25 Feb, 2019

No conditions for a peace treaty

Negotiations on the conclusion of a peace treaty with Japan on the basis of the Second World War are not conducted within the framework of Tokyo conditions, said Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov in an interview with Vietnamese television, CCTV and the Chinese television channel Phoenix.

We will continue to do our best to achieve agreements that will create the conditions for such a solution to the problem of a peace treaty that will be acceptable to the peoples of both countries … For now, we see that these conditions are completely absent. – Sergey Lavrov, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation

Briefly about the main thing …

A new scandal flared up around Alexei Serebryakov.

Known for his critical statements actor, this time accused Russia of excessive aggression. During his speech in London, he said that over the past 20 years, Russia has “created several wars.”

“I mean Georgia, Chechnya, Ukraine, Syria,” he said. Now, being surrounded by enemies, we must demonstrate pseudo-patriotism, ”Serebryakov said.

Alexey Panin stood up for his colleague. The actor, in an interview with TVC.Ru, explained why he supported Serebryakov, who had gone abroad.

Alexey Serebryakov said everything correctly. Every sensible person who has an interest in history, who has an interest in learning the truth, in general any information, understands this. People who are in a television zombie media, they live like zombies. But people who are interested, who show at least some interest in what is happening in reality, who even go to YouTube, who read at least some books that are watching some films, they understand perfectly what is happening on in fact in the country, in the world. Obviously, this is not only for Alexei Serebryakov, “he said.

Where will the missiles fly in case of a threat to Russia

The state channel “Russia 1” (part of the All-Russian State Television and Radio Broadcasting Company) in the program “News of the Week” called possible targets for Zircon missiles in case of a threat to the use of US missiles in Russia.

In particular, the Pentagon building in Washington was named, Camp David – government control point, Fort Ritchie (Maryland) – control point of the US President and the command center of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. Also on the air were the names of McClellan (California) – the management of strategic offensive forces and Jim Creek (Washington) – the point of control of nuclear forces.

Rally in memory of Nemtsov was held in St. Petersburg

A rally in memory of politician Boris Nemtsov was held on Sunday on Lenin Square in St. Petersburg. The event is coordinated with the city authorities.

A march in memory of Boris Nemtsov took place in Moscow

In Moscow, a march commemorated by politician Boris Nemtsov, who was killed four years ago in the center of the capital. Its participants passed from from Passion Boulevard along the inner side of the Boulevard Ring, then along Akademik Sakharov Avenue almost to the intersection with the Garden Ring.

Participants of the march carried flags of political parties, Russian tricolors, portraits of Nemtsov, banners. People chanted: “Russia will be free,” “Our name is Boris Nemtsov,” “Down with the power of the KGB,” “Russia without Putin.” The action was attended by the Chairman of the Party of Changes Dmitry Gudkov, the head of the municipal district Krasnoselsky Ilya Yashin and others.

The action was coordinated with the authorities, its organizers were the Solidarity movement, the Parnassus and Yabloko parties, the unregistered Libertarian party, the December 5 party, Alexei Navalny Foundation for Combating Corruption and the Memorial human rights center.

Russia’s Supreme Shaman commented on camel sacrifice

Russia’s Supreme Shaman, Kara-ool Dopchun-ool, stated that he was not aware of the rite of sacrifice of camels in the Irkutsk Region.

“If I had been told about this, I would have forbidden: we didn’t have such a thing, and in ancient times we never had it,” said TASS Kara-ool Dopchun-ool

Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu called the topic of negotiations with Putin in Moscow

The head of the Israeli government spoke about the talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin at a meeting in Moscow on February 27.

“On Wednesday, I will meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow. I will discuss with him the development of events in the region and Iranian aggression,” said an Israeli politician.

Russian-speaking soldiers accused of terror against Estonian colleagues

Helme said that according to his information, the Russian-speaking soldiers in the Virus Infantry Battalion launched a terror against the Estonian conscripts. He noted that most of the battalion’s soldiers are Russians, and they refuse to speak Estonian both to their fellow officers and officers.

In Germany, they can not send migrants to be deported

The authorities of the Federal Republic of Germany are not able to send about 75% of the refugees from among those who are subject to deportation by law from the first time As the Bild am Sonntag newspaper writes on Sunday with reference to the statistics of the BAMF migration agency, in most cases foreigners manage to get a reprieve for an indefinite period.

Iran has announced a deep-sea launch of a cruise missile from a submarine

The Iranian Navy made an underwater launch of an anti-ship cruise missile during training, reports Tasnim. A submarine of its own production of the “Gadir” type was launched, tests were carried out in the course of large-scale naval exercises “Velayat-97” in the Gulf of Oman.

Lavrov did not rule out the deployment of the Russian military police on the border of Syria and Turkey

Russian military police can be deployed in a buffer zone on the border of the Syrian Arab Republic and Turkey. This was stated by the head of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation Sergey Lavrov in an interview with Vietnamese television, China Central Television and the Chinese channel Phoenix.

In the Moscow metro advertise relocation to the Far East

A promising job advertisement in the Far East appeared in the Moscow metro. Muscovites and residents of other regions, who also use the Moscow metro on business trips and transfers from the station to the railway station, are lured to the Far East with good salaries and land.

Real incomes of Primorye residents continue to fall

Real incomes of the population of Primorsky Krai continue to fall, reports DV-ROSS, citing data from Primorskstat.

“The average per capita cash income (in Primorye – ed.) For January 2019 amounted to 24,316 rubles per month, consumer spending – 23,960 rubles,” – noted in the state statistics. The calculation takes into account all total incomes of local residents (salaries, pensions, benefits, income from property, etc.), this amount is divided by the number of local residents.

Real disposable incomes of citizens in Primorye in January 2019 fell compared with January 2018 and amounted to 98.8% of that level. Note that in January 2018, the real incomes of the residents of the region fell by 8.7% compared to January 2017.

A poster appeared in the Pension Fund in Naberezhnye Chelny

According to Kazan Reporter, an advertising stand appeared on the Pension Fund building in Naberezhnye Chelny with the inscription “Fuck you, not a pension!”, It was installed by local activists of “perpetual protest”. Thus, those who disagree with the pension reform carried out an action “Advertising reflecting reality”. How many stood such a pillar is not reported

“There is nothing to live for”: Volgograd residents took 37% more credits

In 2018, residents of the Volgograd region took out a loan of 158 billion rubles, which is 37% more than the year before last. About half of the working residents of the Volgograd region have loans. On average, each Volgograd citizen owes banks 153,300 rubles.

The Anglican Church invited believers to pray for Brexit

For five days after the date of the UK’s official withdrawal from the European Union (March 29), believers should pray for Brexit – this proposal was made by the leader of the Anglican Church, Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby

The first teaser of the series “Dark beginnings” has appeared in the network based on Pullman’s books.

The first season of 8 episodes will be released on HBO at the end of 2019. The series has already been extended to the second season. “Dark beginnings” of Philip Pullman – this is a fantasy trilogy that began to be released in 1995

Jazz pianist Larry Willis will perform in St. Petersburg

For St. Petersburg residents pianist Larry Ulysses will perform. A musician from New York will play for the citizens in the St. Petersburg Philharmonic of jazz music. The concert will be held on Tuesday, February 26, at 19:00.

Woody Allen makes a new film in Spain

Hollywood director Woody Allen has begun work on a new film. Filming takes place in Spain. The director collaborates with the Barcelona film company Mediapro, with which he has already worked on the films “Vicky, Cristina, Barcelona” and “Midnight in Paris”. According to a company representative, the project is still at the initial stage and it’s still too early to talk about its details. According to preliminary information, the picture will take place in Spain

Singer MARUV will present Ukraine at Eurovision-2019

Ukrainian singer MARUV (Anna Korsun) won the final of the selection for Eurovision-2019. The girl with her song Siren received 11 points (out of 12 possible) – five from the jury members and six from the TV viewers. The second was the group Freedom jazz, which gained ten points

John Krasinski will remove the second part of the “Silent Place”

Initially it was assumed that the plot of the second part will focus on the history of new characters from another family, however, taking into account the return of the three main characters, we are most likely waiting for a direct continuation of the original film. On the screens of cinema “Quiet Location 2” will be May 14, 2020.

Graffiti with Egor Letov partially painted over in Petersburg

The image, created a few days ago, occupied three walls of the transformer box: in the central section – a portrait of a musician, on the side walls – quotes of his songs. Only the central part of the image remains.

UAE authorities have decided to forgive citizens $ 100 million in debts

According to the agency, the total amount of debt forgiven amounted to 361 million dirham of the UAE ($ 98 million). As noted, the purpose of this step is including “ensuring living conditions for citizens and strengthening the financial stability of their families.”

Akunin suggested that readers choose an idea for a future book.

Writer Grigory Chkhartishvili, known under the pseudonym Boris Akunin, suggested that readers choose one of two ideas for their next book. About this he wrote on his page on Facebook.

Magnitogorsk evacuated residents of the house that collapsed on December 31

In Magnitogorsk, more than 60 residents of the house were evacuated, in which the entrance collapsed before the New Year. This is reported on the website of the Ministry of Emergency Situations of the Chelyabinsk region. The reason for the evacuation is a fire in a shopping center adjacent to this apartment building.

Exhibition of laureates of Andrey Stenin photo contest opened in India

The exposition of more than 70 photographs is presented in one of the most prestigious exhibition halls in New Delhi: in the All India Society of Fine Arts and Decorative and Applied Arts.

“In total, we received about 6 thousand pictures, of which we selected about 300 photos. The exhibition presents 71 of them, ”the organizers of the exhibition say.

For the first time, a woman has been appointed the ambassador of Saudi Arabia to the USA

Princess of Rome Bint Bandar bin Sultan bin Abdulaziz Al Saud appointed Ambassador of Saudi Arabia to the United States. The corresponding decree was signed by King Salman bin Abdelaziz Al Saud, reports the Saudi Press Agency.

The head of the British Foreign Ministry mistakenly called Slovenia a former “vassal of the USSR”

Jeremy Hunt, the foreign and Commonwealth minister of Great Britain, was criticized after, speaking on Friday in Ljubljana, he mistakenly called Slovenia the former “vassal state of the Soviet Union.”

Great Britain is very proud of the transformation that has taken place in Slovenia over the past 30 years. A truly remarkable transformation from the Soviet vassal state to modern European democracy, an EU member, a NATO member. – Jeremy Hunt, British politician

In Belgrade, thousands of people at the rally demanded the resignation of Vucic

In Belgrade, several thousand people held a protest against the current government and President Alexander Vucic. Reports about it RTS. In the protests, RTS notes, municipal deputies took part. The opposition accuses the authorities of corruption and violation of democratic principles. The day before, on February 22, mass actions were held in several cities of Serbia at once, including in Novi Sad and Niš

A referendum was held in Okinawa on the transfer of the US Air Force base

In Okinawa Prefecture in southern Japan, the majority of residents who took part in the referendum on February 24 voted against the government’s plans to preserve the Fuetmama US Marine Corps Base within the region. It is reported by TASS, citing data from the survey agency “Kyodo”.

In Russia, changed the rules of boarding the plane

On February 24, the order of the Ministry of Transport, which regulates the rules of boarding aircraft, entered into force in Russia. Russian airports will now be able to pass passengers on electronic boarding passes. The document was published on the legal information portal on February 14 and entered into force 10 days later.

Virtual reality helps autists get rid of fear

Scientists have decided to use virtual reality to help fight fears in people with autism spectrum disorders. If an ordinary person can be confronted with his fears immediately in life, then autists need a more “soft” approach and they find themselves in a virtual room.

The United States condemned Venezuela for the use of force against civilians

“The United States strongly condemns the use of force by the Venezuelan armed forces against unarmed civilians and innocent volunteers on the border of Venezuela and Brazil,” the statement said. The White House stressed that “a blatant violation of human rights” will not go unpunished.

Feminists staged a rally at the recruiting office in St. Petersburg

In St. Petersburg, feminists took to the festive action with bare breasts and raw meat

“Women are forced to give birth to meat, which the state eats with pleasure,” David Mediakel’s photojournalist David Frenkel explained the essence of the action, who posted a photo of the action on Twitter

Facebook blocked the greetings of Russians from February 23

The social network Facebook has blocked the post of Russian blogger Sergey Kolyasnikov, in which he congratulated the men on Defender of the Fatherland Day. About this blogger told the network “VKontakte”.

Rosstat published data on the ratio of men and women in Russia

By the retirement age (65 – 69 years), there are 1,599 women per thousand men, 2377 women over the age of 70. The average figure is 1,156 women per thousand men.

In the US, black children were forced to collect cotton to slave songs

It is noted that similar songs sang black slaves who worked on the plantations. At the same time, the school administration stated that it was a game, and in fact the children gathered cotton for the farmer’s song, not the slave’s song.

Drink beer to prevent alcoholism

In the federal state of Brandenburg (Germany), ninth-graders are invited to take part in an experiment, during which they will find out how they are affected by alcoholic beverages. According to the Welt TV channel, within two hours teenagers will have to drink from two to four glasses of beer or wine.

The fare is growing in all regions.

From February 24 in Krasnoyarsk, the fare on the bus costs 26 rubles, and on the transport card for 1 rub. Cheaper. In Irkutsk, travel by bus costs 20 rubles. day and 25 rubles. – at night. In Norilsk you can move around the city for the same 26 rubles. one way and between regions of the North for 40 rubles. There are many different commercial carriers in Abakan, the average fare for which is 20 rubles. and 16 rubles. for beneficiaries. In Novosibirsk, a bus ticket costs 22 rubles. (in November 2018, it was 19 rubles), the same is the trip on the subway. In St. Petersburg, one-time travel by bus can cost from 40 to 80 rubles. depending on the carrier and tariff zone. And in Moscow, on a single travel “Troika” in the subway, bus, trolleybus and tram, you can drive for 35 rubles.

Humanitarian trucks drove into Venezuela from Colombia

On February 23, the first humanitarian aid truck equipped in Brazil entered Venezuela, although on February 21 Maduro ordered the closure of the border with this Latin American country.

60 Venezuelan military sought asylum in Colombia

The news was confirmed in the Colombian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. “More than 60 Venezuelan soldiers came to us and asked for asylum in the country,” said Collosian Foreign Minister Carlos Olmes Trujillo.

In Brazil, Venezuelan soldiers were accused of encroaching on sovereignty

A representative of the Brazilian armed forces said that Venezuelan soldiers had fired on Brazilian territory and even crossed the border. In a material published by Brazilian media, it is stated that the military personnel of the Venezuelan army used tear gas “in Brazilian territory”.

Named an easy way to reduce the risk of depression

A general practitioner at Massachusetts General Hospital (USA) spoke about a simple way to reduce the risk of depression or even cure it. According to the doctor, this will help only 15 minutes of jogging per day, writes the Daily Mail. In total, doctors monitored the health of 611 thousand adult Americans.

What drugs are poisoned Russians

The drug market in Russia is shaken by scandals: two popular drugs recognized as deadly – Valsartan and Erespal have already been withdrawn from sale, and oncologists from St. Petersburg are accused of clandestine trade in Rituximab.

The Chinese Valsartan is not a medicine, but an active substance from which many preparations for hypertension are produced: according to scientists, it can provoke oncological diseases. The “accusations” against the French “Erespal” are even more serious – allegedly an antitussive medicine can provoke cardiac arrest.

Manturov announced plans to launch unmanned combines in Russia

A system of automated agricultural equipment management is being created in Russia, Denis Manturov, Minister of Industry and Trade, told the Rossiyskaya Gazeta newspaper in an interview. With the support of the Ministry of Industry and Trade, the GLONASS field-monitoring hardware and software complex has been developed and tested.

Lender Utair sues after loan default

One of the 11 lenders of Utair airline MTS-Bank filed a lawsuit against the carrier, which has delayed the payment of interest on a syndicated seven-year loan. The application was filed with the Moscow Arbitration Court on February 15, 2019, follows from a file of files.

Groysman announced a threefold increase in the minimum wage in Ukraine

The minimum wage in Ukraine over the past three years has tripled – from $ 50 to $ 150, said Prime Minister Vladimir Groisman on February 23. According to the prime minister, the same wage is demonstrated by the average salary. He noted that now it exceeds $ 380, although three years ago it was half as much.

Gazprom buys 40 VIP pens for half a million rubles

Gazprom transgaz Surgut, a subsidiary of Gazprom, plans to buy elite stationery for almost half a million rubles, reports Ura.ru. The publication found an order on the state procurement site on behalf of the gas company. The price of the lot was 456 thousand rubles.

Russia will impose a tax for withdrawing cash from bank cards

In Russia, they are going to establish a single tax or commission charged on citizens when withdrawing cash from bank cards. The bill can take until the end of the year. The information was provided by the deputy head of the FAS Andrey Kashevarov.

How does Latvia deal with cash

Cash transactions carry the risk of fraud, the legalization of criminally obtained funds and the financing of terrorism, as well as VAT fraud. Therefore, the Ministry of Finance proposed to cut this limit on cash transactions to limit to 3,000 euros. This applies to both individuals and legal entities. All transactions for larger amounts will have to be carried out electronically. The ministry also proposes to completely ban transactions for the sale of vehicles and real estate with cash. In 11 countries of the European Union there are no limits on cash transactions, in 17 countries they are introduced, but their sizes and conditions differ.

A little-known company of the Russian Railways Fund overtook the cost of Yandex

A new capitalization giant appeared on the Russian market – United Credit Systems. The company’s shares began to grow rapidly since the beginning of February this year, adding to the value of more than 5,700%. As of January 30, the company’s paper was worth 680 rubles, and by February 22 the price per share leaped up to 39,670 rubles, follows from the Mosbirzh data. As a result, the company’s capitalization at the time of the closure of the Moscow Exchange on Friday February 22 was almost a trillion rubles – 941 billion rubles. Thus, the company is located on the 11th line by capitalization, overtaking the gold mining company Polyus (715 billion rubles), the diamond monopoly of Alrosa (703 billion rubles) and Yandex (623 billion rubles).

United Credit Systems (ACS) is a company that invests in securities and banking operations. The key shareholder of the company, NPF Blagosostoyanie, which controls 91.4% through the company managing its reserves, resulted from the ACS reporting for the first half of 2018.

Preferential mortgage rate for families with children will make indefinite

Today, a preferential mortgage rate of 6% is granted to families with the birth of their second and third children for a maximum of eight years, Topilin stressed. He clarified that the Cabinet has already begun to prepare amendments to this law, it follows from the publication.

YouTube has disabled monetization in the anti-vaccination rolls.

A YouTube spokesperson explained that video hosting has strict rules that determine which commercials allow advertising. The company believes that anti-vaccination content violates these rules because it is “dangerous and harmful”.

ICANN: hackers are increasingly attacking the infrastructure of the global Internet

The core elements of the global Internet infrastructure that support its work are at risk. This was reported by TASS, based on the words of the Director of the Technology Department of the American Corporation for the Management of Domain Names and IP Addresses (ICANN) David Conrad. He said that since 2017, the number of registered hacker attacks has increased, and now they are “aimed at the very structure of the Internet.” The goal is increasingly becoming the systems used to store information about domains.

“In the past, targeted attacks took place, but there was nothing similar,” said David Conrad. The corporation drew attention to the need to take measures that would not allow cybercriminals to substitute domain names and otherwise cause damage to the ICANN infrastructure.

In Switzerland, created a breathable membrane for waterproof outerwear.

In Switzerland, experts have created a so-called breathable membrane, which can be used for the mass production of waterproof outerwear. The main feature of the development is that it does not contain fluoride hazardous to human health.

In 2019, Apple will swallow a number of media companies.

As REGNUM reported earlier, at the end of 2019 the streaming service Disney + is being planned by the American company The Walt Disney Company. Experts believe that the sum of the company’s total costs for streaming services exceeds $ 1 billion

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