From January 1, 2020, mandatory paid registration of all mobile devices with Internet access on phones, tablets, laptops can be introduced in Russia. The corresponding bill has already been submitted to the State Duma, and in the first reading, the chamber plans to consider it in the current plenary week, the Parliamentary newspaper writes.
According to the authors of the document, the innovation will prevent the sale of stolen smartphones, laptops, tablets and other devices, as well as block illegal shipments to the country of mobile devices.
The author of the initiative is the head of the Temporary Commission of the Information Development Society Ludmila Bokova. Previously, she stated that manufacturers and importers of gadgets will register devices using an international IMEI identifier.
Citizens who independently purchase abroad will be able to register them through the website of public services. It is already known that the cost of registration will be 100 rubles. It will be necessary to register the device within a few months, otherwise the mobile operator will simply block the gadget.
It is possible that the action of the bill in the future may extend to other devices. “The possibility of extending this rule to all devices, including sensors (used, for example, in electricity and water meters), which, like a mobile phone, should have serial numbers, is being discussed,” said Bokova.
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Putin signed a law on fines for disrespect for the authorities
President Vladimir Putin has signed a law that imposes punishment for disrespecting the authorities on the Internet. The document is published on the portal of legal information.
It states that if a publication is found on the Network, which in an indecent form offends human dignity, the society, the state, or state symbols must be turned to Roskomnadzor, who in turn is obliged to block the page with the illegal message. However, the federal agency must notify the blocker of the day, giving the opportunity to delete the message on its own. The bill provides for an administrative penalty and a fine of up to 300 thousand rubles.
Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev resigned
President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev said on Tuesday about the resignation of the head of state. “I made a decision to terminate my powers as president,” Nazarbayev said in an address to the people of Kazakhstan, broadcast on national television channels.
I made a difficult decision for myself to resign the authority of the President of Kazakhstan. This year marks the 30th anniversary of my time as the supreme leader of our country. I was honored with great honor by my great people to become the first president of independent Kazakhstan. – Nursultan Nazarbayev, politician
In China, a new beautiful tradition.
Passengers before boarding a plane throw coins into his turbine. For luck. For flight safety. After that, the turbines have to be checked to get foreign objects from there, flights are delayed for several hours, companies incur losses of tens of thousands of dollars, arrest those responsible and impose huge fines on them – but this does not stop the new smart people from trying to throw a coin into the turbine. Considering how quickly the idiotic traditions spread around the world, it is possible that soon in Russia they will start throwing “happy coins” into the turbines.
Builders connected land and sea part of the “Turkish Stream”
In Turkey, completed work on connecting the marine and onshore parts of the Turkish Stream gas pipeline. This is stated in the message of the operator of the project South Stream Transport B.V., received by RBC.
In Latvia, they want to fine veterans for the form of the Red Army
According to Shnore, “people dressed in uniforms of the Red Army and the NKVD committed crimes against the citizens of Latvia, including genocide, deportation and murder.” In this connection, according to Shnore, at public events, wearing these forms is unacceptable.
Gref agreed to remain as head of Sberbank
The Supervisory Board of Sberbank recommended re-electing the head of the organization, German Gref said after the meeting of the board, the RBC correspondent reports. The annual meeting of shareholders is scheduled for May 24, he added.
Kaspersky Lab complained about Apple
Kaspersky Lab has filed a complaint against Apple with the Federal Antimonopoly Service (FAS). According to the plaintiff, the American corporation uses its position to promote its own products in iOS to the detriment of third-party solutions. Kaspersky Lab states that they were not the first to encounter this problem.
Poroshenko announced a plan for the return of the Crimea
First, the expansion of the sanctions component against the Russian Federation due to the occupation of the Crimea; secondly, the “Azov package” of sanctions for the immediate de-occupation of the Kerch Strait and the Sea of Azov, the restoration of freedom of navigation; The third position is the coordination of efforts regarding legal processes, including in the UN, against the Russian Federation in connection with the violation of a number of UN conventions, the President of Ukraine said on the ICTV channel.
These measures, according to Poroshenko, will lead to the surrender of Crimea by Russia, since “the payment for non-compliance with UN decisions, for non-compliance with decisions regarding the assumed international obligations for Russia will increase.” Thus, Ukraine hopes to return the peninsula politically and diplomatically.
Putin urged the authorities to engage in honest dialogue with citizens
“Yes, we have people with different education, with different levels of training, but if you keep an honest dialogue, people will always understand,” the head of state said.
Also, the Russian leader said about the inadmissibility of the adoption of populist, non-working laws, as it was in the 90s of the last century, when a large number of regulations were issued, which in fact could not be executed.
“In no case can we return to this practice,” Putin said.
Russia refused to destroy the complexes with the rocket 9M729
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) of Russia said that the Russian Federation would not agree to the destruction of the 9M729 missile complexes, the range of which, according to the United States, allegedly exceeds the norms of the Treaty on Medium and Short Range Missiles (INF). On this on Tuesday, March 19, reports RIA Novosti.
The British Parliament will wait for another offer on Brexit
The British Parliament will be able to hold another Brexit vote only if the kingdom government presents another proposal to it. Speaker of the House of Commons of Parliament John Bercou assured that, according to the proposal, the parliament will not vote.
In China, the reported superiority of the J-20 over the Su-57 and F-35
Chinese media reported on the superiority of the J-20 fighter over Russian Su-57 and American F-35. Chinese airplanes of the 5th generation continue to patrol the airspace above the disputed territories. Recently, four Chinese J-20 fighter jets flew over the southeastern waters of China at once.
The State Duma introduced a bill on the return of the seasonal time transfer
A bill has been submitted to the State Duma proposing the return of seasonal time in Russia. The author of the initiative is Andrei Baryshev, a member of the lower house of parliament. The explanatory note to the document states that the hands of the clock will be transferred one hour ahead on the last Sunday of March one hour and on the last Sunday of October one hour ago.
Medvedev approved the indexation of public sector wages
Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev signed a decree of the Russian government, which ordered federal government agencies and state institutions to take measures to increase by 4.3% from October 1, 2019, the remuneration of employees of federal public, budgetary and autonomous institutions.
At the Irkutsk deputy governor found property in Italy
REN TV has learned about the secret real estate of the family of the Deputy Governor of the Irkutsk Region, Dmitry Chernyshov. REN TV journalists managed to get documents from the Italian registries, which confirm that the villa on Piazza Sandro Pertini is framed by Viktor Chernyshov. The question arises: how much money was purchased by an elite mansion in this mountainous Italian province? According to available information, in four years a man earned about 7 million rubles. According to Dmitry Chernyshov’s tax declaration, from 2015 to 2017, he and his wife earned only 11.5 million rubles. This money, of course, is not enough to buy real estate on a grape hill in Italy
Chelyabinsk police complained of extortion of the authorities
Subordinates of the new traffic police chief of Chelyabinsk complained about the extortions that continued after his appointment. Appeal to the head of the regional State Department of the Ministry of Internal Affairs, Lieutenant-General Andrei Sergeyev, appeared in the “Police Ombudsman” group in social networks.
Patriarch’s Confessor blesses only rich parishioners
In Kurgan in the Alexander Nevsky Cathedral, the service was conducted by the confessor of the Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia, Kirill, Schemaarchimandrite Eli (Nozdrin). According to Znak.com, more than 300 people came for the “miraculous” blessing from Elijah. These were mainly pensioners and women with children. However, the ministers of the church brought only well-dressed people to the sciarchimandrite, not letting ordinary parishioners go. Half an hour later, Eli left the cathedral.
More than 400 pilots suspended from flight safety
As a result of taking measures to ensure safety in air transport, the supervisory authority suspended 425 pilots from flights. They will be able to return to work only after elimination of the revealed violations. In addition, according to Chaika, the activity of two aviation training centers has been terminated.
Two centers to support gifted children will open in Ingushetia until 2021
The authorities of Ingushetia are planning to create up to 2021 two republican centers to support gifted children, the head of the region Yunus-Bek Yevkurov said on Tuesday, delivering an annual message in the subject’s parliament.
Railways increases the time of sale of tickets for long-distance trains
This year, Russian Railways plans to increase the term of pre-sale of tickets for long-distance trains from 90 to 120 days. This was announced by the general director of the Federal Passenger Company, Peter Ivanov.
Ex-Congressman sued $ 250 million for Twitter
Former head of the US House of Representatives Committee on Intelligence, Republican Devin Nunez sued $ 250 million in lawsuit against Twitter and several of its users, accusing the social network of “shadow conservatives blocking” in order to influence congressional elections in 2018, according to Fox News reference to the claim.
Speaking in the Hannity program on Fox News, Núñez explained that he first of all opposes the actions of the microblogging service, because he is the main distributor of fake and slanderous news.
Yekaterinburg Yulia Savinovskiy, who left Russia, appealed to the ECHR
Yulia Savinovskiy, who left Russia for Spain, Ekaterinburg, from whom the guardianship authorities took her foster children because of suspicions that she wants to change her sex, filed a complaint with the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR). This was reported by the lawyer of the international human rights group “Agora” Natasha Dobreva.
The seagull demanded harsh suppression of dismissal of pre-retirees
Prosecutor General of Russia Yuri Chaika demanded to strengthen the supervision of violations of the rights of citizens of pre-retirement age by employers. He said this during a meeting of the Prosecutor General’s College in 2018.
The Ministry of Finance announced large-scale cuts in civil servants in Russia
A large-scale civil service reform will begin in Russia in 2020, it provides for the reduction of officials and the increase of their wages to a competitive level in the economy. This was announced on Tuesday, First Deputy Minister of Finance of Russia Tatyana Nesterenko.
This is done in order to find resources for changing the wage system. – Tatyana Nesterenko, Russian politician
The head of “Lukoil” made a return on the sale of alcohol at the gas station
Lukoil supports the return of sales of low-alcohol beverages at gas stations (gas stations). The head of the company Vagit Alekperov said this on Tuesday, March 19.
I am deeply convinced that today the return of low-alcohol drinks to gas stations will enable us to systematize the sale of these drinks through gas stations, because, as a rule, around each filling complex, there are cars on the highway that sell low-quality alcohol. – Vagit Alekperov, Russian entrepreneur
The Bank of Russia named the most shadow sectors of the economy
As REGNUM informs, from the preliminary assessment of Rosfinmonitoring it follows that the volume of the shadow economy in Russia last year exceeded 20 trillion rubles. and amounted to about 20% of the country’s GDP.
The most shadow sector of the Russian economy in 2018 was the construction industry (29%). In second place in terms of demand for shadow financial services is the service industry, with the exception of logistics (22%). The third is the wholesale and retail trade in industrial and consumer goods (16% each). Also, according to the Central Bank of the Russian Federation, the withdrawal to the shadow sphere of budget funds by conducting questionable operations was noted in production (12%) and in logistics services (4%).
Rosatom’s revenue exceeded 1 trillion rubles, an increase of 10%
The revenue of Rosatom State Corporation for 2018 (the open part) amounted to 1.064 trillion rubles, according to the corporate newspaper of the state corporation, Rosatom Country. As reported, the revenue of Rosatom in 2017 amounted to 967.4 billion rubles – thus, the increase is about 10%
Russia increased coal imports to China by 51%
Coal imports from Russia to China through the Suifenhe checkpoint have increased by 51% since the beginning of 2019 compared to the same period of 2018. This was reported by the Harbin Railway Corporation (China Railway Harbin Group Co., Ltd).
Americans extract Uzbek gas
The American Epsilon Development Company received an industrial gas inflow of 200 thousand cubic meters per day from well No. 2 at the Talimardzhan field in the Karshi district of the Kashkadarya region of Uzbekistan, the company said.
Natural gas produced at the Talimardzhan field will be primarily directed to the domestic market in order to meet the needs of the population and enterprises of Uzbekistan, the company said.
The scientist Kudryavtsev accused of treason was arrested
This decision was made Lefortovo Court of Moscow, reports TASS. Thus Kudryavtsev will be held in custody for another two months, until May 20
Recall, as Nakanune.RU reported, on July 22, 2018 a court in Moscow arrested a 74-year-old employee of TsNIImash. He was charged with the transfer of classified information on hypersonic technologies of one of the NATO countries.
Trailer for Pale Blue Dot with Natalie Portman and Dan Stevens
Film company Fox Searchlight Pictures has released the debut trailer for the sci-fi drama Noah Hawley (Fargo, Legion), dubbed “Pale Blue Dot”
Screened film “Blurred Personality”
The “Blurred Personality” film that appears on screens will be perceived with displeasure by those who do not like to face something that goes beyond their life experience and ideas about the world, all of which we consider a priori wrong.
Instagram has launched an online shopping service on the social network
The social network Instagram has a new feature, thanks to which users can make purchases without leaving the application. On Tuesday, March 19, this was reported on the company’s website.
NVIDIA neural networks turned the sketch into a photorealistic image
NVIDIA has introduced GauGAN – a program that can turn sketches into photo-realistic images. At the core of her work are generative-competitive neural networks that have been trained on a million images of landscapes.
In South Korea, trying to protect the “smartphone zombies” from traffic
The man, who is buried in the screen of the smartphone and does not notice anything around, has ceased to be a rarity. For such, even coined the term “smartphone zombies.” Obviously, the “zombie” is not paying enough attention to the environment and therefore can easily become the cause and victim of a traffic accident.
Xiaomi Unveils Redmi AirDots Wireless Headphones for $ 15
Xiaomi, along with the Redmi 7 smartphone, introduced the Redmi AirDots Bluetooth 5.0 wireless headset. Features Redmi AirDots has a built-in Realtek 8763 chip, supports Bluetooth 5.0, and can be used for two-way calls.
NVIDIA Offers $ 99 Jetson Nano AI Computer
One of the largest manufacturers of graphics chips, the company Nvidia released a single-board computer Jetson Nano, which is able to perform calculations in the field of artificial intelligence without an internet connection.
The main math prize of the world for the first time awarded to a woman
The Abelian Prize, which is awarded for outstanding achievements in mathematics, was first received by a female mathematician Karen Uhlenbeck from the University of Texas at Austin. This March 19 reported on the website of the award.
MIT scientists will teach robots to handle any objects.
The new kPAM system is designed to introduce self-learning technologies into machines. The system works on the basis of visual maps whose objects robots perceive as a set of three-dimensional points.
Created a “mini-factory” for the production of quantum dots of the entire spectrum
The researchers have developed a microfluidic system for the synthesis of perovskite quantum dots of the entire spectrum of visible light.
Scientists have improved seawater electrolysis technology
The team of researchers has improved the technology of electrolysis of sea water, having developed a coating for the anode, which protects the metal from the harmful effects of chlorine and increases the efficiency of the system.
The UK will experience a full-size unmanned bus
Earlier, in 2016, Nanyang Technological University announced a pilot project, under which full-size unmanned buses will be tested on the streets of the city. Another country where they began to experience full-sized unmanned buses was the United Kingdom.
Supercomputer with a performance of 1 exaflops
Intel, in conjunction with Cray Computing, will build an Aurora supercomputer for the US Department of Energy that can produce 1 quintillion (1018) computing operations per second. The device is planned to be installed in the Argonne National Laboratory in Chicago in 2021.
Doctors find out why bones become fragile in old age
Older people recover extremely poorly after serious limb fractures and often die as a result of the development of osteoporosis, not due to the loss of bone tissue, but a growing level of inflammation in the body. This conclusion was made by scientists who published an article in the journal PNAS
Bacteria can live and grow in nitrogen oxide
A group of scientists from the Max Planck Institute for Marine Microbiology has determined that bacteria can use nitric (II) oxide as a medium for growth. Previously it was believed that such an environment is not suitable for life, and no bacteria growing on NO were found.
In Poland, found an ancient workshop, created 60 thousand years ago
About 17 thousand stone products were found on the site of an ancient monument, according to Science in Poland. According to experts, the workshop was not created by the ancestors of modern humans, but by Neanderthals. These now extinct hominids appeared on the territory of modern Poland about 300 thousand years ago.
Scientists have found nail-sized frogs
A new type of miniature frogs found in the mountains of the Western Ghats in India, reports the Daily Mail. These amphibians have white spots on their sides, resembling constellations, so they were called dwarf star frogs.
Brazil has allowed the United States to use its space center
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonara said in his Twitter that Brasilia and Washington signed an agreement that would allow the US to launch satellites and rockets from the Brazilian space launch site Alcantara
Venezuelan opposition seized the country’s diplomatic missions in the United States
The Venezuelan government has accused the opposition of seizing the country’s diplomatic missions in the United States. Reports about it RIA “News”. According to the agency, the Venezuelan authorities said that the diplomatic missions of the republic were seized “by force.”
Trump gave up a quarter of his paycheck
US President Donald Trump donated a quarter of his salary to the country’s Department of Homeland Security. He reported about it in the twitter.
Although the press does not like to write about it, and I don’t need it from them, I donate my annual presidential salary of 400 thousand dollars to various departments during the year. This money is for the Department of Homeland Security. – Donald Trump, 45th President of the United States
Former Peruvian President Detained in California
According to the agency, Toledo was detained on the evening of March 17 and was already released in the morning of March 18. According to police, Toledo was arrested solely for drunkenness, and not because he was wanted in Peru on charges of corruption.
Any physical punishment of children will soon be banned in Japan.
The Government of Japan approved on Tuesday amendments to legislation that prohibit physical punishment of children in all forms as a measure of their upbringing. The document will be submitted to parliament for approval.
Owners of British real estate for $ 130 billion hidden in offshore
Anonymous companies registered in offshore own more than 87,000 properties in England and Wales. This is stated in the study of the anti-corruption non-governmental organization Global Witness.
Japan at the G20 summit in Osaka intends to raise the topic of anti-terror
The G20 Summit will be held on June 28-29 in Osaka in the southwest of the main Japanese island of Honshu. This will be the first forum of this kind in Japan.
Japan’s Ministry of Health will allow the sale of genetically modified food
The Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare of Japan intends to introduce a notification system for the sale in the country of new types of food products created using genome editing. It is reported by Tass on Tuesday, March 19.
5G brain surgery
In China, for the first time, an operation was performed on the human brain, during which the surgeon was located three thousand kilometers from the patient. This writes the information portal China Global Television Network. On March 16, in the Chinese city of Sanya, Ling Zhipei connected to screens installed in the patient’s operating room. Thanks to special devices, he installed an implant in the brain of an unnamed patient for deep organ stimulation – a chip used to determine the condition of a patient with Parkinson’s disease
“The 5G network made it possible to avoid image lags or delay from remote control, which manifests itself when working with 4G,” the surgeon said.
Compromising on the head of Amazon for $ 200 thousand. Sold his brother’s mistress
Newspaper The National Enquirer received information about the adultery of Amazon’s founder Jeff Bezos from his mistress’s brother, actress Lauren Sanchez. This was reported on Monday by The Wall Street Journal (WSJ), citing sources.
Poroshenko refused to “cook porridge” with Putin
President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko said on the TV channel ICTV that he was not going to “cook porridge” with Russian leader Vladimir Putin.
Regarding the fact that someone with someone there “porridge does not boil.” I am not going to cook porridge, either to eat or to go fishing, as some of our candidates. – Petro Poroshenko, President of Ukraine
Business complained to the president about non-tax payments
The business complained to the president about the initiative of the Ministry of Finance of Russia to include in the Tax Code six basic non-tax levies – environmental, recycling and resort, payment for the negative impact on the environment, for transporting heavy trucks on roads (“Plato”) and using communications.
Theater “La Scala” will return the money to Saudi Arabia
The leaders of the La Scala Theater will return all the funds transferred by them from Saudi Arabia to investors from Saudi Arabia, said on Monday, March 18, the mayor of Milan, Giuseppe Sala, who heads the governing council of the theater.
Earlier, Italian media reported that the Ministry of Culture of Saudi Arabia transferred “La Scala” 3.1 million euros and that the response “gesture” from the theater leaders should include the inclusion of representatives of this country in the governing council. Messages have caused some controversy. The return of the funds will “nullify” the whole discussion, the mayor of Milan believes.
Itinerary for nightlife lovers.
In Kazan, the bars will launch the Barabus bus route, reports the Center for Tourism Development of Tatarstan. City Sightseeing double-decker buses will run on Fridays and Saturdays from 21:00 to 01:00 and stop only at the bars.
Milonov advised Russian women to spend holidays in Syria
State Duma deputy Vitaly Milonov suggested that residents of Russia go on vacation to Syria or Lebanon. The parliamentarian stressed that in these countries they respect women.
Putin invited Erdogan to open a mosque in the Crimea
Russian President Vladimir Putin invited his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan to open a mosque in the Russian Crimea.
South Korean military recorded signs of “nuclear activity” in the DPRK
South Korean military fix activity in the DPRK related to the nuclear program. According to the KBS television channel on Tuesday, the Minister of National Defense of the Republic of Korea Chong Kyong-Du announced this March 18 at a meeting of the parliamentary committee on defense issues.
NATO military exercise begins in Georgia
On Monday, the NATO-GEO EXERCISE 2019 command and staff exercises will begin in Georgia, in which the military of 24 NATO member countries and alliance partners will take part.
US authorities are considering an option with the delivery of Javelin to Ukraine
The US administration is considering an option with the supply of anti-tank complexes Javelin to Ukraine. According to TASS, this was stated by the special representative of the State Department for Ukraine Kurt Volker.
Chelyabinsk Governor accused of anticompetitive conditions
The FAS intends to transfer to the Ministry of Internal Affairs and the Prosecutor General’s Office a decision on the case of 2.4 billion rubles. The Federal Antimonopoly Service of Russia established two anti-competitive agreements concluded between the Governor of the Chelyabinsk Region Boris Dubrovsky, the Ministry of Transport and Road Administration of the region and Yuzhuralmost JSC.
The head of Warner Brothers quit after treason charges
Warner Brothers film company director Kevin Tsujihara resigned after treason charges. It is reported by the Associated Press with reference to the Executive Director of WarnerMedia, John Stankey.
Russia and China will connect the bridge across the Amur until the end of March
The two parts of the Russian-Chinese railway bridge from Nizhneleninsky in the Jewish Autonomous Region to the Chinese settlement of Tongjiang across the Amur River will be connected from March 20–23. This was told by the chief engineer of the bridge, Li Huachao.
Contributors “Cashbury” re-become victims of fraudsters
Citizens of Russia, who have already suffered from the activities of the financial pyramid, having invested their money in Cashbury, were again under the scam of the scammers. Introducing themselves as employees of the Fund itself and the Judicial Board on Economic Disputes, fraudsters tried to lure out the personal data of citizens. Experts warn that it is dangerous to disclose them to unknown persons, they can be used in various criminal schemes, where investors can lose money again.
Putin signed the law on alimony for pre-pensioners
On March 18, Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a law on the preservation of the right to receive child support disability for people of pre-retirement age, that is, women over 55, and men over 60 years. This was reported by the Agency of urban news “Moscow”
“Alimony recipients are those categories of persons who need special protection because of their age or health condition (minor children, disabled parents who need help, as well as disabled spouses, brothers and sisters, grandparents and so on), the source quotes “Moscow”.
Violations of drivers will be transmitted to the traffic police online
The Ministry of Transport is testing a unified information system that will allow online monitoring of freight transport and passenger buses equipped with tachographs and transmit data to the supervisory authorities about non-compliance with the mode of work and rest of drivers and speeding. About this “Izvestia” told the department.
Rosreestr rated the site Shuvalov in Skolkovo as an iPhone
The journalists of the Baza project found out that the Moscow region site of 7.6 hectares near the Moscow Ring Road, owned by Igor Shuvalov, was estimated by Rosreestr at 107.5 thousand rubles. The head of VEB annually must pay for it only 323 rubles of land tax, however, he does not pay this amount either – his debt amounts to seven thousand rubles.
“Next to the Shuvalov plot, there is the estate of oligarch Suleiman Kerimov. Rosreestr estimated its 19 hectares at 734 million rubles. This means that officials estimate the 1 hectare of land at this place at 39 million. Accordingly, the cadastral value of the Shuvalov plot should be 296.5 million rubles, ”reports Baza.
Ministry of Labor: the number of unemployed has increased in Russia
The Ministry of Labor of Russia announced an increase in the number of unemployed citizens of the country. According to the ministry, as of March 13, 2019, the number of unemployed Russians increased by 1.1% and amounted to 810.9 thousand people. This writes RIA Novosti with reference to these departments
In the Urals, small children began to demand payment for travel on intercity buses
In the Sverdlovsk region, carriers began to demand payment for the transportation of children under 5 years of age, according to the website E1.RU. The mother of a three-year-old child named Natalia applied to the editor. A woman with her young son often travels from Yekaterinburg to her parents in Nevyansk. He says that in previous years, the conductors never demanded to buy a ticket for a child. But recently everything has changed:
On Saturday, March 16, we departed from the Northern Bus Station, the woman said. – But they did not put me in a minibus: they made me pay 50% of the cost of a full ticket for a child. The conductor began to assert that they introduced this rule as early as March 4, although we traveled this route three days earlier, no one forced him to pay for his son. In my case it was 119 rubles. I had to run to the box office. The bus waited for us.
The pace of industrial production is growing in Russia
The output of industrial enterprises after three months of progressive deceleration in February accelerated sharply – by 4.1% in annual terms, the first estimate of the Rosstat reported.
Trutnev: 40 agricultural projects launched in the Far Eastern Federal District
Investors in the Far East have begun the implementation of more than 40 projects, the Deputy Chairman of the Russian Government – Plenipotentiary Representative of the President of the Russian Federation in the Far Eastern Federal District Yury Trutnev, said in an introductory speech at the meeting “On the planned production and export volumes of the agro-industrial complex DFO”.
NYT: Deutsche Bank gives Trump more than $ 2 billion in loans
For years of cooperation with Donald Trump, Deutsche Bank, before he was elected president of the United States, issued loans worth more than $ 2 billion to him. According to an investigation by The New York Times, Mr. Trump was one of the permanent borrowers of Deutsche Bank.
Kamchatka deputies opposed the crab auctions
The Kamchatka Parliament spoke out against the federal bill on crab auctions. The deputies proposed to publicly discuss the concept of the draft law on fisheries. Changes in federal law developed by the Ministry of Agriculture.
“At the meeting of the Presidium of the Legislative Assembly, a corresponding appeal was made to the State Duma and the Federation Council, as well as to the Ministry of Agriculture of the Russian Federation,” the press service of the Legislative Assembly of Kamchatka Krai said.
Structures of Abramovich, Abramov and Frolov will sell 1.8% of shares of Evraz
Structures of Roman Abramovich, Alexander Abramov and Alexander Frolov notified metallurgical company Evraz about plans to sell 25.4 million of its ordinary shares (1.8%), according to the website of the London Stock Exchange.
In Russia, they offered to leave debtors a living wage
The Ministry of Economic Development of the Russian Federation proposes to leave to citizens at least the subsistence minimum after collecting debts on the writs of execution, but such a guarantee will not apply if you hold a debt on maintenance, public services, fines and taxes.
From April 1, social pensions in Russia will be indexed by 2%
The government of the Russian Federation indexes social pensions by 2% from April 1 of this year. The corresponding decree signed by the Prime Minister of the Russian Federation Dmitry Medvedev is posted on Monday on the official website for the publication of regulatory legal acts
The Cabinet of Ministers authorized the use of foreign-flagged vessels for LNG projects
According to the document signed by the Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev, until December 30, 2043, it is allowed to use vessels whose chartering contracts have been signed for a period of at least 15 years for the carriage of LNG in the sea port of Sabetta, Murmansk and Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky.
Three banks will help the Krasnoyarsk City Hall to close old loans with new ones
Authorities borrow in the amount of 1.8 billion rubles from four banks. Bidding on 10 lots were announced back in February. For three lots in the amount of 500 million rubles, two banks were recognized as winners, expressing their readiness to open renewable credit lines at a rate of 9% per annum.
Annual profit of Sberbank, taking into account the SPOD amounted to 782 billion rubles
Sberbank’s profit for 2018, taking into account the events after the reporting date, amounted to about 782 billion rubles compared to slightly less than 654 billion in 2017.
The situation in Venezuela has put Cuba on the verge of an oil crisis
The Venezuelan crisis has already forced Cuba to adjust its sources of energy purchases: imports from Russia increased, and last year Cuba signed a contract for additional supplies of petroleum products from Algeria – this is another of Cuba’s long-term partners.
Against the background of the mortgage boom, apartments withdrawn by banks went for sale
Within two years, troubled apartments for sale by banks with residents and residents registered in them can form 10% of the total housing supply on the secondary market of the capital, Kommersant reports. Currently, these proposals form 2% of the secondary housing being sold. According to experts, despite the fact that such real estate will be sold at a large discount, which can reach up to 30%, it will not be easy to dispose of it.
Netflix again will not participate in the Cannes Film Festival
In 2017, the film festival decided to show all films submitted for the competition in cinemas. However, this is contrary to the policies of the company, films that are shown online. Then Netflix refused to participate in the 71st Cannes Film Festival.
Little Big has released a new version of Skibidi
The musical group Little Big has released a clip of the romantic version of Skibidi. In the video, the musicians performed a new dance. The first video for the song Skibidi was released in October 2018 and became viral.
“Wedding General” and “old marazmatiki.” Shnurov called in the State Duma for the sake of PR
The leader of the musical group “Leningrad” considers his appointment to the public council under the State Duma Committee on Culture as a manifestation of senile marasmus. About this artist said in an interview with Russian journalist Alexei Pivovarov. The conversation is posted on the youtube channel “Editorial”.
Deputy of the State Duma of the Russian Federation Vitaly Milonov explained the appointment of the leader of the Leningrad group, Sergei Shnurov, to the Committee on Culture for his eccentric nature, which, if necessary, will promote the department’s leadership.
This is exactly a wedding general, who, if necessary, will need to be introduced as an effective PR move, discuss Ksenia Sobchak’s cellulite or something else, these are events that probably worry all Russians, the deputy said in an interview with NSN.
The new show Netflix will allow viewers to manage well-known TV presenters
The streaming service Netflix, following the movie “Bloodie”, plans to launch a new interactive project that will be built around Bear Grylls, a famous TV host and survival expert. This was reported on March 18 by Variety magazine.
French producer will present a film about Dominica
French film producer and director Patrick Baucelin on Wednesday officially unveiled the continuation of his latest film Secrets of Caribbean Forts 2, which tells about Fort Shirley at Cabrits National Park and the fort at Scotts Head. Baucelin has shot several documentaries about the sights of the Caribbean and plans to create the following: “Churches and Cathedrals in the Caribbean”, which will also feature the sights of Dominica. He usually makes historical documentaries.
The trailer for the second season of Chilling Adventures of Sabrina
Netflix has published the second season trailer for Sabrina’s Chilling Adventures. The basis of the show is the eponymous comic book series from the publisher Archie Comics. The plot tells of a certain Sabrina Spellman, who is trying to combine the life of a witch with an ordinary human existence.
Foreign film about the submarine “Kursk” will be released in Russia in June 27
A French-Belgian film about the Kursk submarine, directed by Thomas Winterberg, is expected to be released on June 27. Interfax reports this with reference to the press service of the film company “Exhibitor Film”.
The new film about Batman will show the 90s
Recall earlier it became known that the premiere of the new film about Batman was tentatively scheduled for June 25, 2021. Then there were rumors on the Web from fans that the actor Armie Hummer is already in the final stages of negotiations about the leading role in the film.
The network has got a trailer for the film “Ip Man 4”
The network has a trailer for the fourth film about Yip Man, the legendary Hong Kong martial arts master and teacher of Bruce Lee. In the story, Ip Man arrives in Seattle, Washington to help the student open a Wing Chun school. Wilson Yip once again directed the tape, and Donnie Yen returned to the role of master.
A’STUDIO band will perform a jubilee concert in St. Petersburg
On 20 March, the anniversary concert of the A’STUDIO group entitled “Powered by Music” will be held in the Oktyabrsky Concert Hall. The program “Powered by Music” is a special energy that the group with a thirty-year history will share with their fans.
Dubai Metro hosts a music festival
The festival is held for the first time not only in the UAE, but also in the entire Middle East. Improvised concerts will continue until March 23. Russia is Alexander Lemeshev.
Spotify will officially appear in Russia in the summer
According to the newspaper, Sberbank CIB analysts have already notified the domestic leaders of audio streaming about the arrival of a strong competitor. Spotify is planning an independent entry into the Russian streaming market. The service could appear in the country in 2014, but the exit was postponed due to problems with the MTS.
More than half of antiviruses for Android were useless
More than half of Android antiviruses turned out to be completely useless. This was March 12 told the experts of the company AV-Comparatives. 250 anti-virus programs took part in the test.
Rescues from dangerous diseases: experts told about the benefits of beer
According to experts, frothy drink treats diabetes, high blood pressure, and is also recommended for people who are overweight. But, as scientists emphasize, only moderate amounts of beer can be beneficial. Useful properties of the drink due to the substance xanthohumol in its composition.
OneWeb has raised $ 1.25 billion in satellite production
OneWeb conducted the largest round of financing in its history, receiving $ 1.25 billion from investors. As a result, the total amount of capital received by a seven-year-old startup since its inception reached $ 3.4 billion
Scientists have learned to create alien atmosphere on Earth
Employees of the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory (California) recreated a part of the alien atmosphere on Earth. During the study, they heated a mixture of hydrogen and carbon monoxide to a temperature of more than 1,100 degrees Celsius – like that of melted lava, the Astrophysical Journal reports.
Astronomers have found a twin of the solar system near the Earth
Astronomers of the National Observatory of Japan have discovered that new earth-like planets are emerging near the solar system. A dust disk has formed near the newborn DM Taurus star, similar to the Sun, which indicates the process of formation of new planets.
Japanese probe “Hayabusa-2” will take new samples of the asteroid Ryugu soil
The Japanese space probe Hayabusa-2 will take soil samples from the inner surface of the asteroid Ryugu to study the possible origin of the solar system.
The eclipse of the Sun Phobos cooled the surface of Mars
The automatic station InSight, operating on the surface of Mars, was able to observe for the first time with a radiometer Photon’s eclipse of the Sun and determine the drop in surface temperature during these periods. This is reported in a blog on the site DLR.
Solar powered drone designed in China
For a constant recharge of solar cells during the day, the device rises above the clouds. By 2020, the corporation intends to create a whole network of UAVs of this type. They will provide communication in remote corners of the planet, in the open sea.
The unique hypersonic engine will change both airplanes and rockets.
In Britain, tests of the experimental engine begin, the creators of which promise a revolution right away in aviation and in rocket production. A SABER aircraft will cross half the world in four hours, and the missiles will be fully recoverable.
SpaceX: Star ship prototype testing begins
Recall, SpaceX plans to use the Starship transport spacecraft with the Falcon Heavy launch vehicle for the first manned expedition to Mars. In early February, the company conducted the first tests of the Raptor engine, which will be installed on the ship.
American engineer advises earthmen to think about the colonization of Titan
Since the colonization of Mars and other such mysterious planets is still just a dream of mankind, the expert advises the people of Earth to take a serious look at the largest satellite of Saturn Titan. According to her, this is the object people should consider as their future place of residence.
New Bentley Continental GT has got a V8 engine
The company Bentley expanded the list of available modifications coupe Continental GT and convertible GT Convertible third generation and introduced a version with a V8 engine.
Bentley will release a limited special version of the Bentayga Pearl of the Gulf
Bentley introduced the Bentayga Pearl of the Gulf collection model, which will be released in just five copies. Bentayga with a W12 engine received a special interior with mother-of-pearl inserts, for which the masters were inspired by the history of pearl production in the waters of the Persian Gulf, the company notes