28 Apr, 2018

The police are looking for the former head of the “Rain” Roman Badanin

The Main Directorate of the Ministry of Internal Affairs for St. Petersburg demanded from the leadership of the television channel Dozhd to provide information on the exact location of the former chief editor of Roman Badanin, who left the country to the United States.

As the portal “Fontanka” notes, the actions of law enforcers are connected with the series “Piterskie”, which told about the Petersburg businessman Ilya Traber, known in the media as a criminal authority named Antikvar, and his connections with Russian President Vladimir Putin. Earlier, according to Traber’s statement, a criminal case was filed against the creators of the film about libel.

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Germany and the US assess the effect of sanctions on Russia

German Chancellor Angela Merkel (Angela Merkel) expressed satisfaction with the cooperation with the US in the sphere of policy towards Russia. Between the parties there is a “high level of unanimity” over the conflicts with Russia and the role of Moscow in Syria, she said at a joint press conference following talks with US President Donald Trump in Washington

No person is interested in having a bad relationship with Russia, but where there are conflicts and things like, for example, in Ukraine, they should be called by their names. – Angela Merkel, German statesman

North Korea and South Korea: the world before the end of the year

The DPRK and South Korea agreed to put an end to the de jure war that lasted from 1950 (in 1953, a truce agreement was signed) this year. This is reported Kyodo with reference to the Central Telegraph Agency of Korea (CTC).

Britain refused to recognize Russian diplomas on education

Britain refused to recognize Russian diplomas on education. The British media reported earlier that the number of students from Russia in private schools in the United Kingdom in the past two years has decreased by almost 40%.

Congressmen Democrats promise to continue the “Russian” investigation

Democrats in the House of Representatives of the US Congress promised to continue investigating the alleged interference in the US elections in the US elections, despite the publication by the special committee on intelligence of the final report on the results of his trial of the circumstances of the presidential campaign of 2016.

Putin instructed to compile an atlas of the world without distorting the geographic truth

President Vladimir Putin instructed Rosreestr and the Russian Geographical Society (RGO) to prepare a new geographical atlas of the world without distorting the data. Materials should be compiled under the control of the Ministry of Defense.

I am announcing the start of the competition for the traditional, already third-largest Russian Geographical Society award. With the support of the guardianship and media councils, the RGO implements more and more expeditions, enlightening actions, documentary projects on Russia. – Vladimir Putin

Deputy Rada suggested taking the Crimean bridge as an “indemnity”

According to Chubarov, to operate the bridge, it is necessary to create an international consortium, to which Russia will transfer the structure. In addition, the head of the Mejlis * proposed to monitor all those who come to the peninsula, and, at least, publicly warn them for “illegal actions.”

The transfer agreement should provide for measures of reaction if Russia somehow tries to reassign it to itself or return it. The bridge is part of that great indemnity in repaying the damage Russia has inflicted on Ukraine. – Refat Chubarov, Ukrainian public figure

State Department insists on negotiations with Russia on air communication

Washington intends to hold talks with Moscow on the crossing of Russian airspace by American cargo and passenger liners.

Moscow does not exclude the possibility that Russia and the United States can remain without an aviation message because of the crew’s difficulties with obtaining visas. This may be the unwillingness of the United States to maintain direct air communication with the Russian Federation, experts suppose.

The United States has added Russia to the list of intellectual property robbers

The annual list is presented in the report of the office of the US Trade Representative, RIA Novosti reports. A total of 12 priority countries that violate the protection and enforcement of US intellectual property rights.

Senator found the grounds for the Nobel Peace Prize Trump

American senator-Republican Lindsey Graham believes that US President Donald Trump should be awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in case the situation on the Korean Peninsula is settled, Fox News reported.

Donald Trump convinced North Korea and China that they are serious about the changes. We have not yet reached them, but if this happens, then President Trump deserves the Nobel Peace Prize. – Lindsay Graham, American politician

The head of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Britain apologized against the scandal of deportations

The Home Secretary Amber Rudd apologized for not being aware of the existence of targets for the number of deportations from the country. The head of the Ministry of Internal Affairs posted this statement on her Twitter page.


In the US, they announced their readiness to discuss the increase in the contingent in Poland

The US is open for talks on increasing the number of contingent in Poland. The corresponding statement was made by the head of the Pentagon, James Mattis, before a meeting with his Polish counterpart, Minister of National Defense Mariusz Blaschak.

Poland is our NATO ally. At NATO, we receive troops in accordance with security needs. We are always open to such discussions. – James Mattis, American military leader

Air Force of Israel attacked six positions of Hamas

Israeli military aircraft struck a blow at six naval targets of Hamas in the Gaza Strip, the press service of the Israeli army reported.

US intelligence has questioned the closure of the nuclear test site of the DPRK

The US intelligence services believe that the previously closed nuclear test site of Phungery in North Korea may still be suitable for testing, Reuters reports citing sources

The media told about the Russian roots of American F-35s

The family of unobtrusive fifth-generation fighter-bombers Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II has a “Russian origin” and has common features with the Soviet Yak-141, this is stated in the article of the American portal Task and Purpose.

Two rebel leaders died in Saudi air strike in Yemen

As a result of the air strike of the Air Force of Saudi Arabia in Yemen, two leaders of the Husit rebels were killed.

US intends to sell combat helicopters and rockets to Bahrain for $ 911.4 million

The US Department of State approved the possible sale of 12 AH-1Z helicopters for $ 911.4 million, RIA Novosti reported with reference to the Defense and Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA), which is part of the Pentagon structure

Turkish military with Americans

The Turkish-American model of interaction on Syrian Manbiju will be applied to other areas of Syria. This was stated on Friday by Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu following talks with US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo

The new model of the largest UAV will be delivered to the troops in 2019

The Russian Armed Forces will receive a fully Russian version of the unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) “Forpost”. The localized model of this drone is made only from domestic components. The Defense Ministry told Izvestia that the updated UAVs would begin to arrive in the troops as early as 2019.

As a result of the attack of the Ukrainian army, several defenders of Donbas died

Three people died from the explosions, several others were injured. The siloviki opened a barrage of mortar fire, from which two defenders of Donbass perished.

Under cover of fog, the enemy tried to conduct reconnaissance by forces of up to 14 people fighting our positions in the Mariupol direction. However, when approaching positions, the Ukrainian security forces blasted at minefields. – Eduard Bazurin, military leader


ROC comes to the universities of Russia

Theology today is taught in more than 50 universities in Russia, said the rector of the All-Church postgraduate and doctoral studies, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk

The FSB searched the deputy heads of the Serpukhov district

FSB officers searched the two deputy heads of the Serpukhov district of the Moscow region, Alexander Shestoun, who in a video message to Russian President Vladimir Putin complained about the pressure of regional authorities and law enforcement agencies after agreeing to a rally against the Lesnaya garbage landfill.

Ministry of Defense of Russia proposed new benefits for contractors

New benefits for Russian contract servicemen were initiated by the Russian Defense Ministry, the Izvestia newspaper reported April 28.

“The Ministry of Defense allowed contract soldiers-soldiers and sergeants-to rest free of charge in military sanatoriums. Earlier, only officers and ensigns had such an opportunity, “the newspaper writes.

It is specified that already in 2018 this category of servicemen will be able to go on vacation to military sanatoria together with his family. As a result, it will be possible to completely load military sanatoriums and eliminate social injustice.

“Art Training” in the list of banned organizations

The Ministry of Justice of Russia introduced the interregional movement “Art Preparation” to the list of banned non-commercial organizations (NGOs), the press service of the department

What looked like the first public action against Durov and Telegram

Older activists in the video burn paper with the logo Telegram and a photo of its creator, Pavel Durov. Then they demand “close, destroy” the messenger, so that it “does not exist at all.” Durov, expectedly, was called a traitor, because he was “against Russia.” The action was organized by the so-called “Putin’s Troops”

Mayowka in Moscow: we dream about the Seychelles, but we will go to the country

Only 4% of respondents leave for short trips abroad, although 24% dreamed of it. Most Russians would like to relax on exotic islands – Maldives, Seychelles, Barbados, Sri Lanka and Bali.

Amur residents pray before the Albazin icon about the cessation of fires

Today, on April 27, in the cathedral of Blagoveshchensk, a prayer service was performed by the miraculous Albazin Icon of the Mother of God. Amur residents prayed for rain and fire from forests and settlements, the press service of the Annunciation diocese.

In Omsk, the renovated Prospect Mira

According to the First Deputy Mayor Yevgeny Fomin, on the Prospekt Mira the company “Stroyservice” began milling the deformed pavement in the area of the DI im. Maluntseva. Prospect Mira was repaired under the program “Safe and high-quality roads” as early as 2016.

Real pensions of Russians for the year increased by 2%

The real size of pensions of citizens of Russia for the first quarter of 2018 increased by 2.2% in annual terms without taking into account a one-time payment in January 2017, the Rosstat report says. Taking into account last year’s lump-sum payment, real pensions in January-March 2018 decreased by 9.6%.

The head of Odnoklassniki spoke out against Telegram locks

Head of the social network Odnoklassniki Anton Fedchin said that interruptions in the operation of online services adversely affect the entire Russian economy. He also spoke out against restrictions on the Internet, which are associated with the blocking of the Telegram messenger


The number of victims of attacks on schoolchildren in China has increased to nine people

The number of victims of the attack with a knife on schoolchildren in the district of Mizhi County, Yulin County, Chinese province of Shaanxi rose to 9, the county government reported in the Weibo social network. Earlier, 7 dead and 12 injured were reported. Two children died in the hospital from their wounds.

Rosgvardeytsy will go to court

The criminal case against two employees of Rosgvardia, who did not stop the fight between powerlifter Andrei Drachov and mixed martial arts fighter Anar Allahveranov, was sent to court. This “RG” was told in the Prosecutor’s Office of the Khabarovsk Territory.

In Kiev, one person died in a car explosion

One person was killed and one was injured in a car bombing in the Darnytskyi district of Kiev, according to the page of the National Police in Kiev on Facebook.

The reasons for the crash of the plane with the players “Shapekoense”

The causes of the plane crash with the Brazilian team “Chapecoense” were a lack of fuel and negligence.

The court refused to transfer Malobrodsky to house arrest

The Moscow Basmanny Court refused to transfer from the SIZO under house arrest the former director of the Gogol Center theater, the person involved in the Seventh Studio case of Alexei Malobrodsky. This is reported by RIA Novosti.

As a result of shooting in Yekaterinburg, two people were killed

Currently, investigators and criminologists work at the scene of the incident, the circumstances and causes of the incident are established. Earlier it was reported that as a result of firing at a restaurant in Makhachkala (Republic of Dagestan), one person was killed and two were injured.

In the US, three people were killed in the wreck of a medical helicopter

When the medical helicopter crashed in the north of the US state of Wisconsin, three people were killed. This is reported by ABC News with reference to local authorities.

Explosion in the Kaliningrad region. One child was killed, two wounded

An unknown item exploded in the village of Kornevo, Kaliningrad region. One 11-year-old child died. Another two, 5 and 10 years old, were injured. They were taken to a children’s regional hospital. Doctors assess the condition of the victims as of medium severity. Rescuers of the Ministry of Emergency Situations and psychologists left for the place of the tragedy.

As a representative of the investigative committee for the Kaliningrad region Natalya Gatsko told TASS, the children played in the wasteland. One of them threw a stone into an unknown object, which could be an unexploded ordnance, and it exploded.

Four people were injured in the collapse of part of the church in Krasnodar

When the part of the church under construction collapsed in Krasnodar, four workers were injured, said RBC Senior Assistant Head of the Investigation Committee for the Krasnodar Territory Natalia Smyatskaya.


Buzova said about threats and intimidations on the part of the Ossetian authorities

TV presenter and singer Olga Buzova recorded a video message addressed to fans in Vladikavkaz (North Ossetia). She stated that she had to cancel the concert in the city due to pressure from the local authorities. Roller actress laid out in Instagram.

In the United States accused of harassment, the congressman resigned

Earlier, Mihen was accused of paying an ex-helper $ 39,000 for silence about harassment. It was noted that the congressman took money from public funds. The parliamentarian had previously agreed not to be re-elected in November, but on Friday announced immediate resignation.

Prince William and Kate Middleton chose a name for their son

Prince Louis was born on Monday, April 23rd. This is the third child of Prince William and his wife Kate and the sixth great-grandson of Queen Elizabeth II. The newborn took the fifth place in the line of succession: after the grandfather of Prince Charles, father, brother and sister.

Attorney Tsymbalyuk-Romanovskaya told about the state of Armen Dzhigarkhanyan

After the hospitalization of Armen Dzhigarkhanyan, there is constantly a contradictory information on the state of his health. Larissa Shirokova, Vitalina Tsymbalyuk-Romanovskaya’s lawyer, told what is really happening to the actor. According to her, all reports about the coma of Armen Djigarkhanyan are a lie.

The oldest daughter of Oleg Tabakov could not forgive him leaving the family

A friend of the famous actor Oleg Tabakov, Julia Kosareva, said that his eldest daughter could not forgive his father for having left for another family. This act of her father, she considered treason.

The magazine re-photographed Prince William

The magazine Woman’s Day, issued in New Zealand, printed on the cover of the next issue of the photo of Prince William and the Duchess of Cambridge Keith with their newborn son, but the overly retouched picture aroused the indignation of the readers. The publication published a scandalous cover in Instagram

Bezrukov unwittingly turned bare on the red carpet

The actress was stripped involuntarily and pretended that nothing extraordinary had happened. Irina posed for many photographers and smiled serenely.

Galina Yudashkina came to the party with a stroller

Recall, after the birth of the first heir, Yudashkin began desperately to work on her figure: she revised her diet, and also began to intensively engage in sports. In the meantime, Galina does not talk about her transformations and fight against extra pounds, gained during pregnancy.

American actress Amy Schumer was hospitalized

American actress Amy Sumer was hospitalized because of a kidney infection, she herself reported in Instagram. The actress said that she spent this week in the hospital ward

Rapunzel or centaur: the network is discussing a new image of Jennifer Lopez

Fans came to the delight of the new image of the singer: photos from the event, placed in Instagram, in less than a day scored over 900 thousand likes and more than six thousand comments. But the image that the singer chose for her speech, which was the same evening, was less successful.

The film about Donetsk with Prilepin took the prize of the festival in New York

Short film “Watch” by Russian director Lenar Kamalov won a prize at the Tribeca festival in New York. As Gazeta.ru writes, the film tells about the conflict in the east of Ukraine through the eyes of the DNP militia with the call sign Cat (Zakhar Prilepin).

ABBA group for the first time in 35 years recorded two new songs

The Swedish musical quartet ABBA met for the first time in 35 years in the recording studio to record two songs. This musicians reported on Friday on their website.

In Moscow, the winners of the award in the field of contemporary art

The main prize of the “Project of the Year” State Prize in the field of contemporary art “Innovation-2018”, received the fourth Urals Industrial Biennale of Contemporary Art, TASS correspondent reports. The solemn ceremony of awarding took place in the Theater of Nations of the nation on Friday.

Vancouver will first see “Russian White Nights”

The festival of Russian opera and culture “Russian White Nights” will open on Saturday in Vancouver, TASS reported citing the organizers of the event. Such an event has never been held in a Canadian city.

The network has new footage from the movie “Bohemian Rhapsody”

Studio 20th Century Fox showed new footage from the movie “Bohemian Rhapsody” about the band leader Queen Freddie Mercury.

Film on non-traditional relations banned in Kenya

The council recalled that in Kenya there was a time when for homosexuality was put on for 14 years. The Organizing Committee of the Cannes Film Festival withdrew the status of persona non grata from Lars von Trier. The Danish director will present at the film screening a new film “The House That Jack Built” outside the competition.

Petersburg became the capital of the International Jazz Day for the first time

Petersburg for the first time in its musical history became the capital of the International Jazz Day, established by UNESCO in 2011. Although the main event – the gala concert of stars – will be held on April 30, the festival will begin on Saturday not only with concerts, but also with free films about jazz.


Deripaska may refuse to control “Rusal”

Oleg Deripaska may refuse to control the “Rusal” because of US sanctions, Kommersant reports referring to sources. As the newspaper writes, the businessman began negotiations with partners on “Rusal” about the dissolution of the share agreement.

From Russia for 17 years, illegally exported more than $ 430 billion

More than 430 billion dollars were illegally exported from Russia between 2000 and 2017. This was reported by the Chairman of the Federation Council Committee on Defense and Security Viktor Bondarev

We want to build a Russian Amazon

Sberbank and Yandex closed the deal to establish a joint venture based on Yandex.Market. This is stated in a press release received by Kommersant.

The main task of the new company will be the creation of a marketplace – a retail online site where you can buy goods from different vendors.

“We want to build a Russian Amazon on the basis of Yandex.Market,” – said the head of Sberbank German Gref

The Central Bank retained the key rate at the level of 7.25% per annum

The Bank of Russia retained the key rate at the level of 7.25% per annum. This was reported in the press-service of the regulator. At the end of 2017, the Bank of Russia reduced the key rate six times, in total by 2.25 percentage points.

“Peresvet” reduced the loss under IFRS in 2017 to 36.9 billion rubles

Bank Peresvet, which is on reorganization, reduced its loss under IFRS in 2017 to 36.9 billion rubles, the credit organization said.

The first thread of the Turkish Stream will reach the shore in May

The first of the two threads of the Turkish Stream gas pipeline will reach the coast of the Republic in May. The relevant information was reported in the presentation of Gazprom, Interfax reported. It also became known that this year the project plans to invest 190 billion rubles.

State companies will be transferred to purchase fuel at market prices

Deputy head of the FAS Russia Anatoly Golomolzin said that before the end of 2018, state companies and agencies will be transferred to purchase fuel at market prices. This is reported by the newspaper Izvestia

Gazprom told the level of the export price for gas in 2018

Deputy Chairman of the Board of the Russian Energy Corporation Gazprom Alexander Medvedev said that the average export price of the company for gas in 2018 will remain at $ 230 per 1,000 cubic meters. m. This is reported by TASS.

Renewable energy starts to “kill” oil and gas

The new report of the US Federal Energy Regulatory Commission found that of all sources of electricity commissioned in the first two months of 2018, renewable sources account for 98%. According to a new report, in January and February, the United States added a total of 2,173 megawatts of electricity to the grid.

Only 40 megawatts come from new plants for the production of natural gas, and not a single megawatt is produced through the combustion of coal. There was also a decrease in electricity production from natural gas combustion, a record low for the last 10 years.

The former head of the “Post of Russia” became the general director of “EuroChem”

The main executive director of the EuroChem Group (EuroChem Group, headquartered in the Swiss city of Zug) from July 1, 2018 will be Dmitry Strashnov. This was announced on April 27 by the company. Strazhnov will replace Dmitry Strezhnev.

Megafon has closed the deal to buy the owner of 5G frequencies in Moscow

“Megaphone” will pay 70% not later than May 7, the remainder – after 3 months. “Neosprintu” belongs to the 24 MHz band in the spectrum of 3.4-3.6 GHz in Moscow. “The received spectrum, fully accessible and applicable, is highly in demand for the construction of 5G networks in Moscow,” the “Megafon”

The cost of building the “Force of Siberia” rose to 1.1 trillion rubles

Gazprom raised the forecast estimate for the construction of the Siberia-Siberia gas pipeline from 800 billion rubles. up to 1.1 trillion rubles. This was during a telephone conference, said the head of the construction of the concern Andrei Vorobyov, reports Interfax.

The loss of Vnesheconombank for the year increased by 2.6 times

The net loss of Vnesheconombank under IFRS in 2017 increased by 2.6 times, to 287.7 billion rubles, according to a press release of the state corporation.

Cabinet decided to expand the TOP “Komsomolsk”

The Government of the Russian Federation has decided to add 20 land plots to the Komsomolsk Territory for Advanced Development (TOR) in the Khabarovsk Territory in order to implement investment projects for the construction and modernization of mining tin ore enterprises.


Mail.ru launched proxy servers to bypass locks

Mail.ru Group launched proxy servers to bypass locks. Links are published on the company page in “VKontakte”. In the signature to the links Mail.Ru noted that the proxy is needed “for stable access to your favorite services.”

Sotsset “Odnoklassniki” launched an online store of goods from China

Marketplace will be fully integrated into the social platform of the site. In addition to buying goods, users are promised new types of content and occasions for communication. It is noted that the distinctive feature of the store in “Classmates” will be the integration of user content.

Testing Office 2019 started by Microsoft

Microsoft showed the first features and design that will form the basis for Office 2019. According to the developer, office programs are available only for business customers. The functions of the package are similar to those provided by office programs by subscribing to Microsoft Office 365.

Russia can be deprived of access to the worldwide Internet

The World Wide Web can become inaccessible to the residents of Russia in the near future as a result of the introduction of the next package of sanctions. This was reported by presidential adviser German Klimenko

Roskomnadzor did not respond to criticism of IT companies

Roskomnadzor blocked the IP-addresses of VKontakte, Yandex and Odnoklassniki for several hours. The regulator explained this by “technological features of the system operation” when trying to block Telegram.

Viber expects to restore access to the messenger by the end of the week

Problems with Viber, like most popular resources in Russia, began on the night of April 27, after Roskomnadzor unexpectedly brought a number of them to the list of banned sites. According to the representatives of the messenger, its full functionality will be restored until the end of the week.

The new budget iPhone will not get the technology of 3D Touch

Analyst of the American company Min-Chi Kuo said that the “budget” smartphone will not feature 3D Touch. According to him, the iPhone will use the technology Cover Glass Sensor, which will reduce the module of the screen.

From June 1, residents of Penza will be able to call an ambulance via the Internet

The head physician of the Penza regional emergency medical station Vladimir Atyakshev said that to call an ambulance via the Internet you need to download the application on the site or on Google Play.

Microsoft announced the release of a major update for Windows 10

Microsoft has announced another major update to the operating system Windows 10. As reported in the press release, the release of April 2018 Update is scheduled for next Monday, April 30. “April” update will be available on 700 million devices.

Smart watches LumiWatch make of the touch screen

Researchers from the University of Carnegie – Mellon presented the first of its kind LumiWatch smart watches, which project an image onto your hand and turn it into a touch screen. The technology allows the user to control the functions of devices by clicking on their own skin.

Xiaomi introduced a new version of the notebook Silver Mi Notebook Air

Xiaomi introduced the Silver Mi Notebook Air notebook with improved features. At the heart of the model are four-core Intel processors of the Kaby Lake Refresh: Core i5-8250U and Core i7-8550U. Their clock speeds are 1.6 / 3.4 GHz and 1.8 / 4 GHz, respectively.

Intel will begin production of 10-nanometer processors in 2019

Intel CEO Brian Krzhanich said that the company is already mastering the release of processors for a 10-nanometer process technology, but their mass production will begin only next year.

Samsung Galaxy A6 + received four cameras and a metal case

The body of the new phone is made of metal, but with plastic inserts from the top and bottom, under which the antenna modules – Bluetooth 5.0 LE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac (2.4 GHz + 5 GHz), ANT, GPS, GLONASS and 4G with voice support connection VoLTE.

Service “Smart TV” stopped working due to locks Roskomnadzor

According to the source, the technical support of the provider “Dom.ru” reported that the service “Smart TV” “does not work because of the blocking of ILV almost all manufacturing companies.” There is no official confirmation of this information from the provider.

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