Russia signed a loan agreement with Cuba, which implies the allocation of € 38 million to the island state for the purchase of Russian military equipment. This was announced by the head of the Federal Service for Military-Technical Cooperation Dmitry Shugaev.
“The loan agreement has been signed and domestic procedures have already passed from the Russian side,” he said in an interview with Kommersant, published on February 6.
He explained that the agreement was signed as part of a program for technological cooperation between countries, which for the most part concerns projects to strengthen the defense sector of Cuba, the Federal News Agency said.
“Such interaction is strategic, giving Cuba the opportunity to develop its military-industrial complex on a long-term basis. And this money within the framework of the state loan, which you are talking about, will go precisely to the development of technological cooperation and technical assistance to the Cuban side, ”Shugaev stressed.
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Macedonia began the procedure for joining NATO
The protocol was signed by the Ambassadors of 29 NATO and Macedonian states. Now the document will be handed over for ratification first to the states of the alliance, after the completion of this process Macedonia will be able to ratify it. NATO’s decision to admit the country to the alliance was ready for signing since April 2008, but the process was blocked by Greece.
The US Senate approved sanctions against Russia and Iran for helping Syria
The US Senate on Tuesday passed a bill providing for sanctions against Syria, as well as Russia and Iran for helping the Syrian government. The document entitled “Strengthening America’s Security in the Middle East” was supported by more than 77 out of 100 senators.
Trump allowed the possibility of concluding a new agreement to replace the INF Treaty
US President Donald Trump admitted the possibility of creating a new agreement on arms control instead of the Treaty on the Elimination of Intermediate-Range and Shorter-Range Missiles (INF). He stated this during the annual appeal to Congress on the state of affairs in the country.
Perhaps we can agree on a different agreement by connecting China and other countries, and perhaps we will not. In this case, we will significantly surpass and outstrip all the others. – Donald Trump, 45th President of the United States
Donald Trump announced the creation of a new missile defense system
US President Donald Trump said that after the termination of the Treaty on the Elimination of Intermediate-Range and Shorter-Range Missiles (INF), Washington will begin developing the latest missile defense system.
Speaking to Congress, Trump announced the full-scale restoration of the US armed forces during the two years of his presidency and Pentagon budget growth to $ 716 billion. One of the elements of military power, the president called the work on the newest missile defense system, accusing Russia of violating the INF.
British Cabinet of Ministers secretly met to discuss Brexit
In the UK, the cabinet minded to secretly discuss the Brexit postponement for 8 weeks, reports The Telegraph on February 5. The British want to discuss this step with European countries. If they support a delay, then the exit from the EU will be postponed to May 24.
Greece wants to take part in the “Turkish stream”
Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said that the country would like to participate in the implementation of the Turkish Stream. Reports about it TASS with reference to the Greek mass media. As noted, the Prime Minister made such a statement after meeting with Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan.
US Department of State appointed special envoy to combat anti-Semitism
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said that he had appointed Ilan Carr to the post of special representative of the State Department for combating anti-Semitism. According to the State Department website, Carr previously held the post of prosecutor, he also worked as an expert on combating terrorism and was the leader of the Jewish community.
Grigory Yavlinsky: “The elimination of poverty will be right in Rosstat”
The politician believes that the Russian authorities apparently decided to fight poverty in Russia and to achieve economic growth with the help of Rosstat. Manipulating statistics can lead to serious consequences.
In London, desecrated the grave of Karl Marx
Unknowns have desecrated the grave of the German philosopher, the founder of scientific communism Karl Marx at the Highgate cemetery in London, the Guardian newspaper reports. According to the publication, the head of the Trust of Friends of Highgate Cemetery Ian Dungeivell stressed that the vandals did not touch other graves in the Highgate cemetery.
“We think that this (attack – ed.) Was deliberately directed against Karl Marx. It was not accidental,” said Dangeywell, adding that the vandals did everything to erase Marx’s name from the tombstone.
Stolen royal regalia found in Sweden
At the end of July 2018, in the middle of the day, parts of the funeral regalia — the crown of the king, the state, as well as the crown of his wife Christina, who died in 1625 — were stolen from the cathedral of the city of Strangnes, where Charles IX was buried. Items were kept in the cathedral under the alarm.
The President of Kosovo declared his readiness to give part of the territory to Serbia
The President of Kosovo, Hashim Taci, stated that in the event that a “small correction of the border” between the republic and Serbia is sufficient for the final conclusion of a peace agreement between the parties, for Kosovo “this should be acceptable”.
If a small correction of the border is the price of a final peace agreement, then this should be acceptable. – Hashim Tachi, politician
Germany has declared NATO’s readiness to increase defense spending
The German government declared NATO’s readiness to increase military spending to 1.5% of the country’s GDP by 2024. “This growth will continue after 2024,” Der Spiegel reports, citing the relevant document, transmitted by Berlin to the organization’s general secretary, Jens Stoltenberg.
The prosecutor’s office in New York decided to interrogate the top managers of the company Trump
Earlier, prosecutors from the state of Maryland and the District of Columbia decided to go to court in order to obtain documents from the Trump Organization about the business of the American President
In Poland, began to create a cyber war
Polish Defense Minister Mariusz Blaszczak officially appointed Colonel Karol Molendou as the plenipotentiary representative of the defense ministry to create troops to combat threats to cyber security, February 5, RT reports.
The minister explained that the new structure will act as an integration between the national center of cryptology and the computer science inspectorate. Immediately after the appointment of Molend said that the first division of the Polish kibervoysk will be created already this year.
British journalist alive in 2012, kidnapped by terrorists
British freelance photographer John Cantley, who was kidnapped more than six years ago by members of the Islamic State terrorist group (organization banned in Russia), is still alive, the British newspaper The Guardian reports, citing a statement by the Ministry of the Interior.
Simonyan explained the denial of accreditation to RIA Novosti and Sputnik in Canada
It became known earlier that the Canadian Ministry of Foreign Affairs denied correspondents of RIA Novosti and Sputnik, members of the Russia Today media group, accreditation for a meeting of the Lima Group scheduled for February 4 in Ottawa, where the foreign ministers of the countries participating in this association should discuss the situation in Venezuela .
“In Canada, they officially declared that they were denied access to the meeting in Venezuela because our correspondent was not kind enough to the Minister of Foreign Affairs,” she said on the TV show “Evenings with Vladimir Solovyov”
Chinese channel CGTN received registration in the United States as a foreign agent
The American division of the Chinese television channel CGTN, at the request of the US Department of Justice, registered as a foreign agent. This was reported by The Wall Street Journal. Her journalists got acquainted with the documents prepared in CGTN.
Scientists have called a simple way to get rid of depression
British doctors have found a way to get rid of depression. According to them, you can eliminate depressed mood with a healthy diet, avoiding eating unhealthy and fatty foods.
To visit Venice from next year, you need a special ticket.
Every year Venice is visited by almost 30 million people. The income from occasional tourists, according to the authorities, is small, but it will cover the cost of cleaning the streets, cleaning the canals and repairing bridges – while all this falls on the shoulders of citizens.
Giugiaro has prepared an electric crossover-hypercar for Geneva
Autodesigner Giorgetto Giugiaro is going to showcase his newest electric-powered super cross at the motor show in Geneva. The concept was designed by GFG Style and CH Auto. It is a hypercross, which can reach speeds of more than 250 km / h.
Presentation of Lars von Trier’s exhibition on diamonds and cinema took place in Belgium
Director Lars von Trier, the author of the film Melancholia (Melancholia, 2011) and Nymphomaniac (Nymphomaniac, 2013), authored an unusual innovative exhibition entitled Melancholia: Diamond (Melancholia: The Diamond), which was presented on Tuesday evening in the Museum of Contemporary Art of Antwerp (MuHKA).
Expert: Tesla car is in satisfactory condition
The Tesla Roadster vehicle launched into space continues its flight, but it may have received damage from radiation, chemist William Carroll from Indiana University in the USA told RIA Novosti in an interview.
According to him, the paint, leather and plastic parts of the car “degraded under the influence of ionizing radiation in interplanetary space.” At the same time, the scientist noted, the details of the car are likely to remain in their places, but they can lose strength and flexibility.
Two warships collided off the coast of the USA
Two US Navy ships collided off the east coast of the United States during a water replenishment operation. The press service of the US Navy clarified that in this case we are talking about a minor incident: the missile cruiser Leyte Gulf and the dry-cargo ship Robert Peary collided with stern units.
Venezuelan Foreign Minister said that “racism had returned” to the White House
Venezuelan Foreign Minister Jorge Arreas, commenting on the intention of US President Donald Trump to build a wall on the border with Mexico, said that racism and segregation had returned to the White House.
Poroshenko accused Russia of poverty in Ukraine
Petro Poroshenko explained the low level of welfare in Ukraine by the actions of Russia. The president of the country spoke about this during the broadcast on ICTV. According to Poroshenko, the Russian Federation “at one moment” closed its markets for Ukrainian goods, which provoked a collapse of the economy.
In one moment, the Russian Federation closed its markets for Ukrainian goods … Imagine how one day the United States closed the markets for goods from Canada, as if the Canadian economy fell. – Petro Poroshenko, President of Ukraine
The court ordered Navalny to remove the investigation of the products for the Rosguards
The FBK investigation was published in August 2018. Navalny and his supporters argued that Rosgvardia received products from the meat factory at inflated prices. Zolotov then called Navalny to a duel.
The UN called Ukraine one of the most mined countries in the world
Because of the conflict in the Donbass, Ukraine is among the most mined and dangerous countries in the world. This was announced on Twitter by the press service of the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UN OSHA).
Russian Defense Ministry may refuse 5.45 mm rounds ammunition
In the future, it is possible to abandon the use of 5.45 mm caliber weapons in the Ground Forces, according to the collection “The main directions of development of the missile and artillery armament system of the Ground Forces of the Russian Armed Forces”, prepared by scientists of the Third Central Research Institute of the Defense Ministry. The authors suggest that further efforts will be focused on upgrading and improving the performance of 7.62 mm ammunition and ammunition. Recall that the cartridge of 5.45 mm caliber was developed in the early 1970s, adopted in 1974.
Russia has offered to train lawyers in space law
The Roskosmos State Corporation and the Russian Academy of Sciences consider it necessary to begin training specialists in space law to defend Russia’s interests in the event of territorial disputes arising during the exploration of the moon, according to their joint decision (a copy of the document is available to RIA Novosti).
Eight new MI-8s have reinforced the Urals squadron of space savers
Eight new transport and combat helicopters Mi-8 MTV5 arrived in the squadron of the Central Military District, which is deployed in the Chelyabinsk region.
Moldovan authorities have called the condition of refusal to return to Transnistria
Moldova may abandon the idea of reunification with Transnistria for the sake of European integration, said Andrian Candu, the European Parliament, said European Truth.
“If it turns out that the price is a rejection of European integration, we will answer no, we are not ready to pay such a price,” he said.
Pompeo held talks with the president of Afghanistan
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and President of Afghanistan Ashraf Ghani held talks during which they spoke about the importance of the intra-Afghan dialogue. This was stated by the representative of the US State Department Robert Palladino
Romania announced the “provocations” of Russia in the Black Sea
Romanian Minister of National Defense Gabriel Lesh made statements that Romania faces “provocations” of Russia in the Black Sea, to which it can respond only in close cooperation with NATO allies, especially with the United States.
US increased military presence in Syria
The United States redeployed around 150 trucks with armored vehicles and generators to Kurdish-controlled territories in northeastern Syria. This is the agency Anadolu.
Yampolskaya suggested chipping works of art when moving
The chairman of the State Duma Committee on Culture, Elena Yampolskaya, proposed introducing rules for the mandatory chipping of objects of art when they are moved. According to her, she was surprised that this idea had previously been rejected when adopting a law on the importation and exportation of works of art.
In Estonia will be held exercises with the participation of the countries – NATO allies
The maneuvers will be held at the central test site of the Estonian Defense Forces and at the test site of the 1st Infantry Brigade in Soodla, RIA Novosti reports. As noted, the military will take part in them from Estonia, Great Britain, Belgium, as well as marines and national guardsmen from the United States.
Media: In Syria, resulted in the readiness of the system S-300
On the basis of air defense in the area of Masyaf in northwestern Syria, the Russian-made S-300 batteries were put on alert, Israeli media reported. Such a conclusion allowed us to take photos of four installations made from a satellite, according to which three of them were uncovered and lifted into the air.
In the Leningrad region will place the first complex S-350 “Vityaz”
This year in the Leningrad region are going to place the first newest complex S-350 “Vityaz”. It is reported by the Department of Information and Mass Communications of the Ministry of Defense.
The Russian Museum will open tactile halls for the blind and visually impaired.
A permanent exhibition for the visually impaired and blind will be located in the halls of the first floor of the Stroganov Palace. The cycle of five excursions for deaf and hearing-impaired people will be held at the base of the Benois Corps and will be called “From Mikhail Vrubel to Pavel Filonov.”
President of CAR signed a peace agreement with 14 armed groups
The head of the Central African Republic (CAR), Touadera Foten-Arcange, signed a peace agreement between members of the government and representatives of 14 armed groups at negotiations in the Sudanese capital Khartoum. About this reports RIA “News.”
Lithuania suspected Sistema in collecting data for the Russian army
A Lithuanian cartographic company affiliated with AFK Sistema may have been used to collect data in the interests of the Russian army, according to the National Threat Assessment report prepared by the Lithuanian State Security Department
“Russia seeks to collect cartographic data that would allow the effective use of new missile launch systems. To this end, Russian enterprises have established contacts with a Lithuanian company engaged in aero scanning and mapping in Lithuania and other EU countries, ”the report says.
“Yunarmiya” increase due to the children of officers
Yunarmiya may increase at the expense of the children of officers On Tuesday, a picture of a telegram was distributed on social networks, which asked Deputy Defense Minister Andrei Kartapolov to identify 100% of the children of officers from 8 to 18 years of age to the Ynarmiya movement.
The military registration and enlistment office of Belogorsk announced the recruitment of female cadets
In Belogorsk announced the recruitment of girls in military universities. Graduates of the 11th grade are invited to the higher education organizations of the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation and federal executive bodies for training in programs with the highest military special education.
Writer Alexey Ivanov spoke about the next film adaptation of his books.
Ural writer Alexei Ivanov shared that filming of his novels “Heart of Parma” and “Dormitory-on-the-Blood” will soon begin. In addition, he is negotiating the film adaptation of the book “Golden Riot.”
Shoigu told about the re-equipment of military satellites
The Ministry of Defense is engaged in technological re-equipment of the orbital group of military spacecraft, this decision was made based on the Syrian experience of warfare, said the head of department, Sergei Shoigu.
Syrian experience shows that for the effective use of high-precision weapons, detailed reconnaissance and cartographic information is necessary. Such data can be obtained only with the help of modern satellites capable of surveying the surface of the Earth with high resolution. – Sergey Shoigu, Russian military leader
In the State Duma offered to introduce a tax deduction for cars
To support residents of the Far Eastern District, purchasing cars abroad for personal and family purposes, it is proposed to provide for a property tax deduction not exceeding one million rubles (payment for it is a maximum of 130 thousand rubles).
Space Group in honor of the anniversary will perform in Moscow with a light show
March 3 in Moscow, French composer and musician Didier Marouani will show a light and laser show. The concert will take place at Crocus City Hall as part of a tour dedicated to the 40th anniversary of Space.
Putin presented a puppy with an autistic girl from Primorye
Russian President Vladimir Putin presented a puppy with a golden retriever autistic patient Veronika from Primorye. This is reported in the instagram of Primorsky Krai. It is noted that a little girl from Slavyanka has long dreamed of a dog.
The Cabinet of Ministers clarified the procedure for issuing subsidies to regions to support culture
Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev signed a decree clarifying the procedure for granting subsidies to regions of the Russian Federation in support of culture, the corresponding document was published on the website of the Cabinet.
It is specified that by the end of 2024 it is planned to provide 1,800 educational institutions in the field of culture with musical instruments, equipment and teaching materials. In addition, the certificate to the document adds that 500 rural cultural and leisure facilities will be built, reconstructed or overhauled and 600 automobile clubs for rural areas will be acquired.
John Anderson will release a solo album, which he worked for 30 years
Ex-frontman and singer of the band Yes Yes John Anderson announced the release of a solo album. Work on the disc called “1,000 Hands” is completed, the release will be held March 31, 2019.
Kadyrov gave a car to father Nurmagomedov
The champion of the Absolute Fighting Championship (UFC) in lightweight weight Russian Habib Nurmagomedov said that the head of Chechnya, Ramzan Kadyrov, presented his father with a Mercedes car.
“Here is a gift for my father today arrived from Chechnya. Thank you very much, Brother Ramzan, for such a gift and, most importantly, for the attention that you pay not only to my father and to me personally, but also to many families of Dagestan, ”an athlete wrote to Instagram under a post with a photo of his father next to the car .
Thousands of interregional bus routes throughout Russia have become illegal
In Russia, a crisis is brewing in the interregional bus transportation market. Many legal companies cannot obtain certificates and route maps at FBU Rosavtotrans. This is stated in the letter of the Association of auto-passenger carriers, sent to the Ministry of Transport. FBU issues documents only on routes with stops included in the register of the Ministry of Transport. If at least one stopping point on the way is not included in the federal list – the entire route is prohibited.
According to Rostransnadzor, as of February 2019, the federal registry included 3,925 routes, of which certificates and maps were issued only for 2053. Today interregional regular routes serve 1,372 carriers, in 2015 there were 2,400.
Kazan Muslim Film Festival will show tapes from 44 countries
More than 400 films will be shown at the 15th Kazan International Muslim Film Festival (KIFMK), the event website reports. The festival will be held April 24 – 30, 2019 in Kazan. To date, the receipt of applications for participation in the event. The selection committee begins its work.
We remind that KIFMK has been held annually in Kazan since 2005 under the motto “Through the dialogue of cultures – to the culture of dialogue”.
Kirovsky maternity hospital in Kemerovo “can be closed” because of its uselessness
February 6, at a press conference on health issues, Deputy Governor of the Kemerovo Region Elena Malysheva spoke about the possible closure of the maternity hospital in Kemerovo. According to the health care representative, the maternity hospital in GKB No. 2, located in the Kirovsky district, ceases to be necessary due to the low birth rate.
In 2017, the number of births in the maternity hospital was 977 babies, in 2018 this number decreased to 895, said Malysheva.
One hundred thousand Sverdlovsk became restricted to leave because of debt
During the first month of this year, bailiffs restricted the right to leave the country to 16 thousand residents of the Sverdlovsk region, the total amount of debts of which amounted to three billion rubles.
“Taking into account the previous period, a total of almost one hundred thousand Urals people were not allowed to leave, having accumulated a total debt in the amount of 82 billion 138 million rubles,” the FSSP regional office calculated.
Netflix has acquired the rights to the film about the maniac “Beautiful, bad, evil”
Netflix has acquired the rights to produce the film “Beautiful, Bad, Angry” (Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile), which will tell viewers about the life of maniac Ted Bundy. This was announced on February 4 by The A.V. Club.
Russians named the main environmental problems of the country
How Russians are concerned about ecology In December, the results of the next poll on ecology were announced by FOM. According to sociologists, 55% of respondents reported a deterioration in the state of the environment in the country and 68% said that the Russian authorities are paying little attention to this problem.
In the State Duma offered to equate payments to guardians to the subsistence minimum of children
In Russia, it is proposed to set the size of monthly payments to families with children under guardianship or guardianship at a level equal to or higher than the subsistence minimum of a child in the region.
Group 7B presented the clip, shot in Sudak
Ivan Demian and group 7B today presented a new video for the song “The Bronze Horseman”. The video, telling about the friendship of two bikers, was shot, mainly in Sudak
Russia has become the leader in the number of government requests to Google
In the first half of 2018, 19,192 requests for content removal were received from Google by the Russian government, according to the Transparency Report, which is regularly issued by the company.
In the City Duma of Yekaterinburg they offered to abolish free meals at the junior school
Ekaterinburg Duma deputy Elena Deryagina at a meeting of the education commission invited her colleagues to consider refusing food subsidies for pupils in grades 1–4, leaving only targeted assistance, writes Znak.com.
Madonna will receive the honorary prize of the Gay and Lesbian Alliance
Madonna will be the second winner of the award and the first woman to receive her: for the first time, the award “For Call for Change” was presented to Bill Clinton in 2013.
The trailer for the horror “Shadows of Sharon Tate” with Hilary Duff
Directed by Daniel Farrand decided to withdraw his version of events, which he christened “Ghosts of Sharon Tate.” Hilary Duff, 31, starred in the title role, who herself recently became a mother for the second time.
The court appointed a new comprehensive examination of the case of the “Seventh Studio”
The Meshchansky Court of Moscow appointed a new financial expertise in the case of embezzling funds allocated to the Seventh Studio, the main figure of which is the famous director Kirill Serebrennikov.
“The expertise is needed to calculate how much all the events that the“ Seventh Studio ”held were worth,“ she explained.
Schools and hospitals in Russia offered to buy special bread
Russian schools and hospitals have offered to oblige to buy only bread enriched with vitamins and minerals. The relevant bill Rospotrebnadzor posted on the federal portal projects of regulatory legal acts.
Cuban jazzman Pachito De Rivera to perform at the House of Music
Paquito De Rivera is an outstanding jazzman, a classic of Latin jazz, one of the founders of the legendary United Nations Band Dizzy Gillespie. In 2018, the musician celebrated two anniversaries at once – the 70th anniversary and the 60th anniversary of the concert activity. For the first time young Pakhito spoke to the public at the age of 10.
Student killed by an icicle in the Petrograd district of St. Petersburg
In the Petrogradsky district of St. Petersburg, on the afternoon of February 5, a student at a university received fatal injuries due to the fall of an ice block. The bodies of the TFR in St. Petersburg prosecuted. The tragedy occurred near one of the houses on Aptekarsky Avenue.
“Children’s” mineral water was harmful to the body of kids
Mineral water, which is advertised as “baby”, was harmful to kids, according to REN TV. The producers of such “mineral water” write on the labels that it is much more useful than the usual one, is enriched with minerals and trace elements and helps to develop a young body.
The book about Kurt Cobain will be released to the anniversary of his death
Former Nirvana manager Danny Goldberg is preparing a book about Kurt Cobain. Memoirs entitled “Serving the Servant: Remembering Kurt Cobain” will be released in the United States on April 2, 2019 – the 25th anniversary of the death of the musician (Kurt committed suicide on April 5, 1994).
In the State Duma offered to use garbage for road construction
Alexander Starovoytov, being a member of the State Duma Committee on Transport and Construction, suggested adopting a similar experience from the Netherlands. He told reporters about his initiative and noted that for two years now there has been talk of a pilot project of the Dutch, on the manufacture of a section of the road from waste, recycled plastic.
Rostelecom offered to collect biometric data in the MFC
Rostelecom offered to collect biometric data of bank customers in multifunctional centers (MFC), told Izvestia in the company. We are talking about voice casts and individuals that citizens rent from July 1 last year in credit institutions. In the future, this information will allow Russians to use the services of financial institutions remotely.
Pat Metini will play at Tbilisi Jazz Festival on March 1-2
Pat Metini (Рat Metheny), one of the most famous American jazz guitarists, winner of 20 Grammy awards in ten nominations, will headline the Tbilisi Jazz Festival Tbilisi International Jazz Festival, which will begin on February 28. This is reported in the organizing company Eastern Promotion. The musician will play for residents and guests of Tbilisi on March 1 and 2. Negotiations on these two concerts have been going on for about 15 years.
Rosneft made a record profit
Since 2017, Rosneft has adopted a new dividend policy – based on it, the state-owned company pays 50% of its net profit under IFRS. Thus, Rosneft can pay up to 2018 a record 274 billion rubles. (154 billion rubles. Rosneft has already paid for the first half of 2018).
In a suit that looks like a Wehrmacht soldier
The leader of the Corrosion Metal Group, Sergey (Pauk) Troitsky, was detained on Tuesday by members of the UFSB in the Eastern District of Moscow.
“I was detained for performing in a green suit. Now take to the court. Often, law enforcement officers have green and brown costumes associated with something, ”the musician“ Reedus ”quotes.
On the question of where the detention took place, the musician replied that “20 SWAT officers and four polite little men climbed to the dacha over the fence”.
On December 16, “Corrosion of Metal” gave a concert at the ROCK Hose Club in the Moscow district of Izmailovo. It is noted that the leader of the group went on stage in a suit similar to the uniform of the Wehrmacht soldiers.
Russia offered to reform OPEC
Russia received an offer from Saudi Arabia about cooperation with OPEC (Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries) under new conditions, writes The Wall Street Journal. If the parties reach an agreement, the new union will be created for three years, and its decisions will have no legal force.
The National Welfare Fund of the Russian Federation in January decreased by 3.3%
The volume of the National Wealth Fund (NWF) for January 2019 decreased by 3.3%. This is the press service of the Ministry of Finance of Russia. According to the ministry, as of February 1, the volume of the National Welfare Fund amounted to 3 trillion 903 billion 502 million rubles, which is equivalent to 59 billion 556 million US dollars.
The Bank of Russia approved its new corporate identity and logo
The Bank of Russia approved the new corporate identity by changing the image of the double-headed eagle on its logo, removing its protruding tongues and closing its beaks. As explained by RBC in the press service of the Central Bank, the regulator has already begun to gradually introduce a new corporate identity.
Russia will be an experiment to track household appliances
The Ministry of Finance of Russia has prepared a draft resolution on conducting an experiment in 2019 to track certain types of goods, including some types of household appliances, prams, and metal furniture. The document is published on the portal of draft regulations.
Rosstat announced a decline in the share of high technologies in the Russian economy
The share of high-tech and knowledge-intensive industries in Russian GDP fell in 2018 to 21.3 percent instead of the previously planned 25.6 percent, follows from Rosstat materials. In monetary terms, the contribution of high technologies to the economy amounted to 20 trillion rubles. This amount includes gross value added (taking into account depreciation of fixed assets) of high-tech, medium-tech and knowledge-intensive industries.
In May presidential decrees of 2012, a target was set – an increase in the share of high technologies in GDP by 1.3 times compared to 2011 levels. Thus, in 2018, it should have been equal to 25.6 percent.
Russia and Iran abandoned the dollar in mutual settlements
Moscow and Tehran intend to switch to national currencies in mutual settlements, Russian Ambassador to Iran Levan Dzhagaryan said in an interview with TASS. According to him, the parties “have essentially abandoned the dollar.”
“We have, in fact, abandoned the dollar in the framework of cooperation with the Iranians, we will rely on the Russian ruble and the Iranian rial,” the diplomat said in an interview with TASS
Severstal will begin production of pipes for the oil industry
Severstal and Italian Tenaris (the second in the world in the production of pipes, 2.9 million tons in 2017) will build in the city of Surgut (Khanty-Mansiysk Autonomous Okrug, Khanty-Mansi Autonomous Okrug) an oilfield sandwich pipe product range (OCTG), reported the main owner of Severstal Alexey Mordashov on Tuesday, February 5.
Our joint venture will be located in close geographical proximity to the production centers of the main players in the oil and gas market, which will ensure cost-effectiveness for both us and our customers. – Alexey Mordashov, Russian entrepreneur
Veon plans to make an offer to buy 42.31% GTH
Telecommunications holding Veon (formerly known as Vimpelcom Ltd.) plans to make an offer to its subsidiary Global Telecom Holding (GTH) for the purchase of its shares at a price of 5.3 Egyptian pounds per share.
ERGO Group may sell its Russian insurer
Ergo belongs to the German ERGO Group, in Russia the company has been operating for 28 years and is a universal insurer
Austrian OMV in 2018 increased its net profit more than tripled
The net profit of the Austrian oil and gas company OMV attributable to shareholders, according to the results of 2018, increased 3.3 times, to 1.438 billion euros, the company said in a report. Diluted earnings per share in the reporting period amounted to 4.4 euros compared to 1.33 euros per share a year earlier.
The Ministry of Agriculture sees no reason for the shortage of grain in the Russian Federation and is waiting for lower prices for it
The Ministry of Agriculture of the Russian Federation sees no reason for a grain shortage on the Russian market, and the ministry expects domestic grain prices to decline in the next one to three months, Deputy Minister of Agriculture Oksana Lut told Prime.
The first resident is registered in the Kaliningrad offshore
This week, the governor of the Kaliningrad region, Anton Alikhanov, announced the registration of the first international company in a special administrative district in the territory of Oktyabrsky Island. The first registered company in the Kaliningrad offshore was Adanimov trading limited.
The price of gas in the main hub of Europe fell below the forecast of the Ministry of Economic Development
The price of gas for 2019 on the main European trading platform, the Dutch TTF, dropped below the baseline price of gas supply to non-CIS countries recorded in the macro forecast of the Ministry of Economic Development of Russia at $ 232 per thousand cubic meters. Following the auction on February 5, the weighted average of forward contracts until the end of 2019 and spot prices since the beginning of the year dropped to $ 230.8 per thousand cubic meters.
Gazprom was forced to save 174 billion rubles in 2019
The Russian government forced Gazprom to save 174 billion rubles in 2019. This was reported in the press service of the oil and gas company. Gazprom strictly adheres to the instructions of the Government of the Russian Federation to reduce operating expenses
In the national project “Housing and urban environment” will invest 1 trillion rubles
Dmitry Medvedev, Prime Minister of the Russian Federation, said that about 20 trillion rubles would be invested in the “Housing and Urban Environment” project until 2024. The national project includes four federal projects. In particular, “Mortgage”, “Housing”, “Formation of a comfortable urban environment” and “Ensuring a sustainable reduction in housing stock that is not suitable for living”.
One of the main goals of the project will be to increase the volume of housing construction to 120 million square meters per year. In addition, it is designed to improve the living conditions of five million Russian families, including thanks to the affordable mortgage lending rate. By 2024, it should be no more than 8% ….
Friedman’s L1 plans to buy Spanish retailer Dia
Owned by the Russian businessman Mikhail Fridman LetterOne (L1) plans to acquire the Spanish retail chain Dia. Such information follows from the release of the investment company. Currently, L1 owns a share in the retailer of 29%.
The film festival “17 Moments …” opens in Pavlovsky Posad
The III International Film Festival named after Vyacheslav Tikhonov will take place on 17 moments in the Moscow Region Pavlovsky Posad from February 6 to 10, reports TASS with reference to the organizers of the show.
Enel Russia expects growth in capital expenditures
Enel Russia expects total capital expenditures in the amount of about 45.3 billion rubles. in 2019 – 2021, which is 5% more than in the previous plan. The growth is mainly associated with a change in the perimeter of the plan and includes investments in 2021 related to the final stage of the construction of a wind farm in the Murmansk region. This is reported in the company’s strategic plan for 2019-2021.
Sberbank raised interest rates on consumer loans
Sberbank ended “New Year shares” on consumer loans. As follows from the credit conditions published on the bank’s website, the rates of a consumer loan for a period of up to five years increased on average by 0.5 percentage points (p. P.).
The State Duma approved a tightening of debt policy for the regions
The State Duma Committee on the Financial Market recommended that the lower house of parliament adopt in its first reading a bill introduced by the government of the Russian Federation and aimed at tightening the debt policy for regions and municipalities.
Installation of the St. Petersburg artist will be shown at the Venice Biennale
The installation of the Petersburg artist and set designer Alexander Shishkin-Hokusai will be exhibited in the pavilion of Russia at the 58th Venice Biennale of Contemporary Art, writes TASS. This year, the exhibition in the national pavilion was dedicated to the Hermitage.
Voronezh City Hall is looking for banks for a loan of 1 billion rubles
The Voronezh Administration announced two auctions for the provision of financial services for the opening of a revolving credit line. Tenders have published on the website of public procurement on Monday, February 4. The administration will pay 87.4 million rubles for both contracts.
VTB Pension Fund Increased Property Size by One Third
At the end of 2018, the size of the property of VTB Pension Fund grew by a third – up to 200 billion rubles. The amount of savings on compulsory pension insurance amounted to 191.8 billion rubles, an increase of 34% over the year.
Ak Bars Bank opened a multicurrency credit line for Agronefteprodukt
Ak Bars Bank opened a multicurrency credit line for Agronefteprodukt. The first transaction was concluded in the amount of 200 million rubles. The multicurrency credit line was provided to the company in order to finance the cost of export contracts for 2 years.
Russian petrodollars flowed to China
The Russian economy ended 2018 with a record balance of payments surplus in its history — the net inflow of foreign currency on the current account reached 7% of GDP or $ 114.7 billion.
At the same time, as noted by the chief economist of Nordea Bank, Tatyana Evdokimova, in her review, more than half of the above amount – $ 67.5 billion – left the country in the form of capital outflow from the private sector, according to Finanz.
From January to September 2018, the Central Bank of the Russian Federation bought foreign currency coming into the market within the framework of the budget rule mechanism and “took out” about $ 35 billion from turnover. The regulator converted the remaining funds (about $ 33 billion) into Chinese yuan. Thus, the expert points out, Russian oil revenues were invested in the Chinese economy.
Jim Carrey will play in the Petersburg musical “The Master and Margarita”
Comedian and showman Jim Carrey will be involved in the production of “The Master and Margarita” on the new stage of LDM. This was reported in the official public of the musical in the social network. Kerry will play Woland. In the new production of the theater, two adherents of dark forces will appear on the stage at once. One of them will play the famous American actor. When exactly Kerry takes the stage in St. Petersburg, do not specify.
School in Pechory chooses a bank to open a currency account
The Pechora Secondary School No. 3 chooses a bank to open a currency account. The corresponding electronic auction was announced on the website of state and municipal procurement of the Pskov region. Under the contract, the bank undertakes to provide financial services for opening and servicing the currency account in accordance with the terms of the contract. Current account opened in Euro. The initial (maximum) contract price is 1 ruble.
The price of gasoline in the Tyumen region increased by 9% over the year
As of December 2017, a liter of gasoline in the Tyumen region cost an average of 37.85 rubles, in December 2018, already 43.28 rubles per liter.
ExxonMobil and Qatar Petroleum will launch a joint LNG project
American ExxonMobil and Qatar State-owned Qatar Petroleum plan to launch a joint LNG project Golden Pass in the US state of Texas in 2024, Exxon said in a release.
China will spend almost $ 400 billion on clean energy
The Chinese government intends to increase funding for clean energy – solar and wind power plants. For these purposes in the next two years it is planned to spend $ 373 billion. According to Xinhua, Beijing wants to dramatically increase the share of non-fossil energy sources.
For the first time in 30 years, the Oscar will pass without a leading
The last presentation of the Oscars without a presenter took place in 1989, when an 11-minute musical plot was shown instead of the opening monologue.
In Khakassia, the issue of debt for electricity has once again become acute
Utility and budgetary organizations continue to accumulate debts for electricity. According to Khakasenergo, utilities and budget organizations have accumulated more than 340 million rubles in debt. Communal services of Khakassia do not comply with any of the agreements reached with the power engineers.
Norwegian Equinor will switch to wind turbines in the North Sea fields
The Norwegian oil and gas company Equinor (formerly Statoil) intends to supply its platforms in the North Sea with electricity using wind generators. According to estimates, this will reduce carbon dioxide emissions by 200 thousand tons annually.
Recoverable reserves of liquid hydrocarbons reached record in Iran
The volume of recoverable reserves of liquid hydrocarbons of Iran today reached a record level, reaching 160.12 billion barrels. Such data spread the Iranian state oil company (NIOC). At the same time, the volume of recoverable natural gas is 33.33 trillion cubic meters.
Oil pipeline and gas processing plant to be built in Orenburg
On the territory of the Orenburg region they plan to build a plant for the processing of associated gas and an oil pipeline to transport the extracted raw material with a length of 200 km. This became known at the meeting of the Governor of the region Yuri Berg with the main shareholder of the Industrial and Financial Group SAFMAR and the owner of a number of Russian companies Mikhail Gutseriev.
Energy consumption increased by 1.3% in Russia in January
The total amount of electricity generated in January was 104.2 kilowatt-hours. This is 2.8% more than in January 2018. Thermal power stations took over most of the load – they generated 65.5 billion kilowatt-hours.
In Moscow, detained the head of the department of central customs
The head of the department for combating economic offenses of the central operative customs in Moscow was detained, a criminal case was initiated about receiving a bribe, a senior assistant to the head of the Moscow Interregional Department of the Transport Insurance Agency told journalists.
“Yandex” will be engaged in the production of serials
Olga Filipuk, Director for Development of Media Services at Yandex, confirmed that Yandex.Studio is in talks with various companies about the production of films, TV shows and shows in different genres.
Moscow traffic police can get sports cars
Head of the Moscow Department of the State Automobile Inspectorate Viktor Kovalenko said that Moscow’s traffic police units could be equipped with new cars with sporty characteristics, RIA Novosti reports.
Russian software on smartphones and laptops plan to make mandatory
To get to the Russian market, manufacturers will be required to install Russian software on their devices and ensure that foreign pre-installed programs can be completely removed if they do not affect the operation of the equipment.
Facebook Messenger has the ability to delete messages
The user can delete messages for all or for himself. In the latter case, instead of the message, a notice will appear about its removal. During the day, the function will be available for those who use iOS, and for those who use Android, explained the representative of the social network Facebook.
Apple will replace the vice president of retail sales
Apple in April will replace the senior vice president of retail sales, this is stated on the company’s website. Now in this position, Angelv Arends, who has been with the company for more than five years, is expected to be replaced by Dirdra O’Brien, who will report directly to Apple CEO Tim Cook.
“Yandex” will spend on partners “clouds” 100 million rubles
As part of the program, Yandex service partners will be able to receive 50% of the amount they spend on Yandex cloud services, and technology partners will receive grants for testing Oblaka in the amount of 20 thousand rubles and a 50% discount on expenses for the first two months paid use “Cloud”.
New Samsung Galaxy Note can get a camera in the stylus
Samsung has filed a new patent with the United States Patent and Trademark Office. According to the document, the manufacturer intends to gracefully get out of the situation with cuts and holes in the screens of the Galaxy Note, placing the camera in the stylus. The modified S Pen is equipped with at least one lens and an image sensor.
New Emoji will appear this year.
The Unicode Consortium, a non-profit organization that coordinates Unicode development, announced that the new Emoji suite will be available for use in various services during 2019. The group includes such well-known names in the mobile industry, such as Apple, Microsoft and Huawei.
Russian scientists and LG will create safety glass for smartphones
Russian scientists together with the LG company are designing a special material from crystals for smart technology. The technology will ensure the shock resistance of smartphones. The development will work specialists of the University RHTU them. Mendeleev, writes the Federal News Agency.
Xiaomi patented smartphones with several holes in the screen.
It is not yet known whether the device described in the document will be represented in the Redmi and Mi line. The patent contains 24 detailed images of different models of Xiaomi with frameless screens. Smartphones received two holes for the front camera and light and proximity sensors placed under the display.
TalkBank launched a chat bot for Facebook
The company TalkBank, which created the first bank in Russia that works exclusively on instant messengers, has integrated an artificial intelligence chat bot into the social network Facebook.
Scientists are preparing an expedition to study the population of polar bears
Scientists from the Institute of Biological Problems of the Cryolithozone of the Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences (SB RAS) are organizing an expedition to study the polar bear population on the Bear Islands in the Nizhnekolymsky region in the north of Yakutia.
GMCS has created a BI platform for Skolkovo
The Skolkovo Foundation switched to using digital services based on the Qlik Sense BI platform for more efficient management of the ecosystem of support for domestic innovation projects implemented both in Russia and on the world market.
“Rosnano” may become a shareholder of the auto company Tesla
The Russian state corporation Rosnano may soon become one of the shareholders of the American Tesla company owned by Ilon Mask. Rosnano has a stake in the manufacturer of batteries for electric cars Maxwell Technologies in California, which plans to acquire Tesla.
Instagram makes it easy to manage multiple profiles
Instagram may appear innovation, which will be useful for users with multiple profiles. The function is called “Main Account” and will allow you to bind all profiles to one main one.
Logitech introduced a new line of gaming headsets
Logitech has decided to introduce a new line of gaming headsets, designed to provide incredible comfort and excellent audibility, regardless of your chosen game.
Tesla launched a proprietary section on Amazon
The American company Tesla is a manufacturer of not only electric cars, but also branded clothing and accessories, which until recently could only be purchased in the company’s online store.
Lenovo Phab 3 will get a screen with a diagonal of 7.8 inches
Two weeks ago, the United States Federal Communications Commission (FCC) website published the first information about the new Lenovo Phab 3 tablet, as well as the first photo of the device. At that time, it was known that the dimensions of the novelty in the plan would be 178 x 86 mm, and the diagonal would be equal to 198 mm.
Wacaco Launches MiniPresso Hand Coffee Maker
Wacaco introduced the MiniPresso hand coffee maker, which can make fresh and tasty coffee in just a few seconds. MiniPresso coffee maker is very easy to use.
Introduced new 4K monitor LG 32UL750-W
Famous brand LG introduced a new model of the monitor from the low-cost segment, but with the support of high-resolution 4K. Buy a new product in Japan will be possible at a price of about 700 dollars. Model 32UL750-W received a screen with a diagonal of 31.5 inches
Google introduced two updates to protect user data.
Google launched two updates that are designed to help keep user data safe outside the company’s sites and applications. The first is the Chrome Password Checkup extension, the second is the new Cross Account Protection feature.
Classmates run anonymous chat
Classmates were the first social networks to help unauthorized users in online chat. Questions about changing a password or a remote profile can now be resolved in personal correspondence with support staff, without logging in to a page on the social network.
A new type of dinosaur with spikes on its back found in Argentina
The remains of a dinosaur belonging to a previously unknown species, found paleontologists in the geographical region of Patagonia in the territory of modern Argentina. The ancient lizard was a herbivore, and most likely it was protected from predators with the help of long bone spines growing from its spine.
Airbus started developing electric aircraft racing
Aircraft fly at a speed of more than 400 kilometers per hour at an altitude of about 10 meters. Nottingham University has been developing the first version of the electric race aircraft for the Air Race E races since last fall.
The north magnetic pole of the Earth is shifting towards Russia
The speed of movement of the north magnetic pole of the Earth over the past decades has accelerated several times, scientists from the US National Institute of Environmental Information found out.
For most of the last century, he was in the Canadian archipelago and moved toward the geographic North Pole, moving about ten kilometers a year. In the late nineties, experts noticed its significant acceleration: in 2001, the drift speed reached 40 kilometers per year, in 2007 – 50, now – 55. From published data, it follows that the pole moves from the Canadian Arctic towards Siberia.
A tickling zone in the brain will make the operation painless
American scientists have discovered a “tickling zone” in the human brain. Influencing this area, neurosurgeons caused laughter in patients. Stimulating the “tickling zone” with electricity soothes patients, according to The Journal of Clinical Investigation
The electric field made the soft actuator bend to the desired shape.
The basis of the movement of the actuator is the creation of an electric field using the internal system of electrodes, the distribution of which determines the shape of the surface bend, the authors of the article in Nature Communications
Chinese AT200 drone “went to the series”
In China, begin mass production of a cargo unmanned aerial vehicle AT200. This was reported by representatives of the Chinese private company Star UAV System from Chengdu, which developed the drone, reports the blog with a link to the magazine “Jane’s International Defense Review”.
Scientists have found a new and smaller editor for the CRISPR CasX gene
Scientists working on the basis of the laboratory of the University of California, found a new and smaller CRISPR gene editor CasX, able to compete with Cas9, often used in experiments with bacteria, animals and plants. Research materials appeared in the Nature publication.
Brain controlled bionic prosthesis created
Swedish scientists claim that they have created the most advanced to date, bionic prosthetic arm, controlled by the brain. This prosthesis returns the seemingly forever lost sense of touch to a person.
Krasnoyarsk scientists create golden biosensors of stress and cancer
Scientists of the Institute of Fundamental Biology and Biotechnology of Siberian Federal University create biosensors with gold nanoparticles that will help detect stress and oncology in humans. According to the researchers, biomarkers of diseases and toxic substances can be found using bioluminescent inhibitor analysis.
Created the cleanest ray of light in the world.
A team of scientists from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) has created the cleanest laser in the world. In an article published in the journal Optica, the researchers write that their laser device is “compact” and “portable”; nevertheless, they are trying to make it even smaller.
The male brain is aging much faster than the female
The study showed that women have better blood flow, consumption and oxidation of glucose, as well as several other aspects of metabolism that make the female brain 3.8 years younger than the actual age of the subjects.
Psychologists have denied the importance of eye contact.
Psychologists have disproved the effectiveness of eye-to-eye contact when communicating with another person. It is believed that the conversation should catch a direct look interlocutor. In fact, this popular belief turned out to be a myth, reports Perception magazine.
Scientists forced the rat cyborg to execute commands
Chinese scientists have made another breakthrough in the field of neurophysiology, forcing a living being to carry out the commands given by the power of thought. Previously, such experiments were carried out only with the participation of technical devices, that is, a person sent impulses to control any gadget.
Stem cells for the first time “forced” to produce insulin
The researchers paid attention to the creation of the islets of Langerhans and decided to recreate them in the laboratory. Dividing partly differentiated stem cells and transforming them into islet accumulations, experts found out that they respond to sugar levels in the same way as insulin. According to experts, the results of their work will allow these people to be transplanted to people with diabetes.
New technology will allow to investigate processes at the atomic and nuclear levels.
Russian scientists have studied the process of creating high-order optical harmonics in a plasma created by ultrashort laser pulses on the surface of solid targets. This work can lead to the creation of an efficient source of attosecond (10–18 seconds) pulses, discover new modes of interaction of laser radiation with matter, investigate the processes of generation of coherent x-rays and laser acceleration of particles. The work took place in the framework of projects supported by the Russian Science Foundation. Article scientists published in the journal Optics Letters.
Scientists for the first time raised a “chimeric” kidney of a mouse in the body of a rat
Molecular biologists from Japan for the first time raised high-grade kidneys of mice inside the body of rats, which initially did not have them due to a mutation in the DNA. Such “chimeras” may become the main organ donors for humans in the near future, according to an article published in the journal Nature Communications.
Japanese probe will attempt to land on Ryugu asteroid
The Hayabusa-2 probe has been at the asteroid for more than half a year. On 22 February, the Japanese Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) reported that the Hayabusa-2 probe will try to land on the asteroid Ryugu
Astronomers have confirmed the collision of planets in the system of the star Kepler-107
Astronomers were able to confirm that a collision of two planets occurred in the system of the Kepler-107 star. The results of scientific work with the public shared the journal Nature Astronomy.
Volkswagen introduced the updated Passat for Europe
The live debut of the updated Volkswagen Passat family will take place as part of the March show in Geneva. Sales of the “Passat” in the home market in Germany will start this summer
Audi has updated the sports coupe and roadster TT RS
From the standard version of “PS” is very difficult to distinguish. The design has not changed, despite the fact that the guys from Ingolstadt assure of the complete processing of the front end. But the most notable innovation was wider air intakes.
At the heart of the TT RS Coupe and Roadster is still a five-cylinder turbocharged gasoline engine that develops 400 horsepower and 480 Nm of torque. This will allow the car to accelerate to “hundreds” in 3.7 seconds, and the maximum speed will be limited to 250 km / h (optionally, you can move the lock to 280 km / h).
BMW talked about the winter trials of the iNext electric crossover
BMW representatives reported that the model passed a series of extreme tests in the Arctic Circle in the Swedish Arjeplog. During the tests, an assessment of the resistance of the batteries to cold was conducted, as well as the operation of the electrical distribution control system and the operability of the air conditioner.
Concern Fiat Chrysler recalls 882 thousand cars worldwide
The reason for this step were problems with the steering and braking system. Approximately 660 thousand pickups of RAM 2500 and RAM 3500 2013 … 2017 of assembly will fall under the review, of which more than 500 thousand pieces were sold in the USA. According to representatives of FCA, in these cars a defect can lead to a steering failure. Already reported at least eight accidents that have occurred due to this problem. In addition, 222,000 pickups of RAM 1,500 2019 model years will be recalled, in which shortcomings of the braking system may be detected.
A new pickup Chevrolet Silverado HD 2020 will receive a V8 engine
Chevrolet Silverado HD still looks interesting and this truck can tow 16,103 kg. For reference, this is 180kg more, unlike the big Ram HD pickup with a Cummins diesel engine.
Published render of off-road coupe Toyota Supra
Design studio Rain Prisk has published on its Facebook page a render of the Toyota Supra SUV. The image was made based on the design of a new generation of Japanese sporecar, which recently entered the market.
Avilon considers three locations for the Aurus showroom in Moscow
Aurus showroom may appear in the Avilon showroom on Volgogradsky Prospekt, in Petrovka boutique or in a multi-brand center on the territory of the former ZIL plant, said VIAF Bikulov, division automaker’s operating director, told RIA Novosti.
In Thailand, selling electric amphibious to rescue from floods
In Thailand, sales of the unique amphibian electric car Fomm One, designed to rescue people from floods, began. The four-seater machine, capable of driving on the road and floating on the water, was estimated at 664 thousand baht or 1.4 million rubles.
The length of the Fomm One is about 2.5 meters, width – 1.3 meters, and height – 1.56 meters. The car is equipped with two modest 5-kilowatt electric motors, totaling 14 horsepower and 560 Nm of torque. The cruising range does not exceed 160 kilometers, and the maximum speed is limited to 80 km / h.
Ferrari showed the possibility of speedsters with the most powerful engine
The speedsters are driven by a 6.5-liter V12 engine with a capacity of 800 to 820 “horses.” This is the most productive power plant, which is used on civilian cars, except for the hybrid engine from LaFerrari
Van Mercedes-Benz Citan Tourer got a new diesel
The Germans did not complain to Tstyan, but they introduced the design package of the RED Design Package (in the photo). It means red accents in the exterior (bumper, mirrors), interior and is available to both the passenger version of the Tsitan and the panel delivery van.
Toyota launched a car subscription service.
Toyota has launched the Kinto platform in Japan, which will bring together a subscription for cars, mobile services, the sale and purchase of used cars, as well as repair services.
McLaren 600LT made more powerful
Production of the McLaren 600LT started just a year ago, but the other day, Hennessey tuners presented an increase in power package for a limited supercar. For all owners of a hardcore model, tuners offer an increase in car performance. Twin-Turbo V8, after some intervention by specialists from Hennessey Performance, develops 1,001 hp. power and 1,173 Nm of torque against 592 hp and 620 Nm in the basic version.
In Moscow, detained three traffic police officers for the sale of driver’s licenses
According to investigators, in 2018, the detainees of the Balashikha traffic police for a fee, or at the direction of their superiors, were responsible for seeking rights at the theoretical exam. With their help, over 160 people got driving licenses