17 Jan, 2018

Complete denuclearization of North Korea

The US rejects the “double freeze” plan for the DPRK, US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said, RIA Novosti reported.

“The goal of the negotiations, if and when we come to this, is the complete, verifiable and irretrievable denuclearization of North Korea.” All countries are united by this goal, “he said at a conference in Vancouver on the DPRK.

The plan for a “double freeze” was proposed by Russia and China to resolve the situation around the DPRK nuclear program.

The “double freeze” plan suggests that the DPRK will stop any nuclear tests and launches of ballistic missiles, while the United States and South Korea will cease large-scale military exercises that are constantly used by Pyongyang as a pretext for testing.

“The pressure campaign will continue until the DPRK takes decisive steps to denuclearize,” added Tillerson.



Serbian politician accused Western intelligence agencies of the murder of Ivanovich

The leader of the Serbian Radical Party, Vojislav Sesel, accused Western intelligence agencies of killing the leader of the Kosovo Serbs Oliver Ivanovich.

I think that the killers of Ivanovich will not be found, because I am sure that Western intelligence services are involved in the murder of Ivanovich and this is the beginning of a new American initiative in the Balkans, which was previously announced by the Americans. – Vojislav Sesel, Serbian politician

The Chancellor of Austria supported the idea of a phased lifting of sanctions against Russia

The phased withdrawal of anti-Russian sanctions with progress in the implementation of the Minsk Agreements is expedient, Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurtz said in an interview with the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung.

The EU should insist on progress in the Ukrainian conflict, in the implementation of the Minsk agreements. In the case of progress, it is desirable to lift the sanctions step by step, to create incentives for further progress, as Frank-Walter Steinmeier once said. – Sebastian Kurtz, Austrian politician

Trump said that he expects migrants from all countries in the US

President of the United States Donald Trump said that he expects immigrants from any country in the country. With the corresponding statement, the US President spoke January 16 after a meeting with his Kazakh counterpart Nursultan Nazarbayev in Washington

Kazakhstan signed agreements with US companies for $ 2.5 billion

Kazakhstan purchased US products and services for a total of $ 2.5 billion following the visit of President Nursultan Nazarbayev to Washington. This was reported on Tuesday by the press service of the State Department

The United States halved funding for the UN Fund for Assistance to the Palestinians

The US administration has decided to reduce payments to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) from $ 125 million to $ 60 million, Bloomberg reports with reference to the statement of the US State Department.

The Verkhovna Rada postponed consideration of the draft law on the Donbass

The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine will continue consideration of the bill on reintegration of Donbass on Wednesday, the deputies have less than 200 revisions to discuss, said Parliament Speaker Andrei Parubiy. The Parliament of Ukraine on Tuesday considered in the second reading the bill on the reintegration of Donbass

US Ambassador to Russia spoke about new Washington sanctions against Moscow

The report of the United States administration on new sanctions against the Russian Federation will be prepared by January 29, work on it is actively being conducted, US Ambassador to Russia John Huntsman said.

Erdogan said he was reluctant to call Trump first to discuss Syria

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said that he does not intend to call his American counterpart Donald Trump for the first time to discuss the situation in Syria. He also noted that the contacts between Ankara and Moscow on the ongoing developments in Syria continue, Haber Turk television channel reported.

Lavrov discussed nuclear deal with Syrian foreign minister and situation in Syria

The ministers discussed the progress in the preparation of the Convention on the Legal Status of the Caspian Sea for signature at the upcoming Caspian Summit, and exchanged views on the Syrian settlement and the situation surrounding the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action on the Iranian nuclear program.

Iran opposed US plans to create “security forces” in Syria

According to Kasemi, the United States statement on the organization of the new border security forces in Syria is an open intervention in the internal affairs of this state, as well as the cause of the crisis

In the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea they called Twram Twram about the nuclear button “a fit of a madman”

In North Korea, the tweet of the American leader, Donald Trump, was announced, in which he stated that he “has a nuclear button, but it is much bigger and more powerful” than the head of the DPRK Kim Jong-un, “a fit of a madman.”

Mikhalkov was included in the list of persons “threatening the national security” of Ukraine

Russian film director Nikita Mikhalkov, singer Dmitry Fomin, TV presenter Dmitry Shepelev and musician Basta came with a list of people “threatening the national security” of Ukraine, according to the website of the Ministry of Culture of Ukraine.


Six US bombers will be deployed south of the Korean peninsula

On the American airbase, located on the island of Guam, the United States will send six strategic bombers B-52 Stratofortress. As reported by the media, it is an air base, which is located to the south of the Korean peninsula.

Air Defense of Saudi Arabia has shot down a rocket of rebels

Saudi Arabia’s air defense systems intercepted a ballistic missile that was launched by Yemeni rebel Husit, Sky News Arabia reports. It is reported that the rocket was shot down over the province of Jizan on the border with Yemen.

The US is developing several scenarios of war against the DPRK

The administration of the US president is studying the possibilities of using military force against the DPRK. This was reported by the chairman of the Committee on Armed Forces of the US Congress, Mack Thornberry

Media reported on Turkey’s plans to strike airstrike on Kurds in Syria

Turkey will begin the ground phase of the military operation in the city of Afrin in northwestern Syria with an air strike aimed at the Kurdish Self-Defense Forces (YPG), the Haberturk newspaper reported citing sources.

Military will teach robots acceptable behavior

The Defense Advanced Defense Agency (DARPA) of the US Department of Defense has initiated a project to develop software for robots that will manage their behavior in a given situation.

US drone conducted reconnaissance in Donbass

The strategic unmanned aircraft of the US Air Force RQ-4A Global Hawk was seen near the line of demarcation in the Donbass, reports Interfax. He flew from Sigonella airbase in Sicily and cruised from north to south along the line of demarcation at an altitude of about 15.3 thousand meters.

The Japanese television channel mistakenly announced the launch of the missile of the DPRK

The Japanese NHK television channel on its website erroneously reported the launch of a North Korean ballistic missile. After the error was discovered, the channel apologized to the audience


In Thailand, printed fake passports for DAISH

In Thailand, detained members of a criminal group that supplied fake passports of militants Daiesh (the Arabic name of the banned in Russia group “IGIL”). According to TASS, the head of the gang 51-year-old Pakistani Muhammad Iqbal

Ex-CIA employee arrested for possession of secret data

On Tuesday, the court brought charges against Li of illegally storing information that relates to the defense capability of the United States. Ex-employee of the CIA to face up to 10 years in prison.

The commanders of two destroyers of the US Navy were accused of murder

The commanders of the two American destroyers Fitzgerald and John McCain are charged with numerous charges, including “negligence and unintentional murder.” Officers of warships will also appear before the court. This is due to the incidents that occurred last year.

UK began checking on the death of a schoolboy in the pool in the suburbs

The schoolboy died during a swim training in Sergiev Posad, the investigators began checking. This was reported on Tuesday by a senior assistant to the head of the Main Investigation Department of the Investigation Committee for the Moscow Region, Olga Vradiy.

The Ministry of Internal Affairs filed a case after the serial about the “St. Petersburg” on “Rain”

According to them, the case was initiated in November by the management of the inquiry organization of the Ministry of Internal Affairs in St. Petersburg and Leningrad region, and the cause of the case was the exit on the television channel Dozhd on August 24, 2017, the first series of the documentary series Piterskie.

In Yakutia, a doctor who had beaten the patient was fired

Ministry of Health of Yakutia began checking after the appearance of a video on which the doctor beat the patient, the physician was fired, the ministry said on Tuesday. On the video posted in social networks, it is clear that the doctor in high tone talks to the patient, beats her on the arm, and then pounces on it.

RIA Novosti and TASS distributed a fake …

State news agencies RIA Novosti and TASS circulated a message citing the lawyer directed by Kirill Serebrennikov, who allegedly admitted cashing in the trial of 133 million rubles on the Platform project. However, it soon became clear that the replicated quotation of Dmitry Kharitonov’s lawyer was false.

Vučić called the murder of Serbian politician in Kosovo a terrorist attack in Kosovo

Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic called the murder of Oliver Ivanovich, leader of the civil initiative “Freedom, Democracy, Truth” in Kosovo. Vučić said after the meeting of the country’s Security Council in an address to the nation

In Germany, a school bus crashed into the building, injured 47 people

The school bus had an accident in Germany on Tuesday, injured at least 47 people. This was reported by the DPA agency with reference to the local police. Previously, law enforcement officials said that at least 21 children were injured in an accident.

UK began checking after beating a girl in a social center in Orel

The pre-investigation check began after the beating of the child of the social center in Orel, law enforcers intend to assess the inaction of the officials of the institution, SUSK informs in the Orel region.

In Volgograd, the plane landed urgently because of the smoker

The plane that flew from Moscow to Sochi, made an emergency landing at the airport in Volgograd because of the smoker on board, according to a report by the Transport Ministry of the Russian Interior Ministry in the Volga Federal District

Danish inventor from “Nautilus” was accused of murdering a journalist

The Copenhagen prosecutor’s office formally accused Danish inventor Peter Madsen of killing Swedish journalist Kim Vall, who disappeared in August 2017 after coming to Denmark, where she was going to prepare material on Madness’s Nautilus submarine.

Members of the PMC visited the arrested human rights activist Oyub Titiev

Members of the PMC visited arrested human rights activist Oyuba Titieva The arrested head of the Chechen “Memorial” Oyub Titiev complains about the failure to provide him medical assistance.

Lawyer: the court in Kuwait for the fourth time refused to release the Russian woman

The court in Kuwait refused to release Russian citizen Maria Lazareva, who was arrested on charges of embezzlement of public funds, her American lawyers said on Monday.

According to lawyers, the Kuwaiti court already for the fourth time refused to release Lazareva. In their view, “the arrest of Lazareva is unfair, and the reluctance to release her even on bail raises serious questions about the motives of those who want to keep her in jail.”


France has declared impossibility to demand from the Russian Federation to return imperial debts

In 1997, Russia entered into an agreement with France, which stated that Moscow had fully paid off the debts of the empire. The other day the French media reported that about 400,000 Frenchmen are going to demand payments on bonds that their grandfathers have already acquired.

Nestle will sell the confectionery business in the US Italian Ferrero

Swiss Nestle SA, one of the world’s largest food producers, sells the American confectionery division of the Italian company Ferrero for $ 2.8 billion. The deal is expected to be closed by the end of the first quarter of 2018.

China downgraded the US sovereign rating

On Tuesday, the Chinese decided to test the Americans a new “weapon”. According to TASS, the Chinese agency Dagong announced the downgrade of the sovereign credit rating of the US in foreign and national currencies from the level of “A-” to “BВВ +”. Moreover, a “negative” forecast was voiced.

Australia complained to Canada in the WTO because of the rules for the sale of wine

Australia sent a complaint to Canada on Canada because of the rules in force in the country for the sale of Australian wine.

The Dow Jones index for the first time in history exceeded the level of 26 thousand points

The American industrial stock index Dow Jones in the beginning of trades on January 16 at the New York Stock Exchange for the first time in history exceeded the indicator of 26 thousand points. This is evidenced by the data posted on the website of the exchange.

Net assets of FC Otkritie exceeded 222 billion rubles

As of January 1, 2018, the value of the bank’s net assets amounted to 222.18 billion rubles. Bank “FC Otkrytie” since the end of August is on reorganization in the Fund for the Consolidation of the Banking Sector (FCCC), established by the Central Bank

The load of Nord Stream in 2017 reached 93%

The Nord Stream gas pipeline in 2017 was loaded with 93%, 51 billion cubic meters were delivered to Europe. m of gas, the project operator – Nord Stream said.

The Ministry of Finance proposed to remove all restrictions on foreign accounts of Russians

The Ministry of Finance proposes to remove all restrictions on the movement of funds on foreign bank accounts of Russian citizens, said Deputy Minister of Finance of Russia Alexei Moiseyev at the Gaidar Forum.

The presidential aide spoke about working on a budget maneuver

The Vedomosti newspaper reported on Monday referring to participants in the meetings in power and federal officials that the new presidential term of Vladimir Putin, in case of victory in the elections, could begin with a budgetary maneuver to increase the budget expenditures on education, health care and infrastructure.

Different variants of this budget maneuver are being worked out, different, including some, at least according to the share of GDP, some expenditures will be reduced. We believe that the calculations that have been made in both the CSD and the administration are close. – Andrey Belousov

Deliveries of Iranian oil to India are growing

As noted by Money Soptrol in the article, the deliveries of Iranian oil to India, except for super light oil, amounted to about 550,000 barrels per day last month, which is 78% more than the previous month – the highest since March.

In Russia, prices for European wines will grow because of a crop failure

European wine producers began to notify Russian importers about the increase in selling prices, RBC representatives of a number of wine companies told RBC. According to them, we are talking about an increase in producer prices by 10-35%, depending on the segment and country of origin.

Gazprom will start deliveries of LNG to Indian Gail in 2018

Gazprom Marketing & Trading and Indian state-owned oil and gas company Gail confirmed the deadline for LNG supplies to India in 2018, the Indian company said. This term was stipulated by the contract of the parties, which was signed in 2012.

Russia does not plan to withdraw from the OPEC +

Russia does not plan to withdraw from the OPEC + deal to reduce oil production, despite the current high price for this resource above $ 70 per barrel. This was reported to journalists by the Minister of Energy of the Russian Federation Alexander Novak on the sidelines of the Gaidar forum.

Petrobras again achieved record production in Brazil

Mining in the subsalt layer on the Brazilian shelf has become the maximum for the company – 1.29 million barrels per day, which means an increase of 26%. This result was primarily achieved thanks to the projects of Lula and Mero, the company said.

Energizer buys the Spectrum Brands division for the production of batteries for $ 2 billion

The American manufacturer of batteries Energizer Holdings Inc. buys a division of Spectrum Brands, which produces batteries and batteries, for 2 billion dollars in cash, according to a press release from Energizer.

Deputies proposed to prohibit networks to return unsold goods

The bill refers to the relationship of retail chains and manufacturers: stores will be prohibited from returning the unsold portion of the products to the supplier and demanding payment. According to Yarovoy, the return is “direct economic damage to the producer” and discrimination of suppliers by retailers.

When today we offer a ban on the return of unrealized products – this is an absolute guarantee of preserving the huge economic financial opportunities for the producer to expand production, preserve high quality products and increase it and further reduce the cost of goods. – Irina Yarovaya, Russian statesman

Greek Energean received licenses to search for gas off the coast of Israel

Licenses are issued for three years with the possibility of extending for the same period. To put into operation “Karish” and “Tanin”, whose reserves are estimated at 68 billion cubic meters of gas, the company expects in 2021. In addition to the Israeli shelf, it operates off the coasts of Greece, Egypt and Montenegro.

“Gazprom” will increase investments in “Turkish flow”

“Gazprom” in 2018 plans to increase investments in the project of construction of the gas pipeline “Turkish Stream” almost twice as much as in 2017. The volume of investments will make 182.4 billion rubles this year against 92.8 billion rubles last year, according to the materials of the holding.

The Ministry of Labor does not see the need to change the system of contributions for the self-employed

The Ministry of Labor and Social Protection did not support the proposal of the Ministry of Economic Development on the need to change the system of contributions for self-employed citizens. This was stated at the Gaidar forum in the Russian Academy of Science and Technology by the head of the Ministry of Labor, Maxim Topilin.

Garbage company orders Tesla electric trucks

Bee’ah, which specializes in garbage processing on eco-standards in the UAE, has made a large pre-order for the purchase of Tesla Semi electric trucks, InsideEVs reports. In total, the company will receive 50 more trucks. Bee’ah will not receive its cars until 2020.

In Arkhangelsk, the rise in gasoline prices continues

Gas stations of federal brands continue to raise fuel prices. Fuel increased in price at all gas stations


Over the past year, St. Isaac’s Cathedral earned nearly 900 million rubles

Last year, St. Isaac’s Cathedral earned good money. 3 million 814 thousand and 69 tourists visited the museum in 2017. But the parishioners in the museum counted only 37 thousand 553 people.

In Timiryazev Academy fired the protesting dean

Rector Timiryazevskaya Academy Galina Zolina dismissed the dean of the Faculty of Agronomy and Biotechnology Alexander Solovyov, told RBC himself dismissed.

“Today I signed the dismissal order. I link this with the fact that I was the organizer of the protests against the transfer of our experimental fields to commercial development. However, I’m still at the academy – since I have many students and they could not be left without leaders. Now I’m a professor at a quarter rate – at least until the end of the contract until the summer “, – said Soloviev

Siluanov: The tax amnesty will affect more than 20 million people

The tax amnesty will concern more than 20 million people and will allow to write off 41 billion rubles of debts, Minister of Finance Anton Siluanov told at a meeting of the president of the Russian Federation with members of the government.

Yes, Vladimir Vladimirovich, you have set three tasks. The first is the write-off to citizens and entrepreneurs, the second is the exemption from land tax and the third is the waiver of the resulting income as a result of debt repayment, because under the law such a write-off is taxed. – Anton Siluanov, Russian politician

The government is preparing tax breaks for the poor

Deputy Prime Minister Olga Golodets said that the government will soon be determined on tax incentives for low-income citizens.

We constantly discuss this and understand that today, unfortunately, in our country there is a situation where taxes are regressive … Today we are talking about the part of the population that needs support from the state, and we are discussing various options for this assistance. – Olga Golodets

The Chamber of Accounts proposed to unite the FIU, the FSS and the MHIF in a single state fund

The Accounting Chamber of the Russian Federation proposes to combine state extra-budgetary funds, in particular the Pension Fund of Russia, the Social Insurance Fund and the Mandatory Medical Insurance Fund into a unified state extra-budgetary fund.

We believe that this form should be reflected in the Civil Code. This will make it possible to build the management of a fundamentally new social and insurance fund on the basis of the principle of social partnership, to increase the transparency of the fund’s activities and to ensure a high level of trust on the part of the population. – Tatiana Golikova

Internet audience in Russia grew by 3 million users per year

The audience of Internet users in Russia among the population over 16 years old by the beginning of 2018 was 87 million people, which is 3 million more than a year earlier, according to the all-Russian poll of GfK.

Utilization fee for cars in Russia will double

For passenger cars equipped with engines ranging from 2.0 to 3.0 liters, the utilization charge may increase by 49%, and for LCV weighing 2.5-3.5 tons – by 52%. For the rest of the light commercial transport indexation of the collection will be 15%.

Robotization in Russia will create conditions for the growth of wages

Robotization in Russia can play a positive role in the labor market – it will not only spur unemployment, but will also raise the level of wages. This January 16, said Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev, speaking at the plenary discussion of the Gaidar Forum in Moscow.

Both automation and robotics in this case can play a positive role for the labor market – not only not to spur unemployment, but, on the contrary, to create conditions for increasing labor productivity and reasonable growth of salaries. – Dmitry Medvedev, Russian statesman

The number of loans extended to Russians increased by 12 percent

For 11 months, banks issued 7.48 million “credit cards” totaling more than 467.3 billion rubles. The driver of growth in retail lending was the mortgage segment, where lending volumes increased by 39 percent (823 thousand loans worth 1.53 trillion rubles).

In Russia, alcohol consumption decreased by 80% in seven years

Over the past five to seven, alcohol consumption in Russia has been reduced by 80%. About this Minister of Health Veronika Skvortsova reported at a business breakfast during the Gaidar forum.

We managed to reduce the consumption of alcoholic beverages by 80% per capita. More than 40% increase the number of actively involved in sports. We were able to reduce literally in five years, smoking among adults by 22%, among children and adolescents – three-fold. Passive smoking was reduced by 4.5 times. – Veronica Skvortsova

In Moscow, there will be a street of Yuri Nikulin and the square of Muslim Magomayev

The Moscow authorities decided to name the street in the north of Moscow the name of the circus and film actor Yuri Nikulin, and in the center of the capital, between Leontief and Voznesensky alleys, a public garden named after People’s Artist of the USSR Muslim Magomayev

ASI began collecting applications for the contest “Best Mentoring Practices”

The Agency for Strategic Initiatives (ASI) on Tuesday starts collecting applications for the contest “Best practices of mentoring”, said Svetlana Chupsheva, Director General of the Agency for Strategic Initiatives (ASI) at a press conference.

No knowledge and skills are transferred from person to person. For every successful person in any field of activity there is always a teacher, there is always a mentor. The practice of mentoring is not only in the working professions, but also in science and management. – Sergey Kirienko, Russian politician

Sobyanin presented awards in the field of journalism

Mayor of Moscow, Sergei Sobyanin, on Tuesday presented the city’s 2017 award in the field of journalism.

The winners of the award were 15 people, among them Ksenia Gustova, correspondent of MIA Russia Today, as well as representatives of other federal media: Anna Artemyeva, editor-in-chief of Novaya Gazeta, Kirill Brainin, commentator of Channel One, Arthur Gasparyan, commentator of Moskovsky Komsomolets “, famous sports journalist Dmitry Guberniev, Alexander Deryabin from Nezavisimaya Gazeta, Renat Zakiev – editor of Multimedia Projects Department of Rossiyskaya Gazeta, Alexander Karpov – correspondent of VGTRK, Sergei Larionov – head of the Moscow group Interfax correspondents, Alisa Titko is a correspondent of Komsomolskaya Pravda, Yulia Tutina is editor of the “Society” section in “AiF.”

In addition, Natalia Vinogradova and Dmitry Kazanin, leading on the morning airwaves for Moscow FM, Alexander Kostikov, Art Director of Evening Moscow, Yuri Sorokin, Editor-in-Chief of the Edinaya Editorial Office and Vladimir Kheifets from Moscow Media, received the award.


Russian tourists have more vacation abroad

Outbound tourist traffic from the Russian Federation in 2017 increased by 19.8% compared to last year, amounting to more than 38 million trips, said on Tuesday the head of the Federal Agency for Tourism, Oleg Safonov.

Due to the increase in the number of available offers, stabilization of the economic situation, increasing the solvency of the population, Russians began to travel abroad more often. Outbound tourist traffic in 2017 increased, according to preliminary estimates, by almost 20% and amounted to 38 million trips. – Oleg Safonov, Russian statesman

Rosturizm warned of a sharp cold snap in Mexico

Rosturizm warned Russian tourists about a sharp cold snap in Mexico. “According to the Situation and Crisis Center of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Russia, the maximum level of meteor hazard in Mexico City was announced on January 16 due to a sharp cooling to minus four degrees Celsius,” Rosturizm informs.

Horse-riding tours will appear in the Nozhai-Yurt district of Chechnya

In parallel with horse routes in the area conditions for lovers of extreme tourism and hunting are created. By the summer of 2018, the authorities promise that the region will have all the necessary infrastructure for tourists.

From “Pulkovo” new flights will start up to the Spanish Alicante

From the St. Petersburg airport will be allowed a new direct flight to Spain. The aircraft will fly to the air harbor of the city of Alicante. From St. Petersburg to the Spanish city of Alicante will be allowed a direct flight.

In Adygea for the first time developed a tour for the Circassians living abroad

For the first time in Adygea, a tour was developed for representatives of the Circassian diaspora, who live in more than 50 foreign countries. This January 15, TASS reported referring to the head of the regional committee on tourism and resorts Inver Kalashov.

Tourists were offered to swim in the pool over the precipice

In the resort of Uluwatu (island), the five-star resort The Edge has opened, the pools of which are on the edge of a 150-meter cliff and are hanging over the precipice. The floor of the pools is nine centimeters thick and is made of transparent glass. Thus, tourists literally float above the precipice.


Halle Berry went on the red carpet without underwear

On the red carpet, 51-year-old Halle Berry appeared in a lacy claret and black outfit, but this did not surprise the guests, but the fact that the actress did not have any underwear. Photos from the ceremony were published in Instagram. Fans were pleasantly surprised by this outfit

Bashmet International Arts Festival to be held in Sochi in February

The program of the festival “MK in Sochi” was clarified in the mayor’s office of the resort. It is known that on February 23 the world premiere of the performance “Queen of Spades” will take place. The viewer will see it in the author’s version of Yuri Bashmet.

The new novel by Dan Brown became the most readable work of January 1

Russian readers preferred the novel “Genesis” to Dan Brown, the new detective Daria Dontsova “The guardian from the Spanish passion,” the detective “Snowman” Yu Nesbyo and other works on New Year’s Eve and the first day of 2018, the press service of the company “LitRes.”

Actress Jane Fonda told about the removal of a cancerous tumor on her face

At the presentation of the fourth season of the series “Grace and Frankie” Foundation came with a bandage on his face, writes People. This is what I decided to comment on myself in order to avoid spreading unreliable rumors: “Recently, a cancer tumor has been removed from my lip,” explained the 80-year-old actress.

Anastasia Volochkova thanked friends for their support

The ballerina thanked her family for her love and support. Anastasia Volochkova surprises with her efficiency and purposefulness, as it turned out, her friends help her stay strong. They are always close in difficult times, come to the rescue and support it.

Eagles guitarist’s widow sued the musician who treated the musician

The widow of the guitarist and co-founder of the rock band Eagles, Glenn Fry, filed a lawsuit against a hospital in which, shortly before her death, her husband was treated.

Kirkorov will take Moldovans to the Eurovision Song Contest

Philippe wrote the song “One Lucky Day” for the band Doredos from Moldova. The artist met with young musicians on the “New Wave”. He considers his direct purpose to help talents, as once Alla Pugacheva helped him.

Laureates of the All-Russian competition will play a concert in the Tchaikovsky Hall

The concert, which will be attended by the winners of the All-Russian Music Contest 2010-2017, will be held in the Tchaikovsky Hall on January 23. It became a tradition of the All-Russian Music Competition to complete its four-year cycle with a gala concert in the Tchaikovsky Hall.

Big breasts Vodonaeva not fit in a swimsuit

The native of Tyumen, the Russian model and the ex-participant of “Doma-2” Alena Vodonaeva shared in Instagram new candid photos from the rest in Bali. Many Web users criticized her figure, noting the deliberately exposed breasts.

Two unknown works of Van Gogh found in the Netherlands

Employees of the Amsterdam Museum Vincent Van Gogh found two drawings of the famous Dutch artist, unknown to the world earlier.

Young wife of Krasko fled Russia after a scandal with treason

The wife of the famous actor Ivan Krasko Natalia announced her departure from the country. The 27-year-old actress asked me not to call her. On her official page in the social network Instagram, Natalya Krasko made a fresh entry

Rembrandt wanted to sell the lost canvas for $ 250

Cloth, for which three residents of the American city of Tinek in New Jersey wanted to save $ 250, was a lost picture of Rembrandt. This is reported by the USA Today portal. The Landau brothers decided to sell the painting, which hung in the house from the 1930s, after the death of the mother.

Rebecca Hall gave a fee from filming with Woody Allen to victims of violence

American actress Rebecca Hall donated a fee from filming in Woody Allen’s new film “Rainy Day in New York” to the fund for helping victims of sexual violence Time’s Up against the backdrop of sex scandals that have inflamed recently in the film industry and show business.

George Clooney will film the adaptation of the novel “Catch-22” of 1961

The second director will become Clooney’s partner for the film Smokehouse Pictures Grant Heslov. It is expected that the screen version of the picture will consist of six parts. Filming is scheduled to begin this year.

In London, a memorable stone was placed near a tree planted by Tsar Peter I

In the London park, Sayes-kurt installed a memorial stone in a mulberry tree (mulberry tree), which is believed to have been planted by Russian Tsar Peter I (1672-1725) during a visit to England. The installation of the monument is timed to coincide with the 320th anniversary of Peter’s visit.

The singer Shura has created in hospital the musical group from grandmothers

On his page in the instagram, Shura published a video. He said that he was glad to present to the attention of the new group, together with which he performed the “anthem to health”. On the video Shura and elderly women sing together the most famous hit of the singer “Do good.”

The Union of Composers of Russia announced a competition for children

All-Russian public organization “The Union of Composers of Russia” announces the holding of the All-Russian Contest of Young Composers and Music Journalists. Nikolay Karlovich Medtner “Music creativity: creation and knowledge”.

Actor Pavel Priluchny threw a shoot in the TV series “Major” because of his son

Pavel Priluchny, known for his role in the TV series “Major”, is becoming more popular every day. Recently there was a message that the actor left the shooting on the series, which caused concern among the fans. It turned out that the actor left the set because of the birth of the second child in the family.


Alibaba plans to engage in the mining of crypto-currency

According to cnLedger’s source on Twitter, in the future the company may be planning to integrate the platform with the site Alibaba.com.

Twitter pays employees for viewing user messages

Network security specialist Clay Haynes told a hidden camera that Twitter has special codes that allow you to access any personal messages. He said that about 300-400 employees of the company receive a salary for viewing personal messages and tweets.

Hackers hacked the OnePlus site and staked credit card data

According to media reports, unknown hackers attacked the official site of OnePlus, violating the resource’s working capacity. In addition, cybercriminals have stolen important information from some credit cards users and the money available there.

Experts reported a new attack on Apple-users

The expert on protection from cyber threats of ESET company warns Apple owners against the next phishing attack. To steal personal data, cybercriminals use a “double” mailing, the company’s letter says.

Samsung will release an exclusive smartphone for participants of the OI-2018

It is noted that all will be released four thousand gadgets, designed in a special “Olympic theme” – in white and with gold Olympic rings on the back. They will be distributed to athletes and IOC representatives who will visit Pyeongchang

In China, 120 hackers were arrested before the world’s most sold game

Cheat code that can be entered into the game to change its course. According to the agency, to date, the Chinese police have been able to identify at least 30 cases of developing cheats. Law enforcement authorities of China arrested 120 people.

Created an innovative skin sticker that does not burn in direct sunlight

The device is invented in two variations: in the form of a sticker on the skin, consisting of two multi-colored strips and in the form of a gadget. Both devices have special ink. Thanks to them, a person can see how the body is exposed to light and not burned in direct sunlight.

The network appeared image of the smartphone Moto E5

Images of the long-awaited smartphone Moto E5 were unveiled in the World Wide Web.

Sales of BQ 6000L Aurora with four cameras started in Russia

In Russia, the smartphone BQ 6000L Aurora arrived with four cameras – two main and two additional ones. The mobile device contains a widescreen screen measuring six inches and a fingerprint scanner

MacBook Pro upgrade not expected until 2019

Apple does not plan any serious upgrade of the MacBook Pro notebooks in 2018. This was reported by the Taiwan resource DigiTimes, well known for its links with sources in the supply chain.


In the brain, a mechanism responsible for creative thinking

The authors of a new work led by Paul J. Silvia from the University of North Carolina in Greensboro decided to test how the neural systems responsible for divergent thinking correlate with the level of creativity: in other words, can one determine by communication how much a person is capable of thinking creatively.

Ilona missiles Mask recognized as dangerous for humans

Experts believe that the use of the famous Ilona missiles Falcon 9 Mask can be dangerous for the crew and cargo. The Independent Security Commission recommended that NASA abandon the certification of SpaceX for commercial use.

Scientists: Wnt gene can cure paralysis after a spinal cord injury

Scientists have found the gene Wnt, which activates the process of healing the spinal cord until the disappearance of paralysis after trauma. Corresponding sites of DNA have been found in lamprey, however people have their analogue.

Scientists recovered the genome of a person who died in 1827

Jonathan was lucky, he came and stayed there to live forever. Currently, several hundred descendants of the African live on the island. Scientists believe that this way it will be possible to restore the DNA of famous historical figures.

Scientists called the true cause of plague in the Middle Ages

The carriers of the plague in medieval Europe, contrary to the generally accepted stereotype, were by no means rats, but the inhabitants of the affected countries. This statement was made by a number of scientists from the universities of Oslo and Ferrara, informs the Air Force.

In China, were found the remains of a raven and a parrot dinosaur

The scientists-paleontologists managed to discover a new very exotic species of dinosaurs. The skeleton of the lizard says that it was the size of a crow. The dinosaur, scientists assure, is also similar to the modern parrot.

Scientists: pregnancy worsens memory and other brain functions

Pregnancy negatively affects the cognitive functions of expectant mothers. To this conclusion scientists came from the University of Deakin in Australia. Specialists note that this is especially noticeable in the work of memory.

Scientists believe that dinosaurs destroyed the collision of dwarf planets

According to ToDay News Ufa, there is a theory that more than 160 million years ago two objects collided in the main asteroid belt. Perhaps they were two dwarf planets or a dwarf planet and an asteroid.

China to build a scientific space laboratory in Luxembourg

The leading Chinese scientific institute announced its plans to build a scientific space laboratory in Luxembourg, the Chinese newspaper “People’s Daily” reported on January 17. The decision was adopted by the Memorandum of Understanding, which was signed by the Chinese side with the Ministry of Economy of Luxembourg.

Scientists figured out the mechanism of formation in the ocean of drifting “islands”

On the ocean surface a large number of objects of different nature are floating, both of anthropogenic origin (for example, plastic debris or oil stains of various sizes), and passively drifting bioorganisms.

The satellites will be burned directly in orbit

Experts from the University of Xian in China decided that medium-sized satellites do not need to be “collected” from orbit as garbage – it’s enough to build a huge super-powerful laser and burn everything right in space


The Russian prices of the new generation Porsche Cayenne are named

The domestic office of the German company Porsche has announced ruble pricing for a new generation of the flagship SUV Porsche Cayenne. The novelty in the basic version is offered for 4.99 million rubles. This is a 340-strong gasoline version with an 8-speed “automatic”.

Chinese auto brand will give up the name Trumpchi in the US

The developers noted that the current name Trumpchi is not the most successful for the US market, since the word is very similar to the writing of the name of Donald Trump, the current president of the United States. The Chinese noted that they had nothing to do with Mr. Trump.

KIA in Detroit introduced a new generation KIA Forte sedan

In the new KIA Forte / Cerato there will be a system of wireless charging, Harman / Kardon audio system, as well as a number of security systems and assistance to the driver.

Hyundai showed an asymmetric new generation Veloster hatchback

The new Veloster had a “charged” N-modification, which was equipped with an accelerated version of a two-liter “turbo-quater” from the hatchback i30 N. The engine’s output is 275 hp. The main competitors of the car will be Ford Focus ST, Volkswagen GTI and Honda Civic Type R. In the summer of 2017, Hyundai decided to stop sales in Russia of Veloster hatchback.

North Korea boasted its own car with air conditioning

Various models of Nenar cars develop a maximum speed of 120 to 180 kilometers per hour. In cars, in addition, air conditioning, servo steering system, power windows and parking radar are installed.

Officially: The new generation of Volkswagen Passat will be presented in 2019

Developers from Volkswagen during communication with journalists at the Auto Show in Detroit confirmed that the brand is working on creating a new generation of Volkswagen Passat for the automotive market of the United States. It is expected that the model will debut in 2019 and will belong to the 2020 model year.

In Detroit there is a crossover GAC Enverge without side windows

GAC at its stand showed the concept crossover Enverge, which is equipped with an electric motor, a battery pack of 71 kilowatt-hours and butterfly doors, on which there are no familiar glasses.

Toyota plans to revive the SUV Toyota FJ Cruiser

Representatives of the company Toyota announced plans to revive the SUV Toyota FJ Cruiser, making it a competitor for the Jeep Wrangler. The head of the North American branch of the company Jim Lenz told at the auto show in Detroit that the SUV can be revived as a new all-wheel-drive SUV.

Lada Xray began to equip cruise control with a speed limiter

The buttons for managing the new options are located on the left spoke of the steering wheel. Note that the new cruise control is available only for top model executions.

Ferrari announced the release of the first ever crossover

The representative of the Italian company Ferrari, belonging to the alliance Fiat-Chrysler, confirmed the development of the first crossover in the history of the brand. Although, recall that a few months ago in Ferrari strongly denied even the possibility of SUV.

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