5 Sep, 2019

News digest for 09/04/2019

The Ministry of natural resources of Russia has completed additional research to expand its borders in the Arctic.

“The plans that we set ourselves, we have finished,” – quoted RIA Novosti statement of the Minister, sounded at the site of the Eastern economic forum.

In 2015, Russia sent a request to the UN Commission to expand the limits of the continental shelf in the Arctic by 1.2 million square kilometers. The expansion zone includes the Lomonosov ridge, the Submarine basin, the Mendeleev uplift, the southern tip of the Gakkel ridge, the North pole zone and other areas of the seabed. This can increase the potential hydrocarbon reserves by at least five billion tons of conventional fuel.

Bulgaria asked not to consider the struggle of the USSR with Nazism liberation of Europe

The Bulgarian foreign Ministry urged the Russian Embassy not to support the thesis that the USSR had liberated Eastern Europe from Nazism. This is stated in the message published on the official website of the Bulgarian foreign Ministry.

This statement was made by Bulgarian diplomats on the eve of the exhibition “75 years of liberation of Eastern Europe from Nazism”opening on September 9 in Sofia on the basis of the Russian cultural and information center.

“Without denying the contribution of the USSR to the defeat of Nazism in Europe, we should not turn a blind eye to the fact that the Soviet army brought the peoples of Central and Eastern Europe half a century of repression, deformed economic development and isolation from the processes in developed European countries,” the statement reads.

The Central Bank of Russia told about new ways of stealing money with the help of social networks

The Bank of Russia has recorded an increase in the number of embezzlement of funds of Russians through hacking by fraudsters of social networks. “We record a growing wave of theft by seizing accounts in social networks, “the newspaper” Izvestia ” Deputy head of the Department of information security of the Central Bank Artem Sychev.

In a military warehouse near Achinsk priest sprinkled shells with Holy water

In Achinsk, where all summer, blew up warehouses with ammunition, strengthened the system security, the local priest Alexis Aleksandrov asked the commander of the military unit to carry out the rite with the sprinkling, and they agreed. According to Alexandrov, the explosions occurred from sin, especially before him in this in/h priests were not allowed.

So that nothing else would burn, the priest read a prayer to the soldiers, sprinkled ammunition with Holy water and distributed icons to all. The priest plans to fly with a censer over the woods to prevent fires.”

The largest antidepressant users in the world.

15 years ago, Iceland had the world’s highest rate of antidepressant use – 71 out of 1,000 people consumed antidepressants daily. In 2015, consumption among Icelanders increased to 130 out of 1,000. Some experts attribute this to the weakening of social taboos, while others point to the lasting impact of the country’s financial crisis, when its three largest banks went bankrupt.

Putin ordered to pay extra to workers of primary medical care

The government must submit proposals to Russian President Vladimir Putin before November 1 to introduce monthly additional cash payments to primary health care professionals. This is stated in the list of instructions following the meeting on the modernization of primary health care.

“An additional multiplying factor to one-time compensation payments to medical workers arriving to work in rural communities, or towns, or urban villages, located in the far North and equivalent areas, the Arctic, and in remote areas with low transport accessibility”, — reports a press-service of the Kremlin.

250 billion rubles to prepare for the 300th anniversary of Yekaterinburg

The list of measures to prepare for the celebration of the anniversary of the city was approved by the Governor of the Sverdlovsk region Yevgeny Kuyvashev. The list includes the construction of the second metro line, the amount of funding for 2019-2023 is 73 billion 750 million rubles, also indicated the construction of roads, including the completion of the Ekada. Recall that 300 years Yekaterinburg will be in 2023.

New restrictions are being prepared for illegal taxi drivers

Moscow airports offered to set a “fair price” for a taxi — the cost of a trip to the city center economy class will not exceed 1300 rubles. With such an initiative, the all-Russian Association of passengers (PLO) appealed to the Department of transport of Moscow. The proposal is now under consideration.

The Union “taxi Driver” say that the specified cost of transportation services was relevant six years ago. However, the prices, which are now called “bombers” at airports, are usually invented by the drivers themselves, experts say. According to them, the history when foreign visitors pay for the road to the Kremlin 25 thousand rubles, negatively affect the tourist attractiveness of the city.

In ” Yandex.Taxi” new section “Security»

In the mobile application “Yandex.Taxi “there was a section “Safety” – to make passengers feel comfortable and safe to travel. This is reported in the official blog of the aggregator.

Now ” Yandex.Taxi ” will appreciate the speed and manner of driving the driver. And if he exceeds the speed, then him endure warning. If it repeats, the algorithm limits its access to the service.

In the section “Safety” you can notify your loved ones about the route of travel or urgently contact emergency services in case of a dangerous situation. These options will soon appear in the drivers-in the application “Taximeter”. Also in the application you can learn about the conditions of travel insurance and order a child seat.

“The new button appears to users gradually — if you do not have it yet, then it will be available in the coming days,” the service explained.

Russians are dissatisfied with the quality of service and unsanitary conditions

The quality of service, unsanitary conditions and dirty beaches of Russian resorts caused outrage among Russians. This was told by the Chairman of the Commission on the development of public diplomacy, humanitarian cooperation and preservation of traditional values Elena sutormina.

In addition, according to AGN “Moscow”, the discontent of citizens is the poor quality of service in hotels. The Russians who called the hotline of the Public chamber of Russia talked about the discrepancy between the real hotel rooms and photos published on the website, as well as about the late placement and even disruption of the transfer from the airport.

Vietnam aims to bring trade with Russia to $10 billion

Vietnamese authorities would like to increase Russian-Vietnamese trade to $10 billion by 2020, Deputy foreign Minister To an Zung said at the Eastern economic forum

China wants to build the world’s largest methanol plant in Russia

The Chinese company Sherwood Energy [part of Sirius Holding] wants to build in the Khabarovsk territory potentially the world’s largest methanol processing plant. This was told to journalists in the Agency of the Far East to attract investment and support exports (ANO API).

The volume of the Russian Federal reserve in August increased by 302 billion rubles

The volume of the Russian national welfare Fund (NWF) for August increased by 302 billion rubles-to 8.17 trillion rubles (equivalent to $122 883.6 million), according to the Ministry of Finance.

In Russia, prices for millet and rice fell sharply, buckwheat rose in price

General Director of “Prozerno” Vladimir Petrichenko said that in recent weeks, the Russian market of cereals there has been a fall in wholesale prices for wheat and rice. On buckwheat prices, on the contrary, are rising.

Millet fell to 38 125 rubles per ton (6 thousand rubles). In July, cereals cost 55 291 rubles, and in early August-49 165 rubles. As for buckwheat, its price for the week increased by 375 rubles and amounted to 23 165 rubles per ton.

NOVATEK and Sovcomflot to create joint venture

NOVATEK and Sovcomflot signed an agreement on the establishment of a joint venture “Modern Arctic sea transport” , RIA Novosti reported from the signing ceremony held within the framework of the Eastern economic forum

Fesco to build coal terminal in Zarubino

Russian transport group Fesco group by 2023, together with the Mongolian coal mining state company “Erdenes-Tavan Tolgoi” plans to invest in the creation of a coal terminal in Zarubino in Primorye 260 million dollars, said in an interview with RIA Novosti the head of the group Alexander Isurin.

Isuzu is ready to organize the production of pickups in Russia

Your pickup truck D-Max, the Japanese automaker brought to the Russian market at the end of 2016 the Car is worth 2 145 000 rubles In 2019 was sold for about 400 pickups, cites a company representative.

Russian-Japanese investment Fund attracted 16 investors from Japan

During its existence, the Russian-Japanese investment Fund was able to attract 16 investors from Japan, with whom the relevant contracts were signed. This was stated on Wednesday by Tadashi Maeda, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the state Japanese Bank for economic cooperation (JBIC), speaking at a session of the Eastern economic forum (WEF).

“We are doing a lot to create a more holistic format of cooperation between Russia and Japan. We have a Russian-Japanese investment Fund. It is a tool to promote Japanese projects by providing loans. This mechanism has already led to the signing of 16 contracts with potential Japanese investors, ” he said.

Loans to individuals in Sberbank will begin to issue artificial intelligence

By the end of 2020, artificial intelligence will make decisions on issuing loans to individuals in Sberbank, first Deputy Chairman of the Board of the Bank Alexander Vedyakhin said.

Inflation in Argentina accelerated sharply

In 2019, inflation will accelerate to 55% – analysts have worsened their forecast by 15 percentage points. Thus, Argentina will remain in second place after Venezuela in terms of the highest inflation rate among Latin American countries. Inflation in Argentina in 2018 was 47.6%.

The Ministry of transport of Russia called impossible reconstruction of the route M-7

Reconstruction of the route M-7 Moscow-Ufa, even partial, will cost more than the construction of a new route and therefore becomes impossible. This is reported by “RIA Novosti” with reference to the first Deputy head of the Ministry of transport Innokenty Alafinov.

In Russia rose in price butter

According to Rosstat from December 2018 to July 2019, food prices increased by 2.9 %. According to the Agency, butter for this period rose by 4.9 %. At the same time, the Ministry of agriculture noted that Rosstat leads consumer prices, which differ in the structure of the formation of producer prices. Soyuzmoloko reports that retail prices for butter have increased by 9.4% since the beginning of the year due to the increase in the cost of raw materials and low inventories, while high demand for milk fat.

The Ministry of industry and trade of Russia requested subsidies for SSC “Zvezda»

The Ministry of industry and trade of Russia has requested from the government 24.3 billion rubles to subsidize the construction of large-capacity ships at the shipbuilding complex “Zvezda”, said the Minister of industry and trade Denis Manturov in an interview with the newspaper “Vedomosti”.

Negotiations between Utair and Sberbank continues

“While we are still negotiating. For ourselves, we set a deadline that by the end of the year agreements on the settlement of [the airline’s debt] will be reached,” TASS quotes the words of Deputy Chairman of the Board of Sberbank Anatoly Popov.

Debts Utair whose shares are owned by the governments of the Tyumen region and Khanty, for two syndicated loans make up 38.6 billion. In total, the list of creditors of the airline includes 11 organizations, the largest of them — Sberbank, which accounts for a third of the debt.

In Russia, work is underway on another aircraft

Supersonic business jet should be compact and able to fly at a speed of 2-3 thousand km/h, announced the head of the Ministry of industry and trade Denis Manturov. According to him, the preliminary technical and detailed design of such a liner in Russia can begin in 2022-2026. Research work to create a supersonic business jet is carried out since 2017, and they have already cost 1.4 billion rubles.

The price of gasoline and light jumped 40%

According to “Rossiyskaya Gazeta” , the growth of prices for resources is growing faster than the income of Russians. If we take into account the period from 2013 to 2018, the situation is not very optimistic-the cost of gasoline “jumped” for the period of 37-39%, the bill in receipts for electricity increased by 33%. From 2014 to 2018, gas also rose by 20%. At the same time, the average per capita income increased by only 28%.

The fall in gas prices in Europe immediately hit revenues in the state budget of Russia.

Due to the excess supply of gas in the European market, prices for blue fuel can update the ten-year minimum. Bloomberg writes about it. According to the Agency, European gas storage facilities are almost completely filled. In September, there may be a shortage of tanks, which will further reduce gas prices.

Russia’s revenues from exports of natural gas fell by almost a third in the second quarter of 2019 compared to April-June last year. Such conclusions can be drawn from the analysis to Gazprom’s report for the first half and second quarter of 2019 according to IFRS standards. In money the Russian Treasury in April-June missed $ 643 million.

According to the Ministry of Finance, oil and gas revenues of Russia in 2019 are projected at 8.23 trillion, which will make 41.6% of all revenues to the state budget. This is more than 400 billion rubles less than last year. In 2020-2021, oil and gas revenues are expected at the level of 8 trillion rubles. Their share of total revenues will fall below 40%.

The first two liquefied gas trains arrived from Russia to China

Two trains carrying a total of 1,150 tons of liquefied gas arrived in Manchuria in late August, the China national oil and gas Corporation said.

Polish Orlen intends to reduce the amount of oil purchased in Russia

Polish fuel concern Orlen intends to reduce the amount of oil purchased in Russia, said Board member Orlen Zbigniew Leszczynski.

The world’s largest pharmaceutical players.

Pfizer topped the rankings with sales of $ 45 billion, which stimulated its leaders Prevnar 13, Lyrica and Enbrel.

Sales of the breast cancer drug Vibrance, which was approved for use in men in April 2018, also boosted Pfizer sales, according to Pharmaceutical Exec. Pfizer was at the top of the rankings for the fourth consecutive year.

The head of Deutsche Welle refused to participate in the investigation of the state Duma

The leadership of the German edition of Deutsche Welle refused to participate in the meeting of the state Duma Commission to investigate foreign interference in the internal Affairs of Russia. The corresponding response of the head of administration of the General Directorate of Deutsche Welle Johannes Hoffman published on the website of the state Duma

Earlier, the speaker of the state Duma Vyacheslav Volodin said that interference in the internal Affairs of Russia was engaged in the publication of Deutsche Welle, as well as the United States and American media affiliated with the relevant funds. The Russian foreign Ministry explained that the intervention can be considered calls for Deutsche Welle to participate in uncoordinated actions in Moscow.

Russian satellite close to the us Intelsat

Russian “wandering” satellite came close to the next unit of the American Telecom operator Intelsat. About it reports the edition c4isrnet,referring to the system for tracking objects in space CelesTrak.

U.S. Senator Mike Lee received a Russian visa

U.S. Republican Senator from Utah Mike Lee and his entourage received Russian visas, Interfax was told at the Russian Embassy in Washington.

“Confirm. In accordance with the existing procedure, the Russian Embassy in Washington issued visas to Senator M. Lee and his entourage,” the Russian diplomatic mission said.

In turn, a spokesman for the Senator told Politico that Lee will visit Russia from 5 to 8 September. Here he plans to meet with government officials and representatives of the business community, as well as with the outgoing U.S. Ambassador to Russia and former Utah Governor John Huntsman.

Last week, Republican Senator Ron Johnson of Wisconsin and democratic Senator Chris Murphy of Connecticut said the Russian government had refused to grant them visas.

“Unfortunately, the Russian authorities continue to isolate their country, preventing both our and several other visits in recent months,” said a statement released on Murphy’s website.

In his statement, he said that although he criticized Russia, he believes it is important to ” maintain dialogue, especially in moments of tension.”

China’s foreign Ministry accused the NYT newspaper of biased coverage of protests in Hong Kong

The office of the Chinese foreign Ministry’s special representative in Hong Kong criticized the American newspaper New York Times for biased coverage of protests in this administrative area. The Ministry said that the publication publishes false information and messages that do not correspond to reality

Iran called the conditions of compliance with the nuclear deal

Iranian Deputy foreign Minister Abbas Arakchi said Iran is ready to return to full compliance with the Joint comprehensive action plan (JCPOA) on the nuclear program, subject to a loan of $15 billion, RIA Novosti reported with reference to the news Agency FARS.

U.S. imposes sanctions against Iran’s space agencies

The United States imposed sanctions on Tuesday against Iran’s Aerospace research Institute, Space Agency and space research Center. This is stated in a statement issued by the United States Treasury Department.

FEFU students will be asked to look at the coal mining industry

The far Eastern Federal University (FEFU) has become a participant in the project aimed at training specialists for the coal mining industry, the press service of the Minvostokrazvitiya of Russia reported on September 4.

It is assumed that Kolmar — one of the leading Russian coal mining enterprises, will contribute to improving the level and quality of training and the integration of scientific, educational and industrial activities in the coal industry of the far Eastern Federal district.

Huawei has presented a list of claims to the United States

Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei in a statement on its website responded to the wall Street Journal of August 30, in which he was accused of stealing technology and industrial espionage. The company has also compiled a list of actions it believes US authorities are taking to harm it.

We are talking about cyber attacks on the internal network of the company, threats and intimidation of former and current employees of Huawei, which sometimes flow into the official plane and end in arrests. Sometimes FBI agents are used for this purpose. Also, the Americans are allegedly trying to discredit the company to get a reason for legal claims, to put pressure on Huawei partners, forcing them to share information, or on those who have a conflict of interest with Huawei.

Center 2019 exercises are not directed against other countries

Strategic command and staff exercises “Center 2019” are not directed against other countries, said September 3, Russian defense Minister Sergei Shoigu at a conference call in Moscow.

“I would like to emphasize that Center 2019 is not directed against other countries,” Shoigu said, stressing that the opposing side means conditional countries that contribute to the spread of terrorism.

Maduro announced military exercises on the border with Colombia

According to Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, the armed forces of the Bolivarian Republic will conduct maneuvers on the border with Colombia

Israeli drones attacked Russian military positions

Impact of Israeli drones attacked the settlement of Abu-Kemal. About a day ago, Israeli drones launched a series of missile strikes on the Syrian settlement of Abu Kemal, where the Russian military had previously been seen.

China has accused FedEx in an attempt to deliver a melee weapon in Hong Kong

China has accused U.S. logistics company FedEx of trying to smuggle a shipment of bladed weapons to Hong Kong, which is now gripped by mass protests.

Who installed a plaque in honor of the 37th President of the United States, fined

Revdinsky city court has fined on 20 thousand roubles Peter Kirilica for unauthorized rally in Degtyarsk, in which he tried to open a memorial Board in honor of the 37th U.S. President Richard Nixon.

July 14, police detained in degtiarsk 75-year-old pensioner Peter Kirilica for what he was going to install the plate 37 to U.S. President Richard Nixon. The fact that in the 20th century at the copper mine Degtyarsk concession worked foreign companies. Nixon’s parents came to the mine as representatives of Lena Goldfields and took their son with them. It is this visit and wanted to remind residents Peter Kiceluk.

The mayor of Khabarovsk wrote a statement to the police because of jokes in social networks

A statement to the police on the telegram-channel “Villi memes” wrote the mayor of Khabarovsk Sergey Kravchuk, according to “Siberia.Realities.» The coordinator of the local headquarters of Navalny Alexey Vorsin told the publication that police officers came to him because of Kravchuk’s statement.

“The whole survey consisted of one question. The policeman asked me if I knew who was running the telegram channel, and I said I didn’t. The poll has ended,” said Villi.

The press service of the Khabarovsk city hall confirmed that Kravchuk did apply to the police.

In Perm opened a film school feature films

On 9 September in Perm starts “Perm school”. The educational project is aimed at the development of feature films in the Perm region and takes place within the framework of the film festival “rainbow of Kama region”. Classes film school will last until June 2020, according to the Studio “New deal”.

Netflix has launched a mini-series based on the story of Jacek Dukai

Netflix has started the work of the Belgian mini-series based on the story of Polish science fiction writer Jacek Duka “old Age is the axolotl” (Starość aksolotla).

Moscow international book fair to open at VDNH

The Moscow international book fair will open on Wednesday in the 75th pavilion of VDNH, the organizers have prepared for guests more than 600 events.

Helikon Opera will present five premieres in the new season

“On October 22, the theater will host the main premiere of Verdi’s La Traviata, where I will direct. I think it will be a very beautiful performance that will enter our repertoire for a long time, ” said Dmitry Bertman, artistic Director of the theater.

Another premiere will be the play “Mr. Georg OTS” about the outstanding Estonian Opera tenor-the performer of the main role in the Soviet film “Mr. X”. The premiere will take place on September 25 and 26.

“On children’s vacation on December 28 will premiere the play” snow Queen. Global warming” is a continuation of the story of Kai and Gerda, the play is staged by Ilya Ilyin”, – said khudruk.

The premiere of the play “Back and forth” staged by Dmitry Bikbaev in the genre of “buff Noir” will be held on February 2, 2020.

“12 February 2020, we will present a family production – the Opera “Cinderella” written by Leonid Weinstein, pupil of Kara Karayev (Soviet composer – ed.) is a fantastic tale, bright costume play,” said Bertman.

An essay by Peter eötvös will present in Berlin

The German premiere and only the third world performance-Peter etves concert for violin and orchestra will be performed on September 7 at Musikfest Berlin. The concert of the Hungarian composer is named after the famous Park ensemble “Alhambra” in the Spanish-Moorish style, located in Grenada.

Released the final trailer for “Strippers” with Jennifer Lopez

In YouTube published the second trailer Comedy ” Strippers.” The main role in the film was played by Jennifer Lopez.

The government will allow the MFC to collect biometric data of Russians

In autumn, the Cabinet of Ministers of Russia may allow offices of multifunctional centers (MFC) to collect biometric data of Russians for remote use of public services. This was stated by Rostelecom President Mikhail Oseevsky during the Eastern economic forum.

The system of remote biometric identification, which was used by banks earlier, is planned to be combined with the system of identification and authentication (ESIA), which contains the personal data of most residents of Russia, because one way or another already used public services, TASS writes.

Samsung is preparing another foldable smartphone

Samsung will release the Galaxy Fold with a flexible screen in the fall of 2019. According to the publication, the company’s second foldable mobile device will be reduced to a square that can be put in your pocket. We are talking about a device with a 17-centimeter internal display. Samsung does not comment on the information

Toshiba has released two 16TB hard drives

Toshiba Electronics Europe has announced the release of new models of helium-filled hard drives series N300 NAS and X300 Performance. The buffer capacity in 16 TB models is 512 MB and they are designed for servers of small companies.

Wi-Fi connection 7 is already being developed

Currently, work is underway on the connection of a new standard Wi-Fi 7, which promises speeds of up to 30 Gbit/s over a Wi-Fi connection. This is significantly faster compared to modern standards

Huobi released the blockchain the phone with an integrated crypto

Company Global Huobi released the blockchain the phone Acute Angle with integrated cryptoprocta, valued at $515. By default, the smartphone is equipped with a function of the trading push notifications, dapp-wallet, an extra plugin for the cold and a private crypto token NODE
Rostec has created a new silencer for small arms

According to representatives of the state Corporation rostec, the new removable module can easily be replaced in the field and operate without a heat-absorbing element.

“The newest removable module with heat-absorbing elements is highly compact. Silencers perfectly cope with braking and cooling of powder gases. As a result, we have a significant reduction in the sound of the shot, while eliminating the appearance of sparks, flames and smoke,” the Agency quoted representatives of Rostec.

Huawei has released a smart scale with wireless communication and heart rate sensor

Huawei has released the Yolanda Smart Body Fat Scale with multiple sensors to track fitness-critical parameters. The scales are able to track the user’s heart rate and analyze up to 17 body parameters, including resting heart rate.

From Instagram will appear counterpart from China

Chinese social network Weibo is testing a service for sharing photos between Oasis users. This reports the Asia Nikkei Review. In China, the application will compete with the service RED, analogue of “Instagram”. Whether it will be available elsewhere in the world is unknown.

Recall, many popular worldwide services in China are blocked. Among the most famous are Facebook, Instagram and Google apps. Each of them has a domestic counterpart.

Nikon is preparing to introduce a professional camera D6

Representatives of Nikon announced work on the creation of the next generation of the flagship camera D6. Detailed characteristics of the future device in the company has not yet disclosed, but argue that it will be a real breakthrough in comparison with the predecessor Nikon D5, released almost 4 years ago.

Nokia presents a new version of True Wireless headphones

The Finnish company HMD Global presented a new version of True Wireless headphones under the Nokia brand. Models are available in red, white and black. The approximate cost of new items 70 dollars.

Huawei plans to allocate more than $300 million a year to Fund universities

Huawei plans to spend more than $300 million a year to Fund research for universities, William Xu, President of the company’s Institute for strategic studies, said at an event in Chengdu, southwest China.

Started global sales of the 8K OLED TV LG

At the beginning of the year at CES 2019, LG showed an 88-inch 8K OLED TV. Now its global sales have started. The countries of the” first wave ” were Australia, Germany, France, great Britain and the United States.

The world’s first laser printer without a cartridge

The HP Laser Neverstop, there are only two model element is the toner and the drum unit, everything. The new unit comes with 5,000 pages of toner already filled. Manufacturers claim that with the original toner can achieve savings of up to 80%, without reducing print quality: this result was obtained when comparing with the operation of the printer class HP LaserJetPro M15 and MFP HP LaserJetPro MFP M28.

Found minerals atomically thin membranes for proton

Researchers at the University of Manchester, led by Professor Andrew Geim, found that layers of mica several atoms thick are excellent proton conductors. They can be used in hydrogen energy. The article dedicated to the discovery was published in the journal Nature Nanotechnology.

Researchers are currently working on a prototype mica membrane that can be used in industrial environments. They are also optimistic about the opportunities offered by this research in terms of fundamental science. The work shows that two-dimensional ion conductors have great prospects due to the large number of other crystals that can be converted into ion and proton conductors.

Scientists have created a motion-controlled eye lens

American scientists have created contact lenses that can control eye movement. According to the developers, they are created from elastic polymer films, react to signals that generate eyes, and have the ability to recognize, for example, when their carrier blinks, as well as identify the number of such blinks.

“Even if the eye sees nothing, many blind people can still move the eyeball and generate this electro — ocular signal,” Naked Science quoted scientists as saying.

The researchers hope that in the future their technology can be used to create eye prostheses.

Roscosmos will spend more than 435 million rubles on ” Breakthrough-1»

Roscosmos intends to sign a contract for the development of new high-temperature composite materials for rocket and space technology. For these purposes, the state Corporation plans to spend 436.45 million rubles, according to documents on the public procurement website.

Development of technologies for advanced products of rocket and space technology will carry the code “Breakthrough-1”.

Physicists have published detailed instructions for the construction of the ” wormhole»

Everyone wants the wormhole. No one wants to travel long routes through the Universe, spending thousands of years on the road before reaching the nearest star system. Instead, your spaceship “dives” into a “wormhole” and almost immediately emerges from the other end of it in a distant corner of the Universe.

In principle, the construction of a “wormhole” can be very simple: take a black hole, an object, the limits of which nothing can leave, even light, and a white hole, a hypothetical object, the limits of which nothing can enter. When these two objects connect, they form a “wormhole”. The study appeared on the server prior scientific publications arxiv.org.

Russia will launch in 2020 mission “Yarilo” to study the Sun

MGTU im. Bauman together with the Physical Institute. P. N. Lebedev has developed a nano-satellite project “Yarilo” to study the Sun. They are planned to be launched into orbit in 2020, the youth space center of MSTU told TASS.

“We plan to launch a launch vehicle into a solar synchronous orbit (about 600 km) in 2020 as a passing load,” the center explained. It is assumed that nanosatellites will register solar activity in the x-ray range.

It is assumed that nanosatellites will register solar activity in the x-ray range. The work of the devices will also allow to obtain an operational forecast of the state of the interplanetary environment. Information will be transmitted to Earth three to four times a day.

Indian lander “Vikram” went to the moon

The Vikram lander on Monday successfully separated from India’s chandrayan-2 automatic station and headed for the moon’s South pole to land on its surface on September 7, the Indian space research organization (ISRO) said.

Manturov revealed plans on selling the family car Aurus

Retail sales were expected to begin in the first quarter of 2019, but at the opening of the showroom in Moscow city, it was announced that this would happen in 2020

“Today, we have established small-scale production [Aurus] at our facilities, which will be able to produce no more than 200 machines in 2020. I think next year we will be able to supply retail customers with up to 50 cars, and in 2021 we expect to produce more than 500 cars and gradually, as demand increases, increase production to 5,000 cars of different modifications. The main industrial partner of the project – Ford Sollers Elabuga-has already ordered the necessary equipment for production. <…>

AvtoVAZ made the layout of the new Lada Vesta FL

AvtoVAZ has started work on the project of the updated Lada Vesta FL. The first model of the future car with another “front”, rear and new dashboard made in the Scientific and technical center (STC) “AVTOVAZ”. About it reports ” Lada.online ” with reference to a source close to the plant.

A new version of the Volvo XC90 went on sale in the UK

Under the bonnet of the Volvo XC90 T5 is located 250-horsepower gasoline and a new 235-horsepower diesel B5, and the model R-Design is available only with a petrol engine T6 with a capacity of 310 HP and a hybrid unit with a capacity of 390 HP, All units are paired with 8-speed automatic transmission and all-wheel drive.

Lamborghini introduced the first hybrid

Lamborghini unveiled the first-ever serial hybrid supercar, the Sian. The premiere of the new product is due to take place next week at the Frankfurt motor show, but now some characteristics are already known.

Hyundai will develop 17 models of commercial vehicles

South Korean automotive company Hyundai will develop 17 new models of commercial vehicles. The relevant information was published by the South Korean media. According to preliminary data, 17 new commercial vehicles will be released before 2025.

Currently, it is known that 7 new products will be fully electric power plants, and 10 models will be equipped with motors that run on hydrogen fuel. It is worth noting that Seoul already uses two similar models of buses.

Ferrari brand will present this month two roadsters

During a conference call in the second quarter of 2019, Ferrari CEO Louis Camilleri announced plans for two world debuts scheduled for September.

As an example, a member of Ferrari Chat “Trax” published in Instagram images of two paperweights, which show the beautiful silhouettes of future cars. While the models are vaguely referred to as “V12 Spider” and “Spider V8”, predpolagaetsya that it is F8 and Tributo 812 Superfast. Official names are currently unknown, although the model with the V12 engine is reportedly called the “812 GTS” and will be presented on September 9. According to the forum participant, the premiere of Tributo is expected on September 24.

Hyundai is preparing to debut its first electric car racing

The brand is expected to prepare a model for the new ETCR racing series. Recall, at the Frankfurt motor show in September 2019, Hyundai will also show a conceptual electric car in the style of the 1970s.