US President Donald Trump instructed trade officials of his administration to work out a rise in duties on the import of Chinese goods to $ 100 billion, reports Reuters, citing Trump’s statement.
The reason for this, according to Trump, was China’s “unfair retaliation” for previous duties.
Earlier, the US administration published a list of 1,333 Chinese goods, import of which for $ 50 billion is proposed to impose a 25 percent duty. The State Council of China also approved a 25 percent duty on 106 US goods for $ 50 billion, including cars, petrochemicals and beans.
April 4 Trump wrote in his tweet that the US is not in a state of trade war with China, it ended many years because of the incompetence of the previous leadership.
“Now we have a trade balance deficit of $ 500 billion a year and intellectual property theft of another $ 300 billion. We can not allow this to continue!” – noted Trump.
The real trade balance deficit with China in 2017 amounted to $ 375 billion, notes The Hill, citing data from the Department of Commerce
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In Finland, a man first gave birth to a child
In Finland, the first case was recorded where the child was born by a father who, although true, was a woman at birth, but underwent a sex change procedure. This was reported by the Finnish edition of Yle. In order to give birth to a child, the future father had to interrupt hormonal therapy, reports Gazeta.ru.
Julia Skripal made her first statement about her well-being
The daughter of British agent Sergei Skripal Julia made her first statement about her health. She also noted that she is on the mend, and the forces come every day
Orthodox Christians celebrate Good Friday
Orthodox Christians meet Good Friday before Easter. In 2018, it is celebrated on April 6.
The owners of the premises ask not to take down part of the “Winter Cherry”
Owners and tenants of commercial premises of the Kemerovo SEC “Winter Cherry” asked the city authorities not to demolish the entire building, but to dismantle only the burned out extension. About this “Interfax” said one of the participants of the initiative group of owners Evgeniy Belous.
Rospotrebnadzor will check reports on “burning chocolate”
Rospotrebnadzor will check reports on burning chocolate, according to the agency’s website. It is noted that in a number of regions social networks distribute videos dedicated to chocolate, which “is subjected to burning processes, which allegedly testifies to its insecurity”
Head of the Karelian “Memorial” acquitted in the case of child pornography
Petrozavodsk City Court on Thursday acquitted the head of the Karelian branch of the “Memorial” society Yuri Dmitriev for articles on depraved acts (Article 135 of the Criminal Code) and the manufacture of child pornography (part 2, article 242.2).
Philippines for six months closed for tourists resort island
On the temporary closure of the island announced the secretary of the President of the Philippines, Harry Roque. The ban on visiting tourists comes into force on April 26 this year. This decision was the result of a trip to Baroque by Philippine President Rodrigo Duteret in February
Young people will receive benefits for traveling in Russia
More than half of Russian travelers, according to statistics, are young people. To encourage them to rest not abroad, but in Russia, lawmakers propose to introduce subsidies for payment of accommodation in hotels, as well as provide benefits for transport for compatriots aged 18 to 30 years.
Such a bill will be submitted to the State Duma in the spring session, the author of the initiative, member of the State Duma Committee on Physical Culture, Sport, Tourism and Youth Affairs Natalya Kuvshinova told the “Parliamentary Newspaper”
The State Duma passed a law on a new measure of restraint
The State Duma adopted at the meeting in the third and final reading a draft law on the introduction of a new preventive measure – a “ban on certain actions.” Deputies have amended the Criminal Procedure Code (CCP).
Self-employed will prolong the tax holidays until 2020
The total number of self-employed, according to the Mandatory Medical Insurance Fund, reaches 15 million people. Now they can report themselves to the Federal Tax Service and take advantage of tax holidays, which are valid until the end of 2018. As of February 1, it was made only 1047 people.
In Russia, began to rise in gasoline prices
The price of AI-95 gasoline rose by 7 cents to 41.12 rubles. The cost of AI-98 gasoline rose by 6 cents to 46.45 rubles. Liters of diesel fuel on April 2, the average for the country cost 40,99 rubles – compared to the data on March 26, its price increased by 2 kopecks.
The Central Bank explained the decline in purchasing “appetites” of Russians
Russians have become more restrained in spending, according to the Central Bank. Our compatriots are finding it increasingly difficult to purchase, and only a third of the population is able to save money on them
Make the Far East more accessible
Vice Prime Minister – the plenipotentiary of the Russian President Yury Trutnev instructed the Ministry of Transport, Rosaviation and the Ministry of Economic Development of the Russian Federation, together with Aeroflot, to solve the problem of shortage of preferential air tickets to the Far East.
Earlier it became known that all preferential air tickets were sold out just a few days after the sale.
This is due to the fact that this year the financing of the program has been significantly curtailed.
Trump did not know about the existence of a porn actress payment for concealing communications
President of the United States Donald Trump said that he did not know about the payment that his lawyer Michael Cohen did to porn actress Stephanie Clifford for being silent about the connection with the American leader.
Volochkova showed the fans a bare chest
Russian ballerina Anastasia Volochkova has published another piquant photo from one of the beaches of Thailand. Spicy image for a few hours scored almost 10 thousand likes.
Alexander Malinin sued his ex-wife
Zarubin is very determined and, if it goes too far, intends to file a counterclaim.
Daineko reacted to the accusations of her ex-husband
Singer Victoria Daineko responded to accusations of ex-husband, musician Dmitry Kleiman in assault and hysteria.
The actress said that she “defended herself and her daughter from domestic and psychological violence”. She had to put an end to the relationship with the musician, because he raised his hand.
“I did not show doctors around the whole country about a spinal injury or photos of bruises, I just courageously took myself in hand and stopped fighting,” Victoria shared.
In England, they showed a photo from the journey of David Bowie in the expanses of the USSR
In England, an exhibition opened with previously unpublished photos from this trip. David Bowie, with his school friend Jeff McCormack, arrived in our country from abroad on a train 45 years ago. Bowie was afraid to fly by plane
Pavel Priluchny bought an SUV for 20 million rubles
Pavel Priluchny bought an SUV for 20 million Pavel Priluchny bought an SUV for 20 million It turned out that Priluchny could not resist the temptation and bought one of the most expensive models of German SUVs – Gelandewagen Brabus
Star “Instagram” Evgeny Kulik married
The Russian actor and star “Instagrama” Evgeny Kulik married his beloved Regina Gaisina, the telegram channel Super informs. In this case, the artist himself said that the proposal made him a girl.
For Edita Pyekha did not find a VIP-room in the hospital
It is worth noting that the star lies in the usual room, it is still unclear why Piek did not provide a VIP room. Because of the actress’s illness, several of the nearest concerts had to be canceled: in Yekaterinburg on April 7 and in Chelyabinsk, where Edita was supposed to give a concert on April 9
Filming in Playboy saved the life of Pamela Anderson
Pamela Anderson told the media that frank photo shoots in Playboy helped her to become stronger, the model gained confidence, got rid of the “internal clip” that had been interfering for a long time. Celebrity believes that after filming in the magazine before her many opportunities were opened
The Star of the Game of Thrones complained of loneliness
British actress Macy Williams said that she is very lonely in the film industry. About this star “Games of Thrones” reported in an interview with TheFix.
Former wife Dzhigarkhanyan denied that she herself gave the apartment to the artist
Former wife of Armen Dzhigarkhanyan Vitalina Tsymbalyuk-Romanovskaya declared a lie to the statement of businessman Arthur Soghomonyan that she allegedly herself and willingly gave the apartment to her ex-husband. According to the pianist, the apartment was alienated as a result of fraud and this transaction will be contested.
Elena Isinbieva named her son Dobrynia
In the middle of February the two-time Olympic champion Elena Isinbayeva became the mother for the second time. At the sportswoman and her husband, master of sports in throwing a spear Nikita Petinova, a son was born. The baby’s name was kept secret for the time being.
It turns out that being a mother of two children is not so simple. There is almost no time left for myself. Families with three or more children, you are heroes! I’m trying to adjust the regime of our little son Dobrynya Nikitich to the daughter’s regime, while we’re weak, but today is just such a day. – Elena Isinbayeva, Russian track and field athlete
Fans suspected 34-year-old Alsou in “beauty injections”
Fans suspect 34-year-old Alsu in the use of “pricks of beauty.” When considering new pictures, fans noted changes in the appearance of the artist. Alsou has lived abroad for a long time.
The clip Despacito scored a record 5 billion views
Video for the composition of Puerto Ricans Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yanki back in August 2017 became the most popular in the history of YouTube, then the clip scored about three billion views, and the other day, he broke his own record.
The recording of the last call of the soloist The Cranberries
The TMZ portal published the record of the last telephone conversation of the soloist of The Cranberries rock band Dolores O’Riordan, the call was made a few hours before her death. On January 15, the performer dialed the number of her friend and colleague, Dan Waite, without calling, left a message on the answering machine
Cobain’s daughter recorded her first song on the anniversary of her father’s death
Francis Bin Cobain, daughter of the leader of the group Nirvana Kurt Cobain and singer Courtney Love, released her debut song, timed to coincide with the anniversary of his father’s death. She sang the song on a video that she published in Instagram.
Bob Dylan recorded a song for same-sex weddings
Bob Dylan recorded a song for the collection of songs Universal Love, created specifically for the musical accompaniment of gay weddings, writes The New York Times.
The opening of the Kusturica Arkhangelsk group
The Arkhangelsk group “Unknown composer” will play on opening with Emir Kusturica and “THE NO SMOKING ORCHESTRA” in Arkhangelsk. Musicians from Belarus, Serbia and Ukraine will come to the Great Easter Festival this year. The headliner will be Emir Kusturica.
Raymond Pauls talked about losses from the break with Russia
The well-known composer Raymond Pauls in an interview with the Latvian media reminded that there is no more music competition “New Wave”, which was very significant for Latvia, and also told about the difference in rewards for work in Moscow and Riga.
“It is important that there is some movement, so that there are festivals of different music. This we can attract interest. We have already forgotten that in due time the “New Wave” contest contributed to this, there was a noise, money was. Now it was closed, there is no noise, no money, “- quotes the composer edition Tvnet.
“Kalinov Most” will perform in Moscow on April 6
The rock group “Kalinov Most” will give a concert on the Moscow platform “Izvestia Hall” on April 6. The performance will be dedicated to the 20th anniversary of the album “Arms”.
Max Barskikh has radically changed his image
Max Barskih ventured into a bold transformation. Fans did not expect to see him in such an unusual style for him. Popular singer Max Barskikh decided to please his fans with a new track “Make it louder”.
“Fedorov and Krusenstern” will have fun at Kharms poems
The project “Fedorov and Krusenstern”, behind which the leader of “Auktsion” and the remarkable musician of the Israeli adventuro-rock group “Kruzenstern and the steamer” Igor Krutogolov are hiding, on April 8, presents on the Erarta-scene a new joint program “The Constancy of Fun and Mud” on the poems of Daniel Kharms.
The only jubilee concert of Viktor Zinchuk will be held in the House of Music
Together with Victor and the Neoclassic group, the violin duet Vega will appear on the stage. Live communication with the public, a virtuoso fresh reading of the classics, sincerity and charm – everything for which we love the concerts of Viktor Zinchuk, will remain unchanged
Eifman Theater debuts at the Lincoln Center in New York with the ballet Anna Karenina
St. Petersburg State Academic Theater Boris Eifman debuts on Friday at the scene of the New York Lincoln Center. The artists will present to the American audience the ballet “Anna Karenina” to the music of PI Tchaikovsky.
The film “The Ultimate” will be released in the Russian movie called “Konchenaya”
The dramatic thriller directed by Vaughn Stein Terminal (“Ultimate”) will be released in the Russian box office called “Konchenaya”, the company-distributor of “Central Partnership” informs on its page “VKontakte”.
“Artdkofest” reported on a fine for showing a film about the war in Donbass
Presnensky District Court of Moscow fined the directorate of the festival “Artdokfest” for 100 thousand rubles. for two shows of the film Beata Bubenets “The Flight of a Bullet” about the war in Donbass without a rental certificate. This is stated in an open letter of “Artdkofest”
Thriller with Penelope Cruz will open the Cannes Film Festival
The painting “Everybody knows” the Iranian director Asgar Farhadi, whose main roles were performed by Penelope Cruz and Javier Bardem, will open the 71st Cannes Film Festival in May 2018. This was reported in the organizing committee of the film review.
Trailer of Terry Gilliam’s film “The Man Who Killed Don Quixote” was released
Channel El Proyector MX in Youtube published a trailer for the film directed by Terry Gilliam “The Man Who Killed Don Quixote”. Gilliam began work on the film in 2000, but the shooting several times broke due to problems with funding
Jay and Silent Bob will return to the screens in the “idiotic” VR-series
Characters Jay and Silent Bob, the most famous creation of the mind of the producer-screenwriter-actor-geek Kevin Smith, will return to the screens again. This time – through virtual reality, as part of the VR-series.
Duane Johnson will not return to “Fast and Furious” due to a conflict with Wine Diesel
Actor Duane Johnson said that because of the conflict with another actor Vin Diesel, most likely will not participate in the filming of the movie “Fast and Furious 9”
Trailer of the movie “Agent Johnny English 3.0” is published
On the channel Universal Pictures Russia on the portal Youtube published a trailer for the movie “Johnny Inglish Agent 3.0.” The main role in the film, as in the previous parts of the story, was played by the English actor Rowan Atkinson.
The HBO channel has published the trailer for the film “451 degrees Fahrenheit”
In the network appeared the trailer of the film “451 degrees Fahrenheit”, which was shot based on the novel by Ray Bradbury. Ramin Bahrani, who was twice awarded at the Venice Festival for the films “99 houses”, directed the film. The trailer was published by HBO.
Putin spoke about the basic basis of economic development
Fair and fair competition is the basic basis for the development of the Russian economy, said Russian President Vladimir Putin.
Without solving problems in this area, we will not do anything, none of the tasks can be achieved. I would like to emphasize once again that the fundamental importance of competition is determined by the Constitution of Russia. And this direction is one of the main lines for achieving the goals, which were mentioned in the Message. – Vladimir Putin
The Ministry of Finance supported the idea of compulsory insurance of taxi passengers
The Ministry of Finance supports the proposal to introduce compulsory taxi insurance for passengers. This was announced to journalists by the Deputy Minister of Finance of Russia Alexei Moiseev
The Central Bank of Russia has requested the powers of the siloviki
If the proposal is accepted, the employees of the Central Bank will receive the right of “unimpeded access” to the premises of legal entities, bodies and organizations, with the right of access to their documents and information, computers and information storage systems upon presentation of their business certificates.
Tkachev advised Belarus to look for new markets for milk
Russia seriously decided to abandon the Belarusian milk: the Rosselkhoznadzor introduced new bans, and the head of the Ministry of Agriculture, Alexander Tkachev, advised his neighbors to look for new markets. Meanwhile, the consumption of milk in Russia has been falling in recent years, along with the level of incomes of the population.
It is generally the largest exporter of dairy products to Russia – almost 120 Belarusian dairy companies import their products to us. In 2017, its share in the total supply amounted to 86% – it is 950 thousand tons of dairy products, growth for 3 years by 24% – Alexander Tkachev, Russian politician
Oreshkin announced the approach of the state’s share in the Russian economy to 50%
The share of the state in the Russian economy in 2017 has again increased and has come close to 50%, the Russian Economic Development Minister Maxim Oreshkin said at a meeting of the State Council for Competition.
This indicates a lack of investment efficiency and risks for the state in the future. In debt to such companies, especially when increasing the debt burden, is given solely because behind their back is the treasury. – Maxim Oreshkin, Russian statesman
Oleg Deripaska is nominated to the Board of Directors of Norilsk Nickel
Rusal, which owns a 27.8% stake in MMC Norilsk Nickel, nominated its principal shareholder and board member Oleg Deripaska to the board of directors of Norilsk Nickel, the company said.
A roadmap for the development of competition will be created in the Tver region
The authorities of the Tver region will create a road map for the development of competition in the region. This was after the meeting of the State Council on the priority areas of activities of the subjects of the Russian Federation to promote competition in the country told reporters the region’s governor Igor Rudenya
Russia intensifies the fight against counterfeit goods
Chairman of the Government of the Russian Federation Dmitry Medvedev approved the plan for the implementation of the Strategy to Counter Illicit Trafficking in Industrial Products. He said this during a government meeting on April 5.
“Rosneft” became the most expensive oil and gas company in Russia
Rosneft again overtook LUKOIL, as well as Gazprom, by capitalization on the Moscow stock exchange, becoming the most expensive Russian company after Sberbank.
The closing of the deal on the “Sea Launch” is postponed until mid-April
The completion of the transaction for the purchase of the Sea Launch space group by the S7 group is postponed until mid-April. This is due to the lengthy issuance of permits, TSS Director General S7 Space (part of the S7 Group) Sergei Sopov said.
The volume of the NWF of Russia grew in rubles by 2% in March
The volume of the National Welfare Fund of Russia grew in rubles by 2% in March 2018, to 3.773 trillion rubles. This is reported by “Gazeta.Ru” referring to the website of the Ministry of Finance. In US dollars, the NWF fell by 0.8% to $ 65.88 billion
“Transneft” commissioned oil pipelines of the project “South”
Transneft has put into operation the main oil product pipelines (MNPP) of the Yug project at the Volgograd refinery – Tinguta – Tikhoretsk – Novorossiysk, the company said.
In 2018, Mechel plans a capex of 11.5 billion rubles
According to the head of the company, the volume of coal production in the current year is planned at the level of 23.3 million tons, that is, in annual terms, the figure may rise by almost 13%.
OMV completes drilling of two wells on the shelf of the Norwegian Sea
OMV reported on the successful completion of well drilling on the shelf of the Norwegian Sea. Two wells were drilled: Hades and Iris. They are located near the city of Kristiansund, close to the infrastructure of the existing deposits Morvin and Asgard.
Nebenzya: The violin could not pose a threat to Russia
The Russian Permanent Representative to the UN, Vasily Nebenzia, stated at a meeting of the UN Security Council on April 5 that Sergei Skripal did not pose a threat to Moscow.
All this means that before our very eyes the main argument of the British side about the undoubtedly Russian origin of the substance disintegrated, on the basis of which the entire system of so-called proofs about the high probability of Russia’s involvement was being built. – Vasily Nebenzia, diplomat
Venezuelan authorities recalled ambassador from Panama for consultations
The Venezuelan authorities have decided to withdraw their ambassador from Panama for consultations, said Venezuelan Vice-President Tarek El-Aissami.
Trump threatened China with additional duties
President of the United States Donald Trump said that he issued a decree to the Office of the US Trade Representative (USTR) to consider the possibility of introducing additional tariffs on Chinese goods valued at $ 100 billion.
The captain of the ship “Nord” was released in the courtroom
Kherson city court has decided to release the captain of the ship “Nord” Vladimir Gorbenko, arrested by Ukrainian border guards, after which he went to the hospital for medical examination, told RIA Novosti lawyer Dmitry Scherbina.
Four Russian diplomats left Canada
Ottawa announced the expulsion of four Russian diplomats from the Russian embassy in the country’s capital and the Consulate General in Montreal, and rejected three applications from the Russian government for additional accreditation of diplomatic personnel.
German court issued the ex-head of Catalonia on bail
The court in the federal state of Schleswig-Holstein agreed to release the former head of Catalonia Carles Puigdemona on bail of € 75 thousand. Under the conditions of liberation, the Catalan politician must once a week come to the police department of the city of Neumünster
The President of Mexico called the condition for negotiations with the US
Mexico’s President Enrique Peña Nieto said that the country’s authorities will negotiate with Washington only on the basis of mutual respect. The head of the country said this during a televised address to the nation
Hacker Nikulin may recruit US special services
Detained in the Czech Republic and extradited to the US, Russian Eugene Nikulin will be recruited by US special services. This assumption was made by Czech President Miloš Zeman. He stressed that the citizen of the Russian Federation, who is accused of cyber crime, will not stay long in prison.
ARMY AND WEAPONS
The Ministry of Defense was informed about the inspection of the OPCW in Russia
The Russian Ministry of Defense stated that the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) conducted an inspection in Russia. The newspaper Krasnaya Zvezda writes about this. As noted, the inspection team of the OPCW Technical Secretariat conducted one audit in Russia
The commander-in-chief told about the new technique on the Victory Day parade on May 9
On the parade on May 9 in honor of the 73rd anniversary of the Victory in the Great Patriotic War on Red Square will be 12.5 thousand people and more than 120 units of equipment, including the latest samples. This was told by the commander-in-chief of the Land Forces of Russia Oleg Salyukov in an interview with the newspaper Krasnaya Zvezda
The US approved the sale of howitzers Saudi Arabia at $ 1.3 billion
Presidential Administration of the United States Donald Trump signed an agreement with Saudi Arabia on the sale of about 180 howitzer M109 Paladin for $ 1.3 billion, according to The Washington Post
Petro Poroshenko: ATU regime in Donbass will be completed in May
The antiterrorist operation (ATU) in Donbass will be completed in May, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said.
We are introducing absolutely new and more effective measures for the use of the Armed Forces, expanding our defense capabilities, and doing so, because we see a sharp increase in the level of threat in the east of our country. Gunpowder should be kept dry. – Petro Poroshenko, President of Ukraine
The Ministry of Defense was told about the completion of the “Pantsir-S1” missile defense system
The Russian anti-aircraft missile and gun system “Pantsir-C1” was finalized after the application in Syria, due to which it was able to shoot down missiles, said on Friday in an interview with the newspaper “Red Star” commander of anti-aircraft and anti-missile defense of Russia Victor Hummenny
The British media called the place of production of the “Novice”
The publication notes that this event was organized to “convince world leaders that Moscow is behind poisoning.” During the meeting, representatives of the special services said that “the chemical” Novy “was produced at the Shihany facility in the south-western part of the Russian Federation.”
NATO Secretary General told how long the coalition will remain in Syria
Secretary General of the North Atlantic Alliance Jens Stoltenberg said that the forces of the international coalition led by the United States will be in Syria for as long as it will be necessary to completely defeat the terrorist group “Islamic State” 1 (banned in Russia).
Russian T-90M tanks are equipped with air conditioners
In the Russian tanks T-90M will begin to install air conditioners, the press service of “Uralvagonzavod.” This will happen for the first time in the history of Soviet and Russian tank building
Google employees demand to stop developing the intelligence of combat robots
More than three thousand employees of IT-giant Google signed an open letter to the management of the corporation, demanding to withdraw from participation in the program of the US defense establishment to create artificial intelligence for military unmanned vehicles
“Ukroboronprom” introduced a strange tank mutant
“Ukroboronprom” published a video that shows a combat vehicle made up of a BMT-72 hull and a tower from a T-72-120 tank, the news agency Vestnik Mordovia reported.
The FSB named the most dangerous group of terrorists for the SCO countries
The FSB reported which terrorist group is considered the most dangerous for the member countries of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO). It is a question of the terrorist organization “Hizb ut-Tahrir al-Islami” banned in Russia. 1
The Pentagon acknowledged that the US did not defeat the “Islamic State”
“When we talk about the” Islamic state “(IG, IGIL, DAISH is banned in Russia), we should not think solely about the Euphrates river valley – this is a global problem. We perceive the IG on a global scale, and in this context, the remnants of the physical caliphate are just one of the manifestations (IG), “McKenzie said at a briefing at the Pentagon.
He stressed that the United States would consider the total rout of terrorists to be such a state of affairs in which the “Islamic state” (IG, IGIL, DAISH is banned in Russia) can not “successfully turn off attacks against the United States on their territory,” as well as against Washington’s allies.
Pakistan intends to purchase Russian tanks T-90
The Pakistani authorities are interested in concluding a long-term agreement on the purchase of Russian T-90 tanks, RIA Novosti, Defense Minister Hurram Dastgir Khan said.
In Khabarovsk, the kidnappers were convicted of 13 jeeps
The Central District Court of Khabarovsk sent three Khabarovsk citizens to the colony for stealing 13 SUVs of premium class, according to the Ministry of Internal Affairs for the Khabarovsk Territory. The court found that Khabarovsk citizens from 2015 to 2016 abducted expensive off-road vehicles not only in Khabarovsk, but also in the Amur Region
In Istanbul, there was a major fire in the hospital
A major fire occurred in a hospital in Turkish Istanbul. It is reported that most patients left the building on their own. Data on the victims are being specified. It is known that several people were poisoned by carbon monoxide.
Died by mistake received a dose of formalin
It is reported that the incident occurred on March 15, 2018 in the Central Clinical Medical and Sanitary Unit of Ulyanovsk. After a planned surgical operation, one of the hospital’s medical personnel, a 28-year-old patient, mistakenly entered formalin instead of saline
The administration of the Serpukhov district of Moscow region is searched
Earlier, a TASS source in law enforcement agencies said that employees of the Moscow Department of Economic Security and Anti-Corruption of the Ministry of Internal Affairs and the FSB conducted searches in Nadezhda and the Serpukhov District Administration.
Two UN peacekeepers were killed in the bombardment of a mission camp in Mali
Two UN peacekeepers were killed and ten were injured in the mortar shelling of the mission’s base in Mali. This is stated in the communiqué of the UN Multidisciplinary Integrated Mission for Stabilization in Mali (MINUSMA). The incident occurred in the town of Agelok in the Kidal region.
President of Ireland pardons convicted 136 years after hanging
Irish President Michael Higgins pardoned Miles Joyce, who in 1882 was convicted of killing a family in the town of Maamtrasna in County Galway in the west of the country, reports Sky News.
In Turkey, detained a university employee who opened fire
A member of the Osmangazi University in Eskishehir in western Turkey, who opened fire at an educational institution, was detained, NTV television channel reported on Thursday. Earlier, Turkish media reported that at least four people were the victims of the shooting.
There is a check after the helicopter crash in the Stavropol Territory
Employees of the Southern Investigation Department on the transport of the TFR began checking on the fact of the fall of the Mi-2 helicopter in the Shpakovo district of the Stavropol Territory
In Spain, a car rammed a group of German cyclists
In Spain on Thursday morning in the province of Capdepera, the Porsche Cayenne car crashed into a group of cyclists from Germany
In London, a man wounded a knife three teenagers
As the Daily Mail reports, at about 6 pm local time in eastern London, three 15-year-olds were stabbed as a result of an attack on a man armed with a knife. According to the publication, the man was detained.
In the United States, two supporters of Erdogan
“FederalPress” recalls that in October 2017, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan visited the US capital on a working visit. During his trip to Washington, protests took place. Two men, supporters of the Turkish leader, attacked the protesters
Police of New York issued a warrant for the arrest of Conor McGregor
Police in New York issued a warrant for the arrest of the Irish combatant of mixed martial arts Conor McGregor because of the attack on the bus with members of the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), said the head of the UFC Dane White.
TECHNOLOGIES AND INTERNET
When Apple can release an updated Mac Pro
Apple will release an updated modular Mac Pro in 2019, it became known to TechCrunch
Huawei Honor 10 AI with AI support will be presented on May 15
Huawei published a teaser image of the Honor 10 AI on the web and announced the date of its presentation. Brand smartphone with artificial intelligence support will be presented to the public on May 15
Caviar released a series of Easter iPhone X
Famous Russian brand of luxury smartphones Caviar presented another series of Credo, timed to Easter, and created three new designs of the “revolutionary” iPhone X in the style of Faberge. On new smartphones you can see the porters of the Pope and the face of Jesus Christ.
Google is preparing the first Chromebook with a 4K screen and new features
Most likely, Google will introduce the first Chromebook with a 4K screen already at the conference for developers I / O 2018, which will be held in early May.
The manufacturer of bags and suitcases came up with how not to lose luggage
The tracker is located in a special compartment of the suitcase and automatically determines the location of the baggage via the mobile network. On one charge Echo is able to work up to 6 months. The cost of the Echo tracker is $ 370, which translates into 21 thousand rubles
Origin of the gaming laptop Origin PC EVO 15-S
Origin PC introduced a new gaming computer EVO 15-S, based on the platform Intel Coffee Lake-H. The heart of the laptop is a 6-core Core i7-8750H processor with a maximum clock speed of 4.1 GHz.
Chuwi HiGame: mini-computer project on the Intel Kaby Lake-G platform
Company Chuwi in the near future plans to organize on the site Indiegogo fundraising for the release of a curious computer of a small form factor called HiGame.
OnePlus 6 will have advanced gesture support
6 months ago, the Chinese company OnePlus for the first time introduced gesture support for its smartphones to the release of the update Android Oreo Open Beta 3. Now this function in an improved form will be the main feature of OnePlus 6. Details of which gestures will be supported are not available
Facebook confessed to scanning personal correspondence
Representatives of the Facebook messenger, in connection with the scandal about the leakage of data of almost 90 million users of social networks, gave explanations about the security measures. As explained in the company, Facebook Messenger constantly monitors personal messages of its users, their photos and links, which they share with friends.
This is done, first of all, in order to track provocative messages in time and exclude illegal content. For example, the system is automatically able to analyze whether there are pornographic images or signs of exploitation of minors in photographs. The company assures that personal data is not used by social networks for advertising – only to ensure security.
Google Maps will warn you about a shootout nearby
April 5 in a test format, Google Maps received a new notification function. Now users of cards from the American company will be able to learn about the shootings near. Developers say that this function is designed to protect the owner of a smartphone that strolls around the city
Payture has completed integration with Google Pay
The Payture processing center was the first IPSP to offer ready integration with Android Pay, the forerunner of the new Google Pay payment application, the company’s press service said.
Australians released an application to record testimony
Australian developers have created the iWitnessed application to record testimony of witnesses and victims of crime. It should help not to forget the details of the incident, according to the publication Sydney Morning Herald
Avast has presented a secure browser Avast Secure Browser
Avast Secure Browser is an updated version of SafeZone Browser, now the browser is available as an update to all users around the world. In addition, Avast Secure Browser will be available to new users of Avast Antivirus solutions, as well as on the company’s website
Google Play found apps with hidden miners
Kaspersky Lab’s experts discovered crypto-currency in several Google Play applications. About this “Afisha Daily” was told by the company’s representatives. According to the “Laboratory”, most scammers use applications related to the broadcast of football matches.
Google Chrome detected in secret scanning of files
Cyber security expert Kelly Shorthridge found that the Google Chrome browser constantly scans all files on computers running the Windows operating system.
Scientists have found out how much plastic is ingested with food
Specialists from the University of Heriot-Watt in Edinburgh found that with each meal a person swallows more than a hundred particles of microplastic. For a year, up to 68400 potentially dangerous plastic fibers enter the body
Doctors saved four patients from blindness with stem cells
Specialists from the University of Southern California used stem cells to treat age-related macular degeneration. As a result of the study, four patients lost sight. During the operation, doctors used pigmented retinal epithelium, extracted from stem cells.
Paleontologists found the remains of a pregnant female ichthyosaurus
In total, up to 8 such embryos were found. This allowed scientists to conclude that the remains belong to a pregnant female ichthyosaurus.
Scientists: 200 new viruses were found in fish and reptiles
Australian scientists after researching frogs, fish and reptiles, found they have 200 new viruses. The results of the works are published in scientific journals. Some groups existed in the earliest vertebrates in antiquity, and further in the course of evolution they began to evolve and change.
Bats infected Chinese pigs with deadly diarrhea
Tens of thousands of pigs deaths in Chinese pig farms are caused by a virus that they were infected with bats, scientists say in an article in Nature.
Robot will help loners overcome social isolation
Engineers have previously offered to combat the solitude of robots, but almost always it was assumed that the robot should replace other people’s people. Engineers led by Jinwoo Kim of the University of Yonsee created a robot for lonely people, but chose a different concept for him.
Scientists reproduced a geometric model of reservoir structure in the Arctic
A group of scientists from the University of Chicago described the structure of small bodies of water that arise during the summer melting of ice. As a basis for the physics model, photographs of the ocean surface were taken. The model itself is flat and there are circular areas on it that overlap
Hydrogel and sunlight can desalinate water
One of the most promising ways of cleaning and desalination of water is certainly considered to be the method of evaporation of water due to solar energy. When using this method, sunlight is initially absorbed by a solar steam generator immersed in water, which leads to evaporation.
Scientists have developed a “mind-reading” device
The company Neuralink, founded by Ilon Mask, develops a technology for communication between a person and a computer through thought. So, there is a search for ways of communication in the central nervous system. And engineers MIT resorted to subvocalization for the embodiment of the invisible to the human eye interaction
Scientists at CERN conducted the most accurate study of antimatter
Scientists from the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) conducted the most accurate study of antimatter. This is reported in the journal Nature. In the course of the experiment, the researchers formed antihydrogen atoms from antiprotons and positrons, and then held them in a magnetic trap.
Scientists have created a mini-brain of a man with blood vessels
In the mini-brain created in the laboratory, cells of the central part of the organ die very often due to lack of oxygen. It is for this that blood vessels are needed – providing the cells of the mini-brain with oxygen and nutrients, they can ensure its further development.
Gold changes the photoluminescence of silicon quantum dots
It turned out that the width of the nanoscatter also affects the optical properties of quantum dots. The obtained results are important for the practical application of silicon nanocrystals, since in the hands of scientists there was a new tool for controlling the properties of quantum dots.
The launch vehicle Ariane 5 successfully put two satellites into orbit
The launch vehicle Ariane 5, launched from the Kourou cosmodrome in French Guiana, successfully brought into orbit two communication satellites – the British HYLAS 4 and the Japanese DSN-1 / Superbird-8. This is reported by the company operator of the cosmodrome Arianespace
Cosmoplan for tourists made the first flight on rocket thrust
Virgin Galactic successfully tested the newest sub-orbital manned spacecraft VSS Unity class SpaceShipTwo, which is designed for space tourists, with the inclusion of rocket engines of the device. This is the 12th test flight of the spaceplane. It was traditionally held in the Mojave Desert.
Roskosmos presented a spaceship for interplanetary flights
Roskosmos suggested that NASA extend for about a month the duration of the current expedition aboard the International Space Station (ISS) and all planned flights in 2018, which will result in the transfer of the autumn launches into orbit, RIA Novosti reported two high-ranking sources in the rocket and space industry.
In the United States decided to extend the announced in 2007 competition for the launch on the moon of a private lunar rover
The head of the fund assumes that this will take several months, during which both the new contest terms and, more precisely, the deadline when the first private lunar rover should appear on the moon should be worked out. The competition for private companies was announced on September 13, 2007.
Czech MW Motors made a retro electric Luka EV
Sportcar was named Luka EV and it is made in the style of popular cars of the 60s of last century. The coupe was built on the basis of an aluminum chassis, and the body elements were made of composite materials. As a result, the mass of the retro-coupe is only 815 kg.
The first Rolls-Royce electric car will appear on the Chinese market
The head of the electric auto brand development department Stefan Yurasek stressed that the high demand for electrified models is fixed in the Chinese market. For this reason, the novelty will first appear there
40-year-old Toyota Land Cruiser sell for 100 thousand dollars
It’s about the 40-year-old Toyota Land Cruiser FJ40, released in 1978. The mileage of the car is only 8 thousand 500 kilometers, and its declared value is equal to 100 thousand dollars or 5 million 800 thousand rubles at the current rate.
Company Alfa Romeo is preparing a 650-strong hybrid coupe Giulia
Autocar car publication published information about the new Alfa Romeo coupe, created on the platform of the Giulia sedan. Under the hood of the new items will be a petrol 350-strong
Concern PSA Group will manufacture electric cars
The new unit will begin work next year. The company will seek to convert all existing models to electric traction by 2025. It is interesting that the Financial Times called this step the last attempt of the concern to catch up with its competitors in the creation of electric vehicles. And 650-strong engines. Also, the appearance of a diesel version of the car is also possible.
Lotus made the “most perfect” Exige for collectors
Company Lotus introduced a special modification of the sports car Exige – Cup 430 Type 25. The novelty of the manufacturer is called the “most perfect” version of the model, designed for these collectors. Only 25 copies of the machine will be released
“KamAZ” started developing a flying taxi “Pegasus”
The management of KamAZ thought about the creation of a flying taxi. The project was named Pegasus. Probably, the domestic manufacturer was inspired by the world experience in developing such vehicles.
In Zaporozhye filmed a video test unmanned ZAZ Lanos
In the network appeared a video with the tests of the first Ukrainian drones. The system of autonomous management for Lanos was developed by local craftsmen from the company Infocom. At the same time, “iron” was bought abroad, but the program part of the Ukrainian specialists wrote completely
On the web there were spy images of the pickup Jeep Wrangler in 2019
On the open spaces of the web there were photos Jeep Wrangler of 2019 of release. It is known that the car will be assembled in Toledo, Ohio. Based on the published frames, we can assume that the novelty will be a copy of JL Wrangler
New photos of Volkswagen Tayron SUV published on the web
It is noted that the novelty is based on the platform of the new Volkswagen Teramont SUV. The nameplate 380 TSI, which experts noticed on the photo, indicates a gasoline turbocharged 2.0-liter engine with a capacity of 220 horsepower.
TVR will return to the endurance race with the Rebellion team
Endurance races WEC start already in the nearest weekend, but for now TVR has shown a new sports prototype. The car was based on the chassis Oreca R13, and under the hood housed a 4.5-liter V8 engine from Gibson. The power of such an engine reaches about 700 horsepower.
The British from Prodrive “from scratch” gathered 600-strong Renault Megane RS
Cars that were prepared by the British, only visually similar to the serial models. In reality, both cars were assembled from scratch. So the engineers behind and in front installed a double-link suspension.