29 Oct, 2018

Russians began to save more

According to the research holding Romir, the number of respondents who save money on food and rest has increased from 17% to 25%. The number of those who redistribute their expenses in favor of food has decreased from 32% to 25%.

At the same time, the number of Russians who have ceased to spend money on expensive products has decreased – now they are 15%. The number of respondents who do not deny themselves nothing has decreased in six years from 15% to 8%.

The percentage of those who, in principle, does not save anything, has not changed in comparison with 2014 – 14%.

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Igor Sechin bought an apartment for 2 billion

The head of Rosneft has acquired a five-level apartment in the center of Moscow. The estimated market value of such housing is 2 billion rubles. That is, one square meter of such an apartment (an average of 2-2.5 million rubles) costs as much as a one-two-bedroom apartment in poor regions.

It is noted that Igor Sechin bought this apartment for 2 billion rubles. completely legal. In this regard, in the journalistic community discusses the income level of the leaders of large Russian corporations.

According to Forbes magazine, Sechin’s revenue in 2016 was $ 13 million. In 2017, 11 members of the board of Rosneft received remuneration in the amount of 3 billion 895 million rubles.

IKEA apologized for the post with a comparison of women and dogs

IKEA company in Russia apologized and deleted the posting on the social network Facebook, in which users saw a comparison between a woman and a dog. Posted on October 16 post began with the words “if you accidentally scratched his car or nibbled slippers.”

“Fashion sentence” accused of humiliating women

The journalist of the Finnish broadcasting company Yle Cherstin Kronvall was outraged by the attitude towards women, which is shown in the Russian television show “Fashionable sentence.”

Kronvall draws attention to the fact that in Finland in such shows a woman changes “for herself”, and the Russian program forces a woman to improve herself to please the male representatives. In 2012, the Russians accused the project “Fashion sentence” of advertising homosexuality in the daytime.

On the Syrian island of Arvad waiting for foreign tourists

The only island in the Syrian Arab Republic, Arwad Island, which is located in the Mediterranean Sea a few kilometers from the port city of Tartus, is ready to receive foreign tourists. On this October 27, told the mayor of the city of Arwad Ali Nijem.

Airport Pulkovo offered to rename in honor of Shnurov

Fans of the leader of the Leningrad group, Sergei Shnurov, are discussing the possibility of naming Pulkovo Airport in his honor as part of a nationwide competition for assigning the names of prominent compatriots to airports, according to messages on the Instagram musician’s official page.

European Commission offered to move to a dysfunctional area

Representatives of the Brussels administration object to a large-scale development project in the city center, envisaging the construction of several skyscrapers in the famous “European Quarter”, where the main EU institutions and structures are located, city councilor for urbanism Geoffroy Comans de Brasin told RIA Novosti

The development of Moscow is at the level of the best cities in the world.

In the broadcast channel “Russia 1” Mayor Sergei Sobyanin said that the development of Moscow is at the level of the best cities in the world, reports the agency “Moscow”.

What is bed-nursing care?

Igor Seleznev, Deputy Chairman of the Government of the Yaroslavl Region, at a meeting of the Duma Committee on Healthcare, spoke in favor of closing the nursing care unit on the left bank of Tutyaya. Arguments that this is the only hospital on the left bank of the Volga from Rybinsk to Yaroslavl, and residents of all rural settlements receive treatment there, did not affect the official. He called the separation inappropriate.

“What is bed nursing care? There even the therapist has no bet. Nursing care Here’s a poorhouse where people lie, get shots, eat, sleep. The department has proposed instead of these 10 beds a nursing day hospital. What is the problem? The problem is that there is no place to sleep after harvesting potatoes, mostly, ”Seleznev said.

More than 1 million Russians were in the number of restricted to leave because of debt on loans

According to the Federal Bailiffs’ Service, on September 1, bailiffs charged 4.5 million debts to credit organizations from the Russians for 1.7 trillion rubles (the average debt amounted to 377 thousand rubles).

“Every third debtor is restricted in the right to travel outside the Russian Federation,” the FSSP reported.

There are more cases of blocking online payments Russians

Economists believe that this practice will only increase, banks will seek to reduce the amount of “gray” money supply. This may lead Russians to prefer cash settlements.

The program “Moscow longevity” will become permanent

According to Mayor Sergei Sobyanin, the authorities see that this is a highly demanded program, to which 140 thousand people have registered today. The project is designed to help older Muscovites gain new knowledge, skills and creative development.

The unemployment rate in Russia has reached a minimum

For the first time in many years, the unemployment rate in Russia reached its lowest level and amounted to 4.6% as of August 2018. This was reported by RIA Novosti on the results of its own research. The ranking of Russian regions in terms of unemployment was compiled according to Rosstat.

Data of Sberbank employees are publicly available.

The bank was unable to protect the data of its own employees Names and email addresses of about 420 thousand Sberbank employees were in the network. The reason for the leak in the bank is not disclosed; a possible option is “malicious actions of one of the employees”.

Belogorsky houses for the resettlement of people uninhabitable

The Amur regional court ruled that the Belogorsky homes for the resettlement of people from emergency barracks for 700 million rubles are unsuitable for life. “Cardboard” buildings do not meet building codes and are fire hazardous.

The head of the city of Belogorsk, Stanislav Melyukov, who received at home, believes that he did the right thing. He argues that such houses need to be built for displaced people from emergency housing.

“The decision that these houses would be like that was made by me. Because I understood perfectly well that people lived in these barracks for a long time, all their lives, who were not used to paying for anything, including garbage collection. And if I move such people to houses with all the necessary amenities, we will get two neighborhoods of non-payers in the city, ”the head of Belogorsk said at a speech in the city duma.

Instead of heating in the “cardboard” houses are household heaters. On October 28, Belogorsk was already covered with snow, and it is very cold in the buildings. Electric heaters spend too much energy, because of what they get very heavy bills for immigrants, reports REGNUM.

In Moscow, the FSB building held arrests

Activists of the SERB movement led by Gosha Tarasevich tried to thwart the uncoordinated action “For ours and your children: a march in defense of the new generation” in support of those involved in the Seti and New Greatness cases taking place near Lubyanka Square in Moscow. According to a Kommersant correspondent, a SERB member provoked a picketman who was holding a poster “Transfer to The Hague: Putin V.V.” a fight started. Police dragged the participants in the brawl avtozak.

Earlier, participants in the action submitted an application for approval, but it was rejected. Despite this, they decided to hold a march, refusing political statements.


Chechnya will be able to produce oil independently

Chechnya will be engaged in oil production itself after the transfer of the Chechenneftekhimprom to it. This was stated by the head of Chechnya, Ramzan Kadyrov, during a press conference at the site of the Grozny state television and radio broadcasting company.

We have long been negotiating the transfer of “Chechenneftekhimprom.” This will be our main priority. We will have the opportunity to extract oil, build a plant, offer investors. There are already interested people and companies. – Ramzan Kadyrov, Russian politician

GDP per capita in South Korea exceeded $ 30,000

The gross domestic product (GDP) per capita of the Republic of Korea exceeded $ 30,000; the next frontier, 40,000, is expected to be passed as early as 2023. This is reported by the South Korean news portal KBS with reference to the Committee on the Budget of the National Assembly of the Republic.

Crimea revenue amounted to 108.5 billion rubles for nine months

Crimea revenue amounted to 108.5 billion rubles in January – September 2018. The growth rate in relation to 2017 is 102.7%. About this reports “Kryminform” with reference to the press service of the regional Ministry of Finance. “The annual plan was fulfilled by 57.6%,” the agency said.

Egypt, for the first time since May 2017, bought wheat from the USA at the tender

At a tender held on Friday, Egypt bought American wheat for the first time since May 2017. Competition in the global grain market may intensify, the prospects for a substantial increase in prices are in doubt, believes Igor Pavensky, head of the analytical center of Rusagrotrans JSC.

The European Union has harvested the best grape harvest in the last five years

Wine production in 2018 in the European Union could be a record for the last five years. This is evidenced by the forecasts of the European Commission, published today, October 27.

Iran will not lower oil exports below 1 million barrels per day

Iranian Vice President Eskhak Jahangiri said that the country expects a decline in oil exports, but it still will not fall below 1 million barrels per day, reports IRNA. It is indicated that recently Iran exported about 2.5 million barrels per day.

Krasnoyarsk region’s national debt has grown to 109 billion rubles

The national debt of the Krasnoyarsk Territory reached a record level of 109 billion rubles. These are data for the beginning of October of this year, the official portal of the government of the region reports. The region is among the top three regions with the highest public debt and is firmly in second place.

Apple owes Qualcomm $ 7 billion

Court hearings were held on October 26 in a court in San Diego (California). During the meeting, representatives of Qualcomm said that Apple owes $ 7 billion. An impressive amount of debt was formed as a result of prolonged non-payment of license fees.

IBM buys developer Red Hat cloud software for $ 34 billion

IBM has reached an agreement to purchase a developer of cloud software (software) Red Hat. The amount of the transaction will be $ 34 billion.

Hyundai Group’s profit fell to a 20-year low

The South Korean industrial conglomerate Hyundai Group published a financial report for the 3rd quarter of 2018, and the results were far from analysts’ expectations. The company’s profit in the period from June to September amounted to only $ 260 million – 75% less than a year earlier.

New sanctions do not threaten the dollar deposits of Russians

If there are any sanctions against individual banks, where there are dollar deposits, I assure you that the Central Bank will always lend a hand, will help in terms of currency liquidity. There will be no problems, so that even there will be no doubt, with dollar contributions. – First Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Finance Anton Siluanov


World Bank to increase Palestinian financial support to $ 90 million

The World Bank Group (WB) will increase annual support for Palestine to $ 90 million and will adhere to a new strategy in its work on Palestinian lands. About this on Saturday the agency Wafa said the permanent representative of the World Bank Group in Palestine Marina Weiss.

Turkmenistan is one of the most closed countries in the world.

Due to strict censorship and authoritarianism, the republic is compared to North Korea. Three or four years ago, the severity of the regime was balanced by a prosperous economy. Yes, salaries in the country were relatively small, but citizens received free gas from the state, electricity, gas, water and even salt.

Empty shelves in stores, food queuing, “sausage” trips to the capital. These are not memories of the late USSR. In such conditions, living modern Turkmenistan. The republic ranks fourth in the world in gas reserves, but is on the verge of starvation. The situation is complicated by catastrophic unemployment and lack of money. Residents of the country massively leave their homeland in search of a better life.

Kiev fears possible loss of control over Transcarpathia

In Ukraine, they fear the loss of Transcarpathia due to the lack of a “central government policy” in this region. This was stated by the Deputy Minister for Temporarily Occupied Territories and Internally Displaced Persons of Ukraine Georgy Tuk.

We have actually lost two territories, Transcarpathia is not yet, but I absolutely agree that we are losing those territories where there was no policy of the central government. – Georgiy Tuka, Ukrainian public figure

Duda considers open the question of the payment of reparations Poland from Germany

Polish President Andrzej Duda said that he considers it open to reparations from Germany for the damage caused to Poland during the Second World War. He stated this in an interview with Bild.

Trump refused to attend Republic Day celebrations in India

US President Donald Trump said the Indian authorities refused to offer to attend as the main guest the celebration of Republic Day, which will be celebrated on January 26, 2019, reports NDTV, citing sources.

Over a million people signed a petition for a new referendum on Brexit

The number of signatories of the petition for holding another referendum on Brexit in the UK exceeded one million. This was reported on Saturday by The Independent, which initiated the creation of a petition. The petition was posted on change.org three months ago.

Trump told what Russia wants from the United States

Russia wants to get help from the US after the successes achieved by the American economy, said President Donald Trump at a meeting with his supporters in Illinois. The event was broadcasted by NBC.

Do not forget. Russia wants help from us in the economy. We have an economy. We have created such a welfare. I did a really good job – 11.7 trillion dollars. Russia wants our participation. – Donald Trump, 45th President of the United States

Carles Puchdemon announced the creation of a new party

The newspaper reports that the former head of the generality delivered a speech for his supporters, which was broadcast at the congress of the new party. Pucdemon mentioned disagreements among those supporting the independence of Catalonia and stated the need to “move forward as one.”

Japanese Prime Minister invited foreign leader to his home for the first time

On Sunday, October 28, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe invited his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi, who arrived in the Land of the Rising Sun on an official visit last Saturday, to his country house located in the town of Narusawa (Yamanashi Prefecture) near Mount Fuji.

Acting President of Ireland re-elected for second term

Irish incumbent president Michael Higgins re-elected for a second seven-year term. At the elections held on Friday, October 26, 56% of voters voted for him. The voting results have already been confirmed in Dublin Castle.


The web published the first images of the Russian helicopter of the future

The first images of the Russian promising combat helicopter appeared on the Internet. According to Scramble Magazine, the Kamov design bureau is developing. According to the newspaper, the helicopter will have wings and retractable landing gear.

The Pentagon made the largest in the XXI century supply to the Ramstein base

The Pentagon in October put on the American Ramstein airbase in Germany about a hundred containers of ammunition. This is reported on the website of the air base.

As specified in the message on the website of the base, the contents of the containers are intended to ensure “prompt response to threats from aggressive opponents”.

Russia will deploy Samarkand complexes in 13 military units

The Defense Ministry will deploy the Samarkand electronic warfare complexes in 13 military units, including in the Kaliningrad region. The Office announced a tender for their current repair, installation and revision, follows from the documentation published on the website of public procurement.

The corvette “Loud” came out to the sea of Japan for testing

Corvette “Loud” went on factory running tests in the waters of the Sea of Japan. This is reported on the website of the Ministry of Defense.

Putin spoke about dozens of droneless aircraft shot down by Hmeimim

In recent months, Russian air defenses in the Khmeimim base area have shot down dozens of aircraft, Russian President Vladimir Putin said at a press conference following a four-way summit on Syria in Istanbul.

More recently, shelling from the Idlib zone in the direction of Aleppo was carried out. Over the past 1.5-2 months, our air defense forces have shot down 50 aircraft near our base in Hmeimim. – Vladimir Putin

In Lugansk announced the transfer of military equipment of Ukraine to the line of contact

The representative of the People’s Militia of the self-proclaimed Luhansk People’s Republic (LNR), Andrei Marochko, said that the Ukrainian soldiers had transferred three Ural vehicles and two armored personnel carriers (BTR) to the contact line.

Kosovo decided to buy weapons

The Croatian newspaper Vecernji list reported that the leadership of Kosovo in the next three years is going to spend almost 300 million euros on weapons for its army.

“Iron Tomahawk” near the Russian borders

Combat groups of NATO countries are working out the possibilities of firepower, as well as interoperability. It is reported by the TV channel “Star”.

As you know, we are talking about the combat units of Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania and Poland, which took part in the military exercises “Iron Tomahawk”, held in the camp Adazhi near the Russian border. In total, 17 different tanks were involved in the above-mentioned exercises, including modern American Abrams.

Turkish army fired on Syrian Kurdish positions

Turkish troops shelled Syrian Kurdish positions east of the Euphrates River. This was reported by Anadolu. The Zor Maghar district, located in northern Syria, was attacked.

Canada hosts 117 White Helmets members

Last week, Canada received 117 representatives of the White Helmets and their family members. On the design of migration documents for these people said the head of the Canadian Foreign Ministry Christie Freeland. She also stressed that “no information about their arrival and place of residence will be provided”

Raid tug “RB-2186” became part of the Pacific Fleet

The raid tug RB-2186 became part of the support vessels of the Pacific Fleet. The solemn ceremony of raising the flag on the ship took place at the stationing point of the fleet forces in Kamchatka. A representative of the fleet command, clergy, as well as public and veteran organizations took part in it.

US coalition struck a village in Syria

A coalition led by the United States inflicted air strikes on the village of Al-Sousse in the province of Deir-ez-Zor, reports RIA “Novosti”. As a result, five civilians were killed. Prior to that, the coalition struck on Wednesday, in the village of Deir ez-Zor, 62 civilians were killed.

Japan will create a military base on an island in the East China Sea

This year the Japanese government plans to start building a military base on the island of Ishigaki in the East China Sea. As noted by TASS with reference to the newspaper “Sankey”, the base will be built to contain Beijing’s marine activity. It will be a garrison of 5-6 thousand people.

Fighters of the German Air Force in the sky of Estonia

Deployed at the Estonian air base in Emari, Eurofighter fighters from the German Air Force will conduct training flights in the Estonian sky next week. This was announced on Sunday the main headquarters of the Defense Forces of the Baltic Republic


In the US, invented the “pill of old age”

Renowned biologist, Judith Kampizi, a professor at the California Institute of Aging, told the MIT Technology Review that the first clinical trials of her “pills from old age” were completed.

Death is programmed genetically, and the biological mechanism responsible for life expectancy and “including” its end is not known to science. But the known mechanism of aging, which can be disabled. Tablets of old age will not extend the life, but will cure old age, that is, all age-related diseases

ABB will build a factory in China where robots will make robots

The Swiss company ABB, specializing in robotics, announced its intention to build in Shanghai “the most advanced robot factory in the world.”

Scientists have developed ethical guidelines for unmanned vehicles

As REGNUM news agency reported, in October information appeared in the media about the possible postponement of the release of the General Motors unmanned aerial vehicle Cruise AV. The Cruise AV automatic control system revealed problems with the difference of moving and static objects.

Ozone hole over China does not close due to carbon tetrachloride

Between 2009 and 2016, most carbon tetrachloride emissions occurred in the eastern part of China. It was possible to learn through computer simulation. At the moment, it is not known exactly which company carries out emissions of a harmful substance.

Scientists have created an effective cure for tuberculosis

An aggressive drug with a new mechanism of action quickly destroys Koch’s rods from inside the cell and is designed not only to significantly accelerate the recovery of patients, but also to completely defeat Mycobacterium tuberculosis.

Five thousand robots will learn dark energy

The DESI tool will use a new correction optics providing a three-degree field of view that provides a focal plane equipped with five thousand robotic “positioners” with optical cables.

Mammals develop more slowly than they die

A team of researchers from Aarhus University (Denmark) and the University of Gothenburg (Sweden) found out that even if people try to stop extinction, the next 50 years, when many mammal species disappear, nature will need 3-5 million years to restore today’s biodiversity.

Chinese scientists have developed heavy-duty material

In the course of the experiments, researchers developed superstrong fiber, which in the future can be used to build an elevator into space. The material is based on carbon nanotubes, which retain their shape even under a weight of 800 tons. The fiber itself weighs about 1.6 grams.

Artificial Intelligence helps physicians in the treatment of patients with sepsis.

Scientists from Imperial College London (Imperial College London) created a system of artificial intelligence (AI) Clinician to help in the treatment of patients with sepsis.

The first commercial line Hyperloop will begin to build in a year

Hyperloop Transportation Technologies (HTT) has taken the next step towards building its first commercial Hyperloop line. Construction of the “vacuum train” branch will begin in the third quarter of next year. This is the project we wrote about in April.

Scientists have been able to find out how animal perception is shaped.

The discovery was made by researchers from the American Institute of Stocks. As part of their experiments, they discovered a new type of neuron, which they called navigation. They play an important role in the formation of connections in the olfactory system of the brain in the first days of an individual’s life.

According to experts, the neurons are located along the nose and olfactory bulb. In the latter there are terminal branches of the olfactory filaments, capable of replacing themselves during the life of the individual, and, during this process, they retain their functions.

“Intercellular dust” will help improve regenerative medicine

“Intercellular dust” will help improve regenerative medicine. Scientists have discovered a completely new and quite promising tool to ensure tissue repair, which, by a number of criteria, exceeds regeneration using stem cells.

Ecological bricks from human urine

In an article published in the Journal of Environmental Chemical Engineering, scientists describe the process of creating these bio-bricks. First you need to collect human urine in special urinals, which turn most of the liquid into solid fertilizer


In China, the launch of a private rocket failed

The Chinese commercial launch vehicle ZQ-1 after launch failed to successfully enter orbit, according to China National Television CCTV. The launch took place on October 27 from the Jiuquan Cosmodrome

“Roskosmos” activates work on the development of heavy rocket

The head of Roscosmos, Dmitry Rogozin, said that all the design teams of the corporation headed by him will be involved in the development of a new heavy rocket.

All the design teams of Roscosmos will take part in the development of a super-heavy rocket, with the help of which Russia will begin a program of research and exploration of the moon. – Dmitry Rogozin, Russian politician

Astronomers have confirmed the existence of clouds Kordylevsky

Astronomers confirmed that the clouds of Kordylevsky – clusters of fine cosmic dust at Lagrange points L4 and L5 – do exist. Despite the fact that they were first discovered about half a century ago, many scientists doubted the authenticity of this discovery.

The station “Hayabusa-2” dropped on the asteroid Ryugu the names of 180 thousand earthlings

As a training on the accuracy of “Hayabusa-2” shot an asteroid at the ball, which contains a chip with the names of 180 thousand inhabitants of the Earth. We note that earlier “Hayabusa-2” sent two modules to Ryuga, which are conducting research on the surface of the asteroid.

UAE launch satellite KhalifaSat

October 29 will be the historic launch of the UAE Earth satellite called KhalifaSat, reported in the Center for Space Research named after Mohammed Bin Rashid in Dubai. Currently, the satellite is already on the launch platform on the Japanese island of Tanegashima.

Site AliExpress launched its own space satellite Candy Jar

The famous holiday in China, which is traditionally celebrated on November 11, is also World Shopping Day. AliExpress has decided to launch its space trading platform in honor of this particular holiday, which last year brought a profit of $ 25 billion.

Created composite material capable of self-cooling

Scientists from the University of Nottingham (UK) created a composite material that, thanks to microchannels with liquid, is able to level the temperature rise.

NASA Unveils New Constellations Hammer of Thor and Hulk

During its operation, the device was able to open many new stars that are visible only in the X-ray range. Due to this, the constellations “Godzilla”, “Hammer of Thor”, “Hulk”, “Spaceship Interpraise”, “Tardis” and many others appeared.

Virgin Orbit has attached a satellite rocket to Cosmic Girl

The Californian company in the structure of the Virgin Group combined LauncherOne with a carrier aircraft – a modified Boeing 747 – which was called Cosmic Girl, at Long Beach Municipal Airport.

“The team conducted a first test of the integration of the rocket with Cosmic Girl to make sure that the mechanics, the electrician, the software and the dynamics work as they should,” Richard Branson wrote in his blog. “This is an incredibly exciting moment for us, now the first test Virgin Orbit flights have become even closer.”

Branson hopes to quickly go through these stages: he said that LauncherOne will go into orbit early next year.

NASA plans to create telescopes to search for life on other planets

Telescopes of the new generation to search for extraterrestrial life are being developed at NASA. Now, NASA is researching and testing exoplanets that are located at a distance from the stars capable of generating extraterrestrial life.

Russia has experienced the element of a space nuclear engine

The cooling system of the megawatt-class space nuclear power plant in Russia successfully passed ground tests.

China and France successfully launched the Haiyan satellite into orbit

As stated in a report on the Chinese Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation on Monday, China and France successfully launched a satellite for observing the oceans Haiyang.

NASA showed Cat Paw in the constellation Scorpio

NASA has published a photo of the emission nebula NGC 6334 in the constellation Scorpio, which scientists gave the name Cat’s Paw. The picture was taken using the Spitzer Space Telescope, which is capable of receiving an image through dense clouds of gas and dust.

Two galaxies collided near the Milky Way, one collapsed

Astronomers from the University of Michigan said that the Small Magellanic Cloud had collided with its “elder brother” the Large Magellanic Cloud, as a result of which it broke up into pieces. A study published in the journal Astrophysical Journal Letters

“This is an extremely amazing discovery. We discovered a giant region of the Small Magellanic Cloud, the so-called“ Wing ”, which is now separated from the rest of this galaxy and is moving towards the Big Cloud,” the researchers noted.


Chery began selling the updated Chery Tiggo 5x crossover

Chery began selling the updated Chery Tiggo 5X crossover in the home market. The novelty is already available from Chinese dealers in seven trim levels with two petrol engines at prices ranging from 65,900 to 90,900 yuan (approximately 600 – 850 thousand rubles at the current exchange rate).

Toyota may revive model MR2

It is worth noting that the Japanese company, like other global companies, is developing electric cars, and the Toyota MR2 fits the role of an electric car with a sporty character.

Mazda has already updated the Mazda CX-8 three-row crossover

Immediately after the presentation of the Mazda CX-8 began to appear messages that the crossover is in rush demand. Later it became known that the novelty will go beyond the borders of Japan, and recently a Chinese version was introduced, which received slightly increased dimensions.

Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat 2019 model year will receive a new design.

In June of this year, Dodge announced several important updates for the Charger family of the 2019 model year. These updates include new trim styles, a revised dashboard design, new Brass Monkey 20-inch forged wheels and Alcantara trim, and a new grille with dual air intakes for the Hellcat version.

SRT Hellcat can now be ordered with three new stripes – double red, double blue and double silver. And double gray bands will be added, and carbon bands will be a highlight for the most “charged” versions of the R / T Scat Pack and R / T.

The network declassified supercar SCG 004S

The official debut will take place next year. The serial version of the supercar SCG 004S is distinguished by a large bend of the top of the base of the windshield. It is also worth noting that the front part of the car was raised and received a slope and the shape of the door bends to the front fenders.

BMW recalls about 4 thousand cars due to problems with crankshaft sensors

In total, 3.9 thousand cars will be sent to the service, and the cause is the identified problems with crankshaft sensors that have the wrong position, and this can lead to a motor stop.

The network showed a pickup built on the basis of the BMW X7

Of course, a pickup based on the X7 SUV would be in demand, but very limited. Also, the frameless platform itself would be a minus. And even despite the fact that the BMW xDrive all-wheel drive system is one of the best on the modern market, it is not enough for a large and heavy-duty pickup truck.

Arc continues the teaser campaign of the Vector motorcycle in front of the EICMA

Soon the new futuristic model of the Arc Vector motorcycle will be presented on the market. But now we only have a series of teaser videos and some information.

Cars brand Ravon again began to deliver to Russia

Deliveries of Ravon cars (owned by General Motors) to Russia, which replaced our legendary brand Daewoo, stopped this spring, Recall that in December 2017, the range of the Uzbek automaker totaled as many as five models: R2, Nexia R3, R4 and Gentra , each of which was turned (reduced) copy of analogues from Chevrolet.

Tesla Model 3 and Tesla Model Y will be produced at a new plant in China

The American company Tesla, specializing in the production of electric vehicles, announced its intention to build its new plant in China.


The first photos of the prototype smartphone Asus ZenFone 6 appeared on the Web

Asus is planning to introduce its new ZenFone 6 smartphone in January 2018. The first photos of the prototype of the device on the eve appeared on social networks. In the pictures you can see that the next generation of gadgets is almost the same as its predecessor.

Nubia X monoblock with two OLED screens appeared on the first video

A new monoblock Nubia X with two displays appeared on the first video. The device also received a main camera with a dual lens with a resolution of 16 and 24 megapixels, respectively.

Antec Torque open computer case priced at 379 euros

The shape of the body is formed by aluminum parts, painted in a contrasting combination of raspberry and titanium gray. Side panels 4 mm thick are made of tempered glass.

Fitness bracelet Xiaomi Mi Band 3 has received new features

Engineers from the Chinese company Xiaomi have released a new version of the firmware for their fitness bracelet Mi Band 3. The update gives the gadget new features, including the ability to show the weather forecast.

Smart Watch Honor Watch will be able to keep the battery charge for a week

Honor Watch smart watches will, according to the developers, keep the battery charge for at least a week. The accessory will cost the buyer only 215 dollars.

Xiaomi is preparing a competitor for headphones Apple AirPods

One of the company’s new products will be Mi AirDots Bluetooth headphones, which will have to compete with Apple AirPods.

In China, a cheap version of the Huawei Mate 20 Pro

Other tech giants also have their own chips, but they didn’t think how to release a cheap version of a top-end smartphone that almost copies the original. So in China, Huawei Mate 20 Pro appeared on the counters for $ 777 (worldwide, the original is available, on average, for $ 1,198).

Xiaomi Launches Wemax One Full HD Laser Projector

The developers of the Chinese company Xiaomi have released a laser projector Wemax One. It features Full HD support and a subwoofer included. The cost of the device is 1870 dollars, and the version with a professional screen – 2446 dollars

The photo showed a Gigabyte GeForce GTX 1060 graphics card with 6 GB of GDDR5X memory

The image shows a 3D Gigabyte GeForce GTX 1060 card with 6 GB of GDDR5X memory, which will be offered in retail outlets with the name G1 Gaming D5X 6G. The alphanumeric index “D5X” itself contains an indication of the type of design memory.

In Google, engaged in the development of a cloud platform for robots

Google has begun developing a cloud platform to optimize the use of robots in production, according to the Cloud Robotics project site. Cloud storage is called online storage using distributed servers.

Facebook has made a bid for music to attract the audience

Facebook is preparing several music innovations. The company is developing a thematic application and new functions for the “stories” in the social network itself. All this is done in order to attract a new youth audience.

The kit all versions Xiaomi Mi Mix included wireless charging

Wireless charging will be included in the package of each version of Xiaomi Mi Mix. New mobile device New Mi Mix 3 is also no exception. Currently, only two models are charged without the use of wired devices.

Asus is preparing to release a 49-inch gaming monitor ROG Strix XG49VQ

Asus held a special event this week in Malaysia, where it demonstrated its promising new products. Among them was a large ultra-widescreen monitor ROG Strix XG49VQ, focused on gamers.

Umidigi is preparing an inexpensive smart watch Uwatch

Judging by the images, the watch has calorie counts and steps, as well as a heart rate sensor. They will also feature sleep monitoring and reminders of long periods of inactivity, using Uwatch, you can view messages and control the camera of a smartphone.

Lens Laowa 10-18mm F4.5-5.6 FE Zoom is available for pre-order

Laowa 10-18mm F4.5-5.6 FE Zoom is a new ultra-wide-angle hand-held lens for full-frame Sony cameras. The company Venus Optics announced the lens in April of this year, but the price and release date were not known. On the site Venus Optics have access to pre-orders.

The price of the Fujifilm GFX 100 medium format camera has become known.

The Fujifilm GFX 100 is not the first medium format camera with 100 megapixel resolutions, but it sets a new accessibility bar that opens up new possibilities for using a medium format camera of this resolution for shooting not only in the studio, but also outdoors or outdoors.

Previously it was assumed that the price will be about 10 000 dollars. According to a Fujfilm representative, the camera will cost a little less than this amount, namely, $ 9995.


The creators will be removed from the “Simpsons” character Apu because of complaints of racism

As Shankar told in an interview with Indiewire, viewers’ claims to the writers of the animated series “The Simpsons” because of the character of Apu, the owner of a store of Indian origin, began to come much more often in the last two years.

Lucasfilm refused to shoot the Star Wars spin-off

The company Lucasfilm will not shoot the spin-offs of Star Wars about the mercenary Bob Fet, Variety reports October 27. At the moment, the reason for this development of the plot is not explained. It is known only that the joint work on the project Lucasfilm and Disney is suspended.

In Gubakh build the scenery for the filming of “The Heart of Parma”

It is expected that the shooting will take place in the middle of next year. In Gubakha, work began on the construction of scenery for the film based on the novel by the famous Perm writer Alexei Ivanov. “The Heart of Parma” is a historical novel based on real events of the 15th century, when Moscow conquered Parma.

Netflix closed the American Vandal series

Streaming service Netflix decided to close the series “American Vandal” after the second season. The service noted that they are grateful to the creators, actors and the entire team of the series for their work, and also thanked the audience and critics who watched the show.

“American Vandal” is a pseudo-documentary series and a satire on detective dramas like “Creating a Killer”. The premiere of the show was held on September 15, 2017, the second season was aired in September of this year.

Chinese online series filmed on the streets of Blagoveshchensk

On the streets of Blagoveshchensk, Chinese cinematographers began to make a film about the relationship between the people of Russia and China, reports OTR. The plot creators of the tape hope to fit in 24 series

Grand Prix “St. Vladimir” was awarded the film “Donetsk Vtarnitsa”

By the decision of the jury of the IV International Festival of Cinema and TV Films of Spiritual and Moral Content “St. Vladimir”, the main prize was awarded to the documentary film by Natalia Batreyeva from Krasnodar. It is noteworthy that the opinions of both secular and spiritual experts coincided about the “Donetsk Vratarnitsy”.


Anniversary competition of performers on wind and percussion instruments starts in Moscow

The 10th International Competition of the Moscow Conservatory of Performers on Wind and Percussion Instruments opens on Sunday, October 28, in the Rachmaninov Hall of the Conservatory. This was reported in the press service of the school.

The expert talked about the cost of the picture of Levitan that went missing in Moscow

The media reported that the art dealer went to the police because of the loss of the picture Levitan. The applicant allegedly received a canvas from a businessman for sale, and then handed over to an intermediary who had stopped communicating. The insured value of the painting is reported to be 30 thousand dollars.

Festival Nevsky Choral Assembly in St. Petersburg dedicated to the tragedy of the royal family

The All-Russian Festival “Nevskie Choral Assemblies” opens in the State Academic Capella of St. Petersburg. His program is dedicated to the tragedy of the last royal family, according to the Capella press service. At the conductor’s stand – the founder and artistic director of the Nevsky Choral Assemblies, People’s Artist of the USSR Vladislav Chernushenko.

Concerts of the “Nevsky Choral Assemblies” will be held on the historical scene of the Academic Capella, as well as in the Sheremetev Palace, in the Cathedral of Saints Peter and Paul on Nevsky Prospect, in Vyborg, Leningrad Region. The holiday will end on November 5th.

Bolshoi Theater may become curator of the Ruskeala Symphony festival in Karelia

“This year, the Ruskeala Symphony festival was held for the second time, and we hope that next year this festival will not just take place, but it will be supervised by the Bolshoi Theater, and the Bolshoi Theater artists will take part in its conduct,” said the Vice Prime Minister Olga Golodets following a trip to Karelia.

Vice Prime Minister expressed her hope that the festival will attract a large number of tourists.

“We will do everything to make this festival a landmark event not only on the map of Karelia, but also as a world festival event,” she noted.

The opening of the exhibition “Arabesques. Pages of Life of Ivan Turgenev” will be held in Moscow

October 30, 2018 in the department of the State Museum of the History of Russian Literature named after V.I. Dahl “House I.S. Ostroukhova in Trubniki ”the grand opening of the exhibition Arabesques. Pages of the Life of Ivan Turgenev, timed to the 200th birthday of the writer, will take place. The exhibition is based on the richest collection of the V.I. Dahl.

Presentation of two volumes of the Eurasian literary collection “Thread”

The event, organized by the Eurasian Creative Guild, was held in the Bangkok hotel “Shangri-la” with the participation of the vice-chairman of the association Marat Akhmedzhanov.

The collection “Thread” was a new project of the Eurasian Creative Guild, in which the works of its participants and friends, once united by one common cultural space – the space of the countries of the former Soviet Union.

“There were poems and short stories by 50 authors from 15 countries. These are two books in hardcover. The first volume includes works by Russian and Belarusian authors, and the second is Russian-language, including from Canada, USA, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan” – told TASS Akhmedzhanov.

“Quintet Four” won the musical tournament “Terem Crossover”

The Russian ensemble “Quintet Four” became the winner of the fifth international musical tournament “Terem Crossover”. The review ended on Friday with a joint gala concert of the laureates and members of the jury in the hall of the Academic Capella in St. Petersburg, a correspondent reports. Tass

Exhibition about the creation of the Union of Journalists of Russia

For its 100th anniversary, the Union of Journalists of Russia has prepared an exhibition at which for the first time will show the general public historical documents telling about the creation of the organization in 1918. The exposition will be presented in Moscow on November 14, Chairman of the Union of Journalists of Russia Vladimir Solovyov told TASS on Friday at the site of the North-West Media Forum in St. Petersburg.

Exhibition of rare photos of David Bowie opened in St. Petersburg

An exhibition of rare photos of musician David Bowie opened in the cultural center “Man-made Island New Holland” in St. Petersburg. Photographer and producer Jeff McCormack personally presented 70 photographs taken in a joint journey with the performer in the United States, Japan and the USSR.

Snow premiere: Slava Polunin presented a new show

Famous Russian clown Vyacheslav Polunin and German conductor Gidon Kremer created a unique show “Snow Symphony”. Spectators will see completely new numbers and already familiar reprise, played to the music of the orchestra “Kremerata Baltica”

In Italy, opened a monument to Maxim Gorky

“It was decided to open the monument to the 150th anniversary of Gorky’s birth this year,” Fiorentino said. It was possible to implement the idea with the patron support of a Russian businessman, a popularizer of Russian culture, the chairman of the Plesk city settlement Timerbulat Karimov

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