The protests were held in 80 Italian cities, La Stampa reports. Participants complain about unsafe schools, overcrowded transport, formal schooling, and expensive university education.
In Milan, young people organized a march, disrupting public transport. The schoolchildren stayed in the center of Milan, where they declared the «Manifesto for the School of the Future.» They collected proposals for this document throughout the year.
In addition to increasing funding for educational institutions, Italian schoolchildren and students are demanding the creation of psychological assistance points in educational institutions, special courses for all school staff — from principals to janitors — on the timely recognition of depression and other anxiety states in young people.
They also consider it necessary to introduce «asexual» toilets with free sanitary napkins and condoms, and build schools with places for communication outside the classroom.
The missing Chinese tennis player Peng Shuai has made her first public appearance in weeks. She participated in the opening ceremony of the Beijing Children’s Tournament.
Peng Shuai stopped communicating in early November after she accused a prominent local party leader of forcing sex on social media. The post was quickly deleted, the athlete’s accounts disappeared.
Later, a letter from Peng Shuai appeared in the Chinese press, where it is said that her accusations «do not correspond to reality,» she did not disappear anywhere and was resting at home. Many in the world did not believe this and, until recently, demanded that the PRC prove that Peng was safe.
China, after opening a representative office of Taiwan in Vilnius, decided to downgrade the level of relations with Lithuania to the level of chargé d’affaires
The prosecutor’s office found no violations in the hospital, where the disabled person moved on his knees. A man with a disability chose a convenient way of movement for him and refused to use a wheelchair. According to eyewitnesses, the man was not provided with a wheelchair, because there is only one in the Orenburg hospital
The internationally recognized authorities of Yemen instructed their ambassador in Moscow and concurrently in Minsk to appeal to the leadership of Belarus with a request to assist in the return to their homeland of Yemeni migrants who intended to get to the EU countries, but were stuck on the Belarusian-Polish border.
A powerful explosion has occurred in the Somali capital Mogadishu, Somali news portal Goobjoog News reported. According to him, the explosion took place in the central part of the city in the immediate vicinity of the presidential palace.
There is no secret that Russia has been developing anti-satellite weapons for a long time, the general director of Roscosmos said on the YouTube channel Soloviev Live.
«Anti-satellite weapons have been developed in Russia for a long time, there is no secret in this. It’s just that the time has come when the Ministry of Defense conducted tests,» Rogozin said.
In his opinion, anti-satellite weapons are an obvious thing that Russia should have. Dmitry Rogozin stressed that Russia is not lagging behind anyone in terms of military space.
Roscosmos has already received additional funds allocated by the government for the development of space programs, Dmitry Rogozin said.
“This week we received an additional 5.7 billion rubles from the reserve fund. Last week we received an additional 6.5 billion rubles. groupings for the country’s economy, «he said.
American startup Fisker Inc unveiled its own electric SUV on Wednesday and said it will have more range than the Tesla Model Y.
350 miles per charge for the most expensive SUV Ocean Extreme, which is priced at $ 68,999, and 340 miles for the Ocean Ultra, which is priced at $ 49,999. The base model Ocean Sport will cost $ 37,499 and will provide 250 miles of range on a single charge. By comparison, Tesla’s Model Y Long Range has 330 miles of range and is priced at $ 58,990.
The Federal Passenger Company (a subsidiary of Russian Railways) will cancel a number of trains on several routes or increase their running intervals. As reported by RBC with reference to the telegram of the «daughter» of Russian Railways, in total, the suspension of ticket sales will affect 44 trains.
The press service of the company explained to RBC that the revision of the schedule is associated with consumer demand. We are talking about trains following, among other things, on the routes Moscow — St. Petersburg, Moscow — Murmansk, Moscow — Volgograd, St. Petersburg — Adler, Vologda — St. Petersburg, as well as the Strizh train on the route Moscow — Nizhny Novgorod.
If a conflict is unleashed on the territory of Belarus, NATO and Russia will be drawn into it, said President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko in an interview with the BBC. At the same time, he stressed that the war may be nuclear. The corresponding part of the interview is published by the Belarusian state agency BelTA, the British TV channel will publish the full version next week.
Japan will consider the possibility of using reserve oil reserves, proceeding from «cooperation» with the United States, said Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida.
Earlier it was reported that the Japanese government is considering the possibility of printing out reserve stocks of oil in order to bring down the rise in prices for petroleum products in the domestic market.
The Yellow Vests celebrated the anniversary of their actions with pogroms in Paris. They were joined by opponents of sanitary passes and Macron’s policies.
The protests of the «yellow vests» began in France on November 17, 2018 with a demand not to increase fuel tax and gasoline prices. They then put forward a whole host of other demands, both social and political.
Former Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili agreed to end the hunger strike, which lasted 50 days. Because of her, he began to lose consciousness, ended up in a prison hospital, and then in a military hospital.
Saakashvili announced a hunger strike in early October after being arrested in his homeland, where he returned after several years of living in Ukraine. In Georgia, he is accused of embezzlement of the budget, abuse of authority and beating of a deputy
Lukashenko in an interview with the BBC said that he intends to act harshly against Western-funded non-governmental organizations in Belarus. He also denied all accusations that Belarus is organizing a migration crisis at the border.
At the same time, Lukashenka admitted that in the pre-trial detention center on Akrestsin Street in the summer of 2020, the detainees were beaten. Then numerous rallies were held throughout the country.
Joe Biden is set to run for a second term in 2024. By this time he will be 81 years old.
It became known that during interrogation in the case of hitting a policeman at the Kaspiysk airport, the security forces identified Usman Nurmagomedov in the driver, and not Kamal Idrisov. Earlier, Nurmagomedov was simply released — he is only a witness in the case and is already announcing his next battles, remaining at large.
As for Idrisov, he stated that a criminal case was opened against him under the article on the use of violence against a representative of the authorities, despite the statement that it was he who was driving the car. According to Idrisov, the security officer himself jumped on the hood to them:
“An armed officer of the National Guard without a reflective vest, violating the established requirements of traffic rules and job descriptions, ran abruptly into the traffic lane, after which he abruptly jumped onto the right side of the hood and rolled to the ground.”
He added that Idrisov’s friends apologized to the policeman on his behalf, and the officer himself only laughed and asked for an autograph.
On Saturday, at Pushkin Square in Moscow, police detained twelve picketers who opposed the liquidation of Memorial and the repression. Some of them were taken to the Luzhniki police station, where the lawyer was not allowed for about three hours. In addition, the activists were kept in a paddy wagon for several hours, and the department did not receive a parcel for them. Journalist Viktoria Ivleva and activist Yuri Samodurov remained at the police station until Monday. The picketers were assisted by lawyers from OVD-Info Ilya Utkin and Alexander Salamov.
The state corporation «Rusnano», created in 2007 and intending to create in the country a nanoindustry in the amount of 900 billion rubles in 7 years, has begun negotiations on debt restructuring with the holders of its bonds.
According to the press service of Rusnano, during a meeting with large creditors, it was stated that the company has accumulated a «disproportionate debt», and «the current financial model requires adjustments.»
The accumulated loss of the state corporation for the period from 2010 to 2020 reached 96.5 billion rubles and approached the amount that the state made in the form of a property contribution to the capital of Rusnano 13 years ago (130 billion rubles).
The total amount of Rusnano’s liabilities at the beginning of 2021 reached 88 billion rubles, while cash and cash equivalents on accounts were 111 times less — only 790 million rubles.
Patriarch Kirill Gundyaev, celebrating his 75th birthday today, called Putin’s Russia the leader of the free world
«We are a truly free country, this is a real fact. We are free from the most powerful outside influences, we develop in our own way, and God forbid that this path be successful.»
Northrop Grumman has partnered with AVL, Intuitive Machines, Lunar Outpost and Michelin to jointly design and build a lunar rover (LTV) to transport astronauts across the lunar surface for NASA’s Artemis mission. Northrop is the main contractor for the project. The project has so far been completed within the framework of the concept without elaboration of details.
NVIDIA CEO Jen-Hsun Huang has announced plans to create a digital twin of Earth using the Omniverse platform. For this purpose, the company is building the Earth-2 supercomputer, with which Nvidia plans to simulate and «predict» climate change.
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