15 Oct, 2019

News digest for 10/15/2019

The Kremlin announced the launch of the study of ” Putinism»

Following the quotations of Vladimir Putin, which went on sale at book retailers, “Putinism” can get the status of a new state ideology and direction of research, along with, for example, Marxism-Leninism or Maoism.

The edition “Actual comments” on October 14 announced the opening of the analytical column “Putinism”. Commenting on the launch of the project, Russian presidential aide Vladislav Surkov, who previously declared Putinism the ideology of the future, called the study of this phenomenon a useful undertaking, as it is an attempt to analyze the political present of Russia.

“To explore Putinism as a functioning ideology of everyday life with all its social innovations and productive contradictions is a very useful undertaking. Because Putinism is a global political lifehack, a well-working method of domination, ” he said

Assistant to the head of state complained that the first published texts in the category were foreign materials.

“What to do – there is no prophet in his homeland. Putinism, paradoxically, comes to us from the West. In reflected, and therefore partly distorted light. But he’s ours. And without it in any way”, – Surkov added.

The Kremlin reacted to Surkov’s words about Putinism

The press Secretary of the President of Russia Dmitry Peskov commented on the statement of the assistant to the head of state Vladislav Surkov, who called Putinism-the political system developed during the reign of Vladimir Putin-a global political life hack and the current ideology of everyday life. This is reported by RIA Novosti.

“I don’t really like the name ‘Putinism’, I don’t know what a political life hack is, “he said. – Of course, the experience of Putin’s leadership, his methods, Putin’s effect both in terms of domestic and international Affairs – and the destruction of monopolistic hegemony, and the gradual transition towards multipolarity and the growth of ideas of sovereignty-in this regard, of course, it is difficult to overestimate Putin’s contribution.

In Russia will introduce a single payment for utilities

A single payment document (EPD), which will include all utilities, may appear only in Russia, according to media reports. The government plans to support such a bill. The EPD will include columns with payments for the maintenance and maintenance of the house, garbage collection and major repairs

Medvedev demanded an end to the manipulation of statistics mortality

Prime Minister of Russia Dmitry Medvedev has demanded from heads of regions to stop manipulating the statistics of mortality. The head of the Cabinet said at a meeting of the Presidium of the presidential Council for strategic development and national projects.

According to him, the real figures were hidden, indicating in the documents other causes of mortality. The figures were adjusted to regulations to avoid criticism from management. In particular, this situation was observed in the case of cardiovascular diseases and cancer.

In 2020, the fight against cancer will allocate another 50 billion rubles

Russian Deputy Prime Minister Tatyana Golikova said that in the framework of the national project “health Care” the Russian government will allocate in 2020 an additional 50 billion rubles for the fight against cancer. She said this at a meeting with Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev.

In 2020, an additional 50 billion rubles will be allocated to the area of Oncology within the framework of the national project. That is, it is 120 billion rubles. – Tatyana Golikova, Russian economist

The new anti-Smoking concept was submitted for approval to the government

The Minister of health of Russia Veronika Skvortsova reported that the new anti-Smoking draft concept submitted for consideration to the government 10 Oct. The Ministry of health expects that it will be adopted.

“A new draft concept for the implementation of the state policy against tobacco consumption was submitted to the government on October 10, we hope that it will be approved, — Skvortsova wrote

Judge of the constitutional court criticized the Russian education

The judge of the constitutional court (CC) of the Russian Federation Konstantin aranovsky criticized the higher education system in Russia, saying that he does not trust the diplomas of Russian universities in General. The judge is convinced that “untold funds” spent on educational reforms should have been used “for decent pay for teaching.” In addition, Mr. aranovsky rebuked the rectors of Russian universities for abandoning “self-government and academic freedom” and as a result ” serve the system that issues permits for the profession.”

Sberbank will start selling coffee in branches from 2020

Sberbank in 2020 will begin to sell coffee in branches-first in large and medium-sized cities, and in the future – in the entire network of the Bank in Russia, said in an interview with RIA Novosti first Deputy Chairman of the Board of Sberbank Alexander Vedyakhin.

The state Duma postponed the government bill on CTP

The bill on individual tariffs in CTP was to be considered on October 15 in the first reading by the state Duma. Consideration was postponed due to disputes over the provisions of the draft.

“An important decision has been made-to postpone the consideration of the government project on CTP. This is a well-known bill-a serious controversy has unfolded, including in the press-concerning changes in the procedure of CTP, ” Deputy Chairman of the state Duma Alexander Zhukov said following a meeting of the state Duma Council.

The growth of pensions in Russia questioned

The lack of indexation of pensions for working pensioners in Russia may lead to the fact that the parameters of increasing payments laid down in the forecast until 2022 will not allow to fulfill the decree of President Vladimir Putin. This conclusion was reached by the accounts chamber, according to the publication RBC.

The Ministry noted that since 2019, the government has excluded from the forecast of socio-economic development of Russia indicator “average annual pension”.

Yekaterinburg voted for a new site for the temple

Most of the citizens who participated in the survey proposed to build it on the territory of the former Instrument-making plant-on the opposite Bank from the square, where the protests took place. Nearly 100,000 people took part in the vote – just under 10 percent of all those who had the right to vote.


The Russian state Duma retroactively approved tax cuts for Rosneft and Gazprom. And also will return from the budget about 6,5 billion rubles listed after may 1 export duty for raw materials from eight fields in Eastern Siberia


Germany does not intend to block Huawei’s access to its market.

The German authorities have decided not to block the Chinese company Huawei from entering the German market of 5g communications. In the coming days, the project will be made public for companies and other players and industry experts to get acquainted with them, and by the end of this year or early next year, the document should enter into force.

The us administration accuses Huawei of collaborating with China’s military and intelligence and possibly spying on customers.

Us President Donald Trump signed an Executive order on sanctions against

“This Executive order gives the Treasury Department and the state Department the authority to consider the possibility of imposing and imposing sanctions against individuals, organizations or persons associated with the government of Turkey and involved in actions that endanger civilians or lead to further undermining peace, security and stability in northeastern Syria,” U.S. Secretary of state Michael Pompeo said in a statement.

Purchase of goods of the same name by different departments of Russia

The accounts chamber of Russia criticized Rosgvardiyu, Rostekhnadzor and Rossotrudnichestvo for excessive spending of budget money, found “Open media”.

For example, Roskomnadzor buys laptops for 35 thousand rubles, and Rossotrudnichestvo spends 300 thousand rubles on them. Rosgvardiya spends on the purchase of tablets 200 thousand rubles apiece, and Rosfinmonitoring only 25 thousand rubles. The Ministry of justice buys multifunctional devices (for printing, copying and scanning) for 20 thousand rubles, and Rostekhnadzor — for 100 thousand rubles. Open media found that similar claims were made by the accounts chamber in 2016.

The Ministry of justice demands to liquidate the movement ” for human rights»

The Ministry of justice of Russia sent a lawsuit to the Supreme court demanding to liquidate the public movement “For human rights” of Lev Ponomarev and to exclude information about Him from the register. The reason was repeated violations of the law on “foreign agents” and inconsistency of the Charter of the movement with the Civil code.

The authorities of Saratov will forbid children to deviate from the route on the way to school

During the meeting on the safety of children in the city hall of Saratov for each child decided to develop an individual route from school to home, which will be prohibited to violate, writes “Kommersant”.

“If he deviated from the course, the parents should explain why this happened,” said the Chairman of the Committee on education Larisa Revutskaya.

According to her, if a student is forced to change the route, parents will be required to notify the school in writing about it.

Banks will begin to warn customers about blocking cards

Currently, banks have the right to block the personal accounts of their customers without notice of this operation. Now this has been decided to change, and financial institutions will be obliged to warn account holders about blocking Bank cards.

The state Duma of Russia introduced fines for the production of powdered alcohol

According to the law, production and turnover of powdered alcohol-containing products will result in a fine for citizens from 5 thousand to 20 thousand rubles, officials – from 20 thousand to 50 thousand rubles, and for legal entities – from 200 thousand to 500 thousand rubles with confiscation of the subject of an administrative offense or without it

Russia’s loss due to the rejection of the dollar

Russia lost $ 7.7 billion in foreign exchange reserves after it decided to replace the us currency with the Euro, yuan and gold. This is evidenced by the calculations of Bloomberg. Losses are estimated as of March this year, more recent statistics have not been published.

The Ministry of industry and trade announced the crisis in the Russian jewelry market

The Ministry notes that the market of silver jewelry is shrinking in Russia, and the export of these products from the Russian Federation needs state support. The Agency also drew attention to the minimum consumption of platinum group metals in the jewelry industry.

Average expenses of the Russian family decreased

The average family expenses in Russia from 7 to 13 October this year amounted to 4148 rubles. The figure is down two percent from last week. This was reported by the holding “ROMIR»

The United States refused to issue visas to Russian diplomats 18

The United States has denied visas to 18 Russian diplomats planning to attend the United Nations General Assembly. This was announced at a meeting of the Sixth Committee dealing with legal issues, Deputy permanent representative of Russia to the organization Gennady Kuzmin.

The state Department noted that each application is considered individually and the American authorities act in this matter in accordance with the law and international obligations

Watch the video and delay

The investigative Committee of Russia detained four more participants of the unauthorized action on July 27 . Arrested Andrew Barshay, Vladimir Yemelyanov, Egor and Maxim Forest Martintsov. They are suspected of violent actions against the security forces. Two more suspects( their names are not called), according to the UK, wanted.

SK also published a short video, which shows the clashes of protesters and ROS guards at the intersection of Rozhdestvenka and Theater passage (at the Central children’s store). Which of the detainees captured on video, not specified.

Video of Konstantin Kotov’s detention, which the court refused to watch

Konstantin Kotov received 4 years for something that just managed to get out of the subway when traveling to the rally. Despite the fact that Constantine’s detention is on video, the prosecution alleges that he held a poster, handed out interviews and shouted slogans.



Thousands of protesters against the verdict of the Catalan leaders

In Barcelona and other cities of Catalonia are mass protests against the verdict handed down to the leaders of the region because of the organization of the referendum on independence. Thousands of protesters marched to Barcelona airport, trying to stop its work. Rubber bullets were used against them. Protest organizers also plan to block Madrid’s airport.

Massively and accused of infidelity Kadyrov.

Novaya Gazeta claims that high-ranking officials are being detained EN masse in Chechnya and accused of being unfaithful to Kadyrov. The sources say that in Chechnya among others detained the head of the Ministry of emergency situations of the Republic Ruslan Ahyaa, former Minister of forestry of Dinmuhamed Mulaeva, former Deputy Prime Minister Khalid Vaikhanov. Among the detainees was the head of the regional Department of traffic police Shamkhan Denilkhanov, but he stood up for the wife of Ramzan Kadyrov Medni.

Mass searches of employees of the regional headquarters of Navalny

According to “OVD-info”, searches take place in Ufa, Samara, Saratov, Yekaterinburg, Yaroslavl, Chelyabinsk, Krasnodar, Biysk, Novokuznetsk, Novosibirsk, Vladivostok. The head of the anti-corruption Fund Ivan Zhdanov also reports on searches in Belgorod, Voronezh, Izhevsk, Kemerovo, Cheboksary and Stavropol. Some activists, in particular, from Yekaterinburg and Chelyabinsk, were taken to the Investigative Committee for questioning after the searches. The investigation is linked to the case of money laundering in the anti-corruption Fund.

Margaret Atwood and Bernardine Evaristo won the Booker prize

Canadian writer Margaret Atwood and British writer Bernardine Evaristo won the Booker Prize, which is awarded in the field of literature in the English language. The winner was announced at a ceremony in London on the evening of October 14. Atwood was noted for the novel “The Tests”, Evaristo-for the book “Girl, Woman, Other”.

A number of agreements were reached during Putin’s visit to Riyadh:

  • The parties signed the Charter on long-term cooperation of OPEC+;
  • RDIF, Saudi Aramco and Saudi sovereign wealth Fund PIF agreed a deal to buy 30.76% in Novomet”;
  • Saudi PIF joins $300 million investment in rail operator Neftetransservice;
  • RDIF and Saudi Sabic invest in ESN group’s methanol plant in the far East;
  • RDIF, Saudi PIF and German KGAL will invest more than $ 600 million in the creation of ROAL, which will lease passenger aircraft in Russia.

Real English tea

The mild climate of Cornwall, a Peninsula in the South-West of England, allowed to start a tea plantation in one of the local estates. The first harvest of tea leaves weighed 28 grams, now a year the plantation produces 10 tons of tea. And brings $ 3.4 million in profits. Half are exported to China, Japan and India: residents of these countries are interested in classic tea to try tea from England.

These words XI Jinping said during a state visit to Nepal

“Those who try to separate any region from China will die, their bodies will be crushed and their bones will be pulverized.”

In his statement, the head of China did not name any specific region, but experts believe that we are talking about Hong Kong.

Recognize human actions through the wall

American developers have created a neural network capable of recognizing the actions of people both on video and on the data of radio-wave scanning through the wall and other obstacles. The authors achieved this by first converting both types of data into a skeletal model and then analyzing it with a single action recognition algorithm. The development will be presented at the ICCV 2019 conference, and the article will be published on the website of the Massachusetts Institute of technology.

Roscosmos plans to send to the moon “grandson” robot ” Fedor»

A source in Roscosmos said that the state Corporation plans to send an anthropomorphic robot lunar Rover to the moon in 3-4 years, RIA Novosti reported.

“This is a lunar Rover on which an anthropomorphic “trunk”is installed. The robot “Fedor” will become his “grandfather”, ” he explained.

Scandalous exhibition “Autumn plow” in Moscow disrupted by police

The police thwarted the opening of a very spectacular way: the door to the gallery just took and brewed. The event has turned out more abruptly than in Turkey. After several days of searching for another site, refusals and threats, the exhibition still took place — only for its own and in a strictly classified place.

We had big problems with finding the site — – said at the opening of the organizer of the exhibition, 19-year-old artist Veronika Poklonskaya. “Everybody’s scared. Now we are trying to hold another exhibition and face the same reaction. People are first interested and say “Yes”, and then learn the details and realize that they too may have some problems with fire safety, and refuse.

Officially, the gallery DorDor really closed because of some flaws in the fire safety system. The hosts of the cluster “Artprize” in whose territory it was located, he evicted the artists. The door, by the way, still boiled.

Tulyaks owe more than 1 billion rubles for gas

In the heating season 2019-2020, Tula heat supply organizations entered into debt for gas in the amount of 1,123 million rubles. At the same time, 35% are debts of enterprises that are in bankruptcy and have ceased their activities, another 35 % are debts of existing but troubled enterprises.

A large gas field has been discovered in Iran

The national Iranian oil company (NIOC) has discovered a gas field in the southern part of Fars province, which is located in southern Iran, according to the local Shana news Agency.

The President of Ecuador withdrew the decree that provoked protests

We are talking about the decree on the abolition of subsidies for gasoline. As previously reported, as a result of the riots, which are accompanied by anti-government protests in Ecuador, eight people were killed and 1,340 injured. Law enforcement officers detained 1192 people.

Tesla will unveil its first electric pickup in November

The car will be similar to the “armored personnel carrier of the future”. The model will be called Cybertruck, the founder of the company Elon Musk said in his Twitter.

NYT reported on the discussion in the U.S. export of nuclear weapons from Turkey

Over the weekend, representatives of the state Department and the us Department of energy discussed the possibility of removing about 50 units of tactical nuclear weapons from the us air base Incirlik in Turkey, writes the newspaper The New York Times, citing sources.

The Kremlin has ruled out discussing the issue of Crimea in ” any format»

“As for bringing the issue of Crimea to any format, whether it is Norman or some other, then this is certainly out of the question,” Peskov told reporters. As the representative of the Kremlin noted, the reasons for this decision are well known, so no discussions are planned

The US strategic bombers worked in Europe, the strike

Last week, the us command moved three b-52H Stratofortress strategic bombers to the forward base of Fairford in the UK.

“As part of the global strike command transfer, the ability of bombers to carry out operations from the forward-based area in the interests of fulfilling the tasks of the air force Command in Europe and the European command of the United States is being worked out,” U.S. air force officials said.

Chinese special forces involved in the exercise of Regardie in Novosibirsk

China’s elite police force “the Hunting Falcon” participates in anti-terrorist exercises in Novosibirsk. Together with the unit of Rosgvardiya they will work out actions in the mining of buildings, the capture of militants and the release of hostages

The Kurds have held talks with the Syrian authorities at the military base of the Russian Federation

“Syrian democratic forces” held talks with representatives of the Damascus military base Hamim. The parties were trying to reach an agreement to deter Turkey’s offensive in the North of the country, Reuters reports.

Kaczynski’s party won the elections to the Sejm of Poland

The national conservative party of Jaroslaw Kaczynski “law and justice” (ZIS), which has been ruling in Poland since 2015, won the majority of seats in the Sejm (lower house of Parliament) following the results of the regular parliamentary elections held in Poland on October 13, but lost the advantage in the Senate (upper house).
A copy of the Toyota Land Cruiser 200 is patented in China

The New hengtian l4600 SUV, recently recognized as a Chinese copy of the Toyota Land Cruiser 200, was certified at home. The document with images and characteristics of the model appeared in the open database of the patent office of China.

Disney has unveiled a three-hour trailer for the content of its stream service

The Walt Disney film company has published a three-hour trailer on YouTube, which features the content of the disney + stream service. The video shows both classic cartoons Studio and modern projects.

On the screens of ang Lee’s Gemini

In hire there was an action movie of ang Lee “Gemini”, luring the viewer with the latest technological achievements-a format of 120 frames per second and will Smith, rejuvenated with the help of computer graphics for 25 years.

Kirill Serebrennikov received the French order of Arts and literature

Russian Director Kirill Serebrennikov received the order of Arts and literature of France. This was reported by the Ambassador of the French Republic to Russia Sylvie-Agnes Bermann.

Woody Allen’s new film is released

Woody Allen’s new film “Rainy day in new York” is another improvisation on the theme of ” Annie Hall.” In the hero, woody himself is easily found, only 60 years younger, in his girlfriend-a Lite version of the heroine Diane Keaton

Italian clown David Larible told what show will show in Russia

The famous Italian clown David Larible came to Moscow for the opening of the II international big children’s festival. As part of the event, he will show his world-famous show Il Clown dei Clown. The performance will tell the audience the story of a little man who dreams of a big stage.

Student theater “Blue bird” opens the season

As part of the year of Theater Orenburg regional College of culture and arts announces the opening of the theatrical season of the student theater ” Blue bird»

Imperialis Orchestra will present an anthology of Western rock in Moscow

Rock Symphony will present the Imperialis Orchestra on November 1 at the concert hall of the Plekhanov Congress center in Moscow. The musicians will perform the most popular and recognizable rock hits of different times in exclusive arrangements on violins, cello, double bass, saxophones, guitar and drums

Canon has released a camera keychain IVY REC

Canon has released the ivy REC keychain camera, capable of photographing and shooting video. Such a camera costs $ 130. It measures 110.5 x 45.2 x 18.5 mm and weighs 86 grams. Sensor in CMOS camera.

Apple devices transfer user data to China

In the network, it was reported that the Safari browser, developed by Apple, recently began to send data not only to the “Safe browsing ” system from Google, but also to the servers of the Chinese tech giant Tencent. Interestingly, for Apple browser users from China, the company integrated Tencent Safe Browsing during WWDC 2017.

“Before visiting a website, Safari may send information calculated at its address to Google Safe Browsing or Tencent Safe Browsing to check if the site is fraudulent. These secure browsing providers can also log your IP address” ” Apple writes in the “about Safari and privacy” section of the branded browser.

Microsoft has added two new keys to the keyboard

Microsoft during the presentation of products of the Surface line introduced new models of branded keyboards with two new keys added to the layout. Both are located between the right Alt and Ctrl.

The first is Office, will replace the duplicate Windows button and will integrate with tasks tied to the Microsoft Office package. For example, a hot combination of Office + W will open Word and Office + X will open Excel. In addition, in the programs themselves, it can be used to work more effectively.

The second key is useful for users who spend a lot of time in messengers and social networks. It opens access to the emoji selection menu in Windows 10.

The Chinese government spying on citizens through the patriot app

Germany’s Cure53, a cybersecurity firm, has released a report saying that a Chinese Communist party app called “Exploring a great nation” has “superuser ” access on more than 100 million devices running Android.

The company also noted that the application has a backdoor, thanks to which the Chinese government can easily access messages, photos, contacts and search history on the devices on which the program was installed.

The new feature will not allow malware to disable Microsoft Defender

Microsoft has commissioned a new feature of Microsoft Defender (formerly Windows Defender) called Tamper Protection. The main task of Tamper Protection is to block malware attempts to disable the protective capabilities of Microsoft Defender.

Mozilla adds kiosk mode to Firefox browser

Firefox kiosk mode closes access to the menu bar and context menu. It also disables the F11 button and restricts access to the keyboard. Such actions do not allow users to exit kiosk mode to interfere with the operation of the operating system. The current implementation of the functionality is in parity with similar features in the Google Chrome browser. Support for launching the browser in Internet kiosk mode will be added in the release of Firefox 71, which will be released on December 3.

A nanoscale radiation detector with low noise has been developed

Researchers from Aalto University and The Finnish VTT technical research center have built an ultra-sensitive bolometer-a thermal radiation detector. Made of gold-palladium mixture, it facilitates real-time measurement of electromagnetic radiation intensity

Asteroid 2019 SX5 the size of a pyramid flew past Earth

SX5 is 140 meters in diameter-about the height of the Great pyramid of Giza. According to NASA’s near-earth object research Center (CNEOS), it is moving at 78,900 km/h and reached the closest point to our planet around 14:07 Moscow time on October 11. According to CNEOS, asteroids the size of SX5 collide with Earth about once every 10,000 years, and asteroids larger than 1 km hit the planet about once every 100,000 years.