30 Aug, 2021

Remove content that smears the economy

The Chinese authorities will begin to remove content from social networks “slandering” the country’s economy. This was reported on the website of the Chinese Cyberspace Administration.

So the authorities plan to fight in social networks with commercial platforms and accounts that publish financial information “harmful to the PRC economy.”

Commercial websites and platforms will have to remove posts with such financial information. Sites that post messages or comments from foreign media that misinterpret “China’s internal financial affairs” will be prosecuted.

On August 26, Bloomberg experts reported that Chinese crackdowns on industries ranging from iron and steel to education and real estate have disrupted financial markets and limited the growth prospects of the world’s second largest economy. Beijing made it clear that it will continue to impose new restrictions on business.

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Auchan closed 17 stores in Russia in six months. At the same time, Auchan opened 28 new stores in Western Europe, and in Romania and Ukraine – three new points in each of the countries. The closures of stores in Russia were attributed to the fact that they showed poor results.

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The Pakistani army announced a sortie of terrorists from Afghan territory, they fired at the border post. Return fire destroyed two militants, three more were wounded. Two Pakistani soldiers were killed in the shootout.

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Rammstein vocalist Lindemann, who had previously received a warning about the inadmissibility of violating the epidermis, did not perform on Sunday at a concert in Tver, said local entrepreneur Larin

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North Korea is likely to have reopened its Yongbyon nuclear reactor (out of service since December 2018) to produce plutonium from July 2021, which could help the country build nuclear weapons, according to an extract from the IAEA report. It is published by WSJ.

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The cosmonauts found new non-penetrating cracks in the first and oldest module of the ISS – Zarya, said Vladimir Soloviev, general designer of RSC Energia, flight director of the Russian segment of the station, in an interview with RIA Novosti. The previously found through cracks in the Zvezda module makes the general designer think that over time, the cracks in Zarya will begin to creep apart. Russian segment – modules Zarya, Zvezda, Poisk, Rassvet and Science.

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Biden meets the bodies of 13 killed in the attack in Afghanistan by the military

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The United States has evacuated from Kabul all Afghans who worked at the American Embassy in Kabul, as well as their family members, a total of 2.8 thousand people, ABC News reports, citing an internal report on the situation.

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For the first time since 1999, Russia received assistance from the IMF. $ 18 billion was transferred by the Central Bank of the Russian Federation to support the economy and fight the pandemic.

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The official representative of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation, Maria Zakharova, does not believe that the video hosting Rutube will soon be able to replace YouTube, and that popular bloggers will be able to lure onto our Russian platform.

“You are talking about something enchantingly interesting, but not related to reality. Our Rutube stream today dropped 30 times! What are we talking about? We are talking about global digital indicators, which we ourselves cannot yet provide, ”Zakharova said.

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This week, for the first time in the history of the Harvard clergy community, an atheist was chosen as a leader. This is 44-year-old Greg Epstein, blogger and author of Good Without God: What A Billion Non-Religious People Believe in. Here’s how it happened and what Epstein will do in his new post.

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In Nizhny Novgorod, a child on a scooter knocked down an oncologist surgeon treating malignant brain tumors in children. The woman broke her finger, because of this she had to postpone “part of the manipulations” with the patients. The victim said that she was “run over from behind” in the Molodezhny microdistrict near the Dredge Lake.

“Apparently, he has mental problems. She was injured. It was not possible to establish the identity of the child and his parents, they ran away, they did not even help to get up and call an ambulance, ”the pediatric oncologist noted.

The police are now looking into what happened, the newspaper “Rise” was told at the Main Directorate of the Ministry of Internal Affairs in the Nizhny Novgorod region.

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In Veliky Novgorod, two candidates to the regional Duma were removed from the elections – for participating in a rally on January 23, after which one was arrested for 12 days, and the other was assigned 20 hours of compulsory work

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What did the Russians buy for “school” payments (the analytical center of “Synergy” learned, the research is from RIA Novosti):

  • Clothes and footwear for children (49.2%);
  • Stationery for study (32.1%);
  • Electronics for studies (12%);
  • Entertainment for children (6.7%).

Almost a quarter (23.8%) spent this money not on children: groceries, utility bills, clothes and shoes for themselves, rest, loan payments.

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A leak of oil products was detected in Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky in Avachinskaya Bay, the source of pollution has not yet been found, an investigation is underway, said Roman Vasilevsky, Deputy Prime Minister of the Kamchatka Territory.

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Uzbekistan Airways on Monday launched flights to Moscow according to the business model of the Uzbekistan Express low-cost airline, the geography of flights will expand at the expense of the cities of Russia and Kazakhstan, the press service of the air carrier told RIA Novosti.

According to the press service, in the near future, the Uzbekistan Express model, in addition to Moscow, will be expanded in the Russian direction – to Novosibirsk, Kazan, Rostov-on-Don, Krasnodar, Sochi, Mineralnye Vody, Yekaterinburg, as well as to Kazakhstan’s Aktau and Aktobe.

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Rogozin is preparing a report to Putin on the prospects for creating a new Russian orbital station, RIA Novosti was told in Roscosmos

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The warranty for part of the systems of the Nauka module will end in 2023, it is unusable in the new Russian orbital station, said Vladimir Soloviev, chief designer of the Energia Rocket and Space Corporation, flight director of the ISS Russian segment, cosmonaut, twice Hero of the Soviet Union.

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In the Yekaterinburg diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church, they called the task of the Russian state the seizure of other peoples and territories of other countries. This statement was made by the head of the sector of parish schools of the diocesan department of religious education, Anna Bogdanova.

“Land development is not the most important thing. The task of the state is to annex the lands to Russia, to increase the territory, to seize the people, to attract them to itself. And the task of a holy man is to sanctify this land. That is, come, pray, celebrate the Eucharist on it, ”she said.

The disgraced Protodeacon Andrei Kuraev, who had been banned from serving by Patriarch Kirill, reacted to Bogdanova’s statement.

“This feudalism will be carried by the teachers to the children,” Kuraev wrote on Facebook.

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Almost 40% of Russians over the past six months have refused to buy the necessary food, more than half – from buying the necessary clothing and footwear, according to a poll by Levada Center.

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In the course of the antitrust investigation, it became known for the first time how many billions Google receives from the Google Play store. In 2019 alone, Google Play received revenue of $ 11.2 billion. Gross profit was $ 8.5 billion, and operating income was approximately $ 7 billion. The operating profit margin of the Google Play platform at the end of 2019 exceeded 62%.

Several US states have already filed antitrust charges against Google. Third-party Android app developers are unhappy that Google is forcing its payment tools to sell subscriptions and content, and charges up to 30% commission on sales.

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Financial assistance from the IMF in the amount of $ 2.7 billion will allow Ukraine to increase social benefits, said Prime Minister Denis Shmygal.

“Ukraine this week received from the International Monetary Fund more than $ 2.7 billion in irrevocable aid. The received financial assistance will contribute to macroeconomic stability, as well as provide an opportunity to increase social benefits to citizens,” Shmygal announced.

Last Monday, the largest-ever expansion of IMF funds of $ 650 billion took effect. Quotas are distributed in proportion to the contribution of countries, so the largest contributors receive more than the quota.

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Turkey intends to purchase the second batch of the Russian S-400 Triumph anti-aircraft missile system, President of the Republic Recep Tayyip Erdogan said. He added that he plans to discuss this with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin during his visit to Russia, without giving details.

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Opel presented two-seat electric car Opel Rocks-e. Sales will start in Germany from autumn 2021, and sales will start in other countries from 2022. The monthly installment payment for Opel Rocks-e in Germany will be equal to the cost of the travel card. Car prices are still unknown.

The electric vehicle is 2.41 m long and only 1.39 m wide, weighing 471 kg including the battery. The electric vehicle has a range of about 75 km and a top speed of about 45 km / h. The electric vehicle can be fully charged in 3.5 hours from a standard outlet. According to European laws, such a car can be driven by adolescents from 15 years old with AM1 rights.

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Scientists accidentally found a new northernmost land area on Earth. It is an island measuring 60 meters by 30 meters, and it is located near Greenland. Scientists proposed to name it Kekertak Avannarleg, which translates from the Greenlandic language as “the northernmost land”

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More than a hundred churches have been built in Moscow as part of the program for the construction of Orthodox churches, but this is not enough to meet the needs of believers, more than five hundred churches are needed, said the curator of the program, State Duma deputy Vladimir Resin.

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Attempts to portray Joseph Stalin as the main villain of his era are part of an attack on the Russian past, on the results of World War II. This was stated on Monday by Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov at a meeting with veterans of the Great Patriotic War in Volgograd. He stressed that external attacks on Russia’s historical past are aimed not only at rewriting history, but also politically weakening the Russian Federation.

“[You mentioned] Joseph Stalin, who <...> was supposed to lead all the processes. I absolutely agree that history should not be touched. By the way, attacks on Stalin as the main villain, lumping together everything he did in the pre-war period, during, after the war – this is also part of that very attack on our past, on the results of World War II, “the minister said.

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The Russian Orthodox Church is experiencing strong pressure from a number of Western states, in particular the United States, said Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov.

“The ROC has its parishes in many countries, the Russian Church is now experiencing strong pressure from a number of Western states, primarily the United States, which set themselves a goal, intend to destroy, destroy the unity of world Orthodoxy,” he said during a meeting with public figures at the museum. panorama “Battle of Stalingrad” in Volgograd.

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In Belarus, a teacher was sentenced to one and a half years in prison, who on the eve of the Constitution Day of Belarus showed a video in the classroom, which told about Lukashenka’s attempts to once again change the Basic Law of the country in his own interests.
“I do not admit my guilt for slandering Lukashenka. I would slander if I lied. That people do not see what is happening in Belarus, that the Constitution is being violated? ”

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Hungary and Russia agreed on a long-term gas deal. Deliveries under the new contract will begin on October 1, Budapest will purchase 4.5 billion cubic meters of gas annually.

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According to InfoWatch, from January to September 2020, 96.5 million records of personal data and payment information were stolen in Russia.

On March 1, the law on changing the rules for processing such data came into force. Now such information cannot be disseminated by default – citizens should be able to choose which specific data can be used publicly and which not. The monitoring system will identify resources that collect user data, and in case of abuse, influence the operators of personal data.

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Chinese authorities have banned minors from playing online games for more than 3 hours a week – one hour on Friday, Saturday and Sunday (plus one hour on holidays)

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China’s Envision will create mobile robots that can recharge electric vehicles themselves. Mochi mobile robotic charging stations can be called using an application from a smartphone to the parking lot of an electric vehicle. The robot itself will arrive at its destination and charge the electric car without the need for the presence of the car owner.

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Tesla Model S electric vehicles can now self-park using only on-board camera data. The Autopark function allows, when driving at speeds up to 25 km / h, scan the surrounding area in search of a suitable parking space. The driver only needs to press the Autopark interface button and hold it while releasing the steering wheel or steering wheel.

At the same time, the algorithm of the adaptive air suspension was improved. The update will add controllability to electric vehicles and give them sharper responses to driver actions.

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The third and last Zumwalt-class destroyer, Lyndon Johnson, went to sea trials. According to Naval News, the US Navy plans to receive it in 2023.

The US military was originally going to order 32 Zumwalt-class destroyers, but the project turned out to be too expensive. Therefore, the Pentagon first reduced the order to 24 units, then to seven, and, as a result, to three.

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On Sakhalin, the scandalous story of the monument to the first cosmonaut, which the authorities of Nevelsk demolished, cut up and threw away, continued … The prosecutor’s office opened a criminal case under the article “Destruction or damage to cultural heritage sites.” The perpetrators face up to three years in prison!

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The Swedish company Scania has been forced to suspend production of trucks in the country for a week due to the lack of semiconductor components important for the assembly, according to the Swedish radio company Sveriges Radio.

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The Prosecutor General’s Office of the Russian Federation has recorded a record number of detected corruption crimes in eight years, half of which are bribes. In every third case, the size of the bribe did not exceed 10 thousand rubles, the number of cases of small bribes increased by 26%.

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