19 Nov, 2018

More than half of their income …

About 30% of Russians spend more than half of their earnings on food. This is evidenced by the results of a survey portal Rabota.ru, which are available to TASS.

“28% of our compatriots spend on food more than half of their income. A little less money goes to 21% of Russians – from 40 to 50%. Almost every fifth (19%) – [this item of expenditure is] 30 – 40%. 14% of the total income for food products goes to about a quarter (20% – 30%), and from 10% to 20% – only from 7% [of the respondents], ”says a Rabota.ru survey.

Answering the question whether they had to save on products, the vast majority of respondents (91%) answered in the affirmative, and only 9% answered negatively

Briefly about the main thing ….


Russians began to earn more and spend

Russians began to spend more money than last year, they moved from savings to consumer behavior. Also, people began to take more consumer credits. This was said by the head of Sberbank, German Gref.

The savings model of behavior changed last year, people began to save more than spend, and this year they took more consumer loans and began to spend. A little, apparently, was more confidence this year than in the past. – German Gref, Russian politician

Gasoline in Russia will always be more expensive

In the United States or in European countries, the cost of gasoline correlates with oil prices, in Russia it does not

First, in the structure of the cost of Russian fuel, the share of oil itself is no more than 10%. 65% – in the final price of each sold liter of motor fuel, according to the FAS, accounted for taxes – MET, VAT, income tax and excise tax. It is thanks to the increase in taxes (in recent years, excise taxes have been actively growing) that gasoline prices are increasing regardless of oil prices.

Secondly, inflation in Russia, as a rule, is higher than in the USA and the EU.

Thirdly, world oil prices still affect the price of gasoline, but very differently than on the same American market. The main difference is that oil is traded in dollars, and gasoline in Russia is sold for rubles.

In the British supermarkets there will be fried grasshoppers

Sainsbury’s UK retail chain will begin selling barbeque-flavored grasshoppers, the Associated Press reported November 17. The crunchy delicacy from Eat Grub will be available to customers from November 18 in 250 stores of the chain. The price of a grasshopper portion will be £ 1.5 ($ 1.93).

People with a criminal record will be banned from working as animators in Moscow

Moscow City Duma plans to ban people with a previous conviction to work in children’s playrooms located in shopping centers, the measure will be spelled out in a bill to regulate the activities of such rooms being developed in the Duma, the chairman of the Moscow parliament Alexey Shaposhnikov told reporters.

At present, persons who have been convicted of crimes against life and health, against sexual inviolability, and against minors are not allowed to be educated. A similar prohibition should also be imposed on persons who look after children in playrooms. – Alexey Shaposhnikov, Russian politician

Impurity roller

A sewer pipe burst through one of the streets of Voronezh. From the hatch poured sewage, flooded the whole district. The liquid froze, which is why a kind of skating rink appeared on the sidewalk and the roadway, reports the television channel Vesti. Voronezh ”, publishing an amateur video.

Local residents turned to public utilities, but were refused.

“At first they called, it was a standard beating and that’s it. Then they called the dispatching service “Build-appliances”, who serve us, and they said that the networks are not ours, the pipe is abandoned. And that is all. Said – wait. And to whom to wait, it pours, a skating rink, which dashed off, ”said the tenant of one of the nearest houses, Aleksey Kolchev.

US authorities have agreed on the rules for the production of artificial meat

The US Department of Agriculture and the country’s Food and Drug Administration (FDA) have agreed on the rules for the production and sale of lab-grown meat in laboratories. This is stated in a joint statement of the parties.

ROC begins to fight with books

A resident of the Trans-Urals bought in the online store “The Chronicles of Narnia.” On the first page of the book there was a note that the children’s fairy tale was approved by the ROC.

“Allowed to be distributed by the Publishing Council of the Russian Orthodox Church,” was noted in the children’s book The Chronicles of Narnia. At the same time, the number of the council that conducted the review is indicated.

Photo: Marianna Danilina, public “Original Barrow” in “VKontakte”

Note, the ROC has already said that children’s books should go through several stages of control, which should include not only traditional government bodies, but also church ones. According to Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, this will allow children to develop good taste and aesthetics. There is no information about the method or system of control of books by the ROC

Memorial in memory of Russian prisoners of war established in Slovenia

Memorial plaque in honor of Russian prisoners of war established in Slovenia. This was reported by the press service of the Russian Embassy in Slovenia on Facebook. The opening ceremony of the memorial was held as part of a commemorative event dedicated to the end of the First World War.

Winners of the European Theater Award supported Serebrennikov

At the ceremony of presenting the European Theater Award in St. Petersburg on November 17, several directors expressed support for the arrested director Kirill Serebrennikov, reports Fontanka.ru.

“I could say a lot now, but it seems to me that my tongue is under house arrest, so I will be silent,” said Polish director Jan Klyat.

Russian Interior Ministry is going to raise the generals limit the service life

For employees of internal affairs agencies who have other special ranks, the age limit remains the same – 50 years. Also, in accordance with the amendments, it is proposed to raise from 35 to 40 years the age limit for the service of the above categories of employees.

Priest sent to the monastery for harassment of a young assistant

In the village of Kushchevskaya in the Krasnodar Territory, a 20-year-old assistant abbot accused
in the indecent behavior of the former dean of Kushchevsky church district, the rector of the church of the Apostle John the Theologian, Yuri Palchikov, writes “Yugopolis.

As the investigation showed, the priest is guilty of behavior “discrediting the holy dignity and bringing temptation among the believers,” according to the website of the Yeisk Diocese. He will be sent as a novice to the Holy Spirit men’s monastery of the city of Timashevsk for a period of 7 years.

In France, more than two hundred people suffered during the protests

In France, during the protests against the increase in gasoline prices, 227 people suffered, reports Parisien with reference to the Interior Ministry. It is noted that law enforcement officers detained 117 people, 75 of them taken into custody. During the protests, about ten policemen and gendarmes were also injured.

Beneficiaries will fly to the Far East at the expense of ordinary citizens

The benefits will be financed by the federal budget, but citizens who fly to the Far East at normal rates will have to fork out. For them, a multiplying factor of 1.25 will now be applied, that is, the cost of flights will increase by a quarter.

Zayn Malik has renounced Islam, and now he is threatened

A 25-year-old musician of Pakistani origin, Zayn Malik, said he no longer professes Islam. He told about this decision in a new interview with the British Vogue:

“Honestly, I never spoke publicly about my religious beliefs. But I don’t confess Islam, so you shouldn’t call me a Muslim, ”he explained.

According to Zayn, he used to be a believer, but did not follow all the requirements – he did not read prayers and did not limit himself in the choice of food:

“I do not believe that you should eat only certain meat, over which prayers have been read. I do not believe that you need to pray in a particular language five times a day. I believe only in one thing: if you are a good person, everything will be fine with you. ”

Zayn also said that it was easy for him to part with religion, because his parents always gave him the right to choose.

In the Czech Republic, a commemorative wreath from the president was thrown into the trash can

In the Czech Republic during the celebration of the national holiday – the Day of struggle for freedom and democracy – a memorable wreath from President Milos Zeman was thrown into the trash. The incident occurred in Prague on Saturday, November 17, writes Expres

Russians called the most dangerous form of public transport

According to the study, 47% of respondents call a fixed-route taxi the most dangerous type of public transport. Among Muscovites and residents of St. Petersburg, this proportion is higher – 59%. According to 38% of respondents, the most dangerous type of transport is an airplane. 23% are considered the most dangerous means of transportation by an intercity bus, 17% are urban land transport.

Mass protest against high prices took place in Bulgaria

Demonstrations against high prices for automotive fuel, the upcoming price increase for OSAGO, the increase in the size of the vehicle tax on old cars and demanding the resignation of the government during the day were held in dozens of cities in the country.

The best regions for employment of pensioners

The most favorable conditions of the labor market for pensioners in the regions of Russia are Moscow, St. Petersburg and the Moscow region. About this reports RIA “News.” According to the agency, in fourth place is the Voronezh region, in the fifth republic of Tatarstan.

Two billion dollars in education

The former mayor of New York and billionaire Michael Bloomberg donated $ 1.8 billion to one of the largest US research and educational institutions – Johns Hopkins University.

Moscow will introduce round-the-clock helicopter patrols

It is noted that the first night duty was held during the 2018 World Cup. After that, the experiment was considered successful. According to the deputy director for flight operations organization and the instructor of the MAC, Oleg Katalshev, special exams will be held to join the night crew.

14 roads repaired by Stroyservice in Omsk cracked

The Department of Road Management and Improvement of Omsk sued OOO Stroyservice. The municipal organization insists on the elimination of defects on the roads of Omsk repaired by this company, and moreover within the framework of guarantee obligations.

The number of cancer patients in Russia has increased

Almost 700 thousand cancer patients are diagnosed annually in Russia. The chief oncologist of the Ministry of Health said that in our country more than 3.5 million people suffer from this disease.


Ministry of Health supported the introduction of a tax on sausages

The proposal of the expert council under the government of the Russian Federation to introduce a tax on the products of red meat processing was supported by the Ministry of Health, the cost of sausages can grow by almost 30%, the newspaper Izvestia reported on Monday

Moscow Mayor’s Office will allocate almost 4 billion rubles for river trams

Moscow City Hall pledged 4.18 billion rubles. for the implementation of the Inland Water Transport subprogramme for the next three years, the Vedomosti newspaper reports with reference to the mayor’s office documents.

US household debt is growing rapidly

The total amount of US household debt for the third quarter of 2018 increased by 1.6%, or $ 219 billion, and amounted to a record $ 13.5 trillion in history, the report of the Federal Reserve Bank (FRB) of New York said. This is a record increase in US household debt since 2017.

The profit of the Russian banking sector increased 1.7 times

In the ten months of this year, the profit of the Russian banking sector increased by 1.7 times over the same period last year. The corresponding estimates are given by the Bank of Russia. According to the regulator, the profit amounted to 1.18 trillion rubles.

The refinancing rate in Belarus by the end of 2019 may drop to 9.5%

The refinancing rate in Belarus under favorable economic conditions at the end of 2019 can be 9.5% per annum, said Dmitry Murin, head of the main department for monetary policy and economic analysis of the National Bank of the Republic.

China has invested over $ 4 billion in the economy of Ethiopia

According to the Government of Ethiopia, the country is the main investment destination for more than 400 Chinese companies that have invested over $ 4 billion in the Ethiopian economy over the past 2017/18 fiscal year.

Tonga joins Chinese One Belt, One Way Initiative

The Pacific state of Tonga has joined the Chinese government’s One Belt, One Road Initiative. The adviser to the Prime Minister Tonga Lopeti Cenituli announced this in an e-mail to Reuters on Sunday.

US plans to electrify Papua New Guinea

The USA will finance the project on electrification of Papua – New Guinea, they will be helped by Australia, Japan and New Zealand, Reuters reported on November 18. Currently, only 13% of Papua New Guineans have access to electricity.

Georgia’s external debt does not represent a big risk – Minister of Finance

Georgia’s public external debt amounts to 43% of GDP and this figure is not considered risky, Finance Minister Ivane Machavariani told reporters.

Russian companies are much cheaper than foreign competitors

Experts from the Moscow School of Management Skolkovo and the UCP investment group rated the 30 largest economies in the world, producing 82% of world GDP, in terms of business value. Russia was in 27th place with an index of 29.26, with a maximum of 100, RBC writes with reference to the study.

In practice, this means that a Russian entrepreneur can sell his business two to four times cheaper than similar products of American or Western European origin. The study takes into account 19 indicators affecting business valuation in five categories: macroeconomics, investment security, interest rates, availability of capital, and tax policy.

The program “Housing” will cost Moscow 600 billion rubles

Most of the investment will be in the construction of new housing and the renovation program – 372.3 billion rubles. In 2019, 125.4 billion rubles will be allocated to it. Renovation is one of the main programs of Mayor Sergei Sobyanin, it was approved by President Vladimir Putin in February 2017. During the renovation, the Moscow authorities are going to demolish 5171 houses for 15 years (mostly five-storeyed Khrushchev houses)

Turnover of surrogate diesel fuel at gas stations decreased

At the beginning of the year, the Federal Antimonopoly Service (FAS) reported that its turnover, according to various estimates, is 6-10 million tons. To rid the market of it, in January 2018 the list of excisable middle distillates (furnace and ship fuel) was significantly expanded which are sold at gas stations under the guise of diesel fuel and do not comply with the technical regulations.

New LNG terminal commissioned in Texas

The American company Cheniere Energy announced the launch of a new LNG terminal in Texas. The first batch of gas will be sent to Asia. Investment in the project amounted to 15 billion dollars.


The APEC summit ended without a final declaration.

The summit of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) for the first time ended without a final declaration, reports AFP.

Japan wants to develop economic relations with Russia

The Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry of Japan Hiroshige Sako said that the Japanese side is ready to continue efforts to develop economic ties with Russia. Reports about it RIA “News”. According to him, he intends to continue efforts to develop a plan to strengthen ties with Moscow.

Trump has promised to publish a detailed report on the assassination of Haskaji

The American leader, Donald Trump, said that in the near future, the United States will have a “very complete report” on the murder of journalist Jamal Hashukji. Reported by the Associated Press.

May says there are no alternatives for her Brexit plan.

British Prime Minister Theresa May has written an article for the British tabloid The Sun. In it, the politician announced that the authorities did not have any alternatives for her Brexit plan, and if members of parliament rejected the deal, they “would simply return everything to the beginning.”

Macron rating updated anti-record

Sociologists have found that “very satisfied” with the activity of Macron, only 4% of French citizens. Another 21% of respondents said they were “more satisfied than not satisfied” with the work of the French president. Those who are “rather dissatisfied than satisfied,” turned out to be 34%. A “very unhappy” Macron 39% of respondents. Another 2% of survey participants did not express their opinions.

Republican Ron Desantis elected as Governor of Florida

Lead the US state of Florida will be the representative of the US Republican Party, Ron Desantis. His rival Andrew Gillum, who represents the Democratic Party, admitted defeat on Saturday. The Democrat has already congratulated the Landing Party with a victory in the elections.

“I want to congratulate Ron Desantis on the fact that he will be the next governor of the great state of Florida. My wife and I are proud more than ever about how we led this race, ”says Gillum on social networks. At the same time, the democrat added that “the struggle is not over, despite the results of the vote”

Troops will remain at the border as long as necessary.

US President Donald Trump said the troops would be stationed at the southern border “as long as necessary,” despite calls to send servicemen home for Thanksgiving Day. The words of the leader of the country leads The Hill.

Schröder compared the US ambassador to Germany with the officer of the occupying forces.

Former German Chancellor Gerhard Schroeder called on to resist US pressure on trade and look for new allies among countries whose views and interests in this area coincide with the position of the Federal Republic of Germany.

We cannot tolerate being treated as an occupied country. When I observe the actions of the American ambassador, I get the impression that he rather considers himself an officer of the occupying troops than the ambassador of the United States in a sovereign state. – Gerhard Schroeder

Netanyahu took office as head of the Ministry of Defense of Israel

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu assumed the post of Minister of Defense. This is stated in the message on the official Facebook page of the head of the Cabinet.

“Today I took the post of Minister of Defense so that we could defeat our enemies,” follows from the message.

I assume the post of Minister of Defense. The country’s security is beyond politics and personal interests. Now we are in one of the most difficult periods in the field of security. During this period, you can not ruin the government, you can not hold elections. – Benjamin Netanyahu, Israeli politician

In Poland, announced the threat of war after the launch of the “Nord Stream – 2”

Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Moravetsky said that as soon as Russia completes the Nord Stream 2, she will allegedly be able to attack Ukraine. About it reports PAP on Sunday, December 18th.

In the US, went another caravan of migrants from El Salvador

Another migrant caravan went on Sunday from El Salvador to the USA. According to the portal Prensa Grafica, this is the fourth caravan of immigrants from El Salvador, who go in the direction of the US

The Kremlin ruled out the possibility of automatic transfer of the Kuriles to Japan

The question of the South Kuriles Relations between Moscow and Tokyo have long been overshadowed by the absence of a peace treaty after the end of World War II. Japan claims to the four islands of the southern Kuril chain – Kunashir, Shikotan, Iturup and Habomai.

Can we say that it means the automatic transfer of some territories? Absolutely not. Despite the complexity of the peace treaty theme, this issue can be resolved. Such complex topics are still solvable, and this has been shown, for example, by the experience of negotiations on territorial issues with China. – Dmitry Peskov, Russian statesman

Kiev opposed the election of Russians to head the Interpol

Kiev spoke against the candidacy of Major General of the Russian Police Alexander Prokopchuk for the post of Interpol head, according to the website of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine. In addition, the head of the department Arsen Avakov accused Russia of abusing the powers of Interpol.

We all know well how the Russian Federation is abusing the possibilities of Interpol to fight and persecute political opponents. I cannot admit that we can return to the tragic history of 1938-1945, when Hendrich and Kaltenbrunner led the international police organization. – Arsen Avakov, Ukrainian businessman

Putin will fly to Istanbul for the “Turkish Stream”

The meeting of Russian President Vladimir Putin with Turkish leader Recep Tayyip Erdogan will be held in Istanbul on November 19, according to the Kremlin website.


Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia called for “resisting threats” from Russia

The Baltic Assembly recommended that Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia expand cooperation in the field of defense, as well as simplify the movement of allied forces by air, land and sea. A similar initiative was launched in connection with the need to “resist threats” from Russia.

A detachment of ships of the Pacific Fleet arrived in Brunei

A detachment of ships of the Pacific Fleet (PF), consisting of the Varyag guards missile cruiser, the large anti-submarine ship Admiral Panteleyev and the large sea tanker Boris Butoma, in accordance with the long-range cruise plan, made a business call at the Brunei port of Moire, the head of the information department told the journalists ensure the press service of the Higher educational institution on the Pacific Fleet Nicholas Resurrection.

In Latakia, under the shelling of militants killed 18 Syrian military

Savchenko said that the attack in the province of Aleppo was Tell-Alush, where one employee of the Syrian Armed Forces was injured, and in the province of Lattakia, Safsar town, where 18 Syrian soldiers were killed and two were injured, reports TASS

German Defense Minister explained the appointment of a single EU army

German Defense Minister Ursula von der Lyayen said in an interview with the media group Funke that a single EU army is needed to defend European interests in the event of crises.

For the FSB created a car on the chassis from KAMAZ

A fantastic “car from the future” will very soon be added to the fleet of special forces of the FSB. The video from the test drive of the newest armored car “Falcatus” on its YouTube channel has recently been posted by user yolkhere. For the first time such a vehicle was shown to the public in 2012 at the NAMI Dmitrov military training ground.

In India, announced the purchase of military helicopters from the US

India sent to the United States a request for “urgent acquisition” of 24 anti-submarine multi-purpose helicopters Sikorsky MH-60R, which will go into service with the Indian Navy. The amount of the contract with the United States is estimated at two billion dollars, reports RIA Novosti, referring to the agency PTI.

UN peacekeeper died in the CAR as a result of militant attacks

The peacemaker of the United Nations Multidisciplinary Integrated Stabilization Mission in the Central African Republic (MINUSCA) died as a result of an attack by militants in the western CARs. It is reported by AFP with reference to the data of the mission.

Ukrainian general does not rule out “big war” with Russia

If Russia blocks the Sea of Azov for the passage of Ukrainian ships, a “big war” between Kiev and Moscow can begin. This statement was made by the former deputy head of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, Lieutenant General Igor Romanenko.

We act in accordance with the norms of international law, and if the need arises, the water area of the Sea of Azov for the passage of Ukrainian ships in order to ensure the national interests of our state will have to be closed. – Yuri Shvytkin, MP

The British military are preparing for a “tough” Brexit

Taking emergency measures is not ruled out by the British military planners in the event that the United Kingdom leaves the European Union without an agreement on Brexit. This is with reference to a source in the armed forces reports The Sunday Times.

Hussites announced the cessation of attacks on the Arab coalition in Yemen

Hussite rebels from the Ansar Alla movement stated that they are stopping attacks with missiles and UAVs on Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and their Yemeni allies, according to a statement issued by the Supreme Revolutionary Committee at RIA Novosti.

New weapons will fill up the Russian missile forces by 70 percent by 2020

By the end of 2020, the rocket forces and artillery of Russia are planning to equip them with modern weapons to at least 70%. About this in an interview with the newspaper “Izvestia” said the head of the missile forces and artillery of the Armed Forces of Russia, Lieutenant-General Mikhail Matveyevsky.

Russian military will inspect in Slovenia

Ryzhkov said that the audit will be conducted from 19 to 22 November 2018 in the framework of the implementation of the Vienna Document 2011 on confidence-building and security measures. During this time, military inspectors from Russia will visit training areas and test sites in Slovenia.

Belgian Defense Ministry Creates Female Special Forces

The Belgian Ministry of Defense plans to create a women’s special forces unit in late 2019 or early 2020, the RTBF reports, citing the agency. The kingdom authorities allowed women to serve in the army more than 40 years ago

Russian fighter of the sixth generation

The model of the sixth generation Russian combat aircraft was noticed in a film about the fifth-generation fighter Su-57. The model of the aircraft appears in the frame at 20.05, where the Zvezda TV channel shows tests of an aircraft engine with thrust vector control – similar to that put on the Su-57

In Italy, more than 7 thousand people were evacuated because of the bomb of the war

A shell weighing 52 kilograms was discovered during work in the riverbed of the River Savena a few days ago. Due to the dilapidated state of the ammunition, it was decided to evacuate all residents within a radius of 1.5 kilometers from the find and dispose of the projectile on the spot.


Ecoproducts can help avoid cancer.

Scientists even ten years ago proved that organic farming can even feed the world. In 2007, the peer-reviewed journal of the University of Cambridge (USA) published data from the study “Organic Agriculture and Global Food Supply”.

Company Ilona Mask doburila speed tunnel near Los Angeles

The high-speed tunnel near Los Angeles, which will serve as an alternative to ground transportation and the subway, has been completed. About this on Saturday, November 17, the founder of Tesla and Space X Ilon Musk said in his Twitter.

In Canada, a new species of unicellular microorganisms was accidentally discovered.

Yana Eglit, who works at the University of Halifax, during excavations in the park, discovered microbes, which she later studied with a microscope. Her attention was attracted by the fact that the flagella moved without coordination and randomly. Therefore, the scientist made the assumption that these microbes belong to a rare kingdom. The length of unicellular organisms is approximately 0.02 millimeters. Their peculiarity is that they eat other microbes. Because of this predatory behavior, researchers named them Hemimastix kukwesjijk.

Scientists: Twitter users have broken rhythms

American scientists from the University of Chicago (University of Chicago) conducted a large-scale study with the participation of more than 246,000 Twitter microblogging users. Experts found out that their biological rhythms are violated.

In NASA predict a new threat to the planet Earth

Last year, the NASA space agency predicted a decline in sunspot activity in 2019–2020, but excessive heat loss suggests that space will face record low temperatures — a mini Ice Age and a number of dangerous changes await it, said NASA staff member Martin Mlynchak

New space research center of Japan will be built in the crater

The future space research center of Japan, which will become part of the large-scale Avatar X project, will be installed in a crater in the south-west of the country, in Oita prefecture. About this reports the publication Universe Today, with reference to the architectural bureau Clouds Architecture Office.

Childbirth in space is scheduled for 2024

The first deliveries in space are planned for 2024 already. At the moment, the search has been announced for contenders who will agree to fertilization in unusual conditions, carrying the baby and its birth in conditions of weightlessness.

China launched into space two Beidou satellites

China launched two new BeiDou satellite navigation satellites into orbit using the Changzheng-3B launch vehicle with the Xichang Cosmodrome of Sichuan Province at 2:07 local time on November 19, Xinhua news agency reported.


The new gadget will help the blind to “see” objects

Russian engineers have created the SOMSI system for multichannel information processing, which will allow blind people to orient themselves in space. The basis of the device are algorithms of artificial intelligence for pattern recognition.

Apple stopped selling branded AirPort routers

Apple has ceased sales of AirPort branded routers, which ceased production a year ago. Apple has decided to stop selling AirPort Express, AirPort Extreme and Time Capsule branded routers.

Xiaomi has released a budget watch classic with sapphire glass

The watch is made of real quartz. The Chinese manufacturer Xiaomi, which produces not only smartphones, but also other gadgets, presented the classic TwentySeventeen Ultra-Thin wrist watch. A novelty can be bought for $ 25, in Russian equivalent about 1650 rubles.

Meitu will release a smartphone with SoC Snapdragon 845

The Chinese brand Meitu will soon officially release a new smartphone, which can boast 5 cameras and an eight-core SoC Snapdragon 845 processor. Some sources agree that this new product will be quite inexpensive, and will also get a heavy and thick body.

Facebook launched a job search platform

The Facebook company decided to expand the functionality of the main social network and launched a new website for HR, which allows to publish and view vacancies. Learn with Facebook will also perform educational functions.

The first LG smartphone with Android Pie

Today it became known that the smartphone LG G7 One got an Android Pie. It is important that this is the first LG smartphone that received Android 9.0, despite the fact that it is not a flagship. The first new update was the owners of the LG G7 One in Canada.

Xiaomi targets female audience

Later, the company began producing women-oriented smartphones with improved cameras and special software that improves image quality. One of the major Chinese smartphone manufacturers, Xiaomi, has signed a strategic cooperation agreement with Meitu.

Porsche Engineers Designed Panasonic Washing Machine Design

Employees of the Porsche car brand have developed the design of the Panasonic washing machine. It is reported that the novelty will be assembled in the territory of the People’s Republic of China, and its filling will be “smart technologies”. It is reported that the cost of household appliances will be no more than $ 2,900.

Nike presents new bracelets for Apple Watch

Soon, users will be able to choose new Apple Watch Nike bracelets for their watches. Nike announced that Nike Plus members will have two new Nike Sport Loop and Nike Sport bracelets available in the coming days.

First hybrid tractor debuted at EIMA International 2018

This is a hybrid tractor, one of the new products presented at the international exhibition of agricultural machinery Eima in Bologna, Italy. New items include a sprayer with a system that reduces the dispersion of pesticides into the atmosphere

The most modern netbook One Mix 2 went on sale

It is worth noting that the stores call it One Mix 2 Yoga, although the official website does not have the last word anywhere. Anyway, the store GearBest asks for a novelty of 630 dollars, and this is supposedly at a discount, without which the price is 803 dollars.

Google One launched in Russia, but not yet available to everyone.

The Google One service officially launched in Russia, but is not yet available to all users. Reports about it AndroidInsider. The first opportunity to experience the updated grid of cloud storage was paid to Google Drive paid subscribers.

New version of Cortana released for iOS

The updated Cortana received a fresh user interface, as well as new features such as recommendations on the choice of musical compositions and podcasts. This version has been tested by Microsoft since October of this year.

In the network appeared “spy” photos of the Galaxy A8s with a “full of holes” screen

“Leaky” smartphone dubbed because of the specific cut under the front camera. Presumably, the pictures were taken at the assembly plant, and they captured the gadget that will be sold under the name Galaxy A8s. On the characteristics of the new smartphone is still unknown.

Started selling the most advanced version of One Mix 2 netbook

A modern version of the netbook One Mix 2 has appeared on the market. The cost of the novelty is 630 dollars. The netbook is interesting because it is a mixture of a laptop and a tablet. Remarkable is the fact that One Mix 2 has no analogues

Xiaomi AirDots wireless headphones went on sale in Russia

The AKKet.com publication conducted a study and found that Xiaomi AirDots wireless headphones, Apple’s direct competitor to AirPods, became available for purchase on the AliExpress marketplace.

BenQ BL2381T Series Eye Care Monitor

BenQ has released the BL2381T business class model on a 22.5-inch diagonal IPS matrix. The panel has a resolution of 1920 × 1200 pixels and a ratio of 16:10. Declared 72 percent coverage of NTSC color space. Viewing angles horizontally and vertically – up to 178 degrees. The panel has a brightness of 250 cd / m2, a 1000: 1 contrast ratio and a dynamic contrast of 20,000,000: 1. The response time of the matrix is 5 ms (GTG). 1-watt stereo speakers, USB 3.0 hub, as well as D-Sub, HDMI v1.4, DisplayPort v1.2 and DVI-D interfaces. Price not specified.

Instagram reported a user password leak

The Instagram social network informed its users that part of the account passwords could have been made publicly available due to a security error.


Updated Nissan Qashqai will appear in Russia in the spring of 2019

Nissan will launch production of the updated Nissan Qashqai crossover at a plant in St. Petersburg in February 2019. The first cars will arrive to the Russian dealers already in the spring, according to the analytical agency AvtoSTAT with reference to the Nissan press service.

Honda HR-V crossover has received a new modification under the brand Everus

Honda will offer a new modification of the Honda HR-V crossover under the Everus brand, and the novelty itself is called the Everus VE-1. Unlike the Honda HR-V, the novelty for the Chinese market has a modified front and rear bumpers, another grille, and updated optics.

Toyota Camry release reduced due to falling demand

According to the agency, the new generation of the sedan began to sell for 5-6 percent worse, and the reason for the decline in demand is the increased interest of motorists to cars of the crossover and SUV segment.

GMC Sierra made an airplane out of pickup

GMC Sierra 2500 HD pickup with a unique appearance was designed as a lot on the US eBay auction. The car sold is based on GMC Sierra 2500 HD, registered and approved for use on standard roads.

Saab Roadster’s First Images Published

The publication Kolesa.ru published images of the Saab Roadster, which were developed by independent designer Nikita Chuiko. The basis of the novelty was the new BMW Z4, and the roadster’s aviation style combined the features of the 9-5 and 9-4X models of the Swedish company. It should be noted the result was very interesting.

Lamborghini has created a unique coupe SC18 on special order.

The legendary brand Lamborghini introduced the new model of the supercar SC18. The peculiarity is that it was presented in a single copy. It is known that here the developers used the Aventador coupe, but the individual components of the body were made of carbon.

During the tests, a prototype of a new Mercedes-AMG A45 was spotted.

A prototype of the new Mercedes-AMG A45 was spotted during tests in Germany. The novelty will receive a 2-liter turbo engine with a capacity of more than 400 hp. The transmission will be an 8-speed automatic transmission.

Qoros will present an electric car concept at the Guangzhou Auto Show

The presentation of the Qoros 3 Q-Lectriq concept was held before the opening of the Guangzhou auto show. Despite the fact that this model is a concept, it is the first electric car produced by the company, which has a mileage of 350 km or 217 miles.

FAW will recall 280,000 cars in China

The company FAW plans to withdraw approximately 280 thousand cars in China. The revocable campaign starts at the end of December, the cause of which was a defect in the fuel pump.

In Europe, orders are opening for a new Audi Q3

Last week, Audi representatives announced that access to submitting orders for a new model at a price of 33 thousand euros is now open. At the moment, it can only be issued by residents of Europe, for US citizens it is not yet available.

Belarus launches electric vehicle production

Chairman of the Presidium of the National Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Belarus Vladimir Gusakov announced the imminent launch of the release of his own electric car. On the air of the Belarusian television channel STV yesterday, November 18, he stated:

“I hope we will be able to demonstrate the Belarusian car (with an electric motor) in December.”

Gusakov also announced the approximate price of the novelty – $ 15,000 -16,000, one hundred at the current exchange rate is about one million Russian rubles.

As previously reported by the auto portal “At the wheel of Kuban”, when creating the Belarusian electric car, E-mobile designs were used.

New information on the development version of the Audi R8

There are data on the power unit, which is planned to be installed. At present, it is known that by 2020 a new ten-cylinder model should arise. The new power unit will be made in two trim levels. Both versions of the engine will have a working volume of 5.2 with a capacity of 510 and 610 horsepower. The acceleration time of the vehicle to 60 mph is less than 3 seconds.

Chinese Mazda CX-8 will be longer and more expensive than the Japanese counterpart

It is noteworthy that the cost of the Chinese assembly crossover was higher than in Japan. In addition, the heavenly modification turned out to be 55 mm longer than the Japanese original. Model dimensions: length – 4 955 mm (+55 mm), width – 1 842 mm (+2 mm), height – 1 733 mm (+3 mm), wheelbase – 2 930 mm.


The winners of the award “Russian rhymes”, “Russian word”

Arina Obukh from St. Petersburg won the prize in the nomination “Best Writer”, Igor Beloded from Seversk won the nomination “Best Romance”, Dmitry Lagutin from Bryansk in the nomination “Best storybook”, Nikolai Yermokhin from Vyazniki in the nomination “Best Play”, Polina Federyakina from Lipetsk in the nomination “The Best Literary Blogger”.

Maria Lebedeva from Tver, Alexander Tikhonov from Omsk in the nomination “Best Poet”, Maria Frolovskaya from Moscow in the nomination “The best collection of poems”, Svetlana Kogan from Moscow in the nomination “Best poems for children” won the prize in the nomination “The Best Critical Publication”, Yana Kirichenko from Yekaterinburg in the nomination “Popular vote”.

The legendary little mouse Mickey Mouse is 90 years old

November 18, the legendary little mouse Mickey Mouse celebrates its anniversary – the star of cartoons and comics turns 90 years old. Gazeta.Ru talks about the birth and development of the brainchild of Walt Disney. Legendary Mickey Mouse celebrates his official birthday – November 18, he is 90 years old.

Books about Russia were presented in Bucharest

The RCSC was presented with reference books, albums about Russia, a collection of poems by diplomatic poets of modern Russia. Also, the Zlatoust publishing house presented its books separately.

The campaign to raise funds for the restoration of the monument to Minin and Pozharsky continues

The All-Russian campaign to raise funds for the restoration of the monument to Minin and Pozharsky continues. The official site of the Historical Museum publishes the amount of donations collected. Total for the restoration of the monument requires 46 million. Anyone can contribute, just go to the site of the Historical Museum and send any amount. In the past two weeks, we managed to collect 251,385 rubles. At the moment, the amount of donations is 2 751 700 rubles.

The Ministry of Culture offered to hold the Year of youth cultural exchanges of the Russian Federation and Italy

State Secretary – Deputy Minister of Culture of the Russian Federation Alla Manilova proposed to hold the Russian-Italian Year of Youth Cultural Exchanges in 2020. She voiced such a proposal at the VII St. Petersburg International Cultural Forum, the press service of the Ministry of Culture of Russia reports.

“It is important that thematic cross years between Russia and Italy continue, they give a huge impetus to the development of our cultural ties,” said Manilova at a meeting of the working group on culture in the framework of the Russian-Italian Council for Economic, Industrial and Financial Cooperation.

Flashmob on the birthday of the Golden Ring

Residents of four cities of the Yaroslavl region – Yaroslavl, Uglich, Rostov, Pereslavl-Zalessky, members of the Golden Ring of Russia – will take part in a dance flash mob and dance the quadrille on the streets on November 21 on the birthday of the famous route. This Tass reported in the press service of the tourism department of the region.

Ministry of Labor increases subsidy to the Union of Theater Workers

The Ministry of Labor next year, declared the Year of Theater in Russia, increased by 20 million rubles. the size of the grant to the Union of Theater Workers (STD) to support theater veterans and those who are in a difficult life situation, said Alexander Kalyagin, Chairman of the Theater Union.

“The good news from the Ministry of Labor and Social Development of the Russian Federation. Since 2019, the Year of Theater in Russia, at my request, the Ministry of Labor has increased by 20 million rubles subsidies to the Union of Theater Workers to provide material support to theater veterans and those in difficult situations.” – said Kalyagin, whose words are published on the website of the CTD.

In Moscow, the project continues “Open Rehearsals”

The Open Rehearsals charity project continues at the Moscow Conservatory. The musicians invite those who do not have the opportunity to purchase tickets for a performance or a concert. At the next rehearsal they played “Pushkin’s Tales”. 1,500 students were invited to an open rehearsal in the Great Hall of the Conservatory: families of servicemen killed in the line of duty, orphans, and children with disabilities. The charity project “Open Rehearsals” appeared ten years ago. And you can get to concerts where famous musicians perform, not only in Moscow.

The State Museum of the East presents an unusual exhibition.

The State Museum of the East together with the Embassy of Yemen present the exhibition “Art and Life. On the 90th anniversary of the Soviet – Yemeni Friendship Treaty. The exhibition should open up for the Russian viewer the tradition of Yemenis and the new elements of culture that have come into the country in the XX-XXI centuries, which has been poetized by tradition. At the exhibition about fifty museum objects will be exhibited: painting, costume and jewelry, objects of decorative and applied art and household items.

Peter Aidu presents a new program – “Beethoven’s Sunday”

Composer, author of musical performances and concerts, laureate of the National Golden Mask Prize Pyotr Aidu and the musicians of his project Persimfans present a new program, Beethoven’s Sunday. On Sunday, November 25, in the Moscow Concert Hall “Zaryadye” two different concerts will be held, dedicated to Beethoven.

Winners of the third national opera award “Onegin” are named

The winners of the third national opera award, Onegin, were announced on Friday at a ceremony held at the Mikhailovsky Theater in St. Petersburg. The evening was accompanied by a gala concert with the participation of Russian and foreign stars of the opera scene.

“I am doubly pleased that the ceremony takes place in the theater, where my opera career began many years ago, in the theater that turns 185 years old and at the same time marks the 100th anniversary of the operatic troupe of the Mussorgsky Maly Opera Theater, now the Mikhailovsky Theater,” said in his video message The jury chairman is People’s Artist of Russia Sergei Leiferkus, who is now participating in the production of the opera The Gold of the Rhine by Richard Wagner in Seoul.

Days of Russian culture will be held in Iran in 2019

Days of Russian culture in Iran will be held in 2019. The relevant agreements were reached during a meeting with the Minister of Culture Vladimir Medinsky within the framework of the VII St. Petersburg International Cultural Forum, said Seyed Abbas Salehi, Minister of Culture and Islamic Orientation of the Islamic Republic of Iran, on the sidelines of the meeting at the Institute of Oriental Manuscripts of the Russian Academy of Sciences.

Stolen six years ago, a picture of Pablo Picasso found in Romania

In Romania, they found the painting “The Head of the Harlequin” by Pablo Picasso, which was stolen six years ago from the Kyunsthal Rotterdam art gallery. On this November 18 reports TASS with reference to the press service of the Romanian Office for Combating Organized Crime and Terrorism.

In Moscow, will be awarded the Stanislavsky International Prize

The Stanislavsky International Prize will be solemnly presented in Moscow on Monday. By tradition, the ceremony will be held late in the evening in the capital hotel Baltschug-Kempinski and will be the 22nd in a row, the TASS was told by the press service of the Stanislavsky Foundation


In the new part of the “Pirates of the Caribbean” Depp will be replaced by a girl

Western sources, referring to representatives of Disney, report that the script, although in development, can be replaced by Depp’s character. This is due to the latest Disney trends. In the near future they will release blockbusters, where the main characters are girls.

Chris Pratt new new “Holy”

Studio Paramount plans to make an action franchise out of the series of books “The Saint” (The Saint) and began negotiations with Chris Pratt about playing the lead role. The Star of the Guardians of the Galaxy and the Jurassic World have not signed anything yet, but the likelihood that the actor will soon turn into a thief and adventurer Simon Templar (the Templar) is quite large.

Marvel has found a director for “Guardians of the Galaxy 3”

Marvel Film Studio decided on the candidacy of the director of the film “Guardians of the Galaxy. Part 3”. According to the publication The DisInsider, they can be the creator of the cartoon “Kubo. The Legend of the Samurai,” Travis Knight. It is alleged that he was the main contender for the post of director of another film adaptation of the Marvel comics – “Eternal”, but the conflict of the shooting schedules did not allow him to participate in this project.

No official proposal from the studio has yet been made, as the schedule for the creation of the third series and its concept have not yet been determined.

Filming “Flash” may postpone

Ezra Miller, who plays the Flash in the DC Universe, said he had no information on when the shooting of a solo film about his hero would begin. The actor’s words are quoted in the Comic Book edition.

For the past four years, Ezra Miller has been listed as a performer of the role of Flash. He first appeared in Zack Snyder’s League of Justice film. For many years, the adaptation of comics about this character has been postponed, and for several years now the project has been constantly changing directors. In January 2018, it became known that John Francis Daly and Jonathan M. Goldstein would be engaged in the film, but in February it turned out that none of them had yet concluded an official contract with Warner Bros.

“Soyuzmultfilm” decided to release animated series with France

In turn, the director of Cyber Group Studios Pierre Sisman said that the production of animated series is planned from 2020 to 2022. It is planned to create four series – two invented in Russia, two in France. Among them – Digital Girl, Magic Chess Odyssey, “Orange Cow”.

The program of the XI film festival “Male Role” is formed in Penza

Viewers will see such fiction films as “Van Gogi” by director Sergey Livnev, “The Eternal Life of Alexander Khristoforov” by Yevgeny Shelyakin, “A History of One Destination” by Avdotya Smirnova, “Sea Buckthorn Summer” by Viktor Alferov, “Elephants can play football” by Mikhail Segal also “The Man Who Surprised Everyone” by Natalia Merkulova and Alexey Chupov.

“Viewers will be able to see the films“ Gennady Shpalikov. The life of a charming person “,” Near Far “,” Parajanov. Tarkovsky. Antipenko. Light and Shade “,” Just Serezha “,” Ulyanov about Ulyanov “,” Yul Brynner: the soul of a vagabond “,” Everyone wants to live forever, “” Far Eastern Odyssey of Vladimir Arsenyev “,” Legendary Rameev “,” Father and Sons of Krotov “, – Svetlana Starostina wrote on her Facebook page.

The best Tatarstan films will be shown in Moscow

On November 30, December 1 and 2, residents of Moscow will be able to get acquainted with the winning films of the Kazan International Festival of Muslim Cinema, as well as with the latest works of Tatarstan cinematographers, which aroused particular interest among viewers.

“Heart of the World” won the grand prix of the Russian Film Festival in Poland

Natalya Meshchaninova’s film “The Heart of the World” won the grand prix at the Russian Film Festival in Poland. In total, 18 new Russian films took part in the main competition, reports TASS.

The film about the history of Irkutsk hockey reached the final of the prestigious competition

Sports film “Irkutsk national sport” about the history of hockey in the capital of Eastern Siberia became the finalist of the prestigious competition of documentaries of the National Prize “Country”.

Buryat “Marathon 3.0”

The marathon will be held in 22 districts of Buryatia. Events will be held in the villages: Tarbagatay, Mukhorshibir, Bichura, Kyakhta, Dzhida, Zakamensk, Gusinoozersk, Ivolginsk, Zaigraevo, Khorinsky, Kurymingan, Sosnovo-Ozerskoye, Turuntaevo, Bagdarin, Kurzkan, Kurzkan, Khurinskan .

The organizers of the film marathon will hold a creative meeting with the creators of the latest Buryat films and show feature films in the houses of culture: “Stop Shot! And again to Baikal ”,“ By conscience ”,“ Baikal holidays 2.0 ”, which became the winner of the open all-Russian film festival“ Kinoshok ”for the best screenplay of the children’s film

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