19 Apr, 2018

The US is ready to use force against Russia

The US is ready to use force against Russia in Syria, if necessary, but they do not aspire to confrontation. This statement was made by Assistant Secretary of State Wess Mitchell.

“The United States is not looking for confrontation, but is ready to apply the necessary and proportionate force to protect itself,” Mitchell said.

According to him, Washington, for its part, fulfilled its obligations to “avoid the escalation spiral” with Moscow.

“We supported incident prevention channels to avoid clashes in an increasingly congested and complex combat space. These efforts help minimize the risk of miscalculation, misunderstanding or accidental collision, “RIA Novosti quotes an excerpt from Mitchell’s written testimony before the US Congress.

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Roskomnadzor for a day could not block Telegram

Roskomnadzor began to block Telegram on April 16. But despite the efforts of the department Telegram is available in Russia – though it works with interruptions. Head of Roskomnadzor Alexander Zharov last night told Vedomosti that Roskomnadzor “managed to achieve degradation” of the service by 30%.


The media named the possible venue for Trump and Kim Jong-un

The meeting of US President Donald Trump and the leader of the DPRK Kim Jong-un can take place in Switzerland. This is reported by NBC, citing sources. According to the channel, the representatives of the two countries have not yet decided definitively where the summit will be held.

Germany asks for a special status

During his visit to Washington this week, German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz will ask the US to apply a special regime to German companies so that they can continue to work in Russia, including with those under the sanctions, Chancellor Angela Merkel plans to raise this issue at a meeting with Trump later in April, German officials say.

Miguel Diaz-Cannel nominated for the post of head of the State Council of Cuba

Mr. Diaz-Kanel became the only candidate for the position. Before him, the post of the head of the State Council was occupied by Raul Castro, and before that – Fidel Castro. Representatives of the Castro family led Cuba since 1959.

The Basque terrorist group liquidates itself

The Basque terrorist group ETA can announce its final disbandment in May. As it became known to TASS, ETA members are engaged in discussion of the wording of the relevant statement.

The terrorist group ETA (Euzkadi Ta Azkatasuna, in the Basque language means “Motherland and Freedom”) was founded on July 31, 1959. Over the history of its existence, as a result of the terrorist attacks it organized, more than 800 people were killed.

Erdogan announced early presidential and parliamentary elections

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced the postponement of the presidential and parliamentary elections on June 24. Originally they were to be held in November 2019. This was reported by RIA Novosti.

Japan and the US agreed on a new format for trade consultations

Japan and the United States agreed to create a new mechanism for bilateral consultations with a view to establishing free and fair trade relations. This was announced on Wednesday by Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at a joint news conference with US President Donald Trump.


Proton-M rocket with a military satellite launched from Baikonur

The launch vehicle Proton-M with a space vehicle was launched from the Baikonur cosmodrome. This was reported in the press service of the Ministry of Defense of Russia.

The State Department accused “Russian mercenaries” of attacks on the US position in Syria

US Assistant Secretary of State Wess Mitchell argues that the positions of the US military in Syria allegedly tried to attack the “Russian mercenaries” recently. Russia’s support for Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, according to Mitchell, has increased the risk of confrontation with the West.

Syrians gave Russia unexploded American cruise missiles

Syria handed over to Russia two unexploded American cruise missiles. They were sent by plane, Tass reported on Thursday, April 19, a source in the Syrian military department. It is noted that they were discovered on the night of April 14, when the US attacked Damascus.

In Ukraine they tested the export version of ATGM Skif

In Ukraine tests were carried out of the modernized anti-tank guided missile system (ATGM) Skif. This is reported on its Facebook page by the Ukrainian design bureau “Luch”.

Militants in Syrian Doumayr started surrendering weapons

Militants in the Syrian city of Dumayr handed over to the Syrian authorities five pick-up trucks with weapons. On Wednesday, April 18, the chief of the Russian center for reconciliation of warring parties in Syria, Major-General Yuri Yevtushenko.


Roskomnadzor interested in Cambridge Analytica

Roskomnadzor asked Cambridge Analytica if it collected personal data from Russian Facebook users, a service representative told Vedomosti. But the answer from Cambridge Analytica has not yet arrived, he said.

“Matilda” was called the reason for the outbreak of World War III

The release of a wide-scale scandalous film “Matilda” will be the cause of the third world war, since Russia’s relations with the countries of the West and Europe have seriously worsened allegedly after the premiere. This opinion was expressed by Yekaterinburg activist and opponent of the film by Alexei Uchitel – Sergey Aliev

Putin signed a law on the introduction of a new preventive measure

Vladimir Putin signed a federal law providing for the introduction of a new preventive measure – “prohibition of certain actions”, the relevant document was published on the official portal of legal information.

The accused or suspect may be prohibited from leaving the room in which he lives, communicate with certain people, use the Internet, send and receive mail, manage vehicles.

The time limit for applying the ban is set and prolonged by the court. At the same time, in criminal cases on crimes of small and medium gravity, he can not exceed 12 months, for serious crimes – 24 months, for especially serious crimes – 36 months.

Putin signed a law on the free collection of woody trees in the forest

Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a law allowing citizens from 2019 to freely collect wood for their own needs. The document is published on the official Internet portal of legal information.

Only for organized tourists: China has simplified the entry to Hainan

A new visa regime for the entry into the Chinese island of Hainan, which will enter into force on May 1, 2018, will be available only to organized Russian tourists who do not intend to leave the island during their stay in China, RIA Novosti reported to the association of tour operators working on the exit direction of the Russian-Chinese tourist exchange

In Europe, there were bills of zero euros

In Germany, in the hometown of Karl Marx, banknotes were issued with a face value of zero euro, timed to coincide with the 200th anniversary of the birth of the economist. Souvenirs, which depicts a portrait of a philosopher, released a local travel company.

The Islamist, associated with the September 11 attacks, was detained in Syria

The Islamist, associated with the attacks of September 11, 2001, was detained in Syria, Bild writes citing a source in the self-defense forces of the Syrian Kurds (YPG). It is reported that a German native named Mohammad Haidar Sammar was detained by YPG soldiers a few weeks ago.

In Poland, seven Belarusians were beaten for talking in Russian

In Poland, the Belarusians were beaten because they talked to each other in Russian. As reported by RIA Novosti, the incident occurred in the town of Goldap in the north-east of the country. Suffered seven people who came to Poland to earn money.

The court extended house arrest to director Serebrennikov until July 19

“The investigator’s petition to satisfy, extend the measure of restraint in the form of house arrest to Serebrennikov in the form of house arrest until July 19, 2018,” said Judge Artur Karpov

Vladimir Putin signed a law on non-refundable train tickets

Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a law on the introduction of non-return tickets for long-distance trains. The document is published on the official portal of legal information. The law will enter into force on January 1, 2019

The deputy suggested punishing pregnant women for tobacco and alcohol

The package of bills prepared by the deputy will soon be submitted to the regional parliament for consideration. This will be done “in order to protect the health of children,” the explanatory note says.

Kozlovsky called Serebryakov a patriot of his country

Actor and director Danila Kozlovsky in Oleg Menshikov’s program explained his harsh statements because of the reviews on his debut film “Coach” and supported his colleague Alexei Serebryakov, who recently got into a similar scandal with the accusation of Russophobia.

Sobyanin instructed to increase the payments to Moscow donors by 20%

Moscow Mayor Sergei Sobyanin instructed the capital’s health department to work out a question of raising payments to donors of the capital by 20%.

In Yaroslavl, a rally against the import of garbage from Moscow

Participants of the rally expressed protest against the import of garbage from Moscow to the “Skokovo” training ground. Yaroslavl activists organized a patrol in the area of the landfill and regularly noticed garbage trucks with Moscow numbers, said Lekiashvili.

The court appointed Enteo 100 hours of work for the action in defense of Telegram

Meshchansky Court of Moscow appointed activist Dmitry Tsorionov (Enteo) 100 hours of compulsory work for participation in the action in support of the telegram messenger. This was announced by RBC press secretary Julia Kotomina.

The Ministry of Health proposed to introduce excises on sweet drinks

The Ministry of Health proposes to introduce excises for sweet drinks with high content of added simple sugars, RIA Novosti reported citing document

Rospotrebnadzor on itself will check the safety of resorts in Turkey

Specialists of Rospotrebnadzor decided to go to Turkish resorts and check their safety. The check will touch those places where last year there was an outbreak of the Coxsackie virus. Head of the department Anna Popova announced a trip with a check after 10 May.

Veterans of the Great Patriotic War in Tatarstan will be given a free air flight

On the eve of the 73rd anniversary of the Great Victory, the Tatarstan airline will hold an action “Thank you for Peace!”. During May veterans, participants and invalids of the Great Patriotic War will be able to make a free flight, the press service of “YUVT-Aero” informs.


SC released the first results of the investigation of the poisoning of the Fiddles

The Investigative Committee of Russia (UK) spoke about the progress of the investigation into the attempted murder of the daughter of the former GRU officer Yuliya Skripal. The video is posted on the official youtube channel of the UK.

“To establish the truth,” the investigators tracked the path from Moscow to Salisbury step by step, says UK: March 3, she flew from Sheremetyevo and on the same day arrived at London’s Heathrow airport. A taxi driver was installed, who brought her to the airport, as well as all passengers of the flight, the UK reports.

“None of those flying had signs of intoxication associated with poisoning with chemicals,” the committee said.

Syktyvkar detained ex-director of Komienergo and his deputy

The investigation continues with the operational support of FSB officers. Earlier, the IC reported on the detention of the chief architect of Krasnodar.

Arranged stabbing in the school Sterlitamak detained

After questioning, the question of the measure of restraint will be resolved. Previously, investigators conducted a search in the apartment of the suspect in the attack. April 18 teenager in the school Sterlitamak wounded a knife student and teacher, and then arranged a fire.

The court rejected the appeal of the ex-President of Brazil to the verdict on corruption

The City Court of Porto Alegre rejected the third and last of the appeal, which was filed by the defense of former Brazilian President Luis Inácio Lula da Silva on a conviction that provides for imprisonment for a 12-year policy, O Globo reports.

Searches in the house of the head of the Ministry for Emergency Situations of the Kemerovo region

Employees of the Investigative Committee of Russia conducted searches in the house of the chief of the Main Directorate of the Ministry of Emergency Measures of Russia for the Kemerovo region, Major-General of Internal Service Alexander Mamontov, as well as in the department and the place of residence of its heads of structural units.

At the disposal of the investigation there are documents of the prosecutor’s office of the Kemerovo region and the city of Kemerovo on the need to exclude from the planned inspections of enterprises belonging to the category of small and medium-sized businesses, including the above. – Svetlana Petrenko

Two people were killed and 20 injured in the earthquake in Indonesia

Two people were killed and more than 20 received various injuries as a result of the earthquake in the Indonesian province of Central Java.

The plane landed urgently in Atlanta due to engine malfunction

The passenger plane made an emergency landing at Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport in Atlanta, Georgia due to malfunctions in the operation of one of the engines. The airliner departed from the same airport, but was forced to return, as one of its engines began to smoke.

In Moscow, completed work to eliminate the failure of soil on the New Arbat

“All work on the site of subsidence on the New Arbat is completed,” – quotes the message from RIA Novosti. The press service added that on-site traffic was resumed. Currently, traffic is carried out across all bands in the regular mode.

Attacking the leading “Echo of Moscow” Felgenhauer apologized to her mother in court

Boris Grits, who attacked the radio host Tatyana Felgenhauer, apologized to the mother of journalist Elena, the RIA Novosti correspondent reports from the courtroom. “I would like to apologize to you,” said Grits in the Presnensky court of Moscow. Elena Felgenhauer replied that she understood the defendant.

Detained for two days, the liner with the Russians flew from Mexico

The plane of Nordwin Airlines detained for two days with Russian tourists flew from Mexican Cancun to Russia. This was reported by RIA Novosti in the Russian Embassy in Mexico

Copperfield’s hocus-pocus with the disappearance of people

At a court hearing in Las Vegas, the secret of the illusionist David Copperfield’s trick was revealed with the disappearance of a group of people from the scene. This is reported by the Associated Press.
The trial began after the suit of British Gavin Cox, who was injured in November 2013 while performing a Copperfield trick at the MGM Grand Hotel in Las Vegas. The suit was filed in 2014.

It turned out that during the execution of the trick Cox together with a group of people had to take the dark corridors to the kitchen of the hotel and then return to the scene. About this in court told the executive producer Copperfield Chris Kenner, said The Guaridan.

During the passage through the dark room, the Briton fell and was injured, whose treatment cost him $ 400 thousand. According to Cox’s lawyer Benedict Morelli, his client was not warned about safety during the execution of the focus.

First Deputy Mayor Mugdin Chermet was detained in Sochi

On Wednesday in Sochi, the first vice-mayor of the city Mugdin Chermit was detained. This was reported to the “Rossiyskaya Gazeta” by a source in law enforcement agencies of the region. In the mayoralty of Sochi, the official was in charge of issues of municipal economy and land control, including the fight against unauthorized construction.


The most beautiful woman of the year recognized as the singer Pink

American performer Pink was recognized as the most beautiful woman of the year according to People magazine, RIA Novosti reported. The 38-year-old singer appeared on the cover of the publication, which was published on the journal’s website, along with her son and daughter. Pink commented on her title with her usual sense of humor

Divorced Vika Daineko was seen on a date

Today Daineko was caught during a meeting. The admirer sent the singer a photo, on which she was imprinted during dinner in a restaurant with a mysterious stranger.

On the way to Simferopol, Bledans was attacked by poisonous bees

This morning Evelina Bledans planned to fly from Moscow to Simferopol, but the trip had to be postponed. The reason for this was a sudden attack on passengers of poisonous insects. The TV presenter told this story on the personal page of Instagram.

This morning sitting in a soft armchair of the Moscow-Simferopol plane, I’m not there for long. In a nervous voice, the stewardess ordered everyone to leave the plane, because in the luggage compartment the bees broke through the packaging and followed the direction of the cabin and the cockpit of the pilot. – Evelina Bledans, Russian actress

Tatiana Vasilieva buys an apartment for her grandchildren, just to see them

The former daughter-in-law is going to go to court and intends to receive a part of the property in the center of Moscow. The actress is ready to make concessions and buy grandchildren apartments, just to be able to communicate with the boys. Philip and Anastasia were married after the girl was in the third month of pregnancy.

Volochkova was accused of depraved behavior of a 12-year-old daughter

Fans of Anastasia Volochkova criticized the 12-year-old daughter of a ballerina for the vulgar pose of a girl chosen by her for a photo. The corresponding frame appeared on the page of the star in Instagram. On her social networking page Anastasia Volochkova posted a photo where she poses with her daughter.

Opening of the international competition of young pianists will be held in Moscow on April 29

Opening of the international competition of young pianists Grand Piano Competition will be held in Moscow on April 29, the Izvestia newspaper reports. Its participants will be 15 performers between the ages of 10 and 16 from six countries.

“Soyuzmultfilm” announced the second series “Prostokvashino”

The exact date of release of the second episode is not yet called. Recall, the first series of the continuation of the cult cartoon for the first two days looked over 18 million viewers. Voices of famous heroes were presented by Garik Sukachev, Ivan Okhlobystin, Yulia Men’shova.

Yegor Konchalovsky showed his grown-up son

Within a year after the birth of Timur’s son Yegor Konchalovsky did not spread in his microblogging photo, where you can see the face of the baby. But on his first birthday, the director decided to make an exception and shared with the followers a picture from the holiday for this occasion.

Buzov was accused of seducing the family man Malakhov

In the web, the provocative photo of the singer Olga Buzovaya and television presenter Andrei Malakhov is vigorously discussed. The fans decided that there was something between the showman and the performer. In her Instagram, Olga published a photo from the dressing room, in which Andrei Malakhov holds her in her arms.

The changed Leps suspected a serious illness

As can be seen in one of the pictures, Leps has changed a lot. The singer was completely deprived of one of the main components of his stage image – the shock of curly hair. A new image surprised fans.

Sister Bilan declassified his long-standing affair with Andreeva

Recently, Dima Bilan published in his Instagram photo with a pretty brunette, unfamiliar to the general public. Fans of the singer immediately began to speculate and decided that this is a new artist girl

Alla Pugacheva’s neighbors are concerned about her health condition

Alla Pugacheva and Maxim Galkin live happily in the castle, which they built several years ago in the village of Gryaz. According to neighbors from other houses, the family uses the services of a servant who has settled in their possessions. Ivan and Galina, living side by side, told how often celebrities are in the village.

The treatment of Karachentsov costs tens of thousands of dollars

Insidious cancer tumor in the left lung doctors found in Nikolai Karachentsov back in late February last year. Now the intimate actors decided to continue the treatment of Nikolai Petrovich not in Russia, but in Israel

Alina Kabaeva assists Armen Djigarkhanyan after his divorce

82-year-old Armen Dzhigarkhanyan after a scandalous divorce with 36-year-old Vitalina Tsymbalyuk-Romanovskaya began a new life. The artist moved to his former apartment and returned to work at the Moscow Drama Theater.

The Alina Kabaeva Foundation helps Armen Borisovich. Thanks to them. They have a long friendship with Dzhigarkhanyan. The Fund allocates funds for the preparation of new performances. But what exactly are these amounts – a commercial secret, we have no right to disclose. – said a friend Arthur Saghomonyan

The film “Summer” Serebrennikov about Tso will be released on June 7

The film “Summer” directed by Kirill Serebrennikov will be released on June 7th. This was announced by the director of the film company WDSSPR Anton Sirenko. The picture “Summer” tells about the summer of 1981, when Russian rock begins to emerge in Leningrad under the influence of Western rock stars.

Steven Spielberg will withdraw his first movie about the superhero

The new picture will tell about the adventures of the comic book hero about the Black Hawk, who headed the squadron of pilots during the Second World War. The release date of the film on the screens is not yet reported

A new trailer for the second part of the “World of the Jurassic Period” was released

Film company Universal Pictures has released a new trailer for the movie “The World of the Jurassic Period-2”. The film “The World of the Jurassic Period-2” is directed by Juan Antonio Bayon, starring Chris Pratt. In the Russian box office, the tape will be released two weeks before the American premiere – June 7, 2018.

A villain from “Deadpool” will play a villain in “Maleficente 2”

In the cast of the film “Maleficent 2” an important replenishment took place. According to the publication Variety, he was joined by actor Ed Skrein, familiar to viewers on the role of Ajax from the fantastic action film “Deadpool”.

Serebrennikov: “The Ministry of Culture did not explain the damage to it”

Directed by Kirill Serebrennikov, accused of embezzlement of funds allocated for the project “Platform”, believes that the recognized culture in the case to the victims of the Ministry of Culture could not substantiate the claim for damages claimed in the criminal case for 133 million rubles.

In St. Petersburg will host the first creative contest of theater photographers

The first Petersburg competition of theater photographers “Theater in the lens” will be held at the Youth Theater on Fontanka.


Roskomnadzor for a day could not block Telegram

Roskomnadzor began to block Telegram on April 16. But despite the efforts of the department Telegram is available in Russia – though it works with interruptions. Head of Roskomnadzor Alexander Zharov last night told Vedomosti that Roskomnadzor “managed to achieve degradation” of the service by 30%.

Roskomnadzor instead of Telegram defeated St. Petersburg bike rental

The administration of “Velikorod” tested the work of VPN-services, which allow remote monitoring of bicycle rental stations. However, due to locks of Roskomnadzor, which continues to struggle with Telegram’s messenger, the bike rental network has experienced equipment malfunctions.

In Kazan, an analogue of Telegram in the Tatar language is being developed

The Kazan company, engaged in the development of mobile applications, began developing the analogue Telegram in the Tatar language. The new messenger will be called Telem: from English tell em – tell them, the phrase “telem”, consonant to him in Tatar, means – my language.

From actions Roskomnadzor suffered Volvo dealers

Throughout yesterday, on April 17, Volvo dealers throughout the country could not provide customers with maintenance and troubleshoot service problems. This is published by the publication Kommersant.

Deputy Head of the Ministry of Communications compared the regulation of the Internet with the game of roulette

Regulatory measures on the part of the state regarding the Internet are “excessive” and “chaotic.” This opinion was voiced by the deputy head of the Ministry of Communications Alexei Volin at the opening of the Russian Internet forum (RIF 2018), CNews reported.

The second is a frequent change in the rules of the game. Frequent changes in the rules of the game not only creates nervousness in the market, it often confuses the regulator himself, because he himself is not always able to reconfigure himself on time. And when you have long certain rules, then you can build a dialogue. – Alexei Volin, Russian statesman

Online cinema DCK Nonfiction announced the blocking

The new online cinema of the Center for Documentary Films (CDC) Nonfiction announced the blockage, asks Roskomnadzor to unblock the resource, RIA Novosti news agency producer Denis Kataev, producer of the Nonfiction platform, told RIA Novosti on Wednesday.

Hyperloop will build the world’s first installation in the UAE

Later, it is expected that it will continue within the UAE and outside the country. “The agreement creates the basis for the construction of the first commercial Hyperloop system in the world in the UAE,” said the chairman of the HTT Board, Bebop Greest. He noted that the plant will be put into operation for EXPO-2020.

Facebook plans to introduce face recognition technology

It is known that the company plans to introduce face recognition technology, which has already been tested in 2012, but has not been approved by the regulator. With this function, Facebook intends to restrict the use of photos of participants without their knowledge.

Roskomnadzor in the fight against Telegram blocked its own IP-addresses

Roskomnadzor accidentally blocked its own IP-addresses in the fight against the messenger Telegram.

Amazon released a browser for countries with weak Internet

Currently, the browser from Amazon is provided in India for users who have mobile devices with the Android operating system. According to the company’s management, this country is chosen as a pilot region, where all Internet capabilities will be tested.

Activity in the Russian segment of Telegram grew after the blocking

Telegram channels tgmarketing, tg_analytics and Telemetr.me published statistics on the activity of the instant messenger audience in Russia. According to their data, after the start of the lock on April 16, the audience Telegram grew.

The site of Khabarovsk Youth Theater became inaccessible due to locks of Roskomnadzor

The application uses the IP addresses of large hostings, changing them each time with a new lock. By the time of writing, the site of the Theater for Young Spectators was being successfully opened.

Apple has removed the application for hidden storage of photos

Apple decided to remove the application for hidden storage of photos from the AppStore. According to a source in the company, the reason for such a step was checking the content of services for malicious elements.

CloudPayments launches Google Pay payments in Kazakhstan

According to the press service of the company, the CloudPayments widget automatically gives access to all partners to receive payments through Google Pay.

Apple and Google did not join the refusal to participate in cyberattacks

The publication notes that the list of those who joined the application is quite extensive, but it does not include a number of large companies – for example, Apple, Amazon and Google.

A spyware application was found on Google Play

Experts from the research company Lookout found a spyware application on Google Play. After installation, it accessed all the information on the device.

Investor Telegram explained the stability of the messenger to locks

The main shareholder of Qiwi and Investigator Telegram Sergei Solonin in an interview with the newspaper Kommersant explained the stability of the messenger to locks

Yandex has learned to determine where the user is calling from

In the Yandex application for Android, a new service called “automatic number identification” appeared, which tells the user which organization receives the incoming call. The service is checked against its directory of organizations and feedback from Internet users

Yandex plans to introduce a voice assistant to household appliances

Voice management of household appliances and electronics is the first in the Russian market to launch Yandex. With the help of a special board Yandex.iO it is planned to build in the home appliances and electronics of the personal assistant “Alisa”. At the moment, negotiations are being held with manufacturers.

Samsung introduced the exclusive Galaxy S9 Red Bull Ring edition

Samsung Corporation introduced a new version of the mobile device Galaxy S9, which was called the Red Bull Ring edition. Note that this device was created in honor of the eponymous race track. Implemented Samsung Galaxy S9 Red Bull Ring edition only in Austria

“Team 29” created a game about communicating with law enforcers

“It does not matter what was the reason for interest from the siloviki, a march to a rally or communication with a foreign citizen – the game will help prevent at least obvious mistakes and hold out until a meeting with a lawyer,” the lawyer added. The App is available on Google Play and the App Store.

ZTE can lose the license for Android

Chinese company ZTE may lose the license to use the Android OS on its devices. The reason for this is the decision of the US Department of Commerce that was adopted the day before.

The new smartphone Honor 10 was estimated at 430 dollars

From some sources it became known about the design and characteristics of the new smartphone Honor 10. The same source also reported on the cost of the future novelty. The minimum price is 430 dollars.

Official announcement of the budget smartphone Jinga Pass

An official announcement of a budget smartphone Jinga Pass from a Chinese manufacturer was held. The device should go to retail sales in the near future. According to experts, Jinga Pass has quite good characteristics, given that it is a representative of the budget segment.


BMW showed the design of a new operating system

A well-known German car company BMW is preparing to introduce the seventh generation of the operating system for the production of its cars. The Bavarian brand is moving to a fully digital dashboard. For today it is not known exactly which car will receive the updated OS first.

“KamAZ” will show a new model of an Arctic cross-country vehicle in late 2018

KamAZ intends to demonstrate to the public the all-terrain vehicle KamAZ-Arktika at the end of this year. Transport with a wheel formula 8×8 will be equipped with a power unit P6 and an automatic gearbox. The newest development will use the K5 cabin.

A million kilometers passed by a Russian drone

Testing of Russian UAV was carried out in the US, China and Japan for the reason that the use of autonomous vehicles is prohibited in Russia.

Mitsubishi in Russia began selling crossover Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross

The standard version for Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross will be available fog lights, 18-inch wheel rims, a tire pressure sensor, an audio system with 4 speakers, and a number of systems, including ASC, TCL, HSA, BA, EBD and more.

Company Mahindra introduced the updated crossover XUV500

The Chinese automaker Mahinda officially introduced the updated crossover Mahindra XUV500. Sales of new items in the PRC home market will begin in the coming months. Experts note the similarity of the car with the Japanese Honda CR-V in size and some elements of the body.

In Russia sales of the updated off-road car Ford Explorer

In Russia sales of restyling version of off-road car Ford Explorer have begun. This was reported by the press service of the American automobile alliance Ford Sollers.

The first charging station for electric vehicles will appear in the Altai Territory

In 2018, the first charging station for electric vehicles will appear in the Altai Territory. Owners of such cars in the region are nine.

BMW introduced the new 410-strong coupe BMW M2 Competition

BMW has officially unveiled a new generation of BMW M2 Competition sports coupe. The German 410-strong novelty replaced the outdated 370-strong model, which has been sold successfully for more than three years.

The new compact van Suzuki Ertiga declassified ahead of time

The official premiere of Suzuki Ertiga monocab is held tomorrow at the international auto show in Indonesia. However, something went wrong – and the machine prematurely appeared on the local official website of Suzuki.

Aston Martin announced the debut of the reborn DBS Superleggera

British automaker Aston Martin is preparing for the premiere a revived version of its legendary sports car Aston Martin DBS. The last time the model came off the assembly line in 2012.

In Russia recall the wheels of the brand Replay

In Russia, for the first time, the wheels of the famous Replay brand, sold in November 2017, came under review. Announced a revocable campaign, the official distributor of the manufacturer of these discs in Russia – LLC “Power-International-tires.”


Google created a computer to detect cancer cells

The Google team invented an algorithm that will turn any microscope into a diagnostic tool for cancers. Developers of Google presented a prototype of an “intelligent” microscope, which allows to detect cancer cells. This is reported in the blog Google Research.

Scientists have created super-powerful artificial muscles from carbon fiber

The international group of scientists made a revolutionary step in robotics and the functioning of lifting devices. Developers have created super-power artificial muscles with the use of carbon fiber, capable of lifting a weight of more than their own 12 thousand 600 times.

Scientists forced the artificial skin to work by blinking

Material scientists used as an artificial retina of the eye and connected to the desired point of the mouse cortex directly, and then began to receive information about the signal by the movement of its tail.

The “crib” of deep-sea octopuses was found at a depth of 3 thousand meters

Scientists have discovered a “nursery” deep underwater. As it became known, in a kind of “kindergarten” was found about 600 female octopuses. According to the researchers, they went into groups and lived in the same territory

Scientists have explained the retardation of high-temperature corrosion during compression

The predictions of the model are in good agreement with the experimental data and, in particular, explain the slowing down of oxidation processes during compression of the material, according to an article published in the Journal of Applied Physics

Robots taught to collect a chair from IKEA

To collect IKEA chair, two serial robots with end grippers and six-axis force sensors were used. Scientists have developed a system for finding a groove for dowel.

Raw materials for plastic production saved mice from psoriasis

Ithaconic acid, which is used as a raw material for the manufacture of plastic, appeared to be able to suppress one of the branches of development of the inflammatory reaction mediated by the transcription factor IκBζ – the scientists in the experiment on psoriasis mice showed the ability of itaconate derivatives to stop the development of an inflammatory autoimmune reaction, published in Nature.

Scientists have identified a new type of tick-borne encephalitis virus

Novosibirsk scientists have discovered a new strain of tick-borne encephalitis virus, which was named Obskaya, Kommersant reports referring to Science in Siberia. Now there are three types of the virus: eastern, European and Siberian.

FlyJacket: exoskeleton for controlling drones

Specialists from the Federal Polytechnic School of Lausanne, Switzerland, have developed a system for controlling the drones with an exoskeleton, called FlyJacket.

Baboons have united to escape from the research center

The four monkeys teamed up to escape from the Institute of Biomedical Research in Texas. The personnel, dressed in protective gear, took half an hour to catch animals.

Inflammation of the mouse intestine prevented by turning off the estrogen receptor

Exclusion of the estrogen receptor on immunity T cells prevented the development of autoimmune inflammation of the intestine in model mice. As the authors note in an article in Science Signaling, this makes the hormone receptor a potential target for the therapy of autoimmune diseases.


The Falcon 9 rocket was launched with a satellite to search for exoplanets

Launch vehicle Falcon 9 started from Cape Canaveral (Fla.) With a NASA TESS satellite, designed to search Earth-like planets outside the solar system. The launch of the launch vehicle was given at 01:51 Moscow time.

In the United States will create a tracking system for objects on Earth’s orbit

It is noted that thanks to the new system, called Space Fence, it will be possible to observe even very small objects in the Earth’s orbit, including microsatellites

Physicists have found a way to see the tunnel in space-time

Wormholes warp space-time, so a tunnel is formed. To pass into it, you must move above the speed of light. Such physics tunnels are called impassable.

Deimos and Phobos: scientists told about the formation of the moons of Mars

According to scientists, the Earth’s satellite was formed after the collision of our planet with a heavenly body, the size of which is comparable to Mars, 4.5 billion years ago. As a result of the research, scientists managed to establish that the diameter of the object was from 400 to 900 kilometers.

NASA wants to turn the space ship Dream Chaser into a taxi

The report said that the agency plans to change the destination of the ship Dream Chaser, which was developed by the American company Sierra Nevada. Initially, this shuttle was planned to be used exclusively for military purposes

Scientists will develop a DARKNESS camera for exploring exoplanets

American scientists plan to develop a new camera DARKNESS, which will be used to search and explore exoplanets

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