The FSB of the Russian Federation presented a chronology of developments in the Kerch Strait with the participation of Ukrainian ships. It is reported by the press service of the Ministry.
At 4:40 on November 24, 2018, in the exclusive economic zone of the Russian Federation at a distance of 28-30 miles southeast of Meganom, the forces of the Ukrainian Federal Security Service of the Federal Security Service of the Republic of Crimea detected and identified vessels of the Ukrainian Navy: the support ship “Gorlovka” (onboard number U -753) and sea tug “Yany Kapu” (tail number A-947), which went to the north-east in the direction of the Kerch Strait.
At 21.30 at the approach of a group of vessels of the Ukrainian Navy to the state border of the Russian Federation, pska-302 informed them about the procedure for crossing the state border of the Russian Federation and the rules of navigation on the Kerch-Yenikalsky channel, providing for filing an application to the Maritime Administration of the port of Kerch in 48, 24 hours and confirmation in 4 hours that the ships of the Ukrainian Navy was not done. A reply was received from the commanders of the ships of the Ukrainian Navy that the crossing of the state border of the Russian Federation and the passage of the Kerch Strait by a ship group is not planned.
At 22.23 pska-302 brought to the group of ships of the Ukrainian Navy information about the closure of the area in the territorial sea of the Russian Federation on the approach to the Kerch Strait from the Black Sea. A group of ships of the Ukrainian Navy maneuvers in the EEZ of the Russian Federation at a distance of 6-7 miles from the state border of the Russian Federation, on the traverse of the Kerch Strait.
At 02.05 on November 25 of this year. pskr “Izumrud” in the EEZ of the Russian Federation in the coordinates W = 44 ° 50 ‘N, D = 36 ° 29’ WD found the BAC “Nikopol” and “Berdyansk”, going east in the direction of the Kerch Strait.
At 03.45 am, the BAK “Nikopol” and “Berdyansk” approached the area where the ships of the Ukrainian Navy were located: the supply vessel “Gorlovka”, the sea tug “Yany Kapu”.
Till 05.30 am, refueling of both LHCs from the Gorlovka support vessel was carried out.
At 05.35 BAK “Berdyansk” (call sign “Schooner-175”) reported to the technical observation post (m. Takil) about the planned passage of the ships of the Ukrainian Navy (tug “Yana Kapu” (call sign “Desna-947”), BAK “Nikopol” ( call sign “Schooner-176”), BAK “Berdyansk” (call sign “Schooner-175”)) to the port of Berdyansk the Kerch Strait at 06.00 am Kiev time (07.00 Moscow time).
At 05.45, the commander of Pska-302 informed the commander of the Berdyansk BAK: “In order to implement the right of the Russian Federation, as a coastal state, to ensure security in the maritime space in accordance with paragraph 2 of Art. 12 FZ-155 dated July 31, 1998 “About the WWII, TM and PZ RF” peaceful passage through the TM of the Russian Federation in the area (coordinates) is temporarily suspended, which you previously notified. We recommend that you do not cross the RF GG until the restrictions are lifted and mandatory regulations are fulfilled in the seaport of Kerch ”.
At 05.50 information was received from the commander of the Berdyansk BAK: “In accordance with the provisions of the Treaty between the Russian Federation and Ukraine” On Cooperation in the Use of the Sea of Azov and the Kerch Strait of December 24, 2003 “we have the right to freedom of navigation.”
At 06.30, the commander of Pska-302 informed the commander of the BAK “Berdyansk” that in the Kerch-Yenikalya canal, a permissive procedure was in place to ensure the safety of navigation and was carried out in accordance with the approved captain of the Kerch plan. The application for passage of the strait is submitted in 48 and 24 hours, confirmed in 4 hours. These requirements are not met by the Ukrainian side. In this regard, following the Kerch-Yenikalsky Canal to the ships of the Ukrainian Navy is prohibited (in accordance with paragraphs 20, 38 of Mandatory Resolutions in the seaport of Kerch, approved by order of the Ministry of Transport of Russia of October 21, 2015 No. 313, in the Kerch Strait there is a permit order of movement and anchorage ships). This group of vessels of the Ukrainian Navy ignored this information and continued to follow in the direction of the territorial sea of the Russian Federation.
At 07.10 in the coordinates of W = 44 ° 52 ‘N, D = 36 ° 31’ VD, the Ukrainian Navy ships crossed the line of the state border of the Russian Federation, proceeding to the Kerch Strait (in violation of paragraph 3 of Article 25 of the 1982 UN Convention on the Law of the Sea, clause 2 of article 12 of the Federal Law of 31.07.1998, No. 155-ФЗ “On Inland Sea Water, the Territorial Sea, and the Contiguous Zone of the Russian Federation”).
From 07.20 pskr “Don”, pskr “Emerald” took measures to prevent the passage of ships of the Ukrainian Navy Kerch-Yenikalsky channel, called Ukrainian ships by radio, demanded to leave the territorial sea of the Russian Federation immediately (in accordance with Article 30 of the UN Convention on the Law of the Sea 1982 of the year). Requirements to leave the territorial sea of the Russian Federation by the courts of the Ukrainian Navy were ignored.
At 08.35 the ships of the Ukrainian Navy were brought to combat readiness: the artillery installations were uncovered, the artillery barrels were raised at an angle of 45 degrees and directed towards the ships and boats of the Russian Federation (in violation of Art. 19 of the UN Convention on the Law of the Sea of 1982, para. 2 of . 11 FZ-155 dated July 31, 1998 “On WWII, TM and PZ RF”). The Russian side informed the ships of the Ukrainian Navy that in the TM of the Russian Federation the threat of the use of weapons would be regarded as a violation of international law and the laws of the Russian Federation.
At 10.35 a group of vessels of the Ukrainian Navy in the coordinates W = 46 ° 09 NL, D = 36 ° 33 VD reported to the headquarters of the naval base “Ochakovo” of the Ukrainian Navy that they were caught by coast guard ships of the FSB of Russia FSB, it was difficult to tug, boats offered type “Gyurza” at maximum speeds come off and go beyond the fairway.
From 10.35 to 18.30, as a result of the maneuvering of the Russian border ships, a group of Ukrainian naval vessels was blocked in the vicinity of anchorage No. 471 (south of the Kerch Strait).
At 18.30 a group of vessels of the Ukrainian Navy in order to break through the blocking took off from the drift, began to move 200 degrees to exit the territorial sea of the Russian Federation, the speed of the tank Berdyansk, Nikopol – 20 knots, MB Yany Kapu – 8 knots. Pskr “Don”, Pskr “Izumrud” began the persecution of a group of vessels of the Ukrainian Navy, brought to them the requirement to stop (in accordance with Article 30 of the UN Convention on the Law of the Sea 1982, from paragraph 2 of Article 12 of the Federal Law of July 31, 1998 No. 155 – FZ “On the inland marine waters, the territorial sea and the adjacent zone of the Russian Federation”).
In the period from 19.00 to 20.40 pskr “Don”, pskr “Emerald” continued to prosecute a group of vessels of the Ukrainian Navy, a call to communicate on channel 16 of the VHF band, sending sound, light and pyrotechnic signals about the stop. The group of courts of the Ukrainian Navy did not comply with the requirements for stopping; 30 of the Law of the Russian Federation of April 1, 1993 No. 4730-I “On the State Border of the Russian Federation”).
At 20.42 pskr “Emerald” warned a group of vessels of the Ukrainian Navy about the implementation of preventive shooting in case of continued ignoring signals and requirements for stopping (in accordance with Article 30 of the Law of the Russian Federation of April 1, 1993 No. 4730-I “On the State Border of the Russian Federation” , p. 9, 11 of the Decree of the Government of the Russian Federation of February 24, 2010 No. 80 “On Approval of the Rules for the Use of Weapons and Military Equipment while Protecting the State Border of the Russian Federation, the Exclusive Economic Zone and the Continental Russia Foot Shelf “).
Due to the fact that the ships of the border agencies have exhausted all the measures necessary for the prevention of violations of the legislation of the Russian Federation by boats of the Ukrainian Navy, as well as in accordance with the Rules for the use of weapons and military equipment while protecting the state border of the Russian Federation, the exclusive economic zone and the continental the shelf of the Russian Federation, approved by Decree of the Government of the Russian Federation of February 24, 2010 No. 80, the commander of the missile defense command “Izumrud” made a decision to carry out preventive shooting from an airborne artillery installation in the direction of the Ukrainian Navy ships.
At 20.45 pskr “Emerald” in the coordinates of the Russian Federation W = 44 ° 53’47 SSh, D = 36 ° 25’76 VD in the territorial sea performed warning shots in the direction of the group goal (BAC “Berdyansk”, “Nikopol”, MB “Yany Kapu “) On the left side at the aft course angles from the Emerald missile station from a distance of 2 kbt, which made it possible to see the fact that preventive shooting had been carried out (in accordance with paragraph 10,12,13 of the Decree of the Government of the Russian Federation of February 24, 2010 No. 80” On Approval Rules of the use of weapons and military equipment in the protection of the state border of the Russian Fed radio, the exclusive economic zone of the Russian Federation “of the continental shelf). A group of vessels of the Ukrainian Navy did not respond to the requirements for stopping, did not contact the communication, continued to move towards the line of the state border of the Russian Federation.
At 20.50 pskr “Emerald” warned BAK “Berdyansk” that in case of non-compliance with the requirements to stop on it will be used weapons to kill (in accordance with paragraph 24, 25 of the Resolution of the Government of the Russian Federation of February 24, 2010 No. 80 “On the approval of the Rules use of weapons and military equipment while protecting the state border of the Russian Federation, the exclusive economic zone and the continental shelf of the Russian Federation “). BAK “Berdyansk” stop requests ignored.
At 20.55 pskr “Emerald” in the coordinates of W = 44 ° 51’3 SS, D = 36 ° 23’4 VD in the territorial sea used a weapon to defeat the LHC “Berdyansk”.
At 20.58 the BAK “Berdyansk” went into a drift, the commander of the boat got out on the phone, informed about the wounded on board, and asked for help.
At 21.06 pskr “Izumrud” detained the BAC “Berdyansk”, removed 7 crew members from it, including 3 wounded, who received first aid, to rescue the boat of the Ukrainian Navy the primary measures to fight for survivability were performed.
At 21.15 pskr “Don” stopped and detained MB “Yany Kapu.”
At 21.27, the helicopter of the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation, the Ka-52 in the territorial sea of the Russian Federation, stopped the Nikopol tank, and the Suzdalets fleet of the Russian Black Sea Fleet approached the station to monitor its actions.
At 23.21 pskr “Don” carried out the detention of the BAC “Nikopol”.
At 00.40 on November 26 of this year. PSKA-605 delivered the wounded soldiers of the Ukrainian Navy to the port of Kerch, the wounded were sent for treatment at the 1st Kerch city hospital.
At 01.10 the convoy of the detained vessels of the Ukrainian Navy to the port of Kerch began.
At 06.40, the detained vessels of the Ukrainian Navy were delivered to the port of Kerch for further investigation.
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Ukrainian authorities announced the date of the presidential election
Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine adopted a resolution on holding presidential elections. They will be held March 31, 2019.
“In accordance with paragraph 7 of the first part of Article 85, Part 5 of Article 103 of the Constitution of Ukraine, the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine decides: to appoint the next presidential election of Ukraine on Sunday, March 31, 2019. This resolution comes into force from the day of its publication, ”the document says.
Britain has claimed a violation of the rights of the Crimean Tatars in Crimea
Crimean Tatars on the peninsula are still subject to “mass prosecution,” said British spokesman Jonathan Allen.
“Crimean Tatars face regular intimidation, they are threatened with arrests, seizure of property, they are not allowed to meet … Anyone who disagrees, opposes illegal annexation, can be prosecuted for extremism, get a real deadline in Crimea,” said Allen.
ARMY and WEAPONS
Russia has completed deliveries of Su-35 fighter jets to China
Russia has completed deliveries of multifunctional Su-35 fighter jets to China under a contract, Interfax reports. The report notes that the latest cars assembled as part of the contract from 2015, were sent to the customer
A military unit of unmanned aircraft was formed in Tuva
A separate unit of unmanned aircraft was formed in the mountain motorized rifle formation of the Central Military District, deployed in Tuva. About this on Monday told reporters in the press service of the military district.
In the USC declared their readiness to begin construction of nuclear destroyers “Leader”
The construction of nuclear destroyers of the project “Leader” is ready to start the enterprises of the United Shipbuilding Corporation, but the timing of the construction of ships with a nuclear power plant depends on the decision of the military. This was reported by the news agency “Interfax” with reference to the head of the USC Alexei Rakhmanov
Khusitov accused of mining the sea approaches to the Suez Canal
In Riyadh and Washington, they are inclined to believe that the mining of the most important marine artery by Hussites occurs only by direct order from Tehran. Owners of shipping companies simply ignore this problem, because they do not want to increase insurance costs.
In the Crimea, fully mastered the combat use of the C-400
Specialists who form the basis of combat crews of air defense systems in the Crimea have fully mastered the combat use of the S-400, Tor-M2 and Tunguska complexes, the press service of the Southern Military District (South-East Military District) reported.
In Russia, investigates 230 criminal cases against the Ukrainian military
The Investigation Committee of Russia is investigating 230 criminal cases on the facts of crimes of the Ukrainian military against the civilian population of Donbass. This was told by the official representative of the Investigative Committee of Russia Svetlana Petrenko
Israeli soldiers shot Palestinian
Israel’s armed forces shot dead a Palestinian in the occupied territories of the West Bank, Anadolu reported November 26. According to the Israeli side, the one killed first committed an attack and wounded three servicemen, in response, fire was opened to kill.
Large-scale military exercises began in Uzbekistan
Large-scale military exercises of the armed forces began in Uzbekistan, a representative of the Ministry of Defense told RIA Novosti. It is noted that the exercise will last five days and will be held in four stages.
By order of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan, the Supreme Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces, this morning the troops of the Ministry of Defense were alerted by training, the defense official said.
Australian tank crews are preparing for battles with the Russian T-80 and BMP-3
Targets in the form of Russian T-80 tanks and infantry combat vehicles BMP-3 were noticed in Australia. If the “infantry fighting vehicle” is made quite plausible (well, unless the infrared searchlight is drawn on the wrong side), then in the case of the “tank” the creators were obviously too lazy.
Corvette “Loud” held the shooting in the Sea of Japan
The newest Russian corvette “Loud” within the program of factory and state tests conducted artillery firing in the waters of the Sea of Japan.
“At the first stage, the naval towed shield, which imitated the surface target of the conditional enemy, was hit by fire with the 100-millimeter universal ship-gun artillery A-190,” the Pacific Fleet stated.
After this, the ship’s artillery struck the apparent targets of the conditional enemy in the area of the island of Zheltukhin.
Russian aircraft Su-24 flew over the Belgian frigates
Russian Su-24 planes circled the Belgian frigates at low altitude, reports the television channel VRT. It is specified that three flights were made. As noted, the incident occurred on November 22.
Ukraine expects US assistance in strengthening its naval forces
Ukrainian Ambassador to the United States Valery Chaly said that Kiev hopes to strengthen its naval forces with the help of the States and other states. Commenting on the incident in the Black Sea, the ambassador expressed the hope that Washington would take a “very tough position” on this issue.
In Japan, the helicopter will turn into an aircraft carrier
In the medium-term defense program, the Japanese authorities want to include the creation of the country’s first aircraft carrier. We are talking about the ship, which will be created on the basis of the helicopter carrier Naval “Izumo”.
Lebanon will accept free aid from Russia
The Lebanese authorities said that military aid from Russia, provided free of charge, would be accepted. The corresponding statement was made by representatives of the press service of the Prime Minister Saad Hariri, reports Reuters.
SCIENCE and TECHNOLOGIES
The world’s first genetically modified twins were born in China
A Chinese researcher claims that the first genetically modified children were born under his leadership. Jiangqui Heh from the university in Shenzhen told the Associated Press about this.
The most useful winter drink recognized cocoa.
Professor Uliana Suprun advises to drink it especially often in the period of cold weather. Properly prepared hot drink, according to the scientist, helps prevent cardiovascular diseases. Cocoa reduces inflammation, normalizes cholesterol and blood sugar levels.
The time of awakening depends on age
For young people it is useful to wake up at 09:30, at 30 it is enough to sleep until 8 am, at 40 years old – before 07:30, and 50 – before 7 am, and for 60-year-olds and older it is useful to wake up at 06: thirty. At the same time, it is important for young people to sleep 7–9 hours, while at the age of 65 years old –– 7–8 hours. Irregular waking is able to increase the risk of developing a number of dangerous ailments.
In the United States can create a representative office of the Russian Academy of Sciences
The head of the Russian Academy of Sciences on Monday held a meeting with leading international scientists – foreign members of the Russian Academy of Sciences in Moscow in the framework of the international forum of non-governmental partners of UNESCO “Science for the good of mankind”. According to him, his meeting with representatives of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States will be held in Washington in December.
“We will discuss the creation of a representative office of the Russian Academy of Sciences in the United States,” explained Sergeyev.
China will build the world’s first deepwater base at the bottom of the sea
Chinese scientists are developing a plan to build the world’s first deep-water base at the bottom of the South China Sea. According to the newspaper South China Morning Post, the base will be created on the principle of a space station with airlock compartments for docking autonomous uninhabited underwater vehicles.
Antibiotic-resistant bacteria first discovered on the ISS
On board the International Space Station (ISS), strains of Enterobacter bacterium have been found that have enhanced antibiotic resistance. It is reported by ScienceAlert with reference to specialists from NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory.
The immune system has limited cancer cell heterogeneity.
Scientists looked at how the immune system interacts with genetically heterogeneous cells of cancer tumors. As stated in a paper published in Science Immunology, the immune system limits the potential diversity of tumor cells, destroying the most immunogenic
Russian scientists conducted the first tests of an artificial heart.
Artificial heart based on a disk pump, developed by scientists at the Novosibirsk National Medical Research Center E.N. Meshalkin, successfully passed the first experiments on mini-pigs.
The effect of the coffee stain helped to study the micro salt rings.
French physicists have found that the salt wall, which remains after the evaporation of a millimeter drop of ultrapure water placed on a substrate of sodium chloride, in some cases bends and forms a hollow shell resembling a torus.
Tartar told new details about life in medieval Europe
The tartar, found in the remains of the inhabitants of medieval Europe, allowed scientists to draw a number of interesting conclusions. It turned out, in particular, that the diet of the ancient Europeans was much more scarce than that of modern people.
“People ate mostly oats and dairy products – in our time very few people eat so monotonously,” notes Olsen.
Genetics talked about contacts between Neanderthals and humans.
Neanderthals and the first inhabitants of Eurasia interbred in different historical eras. The relevant data were obtained from the results of studies of geneticists. Information about him was published in the journal Nature Ecology & Evolution.
Obesity may be the cause of asthma in children.
Specialists at Duke University in the United States came to the conclusion that obesity in children can cause asthma, and weight correction can become a kind of treatment for this disease. The results of the study of American scientists published the journal Pediatrics.
Einstein’s theory to the detriment of the Theory of Everything
A group of scientists from the LIGO and Virgo collaboration found no signs of a “leakage” of gravitational waves due to hypothetical additional measurements. This makes it possible to reject a number of theories that include gravity in the Standard Model (describing the properties of all known particles and three of the four fundamental interactions), that is, candidates for the Theory of Everything. The results of their work, published in the Arxiv reprint repository, confirm Einstein’s general theory of relativity.
How the brain can “predict” the future
Scientists have found that a person has two “chronometers”, thanks to which people possess such ability. Experiments have shown that the human brain, when it is going to predict something, does it based on memories of similar situations and uses a sense of rhythm.
Artificial intelligence will help reduce the negative effects of MRI
Recently, scientists have found that part of the metal is deposited in the body after an MRI. To reduce the risk to patients, scientists are looking for a way to reduce the dose of a substance when conducting magnetic resonance therapy. Researchers trained the neural network based on 200 patient MRI images.
Neanderthals of the Caucasus traded
During the excavations on the territory of Kabardino-Balkaria, archaeologists established that the Neanderthal tribes who lived in the Caucasus 70,000 years ago, exchanged goods through very long trade chains.
The Japanese have taught the robot to work quickly in a pair with a man
Japanese engineers taught the robotic manipulator to track the position of objects and quickly adjust their movements to human movements to synchronize actions. A brief description of the development published on the website of the University of Tokyo
How to determine by a person’s nose whether he is lying or not, scientists figured out
During the experiment, scientists observed a group of volunteers who tried to deceive their loved ones by telephone with thermal imagers. It turned out that the temperature of the nose of consciously lying volunteers decreased by 1.2 degrees, and of the forehead increased by approximately 1.5 degrees.
In Australia, scientists have made flies transparent
In Australia, scientists at the Vienna University of Technology decided to make flies transparent in order to investigate the nervous system of insects. The authors of the project using the new technique brightened the biological tissues of the individuals and visualized the bonds of the fibers.
Giraffes love to eat with friends
Giraffes prefer to dine in the company of well-known individuals. These conclusions came British scientists on the basis of a large-scale study. Biologists have been monitoring giraffes living in Kenya for two years.
Scientists at Moscow State University have proposed a way to scale solar panels
One of the main problems preventing the introduction of perovskite solar cells remained to obtain a thin uniform light-absorbing layer of hybrid perovskite over a large area. Employees of the Faculty of Materials Science of Moscow State University. M. Lomonosov, together with colleagues from the Japanese Institute of Advanced Applied Research (AIST), proposed a unique method for producing perovskite solar cells of unlimited area using polyiodide reaction melts and created solar cells with efficiency> 17%. It is reported by the press service of Moscow State University. M. Lomonosov.
Northern Fleet Presents Arctic Research Report
Hydrographs of the Northern Fleet submitted to the Russian Geographical Society a report on research in the Arctic. It includes data that was obtained during the expeditions of the hydrographic vessels “Vizir” and “Senezh” for the last three years, according to the Ministry of Defense of Russia
Beeline launched its own telemedicine service in St. Petersburg
Based on the OMS, VimpelCom is not the first cellular operator to enter the telemedicine services market. So, in April 2018, the telemedicine project launched MTS and the Medsi network of clinics. MegaFon has also launched a service for its subscribers for online consultations with doctors.
In the Ryazan region will create an agricultural enterprise with unmanned tractors
A large agricultural enterprise with unmanned tractors will appear in the Ryazan region in 2019. The equipment will perform planting, processing and harvesting. As described in Avtonet National Technological Initiative (NTI), the robotic complex includes ten machines.
The crew of the Union that failed to get to the ISS will try again on March 1
On October 11, when launched from the Baikonur cosmodrome to the ISS of the Soyuz MS-10 manned spacecraft with cosmonaut Alexei Ovchinin and astronaut Nick Hague, an emergency situation occurred, the crew had to make an emergency landing in Kazakhstan. The accident occurred two minutes after the start
InSight spacecraft has sent the first photo from the surface of Mars
The NASA Mars InSight spacecraft on Monday, November 26, landed on the surface of the Red Planet and sent its first photo. The image shows small particles of Martian dust. The device successfully landed in the area of Martian volcanoes Hecate dome, Mount Elysiy and Albor dome at 22:54 Moscow Time
The media reported on the failure of two Russian satellites
The media has information about the failure of two satellites of remote sensing of the Earth (RSD) “Resurs-P”. According to the newspaper “Izvestia” on November 26, three space vehicles were launched into space, of which only one remained in working condition, working and so above its warranty period.
Hubble transferred to Earth a photo of the supernova remnant in the Large Magellanic Cloud
Several new photos of amazing beauty, recently taken by the Hubble Space Telescope, were made online. On the Internet there were pictures taken with the help of one of the oldest telescopes in orbit, the American Hubble.
Russia has created a new space battery with record efficiency
The Hevel group of companies in cooperation with NPP TAIS LLC has created a solar battery with a record value of specific efficiency. The coefficient of solar energy conversion with AM1.5 spectrum exceeds 22%, and the mass of the battery does not exceed 1.5 kg / m2.
The private company announced the launch into orbit of an automatic plant.
The company announced the launch of the low-Earth orbit of the automatic plant ST-42. According to the SpaceNews resource referring to the president of the company Tjunen Clements (Twinan Clements), we are talking about a returnable uninhabitable capsule with a diameter of 2.1 to 2.4 meters.
GADGETS and INTERNET
The first smartphone with a leaky screen
Samsung Corporation recently announced screens in which the cut-out for a selfie-camera is not implemented as a “bang”, but in the form of a small hole in the upper part. It’s about technology Infinity-O. But the first smartphone with a cut-hole will be, apparently, the device from Huawei, and not from Samsung.
This is hinted at by a photo taken in the Chinese subway – one of the subway passengers in the hands of that same Huawei smart phone, Nova 4. That is, the device already exists “in hardware”, unlike Samsung smartphones, which are still far from the final look .
New iPhone XR fails Wi-Fi test
It turned out that the iPhone XR downloads and sends data three times slower than the iPhone 6 Plus. Also, some users measured the speed of Wi-Fi operation of other smartphones.
SoC MediaTek Helio P80 can debut in the smartphone Oppo R19
Artificial intelligence systems are increasingly used in modern smartphones, they improve the performance of the camera, biometric sensors, speech recognition and improve system performance. With Helio P80, MediaTek will try to win back some orders from Qualcomm next year.
Lenovo “flashed” the ninth generation of Intel Core mobile processors
Three new Core processors of the ninth generation U-series were seen in the list of characteristics of the laptop Lenovo IdeaPad S530-13IWL. The Intel Core i7-9550U, Core i5-9250U and Core i3-9130U models are offered as an alternative to the eighth generation processors belonging to the Whiskey Lake family.
Canon has released a compact photo printer.
Canon has introduced a mini-photo printer PV-123 the size of a smartphone. The novelty has received a compact case measuring 12×8 centimeters, technology for printing dyes Zink and a built-in battery that allows you to print up to 20 photos.
Google again tests “zero issue”
Google again tests “zero issue”, issue with only one result. The search shows only one result for some queries that require a specific answer.
Android 10 is already testing on the smartphone Xiaomi Mi 8 SE
While Android Pie is being tested on a smartphone, it turns out that Xiaomi Mi 8 SE will be one of the first to receive an update to Android 10 or Android Q. The fact is that the device running this operating system has already been seen in the Geekbench benchmark.
Syska introduced the Reverb C2 waterproof wireless headset.
The Syska Reverb wireless headset is equipped with HDAB technology for rich bass and clear sound. Headphones support Bluetooth 4.0, which allows you to connect to almost any device, including PC, Android and iOS, within a radius of 10 meters
JVC Introduces New 75-inch Television
JVC with the Veira Group adds another extension to the JVC portfolio – the 75-inch UHD Smart TV 75N785C. Unique images on the screen, great sound and convenient technology are combined into a powerful and reliable JVC TV. A modern and sleek TV will fit into any exquisite design.
A well-known banking trojan began to steal up to the codes of Windows.
Experts are wondering about the reasons for the awakened interest of the famous Trojan to Windows TrickBot recently actively distributed in the form of fake messages from the bank Lloyds Bank
Wacom introduced the flagship product Cintiq Pro 32
Wacom announced the release of the new Wacom Cintiq Pro 32, designed to meet the growing needs of creative professionals in an interactive, larger display with high definition and a huge workspace.
Google Duplex can already book a table for owners of Pixel
Perhaps Google deliberately left these little “imperfections” so that the voice of the AI could be distinguished from the human if necessary, but at the same time that its artificiality did not cut the ear.
Nvidia let it slip to add support for VESA Adaptive-Sync
Previously, Nvidia GeForce 3D cards did not support Adaptive-Sync. Moreover, the manufacturer stated that it does not plan to add such support.
Samsung talked about AI Upscaling technology for 8K
The AI Upscaling system allows you to improve the image quality to 8K, regardless of the method of its transmission and the quality of the original “material”. New technology from Samsung Electronics. Previously, “PolitRussia” said that Roskomnadzor opened an administrative case against Google.
Wacom introduced the flagship product Cintiq Pro 32
Wacom announced the release of the new Wacom Cintiq Pro 32, designed to meet the growing needs of creative professionals in an interactive, larger display with high definition and a huge workspace.
Syska introduced the Reverb C2 waterproof wireless headset.
The Syska Reverb wireless headset is equipped with HDAB technology for rich bass and clear sound. Headphones support Bluetooth 4.0, which allows you to connect to almost any device, including PC, Android and iOS, within a radius of 10 meters.
Fedor Bondarchuk will shoot a film about an amphibian girl
The events of the film “Amphibian Man” unfold in St. Petersburg at the beginning of the 20th century. “The audience will have a completely unexpected new reading of the famous love story: the female performance of the role of amphibians, large-scale underwater photography, unprecedented computer graphics,” the press service noted.
Kyle MacLocklin to play US President Franklin Roosevelt
The princess fled from her country to Sweden in 1941 after the invasion of Germany, but from there she had to move to the United States, where she was in close contact with President Franklin Roosevelt. Many historians believe that their relationship was one of the reasons for the entry of the United States into World War II.
Pavel Lungin will shoot a film about the Gulag
Pavel Lungin, director of the films Tsar (2009), Taxi-Blues (1990), Oligarch (2002) and others, announced that he plans to make an adaptation of the novel by Eugene Ginzburg’s Steep Route. The book tells the story of a journalist who passes all tests of the Stalinist camps in Soviet times.
Stalker Film Festival will return to Kursk
In February, the Stalker Film Festival will be revived in Kursk. The corresponding agreement was reached during the 107th Russian Film Market, which took place in Moscow from November 19 to 23. The main theme of the festival is the protection of human rights.
In the “Avengers 4” there will be new characters
In the new part of the film “The Avengers” may appear new heroes. We are talking about representatives of the Marvel universe, referred to as the Eternal. According to available information, the studio has already begun searching for actors who will play two characters at once.
Formula Kino Horizon will hold a festival of German cinema
The 17th German Film Festival will be held at the Formula Kino Horizon cinema on Komsomolsky Prospekt in Moscow. The festival is organized by German Films, the forum will be held with the support of the Embassy of the Republic of Germany in Russia.
“Hayk” Sergei Dvortsevogo won the Grand Prix Film Festival in Tokyo
The film “Hayk” by the Russian-Kazakhstani film director Sergey Dvortsevogo won the Grand Prix of the Tokyo Film Festival Filmex. The competition jury noted the director’s success in the “heartbreaking and tense” portrayal of the life of migrants from Kyrgyzstan in modern Moscow.
Rihanna and Childish Gambino still starred in the film
There was confirmation that Rihanna and Donald Glover, aka Childish Gambino, starred in a film called Guava Island! In the Twitter account @purelylorde a picture trailer appeared, taken on a mobile phone during the PHAROS festival in New Zealand.
Shooting the second season of “Taboo” will begin in January
Earlier, information about the work on the second season was confirmed by the executive producer of the project Ridley Scott, who thanked the BBC and FX for their trust, which allows Taboo to be so dark and brutal.
XX Festival of Japanese Culture in Saratov
November 30 at 13.30 in the theater hall of the Saratov Conservatory will open the festival of Japanese culture. The Minister of the Embassy of Japan in Russia, the Head of the Information and Cultural Department of the Embassy Mr. Yamamoto will speak at the opening ceremony
“Practice” will hold a festival of theaters of new drama named after Dmitry Brusnikin
The International Festival of Actual Drama named after Dmitry Brusnikin will be held in the autumn of 2019 at the Moscow Experimental Theater Praktika. This was announced at a press conference in TASS artistic director of the theater Marina Brusnikina.
The organizers hope to bring in the poster not only capital works, but also regional ones. It is planned that theaters from Latvia, Poland, Hungary and Finland will become special guests of the show.
Library of cinema in Moscow transferred to the Ministry of Culture
Library of cinema them. Sergei Eisenstein will be included in the structure of the Museum of Cinema. This was reported by TASS director of the department of museums of the Ministry of Culture Vladislav Kononov. He noted that the library passed from city subordination to the Ministry of Culture.
“There is a task – to make it exemplary, so that not 60 people a day, but much more,” visited the halls, said Kononov. “Next year we will open a library in which it is interesting, useful for the mind and fashionable to a certain extent,” said the head of the department.
The exhibition “Treasures of museums of Russia” is over
In Moscow, the closure of the exhibition “Treasures of Museums of Russia”, which was held in Manezh from 4 to 25 November. An unprecedented artistic exposition was visited by about 200 thousand people.
Canada hosted the first festival of Russian compatriots
200 people took part in the first youth festival of Russian compatriots living in Canada, which took place on November 25 in Montreal. This was reported TASS one of the organizers of the event Natalia Taryshkina. She noted that the main task of the festival was “the union of the Russian-speaking youth of Canada.”
“We wanted to show our culture, dances and, of course, cuisine, to our guests,” added Taryshkina.
2019 may be the cross year of culture of Russia and Greece
Athens intends to declare the 2019th cross year of culture of Russia and Greece. The Greek Prime Minister will make his proposal to his Russian counterpart during his visit to Moscow on December 5.
“Greece is a peaceful country whose policy is based on respect and equality between states. Russia is a country with which we traditionally have friendly ties and common historical and cultural traditions,” the Greek Foreign Ministry said in a statement.
Russian cinema week opens in the UK
The third Russian cinema week in the UK opened with the film “The History of One Destination” by Avdotya Smirnova. In total, within the framework of the Russian Cinema Week, more than 50 films will be shown at numerous venues in London, Edinburgh, Cambridge and Oxford, dozens of master classes and speeches by famous directors and actors are held. At the closing of the forum on December 2, Danila Kozlovsky’s sports drama “Coach” will be shown.
“Brusnikinsky” festival drama announced a year before the start
The International Festival of Actual Drama will open in Moscow on November 17 of next year. The event will be named after theater and film actor Dmitry Brusnikin.
Paintings by Aivazovsky and Repin to be put up for auction in London
The works of Lev Bakst and the painting by Aivazovsky will be put up for auction on Monday. “Sunset in Venice” Aivazovsky is estimated at 400-600 thousand pounds. Proceeds from the sale of the painting will be directed to Columbia University.
Scenery and dolls from “Hoffmaniad” will be shown in the Museum of the Roerichs in Moscow
The sets and dolls of the full-length cartoon “Hoffmaniada”, which was created over 16 years, will be held at the Museum of the Roerichs in Moscow. The exhibition was offered by Soyuzmultfilm, which recently released the Hofmaniada film by Stanislav Sokolov. The exhibition will show six full-scale scenery for this film and more than 30 dolls.
TRANSPORT and CARS
Finalists determined for Car of the Year-2019
The organizers of the oldest automotive contest Car of the Year 2019 have published a list of applicants for the highest award. This time, Alpine A110, Jaguar I-Pace, Ford Focus, Kia Ceed, Mercedes-Benz A-Class, Peugeot 508 and Citroen C5 Aircross claim to win. The results of the final vote will be announced in March 2019 in front of the Geneva Motor Show.
Appearance of new Porsche 911 declassified before the premiere
The exterior of the new-generation Porsche 911 sports car was declassified on the Net a few days before the premiere. The first photos of the car, the public debut of which will take place from November 28 to November 30 at the Los Angeles Auto Show, was published by the Jalopnik portal.
According to preliminary information, the current modernized 3.0-liter 6-cylinder biturbo unit will be included in the motor range of the sports car. Later, the company will introduce the Turbo version and the hybrid performance of the Porsche 911, but this will take place around 2023 or 2024.
Mitsubishi has unveiled the top version of the 2018 SUV Pajero Sport
The Japanese company began selling the top-end modification of the Pajero Sport SUV. The new version of the SUV received a prefix in the name Elite Edition. Novelty has an extended package of options and details in the exterior.
China has released a family minivan Maxus G50
Automotive manufacturer from China SAIC has released the family minivan Maxus G50, in the cabin of which up to seven people can fit. Vehicles are equipped with rear suspension and front wheel drive.
Ministry of Transport proposes to change the color of road markings in Russia
The Ministry of Transport of Russia proposes to change the color of the lines separating the opposite lanes on highways from white to more noticeable yellow. This is November 26 report “Izvestia” with reference to the department.
Unmanned vehicles in Russia will receive a sign of “Autonomous driving”
As part of the experiment, 100 unmanned vehicles will appear on public roads in several places in Moscow and the Republic of Tatarstan. A prototype of the Autonomous Driving sign will be presented on November 30 at the Urban Mobility Forum.
This will allow an experiment to test unmanned vehicles on public roads in order to finally work out the rules of the road, or rather, changes in them. – Dmitry Medvedev, Russian politician
New Bentley Continental GT equipped with a soft roof
The British company showed an open version of its third generation Continental GT coupe. The novelty is equipped with the same 6-liter turbo engine 635 hp. and 900 Nm of torque. The engine is paired with an 8-step “robot”, built on the basis of the legendary PDK from Porsche. The first “hundred” from a place the cabriolet gathers for 3,7 seconds. The cost of the new Bentley Continental GT convertible has not yet been disclosed. Recall, the coupe is in Russia from 14,290,000 rubles.
Rivian introduced the 760-strong electric pickup R1T
The first full electric pickup was presented by Rivian. The appearance of a new pickup was announced last year, but only now the model was presented.
In Argentina, created the urban electric car Volt e1
The firm was founded by engineer and entrepreneur Daniel Parodi, for three years he was able to attract investments of 200 million pesos (5.3 million dollars). The team of 50 people assembled by him during this time developed the city electric Volt e1.
General Motors cuts production and jobs
GM announced plans to close seven plants next year — four in the United States (in Detroit, Warren, Ohio, White March, Maryland and Warren, Michigan), one in Canada and two outside North America. The company does not report on the production of which models it is going to refuse.
In Ufa, all city vehicles will connect to the GLONASS system
In Ufa, all city vehicles will be connected to the GLONASS system by December 15. This is reported by the deputy head of the city administration – the head of the department of transport and communications Andrei Fedosov