13 Nov, 2018

The private sector can only grow

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang promised to lower the average interest rate on loans of large commercial banks for small and micro enterprises by 1% in the fourth quarter, reports The Paper.

According to him, as a next step, the government will increase support for private companies and small and micro enterprises and provide them with equal conditions with state-owned enterprises.

Against the background of economic slowdown in the country, PRC Chairman Xi Jinping promised to support private companies through additional tax cuts and financial assistance, in particular, to reduce the value-added tax and tax benefits for small businesses and technology start-ups.

The private sector of a country’s economy can only grow, not weaken, Xi noted.

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Residents of St. Petersburg were fined 300 thousand rubles for the video “VKontakte”

The Kalininsky District Court of St. Petersburg appointed 300 thousand rubles of a fine to a local resident, Ivan Barbakov, for commenting on the video recording of the performance by the priest “Murka” and the pictures published on his VKontakte page, the joint press service of the courts of St. Petersburg reports.

The government will analyze the level of fiscal burden on the Russians

At a meeting with members of the government, Russian President Vladimir Putin separately raised the issue of the fiscal burden on the population. He instructed the cabinet to check whether its growth is really observed.

“Dual responsibility” for dangerous driving

The introduction of a fine of five thousand rubles for dangerous driving introduces the “double responsibility” of drivers, said Alexander Kholodov, vice-chairman of the Motorists’ Rights Protection Committee. As he noted on November 12 in an interview with the Fifth Channel, the wording of the article on the Code on Administrative Offenses Acts says this. He explained that “dangerous driving”, in his opinion, is a set of actions during driving, for each of which fines are already provided.

“In my opinion, the traffic police in vain started this idea,” – he said, noting that this measure is common in Germany. The wording that is offered in the traffic police, notes the repeated violations, but how to fix this is not clear.

On changes in the system of collecting fines traffic police

In Russia in 2019, a simplified procedure for the collection of petty fines for violating traffic rules may be introduced. Reports about it “Kommersant”. According to the publication, we are talking about fines of up to three thousand rubles.

The changes will allow to charge a fine from the bank account of the offender in an expedited mode. In this case, the car owner will receive a notice of withdrawal of funds via SMS.

The State Duma made a bill to ban the promotion of new drugs

“The bill prohibits the promotion of any benefits of using new potentially dangerous psychoactive substances, methods and places of cultivation of narcotic plants,” – clarified in the explanatory note. State Duma deputies proposed to ban advertising new drugs.

In St. Petersburg, they found spoiled preferential drugs for 300 million rubles

In St. Petersburg, in the warehouse of the central pharmaceutical base, from where local benefit recipients receive medicines, 156,000 units of expired drugs worth more than 300 million rubles were discovered, the city prosecutor’s office reports.

In the Tver region laid the first stone of the Rzhev memorial

On November 12, in the Rzhevsky District of the Tver Region, a foundation stone was solemnly opened at the place where the Memorial to the Soviet Soldier will be installed.

Combine accreditation and licensing procedures

Within the framework of the experiment, the Ministry of Education and Science agreed to combine two procedures for the assessment of Russian universities – the issuance of an educational license and state accreditation of educational programs. It is reported by “Interfax” with reference to the materials of the department for parliamentary readings in the State Duma.

Volgograd residents due to the debts of the Criminal Code go to direct contracts

By November 2018, the owners of 828 houses in Volgograd transferred to direct contracts with concessions for water and heat supply. Of these, four houses will pay directly for heat and hot water at the initiative of the resource-supplying organization (RNO) – because of the debts of the MC.

In Tyumen, ticketless children were forbidden to disembark from buses

Tyumen conductors and drivers of public transport were forbidden to land stowed children. The decision was taken at a meeting in Tyumengortrans.

Unknown opened the safe in the office of “Helicopters of Russia” in Moscow

From the office of the deputy head of the company “Helicopters of Russia” stole more than three million rubles. The company’s office is located at 68 on Butyrsky Val in Moscow.

In China, the share of empty housing reaches 22%

For many years, the authorities have been trying to combat speculation in the real estate market. Some cities even introduced special measures.

Sverdlovsk official got off with a reprimand

Olga Glatskikh, director of the youth policy department of the Sverdlovsk region, is reprimanded. Such a disciplinary measure, according to a source in the governor’s office, chose the head of the region after a “serious conversation” with the official.

The scandal with the Glatskih flared up after her resonant statement at a meeting with children-volunteers. The official said that the state of the youth “should not”, and their parents “no one asked to give birth.” The corresponding video appeared on YouTube on November 5th.

In Denmark, dog teams are officially recognized as a mode of transport.

The Danish Ministry of Transport has recognized dog sledding as the official mode of transport. From January 1, 2019 in Denmark, it will be possible to drive them along the roads and close to them, according to Euro Pulse. It is not only a sleigh pulled by sled dogs, but also special trolleys on wheels

Men in Russia have “weakened”

Men in Russia, the “maimed” history of the country and the “weakened”, are forgiven for much of what will never get away with the Russian women, said Swedish journalist Elin Jonsson in her article for the TV broadcasting organization SVT.

According to Jonsson, many familiar families in Russia face serious life difficulties. “While the woman rolls up her sleeves and takes on some dirty work to feed the family, the man sits at home, pity himself and drinks,” the journalist said.

Harvard graduate Stepan Solzhenitsyn will manage the energy sector of Siberia

Management changed in Siberian Generating Company. Instead of leaving the post of Mikhail Kuznetsov, the post of general director will be taken by Stepan Solzhenitsyn. This was reported by IA REGNUM in the press service of the company on November 13

Novgorodians are offered to undergo medical examination in 90 minutes

Our task is to conduct a patient examination in 90 minutes – says the head of the department, Lyubov Zakharova.

“It’s as comfortable as possible. Is it realistic to do it? It is realistic to do it. Yes. Does it allow staffing? Yes, we are developing a direct flow and a reverse flow. That is, if a lot of people come at the same time, we send someone to pre-medical, to procedural and whom, on the contrary, we start from the other side of the department, that is, fluorography, mammography, procedural, “- says Lyubov Zakharova, head of the” Department of clinical examination. “

Six times more powerful than the Baikal

The SVEZA company, Alexey Mordashov, plans to build the Sudsky Pulp and Paper Mill (CC) on the shore of the Rybinsk Reservoir in the Vologda Region. For several years, local residents and regional environmentalists have been opposing construction. According to ecologists, pulp production will kill the reservoir burdened by other heavy industries. Recently, the governor of the neighboring Yaroslavl region joined the struggle: he appealed to the Ministry of Natural Resources to move the construction site. The Rybinsk reservoir enters the Volga basin – therefore, the river will suffer. Earlier, the government adopted the project “Improvement of the Volga”, which cost the authorities 200 billion rubles. Daily Storm found out that, most likely, pulp will be exported to Finland, because there it will soon be banned from producing.

The captain of the FPS complained to the head of the TFR about beatings by the authorities

Yekaterina Shakurova, captain of the internal service, head of the guard of the correctional colony No. 5 of the FSIN Department of the Chelyabinsk Region, recorded a video message to the head of the Investigative Committee Alexander Bastrykin and the FSIN director Gennady Kornienko, telling how the authorities beat her and repeatedly unreasonably tried to dismiss her.

Debtors offer to notify about attracting collectors by sms

Sberbank, VTB and Pochta Bank supported the initiative. On November 7, the media found out that Russian collectors were interested in collecting the debts of Russians in payment of utility bills that exceed 500 billion rubles.

Collectors will not get access to personal data of Russian military personnel

Each official will be able to count only on a limited amount of data. This decision of the Ministry of Defense will make impossible the situation when the personal data of servicemen turned out to be in the bases of collection agencies, microcredit organizations and other structures.


Bailiffs records an increase in the number of debtors

“The number of decrees on temporary restrictions on exit of debtors from the Russian Federation who were on execution in the Border Guard Service of the Federal Security Service of Russia (taking into account the decrees in force at the beginning of 2018) was about 6 million, which is more than 62% more than in the same period in 2017” , – Director of the Federal Bailiff Service (FSSP) of Russia Dmitry Aristov said during a round table in the State Duma

In 2017, 2.2 trillion rubles of bad debts of Russian citizens were written off, which is 16% more than a year earlier.

Putin extended the amnesty for the return of assets to Russia

The President signed a law extending the period of a non-tax transfer of foreign assets in the Russian Federation to 2019. This will enable Russian businessmen to return to the treasury taxes that were not paid from the incomes of foreign companies that they control, and not be punished for it.

Net outflow of capital from Russia has tripled

For the ten months of 2018, the net outflow of capital from Russia amounted to $ 42.2 billion. This is three times more than in the same period last year, the press service of the Central Bank reports. A year ago, Russia lost $ 14 billion.

BlaBlaCar plans to buy one of the largest bus operators in France

BlaBlaCar’s search service for fellow car sharing (ridesharing) has made an offer to buy Ouibus, one of the largest French bus operators in France, which is owned by the state-owned SNCF, which operates the country’s railways, BlaBlaCar said in a statement.

Kozak announced stabilization of the situation on the fuel market in Russia

The situation on the motor fuel market in Russia is stabilized, prices for auto fuel are frozen and will remain at this level until the end of March 2019. This was announced by Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Kozak at a meeting of Russian President Vladimir Putin with members of the government.

Gazprom will continue to build Nord Stream II, despite litigations

Gazprom will challenge the decision of the Swiss court to ban payments to the company by the operators of the Baltic gas pipelines and plans to continue to build Nord Stream 2. This was announced to journalists by the chairman of the board of directors of Gazprom Viktor Zubov.

Lukoil will not sign a contract with Iran on Mansuri before lifting the sanctions

Lukoil will not sign a contract with Iran on the Mansuri project until the sanctions are lifted from that country, Russian company head Vagit Alekperov told reporters

Trade between the USA and China is growing

For ten months, according to Chinese customs officials, the trade turnover of China and the United States for 10 months of this year increased by 12% and amounted to $ 526.1 billion.

Chinese exports grew by 13.3% to $ 392.1 billion, imports of American goods – by 8.5% to $ 134 billion. Thus, the US-China negative balance reached $ 258.1 billion.

In Yakutia, they plan to start their own production of fuel by 2022.

A gas or oil refinery (refinery) producing fuel will start operating in Yakutia in 3-4 years – provided that in the near future there is an investor who is ready to finance its construction. About this November 11, 2018, said the head of the republic A. Nikolaev.

Iran sold 700 thousand barrels of oil on IRENEX per day

During the Sunday session, Iran sold 700 thousand barrels of crude oil on the IRENEX energy exchange, Shana news agency reported. The cost of oil offered by the National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC) was $ 64.97 per barrel. The minimum purchase amount was 35 thousand barrels.

Azerbaijan increases gas transportation

As follows from the materials of the published concept of the socio-economic development of Azerbaijan and forecasts for 2019-2022, the republic’s government plans to gradually increase the transportation of blue fuel.

Russian airlines increased shipments in October by almost 13%

In January-October, all Russian airlines serviced 99.2 million passengers (+ 10.4%), passenger traffic increased to 243.8 billion passenger-kilometers (+ 10.3%).

Advertising market in Russia grew by 13%

The income of the printed press has decreased by 10% to 13 billion rubles. Director General of Gazprom-Media Dmitry Chernyshenko expects that by the end of 2018, the TV advertising market can grow by 10%. The same growth of the television advertising market will show in 2019, he said.

Russia will grant Belarus a loan in 2019

In October, First Deputy Prime Minister – Minister of Finance of the Russian Federation Anton Siluanov said that next year the Ministry of Finance of the Russian Federation would consider extending a loan to Belarus in the amount of about $ 630 million to refinance its debt to Russia.

The government will increase the tax burden on Gazprom to 120 billion rubles

The government intends to extend the term of the increased mineral extraction tax (MET) for Gazprom for one year – until the end of 2021. This could cost the company 110-120 billion rubles. Corresponding amendments to the Tax Code have been made to the State Duma.

Social business of Surgut district will receive from the budget 274 million rubles

The head of the district, Andrei Trubetskoy, stressed that the municipality actively supports any type of business. Organizations providing social services in 2017 received more than 156 million rubles from the budget. In 2018, this amount was increased to 274 million rubles.

Turks do not believe in lira

Despite calls from the Turkish government to convert their savings in dollars and euros to liras, the volume of savings in foreign currency accounts over the past three months increased by $ 5 billion.

LUKOIL lost 8.5 billion rubles at a gas station from fuel price containment

So far, given the high prices for oil and the relatively weak ruble rate, subsidizing domestic fuel prices costs LUKOIL relatively cheaply, within a few percent of net profit.

Petersburg developer will be engaged in construction in Moscow

Petersburg developer Glorax Development is investing 2.3 billion rubles in the construction of a comfort class apartment building of 32 thousand square meters in the south-east of Moscow, the company said in a press release.

Sales in stores in Italy are falling

In the first nine months of 2018, sales in stores in Italy decreased by 900 million euros compared to the same period in 2017, Italia Oggi reported on Monday, November 12, citing data from the national business association Confesercenti and the national statistics service Istat.

In the non-food sector, sales declined by 2%. This is the most significant figure in the last five years. Due to the decline in sales since the beginning of the year, about 20 thousand small stores stopped working in Italy.

In the State Duma discuss the transfer of unclaimed contributions to the budget

The head of the State Duma Committee on the Financial Market, Anatoly Aksakov, said that deputies were studying proposals to transfer unclaimed deposits to the state budget from banks. Reports about it RIA “News”. According to him, the amount of “stuck” funds is estimated at billions of rubles.

Also, this fate may affect the funds of nominal holders of securities and those participants of joint-stock companies who do not manifest themselves, respectively, do not receive dividends. – Anatoly Aksakov, Russian politician

Two “Cashbury” sites blocked by court decision

The Pervomaisky District Court of Rostov-on-Don, on Monday at the suit of the prosecutor’s office, decided to block two sites of the Cashbury group of companies, TASS correspondent reports from the courtroom.

Onexim could not sue 1.4 billion rubles from Otkritie Holding

The Arbitration Court of the Moscow District upheld the decision of the court of first and appeal instances to refuse to recover in favor of the Onexim group of Mikhail Prokhorov 1.4 billion rubles. with “Opening Holding”. This is reported in the arbitration file.

Gazprom will buy pipes for the Power of Siberia section without tender

A direct contract Gazprom signed a direct contract for the supply of 500 thousand tons of large-diameter pipes for the Kovykta-Chayanda section of the Power of Siberia gas pipeline, through which the fuel will go to China, with the Zagorsky Pipe Plant (ZTZ), which recently began to produce such products .

In 2018, a record number of airlines went bankrupt.

More than 20 airlines have been ruined since the beginning of 2018, this is the maximum figure for the last ten years, according to WSJ. The market situation has deteriorated sharply due to expensive kerosene, and in the future it may worsen due to a decrease in demand for air transportation in the winter season.

Firms Rotenberg will build dry-cargo area of ​​the port of Taman

The Ministry of Transport said the publication that the relevant order for the study is now under consideration. According to newspaper sources, the structures of the general contractor of the Crimean bridge Arkady Rotenberg, LLC Stroygazmontazh, can attract the construction of the dry-cargo area of ​​the Taman port.

South Korea will spend $ 30 billion on social benefits

The budget of South Korea for 2019 laid social spending of $ 30 billion – a record amount exceeding current spending by 25% and last year’s by 50%. This is reported by the South Korean news agency Joseon Ilbo

Bahrain’s new field is being surveyed by Rosgeology

Rosgeologia has signed a contract with Bahrain and is starting exploration work in the area where the oil field is located in the Persian Gulf. Large-scale marine surveys will start soon, until the end of 2018


Consulate General of Uzbekistan to open in Yekaterinburg

November 13, in Yekaterinburg, at ul. Karl Liebknecht, 22, will open the Consulate General of Uzbekistan. At 10:30, a solemn flag raising ceremony will be held, in which the Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of the Republic of Uzbekistan to the Russian Federation Botirjon Asadov will take part.

Denis Pushilin won the election of the head of the DPR

According to the results of processing 100% of the ballots in the elections of the head of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic, Denis Pushilin won with a score of 60.85%, said Olga Pozdnyakova, chairman of the CEC of the DPR.

European “empire” on the principles of the rule of law

French Finance Minister Bruno Le Mayor called for making Europe an “empire” like the United States and China. It is reported by Handelsblatt. According to him, Europe should not be “afraid to use their power”. He also added that the European “empire” should be based on the principles of a law-based state.

Moscow Patriarchate to send its priests to Turkey

Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia Kirill sent a priest of the Russian Orthodox Church to Turkey. He will hold regular services in the church of the holy Equal-to-the-Apostles Constantine and Helena, located on the territory of the Russian Embassy in Istanbul.

March in honor of the 100th anniversary of the independence of Poland

According to Polish Radio, President Andrzej Duda and Prime Minister Mateusz Moravetskiy led a white and red march to Thee, Poland, in Warsaw.

“Let it be a joint march. I want us to go together under the red and white banners: in an atmosphere of joy, paying tribute to our heroes and the state, ”said Andrzej Duda, addressing marchers

Bulgaria refuses to sign UN treaty on migration

Chairman of the parliamentary group of the governing party “Citizens for the European Development of Bulgaria” Tsvetan Tsvetanov said that Bulgaria does not intend to sign the UN Treaty on safe, orderly and regular migration

In Belgium, a deputy suspected of espionage in favor of China

The Belgian authorities have suspected a member of the Federal Parliament from the Flemish Interest Party, Philip Devinter, of spying for the PRC.

The United States will put pressure on the DPRK until complete denuclearization

“The pressure campaign will continue, the sanctions will remain in full force until we reach the final and fully verifiable denuclearization of North Korea,” Pence said after talks with the Japanese Prime Minister.

Austrian President has allowed the emergence of new data in the case of espionage

Additional information on a case involving a retired officer who is accused of spying for Russia may appear in a few weeks. This was stated by the President of Austria Alexander Van der Bellen in an interview with ORF.

May announced the early conclusion of negotiations on Brexit

Negotiations on Brexit are in the final stages, said British Prime Minister Theresa May, speaking on Monday evening with a traditional speech at the banquet of Lord Mayor of the City. It is reported on Monday by BBC News.

The United States threatened Russia with sanctions after the elections in the Donbass

The United States condemns the election of the heads of republics and deputies in the self-proclaimed DPR and LPR. This is stated in the statement of the State Department spokesman Heather Nauert. According to her, the United States joins the “European allies and partners, condemning the fictitious elections held on November 11.”


F / A-18 Super Hornet fighter crashed over the Philippine Sea

The American F / A-18 Super Hornet fighter crashed over the Philippine Sea. About this newspaper the US Department of Defense Stars and Stripes. On board were two pilots, they managed to eject.

Explosion in Kabul: The number of victims in question

At least three people were killed in an explosion in the Afghan capital. It is reported by 1TV with reference to the Ministry of Health.

“At least three people died and eight were injured in the explosion in Kabul,” the channel writes on its Twitter page.

The operation in the Gaza Strip claimed the life of an Israeli Special Forces soldier.

During the clashes with the forces of the Palestinian militants Hamas killed an Israeli lieutenant colonel. About it reports the Jerusalem Post edition with reference to the representative of the Israel Defense Forces

Ilyushin Aviation Complex is preparing a shift for “Ruslan”

Russian engineers and scientists are working to create a super-heavy aircraft to replace the An-124 “Ruslan”, said the head of “Il” Alexei Rogozin.

After the expiration of service life, the An-26 LVTS will be changed to Il-112V, SVTS An-12 – to Il-276, TVTS Il-76 – to Il-76MD-90A, and STVTS An-124 – to PAK VTA. – Alexey Rogozin, Russian politician

North Korea eliminated 636 mines on the border with South Korea

The DPRK discovered and eliminated 636 mines that were previously deployed in the area of ​​the Panmunmunj point on the border with South Korea. This was stated by South Korean Minister of National Defense Jong Kyong Doo.

Exercises using Iskander-M will be held near Kaliningrad

According to the official representatives of the press service of the Ministry of Defense of Russia, in the near future an exercise is planned to be held in the Kaliningrad region, which will include measures to deploy the Iskander-M operational tactical complexes. This informs the TV channel “Star”.

A new satellite communications station has appeared in the Arctic

The military communications personnel of the Eastern Military District launched a new satellite communications stationary station in the Arctic zone of responsibility of the district in the city of Anadyr, said the head of the district press service Colonel Alexander Gordeyev.

Iran intends to protect its oil tankers

Iran is ready to repel any attacks on oil tankers. This was stated by the Deputy Commander of the Iranian Navy, Rear Admiral Mahmud Mousavi. Tells REGNUM.

According to him, the Iranian armed forces are ready to protect their fleet of oil tankers from any threats, so that we can continue to use sea routes, and creating any barriers to transportation through international routes will be unacceptable, and Iran is ready to protect the merchant fleet, as well as 40 years backwards

Belarus intends to develop military missile technology

As REGNUM reported, on November 6, President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko at a meeting in Minsk with a group of analysts from the United States said that Minsk might need a “more efficient” rocket weapon if NATO’s activity at the Belarusian borders would increase.

Italy will not abandon the purchase of F-35

In Italy, they expressed a desire to save money on the purchases of American fighters of the fifth generation F-35. The coalition government of Italy, which came to power in the early summer of 2018, could not completely abandon the purchase of this aircraft, but hopes that the United States will change the timing of the production of new fighters for already concluded contracts, reports “Warspot” with reference to the portal defensenews. com

As the newspaper writes, earlier Italy pledged to purchase 10 F-35 fighter jets in the next five years, but the new government is proposing to reduce the number of aircraft to 6-7 units, and to use the saved funds for social needs.

A new medal has been instituted at the Russian Ministry of Defense

On the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the formation of the troops of radiation, chemical and biological protection, the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation established a new medal – “For zeal in carrying out the tasks of radiation, chemical and biological protection”, according to the Ministry’s website.

Israel responded to the shelling hit another 50 targets in the Gaza Strip

The Israel Defense Forces struck another 50 military targets in the Gaza Strip during a morning raid on Tuesday in response to rocket attacks against Israel. This was reported on Tuesday by the army press service.

The United States discovered secret rocket polygons North Korea

The army of North Korea uses at least 13 secret missile bases located in various parts of the country. One of these bases is located just 135 km north-west of Seoul, which allows the DPRK to strike a quick blow at the capital of South Korea

Stoltenberg removed from NATO responsibility for the operation in Libya

The operation in Libya was initiated not by NATO, but by a number of European countries, which then realized that they needed help from the alliance, said Jens Stoltenberg, the organization’s secretary general, at a conference in Berlin.


Scientists have figured out when the body burns more calories

Scientists from Harvard Medical School have come to the conclusion that the human body at rest is losing 10% more calories in the evening than in the morning. But this rule works only if the human biological rhythms coincide with the real time of day.

In Egypt, during the excavation of tombs, mummies of cats and scarabs were found

In the Egyptian city of Saqqara found dozens of mummies of cats and scarab beetles. About this reports the Ministry of Antiquities of Egypt on its website.

Robot taught to gesticulate by TED entries

Korean scientists have taught the three-dimensional system to accompany speech gestures, using 52 hours of recording speeches on TED Talks.

Scientists have found a bird that is a hybrid of three species.

American ornithologists were greatly surprised when they discovered a bird, which is representative of three types of warblers at once, mixed in one bottle. It turned out that the bird’s father was an ordinary bird, but her mother was a half-breed – she also had different genes in herself, but only two types

Scientists have created “smart” implants for the treatment of glaucoma

A group of scientists from Purdue University, USA, has developed a smart implant that can be used to treat glaucoma. This became known on Monday from materials on the website of the school. The work of the implant is based on the use of a magnetic field.

“Quantum Compass” will replace the British military GPS

Previously, the country has allocated $ 118 million to create a national system of sandstone. And now scientists at Imperial College London have shown a prototype of the “quantum compass” that can replace all satellites at once. The device is the first viable quantum accelerometer. Experts emphasize that the main area of ​​application of such a device is shipping. In the future, experts intend to expand the scope of use of the “quantum compass”.

Life on Mars is the only hope for mankind

According to Stephen Petranek, people expect complete extinction on Earth for any reason, or the impact of a large asteroid, or the nuclear winter created by the eruption of a powerful volcano. In this regard, the only hope is the relocation to Mars as a starting point.

Astronomers videotaped the rotation of the planet around another star.

European planetologists for the first time managed to see one of the exoplanets orbiting its star. The photos and scientific data of the planet Beta Pictoris b were published on the website of the European Southern Observatory. Beta Painter is the second brightest in the constellation Painter.

Near the Milky Way, scientists have noticed objects from another galaxy

Scientists from the University of Leiden noticed objects from another galaxy near the borders of the Milky Way. According to experts, celestial bodies and nebulae are gradually shifting, due to which they can soon reach the Solar system.

In Orenburg will launch the largest complex of solar power plants

Two large solar power plants (SES) in Sorochinsk and the village Novosergiyevka of the Orenburg region will open on Wednesday, a spokesperson for the governor and the government of the region told RIA Novosti. According to him, solar power plants in the west of the Orenburg region began to be built at the beginning of this year.

Unusual cloud scientists noticed on Mars

Scientists of the European Space Agency (ESA) noticed an unusual cloud on Mars. At the same time, an elongated cloud does not disappear for more than a month, writes Kolmovo.ru. The cloud was found using cameras on the Mars Express orbiter.

Ions “blocked” Rydberg atoms in Bose condensate

German physicists experimentally showed that ions “block” the formation of Rydberg atoms in the cold Bose condensate of rubidium-87 atoms. To do this, scientists “torn off” the electrons from the atom and “dragged” the resulting ion using an electric field, while trying to excite the atoms in its vicinity. The effect discovered by scientists can be used to create a quantum computer or to accurately measure the electric field. The article was published in Physical Review Letters, briefly reported about it by Physics, the preprint of the work is posted on the website arXiv.org.

Genetics have figured out the intricacies of the pedigree truffle tree

Genetics traced the history of four types of truffles, including white, Italian and black Russian, reported in Nature Ecology & Evolution. The ancestors of these mushrooms were divided more than 140 million years ago, but they have many common features. All the studied species had a limited number of genes encoding enzymes that cleave the cell walls of plants, and increased expression of genes associated with the biosynthesis of volatile substances, giving truffles a characteristic aroma.

Dubai police began testing the Russian flying motorcycle

Dubai police began to prepare crews capable of driving flying Hoverbike S3 2019 motorcycles. The car is a hybrid of an ATV and a motorcycle with a vertical take-off that can hang in the air, reports Mir24 portal referring to CNN.

Scientists have created a “bionic mushroom” that generates electricity

Scientists from the Stevens Institute of Technology have generated electricity by linking the energy-producing cyanobacteria to the mushroom using 3D printing. A network of graphene nanoribbons was used to collect the current. A study published in the journal Nano Letters.

Scientists have shown the brain in a state of sadness

Scientists from the University of California in the United States determined how the brain looks during a state of sadness. Experts noted that individual neurons under emotional pressure begin to work somewhat more actively, but the individual feels calm and measured.

Scientists told how the nose protects the body from bacteria

As it turned out, the main role here is played by exosomes – tiny sacs that instantly attack bacteria. It has been found that they send specific antimicrobial proteins from the front of the nose to the back, thus protecting the cells from bacteria.

Lichen solves the problem of space travel

Lichens are associations of fungi and miniature algae. These organisms produce hydrogen. This gas is a key ingredient in various types of rocket fuel. Scientists say that the durability of a lichen makes it ideal for refueling spacecraft. Engineers are convinced that this organism will solve the problem of traveling to other planets.


Huawei will release a new smartphone family Honor 10

Huawei is ready to release a new smartphone lineup Honor 10. The developer introduced a teaser image of the novelty. Observers are confident that the release of the device of the average price segment Honor 10 Lite.

The company Xiaomi presented a new “smart” cover for the toilet

The device was created in conjunction with the Hangzhou Electronic Technology, which was responsible for artificial intelligence. The assistant is built into the toilet Xiao Ai, which recognizes the voice commands of the owner. He will also alert you if you are sitting for more than 30 minutes, time can be adjusted.

Smart cover can perform the function of a bidet. It can be connected to a number of other devices, including the Mi Band bracelet. So, with the help of an accessory, you can adjust the pressure and temperature of the water. The price of the device is 190 dollars.

Contactless analogue of a computer mouse shown on video

The developers have created a replacement for a computer mouse. The developers have shown on the video replacement computer mouse. On the crowdfunding crowdfunding platform, Indiegogo was presented a contactless panel that works without touching

Volkswagen will let Siri unlock their cars

The Car-Net application is not free and charges a monthly subscription fee. Apple debuted Siri Shortcuts with iOS 12, which is required for the new Volkswagen feature. Meanwhile, Amazon is constantly working to integrate its assistant, Alexa, into cars.

Samsung plans to start selling Galaxy F in March 2019

The start of sales of the new smartphone from Samsung – Galaxy F – is scheduled for March 2019. It is assumed that the Galaxy F with a flexible screen will be released in an amount of not less than 1 million copies. In this new product will cost about $ 1.8 thousand

The network has images of the flagship smartphone Huawei P30 Pro

Today, overseas insiders shared the first details about the new product with the name Huawei P30 Pro. According to this data, the Huawei P30 Pro is the flagship smartphone that has received a frameless design.

The new version of MIUI 10 will add support for Google to Xiaomi

To install software on Xiaomi smartphones, you must first implement the support technology HAL3. Just recently, there was evidence that the new shell MIUI 10 11.8 will include the above requirement for the operation of Google-camera.

Created a way to speed up the Internet in a smartphone

The company CloudFlare has released a special mobile application to speed up the Internet on the iPhone, which was called 1.1.1 Fastest Internet. The very same DNS server with the above address appeared in the spring of this year

AirPods have a stylish and durable leather case

Manufacturer of accessories for Apple Nomad introduced a leather case for wireless headphones AirPods. The range is available on the company website. The cover is available in two colors – black and brown.

The superiority of AMD Zen 2 over Zen by the number of teams per clock will be 29%

According to the source, AMD has disclosed data on the superiority of the Zen 2 microarchitecture over the Zen microarchitecture in such a key parameter as commands per clock (IPC). This figure is staggering – it is equal to 29.4%, which significantly exceeds the previous forecast.

Xiaomi has released toilet paper

Toilet paper from Xiaomi is positioned as a great option for pregnant women and means to care for the child and ensure the daily needs of the family. Xiaomi Wuro Xiujia has become available for purchase. The cost of the product is $ 6.66.

Updated Panasonic Toughbook 31 laptop has become more powerful

The Japanese company Panasonic has announced the appearance of an updated notebook Toughbook 31, the feature of which is a durable case.

The device is equipped with a 13.1-inch high-resolution display. Management can be carried out in the usual way, as well as by pressing the touch screen. As the main “heart” of the laptop used an advanced processor Intel Core i5-7300U vPro, as well as 16 gigabytes of RAM. Also, engineers selected for a laptop reliable solid-state drive of 256 gigabytes. The cost of a computer is $ 3,700.

Apple chief designer created a wedding ring for 17 million rubles

Apple chief designer Johnny Ive created the design of the wedding ring. The jewel will cost 250 thousand dollars, or 17 million rubles. Ive created it with another Apple designer, Mark Newson.

VKontakte summarized the VK Hackathon developer contest

The social network VKontakte paid 1.5 million rubles to the winners of the VK Hackathon contest for the development of prototypes of technological products. The award ceremony took place at the General Staff Building of the Hermitage, the company’s press service reports on November 12.

In the Russian Federation began to create a database of pirated links

Recall, on November 1, an anti-piracy memorandum was signed, in which representatives of search engines working in the Russian Federation and right holders put their signatures.

I know that those who create this platform are working with might and main, and the preliminary filling of the site database is already beginning. In general, the work goes. We inside the memorandum took three months to do this, but I think that the registry will be created much faster. – Dmitry Chernyshenko, Russian businessman

Yandex has launched a rating of popular Internet projects

Today, the press service said that they have already launched such a service, and its name is Yandex.Radar. The service offers the ratings of the most popular Internet sites. In general, the ranking will be present 10 thousand online publications, which can be sorted by subject and type.

The most awaited feature will appear on Twitter

The head of “Twitter” Jack Dorsey announced the function of editing tweets, reports The Next Web.

EOS counterfeit wallet stole custom tools

EOS developers found a fake wallet on Google Play that stole cryptocurrency from its users. SimplEOS EOS RIO is an independent development team from Brazil, serving as one of 21 “block manufacturers” managing the EOS network.

Huawei Introduces HiAI 2.0 Smart Ecosystem

The new platform gives developers greater access to the capabilities of Huawei processors, mobile devices and cloud services.


The play “The Monkey King” will be shown at the Cultural Forum in St. Petersburg

The legend of the “Monkey King” became famous thanks to a fantastic 16th century novel written by the writer and traveler Wu Chen-en, “Journey to the West”, one of four Chinese literary masterpieces created during the Ming dynasty (1368-1644).

The series “Bad weather”: what awaited the Afghans who returned from the war

The problem with housing is not the only “bad weather” that the heroes of the series will face, the combatants Sergey Likholetov (Alexander Gorbatov) and German Nevolin, played by Alexander Yatsenko, who hit the audience with his play in the film “Arrhythmia” directed by Boris Khlebnikov.

Teaser of the new part of “Toy Story”

The network has the first teaser of the fourth part of the cartoon “Toy Story”. Video posted on Disney Pixar YouTube Channel

“Avengers” carried away the main awards of People’s Choice Awards

Marvel comics film won an award in the main nomination “Film of the Year”, and also claimed awards in the categories “Best Action” and “Best Female Role” – for the role played by Scarlett Johansson.

In “Pulkovo” started shooting the picture “Marathon of Desires”

In the cinematographic queue there are about 50 people crowded and all with suitcases that are filled with light things, so that the actors can easily move around the site. According to the plot of the comedy film “Marathon of Desires”, the main character finds herself in the northern capital on a journey from Voronezh to Khanty-Mansiysk.

HBO showed the trailer for the show “My Brilliant Friend”

HBO has published on its YouTube channel a trailer for the series “My Brilliant Friend”, filmed on the book by Italian writer Helen Ferrante “My Brilliant Friend”. The novel takes place in the 50s in one of the poor neighborhoods of Naples.

British cinema will be shown in Novosibirsk

Today, the festival of works by British cinematographers, shot in 2017-2018, begins in the Novosibirsk cinema “Victory”. This is the correspondent of Sibnovosti.ru.

Released the first trailer for the movie “Pokemon. Detective Pikachu

Tim is assisted by Detective Pikachu, played by Reynolds District. The couple will reveal a terrible secret, which can be the beginning of a confrontation between people and Pokemon. The film will be released in Russia on May 16, 2019.

Kazakhstan film won a prize at the International Film Festival in Minsk

At the international film festival “Listopad” in Minsk, the film of Kazakhstan director Aldiyar Bairakimov was awarded a special prize by the jury for the best script in the contest of full-length films for children and youth “Listopadik”, reported on 12 November by the press service of Kazakhfilm JSC. The sections also nominated paintings from Belarus, Estonia, Taiwan, Serbia, Italy and Kenya.


The use of digital technology in museums

On November 12, the International Scientific and Practical Conference “Museum Heritage and Digital Culture”, dedicated to the 15th anniversary of the project “Russian Museum: Virtual Branch”, will begin in the Russian Museum.

Its participants will discuss how the implementation of a large-scale educational project affected the cultural life of the regions, what impact the project had on the formation of a culture of using digital technologies in the activities of the project partner institutions, as well as on expanding the target audience and establishing new partnerships between institutions.


The State Gallery on Solyanka, together with the Embassy of Sweden in Russia 100th anniversary of the birth of filmmaker Ingmar Bergman, is preparing an unusual exhibition.

“Bergman. Metamorphoses” will open on November 13 and unite video works, installations, photographs, paintings and objects that consider the aesthetics and language of Bergman’s films. Especially for the exhibition will create a program in which experts from different fields of art will talk about the work of Bergman and his influence on world cinema and culture. The exhibition will run until December 16.

Syria museums may open until the end of the war

The museums of Syria may well open until the end of the war, Svetlana Adaksina, chief curator of the State Hermitage Museum, said in an interview with RIA Novosti.

“The museums of Syria may well open until the end of the war, as, for example, the museums of Leningrad during the Great Patriotic War. In this matter, Palmyra also has something to learn from us,” said Adaksina.

Exhibition of photographs of the family of the last emperor opened in the Historical Museum

A large-scale exhibition “Nicholas II. The Family and the Throne” opened in the Historical Museum. It provides an opportunity to look at the life of the Russian tsar and his relatives through the camera lens. It shows about 300 photographs performed by leading domestic and foreign masters of photography.

Hermitage is ready to teach Syrian restorers

Experts of the State Hermitage Museum are ready to host specialists from Syria for internships. This was reported to RIA Novosti by the chief curator of the Hermitage Svetlana Adaksina.

“Most of all there are problems with the restoration of the stone,” she said. “There are 170 highly qualified restorers working in the Hermitage, all of them are ready to share their knowledge.”

Moscow Art Theater School marks its 75th anniversary

One of the most respected theater schools in Russia, the Moscow Art Theater School on November 12 is 75 years old. The jubilee will be celebrated with a grandiose skit on the main stage of the Chekhov Moscow Art Theater with the participation of graduates. Numerous “Mkhatovs” from different years will also be sitting in the hall, Maria Malkina, press attaché of the Moscow Art Theater, told TASS.

Days of Moscow opened in Germany

Days of Moscow began in Germany. They will last until November 17th. Films will be screened at the Russian Center for Science and Culture, a photo exhibition of the Moscow Metro will open.

Soloists of the Moscow theaters “Helikon-Opera” and “Ballet Moscow”, as well as the Leipzig Opera, have already performed in front of the German public. The Tropinin Museum and metropolitan artists presented their exhibitions. Moscow Zoo brought an exhibition of photographs of rare species of reptiles.

“For us, the Days of Moscow are a very touching, bright and exciting event, for which we have been preparing for a very long time,” the organizers noted.

Russian composer and scientist Alexander Borodin was born 185 years ago.

In the nineteenth century, extramarital affairs were condemned. Therefore, a boy born to representatives of two titled families was recorded as the son of a serf, and after receiving a free, he presented himself as the nephew of his own mother. Subsequently, supposedly peasant origin did not allow Borodin to enter the gymnasium. Therefore, he received education at home and during private lessons.

The exhibition of Mikhail Shemyakin will show the Museum of Modern Art

From November 21 to January 27, a retrospective exhibition “Mikhail Shemyakin. Metaphysical Workshop”, timed to the 75th anniversary of the artist, will be held in the Moscow Museum of Modern Art.

Concert cycle “December evenings of Svyatoslav Richter”

The new cycle of the annual music festival “December Evenings of Svyatoslav Richter” will be held at the Pushkin Museum from November 30 to December 27 and will be devoted to the exhibition “Picasso & Khokhlova” in the Main Museum Building.

Student festival VGIK opened in Moscow

The International Festival of Student Cinema, Television and Theater Works, organized by the Gerasimov Institute of Cinematography, has started.

“We are holding the festival in order to find new talents and show that VGIK, despite its age, was not covered with cobwebs,” said Vladimir Malyshev, Rector of VGIK. and there will be no stagnation – this is our main task, “he said.


Racing convertible Jaguar F-Type turned into a rally car

The company Jaguar continues to “devote the soul” by creating special versions of their models. Another novelty was the rally Jaguar F-Type, released in duplicate in honor of the legendary XK 120, known for its victories in the UK rally, Alpine Rally and Dutch Tulip.

New Hyundai pickup built on the next generation Tucson platform

The South Korean company is working on a new compact pick-up truck, which can be introduced in the next 2-3 years. On the development of a new model in the publication of Automotive News, President and CEO of Hyundai Motor Lee Wonhi told.

The network has information about the second generation Renault Captur

Renault will present the second generation of the compact Renault Captur crossover in the autumn of 2019 at the Frankfurt Motor Show. According to AutoExpress, the novelty will receive revolutionary changes in design and a hybrid powerplant.

Mazda introduced the updated crossover Mazda CX-5 2019

Official sales of the Mazda CX-5 2019 will start in the US almost immediately after the presentation. The updated crossover will also reach the Russian market, but this will happen next year.

BMW presents two new hybrid models X3 and X5

Next year, the German automaker will introduce a BMW X3 xDrive30e hybrid crossover, and a year later – the X5 xDrive45e. Currently, for many buyers in the model range of the Bavarian brand there is no alternative.

Nissan opened a new NTCE Technical Center office in St. Petersburg

On November 9, Nissan opened a new NTCE-R office in St. Petersburg – the Russian division of Nissan Technic Center Europe, whose main task is the development of cars, as well as the introduction of technological innovations to meet the requirements of Russian buyers and legislation.

Mercedes-AMG E63 Sedan by Brabus

The model received a new body color (dark green), the Brabus proprietary aerodynamic body kit, unique black alloy wheels, a modified interior trim, as well as decorative inserts made of carbon and polished aluminum.

Revealed power reserve on the battery Subaru Crosstrek Hybrid

The certification documents of the California Air Resources Board found the parameters of a run on a single electric subdivision of the not yet declassified Subaru Crosstrek Hybrid model. For the city are 41–42 km, and for the highway 35–44 km

MG ZS will be an electric car

An electrified version of the MG ZS compact modern crossover will be officially unveiled at the nearest Guangzhou auto show, China’s largest auto company SAIC.

Presented by the Chevrolet Cruze Sport6 ​​SS with a 300-horsepower engine

Brazilian Chevrolet presented a “charged” Chevrolet Cruze SS hatchback with a 300-horsepower turbo engine at a motor show in Sao Paulo. Compared with the “drain”, the engine power has doubled – from 153 to 300 horsepower, and the model almost did not change.

Volkswagen is testing a new version of the Volkswagen T-Roc crossover

The video showed the most powerful version of the crossover Volkswagen T-Roc, which was tested at the Nurburgring

Jetour X70S received a brand new interior

The restyled version of the crossover has received a more sporty design and features a new grille and an updated design of the wheels. At the same time, the greatest changes affected the Jetour X70S salon, which was radically revised

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