11 Apr, 2019

Digest of news for 04/10/2019

Trump is going to tighten immigration policy

US President Donald Trump laid the responsibility for the conduct of immigration policy on his “most hard” adviser Stephen Miller. Also, Trump is going to resume the policy of separation of families of detained migrants. The theme of migration has become one of the main issues in the election campaign of Trump.

Russians called the necessary income for a decent life

For a decent life, Russians on average need an income of 66 thousand rubles, according to the results of a survey of citizens conducted by the Financial University under the Government of Russia

Deputies intend to ban Russians from transporting more than 600 cigarettes

The document is placed in the database of the State Duma. For example, Russians want to allow no more than 600 cigarettes, 150 cigars (cigarillos) or 750 grams of tobacco. Such measures should limit the illegal turnover of products and the growth of illegal trade, according to the explanatory note to the document.

Trump and Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia discuss respect for human rights

US President Donald Trump discussed with the Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia, Mohammed bin Salman, the problems of Iran and human rights.

Human rights activists have announced a significant reduction in the number of executions in the world

The number of executions in the world decreased last year by 31%, the figure for 2018 was the lowest in at least the last decade, according to a report by Amnesty International.

Death Penalty Selfie with Plane near Phuket

Guests of Thailand, visiting the popular resort island of Phuket, face punishment up to the death penalty for a photo on the background of the aircraft on the runway.

Venezuela announced withdrawal from the Organization of American States

Caracas announced its decision to withdraw from the Organization of American States (OAS). This is stated in a statement by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Venezuela.

The report notes that this will happen on April 27. The Foreign Ministry stressed that Venezuela cannot remain in an organization that “kneels in front of the imperial and mainstream interests of the US administration.”

Taxi drivers in New York are calling tourists to Uzbekistan

A large-scale thematic event under the slogan “Travel to Uzbekistan” was held in New York. Local taxi drivers called tourists to Central Asia who put stickers on their cars and distributed brochures about the beauties of Uzbekistan to passengers.

The Russian Foreign Ministry called blasphemy ban on the military uniform of the USSR in Latvia

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Russia called blasphemy a ban on wearing the uniform of the Armed Forces of the USSR at public events in Latvia, noting that this is a mockery of the memory of Soviet soldiers.

The Kremlin called an unexpected decision of the ECHR on Navalny

The decision of the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) in the case of Yves Rocher by the opposition member Alexei Navalny was quite unexpected for the Kremlin. This was stated by the press secretary of the President of Russia Dmitry Peskov, RBC correspondent reports.

Surprisingly enough, I would not say that the decision is expected. It is unlikely that one can agree with him. Otherwise, we have the Ministry of Justice – it is his prerogative to deal with these issues. – Dmitry Peskov, Russian statesman

Earlier, the ECHR declared illegal the house arrest of Navalny in a criminal case of embezzlement of more than 31 million rubles. Yves Rocher East and IPC. The court considered that the actions of the Russian authorities were aimed at “suppressing political pluralism”, and ordered Russia to pay the oppositionist € 20,000 in compensation for moral harm. The ECtHR also awarded Navalny € 2,665 in repayment of legal costs.

Shoigu condemned subordinates for heartlessness and formalism.

Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu condemned the “egregious cases” of the manifestation of the heartlessness of officials when working with people. He stated this, speaking at the closed part of the military conference selector meeting, reports RIA Novosti. Shoigu instructed to send all officials who “showed heartlessness, sitting in the rear”, in more “hot” points.

“I will not allow to undermine the faith of our servicemen in their leadership,” a source quoted the words of the head of the Ministry of Defense.

It is, in particular, about the situation with the appointment of a pension for the loss of the breadwinner to the widow of the captain who died in Syria due to the non-recognition of hostilities by the veteran. Shoigu also recalled the sailors of the rescue tug “Altai”, who sought to obtain the benefits granted. In both cases, the injured party was forced to go to court.

AFP bureau chief expelled from Algeria

The head of the AFP office in Algeria, Emeric Vanseno, was deported from the country. According to the French agency, Vanseno was expelled from Algeria after the country’s authorities refused to extend his accreditation for 2019.

The Pentagon has concluded major contracts for the construction of the wall with Mexico

The US defense department has signed nearly a billion dollars in contracts with the two companies to build a wall on the border of the United States and Mexico. Reports about it RIA “News”.

US authorities will not share data with partners because of Huawei

According to US Secretary of State Michael Pompeo, the White House will cease to interact with those partners who continue to use the solutions and use the equipment of the Chinese corporation Huawei.

Merkel did not meet May in Berlin

German Chancellor Angela Merkel did not meet British Prime Minister Teresa May, who flew to Berlin for Brexit talks. This is the British edition of The Independent. According to the protocol, Merkel had to go out to the entrance of her residence in order to meet a colleague.

The Pentagon said about the “threat” from Russia and China in space

Acting head of the Pentagon, Patrick Shanghai, said that at present “competitors are using weapons that can attack” US assets in space. This is reported by The Washington Examiner.

The Russian Defense Ministry denied the information about the transfer of the Su-57 to Syria

The Russian Defense Ministry denied reports that the Russian VKS transferred to Syria one of the fifth-generation fighter Su-57. Reports about it TASS.

Belarus expects from Russia deliveries radar “Opponnik-G”

Major General Andrei Gurtsevich, Deputy Commander of the Air Force and Air Defense Forces of Belarus, said that Minsk expects delivery of the Oppotnik-G radar station from Russia this year.

In Yekaterinburg, the military was awarded for participation in the Syrian operation

The All-Russian military-patriotic action “The Syrian Turning” is taking place in the Urals capital. During the event on April 9, more than three thousand servicemen of the Central Military District awarded medals of the Russian Defense Ministry for participation in the counterterrorist operation in Syria.

The developers have corrected all the shortcomings of the complex “Uran-9”

Recently, a forced modernization of the Uran-9 complex managed with the removal has been completed. Previously identified deficiencies were eliminated. An article with this information was published on the portal “Military Review” with reference to Lieutenant-General Igor Makushev.

Shoigu announced the laying of four ships for the Russian Navy

“On April 23, ships of the far sea zone will be laid – two frigates of project 22350 at the shipyard“ Severnaya Verf ”in St. Petersburg and two large landing ships of the project 11711 at the shipyard“ Yantar ”in Kaliningrad,” said the head of the Russian Defense Ministry Sergei Shoigu, transmits tass.

In Moscow, will launch a salute in honor of the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Odessa

In Moscow, 17 festive salutes will be held to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the liberation of the Soviet hero cities and the capitals of European states from invaders. About this reports the newspaper of the Armed Forces of Russia “Red Star”

The crew on the Yamal Peninsula dressed up a deer in a helmet and vest

The crew on the Yamal Peninsula caught a wild reindeer and decided to have fun. They tied a hat to the animal’s head and pulled an orange identification vest on it. The men called the animal Fedor and said that it was their new master. Everything that happens, they filmed. After the man fed the deer with a piece of bread and let it go.

Artyom Loskutov issued a decree on holding the Monstration in Novosibirsk

On April 9, the artist and organizer of Monstration, Artyom Loskutov, posted on Twitter a decree on preparations for the Monstration-2019 in Novosibirsk. The “decree” is made on a letterhead with a nonexistent coat of arms — on it, two sables are holding a golden cone, which is crowned with a golden dome. According to NGS correspondent Artyom Loskutov, he sent the appeal through an electronic reception room.

“To the mayor of Novosibirsk, Loktyu Anatoly Evgenievich, to provide comfortable conditions for gathering the participants of Monstration at noon on May 1 at the Krasny Prospekt metro station and passing to the music in the style of techno <…> through the opera house with furoy around the scene (he built) directly in the direction of a museum, ”the document published by Loskutov says.

Supermarket chain in Britain accused of racism because of chocolate ducklings

One of the customers of the British supermarket chain Waitrose found a set of chocolate ducklings on the shelves of the store and accused the chain of stores of racism, Sky TV reported.

Rospotrebnadzor intends to ban drug-like dietary supplements

According to experts, as a result, up to 20% of brands may disappear from the market of bio-additives. In Rospotrebnadzor they told about plans to remove a number of dietary supplements from the shelves, the names of which are similar to the names of drugs, or are completely alike with them.

Roshydromet refused to create a meteorological state corporation

“A corporation now may not be effective for one simple reason: no one will quickly make a document. It will be necessary to do several laws, so we chose a different path, ”said the head of Rosgidromet, Maxim Yakovenko, at the International Arctic Forum (quoted by TASS).

Meteorologists proposed to create a state corporation in the summer of 2018. The ministry prepared a road map for the reform and sent it to the Ministry of Finance. One of the main problems of the existing system was the lack of personnel

New road Vladivostok – Nakhodka – Vostochny port will be paid

This was told by a representative of the main executor of the Transstroymekhanization project (TSM) – a company engaged in the design of equipped points for paid car passes on sections of the road. Russia’s Transport Minister Yevgeny Dietrich, who is in Primorye with road inspection, noted that new types of toll-free facilities could be installed on the highway, reports Primorskaya Gazeta. The total length of the Vladivostok-Nakhodka-Vostochny highway will be 146 km, its construction will be completed by 2030

Collectors-offenders will be able to bring to trial in “old” cases

Bailiffs will be able to initiate proceedings on “old” episodes against unscrupulous collectors who have violated the rights of debtors. Now authorized officers of the Federal Bailiffs Service (FSSP) cannot open cases beyond a year ago. However, it was decided to extend this period to two years – the relevant amendments to the Code of Administrative Offenses (CAO) were prepared by the Ministry of Justice.

Russia has ceased to attract migrant workers

The number of people arriving in the country decreased by 4% compared with 2017. But the number of those who decided to leave Russia increased by 16.9%. According to experts, the migration increase is falling against the background of the growth of the natural population decline, which the visitors had fully compensated a year earlier.

The authorities in New York have declared a state of emergency due to measles outbreak

In one of the areas of New York marked a sharp increase in the incidence of measles. Mayor Bill de Blasio reported on the extremely difficult situation in Brooklyn.

“Almost 300 cases have already been registered,” the mayor emphasized, noting that for the whole 2017 there were only two such cases in the whole megacity.

Ministry of Transport suspected fraud when planning a national project

The Ministry of Transport is going to connect the “special forces and special services” to verify the data provided by the regions as part of the implementation of the national project “Safe and high-quality roads” (BKAD). The share of roads complying with the standards – that is, even with no pits – has more than doubled over the year in a number of regions of the federation. A similar situation is observed, in particular, in the Amur and Magadan regions. We can talk about intentionally changing the statistics in order to qualify for more financial assistance from the federal budget, experts suggest.

Matvienko became the first full holder of the highest order of the Russian Orthodox Church

Federation Council Speaker Valentina Matvienko became the first full holder of the highest order of the Russian Orthodox Church – the Holy Equal-to-the-Apostles Princess Olga – for her contribution to the development of church-state relations, the press service of the upper house of parliament reported on Tuesday

In Novokuznetsk abolished travel fare for pensioners in minibuses

Preferential travel in fixed-route taxis for pensioners was canceled in Novokuznetsk because of insults to drivers and conductors. About it reports “Novokuznetsk.Ru” with reference to the director of the carrier LLC “Autoline” Evgeny Koryukov.

Since March 1, 2019, in some urban private buses, an old-age concession was in effect. Men over 60 and women over 55 could pay 11 rubles upon presentation of a pension certificate. According to media reports, other categories of beneficiaries also decided to exercise this right and rudely demanded a discount on travel.

Rospotrebnadzor obliges kindergartens to use only iodized salt

Just yesterday, an already registered document of the Rospotrebnadzor was published, which obliges all kindergartens and schools to use only iodized salt when preparing food. From now on, they will use only iodized salt in their diet. – said the head of department, Anna Popova

MTS filed a detailed lawsuit against Turkmenistan

MTS filed a lawsuit against Turkmenistan, increasing the amount of losses to $ 1.5 billion from the previously announced $ 750 million, the statement said.

“The total losses of MTS are currently estimated at $ 1.5 billion. MTS intends to resolutely defend its claims in arbitration until a satisfactory outcome is reached and real reimbursement is received,” the company said.

In September 2017, Turkmentelecom did not extend the cooperation agreement with the operator. This led to the disconnection of international and long-distance zonal communications and Internet access. The deadlines for the issued permits for the frequencies of the MTS subsidiary have also expired by that time. At the end of 2017, MTS recorded a loss from the depreciation of assets in Turkmenistan at 3.2 billion rubles.

Reuters: Venezuela will sell 8 tons of gold abroad

From the depositories of Venezuela took another batch of gold, according to Reuters, citing sources in the government. The volume of the batch being prepared for export abroad amounted to 8 tons. According to the agency interlocutor, the gold reserves of the Central Bank of Venezuela have fallen by 30 tons since the beginning of the year.

Russian airlines showed an increase in traffic in March by 13%

In March 2019, Russian airlines served 8.86 million passengers, which is 13% more than in the same month last year. This is evidenced by operational data Rosaviatsii

Brazilian authorities will pay $ 9 billion to Petrobras for revising oil contracts

The Brazilian government has reached an agreement to pay Petrobras $ 9.058 billion for the revision of the contract for the transfer of rights to a number of offshore areas, Reuters reported, citing the country’s Energy Minister Bento Albuquerque.

Standard Chartered can pay $ 1 billion for violating US sanctions

Standard Chartered is preparing to pay about $ 1 billion to settle US claims regarding the violation of sanctions against Iran, the Financial Times reported, citing sources familiar with the negotiations.

Migrants leave Russia

The Institute for Social Analysis notes that over the past few years, the flow of migrants in Russia has dropped sharply. In 2018, 125 thousand people arrived in Russia. The number of those who left Russia in 2018 increased by almost 17%. Labor migrants leave home or to other countries where salaries and opportunities are greater.

According to experts, the population of Asian and European countries prefer to go to Europe and Turkey. Meanwhile, the growth of the economies of Kazakhstan, Armenia and Azerbaijan is changing the usual ways of distributing labor in the region. These countries have become “competitors” of Russia in terms of migration.

Residents of the Yakut Arctic will be exempted from paying regional taxes

The population of the Arctic territories of the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia) will be exempt from paying taxes under the jurisdiction of regional authorities, the head of the region Aisen Nikolayev said at a session on “National Projects in the Arctic Zone of the Russian Federation: Implementation Mechanisms” session.

Bank of Russia is concerned that poor Russians are taking more and more loans

According to the United Credit Bureau, more than 14.5% of all borrowers in Russia transfer over half of their monthly income to repay loans. Almost 80% of such borrowers receive a salary of no more than 50 thousand rubles.

“Kurganmashzavod” will give money to update production

The Trans-Urals enterprise Kurganmashzavod, which produces infantry fighting vehicles for the needs of the Russian army, will receive money for the renewal of production, about this On the eve.RU reported in the NPO Precision Complexes, which includes the enterprise.

Central Bank of Cyprus has reported a record outflow of deposits since 2013

In 2018, the volume of deposits of private and corporate clients from countries outside the eurozone in banks in Cyprus has decreased to the maximum since 2013. Foreigners last year took € 1.4 billion from Cypriot banks, according to materials from the Central Bank of the Republic.

Central Bank will limit the use of consumer credit for the first installment of the mortgage

A restriction may be imposed due to the fact that the Central Bank is concerned about the decline in household income amid growing debt load. Indeed, from the point of view of banks, the use of consumer loans to make a down payment on a mortgage is an additional risk factor.

Krasnoyarsk Territory plans to double oil production revenues

Governor of the Krasnoyarsk Territory, Alexander Uss, said that in the next five to ten years, the budget of the region will double revenues at the expense of the Payakhskoye field. Uss reported this information to TASS at the International Arctic Forum.

“Today, the oil industry in the Krasnoyarsk Territory gives us more than 30 billion rubles a year, and if within five years, a maximum of 10 years, the Payahsky field will start operating at full capacity, this will double the regional budget revenues from oil production twice,” the agency quotes Ussa .

Saudi state-owned Saudi Aramco first disclosed its financial statements.

In 2018, its revenues amounted to $ 355.9 billion, and net profit of $ 111.1 billion. This company is the most profitable in the world. Despite this, Saudi Arabia compensates Saudi Aramco state-owned companies for lost revenue from the sale of oil and oil products on the domestic market. Last year alone, such compensation amounted to $ 41 billion. Moreover, over the past five years, the tax burden on the company decreased by 30% from 80 to 50%.

Iranian revenues from exports of oil and oil products

Iran’s revenues from the export of oil and oil products from March 2017 to March 2018 amounted to $ 65.818 billion. Such data were published by the country’s central bank.

Rosneft in 2018 replenished oil production

According to the results of 2018, the volume of replenishment of Rosneft’s production amounted to 454 million tons of oil equivalent, which corresponds to 138%, the company’s press service reports April 9.

Norway turns off oil production

The unexpected change in position of the largest Norwegian party is a serious blow to the oil industry of the northern kingdom. Oil and gas account for more than half of Norway’s exports.

Polish official announced the loss of the country to 23 billion euros due to Russia

Due to dependence on the monopoly gas supplier represented by Russia, Poland lost between 50 billion and 100 billion zlotys (from 11 billion 628 million to 23 billion 256 million euros) in 2001–2018, Radio Poland reports with reference to strategic energy infrastructure of Peter Naimsky

Bank “Opening” increases the volume of lending to military personnel

In the first quarter of this year, the bank systematically increased the share of refinancing in the total volume of housing loans issued to the military. If by the end of 2018, the share of refinancing was 53%, then according to the results of the first three months of 2019, it rose to 80%.

ONF urged citizens to appeal to them with debt for housing

Experts of the Public Popular Front called upon the debtors with mortgaged housing to turn to them for legal assistance. In the ONF release, the newspaper Izvestia informs that when selling the mortgaged property, the bidding process is often non-transparent and without real competition.

Proved the existence of a new form of substance

Scientists at the University of Edinburgh in Scotland have found that certain metals, under certain conditions, can be in a new state of aggregation, combining solid and liquid phases. It resembles a sponge containing water. This is reported in a press release on Phys.org.

In China, the vice-governor received a prison sentence for rigging elections

On April 9, the Peking Middle People’s Court announced the verdict to the former vice governor of Liaoning Province, Liu Qiang. The official was accused of accepting bribes and rigging election results. For corruption, Liu Qiang was sentenced to 11 years imprisonment and a fine of 1.2 million yuan.

In China, a girl was arrested for a frank video with a pioneer tie

Police in the Chinese province of Sichuan detained the girl for publishing a video in social networks, in which she poses in a frank outfit with a red pioneer tie. Law enforcement authorities considered the actions of the girl a violation of the law “On protection of the memory of fallen heroes.” She was assigned an administrative arrest for 12 days and a fine. In addition, the police demanded to remove all the videos and made a warning to the man who shot the videos.

The United States announced the need to participate in the START-3 agreement with Russia

The head of STRATKOM USA expressed the hope that US State Department officials will meet with their Russian counterparts to discuss the START III treaty. According to Heithen, the United States is actively moving forward in the development of hypersonic weapons, as Russia and China do.

In the United States decided to keep in force the sanctions against the DPRK

The administration of US President Donald Trump will retain his position of “maximum economic pressure” against North Korea. Sanctions remain in force, said US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, quoted by Interfax. Previously, the DPRK leader called the current situation in the country “tense”

China will toughen penalties for participating in criminal communities

The Chinese judicial system will toughen the punishment of those guilty of participating in organized criminal groups (OPS), including the death penalty. As reported on Wednesday by the China Daily newspaper, a similar punishment threatens civil servants who provided protection to criminals

Open Russia activists were searched in Krasnodar

In Krasnodar, searches were conducted by the coordinator of the local branch of the Open Russia (PR), Yana Antonova, and several other activists. The siloviki also came to the office of the Ecological Watch for the North Caucasus, where the supporters of the Open Russia were.

According to local activists, the searches were carried out in a criminal case under the article on undesirable organizations. When and against whom he was instituted is not yet known. If the information is confirmed, it will be the third criminal case in Russia under this article.

Released the first trailer for the cartoon “Addams Family”

A teaser trailer for the Addams Family cartoon, directed by Greg Tirnan (Full Rump Bass) and Konrad Vernon (Shrek-2), was released on the YouTube channel of Universal Pictures UK. The cartoon will be primarily based on Addams comics, and not on previous screen versions.

In London, announced a short list of the International Booker Prize

Writers from Germany, Poland, Colombia, Oman, France and Chile entered the short list of the Booker International Prize (The Man Booker International Prize), awarded in the field of literature in English. This was announced on Tuesday in the British capital.

Competition of design projects for the city of the future starts in St. Petersburg

Designers, architects and everyone who cares about the development of St. Petersburg, the organizers offered to portray the city of their future in their projects. The competition will be held in three categories: the most complex project (main nomination), the best design project of public space, the most creative project.

Youth street festival “Without format” will be held in Tver

April 13, Saturday, in the City Garden of Tver will be held youth festival of street culture “Without format”. The holiday will be the unofficial closing of a large-scale forum “Cultural Volunteer”, which will end in Tver this week.

Three theaters will begin to build in Sevastopol this year.

This year, work on the construction sites of three theaters will begin in Sevastopol. Today, in an interview with Interfax-South, the Acting Deputy Minister reported. Vice-Governor of the city Ivan Kusov. At the same time, he clarified that we are talking about the Opera and Ballet Theater, the Theater of Young Spectators and the Dance Theater.

Cinema Fund of Russia approved projects that will receive state support

In particular, the future film by Fyodor Bondarchuk “The Lord of the Wind” about the traveler Fyodor Konyukhov, the film “TRITE Nikita Mikhalkov Studio” about the world champion in 1978, the film about the Hero of the Soviet Union, the pilot fighter Mikhail Devyatayev, the film “Palmyra” about the modern Russian army. Partially refundable and partially irrevocable funding will receive, in particular, the tale “The Last Hero-2”, and the cartoon “Ivan Tsarevich and the Gray Wolf-4” will be funded on the condition of one hundred percent return.

The Cinema Foundation will also support future films about the Chernobyl disaster “Dangerous Water”, the paintings “Battle”, “Heart of Parma”, “Barboskin in the Dacha”, “Billion”, “Buka”, “Humpbacked Horse” and “Silver Skates”.

Actress chosen for the role of a young princess Diana in the TV series “Crown”

Emma Korin has joined the cast of the popular Netflix TV show “The Crown”. The actress got the role of a young princess Diana. Twitter’s official streaming service page also confirmed that filming for the fourth season will start a little later this year.

Swedish Quicksand mini-series

Netflix released a semi-detective mini-series “Quicksand” – an adaptation by Camilla Algren, a screenwriter of the Most famous bestseller Malin Giolito about school shooting

In Volgograd, opened the festival of short films “Brief!”

In Volgograd, the annual film festival of Russian and German short films “Briefly!” Has begun. For the first time this festival was held in 2013 as a Russian-German initiative. The main competition involves films from Russia, Abkhazia, Belarus, Spain, Israel, Germany, USA, Austria, Italy, Iran.

Guests will see documentary, fiction, experimental films, animation and video art. Separately highlighted family and children’s animation. Also in the festival billboard there are discussions, lectures, public talk and workshops on documentary animation.

Google launches drones delivery service in Australia

In Australia, has earned a service for the delivery of goods by drones. It was launched by Wing, the owner of which is the parent company of Google Alphabet. It is noted that the permission of the Australian aviation authorities was obtained after a year and a half testing.

The release date of Sniper Elite V2 Remastered has become known.

Developers from the studio Rebellion published a short video in which they showed the difference in graphics between the original Sniper Elite V2 and its remaster. Also became known release date of the game on sale – May 14.

In Japan, approved a plan for the distribution range of communications 5G

The Ministry of Administrative Affairs and Communications of Japan on Wednesday approved a project of allocating a wave band for operating a fifth-generation mobile communication (5G), distributing it among four operators. This was reported by Kyodo.

Facebook company plans to create its own cryptocurrency

Facebook company plans to create its own cryptocurrency and intends to attract an investment of $ 1 billion for the project. Experts want to provide steyblokin real money

Russia has developed a satellite communications system for the CIS countries

Mobile satellite communications “will cover fully the Russian Federation, part of the territory of Europe, the Arctic Ocean, the Arctic coast, the CIS countries, including Kazakhstan.” For these purposes, at least three repeater satellites will be launched into a highly elliptical orbit and two more into the geostationary one.

Huawei is preparing to release glasses with a speaker and microphone

Huawei, in collaboration with optics manufacturer Gentle Monster, is preparing to release unusual glasses equipped with a speaker and microphone. All innovative mechanisms will be introduced into the arms of the accessory. Huawei’s new product will go on sale under the name X Gentle Monster Eyewear

Norilsk Nickel plans to utilize sulfur dioxide in Taimyr

Mining and Metallurgical Company Norilsk Nickel plans to invest more than 150 billion rubles in a project to dispose of sulfur dioxide produced in metallurgical production at the enterprises of the Polar Division.

Samsung’s Russian “daughter” was convicted of price coordination for gadgets

The Federal Antimonopoly Service (FAS) of Russia said that the Samsung Electronics Rus Company, which is Samsung’s Russian subsidiary, coordinated the prices of smartphones and tablets.

HTC removes its smartphone apps from Google Play

The media talked about the final withdrawal from the HTC smartphone market. The last event, which confirms that the assumptions are not groundless, was the removal of applications from Google Play.

A cup of coffee increases the risk of cancer

According to the report of the American Cancer Research Association, the use of even two cups of drinks can provoke the development of this disease. At least, the report clarifies, the risk increased by 41% compared with those who refused these drinks.

What can lead low-calorie diet, experts said

Experts from Harvard University told what the low-calorie diet can lead to. It was found that a diet that includes a small amount of calories affects the innate immunity and can even increase life expectancy, writes Ekaterinburg on the air

Scientists create a machine for quantum superposition of a possible future.

Scientists from Singapore are building a machine for quantum superposition of possible future development options. The photon quantum information processor created by specialists is able to generate the potential results of the decisions made, represented by the location of the photons.

Ukraine expanded sanctions against Russia

The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine has expanded the list of prohibited goods from Russia for importation into the country. The government adopted the relevant decision without discussion, the broadcast is conducted on the Youtube-channel of the Cabinet. What kind of goods made to the list, not yet reported.

Volodin reprimanded the State Duma deputy for mate in social networks

Chairman of the State Duma Vyacheslav Volodin made a remark to the deputy from the Communist Party of the Russian Federation Olga Alimova for using foul language on a personal page on social networks.

Olga Nikolaevna, deputies pay attention to the fact that you swear in social networks. Let’s fight this flaw. Work on yourself, please. Because everyone loves you, you probably endure, endure a whole meeting, do not swear at anyone, and you open up in social networks. – Vyacheslav Volodin, Russian politician

Rosselkhoznadzor has banned the supply of apples and pears from Belarus

The Rosselkhoznadzor has banned the import of apples and pears into Russia through Belarus. The ban enters into force on April 12, 2019, the press service of the department reports

The State Duma supported the bills on “spy technique”

The State Duma adopted in the first reading amendments to the Criminal Code and the Code of Administrative Offenses, clarifying the concept of “special technical means intended for secretly obtaining information”. This is reported on the website of the lower chamber.

To fine the government for disrespect to the people

The deputy of the legislative assembly of the Pskov region from the Yabloko faction Lev Shlosberg proposed to fine the authorities for disrespect for the people. Reports about it “Moscow speaks”. He stated that the bill was a response to the opposite law (on contempt of authority), which was adopted in March.

“The proposed article provides for punishment for public actions that express“ clear disrespect ”for human rights and freedoms guaranteed by the Constitution, but do not bear signs of extremism,” the statement reads.

Schlosberg believes that contempt of the people should be punished with a fine of up to 500 thousand rubles or arrest for up to 20 days.

Russia began supplying flamethrowing systems “Solntsep” Saudi Arabia

Recall that in 2017 it became known that Russia and Saudi Arabia agreed on the supply of S-400 anti-aircraft missile systems, Cornet-EM anti-tank missile systems, TOS-1A Solneptek fire-throwing systems, AGS-30 grenade launchers and Kalashnikov assault rifles AK -103.

FSB contract servicemen banned from leaving Russia

Employees in the FSB contract structures will not be able to travel outside of Russia without the permission of the management. The draft of the corresponding order was signed by the director of the department, Alexander Bortnikov. The document was posted on the legal information portal on Wednesday.

India will buy 464 tanks from Russia for $ 1.93 billion

India is going to buy 464 Russian T-90MS tanks for a total of $ 1.93 billion, the decision has already been agreed in the government of the country. This was reported by the British defense publication Janes, citing informed sources in New Delhi.

SAM S-400 reflected the impact of a ballistic missile “enemy” in the Crimea

Official representatives of the Southern Military District reported that the crews of the S-400 Triumph advanced anti-aircraft missile systems that were on combat duty in the Crimea conducted exercises to repel a conventional enemy missile strike.

In the Federation Council approved a law banning hostels in homes

The Federation Council passed a bill banning hostel accommodation in apartment buildings on October 1, 2019 as amended by the conciliation commission. This informs RIA News. The law prohibits the use of residential premises as hotels or other means of temporary accommodation.

Fix Price will open in the offices of “Post of Russia”

Sales offices of a network of stores with fixed prices Fix Price will appear in the branches of Russian Post, RBC reports with reference to a source in the retail market and a representative of the postal operator. Dmitry Kirsanov, Director General of Fix Price, declined to comment this information on the publication.

Viennese opera accused of child abuse

The teachers of the ballet school of the Vienna State Opera use violent methods in teaching children and resort to sexual harassment. With such an accusation on Wednesday made a weekly Austrian newspaper Falter.

Russian Post will open three logistics hub in the Urals

The logistics hub in Yekaterinburg by 2021 will open the “Mail of Russia”. In addition to the Urals capital, new centers will appear in Chelyabinsk and Tyumen. The total area of ​​the hubs will be 81 thousand square meters.

In the British clinic for sex change put experiments on children

Doctors at the sex change clinic in Britain began to quit en masse due to “transgender experiences” on children. Employees of the Gender Identity Development Service (GIDS) at the Tavistock Center began to quit en masse

In Tyumen, the doctor refused to treat the child due to speech defects

An ophthalmologist from Tyumen flatly refused to examine and treat a three-year-old child because he speaks ill. The boy’s mother, Irina, told about the blatant case at the local hospital No. 3 in the group “Emergency Situations Tyumen”.

In St. Petersburg, will take away goods from illegal sellers

A law allowing city officials to take goods from illegal traders was passed in St. Petersburg. A new law, called to eradicate illegal spontaneous trade in the city, was adopted today in the Legislative Assembly of St. Petersburg.

Getting child benefits will be easier

Lawmakers today in the second reading adopted amendments giving parents the opportunity to receive benefits for their first and second children at the place of stay. Recall that now the corresponding application should be submitted exclusively at the place of permanent registration

This decision will help those who moved to another city. Today it is necessary to come to the place of permanent registration to submit an application. This creates great difficulties for people. Often, citizens do not receive the funds they are entitled to. – Vyacheslav Volodin, Russian politician

Medvedev approved a plan to combat the resistance of microbes to antibiotics

Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev approved an action plan for 2019-2024 to implement the Strategy to prevent the spread of antimicrobial resis …

“We are all respected people here.”

And again in the epicenter of the scandal – Chairman of the Nizhnegorsky District Council, Alexander Petrov. At a personal reception in the administration, Petrov slightly hit (with his hand and foot) one of the visitors with the words “We are all respected people here.” True, the victim himself provoked, saying that Petrov for him is UNDESOLABLE!

Ministry of Finance placed OFZ for 86.76 billion rubles

The Ministry of Finance of Russia has placed a federal loan bond with a fixed coupon yield (OFZ-PD) of issue 26,224 in the amount of 86.76 billion rubles. This is reported on the site office.

Net capital outflow from Russia increased in Q1

The net outflow of Russia’s balance of payments in January — March 2019 increased to $ 25.2 billion, by 1.6%, the Central Bank said. In the first quarter of 2018, the outflow amounted to $ 16.1 billion rubles, and for the year $ 67.5 billion.

The volume of cargo traffic on the Northern Sea Route reached 20 million tons

The volume of cargo traffic on the Northern Sea Route reached 20 million tons. This was stated by Deputy Chairman of the Russian Government Maxim Akimov at the International Arctic Forum in St. Petersburg

Akimov revealed when 5G networks will appear in Russia

5G networks may appear in Russia in five years, said Deputy Prime Minister Maxim Akimov on the sidelines of the International Arctic Forum. According to him, Russia has “all the possibilities” to “solve this problem by 2024, and possibly even earlier,” RIA Novosti reports.

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