15 Feb, 2020

News digest for 02/14/2020

A us Navy ship has captured a ship with Iranian missiles in the Arabian sea

According to RIA Novosti, 150 Dehlavie anti-tank guided missiles (ATGMs) were seized, which are Iranian copies of Russian KORNET ATGMs, “weapon components” of Iranian origin, including surface-to-air missiles, and much more.

The US Central command suggests that all this was intended for Houthi rebels in Yemen, which violates the UN security Council resolution

The former us attorney demanded to impose sanctions against the Ananyev brothers

The law firm of former us district attorney Bud Cummins demanded that the us authorities impose sanctions against the ex-owners of Promsvyazbank Dmitry and Alexey Ananyev. The lawyer confirmed the sending of the corresponding letters to The Bell. One of the lawyer’s arguments is that the brothers were involved in the “Kremlin report” on officials and businessmen whom Washington considers close to the Russian leadership

Russian residents will be able to become bankrupt for free and without trial

State Duma deputies voted for the introduction of out-of-court recognition of material insolvency of debtors. The procedure of out-of-court bankruptcy can be passed by unemployed or low-income citizens whose debt to credit institutions is from 50 to 500 thousand rubles.

With this bill, we are introducing a new mechanism where a person who is unable to fully pay a debt in the amount of 50 thousand to 500 thousand rubles will be able to apply for bankruptcy recognition out of court. – Vyacheslav Volodin, Russian politician

Oleg Deripaska owned and laundered money from Russian President Vladimir Putin

The US authorities concluded that Russian billionaire Oleg Deripaska owned and laundered the money of Russian President Vladimir Putin, which is why the us authorities will not lift personal sanctions against the businessman. This is stated in a letter that the Us office of foreign assets control sent to the businessman’s lawyers, writes the Financial Times.

The Hkex cryptocurrency exchange announced the termination of trading in seven altcoins

InsurChain, ProChain, ShowCoin, Airbloc, Six Domain Asset, ASCH, and EDGE. After the company’s announcement, all assets lost between 15% and 50% of their value. Delisting will take place on February 18 at 9: 00 Moscow time.

Users were advised to cancel active orders in trading pairs with the above assets, otherwise it will happen automatically. Withdrawals must be made before March 1. The company did not explain the specific reasons why these cryptocurrencies will be removed

40% of men consider their later retirement as discrimination

More than 40% of men are outraged that they should retire five years later than women. This is stated in the results of a study of the SuperJob job search service.

“41% of men believe that their rights are violated by late retirement. Only 28% of women agree with this, ” TASS quotes an excerpt from the survey results.

50% of women and 44% of men agree with the current situation.

Amazon blocked Microsoft’s contract with the Pentagon in court

The execution of the $10 billion contract between Microsoft and the Pentagon has been temporarily halted by a court order, CNBC reported on February 13. Under the contract, Microsoft acted as the contractor for CREATING the Jedi cloud storage infrastructure.

The company “Footwear of Russia” will move from Novosibirsk to Moscow

Novosibirsk company “Obuv Rossii” is going to change its registration after moving to Moscow. This information was also published on the official website of the corporate information disclosure center. After moving to Moscow, the corresponding changes will be made to the corporate Charter. The decision to change the place of registration was made by the shareholder.

“Change the address of the Obuv Rossii limited liability Company, including its location. New address: 10 Letnikovskaya street, building 4, floor 2, room 1, room 70, Moscow, 115114. Specify in the Charter the location of LLC Obuv Rossii by specifying the name of the locality (municipality): Moscow”, – stated in the decision published on the website of information disclosure.

The Director of the Oncology center of the Ministry of health told about the difficulties with medicines

“To say that everything is good, of course, no one thinks, everyone understands this. We have outlined a number of measures to solve this problem. Now the issue of introducing such a drug as PEG-asparaginase, which is extremely necessary for the treatment of patients with acute lymphoblastic leukemia, has been practically resolved… When we summed up the results in 2017, the survival rate was 87%, and, unfortunately, today it has decreased over these 2 years, this is reliable data, “- said the General Director Of the national medical research center for pediatric Hematology and immunology named after Dmitry Rogachev, doctor of medical Sciences, Professor Galina Novichkova at a press conference in the press center of MIA ” Russia today”

According to her, doctors warned that such a situation with medicines could happen, but import substitution was a priority.the situation could have been better if the decision to switch was more balanced.

The inspection will become a headache again

The new inspection law will come into force on July 8. From this day on, if the inspection of the car was not carried out at all, or was carried out with violations, the traffic police will be able to take two thousand rubles for the absence of SOMETHING every day. To confirm the reality of the inspection, the car must be photographed at the beginning, middle, and end of the diagnostic procedure

“The car will stop at the inspection station, where no one will approach it, no diagnostic equipment will be connected to this car, it will just be photographed, money will be taken for it, after which the car will also leave” – ILYA OGORODNIKOV, editor-in-chief of the motor magazine “Engine»
Another point is that if we say that you do not have a card or it is invalid, then the CTP insurance should also be canceled. But the actions of insurers, who are now considered responsible for inspection, are not spelled out in the draft law.

Russian airlines continue to operate at a loss

“Airlines were able to reduce their losses from sales, but the overall loss of operating activities of air carriers remains at a high level. It is expected that the airlines will end 2019 with a total loss from sales of up to 40 billion rubles (51.7 billion rubles-a loss in 2018), ” the report published on the aevt website says.

In 2018, according to the air transport operators Association, the Russian airline had a record operating losses. The main reason for this was a sharp increase in the cost of kerosene: the cost of it jumped by more than 40%, the Association said.

There is a new app for tourists in Florence

According to Controradio, the app for mobile phones is called “Feel Florence”. The creators suggest that guests of the city will be able to learn about the events taking place in the city during their trip. And also visit not only the most famous attractions, but also other, not so popular.In addition to the attractions on the map will be provided rest areas and toilets. The program is currently being tested. It will be available for tourists in June 2020.

Putin instructed to launch a new investment cycle in Russia

President Vladimir Putin noted positive developments in the Russian economy and instructed to launch a new investment cycle that will ensure Russia’s GDP growth above the global average.

“The main task of the economic agenda is to launch a new investment cycle, reach an annual growth rate of investment not less than 5%, but 5-7%, so that next year the economic growth rate will be higher than the world’s,” the President said

In Russia, contributions to major repairs have increased

The minimum payment for major repairs in Russia increased by 10.4% to 8.49 rubles per 1 sq. m for the first nine months of 2019. This is evidenced by the data of The Fund for assistance to housing reform, which was reviewed by Izvestia.

DIA to offer interest for hunting down assets of owners of collapsed banks

The Board of Directors of the Deposit insurance Agency (DIA) approved the application of a new approach to search for and recover the assets of owners of collapsed banks that were withdrawn, RBC first Deputy General Director of the DIA Andrey Melnikov said.

We are talking about attracting external financing and third-party organizations (not always necessarily legal) to find assets of liquidated banks in Russia and abroad and return them to the bankruptcy estate, Melnikov explained.

“In fact, we are declaring a free hunting season. We will have a public offer, in which we will select proposals from interested parties who are ready to return assets to the bankruptcy estate for a fairly solid and good remuneration, ” Melnikov said.

Argentina refused to pay the IMF loan

Cristina Kirchner, Vice President of Argentina (and previously President of the Republic in 2007-2015), told the media that the IMF “will not receive a single cent” from Argentina until the country comes out of recession

Gazprom named a buyer of its shares for 327 billion rubles

Gazprom officially confirmed for the first time that Gazprombank asset Management became the buyer of 6.5% of the monopoly shares sold last year in the interests of its clients. According to the financial Director of the monopoly, Famil Sadigov, the final owners of the package were several hundred investors, including individuals and legal entities, NPF and mutual Funds. Gazprom sold these quasi-Treasury shares in July and November 2019 in two deals at a discount to the market price, fetching 326.7 billion rubles for them. In both cases, the sale was made to a single buyer, despite the availability of alternative bids from investors.

The state debt of the Novosibirsk region increased by 10 billion

The state debt of the region increased in January 2020 to 44.21 billion rubles, according to the debt book of the Novosibirsk region. In December 2019, it amounted to 34.85 billion. the Volume of commercial loans increased seven times — from 1.5 to 10.8 billion rubles.

Russia’s oil and gas revenues are declining

Russia’s revenues from oil exports decreased in 2019 by 5.9% compared to the same period last year — to $121.444 billion, according to the Federal customs service (FCS). In physical terms, during the reporting period, the volume of oil exports amounted to 267.467 million tons, which is 2.8% more than at the end of 2018.

Revenues from the export of petroleum products in 2019 decreased by 14.4% to $66.887 billion. in physical terms, the export of petroleum products decreased by 4.8% to 142.802 million tons.

Oil production in the Tomsk region continues to decline

The oil and gas complex consistently occupies 27% of our GRP. The consolidated budget received only 20% of taxes this year. Unfortunately, we are falling in oil production. We produced a little more than 9 million tons. We consistently produce 6.5 billion cubic meters of gas, ” Igor shaturny, Deputy Governor for industrial policy, said at a press conference

Mobile phone with disk set

Justine Haupt, an engineer from America, independently assembled a fully functional mobile phone with a disk set. This is reported by Rossiyskaya Gazeta with reference to a source. It is specified that the device uses a removable antenna, which allows you to catch the signal well. There is also a small eInk screen on the back of the case that displays the last message or missed call. According to the publication, it is impossible to respond to SMS.

Kadyrov explained the appointment of relatives to higher positions

The appointment of Khamzat Kadyrov and Ibrahim Zakriev to high state posts was also facilitated by their relationship with Akhmat Kadyrov. This was stated by Ramzan Kadyrov, commenting on the new posts of his nephews

Yes, indeed, this appointment was facilitated by the fact that they are the grandchildren of Akhmat-Hadji Kadyrov, – quotes Lenta.ru the head of the Republic.

He noted other qualities of his nephews, stating that they had proven themselves well during their work. Kadyrov stressed that he has hundreds of relatives on the male line. 97% of them are ordinary employees “with weapons in their hands”.

Found a link between bacteria and viruses

According to today News Ufa, scientists were able to discover the link between bacteria and viruses. It turned out to be virus-eating microorganisms. Scientists came to this conclusion after studying about 30 different environments of existence. As it turned out, the identified bacteriophages have more powerful genomes than ordinary phages that infect bacteria

A trailer for “the Green knight” by David Lowry has appeared online

 

 

NASA has announced a set of astronauts for flights to the moon and Mars

The national Aeronautics and space administration (NASA) of the United States has announced the start of accepting applications for participation in the selection of astronauts for the lunar and Martian program called Artemis. The corresponding statement was published by the American space Agency.

165 years since the birth of Vsevolod Garshin

Vsevolod Garshin, a representative of an old noble family, had a difficult inheritance both on the paternal and maternal lines. In his youth, Garshin’s illness was expressed only in impulsive decision-making and action. But when he realized that everything is much more serious, he began to observe himself sensitively, analyze and use these observations in literary works. Its main themes are protest against war, the role of art, and the attempt to gain freedom.

Working group on amendments to the Russian Constitution

Two-time Olympic champion Yelena Isinbayeva said at a meeting with Vladimir Putin that she first calculated the Constitution after it was included in the working group to prepare amendments to the Basic law.

“I learned a lot of interesting things,” she said to the laughter of the audience.

Budget for the popular vote on amendments to the Constitution

“The budget for the popular vote on amendments to the Constitution can be comparable to the cost of presidential elections. <…> Although it is already clear that the all-Russian vote will take place in a reduced form-without such stages as collecting signatures or registering candidates, but we should take into account the need to convey to the voter the voluminous content of the amendments in all available ways, ” Pamfilova said.

According to the CEC report, the presidential election campaign cost the budget more than 14 billion rubles. The campaign for the presidential election, according to the CEC report, cost more than 14 billion rubles.

Fire damage on the aircraft carrier Admiral Kuznetsov”

“No, there is no final figure. The Commission continues to work. Given that the work has been delayed… I think we will still need some time for reconciliation… I will not frighten or please anyone – there are definitely no 90 billion rubles there, but I also think that we will not get away with 300 million (rubles), ” the head of the United shipbuilding Corporation, Alexey Rakhmanov, told reporters

Town for immigrants from Crimea

In the Kherson region of Ukraine, it is planned to build a town for immigrants from the Crimea, including more than 500 families of Crimean Tatars, President of Ukraine Vladimir Zelensky said.

“This year we should start doing this. You need communication and control, ” Zelensky said at a meeting with the Ukrainian President’s permanent representative in the Autonomous Republic of Crimea, Anton Korinevich.

The President of Ukraine explained that the relevant agreements were reached during his meeting with the President of Turkey, which took place on February 3 in Kiev.

There are no tablets for the all-Russian population census yet

Suppliers of tablets for the all-Russian population census can not yet get the necessary volume of components for assembling devices due to quarantine at factories in the Chinese province of Hubei, the Kommersant newspaper writes, citing sources. As the newspaper notes, the first batch delivered may not be enough to produce more than 360 thousand tablets, which should start arriving in the regional bodies of Rosstat in the spring.

The construction period of the bridge from the EAO to China was moved to the autumn of 2021

Interim head of the region Rostislav Goldstein said that the delay in construction is due to a change in the riverbed of the Amur river. About 2 billion rubles are still needed to complete the construction.

The agreement on the construction of the nizhneleninskoe – Tongjiang bridge was signed in 2013. Its length is 2209 m, 309 of them are on the Russian side. China has completed the construction

Lentulov’s exhibition in Zaryadye was extended

The exhibition of works by Aristarchus Lentulov in the Underground Museum of the capital’s Zaryadye Park was extended due to the great interest of visitors. The exhibition will be available until February 24.

The trailer for the new Netflix fantasy series “Letter to the King” has been released»

Netflix has posted a teaser trailer for its new fantasy series “Letter to the king”. The video was published on February 12 on the Netflix YouTube channel for Belgium and the Netherlands.

 

 

“Tsarskoye Selo” imposes quotas on the admission

The state Museum-reserve “Tsarskoye Selo” introduces quotas for visiting the Museum for foreign and Russian tourists. According to the press service of the Ministry of culture, this will help regulate the flow of visitors.

A new clip of Christina Aguilera’s song Fall On Me has appeared on the Internet

Although it was first presented by an artist at the American Music Awards on November 24, 2019. Aguilera recorded the current version with the American music Duo from new York, A Great Big World. In it, the singer appears in a white dress in a fairy-tale glade, during the song, the seasons change in the frame.

 

 

Dead Daisies summer Euro tour dates announced

The Dead Daisies-2020 world tour will begin with a large-scale summer Euro tour, in which the band will perform together with Judas Priest and Foreigner, take part in the most popular rock festivals in the region, including Graspop Belgium and Hellfest France, as well as become headliners during other musical events.

The start of the tour will coincide with the planned release of a new album at the end of may, with the name of which the band has not yet decided. The album was recorded at La Fabrique Studio in the South of France with the participation of famous producer Ben gross.

SUMMER EURO TOUR SCHEDULE

MAY 29
Turock, Essen, Germany

JUNE
01 – the Song festival grounds of Tallinn, Estonia (together with Judas Priest)
03-Yubileyny concert hall, Saint Petersburg, Russia (together with Judas Priest)
05-Megasport sports Palace, Moscow, Russia (together with Judas Priest)
09-Lucerna Music Bar, Prague, Czech Republic
10-Hirsch, Nuremberg, Germany
12 – Nova Rock Festival, Nickelsdorf, Austria
13-Freilichtbuhne Killesberg, Stuttgart, Germany (with Foreigner)
16-Spodek, Katowice, Poland (together with Foreigner)
18 – Rock The Ring Festival, Hinwil, Switzerland
20-Hellfest Festival, Clisson, France
21-Graspop Festival, Dessel, Belgium
23-Stadtpark, Hamburg, Vienna (with Foreigner)
24-Arena, Oberhausen, Germany (with Judas Priest)
27-Rock The Night Festival, Madrid, Spain
30-Melkweg, Amsterdam, Netherlands

JULY
01-Schlachthof, Wiesbaden, Germany
03-Capitol, Hanover, Germany
04-MMC, Bratislava, Slovakia
07-Conrad Sohm, Dornbirn, Austria
08-Live Club, Milan, Italy
10-Backstage Werk, Munich, Germany
11-Columbia Theater, Berlin, Germany
13-Budapest Arena, Budapest, Hungary (with Judas Priest)
14-Arena Stozice, Ljubljana, Slovenia (with Judas Priest)
17 – Falirо Olympic indoor hall, Athens, Greece (in collaboration with Judas Priest)
19-Midalidare Estates, Sofia, Bulgaria (with Judas Priest)
21-Arenele Romaine, Bucharest, Romania (with Judas Priest)

The Russian PC-monoblock on the Elbrus processor is presented»

According to today News Ufa, rostec Corporation has introduced new computers with a high level of protection. Computers are known as ELIK, they are created on the basis of Russian processors “Elbrus”. Elbrus can work with high-security systems created by Russian specialists.

Canon EOS 850d SLR camera allows you to shoot 4K video

Canon has introduced the” lightweight, versatile and connected ” Canon EOS 850D digital SLR camera, which is already available for pre-order and costs $ 750. The kit with the EF-S 18-55mm F4-5.6 IS STM lens is priced at $ 900. Sales will begin in April.

Scientists have become even closer to the ” quantum Internet»

Physicists from China for the first time managed to confuse two nodes of quantum memory through a fiber length of 50 kilometers. To create quantum correlations between nodes, each containing 100 million cooled atoms, scientists used photons at telecommunications frequencies. This experiment will allow the creation of large-scale quantum networks in the future, which may help the development of the quantum Internet. The article is published in Nature.

The volume of overly curious SOFTWARE in the Play Store has decreased by 98%

In 2019, thanks to Google’s new policy, the number of apps in the Play Store requesting access to call logs and SMS messages decreased by 98%. This was announced on February 13 by Engadget.

Google’s Emoji designer has appeared in the Android keyboard

Users of the Google virtual keyboard for Android devices have the opportunity to create new emojis themselves, combining some emoticons with others. The new Emoji Kitchen feature appeared in the latest version of the Gboard app and is available in beta.

South Korean authorities abandon Windows and switch to Linux

South Korean authorities have planned to stop using Windows and are preparing to transfer all government PCs to South Korean Linux distributions. The ministries, together with state institutions, started testing them. The reason was cited as the country’s desire to reduce its dependence on foreign OS to a minimum.

Genes of an unknown hominid were found in the DNA of West Africans

American researchers have identified “Ghost” human genes in the DNA of West Africans, ” according to Science Advances. Scientists recalled that the “Ghost man” is an unknown archaic species of people.

Physicists have learned to get temporary crystals

In systems that are fully described by the laws of classical physics, temporary crystals can occur. Such objects violate the symmetry of the revolution in time and periodically return to the original state, similar to how ordinary crystals repeat in space. Previously, physicists tried to create such a state of matter only in quantum systems. Now it turns out that classical time crystals can be obtained experimentally, moreover, they can occur in nature during natural processes, the authors write in the journal Nature Physics.

Physical exercise will help to improve neuroplasticity of the brain

Scientists from the University of South Australia have found that physical education can improve brain neuroplasticity and have identified the most effective ways to train. Neuroplasticity is the ability of the brain to change due to new experiences.

Physicists estimate the growth of quantum perturbations in the early Universe

Scientists have constructed a numerical model of the growth of inhomogeneities from quantum fluctuations in the dark ages in the framework of the theory of inflationary expansion. It turned out that the increase in density contrast occurs very quickly as soon as the process goes into a non-linear mode. The results provide a better understanding of a key stage in the existence of a very early Universe within the framework of the dominant theoretical concept and confirm the potential for experimental verification of the idea of inflation, the authors write in the journal Physical Review Letters.

The” color of light ” determines the rate of recovery of the biotissue

The spectrum of the light wave has a significant impact on the efficiency of biological tissue regeneration, a study by Russian scientists has shown, the results of which are published in the January issue of the Journal of photochemistry and Photobiology.

“We have shown that red light can accelerate the regeneration of the planarian head, and green, on the contrary, suppresses this process. If the wavelength differs from these ranges, then this light radiation does not have any biological effect,” – senior researcher at ITEB RAS Artem Ermakov – “And the period of exposure (i.e., in which phase of the regeneration process it occurs) and the duration of light irradiation also plays a large role in the development of the biological effect.”

Scientists have created a non-contact CNC machine based on levitation

Brazilian and American physicists have created a device based on acoustic levitation for transferring small objects. This is the first programmable machine that can move objects using the attractive levitation effect. The device is not able to damage or contaminate the object being monitored, because it levitates at a distance of several microns from the generator, the correspondent reports tvbrics.com

 

 

Medusa connerty learned to defend themselves with acid “grenades»

Scientists have found that jellyfish-korneroty, spending most of their lives on the bottom of the sea, have developed an unusual defense tactic, attacking predators using a kind of acid “grenades”. This was reported by the press service of the Smithsonian institution.

“This discovery was both a great surprise for us and a long-awaited solution to the mystery of the so-called “stinging water”. Now we can explain to divers that the intense burning sensation they experience is caused by jellyfish, which were previously considered harmless, ” said Cheryl Ames, an oceanologist at Tohoku University (Japan),

Published complete data on the composition and origin of the asteroid Arrogat

The first detailed data on the Arrocot asteroid, the farthest object in the Solar system ever visited by a spacecraft, has been published in the journal Science. The research results described in three articles give the most complete picture of the asteroid’s composition and origin and an idea of how primitive planetary building blocks called planetesimals were formed.

Arrocot, formerly known as Ultima Thule — is a TRANS-Neptune asteroid from the Kuiper belt visited by the New Horizons spacecraft on January 1, 2019. Located at a distance of 6.5 billion kilometers from Earth, it is the farthest object that earth’s spaceships have ever reached.

NASA will equip the Rover with a laser to burn holes in rocks

NASA plans to equip its new Rover with a set of unusual tools for exploring the surface of the red planet. One of them will be a laser that will help determine the composition of rocks and minerals

Putin signed a decree to perpetuate the memory of Yuri Luzhkov

Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a decree to perpetuate the memory of former Moscow mayor Yuri Luzhkov. The document was published on Friday on the official portal of legal information

“Given the significant contribution of Yu. M. Luzhkov to the formation of Russian statehood and the development of Moscow,” the President of the Russian Federation recommended that the Moscow government consider installing a plaque on the house where Luzhkov lived, assign his name to the Moscow city University of management of the Moscow government, and conduct other activities aimed at perpetuating the memory of the former mayor.

Russia will start training the first female drivers

Russian Railways plans to start training women as assistant drivers in the summer of 2020, according to the company’s corporate newspaper “Gudok”. The company has identified 12 divisions of training centers for professional qualifications, where women will learn the science of locomotive management

According to Zbarsky, training for an assistant driver will take 24 weeks. In order for women to start working from January 1, 2021, it is planned to start training in June

Election campaign with money from the regional budget

The Governor of the TRANS-Baikal territory, Alexander Osipov, held his election events at the expense of funds from the regional development Fund. This is stated in the investigation of “Chita.ru». Osipov’s election events were held by the public movement “Transbaikalia-our home”, created in 2019 and funded from the Regional development Fund.

Russian Railways, Norilsk Nickel and other large companies make donations to the Fund, whose main task is to “implement socially significant events, investment programs and projects”. In 2018, the head of the Fund announced the approximate annual amount of funding for the organization — 569 million rubles.

The election campaign of Osipov, who in 2018 became the acting Governor of the TRANS-Baikal territory, and in the fall of 2019 won the election, cost 200-250 million rubles. Curiously, the budget of Osipov’s own election Fund did not exceed 56 million rubles.

Venice reported the sale of an island near Murano

The initial price of the lot is 2.2 million euros, RIA Novosti reports. There are several houses and a shelter for boats on the Tessera that is being auctioned.

From governors to the Federation Council

“I’m not going anywhere. Today, Vladislav Valeryevich (Shapsha) will sign the submission of my candidacy to the Federation Council, so that I will be its representative,” said former Kaluga region Governor Anatoly Artamonov Artamonov at the presentation ceremony of the new interim head of the region.

Tesla has announced an additional issue of shares.

The volume of additional issue of securities will amount to $2 billion, the American automaker said in a statement. The estimated placement price is $767.29. The money received from the placement of shares will be used by the automaker to strengthen assets and corporate needs

Price of green energy support in Russia

As part of the green energy support program, the Russian energy market will spend 1.5-1.6 trillion rubles by 2024. This is reported by RIA Novosti with reference to the non-profit partnership “market Council for the organization of an effective system of wholesale and retail trade in electric energy and power”. At the same time, according to the “market Council”, 43.7 billion rubles have already been invested in the “green” energy sector.

Gazprom has agreed with Belarus on gas prices in 2020

The head of Gazprom Alexey Miller and the Belarusian Ambassador to Russia Vladimir Semashko signed a document on the procedure for setting prices for gas supplies to the Republic in 2020, the Russian company said in a statement. Russia will continue to supply gas on the terms of 2019, that is, at a price of $127 per thousand cubic meters.

The US has imposed sanctions against three Russian defense companies

The US state Department imposed restrictions on interaction with the military industrial complex “NPO Mashinostroeniya”, the Kumertau aviation production enterprise and the Shipunov KBP in Tula, according to an unpublished notice in the us Federal register of documents. Russian institutions, along with other companies from China, Iraq and Turkey, are suspected of involvement in the development of weapons of mass destruction.

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