15 Jun, 2019

News digest for 06/14/2019

The US has accused Iran of attacking tankers in the Gulf of Oman

The US believes that Iran is responsible for attacks on tankers Front Altair and Kokuka Courageous in the Gulf of Oman

According to the us government, Iran is responsible for today’s attacks in Oman. These attacks constitute a threat to international peace and security, a flagrant violation of freedom of navigation and an unacceptable escalation of tension on the part of Iran. — Mike Pompeo, American politician

The Pentagon presented “evidence” of Iran’s attack on tankers

In connection with the attack on the tankers, Washington sent a missile destroyer to the Gulf of Oman. Iranian foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, in turn, said that the accusations of the United States of Iran’s involvement in the attacks on tankers are groundless.

Russia gave its assessment of the statements about fault Iran for the explosions of the tankers

“It is too early (to draw conclusions), it is necessary to understand, to investigate, to see what will happen in the end,” – said the source of RIA “Novosti” in the foreign Ministry.

The police were allowed to stay in Turkey and Thailand

The head of the Ministry of internal Affairs Vladimir Kolokoltsev ordered to allow the police to rest in Turkey and Thailand. About the order of the Minister police reported on June 12, writes “Kommersant”. Police officers were forbidden to travel abroad in 2014, as well as employees of other departments.

The first inhabitants of the DPR arrived in Russia for citizenship

The authorities of the Republic transferred to the territory of Russia 7,5 thousand packages of documents of inhabitants of DNR. At the end of April, Vladimir Putin signed a decree on simplified receipt of Russian passports by residents of Donbass.

The US has prepared new sanctions against the “Nord stream-2»

The us Congress introduced a law on cooperation in the field of energy security with partners in Europe. As stated in the message of Senator John Barrasso, who introduced the bill, it will allow NATO members to avoid political coercion and manipulation by Russia.

“Today, U.S. Senator John Barrasso introduced a bill that allows NATO members to avoid political coercion and manipulation by Russia,” — said in a statement on the Senator’s website

The F-35 loses its stealth at supersonic speed

A partial solution was the use of a more heat-resistant coating in the area of the afterburner of the fighter. However, the us Department of defense has imposed restrictions on the duration of the flight at a speed of more than 1.2 Mach number, which can be difficult for pilots.

India proposed to convene an international summit on counter-terrorism

India proposes to convene an international summit to combat terrorism, Indian Prime Minister Narendra modi said.

Tokayev believes poverty is the cause of rallies in Kazakhstan

President of Kazakhstan Kassym-Zhomart Tokayev believes that the protest sentiment in the country is associated with poverty, he also said that the authorities “heard” the protesters.

Volodin called the condition of Russia’s return to PACE

Russia reserves the right to leave the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) if the powers of its delegation are not fully confirmed. This was stated by the Chairman of the State Duma Vyacheslav Volodin.

Putin established a medal in honor of the 75th anniversary of Victory

The award will be made of silver metal. On the front side will depict the figure of a warrior with a submachine gun Shpagina, writing on the wall of the Reichstag building the word “Victory!”.

The medal will be awarded to war veterans, home front workers, former juvenile prisoners of concentration camps.

Dodon calls on citizens to rally in their support

Moldovan President Igor Dodon in social networks called on citizens for a peaceful March in support of the legitimate government.

The hostility of the Russians to Ukraine and the USA fell sharply

The USA is considered the enemy by 67% of Russians, Ukraine – 40%. The three closes the UK, the attitude to which has not changed, followed by Latvia and Lithuania. Meanwhile, Belarus is still considered Russia’s main ally.

“Naftogaz” has described as absurd the proposal to contract with “Gazprom»

Russia does not want to negotiate with Ukraine on the transit of gas “by fair rules”, said the Executive Director of the Ukrainian “Naftogaz” Yuri Vitrenko. He considered absurd the proposal of the head of the Russian Ministry of energy Alexander Novak to sign a settlement agreement between Gazprom and Naftogaz.

The Supreme court liquidated the Party of pensioners of Russia

The Russian Supreme court liquidated the Party of pensioners of Russia for non-participation in elections within seven years.

Against the background of the Kosovo crisis Pskov paratroopers went to the exercises in Serbia

More than 200 soldiers of the Pskov assault division departed for Serbia to participate in the joint Serbian-Belarusian-Russian exercise “Slavic brotherhood-2019»

Medvedev criticized the Russian space Agency

Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev made a number of comments to Roscosmos. Speaking at the meeting on the Corporation’s development, the Prime Minister acknowledged the development budget of the Russian space Agency is not effective enough.

“Unfortunately, we still see that the state contracts for manned flights are not fulfilled, the launch time for deployment is constantly postponed. I mean the Russian segment,” Medvedev said at a meeting on the development of Roscosmos.

British special forces will reorient to fight with Russia

In November last year, it was reported that the UK will strengthen military support for Ukraine and send its fleet and military to train the Ukrainian army. In particular, the country will send additional British military, who will train Ukrainian Marines and special forces.

The Director of the special forces of the British Armed forces has developed a plan that provides that the British special forces will be reoriented to counter foreign States, writes the BBC, citing sources.

A huge number of tanks stands on the border of the Rostov region and Ukraine

On the border of the Rostov region and Ukraine is a huge number of tanks according to the site Rostov.ru ahhh! Judging by the pictures on Google Earth, the number of vehicles at the turn continues to grow. Among the tanks is easy to learn T-62M and T-64. The photographs capture the military part of the Kamensk-Shakhtinskiy.

In Syria, the headquarters of the Russian military

In the Syrian province of Latakia was destroyed headquarters used by the Russian military on a permanent basis. As reported by the Syrian media, the terrorists used a tunnel bomb, and completely destroyed the headquarters building.

Turkey will present its own fighter of the 5th generation

The full-size model of the Turkish Fighter – X will be shown at the air show in Le Bourget. It will be held in the suburbs of the French capital from 17 to 23 June.

“Thus, the latest combat aircraft designed for the Turkish Armed forces will be demonstrated to the General public for the first time,” the Turkish Fighter Project press service reported

Released trailer “three From hell” Rob Zombie

In the Internet appeared the trailer of the film, we look forward to all fans of old school horror. Legendary minstrel of darkness and bloody demiurge Rob Zombie presents his new painting “Three from hell”.

In the United States conducted tests of a prototype hypersonic missile

Military-air forces of the United States of America had successfully tested a hypersonic prototype missile AGM-183A Advanced Rapid Response Weapon (ARRW) bombers B-52 Stratofortress

Japan will place in the area of the disputed Islands with China’s newest ship

Japan intends to place the newest patrol ship in the area of the disputed with China Senkaku Islands, RIA Novosti reported. A 150-meter ship with two helicopters on Board will be based on the island of Ishigaki, which is the closest to the disputed territory.

Two large landing ships of the Russian Navy entered the Mediterranean sea

Two large landing ship (BDK) of the Russian Navy “Caesar Kunikov” and “Azov” passed from the Black sea to the Mediterranean sea with a noticeable load, visible on the draft of the ships, reported June 13 Turkish monitoring resources, confirmed by photos of the passage of Russian ships through the Bosphorus

AFP: Director General of the OPCW has ordered an investigation into the leak of documents from the organization

The head of the Organization for the prohibition of chemical weapons (OPCW) Fernando arias ordered an investigation into the leak of internal documents relating to the investigation of the incident in the city of Duma (Syria) in April 2018. This was reported on Thursday by Agence France-Presse.

Turkey condemned the decision to move the Moldovan Embassy to Jerusalem

Ankara is deeply concerned about Chisinau’s decision to move the Moldovan Embassy in Israel to Jerusalem, the Turkish foreign Ministry said in a statement on Friday.

The new foreign Minister of Moldova made his first visit to Paris

The new foreign Minister of Moldova Nikolai Popescu went to Paris for the first time after the appointment of a foreign visit. According to IA REGNUM, Popescu met with the Secretary of state of the French foreign Ministry for European Affairs amélie de Monchalin.

Otlowski orcas was fined 56 million rubles

The court in Vladivostok has fined 56,4 million roubles to another company otlowski orcas and Beluga whales from the “whale jail” in the Primorye territory, RIA “Novosti”. It is reported that LLC “Aquarium DV” with violations caught three killer whales.

Iran will not negotiate with the US under pressure, Khamenei said

“Iran has no confidence in the United States, the bitter experience of previous talks with America in the framework of the JCPOA in any case will not be repeated, because no reasonable nation will not go to talks under pressure,” Khamenei said at a meeting with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.

The interior Minister of Britain signed a us request for the extradition of Assange

Interior Minister Sajid Javid said that he signed a us request for extradition of Wikileaks founder Julian Assange. He added that the final decision on this issue will be made by the court.

In Melbourne held a rally against the extradition of Assange in the United States

Residents of the Australian city of Melbourne went to a rally against the extradition of his compatriot, the founder of WikiLeaks Julian Assange in the United States. Protesters gathered at the British Consulate.

Former President of Sudan charged with corruption

The Sudanese Prosecutor’s office on Thursday charged former President Omar al-Bashir, deprived of power as a result of the coup in April this year, local media reported

The FTS has identified illegal tax schemes in the forest industry

The head of the Federal tax service (FTS) Mikhail Mishustin announced the identification of schemes to minimize tax payments in the Russian forest industry.

“Gazprom oil” called for the purpose of access to the dividends to 50% of the profits

Gazprom Neft sets a goal to pay dividends of 50% of net profit under IFRS in 2019-2021. This is stated in the presentation, which the company presented to industry analysts. At the same time, the company will continue to pay interim dividends.

The officials will confiscate undeclared income

The Ministry of justice intends to confiscate undeclared sums of money from civil servants, if they can not provide confirmation of the legality of their receipt, the report said on the Agency’s website.

Sberbank will get rid of traditional ATMs

All ATMs in the near future will be replaced by recyclers — devices that not only issue, but also accept cash, reports DEITA.RU ahhh! This statement was made by the Deputy Chairman of the Board of Sberbank Stanislav Kuznetsov at SPIEF.

Gold and foreign exchange reserves of Russia exceeded $500 billion

Gold and foreign exchange reserves of the Russian Federation over the past week increased by 1.5%. As of June 7, they amounted to $502.7 billion, the CBR reported.

Authentication of cardholders of Visa and MasterCard will be transferred to the NBTS

On June 14, 2019, it became known that Russian banks will begin to authenticate visa and MasterCard cardholders through JSC “national payment card system” (nspk, 100%”daughter” of the Central Bank).

Arab investors are interested in buying Olympic facilities in Sochi

Arab investors are interested in buying Olympic facilities in Sochi, the construction of which was financed by VEB, said in an interview with RIA Novosti first Deputy Chairman of the state Corporation Mikhail Kuzovlev.

The survey showed an increase in economic optimism of Russians

The number of Russian residents who assess the economic situation in the country as bad, decreased in June to 40% against 45% in February. At the same time, the number of citizens who consider the economic situation in the country satisfactory increased from 42% to 47% over the same period.

The average check of Russians for going to the store reached a minimum since the beginning of the year

In the Central Federal district, the decrease in the average check was the most serious – by 3.6% to 614 rubles. the Indicator also decreased in the North-Western district (by 0.5% to 611 rubles.) and in Siberia (by 0.4% to 465 rubles.).

Issuance of cash loans in Russia was a record since 2012

The volume of cash loans in April 2019 amounted to more than half of all loans issued in Russia and reached 447.9 billion rubles. This value is a record since 2012

The Ministry of energy proposes to expand the benefits for business

The Ministry of energy proposes to expand the category of beneficiaries who can apply for connection to gas supply at reduced prices. Preferences will be given to small and medium-sized enterprises that consume 42 cubic meters of blue fuel per hour (today – 15 cubic meters).

RusHydro is exchanged for assets

The government is discussing a complex scheme of asset exchange between RusHydro and Andrei Melnichenko’s structures (owned by EuroChem and SUEK) in the far East, the interlocutors of Kommersant say.

In Russia, the cases of issuing credit cards to students have become more frequent

Cases the issuance of credit cards non-performing borrowers over the age of 18 years for large sums of money – from 100 to 200 thousand rubles – for the last time in Russia increased, according to “Kommersant” with reference to market participants.

The Central Bank ordered the Bank “East” to create reserves for another 5 billion rubles

According to the representative of the Fund, the financial position of the Bank “is approaching critical”, as the Central Bank additionally ordered to charge additional reserves of 5 billion rubles to cover bad loans, mainly related to the corporate portfolio of Uniastrum Bank.

The Ministry of energy plans a five-fold increase in LNG production

The Russian Ministry of energy plans to increase the production of liquefied natural gas (LNG) five times by 2035. This was told by the head of the Ministry of energy Alexander Novak in an interview with the Japanese newspaper Nikkei, published on June 14.

Oil production in Kazakhstan in January–may decreased by 3%

As reported by IA REGNUM, in January-April 2019, Kazakhstan produced 25.349 million tons of oil, which is 0.2% less than in the same period of 2018. Natural gas production decreased by 1.5% to 7.792 billion cubic meters.

June taxes in Russia

The volume of tax payments and insurance premiums to non-budgetary funds of the Russian Federation in June 2019 may amount to 1.96-2.21 trillion rubles, according to the results of the Reuters survey, while the tax on mining is estimated at 0.50-0.58 trillion rubles

“Aphrodite” will bring Cyprus $9 billion

A consortium of Shell, Noble Energy and Delek companies will develop the Deposit. Gas reserves are estimated at 4.1 trillion cubic feet (approximately 120 billion cubic meters).

Gazprom will create a new structure for exploration

“Gazprom” has decided to allocate exploration in the hotel structure “Gazprom mining”. About it with reference to the sources in the company reports RBC news Agency. The budget of the new “daughter” will be 80 billion rubles a year, and it will be headed by the ex-curator of production Vsevolod Cherepanov.

The Turkish gas pipeline TANAP for the year pumped 1.8 billion cubic meters of gas

June 12, 2019 marks the year since the commissioning of the TRANS-Anatolian gas pipeline TANAP, designed to transport Azerbaijani gas to Turkey and Europe. During this time, 1.8 billion cubic meters of gas was pumped to Turkey via TANAP.

Binance terminates service to us residents before launching Binance US

The largest cryptocurrency exchange Binance today announced that it stops servicing us residents. A separate exchange will be created for the residents of this country.

The government of Canada has supported farmers in connection with the ban on exports to China

The government of Canada has allocated 150 million canadian dollars ($113 million) to support farmers in connection with the ban on the supply of canadian canola to China.

China will let a record number of ships on the North sea route

The Chinese state shipping company COSCO intends to hold at least 14 ships on the North sea route this year. At least ten different vessels are planned to pass through the Arctic, and with one vessel it is expected to make three full transits

German police are horrified by the Chechen criminals

Russian immigrants from the North Caucasus commit crimes of extortion, protection, drug trafficking in Germany. This was stated by the press Secretary of the police Union of Berlin Benjamin Jendro.

Among criminals of the Chechen origin readiness for violence is very high, and here respect for the government is extremely low, – jendro declared.

The Ministry of health commented on the words Malysheva of sick children

“The same word can be used in different contexts… There is a perception that this is an offensive word. In fact, such terms are medical, only they are used not in such a derogatory sense, but in the degree of mental retardation,” explained the chief psychiatrist-narcologist of the Ministry of health of Russia Evgeny Brun. “As for cretinism, this is a rather outdated name for mental retardation with a lack of thyroid hormones… I think that Elena, of course, spoke in a medical sense with some jargon,” Brun added.

Previously, TV presenter Elena Malysheva in the program “Live great!”called sick kids ‘morons.’ On the air, she stated that the term “nerd” is a medical term and defines “the degree of mental retardation.”

Association “Autism-Regions” considered unacceptable the use of such vocabulary. In particular, the organization noted that such statements are “an act of verbal violence against people with mental disorders.”

Released the trailer for the series about the Butler Batman

In the Internet appeared the trailer of the series “Pennyworth” of the early years of Alfred Pennyworth, the famous Butler of Batman. The project will be released on July 28, 2019

The speed limit on the roads can be increased to 130 km per hour

The speed limit on Russian highways can be increased to 130 kilometers per hour. The corresponding project was prepared by the research Institute of the Ministry of transport.

Import of electronic cigarettes doubled in Russia

Electronic cigarettes in Russia have become more popular than usual. Imports of tobacco heating systems and e-cigarettes doubled in 2018 to almost two million devices. Production of tobacco sticks for heating in Russia increased 500 times.

The construction of the first railway line of the Crimean bridge has been completed

The builders closed the rails on the first track of the railway part of the Crimean bridge, the information center “Crimean bridge”reported on June 14. Laying links of sleepers and rails was completed on the direction in which the trains will go from the Peninsula to the mainland of Russia.

Reuters: Sechin could use the aircraft “Rosneft” for personal purposes

For four and a half years, Rosneft’s corporate aircraft flew eight times to Sardinia, 15 times to the Maldives, seven times to the Spanish Palma de Mallorca, Reuters calculated. Rosneft did not publish information about official events in these places, although the company does not always disclose data about its meetings, the Agency notes. At the same time, Sechin’s ex-wife and his friends published photos in social networks from the same places where Rosneft’s planes were at that time, Reuters writes.

The code of business and corporate ethics of Rosneft States that its employees do not use the company’s property and assets for personal purposes. Press Secretary of the President of Russia Dmitry Peskov refused to comment on the Agency this situation, noting that this is an internal issue of the company.

Media reported on the family business of Colonel FSB investigation Golunov

“Novaya Gazeta” writes that the relatives of the FSB employee Marat Medoev own real estate in Slovakia and are associated with the business that received contracts from the state

The organizers of the “Total dictation” made a mistake in writing the word “University»

Earlier, the radio station “Moscow Says” reported that the organizers of the “Total dictation” sent subscribers a survey about the interest of subscribers to paid training courses, at the end of which there was a spelling error: the word “University” was written in capital letters.

Patriarch Kirill called the causes of the conflict around the Church in Yekaterinburg

Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and all Russia named two reasons for the confrontation over the construction of the Church in Yekaterinburg: poor information coverage of the construction and the complexity of Church work with teenagers.

MOE reported on the sacred rites in the Mordovian waters

According to official data, almost all the largest reservoirs in Saransk have already been consecrated. During the ceremony, the priest reads a prayer on the shore, then bypasses the pond with a censer. In the final Holy water sprinkled rescue post and the beach.

“Employees of the Ministry of emergency situations are ready to cooperate with other government agencies and with public and religious organizations in various forms for the sake of saving people’s lives,” the Ministry of emergency situations of Mordovia said.

Released a trailer for the continuation of “Lights” on the book by Stephen king

Warner Brothers has released the first trailer for the film “Dr. Son”, which is a direct continuation of the film “Shining” 1980. It is based on the eponymous book by Stephen king, and the main character was Danny TORRANCE — the son of the hero Jack Nicholson from the previous part of the story.

The head of the registry Office married a friend of a man who was unconscious

According to the investigation, in July 2017, an unusual request was addressed to the official by her friend. She wanted to form a relationship with a man who was in a hospital bed after a gunshot wound. Marriage with the victim was concluded – without his participation and will. According to the Prosecutor’s office of the Kemerovo region, the man died the next day after registration, and not knowing about his new status

Vyacheslav Butusov Was awarded the title of honored artist of Russia

Russian President Vladimir Putin by his decree awarded the title of “Honored artist of the Russian Federation” musician Vyacheslav Butusov.

Little Big released a new track “I’m OK»

In the comments to the track, users expressed the hope that they hope to see the video for the song and admitted that they already fantasize about how it will look. Earlier we wrote that the hit Little Big “Skibidi” will be included in the new version of the game Ubisoft called “Just Dance 2020”. The project will be released on October 24, 2019.

Eduardo Kochergino in Voronezh has awarded the Plato award

It is symbolic that the Platonic prize is awarded with the wording “for versatility and dignity”, – said Alexander Gusev. Eduard Kochergin received from the hands of the head of the region a diploma, a cash prize of 1 million rubles and a memorial sign of The Platonic prize winner.

New Taylor swift clip

The video was published on June 13 on the official YouTube channel of the singer. Since the publication of the video has gained about 1.36 million views. Swift also announced the release date of his new album “Lover”, it will be released this summer — August 23, 2019

Works of Uelen bone cutters will be presented at the festival in China

The works of the famous Uelen bone cutters will be presented at the tenth International festival “Russian-Chinese fair of culture and art”, which is considered a unique phenomenon in the history of relations between Russia and China, and is one of the largest projects in the field of culture in the far Eastern Federal district.

Mads Mikkelsen to star in a film by Thomas Vinterberg about drunken teachers

Actor Mads Mikkelsen will star in a new film directed by Thomas Winterberg. On June 14 reported the Danish portal DK

Boris Khlebnikov presented at the “Kinotavr” festival series “Storm»

Director Boris Khlebnikov presented on Thursday at the festival “Kinotavr” his new project – the series “Storm” with Anna Mikhalkova and Alexander Robak in the lead roles

The first trailer teaser of the animated spin-off of “the fast and the Furious»

There was a first look at what will look like an animated spin-off “fast and Furious” from Netflix. The series will tell about the teenage years of Tony Toretto, who decided to follow in the footsteps of his cousin at Home. Suddenly, his friends hired a government organization to infiltrate the League of elite riders involved in crime.

Symphony orchestra on the roof will perform the hits of the group “Cinema»

Roof Fest festival returns to the roofs of St. Petersburg and announces a summer concert. Cult music of the group “Kino” will be performed on the roof by a Large Symphony Orchestra with the participation of Yuri Kasparyan.

Dr. John had before his death to record his farewell album

According to Rolling Stone, in 2017, when his health began to deteriorate, the musician organized several Studio sessions at Esplanade Studios in New Orleans, and when he could not leave home, he worked in his home Studio. Session musicians took part in the recording. As told the publication guitarist, producer and friend of Dr. John Shane Teriot, the work was completed in December 2018. The legend of American music died on June 6, 2019 at the age of 77 from a heart attack.

Group Disturbed will present a new album in Russia

American metal band Disturbed is coming to Russia. This is stated in a press release received by the editor of “Tape.ru.» The musicians will perform as part of a world tour in support of the new album Evolution, released in the fall of 2018 and consisting of 14 tracks.

Charlie XCX will bring a new album to Moscow

The video, shot in new York by Bradley Pablo, shows several pairs of lovers who have undergone various body modifications and adhere to different views of the world and relationships.In September 2019, Charlie XCX will go on a large-scale tour in support of the new album, which will come to Moscow

Huawei postponed the release of the foldable smartphone Mate X

The Chinese company Huawei decided to postpone the launch of the foldable smartphone Mate X. the Manufacturer postponed the release of the device from June to September. As noted in the company, now it conducts comprehensive testing to make sure that the device is ready for consumers.

Visa, Mastercard, PayPal and Uber invest in the cryptocurrency Facebook

The world’s largest companies supported the cryptocurrency, which is developed by Facebook. They intend to invest $ 10 million in a consortium that will manage it.

The subscribers of “Beeline” had problems with access to services Mail.ru

In “Beeline” said that on June 10, Mail.ru Group began technical failures, Adindex. Because of them, the speed of access to “Vkontakte”, “Odnoklassniki” and other services of the company fell, including delays in listening to music.

Represented electric mosquitoes Killer, Mosquito Xiaomi Yeelight

In the operating mode, the lamp for mosquito eradication Xiaomi Yeelight Mosquito Killer emits ultraviolet radiation with a wavelength of 360-400 nm. The light turns on automatically at night and off in the morning. This attracts mosquitoes and kills them with high voltage.

TSMC announced the start of development of 2-nm process

TSMC begins a new Chapter in the history of the semiconductor industry. According to the Internet resource TechWeb, one of the leaders of TSMC Zhuang Qishou (Zhuang Zishou) said that the company launched the development of 2-nm process technology.

Tesla again has lost a key developer of the autopilot

According to news Agency CNBC, Tesla again lost a key developer of the autopilot. According to the source, from Tesla left Zeljko Popovic (Zeljko Popovic), who led one of the teams for the design of systems of self-driving cars of the company.

Huawei has added ads to the smartphone lock screen

It seems that the pressure from the US is hurting Huawei much more than we thought: the company began to add ads to the lock screen of their smartphones. Huawei is trying to make money at any cost. Of course, the innovation caused a wave of indignation on the part of smartphone owners. Official comments from Huawei have not yet been received

Gaming mouse Corsair Nightsword RGB received a sensor at 18 000 DPI

Corsair has announced the Nightsword RGB mouse, designed specifically for demanding computer game lovers. The novelty has a thoughtful design, which provides a high level of comfort. Four-zone multi-color illumination is provided.

Realme smartphones officially appeared in Russia

Smartphones are a bright and catchy design, they have a lot of new and interesting settings, as well as gadgets have good prices. Such models as Realme 3 Pro, Realme 3, Realme C2 will be available in Russia.

Engineers “taught” the robot to ironize

Engineers used an existing model of the robot, is able to maintain a conversation with a person and manage their own “facial expressions”. The robot was equipped with the ability to develop ironically answer questions.

Scientists: Birds “think” the same when they sing a duet

German scientists who studied the paired singing of weaver sparrows made an interesting discovery — it turned out that to synchronize singing birds begin to “think alike”. That is, two birds singing at the same time synchronize brain activity.

Low levels of vitamin K limit the mobility of the elderly

Scientists have found that the low level of circulating vitamin K in the blood is associated with limited mobility and disability among the elderly. The study showed that this factor is essential for maintaining mobility and independence in old age.

The first multicellular organisms were not, as previously thought

Scientists from the University of Queensland made a discovery contrary to long-standing tradition. They found that the first multicellular animals were probably not like modern sponges and were more like a cluster of transformable cells. That is, according to them, the great-great-grandmother of all animal cells was a stem cell

The human body is a mosaic of different genomes with different sets of mutations

Tissue mosaic occurs as cells accumulate mutations – from errors in the doubling of DNA accompanying cell division, or under the influence of environmental factors such as ultraviolet radiation or cigarette smoke.

Migrant flies from Europe can replace endangered bees in England

As bees hover from human and crop plants one of the only benefits — flies also pollinate flowers, and their larvae destroy aphids. The differences between the hover and flies a lot, but the most important is that the bees in the recent die and hoverflies no.

New technologies will turn plastic into a renewable resource

In the next five years, the approach to the processing of plastic waste can radically change. Now IBM scientists are testing a technology that can turn plastic packaging and even synthetic fabrics into pure raw materials for the production of new plastic products.

The composition of oil was investigated by dissolving in water

Researchers from MIPT, Skoltech, OIVT RAS and MSU proposed a new approach to the study of oil composition. Scientists have proved that with increasing temperature and pressure it is possible to obtain an aqueous solution, and analyzed its composition. The method complies with the principles of “green chemistry”, allowing to abandon the use of environmentally unsafe solvents. The work was published in the journal Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry.

GLONASS satellites are fully transferred to the Russian part to 2023

Chairman of the scientific and technical Council (NTS) of Roscosmos Yuri Koptev said that GLONASS satellites will be transferred completely to Russian components until 2023. As he said TASS, these terms are specified in the relevant program

NASA’s mission to the moon will cost $20-30 billion

NASA Director Jim Bridenstein told CNN Business that the preparation of the landing on the moon, scheduled for 2024, will have to allocate from $20 billion to $30 billion Thus the annual cost of the mission will be from $4 billion to $6 billion

AvtoVAZ has released a million car

June 14, 2019 from the conveyor line B0 descended million car, which became a crossover Lada XRAY Cross. Line B0 was launched in April 2012. The first model, which began to produce it was a wagon Lada Largus.

Officially shown powerful coupe Alpine A110S

In motion Alpine A110S will be driven by the same 1.8-liter turbo engine, but with increased power to 288 HP and 320 Nm of torque. The rear-wheel drive car will still be equipped with a 7-speed gearbox with two clutches. This configuration allows the sports car to accelerate from the spot to 100 km/h in 4.4 seconds.

Alpine A110S is already available for pre-order at a price of 66 500 euros. The first customers will receive the keys to their cars in October this year. The car will be sold exclusively in Europe.

DAF CF Electric won the green Truck award

Honorary award Green Truck Logistics Solution 2019 was awarded to the truck tractor with electric drive DAF CF Electric

The new crossover Kia Seltos showed in the video

The novelty, we recall, will appear on the Russian market in 2020. The design of the car in the video teaser is revealed only partially, but the appearance of Seltos is no longer a secret. About the future of the crossover is known that it will receive led lights – they can be seen in the published companies video

Honda revealed the characteristics of the new electric car Honda e

The new product, which is already available for order, will have a weight distribution of 50:50 and a low center of gravity, due to the low location of the batteries. Power will be transferred to the rear wheels and the car will be driven on an independent suspension.

The Honda e uses a liquid-cooled battery with a capacity of 35.5 kW/h, which, according to Honda, should provide a range on one charge up to 200 km of travel. Fast charging should allow the battery to charge 80% in less than 30 minutes, although Honda has not yet determined the exact maximum capacity of the citicar battery.

Tightening the rules of certification of Japanese cars in Primorye postponed

Rules for issuing certificates of safety of wheeled vehicles (SBKTS) have not changed, as expected from July 1, 2019, registration will be carried out in the existing mode for at least another year, reports IA PrimaMedia.

Toyota announced the emergence of new security features

The Japanese automaker has announced two new safety features for its cars to be applied starting next year. The first was called “Auto Shut Off”, it will be installed on most cars Toyota marts in the United States. From the name of the function, it can be understood that the system will automatically turn off the engine after a specified period of time.

New feature may eliminate the possibility of prolonged operation of the engine at idle in case of withdrawal of the owner. For example, if the driver left the car in his garage and accidentally forgot to turn off the engine. As representatives of the brand say, in addition to the possibility of automatic engine shutdown, future systems will be able to send notifications to the owner’s smartphone.