The mayor of Kherson commented on Putin’s words about native Russian lands
The mayor of Kherson Vladimir Nikolaenko and more than 30 deputies of the city Council criticized the statement of Russian President Vladimir Putin that the South of Ukraine and the black sea region are native Russian territories.
As the mayor of Kherson noted, in Ukraine ” we must remind Putin and all his supporters that the native Russian territories are swamps near Moscow.” “Everything else is the territory that the Muscovites took over thanks to their own animal cruelty and treachery,” he added.
On December 19, Putin, speaking at a large press conference, told about Vladimir Lenin’s decision to transfer the USSR “native Russian territories”, which “never had anything to do with Ukraine at all”. The head of state noted that all the black sea region, Western Russian lands were transferred to Ukraine with a strange wording “to increase the percentage of the proletariat»
Katerina Tikhonova joined the government Council for sports
The alleged daughter of President Vladimir Putin, Katerina Tikhonova, has joined the newly formed government Council for the development of physical education and sports. Resolutions on the creation of the Council and its composition are published on the government’s website. The Russian service of the BBC was the first to draw attention to this.
Rosstat gave a forecast for the change in the population of Russia
The total population in Russia at the beginning of next year will be 146.7 million people, by 2036 it is expected to decrease to 142.9 million people, according to Rosstat.
In Russia, as part of the national project “Demographics” will be allocated 2 billion rubles.
From next year in Russia within the national project “Demographics” will be allocated 2 billion rubles, which will be used to improve the skills and retraining of women on leave to care for a child, announced the Minister of labor and social protection Maxim Topilin. According to him, this amount will be allocated annually until 2024.
“We proceed from the fact that during the leave to care for a child, a woman loses her qualifications — just life goes forward, and skills need to be restored»
Ukraine has collected the first fine for flying over the Crimea
The Kazakh airline has paid almost 6 thousand dollars, the press center of the air force command of the armed forces of Ukraine reported with reference to the state aviation service. According to the Agency, we are talking about the airline “Euro-Asia Air”, whose aircraft on August 8, 2019 flew over the Crimea.
“East” – Russia’s first civilian spaceport.
Construction of the first stage of the Vostochny cosmodrome in the Amur region has been completed by 30%. This was stated on Friday by Deputy Prime Minister Yuri Borisov in an interview with the TV channel “Russia-24”, reports TASS.
“The first stage of construction: only six of the 19 objects were commissioned. About 20 billion rubles have not been spent. They are moving to the second stage and the completion of objects of the first stage, ” he said.
National projects will not lead to the achievement of national goals
In its current form, national projects will not lead to the achievement of national goals enshrined in the decree of the head of state, said at a meeting of the Council for strategic development and national projects, the head of the accounting chamber Alexey Kudrin.
“Now the dynamics of national goals are not always positive. We also have lower values for natural growth, poverty, and economic growth than given in the decree, ” Kudrin said, noting that some goals still do not have methods for calculating and monitoring indicators.
Exercises on “sovereign Runet” caused a large-scale failure in the work of airports
Russian airlines and airports were paralyzed for several hours as a result of a large-scale failure of the Internet. As a result of the “fall” of the network, the systems responsible for booking and buying tickets, check-in for flights, baggage transportation and flight tracking stopped working. reports Ura.ru. according to the source, the failure may be related to the testing of “sovereign Runet”.
In Lithuania, gas prices will be reduced From January 1, 2020.
For consumers who use it only for cooking, by 16.67%, and for those who use gas for heating-by 21.74%.
Moscow authorities will spend more than 1.7 billion rubles to celebrate the New year
Moscow city hall, district administrations, city parks and other organizations subordinated to the Moscow authorities will spend more than 1.7 billion rubles on new year celebrations. RBC writes about this, referring to the data of the public procurement portal.
In particular, Moscow city parks will spend 825 million rubles on the work of rinks. Spending on the design of Moscow and parks will amount to more than 561 million rubles. This is one and a half times more than in 2018, when 323 million rubles were spent on the corresponding goals. Various city structures will spend 296.3 million rubles on new year’s performances. A third of this amount-108 million rubles-will be spent on the organization of the “mayor’s tree” and new year’s performances in the Gostiny Dvor. The cost of fireworks will amount to 34.8 million rubles.
The number of suicides per 100 thousand people in the world
QIWI connects artificial intelligence to fight fraud.
A new algorithm for detecting and suppressing suspicious transactions based on artificial intelligence technologies has already been introduced. In connection with the launch of the new algorithm, the company warns all its users that there may be minor delays in making payments-this means that they have been marked as suspicious by the system. At the same time, the company stressed that the chance that the blocked transactions will get the operation of law-abiding customers is no more than 1%.
December 31 will be a weekend in the Russian Armed forces
The thirty-first of December will be a weekend in the Russian Armed forces, defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said on Friday.
“We have decided to postpone the working day on December 31 to tomorrow, on Saturday-taking into account that it is quite a busy end of the year, and we need this day in order to successfully complete the year. So, December 31 is a holiday in all the Armed forces, ” the Minister said on a conference call.
The US considers it appropriate to introduce UN peacekeepers in the Donbass
According to the us charge d’affaires in Ukraine, this would be an intermediate step in restoring Kiev’s control over the region.
The Governor of St. Petersburg fell asleep at the state Council with Putin
The final state Council with the participation of President Putin was devoted to agriculture. It turned out that the income from the export of agricultural products exceeded the income from the sale of weapons. Among other things, Putin thanked Minister Patrushev for the snails, the Governor of St. Petersburg Beglov fell asleep, and Zhirinovsky found out from the audience whether they had tried watermelons — and woke Beglov.
Recognize new year traditions of Russians as UNESCO heritage
Olivier salad, the film “irony of fate” and a visit to the bath on December 31 can become a UNESCO heritage-state Duma Deputy Viktor Zubarev proposed to make the Russian tradition of celebrating the New year in the list of intangible cultural heritage of mankind.
A tourist from Japan was outraged by the greeting of the inhabitants of the island of Iturup
The Japanese tourist was outraged by the words of the inhabitants of the island of Iturup, who met guests from Japan with the words “welcome to our island”, writes the newspaper Yomiuri. According to the author of the article, this greeting of the Russians “unpleasantly struck” 80-year-old Aiko Yasuda, who lived on Iturup as a child and considers the island “his homeland”.
“Every time Yasuda-San heard the Japanese say,’ Beautiful!”, “Here you are surrounded by wonderful people live!”, in her heart again and again began to boil an unpleasant feeling, ” – the author writes.
In Yakutia found a diamond weighing more than 190 carats
According to ALROSA, a diamond weighing more than 190.7 carats was found on December 25, 2019 on the Botuobinskaya kimberlite pipe. The Experts have previously estimated the age of the stone 2 billion years, the exact data will be known after mineralogical research. In the near future, it will be sent to the Unified sales organization “ALROSA” for a detailed assessment.
Physical activity has been linked to a reduced risk of cancer
Scientists at the national Institute of Oncology found that people with moderate physical activity are less likely to develop cancer, Medic MedicalXpress
On salaries Debts due to VAT
The Governor of Kuzbass Sergey Tsivilev gathered a working meeting with the heads of companies that owe salaries to employees, and the heads of cities where the enterprises are located. During the meeting, he contacted the tax Inspectorate and asked to return VAT to debtor organizations – this is the only way to solve the problem
“All companies are private and should solve such problems themselves, but they have reached the point where our people are sitting without a salary. The most serious situation is at the Zarechnaya mine. They have accumulated salary debts in the amount of more than 220 million rubles. Therefore, I connected to the situation and manually help people get their earned money, ” the Governor wrote on his page on the social network.
In Russia liquidate GUP and Mupy until 2025
The state Duma adopted a law according to which some municipal and unitary enterprises are subject to liquidation or reorganization by 2025. According to the document, the right to form new unitary enterprises now remains with the state.
Drivers in Russia were allowed not to print an electronic CTP
The situation will be exhausted on January 2, when the requirement to have a printout of an electronic policy will finally disappear from the text of the traffic police, and drivers will be able to present it to traffic police inspectors directly from their smartphone.
In Russia have learned to sell alcohol on the Internet
Despite the activity of Roskomnadzor, which blocks sites with remote sale of alcohol, traders have learned to sell alcohol on the Internet. In the IB group this year estimated the turnover of the “shadow” market at 2.5 billion rubles, which is 19 percent more than a year ago.
KamAZ updated its development plan until 2025
KamAZ is going to increase its share of sales in foreign markets to 19 percent in 5 years, and its total revenue should reach a value of 340 billion rubles. It is noted that last month in the Russian market, the company was able to sell 2,400 new trucks, which is 3.3 percent more than in the same period of time in 2018.
In India, removed from service MiG-27 fighters
A group of 7 such aircraft made a farewell flight over the Jodhpur air base in the state of Rajasthan in the West of the country. This is reported by The Times of India. These aircraft were removed from service as part of the military aviation modernization program.
The MiG-27 entered service with the Indian air force in 1981 and became the main fighter-bomber. These aircraft took part in all major air force operations.
In Cyprus, conducted operations on the map ” World»
Cyprus Bank RKB Bank Ltd was the first in the European Union to conduct operations on cards of the Russian payment system “Mir”, the press service of the National payment card system (nspk) reported.
In Italy, the court decided not to consider it a crime to grow marijuana at home
The Supreme court of cassation of Italy decided not to consider the crime of domestic cultivation of marijuana in small quantities, AGI said. The December 19 ruling of the criminal courts of the highest court was called “epoch-making”.
China has installed the basic elements of the beidu navigation system
China has fully completed the installation of the main elements of the global navigation system “Beidou”, said on Friday the head of the satellite navigation systems Administration of China Zhan Chenqi.
There was a video of a prototype Tesla Model Y with two engines
A prototype Tesla model Y with two engines was filmed in San Luis Obispo County (California) during road tests. The video of the electric car is published on the stevenmconroy channel on YouTube.
In Russia, a ban on the purchase of foreign data storage systems (storage systems) for state and municipal needs will be effective from 2020. The corresponding resolution was signed by Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev
In the Rostov region in the don recorded almost double the decline in the population of cancers
In the Rostov region since 2012, a decrease in the number and crayfish stocks in fishing waters, the article says biologist, chief specialist of the Azov-black sea branch of FSBI “VNIRO” (Azniirkh) Catherine Glushko.
If we talk in General about the number of crayfish in the reservoirs of the Rostov region, then, according to the biologist, in 2017 it was 3.16 million copies, in 2018-2.4 million. the Number of commercial crayfish-2.57 million in 2017 and 1.81 million in 2018.
Petersburgers go to celebrate the holiday in Finland and the Baltic States
According to the press service of Lux Express Group, the number of tickets purchased by travelers for buses from December 28 to January 8 from St. Petersburg to the cities of Finland was higher by 26%. There are 20% more people willing to leave for Estonia.
Gazprom” if necessary ” will be deprived of the monopoly on the pipe
The Russian company “Gazprom” may be deprived of a monopoly-access to export gas through the pipe can be obtained by independent producers. This follows from the Energy strategy of Russia until 2035, published on the website of the Ministry of energy of the country.
According to the document, the relevant issue will be considered “if necessary”. In particular, this will happen if the Russian authorities need to increase gas export volumes abroad
Tesla has raised billions in funding from Chinese banks
Tesla has entered into agreements with lenders in China to provide collateral loans in the amount of 9 billion yuan ($1.29 billion), according to Bloomberg, citing official reports of the company. In addition, the automaker said it had signed agreements to provide unsecured revolving credit worth up to 2.25 billion yuan. Both loans are intended for the company’s Shanghai plant, which is preparing to start delivering the Model 3 to the Chinese market.
Tens of billions of rubles spent in vain
The 80 billion rubles spent on small business support over the four years from 2014 to 2018 did not affect the position of this business. This was discovered by the chamber of accounts, analyzing the effectiveness of state support for small and medium-sized businesses (SMEs).
“Significant funds have been invested in support of SMEs in recent years, but the scale of the impact on business development of these specific measures is impossible to assess, their effectiveness is not obvious,” said Forbes auditor of the accounting chamber, one of the authors of the report Danil Shilkov.
It is more profitable for small entrepreneurs to take a Bank loan on market terms than to apply for state support
In Russia, the tax return for small businesses is canceled
“The tax Declaration is canceled for entrepreneurs who work under the simplified procedure and pay taxes on the object of income, — Medvedev said.
According to the head of the government, entrepreneurs ” only need to notify the tax authority through the personal account of the taxpayer in electronic form, if the tax authorities themselves calculate the amount to be paid, based on the information that is recorded in special cash registers.”
The cost of connecting to gas in the Urals will grow
In the Kurgan region, the cost of connecting to gas will increase next year. To bring the pipe to the land plot of the Urals will have to pay 68 thousand rubles. This is 2 thousand rubles more than in 2019.
The Parliament of Montenegro adopted a law on freedom of religion
The Parliament of Montenegro adopted the law “on freedom of religion and belief and the legal status of religious communities” by a majority vote against the background of mass protests throughout the country. A live broadcast of the vote was conducted on Friday on the website of the Assembly – the 81-seat Parliament of the country.
Earlier, the President of Montenegro Milo Djukanovic accused the Serbian Orthodox Church of trying to maintain a religious monopoly in the country and said that he would seek autocephaly for the “Montenegrin Church” following the example of Ukraine.
China reminded the United States about the case of Edward Snowden
The official representative of the Ministry of defense of China, senior Colonel Wu Qian, recalled that the United States has not yet given any explanation on the Snowden case, as well as on the theft of secret information from other countries and various cyber attacks
The Pentagon has warned the military against using commercial DNA
The Pentagon has asked the us military not to undergo commercial DNA tests. They may pose a threat to data security. The Pentagon statement refers to one-time DNA tests that can be ordered by mail
Russia and Kiev will reset their mutual claims from January 1
Russia and Ukraine from January 1, 2020 will nullify mutual claims and remove the arrests of property at the expense of decisions on lawsuits, said the head of the Ministry of energy of the Russian Federation Alexander Novak in an interview with the TV channel “Russia 24”. The countries agreed on this in the framework of the Protocol on gas cooperation.
Estonian foreign Minister commented on the situation around Sputnik
Estonian foreign Minister Urmas Reinsalu on his Facebook page called on other countries to abandon pressure on the country’s authorities in connection with the decision to restrict the work of the Russian news Agency Sputnik on the territory of the Republic.
Problems with the development of the Russian military satellite group
Russian Deputy Prime Minister Yuri Borisov said in an interview with TV channel “Russia 24” that in early December in Sochi under the leadership of President Vladimir Putin held a meeting to discuss the development of domestic satellite groups in the interests of the Russian military.
I might give away a certain kind of secret. In December, at the Sochi meetings, where we seriously discussed the state of the space group in the interests of the defense Ministry, there was a very tough, serious conversation. – Yuri Borisov, Russian politician
Ukraine has tested a new combat vehicle according to NATO standards
In 2018, the Secretary of the security Council of Ukraine Turchynov, presenting a new weapon, advised the “enemies of Kiev” to remember this ACS well. Video of the tests of the new self-propelled artillery installation “Bogdana” published in the Facebook account of the company “Ukrainian armored vehicles”.
Ukraine has signed a contract with the United States for the supply of the second batch of Javelin
“During the IV quarter, due to the concentration of resources of the Ministry of defense of Ukraine, it was possible to conclude contracts for the supply of the second batch of Javelin anti-tank missile systems produced by the United States,” the press service of the Ukrainian defense Ministry quoted Deputy defense Minister Anatoly Petrenko as saying.
The US Congress has found a new way to confront Russia and Turkey
The us Congress has passed a resolution that involves expanding cooperation with Greece, Cyprus and Israel. The Senate says that in this way they expect to moderate the ambitions of Russia and Turkey in the Eastern Mediterranean region, reports The Hill.
“By lifting the US arms embargo on Cyprus and expanding the necessary military assistance for Greece, the legislation aims at a comprehensive approach to the stability of key regional partners,” said Senator Marco Rubio, one of the authors of the initiative.
Iran, Russia and China launch exercises in Indian ocean
The official representative of the armed forces of Iran, Abolfazl Shekarchi, noted that the exercise will last four days (27-30 December), during which participants will exchange experience on conducting rescue operations in the event of incidents at sea.
The exercises are called “Maritime security Belt”, the purpose of which, as reported by the Iranian Ambassador in Moscow Kazem Jalali, is to work out measures to combat terrorism and Maritime piracy, as well as ensuring regional security.
Donald trump urged Russia, Syria and Iran not to kill citizens in Idlib
In his “Twitter”, President of the United States Donald trump accused Syria, Iran and Russia of intending to kill civilians in the Syrian province of Idlib. At the same time, he mentioned that the only country that is trying to prevent these murders is Turkey.
In the Japanese trailer for the film adaptation of “Sonic” showed baby Sonic
The Internet has been going crazy for more than a month for baby Yoda from “Mandalorets”, but now the green milahi has a serious competitor: in the Japanese trailer for the film adaptation of “Sonic” showed Sonic-baby – he even dedicated a separate poster
The fate of the characters is decided by the audience
In the Ufa state Tatar theater “Nur” presented a lyrical Comedy by Damir Salimzyanov ” Hello, is this happiness?”(Min Kotam sin). The story of the heroines of the play is written according to real destinies and lives. This is a conversation about women’s happiness, loneliness and friendship. The performance is original in that the audience is given the opportunity to decide the fate of the characters