9 Jun, 2021

Life priorities of the inhabitants of Russia

In the country as a whole, the most important priority is to live in prosperity: 49% of respondents speak about it. Most often – workers in trade and services (55%) and workers (52%), least often – non-working (43%) and, interestingly, managers and entrepreneurs (46%)

For entrepreneurs and managers, the main priority is different – to live in a more just and rationally organized society (53% versus the national average of 44%). More often than others, “professionals” also talk about this (47%)

Entrepreneurs, managers and professionals are also noticeably more likely than others to talk about an interesting life and self-realization (31%) and bringing benefits to society (24-20%)

Children and family are universal but not very popular values. Having your own apartment and a good job is important for workers and trade workers, and a good education is important for non-workers.

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As part of the arbitration, claims were brought against Russia for $ 99 billion, said the presidential envoy to the State Duma Harry Minkh. He noted that “a few years earlier this amount was more modest – $ 35 billion.” According to Minh, the tendency is to increase here, and, in particular, this is due to the reunification of the Crimea with the Russian Federation.

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In Moscow, not a single apartment for sale is currently suitable for the updated program of preferential mortgages, realtors interviewed by RIA Nedvizhimost reported.

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The Dutch newspaper Volkskrant on the day of the start of the hearing on the MH17 crash published a material where, citing anonymous sources, it claims that hackers allegedly connected with the SVR gained access to the Dutch police system in 2017 Dutch intelligence and police refused to confirm or deny the data to the publication about this hack.

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The Almaz-Antey expert told the court in the Netherlands that there was no clear picture of butterfly-shaped damage on the wreckage of the plane, typical of a 9M38M1 missile.

“According to him, the presence of holes in the wreckage in the shape of a butterfly does not necessarily mean that the defeat was inflicted by the warhead of the 9M38M1 missile,” said Judge Hendrik Steenhays.

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Mass death of bees was recorded in the southern regions of Bashkiria, which is a major producer of honey. The reason could be the processing of the territory from pests. In the summer of 2019, in various regions of the Russian Federation, mass deaths of bees were already recorded, then this was associated with the uncontrolled use of pesticides.

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The authorities of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern told RIA Novosti that they cannot yet name the deadline for issuing permits for gas supply via Nord Stream 2: it is necessary to establish an actual connection, conduct tests

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Blinken said he would seek concrete actions and measures to reduce the “negative” consequences of the construction of Nord Stream 2. The US will continue to oppose those who provide insurance and permits for the operation of Nord Stream 2

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Businessmen in the Moscow pre-trial detention center “Vodnik” complain about the red tape in the investigation of their cases, the head of the Moscow POC Georgy Volkov told RIA Novosti. According to him, sometimes those under investigation have to “wait for months” for the investigator to visit them.

“Recently, we are increasingly faced with problems associated with the fact that entrepreneurs are chosen a preventive measure related to detention, but after a citizen is placed in a pre-trial detention center, they seem to forget about him, the investigation is not something that is in no hurry, sometimes there is a feeling that deliberately delays the investigation of criminal cases “

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In Kazan, two environmental scandals flare up at once. In the Bishop’s lake near the village of Tarlashi, Laishevsky district, local residents discovered an alleged dump of chemicals. Recently, the specially protected natural area of ​​Russian-German Switzerland began to burn. Employees of the Ministry of Emergency Situations and volunteers from the Liza Alert detachment were involved in the extinguishing.

The number of cases of environmental disasters in Tajikistan has recently increased. Previously, residents of the villages of Vishnevka, Privolny, Voznesenie, Novaya Vishnevka, Samosyrovo, as well as Residential Complex “Vesna” complained about unbearable odors.

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The United States views the meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin not as an encouragement, but as a defense of its interests, US National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan said at a briefing. According to him, the countries have “many questions” to work out, and a direct conversation between Biden and Putin is “the best way to understand what Russia intends and plans to do.” Biden plans to tell Putin about his position, the adviser said.

“I would like to reiterate that we view the meeting with the Russian president not as an encouragement, but as a vital part of protecting American interests and values. Joe Biden is meeting with Vladimir Putin not despite the differences between our countries, but because of them, ”Sullivan said.

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The Kremlin is not engaged in the development of any strategies, and Roskomnadzor requires social networks Twitter, YouTube and TikTok to comply with the laws, said the press secretary of the Russian President Dmitry Peskov, commenting on an article by the Wall Street Journal, which says that the Kremlin was developing a strategy for pressure on Twitter, YouTube and TikTok ahead of the State Duma elections.

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In Russia, annual inflation in May accelerated to 6.02% from 5.53% in April. Compared to April, consumer prices rose by 0.74% (in the previous month, inflation was 0.58%), follows from the data of Rosstat. The last time the annual inflation exceeded 6.0% in October 2016 (6.1%).

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Former Tatu soloist Yulia Volkova, who recently announced that she was going to the State Duma, came for an interview with Ksenia Sobchak. When she was asked about the law of Dima Yakovlev, Volkova was confused, but then said that she agreed with the law, because it … prohibits playing football next to the roadway in small towns.

Federal Law of December 28, 2012 No. 272-FZ “On measures of influence on persons involved in violations of fundamental human rights and freedoms, rights and freedoms of citizens of the Russian Federation”

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The authorities of St. Petersburg explained the loss of rental electric scooters in the city. The head of the transport committee, Kirill Polyakov, told the Poddem newspaper that the kick-sharing owners themselves removed them from the streets because of the actions of the TFR, but the administration is trying to negotiate with both sides.

“We have a meeting twice a week with the heads of kick-sharing companies and representatives of law enforcement agencies. We are looking for a reasonable compromise in order to support business and not prohibit it at all, and on the other hand, our task is to ensure the safety of people, taking into account the unsettled concept of “means of individual mobility” at the federal level. We hope that the State Duma will soon remove this gap in the legislation. “

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Near Yalta, it was decided to let residents go to the beach only from 8:30 to 16:30. We are talking about the protected natural area of ​​the Melas Park, which rented the Mellas sanatorium and launched construction there. A local resident, Elena, told the Podyem newspaper that a nine-story building had been illegally erected in the park, old objects were demolished, and the entire territory was closed to the public for 3.5 months. However, even after activists complained to the administration, only a piece of the wild beach was opened, and even then for several hours a day. In the Ministry of Nature of Crimea, residents were told that a check would begin regarding access to the seashore.

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ProPublica, an American non-profit journalistic organization, has released an investigation based on materials from the US Internal Revenue Service. At the disposal of the investigators were the tax returns of thousands of the richest Americans – in particular, Jeff Bezos, Mark Zuckerberg and Michael Bloomberg. The text describes how billionaires pay taxes at a lower rate than ordinary American families – or avoid them altogether.

Following the release of the investigation, the administration of US President Joe Biden announced that it had begun an investigation into the illegal leak of tax returns. And Senators Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders have proposed taxing the wealth of the wealthiest Americans, not just their income.

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Every fifth resident of Russia would like to move abroad for permanent residence, follows from the results of a survey by the Levada Center (the organization is recognized in Russia as a “foreign agent”), conducted in May. The number of respondents who want to leave Russia is the highest since 2011-2013. More often than others, Russians aged 18-24 want to leave the country – 48%.

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On June 8, Rosneft filed a lawsuit against the publisher of the Russian Forbes and journalist Dmitry Yakovenko. This is the eighth edition to have faced oil company lawsuits since early 2021.

Rosneft is known for its numerous claims against journalists, as well as for the huge amounts of damage it claims in these claims. For example, in 2020, the company demanded 43 billion rubles from RBC.

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In Switzerland, businessman Vladislav Klyushin was arrested, Open Media found out. From the materials of the Swiss courts, it follows that the United States has been seeking his extradition since March 20, two warrants have been issued against Klyushin in the case of insider trading. Klyushin himself objects to extradition. The businessman believes that he and his company “play a strategically important role for the Russian government.” He also believes that the United States illegally obtained information about his trip to Switzerland because he “possesses valuable classified knowledge about Russia.”

Vladislav Klyushin is the owner of the Russian company M13, which provides media and social media monitoring services for the Kremlin and other authorities

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The Russian Embassy in Bern confirmed reports of the arrest of a Russian citizen in Switzerland at the request of the United States, he has already been granted consular access, his rights are respected, the diplomatic mission told RIA Novosti.

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The EU Permanent Representatives agreed on the extension of sanctions against Crimea and Sevastopol, the final approval will take place on June 18 at the ministerial level, a source told RIA Novosti

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The State Duma of Russia adopted in the third, final reading a bill banning publicly identifying the goals and actions of the USSR and Nazi Germany in World War II, as well as denying the decisive role of the Soviet people in the victory over fascism

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The first deputy chairman of the Public Chamber of the Leningrad Region, Vladimir Petrov, appealed to the Prosecutor General of the Russian Federation Igor Krasnov with a request to check the so-called TikTok houses in Russia for compliance with legislation and other norms of living and working in them for children and adolescent bloggers