9 Jul, 2019

News digest for 07/08/2019

Daily Mail publishes telegrams from the British Ambassador to the US in the Foreign Office

The Daily Mail published telegrams sent by British Ambassador to the United States Kim Darroc to the Foreign Office, in which he calls US President Donald Trump “incapable of anything”, “incompetent” and “insecure.”

Darroc used secret telegrams and notes to warn the UK government that “Trump’s career could end in disgrace,” and described the conflicts in the White House as “knife fights.” The telegrams that have been sent cover the period from 2017 to today, from Trump’s foreign policy to his re-election plans in 2020.

“The British public would like our ambassadors to provide the ministers with an honest, overt assessment of the policies in the country where they work. Their views do not necessarily coincide with the opinion of the ministers or the government. But we pay them to be frank. Exactly the same way as the US ambassador here will send to his country his notes on the policies of Westminster and his representatives. ”

US President Donald Trump commented on the words of the British Ambassador Kim Darroc in his usual manner.

“The ambassador served the UK poorly. I could have said something about him, but I will not waste time,” said the White House host, answering a question from a Fox News reporter.

Putin congratulated the Russians on the 45th anniversary of the construction of BAM

Vladimir Putin congratulated the builders and volunteers of the Baikal-Amur railway, as well as residents of towns and villages on the 45th anniversary of the construction. The total length of roads is 4,3 THD km, and the statement was published on the Kremlin website

In the Druzhba pipeline, again loaded with dirty oil.

British-Dutch oil and gas company Shell said that the oil refinery PCK in the German swedt, through which it receives oil from Russia, again closed the connection with the pipeline “Friendship”.

“We are talking to suppliers and pipeline operators to find out possible causes and remedy the situation»

At the same time production at the PCK plant, specified in the Shell, in connection with the incident did not stop. The equipment at the refinery continued to work properly, the supply of crude oil was organized through the alternative port of Rostock.

In Odessa delivered the first in the history of Ukraine a batch of American oil.

The tanker under the flag of Wisdom Venture, which delivered 75 thousand tons of oil from the USA, was delivered to the berth № 2N of neftegavani of the Odessa port.” Pass the Harbor, the tanker was assisted by a tug “Bulat” and “Patriot”.

As the port administration notes, a batch of Bakken grade oil was purchased by PJSC “Ukrtatnafta” for processing at the Kremenchug refinery. The raw materials are planned to be sent for processing via the Odessa — Kremenchug oil pipeline.

The next delivery of American oil may take place in August, the port said.

OSCE adopted a resolution on Crimea

The political and security Committee of the OSCE parliamentary Assembly adopted a resolution denying the Crimea’s belonging to Russia. The resolution was supported by 54 members of the Committee, against six people, the same abstained.

The author of the document was the Deputy of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine Artur Gerasimov. He called on Russia to abandon the annexation of Crimea and return the Peninsula under the control of Kiev.

The document States that the OSCE respects the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Ukraine “within the borders of Crimea, Sevastopol and sea areas.” The resolution calls for the cessation of hostilities in Eastern Ukraine, as well as the complete withdrawal of large-caliber weapons from both sides.

The document also condemns Russia’s excessive actions in the detention of Ukrainian ships in the Kerch Strait. The OSCE calls on Moscow to provide legal assistance to Ukrainian sailors arrested in November 2018.

Britain will leave the European Union, regardless of the existence of an agreement on Brexit

Britain will be ready to leave the European Union on October 31, regardless of the brexit agreement, The main candidate for the post of Prime Minister Boris Johnson said.

“No, I’m not bluffing… Honestly. We need to show more common sense on this issue»

The politician, a supporter of the “hard” version of Brexit, added that the country was ready to leave the European Union at the end of March. In his opinion, it is “critically important” for Europe to understand that Britain is ready to leave without a deal.

“Everyone who says they can’t put up with the idea of Brexit without a deal actually means they don’t want to leave at all,” he concluded.

OSCE adopted a resolution on energy security in Europe

The political and security Committee of the OSCE parliamentary Assembly adopted a resolution on energy security in Europe, which mentions the Nord stream-2 and Turkish stream pipelines.

In the document, these Russian projects are recognized as a potential means of political and economic coercion of supply-dependent States. The amendment concerning the inclusion of the “Nord stream-2” and “Turkish stream” paragraph in the resolution on “Energy security in the OSCE region” the Lithuanian MP Rue Minute proposed by the delegation of the United States.

The ROC said about the intellectual superiority of men over women

The head of the Patriarchal Commission on Family, Motherhood and Childhood Protection, Archpriest Dmitry (Smirnov), said that most men are superior to women in their minds. Interfax writes about this, referring to the words of a priest on the air of the Moscow Orthodox radio station Radonezh

Women are weaker than the mind. Of course, there are some Marie Curie there, but still it is rare. For every woman’s doing there is a feat, just what the Lord expects from each person – firstly, from men, but they dodge. – Dimitri Smirnov, clergyman

US warned Iran about the possibility of a limited operation

After the incident with the us drone, the US warned Iran about the possibility of a limited operation against Tehran, the Fars reports, citing the head of the Iranian civil defense Department Golam Reza Jalali.

According to him, Washington sent a message to Tehran through diplomatic channels, in which it announced its intention to conduct a limited operation. In Iran, in response, said that regard any operation as the beginning of the war, said Jalali.

Iran destroyed an American drone on June 20; according to Tehran, it invaded the country’s airspace. The United States claims that the drone was shot down in international airspace.

Patriarch Kirill, head of ROC, on traditions of the Russian people

Patriarch Kirill, the head of the ROC, said that the tithe, which Prince Vladimir first began to use in Russia, is a tradition of the Russian people. The Patriarch believes that when there is tithing in society, there is also friendship among the peoples, a kind of civil solidarity. That is, the tithing of the Church seems to unite the people.

More than 1/5 of people in the World consider the US evil.

The largest number of people who “cautiously” look at the United States live in Iran. Russia in third place and close the five themselves residents of the United States. However, they had the most mixed results of the survey. Some say that they felt the influence of good and bad , and some believe that there is no negative at all.

22 billion rubles for monitoring the transit of sanctioned goods

Igor Rotenberg and Rostec, which plans to become an operator of the sanctions cargo monitoring system, estimated these works at almost 22 billion Carriers will be able to transport sanctions cargo in transit through Russia to third countries, provided the use of electronic navigation seals. The cost of filling shall be 300 rubles per day.

Roskoshestvo has developed a classification of grain bread

According to the classification developed by experts, a bakery product without a filling with a moisture content of more than 19% and containing three or more types of grain and products of its processing (except wheat and rye flour) will be considered multi-grain. Grain bread will involve a bakery product without filling with a moisture content of more than 19 %, containing in the formulation no more than two types of grain and products of its processing (except wheat and rye flour). And the third type – bread from whole-grain flour: bakery product without filling with a moisture content of more than 19%, contains in the formulation of whole-grain and/or wholemeal flour.

Scientists called deforestation cause flooding in the Irkutsk region

Continuous deforestation, conducted in the 70’s – 80’s of the last century, could be one of the factors that caused large-scale flooding in the Irkutsk region. According to experts, logging has changed the hydrological regime of the Angara region.

The authorities of Bali declared fight against tourists beggars

The authorities of Bali began to fight with tourists-beggars. People ask tourists on the street for financial assistance for their travels, reports The Sun. For several years in Bali, you can see beggars sitting on the street with signs.

Pyaterochka stores want to compete with Russian Post»

X5 Retail Group wants to start the service of sending and delivery of parcels in the stores “Pyaterochka”. The retailer said this in a customer survey — its subsidiary has already begun to study the potential demand of the population for a new service.

Experts explained the fall in fertility in Russia

This trend is due to the decline in the number of women in the so-called active reproductive age (20-29 years), as well as the postponement of the first child due to economic instability.

The authorities of the Kama region will spend 300 thousand to attract foreign tourists

The tourism development centre of Perm Krai will organize a promotional tour for companies, guides in Russia for foreign tourists. The advertising tour will be held in early September. 300 thousand rubles will be allocated from the budget for its organization.

We will remind, last year the regional authorities already organized similar action. Then Perm region was visited by six popular Russian bloggers-travelers.

BMW engineers want to build a bridge in the sky to save the world from traffic jams

BMW engineers in their design stepped far forward. Perhaps someone saw the concept of roads, as well as tunnels, which was presented by experts, but if not, then in this article you will know exactly about it. Of course, the concept will first try the inhabitants of multimillion cities such as Shanghai.

Manhole covers received locks

Metal hunters will no longer be able to steal manhole covers on a Green street in Kaluga – each has a castle. In order to open it, you need to insert the key into the hole on the lid.

Experts from Germany spoke about the health risks of swimming

German experts talked about what health risks await while swimming in the sea. One of the main mistakes of vacationers, experts believe, jumping into the water without prior training. After all, it became known that such actions can lead to a serious violation of the heart rate.

Toxic landfill in North Ossetia will turn into a Park

20 hectares of poisoned territory, about 16 million tons of chemical waste. They say that this piece of industrial waste can be studied at the school of chemistry. It has almost the entire periodic table. It is cadmium, Nickel, zinc, copper, arsenic, lead and even mercury. No wonder people call this pond the dead sea. Fish in it is not found, and on its banks there are no vacationers.

Tailings decided to cover the sarcophagus. Strong concrete walls will protect from the flood of the river Ardon. On top of the sarcophagus closed with clay and earth. The height of the cover will be two meters. On the surface will break the forest Park area and make a place to relax.

In Russia can lift the ban on the sale of alcoholic energy drinks

In Russia can lift the ban on the production and circulation of low-alcohol tonic drinks. The issue is planned to be raised at a meeting of the Board of the Eurasian economic Commission (EEC), a draft decision obliging the Russian Federation to abandon the restrictions is already ready. As the newspaper”Izvestia”, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Armenia called the ban on the sale of alcoholic energy in Russia a barrier to the domestic market of the EAEU.

Deutsche Bank will reduce 18 thousand employees

Deutsche Bank intends to allocate 4 billion to improve the control of compliance with regulations and norms by 2022. In addition, the Bank will allocate 13 billion euros for technology, including the optimization of IT infrastructure, digitalization of operations and strengthening of internal controls.

The market for counterfeit luxury goods has exceeded legal

According to Fashion Consulting Group (FCG) estimates, in 2018 sales of luxury fashion brands in Russia increased by 5% to 248 billion rubles. Thus, the volume of trade in counterfeit luxury can exceed the turnover of the legal market segment by almost 13%.

Employees will be insured on the principle of CTP

The bonus-Malus system assumes that the size of the client’s fee (in a particular case — the size of the contribution to the FSS) depends on his history of insurance cases. In Russia, this scheme is already used in the calculation of the cost of CTP: those motorists who often get into accidents, pay more for the policy.

Groisman sees no reason to increase the price of gas for the population

The head of the government of Ukraine Volodymyr Groysman said that he sees no reason to raise gas prices for the population. According to him, before the start of the heating season, a reserve of 20 billion cubic meters of gas should be formed, which will be enough for its passage

Rosstat called the most expensive products last year

At the end of last year, the most expensive products were millet and cabbage. About it writes RBC with reference to the data of Rosstat. Thus, in 2018, the prices of millet and cabbage rose by 73.6 and 72.8 percent, respectively, which exceeds the inflation rate by 17 times. In third place on the rise in price — gas motor fuel – 30.8 percent. Sugar and egg prices rose by 28.3 per cent and 25.9 per cent, respectively. Prices also rose rapidly for onions, validol, table beets, chilled and frozen chickens, as well as carrots

In Russia has ceased to rise in price housing

In Russia, over the past two months, the secondary real estate is almost not more expensive in price. The reason – both in summer calm, and in gradual decrease in consumer demand.

Russian Railways will send more than 13 billion rubles for dividends for 2018

The government decided to allocate 74% of the company’s RAS profit for the reporting period, or more than 13 billion rubles, to the payment of Russian Railways (RZD) dividends for 2018.

Russian Bank being fired, the cyber defence specialists

Cyber defence specialists began to leave the banking sector EN masse. This can lead to the fact that banks and their customers will increase hacker attacks.

“The guys (information security specialists) just get tired: the load for the last year on the specialists of the is has increased many times, the requirements have increased many times, many do not stand”, — quotes “Kommersant” the words of the head of the information security service of “Zlatkombank” Alexander Vinogradov. According to the expert, experts find work in other areas — retail, Telecom and others.

Business asks for loans at 3% for the construction of hotels

The main Russian business associations — OPORA Russia, the chamber of Commerce and industry (CCI), the Russian Union of Industrialists and entrepreneurs (RSPP) and Delovaya Rossiya — offer the Ministry of economic development to develop a program to subsidize the interest rate of loans for the construction of hotel facilities up to 3% per annum for a period of 15 years.

Credit boom threatens economy

The consumer lending market is in a critical situation – further issuance of consumer loans threatens recession in the economy. However, the complication of access to credit money can result in a social explosion. Many Russians today can somehow maintain an acceptable standard of living solely thanks to the endless over-lending in banks.

Profit of “KAMAZ” for 2018

Net profit of KAMAZ according to international financial reporting standards (IFRS) for 2018 decreased by 2.2 times compared to the previous year, to 1.59 billion rubles.

Croatia expects to move to the Euro by 2023

Croatia can switch to the Euro, the official currency of the Eurozone countries, by 2023. This was told by the head of the Croatian Central Bank Boris Vujicic. Zagreb began the procedure of joining the European exchange rate mechanism (ERM II), Bloomberg reported on Friday, July 5.

Friendly countries for gays.

The current index covers 197 countries, identifying where gay travelers can feel safe and where cultural views and discriminatory laws can make it dangerous for them.

Net profit of Sberbank under RAS in the first half of the year increased by 11.7%

Net profit of Sberbank under RAS in the first half of 2019 increased by 11.7% compared to the same period last year — up to 444.16 billion rubles, follows from the Bank’s statements, the reentability of capital for the first 6 months amounted to 22.2%

Average credit card limit in Russia increased by 10.4%

In Russia, the average credit card limit of domestic banks increased by 10.4%. At the end of may, it amounted to 53.5 thousand rubles, RIA Novosti reported, citing marketing Director of the National Bureau of credit histories Alexei Volkov

Bank of China is preparing a devaluation of the yuan

The people’s Bank of China is moving to a policy of devaluation of the national currency: the yuan was reduced by the maximum value since mid-may. The Central Bank of China on Monday lowered the rate of its currency by 184 basis points to 6,888 yuan per dollar.

CBR allowed to place in Russia bonds of Belarus to 30 billion rubles

The Bank of Russia on July 4 allowed five issues of bonds of the Republic of Belarus to be placed and publicly traded in Russia, the regulator said. Also, the Bank of Russia took a decision on registration of the prospectus of bonds of series 03, 04, 05, 06 and 07 of the Republic of Belarus

Eni starts oil production off the coast of Ghana

In the Tano basin, Eni owns the rights to the Sankofa and GIE nyame Development zones, as well as to the exploration and production area of the CTP-4 unit. The new unit is located approximately 50 km Southeast of the coastal support vessel John Agyekum Kufuor (JAK), which produces oil and gas from the Sankofa field.

The sun for the first time became the main source of electricity in Germany

In June, solar energy became the main source of electricity in Germany. According to Electrek, over the past month the Sun in this European country produced 7.11 TWh of electricity, which is 19% of the total electricity generation.

In England, the court froze $145 million dividend Nord Stream “Gazprom»

The court within the claim of the Ukrainian state company obliged the Russian company in case of receipt of dividends from Nord Stream to make 145 million dollars to the account of court as a guarantee of performance of requirements of court

“The court adopted the relevant decision on June 11, 2019, taking into account the extension of the appeal period for the decision of the Stockholm arbitration in Sweden and the possible additional interest on the debt that Gazprom will have to pay to Naftogaz,” the company said.

Swedish court dismissed appeal of Lithuania in a dispute with “Gazprom»

In 2016, the arbitration refused to satisfy the claim to the Lithuanian side, then Lithuania appealed to the court of appeal to cancel this decision. A year later, Gazprom asked to withdraw the case from the court, as a result, in 2019, the court of appeal confirmed the correctness of the Russian state company.

The family paid the mortgage with the mother’s capital and was left without housing

The couple from Chelyabinsk took an apartment a mortgage, paying off part of the parent capital. When the couple could not cope with their credit obligations, the Bank took their apartment, but felt that the family should pay another 600 thousand rubles. It is reported by Rambler

China has completed the construction of the Rover

Scientists from China announced the completion of the Rover for China’s first mission to Mars, which is scheduled for 2020. On Monday, July 8, according to the newspaper Global Times. It is noted that the mission involves the exit and rotation in orbit of Mars, landing and moving on the surface.

The Japanese use car sharing for sleeping and relaxing

The largest in Japan, the operators of car sharing Times24 and Orix as a result of routine research suddenly found that they have a growing number of customers who regularly rent cars, but do not go anywhere – do not even move. Instead, they sleep in them, relax, eat or talk on the phone. The average cost of car sharing services in Japan is 235 rubles for 30 minutes.

Haikou became the leader in the list of cities in China with the cleanest air

The administrative center of China’s southern island province of Hainan – Haikou city – took the first place in the ranking of 168 cities in China with the cleanest air. Data for the period from January to may this year published by the Ministry of environment of China.

Philippines banned the import of pork from Germany

The Department of agriculture of the Republic of the Philippines temporarily banned the import of pork from Germany. The ban was established after 250 kg of Polish pork was found in a batch of meat imported from Germany.

Japan will create a new generation of submarines

In Japan, began the development of submarines 29SS, which will replace the diesel-electric submarines (DPL) class “litter”, created in 2009. This was reported on July 2 by the website Navy Recognition. The creation of a new generation of submarines engaged in the company Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI).

In China, make a scientific program for the orbital station

In June, CNSA approved the first series of scientific projects to be implemented at the manned space station under development. Within the first stage, 9 scientific projects will be implemented, in which the research centers of 17 countries will take part.

In the schools of China will launch a pilot course on artificial intelligence

Since the beginning of the new academic year, the administration of the Chinese city of Guangzhou will open courses on artificial intelligence technologies in 100 primary and secondary schools. It is reported by the newspaper China Daily.

It became known when the prototype of the motorcycle Aurus

“The work on the motorcycle is going on as planned. I think that the appearance of the prototype can be said no earlier than 2021. We are working on a conceptual technological solution, while the majority is inclined to the fact that it will be an electric motor cycle. Concern “Kalashnikov” takes part in the development,” – said in an interview with RIA Novosti the head of the Ministry of industry and trade Denis Manturov

Trump’s rating reached its highest level since the inauguration

The rating of us President Donald trump has reached its maximum since his inauguration thanks to a successful economic policy. This is evidenced by a telephone survey conducted by ABC News and The Washington Post. According to the results, 44 percent of respondents approve trump’s work as President.

The Venezuelan government will meet with opposition

The Venezuelan opposition and representatives of the government of President Nicolas Maduro will hold talks in Barbados with the mediation of Norway. This was reported in the press service of the self-proclaimed President of Venezuela, opposition leader Juan Guido.

“Kurganmashzavod” failed to cope with the state defense Order

The only Russian manufacturer of infantry fighting vehicles could not cope with a number of government contracts. This was reported by Deputy Prime Minister Yuri Borisov at a meeting on the execution of the state defense Order.

The inability to fulfill obligations, in turn, led to a decrease in the volume of state defense orders. – Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation Yuri Borisov stressed.

The Federation Council is preparing a “road map” to combat cybercrime

A group of members of the Federation Council is preparing a road map for combating cybercrime so that law enforcement agencies can combat fraud in electronic networks more effectively. This was stated by first Deputy Chairman of the Federation Council Committee on defense and security, Vladimir Kozhin.

Uzbekistan wants to buy su-30CM fighters from Russia

Uzbekistan intends to purchase the Russian super-maneuverable multifunctional fighter su-30CM. It is reported RIA Novosti with reference to the informed source.

In addition to the aircraft, Tashkent is interested in aircraft weapons, ground support, control and verification equipment, spare parts, tools and accessories. Among other things, Uzbekistan is ready to pay for the training of flight and engineering personnel. Information about Tashkent’s interest in Russian aircraft is confirmed by the Federal service for military-technical cooperation.

A group of Iranian economists preparing to be sent to Syria

Economists sent by Iran to Syria will assess the basic needs of Syria in infrastructure, including the restoration of damaged dams, kashefi said. A team of specialists will be dispatched by the Iranian chamber of Commerce in the coming weeks.

Western media fear the creation of “genetic super-soldiers” in Russia

Sergeyev’s statements caused a mixed reaction from the experts of The National Interest. Right in the title, the authors scare readers with Russian “genetic super soldiers”. They talk about the fears associated with the use of genetics.

Sweden is preparing to join the British program of the 6th generation fighter

The British program to create a promising fighter of the new generation Team Tempest has become a step closer to standing on the wing. Sweden is ready to announce that it has joined the project and become its first international partner.

Experts believe that Turkey will aim the S-400 at Russian aircraft

According to official data, the Russian s-400 anti-aircraft missile systems acquired by Turkey will be installed along the Turkish-Syrian border. According to journalists versiya.info during the military conflict in Syria, Ankara has repeatedly stated its interests in the region. Vice-President of the Turkish group at the NATO parliamentary Assembly Ahmet chonkar Explained this by the fact that it is from this direction that a threat to Turkey should be expected. Observers of the publication expressed the opinion that Turkey talking about the threat may mean the Russian aerospace forces, which provide a no-fly zone over Syria. The publication connects this with the changeable mood of Turkish politicians.

Ukraine recorded the activity of Russian submarines in the Black sea

The Ukrainian military believe that Russia is violating the Montreux Convention. So, according to the representative of the General staff of AFU, the Ukrainian experts found increase in activity of the Russian submarines which allegedly under the pretext of repair take place in the Mediterranean, Black seas and in the Bosphorus Strait.

Build the F-35 came in the video

The American company Northrop Grumman has posted a video on YouTube of the Assembly of the Central fuselage of the fighter fifth generation F-35 Lightning II. The video drew the attention of Popular Mechanics.

The Russians canceled 80% of hotel reservations in the resorts of Georgia

Such a statement on the topic in an interview with TASS was made by the head of the Federation of hotels and restaurants of Georgia Shalva Alaverdashvili, noting that Russia’s restrictive measures have significantly hit the industry.

“The biggest hit was the seaside resorts, where the void armor by tourists in Russia increased to 80%. It should be noted that the situation is unfavorable in the rest of Georgia — in total, the Russians canceled up to 60% of hotel reservations”, — said the expert.

The Ministry of transport of Russia estimated the loss of airlines from the ban on communication with Georgia

Russian airlines will lose about three billion rubles due to the termination of air traffic with Georgia. This was stated by the Minister of transport of Russia Yevgeny Ditrikh, reports TASS. Dietrich noted that the amount of losses is calculated “very preliminary»

The US urged Germany to send its ground troops to Syria

The US calls on Germany to send ground troops to the North-East of Syria to partially replace us troops, us special representative for Syria James Jeffrey said in an interview with the German newspaper Welt am Sonntag.

Iran can restore nuclear reactor in Arak to 2015

Tehran in 60 days will announce the details of the third phase of the reduction of obligations under the Joint comprehensive action plan (JCPOA) on the Iranian nuclear program, Deputy foreign Minister of the Islamic Republic of Iran Abbas Arakchi said.

In turn, the representative of the atomic energy Organization of Iran (AEI) Behruz Kamalvandi said that Iran has all the necessary conditions to raise the level of uranium enrichment to any value. The current increase in performance at the plant in Bushehr, he said, is necessary for the needs of Iranian nuclear energy, writes TASS.

The US has threatened Iran with new sanctions

Us Secretary of state Mike Pompeo promised that the United States will impose new sanctions against Iran, as well as isolate it.

The latest expansion of Iran’s nuclear program will lead to further isolation and sanctions. The countries must restore the long-standing standard of complete lack of enrichment for Iran’s nuclear program. — Mike Pompeo, American politician

In Venezuela, due to power outages, two refineries stopped

In Venezuela, two major oil refineries (refineries) suspended work after a power outage, according to the portal of Falcon NotiFalcon. The blackout occurred on Saturday evening (6:30 GMT Sunday), causing refineries of Amuay and Cardon were left without electricity and are unable to continue their work.

Maduro announced new military exercises in Venezuela

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro at the celebration of independence Day announced that the country will host large-scale “civil-military” exercises, which are scheduled to begin on July 24.

USA called for the fight against human rights violations in Venezuela

The United States opposes the human rights violations in Venezuela noted in the report of the Office of the United Nations high Commissioner for human rights (OHCHR) and calls on the international community to condemn the actions of the authorities of the Bolivarian Republic. This was stated by the head of the press service of the us state Department Morgan Ortagus

Putin congratulated Maduro on Venezuela’s independence Day

Russian President Vladimir Putin sent a congratulation to Venezuelan leader Nicolas Maduro on the occasion of the independence Day of the Bolivarian Republic, the Ministry of communications and information of the South American country reported.

Near Yaroslavl found a five-year-old child tied to a pole

Police in the Yaroslavl region is checking after the discovery in the village of yuryevsky Myshkin district five-year-old boy tied to a pole. Now the child is being examined in the hospital. This was reported by TASS head of the press service of the Ministry of internal Affairs in the region Marina Kokueva.

Vladimir Pozner has declared its withdrawal from the jury of the TEFI award

TV presenter and journalist Vladimir Pozner announced his withdrawal from the jury of the Committee of industrial television awards, which is the organizer of the TV award TEFI.

“Today, from my point of view, taffy has lost its national importance, lost the status that he certainly had, became an absolutely ordinary prize among dozens of others,” he said on his website

Disney has released a trailer for the movie version of the cartoon “Mulan»

Disney has removed the movie from the cartoon “Mulan”. The premiere is scheduled for March 27, 2020. In the story, a Chinese girl decides to pretend to be a man and go to war instead of his father. The role of Mulan is played by the actress Liu Yuvey. In other roles, starred Gong Li, Donnie Yen and jet Li. Cartoon “Mulan” was released in 1998. The script was written in the Chinese ballad

Music festival “Moscow nights. Summer. Music. Museum»

The final evening of the festival will be held on July 13. On the same day, the audience will see a children’s musical performance of the Moscow regional Philharmonic “Ballad of a small tug”.

Disney will restart the animated series about the rabbit Oswald

All the episodes of cartoon Oswald the rabbit will be released on the streaming service, Disney+, which will start in November. The premiere of the animated series about Oswald the rabbit will be held until the end of 2019. Rabbit Oswald first appeared in the 20s of the XX century

In Latvia opens an exhibition of porcelain sculptor Galina Dulkina

July 12, 2019 in the Riga Gallery of the Union of artists of Latvia opens an exhibition of sculptor-porcelain Galina Dulkina. One of the Central themes of the exhibition is space.

In the remake of “Mask” the main role can be played by “beautiful actress»

One of the authors of the comics “Mask” and the screenwriter of the same film Mike Richardson said that he wants to reshoot the film with a woman in the title role, according to Forbes. Mike Richardson noted that he knows who would have coped with this role.

Sylvester Stallone will remove the fourth “Unstoppable»

American actor and Director Sylvester Stallone began work on the fourth part of the action movie “the Unstoppable”. He said this on his official page on the social network Instagram. According to Stallone, fireworks in honor of the independence Day of the United States made him think about the continuation.

Netflix has given up Smoking scenes in movies for kids

American streaming service Netflix refused the presence of scenes with tobacco products in movies and TV series, allowed to show children, according to CNN. We are also talking about scenes with electronic cigarettes.

The premiere of the new “Pirates of the Caribbean” will be held in 2020

The premiere of the continuation of the film “Pirates of the Caribbean” will be held in may 2020. A series of films tells about the adventures of the captain of the pirate ship Jack Sparrow. The premiere of the first picture of the series took place in 2003.

Luke Combs with the song Even Though I’m Leaving went to the leaders of the American charts

According to Nielsen, 29-year-old country music artist Luke Combs (Luke Combs) with the ballad Even Though I’m Leaving (“Even if I leave”) rose to third place in the national hit parade. This success came to the singer for the first time.

Apple is testing biometric authorization for the site iCloud.com

Browser version of Apple cloud service — iCloud.com — in future versions of operating systems, the company will support biometric authorization. You can confirm that you are signed in with a device that supports Touch ID or Face ID.

Huawei’s HongMeng OS is faster than Android and macOS

According to Director and founder Ren Zhengfei, HongMeng’s new operating system is significantly faster than Android and macOS. In addition, it is more versatile than existing operating systems.

The founder of Huawei has admitted that imitates Apple

Today, Huawei’s founder openly admitted that he is inspired by the approach of the company from Cupertino to the protection of user data. Huawei takes Apple’s example and promises that it will never give out its users ‘ data to the Chinese government. Reasoning Ren Zhengfei (Ren Zhengfei) leads CNBC.

Mozilla could be the “Internet villain of the year»

Mozilla has been nominated for the Internet villain of the year award. The initiators were representatives of the Trade Association of Internet service providers in the UK, and the reason was the company’s plans to add support for the DNS Protocol over HTTPS (DoH) to Firefox.

In July, the IFC will establish the first “Cryptobia

Rostec reported that in July of this year, the first 14 cryptocurrencies Will be delivered to the MFC of Moscow, Moscow region, Tula and Krasnodar. Registration of applicants ‘ biometric data will be carried out by facial image and fingerprints.

In Russia began selling a push-button phone with Android

At the heart of the phone is a Quad-core processor Spreadtrum SC7731E, working in conjunction with 256 MB of RAM and 512 MB of internal memory. The model supports 3G-networks and Wi-Fi module, which allows, among other things, to distribute mobile Internet to other gadgets.

Microsoft reported a serious error in updating Windows 10

Microsoft said users of Windows 10 that the recent update KB4501375 bad influence on the operation connection Manager remote access (Remote Access Connection Manager — RASMAN). The update fails with an error when VPN services connected via RASMAN are running.

Created in Russia bot will help employers to weed out applicants

A Russian company has developed F2FGroup phone bot that can help the employers in conducting remote interviews. As reported by Izvestia, the bot uses the prepared questions about the attitude to alcohol or gambling, the level of honesty and other topics.

South Korea built the largest container ship in the world

South Korean engineering company Samsung Heavy Industries has built the largest container ship in the world. It is reported by Mail Business Newspaper with reference to representatives of the company. According to them, the company built a container ship with a capacity of 23 thousand 20-pound containers.

Google Chrome global play button

New feature place a button on the browser toolbar where users will be able to see what is currently playing even if you are on a tab that does not play audio or video.

Lenovo has introduced a “smart” computer mouse with translator function

“Smart” mouse has speech recognition technology from the Chinese company Keda Xunfei. Now the voice interface of the mouse recognizes only different Chinese dialects and English. The device can translate speech into French, Japanese, German and 26 other languages. The cost of new items is about 43 dollars

New fitness bracelet Huawei Honor Band 5 will be able to detect fatigue

The famous Chinese brand Huawei announced the features of the new fitness bracelet Honor Band 5, which was able to determine fatigue. The social network has declassified the technical characteristics and features of this device.

Samsung update app steals credit card data

The app downloads updates slowly plus closes the screen with Intrusive ads. For $ 34.9 developers promise to make the work comfortable, but, in fact, when paying intercept credit card data. This app has been downloaded on Google Play more than ten million times.

Apple has registered a new airpower trademark

June 30 on the website of the world intellectual property organization was found information about the trademark AirPower, of course, all rights belong to Apple. It is worth noting that the registration took place three months after the announcement of the cancellation of the project.

Orro is preparing a new line of smartphones

Orro company announced the release of a new smartphone Orro Find X2 next year. However, in the second half of this year, a new line of smartphones will be released.

Sony is developing a smartphone with a flexible screen

The Japanese company is not going to independently produce flexible displays for its devices – it will buy them from the South Korean manufacturer LG. It is noted that sales of new smartphones will begin either in late 2019 or early 2020

South Korea has created a smart watch for the blind

Braille alphabet, which allows you to refuse sound notifications, is used at the heart of new items. The guys from the company Dot Incorp, in South Korea, decided that you can make money on the convenience of blind people. To do this, they developed a smart watch using Braille.

Polarized light for energy-efficient OLED displays

The researchers changed the chemical composition of OLED to allow it to emit photons that vibrate only in a certain plane and bypass the mandatory anti-glare filter.

The artificial intelligence which is not subordinated to the person is developed

Scientists from MIT and IBM have created a Paint Studio application that runs on a neural network and is able to remove, add, or correct objects in the frame. The system produces a fairly plausible result, but this is not the most interesting thing in it.

In Firefox test a paid subscription for news without advertising

As a test, under the motto “support sites you love by avoiding ads you hate”, a subscription to ad-free news worth $ 5 per month was launched. In addition, the paid product offers audio versions of articles and cross-platform synchronization.

The new payment service in Japan has not worked for a week

There is a possibility that their personal information, including email addresses and dates of birth, could also be recognized by scammers. Seven Pay said it will try to fully resume the payment service as soon as possible

Environmentalists found 900 million hectares for afforestation

On the planet, you can plant forests on 900 million hectares, which are outside of agricultural land and cities, according to Science. To such conclusion ecologists, falling in love, what area of Land you can take forests. This number of plants will be able to maintain 205 gigatonnes of carbon.

Vector representation of words taught computer materials science

American scientists have created a vector representation of 500 thousand words found in scientific articles on materials science: for this they have collected a body of 3.3 million annotations.

Created the first portable camera that sees polarized light

Scientists from Harvard school of engineering and applied Sciences. John A. Paulson (SEAS) developed a very compact portable camera capable of displaying the polarization of an object in a single image, according to the website SEAS. The miniature camera will find useful applications in remote sensing, in the study of atmospheric chemistry, in machine vision. It can also be installed in self-driving cars. The study was published in the journal Science.

Doctors Australia learned how to return movement to paralyzed hands

Medical scientists were able to restore the work of paralyzed hands to patients with the help of interlacing nerve endings. The transplantation of nerves and tendons carried out by doctors from Australia helped paralyzed patients to restore the work of hands. According to the Lancet, partial or complete paralysis of all limbs after a cervical spinal cord injury is called tetraplegia. According to statistics, from 250 to 500 thousand people annually receive injuries that lead to the development of this disease.

In Australia, physicists have created a unique metal of the future

According to the scientific publication Science Advances, physicists from Australia determined that the compound of tungsten and tellurium is a ferroelectric, one of the “materials of the future”, which will be the basis of microelectronics. Scientists write that this alloy can become a unique basis for ultra-efficient computers, as well as be used as a “memory of the future”, where information will be recorded as a compound of such electrons….

Scientists: vitamin E does not fight cancer, and helps its development

New studies of scientists and physicians have shown that vitamin E, previously considered useful for neutralizing the development of cancer, not only does not prevent their development, but, conversely, has a beneficial effect on this disease.

The plane with the autopilot of the future for the first time sat on the unprepared strip

German engineers tested the automatic landing system, working on the basis of GPS data, as well as cameras, according to a press release from the Munich technical University. Computer vision algorithms analyze the position of the aircraft relative to the runway and adjust the flight. In the future, such a system can help to establish an automatic landing at small airports that are not equipped with beacons of instrumental landing.

In Indonesia, the remains of an ancient man aged 1.8 million years

Scientists from the Archaeological center of Yogyakarta (Indonesia) in the Central part of the island of Java discovered the remains of ancient Homo erectus (Man upright). Established by the specialists of the age of the finds can be attributed to it among the most ancient in the world at the moment.

Lost immune cells can get into the aging brain

Immune cells can reach the brain of old mice, where these usually useful cells are rendered useless. This suggests that immune cells can play a role in aging, – writes sciencenews.org with reference to Nature.

Mammalian behavior can be changed by activating just a couple of neurons

Neuroscientists at Columbia University in new York have shown for the first time that mammalian behavior can be controlled by activating only a few cells in the cerebral cortex. The article was published in the journal Cell.

Scientists have created a magnetostrictive alloy of rare metals

Scientists from Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University together with their colleagues have created multifunctional metal alloys, which under the influence of a magnetic field demonstrate two effects simultaneously: the release and absorption of heat, as well as changes in the size and volume of the material. The results of the study can be found in the journal Key Engineering Materials.

Experts told people to eat mushrooms

People are recommended to eat about 150 grams of mushrooms every day, the results of interviews with experts RIA “Novosti”. According to experts, the mushrooms contain protein, vitamins B and C, calcium and other useful substances for the body.

Ice cream for Breakfast improves mental abilities

After a simple experiment, scientists have found that the Breakfast of ice cream significantly increases concentration and brain activity. A total of forty volunteers participated in the tests. Some of them had Breakfast in the usual mode, some — a sweet treat from the freezer.

What could be dangerous deterioration of sleep quality, scientists said

Scientists from the University of California at Berkeley told what could be dangerous deterioration of sleep after 40 years. According to the project Manager, Professor Matthew Walker, insufficient sleep can cause the development of Alzheimer’s disease, according to “St. Petersburg notes”.

Hearts turtles can do up to six months without oxygen

In winter, some Cayman turtles like to spend the winter in ponds and lakes. Safely hidden under a thin layer of ice, these freshwater reptiles can survive up to six months without oxygen. New research has shed light on this mystery of nature.

Genetically modified virus will help in the treatment of prostate cancer

Researchers from the State cancer Institute of são Paulo (São Paulo State Cancer Institute) in Brazil used a genetically modified virus to kill tumor cells when injected to mice with prostate cancer.

Preparations for the launch of the Indian lunar Rover chandrayan-2 are almost complete

About a week later, on July 14, India is scheduled to launch a rocket GSLV Mk III, which will send to the moon interplanetary probe series “chandrayan” with the number 2. July 14, India will launch its heavy rocket GSLV Mk III, which will send to the moon station “chandrayan-2”

July 13 Japanese private company will launch a rocket MOMO

In Japan, the private space business continues to develop, a vivid proof of which should be the next, fourth launch of the MOMO rocket, created by a private company.

Amazon has requested permission to launch 3236 Kuiper Satellites

The American company Amazon has requested permission from the Federal communications Commission (FCC) to deploy a satellite constellation to provide services for access to the Internet.

The ocean on Saturn’s moon is “perfect” for life

NASA sends a drone named Dragonfly to explore Saturn’s largest moon, Titan. As part of the “New frontiers” program, dedicated to the study of the biochemical connections of the Solar system, the launch of “Dragonfly” is scheduled for 2026, and in 2034 it will reach the ice moon. The cost of development reached a maximum of 850 million dollars. Titan has “all the ingredients for life,” says Laurie Glaze, Director of NASA’s planetary science division.

The first signals from LightSail 2 were received

Representatives of the Organization for the protection of outer space “Planetary society” reported that their spacecraft LightSail 2 sent the first signals to Earth

It is known that the spacecraft LightSail 2 is designed specifically to prove the ability of the solar sail to support the movement of satellites. The weight of the device is only 5 kg, and its fuel is expensive and heavy load. Now he faces a very important task, because you need to demonstrate and prove its effectiveness. If all goes well, future missions to the far reaches of our Solar system and beyond will be able to use the particles released by the Sun.

Space telescope “Spectrum-M” has risen 2 times to 20 billion rubles

The cost of creating the Russian space telescope “Spectrum-M” (“Millimetron”), the launch of which is planned after 2030, will be about 20 billion rubles, not counting the services for its launch into orbit and the subsequent reception of scientific information, told RIA Novosti Deputy Chairman of the RAS Council on space academician Lev Green. Earlier it was reported that the financing of the project in the current Federal space program was halved compared to the originally planned 11 billion rubles

“Such a high cost for Russian projects is associated, in particular, with the need to develop and / or purchase very complex cryogenic space technologies and detectors,” the Agency quotes Mr. Green as saying.

The smallest exoplanet found

According to the authors of the work, if several planets rotate in the system, they can gravitationally interact with each other. TESS will observe L 98-59 in enough sectors to be able to detect planets with a circulation time of about 100 days.

Found a black hole rotating almost at the speed of light

To determine the angular velocity of quasars — supermassive black holes in the active nuclei of large galaxies, an original approach was used, which a team of scientists from Oklahoma and Florida state universities, as well as the us Naval Academy developed earlier.

JAC announced Russian prices for a new T6 pickup

The basic configuration of the Intermediate already included: alloy wheels, electric mirrors and Windows, air conditioning, rear Parking sensors, Central locking, front airbags driver and passenger. The cost of such a car will be 1 299 000 rubles.

The full Extra version is complemented by a leather interior, a rear view camera, a media system with a touch screen and six speakers, Keyless access to the cabin, an assistant to help with uphill, tire pressure control function. This version will cost the buyer 1 399 000 rubles.

The Ministry of industry and trade called the retail price of Aurus Senat Sedan

The retail price of the car Aurus Senat Sedan will be about 18 million rubles. This was reported in the Ministry of industry and trade of Russia.

Driver Tesla Model 3 set a record, breaking the day 2800 km

In Germany, the owner of the Tesla Model 3 was able to set a new record for a day driving his electric car almost 2800 kilometers. Recently, the owners of electric vehicles show by their own example that electric cars can be used for long journeys

Toyota MR2 can return as an electric car

It is possible that Toyota, despite its commitment to hybrids, can return the MR2 as an electric car. While there is no information that will be under the hood of the subcompact, as the Japanese company is just beginning to develop a fully electric model.

Audi refuses to touch screens in the cabin of their cars

The chief designer of Audi mark Lihte believes that in ten years in cars will not install touch screens. He said this in an interview with Autocar. The representative of the brand noted that the company may refuse touchscreens. Mark Lihte suggests that it is possible in the future displays will replace projection screens and voice control.

Tuning Studio Hennessey showed a farewell version of the Corvette ZR1

Designers tuning company Hennessey have modified the engine of a sports car Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 current generation. This is a farewell version of the sports car Corvette, to replace it is about to come a new generation.

Porsche introduced an updated racing coupe 911 RSR32

The German company presented an updated coupe. Specialists of the sports division of Porsche told about their new product. Racing coupe 911 RSR 2019 model year was 95% new.

Volkswagen T-Roc R showed in Goodwood

During the Festival of speed in the British Goodwood, the developers first showed a compact crossover Volkswagen T-Roc R. the Vehicle is equipped with a 2.0-liter turbocharged engine EA888 from German developers, generating a little more than 295 horsepower.

BMW i3 and i8 received a special series of Art Car from Garage Italia

After the premiere of a special edition in the Salone del Mobile in Milan BMW i8 Memphis Style debuts at Frieze New York. MemphisStyle Edition of the BMW i3 and BMW i8 are the unique specimens. Garage Italia Customs offers a special BMW i design to customers on request. The cost of this performance of electric cars is not yet known.

Acura announces prices for the sedan TLX in the performance of the PMC Handbuilt

Acura published the official prices for its TLX PMC Edition 2020 model year sedan just three months after its announcement. Total bydet released 360 units of new items, and each of them will cost you 50 945 dollars or 3 239 291 rubles.