14 Nov, 2018

The result of the experiment deputy Bondarenko

The deputy of the Saratov Regional Duma from the Communist Party of the Russian Federation Nikolay Bondarenko, who decided to eat three and a half thousand rubles for a month, spoke about the conclusions reached after three weeks of the “ministerial diet”. About this reports the city news agency “Moscow”

First of all, Bondarenko stressed, the size of the consumer basket should not be less than 10 thousand, and the minimum subsistence level should be no less than 20 thousand, and these figures should be higher in Moscow.

He also urged deputies and ministers to try it for at least a month to eat 3.5 thousand rubles. Bondarenko believes that those who make important decisions for the Russians “should feel their consequences on themselves”

Briefly about the main thing …


Russians demand to call the airport in Omsk after Yegor Letov

Despite considerable public support, a bright campaign to nominate Letov and approval from the leaders of public opinion, the non-transparent decision of the organizers Yegor Letov was excluded from the final three for voting for the name of Omsk airport.

Bulk reported a ban on leaving Russia

Navalny said that he planned to fly to Frankfurt am Main (Germany) to go from there to announce the decision of the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) on his case, but was stopped at the border control.

“There is a certain letter that it is forbidden to leave, but there are no explanations for why,” Navalny said.

Later, as reported by RIA Novosti in the Federal Bailiffs’ Service of Russia, all restrictions on Alexei Navalny were lifted after they had paid their debts in the Kirovles case. The ministry noted that Navalny “promptly and fully paid the debt.”

The lawyer of the prisoner beaten in Yaroslavl received state protection

The lawyer of the Public Verdict Foundation, Irina Biryukova, who, after publishing a video about the beating of a prisoner in the Yaroslavl colony, received threats and was forced to leave Russia for some time, received state protection, the foundation said on her Facebook page

Pensioner rushed from the bridge in Novosibirsk and died

A passenger of a regular bus passing through the Dmitrovsky bridge looked out the window and suddenly saw that there was a man on the railing of the fence of the bridge.

According to her, the man turned around, looked in the direction of passing cars and jumped down.

Half the teachers did not do the math work

As a result of testing the unified federal assessment materials (EFOM), almost half of Russian teachers did not cope with the work in mathematics and computer science. This is reported by the press service of Rosobrnadzor.

“According to the results of approbation of unified federal assessment materials (EFOM) in such subject areas as“ mathematics and computer science ”and“ foundations of the spiritual and moral culture of the peoples of Russia ”, almost half of the research participants failed to cope with the work,” the department said.

A quarter of Russians reported that they do not use the Internet

More than half (57%) of adult Russians go online every day, while a quarter of citizens (24%) do not use the Internet at all, according to a survey conducted by the Levada Center.

In freezing temperatures and with little precipitation

Such recommendations to companies and officials gave Rosavtodor. It is indicated that it is possible to lay asphalt at temperatures up to -10 degrees and even with slight precipitations. However, it is important to pre-clear the surface of snow, ice, dust and dirt and dry it with a thermal heater.

In Russia, looking for a solution for blocking mobile communication by prisoners

A special group of law enforcement and supervisory officers began developing a mobile communications suppression system in the colonies and pre-trial detention centers (SIZO). Colonies and SIZOs are equipped with special devices to suppress radio signals, but it is not yet possible to completely suppress mobile communications within the institutions.

Bryansk region owes for electricity 1.75 billion rubles

In the Bryansk region, consumers owed for electricity 1.75 billion rubles. At the same time more than 1 mlr. rubles were owed by housing and utilities enterprises and utilities, and the debt of managing organizations amounted to 350 million rubles. It is reported by the press service of the branch “Bryanskenergosbyt” LLC “TEK-Energo”

The number of taxi cars in Moscow they want to limit

The Department of Transport and Road Infrastructure Development of Moscow will consider the issue of limiting the number of taxi cars in the city, Deputy Department Minister Dmitry Pronin said.

“We are in the process of studying this issue,” the Agency Moskva gives the words to Pronin.

Church split residents Kurgan

Residents of Kurgan are discussing whether the city needs a new temple opposite the already existing one. Survey on this topic in social networks initiated by urban bloggers.

It is about the Church of the Nativity of Christ, now operating in the building of the former Club of the Longitudinal aqueduct branch of the South Ural Railway. There is a free platform across from it, on which it was proposed to build a new religious building.

“Build a kindergarten, a school, a medical facility, a small plant, maybe,” Kurgan suggested in the comments.

Many advocate that a square be broken at this place.

Psychologists prevent adoption of children in Russia

A group of potential adoptive parents appealed to the Ministry of Education with a collective letter (a copy is at the disposal of News.ru), in which it complained that it was impossible to adopt children because of the negative conclusions issued by the guardianship authorities. According to them, the experts made decisions, including relying on the results of incorrectly conducted psychological diagnostics. The signatories, and in total these are four families from different regions of the country, argue that the conclusions were drawn from the subjective assessment of psychologists. For example, as risk factors, they indicated the large families of potential parents and the presence in the family of a child with disabilities.

Freed from punishment for years

The director of a nursing home near Krasnoyarsk, where 18 guests died, was found guilty by the court for inadequate services, but avoided criminal punishment, the report of the Investigative Committee of Russia said.

The number of diabetic children in the Middle Urals almost doubled in 11 years

In the Sverdlovsk region, the number of diabetic children has almost doubled over the past 11 years. This was stated by the chief freelance children’s endocrinologist children’s regional Ministry of Health Alexei Kiyaev at a press conference, a REGNUM correspondent reports.

The head of Zauralye instructed to conduct total checks of regional hospitals

Shumkov asked to pay attention to the state of repair in institutions, the availability of medicines and the state of the material and technical base of hospitals, the Governor’s press service told Nakanune.RU.

The acting governor noted that he received a lot of complaints and appeals from the population concerning the situation with the district hospitals in the region.

“I myself was in several CDHs, appeals to hospitals are received in my account, the general problems are understandable,” added Shumkov.

Tagansky court refused to consider a suit to ban BlaBlaCar

Due to an error in jurisdiction, the Tagansky Court of Moscow refused to accept the claim of the inter-regional public organization “Association of auto-passenger carriers” to ban the BlaBlaCar service in Russia.

Minstroy offers a major overhaul of dilapidated houses

The Minister of Construction and Housing of the Russian Federation Vladimir Yakushev proposes to develop a program for working with dilapidated housing in Russia. According to the head of department, it is necessary to create a mechanism to extend the life of old houses.

In Volgodonsk, a fire and rescue tenki was consecrated

On November 12, 2018, in accordance with the cooperation agreement concluded between the Main Administration of the EMERCOM of Russia for the Rostov Region and the Don Metropolis of the Russian Orthodox Church, the rector of the temple of the Holy Martyr Grand Duchess Elizabeth of Volgodonsk, Archpriest Mikhail Gorbachev, consecrated new equipment put into combat crews of FGKU units. 1 detachment of the FPS in the Rostov region. ”

Day hospitals at the expense of the regional budget

The Ministry of Health of Russia plans to organize day hospitals at the expense of the regional budget on the basis of some outpatient centers for diagnosing cancer diseases, if required.

“If this is required, then yes, exclusively from regional funds, but we suggest initially selecting those organizations that will require a minimum investment,” said Deputy Health Minister Yevgeny Kamkin at the XXII Russian Oncology Congress.

According to him, the creation of such day hospitals is necessary for patients to receive chemotherapy, the volume of which the Ministry of Health plans to increase.

New Boeing 737 MAX 8 and MAX 9 aircraft may unexpectedly fail at their peak

The American corporation Boeing concealed from airlines and pilots using its liners, information that the new Boeing 737 MAX 8 and MAX 9 planes may suddenly fall apart at the peak. About this newspaper The Wall Street Journal (WSJ), citing interlocutors from the US Federal Aviation Administration, pilots and security experts who are involved in investigating the crash of a Lion Air airline plane in Indonesia in late October.

When replacing pipes found the skeletons of four people

Skeletons of four people were found during excavation work in the west of Moscow. This was reported by TASS by senior assistant to the head of the Main Investigation Department of the Investigative Committee for Moscow Yulia Ivanova.

“On the afternoon of November 12, skeletal remains, presumably four, were found near the Mozhaisky lane in Moscow in the course of excavation work to replace pipes. According to preliminary data, death occurred more than seven years ago,” she said.

Worldwide carbon dioxide emissions hit record highs

It is noted that in 2017, the volume of carbon dioxide emissions worldwide increased by 1.6%, this trend will continue this year.

Russians have called the most reliable ways of employment

As it became known from a study of the Romir holding, about two thirds of the respondents (65 percent) said that they mostly use contacts among relatives and friends. The second most popular answer (24 percent) was job search through social networks. Closes the three most common ways to contact the employment service (18 percent).

Mass falsification of dairy products

The Kamchatka Office of Rospotrebnadzor has published an impressive list of companies that supplied fake dairy products to consumers in Kamchatka. In the list of 22 firms. According to the ministry, part of the banned food products has fallen into social institutions, a REGNUM correspondent reports.

Russian prisoners are fed 72 rubles per day

Valery Maksimenko, deputy head of the Federal Penitentiary Service, said that food for one prisoner in a colony costs, on average, a budget of 2.16 thousand rubles. per month, that is, the daily menu costs about 72 rubles.


Russia set a new post-Soviet record for oil production

“Russia set a new post-Soviet oil production record in October, having increased production by 50 thousand barrels per day compared to the previous month, up to an average of 11.6 million barrels per day, according to preliminary estimates,” the organization said.

RAS can allocate an additional more than 1 billion rubles in 2019

The Russian Academy of Sciences (RAS) can be allocated an additional more than 1 billion rubles in 2019, appropriate amendments can be made to the budget. This was announced on Tuesday by Deputy Prime Minister Tatyana Golikova at a general meeting of members of the RAS.

The point is that in St. Petersburg it would be desirable to create a division of the Russian Academy of Sciences, a historical division that deserves respect and support. – Tatyana Golikova, Russian politician

Ukraine and China will open a factory of aircraft engines

The Ukrainian company Motor Sich and the Chinese industrial consortium Skyrizon Aviation will build in China a plant for the production of engines for airplanes and helicopters.

German Wintershall stopped work in Iran because of US sanctions

German Wintershall has stopped work in Iran because of US sanctions against the Islamic Republic, member of the board of the company Martin Bachmann told reporters.

Sale of gasoline in Russia has become more profitable than export

Due to the “freezing” of fuel prices in Russia, according to EY, from June 1 (the prices were frozen for the first time in summer) until the end of the year, oilmen will miss 200 billion rubles. But on November 2, the situation changed dramatically: the export netback for gasoline fell below the exchange prices in Russia, the domestic market became premium

Netback continued to fall until Monday, November 12, inclusive – by this time the premium in the domestic market for AI-95 gasoline was already 3.46 rubles. per liter (price on the St. Petersburg International Commodity and Raw Materials Exchange – 40.13 rubles per liter), and for AI-92 – 2.5 rubles. (exchange price – 37.1 rubles per liter).

Russia will remain the main supplier of gas to Europe

Russia until 2040 will remain the main supplier of gas to the EU, despite a significant decline in demand for blue fuel in Europe, according to a forecast by the International Energy Agency (IEA) World Energy Outlook.

Turkmenistan is negotiating with the EC on gas supplies to Europe

This was announced by Advisor to the President of Turkmenistan on oil and gas Yagshigeldy Kakaev, speaking at the ADIPEC conference. “We are considering an export route in the European direction, we are actively negotiating with the European Commission and with other transit countries on this issue.

The gains from rising oil prices went into capital flight

Almost all the difference from the rise in oil prices has not settled in the Russian economy, it was expressed in the outflow of capital. This assessment was given by the Deputy Chairman, Chief Economist of Vnesheconombank Andrei Klepach.

“Virtually all the gains between the current prices of about $ 70 per barrel and what they were targeting earlier, at the beginning of the year, more than $ 50, went into capital outflows, strictly speaking, almost nothing settled inside the economy, even more likely diminished, ”stated VEB Deputy Chairman, speaking at the annual S & P Global Ratings conference.

Tax breaks for cars on gas taken in the Leningrad region

According to the press service of the regional administration, from January 1, 2019, the owners of vehicles running on gas-engine fuel will be able to pay 50% of the established transport tax rate. At the same time, the reduced tax rate is established for the period until 2023

Sudan invited Russia to take part in a tender for oil blocks

The Republic of Sudan invites companies from Russia to take part in a tender for oil blocks, which will be held in the third quarter of the future – 2019 – year. This was reported on Tuesday by RIA Novosti, citing a statement by the Minister of Oil of Sudan, Azhari Abd al-Kader.

Trans Adriatic Pipeline (TAP) is 82% Ready

The readiness of the Trans Adriatic Pipeline (TAP) is approaching 82%. This was announced by the consortium TAP AG, the leading construction work. The company reported that construction is proceeding at a maximum pace, the project’s readiness is 82%.

Minstroy will develop measures to save small developers

The Ministry of Construction intends to develop measures that will allow preserving small developers in the regions during the transition to a new housing financing system, the head of department Vladimir Yakushev said at a meeting with journalists from regional publications

UK wage growth accelerated to a peak in almost 10 years

Taking into account bonuses, wage growth in the UK in July-September accelerated to 3% compared with 2.8% in June-August. However, unemployment in the UK, calculated according to the standards of the International Labor Organization (ILO), unexpectedly increased to 4.1% from 4%, the minimum level since 1975

Naftogaz places 5-year Eurobonds in dollars

The company planned to hold a Eurobond road show in dollars in London and US cities from November 5. The placement is organized by Citi and Deutsche Bank. In late October, the head of the company, Andrei Kobolev, said that Naftogaz intends to place Eurobonds in the amount of 0.5-1 billion dollars.

Treasury expects revenue of 84 billion rubles. from liquidity management

The federal treasury expects in 2018 to get 84 billion rubles. revenues from liquidity management – temporarily free funds on a single treasury account. About this TASS reported the head of the Treasury of Russia Roman Artyukhin.

Euro sales in Kazakhstan rose by 19.3% in September

In September, net sales reached 30.8 billion tenge (5.56 billion rubles), which is the highest figure in 2018. Growth for the month amounted to 19.3%. Among the regions of the republic, most of the euro is bought in Almaty – sales amounted to 15.5 billion tenge (2.8 billion rubles).

The State Duma adopted a law on the regulation of the production and turnover of bioethanol

The State Duma adopted in the third and final reading a law regulating the production and circulation of bioethanol used as fuel. The law initiated by the government provides for a ban on production by enterprises producing bioethanol and ethyl alcohol from food raw materials.

China boosts pipeline gas imports

Last year, about 45 billion cubic meters of natural gas were supplied to the People’s Republic of China in the Central Asia-China IHP, of which 33.58 billion cubic meters accounted for Turkmenistan. In the first half of 2018, Turkmenistan increased exports by another 18%, the results of the annual work will be summed up in January

Eni acquires 25% stake in offshore gas project in UAE

ENI SpA said on Tuesday that it had signed an agreement with the Abu Dhabi National Oil Co. on the acquisition of a 25% stake in the Ghasha gas project on the UAE shelf, reports Dow Jones

Isfahan Refinery in Iran to increase production capacity

The Isfahan Refinery in Iran has developed an optimization plan and is ready to launch a third phase distillation unit. This was announced by the deputy director for engineering and development of the enterprise Nasser Heyri. According to him, the third phase will add 120 thousand barrels to the daily production capacity of the plant.

The court ordered Sheremetyevo customs to return Apple more than 147 million rubles

The Arbitration Court of the Moscow Region ordered Sheremetyevo Customs to return Apple’s Russian daughter Apple Apple to a little over 147 million rubles. in the case of the importation of smart watches Apple Watch, reports RIA Novosti

Gref allowed the possibility of raising mortgage rates in 2019

The head of Sberbank, German Gref, did not rule out a rise in mortgage rates from the beginning of 2019 amid the decision of the Central Bank of the Russian Federation to increase the reserve ratio for mortgage loans with a low initial contribution.

In January-October, Russia’s budget surplus was 3.6%

The federal budget of the Russian Federation in January-October 2018, according to preliminary estimates by the Ministry of Finance, was executed with a surplus of 3 trillion 022.14 billion rubles, or 3.6% of GDP, the ministry said. The primary surplus was at 4.5% of GDP.

Tax claims against tobacco companies

The Federal Tax Service (FTS) suspects that tobacco companies could extract illegal tax benefits from their usual work patterns. This was reported to Vedomosti by an employee and top manager of two different tobacco companies and was confirmed by a federal official.

Rambler Group will sell the marketplace Price.ru

A monopolist on the Russian lottery market – Armen Sargsyan’s S8 Capital holding company will acquire from Rambler Group 100% of the Price.ru marketplace. About this writes “Kommersant” with reference to both sides of the transaction

China issued an instruction to stop financial operations with the DPRK

The Chinese government issued an instruction not to conduct financial operations with the DPRK until the sanctions were lifted from it, reports the South Korean KBS television channel, citing local sources in Shenyang.

The rarest pink diamond sold at auction at Christie’s for $ 50 million

A pink diamond weighing almost 19 carats was sold at Christie’s for a record 50.37 million Swiss francs ($ 50 million, or about 3.4 billion rubles). This was reported by the correspondent of RIA Novosti on Wednesday, November 14th.

“Victory” sued the developer of its new business strategy

Pobeda Airlines filed a lawsuit with the Moscow Arbitration Court against the subsidiary of the international consulting company Boston Consulting Group (BCG) – Boston Consulting Group LLC, which was chosen as a contractor to develop a new five-year business strategy of the air carrier.

The share of non-residents in the Russian Eurobonds rose to 46.3%

The volume of eurobonds of the Russian Federation owned by non-residents as of October 1, 2018 was $ 16.401 billion at nominal value, which is 46.3% of the total debt on eurobonds of the Russian Federation, the CBR materials say.

Districts of North Ossetia will receive more than 50 million rubles for the development

Six districts of North Ossetia will receive additional financial assistance for more than 50 million rubles. The corresponding resolution was adopted on Tuesday by the government of the republic.

Central banks of China and England will continue strategic interaction

The agreement, which continues the previous document of 2015, aims to “protect the financial stability” of the two countries that have recently proclaimed a “golden era” in bilateral relations.

Turkmenistan reduces the cost of the TAPI gas pipeline project

Turkmenistan lowered the cost of building the Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India (TAPI) gas pipeline to $ 7 billion from $ 10 billion. The country plans to attract Asian, Middle Eastern and European investors, the project head Muhatmerat Amanov told reporters.

“10 billion is a little more than we actually plan. Now the project is worth $ 7 billion. The optimization processes have been carried out,” he said, answering the question of the session moderator about the financing of the project.

According to Amanov, the project will increase its capacity in stages, which also made it possible to optimize costs.

“The initial launch will cost us around $ 5 billion,” he said.


The United States declared readiness for the Cold War with China

According to Pens, the Cold War cannot be avoided if China does not change its policy towards the States. The American leadership believes that it is “in a strong position” in relation to Beijing. The official added that US President Donald Trump would like to improve relations with Beijing.

US and Ukraine agreed to oppose the Nord Stream – 2

Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavel Klimkin and US Secretary of Energy Rick Perry agreed to jointly oppose the implementation of the Russian Nord Stream 2 project. This is stated on the website of the Ukrainian Foreign Ministry.

Bus service between China and Pakistan

A bus service has been launched between China and Pakistan as part of a project to build up infrastructure connectivity of countries, the People’s Daily reported on November 13. The first flight of the luxury bus took place from Pakistan Lahore to Kashgar in the Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region of China.

The administration of Simferopol in full force resigned

The chairman of the city council of Simferopol, Viktor Ageev, announced that the city administration had resigned in full, RIA Novosti reports.

The administration of the city of Simferopol resigned in full. Today we need to quickly form a new composition of the administration of the city of Simferopol. All the deputies wrote a letter of resignation. – Victor Ageev, politician

Lukashenko has appointed a new ambassador to Russia

President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko appointed former Deputy Prime Minister Vladimir Semashko as ambassador of the republic to Russia.

According to BelTA agency, Mr. Semashko will combine this post with the posts of the plenipotentiary representative of Belarus to the CIS Economic Council and the CSTO, as well as the special representative for integration cooperation within the framework of the Union State, the EEU, the CIS and the CSTO.

Representatives of Google and Roskomnadzor will hold talks on November 14

Representatives of Google on November 14 will arrive at the negotiations on compliance with the legislation of the Russian Federation in Roskomnadzor. This was reported to journalists on Tuesday by the head of the department, Alexander Zharov.

Google believes that they comply with Russian legislation. We believe that they do not fulfill it. Tomorrow we will talk. – Alexander Zharov, Russian politician

Erdogan called the game the decision of the USA on awards for the leaders of the PKK

The decision of the United States to announce the award for helping to capture the three leaders of the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) is a game for which Ankara will not buy, said Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

Together to participate in the elections to the European Parliament

The former head of the government of Catalonia, Carles Puchdemon, does not object to becoming the second number after his ex-deputy Oriol Junqueras in the joint list on the elections to the European Parliament (EP) scheduled for next year.

The Kremlin told about the meetings of Putin at the ASEAN summit

During the summit of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) in Singapore, Russian President Vladimir Putin will speak with the heads of Indonesia, South Korea, the Prime Ministers of Japan and Thailand, as well as with the Premier of the State Council of the People’s Republic of China. This was reported to journalists by the press secretary of the Russian leader, Dmitry Peskov.

Medvedev threatened Russia with refusing to participate in the Davos forum

Russia will not go to the Davos forum, if Switzerland does not abandon decisions on the participation of Russian businessmen, the decisions of the forum’s organizers were discussed with Swiss President Alain Berse, who in turn promised to “make inquiries” and clarify the situation, Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said.

If these decisions, which were made in relation to representatives of Russian business, are not changed, then we will have to make a decision to refuse to participate by government officials and Russian companies with state participation in the Davos forum, then no one will go there. – Dmitry Medvedev, Russian politician

Austrian court did not arrest accused of spying colonel

The court in Salzburg decided not to detain the former Colonel of the Armed Forces of Austria, who is suspected of espionage. This writes the Austrian newspaper Die Presse. As emphasized, the court rejected the relevant request of the prosecutor’s office about his arrest

The British government has agreed the text of the agreement Brexit

The British government has agreed on the provisions of the Brexit agreement with Brussels and is awaiting a response from the European Union, the official representative of the Cabinet of Ministers of the United Kingdom said

France lifted a ban on the accreditation of journalists RT

In France, they canceled the order that prohibited journalists from Russia Today TV channel to receive accreditation for official events.

In Kiev, called the goal of “Ukrainian Blitzkrieg”

Ukraine should finish the “blitzkrieg” not in the Donbas, but in Red Square in Moscow. This was announced in an interview with ZIK channel by the former head of the election headquarters of Viktor Yanukovich and the ex-deputy of the Verkhovna Rada Taras Chernovol, commenting on the elections in Donetsk and Lugansk people’s republics (DPR and LPR).

Chernovol also added that Ukraine is still forced to act with the help of diplomacy, since it cannot get involved in a large-scale conflict with the Russian Federation.

Hello Monica Lewinsky again

Lewinsky recalled that her first public statement after the scandal was an apology to Chelsea and Hillary Clinton. “If I personally met Hillary Clinton today, I would have gathered all the necessary forces to once again sincerely tell her that I am sorry,” Lewinsky said.

If today I personally met Hillary Clinton, I know that I would gather all the necessary forces to sincerely tell her again how sorry I am. – Monica Lewinsky

Melanya Trump asked to fire Deputy John Bolton

The wife of US President Donald Trump Melanya asked the White House to dismiss Mira Ricardel, who since April has held the position of Deputy Assistant to the President for National Security John Bolton.

According to the spokeswoman for the first lady, Melanie’s position is caused by the fact that Ricardel “no longer deserves the honor of serving in the White House,” TASS quoted, referring to Reuters

The US Congress passed a law establishing a cyber security agency.

The lower house of the US Congress voted in favor of a bill that provides for the creation of a separate cyber security and security agency at the Department of Homeland Security (MVB), the MVB said on Wednesday.

Chairman of the PRC called for a rational space exploration

The head of China, Xi Jinping, said that Beijing is in favor of a rational use of the resources of outer space, as well as the protection of the space environment.


Palestinian radicals announce ceasefire against Israel

“If the occupation stops its aggression, we will be able to return to a mutual understanding on a cease-fire,” said the head of the Politburo of Hamas, which controls the Gaza Strip, Ismail Haniya. Meanwhile, the Jewish state did not give guarantees.

Trump called fake messages about secret missile bases of the DPRK

US President Donald Trump called fake messages that the DPRK has several secret missile bases. Such a statement the head of the American state made on Tuesday, November 13, in his Twitter.

The story in The New York Times that North Korea is developing missile bases is unreliable. We know everything about the objects we are discussing, nothing new – and nothing beyond the ordinary. Just another fake news. I will be the first to tell you if things go wrong. – Donald Trump, 45th President of the United States

CIA caught in the development of “truth serum”

After the terrorist attack of September 11, 2001, the CIA considered the possibility of applying the so-called “truth serum” to terrorists. This is a sedative drug Versed, which could force terrorists to give accomplices and new targets of planned attacks.

Russian Defense Ministry may receive new powers

The Russian Ministry of Defense may share with the FSB powers to coordinate the interaction of federal and other government agencies in establishing the intentional nature of outbreaks of infectious diseases in the country. The relevant information is contained in the draft decree of the President of the Russian Federation, which is being developed by the Ministry of Defense, and which is posted on the portal of regulatory legal acts.

As a result of Palestinian strikes in Israel, 53 people were injured

The number of wounded as a result of rocket attacks on Israeli territory from the Gaza Strip has increased to 53 people, according to national medical service Magen David Adom (MDA). It is noted that two people are in critical condition.

NATO Secretary General called the amount of spending the countries of the Alliance on weapons in 2018

NATO member countries are expected to spend more than $ 250 billion on weapons, their development and research in 2018, Alliance Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said on Tuesday at a NATO industrial forum in Berlin.

Norwegian frosts complicated large-scale NATO exercises

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg, speaking of the largest NATO exercises in recent years, Trident Juncture in Norway, reported on the failure of military equipment due to the cold. Trident Juncture, the largest NATO military exercises since the end of the Cold War, took place from October 25 to November 7 in Norway.

In Ukraine, they gave 10 years to the Russian who fought for the militia

The report says that the Russian participated in hostilities against the Ukrainian military, and also collected information about the location of the ATO units. The Russian was detained by the Ukrainian military in the village of Nikolaevka, Donetsk region in April 2017.

Eastern Military District headed by Lieutenant-General Gennady Zhidko

In Khabarovsk, presented the new commander of the Eastern Military District. This is the former deputy chief of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Russia, Lieutenant-General, Hero of Russia Gennady Zhidko. It is reported by TASS with reference to the press service of the BBO.

The Ministry of Defense told about the fight against military cyber attacks of the West

The Russian military is taking all measures to ensure the information security of the defense departments because of the increase in cyber-attacks by foreign countries.

Pentagon hopes to get more efficient laser weapons

The US Armed Forces in a few years will get more efficient laser weapons, reports TASS statement by US Deputy Secretary of Defense Michael Griffin.

Russian aircraft performed flights over the Sea of Japan

“Aircraft-reconnaissance aircraft Su-24MR of an air unit stationed in the Primorsky Territory, combining the Air Force and Air Defense of the Eastern Military District, completed special tasks over the waters of the Sea of Japan as part of the planned flights,” stated the press service of the TSB.

In particular, the crews of the Su-24MR carried out combat training tasks in searching for and detecting objects of a conditional enemy.

Pentagon chief promised to help Poland confrontation with Russia

US Secretary of Defense James Mattis met with Polish Defense Minister Marius Blaszczak at the Pentagon, confirming his intention to maintain close ties between the two countries in the military field.

NATO and Ukraine refused to conduct exercises in the Sea of Azov

The information was confirmed by the head of Ukraine’s mission to NATO, Vladimir Pristayko, informed “Constantinople”. NATO and Ukraine are confident that Russia will regard the holding of exercises in the Azov Sea as a provocation.


A billion rubles will be spent on a supercomputer with Russian processors

Russian engineers intend to create a supercomputer based on the domestic Elbrus processor. The cost of the project may be about $ 1 billion, writes Kommersant. “Elbrus” was previously used only in small computing systems.

Extreme heat reduced the fertility of male Khrushchakov

The quality of sperm in hruschakov beetles during long periods of extremely high temperatures decreases, and their offspring lives less – thus, climate change affects the reproductive success of animals. A study on this is published in the journal Nature Communications.

Pacific Ocean has slowed global warming

Climatologists have concluded that despite the increasing concentration of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere, global warming rates on the planet have slowed down dramatically. Experts have decided that the Pacific was the cause

Scientists have identified the danger of lack of sleep in children

Scientists at Rutgers University in the United States have shown that lack of sleep in children leads to obesity, nutritional problems and provokes a decrease in physical activity. This is stated in the results of the study at MedicalXpress.

As it turned out during the study, children under 12 years old need to sleep at least nine hours, and adolescents over 12 years old need to sleep at least eight hours.

Scientists have confirmed the differences in the thinking of men and women

American scientists conducted the largest study, confirming that women are more prone to empathy, and men – to systematization. In addition, they tested the relationship of autism with “male” thinking.

Antarctic krill proved resistant to ocean acidification

Adults of Antarctic krill do not respond to an increase in water acidity to levels predicted in this century — thus, an important species for the Antarctic ecosystem was less vulnerable to the effects of climate change than previously thought.

The number of food allergens in Russia is increasing

According to the chief allergist-immunologist of the Moscow Department of Public Health, Alexander Pampura, now Russians are eating foods that they knew almost nothing about 20-30 years ago. This leads to negative consequences.

“The reaction to sesame may increase – no one ate it 20 years ago. No one ate kiwi 30 years ago, there was no allergy,” the doctor said.

In addition, experts note that the active response of the body can cause gluten and nuts. Also growing number of allergies to apples. In this case, the reaction occurs even on green apples, which are considered the safest.

Experts named six products that invigorate better coffee

In the first place in the ranking was avocados with a high concentration of pantothenic acid.

The second position in the list is occupied by a banana, which contains enough carbohydrates to fill the body with energy.

Dark chocolate, especially when washed down with green tea. Experts advise to use the product with a share of cocoa at least 75%.

Greens that are rich in iron, zinc, magnesium, folic acid, calcium, vitamins A, C, E and K.

Also beetroot tones well. The structure of this vegetable includes substances that accelerate blood flow to the brain, while stimulating mental activity.

Lack of water in the body causes fatigue and drowsiness. Experts recommend to monitor the amount of fluid consumed in order to feel a surge of energy.

Social networks are dangerous for the psyche

In a survey conducted by American psychologists, 143 students took part, actively using Facebook, Instagram and Snapchat. Respondents were required to answer questions about their state of health. The time they devoted to social networks was measured by a special application on smartphones.

Scientists using a magnet replaced the gene in DNA

Bioengineers from the University of Reis in the USA have proposed a method for sending DNA-containing particles to a specific place using a magnetic field. To carry out this transfer, they were placed in insect virus particles coated with iron oxide nanoparticles.

British company develops robots for farms

In comparison with modern heavy equipment for farmers, which weighs several tons, the robot will put less pressure on the ground. On “Harry” it will be possible to hang different equipment, after which he will be able to solve new tasks – planting seeds, pest control and others.

Implants without the threat of rejection developed by Israeli scientists

New universal implants are developed on the basis of personal patient cells. After biopsy of the fatty tissue, the material is divided into cellular and cell-free. Then the cells are reprogrammed into induced pluripotent stem cells, which are used to create the implant.

Intestinal bacteria found in the brain

The authors investigated the differences between the brain of healthy people and patients with schizophrenia in terms of tissue fragments that persisted for several hours after death. For the first time in these brain samples, intestinal bacteria were observed five years ago.

Coined a new way to determine the sex of a person on the model of the tooth

Archaeologists were able to determine the sex of the ancient people according to the squirrel preserved in the fossil teeth – its “male” and “female” versions differ in composition. This will make it possible to determine the sex of human remains in the event that this cannot be done on the skeleton or using DNA analysis.


The device with a nuclear power plant presented in the “Roskosmos”

Roscosmos presented the conceptual image of a new spacecraft with a nuclear power plant. The corresponding video is published on the page of the television studio of the corporation on Facebook.

The largest contract “Roscosmos” was under threat because of the FSB

The contract between Roskosmos and OneWeb to launch satellites with the help of 21 Soyuz launch vehicles was signed in 2015. Its cost is estimated at billion dollars. The launches should take place in 2019-2021 from the Baikonur (Kazakhstan), Vostochny (Russia) and Kuru (French Guiana) cosmodromes. With the help of missiles, they plan to deliver about 670 spacecraft to orbit.

In October, the FSB opposed the deployment of OneWeb in Russia because of the threat of national security. Now launches of American satellites from Baikonur and Vostochny may not take place, federal officials told the newspaper.

OneWeb is a global Internet project founded by former Google manager Greg Wyler. According to the authors, 900 low-orbiting satellites should provide the Internet with the entire Earth.

Earth plunged into dark matter hurricane

Scientists from Spain and Great Britain came to the conclusion that the “wind” of dark matter passes at the speed of 500 kilometers per second through the solar system. This stream is gravitationally related to the stellar current S1, which remains after the Milky Way has absorbed the dwarf galaxy.

By 2025, China will launch nine more Fengyun weather satellites

China, by 2025, intends to launch nine more meteorological satellites of the Fengyun series. The head of the China Meteorological Department Liu Yamin announced relevant plans on Monday at a branch international conference on the development of a Chinese meteorological satellite program, Chengdu Xinwenshe information portal said in a Chengdu city (southwestern Sichuan province) on Monday.

Scientists have found a ghost galaxy near the Milky Way

The object was named Antlia 2. It is located next to the Milky Way and literally hides behind the disk of our galaxy. Because of this, and also because of the low density and low luminosity, Antlia 2 could not be detected earlier. Scientists have called the object “ghost galaxy.”

Scientists have identified the most ancient object of the solar system

The celestial body, called by some representatives of the scientific community an “asteroid outcast”, revolves around the parent star in the orbit of Jupiter and is the oldest “aborigine” of the Solar System. This was reported online edition of OMGNews.

Traces of ancient nitrogen glaciers were found on Pluto.

On the surface of Pluto discovered ancient glaciers of frozen nitrogen. This hypothesis is put forward by scientists after studying the pictures taken by the station New Horizons.

The first tests of the Korean space ship “Nuri”

The long-term project KSLV-2 on the launch of the first fully Korean Korean rocket ship Nuri by 2021 is still behind schedule. About this on Tuesday the publication of The Korea Times told industry experts, reports ENV.

According to them, the delay is mainly due to the technological lag in South Korea from the leading space powers – Russia and the United States, but the technical problems with the Nuri prototype have already been resolved. The launch of the Korean-made test model will take place on November 28th.


Announced prices for the most affordable sedan Mercedes

In Russia, sales of the Mercedes-Benz A-Class sedan started. The model is offered to buyers with only one engine – version A 200 is equipped with a 1.3-liter engine with 163 hp. A pair of him is a 7-speed “automatic”.

The most powerful version of the Volkswagen T-Roc was shown on video

How much was “removed” from the engine of a “charged” T-Roc is not specified. However, it is obvious that Volkswagen experts are testing the most powerful performance of the crossover, which will get all-wheel drive and sport suspension settings.

BMW has unveiled the most powerful version of the 3-series

The new BMW M340i has become the most powerful version of the sedan to date. The world premiere of the car will be held at the end of this month at the Los Angeles Auto Show, but BMW has published photos and features of the new product today.

The heart of the sport has become a 3-liter inline 6-cylinder engine with a single turbine, equipped with two spirals. Motor power is 382 hp and 500 Nm of torque. This is the most powerful “treshka” of the new generation today.

Published new photos of the new cross from Landwind

The updated model of the crossover was presented in the patent office of China in the early spring of this year. Then in August there were photos of the prototype models, and recently the car was officially presented by manufacturers

In France, Lamborghini turned into a classic hot rod

Danton Arts Kustoms is located in France, in the municipality of Vanosk and is engaged in the creation of hot rods. The craftsmen shortened the racks, lowered the roof, carried the wheels behind the body and opened the engine – all this is typical of ho-rods.

Volkswagen will bring a new Tiguan and Polo to Russia in 2019

The Russian office of Volkswagen spoke about its new products, which will reach our country in 2019. It is reported that next year Volkswagen will begin implementation of updated versions of popular Polo and Tiguan models in the Russian Federation.

The network got the first official images of the Ford Bronco SUV

The world premiere of the model should be held in the first half of next year, and the start of official sales is scheduled for autumn 2019. Judging from the picture, Ford Bronco, shown in Las Vegas, is different from the SUV, which Ford presented this spring.

Buick introduced the updated flagship LaCrosse with a 1.3-liter engine

The current version of the American Buick LaCrosse sedan was introduced in 2015, and now it’s time to upgrade, and the future model has been completely declassified on the Web. Thus, the length of the updated flagship is now 5,030 mm, but the wheelbase has remained the same and is 2,905 mm

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