19 Jul, 2019

News digest for 07/18/2019

In St. Petersburg detained asguardian, podkinuvshy drugs to a teenager

In St. Petersburg, two employees of the Department of private security of Regardie suspect that they planted 16-year-old boy drugs, and then demanded from him 300 thousand rubles, so as not to initiate criminal proceedings.

Vladimir Putin awarded the head of the legal Department of the Moscow city election Commission

The head of the legal Department of the Moscow city election Commission Rima Kuznetsova was awarded the title of honored lawyer of Russia. The decree of President Vladimir Putin appeared on the official portal of legal information, it drew the attention of the Internet-the edition “the Media”.

Zelensky called the first step to resume dialogue with Russia

The return to Ukraine of the sailors arrested in Russia for provocations in the Kerch Strait could be a step towards the resumption of normal dialogue between Kiev and Moscow. Such statement in interview “Frankly with the President” was made by the head of Ukraine Vladimir Zelensky.

The Turkish foreign Ministry called unfair the US decision on the F-35

The Turkish foreign Ministry called the unilateral and illegal decision of the United States to exclude Ankara from the program for the production of F-35 fighters. This is stated in the statement of the Turkish foreign Ministry.

The Pentagon spoke about the possibility of excluding Turkey from NATO

Zamglavy Pentagon David Trachtenberg commented on the possibility of excluding Turkey from NATO on the background of the situation between the US and Turkey because Ankara’s purchase of the Russian s-400. According to him, this issue should be solved by the Alliance itself.

“This is a decision for NATO. Turkey is a long-standing member of NATO,” RT quotes trachtenberg.

Russian woman faces prison for buying medicine sick son

Moscow resident Elena Bogolyubova suspected of smuggling psychotropic substances. As the Director of the “House of a lighthouse” the lead of Maniava, the woman tried to find anticonvulsant drug “Frisium” for his son, but in Russia it was not, and she ordered it over the Internet.

According to the Director of the Fund, Bogolyubov tried to explain that if “Tritium”, which applies to psychotropic drugs, it was possible to buy in Russia, it would have done so.

“The drug is indicated in the statement. But it is impossible to buy frisium in Russia — it is not registered,” Moniava said.

Akimov showed a sample of the Russian electronic passport

Vice-Premier of the Russian Federation Maxim Akimov, supervising in the government questions of transport and digital development, showed reporters how it will look in the electronic passport of the citizen of the Russian Federation. About it reports “RIA Novosti”.

“It will be provided for the issuance of a person here about this card with a chip, with a carrier, with the possibility of contactless reading. This is an extremely secure document with a holographic image, Russian cryptography, with a QR code,” the Deputy Prime Minister said.

Akimov said that the card will be valid for 10 years. It will contain the person’s name, date and place of birth, migration registration data, driver’s license, SNILS, INN. On the reverse side of the card will be a letter and QR-code and a holographic portrait of the owner. Perform operations with the document will allow a specially designed application “My passport”.

The Deputy Prime Minister added that the issuance of paper passports to Russians is planned to be completed in 2022. He stressed that after the transition to electronic identity paper document will still be available without additional obligations.

In Iceland, abandoned the production of whales

In Iceland, for the first time in 17 years, fishermen refused to catch whales. Fishermen decided not to catch whales in the summer of 2019 because of the low demand for their meat. Hunting of fin whales and small whales will be replaced by the extraction of sea urchins. It is noted that the demand for these marine life is growing rapidly. In addition, the refusal to catch whales and said the Institute of marine research. This writes TASS with reference to the Daily Mail.

Population decline is accelerating in Russia

In Russia, the natural decline of the population increased — from January to may this year, this figure amounted to 180.4 thousand people. This is stated in the data of Rosstat. The number of births during this period — 600 thousand people, the number of deaths — 780 thousand people. In the same period of 2018, the population decline amounted to 147.2 thousand people. Thus, over the past year, the figure increased by 33 thousand people.

“Rostec” started production of prefabricated houses

It is noted that such buildings are designed for the rapid construction of temporary premises: field hospitals, warehouses, mobile sports facilities and so on, RIA Novosti writes. Experts note that the installation of such structures takes one to two hours, and the cost of one such building will be from 1.5 million rubles. The creation of such structures is engaged Dolgoprudny design Bureau of automation.

The Ministry of health has proposed to ban the sale of alcohol in residential areas

Chief freelance psychiatrist-narcologist of the Ministry of health of Russia Evgeny Brun offers to sell wine, beer and vodka only in specialized retail outlets away from residential buildings

“All alcohol should be brought to large liquor stores, which should not work in residential areas, but in a vacant lot or at a more or less remote distance from housing,” Interfax Agency quotes Brun’s words.

The unemployment rate in Russia updated a historical minimum

According to Rosstat, in June 2019, unemployment in the country updated the historical minimum — 3.3 million people over 15 years (4.4% of the total labor force) were unemployed in accordance with the methodology of the International labor organization. At the same time, the number of people aged 15 and over who are able to work is 75.3 million people (51% of the total population).

Mexican drug Lord Shorty sentenced to life in prison

A U.S. court sentenced Mexican drug Lord Joaquin Guzman, known as Shorty, to life and another 30 years in prison, REGNUM reports, citing Reuters. Shorty was convicted of organizing a criminal Association and drug smuggling in the United States.

The daughter of drug Lord Shorty released a collection of clothes in honor of his father

The daughter of drug Lord Joaquin Guzman Loera named Shorty launched a line of clothes and accessories with the name of his father. Alejandrina Guzman presented the design of clothes with the word Chapo, which means Shorty, RIA Novosti reported with reference to the Mexican newspaper El Siglo de Torreón.

Residents of Kazan will be able to discuss the General plan of the city on the Internet

Residents of Kazan will be able to leave their comments and suggestions in electronic form on the revised master plan of the city, which the Executive Committee will present on July 18. It is reported by the Tatar-inform, with reference to the head of Department of architecture and urban planning of Kazan Irina Danilkina.

In Russia will set a fine for non-payment of travel on toll roads

According to the document, drivers who have not paid for travel on a toll road at the toll station (PVP) will receive a fine of 2.5 thousand rubles by mail. This law also applies to truck drivers of foreign companies, the fine is issued to the driver of the heavy cargo.

In the center of Kamen-na-Obi canceled the movement of buses because of the emergency road

According to journalists “Kamensky news”, attempts to fix a terrible road was made a year ago, but the huge holes compacting an asphalt crumb, mixed with bitumen, lasted only until the first rain.

“We will not continue to “break” the already dilapidated fleet of the enterprise. As soon as the problem area is repaired, we will resume the usual route”, — said the Director of the Kamensky PATP Sergey Kuznetsov.

Victims of the flood in the Irkutsk region will build dormitories

Residents of the Angara region, who lost their homes as a result of flooding, will wait for new housing, spending some time in prefabricated dormitories. As explained by the Deputy Minister of economic development of the Angara region Vladimir Gordeev, the hostel in Tulun is planned for 500 people, in Nizhneudinsk — 200, in Chun — 100 people.

Victims of the flood in the Irkutsk region received payments

All victims are charged a one-time payment of 10 thousand rubles. To date, these payments have received 37.6 thousand people.
Compensation for those who received injury as the result navodnenie lists 71 people From 55 citizens will receive 200 thousand rubles for causing them light injuries, another 12 people will receive on 300 thousand roubles because their health harm of medium gravity. Four more listed 400 thousand for serious consequences for their health.

Banks ‘ profit in the first half of the year exceeded one trillion rubles

Compared to the same period last year, banks earned almost one and a half times more – in January – June 2018, their profit amounted to 634 billion rubles.

The state Duma intends to cancel tax benefits for palm oil

In 2018, the Department of food and processing industry of the Ministry of agriculture proposed to cancel the VAT exemption for producers using palm oil, the Ministry believes that the increase in VAT will lead to a reduction in the market share of products with substitutes for milk fat.

The FAS has suggested to deprive the Railways all freight cars

The head of the FAS Igor Artemyev in a letter to the first Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Anton Siluanov (a copy of the letter is in RBC) proposed “to ensure the full exit of Russian Railways from the market of services for the provision of cars by selling the business of the Federal freight company (FGC) or renting its wagon fleet (more than 130 thousand cars).”

Mazurov is looking for partners to buy shares of Antipinsky oil refinery from Sberbank

The owner of the “New stream” Dmitry Mazurov, who previously controlled Antipinsky oil refinery, has the right to repurchase the company’s shares from Sberbank and is looking for partners for its organization, the company said in a statement.

The Central Bank revealed violations in half of the audited insurance companies

Half of the insurance companies and a third of the banks audited by the Central Bank during the control purchases violated the rights of customers in the design of e-insurance policies and loans.

The European Commission launched an antitrust investigation against Amazon

The European Commission (EC) has launched an antitrust investigation against Amazon, which may have violated EU competition rules when using sensitive data from independent retailers. This was reported on Wednesday by the press service of the EC.

Russian demand for foreign currency in may fell by almost 40%

The Central Bank noted that in may 2019, the demand of individuals for foreign currency in cash (the amount purchased from authorized banks, received by conversion and withdrawn from foreign currency cash accounts) decreased by 26% compared to April and amounted to $3.6 billion.

Rosstat spoke about the fall in income of Russians

Real disposable income of Russians in January-June this year decreased by 1.3% compared to the same period last year. This was reported in Rosstat. According to experts, the Russians have to tighten their belts for several reasons. First, it is inflation in the consumer market. Secondly, the growth of mandatory payments, first of all, payments on loans.

Recall that the real disposable income of the population is called income minus mandatory payments and contributions adjusted for the consumer price index.

American Netflix audience for the first time went on the wane

The audience of paid subscribers of Netflix video service in the United States for the first time began to decline. This is reported from the information of the quarterly financial report of the company. Based on the published data, the number of users from the United States decreased by 126 thousand, amounting to 60.1 million paid subscribers

Net profit of eBay in the first half of the year decreased by 12.3%

Net profit of the world’s largest online auction eBay for the first six months of 2019 decreased by 12.3% in annual terms, amounting to 920 million dollars, according to the company’s statements. Diluted earnings per share were $ 1.04 against $ 1.03 a year earlier.

The Ministry of economic development proposed to reform the power industry

By October 1, the government will approve legal acts to eliminate cross-subsidies in the energy sector, in which some consumers pay more for energy to reduce prices for others, from 2020 in accordance with the draft presidential decree.

Kuzbass will receive 18 billion rubles for the modernization of the electric power industry

The long-term agreement was signed by the head of the region Sergey Tsivilev and CEO of rosseti Pavel Livinsky. The agreement will be valid until 2028.

The volume of debt in the world reached $246 trillion

In the first quarter of 2019, global debt increased by $3 trillion and reached $246 trillion. This is evidenced by the data of the Institute of international Finance. Most of the growth was provided by developing countries, whose debt rose to $69.1 trillion, which is a historic high.

Russian regions will have the right to take ruble loans from foreign banks

The Commission of the Russian government on legislative activity approved the draft amendments, allowing the subjects of the Russian Federation to attract loans from foreign banks in rubles, the message on the website of the Cabinet

Transneft’s plan to sell dirty oil

Transneft plans to start mixing oil with a high content of organochlorine into clean streams next week in order to gradually clean the oil pipeline system, Reuters writes, citing sources in the industry.

Oil workers postpone the development of the Arctic shelf until 2030

The launch of the large deposits on the Russian Arctic shelf may be held no earlier than 2030, Oil companies have shifted the timing of large projects in anticipation of tax incentives

The Russian defense Ministry gave Norilsk a missile

A new memorial sign – the carrier rocket “Angara” – was installed on the heroes ‘ memory square. This kind of combat symbol of the Aerospace forces became a gift to the city from the Ministry of defense of Russia. At the opening ceremony of the memorial sign came the head of the 1st State testing cosmodrome Plesetsk the General-major Nikolay Nesterchuk.

“Such signs glorify the power of our weapons, – he said in his welcoming speech. – For us it is also a pride: on the map of Russia there is another place, beyond the Arctic circle, where there is a space rocket. And suddenly in Norilsk there will be a man who wants to become an astronaut? Today, several civil educational institutions, including the Moscow aviation Institute and the Bauman Moscow state technical University, have departments for future cosmonauts. If there is a desire, the Plesetsk cosmodrome will even act as your guide.”

“Rosatom” and the Ministry of transport are asking for additional funds to ensure the Northern sea route

The main task is to carry out annual measurements in the amount of 55 thousand kilometers, in 2019 at the expense of subsidies about 20 thousand kilometers will be performed, in addition, at the expense of “Rosatom” will be increased area measurements of the Sannikov Strait. In 2020, more than 800 million rubles are needed to the already approved 400 million rubles, which will allow to perform the necessary volumes of measurements to ensure the safety of navigation with the growing intensity of navigation of large-tonnage vessels with a large draft, – the representative of the Deputy Prime Minister Maxim Akimov told reporters following the meeting of the project Committee of the Comprehensive plan for modernization and expansion of the main transport infrastructure (KPI) until 2024.

UAZ and Mazda Sollers have applied for export state support

UAZ and Mazda-Sollers have applied for participation in the new system of export and demand support — the corporate competitiveness program (kppk), said in an interview with Kommersant, the owner and head of the Board of Directors of Sollers Vadim Shvetsov.

The volume of cash in Russia decreased by 3.1%

The volume of cash in circulation in Russia for the first half of 2019 compared to the same period last year increased by 2% (from 9.8 trillion rubles) and on July 1, 2019 amounted to 10 trillion rubles. This is stated in the materials of the CBR.

Foreign investors return to the Ukrainian market of public debt

Foreign investors stopped boycott of the national debt of Ukraine, massively returning to the market with an eye to improving the political and economic situation in the country. In December, foreign investors held only 1.6% of Ukraine’s sovereign bonds. According to the Ministry of Finance, this figure has recovered to 15.3% with the advent of the new President Vladimir Zelensky.

“I think investors now feel some comfort in the aspect of macroeconomics and reforms. There is a very competent Central Bank that does the right thing and adheres to hawk rhetoric, a very stable currency and interest rates around 17-18%. Targeted efforts are being made to return foreign investors to the debt market,” says Timothy ash, sovereign debt markets strategist at BlueBay Asset Management.

GDP of Belarus in the first half of the year increased by 0.9%

GDP of Belarus in the first half of this year increased by 0.9% compared to the same period last year, said on Wednesday the national statistical Committee of the Republic (Belstat). Belarus ‘ GDP in January-may 2019 increased by 1% compared to the same period in 2018.

The us Congress blocked the consideration of trump’s impeachment procedure

The house of representatives of the US Congress blocked the beginning of the procedure for the removal of American President Donald trump from office, which was initiated by democratic Congressman al green from Texas. The meeting was broadcast by C-SPAN.

Merkel’s opponents insist on her medical examination

The head of the Federal Chancellor of Germany said in an interview with Reuters that Angela Merkel feels well and will work in his post until the next parliamentary elections in 2021.

“She is in good health,” he stressed.

As reported, over the past month Angela Merkel several times experienced bouts of severe tremors during official events. So, it was noticeable during meetings with the President of Ukraine Vladimir Zelensky, the President of Germany Frank-Walter Steinmeier and the Prime Minister of Finland Antti Rinne. The cause of these seizures remains a mystery.

Renault invests in Chinese electric vehicle manufacturer

The French company Renault will invest 145 million dollars. the unit of China’s Jiangling Motors Corporation Group (JMCG) — JMEV that specializiruetsya on the production of electric vehicles. In the result, the Renault will receive 50% of the shares JMEV

Google has officially closed the controversial search engine project with censorship for China

At the hearing of the Judicial Committee of the us Senate, the Vice President of the company for relations with the state Karan Bhatia said that work on the system with the code name Dragonfly stopped and Google does not plan to launch a search engine in the region.

Earlier it was reported that Dragonfly is ready to launch and it was even approved in China. Later there was unofficial information about its closure and transfer of developers to other departments. Now the closure Dragonfly official said.

Washington intends to provide Venezuela’s opposition with 42 million dollars

The intention of the United States Agency for international development (USAID) reported the Los Angeles Times

Toyota electric vehicles will be equipped with Chinese batteries

In addition to CATL, the Japanese automaker cooperates in this area with another Chinese company — BYD, and plans to build a joint plant for the production of batteries with Panasonic. Toyota has already introduced its first two electric cars — based models C-HR and IZOA.

Zilingo is actively developing due to the us and China trade war

The trade war between the US and China is good news for the e-Commerce startup Zilingo, reports ENV. Higher us tariffs on Chinese-made goods have accelerated the movement of the garment industry from China to countries in South-East Asia.

“Countries such as Vietnam, Bangladesh, Cambodia, India and Indonesia, became the production centers for fashion, so this is a very good time,” he shared Ankita Bose, Executive Director Zilingo, in an interview last week

Three units of Kalinin NPP is disabled due to an accident

Three units of the Kalinin nuclear power plant in the Tver region were disconnected from the network. About RIA Novosti writes with reference to Rosenergoatom. According to them, the shutdown was due to the shutdown of one of the transformers

Putin has simplified citizenship for residents of Donbass

Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a decree on a simplified procedure for obtaining Russian citizenship for Ukrainians living throughout the Donetsk and Luhansk regions. The document was published on the official Internet portal of legal information on July 17.

Zelensky instructed to simplify the provision of Ukrainian citizenship

President of Ukraine Vladimir Zelensky instructed the Ministry of foreign Affairs to develop a mechanism for granting Ukrainian citizenship as the second for ethnic Ukrainians from “friendly countries”.

Iran called the condition for the preservation of the nuclear deal

Iranian foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said that if the countries of Europe are interested in maintaining the nuclear deal, they should fulfill their obligations and provide Tehran with the opportunity to conduct free trade.

The Ministry of economic development has prepared a bill on family business

The draft law on the introduction of the concept of “family business” was prepared by the Ministry of economic development, the document was published on the portal of draft legal acts

Putin awarded Solzhenitsyn’s widow order

Russian President Vladimir Putin awarded the order of St. Catherine the great Martyr to the widow of writer Alexander Solzhenitsyn Natalia Solzhenitsyn. We will remind, Natalia Solzhenitsyn the July 22, will be 80 years old.

“For the great contribution to charity and public activities to reward Natalia Solzhenitsyn – President of the Russian charitable Foundation Alexander Solzhenitsyn,” – said in the text of the decree on the official portal of legal information.

In the Kaliningrad region built a new military airfield

On the eve, according to the defense Ministry, the new airfield in the Kaliningrad region completed work on the equipment of the drainage system, electricity and lighting networks, as well as communication systems.

Japan launched a new destroyer with the Aegis missile DEFENSE system

Japan launched a new destroyer squadron with the aegis ballistic missile early detection system (Aegis). The ship “Haguro” was built for the Maritime self-defense forces of the country, and the ceremony of descent took place at the shipyard in Yokohama, which is located South-West of Tokyo.

Reuters reported on the direction of Russian special forces in Idlib province

According to Reuters, earlier Russian officers were repeatedly on the front line, leading military operations, but now Moscow for the first time sent ground troops to directly participate in the fighting.

Lavrov called the main task of the Russian military in Syria

“The agreements are of an indefinite nature, the introduction of any changes in them is in the competence of the relevant departments of the two countries,” said Sergey Lavrov.

According to him, the main task of finding the Russian military in Syria — the fight against terrorism.

The Chapter “Warmie” in Magadan was fired for stalking a minor

As a result of the investigation, a resident of Magadan was dismissed, but the case against him began due to the established absence of the girl’s dependence on the man and the lack of threats against her

Director Serebrennikov became an honorary doctor of the University of Paris

Kirill Serebryannikov received the title of honorary University of Paris — Nanterre. This was reported today by TASS with reference to the organizers of the Avignon festival. It was there that the premiere of Serebrennikov’s theatrical performance “Outside”took place.

Paul McCartney wrote the musical “it’s a wonderful life»

Paul McCartney told reporters that he began work on the musical. The play will be based on the film “This wonderful life” by Frank Capra

Amedia TV has entered into a new license agreement with Lionsgate

New multi-year deal gives the Russian viewers the opportunity to watch the premiere of the Studio at the same time with the world, according to Amedia TV. Under the agreement on the channel Amedia Premium and the service “Amediateka” is already available spy Thriller “Rook” with the star of the franchise “x-Men” Olivia Mann.

Javier Bardem will play king Triton in “the little Mermaid»

Prince of the black Mermaid will be a popular British singer Harry styles (Harry Styles), known for his participation in the pop group One Direction, writes Hollywood Reporter

Alice in the Borderlands: Netflix’s game adaptation of the manga

Netflix announces another – the film adaptation of the manga “Alice in the Frontier” with live actors. Manga Haro ASO “Alice in the Borderlands” began to be published from 2010 to 2015.

HBO decided to restart the series “gossip Girl»

The company WarnerMedia ordered the reissue of the series “Gossip Girl” (“Gossip Girl”) for its new streaming service HBO Max.

Released the trailer for the new season PUBG

PUBG Corporation has released a trailer for the new season of PUBG Season 4. The video tells the story of the Royal battle. The trailer documents the invasion of the island of Arangel in 1965 from the boy’s face. The child managed to escape and become the only person who survived the attack.

In Luga district will host the festival “Open Seasons»

In the village of Zarechie August 3 will be a summer festival of Open Seasons. The festive program includes two concerts, one of which is classical. The Mastrangelo Foundation Orchestra will perform on stage under the baton of Italian conductor Fabio Mastrangelo.

In “Kolomenskoye” will be an exhibition in honor of St. Isaac’s Cathedral

In the exhibition halls of the courtyard Of the Museum-reserve “Kolomenskoye” will open an exhibition dedicated to the history of construction and architecture of St. Isaac’s Cathedral in St. Petersburg, according to the official website of the mayor of Moscow.

The most popular song of the XXI century in the UK

The band Snow Patrol was ahead of the Black Eyed Peas and Pharrell in a dispute over the most popular song of the XXI century in the UK at the moment. Released in 2006, the lyrical ballad Chasing Cars reached sixth place on the chart of British singles and stayed in the top radio stations 166 weeks, it is more than three years.

“Yandex” has found a way to monitor the income of users

Yandex has developed a method for determining the income of users of its services. The Corporation has already registered the relevant patent, which Izvestia has read. From the document it follows that earnings will be determined by profession.

The founder of FaceApp denied the transfer of user data to the authorities

Jaroslav Goncharov, the founder of FaceApp application that can “rejuvenate” and “age” people in the pictures, said the American Forbes that the company does not use user data without their consent. According to him, most of the images the application processes in the cloud

Medical institutions in Russia were subjected to cyber attacks

The attackers carried out a series of targeted attacks on Russian healthcare organizations in the southern regions of the country. Cybercriminals are targeting financial data. The incidents occurred in the spring and early summer of 2019

Xiaomi has launched a program for mikronizirovanny drivers MIJIA for $23

Today Xiaomi launched the program of mikronizirovanne in manufacturing electric screwdriver MIJIA. Currently, the fundraising company is announced through the social network Weibo and in just 56 minutes 29 seconds has sold more than 10 thousand sets of screwdrivers.H

In Switzerland built a drone that looked like a flying pan

Specialists of the Federal technical University of Lausanne (EPFL) designed a twin-engine unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), capable of overcoming twice the distance than conventional models.

Vulnerability in Bluetooth helps to track users

The vulnerability in Bluetooth allows attackers to track the location of users and find out their ID. Its victims can be users of Windows 10, iOS and macOS.

Sony has registered a patent for VR headset with eye movement sensor

The U.S. patent and trademark office has published patents for a new version of Sony’s virtual reality helmet, which is expected to be released for the PlayStation 5. The new headset will use gyroscopic sensors and eye tracking system.

Introduced the rugged Doogee S90 Pro smartphone

The well-known company Doogee has officially introduced a new model of durable smartphone S90 Pro. The device has received an improved protection standard IP69K, which allows you to continue working at high temperatures, as well as falling from a height.

Xiaomi will present a new smartphone for $ 7000

Chinese Corporation Xiaomi is going to present a special version of its smartphone Redmi K20 Pro, which will cost about 7000 dollars, reports ixbt.com ahhh!

Almost half of the world uses social platforms

As of July 2019, 46% of the world’s population uses social platforms, an increase of 7.8% compared to last year. The most popular social network is Facebook — it is used by 2.4 billion people. In second place — YouTube with 2 billion users.

Radio-controlled buoy with a motor for the rescue of drowning

Hong Kong company OceanAlpha presented Dolphin 1 — rescue buoy on radio control. It can move on water at a speed of up to 15 kilometers per hour at a distance of up to half a kilometer from the operator.

YouTube launched its music service in Latvia

This service also makes it possible to simplify viewing and expand the prospects for music lovers, because YouTube Music provides users not only standard music videos, but also official albums, singles, remixes, concert streams and so on.

Australian physicists have accelerated quantum computer in a two hundred times

Scientists from Australia have developed the first “double” semiconductor qubit, a quantum computer memory cell capable of performing logical operations at a record high speed. Her description was presented in the journal Nature.

“This is a huge step forward – we can firmly say that we are able to control nature at the smallest level. Not only did we make the atoms interact with each other, but we were able to read information from one qubit without affecting its neighbor. Many believed that this is in principle impossible,” said Michelle Simmons (Michelle Simmons) from the University of New South Wales in Sydney (Australia).

Melting Antarctic glaciers are suggested to fall asleep artificial snow

The authors of a new article published in the journal Science Advances, considered a very unusual approach to “freezing” of the southern continent. Anders Levermann and his colleagues at the Potsdam Institute for climate change studies point out that even with the strictest plans to reduce greenhouse gas emissions into the atmosphere, this melting will not stop. It will cease to increase, but the already heated water will continue to erode these ice shelves from below, breaking them into pieces.

To stabilize their condition could be incredibly powerful snowfall — this scenario, scientists have tested using a computer model. According to their estimates, this will require about 7400 billion tons of snow mass that fell within 10 years. By binding the water, it would further reduce sea level by about two millimeters per year during that time.

Roscosmos has not found a hole drilled in the ship “Union»

Last August, the ISS detected an air leak. It was found that the fault — the hole made by the drill. In mid-September, Roscosmos formed a special Commission to find the culprit.

The first picture from the spacecraft “meteor-M»

The first data from the new spacecraft “meteor-M”, launched from the East on July 5, were obtained. All support systems of the satellite are working normally and without any remarks, according to Roscosmos. Recall, “meteor-M” was created for hydrometeorological support.

Renault intends to establish production of electric cars in Russia

On the eve of a meeting of the leadership of the French concern Renault and Denis Manturov (head of the Ministry of industry and trade). The meeting discussed various issues, including the possibility of establishing a new production. We are talking about the production of electric cars.

Presented crossover Mercedes-AMG GLC 43

The new Mercedes-AMG GLC 43 is available as a conventional crossover and coupe-like GLC 43 Coupe. In contrast to the older more powerful options, new items are driven 3.0-liter Biturbo V6 unit with a return of 385 HP and 520 Nm of torque

Tesla has reduced the price of Model 3 in China

Tesla has lowered the prices of its model 3 sedans around the world, including in China, as the company is preparing a trial release of an electric car at its Gigafactory in Shanghai, reports UNV.

Porsche tests virtual reality for passengers

Porsche together with the startup Holoride are testing a new potential entertainment system of the future for cars. The principle of the new system is to remove the discomfort of motion sickness while using VR-Entertainment in the car by reading the position of the passenger in space, analyzing the speed of the car and many other factors, adapting the “picture” for them. In addition, the multimedia complex of the car will adapt to the virtual system and pick up games and other entertainment, based on the time spent on the road.

The Finns are disappointed in the Lada Vesta

At the end of 2015, the leading Finnish tire manufacturer – Nokian – acquired two Lada Vesta cars in its fleet. Finns believed that these machines are perfect for testing winter tires on snow-covered areas. As a result, everything did not turn out as planned.

Problems with the “Vest” began almost immediately after the first exit roll tires. According to one of the testers of rubber Janne Laitinen, working at Nokian, Russian sedans strongly skidded both on snow and on ice. This happened immediately after he released the gas. Moreover, when driving over bumps in cars was squeaky roof, and if the area of the polygon, the temperature dropped to -30 degrees Celsius, then the fabric on the seats appeared frozen condensate which crunch when driving on the track.

As a result, Nokian decided to abandon the use of Lada Vesta cars as test cars, because after some time from the start of their operation they were also found to have incorrect operation of the brake system and control electronics.

AvtoVAZ Lada Granta will recall for replacement of the CV joint

The company “AVTOVAZ” announced the recall of 93 units of Lada Granta, most of which were shipped to dealers in the period from late June to early July 2019.

According to information published in the notice to dealerships under: 37-19 12.07.19 from “to replace front wheel drive” cars “Grant” fall under the replacement of the outer CV joint as there is a possibility of mismatch of the outer joint drive the front wheels. New CV Joint will be ordered from JSC “LADA-IMAGE”, writes portal “Lada.Online.»

There are prices for a new sedan Cadillac CT5

The basic version of Luxury will be available for purchase for 37.9 thousand dollars. For this money, the client will receive a 2.0-liter turbocharged engine with a return of 237 HP, working in tandem with a 10-speed automatic transmission and rear-wheel drive.

Modification CT5 Premium Luxury was estimated at 41 690 dollars for the performance with rear-wheel drive and 44 780 dollars with all-wheel drive system. The top will be the version of the CX5 Sport with all-wheel drive, which will cost buyers at a price of 45 290 dollars, which is 1 thousand dollars cheaper than the base model CTS.

2000-strong Lotus Exige became the most powerful production car

The British company Lotus unveiled an electric hypercar Evija. It became not only the first electric car of the brand, but also the most powerful production car in the world. Lotus Elise has four 500-horsepower electric motors — one for each wheel.