17 Jul, 2018

On what grants go ….

Cossack formations, which received almost 33 million grant from the capital’s government, were not involved by the city authorities to protect public order during an unsanctioned rally that took place on May 5 of this year on Pushkin Square.

The Cossacks were given money for carrying out preventive measures in Moscow “among the people involved in vagrancy and begging, and providing social support and assistance to homeless people”.

The agreement on granting the grant for carrying out the above-mentioned measures was concluded with the Moscow Department of the Cossack Society of Moscow Department of Labor and Social Protection of the Population of Moscow. This is written by Interfax.

The document notes that in accordance with the agreement, the recipient of the grant is provided with cash in the amount of 32.6 million rubles.

May 5 in a number of Russian cities held rallies of supporters of the oppositionist Alexei Navalny. In Moscow, a protest action, which was not coordinated with the authorities, was held at Pushkin Square. An hour before the event, the square was occupied by representatives of the GCD and people in the clothes of Cossacks. During the rally between the Cossacks and supporters of the opposition there was a scuffle.

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Pension changes will have a positive impact on the labor market

Changes in the pension legislation will positively affect the labor market, where there may be a personnel shortage due to the demographic hole in the 1990s, said the Minister of Labor and Social Protection Maxim Topilin.

“In general, there will be no retraining”

“The Ministry of Labor of Russia with great pomp has declared that a year will spend on retraining of workers 5 billion rubles. Considering that 1.5-2 million people will stay without pension each year, we are talking about the amount of 3 thousand for each, “Shein wrote in the social network.

For comparison, the parliamentarian cited data according to which 73,000 rubles are spent on a schoolchild in Moscow every year, while in the villages of Mosoblasti,

In the “United Russia” recommended to support the pension reform

On July 13, the deputy head of United Russia, Andrei Isayev, said that the parliamentary faction would propose a package of measures to support employment for citizens whose retirement would be postponed due to the reform for the first reading of the draft law on raising the retirement age.

There is a decision of the presidium of the general council of the party on the consolidated vote of the faction for a package of bills. – Sergey Neverov, Russian politician

The acceptance of projects for the contest of presidential grants for NGOs

Acceptance of projects for the second in 2018 competition of presidential grants for NGOs started on Monday, July 16, and will last until September 10, within its framework will be distributed to 5 billion rubles, the presidential grant fund said.

Booking.com supported the sanctions and stopped working in the Crimea

Representatives of the service said that they must comply with EU trade sanctions against the Crimea, since the company is based in the Netherlands and has no right to offer any services related to tourist activities on the territory of the Russian peninsula.

The bill on the sale of harvested mushrooms and berries

The deputies of the State Duma of the Russian Federation intend to present a bill that will remove the “artificial barriers” for the collection of berries, mushrooms, nuts and medicinal raw materials by the population.

“Today, in accordance with the current Forest Code, if a person wants to sell harvested mushrooms and berries, he must rent a forest plot.” This is written in Paragraph 4, Article 32 of the Forest Code. “Paradox? I think so, but current regulatory documents allow such a lease site for at least 10 years, “- explained the chairman of the State Duma Committee on Natural Resources, Property and Land Relations

Nikolayev explained what should be done in this situation. According to him, people should be given the right to sell mushrooms and berries, which they collected.

“If we give this opportunity, then, as before, people in the villages will be able to earn,” the deputy writes. “We need to change the legislation for this, we are working on it, we are drafting a bill that will enable people to earn money,” the representative of the parliamentary majority said.

Depardieu became a malicious tax evader in Russia

The bailiffs could not recover from the actor Gerard Depardieu the tax arrears in Saransk, it follows from the data published on the website of the Federal Bailiff Service in the Republic of Mordovia.

Majorca is struggling with mass tourism

As the news agency Interfax reports, restrictions are already imposed on tourists on the popular resort island of Mallorca, which will lead to a planned decrease in tourist traffic.

The first persons of Ekaterinburg will take part in the procession of the Cross

The main candidate for the post of the head of Yekaterinburg, Alexei Kozhemyako, will take part in the night Crusade, which will be headed by the Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia Kirill. Together with him, the vice-mayor of Yekaterinburg on organization of all-Russian and international significant events Sergey Tushin will make a pilgrimage to Ganina Yama. Also, the Governor of the Sverdlovsk region Evgeny Kuyvashev is planning to join the procession of the Cross.

Chemotherapy in 2019 will allocate 70 billion rubles

Chemotherapy in Russia will be allocated 70 billion rubles in 2019, this type of treatment is in great deficit in hospitals, said Health Minister of Russia Veronika Skvortsova at a meeting of the Council on Regional Health under the Federation Council.

The most important deficit to date is chemotherapy. As it turned out, chemotherapy is scarce in hospitals, and especially in day hospitals. – Veronika Skvortsova, Russian politician

Road control plan to strengthen

In the Saratov region since the beginning of this year, the fixation cameras have identified more than 1 million violations of traffic rules. As reported by “KP-Saratov” in the government of the region, the total amount of fines exceeded 570 million rubles. This is 30% more than in the same period last year.

It is planned to introduce devices that will register not only speeding, but also violation of the rules for driving crossroads, pedestrian crossings and average speed of cars.

On the increase of VAT and the rate of contributions for pension insurance

The State Duma Committee on Budget and Taxes today recommended adopting in the second reading a bill on VAT increase from 18% to 20% starting from January 1, 2019, Interfax reported.

The project also proposes to fix the tariff of insurance premiums for compulsory pension insurance at 22%. Now in the law their regressive scale is fixed – the tariff depends on the salary. If it is below 85,000 rubles, the tariff is 22%, higher – from the excess the contribution is paid at a rate of 10%.

“Kommersant” learned about the issuance of “Yandex” personal data of Russians

The search results of “Yandex” were again the personal data of Russians, the newspaper Kommersant writes. Among the promulgated documents – scans of passports, data on bank payments, tickets for airplanes and trains.

The head of the Karelian “Memorial” Dmitriev was sent to St. Petersburg

Kraeveda and the head of the Karelian “Memorial” Yuri Dmitriev were sent to St. Petersburg for a regular psychiatric examination


Regions with the dirtiest drinking water

So, according to Rospotrebnadzor, the proportion of Russians provided with safe drinking water in 2017 increased to 91.5% (in 2015, 90.4%). In some regions, less than half of the local population have access to safe drinking water. For example, in the Vologda region this figure is only 45%.

Further on the list are the Kostroma Oblast and the Karachaevo-Cherkess Republic (KChR) with an indicator of 66.7%, then the Kurgan Oblast – 69.3%. In the remaining regions, more than 70% of the population is provided with quality drinking water

Dump yourself. River banks are filled with garbage

Many Novosibirsk residents do not care about recycling garbage. By the end of the summer, tons of plastic and rotting waste accumulate along the banks of water bodies. In spring, most of this rubbish flushes the floods into the riverbeds, to the bottom of the lakes.

Predatory caterpillar threatens with natural disaster of Murmansk region

Larvae of butterflies, caterpillars, cause severe damage to wildlife. By their fault, the ecosystem of the Murmansk region is about to be on the verge of a catastrophe.

On Yamal, a special fire regime was introduced

The special firefighting regime in Yamal will operate from July 13 to September 15, the YaNAO government reports.

Omsk Vodokanal intends to monitor air quality

The mobile laboratory, purchased by Omsk Vodokanal for air quality control in the area of sewage treatment facilities and sewage pumping stations, has already proved itself in work

In the Volga-Akhtuba floodplain will restore the ecosystem of Chaika Lakes

The state ecological expertise is organized. In the Volga-Akhtuba floodplain, the ecosystem of the Chaika Lakes will be restored. Specialists will clear out the artists Degtyarnoye and Dudarev

The forests of the Irkutsk region are treated from the Siberian silkworm

The Siberian silkworm lives on 26 thousand hectares of forest in the Irkutsk region. To save the taiga from the pest, aviation was attracted to help.

The authorities will check the data on ultra-toxic waste at a landfill near Moscow

The waste storage site in Shchelkanovo is intended only for garbage of IV and V classes. On July 11 local residents found a passport of waste on mercury lamps when checking documents from drivers of garbage trucks.

Due to smog, the air in Krasnoyarsk was checked by experts

Only in Soviet found “exceeding the maximum permissible concentration of formaldehyde.” Recall, I was in Krasnoyarsk for several days. According to some reports, its cause may be forest fires recorded in the province

UAV observes flood situation in Transbaikalia

Rescuers continue to work to eliminate the consequences of the flood caused by heavy rains in Transbaikalia. The rescuers monitor the situation with the help of nine unmanned aerial vehicles

Four residents of the Ruza district went on a hunger strike

Four residents of the village of Shchelkanovo of the Ruza district – Lyubov Rassadina, Tatiana Kudryakova, Yana Chubenko and Marina Lazareva – declared an indefinite hunger strike. They oppose the construction of the Sychevo waste landfill, where it is planned to remove waste in exchange for the Yadrovo dump in Volokolamsk

The damage from the flood in Transbaikalia exceeded one billion rubles

The flood damage in the Trans-Baikal Territory has exceeded one billion rubles. This was announced by Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev during the meeting with his deputies.

We will discuss the situation in the Trans-Baikal Territory, where, as a result of torrential rains, the melting of snow in the mountains of the river left the banks. From the water affected about 30 settlements, more precisely, 29, including the capital of Chita. In the flood zone were more than 5 thousand people, including 1100 children. – Dmitry Medvedev, Russian politician

The Ust-Ilimsk Municipality cuts down coniferous trees in the courtyards of residential buildings

Residents of Ust-Ilimsk are outraged by the unlimited situation prevailing in their city. The mayor’s office barbarously cuts down perennial coniferous trees in the courtyards of apartment houses, saws valuable and healthy trees. The quality of trees that are more than a hundred years old is easy to identify at the place of cutting

Railway workers destroy the park in Buryatia

In the south of Buryatia, a scandal broke out with the participation of the Russian railway, one of the largest monopolists in the Russian economy. In the center of the scandal was a park, which is located near the railway station at the border station Naushki. At the beginning of summer, works began in this “green zone”. Trees are ruthlessly cut off, leaving ugly remains. This is done by a brigade formed from railway workers. They say that this is all – to improve the park.

Tagilchane complain of chemical smell in the air

Residents of Nizhny Tagil complain of an unpleasant smell in the air. So, several complaints were received on the site of the city administration. The editorial office of TagilCity.ru talked with residents of different districts and found out that the residents of several districts in the evening hours are really worried about the chemical smell in the air.


The head of Amazon broke Bill Gates’s record on the size of the state

The state of the founder and head of Amazon Jeff Bezos, according to Bloomberg, reached $ 150 billion. Taking into account the dollar rate, this is more than the record set by the founder of Microsoft Bill Gates in 1999 – $ 149 billion. On July 7, Bloomberg estimated Mr. Bezos’s fortune at $ 142 billion

The media learned about plans to remove foreign companies from the supply of turbines

The Ministry of Industrial Trade proposed not to involve foreign companies in developing a Russian line of powerful gas turbines for thermal power plants. This is said in the “road coach” of the Ministry of Industry and Trade, writes Kommersant. The project of the Ministry of Industry and Trade implies the production of powerful turbines

“Dry” and Peru signed an agreement on the intention to buy SSJ-100

As TASS notes, the companies signed an agreement within the Farnborough air show in the UK. According to the agency, the GSS and Peruvian Airlines signed an agreement on the intention to acquire ten SSJ-100 aircraft and ten MS-21 aircraft.

Shares of MegaFon jumped 17% on news of delisting

Shares of MegaFon in the early trading on the Moscow Stock Exchange jumped by almost 17%, to 589.9 rubles. According to the data of the auction. The growth of quotations occurs against the backdrop of a decision by the company’s board of directors to delineate MegaFon’s securities from the London Stock Exchange

“Naftogaz” offered benefits for refusing to “Nord Stream-2”

If Moscow refuses to implement the Nord Stream-2 project, the rate for the transit of Russian gas in the event of an extension of the contract after 2019 with full capacity utilization of the Ukrainian gas pipeline will be 20 percent lower than the one that Gazprom pays under the current contract.

The export of Gazprom over the past 12 months has exceeded 200 billion cubic meters. m

The export of Gazprom’s gas to non-CIS countries over the past 12 months (from July 16, 2017 to July 15, 2018) has exceeded 200 billion cubic meters, Interfax estimates on the basis of operational data from Gazprom.

VEB will continue to manage pension savings

The government extended until 2024 the functions of Vnesheconombank as a state management company with pension savings of citizens. The relevant decree, Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev signed on July 12

The court found the founder of “Svyaznoy” Maxim Nogotkov bankrupt

The Arbitration Court of the Kaluga region declared the founder and former owner of the retailer Svyaznoy Maxim Nogotkov bankrupt, Interfax reported.

The London court arrested the assets of the Ananiev brothers

The High Court of London froze the assets of the bankers of the brothers Alexei and Dmitry Ananyev in the amount of € 11 million and $ 15.6 million in the proceedings against Promsvyazbank, reports The Bell.

The government will support “RusAl” by stimulating domestic demand

The Government of the Russian Federation plans to support Oleg Deripaska, who fell under the US sanctions, “RusAl”, through a program to stimulate the growth of domestic demand for aluminum

The government wants to simplify the requirements for company statutes

The Russian government will prepare amendments to the legislation on constituent documents of enterprises and organizations simplifying the requirements for the charter and the establishment of companies within a few months, follows from the words of Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev and Deputy Prime Minister Konstantin Chuichenko

Media learned about the shortage of 70 billion rubles for the completion of the Urban Group

The construction of Urban Group facilities in the Moscow region requires an additional 70 billion rubles. This is reported by the newspaper Kommersant, referring to the interlocutor who is aware of the results of the verification of the company in the federal government.

The authorities are preparing measures to support small businesses within the framework of the national project

The Ministry of Economic Development proposes simplifying tax reporting, improving the system of purchases by state-owned companies and digital support platforms in the framework of the national project on the development of small and medium-sized businesses, Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said.

Tinkoff Bank bought a stake in “Cashier.ru”

Tinkoff Bank completed the transaction to acquire a stake in the ticket service “Cashier.ru”, the press service of the bank.

With the increase in VAT, prices and inflation are balanced out imperceptibly for Russians

Experts of the Central Bank came to the conclusion that an increase in VAT would lead to an increase in consumer prices by 0.8-1.25%.

FAS fined VTB for 100 thousand rubles for SMS-sending

The Orenburg department of the Federal Antimonopoly Service fined VTB Bank for 100 thousand rubles for sending SMS-advertising, despite the withdrawal of consent to receive information and processing of personal data.

The Central Bank postponed compulsory calculation of the debt burden for issuing a loan

The Bank of Russia agreed with the proposal of the banks to postpone the beginning of compulsory calculation of the debt burden indicator for loans to individuals for nine months – from January 1 to October 1, 2019, follows from the new version of the draft instruction “On the types of assets and characteristics of types of assets to which surcharges are set risk factors “.

The level of Tajikistan’s external debt relative to GDP grew by 9%

From 2016 to 2017, the level of Tajikistan’s external debt relative to GDP grew from 33% to 42%, or 9%. Such data lead analysts of the World Bank in its report.

The growth of wholesale prices in India increased in June to 5.77% in annual terms

The wholesale price index in India, one of the main inflation indicators used by the Central Bank and the government, in June 2018 increased the rise to 5.77% in annual terms – the maximum since December 2013, official data shows.

Coal production in Russia in January-June increased by 6.9% – to 214 million tons

Coal production in Russia increased by 6.9% in January-June 2018, compared to the same period last year and amounted to 214 million tons, according to Rosstat

Fitch told about the volume of Russian oil purchased by the United States

“At present, the United States purchases from Russia about 300,000 barrels of oil and oil products per day, and purchases vary considerably from month to month – it’s a drop in the bucket, about 2-3% of the total US demand for imports and less than 3% from oil production in Russia, “Marinchenko said.

The prices for food and gasoline went up in Poland

Prices for gasoline increased by 14%, gas and diesel fuel – by 10.6%, transport services – by 1.3%. This is reported by Polskie Radio. In June, prices increased by 2% compared to the same period last year. According to experts, this situation is observed because of the increase in the cost of fuel.

The Ministry of Energy of the Russian Federation is considering the possibility of introducing a reverse excise on SU

The Ministry of Energy of the Russian Federation is considering the possibility of introducing a reverse excise on liquefied petroleum gases (LPG) and ethane in order to stimulate the development of the petrochemical industry, media reported, citing the words of the Minister of Energy Alexander Novak.

Industrial production in Russia grew by 3%

Industrial production in Russia in the period from January to June this year increased by 3%. This is reported in the materials of Rosstat.

The share of foreigners in the OFZ market could fall to 27.6%

In June 2018, the share of foreigners in the federal loan bond market (OFZ) fell from 29.9% to 27.6%, based on data from foreign depositories of Euroclear and Clearstream.

2 billion rubles. stolen from the bank “Master Capital”

The Bank of Russia discovered the withdrawal of assets from the Moscow bank Master-Capital, which was deprived of a license, by lending credible borrowers 2 billion rubles. This is reported by the press service of the regulator.

It is noted that the interim administration estimates the bank’s assets at 1.5 billion, and obligations to creditors – more than 2.5 billion rubles.

CB: Assets of Russian mutual funds in the I quarter increased by 1.4%

Assets of Russian mutual funds (mutual funds) in the first quarter increased by 1.4% compared to the fourth quarter of last year and amounted to 3.355 trillion rubles, according to the materials of the Central Bank of Russia.


France decided to close the trade mission in Russia

The French authorities decided to close the bureau of the French embassy, which ensures the activities of the representative office for trade and investment between the two countries, Business France (the French state company). This is stated in the message of the French Embassy in Moscow.

The European Union needs to unite even closer

German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas commented on the words of US President Donald Trump that the EU is the “enemy” of the United States in the field of trade.

“We can no longer fully trust the White House,” the Maas stressed. P

in his words, in order to continue the partnership, it needs to be adjusted. Therefore, the European Union needs to unite more closely.

The minister added that the European Union should not be allowed to divide itself, no matter how sharp the verbal attacks and what absurd tweets might be.

Iran appealed to the International Court of Justice because of US sanctions

Iran appealed to the International Court of Justice with a complaint to the United States over the reintroduction of unilateral sanctions, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif wrote on his page on Twitter on July 16.

Today, Iran has lodged a complaint with the International Court of Justice that the United States be held responsible for their unlawful reintroduction of unilateral sanctions. – Javad Zarif, an Iranian diplomat

Crew “Norda” can be exchanged for Ukrainian sailors

Earlier, the Ukrainian human rights commissioner, Lyudmila Denisova, invited the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko to consider the possibility of exchanging sailors of the Nord ship for the crew members of the YMK-0041 vessel detained in the Crimea.

China filed suit in the WTO because of US intentions to introduce new duties

China initiated proceedings in the World Trade Organization (WTO) in connection with the plans of the United States to introduce additional duties on Chinese goods, according to a statement by the Ministry of Commerce of the PRC.

Klitschko intends to reelect the mayor of Kiev

The mayor of Kiev, Vitali Klitschko, announced his intention to nominate his candidacy for the post of head of the Ukrainian capital in the upcoming elections. He told about it to the edition “New time”. According to him, he did a lot in four years, but there are still things that he wants to finish.

I have been in this position for four years. Much has already been done, and most importantly – a push. The past years were complicated. But already now I can say that I will run, because the plans voiced by me, I want to bring to the end. – Vitali Klitschko, Ukrainian politician

Representative Mei ruled out a new referendum on Brexit

In total, nine heads of political departments left their posts last week. Recall that in 2016 for the withdrawal of Britain from the EU voted 51.9% of the inhabitants. By the autumn of this year negotiations on Brexit will end, and officially Britain should leave the European Union on March 29, 2019.

Ecuador and the UK are negotiating the fate of Assange

The United Kingdom and Ecuador began negotiating the fate of the founder of WikiLeaks, Julian Assange, who since 2012 lives in the embassy of Ecuador in London. This is reported by “Gazeta.ru” referring to The Times.

Foreigners will simplify the procedure for obtaining Russian citizenship

It is specified that the amendments elaborated by the Ministry of Internal Affairs will allow the Russian president to determine the categories of foreigners who are entitled to become Russians in a simplified order.

According to experts, these measures will allow to accept in the citizens of the Russian Federation compatriots living in countries with a complex socio-political and economic situation, where armed conflicts or a change in the political regime are taking place.

Poroshenko called the condition for holding elections in Donbass

President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko said that Kiev will begin preparations for the elections in the Donbass, when UN peacekeepers will enter the region. The Ukrainian president announced this on the air of the TV program “Freedom of Speech”, which was on the ICTV channel.

The US was called upon to expand sanctions against Russia

The Reuters news agency reported that the leader of the Democratic Party in the US Senate, Chuck Schumer, appealed to both American parties to intensify sanctions against Russia.


Two Russian military helicopters returned from Syria

Two Russian helicopters returned to Russia from the Syrian Arab Republic (SAR). This was reported in the Ministry of Defense. Mi-8AMTSH helicopters returned to the Novosibirsk region, where the points of their permanent deployment are.

Poroshenko fears “attack” of Russia on Mariupol

Russia can attack Mariupol in order to prevent Kiev from exporting the products of the ferrous metallurgy. Such fear was expressed by the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko in Odessa, where he inspected the course of the Ukrainian-American military exercises Sea Breeze 2018.

The Syrian army regained control over the dominant height in the south of the country

The dominant height between the provinces of Dar’a and El Quneitra in southern Syria once again came under the control of government troops. As it became known, Tel-al-Jara was taken by the Syrian army during the battles with the terrorists “Djebhat-an-Nusra”.

The army of Ukraine in the Donbass formed sniper detachments

Representatives of the self-proclaimed Lugansk People’s Republic (LNR) said that the Ukrainian command intends to increase the number of snipers in the Donbass. This is reported Lugansk information center with reference to the head of the press service of the People’s Militia LNR Yakov Osadchy.

New Russian weapons “zabetoniruet” nuclear parity

According to Peskov, due to new inventions, new weapon systems, nuclear parity will be “concreted”. As the spokesman noted, nuclear parity is an element of mutual deterrence, which guarantees strategic nuclear security.

You know that parity is reliably ensured by new inventions, due to the inventions of new weapon systems, which are called, as they say, to concretize nuclear parity. Nuclear parity is an element of mutual deterrence that guarantees strategic nuclear security. – Dmitry Peskov, Russian statesman

The Israeli army attacked the posts of Hamas in response to the burning balls

Israeli aviation attacked two posts of Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip in response to new launches of balloons with combustible substances across the border, the army press service reported.

Britain will create a new Tempest fighter

British Prime Minister Teresa May said that the state government will invest 2 billion pounds (or 2.7 billion dollars) in the project to create a new Tempest fighter, which in the future should be a substitute for Typhoon aircraft in the Royal Air Force

Destroyed by Israel, the drones turned out to be Russian

Israel on July 11 at the Golan heights destroyed the Russian drones “Forpost”, which carried out reconnaissance positions of militants. This is reported by Telegram-channel Directorate 4, recalling that this UAV is a licensed copy of the Israeli drone Searcher

Russia was accused of unleashing a nuclear war

The appearance of an aircraft in Russia, which is capable of disabling enemy satellites through radio interference, can be an excuse for a nuclear war. In the event of an attack on US spacecraft, Washington can use nuclear weapons.

On the abandoned Ukrainian base, tanks ready for battle were found

Two stalkers discovered an abandoned Ukrainian military base, on which there are completely combat-ready tanks. The video was posted on YouTube channel Dima Total

Militants attacked Russian airbase in Syria

Russian air defense systems repeatedly destroyed drones, which tried to attack the air base. In late April, the military repulsed the attack of drones with grenades. Since 2015, the airport Khmeimim is the air base of the Russian Air Force in Syria.

US will allocate $ 100 million to Ukraine for defense

The United States in the near future will allocate $ 100 million to Ukraine to strengthen its defensive capacity, Defense Minister Stepan Poltorak said.

The robot complex “Turel” was tested in Donetsk

In the DNR tests of the “Turel” robot complex with remote fire control were conducted, the media reported. “Turel” – a platform with a Kalashnikov tank machine gun.

Hypersonic missile “Avangard” will acquire a heat-resistant body

“Vanguard”, a hypersonic missile with a nuclear power plant, will receive a heat-resistant titanium case, which is being developed at the NPO “Machine Building”. This is reported by RIA Novosti referring to the source of a source in the defense industry complex


A gas exploded in a Moscow cafe

“12 people were injured, nothing threatens their lives,” wrote the mayor. According to him, ambulance teams and ambulances are working at the scene. “The victims were hospitalized in the burn center of Moscow and receive all the necessary assistance,” S.Sobyanin added.

“God Kuzya” was found guilty of fraud

Presnensky Court of Moscow found guilty of fraud in a particularly large amount of the leader of the sect of Andrei Popov, who calls himself the god Kuzey. According to the judge of the prosecution in relation to the defendants, the cases are proved, moreover, it is established that Popov is the creator of the sect.

The fan who poured Zhirinovsky beer, received 14 days of arrest

Tver court in Moscow arrested a fan for 14 days, who poured beer on the head of the LDPR party Vladimir Zhirinovsky on Nikolsky Street, spokesman for the court Anastasia Dzyurko told RIA Novosti.

Blogger Ilya Maddison was given a suspended sentence for jokes about the Koran

Tushinsky court in Moscow sentenced a video blogger Ilya Maddison (Davydov’s real name) to a year and a half conditional for jokes about religion. This is reported by RIA Novosti, referring to the press secretary of the court Marina Sviridov.

In Indonesia, an angry mob killed 300 crocodiles

A crowd of villagers, wishing to avenge the man killed by a crocodile, destroyed nearly 300 animals that lived in a reserve in West Papua, Indonesia’s province, the BBC reports.

Итину have prolonged house arrest on business of “the Seventh studio”

“The decision of the court granted the request of investigating authorities to extend the term of house arrest against ITINS until September 18,” the Moscow City Court told Interfax. Earlier on Monday, the Moscow City Court up to October 19 left under the house arrest of the ex-Glavoukh ANO Nina Maslyaeva

Official Rosaviatsii arrested for bribing the head of the airline iFly

The official is accused in the same case as the general director of the airline iFly Eugenia Filatova, a source in law enforcement agencies told RBC. The arrest of the latter became known on Friday.

Two tigers and a lion fled from the Czech zoo

In the Czech Republic, two lions and a tiger fled from a private zoo in Hradecke, residents were asked not to leave their homes. This is reported by the Czech portal iDNES.cz. According to available information, the animals managed to break the bolt in the cage, after which the predators got free.

The cause of the crash of Boeing 737 in Cuba is named

General Director of the Mexican company Global Air Manuel Rodriguez Campo said that the cause of the collapse on May 18 of the Boeing 737-200 aircraft in Havana was the human factor. His words lead portal Financiero.

The number of affected by the release of lava in Hawaii has grown to 23 people

The number of victims as a result of the release of lava from the volcano Kilauea in Hawaii increased to 23, the portal Hawaii News Now reported, citing local authorities. Earlier, 13 victims were reported.

In Nigeria, more than 40 people died as a result of the floods

At least 44 people were killed and 20 are reported missing as a result of floods in the state of Katsina in northern Nigeria, the local newspaper Vanguard reported, citing Governor Aminu Masari.

Tourists wanted to steal bricks from the concentration camp in Ozwenzim

Two tourists from Hungary have tried to sneak bricks from the walls of the crematorium in a museum located on the territory of the former Nazi camp Auschwitz (or Auschwitz).

On the Rivne NPP there was a power unit shutdown

The turbogenerator of the second power unit of the Rivne Nuclear Power Plant (NPP) has been disconnected from the grid by the electric protection of the generator, the press service of the operator of Ukrainian NPPs, Energoatom, said on Monday.


Official photos are published with the princesses of Prince Louis

Kensington Palace published official photos of the princesses of Louis Prince, reports SkyNews. One of them, on which Kate Middleton holds the laughing prince in her arms, appeared on the official page of the Kensington Palace in a tweeter.

Flirting with Bar Rafaeli, Prince William brought Kate Middleton out of himself

In the royal family there was a scandal based on jealousy. The conflict was caused by supermodel Bar Rafaeli, who in the Stories section of Instagram laid out a photo with Israel from William, where she signed the “prince”. Flirting with Bar Rafaeli, Prince William brought Kate Middleton out of himself

Alexandra Bortich divorced from her husband

23-year-old Alexander Bortich officially divorced from her husband It is known that the actress herself was the initiator of the divorce: she filed an application in early June. On June 27, Izmailovsky district court held a conversation with his spouses, but Sasha and Slava did not change their decision, reports “7 Days”

Olga Buzova will become the voice of “Yandex. Navigator »

Olga Buzova from August will be the voice of an auto-navigator from the company “Yandex”, reports Super. The voice acting included more than 100 phrases, the recording of which lasted about four hours

Johnny Depp reached an agreement with the company that sued him

American actor Johnny Depp reached an agreement on the settlement of the dispute with the Management Group company, which previously filed a lawsuit against him for breach of contract. This is reported by the publication Variety, referring to the representative of the actor.

Leps disgraced his friend’s wedding

Russian singer Grigory Leps fell into an embarrassing situation at the wedding of his friend, businessman and musician Emin Agalarov.

Confusion occurred when the artist did not have time to open his mouth to the phonogram during the performance of the song “I’m going to live in London”, which the musician together with Emin and Timati performed before the guests.

Dmitry Tarasov put up for sale his country house

The house, built for Buzovaya, Tarasov sells for 79 million rubles. Despite the fact that some of the financial problems of Dmitry back to the background, he still decided to get rid of the elite real estate in the suburbs

Father Megan Markle is going to come to terms with his daughter

Thomas Markle, the father of Prince Harry’s wife, thinks about going to England to reconcile with his daughter, reports The Sun. 73-year-old Markle said he was ready to fly to London after almost two months of no contact with Megan

Michelle Obama in mini shorts “lit” at a concert Beyoncé

Michelle Obama, the wife of former US President Barack Obama, attended the concert of Beyoncé and rapper Jay-Z. The recent first lady sang along with the stars, dancing, raising her hand up. From clothes to Michelle there was a long white tunic, tiny shorts and sandals on a high platform

Accused of plagiarism, Alexander Revva did not appear in court

Showman Alexander Revva, acting under the pseudonym Arthur Pirozhkov, did not appear in court, where the case of plagiarism of the song “Chika” is being considered. The fact that the artist stole his composition, said musician Ruslan Kagarmanov.

Natalia Gromushkina broke up with her second husband

Actress Natalya Gromushkina frankly told about her divorce from her second husband, Ilya Obolonkov. The couple divorced after six years of married life. Gromushkina assures that after the divorce, they with Obolonkov kept good relations.

Netflix bought the Russian horror film “The Bride”

Netflix bought the Russian horror film “The Bride”, according to the July 16 “Bulletin of the film distributor.” The director and screenwriter Svyatoslav Podgaevsky shot the picture. Now the film will be available for Netflix subscribers in Latin America.

The director of “Warcraft” screens the comics of Rogue Trooper

The director in his Twitter microblog has posted a short video in which he made it clear to the public that his next project will be a screen version of the Rogue Trooper comic.

Netflix published the first frame of the third season of the “Crown”

Film company Netflix published the first frame of the new season of the series “Crown”. The role of the Queen of Great Britain Elizabeth II in the series was played by Olivia Coleman. Coleman is involved in the series in the third and fourth season.

The most expensive Chinese movie failed at the box office

The project for a long time was advertised in the Middle Kingdom as the most expensive film in the history of the country with a budget of $ 110 million (750 million yuan). At the weekend, the audience could appreciate the picture, but already on Monday, “Asura” disappeared from the cinemas.

The director of “Aquamena” showed the first frame of the film

Director James Wan posted a photo on the network, which shows the process of work on the trailer “Aquamena”, as well as the frame of the future film.

The trailer of the experimental horror “Sickle”

Experimental epistemological horror “Sickle” (The Crescent) got a trailer and a fragment.

Rinal Mukhametov will play a deaf dancer in the film “The Battle”

In 2009, Abbasov shot a short film “Beethoven” about hard of hearing people who are engaged in street dances, because they feel the rhythm anyway. Almost immediately after that, Abbasov wrote the script of a full-length gaming meter about a deaf dancer, but he could not start with the film.

The mysterious beloved Bilan turned out to be a famous singer

Dima Bilan has a new girlfriend. A mysterious stranger was the singer Polina, quite famous for her cooperation with Rihanna and many other Western stars.

“Russian Booker” will not be awarded in 2018 due to lack of funding

The organizers of the literary award “Russian Booker” decided not to award the award in 2018 due to the lack of sponsors. This is reported on the organization’s website.

The amount of grants at the forum “Tavrida” increased to 1 million rubles

The winners of the “Project Conveyor” within the framework of the All-Russian Youth Educational Forum “Tavrida”, which started in the Crimea, this year will receive 1 million rubles each. Participants will publicly present their socially significant ideas to colleagues and experts

Singer Robertino Loretti announced the end of his musical career

Italian singer Robertino Loretti completes his musical career. With such recognition, the singer addressed the media at the international festival of arts “Slavic Bazaar.” According to the 71-year-old actor, speaking at the age of 6, he is banally tired, hell and health began to fail

Guns N’Roses: the reconciliation of Axl Rose and Slash brought the audience to ecstasy

Axl and Slash did not communicate for more than 20 years, but in 2016, to everyone’s delight, fans announced their reunion and decided to roll in honor of this world tour.


Traces of blood on the Shroud of Turin were recognized as fake

The bloody prints on the Shroud of Turin look counterfeit, scientists concluded by conducting a practical experiment, the Journal of Forensic Sciences reports.

Scientists: Geometry helped turn mature cells into stem cells

Previously, stem cells scientists received exclusively from embryos, and because of this, many legal difficulties arose. However, it turns out that the mature stem cells can be transformed into mature cells, for example, fibroblasts contained in the connective tissue.

Earthquake helped archaeologists find the ancient temple of the Aztecs

The temple is most likely erected between 1150 and 1200 years. Experts believe that the structure is dedicated to the Aztec rain god Tlaloc. Inside the temple, a censer and fragments of ceramic products were also found.

The laser blew a microbubble of steam around a gold nanoparticle

Physicists have found that under the influence of a laser on the surface of a submerged gold nanoparticle hundreds of microseconds after the onset of irradiation, a vapor bubble with a size of up to 100 micrometers is formed, which also shrinks back as quickly

MEPhI was told about the possibility of using MRI to treat cancer

Scientists of the National Research Nuclear University MEPhI told about the possibility of using magnetic resonance imaging for the treatment of cancer. This became known on Monday.

Scientists have learned how the fish are itching

In the experiment, fish infected with parasites jumped out of the water 1 time more often than healthy individuals. In a previous study on this topic, we came to the conclusion that jumping and flying at the surface is a way of scratching the fish. It remains to be seen whether it helps to get rid of parasites

A simple and effective method of cancer prevention is found

Scientists have found a very simple way of preventing cancer, cancer is prevented by omega-3 fatty acids. It is necessary to use products that have these components, such acids can stop even metastases.

In Germany, will start hydrogen trains

It is reported that 14 new hydrogen locomotives will appear first in the railway sections in the north of Germany. The hydrogen train, which was presented in 2016, operates on hydrogen fuel cells.

Yakutia received equipment from Japan for the Arctic wind farm

Today, July 16, in Yakutsk from Vladivostok were delivered wind turbines, the installation of which will be held in the near future in the village of Tiksi. At the moment, all equipment was placed in the logistics center of the republic

In Egypt, discovered an ancient workshop for embalming the pharaohs

In Egypt, archaeologists have found a workshop for embalming, as scientists say, through it passed the last pharaohs of the ancient state. The structure is located on the territory of Sakkara, the world famous necropolis.


The first British cosmodrome will be built in Scotland

July 15, the British government announced the allocation of £ 2.5 million pounds for the construction of the country’s first cosmodrome with a site for vertical take-off, which will be in the vicinity of the Scottish city of Sutherland.

NASA: “Asteroid 2018” will fly by the Earth on July 17

The cosmic rock, called asteroids “Asteroid 2018”, will fly by the Earth early in the morning on July 17. This was told at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory of the agency NASA (JPL).

An unusual planetary system with a “non-star”

An international group of astronomers discovered an unusual planetary system CoRoT-20, in which there is a brown dwarf and a gas giant with elongated orbits. Brown dwarfs resemble stars, but thermonuclear reactions in their interior are insignificant and relatively quickly cease

The ESA tested the solid-fuel rocket accelerator Ariane 6

The European Space Agency conducted a fire test of the solid-fuel P120C engine, which will be used as the lateral accelerator of the advanced Ariane 6 heavy-duty launch vehicle and the first stage of the Vega-C light-weight rocket

“X-points”: NASA discovered hidden portals in the Earth’s magnetic field

NASA specialists discovered hidden portals in the Earth’s magnetic field, the phenomenon is extremely unusual, it attracts scientists’ attention. The space agency is thinking about launching a special mission to conduct detailed studies.

Astronomers will try to find signs of life on Titan

Astronomers are preparing for a particular cosmic phenomenon that will be able to tell more about one of the most mysterious candidates for extraterrestrial life. On Wednesday, July 18, Saturn’s moon Titan will pass between Earth and a bright star.

A new telescope received a unique snapshot of the center of our Galaxy

The image captured the unique details of a supermassive black hole located 25,000 light-years from us in the direction of the constellation Sagittarius, in the center of our Galaxy, and gaining mass of 4.3 million solar masses


IPhone 9 images merged into the network

In the social networks, images of the next-generation Apple smartphone leaked, which received the conditional name of the iPhone 9. The source of the leak was the Chinese maker of Sanfeng cases.

Fashion brand Armani has released a smart watch

Italian brand Emporio Armani presented a new generation of smart watches Connected. The device has a premium design, the cost of the gadget starts from about 20 thousand rubles, according to Android Police

Beeline became the exclusive distributor of Nokia 1 and Nokia 2.1 in Russia

Beeline (VimpelCom brand) became the exclusive distributor of 4G-smartphones Nokia 1 and Nokia 2.1 in Russia. This was announced in the company on Monday. From July 16, customers will be able to purchase a Nokia 1 smartphone in the salons and online store “Beeline”, as well as in the company’s online store Nokia.

Xiaomi Mi Band 3 in the modification of the Explorer Edition officially confirmed

Until now, it was not exactly known whether ordinary buyers could buy Xiaomi Mi Band 3 in the modification of Explorer Edition. Today, July 16, 2018, on this account information has finally appeared, which confirmed its appearance on the market.

Lenovo recalls 153,219 laptop batteries due to a fire hazard

The company said that it recalls 153,219 laptop batteries because of the threat of fire. Dangerous accumulators can be installed in laptops, realized in the period from December 2012 to November 2014.

Nokia in Taiwan certified mysterious Nokia smartphone TA-1105

Nokia in Taiwan has certified the mysterious Nokia TA-1105 smartphone, and previously received certification and Nokia Bravo, Nokia X5, and Nokia X6.

Yandex will finance the creators of the best skills for Alisa

Yandex is working on a financial incentive program for the best skills developers for Alice. This was reported by the marketing specialist of Yandex web services Yelena Pershina within the framework of her speech at the meeting “Visiting Alice”

IBM Blockchain will create the most secure operating system

The heart of the new operating system will of course be the technology of blockade. So far, IBM Blockchain has decided to target the new OS to businessmen who constantly make financial transactions through their computer.

Microsoft Edge for Android got a built-in translator

Microsoft continues to improve the mobile version of the browser Edge on Android OS. Several new features are available in fresh beta, they will appear later in the release version. The first is the built-in translator of web pages.

Skype users will be allowed to record calls

The innovation is carried out as part of a major upgrade, according to the Microsoft blog. Since the end of July, Skype will allow users to record conversations of audio and video formats. Innovation from the category of “preparing compromising material correctly” will find its fans, in this the developers do not doubt.

Phone app on Android filters spam calls

The Phone application installed on Android smartphones received a new feature. Users can include blocking of intrusive calls, and the program, automatically filtering out calls, will redirect unwanted messages to voice mail.

I earned a free gunner for “holey” sites on Amazon servers

There is a free search engine for unprotected resources in the Amazon S3 cloud. Service buckets.grayhatwarfare.com is free, but there is one essential restriction: files with the jpg, png, git, tiff, jpeg, ico, css, scss and svg extensions will not be displayed in the search results: they, from the point of view of the developer, are “not interesting”

Apple will create more than 70 new emoji in 2018

Apple announced the creation of more than 70 new emoji. They will be available on the iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch and Mac with the release of free software updates this year. This was reported in the press service of the company.

The new Samsung Galaxy A will receive a subscreen fingerprint scanner

The new Samsung Galaxy A will receive a subscreen fingerprint scanner, experts say. Innovative technology will be used for the generation of flagships after the Galaxy S10 or in 2019.

Vivo has created the world’s first smartphone with 10 GB of RAM

As the resource Gizchina wrote, Vivo successfully created the world’s first smartphone with 10 GB of RAM. The future novelty should enter the market under the name XPlay 7, and everyone can buy it, but, most likely, only in China.


Presented a 20-minute video supplement Far Cry 5

Ubisoft and IGN presented a twenty-minute gameplay supplement Far Cry 5: Lost on Mars.

Gamers irrevocably invested millions in the development of the game Star Citizen

The last gamer who made an attempt to return the money through the court, lost. Officially, the company said that since December 2017, fans will not be able to return the money invested in the development of the space simulator. The creation of Star Citizen took up about six years ago, but the game never came out.

The first alpha version of the System Shock remake will be released in September

In a July report on Kickstarter, the developers of the System Shock remake from Nightdive talked about their latest successes. If everything goes smoothly, then in September, investors will be able to play in the first alpha version with the subtitle Adventure Alpha.

Blockade gives new life to old games

An ancient Chinese Go game with 4500 years of history can be recreated on a blockade. This goal was set by the best professional Go player of the world Lee Sedol, as early as 12 he became the fifth youngest South Korean to devote himself to this game

New weapons and transport will appear in PUBG

Developers PUBG from the studio Bluehole announced a new weapon, which will soon be available on Sanok, as well as a vehicle that will also appear on the new map.

Digital Extremes can add a cross-platform game in Warframe

Studio Digital Extremes can add a new function to Warframe. The essence of the project is that gamers should be able to use one account for simultaneous input from several consoles, this possibility experts call cross-platform progress.

HP signed a contract with the cyber-sports club Natus Vincere

The American manufacturer of equipment Hewlett-Packard (HP) has signed a cooperation agreement with the Ukrainian cyber-sport organization Natus Vincere (NaVi) in the category of gaming computers. Representatives of the companies announced this today, July 13, at a press conference in Moscow.

The authors of the new Call of Duty announced the date of the beta test

Studio Treyarch officially announced the date of the beta tests of the multiplayer mode of the expected military shooter Call of Duty: Black Ops 4. Developers have already revealed many features of the competitive part of the game, but much remains behind the veil of secrecy

Adventure game MoonQuest was released in the early access of Steam after seven years of development

Ben Porter left the postgraduate school in 2011 to create a game that at that time was known as Moonman. After the release of the project in early access, the developer published an article on the medium, in which he explained the reasons for such a long production of MoonQuest.

In Germany, banned the sale of games without specifying the release date

The Superior Land Court of the city of Munich (Germany) banned the use of vague language such as coming soon or available soon when designating the release date of the games. Now, in the absence of a final release date, the publisher will not receive the right to sell games on a pre-order basis.

3rd episode of Hitman will be free

Danish studio IO Interactive announced the imminent start of the action, during which the third episode of Hitman “Marrakech” will be absolutely free of charge for all players on PC platforms, PS4 and Xbox One. It will be contained in the “Summer recruitment”, the output of which is scheduled for July 17.

In the Hunt: Showdown can now be killed in a quiet

The swamps of Louisiana will now envelop the fog, which will allow hunters for trophies to sneak up on the victim. Players will not have questions with ammunition: bolts for a crossbow and throwing knives can be collected from corpses and dragged out of walls.

The developers of the shooter GTFO showed new enemies-shadows in action

On YouTube channel 10 Chambers Collective a new video, dedicated to the shooter GTFO. The developers demonstrated in action new enemies-shadows.

Creators of Sonic Mania Plus made fun of modern AAA games

In the video, the Japanese publisher ridiculed modern advertising tricks, which are used by various developers, because, as is known, the more a user spends on a game, the better it will turn out

In Silent Hill 2 found two secret after 17 years

The player under the nickname punk7890 found in the game two new secret and shared the find in his tweet. The story would be mediocre, if it was not about the thriller Silent Hill 2, which was released on PS2 and RS in 2001.

According to punk7890, the game allows you to include a mini-map, as well as keep progress progress anytime and anywhere. To activate free storage, it is necessary to press on the gamepad a very complex combination of keys: the left button on the cross, the left stick to the left, the right stick to the left, L2, L1 and L3.

The layout of the keys for turning on the mini-card is simpler: Start, L2, square, L3. But, in order for the code to work, you must first open the non-canonical ending of Dog Ending. Probably, the mini-map should hint that Alma watches everyone and sees everything


Datsun released an off-road cross-hatchback for Russia

The company “Datsun” presented a very unexpected variation of the mi-DO hatchback, prepared for overcoming light off-road

Became known for the price of the new BMW X5

In the Russian market the novelty will be offered in four modifications: X5 xDrive30d, X5 xDrive40i, X5 xDrive50i and X5 M50d. The most affordable version will cost customers 4,590,000 rubles.

Volvo will bring to Russia the most luxurious off-road car XC90

In December 2018, the Volvo XC90 in the luxury version of Excellence will appear on the Russian car market. Domestic dealers have already begun accepting orders for these models. The novelty will be worth from 8.51 million rubles, the agency “Autostat” reported with reference to the press service of Volvo Car Russia.

AvtoVAZ explained the decision to stop Lada Priora

In late July, AvtoVAZ will cease production of Lada Priora. This was said in a statement. The decision was made by the management of AvtoVAZ and is explained by the ever growing interest in the latest models of the Lada line.

Exclusive version of Lada Vesta sedan received a new package of options

AvtoVAZ dealers now offer customers a package of Prestige options, which includes the Multimedia package and a number of additional hardware elements. As reported in the press release of the company, a new package of options will be available for order in the sedans of the family Lada Vesta.

Renault Kaptur received a new limited special version of Play

The body of Renault Kaptur Play is painted in red, which is combined with a black or beige roof. The car was equipped with alloy wheels 11 inches in size, and on the wings were placed badges with the logos of the new edition.

Dongfeng completes tests of a new pickup based on Nissan Navara

Photoplayers were able to capture the novelty during the final tests on public roads. The basis for the new crossover from Dongfeng lay the platform from the current generation of the pickup Nissan Navara. Judging by the pictures, the novelty will become simply a transfigured version of the model from the Middle Kingdom.

Aston Martin showed a flying car Volante Vision

Aston Martin has developed a Volante Vision flying car with a hybrid powerplant, the British automaker said.

Available electric vehicle Volvo

The Swedes are going to release in the near future on the market a relatively affordable electric vehicle with very impressive characteristics. At a price of 34,000 euros, the new model Polestar2 will be able to drive more than 500 km on one charge.

Technical details of the top manager Polestar did not disclose, but according to some information, Polestar2 will be built on the motives of the concept Volvo 40.2 – thus, most likely Polestar2 will receive a body type sedan.

On the tests, a cross-coupe of the BMW X6 of the new generation

The network got spy photos of the cross-coupe BMW X6 of a new generation. It is expected that the new generation of the BMW X6 will be shown next spring

Hyundai brought to test the eighth generation of the Sonata sedan

The company Hyundai brought to the road test a new generation of the Hyundai Sonata sedan. Recently, a novelty was noticed on the tests by Korean photo-spies, who posted photos of the car on the Net. The world premiere of new items is expected in March 2019.

Updated Porsche Macan will be presented at the end of July

Recall that the first time the updated Macan appeared in photos in February 2018. Then the company showed photos of the prototype Cayenne E-Hybrid, but in the background could be seen and a few cars Porsche Macan

The new Lamborghini supercar will be hybrid

Supercar Lamborghini Aventador in the near future will receive a hybrid version. About this edition of Auto Express said the head of Lamborghini Stefano Domenicali. The car will remain with its 12-cylinder gasoline engine, however, an electric motor will also be added to it.

New Kia Ceed: production started in Russia

Kia Ceed began to collect in Kaliningrad, with the official presentation of the model to be held in late August in the framework of the Moscow International Motor Show

Skoda Kodiaq GT crossover was first shown on live photos

Skoda is preparing for the premiere a new coupe crossover Kodiaq GT, which became a sports version of the same name model. Recently, Chinese publications have shown the novelty on live photos for the first time.

The sales of Ford Tourneo Custom and Ford Transit Custom started

In Sollers they told that dealers got cars Ford Tourneo Custom and Ford Transit Custom, which differ more modern interior and effective design of a body

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