16 Mar, 2019

Kim Jong Un doesn’t want to continue

The DPRK leadership is considering a decision to suspend further negotiations on denuclearization with the United States. This was announced on Friday by Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the People’s Republic Choi Son-Hee at a press conference in Pyongyang, to which representatives of foreign embassies and foreign journalists were invited.

“We have no intention to make concessions to the US requirements [put forward at the Hanoi summit] in any form, much less the desire to conduct such negotiations,” said Choi Son-Hee.

This speech by the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the DPRK was the first official statement by representatives of the people’s republic with an assessment of the outcome of the summit of DPRK State Council Chairman Kim Jong-un and US President Donald Trump, held February 27-28 in Vietnam.

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In the United States announced the beginning of the production of PRSMD missiles

US Secretary of Defense Michel Baldanza said that Washington had begun manufacturing components for testing non-nuclear ground-based missiles that are prohibited by the Treaty on the Elimination of Intermediate-Range and Short-Range Missiles (INF).

“By using funds allocated by the congress in the 2019 fiscal year, the United States began manufacturing components to support tests at the stage of developing non-nuclear ground-based missiles,” she said TASS.

She added that the American side needs to be ready to withdraw from the contract.

Baldanza also said that US training in this direction “includes plans for testing non-nuclear ground-based missiles.”

The US State Department announced the threat to the country from 50 countries

Not less than 50 countries of the world can cause damage to the United States, said Kiron Skinner, head of the political planning department at the US State Department, in her speech at the Center for Strategic and International Studies in Washington.

She said that by the end of the 20th century, only two countries caused the greatest concern to the United States – the USSR and China. Now, according to her, not only countries possessing nuclear weapons, but also other states can inflict damage on the United States with the help of “cyber war”, economic wars and confrontations in the information space. At the same time, as Skinner emphasized, it is developing countries that are causing more concern to Washington.

Israel struck Gaza in response to Tel Aviv shelling

The Israeli military began to strike at Hamas objects in the Gaza Strip. Residents of the enclave reported that the sounds of explosions could be heard in the capital city of Gaza and southern Khan-Yunis. Air strikes are made several hours after the shelling by Palestinians of the central part of the Jewish state.

The British Parliament voted to postpone Brexit

On the one hand, the parliament refused to withdraw from the EU without an agreement. On the other hand, Brussels does not intend to revise the terms of the deal, which the British Parliament is not aggressively accepting. The Parliament of Great Britain voted to postpone the release of the country from the European Union on June 30.

The meeting of the leaders of the United States and China at the end of March will not take place

The meeting of US President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping at the end of March will not take place. This is due to the fact that the parties need more time to resolve trade disputes. This was announced on Thursday by US Treasury Secretary Stephen Mnuchin, speaking to reporters.

China passed foreign investment law

China has approved a new law on foreign investment, which aims at informational transparency regarding investments in the local economy. The law should also ensure equal conditions between Chinese and foreign companies in the PRC market.

The United States threatened China with sanctions for violating the rights of the Uigurs

The US State Department on Wednesday presented an annual report on the human rights situation in the world in 2018, in which it accused China of violating the rights of Uygur Muslims in the Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region. The US is considering the possibility of imposing sanctions against the Chinese authorities, said Deputy State Department Spokesman Robert Palladino.

Trump has threatened the EU to introduce duties on European goods

Earlier, US National Intelligence Director Daniel Coates said that the United States’s trade with the EU would suffer in the event of a brittle British exit from the European Union. US and EU trade was estimated at about $ 1.2 trillion.

Military-political academy will be revived in Russia

By the end of this year, Russia plans to revive the Military-Political Academy, they write, “Izvestia”, citing a source in the Ministry of Defense of the country. The WPA, which has begun its work again, will issue psychologists, journalists and deputy commanders for military-political work.

The Security Council announced the transfer of NATO troops to the borders of Russia

NATO is moving troops to the border with Russia, Deputy Security Council Secretary Mikhail Popov said in an interview with the Krasnaya Zvezda Defense Ministry newspaper.

Russian hallucination system was ineffective

According to a senior official of the Institute of the Human Brain of the Russian Academy of Sciences (St. Petersburg), who was interviewed by the Fontanka publication, the 5P-42 Filin system is most likely ineffective.

“The modulation of different-frequency signals may be designed to start the process of generalization. Brain, roughly speaking, begins to continuously “drive” information through the hemispheres, which can cause an epileptic seizure. But to protect against such exposure, it is enough to close one eye, ”said the expert.

Issued as a know-how product, long created

The Fontanka publication talked with the Petersburg entrepreneur Yuri Zenkevich, whose enterprise Jupiter-Z, according to Fontanka, initially developed 5P-42 Filin.

“They (“ Ruselectronics ”- editorial note) issue as know-how a product that has been created for a long time, including at the expense of my funds, and skim the cream. We had ambitious plans. For example, we planned to develop the civil modification of “Filin” in 2012, ”Zenkevich said.

The Pentagon accused Russia of “aggressive modernization of the armed forces”

Russia is engaged in an “aggressive modernization of its armed forces,” said Patrick Shanahan, the acting head of the Pentagon. The Pentagon is modernizing to win competition with Russia and China, he said.

US B-52 Bombers Relocating to UK

The US Air Force transferred three B-52H Stratofortress strategic bomber to the British Fairford airbase, Interfax reports. These military aircraft are capable of carrying nuclear cruise missiles and air bombs. In the near future several more such bombers will arrive at this air base.

Doctors called the source of vitality instead of coffee

A short break for sleep can be a worthy replacement for caffeine during the day, said Andrei Tyazhelnikov, a senior freelance specialist in primary health care for adults in the metropolitan health department, told the Moskva news agency.

In Russia, approved the exam schedule for the 2019

According to the order of the Ministry of Education, the main period of the Unified State Examination will be from May 27 to July 1. Graduates of the 11th grades will pass on May 27, geography and literature, May 29 – mathematics, May 31 – history and chemistry, June 3 – Russian, June 5 – written part in foreign languages ​​and physics, June 7 and 8 – oral part foreign languages, June 10 – social studies, June 13 – biology and computer science. Reserve days are provided from June 17 to July 1. It also follows from the document that the early period for passing the EGE in 2019 will take place from March 20 to April 10, an additional period from September 3 to September 20.

Russia is going to rid milk of antibiotics

In Russia, GOST is being developed, which will completely ban antibiotics in raw materials and, as a result, in finished dairy products. It is also planned to create express methods for their determination. Remains of 72 drugs in raw materials are allowed in the EEU countries since the summer of 2018.

TsODD fined for installing upgraded characters

The practice of using reduced road signs, as found out by Kommersant, led to a legal dispute between the traffic police and the Moscow authorities. The Capital Traffic Management Center (CTO) installed the upgraded signs “Give way” and “Pedestrian crossing” on one of the streets and was fined 200 thousand rubles, as they were considered unsafe for traffic by the traffic police.

The Patriarch asked the Russian Orthodox Church to give the Museum to them. Andrei Rublev in Moscow

The Russian Orthodox Church (ROC) has claimed rights to one of the country’s oldest religious sites, the Spaso-Andronikov Monastery in Moscow, on the territory of which the Museum of Old Russian Culture and Art named. Andrei Rublev.

In Russia, will propose to limit the sale of alcohol in residential areas

Participants in the strategic session, who discussed the promotion of a healthy lifestyle in Russia, can add to the list of presidential instructions for a State Council meeting on limiting the sale of alcohol in residential areas. It is noted that the age of sale is recommended to increase to 21 years. If the proposal is accepted, the government will amend the legislation before December 1, 2019.

Alexey Navalny showed the mansion of Gazprom’s ex-deputy chairman

According to Navalny, the Golubev family owns a mansion on Rublevka with an area of ​​about 3 thousand square meters and a cost of more than 3 billion rubles.

Rospotrebnadzor will strengthen the fight against false data on product labels

Rospotrebnadzor intends to strengthen the fight against the placement of inaccurate information about the content of gluten, milk, nuts and other allergens on product labels. This was reported by the head of department, Anna Popova.

Most vegetable fats turned out in butter

Most of the substitution of milk fats for vegetable was found in butter. About this RIA “News” said the head Roskachestva Maxim Protasov

Universiade Square in Krasnoyarsk drowned in puddles and mud

The Universiade Square on the right bank of Krasnoyarsk drowned in puddles and mud because of warm weather. Pictures square, which opened in November last year on the street. Sverdlovskaya near the “Platinum Arena”, published by photographer Sergey Filinin.

Muscovites have come up with how to park with impunity and for free

On the entertainment portal Pikabu there is a discussion of a new method that Muscovites thought up in order to park for free, without fear of fines and evacuation. With the cars removed the license plates, park them close and fasten the bicycle lock for the door handles.

Moscow authorities will hand over 10 trams written to Tomsk 

The Moscow Municipality has confirmed its willingness to donate 10 Tomsk trams written off at Mosgortrans free of charge, the mayor’s press service told NIA Tomsk.

Central Bank: the effect on inflation from the VAT increase is exhausted

The main VAT rate in Russia since January 1 has grown from 18 to 20%. The day before, on March 13, the Ministry of Economic Development and Trade also reported that the impact of the increase in VAT on inflation was exhausted, and in February the price increase returned to the rates of the previous year.
Earlier, Central Bank Chairman Elvira Nabiullina said that the peak of annual inflation is expected in March-April: during this period, the figure could exceed 5.5% and even reach 6%.

“In the future, it [inflation] will decrease and return to the goal [near 4%] in the first half of 2020,” the Central Bank comments in the comments.

The government’s official inflation forecast for 2019 is 4.3%, the regulator expects it at the level of 5–5.5% for the year.

Cargo ship stranded in the Kerch Strait

The cargo ship Maryland flying the flag of Liberia, carrying metal, ran aground in the Kerch Strait. This informs RIA Novosti with reference to the representative of Rosmorrechflot. According to him, during the movement in the caravan, the bulk carrier sat on the edge of the Kerch-Yenikalsky channel

Louis Vuitton apologized for the collection in honor of Michael Jackson

The fashion house Louis Vuitton apologized for showing a collection based on the costumes of the pop king Michael Jackson. This happened after the premiere of a documentary film that caused a global resonance. The Louis Vuitton Defile, dedicated to the King of Pop, took place in Paris in mid-January.

New trailer for Avengers: Final

Marvel Studio has released a new trailer for the film “The Avengers: Final”. The video for the fourth film about the team of superheroes is posted on the studio’s official YouTube channel. In addition, a film poster has been published on Twitter.

Twiggy and Jim Carter received orders of the British Empire

The ceremony of awarding the orders of the British Empire took place in Buckingham Palace on March 14, 2019. Among those who received awards from the hands of Prince Charles on this day were the legendary model and icon of 1960s style Twiggy and the actor of the series “Downton Abbey” Jim Carter

Japanese Puppet Theater to come to St. Petersburg with the premiere

The Japanese troupe “Tonda” with the puppet theater “Ningyo-dzoruri-bunraku” will show its performance in Petersburg. The premiere will be held on Friday at the VF Theater. Komissarzhevskaya in the framework of the Year of Japan in the Russian Federation, reports TASS. In 2003, the puppet theater “Ningyo-dyoruri – bunraku” was recognized as an intangible cultural heritage by UNESCO.

The festival “Japanese Spring” is held for the 19th time. Within the framework of the festival, about 90 events will take place on the territory of St. Petersburg and the Leningrad Region. “Japanese Spring” will last until May.

Russian episode “Epidemic” will be shown at the festival in Cannes

The show will take place in the Louis Lumiere Hall in the Palace of Festivals and Congresses. Along with the Russian tape, nine TV shows from Europe, Israel, Japan and the USA went to the main competition. Will present a picture at the festival Victoria Isakov and Mariana Spivak, who performed the main roles.

New movies trailer for the Alien universe released

As explained, Fox has selected six short films (out of more than 550 sent), taken as part of a competition announced on the occasion of the jubilee. They will be shown on March 15 at the Emerald City Comic Con in Seattle, and from March 29 they will be available on the IGN portal, BloodyDisgusting is pleased.

A conversation with young people will be the main theme of the eighth Trans-Baikal Film Festival

Conversation with the youth audience will be the main theme of the VIII Trans-Baikal International Film Festival (ZMKF), organizers of ZMKF told reporters. The eighth ZMKF will be held in Chita and areas of the Trans-Baikal Territory from May 30 to June 2.

Dancing symphony orchestra will play rock in Moscow

The motto of the mystical show: “The griffin fulfills desires!”. Fabio Pirola, conductor of CONCORD ORCHESTRA, dreamed of instilling in modern people an interest in symphonic music.

L’One wrote a letter to the whole world in a farewell album

Rapper L’One released his latest album, Pangea, with which he will complete his creative career. The album was released on March 15, 2019, and the work on the record took more than a year, since Levan Goroziya (real name of the artist. – Comm. Ed.) Decided to record it on all continents of the Earth.

He would have come out before, but you can only get to Antarctica at a certain time, ”explained Levan in the“ OK with communication! ”Social network“ Odnoklassniki ”. – That is, the delay in the release of the album is directly related to the possibility of hitting Antarctica. For me it was a discovery, although I had a top five in geography. I thought that I would get to Murmansk, take pictures and was ready. But it turned out that it was necessary to go in the other direction and longer.

Festival “Baikal Strings”

The 8th All-Russian Festival “Baikal Strings” will be held in the Irkutsk Regional Philharmonic. Musicians from Moscow, Krasnoyarsk and Irkutsk will take part in it.

Cross Year of Music of Great Britain and Russia – 2019

The cross year of music of Great Britain and Russia will last from March 1, 2019 to March 31, 2020. Within its framework, British pianist George Harliono will perform on the stage of the Winter Theater, accompanied by the Sochi Symphony Orchestra conducted by Anton Lubchenko.

Yandex has developed a robot to search for pirated content

Mossovetinfo.ru –The Yandex Company is planning to launch a new tool for searching pirated content on the websites, the company’s press service reports.

A Google employee broke the world record for calculating Pi number

Google employee broke the world record for calculating the number of pi. She spent 121 days on the settlement process. An employee of the American corporation Google, which owns the same search service, Emma Haruka Ivao, set a new record

Apple announced the date of the conference WWDC 2019

Apple received a message from the American company regarding the date on which they planned to hold the WWDC 2019 conference. As expected earlier, the date and place of the event were traditional. In particular, the event is scheduled to be held from 3 to 7 June and will be held in the US state of California in the city of San Jose.

Retailer applications were unsafe

The company studied the applications of retailers Mango, Asos, Shein, Bonprix, Wildberries, H & M, KupiVIP, Bershka, Joom and Lamoda in versions for iOS and Android. iOS versions proved to be much worse protected, and the frequency of detection of critical vulnerabilities in their code is one-two orders of magnitude higher, follows from the data of Rostelecom-Solar

Garmin introduced the line of sports “smart” watches MARQ

The start of sales of the line is scheduled for the second half of April 2019. The Garmin MARQ series of smart watches is represented by five models: MARQ Aviator, MARQ Driver, MARQ Captain, MARQ Expedition and MARQ Athlete.

Scientists come up with a weapon against the main cause of heart attacks and strokes

The formation of blood clots on the surface of arteries and veins is today considered one of the main causes of strokes and heart attacks, as well as related deaths. Such clots of coagulated blood periodically “fall off” and begin to travel through the circulatory system. Researchers from the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology and the Medical Research Center of Hematology of the Ministry of Health of Russia create an ultrasound gadget that allows you to quickly find and destroy blood clots in blood vessels without putting the entire body at risk.

Found traces of the recent global catastrophe

Scientists at the University of California found evidence that about 13 thousand years ago, our planet faced a very serious catastrophe: it collided with a comet. The largest fragments of the celestial body landed on the territory of North and South America, small ones were distributed to Europe and Asia.

Daytime sleep helps reduce pressure for elderly hypertensive patients.

Taking into account the factors affecting blood pressure (bad habits, nutrition, level of physical activity, chronic diseases), the scientists found that daytime sleep helps elderly hypertensive patients to reduce the pressure by an average of 5 mm Hg. To realize how important it is, compare: a decrease in pressure of only 2 mm Hg. Art. reduces the risk of heart attack by 10%.

There is a direct link between errors and eye reactions.

American scientists from Arizona conducted a study that found a link between errors and eye reaction. They concluded that the types of errors are related to the size of the pupil. This allows you to understand how the brain reacts to errors, which makes it possible to predict them.

Scientists: Acting suppresses brain activity

Experts from Canada decided to find out how the acting game affects the brain. To this end, a survey was conducted, which involved 1.5 dozen volunteers who are professional actors. In the process of playing as a character of the play, according to the results of MRI, brain activity was greatly reduced, especially in the frontal part of the cerebral cortex. Scientists said that such results are explained by the actor’s suppression of his property of the individual.

Created a special drone with the ability to relax on the branches

The grip of the device resembles bird claws, so drones, after being fixed on the branches, can turn off part of the electric motors for the sake of energy saving. Nevertheless, even the energy-saving mode will allow you to continue to monitor or shoot.

China is preparing for mass production of manned spacecraft

After the construction of the space station, a manned spacecraft will be launched in China, which will transport astronauts in accordance with the requirements of the mission

Tesla has unveiled a new Model Y electric car.

Tesla introduced the Model Y electrocross SUV, it is already available for pre-order, but mass production has not yet begun, RIA Novosti reports.

Mitsubishi and Nissan will jointly release new K-cars

NMKV, a joint venture between the two companies, brought together Nissan’s advanced technology and Mitsubishi’s rich experience in creating lightweight and roomy vans. The first generation of models was released 6 years ago. Subsequently, cooperation was expanded through the creation of the Alliance.

The court froze the construction of a plant for bottling water from Baikal

In early March, it was reported that the stylist Sergei Zverev made a single picket against the Kremlin walls against the construction of the plant. The company for bottling drinking bottled water was planned to be built in the village of Kultuk

Banish right-hand drive cars

Victor Travin, President of the Board of Legal Protection of Automobile Owners, proposed to finally drive out the right-hand drive cars from Russian roads. Reported Primpress.

“It seems to me that they should be allowed to ride before the first technical inspection. They cannot complete this procedure, and if so, they cannot receive a diagnostic card and issue a CTP policy. From that moment on, they are banned, ”Travin suggested.

Recall, in connection with this document, a safety certificate and a TCP for a car imported into Russia will be issued only after an inspection in an accredited laboratory.

EU imposed sanctions against eight Russians for incident in Kerch Strait

The EU’s plans to impose sanctions after the incident in the Kerch Strait became known on February 15. It was reported that the “Azov sanctions package” will be extended until September 15, eight Russians will be added to the black list, who will be denied entry to the EU and will be banned from using the EU banking system.

The Kremlin talked about Putin’s position on the “Calvi case”

The situation around the founder of the Baring Vostok investment fund, a US citizen Michael Calvey was mentioned at a meeting of businessmen with Russian President Vladimir Putin, but the head of state cannot give this assessment to his case, press secretary of the Russian leader Dmitry Peskov told journalists March 15.

The position of the president is as follows. The first is that this business should not be linked to the investment climate in Russia as a whole and should not have any negative impact. Russia was, is and will be interested in international investors and intends to do everything possible to create comfortable working conditions for them, “said Peskov to reporters, answering the question what is Putin’s position on the” Kalvi case ”
The second. The president cannot comment on Calvey’s case, since investigative actions are underway. This is not the prerogative of the president.
And third, until a court decision, no one can call Calvi guilty of certain offenses. – Dmitry Peskov, Russian statesman

The Pentagon advocated for the right to a preventive nuclear strike

The general was asked to comment on a bill submitted to Congress by Democrats, which prohibits a preemptive nuclear strike. According to Dunford, the current policy, which allows the first to strike a nuclear strike, complicates the decision-making process of opponents of an attack on the United States.

Russian government wants to replace Boeing 737 Max with MS-21

The government commission did not allow Pobeda Airlines (Aeroflot’s “daughter”) to additionally lease 30 Boeing 737 Max ships. Instead, the authorities offer the carrier to consider buying 30 Russian MS-21 aircraft, according to Vedomosti.

On combat duty in the Kaliningrad region, launched the S-400 “Triumph”

In the Kaliningrad region on combat duty today, March 15, was launched by the combat crews of the Triumph S-400 anti-aircraft missile systems, the press service of the Western Military District reports. Earlier, the long-range anti-aircraft missile system, having successfully fired out, arrived in the region from the Astrakhan region.

Russian military will inspect the Latvian military base in Adazi

From March 18 to 20, three representatives of the Armed Forces of Russia will be on a visit to Latvia, where they will visit the military base in Adazi and will monitor the republic’s weapons. This was reported on Friday by the press service of the Ministry of Defense of Latvia.

In the Sea of ​​Azov passed the teachings of the Ukrainian ships and aircraft

During the exercises, aviation and ships of the Armed Forces of Ukraine showed a good result. As REGNUM reported earlier, in Ukraine, a two-month training session of the “United Multinational Group” began, in which the militants of the Ukrainian Armed Forces will be trained under the guidance of foreign instructors.

The United States refused to place a military base near the Kaliningrad region

The United States refused to place Fort Trump’s military base near the borders of the Kaliningrad Region. This is reported by the newspaper Wyborcza. According to the information of the publication, Washington made such a decision due to the reduction of expenses on the eastern flank of NATO.

Transfers from card to card in Russia for the first time overtook cash withdrawals

The volume of transfers from card to card in Russia in 2018 for the first time in history exceeded the volume of cash withdrawals, according to statistics from the Central Bank.

The duty on oil exports from Russia will increase by April 1

“According to the calculations of the Ministry of Finance of Russia, the export duty on oil in Russia from April 1, 2019 will increase by $ 6.2 and will be $ 97.4 per ton,” – said in an official statement on the ministry’s website.

Over the past five years, sales of antidepressants in Russia have doubled

Over the past five years, sales of antidepressants in Russia have almost doubled in ruble terms, the market volume in 2018 amounted to 4 billion rubles. against 2.1 billion rubles. In 2013, DSM Group analysts calculated (sales in the pharmacy retail, prescription and non-prescription drugs were taken into account).

Russia received 7 trillion rubles of additional income from OPEC + transaction

Kirill Dmitriev, Director General of the Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF), said that Russia received from the OPEC transaction + 7 trillion rubles. additional income. He noted that “the deal is very effective.”

Ministry of Labor assessed the costs of increasing child benefits

The Ministry of Labor and Social Protection (Ministry of Labor) of the Russian Federation estimated the costs of increasing the level of children’s allowances from 1.5 to 2 living wages. According to the head of department, Maxim Topilin, this will require additional funding from the federal budget in the amount of 17-18 billion rubles a year.

After sanctions against Venezuela, Russia increased oil supplies to the USA

Russia has increased oil supplies to the United States against the background of sanctions against Venezuela – up to 150 thousand barrels per day, the report of the International Energy Agency (IEA) says. The failure in the supply of oil from Venezuela makes it possible for other exporters to make up for the possible shortage, the agency said.

Capital outflow from funds investing in the Russian Federation has almost doubled

The net outflow of funds from funds investing in Russian assets (funds not only targeted to the Russian Federation are also taken into account) increased 1.8 times in a week to March 13 and reached $ 167 million against an outflow of $ 91 million a week earlier

Visa launches technology in Russia to accept contactless payments via telephone

The Visa payment system is preparing to launch pilot projects in Russia, in which the mobile phone acts as a terminal for receiving contactless payments, said the general director of Visa in Russia, Ekaterina Petelina.

Gazprombank withdraws from joint venture capital with PDVSA

Gazprombank left the capital of the joint venture with the Venezuelan oil company PDVSA (Petroleos de Venezuela) of Petrozamora. About this reports TASS with reference to the representative of the bank.

Profit of the banking sector of the Russian Federation in January-February increased 2.5 times

“The profit (net) of the banking sector in two months of 2019 amounted to 445 billion rubles against 178 billion rubles in January-February 2018,” the materials say

Uzbekistan postpones construction of oil refinery with Gazprom

Turaev added that the timing of the resumption of the project so far nothing is known. Information on the construction of the Jizzakh refinery for $ 2 billion appeared in 2017. Agreed to this company “Uzbekneftegaz” (“Neftegazinvest” – a unit of “Uzbekneftegaz”) and “Gazprom”.

Khudainatov asked to release his largest project from the main taxes

Project without taxes The owner of NeftegazHolding, Eduard Khudainatov, asked the Deputy Prime Minister Yury Trutnev, who oversees the Arctic, for new state support measures for his largest oil production project in this region, the Payakhskoye field.

Medinsky decided to defend Russian cinema on holidays

Culture Minister Vladimir Medinsky suggested giving priority to showing domestic films in cinemas not only on New Year’s holidays and on May 9, but also on National Unity Day on November 4. The minister made such a proposal at a meeting of the government council on cinema.

Maxim Vitorgan staged a musical performance

March 20 and 21 in the Palace of Culture. Zuev will host the premiere of the sci-fi musical play “In the City of Lzhedmitrov.” Maksim Vitorgan became the director of the phantasmagoric story about life in the closed science city of Lzhedmitrov, full of all kinds of anomalies and oddities. The main actors in the performance are Alexey Kortnev and the Accident group in full force, Sergey Belogolovtsev and Kristina Babushkina with Natalia Vdovina.

At the airport of Lyon appeared automatic parking attendant

The cost of the service has not yet been named, but, according to preliminary data, it will be about € 2 more than for parking on its own. Stanley Robotics reported that they have already signed a contract for a similar service with the British Gatwick Airport, where robots should start work this summer.

In the Chinese metro will introduce payment through the facial recognition system

In Shenzhen, technical specialists have launched tests of a new form of payment for travel. At the metro station Futian, passengers will be able to pass through turnstiles without tokens and travel cards. A face recognition system based on 5G will be used.

Rostelecom buys smartphones with the Russian OS at 3.5 billion

We are talking about smartphones with the Russian OS Sailfish pre-installed on them. According to the information on the lot on the state procurement website, Rostelecom intends to acquire 300 thousand of such smartphones. The initial maximum purchase price is almost 3.658 billion rubles.

Microsoft tests group calls in Skype for 50 people

Developers at Microsoft said they were testing a new kind of group calls on Skype. If test events are successful, then up to 50 people will be able to communicate at the same time.

Windows 10 upgrade crashes installed on a Linux PC

Patch patch Presented on March 12, 2019, the next update of Microsoft software along with solving a number of problems brought additional difficulties to users in the form of failures in the Windows subsystem for Linux. One of the first to report this problem was the Chinese portal CNBeta.

Russian physicist received the award of the National Academy of Sciences of the USA

Russian Alexey Melnikov received the prestigious prize of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States for scientific publications linking machine intelligence and experiments in quantum physics. The press service of the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology reports

The development of agriculture has changed the human speech

The sounds of people’s speech changed after our ancestors switched to a new diet, scientists found out. About six thousand years ago, the active development of agriculture began. Instead of hard meat and wild plants, the ancient tribes began to eat processed dairy and cereal products.

Stephen Hawking did not believe that he would go to heaven

The world-famous physicist Stephen Hawking, who died March 14, 2018, did not believe in God and called paradise a “fairy tale.” Hawking, who died at the age of 76, wrote “There is no God” in his last posthumous book, A Short Answer to the Big Questions. He also wrote that “no one rules the universe.”

The lower temporal cortex plays a key role in distinguishing objects.

In a new study, neuroscientists from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) found evidence that the lower temporal cortex is necessary for visual recognition of objects.

Because of cholesterol, the rate of safe consumption of eggs was lowered to zero.

300 mg of cholesterol per day correspond to approximately 1.5 eggs (one yolk contains about 186 mg of this substance). The dependence of the risks of death and disease on the number of eggs eaten was almost linear. American physicians collected data on the nutrition of nearly 30,000 Americans and monitored their health. The result was depressing in the first place for omelet lovers: three or four eggs a week increase the risk of death from any cause by 8% compared with those who do not eat them.

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