27 Jul, 2019

News digest for 07/26/2019

Rosstat called teachers ‘ salaries Russia

The highest earnings can boast teachers of the Yamal-Nenets Autonomous district (118.4 thousand rubles), the Nenets Autonomous district (104.9 thousand rubles) and the Magadan region (100 thousand rubles). The average salary of teachers in Moscow is 95.7 thousand rubles, and in St. Petersburg – 55.5 thousand rubles

Teachers of 14 regions and republics earn less than 30 thousand rubles a month, and the least teachers receive in Mordovia and Mari El — 24,2 thousand rubles, according to Rosstat. According to the Ministry, low salaries teachers receive in the North Caucasian Federal district (26.3 thousand roubles), and also in Penza (26,9 thousand roubles), the Saratov (27,5 thousand roubles), the Oryol (28 thousand rbl.), Novgorod (28,8 thousand rbl.), Ivanovo (29 thousand rbl.) and Belgorod (29.3 thousand roubles) areas.

It is noted that the average salary of teachers in Russia is 45.6 thousand rubles.

The Russian government has approved the Prosecutor General’s office access to banking secrecy

The Russian government has supported a bill that will allow prosecutors to obtain information about the Bank accounts of individuals and legal entities without a court order, Interfax reports.

In Russia, doctors offered to make individual entrepreneurs

President of the all-Russian Union of insurers Igor Jurgens in an interview with “Izvestia” said that doctors should become individual entrepreneurs. To a good specialist in hospitals are going to queue, but in terms of wages, he does not feel his achievements.

But why not do as in the West, where they do not visit the clinic, namely the specialist? Why not transfer doctors to IP? Jurgens said.

To such a doctor will go to the reception, he “may even be rich.” In addition, it would solve the issue of personal responsibility of doctors for errors, said Jurgens.

Putin offered to help Greece in the fight against forest fires

Russian President Vladimir Putin sent a telegram to the Greek authorities with condolences in connection with the death of dozens of people in forest fires, according to the Kremlin website.

“The President of Russia expressed readiness to provide the necessary assistance in overcoming the consequences of the natural disaster,” the report said. Putin also expressed condolences to the families and friends of the victims, saying that Russia shares the “grief of the brotherly people.”

Smoke from wildfires in Siberia reached Tatarstan

The reason for the haze, which has been observed in Tatarstan since Thursday, is forest fires in the Siberian regions, the Department of Hydrometeorology and environmental monitoring of the Republic reports on Friday.

Irkutsk airports ceased to accept planes from-for forest fires

Airports two district centres in the Irkutsk region Kirensk and Mothers ceased to accept and send planes over forest fires, have informed “Interfax” in the Irkutsk airport, from which regional flights. Air traffic had to be suspended due to heavy smoke.

Where refugees came to the US in 2018.

In 2016, the US allowed 84 994 refugee, and in 2018, that number had dropped to 22 491. From the Democratic Republic of the Congo “moved” 7878 refugees from Myanmar (3555) and Ukraine (2635). Of the total number of persons admitted last year, 3,495 (16 per cent) were Muslims and 16,018 (71 per cent) were Christians.

The Ministry of natural resources is going to develop ecological tourism

The Ministry of natural resources decided to introduce the concept of “ecological tourism”into the legislation. The Department explained that they decided to engage in the development of this direction of tourism in Russia, writes “Kommersant»

In Russia began to fine for feeding pigeons and ducks

The mayor of Magadan expressed dissatisfaction with feathers and droppings on the streets of the city – and the head of the Magadan “green economy Plant” Alexei Gavrilov introduced a fine from 2.5 to 5 thousand rubles for feeding birds.

42% of Russians consider utility tariffs high

Less than half of the population (42%) of Russia said that the size of utility bills are high. This is evidenced by the results of a study of the holding “ROMIR”. According to the survey, 23% of respondents consider utility tariffs unaffordable, which is why they can not always pay the bills.

Russia has postponed the issuance of new license plates

The decision to postpone the start date of issuance of offer of a new sample was taken after complaints of traffic police in Rosstandart. All because of the large balance of unused state signs of the old model, which in the case of reform will have to be disposed of, writes “Kommersant”.

In China, create a train capable of speeds of 800 km per hour

Chinese authorities are planning to build a fundamentally new railway between Chengdu and Chongqing in Sichuan province, where trains can reach speeds of 800 km per hour.

In Ufa pregnant leave on couches in the corridor of the hospital

The management of the maternity hospital of the Bashkir state medical University clinic in Ufa explained that mothers are hospitalized in the corridor due to the lack of places in the wards, which arose in connection with the closure of another maternity hospital for sanitation.

The network has a trailer for the action movie “Gemini” with will Smith

The film company Paramount Pictures published on YouTube the official trailer of the action movie “Gemini”, in which will Smith played the main role. The painting was removed by the Taiwanese Director ang Lee. The film also stars Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Clive Owen and Benedict Wong.

The ECB again kept the base rate at zero

The governing Council of the European Central Bank (ECB) on Thursday, July 25, decided to keep the benchmark interest rate at a record low of 0%. This is stated in the message on the website of the regulator.

Limited access of foreigners to the market of gas turbines in Russia

Access of foreigners to the market of gas turbines in Russia was limited. Manufacturers of such equipment with a capacity of up to 500 megawatts with foreign capital of more than 50 percent will not be able to localize production and obtain the status of Russian for their products

“RUSAL” in the second quarter increased the production of aluminum to 938 thousand tons

RUSAL produced 938,000 tonnes of aluminium in the second quarter of this year, an increase of 1% compared to the previous quarter. This is stated in the report on the operating results of the company, distributed on Friday on the Hong Kong stock exchange.

Employees Oise offered to resign voluntarily

The information was confirmed by the press service of the car factory. “UAZ” has launched a program of “voluntary release of employees”, the program involves dismissal by agreement of the parties with the payment of a three-month salary.

The Japanese have invested more than $ 5 million in “don Tobacco»

JTI has invested more than $ 5 million in the digital cigarette marking system at the Donskoy Tabak plant in the Rostov region. This was reported in the press service of the company.

The volume of loans to the population of Russia is growing

In June 2019, 3.2 million new loans totaling more than 709.8 billion rubles were issued. The number of loans issued increased by 5%, and the volume of loans decreased by less than 1% compared to last June, when 3.01 million loans were issued by 710.49 billion rubles.

Rosatom prepares for continuous navigation

Rosatom is preparing for continuous navigation year-Round navigation along the North sea route, including on its Eastern section, will start by 2030, according to the plan developed by Rosatom.

LUKOIL’s net profit on RAS increased 2.3 times in the first half of the year

LUKOIL’s net profit under RAS for January-June this year increased 2.3 times compared to the corresponding period last year and amounted to 200,857 billion rubles, the company said in its statements. Sales also increased by 2.3 times and amounted to 218,419 billion.

British retail chains refuse to use plastic bags

Asda trading network, as indicated by The Times, will stop using plastic containers at the end of July. In turn, Iceland instead of traditional plastic bags will offer its customers “heavy-duty paper” worth 15 pence.

The national debt of Ukraine exceeded $80 billion

The state debt of Ukraine for the month increased by 2.5% and amounted to $80.35 billion, according to the website of the Ministry of Finance of Ukraine. In comparison with the data for may 2019, the increase in public debt in dollar terms in June amounted to about $2 billion

Moscow Prosecutor’s office warned of responsibility for participation in the rally on July 27

The organizers of Saturday’s rally in front of the Moscow mayor’s office Department finds Anastasia to Bryukhanov, Julia Galiamina, Kirill Goncharov, Dmitry Gudkov, Ivan Zhdanov, Maxim Kruglov, Dmitry Klochkov, Sergei Mitrokhin, Elena Rusakova, Lyubov Sobol, Alexander Soloviev, Sergei Cokasova, Roman Onemana, Constantine Jankauskas and Ilya Yashin.

“These persons repeatedly issued warnings about the inadmissibility of violation of the law and responsibility in case of violation,” – said on Friday in the capital’s Prosecutor’s office. Before the action on July 14, these people also received warnings.

Instructions how to write about the mayor

The mayor’s office of Surgut district sent out the rules for journalists: how to write news about the mayor Andrei Trubetskoy! About the mayor it is necessary to write only positively and with expressions “at the initiative of the head”, “with support of the head”, “carrying out the tasks designated by the head”. Well, of course, no nasty things, as you love it!

The share of the dollar in China’s calculations for the supply of goods and services from Russia

The share of the dollar fell below 50% for the first time, amounting to 45.7%, follows from the statistics of the Central Bank for the first quarter of 2019. In General, last year the us currency accounted for 75.1% of the total volume of payments for Russian exports.

De-dollarization in payment for Russian exports occurred in favor of the Euro rather than national currencies. The share of the European currency for the year increased tenfold — from 0.7% in the first quarter of 2018 to 37.6% in the first quarter of 2019. Ruble payments accounted for 9.6% of payments against 6.8% for the same period of 2018, other currencies, including the Chinese yuan, — 7.1 against 4.7%.

The investigative Committee of Russia is interested in aviation “Russian Post”.

Experts collect information on contracts between “Mail of Russia” with “Aviastar-TU” – the firm postmen handed over on time, two TU-204. For the rent of Airliners paid – more than a billion rubles for each. However, exactly two weeks later, the Russian Post rented its own aircraft from Aviastar. In addition, it turned out, and still use them only 15%, and another 85% – third-party orders and contracts. As a result, for the “Russian Post” the cost of one kilogram of cargo cost 970 rubles, while for all the others – only 86 rubles. The damage is at least 81 million rubles.

Britain imposes a restriction on the export of underwater vehicles to Russia

Britain introduces an additional regulation on the control of dual-use goods and technologies in respect of underwater vehicles, “prohibiting the export and transfer of such goods and software or technology for the development, production or use of such goods, if they are intended for Russia.”

Reuters announced Russia’s plans to extend the contract on gas transit through Ukraine for a year

According to Agency sources, the Kremlin is considering an annual contract. It is necessary to buy time to complete the construction of bypass supply routes. It is noted that Ukraine is interested in a long-term 10-year deal, but the Russian side is not profitable.

“We would have approached the annual deal, so we gained strength and launched all these “flows” (“Nord Stream-2” and “Turkish stream” — approx. “Tapes.ru”)”, — said one of the interlocutors Reuters.

The EU increased during the year, the import of LNG to the us is almost five times

The European Union for the year after the agreement with the US authorities increased imports of American liquefied natural gas (LNG) almost five times. This is stated in a press release published on the website of the European Commission.

The French company Total SA reported for the second quarter of this year.

During the reporting period, the company’s net profit fell by 26% and amounted to $2.8 billion, which Total explains a number of unfavorable market factors, including low oil prices. Compared to the second quarter of 2018, the cost of a barrel of oil fell by 7%.

“The markets remain unstable, the cost of a barrel of Brent oil in the second quarter was $69, which is 9% higher than in the first quarter. However, natural gas prices fell by 36% in Europe and 26% in Asia,” explained the head of Total SA Patrick Puyanne.

Total will sell assets of $5 billion against the background of market instability

The company intends to focus on its strong projects in the gas segment and deep-sea offshore fields. Total will sell those assets that reach the break-even level only at high oil and gas prices.

“In accordance with the policy of active asset portfolio management in the period of 2019-2020, the sale of assets in the amount of $5 billion will be carried out, mainly in the sector of production and production,” Mr. Puyanne said.

The European Union will not revise the deal on Brexit

The head of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker refused the new British Prime Minister Boris Johnson to resume negotiations on the conditions of the United Kingdom’s exit from the EU, reports The Guardian, citing a representative of European politics Mina Andreeva.

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has determined the final date of Brexit

Britain will leave the European Union no later than October 31, said British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, July 25, according to Reuters. Johnson took office as Prime Minister last Wednesday.

In the US at the Federal level returned the death penalty

The death penalty was resumed after almost two decades. In the United States at the Federal level resume the death penalty, which operated only in some States for almost twenty years

U.S. Marines arrested for human and drug trafficking

The investigation Department of the U.S. Navy detained 16 Marines on charges of human trafficking and drug smuggling. This was reported in the press service of the command of the First division of the coastal troops. All the accused were detained on Thursday morning, July 25.

China closed excess cement production with an annual capacity of 70 million tons

China closed outdated cement production with a total capacity of more than 70 million tons per year in order to overcome the structural imbalance in the country’s bloated construction industry, Xinhua news Agency reported on July 25.

In Japan, invented a t-shirt with built-in air conditioning

A compact device weighing 85 grams is placed in a special t-shirt pocket located on the back in the upper part of the spine. The work of the gadget can be controlled through the application in the phone on iOS or Android, also announced manual and automatic modes.

China presented a report condemning the United States for racial discrimination

The society for the study of human rights of the PRC on Friday released a report stating that the presence of racial discrimination in the United States indicates the futility of the policy of the American government in the field of human rights protection

Kim Jong-UN: the missile Launch was a warning to South Korea

Pyongyang’s launch of two missiles on 25 July was Seoul’s response to the deployment of new weapons and military exercises on the Korean Peninsula. This was stated by the leader of the DPRK Kim Jong-UN, under the leadership of which were tested, according To the Central Telegraph Agency of Korea.

North Korea may have been able to get Russian missile technology.

The Ministry of defense of South Korea, commenting on the launch of two new tactical guided missiles by the DPRK, said that they are very similar to the Russian “Iskander”.

“Unlike the General parabolic trajectory, Iskander performs a pull-up maneuver in the dive phase, and what North Korea launched yesterday showed a similar picture»

Atlantic Council recognized as “undesirable” organization in Russia

The Prosecutor General’s office of Russia recognized the undesirable activities of a foreign non-governmental organization The Atlantic Council of the United States (“Atlantic Council”) in the country. The corresponding statement was published on Thursday, July 25, on the website of Department.

“It is established that the activities of this organization pose a threat to the foundations of the constitutional system and security of the Russian Federation,” the report said.

Atlantic Council (eng. The Atlantic Council is an American think tank founded in 1961 by the North Atlantic Treaty Organization. It is a forum for political, business and intellectual international leaders. The Council manages ten regional centres and functional programmes related to international security and the global economy. It is headquartered in Washington, DC.

The Moscow city election Commission again refused to register five candidates

Earlier Wednesday, the working group of Mothersurname complaints recommended that the Moscow election Committee to uphold the decision to refuse the five candidates. Among them: Dmitry Gudkov, Konstantin yankauskas, Ivan Zhdanov, Julia Serebryanskaya and Konstantin Lisitsa.

Iran tested medium-range ballistic missile

Tehran has tested a medium-range ballistic missile, Fox News reports, citing a senior us official.

It is noted that it flew about a thousand kilometers and did not pose a threat to shipping or American bases. However, according to intelligence, the current tests are aimed at improving the range and accuracy of launches.

Clinton gave in Finland his own saxophone

Former US President bill Clinton, who is on a private visit to Finland, was made on Thursday evening in the city of Mariehamn, the main city of the Aland Islands, with a lecture on climate change and received the gift of a private saxophone purchased at auction by the millionaire William Anders (Anders Wiklöf).

Volodin proposed a new ideology of the state Duma of Russia

Deputies should adopt more laws of direct rather than reference action, said the Chairman of the state Duma Vyacheslav Volodin, summing up the spring session.

“Speaking about the quality of lawmaking, we need to move as quickly as possible to the practice of adopting laws of direct action,” the speaker stressed.

Dutch journalist made a film about the investigation of the mh17 disaster

Dutch journalist Max van der Werff published a documentary about the investigation into the causes of the crash of the Malaysian Boeing 777 near Donetsk in July 2014. It describes the inconsistencies and gaps in the findings of the Joint investigation team

In Russia will build a new automobile plant

As told the newspaper “Vedomosti” General Director of “Avtotor” Alexander Sorokin, the plant will be placed on 32 hectares and there will be two universal Assembly lines, each of which will produce up to 25 thousand machines per year. Later more welding and painting shops will be created.

The design of the new plant will be engaged in the German Durr. The contract is scheduled to be signed on July 25. As expected, the company will be located on a plot of 32 hectares near the main site of “Avtotor”.

BQ has released a push-button phone for the military

The Russian company BQ has developed a push-button phone for the military. We are talking about the model BQ 2432 Tank SE in which there is no camera, and the body is protected from splashes and falls. The phone has a 2.4-inch display with a resolution of 240×320 pixels. At the top of the placed double flashlight, and under the hood is equipped with a battery of 2500 mAh. Buy BQ 2432 Tank SE can be for 1 690 rubles.

In Russia, according to the new requirements, the military can only use devices that do not have a camera, voice recorder, Internet access, Bluetooth and memory card slots. BQ 2432 Tank SE meets all these requirements.

Pompeo confirmed us intentions to withdraw from the INF TREATY on August 2

U.S. Secretary of state Mike Pompeo in an interview with Fox News channel confirmed the plans of States to withdraw from the INF Treaty on 2 August. At the same time, the politician expressed regret that Moscow “violated” the provisions of the Treaty.

Abbas announced the suspension of all agreements with Israel

Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas said he would suspend the implementation of all peace agreements with Israel. He reported about it following the results of the last meeting of the Palestinian government

The American army will receive rifles with artificial intelligence

According to the American online publication Defence Blog, the new small arms for the army will be equipped with a modern fire control system, which will operate on the algorithms of artificial intelligence. The new weapon should replace the main assault rifle M4A1, the newspaper notes.

Foreign media have questions to the Russian s-300 in Syria

Despite the fact that Russia has stated its intention to react rigidly to any attacks on Syrian territory, including using electronic means of suppression in order to prevent warships and aircraft near the coast of Syria, the air defense systems S-300 put into service by the SAR have never been used, despite dozens of strikes by the Israeli air force. This raised a lot of questions about whether these weapons are as effective as they have been described

Venezuelan foreign Ministry commented on the new us sanctions

“Venezuela, in the face of the international community, condemns the repeated practice of economic terrorism on the part of the us government, which announced measures whose criminal purpose is to deprive all Venezuelans of the right to food,” Venezuelan foreign Minister Jorge arreaza Said in a statement.

The us Treasury as part of the expansion of the sanctions package on Venezuela announced sanctions against 10 individuals and 13 companies. A group of Venezuelan and Colombian citizens, as well as companies from Hong Kong, Colombia, UAE, Panama and one company registered in the United States were added to the list of us sanctions.

Under the sanctions were, in particular, a Colombian citizen Alex Nain Saab and three stepson of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro. According to the statement of the Ministry of Finance, Saab “organized a widespread corruption network, allowing the former (from the point of view of the United States – ed.) to President Maduro and his regime to benefit significantly from the import and distribution of food in Venezuela”.

Robbers stole almost a ton of gold at the Brazilian airport

Unknown robbers stole 750 kilograms of gold from the international airport in the Brazilian city of são Paulo, according to the portal Globo. It is reported that the criminals arrived at the airport in two cars disguised as police.

The trailer for the new part of “Welcome to Zombiland” appeared on the Network

The second part of “Welcome to Zombiland” will appear on the screens on October 18, 2019. Nation News reported that Taika waititi Presented the trailer for the new satirical film “jojo Rabbit”.

Large-scale exhibition of works by Ilya Glazunov will be held in the Arena in 2020

A large-scale exhibition of works by the artist Ilya Glazunov will be held next summer in the Central exhibition hall “Manege” in Moscow and will be timed to the 90th anniversary of the birth of the master.

“Silicon valley” will return to the screens in October

The final sixth season of the series “Silicon valley” from HBO will be shown in October 2019. This is stated in the press release of Warnermedia.

The season will consist of seven episodes. Its exact release date has not yet been reported. The cast will leave unchanged ― to their roles back Thomas Middleditch, Zach woods, Kumail of Nanjiani and Martin Starr.

Director “Twilight” films a feminist comic about the Vikings

The Creator of the films “Twilight” and “little Red riding Hood” Catherine Hardwick films for the Studio Constatin Film feminist comic called “Pagan”, which was produced by Vault Comics

Ural festival “Old New Rock” ceases to exist

In the format of the summer open-air festival “Old New Rock” will be held for the last time. Eugene Gorenburg, organizer of the festival “Old New Rock on the Wave»:

“We have already said a lot, confirmed the title of our city, our region as the capital of rock and roll and confirmed it for 20 years. There are other big festivals where we can definitely realize ourselves.”

The press service of the festival also confirmed that the last “Old New Rock” will be held in the coming winter – traditionally, it will be scheduled for January 13.

Led Zeppelin bassist has created a new band

Bassist and keyboardist of the classic led Zeppelin line-up John Paul Jones (pictured right) has created a new band. The musician announced this news on July 24, 2019. The Duo called Sons of Chipotle, except the Jones, entered the Finnish cellist Anssi Karttunen (pictured left).

The new band has already scheduled two concerts – on September 3 and 5 in Tokyo. Their special guests will be American musician Jim O’rourke (now living in Tokyo) and the Japanese composer and multi-instrumentalist Yoshihide Otomo.

In the garden of “Hermitage” will pass festival of chess and jazz

On July 26 and 27, the Hermitage garden will host the annual CHESS & JAZZ festival in Moscow, where guests can enjoy a game of chess and listen to the music of world jazz artists.

China drilled the deepest well in Asia

The drilling of the deepest in Asia, the land of oil wells “Lontani-1″depth 8 thousand 880 meters was completed in China. Xinhua writes about it. The head of the company’s resources exploration Department Cai Zhenzhong said that the construction of the well began in June last year. Then there were many problems that were associated with ultra-high temperatures and pressure. However, all of them were successfully solved.

Scientists have confirmed Einstein’s theory of relativity

An international group of scientists confirmed Einstein’s General theory of relativity. They watched a supermassive black hole in the constellation Sagittarius. This object is in the center of the milky Way.