10 Jun, 2018

Orange smoke and unpleasant smells – the specifics of the industry

Representatives of industrial giants of Nizhny Tagil – EVRAZ NTMK and UVZ – at a meeting of the Duma Duma’s commission told how enterprises are working to improve the environment.

According to the deputy, the head of the Coke-Chemical Production Nikita Berkutov, unpleasant odors are the specificity of this type of industry. And they do not always indicate excess of emission standards. Koksohim smells, even if there is 1 MPC in the air (the maximum permissible concentration), Berkutov is sure.

Orange smoke is dust from iron oxides, says Mikhail Arshansky, adviser to the managing director of EVRAZ NTMK. It rises during purging during cast iron smelting. And, despite the terrible appearance, it is not dangerous – it settles down near the blast furnace shop.

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May declared G7 readiness for new sanctions against Russia

The participating countries of the G7 summit agreed to expand anti-Russian sanctions if necessary. This was stated by the Prime Minister of Great Britain Teresa May

Canada responded to Trump on accusations against Trudeau

Representatives of Prime Minister of Canada Justin Trudeau commented on the statement of US President Donald Trump, who accused the Canadian leader of dishonest behavior, reports Reuters.

Hope for the “wonderful outcome” of the meeting

US President Donald Trump hopes that his meeting with DPRK leader Kim Jong-no will be “a chance to achieve a truly remarkable outcome for North Korea and the world.” Trump wrote about this on his Twitter.

I am on my way to Singapore, where we have a chance to achieve a truly remarkable result for North Korea and the world. This will certainly be an exciting day, and I know that Kim Jong-un will work very hard to do something that was rarely done before. – Donald Trump, 45th US President

Trump answered the question about Crimea

On the margins of the G7 summit, US President Donald Trump answered the journalists’ question about whether the Crimea should be recognized as Russian. The American leader said that it was worth asking Barack Obama, because he was the head of the White House at the time the peninsula entered the Russian Federation.

You need to ask President Obama about this, because he allowed the Crimea to withdraw, it was during his administration. He allowed Russia to spend a lot of money on the Crimea, they spent a lot of money for perestroika, they have a naval base with submarines and so on. – Donald Trump, 45th US President

Austria is ready to organize a meeting

Vice-Chancellor and Minister of State Affairs and Sport of Austria Heinz-Christian Strahe said that the country Vienna is best suited for holding the summit of Russian President Vladimir Putin and US President Donald Trump

Poroshenko and Putin talked on the phone

Russian President Vladimir Putin and Ukrainian leader Petro Poroshenko held telephone conversations on June 9. The conversation took place on the initiative of Kiev. Putin demanded the immediate release of journalists arrested in Ukraine.

Leaders of G7 called on Russia to “stop destabilizing behavior”

Leaders of the G-7 called on Russia to “stop destabilizing behavior,” and also threatened with new response measures. This is stated in the final communique of the G7 summit.

European MPs called on Poroshenko to head the gay parade

In the European Parliament called on Poroshenko, as well as members of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine and deputies of the Verkhovna Rada to join the “Equality March” in Kiev and “stand in its forefront.”

Putin supported the idea of laying an oil pipeline to China through Mongolia

Russian President Vladimir Putin supported the idea of the Mongolian authorities to build oil and gas pipelines from Russia to China through its territory. The statement of the Russian leader was made during the tripartite meeting with the Chairman of the People’s Republic of China Xi Jinping and the President of Mongolia, Haltmagiin Battulgi, in Qingdao, China.

The Mongolian partners proposed to build through the territory of their country the main oil and gas pipelines from Russia to China. We generally support, it’s a good idea. But, of course, as always in such cases, you need to thoroughly work out a feasibility study. – Vladimir Putin

Shinzo Abe: Japan is ready to help the DPRK

If North Korea decides to solve the nuclear problem and proceeds on the right path, it will be able to discover a bright future for itself.

Trump plans to consider opening a US embassy in the DPRK

President of the United States Donald Trump, at a meeting with the head of North Korea, Kim Jong-no, plans to consider the possible opening of the US embassy in the capital of the DPRK.

Trump announced the visit of the Italian Prime Minister to the White House

US President Donald Trump said that Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte will soon visit the White House. He wrote about this on his Twitter.

I met with the new Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte, a really great guy. Soon he will be honored to visit the White House in Washington. He will do an excellent job – the Italian people made the right choice! – Donald Trump, 45th US President


Donbass: the sniper of the APU wounded a civilian in the DNR

The peaceful inhabitant was wounded on Saturday as a result of firing at the Yasinovaty Marshall Islands, the DNR representative office in the Joint Center for Control and Coordination of the Ceasefire (SCCM) said. The APU opened fire on the settlement of Vasilievka at 20.50. They shot from the direction of Kamenka.

G7 leaders accused Syria of using chemical weapons along with IG

Leaders of the G7 countries accused the Syrian authorities of using chemical weapons along with the militants of the terrorist group “Islamic State”. This is stated in the final communique of the group’s summit, RIA Novosti reports.

Yemen launched a rocket in Saudi Arabia, killing three people

As a result of a missile strike in the province of Jizan in Saudi Arabia, three people were killed, according to the Saudi state television channel Al Ekhbariya TV. The military aggression is accused of the Husit movement, which seized most of the territory of Yemen, including the capital Sanu.

In the suburbs, the contest “Road Patrol”

Participants competed in the extreme driving of a car with the execution of elements of contra-initial training with the implementation of a “police turn” (reversal at 180 degrees when reversing), driving for limited travel and rapid passage of the “snake” element, as well as testing knowledge of the Russian Traffic Regulations. The competition is held for the second year by the Ministry of Defense within the framework of the international games “Army-2018”.

In Iran, the terrorist group was neutralized

The Guard Corps of the Islamic Revolution (IRGC) neutralized a terrorist group of seven militants near the Iran-Iraq border, Tasnim agency reports.

Mattis approved the increase in the number of German troops in Afghanistan

The head of the Pentagon, James Matthies, on the line with the German Defense Minister, Ursula von der Leyen, approved the increase in the number of German troops in Afghanistan. This is reported by RT with reference to the US State Department. The topic of the role of the Federal Republic of Germany in NATO was also touched upon

It became known about the preparation of a large-scale offensive by the Syrian army

The Syrian army sent a serious convoy with military equipment and people to the southern province of Deraa in preparation for a major offensive in the region, reports Farsnews.


The passengers of the domestic flight were not allowed on board because of the absence of a visa

Those who bought tickets for the flight Vladivostok – Yekaterinburg could not fly to the Urals, since the airline “Ural Airlines” did not notify them when selling tickets, that it is necessary to issue a Chinese visa. This was reported by URA.ru.

Already at the construction site it was found out that in Beijing an airplane is scheduled to refuel. 13 people could not fly to Ekaterinburg on the night of June 8.

According to the representative of the airline Igor Babak, “the company is not obliged to inform customers about the features of purchasing tickets and transit”.

Dismissed for a photo in a swimsuit Omsk teacher was called to school

The representative of the press service explained that during the meeting the girl was offered to return to work as a teacher in the same or another school. Earlier it was reported that in Omsk, a history teacher had to quit her job because of a photo session in a swimsuit

Former Glavred Russian Forbes will challenge dismissal in court

Nikolay Uskov, released on Saturday from the post of editor-in-chief of the Russian version of Forbes magazine, told TASS that he will appeal this decision to the court.

Of course, I will sue him. – Nikolay Uskov, Russian historian

The Bill on the Marking of Pets

The Ministry of Agriculture has prepared amendments to the law “On Veterinary Medicine”, providing for the introduction of marking and registration of animals. This bill is posted on the website regulation.gov.ru.

Ministry of Labor proposed to impose a fine for refusing to serve disabled people

The Ministry of Labor proposed to impose a fine for refusing to serve consumers “for reasons related to health status, limitation of life activity, age.” This is stated in the draft law, published on the portal of draft normative legal acts

The average score of participants of the basic USE in mathematics was 4.29

The average result on the USE in mathematics of the basic level was 4.29 points this year. This was reported on Saturday in the press service of Rosobrnadzor. This exam is graded on a five-point scale

The correctional colony in Blagoveshchensk was consecrated

Assistant to the head of the department for organizing work with the faithful, Priest Eugene Semernya committed the consecration of premises in the correctional colony No. 8 in Blagoveshchensk, near the 5th construction site

In the summer camp in Kushva, a broken arm was treated with a green

In the Kushvin summer camp “Sosnovy Bor”, where more than 60 children and two counselors were poisoned, the medic tried to “cure” a green arm fracture in one of the children. As transfers Ren TV with reference to the parents of the injured child, the boy fell in the camp on June 6 – his hand started to hurt badly

Russians began to prepare for a sharp rise in prices for food

The prices for bread, meat products, milk and soft drinks can soar if the government approves the proposals of the Ministry of Industry and Trade on introducing protective tariffs on technical equipment necessary for production lines.


Russian travelers want to New York, but fly to Sochi

The most desirable cities for holidays this summer are: New York, Seoul, Dublin, Palma de Mallorca, Los Angeles, Toronto, Bali, Tenerife, Bangkok, Phuket and Dubai. Tickets for these areas users are looking for very often, but they do not make purchases.

The least searches before the purchase are made by those who fly to Simferopol, Sochi, Moscow, St. Petersburg, Anapa, Barcelona, Prague, Varna, Tivat, Tbilisi and Paris.

“The Golden Ring” replenished Serpukhov

The urban district Serpukhov (Moscow region) can enter the national tourist project “Golden Ring of Russia”, created under the Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation.

New information points for tourists opened in Volgograd

On June 14, another information item will appear on the site of the Festival of fans. Recall that in Volgograd, there are already two information points for tourists. One was opened in 2014 in the Central District, the second earned in 2016.

S7 Airlines opens flights to Iceland

The flights will be operated once a week, on Saturdays, S7 reports. For transportation, Boeing-737-800 planes will be used, designed for 176 seats, including 8 in business class.

Summer tour season in Adygea will be opened by Halyk Day

Ethnographic holiday – Halyk Day will be held June 10 in Maykop district of Adygeya, near the waterfalls “Rufabgo”. The event opens the summer tourist season in the republic, the regional committee for tourism and resorts reported.

On a subbotnik in the Prioksko-Terrasny reserve

JSC “Central PPK” with the support of the Ministry of Culture of the Moscow region and the tourist project “EcoElectrics” organize a volunteer trip to the Prioksko-Terrasny reserve, the press service of the Central Suburban Passenger Company

In the Onego Pomorie National Park, you may see a blindfold

A group of specialists-ornithologists conducts a study of seasonal migrations of birds. They are to find out the species composition, numbers, places of concentration of birds during the stops. All this is necessary to justify the development of the branching in the Onega Pomorie National Park, according to the website of the national park.

In Dubai, opened a budget hotel ZABEEL HOUSE

The second hotel of the budgetary brand Zabeel House by Jumeirah received the first guests in Dubai. It is located in the new Al Seef district on the coast of Dubai Creek, among the many restaurants and shops.

The Zabeel House Al Seef offers guests 200 rooms with Nespresso coffee machines and free Wi-Fi internet access. There is a restaurant over the water, a lobby bar and a rooftop bar. There is also a swimming pool, an indoor gym with a sauna, a steam room and two spa rooms, the “Russian Emirates” informs.

The cost of living in a new hotel – from $ 80 for double room per night

Saudi Arabia will introduce a simplified visa regime

Saudi Arabia will introduce a facilitated visa regime for tourists who plan to visit the spa zone on the Red Sea, the Arabian Business newspaper reported.

“Saudi Arabia will make it easier for tourists to enter the resort on the Red Sea islands in order to increase the flow of tourists to their country.” Foreign guests will receive visas upon arrival, “the newspaper writes.

According to the publication, the Red Sea resort zone (“Red Sea”) will be arranged as a separate economic and regulatory-legal territory. Executive director was appointed former managing director of the British real estate development company Canary Wharf Group John Pagano.

Sea transportation between Sochi and Batumi is resumed

June 12, the first in the current season, “Comet” with passengers on board will leave the port of Sochi in Batumi. Tourists will be able to reach the Georgian resort by sea for 5-6 hours, depending on the weather conditions.

As reported by TASS, flights from Batumi to Sochi will be carried out on Mondays, and from Sochi to Batumi – on Tuesdays. If the demand for the route is great, Express Batumi will add one more weekly flight.

Summer Beer Festivals in South Korea

This summer, throughout Korea, various beer festivals are organized, where you can try a variety of beers at reasonable prices.

The first Beer Festival, called the Centum Beer Festival 2018, was launched in Busan in the Haeundae district, where you can taste different types of intoxicated drink for an unlimited amount of entrance fee (10,000 won). Also within the framework of the festival concerts, fascinating games and competitions are organized. The festival will be held until 10 June.

Also before June 10, there is the Festival of Author’s Beer and Music in Daejeon, where visitors are given the opportunity to try 15 varieties of author’s beer and popular snacks in Daejeon, as well as enjoy a concert of famous artists of Korea. In July and August, beer festivals will continue

Near the shores of the UAE will be the largest artificial coral reef

On the shores of the Emirate of Fujairah, the UAE will have the world’s largest artificial coral reef, the Arabian Business newspaper reported on Friday. A corresponding agreement was signed between the Ministry for Climate Change and the Environment of the UAE and the Fujairah Center for Adventures, which was established by the Fujairah authorities in 2017 to develop active recreation in the emirate.

The exact location of the reef has not yet been selected, but it will not be more than one nautical mile (1,852 kilometers) from the shore.

The Tano Festival will be held in South Korea’s Gangneung

The Tano Festival is held annually in Gangwon-do Province in the city of Gangneung, which is famous for its beautiful nature and rich historical and cultural heritage. This unique national holiday, whose origins go back to the deep past, was officially registered by UNESCO as a monument to the World Cultural Heritage in 2005.

In modern Korea, carefully preserved traditions of the celebration of the Tano, which is one of the most important events of the year and is celebrated on the 5th day of the 5th month of the lunar calendar. The central event of the festival can be called the Yongxing Parade, which is also dedicated to the greeting of the spirits and the performance of sacrificial ceremonies. This year the festival will be held from 14 to 21 June.


Ecologically clean catamaran goes from the Baltic to the Caspian Sea

The vessel moves from St. Petersburg through Veliky Novgorod, Petrozavodsk, Cherepovets, Moscow, Nizhny Novgorod, Kazan, Samara and Volgograd. The final point of the route is Astrakhan. The path of five thousand kilometers passes along the Neva, the Oka, the Volga, the Kama. The entire route catamaran should be overcome in 90 days.

“The issues of ecology are also the tasks of the” Ecovolna “expedition. Today we will learn a lot of interesting things about ecotechnology, see a unique vessel, see how alternative sources of energy can be used by water transport, “said Deputy Mayor of Cherepovets Natalia Strizhova.

The Ekovolna catamaran is the development of Russian engineers, electric motors are installed on the ship, they work on solar batteries.

The Ministry of Natural Resources named the reasons for bad drinking water in Komi

According to the report, the main causes of poor quality of drinking water in Komi are the contamination of surface and groundwater by humans, the lack or inadequate condition of sanitary protection zones of water sources, the use of old technological solutions for water treatment, and the poor sanitary condition of water supply networks and structures.

120 illegal dumps were liquidated during the “General cleaning”

“General cleaning” – the All-Russian People’s Front continues the eco-project, which is designed to combat spontaneous garbage dumps. Together with specialists from Rosprirodnadzor and the Department of Ecology and Natural Resources, activists of the ONF go into raids. On problem points inform residents of the region.


The plus-size model ridiculed Buzov for plagiarism with a “lost dress”

The plus-size model Anastasia Rybakova, who became insanely popular after she lost her skirt from the dress on the carpet track of the Cannes Film Festival, accused the singer Olga Buzov of plagiarism.

“We are losing him”: Pugachev is begged to save the descended Kirkorov

Recently, it seems that Philip Bedrosovich is testing the patience of decent people for strength. First, he released a provocative clip for the song “The color of mood – blue”, which used obscene language, then in the presence of foreign journalists obmateril rustling in the next room people.

And the other day the singer took part in a dubious show, where in a comic form he poured a bucket of slops on his colleagues in the shop. Naturally, every trick Kirkorov provokes a violent reaction of the public.

In London, a military parade on the occasion of the birthday of Elizabeth II

In London, a military parade took place on the occasion of the official birthday of the British Queen Elizabeth II. The event was attended by more than a thousand British troops. A solemn ceremony timed to the 92nd birthday of the oldest monarch of Europe was watched by 7,500 guests.

In Britain, a guard in a turban for the first time took part in the parade

In London, on June 9, at the parade in honor of the 92nd birthday of Queen Elizabeth II, the 22-year-old British royal guard of Indian descent Sharanprit Singh Lall first donned a dastar, the traditional headdress of Sikhs in the form of a turban. This is reported by the newspaper Independent.

Sister ex-wife Allegrova blames the singer for the death of her brother

Recall that with the dancer of his team Igor Kapusta Irina Allegrova was together for six years. After parting with the already famous singer at that time, the man tried to build a family again, but the new wife never waited for him from prison.

A pregnant Rapunzel from “Doma-2” got out her hair and “dissolved” her lips

It turns out that the body of a pregnant girl rejects everything foreign, so that the lips dissolve, the hair extends, the eyelashes fall off.

Irina Sheik showed her mother in her youth

The popular model Irina Sheik published a photo of her mother in her youth a few days ago. Internet users at first did not understand who was captured in the picture, so they thought that this is the model.

Founder Pixar leaves the studio due to allegations of harassment

One of the founders of the cult studio Pixar and the head of the animation division of Disney John Lasseter from 2019 will no longer work for the media corporation. The reason for this was the repeated cases of harassment – the creative producer is accused of improper behavior and sexual harassment.

Although I’m still dedicated to the art of animation and inspired by the creative talents of Pixar and Disney, I decided that the end of this year is the right time to start focusing on new creative tasks. – John Lasseter, American animated cartoonist

The wife of Prince Harry violated the etiquette of the royal family

The Duchess of Sussex Megan once again violated the rules of etiquette during the royal reception. The wife of Prince Harry came to the parade Trooping of the Color on the occasion of the official birthday of Queen Elizabeth II in an inappropriate form.

According to the newspaper The Sun, Mark violated the rules of royal etiquette, choosing for the event a gently pink dress with a wide neckline, which too bare her shoulders.


Estonia has arrested the ferry “Petersburg”

In the Estonian port of Paljassaare, the ferry “Petersburg”, owned by the Russian OOO “Blacksea Ferry and Investments”, was arrested. About this ship’s captain Nikolai Shashkov told Sputnik Estonia. According to him, the company planned to repair the ship, however, the work did not start.

The fire in the shopping center “Menshikov Hall” near St. Petersburg was extinguished

The fire in the shopping center “Menshikov Hall” in the city of Lomonosov, which is administratively part of St. Petersburg, was extinguished. This was reported in the press service of the Ministry of Emergency Situations in the city.

In Georgia, a Russian paraglider beat up co-curlers

Beaten in Georgia, Russian paraglider Fedor Chelyshev told RIA Novosti that he was a victim of an attempted redistribution of business: although he worked in Gudauri formally and drove tourists, local competitors allegedly demanded that he be paid for the right to work, and when he refused, they were beaten.

In Japan, a man with a knife attacked passengers on a high-speed train

The Japanese police arrested a man who attacked a high-speed train with a knife, as a result of which one person was killed and two others were injured. According to the NHK television channel, the incident took place on Saturday evening in a high-speed train that followed from Tokyo to Osaka.

Liner urgently boarded in Japan due to engine problems

As explained in the airline, during the flight there were problems with the left engine. Because of the emergency landing, the airport management had to close one of the airways harbors. The circumstances and causes of the incident are being clarified.

Beware of the Moscow taxi driver

The taxi driver took from a Vietnamese citizen 23,300 rubles for a trip from Red Square to Sheremetyevo Airport, RIA Novosti reported. According to the “Fifth Channel”, a man caught a taxi in the center of Moscow

A resident of North Carolina secretly manufactured more than 30 bombs

Police of the American state of North Carolina arrested a man, having seized from him more than three dozen improvised bombs. The detainee is charged with the manufacture of weapons of mass destruction. According to TASS, the arrested was a 47-year-old local resident Randall Lee.

The media reported the death of two people during the shooting in Beslan

Two people died as a result of firing in the city of Beslan in North Ossetia. This is reported by TASS sources and Interfax. According to the TASS source, the dead were brothers

Ukrainian producer was attacked in Kiev

Unknown attacked with a knife on the Ukrainian music producer Alexander Jagolnik in one of the districts of Kiev. On the attack, Jagolnik reported in the social network Facebook. Later, he clarified that the incident occurred on Saturday, June 9, about two o’clock in the morning in the Kiev district of Poznyaki.

In France, the artist Pavlensky indefinitely extended the arrest

The investigator indefinitely extended the term of arrest of the Russian artist Pyotr Pavlensky, who set fire to the building of the Bank of France in Paris in October 2017. About this on her Facebook page the girlfriend of the artist Ksenia Oksman wrote.


Russia and Belarus agreed to lift restrictions on the supply of milk

Russia and Belarus agreed on lifting mutual restrictions on the supply of dairy products, the official representative of the Rosselkhoznadzor Yulia Melano told reporters.

The Russian government proposed to increase fines for banks

In the first half of last year, the volume of questionable transactions of clients of credit institutions only for the withdrawal of funds abroad and cashing out money exceeded the amount of penalties collected from credit institutions more than 4,000 times, according to the bill, citing data from the Central Bank.

Shishkhanov became the owner of the agricultural holding “Healthy Farm”

Former shareholder of Binbank Mikail Shishkhanov became the owner of the Urals agricultural holding “Healthy Farm”. This is evidenced by information from the SPARK database. The first that Shishkhanov became the owner of the “Healthy Farm”, drew attention to “Open Media”

The Ministry of Finance submitted to the government a bill on NDM and a reduction in excise taxes

The bill on the tax on added income (NDM) and the reduction of excise taxes on gasoline and diesel fuel since June 1 was introduced by the Ministry of Finance to the government this week.

Russia, contrary to the OPEC + deal, is increasing its oil production

Over the week, production increased by 2.9% compared to May data, to 536.8 thousand tonnes per day. Also, production of the PSA of the Sakhalin-1 project increased by 3.8%. In accordance with the arrangements within the OPEC + deal, Russia should maintain oil production at 10.947 million barrels per day.

The head of Gazprom Neft opposed state regulation of gasoline prices

The head of Gazprom Neft, Alexander Dyukov, said that he did not support the proposal on state regulation of prices for oil products.

If now retail is at a loss, the increase in duty will lead to a loss of processing efficiency. Independent processors will reduce production, supply to the domestic market will decrease. This will only worsen the situation. – Alexander Dyukov

Gazprom Neft will invest 400 billion in the field of YaNAO

A key project – the construction of the gas pipeline PJSC Gazprom Neft will spend about 400 billion rubles for the development of the Novoportovskoye field and related projects within the next 5 years. According to Vadim Yakovlev, the deputy chairman of the company’s management, the construction of the gas pipeline will be a key project.

Finns and Estonians are pulling the pipeline bypassing Russia

It was about the company Baltic Connector Oy and the Estonian network operator Elering AS. A new pipeline is being pulled to get rid of the dependence of the Russian gas, writes Yle. Now the gas lines of Finland are connected only with Russian

Gazprom Neft shareholders approved the payment of record dividends

Gazprom Neft will send a record 71.1 billion rubles to the dividends for 2017. The decision was made at the annual meeting of the company’s shareholders, the organization’s press service said on Saturday. The payment for one share will be 15 rubles.

Loading of export cargoes to ports of Russia has grown for five months by 5%

Loading of export cargoes to the ports of the North-West for 5 months of 2018 amounted to about 55.4 million tons (+ 9.9%), 31.9 million tons (-2.5%) were sent to the ports of the South, East loading exceeded 41.5 million tons (+ 5%).

Claim for bankruptcy of companies-developers of the Urban Group

The fund for the protection of the rights of citizens participating in shared construction filed June 9 with the Arbitration Court of the Moscow Region with claims of bankruptcy of five developer companies that are part of the development group of the Urban Group. This is reported in the incoming to the editorial in the press release of the Fund.

Net capital outflow from Russia in January-May increased by 23.9%

Net capital outflow from the Russian Federation in January-May increased by 23.9% compared to the same period last year and amounted to $ 23.3 billion, according to preliminary data of the Central Bank.

The Finance Ministry will offer OFZ for 20 billion rubles at auctions on June 13

The RF Ministry of Finance will offer bonds of a federal loan (OFZ) of two series for a total of 20 billion rubles at auctions on June 13, the ministry said.

For May, foreign investors withdrew from the Russian market about $ 700 million

In May, according to analysts, about $ 700 million was withdrawn from the Russian stock and debt markets. In general, according to the Central Bank estimates, during April-May foreigners reduced their investments in Russian debt by 200 billion rubles.

Megafon, Rostech, Gazprombank and USM created a joint venture

Under the deal, Gazprombank acquired 35% of the ITF, USM Holdings – 9%, Rostek – 11%. As part of the deal, 100% of the ITF shares were valued at $ 450 million. From the sale of the stake in the ITF Megafon received $ 247.5 million before taxes that will be used to finance capital expenditures and reduce the debt burden.

In Russia, they began to buy Ukrainian wheels for cars because of the high cost of domestic

The structure of the First Freight Company (Freight One, asset of Vladimir Lisin) – JSC Staltrans (Yaroslavl) – will purchase from Interpipe-M (Moscow, the subsidiary of the Ukrainian group Interpipe) – all-wheeled wheels for wagons for up to 467.77 million rubles. with VAT, follows from the message of Freight One.


Illuminators will disappear from the aircraft

Arab airline Emirates announced its plans to remove the windows from the aircraft. This is reported by Lenta.ru with reference to BBC News.

According to representatives of Emirates, instead of them in the cabin of the liners will appear virtual windows on which the projection of the image taken by external cameras will be displayed.

“The images will look better and more natural than if you looked at the porthole yourself,” said Tim Clark, president of the company. “The planes will become easier, they will fly faster, higher and spend less fuel.” He also noted that the innovation will increase the level of security.

First of all virtual portholes will be equipped with business class lounges in the new Boeing 777-300R airliner. When exactly this happens, it is not specified yet.

European designers have developed capsules for sleeping at airports

The idea is being implemented in Slovenia. European designers have developed capsules for sleeping at airports. Such know-how was called “Airpod” and was developed by a group consisting of designers, businessmen and travelers.

In the United States launched the most powerful supercomputer in the world

Traditionally, the title of the most powerful supercomputer of the year went to American and Japanese computers, but since 2013 in this ranking the Chinese supercomputers were leading – first it was Tianhe-2 with a capacity of 54.9 petaflops, and since 2016 Sunway TaihuLight with a capacity of 93 petaflops

The NOvA group saw antineutrino oscillations

The NOvA group reported reliable evidence of the existence of antineutrino oscillations: beginning in February 2017, the long-range detector of the experiment registered 18 events corresponding to electron antineutrinos, whereas in the absence of oscillations of such events there would be only five.

Scientists have found a way to cheaply extract carbon dioxide from the atmosphere

In Canada, scientists have discovered a method of extracting carbon dioxide from the atmosphere. This technology makes it possible to receive a ton of gas for $ 232. Experts of the company Carbon Engineering achieve this through a number of chemical reactions

Archaeologists have discovered in Israel a 3000-year-old figure of an unknown king

Archaeologists have discovered a fragment of a small sculpture. Presumably, she depicts the head of King Ahab, and her age was estimated at 2.8 thousand years. The fragment was found in the site of the excavations on the territory of the location of the ancient Jewish city

Scientists: Premature babies in a dream react to mother’s voice

Scientists from the United States found that premature babies in a dream show a reaction to the voice of their mother. This applies to those babies who were born on week 35 and later. The results of the new study were revealed during a briefing by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine.

The metasurfaces turned the IR spectrum of organic molecules into a bar code

Physicists have developed a new type of sensitive detector for analyzing the chemical composition of organic molecules. The principle of operation of the detector is based on obtaining a spectrum of absorption of matter in the infrared range, which can be converted into a graphic bar code using optical metasurfaces.

Scientists have learned to predict the date of delivery of pregnant women by blood analysis

Scientists have identified a new way to predict the date of delivery. It turned out that you can predict the appearance of a baby by the analysis of the blood of a future mother. So, researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine took an analysis of RNA and DNA in pregnant female volunteers.

Domushnikov is identified by a microbiomprint

It turned out that a person can be recognized by the “imprints” of his microflora. Then the researchers staged false “hacks” of ten houses in different cities of Illinois

Scientists: Narcissists are defined by thick brows

The behavior of people suffering from narcissism is of concern to scientists. They found out that the representatives of humanity with an increased sense of narcissism have a common feature – they have thick eyebrows

What is the elasticity of space-time?

Take in the hands of a thin rubber band (elastic) and stretch it in different directions – you will feel how the force acts on the side of the rubber band, which tends to squeeze it back. This force is called the force of elasticity.

Scientists: The vaccine has protected the brain of rats from stress

Scientists who worked at the University of Colorado in Boulder, created a vaccine based on non-pathogenic bacteria Mycobacterium vaccae, which protected the brain of rats from stress and post-traumatic stress disorder. The research materials are available in Brain, Behavior, and Immunity.


Pulkovo Observatory will stop looking at the stars in St. Petersburg

In recent years, the present offensive on the territory adjacent to the observatory, began construction companies. After the implementation of their plans for housing construction, observations of the stars from the Pulkovo heights will lose their meaning due to significant light and thermal interference with telescopes.

“Roskosmos” will create a cannon to destroy space debris

Specialists of the Research and Production Corporation “Precision Instrument-Making Systems”, a part of Roskosmos, are engaged in the development of technology for reducing space debris from orbit using a laser cannon. This is stated in the report of the corporation presented in the RAS.

Scientists have explained the mysterious warming on the Moon

Scientists from the Texas Technological University found out why a few decades ago there was a warming on the surface of the moon.

Astronomers have discovered a system with three planets, similar to Earth

Spanish astronomers have discovered three planets that are close in their characteristics to the Earth. The results of their research are published in the Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. Scientists have also identified two previously unknown systems of planets.

Scientists: Magnetic fields formed in the universe Pillars of Creation

Scientists working on the basis of the University of Central Lancashire (Britain), studied the Pillars of Creation and proved that they were formed under the influence of magnetic fields. Opening will allow for a better understanding of the processes of star formation.

SpaceX will build hangars for Cape Canaveral for Falcon missiles

SpaceX announced its idea of NASA. The company submitted an application for construction. It became known that SpaceX will build a flight control center on Cape Canaveral, as well as hangars for Falcon missiles.

On Saturn, scientists discovered the noonday polar lights

Scientists were surprised to find that on the sixth from the star of the planet a magnetic reconnection can occur not only on the side of the Sun, but also inside the magnetosphere. Researchers believe that the rapid rotation of Saturn plays a role in the formation of auroras.

Telescope Hubble provided images of the galaxy “Space Rose”

The Hubble device took pictures of the distant galaxy NGC 3256, which is very similar to a rose. The object is located at a distance of 100 million light years from the Earth. Thanks to the pictures, you can find that in the past in the galaxy there have been turbulent events, and from its ends go unusual glowing tails


Tuning studio G-Power introduced 750-strong BMW X6 M

To increase power, the tuners used enlarged turbines and upgraded the computer’s firmware. Thanks to the completion of engineers from the tuning studio G-Power 4,4-liter twin-turbo V8 from the standard BMW X6 M was able to give a power of 750 hp. and 980 Nm of torque.

Presidential limousine Aurus “Cortege” received truck tires

Developers and suppliers of components of the famous presidential limousine Aurus, part of the family of representative cars “Cortege”, are beginning to disclose some of the technical characteristics of the car

Porsche revealed the name of the first serial electric car

The German automaker of premium Porsche cars within the ceremony “70 years of sports cars” on June 8 disclosed the name of its first electric car, which will be mass-produced in 2019.

The new generation of the Mercedes-Benz GLE crossover was shown on video

The company Mercedes-Benz continues to prepare for the premiere a new generation of crossover Mercedes-Benz GLE. The other day the novelty was again noticed on road tests, but almost without camouflage. The next spy video from the tests has already been published on the Web.

Updated crossover Cadillac XT5 noticed on the tests

American automaker Cadillac began road tests of the updated crossover Cadillac XT5 2019 model year. The first spy photos of the novelty, whose world premiere is expected only next year, were published today by the journalists of the portal Motor1.

Porsche introduced the jubilee 500-strong sports car 911 Speedster

Porsche Company showed its new concept car 911 Speedst, which is dedicated to the 70th anniversary of the time when the German brand began to produce sports cars. At the heart of the 911 Speedster is a cart from the 911 GT3, but the body of the conceptual sports car is borrowed from the 911 Carrera 4 Cabriolet

Chinese company to open electric car factory in Uzbekistan

The Chinese company Changan Automobile Group intends to open a factory of electric vehicles in Uzbekistan, the portal “Narodnoe slovo” informs.

Dacia Sandero Stepway will receive the city version

Car Dacia Sandero Stepway will receive the city version. According to information from the company’s representatives, the vehicle will differ from the base variation by a slightly smaller ground clearance. The cost of the new version of the car on the European market will be about 10 thousand euros.

Cadillac XT4 crossover prices announced

Compact crossover Cadillac XT4 can be fully assembled for themselves and ordered in an online configurator, which in turn is on the official website of the brand. Taking into account all available options, the compact crossover Cadillac XT4 will cost 57,575 dollars or 3 590 233 rubles.

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