25 Nov, 2019

News digest for 11/23-24/2019

Check the Deputy Minister of justice for aptitude

Relatives of four women from different regions of Russia who died because of domestic violence, asked the Minister of justice of the Russian Federation Alexander Konovalov to carry out departmental check concerning the Deputy head of Department Mikhail Galperin. This “Medusa” reported in the organization “Zone of law”, whose lawyers represent the interests of relatives of women.

According to relatives, after Halperin’s statement that the scale of the problem of domestic violence in Russia is significantly exaggerated, there is a question about the professional suitability of the official.

The letter was signed by Shavkat Khusnullin, the father of the deceased Gulnaz Badertdinova (Samara region), Nikolai Ovchinnikov, the father of the murdered Anna Ovchinnikova (Chuvashia), Alexander Savchuk, the father of the murdered Yana Savchuk (Orel region), and Roksana Zoseeva, the sister of the murdered Regina Gagieva (North Ossetia).

Tver court of Moscow refused FBC in a lawsuit against President Putin

Olga Bondareva, a spokeswoman for Moscow’s Tver court, said the court refused to accept the anti-corruption Fund’s (FBC) lawsuit against Russian President Vladimir Putin. This is reported by TASS. The court explained its decision by the fact that, according to the Constitution, claims cannot be brought against the President of Russia in the framework of administrative proceedings.

“The administrative statement of claim is not subject to acceptance as acceptance of this statement violates the basic principles of separation of powers in the territory of the Russian Federation”, – reported in court.

The decision of the district court can be appealed to the Moscow city court, the Director of FBK Ivan Zhdanov told Interfax that the lawyers of the Fund intend to appeal the refusal of the Tver court

Rosstat reported an increase in imports of palm oil to Russia

Russia in September 2019 increased imports of palm oil and its fractions by 31.2% in natural terms compared to September last year-up to 87.8 thousand tons, follows from the materials of Rosstat.

Imports of coconut, palm kernel oil, babassu oil and their fractions increased by 18.4% to 65.3 thousand tons in nine months. In September, imports of these goods amounted to 6.3 thousand tons, an increase of 26.2% in annual terms, but decreased by 55% – on a monthly basis.

Imports of sunflower, safflower, cotton oils and their fractions in January-September decreased by 9 times-up to 2.2 thousand tons. In September, deliveries amounted to 0.05 thousand tons, which is 29 times less than in September 2018, and 5 times less than in August 2019.

To make growth more sustainable and consolidate trends in the economy

“It is obvious that over the next three years it is necessary not only to consolidate the positive trends in the economy, but also to make economic growth more sustainable, qualitative and dynamic,” President Vladimir Putin said.

According to him, the departments engaged in economic policy should compare all directions of the agenda and at the expense of economic growth to achieve an increase in incomes of citizens.

“What is called, check the clock. I hope that this reconciliation of hours will lead to greater coordination between different ministries and structures, ” he explained.

 

In the Khanty-Mansi Autonomous Okrug, officials refused to recognize a large family as poor, because its income per person exceeded the subsistence minimum by 14 rubles 48 kopecks.

 

The head of the accounts chamber Kudrin said that in Russia there are no poor pensioners

“Thanks to the previously adopted law on pensions… many years ago, our pensioners do not fall into the number of poor, because they always have a Supplement to the subsistence minimum of a pensioner, that is, pensioners are removed from the group of poor once and for all,” Kudrin said.

Who approved the new technique was promoted

Director of the center of narcology.Serbian Tatiana Klimenko was appointed Deputy Director General of the head office. On Friday, November 22, Tatiana Klimenko told the publication “Rise”: “I have already been appointed Deputy Director in the center of Serbian. I’m not leaving. This increase.”

Rospotrebnadzor confirmed hepatitis infection of 169-200 children in the hospital on the Amur

Rospotrebnadzor has completed an epidemiological investigation into the infection of children with hepatitis C in Blagoveshchensk. Experts of the Department recognized that there is a causal relationship between the infection of children and the provision of medical care to them in the Amur regional children’s clinical hospital.

Information that children, in different years treated for cancer in the Amur regional children’s clinical hospital, were subsequently diagnosed with hepatitis C, first appeared in the media in December 2018. Parents linked the fact of infection of children with hepatitis C with stay in Oncohematology Department, however the hospital repeatedly denied the fault. The chief physician of the hospital Ruslan Belous stated that the abundance of new cases of hepatitis C is associated with “improving the quality of diagnosis”, and that it is necessary to speak “not about infection, but about detection”.

The interior Ministry urged not to trust the news, discrediting police officers

The interior Ministry is concerned about the number of stuffing and fake news, discrediting police officers, in this regard, the Agency urges citizens not to trust unverified sources of information. This is stated on the official pages of the interior Ministry in social networks Friday.

“Recently, cases of publication in social networks of frankly false materials about police officers have become more frequent. Such fake news is accompanied by emotional comments, harsh statements and calls for the dismissal of not only the virtual characters of such “masterpieces”, but also the real leaders. Systematic stuffing of similar materials speaks about purposeful work on discredit of activity of police officers, undermining of trust to them, provokes citizens to insults of police officers, Commission against them of violent actions”, – it is told in the message.

Natalia Poklonskaya was not invited to the Congress of “United Russia»

At the Congress of “United Russia”, held on November 23 in Moscow, there was no state Duma Deputy from the United Russia faction, former Prosecutor of Crimea Natalia Poklonskaya, told” Open media ” journalists present there. A source in the EP faction explained that the party did not call her, referring to the fact that she is not a member of the party.

After Poklonskaya found herself in disgrace, her rhetoric became even more different from the generally accepted one in the party in power. The former head of the Prosecutor’s office of Crimea calls Ukraine “brotherly” and speaks positively about the course of the new President of Ukraine Vladimir Zelensky, noting that his ” priorities are pleasing.” Recently, she first came to an interview in the Studio of the TV channel “Rain” and said on the air that it is correct to say “in Ukraine” and not “in Ukraine”. She also supported the bill on combating domestic violence, which is opposed by Patriotic and Orthodox organizations, and the suppression of the summer Moscow protests commented: “a police baton will never be a convincing argument for political purposes, never!”.

Announced the beginning of construction of a large number of prisons in Russia

The head of the Federal penitentiary service Alexander Kalashnikov said that Russia will build new detention centers and prisons.

“We need to ensure the conditions that meet both international and Russian standards»

Kalashnikov also announced the appearance of new correctional centers in places of detention, where prisoners will work, who need to pay alimony and compensate for damage according to the decisions of the courts.

According to the Federal penitentiary service, as of November 1, 530,460 people were detained in institutions of the penal system. Most of them (more than 430 thousand) are serving their sentences in 700 correctional colonies.

Russia has the highest number of prisoners per capita in Europe (375 per 100 thousand with an average level of 102 per 100 thousand). Russian convicts are most often sentenced to real imprisonment. They are also more likely to serve long sentences (more than three years) – 76% against 60%.

The first Russian electric car

Engineering and technical company Zetta plans to start mass production of the first Russian electric vehicle in 2020. On Saturday, November 23, said the head of the Ministry of industry and trade of the Russian Federation Denis Manturov. According to him, the certification of the car is “at the final stage.”

“They should start production in the first quarter of 2020,” Manturov was quoted as saying by TASS news Agency.

American expert found a database of 1.2 billion users of social networks

According to cybersecurity expert Vinny Troye, the file was in the Google Cloud service, so he was unable to track down who exactly uploaded it there. Troia notes that the database did not contain important information such as passwords, Bank card numbers or security codes. There, however, was collected information from user profiles on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and the service for hosting and developing it projects Github. In addition, the database turned out to be almost 50 million home and cell phone numbers, records from the history of employment in LinkedIn, about 622 email addresses.

Most of the information belonged to the American company People Data Labs, as indicated by the names of the files. The company’s founder Sean Thorne said that they do not use the service on which the database was found.

The new Niva will cease to be Chevrolet

Chevrolet Niva second generation, work on which is almost completed, may come under a different brand. The reason will be the departure of General Motors from Russia, which plans to sell its stake in a joint venture with AVTOVAZ Alliance “Renault-Nissan”, writes the magazine “Behind the wheel”.

The sea of Azov for the first time in decades retreated from the shore by 100 merov

Unusually strong tide recorded off the coast of Primorsko-Akhtarsk in the Krasnodar region, which was not for several decades. This was reported by the publication “Kuban 24”. It is noted that the sea moved away from the shore line about 100 m so that you can see the bottom.

Traffic police prepares a new device to test drivers

According to “Auto Educational”, we are talking about complexes that are installed on the roof of the car. The device can easily detect the true speed of passing cars, and in addition, has a 360-degree view. The exact timing of the introduction of the new device is not called, but sources in the traffic police say that it will happen next year.

Familiar to almost all motorists tripods, that is, cameras on three legs, which are set associated with the traffic police private traders at the roadsides, on the roads in the near future will not be less

The pension Fund will spend 122 billion rubles on its work

The state Duma adopted in the third reading the law on the budget of the Pension Fund of Russia for 2020, reports TASS. Total expenditures on the activities of the Fund and its territorial bodies will amount to 122.5 billion rubles (1.4% of the total budget expenditures of the FIU).

The wheat harvest in Russia in 2019 will be about 75 million tons

Deputy Prime Minister Alexei Gordeev at a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin said that the gross grain harvest in 2019 will be 120 million tons, of which 75 million tons-wheat, which will allow Russia to be among the world leaders in exports.

In Perm, an elderly woman was given a pension in counterfeit bills.

About it on the page in Facebook the journalist Anastasia Petrova wrote. The most surprising thing is that the pensioner was deceived not by scammers from the street, but by employees of the municipal enterprise, which is engaged in issuing pension payments to veterans.

“Instead of a real pension, a woman from the municipal enterprise “Veteran” gave her grandmother “tickets for jokes”, ” the journalist said.

Counterfeit bills, according to her, in pension enclose not the first time, but because of insignificance of the sum the injured woman didn’t address in police.

All options of “Rostec” do not assume receipt from the budget of 350 billion rubles

Rostec is in heavy negotiations with banks, mainly Sberbank and VTB, to restructure the debts of the United aircraft Corporation, said the General Director of the state Corporation Sergey Chemezov.

“Yes, we are negotiating. It’s going hard. The amount is large, and, of course, it is difficult to decide how to close it all»

According to the head of Rostec, 350 billion of UAC debts were formed due to loans received in the 1990s. There is no unambiguous solution to the situation, he said.

“Probably, all banks are unlikely to be able to take over. Part, maybe, the budget, part to restructure the debt, some other options, ” Chemezov added.

Roscosmos controls the “East” with the help of satellites

Roscosmos controls the construction of the second stage of the Vostochny cosmodrome with the help of Earth sensing satellites. This was stated by the head of the state Corporation Dmitry Rogozin at a meeting with President Vladimir Putin. According to him, “Roscosmos” decided to use the orbital grouping of earth sensing “for objective control.” Satellites are taking pictures of what is happening on the ground.

“We conduct shooting, compare what happened during the week, so that the processes were already more or less obvious,” Rogozin proudly announced.

He added that further information is not used “as a naked picture” but is mathematically processed, and “markers show any changes” relating to the scope of work, the amount of equipment and the people involved.

Earlier, the President pointed to the exorbitant amount of theft of funds in the East. But Rogozin decided to argue with the President

The bill on sanctions “Nord stream-2»

A provision on sanctions against companies involved in the Nord stream — 2 gas pipeline project will be added to the bill on the us defense budget for 2020. This was reported by the Chairman of the us Senate Committee on foreign Affairs, Republican Jim Risch.

“The reason for this step is that this window is closing. Most of the Nord stream has already been built, ” he said, adding that sanctions would convince construction companies involved in the project to stop working on it. “It will cost them dearly,” said Rish. According to him, if the restrictive measures come into force, the companies “will be forced to close” and Russia will have to look for another way to complete the work on the gas pipeline.

Radiation background increased in South China sea

This was reported by Rospotrebnadzor with reference to the data of the Global environmental monitoring system. Rospotrebnadzor increased monitoring of the radiation situation “in the adjacent border areas.” However, the Agency reports that now the threat of negative impact on the population of Russia is absent. About what “radiation incident” there is a speech, Rospotrebnadzor didn’t report.

On November 20, the Hal Turner Radio Show blog wrote about the underwater explosion in the South China sea. It claimed, citing military sources, that the power of the explosion could be from 10 to 20 kilotons in TNT equivalent (this is comparable to the power of nuclear bombs dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki), and also cited data on the increase in radiation levels in the area of the explosion.

200 million rubles for a single tracking system for transport

Moscow authorities will spend 202 million rubles to create a unified system of interception and search of vehicles in 16 regions of the Central Federal district of Russia. According to “Kommersant”, the tracking system will create the company “Standartproekt”, which won the tender of the Moscow center for traffic management (TSODD). The creation and implementation of the system took six months, the data CENTER reported.

The system of interception and search of vehicles will unite five thousand complexes of photo fixation of violations in the regions of the Central Federal district. Regional traffic police departments within the system will switch to a single software for issuing fines from cameras.

Russia falsified evidence of Ukraine’s interference in the US presidential election

Russian authorities have waged a disinformation campaign for several years aimed at shifting responsibility for interference in the 2016 us presidential election to Ukraine. According to the newspaper The New York Times, citing sources, this topic was discussed at a briefing with the participation of U.S. intelligence officials and senators.

Representatives of Russia, according to the newspaper, passed information about the intervention of Ukraine to Russian and Ukrainian businessmen, and those, in turn, told about it to American politicians and journalists.

The ROC urged to teach students family values and the protection of the country

Modern Russian school does not fulfill its main task-to prepare a person for life. This was stated by the head of the Patriarchal Commission for family Affairs Archpriest Dimitri Smirnov, Interfax reports.

“Is the main theme geometry or geography? No. These are all good subjects, but they are not the main ones. And the main thing is that the boy grew up as a father, and the girl grew up as a mother, ” he said, Recalling that 100 years ago, the Russian family had an average of eight children.

Children in the Church were given a Makarov pistol in Sunday classes

In Krasnoyarsk, in the Church of the icon Of the mother of God, children were given a Makarov pistol at Sunday classes so that they could get acquainted with the weapon as part of military-Patriotic education.

Rally in defense of traditional spiritual and moral values

About 200 people came to Sokolniki Park in Moscow for a rally in defense of traditional spiritual and moral values and against the adoption of the law on domestic violence. According to the correspondent of “Medusa”, within an hour after the start of the action, about half of the participants left, by the end of the event there were 40-50 people.

Google has launched its game streaming service.

With it, you can play games without a console — on your phone, tablet, computer or TV (in this case, an inexpensive console is still needed).

The United Russia Congress was held in Moscow.

In fact, the country has begun preparations for the elections to the state Duma in 2021 — the leaders of the party speak openly about this.

Vladimir Putin:

The party should be a ” close sympathetic assistant.” It is necessary to focus on the implementation of national projects, “so that people feel positive changes in their lives.”

D. Medvedev:

In 2021, we are facing elections to the state Duma, the whole of 2020, we must devote to the fact that the party came to the elections “at the peak of strength and capabilities.” It is necessary to make a program, to give space to new faces, “to make the party invulnerable to political opponents.”

Members of United Russia should no longer participate in elections by hiding their party affiliation. Candidates should be proud of their party affiliation

A party human rights centre is being established. RT editor-in-chief Margarita Simonyan and state Duma Deputy Mikhail Starshinov will co-chair the United Russia human rights center for citizens. This was reported on the party’s website.

The “young guard of United Russia” should be reformed into a project office that would deal with non-political projects. This is to attract new supporters — ” people do not want to join an uninteresting party.”

Russia will finish in Venezuela plant for the production of Kalashnikov assault rifles

Russia will not curtail the construction of a plant in Venezuela for the production of Kalashnikov rifles, said “Interfax” the head of the state Corporation “rostec” Sergei Chemezov.

“It is not even discussed, we will finish it at the expense of the budget,” Chemezov said on Saturday, answering a question about the prospects of completing the construction of this plant.

Deprive the Russian anti-doping Agency of compliance status

The world anti-doping Agency (WADA) compliance Committee recommended that the Executive Committee strip the Russian anti-doping Agency (RUSADA) of its compliance status.

WADA restored RUSADA’s status three years after being suspended due to a doping scandal in the autumn of 2018. One of the conditions was to provide WADA with data from the Moscow anti-doping laboratory. In January, RUSADA complied with it and handed over its data to the world Agency.

However, Russia was later suspected that there were changes in the database of the Moscow anti-doping laboratory, which could indicate new attempts to hide the truth about the use of banned drugs. In September, it became known that WADA gave Russia an additional three weeks to give explanations.

Depriving RUSADA of compliance status could lead to the suspension of the Russian team from participation in the 2020 summer Olympics in Tokyo, Japan.

Any effort to help Syria is ” premature.”

Washington will not assist in the reconstruction of the Syrian territories controlled by Damascus until there is a “credible and irreversible” political process in the country. This was announced at the UN security Council by the us special representative for Syria James Jeffrey. He also expressed the opinion that Washington’s position coincides with the position of many us partners in Europe.

Global economic growth

Recently, the OECD released a new economic Outlook, which (among other things) provides new estimates of economic growth in the world in the coming years. Compared with the forecast of six months ago, the forecasts have decreased quite significantly (light – old forecasts for this year, dark-new).

The Cabinet of Ministers of Russia approved the anti-Smoking concept until 2035

The developers of the concept believe that the prevalence of Smoking in the country is still quite high, comparing them with the EU countries, where it averages 24 percent. In this regard, the fight against tobacco consumption will continue. It is expected that by 2035 its distribution among the population should be reduced to 21 percent, and retail sales of cigarettes and cigarettes per capita – up to 1 thousand pieces per year.

The US Secretary of state asked the people of Iran to help Washington

Mike Pompeo in his Twitter published a request to the residents of Iran in Farsi. He asked protesters to send him photos and videos that can confirm the regime’s repression.

“The United States will expose abuses and impose sanctions”, – commented on Pomeo English his appeal to the Iranians.

Putin called the main tasks of the Russian Armed forces until 2030

The share of modern weapons and equipment in the army should be brought to 70%, the President demanded. Putin also advocated expanding the range of laser and hypersonic weapons systems. Russian President Vladimir Putin said this at a meeting of the security Council, reports RBC.

Sobyanin called the problems with the IDC ” technical flaws»

Movement on the ICD began on November 21, the opening ceremony was attended by Russian President Vladimir Putin. After the launch of the diameters, passengers began to report problems, in particular, failures in the operation of turnstiles within a few hours. During the movement there was a stampede, the trains were not on schedule, while some trains from the suburbs were canceled because of the MCD. In addition, passengers complained that the trains were too short. Problems were observed on the second day.

“Of course, there are some technical flaws, but we need to work on them calmly, consistently and as quickly as possible to eliminate the problems that, of course, will arise during the operation of such large-scale huge projects, “Mr. Sobyanin said (quoted by RIA Novosti).

Faberge exhibition opened in Moscow

The exhibition “Faberge and court jewelers” dedicated to the Russian jewelry art of the second half of the XIX — early XX century opened in the new exhibition space of the State historical Museum. Many of the exhibits will be shown for the first time.

“Kalashnikov” presented electric motorcycle ” IZH»

The new electric motor cycle “IZH” was presented by the concern “Kalashnikov” at the forum of professional navigation “Projectoria” in Yaroslavl. About it writes “Interfax”.

The model is designed for “interesting and fast ride” and belongs to the type of motorcycles Cafe Racer. Power ” IZH ” is up to 50 kilowatts at peak speed-up to 100 km / h. the electric car is equipped with a lithium-ion battery, which lasts for eight hours. The deadline for the launch of serial production of “IgA” is not called.

Making love helps flies improve memory

Experts from the French National center for scientific research found that the” lovers ” female flies Drosophila begins to work better memory. The brain of these insects contains two neurons responsible for the formation of long-term memory.

The ROC approved the conduct of Church ceremonies at home

Parishioners of the seventh-day Adventist Christian Church provided the Church with their home for worship for 4 hours a week and agreed to the registration of the address of the house as the address of a religious organization. Rosreestr considered it inappropriate use of land and imposed a fine of 10 thousand rubles.

The constitutional court of Russia ruled on November 14, 2019. The owners of residential premises have the right to allow religious organizations to carry out religious rites in their homes, but provided that “the legal regime established by the legislator for residential premises is maintained, excluding giving them a different-religious significance when they are used by a religious organization on a permanent basis for the implementation of statutory activities, including the placement of governing bodies”.

The possibility of holding services at home confirmed the Russian Orthodox Church on November 22, RIA Novosti reported, citing the legal Department of the ROC.

Every second borrower in Russia gave more than 50% of income for loans

Every second borrower in Russia spent more than 50% of their monthly income on loan repayments in 2019. This is reported by RBC with reference to the data of the Ministry of economic development

One buyer received a stake in Gazprom worth 188 billion rubles

Gazprom sold 3.59% of its quasi-Treasury shares to one buyer, according to data from the Moscow exchange. According to them, an unknown investor conducted one transaction with 850,59 shares of the company for 187,7 billion rubles.

VTB will provide 1 trillion rubles for Arctic projects

It is noted that the total volume of investment projects in the Arctic zone is more than 10 trillion rubles and VTB is ready to provide 10% of this amount. In particular, the Bank will provide Rosatom with 150 billion rubles for the construction of three icebreakers “Leader” and about 45 billion for the construction of two nuclear icebreakers LK-60.

The state’s share in the economy has reached 50%

Over the past 10 years, the state’s share in the Russian economy has grown to 47-48%. This statement was made by the head of the accounts chamber Alexei Kudrin.

“Our steps should be aimed at increasing the share of the private sector in the economy as a more dynamic, more efficient, faster responding to challenges, including the technological revolution. Now I do not see these steps sufficient, “he said during a speech at the investment forum” Russia calls!”

Exxon Mobil aims to sell global assets quickly

Oil and gas Corporation Exxon Mobil from the United States intends to sell its foreign assets, which are located in 11 countries. The total amount of assets is $ 25 billion. The company intends to exit the mining assets located in the British part of the North sea, Germany and Romania.

Demand for affordable rental housing in Moscow exceeds supply

The biggest demand among tenants is the price range from 25 to 45 thousand rubles, here the demand exceeds the supply by 2 times. Options up to 25 thousand rubles are rarely interested, because the low cost is often due to the poor condition of housing or its unfortunate location.

S-400 will be deployed in Turkey in offline mode

Russian s-400 anti-aircraft missile systems will operate in Turkey in Autonomous mode, said the head of the Turkish defense Ministry Hulusi Akara. According to him, the S-400 is an “important lever” to ensure the national security and defense of Turkey.

The number of the British army plan to significantly reduce

The number of British ground forces may be reduced to the lowest level in 100 years, and one of the newest aircraft carriers of the British army is planned to be leased to the United States. About it on November 24 reports Sunday Times

Trump ruled out a trade deal with China on equal terms

According to him, this is impossible because the US and China have long had an imbalance in bilateral trade – about $ 500 billion a year in favor of Beijing. In this regard, trump added that he did not like the recent statement of the Chinese leader on an equal deal.

“I told him (Chinese President XI Jinping) that this cannot be a deal on equal terms,” he said on Fox News.

Us authorities allowed Microsoft to work with Huawei

Sanctions against Huawei imposed restrictions on the work of American companies with the Chinese manufacturer. Among such companies was Microsoft, which was forbidden to sell Huawei its products. But now the restrictions have been lifted, and Microsoft has received a license from the US authorities to work with Huawei.

The same license is waiting for Google, and after its registration, the American search engine will be able to certify Huawei smartphones. For the user, this means that all Google services will start working in the devices.

Lincoln introduced a hybrid version of the Lincoln MKZ

In Los Angeles showed luxury Lincoln MKZ Hybrid 2020. Hybrid sedan Lincoln MKZ has some exterior elements, in particular other bumpers, black 19-inch wheels, as well as led optics.

Turkish air force “neutralized” five Kurdish rebels in Iraq

The Turkish air force “neutralized” five members of the Kurdistan Workers ‘ party (PKK) during a special operation in Northern Iraq, Anadolu Ajansi reported on November 23. The incident occurred in the area of Sinat Haftanin, the military will continue fighting in the Northern part of the neighboring state

The British bought about half of the shares of “Children’s world»

Investors from the UK bought about half of the shares of “Children’s world”, placed during the SPO, said Dmitry Bolyasnikov, co-head of equity capital markets “VTB Capital”, which was one of the organizers of the transaction.

Mercedes introduced the Maybach GLS crossover

The official Russian price tag will be announced in the spring, it will be expensive, approximately-about 15 million rubles, and “live” all-terrain vehicles will be brought in the second half of 2020. Technically, the Maybach crossover is unified with the standard GLS, here the same MHA architecture with a distance between the axes of 3135 mm.

Trump’s lawyer said he had compromising evidence on the Biden family

Us President Donald trump’s lawyer Rudy Giuliani said he has dirt on the family of former us Vice President Joe Biden.

“If I disappear, these documents will be published,” the lawyer wrote on Twitter

Declassified the cause of the collision of the us air force aircraft

In the skies over Japan on December 6, 2018, a disaster occurred: while refueling in the air, a carrier-based f/A-18 Hornet crashed into a KC-130 tanker aircraft. The victims of the tragedy were a fighter pilot and five crew members of a flying tanker. The cause of the incident in the us marine corps released only now.

In particular, according to the publication Corriere, an investigation was conducted into the tragedy. As a result, it turned out that at the time of the collision, the fighter pilot was taking a selfie with a book in his hands, and the second crew member was also engaged in photographing himself for combing his mustache.

Russian missile warning satellite out of orbit

Over the Pacific ocean on the night of November 23 descended from orbit and burned in the atmosphere of the Russian spacecraft “Cosmos-2422”. It is reported by TASS with reference to the Ministry of defense. The military satellite was launched from the Plesetsk cosmodrome in 2006.

Between Turkey and Crimea resumed ferry service

Between Turkey and Crimea after a two-year break resumed ferry service. Once a week there will be a ferry from the port of Zonguldak to Kerch. This is reported by TASS journalists, referring to the statement of the Director of the “southern regional center for export support” Natalia Serov.

“I have now received confirmation that we have launched the ferry Zonguldak-Kerch, regular deliveries once a week. There is a second clearance. We will put export cargo on it, which will make it possible to minimize the cost of logistics, ” she said.

Us air force planes destroyed Syrian oil tankers

News Agency “Radio Akul” reported that the Syrian ships, carrying out the transportation of oil, struck American fighters. All four vessels were destroyed. It is noted that the Syrian and Russian air defense/MISSILE defense failed to respond to the threat from the us air force aircraft.

In Russia will develop tactics for the use of robots in street battles

By the beginning of next year, Russia plans to develop tactics for the use of robots in street battles, according to the website RIA Novosti, citing a source in the military-industrial complex.

Russian military-industrial complex enterprises have already set a task-to form a promising image of robots that will be able to operate effectively in the “urban environment and coastal zone”, the expert told the” Country of Soviets ” online.

The Parliament of Bolivia adopted the law on the election of new President

The chamber of deputies of the Bolivian Parliament has approved a law to hold new presidential elections. The previous vote was won by Evo Morales, who left the country amid protests. The results of the October elections are annulled

Mr. Morales is barred from running in new elections. Under the new law, people who have served as President twice in a row cannot participate in the procedure. The document was handed over to the interim President of Bolivia for signature.

In the Universe there was an explosion the second most powerful after the Big Bang

Almost half of the Universe “lit up” gamma-ray burst (GRB) of record power. In a few seconds, it released as much energy as the Sun produces in an eternity-in 10 billion years. The only thing more powerful was The big Bang-the one that created the whole world around us.

The authors of the red book do not consider Dagestan Russian

The Republic of Dagestan is mentioned in the second edition of the red book of Russia as a region outside the Russian Federation. This territorial affiliation was determined by the authors in the article about the Mediterranean turtle.

In Russia, this inhabitant is found exclusively on the black sea coast of the Caucasus. Outside Russia, it inhabits Georgia, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Dagestan — ” reads the pages of the book edited by Oksana Skaldina.

The Russian su-35 fighter is more expensive than the American F-35

For a long time it was believed that the American F-35 is one of the most expensive fighters in the world, but recently it became known that the Russian su-35 is 30 percent more expensive.

Journalists note that, according to the latest information, the Kremlin hopes to transfer to Egypt about 26 su-35 aircraft, receiving 2 billion 700 million dollars for them. That is, one fighter will cost the Egyptians 103 million dollars. Meanwhile, the us Department of defense recently reported the sale of 478 f-35 fighters, with the cost of one machine was only 71 million dollars.

Iran has declared a successful test of air defense of its own production

Air defense “Hordad-15” is able to detect various targets within a radius of 150 kilometers and track them at a distance of 120 kilometers. It can intercept six targets at once. Mobility allows military personnel to prepare air defenses for work in less than five minutes, Mehr news Agency reports.

Entertainment Weekly has compiled a list of the best soundtracks of the decade.

In the first place was the song Shallow from the tape “a Star was born”, performed by Lady Gaga with Bradley Cooper. It is noted that the song was awarded an Oscar in the category “Best soundtrack”.

The track from the cartoon “Cold heart” Let It Go is located on the second line. It was sung by Idina Menzel. Next in the ranking is the soundtrack from the film “the Greatest showman” Never Enough performed by Lauren Allred.

The top ten also included Happy Pharrell Williams from the animated film “despicable me 2”, Everything Is Awesome, for which the bands Tegan & Sara and the Lonely Island from “LEGO movie”, See You Again rapper Wiz Khalifa and pop singer Charlie Puth from “fast and Furious 7”, Remember Me Anthony Gonzalez and Anna Ophelia Morgulis from the animated film “Coco”, Young and Beautiful Lana Del ray from “the great Gatsby”, cups (when I’m gone) from “perfect voice” performed by actress and singer Anna Kendrick, and private property artists Noni and KID Culprit from the film “behind the scenes”.

The producer of “Bohemian Rhapsody” is planning a film about Michael Jackson

Currently, the producer of the successful biopic Graham king is planning a major project about another world-class star. The new film will focus on the biography of Michael Jackson, and has already received the official consent of the musician’s family. So far, the biopic does not belong to a certain film Studio.

Ozzy Osbourne released a song in which ” went to hell»

Ozzy Osbourne has released a new song. It was called “Straight to Hell”. Guns N’ Roses guitarist Slash is reported to have contributed to the writing of the music.

“House with servants” renewed for a second season

Streaming channel Apple TV+ extended psychological Thriller M. night Shyamalan “house with servants” for a second season. This was announced by the Director of “split” and “the Sixth sense” during the Jimmy Fallon show on NBC.

John Turturro will play a crime boss in ” Batman»

Carmine Falcone has previously appeared in both feature films and TV series. So, in the film “Batman: the beginning” this role was played by Tom Wilkinson. The lead role in” Batman ” will be played by Robert Pattinson, the film adaptation will also star Zoe Kravitz, Jeffrey Wright, Paul Dano, Andy Serkis and others.

“Simple pencil” took the Grand Prix of the festival in France

The main award of the festival of Russian cinema in Honfleur received the picture “a Simple pencil” directed by Natalia Nazarova, said the representative of the festival Elena Duffort November 23, reports TASS. A total of eight films participated in the competition. The jury was chaired by the French Director, winner of the “Cesar” award Gerard Krawczyk.

The painting “Simple pencil” tells the story of graphic artist Antonina, who from St. Petersburg moves to the village and works as a teacher of drawing. In Russia, this picture will be shown on December 5. In addition to the Grand Prix, the film won the public prize.

Marilyn Manson released a cover of the Doors

Rock musician Marilyn Manson released a cover version of the song The End by the Doors. The song was released on the band’s debut album in 1967. In October, Manson released the music video for the single God’s Gonna Cut You Down.

Rambler Group has created a production office “Okko Theater»

Rambler Group has created a theatrical production office – “Okko Theater”, according to a press release of the holding. General producer of the Bureau — playwright and film Director Ivan Vyrypaev, Director-Yuri Milyutin, who was previously the Director of the theater ” Practice»

Imelda Staunton will play the English Queen in the series ” the Crown»

The actress plans to take on the role of an aged English Queen. At this stage there is a coordination of its participation in shootings. Recall that the “Crown” is a biographical picture depicting the vicissitudes of the life of the British Queen Elizabeth II.

Paul McCartney has released two new songs

Sir Paul McCartney shared with his fans two fresh compositions that he posted on YouTube. The songs are called Home Tonight and In A Hurry. It is reported by ETCanada

British indie rock band “1975” released a video about a panic attack

The release of the new video of the British indie rock band “1975”, which was recorded for the song “Frail State of Mind”. It is reported that the video was directed by frontman Matty Healy. He is also the main character of the video.

“Interns” will return to the screens in the form of an animated series

The continuation of the popular TV series “Interns” called “Multerny” will appear on the screens in the form of an animated film. About it reports Teleprogramma.pro. as it became known, the release of the animated series will be held on November 23 on TNT. The authors of the project noted that with the help of animation, the characters will be able to show what the actors could not do.

“In real life, we have many limitations, for example, we will never overcome the laws of physics. Animation removes most of the barriers, there is pure creativity, fantasy, ” said Vyacheslav Dusmukhametov, producer of “Multernov”.

In honor of the 95th anniversary of the birth of Bulat Okudzhava

Famous actors and musicians will perform songs and poems by Bulat Okudzhava in Moscow in honor of the 95th anniversary of the birth of the bard. This was reported by the press service of the organizer of the evening, the Bulat Okudzhava Foundation. On the stage of the Concert hall. Tchaikovsky will be released by singers Oleg Pogudin and Elena Kamburova, Actresses Svetlana Kryuchkova, Evgenia Simonova, Irina Muravyeva, Alika Smekhova and many others. Songs and poems by Okudzhava will be performed, including “Visiting musician”, “Prayer”, “Marry, marry”, “On the Smolensk road”.

Amazon is developing its cloud service

Some programmers Amazon Web Services (the so-called cloud service development Department) hired from Microsoft and other large companies. CNET also reported that Amazon plans to integrate the project into Twitch and other platforms. Previously, Google introduced a cloud service for gamers.

The presentation of new Nokia smartphones will take place on December 5

The Twitter account of Nokia Mobile published an invitation to the presentation, which will be held on December 5 in Cairo (the capital of Egypt). The report says that Nokia’s product family is awaiting replenishment. What kind of smartphones is going to present the company HMD Global under the brand Nokia, is not specified.

Xiaomi has released a pocket translator Mijia

The novelty boasts support for 18 languages, an 8-megapixel camera and an interface like Windows Phone, the device is offered at a price of 185 dollars. The xiaomi mijia translator has a stylish design reminiscent of the look of a smartphone.

In Russia started selling 16-inch MacBook Pro

The cost of the minimum configuration is 199 990 rubles, and the top version in the configuration of Intel Core i9, with 64 GB of RAM and 8 TB SSD will cost 502 thousand rubles. With the release of the new 16-inch MacBook Pro, the company withdrew the 15-inch MacBook Pro from sale.

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