4 Oct, 2018

Oil supplies from the USA to China

Export of oil from the United States to the PRC has been completely stopped, Reuters reports citing President China Merchants Energy Shipping (the largest carrier of oil on the route) Xie Chunlin and data on the movement of cargo ships.

“Unfortunately, this happened, the trade war between the United States and China. For the shipping business, this is of course bad,” said Xie Chunlin, quoted by Kommersant.

He spoke about the difficult situation in relations between the two countries on the sidelines of the Global Maritime Forum in Hong Kong.

“We are one of the main oil transporters from the USA to China. Before the start of the trade war, things were going well, but now everything has completely stopped,” added President of China Merchants Energy Shipping.

According to Chunlin, China not only stopped importing crude oil from the United States, which began in 2016, but also refused to buy soybeans. Now soybeans in China are supplied by partners from South America.

According to ship statistics Refinitiv Eikon, the supply of oil from the United States to China ceased in September, writes Investing.com

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Putin proposed to soften criminal punishment under the article on extremism

Vladimir Putin submitted to the State Duma a draft that partially decriminalizes Article 282 of the Criminal Code. Thus, according to the draft law, criminal liability will be incurred only if the violation was committed more than once a year.

The President responded to the question of decriminalization of Article 282 – the so-called article on repost. This is the initiative of the president. You know that it was he who said that everything must fit into common sense and not reach insanity. Actually, manifestations of insanity are thus corrected. – Dmitry Peskov, Russian diplomat

In Moscow, closed a criminal case against the organizer of the “junk” protests

According to activist Artyom Lyubimov, the criminal case was closed due to the fact that he is a member of the election commission with a decisive vote. However, Lyubimov believes that the matter may then again be initiated, since the basis of the persecution is a political motive.

Public utilities were left without a concert

The Housing Committee of the St. Petersburg Administration will conduct an inspection on the fact of purchasing tickets to the Leningrad Concert for employees of the State Unitary Enterprise “Housing Management”.

As it turned out, about 480 thousand rubles were spent on tickets.

The organization is recommended to return the money spent on concert tickets and send them to any children’s institution for charitable purposes.

Federation Council approved a criminal punishment for the dismissal of pre-retirees

The concept of pre-retirement age is prescribed – five years before retirement.

Refusal to hire or dismiss a person of pre-retirement age will be punished with a fine of up to 200 thousand rubles or in the amount of the salary or other income of the convicted person for a period of up to 18 months or compulsory work for up to 360 hours.

In Scotland, sold the most expensive whiskey in the world

The most expensive bottle of whiskey in the world was sold at auction in the Scottish capital Edinburgh for 848 thousand pounds sterling (more than one million 100 thousand dollars), reports Bloomberg.

Federation Council approved the law on the day off for medical examination

The Federation Council approved a law on providing Russians with an extra day off every three years for medical examination, and pensioners and people of pre-retirement age – two working days annually.

Turnstiles at Russian stations will scan the face, not the ticket

As the head of the Central Suburban Company (CPPK), Maxim Dyakonov, speaking at the International Transport and Logistics Forum “PRO // Dvizhenie.1520”, fundamentally new validation systems are being tested, research and development work on facial scanning is underway passenger when passing through validators.

In Lithuania, passersby were prohibited from talking on the phone at a pedestrian crossing.

The Government of Lithuania today, on October 3, approved changes to the rules of the road, according to which passersby are prohibited from using a mobile phone, crossing the road at a pedestrian crossing. This was told by the Minister of Transport and Communications Rokas Masiulis during a meeting of the Cabinet

Penalty for theft and car theft

The Sverdlovsk District Court of Perm made a decision to fine a priest who was in the state of alcoholic intoxication for 45 thousand rubles, who stole a bag and hijacked a car, TASS was told in the court office on Wednesday

Dvorkovich headed the International Chess Federation

Former Deputy Prime Minister Arkady Dvorkovich won the presidential election of the International Chess Federation (FIDE), replacing Kirsan Ilyumzhinov, Russia retained an important post in one of the largest international sports organizations.

I am very glad that we won the elections, this is very important, and now we can proceed to the transformation of FIDE, to the reforms. It should be a solid and serious international organization. – Arkady Dvorkovich, Russian politician

Five people hit by shooting in Philadelphia

Five people were injured as a result of shooting near a store that sells goods at low fixed prices in the Germantown area of ​​northwest Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Putin signed the law on raising the retirement age

Russian President Vladimir Putin signed the federal law “On Amendments to Certain Legislative Acts of the Russian Federation on the Purpose and Payment of Pensions,” the Kremlin’s press service reports.

Sechin bought a five-story apartment in the center of Moscow for 2 billion rubles

The Rosneft’s purchase of a luxury apartment with the Crystal House LCD reported the Insider publication, citing an excerpt from the USRN received by journalists. Judging by the description of the apartment with an area of ​​over 1200 square meters, it has a swimming pool, a hammam and a wine room

Russian trains can equip with capsules for passengers

In Russian trains, capsules can replace regiments in a reserved seat. This was stated by the head of Russian Railways Oleg Belozerov, writes “Rossiyskaya Gazeta”. Belozerov announced the appearance within two years of new, more comfortable types of passenger cars.

On the basis of the principle of forming a common or second-class car, in the common space without a compartment personal comfort zones will be created. – Oleg Belozerov, Russian politics

Milonov proposed to ban school girls hair dye

State Duma deputy from United Russia, Vitaly Milonov, proposed to protect schoolchildren from the “harmful influence” of pop culture. With such a statement, he addressed the Minister of Education of Russia Olga Vasilyeva, RIA Novosti reports

Russia is among the leaders in the deadly self

In total, since 2011, 259 cases of “deadly self” have been recorded. At the same time, India became the absolute leader in this indicator – it accounted for 159 cases. Russia took the second place, but with a large margin – 16 deaths from self.

Krasnoyarsk region will receive more than 200 billion rubles for health care

The regional government approved a program for the development of health care in the region for the next three years. Until 2021, medical institutions of the Krasnoyarsk Territory will receive more than 200 billion rubles.

He died after visiting, having picked up a dangerous amoeba

As reported by RIA Novosti, the 29-year-old surfer Fabrizio Stabile after swimming so much headache that he could not even speak clearly.

It turned out that the disease occurs when an amoeba of the species Naegleria fowleri enters the body. It is usually infected when swimming in dirty water. Amoeba first gets into the nose, then into the olfactory nerve, through it reaches the brain, infects its cells and multiplies.

According to statistics, people infected with it die in 98 percent of such cases.


DPRK hackers rob banks

In the field of view of the American experts came the hacker group APT38. It has been increasingly active since 2014, as the sanctions against Pyongyang increase. APT38 is an “active global threat”, believed in FireEye.

The United States has completely stopped the supply of oil to China

Oil supplies from the United States to China are completely halted amid the trade conflict between the countries. This was announced by President of China Merchants Energy Shipping (CMES) Xie Chunlin, reports Reuters.

Putin announced Russia’s readiness to increase oil production

Russia can increase oil production by another 200,000-300,000 barrels per day, said President Vladimir Putin. According to him, Russia is satisfied with the price of oil at $ 65-75 per barrel. Now the high price of raw materials is largely the result of US actions, the Russian leader is sure.

Saudi Arabia increased oil production to 10.7 million barrels per day

Saudi Arabia increased oil production to almost 10.7 million barrels per day. The Minister of Energy, Industry and Mineral Resources of Saudi Arabia Khalid Al-Falih told this to journalists on the sidelines of the Russian Energy Week Forum.

Total truck control for four years

The operator of the system for charging trucks “Platon” LLC RT-Invest Transport Systems (RTITS) is ready to create an automatic system of weight and dimensional control (ACWGK) for trucks for four years, the general director of the company Anton Zamkov told journalists on the sidelines of the conference “Freight Transport: Challenges and opportunities. ”

Ministry of Finance unsuccessfully returned to the debt market

As a result of the first more than a month of placement on the OFZ market, the Ministry of Finance managed to attract only 7.4 billion rubles. from the originally planned volume of 20 billion rubles. The auction for the placement of three-year bonds was declared invalid “due to the lack of bids at acceptable price levels under the current market conditions,” the agency said

The National Welfare Fund in September fell by 3%

The National Welfare Fund (NWF) for September declined in ruble terms by 3%. On October 1, the volume of the National Welfare Fund amounted to 5 trillion, 4.491 billion rubles. In terms of dollars, the fund’s volume rose to $ 76.3 billion from $ 75.79 billion as of September 1, TASS reports, citing materials from the Russian Ministry of Finance.

Ministry of Finance will set a new record for the purchase of currency in October

The daily volume of purchases of foreign currency will be 20.7 billion rubles. As REGNUM reported earlier, in September, the Ministry of Finance of the Russian Federation announced its intention to purchase foreign currency in the domestic market in the amount of 426.9 billion rubles.

Perm oligarch accused Sotheby’s of fraud

The court of New York received a lawsuit from Dmitry Rybolovlev: he demands to collect from Sotheby’s $ 380 million. The side of the Russian businessman claims that the auction house was aware of the true value of the paintings that he bought through art dealer Yves Bouvier, but hid the truth, the agency reports Bloomberg

Russia and Saudi Arabia have agreed to increase oil production

Russia and Saudi Arabia in September agreed to increase oil production in order to stabilize prices in the oil market. It is reported by Reuters, citing four informed sources. The parties reported on their decision to the United States on the eve of the meeting of the OPEC + monitoring committee in Algeria.

The Ministry of Energy announced record gas deliveries to Europe this year

The Ministry of Energy announced record gas deliveries to European countries in 2018. This was announced on Wednesday by the head of the ministry, Alexander Novak, speaking at the Russian Energy Week. Every year, Russia increases its gas exports to Europe by 6-7%, said Novak.

Russia and Kazakhstan signed a protocol on the export of gasoline

Within the framework of the Russian Energy Week, Russia and Kazakhstan signed a protocol allowing the republic to begin exporting gasoline, the Gazeta.Ru correspondent reports.

Ukraine and Poland have signed a gas supply contract

The Polish state-owned company PGNIG has entered into a gas supply contract with Energy Resources of Ukraine. In the period from October 2018 to May 2019, in accordance with the contract, Ukraine will receive 200 million cubic meters of gas, the Polish company said.

Against “Natalie Tours” opened a criminal case of fraud

In relation to officials of the tour operator “Natalie Tours”, based on the results of the prosecutor’s check, a criminal case of fraud was opened (part 4 of article 159 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation). The official representative of the Prosecutor General’s Office, Alexander Kurennoy, told this to the Govorit Moscow radio station.

OMV to connect to the development of Gazprom’s Urengoy field

The agreement between Gazprom and Austrian concern OMV involves the connection of OMV to the development of the Urengoy oil and gas condensate field, Russian President Vladimir Putin said.

The contract for the construction of the second stage of the Vostochny cosmodrome has been signed

The dates for the start of construction of the second stage of the cosmodrome were repeatedly postponed. In early August, the press service of “Roskosmos” stated that the contract for the execution of works will be signed in late August, and they will begin in early September. The construction of the East in the Amur Region has been underway since 2012.

Siluanov clarified details of the plan to abandon the dollar

The de-dollarization plan for the Russian economy does not imply a total rejection of the dollar. This was stated by First Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Finance Anton Siluanov. Siluanov also said that the changes will not affect currency accounts.

Since no one is going to exclude a dollar, a dollar, no one is going to forcibly change dollar savings to ruble or some other. This policy has been and will continue to exist. – Anton Siluanov, Russian politician

Kommersant learned about the idea of ​​reviving small airports in the outback

The meeting at the Ministry of Transport discussed the idea of ​​canceling airport service charges at socially important airports located in remote areas, the Kommersant newspaper reported. The sources of the publication said that the idea belongs to the Ministry of Eastern and Eastern Development.

Alfa Group, ready to part with the water business

Alfa Group, which in 2013 bought a controlling stake in one of the largest water producers IDS Borjomi from the Boris Berezovsky Foundation and Badri Patarkatsishvili’s heirs, is ready to part with this business. As it became known to “Kommersant”, Coca-Cola shows interest in it, but Nestle may become the most likely buyer. The deal, which experts estimate is up to $ 630 million, will allow the latter to return the Sacred Source brand, which occupies almost 10% of the Russian market.

Russia plans in the coming years to increase fish production by 10%

Rosrybolovstvo plans in 2018 to cross the line of production of aquatic biological resources of 5 million tons and in the next three to five years to increase production by another 10%, said on Thursday at the plenary session of the XIII International Fishermen Congress in Vladivostok, Deputy Head of the Federal Agency for Fisheries (Fishery) Peter Savchuk.

Novak called the volume of gas supplies to China via the western route

The volume of gas supplies via the western route of Gazprom to China will be from 30 to 38 billion cubic meters per year, the final volumes will be indicated in the contract, Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak said in an interview with RIA Novosti on the fields of the Russian energy week.

Rating of cities with the most expensive rental properties

Hong Kong for the first time since 2011 topped the rating of cities in the world in terms of the cost of renting real estate for employees. According to analysts, over the past year the average rental rate for housing and office space in Hong Kong has increased by 5% and amounted to 112,400 dollars a year.

The second line of the Savills ranking was occupied by New York. In this city, the placement of one employee will cost 108,200 dollars, 1.7% less than a year earlier.

The ten most expensive rental properties for city employees also included Tokyo, Amsterdam, San Francisco, Dubai, Dublin, Paris and Beijing.


Winners of TEFI-2018 in the category “Daytime Live” are named

The jury of TEFI-2018 named the winners in 14 nominations of the daily broadcast. Prize winners are listed on the TEFI website.

In the nomination “Documentary Project” won the program “Secret Lists” channel REN-TV. In the category of “journalistic investigation” was the best transfer “Revizor” channel “Friday”

The best daytime TV show was “Street” on TNT. Winner of the nomination

“Program for children and youth” recognized the animated series “Three cats” on the CTC.

In the nomination “The etheric / non-ether promotion of television programs” won “Squirrels – Dancing.” Marina Kravets was recognized as the best host of the morning program, her Big Breakfast program goes to TNT.

“Ice Age. Children ”on Channel One were recognized as the best TV project about sports. Tatyana Tarasova became the winner in the nomination “The Best Leading Sports Program / Sports Commentator”.

The best morning program was Angel Day on Channel Five. The best day talk show recognized “Wait for me” on NTV. The best entertainment program was “Lifestyle” on the channel “Friday.”

The best educational program was “The World Inside Out” on the Friday Channel.

The winner in the “TV Game” nomination was “What? Where? When? ”On Channel One. The best in the category “Reality show” was “Solved” on the channel “Che”.

Pelevin’s novel “Omon Ra” will have a comic book version

At Comic Con Russia will be a presentation of the comic book “Omon Ra” on the novel of the same name by Victor Pelevin. This is reported in the social network “VKontakte” project “Shelf”. Comics prepared by artist Askold Akishin and producer Kirill Kutuzov

The Jewish Museum will show pictures of Levitan in the context of the author’s cinema

In the Jewish Museum and Tolerance Center on October 4, the exhibition “Isaac Levitan and Authors Cinema” will open. It will show dozens of works of famous artists.

Russian Museum launched a virtual project

The State Russian Museum launched a virtual project “Expressionism in Russian Art” in a mobile application, ArtGuide reports.

This is a joint project with the Museum of Modern Art in New York. The application of augmented reality allows Russian museums to create exhibitions by themselves. The project will introduce the most famous works of the Russian avant-garde: the works of Kandinsky, Goncharova, Larionov, Konchalovsky, Filonov, Shagal. After directing the camera of the smartphone to the exhibit, visitors will not only receive additional information about the works, but also be able to see common points of artistic searches in the works of Russian and foreign masters.

Exhibition of works by Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera will be held in the Manege

From December 21, Moscow’s Manezh will showcase more than 90 paintings and graphic works by Mexican artists Frida Calo and Diego Rivera from the Dolores Olmedo Museum collection in Mexico City and the Pushkin Museum, private collections in Europe and Latin America.

The second part of the exhibition “Masterpieces of the Edo epoch” opened in the Pushkin Museum

The second part of the exhibition Masterpieces of Painting and Engravings of the Edo Age, timed to coincide with the cross year of Russia and Japan, opened at the Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts. Visitors will see about 70 works, including works of art with special statuses, the exhibition curator Ainura Yusupova told TASS.

A new demonology is being explored in the Moscow Museum of Modern Art.

The Moscow Museum of Modern Art presents the Daemons in the Machine exhibition. The project is dedicated to the “new demonology” – artistic understanding of artificial intelligence, myths and ghosts of the era of autonomous machines.

The exhibition of Lev Bakst will be held in Venice

An exhibition dedicated to the artist Lev Bakst will open in Venice on October 5. The exhibition will include sketches of scenery and costumes, photographs and archival documents that will allow to trace the path of Bakst from the earliest works to the famous Russian Seasons by Dyagilev.

Moscow is preparing to accept the International Puppet Theater Festival

From 5 to 14 October in Moscow will be held the IX International Festival of Puppet Theater named after Obraztsov, dedicated to the Year of Culture in the CIS.

Performances from Azerbaijan and Armenia, Belarus and Moldova, Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan will be shown. Puppeteers from Granada, Tallinn, Donetsk and other cities will perform as guests.

Masterpieces of the Armory Chamber will be presented in Chelyabinsk

The exhibition “Hunting at the court of Russian rulers of the XVII – XVIII centuries”. From the collection of the Moscow Kremlin Museums will open in Chelyabinsk.

It will feature food from the 17th century, decorated with engraving and gilding, carbines, powder box, boxes for military supplies. All subjects of the hunt were made by the best masters of the Armory, some exhibits were presented to the king as a gift.

The exhibition of royal hunting items is one of the largest. It will be held in Chelyabinsk from October 19 to January 27.

145 years ago was born writer and engineer Vyacheslav Shishkov

The builder of waterways and highways, Vyacheslav Shishkov traveled a lot around the country, participating in expeditions. At some point, he began to make notes about the lives of peasants, vagrants, exiles and gold prospectors.

120 years ago was born the artist Pavel Chelischev

October 3 marks the 120th anniversary of the birth of Pavel Chelishchev, Russian artist, founder of the mystical surrealism genre.

The king of surrealism in art is Dali. But a decade before him, research in this area was begun by Pavel Tchelishchev, whose works, largely based on Lobachevsky’s geometry, shocked even Dali himself.

Kuindzhi exhibition will be held in the Tretyakov Gallery

October 6 in the Tretyakov Gallery will open an exhibition of works by Arkhip Kuindzhi – one of the most brilliant Russian artists of the XIX century. The last time a collection of his works was shown here in 1992. Then the exhibition included mostly finished works.


Natalya Poklonskaya starred in the LNR feature film “Militia”

State Duma deputy, former prosecutor of the Crimea, a native of the Luhansk region Natalia Poklonskaya starred in the first full-length feature film proclaimed Luhansk People’s Republic (LNR) “Militia”.

Released a new trailer for the black cartoon Spider-Man

The main character is Miles Morales, a black schoolboy, the son of a police officer, to whom Peter Parker is a mentor. In the Russian hire a cartoon will appear from December 13.

“Stalker” Tarkovsky will be released again

The film “Stalker” by the Soviet director Andrei Tarkovsky will be released in a renovated form, according to the magazine “Poster”. The restored copy of the painting will be shown in more than a dozen Russian cities.

Released the first trailer for the film “Vice-President” with Christian Bale

Studio Annapurna Pictures published on its YouTube channel, the first trailer for the upcoming film “Vice-President” with Christian Bale in the lead role. The plot of the film tells about one of the most influential US Vice-Presidents Dick Cheney (Christian Bale) and his influence on the country and the whole world.

Netflix unveiled the first trailer for Sabrina’s Chilling Adventure

Netflix posted on his YouTube channel the first trailer of the series “Chilling Adventures of Sabrina” – a reboot show about the adventures of a little witch coming out in the 1990s. The main role in the series was performed by Kirnan Shipka.

Disney launched the production of film adaptation of the cartoon “Lilo and Stitch”

Who will sit in the director’s chair of the new version of “Lilo and Stitch” – is still unknown. There is also no data on the date of the premiere and on whether Disney plans to launch the film in film distribution or present it with the help of its streaming service, which will begin work next year.

Netflix has published a trailer for the new horror movie “Malicious”

The American company Netflix published on its YouTube channel a trailer for the thriller Malevolent, directed by Jason Eskinna. According to the plot of the film, brother and sister make a living by fraud

Sylvester Stallone showed the first shots of the action movie “Rambo 5”

The release date of the film is scheduled for autumn 2019. The first shots of Sylvester Stallone appeared in the network in the image of the aged Vietnam War veteran John Rambo – the main character of the series of militants of the same name. The actor posted photos from the filming of the fifth part of the popular franchise in his Instagram.

Netflix will shoot films and series “The Chronicles of Narnia”

Recall that attempts to film the works of C. C. Lewis were made earlier, but they cannot be called successful. In the summer of 2016, it was reported that producer Mark Gordon was ready to make a film based on the book The Chronicles of Narnia: The Silver Throne

Released the first trailer for the second season of the animated series “Boss-Milk Suit”

The animated series is based on the DreamWorks studio full-length animated film of the same name. All episodes of the second season of the animated series will be published on Netflix stream service on October 12. The cartoon “Boss-Moth” was released in March 2017.

Bridge of Arts Festival in Rostov was postponed due to the lack of viewers

The Rostov festival of motivational cinema Bridge of Arts was postponed from the end of August to October 10, 2018 because of the desire of the organizers to attract as many people as possible, said Alexander Domanov, head of the Rostov city culture department, at a press conference.

Christian Bale will perform the role of US Vice President Dick Cheney

British-American actor Christian Bale will be played by former US Vice President Dick Cheney in the rolling December 25 movie “Vice” (Vice) directed by Adam Mackay. This is evidenced by the teaser, which posted on Tuesday the author of the picture in his account on Twitter.

Michelle Williams will play the astronaut

American actress Michelle Williams will take part in the filming of the movie “Challenger”. This is reported by Deadline.

It is noted that the tape will tell about the tragedy of 1986, when the shuttle Challenger with seven American astronauts on board collapsed as a result of the explosion of an external fuel tank for 73 seconds of flight.

According to the newspaper, Williams will play the deceased teacher and astronaut Christa McAuliffe, who was to become the first simple US citizen to go into space.

Helen Mirren showed in the image of Catherine II

The actress will play the Russian empress in a mini-series, reports The Hollywood Reporter. The series will tell about the last years of the reign of Catherine and the relationship with her favorite Grigory Potemkin, who will play the role of Jason Clark. The series will include four episodes. The production will be directed by Philip Martin (“Hawking”, “The Main Suspect”, “The Crown”). The release date of the drama is not yet specified.


Radiohead frontman Tom York has released a new single

Famous British musician, Radiohead band leader Tom York presented a new single, Has Ended. The track will be the soundtrack to the mysterious thriller Suspiria, which will be released in Russian hire on November 29. The single Has Ended will be included in the full-length album that York has written specifically for the film.

Andrei Makarevich and the jazz project Yo5 will perform in the “Colosseum” on Nevsky

The St. Petersburg audience will be able to see and hear the result of Andrei Makarevich’s musical experiments at a concert in the St. Petersburg Coliseum – a musician and the jazz project Yo5 will present the first joint record in the Northern capital. The album was recorded just a couple of days at the Mosfilm tone studio.

For the first time in Russia, Six Feet Under will perform

For the first time in Russia, a group of Six Feet Under will perform, which has become a cult among heavy metal fans. The concert will take place on October 27 at the site of the Moscow club “Theater”.

Glory of the CPSU released the second part of the album “Overhair”

Glory to the CPSU (Vyacheslav Mashnov) and Zamai (Andrey Zamai) released the album “Overhap 2”. The record includes nine tracks.

Rap tracks are dedicated to the closed St. Petersburg bar “1703”, criticizing other rappers and musicians. The album is posted on the social network VKontakte, iTunes, Yandex.Music and other music platforms.

Emma Stone starred in the new clip of Paul McCartney.

According to the Daily Mail, it is not yet known what kind of song from the last album of the musician “Egypt Station” will be screened, but the actress approached the project with full responsibility and rehearses the dance for the clip with choreographers. Emma talked about this at a meeting with fans.

ABBA’s first new song will be released in December

ABBA Quartet member Bjorn Ulvaeus shared news about the new album. In an interview with the Evening Standard, he said that the four of them had a fruitful time in the studio, and it is likely that there will be enough material for a new record. According to him, at least four songs are ready.

The premiere of the first single “I Still Have Faith In You” will be held on the BBC in December. The timing of the release of the album Ulveus did not name. And he didn’t encourage those fans who are still hoping for concerts and tours.

Ensemble “Miras” will open the season with the premiere of a new production

Folklore ensemble of song and dance “Miras” will open the creative season premiere. The new vocal and choreographic composition “Bashkir honey” will be presented by the team to the audience on October 12 at the City Palace of Culture.

Jazz Marathon is held for the first time in Vladivostok

In Vladivostok, a new musical event – the first Jazz Marathon. His goal is to select local performers to participate in the International Jazz Festival. The marathon takes place in two stages. The first round took place on September 28-29. The dates of the second round are November 5-6, reports DEITA.RU.

Japan meets Pacific Symphony Orchestra

On the 7th, the Pacific Symphony Orchestra under the direction of Honored Artist of the Russian Federation, conductor Anatoly Smirnov will perform in Kokonoe. The musicians will perform works by Russian composers. Together with the choir “The Heart of Japan”, works by composers of the land of the rising sun will be performed.


The United States broke the 1955 Friendship Treaty with Iran

The Secretary of State added that Iran is abusing appeals to the International Criminal Court (ICC), using it for political and propaganda purposes. The friendship agreement was concluded in 1955. Earlier, on October 3, the ICC partially granted Iran’s claim to the United States.

I declare that the United States withdraws from the Treaty of Friendship with Iran of 1955. – Mike Pompeo, American politician

Putin called Trump culprit oil prices rise

The president noted that he had a very good meeting with Trump in Helsinki. “But if we had touched on the topic that we are discussing now, I would tell him that if you want to find the culprit in the rise in oil prices, Donald, you need to look in the mirror,” Putin said.

We had a very good meeting with the US President in Helsinki, but if we had touched on the topic that we are discussing, I would tell him that if you want to find the culprit in the rise in oil prices, Donald, you need to look in the mirror . – Vladimir Putin

What prevents the friendship of the United States and Russia

US Ambassador to Russia John Huntsman called the non-interference of the Russian Federation in the mid-term elections to the American Congress, as well as the settlement of the situation in Donbass as two conditions under which relations between the two countries can improve

The leader of Catalonia decided to discuss independence with the Prime Minister of Spain

The head of the generality of Catalonia, Kim Torr, sent a written invitation to the Spanish premier Pedro Sanchez to visit Barcelona. At the meeting to be held in the coming weeks in the palace of the generality, the Catalan politician intends to discuss the right of the region to self-determination.

Turkish parliament extended permission to use troops in Syria

The Turkish Parliament on Wednesday once again extended the mandate for the use of the Turkish army in Iraq and Syria.

Saudi opposition journalist disappeared in Turkey

A well-known Saudi opposition journalist, 59-year-old Jamal Hashkaji, who writes for The Washington Post, disappeared in Turkey after visiting the Saudi Arabian consulate in Istanbul, according to the Turkish-Arab Media Association.

The US will withdraw from the dispute resolution protocol to the Vienna Convention

Presidential adviser on national security John Bolton on Wednesday announced Washington’s withdrawal from the Optional Protocol on Mandatory Dispute Settlement to the Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations of April 18, 1961 over disagreements with Palestinians over the status of Jerusalem.

The President decided that the United States was withdrawing from the Optional Protocol on Mandatory Dispute Resolution to the Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations. – John Bolton, American politician

UN court ordered the United States to lift a number of sanctions against Iran

The authorities of the United States announced that they intend to challenge the appeal of the Islamic Republic of Iran to the International Court of Justice.


Israel will continue the operation in Syria and after the delivery of S-300

The delivery of the Russian anti-aircraft missile systems (ZRS) S-300 to Syria will not be an obstacle for the Israeli army in carrying out military operations in Syria, said the Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman. However, he noted that Israel is not at all happy about this turn of events.

We are not happy that Syria received an air defense missile system, but we have our own interests, which we will continue to defend. We are not looking for adventures, but everything that falls into the field of our security interests will not be able to allow us to make compromises. – Avigdor Lieberman, Israeli politician

India was interested in Russian tanks T-14 “Armata”

The Indian Army plans to acquire 1,770 prospective main battle tanks (FRCV program) to replace the outdated T-72. The main contender was the newest Russian T-14 tank on the Armata platform, reports Sputnik News. The amount of the contract may exceed 4.5 billion dollars

Stoltenberg announced the creation of a structure of offensive cyber forces in NATO

“The inclusion of national cybernetic elements, which are often called offensive, in the mission and operations of NATO is one of the elements of strengthening the alliance’s defense,” said Stoltenberg.

Turchinov urged Ukraine to prepare for war with Russia

According to the Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council Alexander Turchinov, the Russian Federation allegedly redeploys some mythical units on the border with Ukraine. The Secretary of the National Security Council of Ukraine, Oleksandr Turchynov, called on the country to be ready for “military actions on the part of Russia.”

Russian sappers to take part in ASEAN joint exercises in Indonesia

Specialists of the international mine action center of the Armed Forces of Russia will go to Indonesia in October 2019 to participate in joint exercises of sappers of ASEAN member countries. This was announced by the head of the engineering troops of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation, Lieutenant-General Yuri Stavitsky.

Anti-submarine ships of the Northern Fleet held exercises in the White Sea

The shipboard anti-submarine strike group of the White Sea Naval Base of the Northern Fleet conducted exercises in the White Sea to defend the fleet forces at sea crossing and at points of permanent deployment. This is reported by the press service of the fleet.

The US has transferred to Ukraine a large batch of lethal weapons and ammunition.

The United States delivered a large batch of lethal weapons and ammunition to Ukraine. The transfer was made on August 30 through the border checkpoint “Krakovets” on the border with Poland.

Iskander was involved in the exercises near Nizhny Novgorod

Exercises were held at the training ground near Nizhny Novgorod, in which the Iskander operational tactical complexes were involved, which destroyed the command posts of the conditional enemy.

US Navy offered to hold military exercises to intimidate China

Military exercises to frighten China want to spend the US Navy. With such a proposal, the fleet turned to the Pentagon. This was reported by CNN on Wednesday, October 3.

The Pentagon announced the imminent start of testing hypersonic weapons

The United States is actively engaged in the development of hypersonic weapons, which will go into service earlier than expected, US Deputy Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan said at a meeting with a group of journalists.

The United States will carry out cyber attacks at the request of NATO countries

Washington intends in the coming days to officially declare its readiness to carry out defensive and offensive operations in cyberspace at the request of NATO allies. This was reported by the Associated Press (AP).

A branch of the International Mine Action Center will be established in Laos

“Local sappers trained in the branch will be provided to perform demining tasks with search tools and personal protection provided by the Russian side,” concluded Yury Stavitsky.

This is the second branch of the MOC of the RF Armed Forces, which will be created abroad. In 2017, the Syrian Armed Forces Clearance Center, a branch of the International Mine Action Center of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation, was established in the Syrian Arab Republic under the leadership of Russian specialists.

Russia will continue joint activities with Turkey in Syria

Russian leader Vladimir Putin said that Russia will continue joint activities with Turkey in Syria. About this reports RIA “News.” According to the president, the Russian Federation works in solidarity with the Turkish partners in the Idlib de-escalation zone, and they fulfill their obligations.

We work in solidarity with the Turkish partners, we see that they also take these agreements very seriously, fulfill their part of the obligations, help ensure that militants from various radical groups come out of this zone and heavy weapons are withdrawn. – Vladimir Putin


Russian biomimetic prosthesis tested on a dog

Scientists from NITU “MISiS” and the company Biomimetix, based on a previously developed biocompatible material that mimics a multilayer bone structure, created a hybrid implant for a dog with osteosarcoma.

Scientists have created a molecule that holds solar energy for 18 years

Scientists from Chalmers University in Sweden have created a molecule that holds the energy of the Sun for 18 years. Heat is stored in the structure of the isomer, plates with such molecular structures can be installed on the roofs of houses, they will begin to accumulate energy for heating rooms.

In the ancient jug of Cyprus found traces of opioids

Researchers from the University of York (UK) conducted a chemical analysis of an ancient pitcher and obtained the first reliable evidence that Cypriot ceramics related to opioids. The work was published in the journal Analyst.

Injections of live bacteria stopped the division of cancer cells

The bacteria were tried to treat cancer long before the work of Ellison and Honjo: in 1891, an American oncologist, William Kohlie, made the first injection of dead streptococci, hoping that the infection would kill the cancer cells.

Grape skins and seeds protect against cancer

Scientists from Switzerland have discovered that a molecule found in grape skins and seeds can protect against lung cancer when administered nasally. Information provided foreign scientific publication Eurekalert.

Physicists first obtained a spin current using a laser

Researchers from the Physicotechnical Institute named after A.F. Ioffe RAS in cooperation with foreign colleagues for the first time showed that using ultrashort laser pulses, one can generate a GHz spin current.

Ink additives for bioprinter made it possible to follow the saturation of cells with oxygen

A team of researchers led by Michael Kul (Michael Kühl) from the University of Copenhagen created new inks for 3D printing with living cells containing nanoparticles that allow you to track the level of oxygen saturation at any point of the printed object.

Scientists were able to clarify the diet of ancient people

An international team of researchers was able to clarify the details of the diet of the inhabitants of the Chatalheyuk settlement of the ceramic Neolithic and Eneolithic epochs in Central Anatolia.

It turned out that the residents of Chatalheyuka stored grains, legumes, meat and dairy products in bowls. Mostly ancient people kept products made from the milk of goats and sheep, their meat, and also the meat of cows and deer.

Magnetic dielectrics were a hundred times faster than previously thought.

In modern electronics, metals with magnetic properties have long been successfully used. Among their other qualities is the ability to rapidly change the magnetization under the action of heat from femtosecond lasers (the length of their pulse is one quadrillion second).


Rover MASCOT sat on the asteroid Ryugu and transmitted the first pictures

The third rover, previously launched as part of a scientific mission to the asteroid Ryugu, made a successful landing. The Hayabusa-2 probe from Japan dropped the MASCOT robotic unit onto the body surface, and he soon transferred the first pictures. Rover began to work out the first stage of the scientific mission.

System “Sphere” will begin to create in two or three years

Creating a satellite communications system “Sphere” will begin in 2020-2021, the representative of “Roskosmos” Yuri Urlichich said. This system “Sphere” should integrate into itself the capabilities of Russian satellite navigation systems, communications, remote sensing of the Earth.

Gaia discovered intergalactic stars

Astronomers studied the stars moving at high speed in the data of the astrometric satellite Gaia. Scientists wanted to find the lights ejected from the Milky Way, but also found those that are moving in the opposite direction – to our galaxy. They may have come from other star systems.

The largest radio telescope in the world from South Africa began to search for aliens

Over the past three years, scientists and engineers of Breakthrough Listen installed devices they have developed to search for alien life on the American GBT telescope, its Australian cousin at the Parks Observatory, and also enlisted the support of the scientific team of the world’s largest radio telescope, FAST, built in China two years ago.

Supernovae limit black holes to dark matter

Two American physicists have shown that massive black holes can provide no more than 35 percent of the mass of dark matter.

Kislovodsk Mountain Astronomical Station marks 70 years

The history of the Kislovodsk Observatory Station of the Main (Pulkovo) Astronomical Observatory of the Russian Academy of Sciences began in the post-war years. The key role in the creation of the station belongs to the astronomer Mstislav Nikolaevich Gnevyshev.

A new small planet of the solar system called Goblin

The new small planet of the solar system (2015 TG387) was named Goblin, according to the Center for the Study of Minor Planets of the International Astronomical Union. It clarifies the National Geographic, the planet was discovered in 2015 by Scott Shepard of Carnegie University and his colleagues.

Lockheed Martin Presents Lunar Lander Module Project

NASA plans to determine the concept of missions to the lunar surface and the choice of a ship for them only in 2024, but Lockheed Martin decided to start working on the project of the landing module for lunar expeditions.


A new generation of Land Rover Defender is being tested in a serial body.

Land Rover has launched a new generation of Land Rover Defender SUV for road tests. The test prototype was recently noticed near the Jaguar & Land Rover engineering center in British Gadon, as evidenced by the first spy shots of the Autocar publication.

Over a thousand Mercedes-Benz cars are being withdrawn in Russia

The Russian representative office of Mercedes-Benz announced the recall of 1257 of its cars of types 166, 292, 222 and 217, implemented in 2018, because of possible problems with the mounting of busbars in the fuse box and rear brake calipers.

Named prices for the new BMW 3-Series for Russia

The most expensive BMW 3-Series will be the only gasoline version of the new foreign car 330i available for the Russian market, the issue price is 2 million 870 thousand rubles. Representatives of the company promise that the start of sales of the BMW 3-Series in Russia is scheduled for 2019.

BMW X5 under the Vietnamese brand

The young Vietnamese automaker VinFast presented at the Paris Motor Show its first production models – a sedan and a crossover. Cars created by the Italian bodywork studio Pininfarina based on the BMW 5-Series and BMW X5, called LUX A 2.0 and LUX SA 2.0.

Land Rover Discovery for lifeguards

Land Rover has developed a special version of the Discovery SUV for rescuers of the Red Cross. The public premiere of the novelty took place at the Paris Motor Show. The development of the car involved a division of Land Rover Special Vehicle Operations.

Honda will invest $ 2.75 billion in GM unmanned vehicle project

Another $ 2 billion will be invested in the project over the next 12 years. In the middle of this year, it became known that another Japanese company, Softbank, would invest $ 2.25 billion in Cruise. At that time, it was the largest investment for the unmanned car market.

Citroen C5 Aircross PHEV will soon receive a serial version

As part of the Paris Motor Show, a new version of the Citroen C5 Aircross PHEV was presented. It is worth mentioning that the so-called standard version of the specified vehicle was presented a year and a half ago. A few months after the premiere, the car appeared on the Chinese market

In Paris, shown a new generation of hatchback Audi A1

It is reported that the start of sales of new items in the automotive markets of Europe is scheduled for the end of this year. The new Audi A1 is built on the modular platform MQB A0 of the Volkswagen AG concern, which by the way, owns Audi

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