7 Sep, 2018

The growth of tension in the society of Russia

During its annual survey (conducted at the end of August) about the problems that Russians are worried about, Levada Center found that compared to the same period in 2017, respondents began to note almost all the problems listed in the questionnaire.

Most often, citizens (72% of respondents) noted a price increase. 52% feel “impoverishment of the population”. Concern about the increase in unemployment is higher than in previous years: almost every second Russian (48%) is worried about this problem. 30% of respondents said about the crisis in the economy and the unfair distribution of income. 21% of Russians consider the problem “a crisis of morality, culture and morality.”

The population’s concern over environmental degradation (from 14% to 25%) and the increase in the number of criminal offenses (from 8% to 15%) has significantly increased over the past year.

The least concern for the population is caused by “terrorist attacks in Chechnya and the North Caucasus” (3%), conflicts in power (3%), an increase in the incidence of AIDS (4%) and restriction of civil rights (6%).

Lev Gudkov, director of the Levada Center, says that each item of the questionnaire grew by an average of one-third: these indicators were last recorded 20 years ago, on the eve of the 1998 default.

“This means that the level of tension in the country has risen sharply. And this is not a concern with any particular problem, but an increase in general anxiety and discontent, “Mr. Gudkov told Kommersant.

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SOCIETY

Disabled children from Armyansk were sent to the sanatoriums of Crimea

Children with disabilities from Armyansk, where the day before it was recorded the excess of harmful substances in the air, was sent to the sanatorium of the Crimea.

Supreme Court of India decriminalized same-sex relations

The Supreme Court of India ruled to decriminalize same-sex ties, BBC News reported on Thursday. “Criminal prosecution for sexual contacts is irrational, despotic and clearly unconstitutional,” said Dipak Misra, chairman of the Supreme Court of India, reading the verdict

The number of divorces in Russia in the ten years decreased by 15%

According to Rosstat, which RT was familiar with, the number of divorces in the last ten years has decreased by 15% in Russia. So, for the first half of 2018 in Russia registered 295 471 divorce. For January-June 2008, there were 345,827 divorces registered.

In Saudi Arabia, they decided to jail for jokes about religion

“The publication and distribution of content through social networks that mock and undermine public order, religious values and social values will be considered a crime in cyberspace and will be punished with imprisonment for up to five years and a fine of up to 3 million riyals ($ 800,000) – said in a statement of the Saudi prosecutor’s office.

In the government of Irkutsk region they are seizing documents

The documents are seized in the building of the government of the Irkutsk region, the investigative actions should help in the work of the commission of the Prosecutor General’s Office of the Russian Federation, which from the end of August verifies the implementation of forest legislation in the region, told RIA Novosti the head of the press service of the regional prosecutor’s office, Alexander Semenov

7-year-old child shot down his mother

In Rybinsk, the Yaroslavl region, a seven-year-old child took the driver’s car and shot down his mother. The car was moving in reverse.

Old age pensions are indexed by 7 percent since 2019

Old-age pensions will be indexed from January 1 of the next year at 7.05 percent, the press service of the Pension Fund of Russia (PFR) reported. In 2020, indexation will be 6.6 percent, and in 2021 – 6.3 percent

Hope Babkin was suspected of laundering budget money

In addition to Babkina, in the conflict of interests, the skier, Deputy Chairman of the Mosobldumy Committee for Youth and Sports Alexander Legkov, a member of the Moscow City Duma Commission for Urban Development Oleg Soroka and six other deputies were suspected.

A fine for eating on the street appeared in Florence

In Florence, street food was banned. For the opportunity to have a snack on the sidewalks in the center of the Italian city, you will have to pay a fine of 500 euros

In Ufa in the hospital № 13 opened prayer rooms

In the Ufa hospital No. 13, two prayer rooms for Orthodox and Muslims were opened. They will work on schedule. Priests and mullahs will visit patients at certain times.

The traffic police equated users of electric cars to pedestrians

The traffic police equates pedestrians with road users using modern personal means of transportation. These are, in particular, electric seals, gyro-cartridges and mono-wheels. This is written by Gazeta.Ru with reference to the head of the Russian State traffic police Mikhail Chernikov.

SHOW BUSINESS

Dance of the naked singer at the memorial to the dead soldiers

Singer Indiana has angered the British public with obscene photos. Fans of the artist was not embarrassed by her bare chest, but what she posed at the military memorial.

Photo topless was made in Brighton, UK. There is a memorial to the soldiers who died in the First World War. Lauren Henson was accused of contempt and desecration of the soldiers who gave their lives for the country.

Chaliapin spent a week with his ex-wife Dzhigarkhanyan in an elite hotel

Last month Vitalin was noticed in his company during the purchase in the supermarket and walks in the park, and in early September the couple appeared together at the farewell ceremony with Joseph Kobzon. Also, according to “StarHit”, recently they secretly rested in an elite holiday home for a week.

Rapper Basta boasted of a new luxury car

Rapper Basta boasted a luxurious acquisition. Vasily Vakulenko in his Instagram published a photo of an elite car, which replenished the garage of the Rostov artist. “My new friend!” – signed a photo with the new Rolls-Royce rapper

Solntsev “did not recognize” his wife after a plastic surgery

Scandalous showman Gauguin Solntsev published a photo of his wife Ekaterina Tereshkovich and admitted to subscribers that she did not recognize her after the operation. In the Solntseva account, a collage of two pictures was placed in Instagram.

Monica Lewinsky and Bill Clinton became the heroes of the documentary series

The premiere of the series is scheduled for November 18 at A & E. In January 1998, Clinton, then US president and married to Hillary Clinton, was accused of associating with Lewinsky, who at that time was a White House trainee.

The former husband of Marina Alexandrova married a second time

Then Ivan confessed to journalists that he finally found his “soul mate”. Recall, the actor was extremely painfully worried about the divorce from Marina Alexandrova.

Reshetova overdid it with Photoshop

Over the girl Timati laughed at the social networks. While some girls are working hard on their figure in the gym, others believe that in order to be a dazzling beauty, it is enough photoshop.

Writer Usachev accused “Soyuzmultfilm” of stealing characters

Writer Andrei Usachev accused Soyuzmultfilm of trying to remove the continuation of Soviet cartoons. According to him, representatives of the film studio offer writers to write books and scripts with the participation of famous characters of the Soviet “classics”, it is about creating dozens of animated films

Alexey Vorobyov was caught in the arms of Irina Dubtsova

In Sochi, at an evening in honor of singer Leonid Agutin, Irina Dubtsova kissed Alexei Vorobyov on stage, reports KP. An entertaining story took place at the New Wave festival after the main concert.

Son Jasmine refused a budget place in MGIMO

Jasmine said that Misha initially went to the budget, but decided to give up the place. He understood that his parents are wealthy people, and therefore they will be able to afford to pay under the contract. The singer Jasmine brings up three children – 21-year-old Michael, six-year-old Margarita and two-year-old Myron

Iosif Prigozhin supported Yuliya Samoilova

So far, Samoilova did not say whether she really is going to emigrate to another country, but her statement has already become one of the most discussed topics in social networks. Many have condemned the singer for wanting to settle outside her homeland. However, I decided to protect Yulia Producer Joseph Prigozhin.

Actor Panin called Russians “stupid” and promised to leave the country

Russian actor Alexei Panin called the Russians “insipid” and announced plans to leave the country. The artist stated this in the comments to the photo in his Instagram. Users of the social network negatively perceived the signature to the photo from the funeral ceremony with People’s Artist of the USSR Iosif Kobzon.

I’m leaving soon. I will come to Russia only for money. – Alexei Panin, Russian actor

Keti Topuria told about the novel with Guf

At the “New Wave” festival in Sochi, A’Studio soloist Keti Topuria talked about her relationship with rapper Guf. Previously, the singer never spoke with the press about the novel with the musician. For a long time the lovers did not hide the relationship at all

Stepanenko refused the apartment-museum of Petrosian

Lawyer Yelena Zabralova, representing Elena Stepanenko in the divorce proceedings, stated that her client does not claim an apartment equipped for the Yevgeny Petrosyan museum.

CINEMA

At the Venice Festival they showed “The man who surprised everyone”

The premiere screening of the Russian film “The Man Who Surprised Everyone” was held on September 5 at the 75th Venice Film Festival. The film directors Alexei Chupov and Natalia Merkulova take part in the competition program “Horizons”.

The American film academy postponed the presentation of the Oscar in a new nomination

The American Film Academy postponed the introduction of a new nomination for the Oscar – “for outstanding achievements in the field of popular cinema.” This is stated in the press release of the organization. Awards in the new category at the next ceremony in 2019 will not be given.

Trailer of the film-catastrophe “Kursk” appeared

In the network was published a trailer of the film-catastrophe, shot by the Danish director Thomas Winterberg “Kursk”. The film will tell about the sad events of August 2000 – the tragedy on the Russian nuclear submarine. The main roles in the film were performed by actors Lea Seydou, Colin Firth, Matthias Schunarts.

Became known for the new film Margo Robbie

Australian actress Margot Robbie will take part in the filming of the upcoming military drama “Ruins”, directed by Justin Kurzel, who gained worldwide fame thanks to the tragedy based on Shakespeare’s Macbeth stories.

Danny Trejo and Michael Rooker will come to Comic Con Russia

Danny Trejo and Michael Rooker will take part in the festival of Danny Trejo and Comic Con Russia. The forum of pop culture will be held in Moscow from 4 to 7 October. Trejo and Rooker will hold creative meetings with fans, autographs and photo sessions

Universal Pictures published the first trailer of the tape “Halloween”

The Universal Pictures studio published the first trailer of the “Halloween” tape. The film is a direct continuation of the first part of the film franchise, which was released back in 1978. John Carpenter is the producer of this painting

The first footage with Bree Larson appeared in the image of Captain Marvel

Entertainment Weekly published the first footage of the movie “Captain Marvel” by Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck. Bree Larson plays the main role in the screen version of the comic book Marvel. For the first time the main character of the picture appears in a red and blue suit.

Announced the date of the premiere of the 11th season of the series “Doctor Who”

Evaluate how the actress Jodi Whittaker will cope with the role of Doctor, it will be possible in a month – the BBC officially announced that the premiere of the 11 season will be held on Sunday, October 7, 2018.

Zheleznovodsk will become the site of the world festival of street cinema

Eight short films of young Russian directors will be shown in Zheleznovodsk in September as part of the world festival of street cinema, the press service of the administration of the resort city reported on Thursday.

The premiere of the film “Great equalizer – 2”

The premiere of Detective “Great Leveler – 2” Antoine Fukua in Russian cinemas took place on September 6. The film was a continuation of the story of a retired CIA agent, who at leisure administers justice on his own. The main role in the film is also performed by Denzel Washington

Penelope Cruz was a spy

It’s not yet known which roles the actors took. It is expected that the shooting of “Wasp Network” will begin early next year. Penelope Cruz this summer could be seen on the big screen in the baiopee “Escobre”, where she played the mistress of the famous drug lord

“History of one appointment” Avdotya Smirnova

One of the brightest novelties of the festival “Kinotavr-2018” gets to the domestic rental. The drama Avdotya Smirnova is based on real history and tells about those events that forever broke the worldview of the great writer Leo Tolstoy.

Danny Trejo and Michael Rooker will come to Comic Con Russia

Danny Trejo and Michael Rooker will take part in the festival of Danny Trejo and Comic Con Russia. The forum of pop culture will be held in Moscow from 4 to 7 October. Trejo and Rooker will hold creative meetings with fans, autographs and photo sessions

Netflix published the trailer of the series “Narko: Mexico”

On the channel Netflix in YouTube published the trailer of the series “Narko: Mexico”. The series will be a continuation of the project “Narco” about the drug barons of Latin America. In the series, there will be a story about the head of the Mexican drug mafia Felix Gallardo.

The trailer of the comedy “The Family in a Fast Way” was released with Mark Wahlberg

The plot of the film is centered around Pete and Ellie, who decided to adopt a child. In the orphanage, they liked a little girl, but she, as it turned out, has an older brother and sister. As a result, the couple had to adopt three children at once, who turned their lives upside down.

Journalist Anton Jelnov made a film about Kabakov artists

The documentary was awarded the TEFI award in the nomination “The Best Documentary Project”. Anton in different years cooperated with Vedomosti and the Russian reporter, Radio Liberty.

THEATERS

The European Theater Prize will be awarded in St. Petersburg

In November this year in St. Petersburg for the second time will be the presentation of the European Theater Award. This became known at a press conference on this event, which was held on Thursday, September 6. The project is included in the program of the VII St. Petersburg International Cultural Forum.

“Satyricon” in the new season will present only one premiere performance

Moscow theater “Satyricon” in the new season will present only one premiere – a play based on the work of Dana Sideros “Everyone concerned.” This was announced on Thursday by the artistic director of the theater Konstantin Raikin at the collection of the troupe.

TIMELESS – premiere of the new season in the “Leningrad Center”

The premiere of the large-scale production of “Timeless” at the BIG SCENE will continue to search for the theater’s new solutions in the genre of “stage collage” and will demonstrate even more impressive facets of the artists’ possibilities and technical equipment of the site. The auditorium will be crossed by a real railway, and action on the stage will entice the viewer into the mystical atmosphere of the eternal clash of the female and the masculine beginnings. An unseen attraction of vices and virtues unfolds on the territory of a surreal amusement park, in which the heroes of the show meet and experience various amorous events. The history of each of them should live until one of the participants pronounces an eternal, but always such a cherished “I LOVE YOU”!

“Leningrad Center” even closer acquaints the viewer with the world of entertainment in a new production. The Timeless Show is a surreal series of grandiose visual surprises and exciting acrobatic performances.

Director: Felix Mikhailov
Age category 18+

The Moscow Satire Theater opened the jubilee, the 95th season

The theater of satire opens the jubilee, the 95th season. Artistic director of the theater Alexander Shirvindt specified that the date, 95 years, falls on October 27, 2019 and will be celebrated next year. This season will open under the sign of the Year of the Theater (2019 is officially declared the Year of the Theater in Russia)

“Golden Mask” opens tours across Russia and abroad

Tours of the best performances of Russian theaters will be held in 10 Russian cities, including Ulyanovsk, Petrozavodsk, Kostomuksha, Cherepovets, Surgut and St. Petersburg, as well as abroad – in Latvia, Estonia and Turkey.

In the Theater of Roman Viktyuk told about the plans for the season

Roman Viktyuk Theater opened the 22nd season. The first premiere will be presented on September 21 and 24. The sitcom “Love does not joke” Alfred de Musset puts the leading theater actor Igor Nevedrov

Already at the end of next week, artists of the Theater of Novel Viktyuk go on tour to St. Petersburg. There they will show the sensational “Salome”, the premiere of which was held back in 1998, as well as the performances “The Unearthly Garden. Rudolph Nureyev “and” Servants “.

At the same time in the cultural capital will be a presentation of the book by Roman Viktyuk and Tatyana Pechegina “Sky. Flight Two “. It will be presented to the Moscow audience. It will happen on October 6 on the stage of the House of Light – the theater building on Stromynka.

“Salome” will also be seen in Latvia – in early October the theater will come to Riga.

ECONOMY

Nabiullina: on the complexity of de-dollarization of the Russian economy

As RIA Novosti reports, during a discussion at the International Monetary Fund with the managing director of the organization Kristin Lagarde Nabiullina said that the Russian economy traditionally has a high saturation of payments in dollars.

The head of the Central Bank noted that in the 1990s the level of dollarization was about 70%.

“In the 2000s, dollarization began to fall, but the main reason for this was a stable, even growing national currency – the ruble. Now, with a flexible exchange rate, we must base the dedollarization process on low inflation, which is not easy, “Nabiullina said.

She added that the Central Bank of Russia is taking additional measures to encourage banks to dedollarize.

The state can share with banks the risks of lending to construction

The Russian government is discussing a program for lending housing construction due to partial risk taking by the state. This statement was made by the Minister of Economic Development Maxim Oreshkin, RIA Real Estate reported.

Now we are discussing in the government the creation of a special program based on the principles on which the program of lending to small and medium-sized businesses operates. – Maxim Oreshkin, Russian politician

The Central Bank was told about the conditions for the resumption of currency purchases for the Ministry of Finance

Director of the Department of Monetary Policy of the Bank of Russia Alexei Zabotkin said that the Central Bank can resume purchases of currency for the Ministry of Finance, if in September there will be a decrease in volatility in global markets. This is reported by a correspondent of “Gazety.Ru”.

NOVATEK outperformed Gazprom by capitalization

NOVATEK for the first time in history overtook Gazprom by market capitalization. This is evidenced by the data on trading on the Moscow Stock Exchange.

Goznak called for the modernization of Russian banknotes

Goznak considers it necessary to change the design of Russian banknotes due to the obsolescence of their concept, which was developed back in the mid-1990s. This was stated by the general director of the enterprise Arkady Trachuk

The Ministry of Finance found 8 trillion rubles for the implementation of the May decree

“Funds for a six-year period in the amount of 8 trillion rubles have been found, they will be positioned for years in the federal budget,” Gornin said. Earlier, Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said that the new budget cycle should be aimed at implementing the provisions of the May presidential decree.

Oreshkin did not rule out the privatization of Sovcomflot before the end of 2018

The head of the Ministry of Economic Development, Maxim Oreshkin, said that the privatization of Sovcomflot can take place before the end of this year. This is reported by a correspondent of “Gazety.Ru”.

“Aeroflot” gave “Russia” part of the flights to the Far East

Aeroflot gave its subsidiary Rossiya part of its flights to the Far East, so as not to raise the price of tickets. As the general director of Aeroflot Vitaly Savelyev told journalists, before this decision, Russia made 44% of flights to five cities of the Far Eastern Federal District, and Aeroflot – 65% of flights.

Visa launched a money transfer service in Russia by phone number

The Visa payment system has launched a service in Russia that allows you to transfer money from the card to the card by phone number without entering the card number.

The Ministry of Finance of the Russian Federation wants to free jewelry from silver from state control

Jewelers want to get rid of the obligation to brand silver products. This was reported to the agency “RIA Novosti” by Deputy Finance Minister Alexei Moiseev

On Ilona Mask was sued because of stock fraud

The head of research company Citron Research Andrew Left accused the head of the car manufacturer Tesla Ilona Mask in the exchange fraud and sued him, reports CNBC. In early August, Mr. Musk announced plans to redeem all of Tesla’s shares, but subsequently abandoned his intentions

“MegaFon” applied for delisting from the London Stock Exchange

The Russian telecommunications company MegaFon announced the filing of an application for delisting and admission to trading of its global depositary receipts (GDRs) from the London Stock Exchange. This is stated in the message on the company’s website. Delisting is approved by the Board of Directors of MegaFon

VTB plans to buy two regional banks in 2018

“We will buy two small regional banks before the end of the year, except Bank Vozrozhdenie, which will allow us to expand our business in two specific areas,” Mr. Kostin said (quoted by TASS).

He did not specify which areas are in question, describing them as “distant.”

Medvedev: tax moratorium will be preserved for the next six years

Medvedev noted that the current fiscal burden in Russia corresponds to the level adopted in the countries of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD). The prime minister stressed that it is planned not to change the tax moratorium in the next six years.

It is in this logic that we acted by taking steps to transform the tax system. We understood that we have great goals ahead of us, but it means that big expenditures are needed, but at the same time we tried to minimize the influence of such a step on people’s incomes. – Dmitry Medvedev, Russian politician

Mikhail Skigin took advantage of the right to bankrupt “Yulmart”

Tired of waiting Panama company Ledaro Investments S.A. August 6 filed in the Civil Court of Malta (Civil Court) a bankruptcy petition Ulmart Holding Limited (UHL) – the main company of online retailer “Yulmart”, a source close to one of the shareholders of “Yulmart.”

Excess of profits from business will not be

First Deputy Prime Minister, Finance Minister Anton Siluanov denied that the government had plans to withdraw super-profits from companies that benefited from the weakening of the ruble. So he answered the statement of the head of the Accounting Chamber of Alexei Kudrin about the negative consequences for the economy from such actions.

Where do companies invest money? Dividends are mainly paid out, somehow still afraid to invest, but earlier, in general they were taken abroad. Now abroad is already scary, so our very task is to help. – Anton Siluanov, Russian politician

Oil workers are asked to double the compensation for the sale of fuel in Russia

Since 2019, it is expected to compensate oil producers for up to 60% of the growth in export prices for petroleum products. Refineries should receive from the state a share from a difference between the price of gasoline or дизтоплива on external and in a home market.

Ministry of Natural Resources will put up for sale oil and gas sector in the Kara Sea

The site is located in the southern part of the Ob Bay of the Kara Sea, 15 km south of the Novoportovskoye field.

In Ukraine, the third largest in 2018, a large gas field

Ukrgazvydobuvannia during exploration works in the Kharkov region opened the third large gas field in 2018 with estimated reserves of 1 billion cubic meters. This was announced on Thursday in the press service of the enterprise

Total withdrew from oil projects in Canada

French oil company Total and its partners decided to sell the project for the extraction of oil sands Joslyn in Canada by Canadian Natural Resources for 225 million Canadian dollars ($ 172.5 million). This is stated in a message on the company’s website

Gazprom and Petrovietnam will conduct additional exploration of the Bao Wang deposit in Vietnam

Gazprom and Petrovietnam, in accordance with a memorandum on the road map for the implementation of the integrated project “Development of the Bao Wang deposit – construction of a power station in the province of Quangchi”, signed earlier on Thursday, will conduct additional exploration of the Bao Wang gas field in Vietnam and will decide on its development, the Russian company said in a statement.

9 billion dollars for the Southern Gas Corridor

Costs of Azerbaijan’s Canub Qaz Dehlizi (CQD) as part of the YUGK project at the end of July amounted to $ 9.3 billion, the company’s press service informed.

“The total amount of costs that will come in the CQD within the project of creating the Southern Gas Corridor for 2020 is estimated at $ 11.5 billion. By the end of July, $ 9.3 billion was invested to implement the CQD project,” the company said.

The Ministry of Finance wants to turn the population of the Russian Federation into an investor

The Finance Ministry will create conditions for the transformation of the population into an internal investor, said First Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Anton Siluanov.

The Central Bank named the short-term tendency to raise deposit rates

The trend to raise deposit rates will be short-term, said Central Bank deputy chairman Vasily Pozdyshev during the forum of the Association of Banks in Sochi, the correspondent of RBC reports.

Falling oil production in Western Siberia

As experts Vygon Consulting in the review “Oil production in Western Siberia: reboot” write. Over the past 10 years, production in the region has decreased by 10%, if nothing is done, the rate of decline will accelerate to 2-3% annually, they predict. And by 2024, production will drop by 17% to 240 million tons, and the budget will lose about 1.5 trillion rubles at current prices, the document says.

The reason for the decline in production is a deterioration in the resource base of the region: the water cut of the fields is growing (in traditional areas of Western Siberia, 89%). This is due to the geological features and the system of maintaining reservoir pressure, adopted since the USSR, by pumping water, the document says. Due to the increase in water cut, the average well production decreases – for 10 years by 36% to 27.5 tons per day

The European Commission approved a deal to buy Apple service Shazam

The European Commission approved a deal for the acquisition by the US corporation Apple of a mobile application for the recognition of melodies Shazam. This information was confirmed on September 6 in the press service of the EC.

POLICY

A number of G7 countries agreed with the findings of Britain in the case of the Violins

France, Germany, the US and Canada issued a joint statement after the speech of British Prime Minister Therese May that the suspects in the poisoning of Sergei Skripal and his daughter Julia in Salisbury allegedly are Russian citizens and employees of the GRU.

Ukrainian politicians “on the sly” go to the peninsula

The head of the Crimean parliament committee for the sanatorium and resort complex and tourism, Aleksei Chernyak, said that Ukrainian politicians and officials secretly travel to the Crimea to rest.

Kim Jong-Yun asked the Special Envoy of South Korea to convey the US message

The leader of the DPRK, Kim Jong-un, asked the special envoy from South Korea to convey the message to the American authorities, Renhap said. They met in Pyongyang, and the special envoy handed over a letter from President Mun Zhe In.

In Poland, the former official was suspected of working for the Russian intelligence service

The prosecutor accuses Marek V. that in 2014-2016 he “participated in the activities of foreign intelligence against the interests of Poland.” Such a crime provides for punishment in the form of imprisonment for a period of from one to 10 years.

Parliaments of Russia and Iran accelerate the integration of the two countries

Volodin and Larijani also discussed the possibilities of realizing the potential of the high-format cooperation of the parliaments of the two countries on regional security issues with the establishment of a new security architecture in the central and southern part of the Eurasian continent, and joint efforts to confront international terrorism.

China will take all necessary measures to protect its territory

Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Hua Chuning briefed on the passage of the British Navy’s Albion ship near China-controlled disputed Sischa archipelago (Paracel Islands) in the South China Sea.

“On August 31, the Albion ship entered the territorial waters of China without permission, the relevant Chinese ships identified him and demanded that he leave the waters,” she said. “The islands of Sischa are the territory of the PRC, and China intends to take all necessary measures to protect its territorial integrity and national sovereignty,” the diplomat stressed.

“China has made Britain a strict idea and calls to stop such actions, so as not to damage the relations between the two countries,” she said.

Matviyenko will visit North Korea in an official visit in September

The visit of the Russian delegation is timed to the 70th anniversary of the formation of the DPRK. During the trip, Matvienko will meet with Chairman of the Supreme People’s Assembly of the DPRK Tsoi Tk Bok and Chairman of the Presidium of the National Socialist Party Kim Yom Nam

The US delegation called the Crimean referendum lawful

Representative of the American public organization “Center for Civil Initiatives” Silvia Demarest recognized the referendum on the status of the Crimea as legal. She stated this during her visit to the peninsula, RIA Novosti reports on September 7.

Russia and China will sign documents on cooperation

Representatives of Russia and China will sign a number of important documents on bilateral cooperation within the framework of the Eastern Economic Forum (WEF). This was announced on Friday at the briefing by Assistant Foreign Minister Zhang Hanhui

ARMY and WEAPONS

France is ready to strike on Syria

The French army will be ready to strike Syria in the event of the use of chemical weapons in the Syrian province of Idlib. This was stated by the Chief of the General Staff of the French armed forces, General Francois Lecuentre, at a briefing with journalists on Thursday, reports Reuters.

Rostegh has developed a mobile phone for military seamen

RosElectronics Holding, part of Rostekh, has developed a communication complex designed for use on sea-going vessels, the state corporation said. The communication complex fully operates on the domestic software and hardware platform.

Russian chassis for Topol-M and Yarsov

Russian high-mobile chassis for the Topol-M and Yars missile systems are recommended to be accepted for supply to the Russian army based on the results of the state tests.

The order for this can be signed already in October, the TASS news agency reported citing the adviser to the general director of PJSC “Kamaz” Vladislav Polonsky.

“Until the end of the year, such an order will follow unequivocally. I think that it can be signed already in October, “the agency quoted Polonsky as saying.

To date, multi-axle chassis manufactured by the Minsk Wheel Tractor Plant are used in Russian mobile ground-based strategic missile systems Topol-M and Yars.

Saudi Arabian air defense systems shot down husitic rocket

Saudi Arabian air defense systems were able to intercept and destroy a missile launched by insurgent husit from the territory of the Yemeni province of Saada. Due to the fall of the wreckage, about 37 people were injured. According to the Al Arabiya TV channel, the rocket was shot down in the evening of September 5 over the city of Najran.

In Russia, the development of engines for promising ekranoplans

Power plants are being developed by Rosteha enterprises. Companies entering Rostech are developing power plants for perspective ekranoplans, said the industrial director of the aviation cluster of the state corporation Anatoly Serdyukov.

Obtained as a result of previous developments on this topic, the scientific and technical background allows the development of power plants for advanced ekranoplans. And such work is currently underway. – Anatoly Serdyukov, Russian economist

Government Baghdad quarter fired from mortar shells

The government quarter of Baghdad, known as the “green zone”, was fired from mortars, reports Reuters referring to the Iraqi army. According to the military, the shelling was conducted from three mortars, located on an “abandoned piece of land.”

The US announced the interception of Russian Tu-95 off the coast of Alaska

American fighter aircraft F-22 intercepted two Russian strategic bombers, a Tu-95 missile carrier to the west of the Alaska coast, reports The Washington Free Beacon. The publication refers to the representative of the United Aerospace Defense Command of North America (NORAD), Michael Kucharek

Ukraine creates a ship-boat grouping on Azov

The National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine decided to strengthen the military presence in the Azov Sea to protect national interests. According to the decision of the National Security and Defense Council, a ship-boat grouping of the Ukrainian Navy and the corresponding infrastructure will be created in the region

The Ministry of Defense told about the new technology at the exercises “East-2018”

“This is the technique of the Ground Forces, the Military Space Agency and the Navy. These are upgraded Iskander missile systems, upgraded T-72 tanks with improved characteristics, upgraded T-80s and new T-90 tanks, “Gerasimov said, Tass reports.

According to him, VKS uses Su-34 and Su-35 aircraft, Mi-28 and Mi-35 attack helicopters. From the Navy, exercises with the Pacific Fleet and the Northern Fleet will involve ships with modern missiles of the Caliber type and other weapons. The Navy also uses ships of a “completely new class that provide control of force groupings in the ocean areas,” Gerasimov noted.

Turkey began construction of a site for Russian S-400s

The Turkish authorities have begun construction of a site on which the S-400 missile system will be deployed. Work is underway, despite threats by the US authorities to apply sanctions against Ankara. This was announced on Thursday, September 6, by the CNBC channel.

The US Air Force lost two strategic drone for a year

The US Air Force has lost the second strategic reconnaissance unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) RQ-4 Global Hawk for a year with a small.

GADJETS and INTERNET

Tablet Huawei MediaPad T5 for 16 thousand rubles is released in Russia

The tablet Huawei MediaPad T5 for 16 thousand rubles is released in Russia since September 13. The budget model received a large 10.1-inch display. The screen of the device with a resolution of Full HD at 1920 x 1200 pixels has a 16:10 aspect ratio, suitable for viewing 1080p video.

Apple will create a portal for police inquiries about user data

American company Apple intends to create an online portal where law enforcement agencies of different countries will be able to place requests for the receipt of personal data of users.

“Yandex” launched a service to find specialists “Services”

It is expected that the service will work both with specialized companies, and with private individuals. Search for services can be through the service, as well as through the search for “Yandex.” Commission for the placement of services or for communication between the performer and the customer will not be charged.

Became known for the cost of the iPhone XS and iPhone 9

There will be presented iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max and iPhone 9. However, even now analysts can name the approximate cost of new gadgets. So, the most budgetary will be the ninth smartphone Apple, its price will be 799 euros, iPhone XS will cost about 909 euros, and the iPhone XS Plus even more expensive – 1149 euros.

The date of the global Internet crash has become known

In late August, the Corporation for the Management of Domain Names and IP-addresses (ICANN) recalled that “it is preparing for the first in the history of changing cryptographic keys that serve as a protection for the Internet Domain Name System (DNS)

Employees of the corporation clarified that on October 11, 2018 – while the preliminary date for changing the keys.

Hackers changed the MEGA extension for Chrome to steal crypto currency

The popular file-sharing service MEGA reported a hacker attack. Attackers managed to replace the official extension of the service for the browser Chrome in order to collect data on the user’s crypto-currency wallets.

Bittrex and Cryptofacil plan to open crypto-metabase in Uruguay

The Bittrex Bourse Exchange, in partnership with the Cryptofacil platform, intends to establish a trading platform in Uruguay, where more than 200 different digital assets will be presented, and which for now will target the countries of the Caribbean and Latin America.

UTorrent released with the ability to view files at boot time

BitTorrent has released uTorrent Web – a browser version of the torrent client. In it, all downloaded files can be opened right at boot time

WhatsApp has received the function of previewing received messages

The messenger WhatsApp in the new version will receive the message preview function. The developers note that the notice of content in the letter will provide an opportunity to protect users from spam and malicious links

Scientists have described a way of hacking a smartphone through a speaker

There was a way to crack a smartphone through a microphone and a speaker. It was presented by scientists from the University of Lancaster in the UK. Smartphone based on Android is protected by one of three ways of identification – a numeric password, a fingerprint, a graphic key.

The Art & Arty function of the Arts & Culture application is now available in Russia

Google service made Art Selfie function available in Russia in the Arts & Culture application, which allows users to search for their counterparts among the portraits in museum collections around the world. For the search, computer vision technology based on machine learning

Fitness bracelet Honor Band 4 received the module NFC

The screen size on the fitness bracelet Honor Band 4 is 0.95 inches. The main advantage of the new generation of the gadget is the built-in NFC module and some functions related to information about the heart rate.

Officially released a new smartphone Vivo V11

Today, the presentation of a new smartphone Vivo V11, which, although not a flagship, was held, but received a lot of unique features that deserve attention. One of the main improvements here should be the presence of an impressive 6.41-inch screen with a high resolution.

New flagship smartphone Nubia Z18

Chinese company ZTE presented its new smartphone Nubia Z18, equipped with a Snapdragon 845 processor and 6 gigabytes of memory

Mini-smartphone Palm Pepito “lit up” on a new render

In early August, the media disseminated information about the technical features of the Palm Pepito with a 3.3-inch screen and a battery for 800 mAh. The other day, a mini-smartphone “lit up” on the web-rendered web.

Slider Lenovo Z5 Pro appeared on the video

In general, the device resembled the already released Oppo Find X, as well as the ones preparing for the release of Honor Magic 2 and Xiaomi Mi Mix 3. Today the video suddenly appeared on the network, where it is said that the working sample of the above slider is shown. Allegedly it will be Lenovo Z5 Pro.

In the US, 26% of users deleted the mobile application Facebook

About 26% of Americans using social networks removed the mobile application from their devices within a year due to a scandal because of theft of personal data, TASS reported citing the results of a poll conducted by the US research center Pew Research Center.

Samsung will build a fingerprint scanner into the screen

Samsung can equip the new smartphones with a display fingerprint scanner. This feature will acquire, in particular, while the unannounced line of devices of the middle class Galaxy P and Galaxy R.

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 can get water cooling

Smartphones are becoming more powerful, this poses new challenges for manufacturers, including the issue of cooling gadgets. Samsung Galaxy Note 9 will receive an 8-core processor Exynos 9810 or Snapdragon 845, it depends on the region, the cooling system is made of carbon fiber.

Smartphone Samsung Galaxy S10 will support 5G

It is expected that such features will have a special version of the smartphone, based on the model Galaxy S10 +. Produced a 5G-smartphone will be limited to the party. That is, the bulk of Samsung’s devices support 5G will not receive.

AUTO

Lister announced the world’s fastest crossover

The company Lister Motor Company announced the release of the world’s fastest crossover, which will be built by a British firm based on the model Jaguar F-Pace. The novelty should be named Lister LFP.

GM and SAIC declassified in the network a new budget crossover Baojun

Chinese automakers are preparing for the presentation of the joint crossover Baojun with the factory index CN210S. The first images of the new crossover Baojun appeared on the web, which is still known under the factory index CN210S.

The updated Genesis G80 sedan is seen on tests in Germany

The company previously said that the updated sedan will increase significantly in size compared to the model of the current generation. Also, the Genesis G80 will receive shorter front and rear overhangs and a longer hood.

Concept car Genesis Essentia will become an expensive production car

The report says that if Genesis Essentia still goes into mass production, it will become the most expensive car of the brand. The expected time of appearance of the car on the market is not earlier than 2021.

Minpromtorg reduced the list of cars falling under the “luxury tax”

The Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation has reduced the list of cars falling under the “luxury tax” since September 2018. The specified list of models, which has been reduced by almost a hundred items, has already been published on the website of the analytical agency “AutoStat” and will come into force on January 1, 2019.

Ford has published a teaser electric crossover Mach 1

The company Ford has shared a teaser of electric parking lot Mach 1, the official presentation of which will take place next year. The design of the electric car will be performed in the style of the sport car Ford Mustang. Previously, the name Mach 1 was used for “charged” versions of the Ford Mustang coupe.

Ford recalls more than 2 million pick-up trucks F-150

The reason for such a massive recall campaign, in addition to the frenzied popularity of the model for Americans, was the malfunction of seat belt pretensioners, which in some cases may start to spark, which in turn can lead to a fire.

At the moment, 23 incidents of fire have already been registered – 17 in the USA and 6 in Canada. The campaign involved cars produced from March 2014 to August 2018.

SPACE

Hole in the “Union” was called the result of “malicious intent”

The internal commission of RSC Energia, which is investigating the causes of damage to the manned spacecraft Soyuz MS-09, among the versions is considering malicious intent, a source in the rocket and space industry told TASS.

The Russian ISS crew is instructed to collect all possible evidence of damage to the Soyuz MS-09 spacecraft. It is not excluded that for this you will have to make an exit into outer space.

The magnetic pole of Jupiter did not find the North Pole

The Juno spacecraft measured the gas giant magnetosphere at the surface of the atmosphere and at three depth levels and found that there is one quite ordinary magnetic pole in the south of the planet, but the structure of the fields in the Northern Hemisphere is much more complicated.

The launch of the Egyptian satellite was postponed for a month, the source said.

The launch of the Egyptian remote sensing satellite EgyptSat-A was postponed from November to December, the time provided is used for additional testing of the device’s systems, a source in the rocket and space industry told RIA Novosti.

South Korea introduced its own rocket engine

In 2013, after a series of unsuccessful tests, South Korea successfully launched its own launch vehicle, the Naro (KSLV-I). The launch vehicle was created in cooperation with the Russian Space Center Khrunichev and was equipped with a Russian-made engine.

Space Hunter Kepler again woke up

On August 29, the space star hunter again woke up and was fully ready for the next mission. Engineers noted that one of the Kepler engines can not function properly, so it’s not known how much space hunter can still work.

Scientists have studied Trappist-1 – a system of rocky aquatic exoplanets

The first three planets were discovered by the scientific community in 2016, and a few months later it became known about the presence of the next four exoplanets. Simon Grimm, a scientist who participated in the project, states that all the Trappist-1 planets are similar to the Earth

Scientists intend to begin studying seismic activity on Mars

Scientists intend to begin an intensified study of seismic activity on Mars, for which they created a special probe with the necessary sensors. Its launch is scheduled for November, but there is no exact date yet. Seismic activity on Mars has not yet been studied and remains under big question

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