cubic meters. m. This is stated in a message on the website of the oil company

Maduro discussed with Sechin the development of cooperation in the oil and gas sector

Strengthening of strategic cooperation in the field of hydrocarbon production was discussed during the meeting of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro and the head of Rosneft company Igor Sechin on Saturday in Vargas state.

Russia and Belarus adopted the budget of the Union State for 2018

As reported by RIA Novosti, its expenditure is determined in the amount of 4 billion 88 million rubles. In addition, in 2018, funds are reserved for financing four new programs, including improving the border security of the Union State, as well as military infrastructure facilities.

Gazprom increased gas production by 13.4% in 11.5 months

Gazprom, according to preliminary data, increased gas production to 447.9 billion cubic meters. m from January 1 to December 15 this year, which is 13.4% more compared to the same period last year. This is reported by TASS with reference to the company’s message.

Russian authorities to allocate 3.9 billion rubles for the creation of a collider in Dubna

The Ministry of Education and Science has been instructed in 2017 to contribute a part of the 3.9 billion rubles contribution to the Joint Institute for Nuclear Research in Dubna for the creation and operation of the NICA heavy ion accelerator (Nuclotron-based Ion Collider Fascil).

The EU was informed of the restoration of trade with Russia

The trade turnover between the EU and Russia began to recover. This conclusion is contained in the report of the research service of the European Parliament, with the text of which was reviewed by RT. According to the document, positive changes have been observed since the beginning of 2017: the volume of trade increased by 26%.

Russia increased investment in US securities

Russia in October this year increased the volume of investments in securities of the US government by $ 30.4 billion compared with the same period last year. Investments rose to $ 105 billion, according to a December 15 report by the US Treasury.

London will de facto remain in the EU single market in the transition period after Brexit

Britain in the transition period after Brexit will actually remain in the EU’s single market. On this Saturday, December 16, said the British Minister of Finance Philip Hammond

Siluanov: Russia’s budget deficit in 2018 will drop to 1.4 percent

The deficit of the Russian budget next year will drop to 1.4 percent. This was announced today at a joint meeting of financial departments of the Republic of Tatarstan in Kazan by the Minister of Finance of the Russian Federation Anton Siluanov

Gasoline in the Altai Territory rises in price for three weeks in a row

The cost of fuel increases in the Siberian Federal District almost everywhere Gasoline prices have been rising in the Altai Territory for three weeks in a row – this process has a general Siberian character


Pope condemns journalists for covering irrelevant news

Pope Francis Francis condemned the community of journalists for the fact that some media representatives often return to topics that have lost relevance. This is reported by the CBS television channel. In particular, he noted that “this is a very serious sin.”

In the US, a family of four became transgender people

The head of the family, 62-year-old Shirley Austin was born a man. Her 41-year-old wife became a man named Daniel Harrott.

In addition, their 13-year-old son now became their daughter named Joshua, because, according to the parents, he began to feel like a girl at about 7 years old. Finally, the 11-year-old son of the pair Mason now also became their daughter.

On the building of the Sakharov Center on Zemlyanoy Val Street in Moscow appeared the inscription “# Sodomites”

On the building of the Sakharov Center on Zemlyanoy Val Street in Moscow appeared the inscription “# Sodomites”

Government obliged drivers to wear reflective clothing

The document is published on the government website. The new rules oblige drivers to wear clothes with reflective stripes when they are forced to stop at night. It’s about situations where the driver is forced to stop outside the settlements and get out of the car.

Organizers of street races may face a fine of up to 1 million rubles

The working group of the State Duma has prepared a package of bills that tighten the norms of the Code of Administrative Offenses and the Criminal Code in relation to organizers and participants of street races.

A ride on the sidewalks is equated with hooliganism, and the fine for driving after the deprivation of the driver’s license will be increased to 50,000 rubles.

Volgograd “good-hearted” collect toys for children’s hospitals

To brighten up the difficult days of the child’s stay in the hospital, simply putting a toy in the box, calls the charity fund “Good-Mood Club”. As the organizers told, such boxes of bravery with small airplanes, cars and other toys will be put in the treatment room of children’s hospitals.

The Vatican forbade the use of parts of the bodies of saints in blasphemous rites

It is noted that there have also been changes in the section of the rules concerning the issues of cremation and transportation of the bodies of saints. Earlier it was reported that the Vatican denied reports of the use of WhatsApp by the Pope.

In Poland, hundreds of people went to protest against decommunization

Several hundred residents of the Polish city of Katowice went to a demonstration on Saturday to protest against the renaming of one of the central squares in the framework of the ongoing decommunization in the country

In the US, doctors were banned from using the word “transgender”

The administration of the US President Donald Trump compiled a list of seven words and expressions that are forbidden to use in official documents of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

As the Washington Post writes, the list includes “transgender”, “vulnerable”, “right to receive payments”, “diversity”, “fetus”, “empirically grounded” and “scientifically grounded”.


In Russia they proposed to develop a system of national trails for ecotourism

In Russia, they can develop a system of national trails for ecotourism and create a working group under the government of the Russian Federation that will develop the natural tourism. With such an offer to the Cabinet tomorrow at the “Action Forum” will address the ONF.

Voronezh residents were invited for winter excursions in Divnogorie

On New Year’s holidays in Divnogorie will conduct excursions, the press service of the museum-preserve said on Thursday, December 14. Visit the reserved place with a tour can be from 2 to 6 January. Excursions will be held daily at 1:00 pm

Chechnya calls tourists to celebrate the New Year with dances and shish kebab

Chechen tourist managers entice tourists, promising “New Year of your dreams” with master classes in dance and national dishes. The number of tourists visiting the region increases every year.

In Sevastopol, new signs to attractions

In Sevastopol, preparations are already in full for the tourist season: road signs and signs are being actively installed at the entrances and the center of the city, which indicate the direction to the main memorable places. Inscriptions on some characters are duplicated in English.

The Frenchman swam around the world in 42 days and set a new record

French sailor 34-year-old Francois Gabar sailed alone around the world for 42 days 16 hours 40 minutes and 35 seconds.

Residents of the Far East massively go to Asia for the New Year

Residents of the Far East this year began to actively buy tours abroad for the New Year holidays – there are no tickets on many directions, which tour companies are associated with the rehabilitation of the industry, the desire of Russians to relax, and the lack of price increases.

What extreme attracts high-altitude resort Gudauri

Snowboarders and skiers enjoy the most popular in the country high mountain resort Gudauri. Its top lift is at an altitude of 3300 meters, the correspondent of “MIR 24” Mikhail Robakidze reports. Snow falls in the resort town of Goderdzi already in December.

Chinese tourists turned to the East

Japan for the first time outrun the US in the ranking of the most popular tourist destinations in China. According to polls, 39.9% of Chinese people aged between 20 and 49 would like to go to the United States, but about a visit to Japan, the people of China thought more often – 40.2%.

According to official Chinese statistics, Russia was not included in the top ten most popular destinations among 122 million Chinese who went on trips abroad in 2016.

In Kirovsk there will be a system of artificial snow making and a new road

In two or three years a new road will appear in Kirovsk, and, perhaps even earlier, a system of artificial snow making.

New Year’s flights in Russia are called one of the cheapest

As it turned out, the domestic flight during the New Year holidays in Russia will cost passengers 12.9 thousand rubles. The lower cost of tickets can boast only Asian air carriers – 11.5 thousand


In Tokyo, there are searches in leading construction corporations

The Tokyo Procuracy conducts searches and seizures of documents at the headquarters of the country’s two largest construction corporations. The operation began after suspicion of company employees in collusion when obtaining contracts for the construction of a high-speed track for magnetic-pillar trains.

In Pakistan, five people became victims of the explosion in the Christian church

As a result of the explosion in the Christian church in Pakistan, killing five people, 16 injured. This is reported by the TV channel Geo TV. As noted in the message, the incident occurred in the Bethel church in the city of Quetta.

KamAZ “turned over after a collision with Lamborghini in the suburbs

Truck “Kamaz” overturned as a result of a collision with a car Lamborghini on the Yaroslavl highway in the suburbs, told Tass on Sunday, a source in law enforcement.

In Moscow, a man kidnapped $ 300,000 while trying to buy bitcoins

“Two unknown people on December 15 in Baumanskaya Street under the pretext of selling Internet currency (bitcoins), abusing the trust of a man, swindled his $ 300,000 in fraudulent ways and fled,” RIA Novosti quoted the representative of the agency.

Five people injured while shooting in Los Angeles

The unknown person opened fire on the street in the northern part of Los Angeles (California), injured five people, including a nine-year-old girl. This was reported on Saturday by NBC. The incident occurred on the night of Saturday.

New Year’s corporate ended with shooting and fighting

New Year’s corporate in Moscow outgrew first into a fight, and then shooting with injuries and hospitalization. The incident occurred on the night of December 16 in a restaurant on Niewerovsky Street in the heart of the capital. According to the press, about eight hundred people gathered at the party

In India, a tiger-cannibal broke into a wedding

In India, in the state of Madhya Pradesh, a wild tiger burst into the wedding, causing panic among guests and newlyweds, reports The Times of India. The predator emerged from the thickets and walked unhurriedly past the guests, causing chaos and panic.

Police will check the fight of journalists on the announcement of the verdict Ulyukaevu

The police will check the media’s information about the fight between journalists before the announcement of the verdict to ex-minister of economic development Alexei Ulyukayev, the Moscow Interior Ministry

In the US, “criminal Santa” was stuck in the chimney while trying to rob

Law enforcers reported that on Wednesday they received a call from a man who said he was stuck in a pipe. The police and the fire department left for the challenge. An unsuccessful burglar, dubbed “criminal Santa”, was 32-year-old Jesse Berubi from the Californian city of Rocklin


Konchalovsky became the winner of the award “Fiddler on the Roof”

The laureates of the prestigious award of the Federation of Jewish Communities of Russia (FJC) “Fiddler on the Roof” were 12 well-known public and cultural figures, including filmmaker Andrei Konchalovsky and President of the Pushkin Museum. Pushkin Irina Antonova.

In St. Petersburg, a full translation of the book about the life of the saints

Two volumes were fully presented in Russian for the first time to the general public. The book is provided with illustrations and is aimed at a mass audience, not just Orthodox. Initially, the work was written in Latin.

The exhibition of revolutionary architecture was opened in Moscow

Soviet architecture set trends not only in architectural solutions, but also in construction. The first Soviet skyscrapers could appear in the capital soon after the revolution

The lost picture of Monet was found by means of Google search

Painting Monet The “fog effect”, which was considered lost in 1895, was found by searching Google, and will soon be presented at an exhibition in London at the National Gallery. Curator of the exhibition “Monet and Architecture” Richard Thompson managed to find out all aspects of the fate of the missing canvas.

In the State Duma proposed to hold a vote on the theme of the New Year’s broadcast

The voting results will be sent to the Ministry of Communications and Mass Communications and the Committee on Culture of the lower house of parliament, RT reports. Milonov’s proposal is due to the fact that in 2016, Russians expressed acute discontent over the television program during the New Year holidays.

Alexei Vorobyev gave a charity concert in Lugansk

A popular Russian singer, Alexei Vorobiev, visited Lugansk, performing a charity concert. The singer performed with a three-hour show program, and also presented his new team of “Friends” consisting of two beginning musicians

In Moscow, the II All-Russian Competition of Ballet and Choreographers

The II All-Russian Competition of Ballet Dancers and Choreographers was held in Moscow after the International Contest held at the Bolshoi Theater in June and marked the opening of a new (the second cycle) cycle in the system of Russian national choreographic arts contests.

In St. Petersburg will present a free museum application Artefact

December 18 in the walls of the Mikhailovsky Palace will be a presentation of the free application Artefact. Thanks to the latest application, you can recognize the exhibits in the museum. All the necessary information will be posted on the smartphone screen

A performance about the last days of life will be shown in Tbilisi Edith Piaf

The performance for the last days of the life of the French singer and actress Edith Piaf (1915-1963) will be shown for the first time in the capital of Georgia. The premiere screenings will be held on December 19 and 20 at the Mikhail Tumanishvili Tbilisi State Theater of Actors. This was reported by the theater management.

Filmed by the French in the Lower film about Maxim Gorky showed in Europe

French director Emerik Nicolas took a small film about Nizhny Novgorod and Maxim Gorky. A film called “Le long de la Volga avec Gorki” – “On the Volga with Gorky” was seen in Europe was shown on the largest French-German channel Arte.

Putin presented a picture of the “Mounted Highlander” composer Shchedrin

On Saturday, Russian President Vladimir Putin awarded the Order of the Comforter of the composer Rodion Shchedrin and presented him with a painting by Vasily Denisov, “The Mounted Worker”. The award for contribution to the development of musical art and long-term creative activity was awarded on the day of the composer’s 85th anniversary.

Everything is subject to you: music for ballet, opera, and individual instruments – for piano, for viola, for cello, I know. You are wonderful for the whole world “Carmen Suite”, dedicated to Maya Mihailovna Plisetskaya, wrote. – Vladimir Putin

Rafael Nadal presented in the United States in the play Gilles-Sheridan gay icon

The performance was presented at the Flea Theater in New York. The plot unfolds around the main hero-gay, who has a complete coincidence of the name and the name with the author of the play and the second character – Rafael Nadal. Between the main characters relationships are fastened.

Sculpture “Shaman” became the best at the festival “Crystal Tomsk”

The ice composition “Shaman” won the fourth festival “Crystal Tomsk”. The authors of ice sculpture – the team of “Bai-Taiga” from the Republic of Tyva

Sergei Ursulyak removes the “Fate” of Alexei Ivanov

The novel by Alexei Ivanov “Fate” is filmed in 2017. The director of the picture was Sergei Ursulyak. He already worked on the “Silent Don”, “Liquidation” and “Isaev”

The writer Madina Malikova was awarded the prize. Gayaz Iskhaki

The writer Madina Malikova was awarded the prize. Gajaz Iskhaki. The presentation was held today at a general meeting of writers dedicated to the results of the literary year, the correspondent of BUSINESS Online reports. Malikova was presented with the first deputy minister of culture of the Republic of Tatarstan Elvira Kamalova.

NYT: She has the largest number of Emmy awards Sheila Nevins retires

Almost 40 years, head of the department of documentaries of the HBO television channel 78-year-old producer Sheila Nevins retires. This Nevins herself said in an interview published on Saturday the American newspaper The New York Times.

Director Sigarev: “Country OZ” is filmed for money Ulyukaev

As the director Vasily Sigarev informed, the film “The Country of OZ”, which was released in Russia, was withdrawn by the money of the convicted Ulyukayev. The director’s words were duplicated in her Facebook account by actress Yana Troyanova. She informed the subscribers about the convicted ex-minister

Moscow regional theater of young spectators will present in Tashkent a drama “Five Evenings”

The Moscow regional theater of the young spectator will present a drama “Five Evenings” based on the play by Alexander Volodin on the stage of the Alisher Navoi State Academic Bolshoi Theater on December 23-24.

Yuri Grymov: there is no cinema in Russia

In Russia there is no national cinema, and the model existing in the country “to catch up and surpass Hollywood” is utopian. This opinion was expressed in an interview with RT by the artistic director of the “Modern” theater, directed by Yuri Grymov.

Tyumen schoolchildren can visit the Soyuzmultfilm studio

The Soyuzmultfilm studios were visited by schoolchildren during the winter festival of the Russian movement of schoolchildren. The educational excursion was organized by the team of the international film festival “Nol Plus” and the film studio “Soyuzmultfilm”.

The Japanese decided to remove the “female” version of the series “Sherlock”

Asian division of HBO said that in development at the moment is the “female” version of the popular British TV series “Sherlock”. The HBO Asia and Hulu studios have become partners in the creation of the project. The new series was called “Miss Sherlock.”

The audience was offered to meet the year in the theater

According to the editorial staff, the Theater in the Southwest is the only one among the capital’s theaters that offers spectators a night program. A detailed poster of other New Year’s events read on the site in the near future.

The performance of the ballet theater of Boris Eifman will take place in Catalonia

Performances of the Russian troupe will be held in two Spanish cities – Pamplona and Barcelona. The capital of Catalonia will visit the theater for the first time. In both cities the famous Eifman ballet “Anna Karenina” will be presented.

Festival “Tatar Zhyry” in Kazan opened the song-winner of last year

The XVIII International Festival of the Tatar Song “Tatar Zhyry” was opened in the Kazan “Pyramid” Complex. The ceremony began with the song-winner of last year in the nomination “The Best Song” – the composition “Beautiful / Good” was performed by Guzel Urazova and Alvin Gray

Participants Linkin Park released an album in memory of Chester Bennington

American rock band Linkin Park has dedicated a new album to its deceased soloist Chester Bennington. This is reported on the official website of the team.

Albert Zhalilov’s concert took place in Makhachkala

Especially for the performance in Makhachkala, Albert Zhalilov prepared a song by Sergei Agababov, which for a long time did not sound on the Dagestani stage “I was already great” by the verses of Rasul Gamzatov

Volgograd sing the “Hymn of Love” in memory of Anna Herman

Encounter in the theatrical performance, in which the role of Anna Herman will be played by two artists, will be 15 songs of the Soviet singer. At the end of the evening of memory, Anna Herman herself sings one of the main songs in her life.

Tetr Olonkho captivated the guests of the Days of Yakutia in Moscow

Within the framework of the Days of Yakutia in Moscow, the premiere of the ethno-performance of the Olonkho Theater “Elliott Bootur” was staged by Andrei Borisov, reports NBC “Sakha”. The production was attended by artists of the Sakha Theater, the National Dance Theater and the singer and ethno singer Saaryn.

The Mariinsky Announced New Year’s Program

Sergei Prokofiev’s ballet “Stone Flower” in the choreography of Yuri Grigorovich, opera-extravaganza Rodion Shchedrin “Christmas Tale” directed by Alexei Stepaniuc, two versions of the ballet “The Nutcracker” and many other events await the viewers of the Mariinsky Theater during the New Year holidays, the press service of the theater.

Young craftsmen will be presented with tickets to the Mordovia National Theater

Mordovian National Theater for Christmas holidays not only prepared for children a new musical and fairy-tale production of “Cinderella Shoes”, but also invited everyone to participate in the contest of drawings and crafts for the New Year theme.

The opera festival named after Shalyapin will be held in Kazan

On Feodor Chaliapin’s birthday on February 13, a traditional show of Boris Godunov by Mussorgsky will take place. At the end of the festival there will be a gala concert with the soloists of the Bolshoi Theater, the Mariinsky Theater, the Moscow Theater “New Opera”, as well as theaters in Yekaterinburg, Kiev and Kazan.


Anita Choi showed her face in wrinkles to fans

Anita Tsoi surprised her fans by showing her face without make-up. To the frankness of the singer decided after the attacks of critics, who decided that she wants to cash in on fans. Soon the 46-year-old artist is going to release her line of cosmetics for the skin with age-related changes.

The soloist of the band Serebro puzzled the fans with a statement about their personal life

Soloist of the band Serebro Olga Seryabkina provoked a flurry of discussions on the Web. The singer published a photo in her nightwear, mentioning that after the concert in Astana she will return to a certain person.

Tennis player Myskina divorced from her husband after 11 years of marriage

The captain of the Russian national team in the Federation Tennis Cup, Anastasia Myskina, divorced from the Federation Council member Sergei Mamedov. As the tennis player told reporters, the couple until the last “tried to keep the relationship, doing everything possible for this, but the attempts were futile.”

Tsymbalyuk-Romanovskaya started a luxurious life after a divorce

After the divorce of Vitalina Tsymbalyuk-Romanovskaya changed her image in an elite beauty salon and began a new luxurious life

“I was scared”: Buzova told why she lives alone

TV presenter and singer Olga Buzova revealed the secret, why one year after the divorce with her ex-husband – a football player of the Moscow “Locomotive” – is still one.

“I was scared, there was even depression, then I started looking for reasons in myself, and probably they also are! But it turns out that one young man writes to me, then writes the same to others, today another young man invites me on a date , I refuse, as he already goes with another! ” – said the singer.

Meryl Streep told how it was possible to avoid a scandal with Weinstein

The famous actress Meryl Streep expressed her opinion on how to avoid the scandal with sexual harassment from Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein.

Irina Bezrukova conquered the fans with her seductive snapshot

Actress Irina Bezrukova conquered her subscribers in social networks with a seductive photo in the style of silent cinema. Under the photo, the celebrity shared her love for experimenting with images

Sunken cheeks, sharp cheekbones: from Angelina Jolie there is one shadow

Angelina Jolie’s fans are seriously concerned about her health. In one of the last pictures, the Hollywood actress appeared with sunken cheeks, sharp cheekbones, and large “hungry” eyes. Jolie appeared in an interview dressed in a long black dress and a bulky coat that concealed her thinness.

Bykovsky recorded a tough video message to Sobchak

Theater and cinema actor Dmitry Bykovsky recorded a video message for Ksenia Sobchak. The actor rudely condemned the well-known TV host for her mockery of Russia. Bykovsky pointed to the recent movie Sobchak, in which she dressed in a national dress, pronounces an unflattering phrase about the country.

Nastasya Samburskaya is offended by her parents and wants to renounce them

According to the actress, parents want from her only money. Samburskaya was invited to the project “Revizorro”, which is shown on the television channel “Friday”.

Fans gave Anita Tsoy meat for the New Year

Fans presented a famous Russian soloist of Korean origin Anita Tsoi Anita Tsoi meat for the upcoming New Year. The girl wrote about it on her own page in Instagram. It is worth noting that the gift has a weight of several tens of kilograms.

Sobchak sang about her breasts of the first size

“I do not shake my ass. And my chest is the first size. ” Sobchak recorded the song

Xenia quite rightly believes that a big bust is not the most important thing in a woman’s life, the main thing is her mind: “If I do not have enough, I do not have a beautiful nose or a smart chest, namely education,” Sobchak stressed in an interview.


Sberbank is going to acquire a messenger Dialog

Sberbank is negotiating the purchase of a messenger developer for corporate communications Dialog. The controlling stake in 51% of the shares of the service belongs to Dmitry Zubov, the former deputy chairman of the board of directors of AFK Sistema.

Eco-friendly way to produce pure hydrogen invented by scientists

Scientists have come up with a new eco-friendly way of producing pure hydrogen. It is supposed to be produced with the help of autonomous floating stations. This development can serve as a basis for obtaining valuable fuel without contaminating the atmosphere and not competing for clean water on land.

Scientists: Smartphones can cause cancer and infertility

Electromagnetic radiation from smartphones and other gadgets can increase the risk of cancer and infertility. The corresponding conclusion was made by scientists from the Department of Health of California

Brothers Wright made the world’s first flight on the plane “Flyer”

Exactly 114 years ago, on December 17, 1903, the American brothers Wilbur and Orville Wright made the world’s first flight on the Flair built with them, equipped with an internal combustion engine. The flight took place in North Carolina in the village of Kitty Hawk near the hillside of Kill Devil Hills.

The station of the satellite radio monitoring will start operating in the Crimea on January 1

As reported in Roskomnadzor, experts are completing work on putting into operation in Crimea a radio monitoring station for satellite radio communication services in the geostationary orbit.

NASA plans to buy commercial satellite data

In early December, NASA representatives turned to commercial companies that have satellite systems, with a proposal to purchase data from them. The deadline for replies to the proposal is December 22.


Korean engineers developed a humanoid robot

Specialists of the Korean Institute of Advanced Technologies (KAIST) together with the robotic company Rainbow presented the humanoid robot FX-2, writes N + 1. Korean engineers did not make the cabin for the pilot closed. Instead, they equipped the robot with a chair for a man.

Apple intends to close iTunes service in 2019

Apple wants to close the popular iTunes store in 2019. Information about this spread website weraveyou.com on Sunday, December 17. To this decision, the company came after falling sales.

The network received the first shots of a frameless smartphone ZTE

The first images of a unique frameless phone from the Chinese company ZTE appeared on the web. Representatives of the company said that such technologies were not used in modern devices

In the US, gaining popularity “smart” badges

The creators state that the old trends, like buttons for T-shirts, are coming back. Beydzhiki were replaced by “smart” gadgets. Experts say that such smart buttons will not be in demand for a long time, but in the United States a week after the start of sales, more than 70,000 copies were purchased

The exact date of the announcement of iPhone SE 2018 is named

iPhone SE 2018 will be shown to the public in the middle of March next year, after which this phone will immediately go on sale in dozens of countries, among which of course there will be Russia

Google will close the Tango Augmented Reality Project in March 2018

The American company Google is turning off support for the Tango Augmented Reality program. This will happen on March 1 next year

The first pictures of the newest models of the iPhone of 2018

The network has the first unique images of the latest iPhone smartphones from the American corporation Apple. It is planned that a colorful presentation of new products will take place in early spring next year. According to reports, fans of the “apple” products will be presented at once three new models of the iPhone.

In Russia, started the sale of OnePlus 5T at a price of 39 850 rubles

It became known that the novelty flagship smartphone OnePlus 5T already exists in Russia. However, distributors are not in a hurry to please their customers. Unofficially, you can buy a novelty from 39 850 rubles.

Huawei MediaPad M5 for $ 350 will receive a display diagonal of 8.4 inches

The network has data on the parameters of the tablet MediaPad M5 from Huawei. Experts suggested that this device is hidden under the codes SHT-W09 and SHT-AL09. It is known that the gadget will receive a display diagonal of 8.4 inches, and its cost is predicted at around $ 350.

ASUS presented an updated ultrabook VivoBook 14

ASUS held a presentation of the new version of the ultrabook VivoBook 14. The acquaintance with the novelty began before the CES 2018 exhibition. Specifications The developer’s website presented by the developers can be evaluated.

Computer game GTA V on smartphones has become a reality

The whole history of the development of modern technologies has led to the fact that the computer game GTA V, which is considered the most popular video game of the last 5 years, has become a reality on smartphones.

The new Tor web browser for all Android smartphones got an amazing feature

Today, Tor’s new web browser for all Android smartphones has received the long-awaited stunning feature, which makes it even more like a computer version. In the assembly of the Orfox 1.4-RC-3 browser, a setting has appeared that allows you to select the type of anonymity in the network


North Korea allowed to sing karaoke online

In North Korea, the Internet application My Companion 4.0, which allows you to read e-books, watch TV programs, videos, and also sing in karaoke.

Facebook allowed to delete posts in the news line

In the social network Facebook will be able to delete the records of users and groups from the news feed. This December 16, the portal Techcrunch. Users will be able to select people whose entries can be hidden for 30 days.


The release of L.A. Noire: The VR Case Files

The sale was L.A. Noire: The VR Case Files is a collection of investigations from L.A. Noire, adapted for passage in the helmet of the virtual reality HTC Vive. In Steam, the game costs 1499 rubles.

My Time at Portia will appear in “early access” Steam in January

Studio Pathea Games and the publishing team Team17, which are working on the creation of the game project My Time at Portia, reported that the game will appear in the “early access” Steam on January 23 next year. Developers have published a trailer, dedicating it to this event

On the eve of the holidays in World of Warcraft, the Winter Pokrov came

The company Blizzard, which develops and publishes computer games, on the eve of the Christmas holidays, announced the advent of the game World of Warcraft Winter Pokrov

Very angry birds: how Angry Birds finish their creator

In recent years, the company has been systematically losing profits, and the fault is, as analysts point out, the same game. About how Angry Birds first brought Rovio into the market leaders, and now it’s slowly getting it over.

The network has a new gameplay video Darksiders 3

Recall that the plot of the third part is parallel to the events Darksiders 2. The main heroine is to defeat seven deadly sins in order to restore the balance between good and evil on Earth. Darksiders 3 will be released next year on PC, PS4 and Xbox One

Gamers will be able to choose cards in PUBG

Developers in the near future will make it possible for gamers to choose a card. The game will be available to PC users from December 20. For owners of Xbox One, the PUBG game is already available.

Developers have published a trailer for Far Cry 5

The French company Ubisoft, which develops and publishes computer games, has published another trailer for the game Far Cry 5. The main theme of the video is the creation of a revolutionary resistance to sectarians.


The anniversary 5-million car Lada released at a factory in Izhevsk

The jubilee, five-millionth Lada car came off the assembly line at the Izhevsk plant. Jubilee

“Charged” sedan Arteon R with 400-horsepower engine will release Volkswagen

It is noted that now the powerful Arteon, which is available for purchase, is capable of issuing 276 horsepower. In addition, the Volkswagen Arteon R will receive a 4Motion all-wheel drive system. Buyers will be offered and a mechanical transmission model was a cross-modification of the universal Lada Vesta SW Cross.

Became aware of the appearance of the new Chevrolet Silverado pickup truck

As part of the event, Texas Motor Speedway, the appearance of the Chevrolet Silverado was declassified, and this is the 2019 model year car.

Crossover Honda HR-V 2019 declassified on the first spy images

In the cabin improved noise insulation and used better materials for finishing. The line of engines is expected to be presented by the same engines. So, under the hood of the updated Honda HR-V 2019 will install 1.5 and 1.8-liter engines.

Toyota introduced the sports car 86 GT of 2018 of release

Japanese automotive company Toyota officially introduced the new sports car 86 GT of 2018 of release. The model received a wider range of equipment and supplement packages as an option. At the moment, a pre-order for a car is open in the US.

Luxurious minivan Toyota Vellfire 2018 declassified before the premiere

For the Toyota Vellfire 2018 model year, upgraded 3.5-liter engine. Power of the power unit was increased by 20 hp. and now is 280 hp. Coupled with the engine will work eight-speed automatic, which came to replace the six-speed automatic.

Toyota will launch in 2020 a new electric car for the Chinese market

Representatives of the auto concern Toyota reported that by 2020 an entirely new electric car for the Chinese market will be created. In addition, the Japanese brand Toyota plans to expand the line of hydrogen and plug-hybrid cars

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