27 Mar, 2019

Combat Russia’s energy influence

The House of Representatives of the US Congress supported a bill to help the countries of Central and Eastern Europe to diversify their sources of energy supplies to fight Russia’s influence.

391 congressmen held the document, 24 voted against. If the initiative is approved by the Senate, it will be sent for signature by the head of state.

The authors of the initiative argue that the United States needs to “help the states of Central and Eastern Europe reduce their dependence on energy resources from countries that use energy dependence to impose political influence, such as the Russian Federation, which uses natural gas to coerce, intimidate and influence other countries. ”

For this purpose, it is proposed “to allocate funding in the amount of not more than $ 1 billion to support private investment in projects that contribute to the diversification of energy sources, as well as energy transportation systems to a country in Central and Eastern Europe.”

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Canada did not recognize Israel’s right to control Golan Heights

Canada does not recognize Israel’s right to permanent control over the Golan Heights, according to a statement published on the Canadian Foreign Ministry’s website.

In the US, successfully passed the test of missile defense system

The Pentagon’s Missile Defense Agency reported on the successful testing of two antimissiles over the Pacific Ocean. It is noted that in the framework of the missile defense exercises, an intercontinental missile was successfully shot down. It is specified that these were the first volley tests of this kind.

Japan condemned the actions of South Korea in the area of ​​disputed islands

The government of Japan on Tuesday condemned the actions of South Korea in the area of ​​the Takeshima (Tokdo) islands, which are the subject of a territorial dispute between Tokyo and Seoul

The Central Bank will check how sanctions against Ukraine are carried out in Russia

Russia imposed sanctions against Ukraine on November 1 last year. Then they were expanded. In total, more than 550 individuals and almost 80 companies were blacklisted. Banks have to report how many accounts they have frozen and which particular assets fell under restrictions. Write about this “Vedomosti”.

Canada has provided shelter to a woman sheltering Snowden.

Rodel and several other people helped Snowden hide from the American authorities in her apartment in Hong Kong in 2013. Snowden, a former employee of the NSA and the CIA, revealed the existence of large-scale surveillance programs of the American special services. Subsequently, Russia granted asylum to Snowden.

The fate of ex-governors in Russia

A quarter of Russian governors remained in the country’s power structures after the resignation. This is stated in the results of the study of the St. Petersburg Politics Foundation, published on its website. The survey is based on open data among 100 former regional leaders.

According to the findings, 26 out of 100 former governors received a higher, equivalent or lower position. 20 officials became members of one of the two chambers of parliament or auditors of the Accounts Chamber, another 14 went into business, ten engaged in teaching or public work. In addition, ten former heads of regions were implicated in criminal cases, nine people became non-public, eight were on standby, the other three died.

Russia transferred to Syria medical equipment for hospitals in Tartus

Russia donated high-tech medical equipment to Syria to equip hospitals in Tartus. About this reports RIA “News.” As it became known from the words of the representative of the center, Lieutenant Colonel Denis Ivanov, the cargo was delivered by the military from the Center for reconciliation of the warring parties in Syria.

Russians may be allowed to enter Turkey with internal passports

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt авavushoglu intends to discuss with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov the possibility of allowing Russian citizens to enter the country with internal passports, Milliyet reports.

We began negotiations for the transition to mutual visits by citizens of the two countries on internal identification cards. On March 28, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov will arrive in Antalya, where we will discuss this issue in detail. The Turkish delegation will visit Moscow on April 8. – Mevlüt авavuşolu, Turkish politician

Russian Defense Ministry: Three Russian soldiers died in Syria

Three servicemen of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation were killed in Syria during the battle with the terrorists. This happened at the end of February, the Russian Defense Ministry reported. The military, returning by car after delivering humanitarian aid to one of the settlements in the province of Deir ez-Zor, were ambushed by a group of militants.

OAS opposed the trip of the Russian military to Venezuela

“The OAS General Secretariat condemns Russia’s military penetration into Venezuela, which was not authorized by the National Assembly,” the statement said. In a statement, the government of the legitimately elected president of Venezuela, Nicolas Maduro, is called “illegitimate.”

Mexico has demanded an apology from Spain for the extermination of Indians

Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador sent a letter to the King of Spain Felipe VI demanding an apology to the indigenous peoples of America for the killings committed during the conquest of the continent.

Russian Defense Ministry will hand over military camps to Tajikistan

The Defense Ministry, together with the Russian government, will compensate Tajikistan for staying at the 201st military base in the republic — in particular, it will donate a military camp in the city of Kulyab, Khatlon Oblast.

The government has allocated funds for the resettlement of emergency housing

Documents on the allocation of funds for the resettlement of people from emergency housing signed by the Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev, he said at a meeting with his deputies. According to him, over five years, it is necessary to resettle more than 530 thousand people, 9.5 million square meters. meter housing.

The problem concerns almost all cities except Moscow. All other regions for these purposes from the federal budget in the framework of the national project provides for more than 35 billion rubles annually. – Dmitry Medvedev, Russian politician

Rosmolodezh allowed to block sites dangerous for children

The government has granted the Federal Agency for Youth Affairs (Rosmolodezh) the right to make decisions about blocking websites with information “aimed at inciting or otherwise involving minors in life-threatening illegal actions”. The relevant resolution was published on the online portal of legal information on March 21.

Drug prices will indicate boundaries

Yesterday, the Ministry of Health published for public discussion a draft government decree approving the rules, procedure and principles for re-registering the prices of medicines included in the Vital and Essential Drugs List (essential and essential drugs) and subject to state regulation.

Russia and Cuba signed a memorandum on cooperation in the field of communication technologies.

Representatives of Russia and Cuba signed a memorandum of understanding on Monday in the capital of a Caribbean country, which is designed to strengthen cooperation in the field of telecommunications.

In Shanghai, increased the minimum wage by 60 yuan

Shanghai authorities will increase the statutory minimum wage by 60 yuan starting April 1, 2019, making it one of the highest in the country, Xinhua reported March 25. The minimum wage in Shanghai will be increased from 2,420 yuan ($ 360) to 2,480 yuan.

Police detain opposition activists in Minsk

The artists wanted to hold a “musical jam”. Also, the police took the activist Elena Tolstoy to the police station, who handcuffed herself to a post in the square. Unauthorized opposition rallies in Minsk are dedicated to Freedom Day, which is celebrated on March 25 in the country.

Public bomb shelters opened in the cities of Israel

After a joint meeting of instructions to open public bomb shelters, the mayors of Herzliya, Kfar Saba, Raanana, Netanya and Rehovot were released. A few hours before the bomb shelters opened in Tel Aviv, Beersheba, Ashdod and several cities in the Negev desert.

In Russia, it can be forbidden to go to museums with bags and backpacks

The Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation will study the situation with the incident in the Historical Museum, where the journalists of Moskovsky Komsomolets hanged the picture, thus deciding to check the security system. It is reported by TASS with reference to the director of the departmental department of museums Vladislav Kononov.

Scientists explain why there are few beautiful women among the heads

Survey participants, regardless of their own gender, were equally negative towards attractive women who led both a fictional IT company and a PR firm or hospital, traditionally considered “female” vocations, reports Sex Roles.

Scientists have explained this phenomenon by the effect of the “fatal woman”, which consists in the fact that representatives of both sexes consider beautiful women of the weaker sex to be dangerous for their career or family well-being.

Famous brands resell cheap clothes three times as expensive

According to Dialy Mail, manufacturers of popular brands of clothing carried out fraud, buying less expensive products. The scandal around fashion brands PrettyLittleThing and Topman broke out on the network after one of the customers noticed a change of label on the purchased expensive item.

A new lawsuit filed to the social network “VKontakte” for the disclosure of personal data

“The plaintiffs require 100,000 rubles each for transferring their personal data to the Center for Countering Extremism of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Tatarstan without their consent,” the Joint Press Service of the St. Petersburg courts said on March 25. The lawsuit to the production Smolninsky court has not yet been accepted.

According to Meduza, the social network administrators gave the Ministry of Internal Affairs user IDs, first and last names, email addresses, mobile phone numbers, social network registration date and IP addresses from which they accessed the network.

Scientists: Spicy food lovers live longer

In the course of the study, scientists found that lovers of spicy foods live 12-14 percent longer than those who do not eat spicy foods. The study involved about 500 thousand people aged from 30 to 79 years.

The Ministry of Finance proposed to raise the minimum price for champagne

The Ministry of Finance proposed to raise the minimum retail price for champagne to 207 rubles for 0.75 liters from the current 164 rubles, according to a draft department, published on the portal of draft regulatory legal acts.

“Mail of Russia” has promised to raise wages by 20%

On May 1, the Post of Russia will launch a one and a half year program to increase the salaries of employees by 20%. It is planned to allocate 11.5 billion rubles to it, said the head of the company Nikolay Podguzov at a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin.

We have developed a program that will affect 210 thousand employees of the enterprise for such professions as a postal service operator, a postman – we plan to increase salaries by 20 percent. To this end, 11.5 billion rubles will be invested in the wage fund. – Nikolay Podguzov

Ukraine offered the EU a third of its gas storage

“Ukrtransgaz” indicates that now can offer European customers about 12 billion cubic meters. m in underground gas storage.

“The maximum daily extraction capacity from underground gas storage facilities can reach 260 million cubic meters. m “, – said in a statement published on the website” Ukrtransgaz. “

The execution of the sovereign RuNet bill went up in price

One of the authors of the initiative, Senator Andrei Klishas, ​​cited the only public assessment of the cost of a “sovereign Runet”: in early February, he stated that over 20 billion rubles had been additionally provided to protect Runet from external threats. budget funds, but at that time they were not listed in the Digital Economy documents.

In the latest edition of the Digital Security Passport, a new section appeared with a list of projects worth about 50 billion rubles, most of which concerns the implementation of measures to protect the Runet

Ombudsman Titov stood up for animal feed importers

Commissioner under the President of the Russian Federation for the Protection of the Rights of Entrepreneurs, Boris Titov, sent a letter to the Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation, Alexei Gordeyev, with a request to deal with a legal conflict, due to which importers of animal feed products in the Russian Federation are at risk of massive additional charging of VAT totaling 2.5 billion rubles , the document is available to RIA Novosti.

Net profit of Gazprom-media in 2018 amounted to 2.2 billion rubles

The net profit of holding “Gazprom-media” in 2018 amounted to 2.2 billion rubles against a net loss of 3.47 billion in 2017. This is stated in the press service of the holding, received by TASS.

Ural Airlines profit declined eight times

Despite the growth in revenue last year, the profit of Ural Airlines fell significantly. This is evidenced by the accounting report published today by the air carrier.

More than 90 billion rubles was spent on the construction of the Vostochny cosmodrome

Director General of Roskosmos Dmitry Rogozin at a meeting with journalists, said that in the construction of the Vostochny cosmodrome in the Amur region for all the time invested 91.9 billion rubles.

91.9 billion rubles were spent, the amount of unprocessed advances was 25.2 billion, that is, for which there are no securities. – Dmitry Rogozin, Russian politician

Vekselberg increased the authorized capital of “Renova” more than a million times

Renova LLC (100% of the company belongs to Viktor Vekselberg) increased its authorized capital from 28,000 to 35.781 billion rubles, follows from the data of SPARK-Interfax. The change was registered in the system on March 20, 2019. The company was registered in November 2015 with a capital of 10,000 rubles. (increased to 28,000 rubles in 2016). The representative of “Renova” did not respond to the requests of “Vedomosti”. According to experts, the increase in share capital may be due to the re-registration of the parent company into Russian jurisdiction, an attempt to minimize the effects of US sanctions, the execution of construction projects for the parent company, tax optimization, or even preparation for the implementation of a large project.

Naspers will place its overseas Internet assets on the Euronext exchange

Today, South African media group Naspers announced that it will consolidate all of its foreign Internet assets, including shares in companies involved in online advertising, food delivery, payments and other Internet-related activities, into a single company, which will then be placed on the Euronext Amsterdam stock exchange.

The Ministry of Culture will prohibit theater artists from flying business class for a state account

According to one of the new rules providing for a revision of the financing scheme for theater tours, only national artists and art directors will be able to fly in business class, other artists will only fly in economy class, RBC reports citing a document prepared by the agency.

Every second Ford car in 2018 was sold on credit

In 2018, about 15 thousand cars were sold on credit, of which more than 11 thousand cars were sold under the Ford Credit corporate program. This was reported to the AUTOSTAT agency by the press service of Ford Sollers, noting that approximately every second Ford car sold to an individual last year was sold on credit.

Gazprombank’s net profit under IFRS increased by 17% in 2018

Gazprombank’s net profit under IFRS in 2018 grew by almost 17% compared with the previous year and amounted to 39.5 billion rubles, the bank said on Monday.

Sberbank prematurely terminated the deposit with the maximum rate

Sberbank prematurely terminated the seasonal promotional deposit “Catch Benefit” at a rate of up to 7.65% per annum. According to the press service of the bank, the decision was made in connection with the “early achievement of business indicators for this product offering.”

Ukraine’s state debt is $ 78.24 billion

The volume of public and publicly guaranteed debt of Ukraine at the end of February is 78.24 billion dollars. It is reported by the Ukrainian Ministry of Finance on March 25, a REGNUM correspondent reports.

Kyrgyzstan’s national debt has grown to almost $ 4.5 billion

The volume of public debt of Kyrgyzstan exceeds $ 4 billion 481.9 million (more than 285.8 billion rubles). About this today, March 25, the press service of the Ministry of Finance.

China increased oil purchases from Venezuela and Iran in February

The People’s Republic of China reduced oil imports from Russia last month by 17.5% compared with the January figure, to 5.74 million tons. Such data are presented in the report of the website of the Main Customs Administration of China. However, compared to the same period last year, Russian oil imports rose by 13.7%. At the same time, China increased deliveries. China increased deliveries of “black gold” from Venezuela by 17%, to 2.03 million tons. Significantly increased the supply of Iranian oil to China – by 22% compared with January, to 1.96 million tons.

Lukashenko declares that Russia is not going to negotiate on gas

President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko believes that Russia deliberately does not go on negotiations on the price of gas since 2020.

“So far, there are no movements by Russia, however much we have proposed,” Lukashenka said in Minsk (quoted by Interfax).

Agreement with Belarus on oil supplies will change

Re-export of oil and oil products that are shipped from Russia to Belarus may impose a ban. The protocol on this to the Agreement between the countries on the supply of oil and oil products the Federation Council will consider at a plenary meeting on Wednesday, March 27.

800 thousand tons of Saudi oil will be received by the Polish concern Orlen

Within six months, the Polish oil concern Orlen agreed with Saudi Aramco Products Trading Company to purchase 800 thousand tons of oil with deliveries within six months, Orlen reported.

Preferential mortgage offered to extend to secondary housing

Preferential mortgage for families with children offered to extend to secondary housing. The relevant recommendations to the Ministry of Finance, the Central Bank of the Russian Federation and the HOUSE of the Russian Federation were given by the Presidium of the General Council of United Russia. About this writes “Rossiyskaya Gazeta”.

The Pentagon has allocated a billion dollars to Trump to build a wall

Acting head of the Pentagon, Patrick Shanghai, on Monday gave permission to use one billion dollars to build a wall on the border with Mexico, according to the official website of the US Department of Defense.

Rosgvardiya formed a brigade to protect the Crimean Bridge

Rosgvardiya formed a special maritime brigade in Kerch to guard the Crimean Bridge, said Army Director General Zolotov in an interview with RIA Novosti.

In Roshydromet complained of non-operational satellites

On Russian satellites used to receive meteorological information, one-third of the target equipment is functioning. This was stated by the head of Roshydromet Maxim Yakovenko, RIA Novosti reports.

The government said that it slows down the growth of the country

Russia would show growth rates along with the most dynamic countries with effective work of the system of control and supervision, Deputy Head of the Government Office Yury Lyubimov told in an interview with RIA Novosti.

“Due to an inadequate system of control and supervision, we lose every year up to eight percent of growth. Our task is to make it, firstly, fair, it must be a mechanism that will be understood and accepted by both the business and controlling community. secondly, it is necessary to make this system efficient, “the agency’s source emphasized.

Airbus will deliver to China 300 aircraft worth $ 35 billion

Airbus will deliver 300 A320 and A350 airbuses to China, the total amount of the contract will be 300 billion euros. This was announced by French President Emmanuel Macron, reports Reuters. The conclusion of the contract coincided with the visit to the country of PRC leader Xi Jinping

Russia supplied Vietnam with 64 T-90 tanks

Russia has fulfilled the contract for the supply of T-90 tanks to Vietnam, Mikhail Petukhov, deputy director of the Federal Service for Military-Technical Cooperation (FSVTS), told Interfax. As part of the agreement, Vietnam was to receive 64 T-90S tanks.

The authorities of Kazakhstan recognized the negative due to the renaming of Astana

The renaming of the capital of Kazakhstan from Astana to Nur-Sultan caused a serious controversy in society, including a negative reaction. This was reported on Tuesday, March 26, by the Minister of Information and Social Development of the Republic, Dauren Abaev, RIA Novosti reports.

Turkish aircraft tried to interfere with the helicopter of the Greek prime minister

The Newsit.gr portal claims that Turkish fighters tried to prevent a helicopter from which Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras was flying to Agathonisi Island. The helicopter was forced to deviate from the direct course and maneuver at low altitudes.

In the suburbs for the repair of apartment buildings allocated 16 billion rubles

About 16 billion rubles allocated to the program of overhaul of apartment buildings (MKD) in the Moscow region in 2019, Yevgeny Khromushin, the Moscow region housing and communal services minister, told reporters.

Doctors of the maternity hospital in Bashkir laugh the report of the average salary

A video recorded during a meeting of Natalia Yevdokimova, a member of the Council on Human Rights, with the doctors of the Salavat Maternity Hospital hit the network on March 25. In response to Natalya Yevdokima’s question about the salaries of employees, the director of the maternity hospital, Albina Fatykhova, cited the numbers that caused laughter in the hall.

“Salaries of doctors at the hospital 61 thousand, two tenths. At neonatologists – 66.5. In midwives – 35.4. Pediatric nurses – 29.5. The junior medical staff has 21.3, ”said the director of the maternity hospital.

However, the employees laughed at these words and clapped their hands loudly, because the real wages were much lower than the declared ones. In response, someone from the hall ironically commented that “this is probably the average for the hospital.”

Rosgvardiya deprived of identity of 26 thousand security guards of chop

Rosgvardiya canceled 26.3 thousand IDs of a private security guard in 2018, said the head of department Viktor Zolotov.

American got a stroke because of yoga

In the United States, a woman suffered a stroke by breaking a blood vessel in her neck during a yoga class. On the consequences she told the Daily Mail. 40-year-old American Rebecca Lee ran a popular yoga blog and recorded a new instructional video for him.

Russians promised surcharges to pensions

This is a decree of Russian President Vladimir Putin, who instructed to bring the pensions of all Russians to a level that would correspond to the subsistence minimum in the region. The government will allocate an additional 18.8 billion rubles for the implementation of these goals, and the first surcharges will be transferred already in May, although the Ministry of Labor must do this before July 1, 2019.

“The preparatory work in order to recalculate all those to whom it is supposed, the Pension Fund has already conducted. And the bill itself was recently passed by the State Duma in the third reading. Although, according to the draft law, the recalculation period is before July 1, we plan to transfer additional payments to pensioners ahead of time – in May, with a May pension, ”said Topilin.

Wholesale prices for flour have increased over the year by more than 50%

Wholesale prices for flour in Russia over the past year have grown by more than 50%, according to data from the analytical company ProZerno. March 15, 2019, 1 ton of premium grade wheat flour cost an average of 20.3 thousand rubles. against 13.3 thousand rubles. a year earlier. Flour prices began to rise in March 2018, and by March 2019 they rose by 53%, confirms Inna Golfand, partner of the agro-industrial NEO Center practice.

The court declared bankrupt the former owner of the SU-155 Mikhail Balakin

The decision was made at the request of AlmazInvest LLC, to which the right of claim passed from Rosbank. The court included a debt to AlmazInvest in the amount of more than 2.4 billion rubles in the register of creditors M. Balakin. The court approved Artyom Sobolev as a financial manager.

Uber buys Middle East competitor for $ 3.1 billion

Uber Technologies will pay $ 1.4 billion in cash and another $ 1.7 billion in convertible bonds. Papers can be converted into Uber shares at a price of $ 55 per share. As part of the deal, Careem will become a wholly owned subsidiary of Uber Technologies, while maintaining its brand.

Ministry of Energy wants to abolish taxes for vessels selling gas pipelines

The Ministry of Energy has proposed to release the vessels imported into Russia for the implementation of the Nord Stream – 2 and Turkish Stream gas pipelines from customs duties and taxes. This is evidenced by a document published on the portal of draft regulatory legal acts.

Central Bank has published new rules for the sale of life insurance policies

Insurers and their intermediaries, banks, will no longer be able to sell investment life insurance policies under the guise of bank deposits. And if they try, they will face sanctions from the Bank of Russia — regulations and fines, said the head of the insurance market department of the Bank of Russia Philip Gabunia in an interview with Rossiyskaya Gazeta. New requirements of the Central Bank come into force on April 1.

Kokorin’s defense complained to the ECHR

Lawyers for football player Alexander Kokorin filed a complaint with the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR). According to the defense, the footballer “is kept in the SIZO under conditions that threaten health”

Brand Aurus do not want to start up in Europe

Several automakers came up against brand registration in Europe: Toyota, which has a compact Auris hatchback, a Lamborghini with a luxury Urus crossover, and the tire giant Michelin with its sub-brand Taurus. Representatives of foreign companies claim that the name Aurus is confusingly similar to the brand names of their cars.

LUKoil bought out shares and GDRs for 2.8 billion rubles and $ 76.8 million

The previous transaction was in January 2019. From January 8 to January 11, the LUKoil division bought 613,351 shares on the market at a price of 5.048 thousand rubles. for paper, as well as 41,924 thousand depositary receipts for $ 76.97 per share.

Incomes of citizens are increasingly going to pay off debts

By the end of February, almost every sixth borrower in Russia had a pay-to-income (PTI) ratio of payments to all loans exceeding 50%, according to the United Credit Bureau (OKB).

The assessment was carried out on the basis of information from credit histories and aggregated data on borrower incomes indicated by lenders. As of March 1, 2019, more than half of their income to repay loans gave 14.6% (8.23 million people) from all borrowers.

Russians spending continue to decline

The second week after the holiday peak, dedicated to March 8, the total daily expenses and the average check of Russians continue to decline.

Trade volume between Indonesia and Thailand increased 4 times

The Bank of Indonesia announced that the volume of trade between the Republic of Indonesia and Thailand, which uses local currency in the calculation, reached 121 billion rupees (about $ 8.5 million) from January to February 2019, which is 4 times more than for the same the period of 2018, reports Antaranews.

Geneticists discovered four hundred mutations related to schizophrenia

American molecular biologists analyzed the DNA of about one hundred thousand schizophrenics and healthy people and identified four hundred regions in the genome associated with the appearance of “voices in the head” and other manifestations of this disease. Their findings were published in the journal Nature Genetics.

“Our new model allowed us to study how these genes work and to find new risk factors. We were especially surprised that many of these mutations start to work in the earliest phases of the human body, some of which are included in the first stages pregnancy, “- said Laura Huckins of Mount Sinai Medical School in New York (USA).

Unknown people kidnapped a government communication cable near the Kremlin

Near the Bolshoy Moskvoretsky Bridge opposite the Kremlin, a piece of government communication cable was stolen. About this RBC said a source in the State Department of the Ministry of internal Affairs in Moscow and confirmed the source in the territorial police department. The theft was discovered on the eve of March 25

In China, from the “Bohemian Rhapsody” cut out all the homosexual scenes

The film “Bohemian Rhapsody” was censored in China. From the tape, which tells about the musical group Queen and the life of her singer Freddie Mercury, cut scenes and episodes showing unconventional relationships.

In the Netherlands, found a picture of Picasso, stolen 20 years ago

The cost of the painting is now estimated at 25 million euros, the Russia 24 TV channel reported. Experts have already confirmed the authenticity of the canvas by Picasso. Until the artist’s death in 1973, she was kept in his house. Arthur Brand successfully searches for and finds long-lost objects of art.

In Lipetsk, three sites refused to group “Elysium” in holding a concert

The rock band “Elysium” was refused to hold a concert in three sites in Lipetsk. This is reported on her page in “VKontakte”. Speech banned entertainment center “Megapolis” clubs “Leningrad” and “Center”

Local media say that before the concert in “VKontakte” there appeared a group that “the work of musicians is comparable to Satanism and the propaganda of drugs, alcohol, sex, debauchery, violence, pedophilia”.

The book of the famous Swedish poet will be presented on the Ostankin border

The presentation of the book of the largest contemporary poet of Sweden Bruno Oyer will be held in the library number 62 to them. Pablo Neruda (Prospect Mira, 180) on the nearest Thursday of March 28.

“Favorites” – the first book of the pioneer of poetic performance, which is translated into Russian. It presents all the poetry collections of the author: from “The Song of Anarchism”, where the author is looking for his own poetic language, and ending with the collection “And Annabel Di whispered in the night,” they told in the library.

In the Urals began shooting the film “Buran”

In the Sverdlovsk region began shooting the full-length feature film “Buran”. The main roles are played by actors Alexander Golovin and Angelina Poplavskaya.

The film tells the story of a young hockey player who, thanks to helping others, from youthful maximalism and irresponsibility comes to a conscious, adult attitude to life. The project is intended for youth and family audiences.

The Tchaikovsky Foundation digitized the complete works of the composer

The Pyotr Tchaikovsky International Charitable Foundation and the Music Publishing House completed the digitization of the composer’s complete works. It is publicly available on the foundation’s website, the organization’s press service reported on Monday.

In Moscow, will show the “Liberation of Europe”

The international exhibition “Liberation of Europe” opens on March 26 in the Metropolitan Museum of Victory. It is dedicated to the 75th anniversary of the Red Army on the state border of the USSR.

Novosibirsk Metro celebrates Year of Theater in Russia

A car appeared in the Novosibirsk metro, dedicated to two theaters in the city – the Globe and the Red Torch. His release on the line is timed to the Year of the Theater. The walls of the car from the inside are decorated with photographs of theater performances and facts from their stories.

Apple Introduces Apple Card Virtual Credit Card

Apple at the presentation of new services at the Steve Jobs Theater in Cupertino announced the release of a virtual credit card Apple Card, which will pay for purchases on the principle of Apple Pay.

Huawei will launch its own music service in Russia

The Chinese company Huawei continues to expand into the Russian market – Huawei plans to launch its own music service Huawei Music in the Russian Federation, which will have to compete with such giants as Google Play, Apple Music and Yandex.Music.

There was a massive attack of hackers on Asus computers

Kaspersky Lab specialists found that hackers from the ShadowHammer community monitored the Asus server for several months, which is used to distribute updates.

Sony will launch its show of updates for the PlayStation

Sony has announced its own show with the most important news from the world of PlayStation. The program is called State of Play, and the first broadcast will take place on March 26 at exactly 00:00 Moscow time. The show will launch live on YouTube, Twitch, Facebook and Twitter.

The project “Smart well” will come to the Tyumen region in two years

The project “Smart well” will come to all oil-producing regions of Russia, including the Tyumen region, in two years

Apple introduced its streaming service Apple TV +

During its traditional presentation, Apple, as expected, presented its streaming service called Apple TV +.

Apple released updated iOS 12

Immediately after the presentation of new services, the corporation finalized the iPhone operating system. In the version of iOS 12.2, developers have added new features and improved existing ones.

Hackers broke Tesla Model 3 and got it as a gift

Two hackers, Richard Zhu and Amat Cam, known as the Fluoroacetate team, managed to penetrate Tesla Model 3 during the cybersecurity conference CanSecWest during the hacking competition. They then received the hacked car as a gift.

Plume® announced the debut of its AI security system in the UK market

Plume’s debut in the UK market coincided with another important event for the company – the presentation of a unique security package called Advanced IoT Protection ™. The new AI-based service is designed to protect the home IoT devices of British and American Plume users.

Scientists are testing new birth control pills for men

American scientists have completed testing new birth control pills for men. The drug has successfully passed all tests for safety and tolerability. The results of the study were presented at the annual meeting of the Endocrine Society in New Orleans, writes MedicalXpress

Romanian experts are developing a “flying saucer”

The experimental variant is launched vertically into the air, and the movement occurs horizontally due to the lifting force of the entire surface of the airframe. The diameter of the “flying saucer” was 1.2 meters. Inside the unit are six electric fans in the tail and bottom.

The growth of new neurons in the brain can continue until extreme old age

Surprisingly, young neurons were able to notice even the oldest of them. On the other hand, the rate of emergence of new cells in such people still remained lower, and even in the early stages of the disease they ranged from half to 2/3 of the level characteristic of a healthy brain.

Scientists have created robots that can resize

By themselves, robots can only change their size and stay in place, but thanks to the magnetic coupling they are able to move together in a certain direction. The authors showed several possible mechanisms for the collective movement of robots.

Contaminated air reduces sperm quality and leads to infertility

Scientists from the University of São Paulo have shown that inhalation of polluted air impairs sperm quality and leads to male infertility. The problem has already faced 15% of the world’s population. Poor ecology can impair human respiratory and reproductive functions.

A component of plastic bottles has impacted human genes.

From the latter make water bottles, eye lenses, dental fillings, CD and DVD, various components of household and medical equipment.

Mushrooms help improve memory and attentiveness

Scientists have concluded that the fungus poltalki reduce the risk of developing diseases that impair memory and concentration. It turned out that the matter is in a compound called ergotionone.

Bacteria can spread around the world, “flying” thousands of kilometers

Researchers from the United States studied the “molecular memories” of heat-loving bacteria that live in hot springs, and found that these bacteria can spread through the air over long distances on their own, without “guides” – people or animals, the press service of Ratgers University reports.

Fructose provokes cancer

According to Pora.ru, American biologists have concluded that corn syrup and other types of natural sweeteners, which are made on the basis of fructose (sweetener), can be provocateurs for the development of cancer.

In China, began to train a cloned police dog

The first cloned police dog in China, a two-month-old puppy, Kunxun, began training to get into the service in law enforcement.

A ship with fifty people is frozen into the ice of the Arctic for the sake of science

The expedition “Transarctic-2019” will be the largest scientific research in high latitudes over the past 25 years. The state allocated an unprecedented amount for its holding – almost 870 million rubles.

Patient’s schizophrenia has proven to be a bacterial infection.

An American teenager was treated for schizophrenia for two years, but his hallucinations and delusions were caused by a bacterium that lives under cat’s claws. How cat scratch fever is disguised as other diseases, Gazeta.Ru says

British forecasters use doves

British engineers have come up with an unusual way to collect climate data. They attached tiny straps to pigeons with special straps that measure humidity, temperature, light and other indicators.

Determined the age of this growing people

Experts from the UK found that in terms of psycho-physiological characteristics of adults can only be considered people over thirty years. According to scientists, the process of growing up is based on the changes that occur in the human brain, and their duration can be more than ten years. When a person reaches the age of eighteen, these changes do not begin and do not end.

Tyumen State University opened a forest biosafety center

Employees of the Tyumen State University told about the opening of the Center for Forest Biosafety. The project will also involve partners from the University of Northern Arizona.

People prefer genetically different partners and find them by smell

People can determine by scent, which partners are preferable for them in terms of genetics. Confirmation of this fact was found by researchers from the University of Paris Diderot. They studied the main histocompatibility complex (GCGS) in humans, as well as the ability of a person to determine it by smell.

In the USA they plan to test a nuclear engine in Earth orbit

The Pentagon’s promising research project management has planned to test a nuclear missile demonstrator in near-earth orbit, reports The Aviation Week. As fuel for the power plant, it is proposed to use low-enriched uranium, in which the content of the U-235 isotope varies from 5 to 20 percent. The reactor fuel elements are planned to be produced in an additive manner. A complete assembly of the demonstrator for security purposes is proposed to be conducted in Earth orbit.

Scientists: Black holes can help humanity master space

Scientists from the UK have expressed their opinion that it can help mankind to conquer space and overcome huge interstellar spaces. In their opinion, black holes with an inexhaustible amount of energy can become such a tool.

NASA showed on the heart of the Milky Way galaxy video

NASA employees showed the center of the Milky Way, which is invited to travel. This visualization is the most realistic and clear of the available. The visualization was created thanks to data from the NASA supercomputer and the Chadra X-ray Observatory under the department.

Renault recalls almost 20 thousand cars in Russia

Renault has announced the recall in Russia of 19,218 vehicles. On this March 26, the press service of Rosstandart. In the company’s cars, a marriage was discovered in the brake mechanism, which was the result of a violation of the assembly process at the Renault plant.

Ford is considering to leave the Russian market

The American manufacturer Ford is close to ceasing to engage in the production and import of passenger cars in Russia. It is possible that he will focus only on the LCV segment, in which Transit minibuses and vans are represented. On this on Tuesday, March 26, reports Kommersant.

Diesel Peugeot 508 will appear in Russia in the back of a liftback

It seems that the new generation of Peugeot 508 still come to Russia. Approval of the vehicle type (OTTS) for the model appeared in the open base of Rosstandart.

“Black boxes” will oblige install in cars since 2022

According to the press service of the European Commission, in accordance with the new rules from 2022, automakers will have to equip cars sold in the EU, including black boxes and an automatic hold system in the vehicle lane.

Recall, some automakers independently take measures to reduce accidents on the roads. In particular, Volvo Cars announced that since 2021 each new car will not be able to accelerate faster than 180 km / h.

Lamborghini will revive its most utilitarian model LM002

The company Lamborghini thought about expanding the range of SUVs and the release of the successor to the legendary LM002. Unlike Urus, this proposed model will be better suited for driving off-road. While it remains a mystery what kind of car it will be.

The new fine will affect a million Russian motorists

Millions of Russian drivers whose cars do not comply with modern ekonorm are at risk. Experts note that the majority of cars in Russia do not have a mark on the assignment of the appropriate environmental class, since this information began to be entered in the PTS only eight years ago.

Orenburg Regional Narcological Dispensary can afford a car for 3 300 000 rubles

GAUZ “Orenburg Regional Clinical Drug Dispensary” plans to buy a Volkswagen Teramont car (well, or its equivalent). For an SUV ready to pay 3 311 343 rubles 33 kopecks.

Road cameras began to record conversations on the phone while driving

Australian authorities have decided to deal with this scourge with the help of a suitable technique. Since the beginning of this year, two cameras are being tested in Sydney, which are able to recognize the use of a mobile phone by the driver while driving.

Ferrari presented a unique track supercar

The company Ferrari presented a unique track supercar called P80 / C, released in a single copy.

Revived Ford Bronco will get three versions

At the dealership conference, Ford demonstrated an early version of the Bronco – the prototype received three doors. However, the company promised that the serial version will also be offered in a five-door version and in the back of a pickup truck.

Geely introduced the serial crossover Geely FY11 on the platform from Volvo

Geely has officially unveiled the production version of the new Geely FY11 (Geely Xingyue) crossover. Built on the Swedish CMA platform from Volvo XC40, the model has become the largest and most luxurious SUV in the Chinese brand line.

Brand Infiniti launched online car sales in Russia

Infiniti has launched an online car sales service in Russia through official dealer sites. As the press service of the Japanese brand reported, the Moscow Autocentre on Taganka was the first to integrate such an opportunity.

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