10 Apr, 2018

Sanctions against the budget of Russia

The inclusion in the US sanctions list of the Russian businessman Oleg Deripaska will directly hit several regions of Russia. This opinion was expressed by the former Russian Deputy Prime Minister Alfred Koch in Facebook.

“If the American market for Rusal is closed, it means that it lost 20% of its sales volumes.” In reality, it’s more, because other countries will follow, too, that is, the reduction in production throughout the entire production chain, including the production of electricity, “Therefore, the decline in wages and job cuts in Siberia is a bitter reality for the coming months,” he warned.

Koch noted that first of all, the blow would be in Krasnoyarsk and Irkutsk, as well as the budgets of these regions.

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SOCIETY

The Cabinet approved the rules for establishing perpetual and extramural disability

The government approved a list of diseases in which a disability can be established indefinitely, until the child reaches 18 years of age and even in absentia. The corresponding document was published on Monday on the government website.

If it is necessary to inspect people in serious condition, their residence in remote and inaccessible places will be taken into account; This makes it possible to conduct an examination in absentia. – Dmitry Medvedev, Russian statesman

Experts talked about the danger of storage with industrial waste

Repositories with hazardous industrial waste located in 14 regions of Russia can significantly worsen the ecological situation, the Antistikhia Center warns.

Ministry of Health called the regions with the lowest and highest mortality

The lowest death rates are in Ingushetia, the Chechen Republic and the Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous District. The highest – in the Pskov, Novgorod and Tver regions. Such data on the results of the last year results the Ministry of Health. Reduction of the death rate occurred in 79 subjects. Officials explain this by an early diagnosis of diseases and an improvement in the quality of life.

Lufthansa will cancel 800 flights on April 10 because of strikes at airports

Lufthansa airline announced the cancellation of 800 flights on Tuesday, April 10, in connection with strikes in four German airports. Changes in the timetable will affect about 90,000 passengers, the company said in a statement.

Almost a third of the Winter Cherry tenants lost their property in case of fire

The authorities of Kemerovo established that in the burned down shopping and entertainment center (SEC) “Winter Cherry” premises were leased or owned by 120 entrepreneurs. Of these, 38 because of the fire completely lost their property. This is stated in a message posted on the website of the mayor’s office of Kemerovo.

In the Kuzbass 91-year-old patient fell out of the hospital window

A 91-year-old patient from the trauma department fell out of the window on the third floor. The man was injured incompatible with life. This was reported by the “Law-enforcement portal of Kuzbass” with reference to an informed source.

Communal payments in Russia can grow by 4% from July 1

Minister of Construction and Housing and Communal Services Mikhail Men said that utility payments in Russia could grow by 4% from July 1.

From July 1, growth in the region of 4% is possible on average for the country and for resources, for the last 2-3 years this is one of the lowest increases in this sector. The FAS has regional representations on the territory of each subject. She closely follows this. – Mikhail Men, Russian statesman

SHOW BUSINESS

Victoria Dayneko appeared in public in ultra short shorts

30-year-old Russian singer Victoria Dayneko came to a social event in ultrashort shorts. In her Instagram, the star explained that in this way she tries to remain herself.

Prince Harry and Megan Markle refused gifts for the wedding

The seven funds that are selected for the action are listed. It is emphasized that the couple “have no official relations with these organizations.” The wedding of Megan Markle and Prince Harry must be held in London on May 19.

Catherine Zeta-Jones came to a social party with a 14-year-old daughter

Actress Catherine Zeta-Jones attended a secular party of Dolce & Gabbana in New York, along with her 14-year-old daughter Caris. American publications were full of headlines about this event. Mother and daughter looked almost the same age.

Papa Buzovoy showed children’s photos of her daughter

The singer Olga Bouzova was forced to blush his own father. The day before, he showed children’s photos of Olga and her sister Anna. Igor Buzov and his mom spent the weekend, leafing through family photo albums

Valery Leontyev told why he prefers to be treated abroad

Valery Leontyev performs on the stage for about 45 years. Recently the celebrity told why she often goes to the States and prefers Western medicine. Valery Leontiev has been married for many years to Lyudmila Isakovich, who currently resides in America.

The fact is that Leontyev mostly prefers overseas doctors, because he is afraid that the Russian will suddenly give out information about his state of health.

Gerard Depardieu will sing Vysotsky’s songs in Russian

French actor Gerard Depardieu will come to the capital specially to present to Russian audiences his performance of Vladimir Vysotsky’s songs in French and Russian at a concert in honor of the musician’s 80th birthday, RIA Novosti reported.

Award “Icarus” determined the best cartoon of the year

The triumph of the National Animation Award “Icarus” was the animation “Sunset Theory” – he received awards in four categories. This is reported by RIA Novosti.

“Theory of sunset” – an eight-minute animation tape directed by Roman Sokolov about a small man who every night makes sure that a new day has come. The tape won the “Film” nomination, the works of the director, sound engineer Igor Yakovlev and composers Marina Land and Sergey Vasiliev were also noted.

The national animation award “Icarus” was founded in 2014. It is awarded for achievements in the profession and contribution to the development of the industry. This year the Soyuzmultfilm studio was the partner of the award.

Saudi Arabia will first take part in the Cannes Film Festival

It is specified that in Cannes, Saudi Arabia will present several short films. The 71st Cannes International Film Festival will be held from 8 to 19 May 2018

Elizabeth II compared Trump with a helicopter

The episode occurred during the recording of the documentary The Queen’s Green Planet (“The Green Planet of the Queen”), narrating about the plans of the monarch to protect and create forests.

Elizabeth II was walking with TV presenter and naturalist David Attenborough in the garden of Buckingham Palace, when suddenly they were interrupted by the sound of a passing helicopter.

Why do they always spin and spin while you talk? Sounds like Donald Trump. Or like Obama, “said the annoyed queen.

ARMY AND WEAPONS

Nebenzia warned the US of the serious consequences in the case of a blow to Syria

By the appropriate channels, we have already brought to the American side that the forceful actions under false pretexts against Syria, where Russian servicemen are located at the request of the legitimate government of this country, can lead to the most serious consequences. – Vasily Nebenzia, diplomat

Trump said the US has a lot of military options in Syria

US President Donald Trump said that Washington has many options for military action in connection with the supposedly chemical attack in the Syrian city of the Duma, a decision about this will be adopted soon.
We have many options, military. And we will let you know about it very soon. Maybe already after the fact. – Donald Trump, 45th US President

Two Iranians were killed in the air strike of Israel on the Syrian airbase

Two Iranians were killed in the air strike of Israel at the air base, located in the Syrian province of Homs. According to foreign media reports, the attack killed two men who lived in the province of Kum in Iran, reports RIA Novosti.

Texas will send more than 1 thousand troops to the border with Mexico

Texas will send at least 1 thousand soldiers of the National Guard to the border with Mexico. This is reported by “RIA Novosti” referring to the radio station KTSA. According to Greg Abbott, the Governor of the State, there are currently 250 military personnel on the Texas border with Mexico.

The media reported on China’s plans to establish a military base in Vanuatu

China is discussing with Vanuatu the possibility of creating a naval base in the territory of this small Pacific nation in Melanesia. This is reported by TASS with reference to the Australian media.

The US Department of State approved the sale of five thousand high-precision missiles to Qatar

The US Department of State approved the possible delivery of five thousand high-precision missiles with laser and infrared guidance to Qatar. This is reported by RIA Novosti with reference to the US Ministry of Defense. These are the Advanced Precision Kill Weapon Systems (APKWS) II missiles.

In Turkey they told when they would withdraw troops from Syrian Afrina

Turkish Vice-Premier Bekir Bozdag told when the Turkish troops would be withdrawn from Syrian Afrina.

“We came there not as invaders and are not going to stay there, respecting the territorial integrity of Syria. We cleared Afrin of the terrorists, now work continues on mine clearance, “RIA Novosti quotes him.

At the same time, Bozdag specified that the troops will be withdrawn after the political crisis in Syria has been overcome.

“In Syria, there is a vacuum of power, there are different forces, the opposition. We will transfer power in Afri-nai to local residents who will make their own lives. The main thing now is to find a political way out of the crisis, and as soon as it is found, we will leave from there, “he concluded.

January 20, 2018, Turkey announced that in Africa in the north of Syria operation “Olive branch” against Kurdish forces begins.

The media reported on the meeting of the heads of the General Staff of Russia and NATO

The meeting of the Chief of the General Staff of the Russian Armed Forces, General Valery Gerasimov, and the Supreme Allied Commander in Europe, Curtis Scaparotti, is scheduled for next week, Kommersant reports citing an informed source at NATO Headquarters.

POLICY

The FBI conducted a search in the office of lawyer Trump Cohen

The Federal Bureau of Investigation conducted a search in the office of US attorney Donald Trump Michael Cohen. According to The New York Times, tax documents and correspondence of Mr. Cohen with some of his clients were confiscated.

The Russian Embassy in the United States responded to the call to ignore the 2018 World Cup

The Russian Embassy in the US responded to the publication of the newspaper Guardian, in which the representative of the White House recommended that American fans refrain from traveling to Russia for the World Cup. The statement of the mission is published in Facebook.

Zuckerberg in the US Congress apologized for the leakage of data in Facebook

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg spoke in the US Congress and apologized that the company could not prevent the leakage of personal data from users of social networks, reports The Hill.

We did not give ourselves a clear account of the responsibility that lay with us. It was my mistake, and I regret it. – Mark Zuckerberg, American programmer

China will reduce a number of import duties on imported goods in 2018

China in 2018 will reduce duties on a number of imported goods in the country, while duties on the import of cars will be substantially reduced, Chinese President Xi Jinping said at the opening ceremony of the annual Asian Economic Forum in Boao on Tuesday.

Serbia will not join the anti-Russian sanctions in the case of the Violins

The position of Serbia and my personal position are absolutely clear – no one can be “crucified” without clear evidence. Some countries and politicians are now trying to say: “You are bad,” trying to present Russia as a kind of villain.

ECONOMY

US sanctions have ruined the Russian stock market

The index of the Moscow stock exchange fell sharply to the level of March 2014 amid the introduction of new US sanctions, according to the data of the auctions. The Mosbirzhi index on the basis of trades on April 9 fell to 2090.88 points (minus 8.34%), the RTS index – to 1094.98 points (minus 11.44%).

The Ministry of Finance wants to enter the threshold of € 500 for duty-free importation of parcels from July

The Ministry of Finance proposes to establish a threshold of duty-free importation of parcels to Russia at the level of € 500 per person per month from July 1, 2018. Since January 2019, he is proposed to lower to € 200, follows from the draft government decree. The amount of the fee is not specified.

Second independent director left En + Oleg Deripaska

Recall, on April 6, another independent director of En + – Dominique Frejs – left the board of directors of the group. On this day, the US Treasury announced the expansion of the sanctions list of Russians, including Oleg Deripaska in the list. Today, Rusal’s shares of Oleg Deripaska have collapsed because of the risk of default.

Russia and Iran agree on the recognition of national payment cards

Russia and Iran are negotiating on the mutual recognition of national payment cards. This was reported by the chairman of the Duma committee on the financial market Anatoly Aksakov. “Negotiations are under way on mutual acceptance of national payment cards,” Tass quotes Aksakov.

THE SCIENCE

Scientists talked about the role of eyebrows in the life of an ancient man

Evolutionary reduction of the superciliary arches and increased mobility of the eyebrows themselves facilitated communication between people, archaeologists from York University believe.

Scientists have created a fundamentally new qubit for a quantum computer

For example, in some laboratories, using qubits, simulate chemical compounds and materials, recreate the mechanism of photosynthetic processes. Therefore, it is so important to improve the basic elements of a quantum computer as soon as possible, in particular, the main computational cell is a qubit.

One sleepless night a step makes you closer to Alzheimer’s disease

As the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences reports, after a sleepless night in the brain, the amount of beta-amyloid increases – this protein forms plaques in the brain of sick people. The accumulation of protein for many years can lead to early age dementia.

15 people talked about how the implants in the brain improved their memory

American scientists told about a study in the US. Within the framework of the experiment, 15 patients with epilepsy – a nerve disease with seizures, convulsions and loss of consciousness, implanted implants in the brain.

Bacteria found a new mechanism of memory

For example, CRISPR / Cas9’s revolutionary genome editing technology is based on the mechanism of genetic memory of bacteria that allows them to remember meetings with dangerous viruses and ways to deal with them, and then transmit this information to the next generation

Astronauts will be able to print tools from their own waste

The FBI conducted a search in the office of lawyer Trump Cohen

The Federal Bureau of Investigation conducted a search in the office of US attorney Donald Trump Michael Cohen. According to The New York Times, tax documents and correspondence of Mr. Cohen with some of his clients were confiscated.

The Russian Embassy in the United States responded to the call to ignore the 2018 World Cup

The Russian Embassy in the US responded to the publication of the newspaper Guardian, in which the representative of the White House recommended that American fans refrain from traveling to Russia for the World Cup. The statement of the mission is published in Facebook.

Zuckerberg in the US Congress apologized for the leakage of data in Facebook

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg spoke in the US Congress and apologized that the company could not prevent the leakage of personal data from users of social networks, reports The Hill.

We did not give ourselves a clear account of the responsibility that lay with us. It was my mistake, and I regret it. – Mark Zuckerberg, American programmer

China will reduce a number of import duties on imported goods in 2018

China in 2018 will reduce duties on a number of imported goods in the country, while duties on the import of cars will be substantially reduced, Chinese President Xi Jinping said at the opening ceremony of the annual Asian Economic Forum in Boao on Tuesday.

Serbia will not join the anti-Russian sanctions in the case of the Violins

The position of Serbia and my personal position are absolutely clear – no one can be “crucified” without clear evidence. Some countries and politicians are now trying to say: “You are bad,” trying to present Russia as a kind of villain.

ECONOMY

US sanctions have ruined the Russian stock market

The index of the Moscow stock exchange fell sharply to the level of March 2014 amid the introduction of new US sanctions, according to the data of the auctions. The Mosbirzhi index on the basis of trades on April 9 fell to 2090.88 points (minus 8.34%), the RTS index – to 1094.98 points (minus 11.44%).

The Ministry of Finance wants to enter the threshold of € 500 for duty-free importation of parcels from July

The Ministry of Finance proposes to establish a threshold of duty-free importation of parcels to Russia at the level of € 500 per person per month from July 1, 2018. Since January 2019, he is proposed to lower to € 200, follows from the draft government decree. The amount of the fee is not specified.

Second independent director left En + Oleg Deripaska

Recall, on April 6, another independent director of En + – Dominique Frejs – left the board of directors of the group. On this day, the US Treasury announced the expansion of the sanctions list of Russians, including Oleg Deripaska in the list. Today, Rusal’s shares of Oleg Deripaska have collapsed because of the risk of default.

Russia and Iran agree on the recognition of national payment cards

Russia and Iran are negotiating on the mutual recognition of national payment cards. This was reported by the chairman of the Duma committee on the financial market Anatoly Aksakov. “Negotiations are under way on mutual acceptance of national payment cards,” Tass quotes Aksakov.

THE SCIENCE

Scientists talked about the role of eyebrows in the life of an ancient man

Evolutionary reduction of the superciliary arches and increased mobility of the eyebrows themselves facilitated communication between people, archaeologists from York University believe.

Scientists have created a fundamentally new qubit for a quantum computer

For example, in some laboratories, using qubits, simulate chemical compounds and materials, recreate the mechanism of photosynthetic processes. Therefore, it is so important to improve the basic elements of a quantum computer as soon as possible, in particular, the main computational cell is a qubit.

One sleepless night a step makes you closer to Alzheimer’s disease

As the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences reports, after a sleepless night in the brain, the amount of beta-amyloid increases – this protein forms plaques in the brain of sick people. The accumulation of protein for many years can lead to early age dementia.

15 people talked about how the implants in the brain improved their memory

American scientists told about a study in the US. Within the framework of the experiment, 15 patients with epilepsy – a nerve disease with seizures, convulsions and loss of consciousness, implanted implants in the brain.

Bacteria found a new mechanism of memory

For example, CRISPR / Cas9’s revolutionary genome editing technology is based on the mechanism of genetic memory of bacteria that allows them to remember meetings with dangerous viruses and ways to deal with them, and then transmit this information to the next generation

Astronauts will be able to print tools from their own waste

A new technology developed by scientists from the Canadian University of Calgary. In the course of long space expeditions, it will allow for the useful utilization of the waste of the life of the team – and at the same time provide them with material for 3D printing of the necessary tools and details. This May, Arcellana-Panlilio (Mayi Arcellana-Panlilio) and her colleagues tell in an article presented in the online library of bioRxi preprints

Ilon Mask showed part of the interplanetary ship

Head of the US space company SpaceX Ilon Mask published on his page in Instagram photo of the main body of the interplanetary ship BFR (Big Falcon Rocket). To appreciate the scale, he parked a car beside Tesla Model 3.

NASA discovered about 250 meteorites in Antarctica glaciers

One of the last expeditions found about 250 meteorites in the glaciers of the South Pole. One of the experts of the last ANSMET expedition, Barbara Cohen, talked about how NASA employees are searching for fragments of meteorites, as well as why it is in Antarctica that they are doing it.

“Hubble” filmed one of the largest objects in the universe

Scientists received detailed images from the Hubble telescope. This time, we managed to capture one of the largest objects – PLCK G308.3-20.2, which is a supercluster of galaxies in the constellation of the Bird of Paradise and 5 billion light-years away from the Earth.

China in 2018 will launch the first open source satellite

The Academy of Sciences of China intends to launch a new type of satellite, the Tianzh-1, into orbit by the end of the year. The peculiarity of the device, according to the Chinese news agency Zhongxinshe, is that it will be controlled by the open source operating system.

AUTO

Chevrolet Company presented the updated sports car Chevrolet Camaro

Update affected two versions of the Camaro – a coupe and a cabriolet, they changed the head optics, the bumper radiator grille and the hood. Also with an update of the exterior, the automaker began to offer new 20-inch wheel rims. Motor range of the sports car remained unchanged.

Mask told about the release date of the all-wheel drive Tesla Model 3

The all-wheel drive version of the electric car Tesla Model 3 will appear after the production volume of the car is five thousand cars a week. Such data in his microblog on Twitter led the founder of the company Ilon Mask. The company can achieve similar indicators by July of this year.

Audi showed a new electric sports car e-tron Vision Gran Turismo

German automaker Audi showed the world a new electric sports car Audi e-tron Vision Gran Turismo on official photos.

Smart will refuse cars with ICE

Representatives of the famous German automobile company Mercedes-Benz said that since 2020 in the Smart brand line there will be no cars with conventional internal combustion engines. The company plans to switch to fully electric motors.

A large crossover Jaguar J-Pace will appear on the market by 2021

It is expected that the J-Pace will be built on a modified Range Rover platform, as well as the likelihood of a hybrid version of the car. The expected cost of the new Jaguar J-Pace is at the level of 90 000 euros.

Volkswagen declassified the new sedan Lavida Plus

The company Volkswagen showed a sedan Lavida a new generation. The model will enter the market under the name Lavida Plus. The official premiere of the “four-door” will be held on April 25 at the motor show in Beijing.

Spyware photos of the new Lexus ES appeared

The network has spy photos of the updated version of the Japanese model Lexus ES. The novelty will be presented at the motor show in Beijing, which starts on April 25.

Official photos of the most powerful BMW M2 Competition published

On the Internet there were official photos of the most powerful version of the BMW M2 with the prefix Competition. Corresponding images were published by the western edition of BMW Blog.

Prototype Porsche passed Spa-Francorchamps faster than the car of Formula 1

The factory pilot of the company, the Swiss Neil Jani, drove a wheel behind the wheel of the Porsche 919 Hybrid Evo faster than last year’s winner of the Grand Prix Formula 1 Lewis Hamilton. The record time of passing the lap in the World Championship in endurance races (WEC) is 1 minute 41,770 seconds.

TECHNOLOGIES AND INTERNET

Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak deleted his Facebook account

Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak announced that he had deleted his Facebook account.

Users tell Facebook all the details of their personal lives, and all of the company’s profits are based on this information. At the same time, users themselves from this profit do not receive anything. – Steve Wozniak, American inventor

Google My Business added the “Services” item

English-speaking webmasters noticed that a new Services item appeared in Google My Business accounts. It can specify the list of services provided by the company. Not all webmasters have access to the function.

Google Chrome once a week secretly scans user files

An accessible Internet browser Google Chrome secretly from users checks their files on the PC. The first hidden scan of the PC was discovered by cyber security expert Kelly Shortridge. Scanning is done using the antivirus framework of the Chrome Cleanup Tool

Uber will hire electric bicycles

Uber purchased a rental service Electric Jump Bikes, offering its services in Washington and San Francisco. This was said in a statement.

Samsung will release a folding smartphone in late 2018

This will happen, according to unofficial data, in the year 2018. Experts predict that folding smartphones will soon displace the usual devices from the market

In the benchmark, a smartphone Huawei Mate 20 is seen on the future chip Kirin 980

WSJ Benchmark says that the device will use the branded processor Kirin 980, which has not yet been officially introduced. According to rumors, this 7-nanometer chip will receive the ARM Cortex-A75 core, an advanced neural network module and an advanced graphics controller.

Apple will copy the triple camera from Huawei P20 Pro in 2019

Apple can release a smartphone with a triple camera in 2019. This is reported by the Economic Daily News. It is noted that the triple chamber will add at least one flagship model.

ORP began selling smartphone F7 in Russia with AI support

Producing electronic gadgets company ORRO announced the imminent appearance in Russia of its smartphone F7. It is reported that he will have a function to support artificial intelligence. The updated flagship model will receive AI functions and a larger screen

Microsoft showed a patent for a smartphone with a dual display

A feature of the gadget is an unusual dual display. The latest released Microsoft patent shows a smartphone with a dual display and an installed camera in the thin front of the device.

China will launch 5G networks as early as 2018

By the end of 2018, China will begin planning the introduction of fifth-generation communication technology 5G. Next year, it is planned to ensure the full operation of this network. Information about this shared local media.

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