VTB President Andrei Kostin said that the task set by the Central Bank of Russia to dedollarize the economy should be brought to a new level. In his opinion, it is necessary to fight against the dominance of the US currency in the international settlement system, Interfax reports.
“I think the task should be put deeper: de-dollarization of the world economy,” Kostin said at the IFC plenary session, answering the head of the Central Bank Elvira Nabiullina, who spoke about the de-dollarization of the Russian economy.
“It’s time to start fighting with the dollar on a global scale, I think we’re doing a little more: we need to calculate payments outside of dollars with Europe and with other countries,” Kostin said.
“And the second question is that we need to re-register our economy in Russia, which is impossible when all our enterprises and not only the largest ones are in such jurisdictions that even I – a member of the Russian Geographical Society – can not find them,” he added.
Kostin, who himself is on the US sanctions lists, noted that the sanctions bear special risks for such companies and their owners.
“They suffer from this – because dividends are paid through five offshore companies, once – sanctions, and there are no dividends for anybody.” This should be completed, “said the head of VTB.
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WSJ reported on Putin’s idea to hold a meeting with Trump in Vienna
A spokesman for Russian President Dmitry Peskov said earlier that the issue of the leaders of the two countries lacks “specifics”. Putin’s meetings with Tram The leaders of Russia and the US personally met twice. In November last year, Putin and Trump talked “on their feet” at the APEC summit in Danang.
Trump accused France and Canada of high fees for the US
US President Donald Trump criticized the French leader Emmanuel Macron and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau for creating trade barriers just one day before a personal meeting with both leaders at the G7 summit.
Please tell Prime Minister Trudeau and President Macron that they are taking huge duties with the US and creating non-monetary barriers. The trade surplus of the EU with the US is 151 billion dollars, and Canada does not allow our farmers and others. – Donald Trump, 45th US President
Erdogan said about the possibility of abolishing the state of emergency in Turkey after the elections
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said that the state of emergency in the country can be canceled after the parliamentary and presidential elections on June 24. This is reported by the Turkish TV channel NTV
The Italian authorities declared their readiness to discuss the status of the Crimea
The agency notes that Salvini, as the leader of the “League” and the European MEP, visited Crimea in October 2014. He joined the first in Europe foreign delegation on the peninsula after his accession to Russia
The SBU said that Vyshinsky found $ 200 thousand and a gun
In the SBU they said that they opened the bank cell of the head of the RIA Novosti Ukraina portal Kirill Vyshinsky. The corresponding message is published on the website of the department.
In the Rada, they announced that Kiev was losing control over Odessa
The deputies of the Council demanded that the secretary of the National Security and Defense Council, Alexander Turchinov, take urgent measures in connection with the loss of “pro-Ukrainian control” in Odessa. This was reported by the parliamentarian Igor Lutsenko in Facebook. He explained that “terror” against anti-Russian activists in the city is gaining “unprecedented scale.”
I ask you to initiate a meeting of the National Security and Defense Council on the situation in Odessa, where terror against activists has gained a long-lasting unseen scale. – Igor Lutsenko, Ukrainian journalist
Turkish FM calls on Europe not to forget about “annexation of Crimea”
Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu criticized European countries, which, in his opinion, “began to forget about the Crimea”, and again stated that Ankara does not recognize the annexation of the peninsula to Russia
The unit for “Russian” cyberattacks
British Prime Minister Teresa Mei intends to propose a plan for the formation of a so-called rapid reaction group to identify “Russia’s criminal actions,” including cybercrimes and killings.
This was stated by the head of the British Foreign Ministry Boris Johnson, whose record of recording with the members of the Conservative Party leads on Thursday the information portal BuzzFeed.
In Canada, before the G7 summit, an anti-globalization march began
In the Canadian city of Quebec, in the vicinity of which the G7 summit will be held (G7), an anti-globalization march takes place. The march is mostly peaceful, but some activists set fire to the flags.
Putin will go to China to participate in the SCO summit
On Friday, June 8, Russian President Vladimir Putin will pay a state visit to China and take part in a meeting of the Council of Heads of State of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization
Communist Party nominated ex-deputy Kumin as candidate for mayor of Moscow
Former Duma deputy Vadim Koumin elected the Communist Party candidate for the post of mayor of Moscow, RIA Novosti reports with reference to the press secretary of the Central Committee of the party Sergei Obukhov.
Turkey rejected the call of the US to cancel the deal to purchase the S-400
In mid-May, it became known that the US could impose sanctions against Turkey because of the purchase of Russian S-400 Triumph air defense missile systems. Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said that if Washington blocks the delivery of F-35 fighters to the country, Ankara will take counter measures against the United States.
Australian diplomats first visited Assange in London
Employees of the Australian Embassy in the United Kingdom for the first time visited the founder of WikiLeaks, Julian Assange, who since 2012 is in the embassy of Ecuador in London.
ARMY AND WEAPONS
Heads of General Staff of Russia and the US will meet in Helsinki on June 8
The head of the General Staff of the RF Armed Forces, Army General Valery Gerasimov, and the Chairman of the US Joint Chiefs of Staff, General Joseph Dunford, will meet in Helsinki on June 8. This was stated in the Finnish Defense Forces.
Putin: Russia is not yet going to withdraw troops from Syria
President of Russia Vladimir Putin said on June 7 during the program “Direct Line” that the operation in Syria served as a unique combat experience for the Russian Armed Forces. The resident of Karachaevo-Cherkessia asked when Russia would completely withdraw its troops from Syria.
We do not build long-term facilities there, and if necessary, quickly and without loss, we can withdraw our servicemen. But while they are needed, they solve important tasks, including for the sake of ensuring our security. – Vladimir Putin
Over a week, 20 aircraft conducted reconnaissance along the borders of Russia
During the week, 20 aircraft conducted reconnaissance activities along the borders of Russia. This is evidenced by the infographics of the newspaper of the Russian Armed Forces “Red Star”.
The Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine disclosed the plan for an operation to return the Donbass
When we say that we will return the occupied territories, this is not a simple process and not a military operation, it is a complex operation, which consists of several components … This is most likely to be a police operation without the use of armed forces. – Arsen Avakov, Ukrainian businessman
NATO countries will increase military spending
The member countries of the North Atlantic alliance will increase military spending by 3.8% this year, said NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg. He announced such plans after the first day of the meeting of the Council of Defense Ministers of NATO countries, Tass reports.
The media reported on the crimes of Australian soldiers in Afghanistan
Soldiers of elite units of Australian special forces stationed in Afghanistan were convicted of war crimes during the operation.
According to The Sydney Morning Herald, referring to the secret report of the Ministry of Defense of the country, special forces soldiers “resorted to unauthorized and illegal violence, neglecting people’s lives and human dignity.”
Ukraine plans to allow direct arms transfers to the country
The National Security Council of Ukraine plans to lift restrictions on the import of military equipment and weapons into the country. This was stated on Thursday by NSDC Secretary Oleksandr Turchynov, reported on the official page of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine on Facebook.
I want to announce that the NSDC is preparing a decision on the liberalization of foreign economic activity, and we are planning to take this decision in the near future. It provides for the authorization for the direct export of all manufacturers of military equipment and weapons. – Alexander Turchinov, Ukrainian politician
Google has banned the development of artificial intelligence for the military
Google declares that it will not use artificial intelligence in applications related to weapons or surveillance, which is part of a new set of principles designed to manage the use of AI.
NATO Secretary General: For Ukraine, the principle of open doors is topical
NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg, during a meeting with Defense Minister Stepan Poltorak, said that the principle of open doors is relevant for Kiev. The head of the North Atlantic Alliance noted that this principle is one of the fundamental for the organization.
Netanyahu announced Israel’s readiness to attack the Syrian army
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said that Tel Aviv is ready to attack not only the Iranian troops in the territory of the Syrian Arab Republic, but also the position of the Syrian army, according to Agence France Presse.
Israel will not allow the threatening military establishment of Iran in Syria. The consequences of this will be felt not only by the Iranian forces, but also by the Assad regime. His regime is not safe. If he shoots at us, we will destroy his strength. – Benjamin Netanyahu, Israeli politician
Far Eastern officials “shaved” at military training camps
Military gatherings with officials from the Far Eastern regions began at the training center “Knyaz-Volkonsky” near Khabarovsk, representatives of the governments of the subjects of the Far Eastern Federal District will practice shooting small arms, the press service said on Thursday.
The government chose the option of raising the retirement age
As a basis, the government adopted the option of increasing the retirement age for men for five years, up to 65 years, for women – for eight years, to 63, told all three sources. So far, the “65/60” scenario (men / women), which is softer for women, is not excluded, stressed one of RBC’s interlocutors.
Eight years without water
Residents of Nizhny Tagil can not reach the city administration in any way. After the accident in 2010, they live without water, the agency Ura.ru reported.
In 2010, we broke the pipe of a 30-year-old water pipe. No one became involved in repairs. At the same time until 2017, we received receipts for paying for water just from Vodokanal, “said local resident Alexander Safronov.
Putin: a trillion rubles will be allocated to fight cancer
In addition to increasing the percentage of early diagnosis, it is planned to revise the approach to the treatment of oncology. To this end, it is planned to allocate a trillion rubles for the upgrading and construction of oncological centers in the country. This is planned until 2024.
On which path we will go: first of all, this is an early diagnosis, if we do this, then we will ensure that after detection, today we have somewhere around 30% c over and we need to achieve 50-70%. Then, after detection, we will ensure a normal quality of life for at least five years and more. – Vladimir Putin
About 10 thousand families with many children can take a mortgage at 6%
According to the estimates of DOM.RF, there are about 1.5 million large families in Russia, about 100,000 are operating mortgage borrowers, the report said. At the same time, more than 60% of families with many children (900 thousand families) need better housing conditions.
You’re right. I now disappoint the Ministry of Finance, the decision is wrong and it needs to be corrected. It will cost about 9 billion rubles. This is not so much money, meaning the need to support families with children. I will definitely negotiate with the Prime Minister – Vladimir Putin
The Central Bank considers it advisable to discuss the introduction of a minimum deposit rate
“A consumer should receive a fair price for money,” he added. According to the DIA, following the results of 2017, the majority (72 out of 100 banks) reduced deposit rates, in 13 banks, rates rose, in 15 remained unchanged.
The incidence of alcoholism has halved since 2005
Over the past 12 years in Russia, the number of newly diagnosed “alcoholism” and “white fever” has decreased by 55% and 74% respectively. This is evidenced by the statistics of the Ministry of Health, which Izvestiya got acquainted with.
The Central Bank plans to increase insurance payments to depositors of broken banks
The plans of the Central Bank to increase the insured amount of the depositor of the bursting banks, said the head of the department Elvira Nabiullina at the International Financial Congress in St. Petersburg. According to her, this is advisable, when the investor objectively had no opportunity to manage risks.
We consider it expedient to increase the amount of compensation in those situations when the investor objectively did not have the opportunity to manage risks. These are socially sensitive situations: obtaining an inheritance, buying and selling an apartment, receiving insurance payments and social benefits. – Elvira Nabiullina, Russian politician
The head of the Pension Fund promised the growth of real pensions
The head of the Russian Pension Fund Anton Drozdov said in his State Duma speech that pensions will grow in real terms. This confidence Anton Drozdov expressed during the first reading of the bill on amendments to the budget of the Pension Fund of the country, RIA Novosti reported
Under Rostov, the price of gasoline rose to almost 90 rubles
Near Rostov in 35 kilometers at the entrance to the village Starocherkasskaya the price of gasoline rose to almost 90 rubles. A new record is set on the automobile refueling Flash.
“Garbage” reform in Yekaterinburg postponed to November 1
On November 1 this year, the “garbage” reform in Yekaterinburg was postponed – it was previously waited for July 1. The Minister of Energy and Housing of the Sverdlovsk Region Nikolai Smirnov said that it is necessary to observe the interests of all residents, “Ekaterinburg on air” writes.
The Leningrad region will reduce taxes for owners of eco-friendly transport
Taxes for owners of environmental transport will be cheaper twice. This was reported by the publication Neva.Today. The authorities of the Leningrad region intend to halve taxes for those who prefer environmentally friendly vehicles operating on gas engine fuel.
Petrozavodsk authorities recommend not swimming in Onega Lake
Residents and guests of Petrozavodsk are advised not to swim in the pond near Moscow street. The corresponding information is provided by “AiF” referring to the data received in the Karelian department of Rospotrebnadzor.
Rospotrebnadzor does not recommend swimming on the city beach
Specialists of the Tatarstan Department of Rospotrebnadzor conducted an inspection on the city beach of Naberezhnye Chelny. According to the results of the study, the water here according to microbiological indicators does not meet hygienic requirements.
Closed dump burns the second year
In the Gus-Khrustalny area, near the village of Nikulino, MSW mountains are burning. And, at the officially closed dump. A criminal case has been opened against her former tenant. Entrepreneur Yury Kovalev is accused of illegal enrichment of more than 90 million rubles. His firm “VtorResurs Gus-Khrustalny” was declared bankrupt. Who is now obliged to monitor the abandoned landfill, which has been burning for the second year in a row?
The residents of the city of Millerovo of Rostov blame the waste landfill
According to local residents, fires occur periodically in the landfill, because of which toxic substances enter the atmosphere. It is in them that the inhabitants of Millerovo see the cause of all their ailments. By the way, the last time the test site burned on June 5.
“The head is very sore with a stench and constantly sick,” complains local resident Boris K. – And this despite the fact that I’m a healthy, strong person. And what do small children feel then?
The reason for such frequent fires is currently unknown. Someone believes that this is arson, others adhere to the position that in this way they try to reduce the amount of garbage in the landfill. In the opinion of the third, the waste in the landfill itself begins to decay, then, after which the ignition occurs. Unfortunately, it was not possible to get a comment from the management of the test site about what caused the fire and why the landfill is near the city
Garbage trucks with Moscow numbers carry waste on the Tver region
The company provides a report, and we work on it, – explained the meeting the head of Rosprirodnadzor for the Tver region Alexei Kuzmin. However, if the employees of Rosprirodnadzor find violations, an impact mechanism is launched.
Krasnoyarsk residents were warned that burning bonfires, even in barbecue, is forbidden
Ahead of a long warm weekend and most of the townspeople will gather for shish kebabs. But it is worth remembering that in the city, it is strictly forbidden to light a bonfire even in a barbecue. This means that on the favorite places of the townspeople recreation places – the Island of Rest, in Akademgorodok, in Vetluzhanka, etc. – You can not fry meat.
The Kazanians wrote an appeal to Putin because of the construction of the Kazanka coast
Residents of Novo-Savinovsky district of Kazan wrote an appeal to Russian President Vladimir Putin. The studio was a platform for public hearings on the new master plan of the city. Activists represent the interests of 43,000 people who opposed the construction along the Gavrilov Street in Kazanka
Solve the problem with the shallowing of the Volga
The final solution to the problem with the shallowing of the Volga will help the construction of treatment facilities, as well as regulation of water discharge, experts say.
The IMF agreed to allocate $ 50 billion to Argentina
The Argentine authorities and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) agreed on Thursday to allocate a $ 50 billion loan to the country, the press release says. These funds will be received within three years.
International reserves of Russia grew by $ 1.3 billion
Weekly growth was 0.3%. This happened “as a result of the acquisition of currency within the budget rule,” the Central Bank told. On May 24 it was reported that Russia’s international reserves declined by $ 1.4 billion
Rosselkhozbank attracted more than 900 billion rubles in private funds
The volume of individual deposits of JSC Rosselkhozbank exceeded 900 billion rubles. Over 410 thousand deposits were opened in the Bank this year. The bank offers a wide range of deposit products in rubles, US dollars and euros.
Rates on ruble and currency deposits of Primsotsbank have become higher
“Primsotsbank” raised rates on the five most popular deposits. The maximum rate for ruble deposits was 7.2%, for foreign currency deposits – 1.5% per annum, the press service of the bank told IA PrimaMedia.
“Gazprom” appealed in the Swiss court of the seizure of property “Naftogaz”
“Gazprom” appealed to the court, demanding access to the case file on the recovery of its assets in Switzerland, to appeal the actions of bailiffs, this was reported in the Russian company.
The Ministry of Finance will introduce a bill on increasing export duties on fuel
The Ministry of Finance will offer to allow the government to raise export duties on gasoline, diesel fuel and kerosene to 90 percent of the oil duties. This was reported by the director of the department of tax and customs policy of the ministry, Alexei Sazanov.
A new gas field was discovered in Ukraine
A new gas field with estimated reserves of 2 billion cubic meters was opened in the Kharkov region. This is reported on the website of the company Ukrgazvydobuv.
“Gazprom” considers all options for the continuation of the “Turkish flow”
“Gazprom” continues to consider all options for the continuation of the “Turkish flow” for gas supplies to South and South-East Europe, said at the press conference the general director of Gazprom Export Elena Burmistrova.
Russia and China will create an investment fund for $ 1 billion
The Russian-Chinese Investment Fund (RCIF) together with the Chinese partner will create an investment fund of $ 1 billion, Kirill Dmitriev, co-director of the Russian Foreign Investment Fund (RCIF), told journalists.
“Nord Stream-2” received permission to go overland
The company has already received all the necessary permits for the implementation of the project from Germany and Finland. Now, permission is expected from Denmark. “Nord Stream-2” involves the construction of two lines of pipeline to Germany from Russia along the bottom of the Baltic Sea.
Penalty in exchange for the lifting of sanctions
The US authorities have entered into an agreement with ZTE Corp., which will lift US sanctions from the Chinese company and allow it to stay in business, said US Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross in an interview with CNBC. The agreement provides for the company to pay a fine of $ 1 billion, he said.
“This is a record fine ever imposed by the Ministry of Commerce on the offender of export controls,” Ross said.
Start a war with the dollar on a global scale
VTB Chairman Andrei Kostin suggested starting to fight using the dollar not only in Russia, but all over the world, as well as reregister all Russian companies from offshore companies in Russia.
Bloomberg: Deutsche Bank discusses mergers with shareholders with Commerzbank
Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Deutsche Bank Paul Ahleitner held talks with shareholders of the bank on the merger with competitor Commerzbank, reports Bloomberg referring to sources.
The Prosecutor General’s Office supported the criminal penalties for “black” creditors
The punishment for illegal provision of consumer loans should be tightened, the letter of the Prosecutor General’s Office to the Ministry of Finance (Izvestia) says. This is an increase in the existing penalties for the Code of Administrative Offenses and the establishment of criminal liability.
“Chelyabenergosbyt” increased its debts to “IDGC of Urals” by 34%
Chelyabenergosbyt, the Chelyabinsk region’s supplier, has increased its debt to IDGC of Urals for electricity transmission by 34% to 3.19 billion rubles since January, of which 2.43 billion rubles is overdue, reports IDGC of the Urals.
In the Urals in a fire in a private house killed five people
In the Sverdlovsk region in Nizhny Tagil, five people died as a result of a fire in a private house, including three children. This information is provided by the press service of the SU CS of Russia in the region. The fire in the house, located on the territory of the garden partnership, occurred on the night of June 8.
Court arrested Colonel Hizriev’s associates in the bribery case
The Presnensky District Court authorized the arrest for two months of three accomplices of the detainee in Moscow on suspicion of giving a bribe worth $ 2 million to the head of the operative-search department of the Dagestan Interior Ministry’s own security department Magomed Khizriyev.
Checking the hospital after complaining to Putin
The prosecutor’s office of the Amur region has started checking the hospital in Belogorsk, whose employees complained during a direct line to Russian President Vladimir Putin on a sharp decline in wages after the elections, RIA Novosti reported to the supervisory agency.
Director of Rosnano launches new fraud case
Rusnano’s top manager Andrei Gorkov became an actor in a new criminal case, Interfax reported citing an informed source. Information about this confirmed and the defenders of the managing director of the state company.
Ukrainian police took under protection seven people from the “list 47”
The National Police of Ukraine took seven people from the “list of 47” potential victims of the murder of journalist Arkady Babchenko under guard. This is reported by the television channel Hromadske with reference to the press secretary of the National Police Yaroslav Trakalo
On the Kolyma to search for the child carried away by the river a helicopter was connected
On Thursday evening, a local resident called the rescue service. He reported that he sees how the current of the Ola River in the area of the village of the same name carries the child away. According to an eyewitness, he and his brother rested on the left bank of the river when they heard shouts.
Shot the rogvardeytsa condemned for life
The Moscow City Court sentenced Yevgeny Sazonov, whose shot in 2016 killed an employee of Rosgvardia in New Moscow, to a life sentence, four more attackers received from 6 to 21 years imprisonment. This was reported by Julia Ivanova, the official representative of the CSG of Russia for Moscow.
Two people were injured in the explosion in the Leningrad region
Two servicemen were injured in an explosion at a military training ground in the Leningrad region on Wednesday, RIA Novosti reported to the press service of the Western Military District on Thursday.
In Russia, closed the third case against Browder
The Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia has stopped the investigation of the third criminal case against the founder of the Hermitage Capital William Browder, RIA Novosti reports with reference to his lawyer Alexander Antipov. It is noted that the case involved buying Browder shares of Gazprom at an allegedly understated price.
The wall of the hotel “Alei” collapsed in Rubtsovsk
The collapse of the wall occurred in the unused building of the hotel “Alei” in the town of Rubtsovsk, Altai Territory, there are no victims or injured, the press service of the regional ministry of emergency department said.
Six people injured after exploding mines under a bus in LC
Serious injuries none of the passengers received, but from the shards of the broken glass people got abrasions, the “Zvezda” TV channel reported. A man riding a minibus said that before the explosion, a minibus was overtaken by a car, after which a whistle was heard.
Ceiling of the ceiling in the basin of Shlisselburg
TV Channel 78 publishes a video of the collapse of the ceiling in the Shlisselburg basin, which affected children. The incident occurred on Thursday, June 7. As a result of the incident, two children – a boy and a girl of eight years – were injured.
Chekhov won the court from her own father
Anfisa shared with the web users joyful news for herself: the teledivus managed to win a court with her father. A man left the family for another woman, when Anfisa was a child, and since then has not provided any financial support.
Eurovision organizers do not want to hold a contest in Jerusalem
According to the newspaper “Israel ha-Yom”, the European Broadcasting Union (EBU) said they would prefer to hold “Eurovision-2019” in any city in Israel, except Jerusalem. According to the contest’s leaders, this should be a city that does not cause political or other disputes.
Sobchak and Buzov sing together on the same stage
It should be noted that the Russian duo Philip Kirkorov will join the women’s duet. Also, Sobchak appreciated the vocal performance of the singer and believes that Buzovoy has a real talent
The leader of the group “Mushrooms” convicted his wife of adultery
The well-known Ukrainian musician, the leader of the group “Mushrooms” Yuri Bardash shared a candid post in Facebook, in which he spoke about the discord in his family. It is known that the artist and his wife, Christina Bardash, known under the stage name Luna, were together for several years.
Jeremy Mixes again became a father
Jeremy Mix – “the most beautiful criminal”, and the heiress of Topsop Chloe Green became parents. In late March, the media became aware of Chloe Green’s pregnancy, while lovers meet for less than a year. Their novel became known when the paparazzi caught them on holiday in Bodrum.
Elena Berkova came to Kinotavr in frank attire
Star of films of intimate content for adults Elena Berkova appeared at the festival “Kinotavr”. The actress arrived accompanied by her husband Andrei Stoyanov. Elena even managed to eclipse many beauties of the event due to her frank attire.
Abramovich and Zhukova unexpectedly reunited
Billionaire and Daria Zhukova appeared together at the anniversary of the Garage Museum in Moscow. Daria Zhukova rarely happens in the Russian capital. But this time the case was exceptional: the birthday of their common child with Roman Abramovich, the Garage Museum, was celebrated.
Amber Heard acknowledged her affair with ex-boyfriend Heidi Klum
Passers-by was not difficult to find not only the actress, but her companion: it was a 31-year-old art dealer Vito shnobelem whose pictures constantly flashed on the pages of gossip columns, as was inseparable from his former mistress Heidi until last fall, he for three years Klum.
Denis Klyaver showed a grown daughter from Eva Polna
Denis Klyaver and Eva Polna for a long time did not advertise that they have a common daughter. As it turned out, many years ago a hot novel broke out between the stars, which turned into the birth of the charming girl Evelyn. The other day the heiress of artists celebrated the 13th anniversary.
Megan Markle yearns for his former life
The other day in the foreign press there was information that the Duchess of Sussex was not delighted with her new role. In 2017 it became known that Prince Harry made a proposal to Megan Markle. Since that time, the former actress had to comply with the royal protocol.
Striptease and dancing: Oksana Lavrentieva arranged a classic hen party
Yesterday Oksana Lavrentieva gathered friends and girlfriends to celebrate with them her future marriage. By tradition, the guests gathered in a fun place and arranged a feast and dancing. At Oksana put on a short veil, as is customary in modern hen parties.
The posthumous album of Prince will be released in 2018
The posthumous album of Prince will be released in 2018. It will be dedicated to the sixtieth birthday of the singer. The album entitled “Prince & A Microphone 1983” will contain nine tracks.
In St. Petersburg with a concert goes Nick Cave
A well-known Australian musician, poet and writer Nick Cave decided to perform in Moscow and St. Petersburg. Concerts will be held on 25 and 27, respectively, the portal “Utro.ru”.
Emir Kusturica again goes to the Crimea
August 22 in Yalta, a concert of the Serbian film director and musician Emir Kusturica and his folk-rock band The No Smoking Orchestra is scheduled. This is reported on the website of the concert hall “Jubilee”, where the performance will be held
Troy Sivan redefines masculinity in the video for the quirrel-anthem “Bloom”
Australian Troy Siwan released a clip for the title track from his second studio album “Bloom”.
German rappers, who were accused of anti-Semitism, visited Auschwitz
The musicians decided to inspect Auschwitz without the presence of journalists. The rappers visited the “death wall”, located in the former 11th block of the concentration camp and laid flowers in memory of the millions of people killed here. In April, a rapper’s duo turned out to be at the center of the scandal associated with anti-Semitism
In the network appeared the trailer of the film “The girl who was stuck in the web”
The first duplicated teaser trailer of the movie “The Girl Who Stuck in the Web” was released on the YouTube channel of Sony Pictures.
A trailer for the final part of “How to Train Your Dragon”
Studio Universal Pictures published the trailer for the final, third, part of the popular cartoon “How to Train Your Dragon.” For the adventures of loved heroes, including flying dragons, you can watch in March next year.
Gordon called the autoshart his new film “Uncle Sasha”
Represented at the Kinotavr festival comedy “Uncle Sasha” director Alexander Gordon told RIA Novosti that the film can be called his autoshar, and the main message of the picture – the call to treat yourself with self-irony. The premiere of “Uncle Sasha” was held on Wednesday in the main competition “Kinotavr” in Sochi.
The actor’s composition of the future Tarantino film was replenished with new names
Recall earlier it became known that the project will be attended by such stars as Leonardo DiCaprio, Margot Robbie and Brad Pitt. The background for what is happening in the film will be the real story of the murder of actress Sharon Tate by the cult maniac Charles Manson.
Comics about the history of cinema appeared in Russia
In Russia, a book has become available that will please movie lovers, and film critics – even more. About the book, which describes the complex concepts and main ideas of modern film science in the genre of comics, writes observer IA REGNUM Dmitry Tetkin
The St. Petersburg student filmed the first documentary about Buck’s house
The student of the University of Cinema and Television Anastasia Marchukova filmed the first documentary about the house of Buck. Petersburger worked for him for almost a year. The picture includes historical chronicles, filming inside the house and interviews with residents.
In Moscow, will show the work of experimental artist Vic Munis
In the Gallery of Gary Tatintsyan will show works from several series. One room will be entirely devoted to Russian artists – here you can see the work of Vasily Vereshchagin and Mikhail Vrubel in the interpretation of Vic Munis.
Facebook mistakenly disclosed personal records of 14 million users
An error in the software of Facebook led to the fact that personal records of 14 million users were open to an unlimited number of users. The company’s message states that by now the error has already been fixed
Machines for cryptomaming are threatened by a new virus
Machines for crypto currency mining are threatened by a new virus. According to information from Western experts, the program Prowli has already managed to infect more than 40 thousand computers. Representatives of GuardiCore reported that the virus uses variational techniques to gain access to users’ computers.
Google and Firefox slowly “kill” passwords in devices
Experts agree that modern methods of authentication on the Web have long ceased to be reliable. And even complex combinations of symbols rarely provide complete security. Change this situation first took Google and Firefox
Developers of Parity prevented the harsh power of Ethereum
The error was detected during the test run of the software, but the developers claim that this could very well have occurred in the Ethereum network itself.
Zuckerberg deprived the founders of WhatsApp shares Facebook
Founders of WhatsApp Jan Kum and Brian Acton lost a stake in Facebook to the amount of $ 1.3 billion after they left the company. This was learned by journalists The Wall Street Journal
The AdWords team has released a new version of the API v201806
The Google AdWords team has released a new version of the v201806 API. It will support several new formats for CCM and search. Among the main innovations: Adaptive search ads.
Facebook created its own karaoke application
Facebook created its own “live karaoke”. With it, users not only can perform their favorite songs, but also broadcast their performances live.
Russians will be able to pay for online purchases with QR code from 2019
Since 2019, Russians will be able to pay in online stores using QR-code, a source close to the Central Bank told Izvestiya. For payment, you will have to download a special application developed by the Fintech Association under the Central Bank.
“Mail Bank” showed the work of biometric identification of citizens
Demonstration was held at the International Financial Congress. We tested the innovation in the simulated office of “Mail Bank”. Today, Rostelecom, the Central Bank of the Russian Federation and Post Bank have shown the work of biometric identification of citizens.
Hackers have found a way to crack the ship control system in the ocean
An expert in the field of cybersecurity, Ken Munro of the University of Plymouth, has determined that modern cybercriminals have enormous opportunities. According to him, hackers have even found a way to crack the ship control system. It’s even about ships that are far away in the ocean.
Apple was accused of stealing the logo from the startup
Block-start-start on the creation of sites Shift accused the American corporation Apple of stealing its logo. One of the representatives of the organization said that the logo of the new function Apple Shortcuts resembles their logo as a color, and a kind of figure-eight.
The first photos of the new smartphone Google Pixel 3 XL appeared on the web
At the disposal of foreign profile publications were the first photos with new smartphones Google Pixel 3 XL. The pictures demonstrate the prototype of a new smartphone, so the serial version may receive some differences
Symptoms of Parkinson’s disease can now be monitored in Apple Watch
Apple Watch has a new feature. Now the “smart” clock can track the two main signs of the disease in real time.
Huawei Honor 7C Pro with a dual camera rated at 14 thousand rubles
From the box Honor 7C Pro is running Android 8.0 Oreo with the proprietary EMUI 8.0 shell. In Russia, the novelty will be available in blue, black and gold.
In all smart watches, Apple found screen defects
As it turned out, in the “smart apple” clock because of poor-quality fastening of the screen to the case, the display begins to crack over time. This problem is seen in all generations of Apple Watch from the original to the Series 3. At the same time, Apple denies marriage and denies warranty service to users
Smartphone Xiaomi Mi A2 already appeared in the benchmark Geekbench
The newest phone Xiaomi Mi A2 tested for performance in the benchmark Geekbench. So, experts conducted single-core and multi-core tests. As a result, it became known that the phone will receive 1 630 and 4 657 points respectively.
Computex 2018: new gaming laptops GIGABYTE Saber 15 and Saber 17
GIGABYTE Company presented during the exhibition Computex 2018 updated laptops Saber 15 and Saber 17, designed for fans of games. Laptops are equipped with a display size of 15.6 and 17.3 inches, respectively, diagonally.
Smartphone BlackBerry KEY2 with QWERTY-keyboard is officially presented
TCL Communication, which belongs to the BlackBerry brand at the moment, presented the newest BlackBerry Key 2. It comes to replace last year’s BlackBerry KeyOne and became the first phone of the company with a dual camera. The novelty received a firmware QWERTY keyboard.
Flagship Samsung Galaxy Note 9 was first shown on the render
The web has information that the innovative gadget will not look much different from its predecessor. In support of this information images of the novelty were published. The flagship Samsung Galaxy Note 9 was first shown on render and video with a 3D presentation of the upcoming innovation.
India will receive a “special” Xiaomi Redmi S2 in three colors
The insider writes with all confidence that the gadget will enter the local windows under the name Redmi Y2. The Chinese “special” smartphone will be released in three colors: Dark Gray, Gold and Rose Gold. At the moment, much is known about the technical characteristics of the Xiaomi Redmi Y2.
Specialists named the characteristics of an ultra-thin battery Ample
The first thing that distinguishes the Ample battery is its built-in cable. It was designed in such a way as not to break in and at the same time take up a minimum of space. Since there are two external USB ports, A and C, then you can charge two gadgets at once. You can buy 6 cables to the battery, which will fit absolutely any device.
A distinctive feature of the Ample battery was the ability to use it as a charging unit. When charging the external battery itself, another device is connected to it in parallel. The power of such a battery will be 5,000 mAh, with a charge rate of up to 2.4A.
The price of the device is $ 48, the set includes two cables. The rest can be bought for $ 11.
There is an exploit for the iOS kernel, version 11.3.1 can now be jailbroken
CoolStar began work on the implementation of this exploit in the base Electra, the developers have already confirmed that jailbreak will be available for all devices on which iOS 11.3.1 is installed up to the iPhone X. Jan Bier hopes that the community and independent programmers will help the company eliminate this gap, using published technical data
Officially announced Hitman 2
After a couple of teasers and “leaks”, IO Interactive has officially announced Hitman 2, the second season of the game about Agent 47, which will have a cooperative sniper mode. The preview trailer Hitman 2 promises players a new set of missions with “endless possibilities” in terms of their implementation
Ubisoft can make the next generation of consoles the latest
Ubisoft can make the next generation of consoles the last. Representatives of the brand noted that in the future all gamers will switch to portable devices and cloud data stores, so the need for additional devices will be absent
New trailer and release date for Days Gone
Sony continues to prepare fans for E3, and the second announcement of the company before the exhibition was devoted to a zombie apocalypse with bikers: Days Gone received another trailer and acquired the exact release date.
In the World of Tanks Console will be available mercenaries
Developers of the company Wargaming reported that the game World of Tanks Console will be the largest in the history of the update. Now in the simulator of tank battles will become available mercenaries.
Authors Just Cause announced a cooperative shooter Generation Zero
Studio Avalanche, known for the series Just Cause, announced its new project Generation Zero. This is a cooperative shooter, which takes place in alternative Sweden in the 1980s, during the uprising of cars.
On Steam will appear Agony uncensored game
In the service of digital distribution Steam already in a short time there will be game Agony without censorship. The project even got its own name. Version, which will not be cut scenes of violence, vulgar characters, sounds and scenes, will be called Agony Unrated.
Fear the Wolves will bring to the E3 2018
Compared to Survarium, the new Vostok Games project seems better suited to the spirit of S.T.A.L.K.E.R. Do the developers have a chance to approach the long-standing success, we will be able to learn at E3. In addition, in summer the studio is going to release Fear the Wolves in the early access of Steam.
In Valve decided to change the system of censorship and removal of games from Steam
The game appeared Steam, because gamers wanted it. Employee of the company Eric Johnson in the official blog Valve explained that now only the players themselves decide what content is destined to appear on Steam.
According to rumors, Microsoft moved the release of Crackdown 3 for 2019
Last year, Microsoft said that Crackdown 3 will be released on November 7, 2017, that is, along with the Xbox One X. However, the ambiguous reaction of the public to the project display during the E3 2017 and some serious development problems forced Microsoft to postpone the game: first in the spring of 2018 year, and now, according to anonymous informants, and at all the next year.
Gearbox will bring to E3 its experimental shooter Project 1v1
It seems that Gearbox will still bring a new shooter to E3 2018, but it will not be Borderlands 3: the company called journalists on a closed show of Project 1v1 – a semi-secret project, the creators of which are trying to “cross” the shooter and card game.
The launch of the EOS network is delayed. The price of crypto currency decreased
The launch of the EOS core network has been postponed for at least 24 hours, Bitcoinist reports. The block manufacturers decided to make sure that there are no vulnerabilities in the system.
The ceremony, which sent the “Oscar” in three letters, will return in December
The previous prize, among other things, was remembered by gamers for the extravagant performance of Yusef Fares, the head of the studio-developer Hazelight Joseph Fares, who on the air sent the “Oscar” movie award in three letters
Vampirism and monitors: the contest “Unreal ghouls” is already on
To begin with, what will the winners of our competition receive – this time their two, so that the intensity of the fight will be like staying in the vampire’s skin in the city torn by the epidemic. The prize for the first place is the UltraWide-monitor LG 29WK600-W with HDR10 and a diagonal of 29 inches.
Sony announces new tetris for virtual reality
“Tetris Effect” will be officially presented at the E3 exhibition in Los Angeles, which will be held from 12 to 14 June. Release Tetris Effect will be held in the fall and it is reported that the game will support the virtual reality helmet PlayStation VR.
The Crew 2 will not have paid add-ons
Nearing the release of the auto-simulator The Crew 2, PC owners, PS4 and Xbox One will have access to the game on June 29, while Gold Edition customers will be able to get into the open world three days earlier. Ubisoft on the eve of the premiere told that it is waiting for the game in the first year after the release.
Teaser Battlefield V for E3 2018
Company Electronic Arts has presented a teaser of the upcoming demonstration of Battlefield V at the EA Play event, which runs parallel to the E3 2018. In the video, fighters are dropped from the aircraft on the battlefield.
SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
Scientists have created an algorithm that calculates the ideal dose of coffee
Researchers from the American Academy of Sleep Medicine have created a mathematical algorithm that makes it possible for each person to make a safe mode of drinking coffee and increase the vivacity of the drink by about 65%. Calculations were carried out at the request of the US Army.
Scientists have developed an artificial analogue of the bone marrow
Scientists from Switzerland have developed an artificial tissue – an analog of the bone marrow, which can help in the treatment of leukemia and other blood diseases.
The first four-footed were habitual to a cold climate
As nplus1.ru writes, even if the first four-legged animals did not find this period, they still had to live in a rather cold climate, including experiencing the polar night during the month
Female assess males according to their serenades
The New Zealand bat (Mystacina tuberculata) is the second name of the Cage, since on the sides of its body there are folds, where it removes folded wings. The food she earns herself primarily on the ground, rummaging in the forest litter, or on the branches of trees, through which she skillfully climbs.
Scientists have seen in the hippocampus of rats “erased” memories of space
Every memory of a specific place in our memory is formed quite difficult: first, it needs to go through the hippocampus, so that a corresponding neural network is formed there – the engram, which after some “is transmitted” to the cerebral cortex and, as is commonly believed, it is erased from the hippocampus.
How to transfer DNA to the right place
Physicists have proposed a method for delivery of DNA molecules by phase separation of a water-alcohol droplet actively moving in oil. When moving due to the motion of the phases inside the drop, an inhomogeneous water-alcohol drop drags a small drop of pure alcohol with the DNA molecules inside, and at a given moment a small drop is simply separated, leaving the DNA at the desired point. This approach can be used to deliver other types of molecules, scientists write in an article in Communications Physics.
NASA reported the discovery of molecules of organic compounds on Mars
Specialists of the US National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) believe that they discovered in the rock from the surface of the Red Planet the molecules of a number of organic compounds, it is not yet clear what their origin is.
Scientists have uncovered the secret of lightning on Jupiter
Scientists from the Jet Propulsion Laboratory of NASA found out why the lightning on Jupiter has its own character and spreads differently than on Earth.
The NASA abandoned the new lunar rover
NASA decided to roll back the project to create a Resource Prospector, designed to search for water on the Moon. This became known last month, and the decision was unexpected for the project participants, writes Houston Chronicle.
Roskosmos: satellite system “Sphere” will be the development of the project “Ether”
The project of the global satellite system “Sphere” presented by the president is a modified version of the project of the communication system “Ether”, previously announced by Roskosmos, RIA Novosti Executive Director of Roskosmos on business development and commercialization Anton Zhiganov
The asteroid Vesta in June will fly to the Earth
In June, to the Earth at the closest distance, the asteroid Vesta will fly up. “The harbinger of the apocalypse,” as some space explorers have already baptized it, will approach our planet for a distance of 170.6 million kilometers.
In the Alpha Centauri system, extraterrestrial life may exist
Scientists believe that extraterrestrial life can exist in the Alpha Centauri system. It is outside the Solar System 4 light-years from the Star. The study was conducted by scientists from the University of Colorado.
The star of Tabbi, with its twinkle, puzzled the scientists
Researchers still can not solve the mystery of the mysterious twinkling of the star Tabbi. The periodically changing brightness of the celestial object was explained by the impact of alien forces on it, but later a theory appeared about the inhomogeneity of a cloud of dust affecting its luminescence.
NASA took the first pictures of Ceres from a record-breaking distance
Spacecraft NASA “Dawn” will move into an orbit, which will travel just 35 km (35 km) from Ceres at the nearest point, which will provide new facts and information about the planet. NASA took the first pictures of the dwarf planet Ceres from a record-breaking distance.
In the center of the Milky Way found the mysterious “bloated” stars
In the center of the Milky Way astronomers discovered two rare G-objects. Their physical nature is unknown; a group of astronomer Anna Ciurlo of the University of California at Los Angeles believes that they can be very big stars.
Hyundai announced the design of future crossovers
The company Hyundai at the presentation of the conceptual crossover HDC-2 Grandmaster announced the design of future models of the brand. A special event was held in South Korea’s Busan.
Sales of the new Lexus ES in Russia will begin in autumn
The Russian office of the Japanese company Lexus announced the start of sales of the new generation of premium Lexus ES sedans in Russia. Dealers of luxury brands in Russia will begin selling the new “Lexus EU” in the fall of 2018.
Skoda began testing the fastest version of Skoda Kodiaq
The company Skoda has started testing the “charged” crossover Kodiaq. Spy car photos from the Nurburgring have already been published on the web.
Subaru head resigned because of scandal with falsification of data
The head of Subaru Corporation Yasuyuki Yoshinaga will voluntarily leave his post in connection with the fuel scandal. As it turned out, the company’s inspectors distorted the real results of measurements of fuel consumption and harmful emissions to the atmosphere for more than 1.5 thousand cars in the period from 2012 to 2017.
Concern Daimler introduced two new electric trucks
American automaker Freightliner, a member of the German concern Daimler, officially introduced two new trucks on electric traction. According to Electrek, in the coming weeks, customers will be delivered the first batch of 30 cars. Serial production of models will begin in 2021
In the summer Avtovaz will present new models of cars
The largest domestic automotive concern AvtoVAZ will present several new products at the upcoming Moscow Motor Show at the end of August. This was told by the new head of the company, Yves Karakatzanis, who recently replaced Nicolas Mor in this post.
GM and Honda together to work on the creation of electric vehicles
The agreement on cooperation between the American and Japanese brands implies the unification of efforts in the work on the batteries of the new generation. The details of the new partnership agreement in GM and Honda were not disclosed, but stressed that the contract is of a long-term nature.
Half of Volvo cars by 2025 will be electric cars
According to the new business plan, by 2025 at least half of Volvo models will receive electric versions. In addition, the annual sales growth is expected to be at least 10%, which, in the end, should lead to the planned result after 7 years of 1.2 million sold cars per year.
The company Kia completely declassified the electric crossover Niro EV
As part of the show in Korea’s Busan, Kia has declassified its new Niro EV electric car, which received one electric motor. Work on the electric version of the hybrid crossover Niro was conducted at the company’s offices in California, the USA, and the Korean Namyang
Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT SUV became even more powerful
The popular SUV Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT has become more than 120 horsepower more powerful. The specialists of the German tuning studio German Motors & Engineering engaged in its development. The main and, perhaps, the only object of improvement was the power unit of the ca