15 Apr, 2019

News digest for April 13-14, 2019

US authorities agreed to reunite 2,700 migrant children with their parents

Headed by a supporter of the “zero tolerance” policy by Donald Trump, the White House was forced to obey a court decision, reports Reuters. In 2014, US authorities allowed migrants from El Salvador, Honduras and Guatemala, who legally live in the country, to request refugee status for their children.

It became known how much the ministers of the Russian Orthodox Church receive.

According to the data provided by the publication Businessman.ru, not all the priors of temples in the capital of Russia receive the same salary. Thus, the remuneration ranges from 100 thousand rubles to a million. An ordinary priest in Moscow can count on a salary of 60 to 80 thousand rubles. In the regions, clerics receive less. Thus, in the regions, wages range from 20 to 200 thousand rubles, in other words, it is often higher than the regional average. A novice priest can count on 35 thousand rubles a month.

According to open data, on average, in Russia, three churches are opened per day.

Published video of the first flight of the largest aircraft in the world

A video of the first flight of a two-body six-engine aircraft of the Stratolaunch Systems company appeared on the Web. The aircraft flew into the sky from an airfield near Los Angeles. NASA astrophysicist Thomas Zurbuchen called this a historic event for the development team.

US and Brazil urged Russia to stop supporting Maduro

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and his Brazilian counterpart Ernest Araujo believe that Cuba, Russia and China should stop supporting Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro. The corresponding statement was published by the press service of the US State Department following a telephone conversation between Pompeo and Araujo. It is noted that the heads of foreign ministries intend to continue cooperation to resolve the political, economic and humanitarian crisis in Venezuela.

Facebook has proposed to remove Zuckerberg from the post of head of the board of directors

Shareholders of Facebook offered to consider removing the founder and head of the company Mark Zuckerberg from the post of chairman of the board of directors. The corresponding notice was sent to the Federal Securities and Exchange Commission.

Polish Prime Minister: national currency is better than euro

The national currency is more profitable for Poland than the euro, said Prime Minister Mateusz Moravetsky and leader of the ruling Law and Justice party, Yaroslav Kaczynski, on April 13 at the regional conference of the party in Lublin, the German edition of Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung reported.

Dutch doctor turned out to be the father of 49 “artificial” children

In the Netherlands, the owner of a private clinic for artificial insemination, Jan Karbaat, for 11 years replaced the donor sperm with his own. As a result, he became the “father” of 49 children. About the substitution became known after the posthumous statement of the doctor.

Germany called the “problem child” of Europe

Germany used to be a model for everyone, but now it has become a problem child for Europe, writes the German tabloid Bild. The German government next week will change the economic outlook for the current year: instead of the expected growth of the economy of 1.8% of GDP, only 0.5% come out.

Ex-head of Venezuela’s military intelligence detained in Madrid at the request of the United States

Spanish police detained a deputy of the United Socialist Party in Venezuela and the former head of Venezuelan military intelligence Hugo Carvajal. He is suspected of drug trafficking, reports Reuters

Assange supporters staged a rally in London

Supporters of Julian Assange in London went to the rally. They organized it under the windows of a special regime prison, where they keep the founder of WikiLeaks. Demonstrators demand not to extradite an Australian to the USA, on which Washington insists

In China, awarded the Russian tourist for the rescue of a drowning man on the beach

Russian tourists were awarded for saving a drowning man in China. A resident of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, Yury Paschanny, brought a young man to his senses who was carried out of the water to the shore. The incident occurred on March 23 at the beach in Dadonghai Bay in Sanya

Protest action again took place in Belgrade

At about two o’clock, actors, politicians, students and activists spoke at the march. They voiced demands for the resignation of the Serbian government. The event was attended by about 7.5 thousand people. Leaders of the protest promised to re-gather people on April 19

California allowed testing of light-duty trucks with autonomous control

It is not excluded that in the future the Californian authorities will consider the possibility of introducing a permit for testing large trucks. The new rules are probably aimed at attracting companies in the region that are developing small autonomous-driven trucks.

Xiaomi and Huawei will create their cars

This is a kind of cooperation with other manufacturers. For example, Xiaomi is taken to equip a car with electronic filling. The main details have not been disclosed.

The party of “green” in Austria will invest 800 thousand euros in the election campaign

The Austrian Green Party has officially presented its electoral program for the elections to the European Parliament, which are scheduled for May 26. Its focus is on the pursuit of an “ecological and socially oriented Europe,” reports Die Presse.

Saudi Arabia supported the Sudanese Military Council

Saudi Arabia expressed support for the Sudanese military council, which took over the administration of the country, Al Arabiya TV reported, citing a statement by the authorities of the kingdom.

Lebanon accused Israel of violating air and sea borders

In late December last year, Israeli fighter jets penetrated Lebanese airspace and launched a missile attack on Syrian military targets. As a result, several soldiers were injured. After that, the Lebanese authorities said they plan to file a complaint against Israel’s actions to the UN Security Council.

Syrian soldiers and children invited for treatment in Crimea

“The head of the Crimea, Sergey V. Aksenov, invited 30-40 Syrian soldiers and 50 Syrian children who were injured during the anti-terrorist war, for treatment in Crimean health resorts,” Muradov said.

According to him, the Crimean side will “work on the arrival of Syrian patients.”

Germany handed over to Ukraine the letter of Peter I

Ukraine received a letter from Germany from the Russian emperor Peter I, dated 1708, which was lost during the Second World War. This was told by the Minister of Culture of Ukraine Yevgeny Nishchuk.

Tonight a unique cultural value arrived in Germany from Ukraine, a historical document – a letter from Peter the Great … An artifact dated 1708 was lost during World War II. – Yevhen Nishchuk, Ukrainian actor

Japanese Foreign Minister demanded that China comply with sanctions against North Korea

The head of the Japanese Foreign Ministry expressed the hope that China would tighten control over the observance of economic sanctions imposed against North Korea through the United Nations. Tokyo emphasizes that the existing sanctions regime against North Korea is “full of loopholes” and Pyongyang is taking advantage of this.

Launch of the military satellite “Blagovest” from Baikonur to move to July

The launch of the Proton-M launch vehicle with the telecommunication satellite Blagovest from the Baikonur cosmodrome was postponed from May to July, RIA Novosti reported with reference to a source in the rocket and space industry.

Rosgvardiyu plan to provide blinding devices

Devices can cause dizziness, disorientation in space, and in some cases hallucinations in the form of a “floating spot of light in front of the eyes.” The new systems were created on the basis of the visual-optical 5P-42 Filin station used in the Navy.

“Due to the high-intensity light radiation, the device is capable of temporarily blinding offenders and creating conditions for neutralizing them, as well as dispelling clusters of aggressive-minded people,” said Rosselectronics.

Yoga classes are contraindicated for the Orthodox, the ROC said

Any yoga is a practice associated with Hinduism, and it is contraindicated for Orthodox Christians to do it, including in pre-trial detention centers, said Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the department for external church relations (DECR) of the Moscow Patriarchate.

From 7 to 15 million rubles: senators from Kuzbass reported income

The senators from Kuzbass reported about their income for 2018. With the declarations that appeared on the website of the Federation Council of the Russian Federation (Federation Council of the Russian Federation)

Siluanov announced the appointment of Kruglov new deputy head of the Ministry of Finance

Deputy Chairman of the Board of PJSC “Gazprom” Andrei Kruglov will become the new Deputy Minister of Finance of the Russian Federation. First Deputy Prime Minister – Minister of Finance Anton Siluanov told reporters on the margins of the annual meeting of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank.

We need a new deputy to occupy those niches that are not filled today. – Anton Siluanov, Russian economist

Akimov said that the issue of privatization of “Sovcomflot” is not discussed

The privatization of Sovcomflot is currently not being discussed, Deputy Prime Minister Maxim Akimov told TASS. In February, the Ministry of Economic Development reported that it does not change the share of Sovcomflot planned for sale and continues to search for an investor.

The sailboat “Sedov” was not allowed into the territorial waters of Poland

Poland refused to let the Russian sailboat Sedov into the territorial waters of the country, where cadets of Kerch State Marine Technological University are located. This was stated by the representative of the Polish Foreign Ministry Eva Suvara.

We thank the Prime Minister of Poland for the decision to refuse the Russian sailboat “Sedov” to enter the territorial waters. Poland, together with Estonia, defended international law. – Pavel Klimkin, Ukrainian diplomat

The brother of the former deputy head of the Makhachkala police department was detained in Dagestan

The acting head of the local police department Ziyavudin Ashikov, the elder brother of the former deputy head of the Interior Ministry of Makhachkala Raip Ashikov, who was earlier arrested on suspicion of financing terrorism, was detained in Kaspiysk, Kommersant reports.

Reuters: US sanctions forced the EU to buy Russian oil

According to the agency, Washington’s sanctions have blocked oil with a high sulfur content in the world market, so Europe has to buy expensive Urals oil from Russia. As noted, the effect of US sanctions also aggravates the OPEC agreement to reduce oil production.

The decision on the rise in price of the Internet in Tajikistan entered into force

In Tajikistan, the order of the Antimonopoly Service to raise tariffs for mobile Internet and telephone calls on the NGN (Next Generation Network multiservice telecommunication networks) came into force.

Published information about the incomes of the deputies of the State Duma of Russia

On the website of the State Duma of Russia published information about income, expenses, property of deputies and their families. One of the State Duma deputies, Alexander Iltyakov, even has his own church.

Expert: The volume of the counterfeit market in Russia has reached 2.5 trillion rubles

The volume of the Russian market of counterfeit goods reached 2.5 trillion rubles a year, the world one – 500 billion dollars. Such figures were voiced on IPQuorum by the executive director of RusBrand Alexey Popovichev. Fake goods are ready to buy up to 80% of the population, only 15% of Russians agree to pay for the original audio and video products.

At the same time, in the list of countries leading in the number of calls to pirate sites, Russia ranked second with the volume of the Internet counterfeit market with 100 billion rubles a year. Lead the same rating of the United States.

Siluanov: Russia will develop the economy on its own

Russia intends to continue to create favorable conditions for the development of the economy at the expense of its own resources, while the country remains open to foreign investors. These intentions, the head of the Ministry of Finance of the Russian Federation Anton Siluanov said on Saturday on the TV channel “Russia-24”.

Payments of socially significant nature in Dagestan

In 2018, 75.7 billion rubles were allocated for socially significant payments, the press service of the Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Dagestan informed the news agency.

“Wages with accruals amounted to 47.2 billion rubles, social payments to citizens – 14.6 billion rubles, scholarships – 280 million rubles, payments to the Federal Fund for Compulsory Medical Insurance for compulsory medical insurance of the non-working population – 13.7 billion rubles. Over the past year, compared with 2017, these expenses have been increased by 9.1 billion rubles, ”the department said.

France allowed insurance companies to invest in cryptocurrency

Insurance companies will be able to invest in cryptocurrencies and tokens through specialized professional funds. The bill also allows them to offer life insurance policies secured by digital currency.

Electricity prices in Chile fall to zero

The price of electricity in Chile has dropped to zero, and has been at this level for 113 days in a row. Such a fall in prices was a consequence of the use of a large number of solar cells. This information was reported on April 12 by the information resource Ecology.md.

Vedomosti: Rusal will save up to $ 100 million due to relocation to Russia

Thanks to the change of jurisdiction to the Russian “Rusal” will be able to pay less taxes. Managers of the company came to this conclusion, as they told at a meeting with investors and bankers, the Vedomosti newspaper reports, citing the meeting participants.

European Union: Cash can now be taken away right on the border

Even if there was an increase in the mass of cash, non-cash money supply grew at a faster pace, and the share of cash in the total money supply declined in almost all countries.

US consumer confidence fell in April

In April 2019, the US consumer confidence index fell to 96.9 points from the March level of 98.4 points, according to preliminary data from the University of Michigan.

Parameters for restructuring VEB’s debt of 212 billion rubles have not yet been determined

VEB and the Bank of Russia have not yet decided on the parameters of the restructuring of the state corporation’s debt worth 212 billion rubles, provided by the regulator for the rehabilitation of Svyaz-Bank and Globex, Central Bank Chairman Elvira Nabiullina told reporters on the spring meeting of the IMF and World Bank in Washington.

In the Rostov region announced a massive gas shutdown debtors

As of April 1, 2019, overdue receivables (PDZ) of non-paying subscribers of the Rostov region for gas amounted to 644 million rubles

Gazprom discusses gas supply terms with Turkey

Turkey continues to negotiate the terms of gas supply with Russia’s Gazprom, said Fatih Donmez, the Minister of Energy and Natural Resources of Turkey.

Polish Orlen reduced oil purchases in Russia to the level of 50%

The Polish concern Orlen has reduced oil purchases from Russia to a level of 50% of the total volume of purchases of this raw material, the company said.

Art Festival “Amber Necklace” opened in Kaliningrad

Concert performance by Tchaikovsky’s famous group and soloists of Tchaikovsky’s The Queen of Spades, a work that is rightly one of the pinnacles of world opera, has undoubtedly become a major musical event of the opening Amber Necklace festival, said the festival’s organizer, director of the Kaliningrad Regional Philharmonic Victor Bobkov

The trailer of the ninth episode of “Star Wars” appeared on the Web.

On the official Star Wars channel, YouTube published a teaser trailer for the ninth episode, dubbed Skywalker’s Rise.

The festival “City of Rights” will be held for the sixth time in Voronezh

In Voronezh, for the sixth time, the City of Rights International Festival of Human Rights and Civil Initiatives will take place. At the event, according to tradition, seminars, lectures, film screenings, master classes, discussions and exhibitions will be held, combined with the theme “Others”.

According to the organizers, the festival will also include game excursions in Voronezh, intellectual games on human rights issues, several exhibitions devoted to the life of the city. The highlight of the cycle of events will be a lecture on Harry Potter as a human rights activist

Assange’s father called on Australian authorities to return his son to his homeland

John Shipton, father of the founder of the portal WikiLeaks Julian Assange, called on the Australian authorities to return his son to his homeland, reports SBS News.

72 Cannes Film Festival opens the horror of Jim Jarmusch

From 14 to 25 May, the 72 Cannes International Film Festival will be held in France, the opening film of which will be the comedy horror of Jim Jarmusch “The Dead Do Not Die.” The picture will enter the program of the main competition. Events in the film unfold in the small town of Centerville.

In Khakassia, the decade will be held “Treasure of the native land”

From April 17 to April 27 in Khakassia a decade of compositional and folk art will be held: “Chirіm Paya” – “The Treasure of the Native Land”.

Microsoft has announced the hacking service Outlook

Hackers got access to user accounts in the Outlook email service, The Verge writes, citing a Microsoft notification. The company fears that as a result of this, some users’ personal data may have been compromised.

Apple patented face recognition technology on the retina.

Technology giant Apple has received a patent for an upgraded technology Face ID, recognizing the owners of gadgets on the retina. Enhanced human face detection has appeared on the latest generation of Cupertine Mac computers.

Black Shark will return the standard headphone jack to your smartphones.

Xiaomi’s Black Shark unit will return a standard 3.5 mm headphone jack to its next-generation gaming smartphones.

Amazon may launch a free music service.

Sources of the Billboard publication said that Amazon is in talks with partners about the launch of a free music service. The company will earn money through advertising. Users will have access to a limited directory, but they will be able to play songs on Echo smart speakers for free.

China is testing vertical parking

A more vertical arrangement of cars in the parking lot increases the usable area. According to the calculations of the developers of this technology, saving parking space is about 70%, reports Bigaziya.

Oneplus will not be in a hurry with the release of flexible smartphones

OnePlus CEO Pete Lau shared his company’s business development plans. They do not have smartphones with a flexible screen, but there are “smart” TVs.

Samsung has filed a patent for a modular display.

Soon, one development will be able to replace several gadgets. For example, Samsung has patented a modular display in the US patent office. The item has not only plasticity, but also adaptability – in various positions it will display various information.

Climate change increases human drug resistance.

A study of the relationship between drug resistance and climate change was conducted in Germany. Professor Simone Scheithauer noted that currently drug resistance is gaining momentum. This phenomenon reached its peak in the Mediterranean basin.

5G network in the UK is tested on cows

According to the project, cows from 50 herds, each with about 180 animals, were equipped with ear tags with 5G sensors to track their location, as well as basic health data in real time. In addition, the cows have collars connected to the web.

Optiarc enters SSD market with Optiarc VP series

Optiarc, known as a manufacturer of optical drives, has entered the SSD market with the Optiarc VP series. According to the manufacturer, these drives would focus on protecting the integrity of the data.

The Sharp created 8K monitor with a refresh rate of 120 Hz

Sharp Corporation at a special presentation in Tokyo (the capital of Japan) presented a prototype of its first 31.5-inch monitor with a resolution of 8K and a refresh rate of 120 Hz. The panel is made by technology IGZO – indium oxide, gallium and zinc.

New version of the flagship Vivo IQOO

In early March of this year, a new Vivo IQOO smartphone with 12 gigabytes of RAM and 128 gigabytes of ROM came out in China.

Apple allowed to listen to Alga podcasts right in the browser

You can listen to the podcast of the Republic of Tatarstan newspaper Alga directly in your browser, without going to iTunes and without downloading the Podcasts application to your smartphone. The releases were made available in browsers, for each podcast Apple created its own page with a detailed description of the episodes.

In Britain, there are sensors to identify drivers with phones

Sensors can recognize 2G, 3G and 4G networks, as well as a Bluetooth signal. Thus, if the system does not see the Bluetooth signal, then it concludes that the driver uses the phone without a headset. In this case, a signal appears on the signs along the road with the phone crossed out.

The smallest microphone system Rode Wireless GO

Rode, a popular brand among videographers, has launched the “smallest and most versatile” Wireless GO wireless microphone system. Wireless GO is a pair of receiver and transmitter modules (RX / TX), about the size of half a deck of cards.

Google told how to transfer to the police geodata users

As part of the investigation, the police can send a request to Google, for which she will provide them with the necessary geodata. For the first time, this practice was introduced by US federal agents in 2016. According to the New York Times, over the past six months, the number of such requests from the American police has increased.

Twitch will improve the search and add automatic highlight

After updating in June, a search on Twitch will automatically correct typos, suggest possible channels and sections and memorize previous requests. At the beginning of summer, users will also be able to sort the broadcasts in sections by the number of viewers. A recommendation system will also appear on the platform.

Google opens artificial intelligence center in Africa

Researchers claim that an artificial intelligence research lab, opened by Google in Ghana, the first of its kind in Africa, will solve problems across the continent

Facebook is preparing to return chats back to the main application.

Facebook is preparing to relocate chat rooms from Messenger back to the main social network client. This was reported by an independent developer Jane Munchun Vaughn, who investigated the application code.

Ketamine cultivates new connections of nerve cells

Scientists suspected that ketamine can quickly reconstruct the brain by stimulating new connections of nerve cells called synapses. In the course of the work, it was discovered that the newly created synapses do not participate in the direct influence of ketamine on behavior.

Oil-borne bacteria found in the Mariana Trench

Scientists from the University of East Anglia have discovered unique oil-feeding bacteria in the deepest part of the world’s oceans, the Mariana Trench. A complete analysis of the population was carried out together with experts from Russia and China.

Emotional mirror neurons were found in the rat brain.

Using an experiment in which a rat was hurt with a laser and also showed how another rat was electrocuted, the researchers identified a population of neurons in their anterior cingulate cortex (a part that is also responsible for empathy) of their brain while feeling pain, as well as observing how someone else is experiencing it.

Scientists have called the mortal danger of toothpaste

According to ToDay News Ufa, French scientists have concluded that people use a small dose of poison every morning. The fact is that almost all pastes contain a deadly substance – titanium dioxide. Experiments on rats have shown that it contributes to the development of oncology.

Monkeys do better with tests than humans.

At the Institute of Physiology. Pavlova tested the Macaca mulatta monkey, also called the rhesus monkey. And some cognitive tests were better than animals. True, they had more time to think. The tests looked like a set of matrices, each of which had 100 elements – Gabor lattices of different orientations. The number of multidirectional elements in them differed, as well as the degree of orderliness, writes Naked-science.ru.

Strength training prolongs life

Scientists have established a link between the large muscle capacity of a person and the duration of life. Thus, a study of a group of scientists from Brazil showed that strength exercises that are aimed at developing human muscle power contribute to the prolongation of life.

New neurointerface allows you to register fine motor skills

Scientists of the Baltic Federal University. Kant has developed a neural interface that allows you to control the movements of an avatar – a virtual reality object. The system recognizes fine motor skills of human hands due to biological signal processing technologies. The development is told in the pages of the journal Biosciences Biotechnology Research Asia.

Named the main causes of chronic fatigue

Australian researchers have found that people suffering from the disease, elevated levels of single nucleotide polymorphisms. Also, experts found differences in DNA sequence. The new discovery will allow scientists to diagnose and prescribe courses of treatment of chronic fatigue syndrome. Experts say that treatment should not affect the psyche, but on immune cells.

Short breaks in learning help to better absorb the material

Short breaks in learning help to better absorb the material. The brain effectively memorizes information during the rest immediately after intensive work. Work with relevant findings published on the website of the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke USA.

The researchers called the causes of wrinkles on the skin

Scientists of the University of Virginia (USA) have named new causes of early aging of the skin, it is subject to change due to the large number of fat cells in the liver. Experts recommend to review the diet, excluding from it nutritional supplements.

Biologists have learned how to form cells by ultrasound

Nearest cells line up along the length of each wave. Changing the parameters of ultrasound – the frequency and amplitude – you can change the properties of rows of cells. At the same time there is a danger of cell death as a result of exposure to ultrasound with certain characteristics.

Scientists are one step closer to learning how to treat HIV

Experts have found that the virus is sometimes hidden, which is why it is difficult to completely destroy it. At the time of treatment with these or other drugs, he just seems to go into sleep mode, so after the end of therapy, he remains intact. To prevent this from happening, scientists have found immune cells that can affect the activity of HIV strains. Thanks to the technique, it is possible not only to detect, but also to destroy the virus.

Israel intends to send a new spacecraft to the moon

The first attempt ended in failure: at the final stage of the mission at the Bereshit unmanned station, the engine failed, and the vehicle crashed on the surface of the Moon. The head of the Israeli company SpaceIL, Morris Kan, said that he had received “many wonderful messages of support, encouragement, and enthusiasm from around the world,” and therefore decided to build a new spacecraft. Tomorrow he will assemble a team, and the work will actually begin, reports RIA Novosti.

The United States will launch six weather satellites for Taiwan

The Americans are going to put six Taiwanese Formosat series vehicles in version 7 into orbit, thus improving the ability of island state experts to predict weather conditions.

Virtual rocket “Vostok” launched in Khimki

A space rocket “Vostok” was launched in Khimki, in the park of Leo Tolstoy. More than five hundred residents have come to see how a rocket takes off in the virtual world.

The work of astronauts on the ISS is useless for science

Vyacheslav Dokuchaevon, Leading Researcher at the Institute for Nuclear Research of the Russian Academy of Sciences, announced it on the air “Moscow speaks

“Once upon a time, all discoveries are obtained with the help of robots. The rover on Mars, the background radiation fluctuations are all received by robots. Man in space is simply not needed now,” he added.

According to him, the astronauts who are on the ISS, are mainly engaged in life support. It costs states a lot of money.

“They are studying who has drilled holes in them. Billions are spent – not rubles, but dollars, but the scientific output is zero,” said Dokuchaev.

Researchers observe the formation of a magnetar

Astronomers at ASU (State University of Arkansas, USA) have recently noted with the help of the Chandra telescope an unusual cosmic signal, which is a flash of X-rays.

First Jeep Gladiator pickups head for dealers

In the US, dealerships received the first batch of new generation Jeep Gladiator pickups. The cost of the base modification of the specified vehicle is 33.5 thousand dollars. The maximum grade of the car in question is worth 64.1 thousand dollars

Nissan recalls nearly 700,000 X-Trail crossovers

Recently, the concern Nissan recalled about 700,000 Rouge crossovers, which are sold in the EU and the Russian Federation under the name X-Trail. Car owners are increasingly complaining about the arbitrary actuation of the system, which is responsible for braking the car in automatic mode

A copy of the Jeep Wrangler SUV from BAIC arrived in Shanghai

One of the new products that will be shown at the Shanghai Motor Show will be a new version of the BAIC Beijing BJ40 SUV copy of the off-road car, a prefix to the Plus name.

This modification will differ from the usual SUV design and extended list of equipment, where there will be improved insulation, a massive off-road kit, enlarged wheel arches, a new grille, LED headlights, chrome elements and more. In the salon, leather was used for finishing, and a large-screen infotainment system was installed there. The motor range will be represented by a 2.3-liter turbo engine with a power of 250 hp. The drive system is provided on both axles.

UAZ revealed some details of the creation of the “Russian Prado”

The creation of the “Russian Prado”, according to the source, is engaged in the Computer Engineering Center of the St. Petersburg Polytechnic University. Peter the Great (SPbPU). He, we will remind, took part in the development of the Unified modular platform for the “Cortege” cars, adapting new 3D-printing technologies for it.

The new SUV of the Ulyanovsk Automobile Plant, which received the bright nickname “Russian Prado”, will become a deeply modernized version of the UAZ “Patriot” model.

Introduced by Defender with the longest nose

Chelsea Truck Company, a division of the famous tuning studio Kahn Design, has introduced a new version of its long-haired monster – Volcanic Rock Satin Defender.

Before us is a new version of the well-known “flying hunter”, the Flying Huntsman 105 Longnose Defender. To turn the “defa” into a formidable show-stopper, many upgrades were needed, the most notable of which is an increase in the wheelbase of 400 mm, which is reflected in the title: the figure 105 denotes the distance between the axles in inches. The designers also went through the bodywork thoroughly, making a lot of changes – in particular, a different hood, bumper and grille were installed.

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