In Russia, a new type of state has emerged that will become “a means of survival and elevation of the Russian nation” for the entire coming century, says presidential aide Vladislav Surkov. He outlined his views in the article “The Long State of Putin”, published in the “Nezavisimaya Gazeta”.
The state of Russia continues, and now it is a new type of state, which we have not yet had. Formed as a whole by the mid-2000s, it has not been studied much yet, but its originality and viability are obvious. – Vladislav Surkov, Russian businessman
And he explained that this new state is not yet well understood, but
“… just such a … model of political structure will be an effective means of survival and elevation of the Russian nation for the next not only years, but also decades, and most likely for the whole coming century,” the presidential aide wrote.
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Officials lie about the situation in Russia, 85% of citizens say
According to a poll by the Levada Center, the results of which Interfax cites, 52% of Russians believe that the authorities are inclined to “hide the truth” about the real situation in the economy, medicine, pensions and the fight against crime. 12% of respondents hold the opposite opinion. Another third (33%) of respondents believe that officials sometimes speak the truth, and sometimes they lie.
This is a fairly stable trend, as well as the fact that, in the opinion of the Russians, they observe the current legislation, while the state violates it. Therefore, citizens begin to adapt, which causes them to go on to deceive themselves. – Lev Gudkov, sociologist
In the Russian cities can return tents and stalls
It is planned to return stalls and stalls to the streets of Russian cities. About this in an interview with “Rossiyskaya Gazeta” said the deputy head of the Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation Viktor Evtukhov. According to him, today, large retail chains account for about 30% -40% of the market.
If we compare the development of our domestic retail trade with the development of it in other countries, then we have two times less retail space per thousand people than in many European countries. A small non-stationary retail – the most important format of trade, it exists everywhere. – Victor Evtukhov, Russian politician
Moscow will begin testing the first unmanned tram in Russia
In the next few weeks, the first unmanned tram in Russia will begin testing in the north-east of Moscow, the Vedomosti newspaper reported. As the representative of the developer companies told the publication, the tram will take the route number 17 Ostankino — Medvedkovo.
In the State Duma they want to cancel the evacuation of incorrectly parked cars in the winter
State Duma Deputy Vitaly Milonov (United Russia) proposed not to evacuate improperly parked cars in the autumn and winter, if they do not interfere with traffic, pedestrians and public utilities. According to him, drivers are often forced to park incorrectly due to the fact that the parking lots are inundated with snow.
In Spain, for drawing in the sand, tourists can go to prison
On the Spanish island of Gran Canaria, tourists can go to prison for drawing in the sand or any image lined with stones on the coast. The fact is that the local sand dunes of 400 hectares are considered an important part of the island’s ecosystem and one of the attractions.
In 2018, in the Far East, 13 financial pyramids were revealed
Experts of the Far Eastern Main Administration of the Bank of Russia for 2018 identified 13 organizations with signs of financial pyramids. Nine of them were registered on the territory of the Far Eastern Federal District: four – in Yakutia, two each – in the Primorsky Territory and the Sakhalin Region, one – in the Khabarovsk Territory.
Influenza epidemic sweeps five federal districts in Russia
More than half of the territories of the five federal districts of Russia are covered by a flu epidemic, said Veronika Skvortsova, head of the Russian Ministry of Health, on Sunday, February 10, on Channel One.
Somewhere until mid-April, he will leave completely. The duration of the epidemic itself is normal – 12-14 weeks. We have actually come with you to the plateau, there is a little bit left, and we will go down. – Veronika Skvortsova, Russian politician
Professional families may appear in Russia
In Russia, professional foster families may appear to educate children for whom there are no adoptive candidates. Professional parents will raise children under a temporary agreement, and they will not be able to choose a child.
Residents of the Bashkir Sibay recorded a video message to Vladimir Putin
In the video posted on social networks, hundreds of people ask the president to intervene and stop the construction of the cement plant, as well as to stop the activities of the drilling reagents plant, which, according to people, “releases toxic substances into the air.”
China’s residents spend $ 76 billion over the New Year holidays
In total, Chinese citizens made 415 million trips around the country during the festive week. Tourism industry revenue increased by almost 9%. According to a survey conducted by the Ministry of Tourism of China, during the holidays, travelers preferred traditional cultural events, about 40% of tourists visited museums. Officially, the New Year holidays in China ended on February 10.
For comparison, the annual GDP of Luxembourg, according to the IMF, is about 69 billion dollars, Latvia – 34 billion, Cyprus – 23 billion, reports RIA Novosti.
50% of residents of the Russian Federation consider euthanasia permissible for seriously ill people
It is noted that only 51% of respondents are familiar with the concept of “euthanasia”, 37% of respondents do not know this word, and another 8% of the survey participants gave an incorrect definition. To consider euthanasia a permissible procedure for people with an incurable and progressive disease is more likely to be young residents of the Russian Federation.
Regions of Russia with the most affordable gasoline
The leader was Yamalo-Nenetsky District. There, you can buy 2006 liters per month for an average salary, writes RIA Novosti. The second place is near the capital, where you can buy 1699 liters, on the third – the Nenets Autonomous District (1588 l). Also, St. Petersburg, Chukotka, Magadan and Sakhalin oblasts, Khanty-Mansi Autonomous Okrug, Komi, Kamchatka, Yakutia, and Murmansk Oblast were attributed to the regions with affordable fuel. The lowest availability of gasoline was in the republics of the North Caucasus. On average across the Russian Federation it is possible to get 896 l for the average monthly salary. At the end of 2018, gasoline in Russia became more expensive by 9.4%.
Russian airlines may lose preferential fares at airports
Alexander Redko, Deputy Head of the Federal Antimonopoly Service (FAS) of Russia, said that the agency supports the proposal of the Association of European Businesses (AEB) on equalizing tariffs for airport services for domestic and foreign carriers when they operate international flights.
DGK will spend 7.25 billion rubles to repair equipment in 2019
In 2019, the Far Eastern Generating Company will allocate 7.25 billion rubles for a repair campaign. This is 780 million rubles more than last year. With this money, power engineers are planning to carry out capital and average repairs on 56 units of main equipment.
The telecommunications sector in China for the year soared by 137.9%
The total volume of business in the telecommunications sector in China increased by 137.9% in 2018 compared to 2017, the ministry said. Mobile services in 4G networks continued their rapid development, and the number of their users approached 1.17 billion people.
The group “Industrial Investors” leaves the transport business
The first heavyweight company (PTK), the largest operator of innovative cars, was sold to a group of ICT with partners. In fact, PTK returns to the previous owners – in 2016, Mr. Generalov bought it from the United Carriage Company (UWC), then controlled by the ICT group. However, a new transaction may also be an intermediate one: the State Transport Leasing Company (GTLK) is considering the purchase of PTK. The cost of the hardware and software complex, excluding leasing obligations, is estimated by experts at 40 billion rubles.
Socio-economic situation of Vladivostok in 2018
The statistics included data on housing, salaries of local residents and their spending, the RIA VladNews correspondent reports with reference to the Primorskstat data.
The population of Vladivostok in 2018 remains the same as in 2017: its number did not grow and did not fall, reaching 633.2 thousand people. One third of all Primorye live in the main city of the region: 33.3%.
The nominal average monthly salary of Vladivostok was 55,891.5 rubles (data for January-November). Its growth in comparison with the previous year was 11.7%. But with real wages, the situation is somewhat worse: it grew by 8.8%.
The official unemployment rate is only 0.6 thousand people, this is 6.7% of all officially registered unemployed in the region. At the same time, in 2018, unemployment compared to 2017 in Vladivostok decreased by 17.5%.
The volume of work and services performed by in-house activities in the “construction” activity in Vladivostok in 2018 amounted to 4.3 billion rubles (a decline of 11.3% compared with 2017). 2.7 times more housing was put into operation than in the previous year (277.1 thousand square meters).
Retail trade turnover amounted to 73.6 billion rubles (an increase of 10.6% compared with 2017), and the service sector – 55.8 billion rubles (a decrease of 0.9%).
Yemeni authorities plan to increase oil exports
Yemeni authorities intend to increase oil production to 110 thousand barrels per day in 2019, Al Arabia said on February 10. Currently, a country torn by internal conflict, supplies about 75 thousand barrels per day to the international market.
Rosnedra checked mining companies because of the risk of failure of the May decree
Vice Prime Minister Yury Trutnev, who oversees the Arctic, instructed Rosnedra to check how mineral deposits are being developed in the Arctic zone due to the risk of non-compliance with the May decree of President Vladimir Putin. This Trutnev said at a briefing, the correspondent of RBC.
Secondary housing prices have risen in Russia
Domofond.ru specialists calculated that from September to January 2019 in all major cities the secondary housing became more expensive, the spread of price increases – 0.8% to 10.9%. Moreover, the market reacted with a delay: if in September and October the prices did not change, in November they immediately increased by 2.8%. In January 2019, the average cost of square meters. meters in Russia amounted to 63 697 rubles.
Japan accused China of invading the country’s territorial waters
Japanese authorities opened the crisis headquarters due to the fact that, according to Tokyo, the patrol boat of China invaded the territorial waters of the country in the area of disputed islands in the East China Sea, reports NHK.
Poliment-Redut ship complex passed state tests
The newest sea-based anti-aircraft missile system “Polyment-Redut” has passed state tests. This was announced by Admiral Vladimir Korolev, Commander-in-Chief of the Navy, at the Assembly of the St. Petersburg Maritime Assembly, February 11, Zvezda TV and Radio Company reports
The interim head of the Pentagon suddenly arrived in Afghanistan
Acting Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan paid a visit to Afghanistan without announcement, the Associated Press reports. According to the agency, Shanakhan intends to meet with the US military command in Afghanistan against the background of peace talks with representatives of the Taliban terrorist group (organization banned in Russia).
Maduro began the largest military exercises in the history of Venezuela
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro launched the largest in the history of the country civil-military exercises Angostura Bicentennial 2019, reports RIA Novosti Before starting the exercises Maduro familiarized himself with military equipment, including Russian-made rocket launchers.
Strategic Tu-95MS delivered a conventional missile strike at exercises in a number of Russian regions
“As part of the main stage of the exercise, long-range aviation crews performed the tasks of redeploying, refueling in the air, as well as delivering a conventional missile strike on enemy ground targets,” the department said.
British aircraft carrier will go to the Pacific Ocean
According to The Times, British authorities have decided to send the flagship of the British Naval Forces, the aircraft carrier Queen Elizabeth, to the Pacific. It clarifies that the transfer of the aircraft carrier will be carried out in order to “intimidate China.”
Rogozin explained the unsuccessful launches of Russian missiles
The head of “Roskosmos” stressed that emergency situations correspond to the statistics of the reliability of the rocket.
The reliability coefficient of a technique is, say, 99 and, after the comma, there are some other percentages. Still, these percentages are those cases that occur sooner or later. – Dmitry Rogozin, Russian politician
MI6, CIA and Mossad secretly removed a nuclear physicist from Iran
The British tabloid Sunday Express claims that the intelligence services of the United Kingdom, the United States and Israel on the eve of the New Year conducted a joint operation to remove the 47-year-old nuclear physicist from Iran and then send it to the United States. According to the publication, an expert secretly transported to the West not only has information about Tehran’s nuclear program, but is also involved in the assassination of the famous Iranian nuclear physicist Mustafa Ahmadi Roshan, TASS reports.
India received four Chinook helicopters from the USA
Four American military transport helicopters Boeing CH-47F Chinook arrived in India, NDTV reported. According to the channel, they arrived at the port of Mundra in the state of Gujarat, and later they will be forwarded to Chandigarh.
Japan’s Foreign Ministry Condemns Korean Speaker For Requesting Apologies From Emperor
The head of the Japanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs Taro Kono condemned the speaker of the National Assembly of South Korea, Moon Hee San, because of an apology request from Japanese Emperor Akihito for forcing Korean women to have sexual relations with the military during World War II
Experts estimate the loss of Venezuela due to sanctions
In general, because of the “strategy aimed at financial isolation of Venezuela, the economy and society of the republic receive less than $ 22.5 billion annually,” analysts say.
Sweden allocated over $ 8 million for mine clearance in Iraq
The authorities of Sweden have allocated $ 8 million 300 thousand for mine clearance of those areas of Iraq that have recently been freed from ISIL (an organization whose activities are banned in the Russian Federation), Kurdistan.ru reports on February 11
US continues to hide the capabilities of the military space plane X-37B
The X-37B is a reusable unmanned ship that made its first flight in 2010. Its capabilities are still classified. The media called the spaceplane a threat to the world space program capable of hovering at an altitude of 3 kilometers and carrying nuclear weapons.
In Belgium, protesters were detained for attacking the house of ex-prime minister
February 9 in Mons was the action of “yellow vests”, which turned into riots. In particular, some protesters threw firecrackers into the mailbox of the house of Elio Di Rupo, ex-mayor of the city and former prime minister of Belgium.
SK interested in “human shield” of the cars near Vladimir
The social networks published a video of the detention of the owner of the Skoda Rapid, which followed the federal highway M-7 “Volga”, the video is accompanied by comments that law enforcement officers blocked the road with ordinary drivers’ cars using cars as a “human shield”.
“The investigator of the IC of Russia examines in detail the actions of the traffic police officers of the Ministry of Internal Affairs for the Vladimir region in an extreme situation regarding the existence of a crime, provided for by Art. 286 of the Criminal Code of Russia (“Excess of official powers”), “- said in a statement department.
Teaser “Aladdin” with blue Will Smith appeared on the web
Disney presented to Internet users fresh shots of the film “Aladdin” Guy Ritchie. For the first time, viewers were shown the powerful Gene, the companion of the protagonist, played by Will Smith. The film is already in post-production. Judging by the teaser, the world premiere of the tape will be held on May 24, 2019
Abramovich paid for the Moscow theater tour in England
Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich paid for the tour of the Moscow Drama Theater. A.S. Pushkin in England. This was told by the artist of this institution, Victoria Isakova, who thanked the entrepreneur for help.
New Permian found a compromise name
The festival gained performances of its own name, not included in the short list of the Golden Mask, according to the February 11 edition of the New Companion. The event, which is scheduled to be held in October 2019, will be called “PostFact”; here it is supposed to show performances that have fallen into the long list of the main theater award “Golden Mask”, but not passed on.
Previously, the name of the festival was “Error 404”, but the director of the Golden Mask Maria Revyakina didn’t like it, so a different compromise name was found.
Perm gods in open access
Pictures of the Perm wooden sculpture exhibits are laid out in the open access to the Internet Perm Art Gallery, reports the correspondent of news agency Krasnaya Vesna on February 11. Products, better known as the Perm gods, can now be studied without leaving home – they can be found on the new website of a cultural institution. In total, there are 375 sculptures from 501 in open access. The full collection will be available in the next few months, and those who are interested can also get acquainted with other exhibits of the gallery.
The film “Spitak” won the festival named Vyacheslav Tikhonov
The festival was held in the homeland of the actor in Pavlovsky Posad near Moscow. The prize for the best male role went to Pavel Krainov (the film “Varavva”), Oksana Fandera (the film “Witnesses”) was awarded for the best female role. The special prize of the president of the festival, Anna Tikhonova, in 2019 was awarded to Anton Megerdichev’s “Moving Up” film.
Conductor Michael Christie received a Grammy
American conductor Michael Christie on Sunday received the Grammy Award for Best Recording of an Opera Work for the Bates: the (R) evolution of Steve Jobs opera about Apple’s head Steve Jobs and his fight against a deadly disease.
Childish Gambino wins the Grammy Award in the Song of the Year nomination
American singer Childish Gambino won the prestigious music award “Grammy” in the nomination “Song of the Year.” It is reported by the National Academy of Art and Recording Technology USA. It is noted that the song that brought him victory was the composition This is America.
Grammy winners are
- “The best solo pop performance” – “Joanne” by Lady Gaga;
- “The best pop performance of a duet or group” – “Shallow” Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper;
- “Best Pop Album” – Ariana Grande’s “Sweetener”;
- “Best Dance Record” – “Electricity” Silk City & Dua Lipa;
- “Best Dance / Electronic Album” – Woman Worldwide Justice;
- “The Best Rock Performance” – “When Bad Does Good” Chris Cornell (posthumously);
- “The best song in the style of rock” – “Masseduction” Jack Antonoff and St. Vincent;
- “The Best Rock Album” – “From The Fires” by Grant Van Flet;
- “Best Alternative Album” – “Colors” Beck;
- “The best rap song” – “God’s Plan” Drake;
- “The best rap album” – “Invasion of Privacy” Cardie Bee;
- “Best Country Style Song” – Casey Musgraves Space Cowboy;
- “The Best Country Album” – “Golden Hour” by Casey Musgraves;
- “The Best Jazz Vocal Album” – “The Window” by Sessil Maclaurin;
- “The Best Latin Pop Music Album” – “Sincera” by Claudia Brant;
- “Best Song Written for Film and Television” – “Shallow” by Lady Gaga;
- “Best Music Video” – “This is America” Childish Gambino.
In Russia, create an application to call unmanned taxi
Specialists of the Avtonet working group of the National Technology Initiative are developing an application for calling unmanned taxis with a virtual driver: artificial intelligence will talk on any topic, and with each new trip you can immediately return to the past dialogue, told Yaroslav Fedoseyev, representative of Avtonet.
Rospatent has registered the Dronozabl brand
The machine is an ultralight aerial unmanned platform that will be used for long-term monitoring, exploration and mapping. In addition, with its help they will search for people, provide communication and broadcast of mass events.
Google will develop weight measuring sneakers
Google intends to create sneakers that will measure the weight of their wearer. Now the American corporation is looking for developers who could put the idea into practice. This was reported by CNBC
Google paid advertising worried the Russian police
Russian law enforcement agencies have paid attention to paid advertising in the Google search engine, which is placed by scammers on behalf of well-known organizations. By impersonating, for example, Sberbank, cyber-attackers offer visitors of their website promoted to Google to take part in a contest, in order to win in which you need to pay a certain amount.
Found a way to connect to Wi-Fi using a smart bulb
As it turned out, for this you need to disassemble the light bulb itself and remove the Wi-Fi module from it. After that, you need to connect it to a computer and extract the information that is stored there in unencrypted form. All this hacker took less than a minute.
Finland has developed an ecological cardboard
Metsa Board, a Finnish pulp and paper company, was able to develop an eco-friendly film for food packaging. The only drawback of the novelty is the impossibility of storing liquid in it.
MA700 is preparing for the first flight
Specialists of the China Aircraft Corporation (AVIC) are preparing for the first flight on the newest Xian MA700 aircraft, which became the third liner in the Modern Ark (MA) regional aircraft family after the MA60 and MA600. Representatives of the company said that the developer already has about 185 orders from 11 Chinese and foreign partners …
Toyota began to use support for Android Auto
It is worth noting that the company began to introduce Apple CarPlay on their cars only a year ago. As for Android Auto, this interface remained inaccessible further, as additional confirmation of Google in matters of security was required.
GOST for mobile applications developed in Russia
Xiaomi patented a smartphone without frames and buttons
The company Xiaomi has created a patent for your smartphone without frames and buttons. The key concept of the novelty is the application of the display with the edges bent on all sides. Accordingly, the display completely covers the front panel of the device and even goes to the side surfaces.
Google tests augmented reality in maps
At last year’s I / O 2018 Developer Conference, Google demonstrated a new feature of Augmented Reality for Google Maps that allows people to get real-time hints using the camera on your phone.
Capsule with microneedle helped the pig get a portion of insulin
After the test on pigs, it became clear that one tablet can deliver 5 milligrams of insulin into the body. It is assumed that the introduction of such pills will radically change the pharmacology in the world. Specialists are now going to develop universal capsules and conduct their clinical trials.
In Western Sahara, archaeologists have discovered traces of an unknown civilization
Scientists from the University of East Anglia discovered structures in Western Sahara that belonged to an unknown civilization. About this reports Live Science.
It is noted that researchers saw traces of buildings when they studied satellite imagery and aerial photography. Arriving at the site, they found structures made of stones, having the shape of a circle, rectangle, crescent, etc. Some of the found structures are combined into complexes. According to scientists, some facilities may be more than 1.5 thousand years. So far, researchers have not been able to establish which civilization they belonged to.
Proved the existence of a “climate bomb” in Russia
Scientists of the Krasnoyarsk Scientific Center of the Russian Academy of Sciences found that with an increase in temperature of only two degrees, the Arctic soils accelerate the release of carbon dioxide by half. This was reported in a press release on the organization’s website.
Scientists: Chimps are faster than people learn to beat nuts
German scientists from the Max Planck Society for the Evolutionary Anthropology Institute together with British colleagues from University College London found that chimpanzees learn to beat nuts faster than people. To do this, they take a stone, put a nut on it, and beat it with another cobblestone
Scientists have discovered the area of the brain responsible for self-awareness
As a result, scientists say, patterns were found that are responsible for the consciousness of the state. “This rather complex activity is recorded immediately in dozens of brain regions, that is, the neurobiological basis of self-consciousness covers almost the entire brain,” the researchers note.
How is the female brain different from the male
With age, the human brain decreases, and its metabolism slows down. However, as researchers from the University of Washington found, this happens more slowly for women: their brains remain on average three years younger than the male.
Mercedes unmanned vehicles will communicate with pedestrians with turquoise signals
Daimler AG conducted a series of tests with a Mercedes unmanned vehicle. The car communicated with pedestrians using turquoise signals and indicators located throughout the body. Experts point out that this issue is extremely important and significant in the whole process of development of unmanned vehicles.
In Japan, the robot taught to wash
Japanese developers have introduced a robot that can wash things. True, while he does it slowly. According to the Japan Times, the robot can pull the thing out of the washing machine.
Bacteria in the intestines affect the human psyche
During the experiment, the connection of bacteria that live in the intestines with the psychological state of the subjects was established. Thus, participants with a diagnosis of depression had a shortage of bacteria of the species Coprococcus and Dialister. However, the use of antidepressants does not affect their number.
Russian satellite discovered physical phenomena unknown to science
An ultraviolet telescope installed on the Russian satellite Lomonosov launched in 2016 discovered powerful light “explosions” in the earth’s atmosphere, the nature of which is still unknown, said Mikhail Panasyuk in an interview with RIA Novosti.
Mask spoke about the superiority of the SpaceX engine over the RD-180
Developed by the American space company SpaceX, the Raptor engine was ahead of the Russian RD-180 in terms of the pressure level in the combustion chamber. This was February 11 told the founder of SpaceX Ilon Musk.
Today Raptor has reached 268.9 bar, which broke the previous record set by the stunning Russian RD-180 – Ilon Musk, an American engineer
NASA has published a panorama of Mars
The US Aerospace Agency has published a 360-degree panorama of Mars. It is composed of 122 photos obtained through the work of the Curiosity rover. Pictures taken with Mastcam
Astronomers have discovered the fastest asteroid
A unique celestial body was discovered by scientists near Venus. It turned out to be an asteroid, which is able to fly around the sun in a record short time. According to astronomers, the discovered asteroid belongs to the Athir group.
Roscosmos has made a plan for landing the Russian astronauts on the moon
“The purpose of the mission: the first delivery of the crew to the moon,” – said in the plan for 2031. In the explanation to the document it is specified that the crew members will work out on the moon “operations of cosmonaut activity”, and also perform work on the tasks of the RAS.
Astronomers have learned when the Milky Way will face Andromeda
According to a new study based on data from the Gaia European Space Observatory, a catastrophic collision of the Milky Way and Andromeda Spiral Galaxy will occur in about 4.5 billion years. Previously it was thought that this would happen a little earlier – after 3.9 billion years.
“This discovery is crucial to our understanding of how galaxies develop and interact,” said Timo Prusti, one of the researchers.
Astronomers capture a unique supernova
Astronomers working on the basis of a large observatory SOFIA, discovered a unique supernova. The blast wave from the object codenamed 1987A crossed the outer huge ring and eliminated a huge part of the dust that took part in the formation of the planets.
Great Wall introduced the serial crossover Haval F7x for Russia
The Chinese auto giant Great Wall introduced the serial version of the new “youth” cross-coupe Haval F7x. The novelty will appear on the Chinese market this spring, and in the summer or autumn it will arrive in Russia.
The new generation Nissan Juke crossover will be shown in Geneva
Nissan is preparing for the premiere of a new generation of compact Juke crossover. According to the publication Autoexpress, the novelty debuts in the spring of this year at the Geneva International Motor Show. This was previously confirmed by Helen Perry, head of marketing at Nissan Europe.
Ford spoke about the 645-strong sports version of the racing model Mustang
In Australia, Ford showed a new Mustang coupe in the racing version. The vehicle was made and prepared for the Supercars series. Under the hood is a V-shaped 8-cylinder engine with a working chamber of 5.0 liters
The updated Renault Captur crossover will be released in the summer
Renault has announced the release date for its compact crossover Captur in Europe (not to be confused with the Russian Kaptur). The car will reach the dealers of the brand at the end of this summer.
Toyota introduced the concept sports car Supra TRD
Toyota’s sports division introduced a new concept called the GR Supra Performance Line Concept TRD. With the help of the concept, the company demonstrates how it will be possible to update a sports car using components and TRD components.
Electric van Opel Vivaro will appear in 2020
The updated Opel Vivaro van will soon be on sale in the European market. The car will be offered simultaneously in three trim levels. However, the manufacturer announced that by 2020 buyers will also be able to purchase an electric modification of the Opel Vivaro car.
McLaren Senna GTR production version debuts on February 15
According to the portal The Supercar Blog, one of the future owners of McLaren Senna GTR said that on February 15, 2019, the serial assembly of a racing supercar will be announced.
Audi RS4 went to drag against Tesla Model X
A duel between the Audi RS4 and Tesla Model X in the modification of the P100D organized the famous portal Carwow. First, a few words should be said about the parameters of both cars. Audi RS4 wagon has at its disposal a petrol engine V6 2.9 liters and with a power of 450 horsepower
The new engine Mazda Skyactiv-X for Europe received 178 hp
The cost for the model with the Skyactiv-X engine in Slovakia starts from 23 190 euro using the example of a sedan or hatchback with front-wheel drive and a manual transmission. The most expensive modification, namely, a hatchback with an automatic transmission and all-wheel drive is estimated at 29,290 euros.
Unique Leman Ferrari F40 sold for 5 million euros
At the RM Sotheby’s auction in Paris, Ferrari F40 LM supercar 1987 was sold for 4,842,500 euros (362.5 million rubles at the current exchange rate). This car twice participated in the marathon “24 Hours of Le Mans” – in 1995 and 1996. The best result of the car was 12th place in the overall standings
Saudi Arabia invests in Russian tourism
“Today, six million tourists come to Turkey, an average of three million come to Egypt, we want more and more to come here,” Dmitriev told reporters. The Russian-Chinese-Saudi Fund, among other things, invests in tourism in Saudi Arabia with the support of the Saudi state.
Foreign-controlled companies began to deprive fishing quotas
The Federal Agency for Fisheries (Rosrybolovstvo) has begun to terminate contracts for fishing quotas with companies that are illegally controlled by a foreign investor. On this February 11 reports TASS with reference to the press service of the Ministry.
Saakashvili has no plans to return to Georgia
Former Georgian President Mikhail Saakashvili, on the wanted list at home, met in Belgium with members of the Georgian diaspora. During this meeting, he noted that it is difficult for him to look from afar at how his country is being destroyed, but he has not yet planned to return to his homeland.
Today, the situation for our homecoming is not ready; we have to prepare it in the coming weeks and months, since it is impossible to look at the destruction of our country from the outside. – Mikheil Saakashvili, Georgian politician
The exhibition at Le Bourget will present the Russian helicopter Ansat
The Russian Helicopters holding (part of Rostec) will present the Ansat multi-purpose light helicopter at the Le Bourget exhibition this year, Andrei Boginsky, the holding’s general director, told reporters.
Hungary decided to exempt mothers of many children from paying taxes
Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban announced his intention to exempt women who have four or more children from paying income tax. As noted by the “BBC”, so the authorities intend to raise the birth rate.
The United States staged a provocation in the disputed South China Sea
Two warships of the US Navy sailed around the disputed islands in the South China Sea, claimed by China. This was reported on Monday, February 11 by the Reuters news agency, citing a source in the administration of the White House.
Israeli military arrested more than 22 Palestinians
Israeli forces arrested 22 Palestinians during night raids in the occupied territory of the West Bank, Anadolu Ajansi reports December 24. The arrested are accused by the Israeli military of being involved in terrorist activities.
In France, built 12 attacking submarines for the Australian Navy
According to the agency, the French company Naval Group will develop and build 12 diesel-electric torpedo submarines, the first of which should go into service with the Australian Navy in early 2034.
Rouhani: Iran does not need permission to develop a missile program
Iran will continue to work on a missile program. To do this, you do not need to ask anyone for permission, said Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, quoting RIA Novosti. He added that in 40 years Iran’s capabilities “are striking the whole world.”
Disabled people may be allowed to park for free.
Disabled people can be allowed to park for free in any region of Russia. The proposal was made by the Ministry of Labor, the newspaper Kommersant will report. The bill, developed by the agency, involves the creation of special identification marks that will be issued to persons with disabilities.
False information when filling out tax returns
Tatiana Navka, the wife of the press secretary of the Russian president, allegedly illegally used tax breaks in the United States and provided deliberately false information when filling out American declarations. These findings in a joint investigation came from the journalists of The Guardian and the Mikhail Khodorkovsky investigation project “Dossier”.
According to their data, Navka, permanently residing in the USA in 2006–2015, together with her ex-husband Alexander Zhulin owned several real estate objects. One of the houses remained in their property until January 2019, but as far back as 2009, Navka and Zhulin indicated it in the declaration as sold. In addition, the couple for three years after the divorce in 2010 continued to fill in the declaration as a spouse, thus taking advantage of tax breaks. Thus, according to the journalists of The Guardian and the “Dossier,” Navka could have accumulated tens of thousands of dollars of unpaid taxes, and the US Internal Revenue Service may soon have questions for her.
In the center of Moscow beat the lieutenant colonel of the FSB of Russia
RBC and RIA Novosti report this with reference to sources in law enforcement agencies. According to them, the attack occurred on February 10. Unknowns first threw the bottle into Oleg Budagotsky’s company car, and then beat him. How badly the lieutenant colonel of the FSB suffered was not reported, but it is said that he refused medical assistance.
According to RBC, Budagotsky is the security officer of the “K” department, which is part of the economic security service and participated, in particular, in the arrests of the former head of the Ministry of Economic Development Alexei Ulyukayev and Federation Council member Rauf Arashukov.
Federation Council will change the procedure for checking candidates for senators
The Federation Council will change the procedure for checking candidates for senators, Valentina Matvienko, speaker of the upper house of parliament, told RIA Novosti. She stressed that control should be more thorough, and for this purpose, consultations are now underway with law enforcement agencies.
Today there are no senators in the Federation Council with a dubious past. This was stated by RIA Novosti speaker of the Federation Council Valentina Matvienko. “The situation with Senator Rauf Arashukov falls out of the general,” she added.
Moscow is creating an innovation cluster
According to the capital’s parliamentary chairman, Aleksey Shaposhnikov, a draft law amending the law on industrial policy has been submitted along with the draft law on the innovation cluster. Shaposhnikov also noted that the experience of the innovation cluster in the capital will be useful for other regions of the country.
Ukraine protested to Italy because of the creation of the representation of the DPR
Ukraine protests against the opening in Italy of a “DPR representative office”. On it informs RIA “Novosti” with reference to the press service of the Ukrainian Embassy in the country. It is noted that in connection with this situation, the “appropriate note verbale” was sent to the Italian Foreign Ministry.
The United States and Ukraine will hold military exercises in the Black Sea
“The international exercises will take place in the northwestern part of the Black Sea, in Nikolaev, Kherson and Odessa regions,” the press service of the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine reports.
The purpose of the exercise will be to counter the “opponents” in the sky and under water. There will also be landing and search and rescue operations.
Russia and the DPRK are holding consultations on strengthening relations
The DPRK and Russian foreign ministries hold consultations on strengthening relations in the political, economic, military, and cultural fields, said DPRK ambassador to Moscow, Kim Hyun Joong.
The Kremlin found inappropriate the question of the resignation of Beglov
The Kremlin announced the irrelevance of the question of a possible personnel decision regarding the interim governor of St. Petersburg Alexander Beglov in connection with the participation of state employees in his order to clean the snow in the city.
Everything that happens in the housing and utilities sector in St. Petersburg is something that belongs to the prerogative of the region and regional authorities. We do not think that it is possible to comment on this from the Kremlin. – Dmitry Peskov, Russian statesman
UK wants to get protection from new Russian missiles
The UK should be protected from the latest Russian weapons, said in his speech, United Kingdom Defense Minister Gavin Williamson.
“We must resolutely resist Russia’s non-compliance with the Treaty on the Elimination of Intermediate-Range and Shorter-Range Missiles (INF) and, if necessary, be ready to cope with the threat that the new Russian missile system may pose,” the minister said.
Khodorkovsky sued Roskomnadzor
Roskomnadzor restricted access to the domain in December due to the fact that it allegedly is a “mirror” of the mbk.media resource, which was blocked at the request of the Prosecutor General’s Office, the MBH Media reports. According to the newspaper, in the filed lawsuit, Khodorkovsky calls the mbk.news lock illegal and unjustified.
In Moscow, mothers of children with dysentery picketing the city hall
In Moscow, a single picket was held near the city administration building demanding an investigation into the dysentery outbreak in metropolitan kindergartens. The protest actions were held by the parents of the sick kids.
Life expectancy increased by 22 years
The research project Global Burden of Disease (GBD, Global Burden of Disease), in which Russian and foreign scientists are participating, has provided evidence that since 1950, the average life expectancy has increased by more than two decades (by 22 years).
The account goes on hundreds of millions of rubles.
In Kurgan, the overdue debt for cold water continues to grow. The indebtedness of the HOA and HBC for the supplied energy resources amounted to about 4.4 million rubles, and the total debt of individuals exceeded 142.6 million rubles. The list of debtors is published on the official website of the Water Union.
Ministry of Transport wants to toughen punishment for parking with unreadable signs
The head of the Ministry of Transport, Yevgeny Dietrich, said that the ministry is working on the issue of toughening penalties for parking with unreadable numbers or without them at all. A proposal to increase the sanctions for such an offense was made by the Mayor of Kazan Ilsur Metshin.
The question of punishment is always a very subtle question. It is important that the tightening of the requirements does not strike the law-abiding users in any way, so that in this case they will not receive any additional problems. – Evgeny Dietrich, Russian lawyer
Ingushetia’s ministers will be forced to ride buses once a quarter
The Prime Minister of Ingushetia Zialimkhan Yevloyev instructed officials to use public transport at least once a quarter, the press service of the republican government said.
“This will allow us to objectively assess the current state of the cars, as well as to identify the shortcomings that cause discomfort to passengers and take the necessary measures to eliminate them,” Zyalimkhan Yevloyev explained.
The Prime Minister of the Republic Zyalimkhan Yevloyev himself promised to use public transport more than once every three months.
In Russia, by the end of 2023, the electronic recipe system will work.
The system of electronic prescriptions for medicines will be implemented in all subjects of Russia by the end of 2023 within the framework of the national project “Healthcare”, follows from the materials posted on the government website.
“In 85 regions of the Russian Federation, an electronic prescription system and automated management of preferential drug supply will be implemented by the end of 2023,” the document says.
The cost of national projects until 2024 will exceed 25 trillion rubles
The government has published on its website the amounts of funding and tasks of national projects for the period from 2019 to 2024. It is planned to spend 25.7 trillion rubles on their implementation. Of this amount, 13.1 trillion rubles. will be allocated from the federal budget, another 7.5 trillion rubles from extrabudgetary sources.
Medvedev instructed to create a special bank for housing
Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev instructed to develop a plan to create on the basis of JSC “Bank DOM.RF” a special bank in the field of housing. The order will be executed by the Ministry of Finance, the Central Bank, the Ministry of Construction and the Fund for the Protection of the Rights of Participants in Share Building.
The operator “Plato” received a contract for the introduction of such a system in India
Platon is being adapted for use in India The company RT-Invest Transport Systems (RTITS), co-owned by Igor Rotenberg, won the tender for the implementation of the GLONASS satellite navigation system in India and has already begun its implementation on the New Delhi – Mumbai.
Today in India there are more than 12 thousand toll roads with entry through barriers. According to the National Highway Agency of India, today in the country annual losses from downtime at payment points reach $ 14 billion.
Party Xiaomi tried to pass for the Russian smartphones
Russian customs delayed the delivery of Xiaomi Chinese smartphones for 340 million rubles, which they tried to pass off for the phones of the Russian brand Inoi, also made in China. This is reported by Kommersant with reference to sources in the communications market.
Net outflow of capital from Russia in January amounted to $ 10.4 billion
The net export of capital from Russia by the private sector in January 2019, according to a preliminary estimate by the Central Bank of the Russian Federation, grew almost 1.5 times compared with the figure for the same period last year and reached $ 10.4 billion, the regulator said. In January 2018, this figure was $ 7.1 billion.
The number of unemployed Russians for the week increased by 2.3%
From January 30 to February 6, 2019, the number of officially registered unemployed in Russia increased by 2.3%, to 746.9 thousand people, RIA Novosti reports with reference to the press service of the Ministry of Labor. According to the ministry, the increase in unemployment was recorded in 80 regions.
Mikhalkov and Konchalovsky earn on the machines with food
In January 2019, Nikita Mikhalkov and Andrei Konchalovsky established Mobile Trading Technologies (MTT) LLC. 67,5% of the new company was received by Siman Povarenkin through Akmero Retail LLC. 20% – Kmwending LLC (a joint venture of Mikhalkov and Konchalovsky, in which they control 45% each). Another MTT share (12.5%) belongs to OOO Reka Financial and Consulting Group by Andrei Reznik. MTT’s plans are ambitious, to say the least. So far, the company has about a dozen Italian Saeco vending machines (they work in metropolitan universities and stadiums), but in the near future, the partners intend to increase their number to several thousand. This was announced by the general director of MTT Roman Resnick. A project of this magnitude, according to industry representatives, could cost MTT hundreds of millions of rubles.
Russia began to deliver poultry meat to China
Russian companies began to deliver poultry meat to China, deliveries of dairy products could begin in early 2019. This was announced at the ProdExpo exhibition by the Deputy Minister of Agriculture of Russia Oksana Lut.
Electronic passports in Russia will appear in 2024
“In 2024, an e-passport of a citizen of the Russian Federation will start functioning,” the document says on a Russian government website.
It is also reported that from 2021 in Russia will appear the digital provision of socially significant public services.
In Texas, allowed to pay for electricity cryptocurrency
Residents of the US state of Texas can now pay for electricity cryptocurrency, said representatives of the energy company GridPlus Energy. At the moment, customers can pay with Ethereum and Dai, later Bitcoin support will be added.
Bonds of Moscow Industrial Bank collapsed by almost 40%
The bank switched to financial recovery in the FSCS on January 21. According to the statements of Moscow Industrial Bank under IFRS for the first nine months of 2018, he issued subordinated bonds worth 11.4 billion rubles. 6.3 billion of them were provided by the Deposit Insurance Agency.
36% of Pakistan’s foreign borrowing in 2018 fell on the PRC
According to the Pakistani TV channel Samaa TV, China was the largest borrower of the country – it accounted for 36% of all loans. This figure demonstrates the difficult situation of Pakistan’s debt dependence on the Middle Kingdom.
Mitsubishi Outlander got a cheap double version
Mitsubishi decided to make the hybrid Outlander PHEV more affordable in terms of price and content and showed its commercial version, which is called Commercial. Externally, from the usual crossover, this version differs only in deaf lining on the rear side windows.
Hungary get rid of the Ukrainians
Hundreds of Ukrainians living in Hungary are at risk of being left without a home and cash benefits. The country’s Prosecutor General’s Office has begun a large-scale verification of cases of Hungarian citizenship from Ukraine. Investigators have already revealed 370 facts of fraud, 156 of them have already been charged, said Attorney General Peter Polt.
“The procedure was started when it turned out that the applicant obtained citizenship without knowing the Hungarian language, as well as when a language test was taken by a nominee,” says Polta, the Mukachevo.net publication.
China plans to launch the Changzheng-6 launch vehicle into space by 2020
In January of this year, the Chinese corporation Great Wall Industry Corporation signed an agreement with the private Argentine company Satellogic to place 90 satellites in orbit using carrier rockets Changzheng-6 and Changzheng-2.
In Russia, began shooting a film about Zoya Kosmodemyanskaya
The collection of funds for the creation of a tape about the life of the first woman who has received the title of Hero of the Soviet Union continues. Hero of the Soviet Union, Zoe Kosmodemyanskaya.
The budget of the national project “Culture” until 2024 will be 113.5 billion rubles
The programs of the national project “Culture” for 2019-2024 will cost the federal and regional budgets 113.5 billion rubles. This is stated in the materials on national projects, published on Monday on the website of the Government of the Russian Federation
For the first time, Russia will host the China Contemporary Cinema festival.
From February 28 to March 3 in the three Russian cities, St. Petersburg, Moscow and Novosibirsk, for the first time, the festival “Contemporary Cinema of China” will be held. The event is held with the support of St. Petersburg State University, Novosibirsk State Technical University and the headquarters of Confucius Institutes of China.
Electronics can be charged by Wi-Fi signal
An interesting system was developed by an international team of specialists from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the University of Madrid. It is reported that the transfer of energy is based on the principle of obtaining electricity from electromagnetic waves. Experts have indicated that at this stage electricity is already enough to serve as a charge for various medical sensors. However, it is not yet clear whether the technology will become widespread. If so, then it will be an excellent mechanism for saving, which is very important for citizens. After all, if the electronics can be charged from the Wi-Fi signal, then conventional chargers are no longer needed.
Nikola Motors will release an electric truck with a huge battery
Nikola claims that the volume of orders for their heavy trucks has already exceeded $ 11 billion. Only the beer giant Anheuser-Busch plans to buy 800 trucks from Nikola Motors. Nevertheless, there is a reason for excitement – Tesla’s Semi electric truck.
Black holes will help physicists discover new particles.
Existing ultra-light particles beyond the scope of the Standard Physical Model, which cannot be fixed with particle accelerators and dark matter detectors, can be detected by black holes, which generate gravitational waves by their mergers.
Scientists for the first time connected a prosthetic arm directly to human nerves
The surgeons attached the prosthesis to the two bones of the forearm (radial and ulnar) of the woman using titanium implants and connected 16 electrodes directly to her nerves and muscles, which allowed her to control her arm with thoughts and use it to tie the strings and type on the keyboard
Scientists: Sleeping on your side prolongs life
Scientists have reported that sleep on the side is a significant benefit to the body. Researchers from Norway emphasize the possibility of extending life with it. Experts point out that people who sleep on their side are able to recover faster.
Scientists have created a cocktail that creates neurons from astrocytes.
Astrocytes perform supporting functions in the brain – they nourish neurons, control their development and signal transmission. With brain injuries, astrocytes form glial scars to protect areas of the brain from further damage.
Mosquitoes were able to hear at a distance
Previously, it was believed that insects, such as mosquitoes, are able to recognize sounds only at a very close distance: it was believed that the hairs on their antennae were sensitive to sounds at a distance of no more than 30 centimeters. As the researchers showed in the new work, this is not so. It turned out that mosquitoes can recognize sound at a distance of 10 meters. Although research shows that mosquitoes are able to hear human voices, whether these insects use this ability to search for prey is unclear. It is known that mosquitoes can determine the location of people visually, by smell and heat.
NASA refused to deliver the Russian telescope to the ISS
The telescope will be sent to the station in parts on the Progress spacecraft. NASA refused to help deliver the Russian telescope on its Dragon spacecraft to the ISS, RIA Novosti reports citing Mikhail Panasyuk, director of the Institute of Nuclear Physics of Moscow State University.
Roscosmos will spend on launches of ships to the ISS almost 5 billion rubles
In 2019-2020, Roskosmos will spend 4.6 billion rubles to launch manned and cargo ships to the ISS. As follows from the materials of the state procurement site, this year the state corporation will receive 1.3 billion rubles from the federal budget, the remaining 3.3 billion will be transferred to Roscosmos in 2020.
Russian Volkswagen Polo received a new special version of Connect
Russian Volkswagen dealers began selling Polo sedans in a new special version of Connect. A car in this design is equipped with an access module to a proprietary online service that allows the owner to receive all the data about the car and quickly analyze their driving style directly from the smartphone.
Seven-seater Ford Kuga will replace the Edge SUV in Europe
So, deliveries of model to Europe from a factory in Canada lose their meaning, and the Spanish Kuga of the Spanish assembly is right there. Moreover, sales of Coogie in the EU are better than ever: last year sold 153,259 cars
Mercedes-Benz patents new O-Class cars
German automaker Mercedes-Benz has applied for a patent for a new class of cars with the abbreviation “O”. O-Class will include versions such as O 120, O 140, O 180 and O 200
In Russia, recall more than 800 hybrids Toyota Prius
In Russia, announced the recall of hybrids Toyota Prius. According to the Rosstandard, this is an 802 car produced from May 7, 2009 to January 29, 2014. The reason for the recall was the software.
At an auction in Paris sold rare Alfa Romeo for 16.7 million euros
Only five cars of the Alfa Romeo 8C 2900 B Touring Berlinetta have survived to the present day, one of which was sold at auction The vintage car Alfa Romeo of 1939, which is only 65 thousand kilometers, was sold at an auction of old cars in Paris for 16, 7 million euros, reports TASS with reference to the newspaper Ouest-France