4 Apr, 2019

To buy the most necessary

The minimum income of the Russian family should be 58.5 thousand rubles to be able to buy the most necessary. These are the research data of Rosstat for 2018, in which 60 thousand households took part, RBC reports.

At the same time, the overwhelming majority of families (79.5 percent) face problems in acquiring the necessary minimum of goods. One-third (35.4 percent) do not have the means to purchase one family of shoes per season for each family member (there are more than 40 percent among large families).

More than half (53 percent) cannot cope with unplanned expenses, such as urgent medical services or housing repairs.

Every fifth family (21 percent) does not have the financial ability to buy fruit and invite guests to family celebrations, and every tenth (11 percent) does not have to buy life-saving medicines. About half (49 percent) cannot afford one week of outdoor leave for a year.

According to the preliminary estimate of Rosstat, the per capita income in 2018 was 32.6 thousand rubles. At the end of last year, 18.9 million people lived below the poverty line.

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Algeria rejoices in joy and happiness

In the central areas of the city, in particular on the square of Maurice Auden, a huge number of people who turned into the national flags of Algeria shout for joy, car signals are heard from all sides. Universal rejoicing began on Tuesday evening in the Algerian capital after the announcement of the 82-year-old president Abdelaziz Bouteflika about resigning from his post. Reports portal Alg24 about it.

82-year-old Abdelaziz Bouteflika, who after a stroke moves in a wheelchair, in February decided to go for a fifth presidential term. After that, mass protests began in the country.

In Russia, for the first time applied the law on insulting the authorities

Employees of the Yaroslavl Roskomnadzor and the FSB for the past few days have been demanding that the local media and channels in Telegram remove the news about Putin’s inscription on the building of the local police department, 76.ru Olga Prokhorova’s editorial office Facebook and wrote Yarqub in its Telegram channel. Prokhorov claims that other Yaroslavl media were also called because of this news, and many have deleted it.

Amendments to restrict the distribution of materials that express disrespect for society and the state, entered into force on Friday, March 29. Under the new law, Internet resources are required to remove such information at the request of Roskomnadzor – or will be blocked. Also, they face a fine of 30,000 rubles.

NATO promised to protect Ukrainian ships in the Kerch Strait

The US permanent representative to NATO, Kay Bailey Hutchison, said that the North Atlantic Alliance is going to ensure the safe passage of Ukrainian ships through the Kerch Strait. The organization will send to the Black Sea a large number of their ships.

“This is a package [of measures] that strengthens reconnaissance and aerial reconnaissance, and also provides for sending more ships of NATO countries to the Black Sea to ensure safe passage of Ukrainian ships through the Kerch Strait, the Sea of ​​Azov,” said Hutchison.

The Kremlin does not understand the plans of NATO in the Black Sea

Moscow does not understand what the American side is referring to, speaking of plans to send ships to ensure the passage of Ukrainian ships through the Kerch Strait, said Peskov. He stressed that the decision on the admission of NATO ships can be made only after a corresponding request.

Negative. We do not understand what is meant, the situation with the Kerch Strait and shipping is well known, and in accordance with international law, with international laws, Russia’s position is very consistent, and it is also well known. – Dmitry Peskov, Russian statesman

Protesters in Venezuela fired from a helicopter

Unknowns opened fire from a helicopter at protesters in the Venezuelan city of Cabimas, Zulia state. A small amateur clip was published by VPI on Twitter. The frames show how people are trying to escape from the impact of a helicopter flying over them.

The authorities abandoned the idea to replace the Boeing on the MS-21 for the “Victory”

The Victory Loukoster (Aeroflot subsidiary) “cannot” buy the Russian MS-21 as an alternative to the Boeing 737 Max. This conclusion was reached by the meeting participants with the Deputy Prime Minister Yury Borisov, which took place on Tuesday evening, April 2, RBC was informed in his office.

Colombian Foreign Ministry responded to a warning from the Federation Council about Venezuela

The Federation Council sent a warning to Colombia, which stated that the use of military force by foreign countries in support of the opposition in Venezuela would be considered aggression. In Bogota, rejected accusations of such attempts

“Colombia reiterates that the process of transition to democracy should be carried out by Venezuelans independently, within the framework of the Constitution and international law. It should be supported by political and diplomatic measures, without the use of force, ”said Colombian Foreign Minister Carlos Trujillo.

The new president of Kazakhstan supported the transition to Latin

According to Sputnik Kazakhstan, the country’s president, Kasym-Zhomart Tokayev, stated that the transition of the Kazakh language to the Latin alphabet is an important step in spiritual modernization.

Russians may be allowed to hunt with a bow

In the first reading, the State Duma of the Russian Federation adopted a bill that equates a bow to a cold throwing weapon and permits to hunt with it, the Parliamentary newspaper writes. According to the document, owners of hunting bows will have to undergo training and learn the rules of handling weapons.

Venezuelan authorities begin planned power outages

Venezuelan authorities are starting planned power outages in a number of areas of the country, which are necessary to stabilize the operation of the power system, said Jorge Rodriguez, Vice-President, Minister of Communications and Information.

Trump picks slogans for elections in 2020

At the party at the Washington National Building Museum, President Trump was choosing between the old ideology (“Let’s make America great again”), used in 2016, and the new one — “Keep America Great”. The start of the election campaign in the United States will be given in February 2020, and the presidential election will be held on November 3, 2020.

Trump confirmed willingness to close the border with Mexico

US President Donald Trump said he was ready to announce a decision to close the border with Mexico, if he failed to achieve certain steps from the Mexican authorities and the US Congress, the Hill edition reported on Tuesday.

NATO is preparing a package of measures against Russia in the Black Sea

NATO foreign ministers at a meeting in Washington will take a package of measures in connection with the situation in the Black Sea, a representative of the US Department of State said April 2. According to him, one of the main topics of the talks will be the opposition of Russia. The meeting will be held from April 3 to 4.
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“Not only because of the incident in the Kerch Strait, but also because we believe that Russia threatens the alliance on the entire eastern flank, and not just in the north,” said Mrs. Hutchison at a briefing in Washington.

Juan Guaydo was deprived of parliamentary immunity

The National Constituent Assembly (NUS) of Venezuela has deprived opposition leader Juan Guaydo of parliamentary immunity. “The persecution of Juan Guaydo is officially sanctioned by law,” Reuters quotes NUS chairman Diosdado Cabello.

The Ministry of Industry and Trade: Russia needs to have a supply of medicines in case of war

The Ministry of Industry and Trade has prepared a draft strategy for the development of the pharmaceutical industry in Russia for the period up to 2030. RBC has a copy of the document. The strategy outlines two main scenarios for the development of the pharmaceutical market – the target and inertial.

The target scenario assumes government support for business in creating a globally competitive pharmaceutical industry.

Under the inertial scenario, the main task of the regulators (the Ministry of Industry and Trade, the Federal Antimonopoly Service, the Ministry of Health and the Federal Service for Supervision in the Field of Health Care) will be “ensuring the minimum necessary range of medicines and medical devices” for the country’s drug safety in case of political conflicts and sanctions.

In Germany, explained the accrual of pensions to ex-Nazis in Sweden and Belgium

According to the federal law of 1950, three former members of the Waffen-SS, seven former Wehrmacht soldiers and about six widows whose husbands served in the Nazi troops receive payments from the German authorities in Sweden and Belgium. This information RIA Novosti confirmed in the departments of the German federal states of North Rhine Westphalia and Schleswig-Holstein.

The German Ministry of Labor said that all payments are made on the basis of the Federal Law on the Provision of War Victims (BVG) and “membership in the SS or its units within the BVG is not necessarily crucial for the cancellation of payments.” This was stated by the Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs of North Rhine-Westphalia.

In late February, the publication De Morgen reported that 27 Belgian citizens continue to receive retirement payments from Germany in the amount of € 425 to € 1,275, appointed by the Nazi leader Adolf Hitler in 1941. It was noted that this pension was guaranteed by fascist Germany for “loyalty, loyalty and obedience.” As the newspaper notes, after 1949, the FRG, being the successor of the state that lost in World War II, under international law assumed all the obligations of the Third Reich, including the pension ones, and therefore continued to transfer money.

European companies will help Naftogaz to create a GTS operator

“The purpose of cooperation is to help the Ukrainian side to create an independent GTS operator in accordance with European legislation, after which European partners will be able to join the management of the GTS operator,” the report says.

Ukraine began to strengthen the border with Russia

Ukraine began to actively strengthen the Ukrainian-Russian border in the framework of the Wall project, the press service of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine said on Tuesday.

Delivery of the second regiment S-400 to China will begin by sea in July

The vessel with the first batch of equipment from the second regimental set of C-400 for China will go to sea in the Baltic already at the end of July 2019. As a military-diplomatic source noted in an interview with TASS, this is “almost five months ahead of the contractual period”.

Rosaviatsia tightened requirements for used foreign aircraft

As it became known to Kommersant, Rosaviatsiya tightened the conditions for the use of second-hand foreign aircraft in Russia. Over the past month, at least three cars Azur Air and Nordwind stopped. The ministry explains its actions by concern about flight safety, appealing to the “disaster history of the Boeing 737 MAX”. But in the Association of Air Transport Operators (AETT) they call the position of the regulator a violation of the Chicago Convention and ask the Ministry of Transport to intervene. Lawyers talk about the fairness of claims of market participants.

Pilots of the collapsed Boeing 737 shut off the triggered system

The pilots of the Boeing 737 MAX, which collapsed in Ethiopia, from the very beginning took the necessary emergency actions in order to avoid the consequences of the automatic flight control system triggering. It is reported by The Wall Street Journal, citing informed sources.

In Russia, abolished paper SNILS

In Russia, traditional paper insurance certificates of compulsory pension insurance, in which the number of an individual personal account (SNILS) is indicated, will no longer be issued and exchanged. About it reports RIA “News” with reference to the press service of the Pension Fund of Russia (PFR).

Ministry of Internal Affairs called the most criminal regions of our country

The largest number of crimes in the Russian Federation in 2018 was registered in Moscow, reports RT citing data from the Russian Interior Ministry. The leaders in the number of registered crimes are Moscow (more than 140 thousand), the Moscow Region (80.2 thousand) and the Krasnodar Territory (68.1 thousand). Also among the top five are the Chelyabinsk Region (64.8%) and Bashkiria (57.4%). The safest regions were Chukotka (748 crimes per year), Nenets Autonomous Okrug (857), Ingushetia (1.6 thousand), Kalmykia (2.7 thousand), Magadan Oblast (2.9 thousand).

In general, in the Russian Federation there was a decrease in the number of crimes in comparison with 2017 by 3%. In total, in 2018, 1.9 million crimes were registered in the country, more than half of which (51.7%) are related to theft of property.

Russia leads Europe in the number of prisoners

There are more than 418 prisoners per 100,000 Russians, four times more than the European average (102.5). At the same time, the number of convicts in the Russian Federation over the past 10 years has significantly decreased – by 32.4%.

Ford workers who came under the cutback in Russia threaten rallies

If the management of the Ford plant in Vsevolozhsk of the Leningrad Region does not meet the employees who have come under redundancy and do not pay them the funds due in this case, the company’s employees promise to begin pickets and rallies, Kommersant reports.

Director of the Hermitage called for a change in the law on the transfer of property of the church

The law on the transfer of property to religious organizations requires changes to take into account existing practice to eliminate contradictions.

“The law should be changed a little bit, because it was so romantic -“ to give everything straight, ”there are no nuances in it. Now it turns out that many conflicts occur when the law is applied, everything is correct according to the law, but this causes a sharp public rejection, and public opinion still matters to us. Therefore, we propose to work gradually to remove the contradictions that arise from the law “, – such an opinion in an interview with the correspondent. TASS was expressed by the Director of the State Hermitage Museum and the President of the Council of Museums of Russia Mikhail Piotrovsky

Piotrovsky added that the most logical option is the joint use of temples by religious organizations and museums.

On the construction of the Northern latitudinal railway

The construction and operation of the Northern Latitudinal Railway (the Obskaya-Nadym railway, which is being built on Yamal) will use special northern technologies that do not require a large number of service personnel. The plans – to modify the train to work in the Arctic. This was told by the head of Russian Railways Oleg Belozerov at the meeting of the company’s scientific and technical council in Moscow.

“During the project implementation it is planned to use materials that ensure reliable operation at low temperatures. Council members noted that the Northern latitudinal railway is optimally suited for the implementation of poorly populated technologies. In particular, the new line should be equipped with the most modern low-maintenance automation, remote control and communication systems, provided with reliable power supply. Together with the machine builders, special modifications of traveling machines will be developed for work in the conditions of the Far North, ”the press service of the Yamalno-Nenets Autonomous District told the press service. Details of these projects are not disclosed there yet.

How to eat to lose weight

In 2017, American researchers who studied the behavior of laboratory mice at different times of the day noticed that the health and weight of animals depended heavily on when they ate. It turned out that the mice lost weight most quickly and without harm to health if they were fed at night and little by little – about thirty percent less than usual. Individuals who ate as much during the day or regularly took part of the food during daylight hours, on average, weighed more. Moreover, when they reduced calories, the weight was still higher than that of their relatives eating at night.

“We can not help” – the motto of the Bryansk health care.

According to the Bryansk lens, a resident of the city took a leave of absence to get an appointment with a gastroenterologist at hospital no. 2 (Volodarsky district).

“Since time off at work is very strict,” writes Anatoly Alexandrovich on the State Medical Services Portal.

And many residents of the region face a similar problem – employers are reluctant to give time off to their employees, and in many enterprises it is impossible to do this at all. But, even taking time off or asking for help from the “good boss”, no one guarantees that the trip to the hospital will be successful.

“Arriving at the hospital,” continues Anatoly Alexandrovich, “I was informed that the doctor was on sick leave and that I could get my own coupon when she came out … I called today (April 2 – ed.) To the registry, I learned that the doctor had gone out, but get to him in any way. As I was told, catch the ticket on the Internet, today they will appear on April 17, we can’t help anything else. ”

Sberbank and Emirates NBD have revised the amount of the sale of Denizbank

The consolidated capital of the bank according to the standards of Turkish reporting as of December 31, 2018 was equal to 15.51 billion lire ($ 2.76 billion). The agreement on the sale of shares of Sberbank and Emirates NBD concluded in May 2018, while 98.85% of Denizbank was valued at 14.609 billion Turkish liras ($ 3.18 billion).

Cherkizovo before SPO valued itself up to 101 billion rubles

From the beginning of the year to March tenths, Cherkizovo’s shares traded in the range of 1,120–1,506 rubles. This corresponded to the company’s capitalization of 49–66 billion rubles.


Ozon reported record sales growth

Sales of online retailer Ozon in 2018 increased by 73%, to 42.5 billion rubles. including VAT, according to a company report received by RBC. Growth rates were record for the last 10 years.

It became known what amendments will make to the law on mortgage vacations

Senators will make amendments to the State Duma for the second reading of the bill on mortgage vacations, reports RIA Novosti. It is reported that “it is planned to give the law retroactive effect”, namely, to extend it to all previously taken mortgage loans.

Also, according to TASS, the authors of the draft law on mortgage vacations have prepared amendments that the law will not apply to luxury housing. It is noted that the maximum loan amount will be entered, on which it will be possible to request a vacation.

Earlier, the State Duma in the first reading adopted a bill on mortgage vacations, the bill provides for the possibility of a semi-annual delay or reduction in the size of payments.

This year Ukraine will pay 17 billion dollars in debt

Experts note that over five years, the country’s national debt grew by 353% and amounts to almost 85% of GDP. The Ministry of Finance of Ukraine changed the outlook for payments in the framework of servicing credit debts, reports TASS. According to the ministry’s calculations, this year Ukraine will have to pay $ 17 billion.

On the digitalization of cities will send an additional 36 billion rubles

In the project of the Ministry of Construction and Housing and Communal Services of the Russian Federation, up to 15% of federal funds allocated for infrastructure development are provided for digitalization of cities as part of the Smart City project, the Izvestia newspaper reported on Tuesday

The Central Bank eliminated discrimination under the new system of funded pension

In the new system of funded pensions – the individual pension capital (IKP) – there will be no discrimination, any citizen, if he has the opportunity and need, will use this system as equals, the first deputy chairman of the Central Bank Sergey Shvetsov told reporters on the sidelines of the Exchange Forum

Central Bank: commission for illegal cashing increased to 15%

The average commission for illegal cash withdrawal in Russia currently fluctuates at the level of 15%, Deputy Chairman of the Central Bank of the Russian Federation Dmitry Skobelkin told media representatives about this.

Russian exports to Azerbaijan grew by 12.5% ​​in 2018

Russia increased its exports to Azerbaijan by 12.5% ​​to $ 1.7 billion in 2018. This is stated in the materials of the Russian Export Center (REC). Trade between the two countries increased by 13.8% and reached $ 2.4 billion.

In Russia, proposed to cancel the fee for cash withdrawals at ATMs

The Federal Antimonopoly Service (FAS) proposes to cancel the commission for withdrawing cash at ATMs as a measure to combat the so-called wage slavery, reports TASS.

In order to enable employers to more easily select banks for servicing, we would suggest that banks’ fees be withdrawn when withdrawing cash from ATMs. – Deputy Head of FAS Andrey Kashevarov

Regions will receive more than 70 billion rubles for the development of roads

The largest amount will receive the Samara region – 30 billion rubles for the construction of a traffic detour around Tolyatti and a bridge across the Volga. Seven regions will receive a total of more than 22 billion rubles for the development of regional roads.

Central Bank bought the currency for the Ministry of Finance at 18.3 billion rubles

The Bank of Russia bought the currency for the Ministry of Finance in the domestic market within the budget rule of 18.3 billion rubles, calculated on April 1. This is evidenced by the data of the regulator

IMF does not foresee a recession in the global economy.

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) does not foresee the recession of the world economy in the near future; its growth rates will accelerate somewhat at the end of this year and next year, but they will be unstable

Rosleskhoz conducts a full audit of forest lease contracts

Ivan Valentik said that the test will primarily affect tenants who do not have their own wood processing facilities.

In the Novosibirsk region polyclinic hours will be extended until 20:00

Travnikov reminded about the implementation of the “Lean Polyclinic” project, in which by the end of 2019 44 polyclinics will be participating. Also reported on the allocation of more than 7 billion rubles for the prevention of cancer in the Novosibirsk region.

In Ingushetia, there are searches of the leaders of the protest

According to the “Caucasian Knot”, the search took place at the mufti of Issa Khamkhoev and several activists. According to the journalist Isabella Yevloyev, Elder Ahmed Barakhoev was taken away for interrogation. There is no connection with the chairman of the Council of teips Malsag Uzhakhov. The journalist notes that last night in Ingushetia the mobile Internet was turned off.

Cabinet and oilmen could not fix the price of gasoline

The government did not extend the agreement with the oil companies on fixing prices for gasoline and diesel fuel, which was concluded in October last year after strong price hikes in the market. About this newspaper Vedomosti, citing three oilmen and two officials.

The number of countries that stopped importing Iranian oil reached 23

After some time, Washington restored sanctions against Tehran, which affect, including the oil sector of the Islamic Republic.

Naftogaz will pay lawyers € 14 million in the process with Gazprom

Naftogaz of Ukraine entered into a contract worth € 14 million with the Norwegian company Wikborg Rein Advokatfirma AS, which provides legal support in the framework of the lawsuit of the Ukrainian company with the Russian Gazprom.

Buying S-400 Turkey is incompatible with NATO membership

Washington wants to see Turkey in the future as a member of NATO only if it refuses to buy Russian C-400 systems. This was stated by US Permanent Representative to NATO Kay Bailey Hutchison.

In the Netherlands, opened a hotline to protect journalists

It is assumed that the project will identify cases of threats or violence against journalists. In particular, a hotline will be opened where media workers can report such incidents. It is noted that the project was launched due to the increasing frequency of threats against media workers.

On the Chinese base, they noticed a laser to destroy satellites

The secret object was recorded by a commercial satellite, writes the Military Observer. And he was discovered by the retired Colonel of the Armed Forces of India, Vinayak Bhat. He specializes in the PRC and analyzes open satellite imagery.

Vinayak Bhat noted that in Xinjiang, approximately 145 kilometers south of the city of Urumqi, there are four buildings with sliding roofs, where, according to the Indian colonel, there are powerful chemical lasers capable of shooting down satellites in orbit.

Yuri Dud made a film about Russians in America

A new video has appeared on the YouTube channel today, in which blogger and journalist Yury Dud talks about three creative guys from Russia who moved to America. According to Dudy, the goal of the film is to remind everyone that it is hard and scary to do something new, but at the same time it is necessary.

Appeared the first poster of the movie about the Joker

The official poster of the “Joker” motion picture, which appears on the cinema screens this year and tells about the eponymous supervillain from the DC universe, was posted on the Internet. Actor Joaquin Fenis will play the role of the protagonist.

Ominous Joker appeared in the trailer “Gotham”

Fox has posted a teaser for the fifth season of the Gotham series about Batman’s hometown. This is reported by Deadline.

The exhibition “The Golden Horde and the Black Sea Region. Lessons from the Chinggis Empire”

The exhibition opened at the Hermitage-Kazan Center. It exhibits 600 exhibits from the Museum of Russia and Belarus. The exhibition includes objects of urban and equestrian culture of nomads, costumes, decorations, vessels. Visitors will see items of numismatics, details of architectural decor and samples of Buddhist painting of the Turkic-Mongolian East.

“This exhibition is not just about the Golden Horde, it is an exhibition about the most important thing museums do today – they make wars of memory into dialogues of cultures,” said Mikhail Piotrovsky, director of the State Hermitage Museum, before the opening of the exhibition.

Named winner is Astrid Lindgren

Belgian writer Bart Muyart won the Astrid Lindgren International Memory Award, awarded for his achievements in the field of literature for children and adolescents. This was announced on April 2 in Stockholm.

Bart Muyart debuted as a writer in 1983. The readers are known for his works “Bare hands”, “We do not understand love”, “Brothers”, “Creation”, an anthology of poems “Gathering Love”.

A new biopic trailer for Ted Bundy has been released

The network has a second trailer for the film “Beautiful, Bad, Angry” with Zach Efron. In the center of the plot – one of the most brutal and well-known serial killers Ted Bundy

Thermo batteries can replace lithium-ion batteries

Australian startup Climate Change Technologies (CCT) has developed the first thermopile (TED) for mass production. It stores 12 times more energy than lead-acid batteries, and is six times superior in lithium-ion counterparts.

Russian OS Elbrus became available for download

The operating system “Elbrus” became available on the official website of the company “MCST”

360-degree DVR with AI wakes the driver asleep at the wheel

Vezo 360 uses machine learning to detect signs of fatigue in a driver. The device monitors the movement and shape of the driver’s eyes and mouth with the help of a camera — if the neural network notices that the driver begins to fall asleep, it emits a signal that should wake him up.

VAIO begins production and sales of laptops in European countries

In the future, the list of VAIO presence in Europe will be gradually expanded. Taking into account the work in Asia and Japan, the VAIO brand will return to 18 global marketplaces. VAIO SX14 In Europe, the German company TrekStor GmbH will be responsible for the production, sales and service of VAIO laptops.

South Korea to launch 5G network April 5

South Korea announced its intention to launch the world’s first 5G network this coming Friday, April 5th. In particular, the introduction of the latest technology is supported by Samsung Electronics, which recently announced the Galaxy S10, which is capable of using networks at such speeds.

Russian providers have begun the transition to domestic cellular communication

Mobile operators and equipment suppliers are testing the technologies on which domestic cellular communication is based. These are, in particular, Russian cryptographic systems, which will now work in conjunction with Russian SIM cards. It is about the so-called. “trusted” sim cards.

Experts find out why Russian operators are collecting dossiers for subscribers

Hi-Tech Mail.Ru journalists, together with experts, have figured out why mobile operators are collecting dossiers for their subscribers. It is known that MTS has accumulated 1.8 petabyte (PB) of user data, and this year it plans to increase the archive volume to 13 PB.

The director general of TelecomDaily said that information about users reflects their interests: operators save data about search queries, information about which applications they use and which products they buy. Based on the behavior and tastes of the audience, operators create new tariffs and options. Also, the Quartet explores what services subscribers use: do they call abroad and to other regions, do they send SMS. All this is needed to make money on customers, which is still being done well.

It is known that MTS has accumulated 1.8 petabyte (PB) of user data, and this year it plans to increase the archive volume to 13 PB. This is comparable to the memories of 13 people in a lifetime. Beeline has accumulated over 4 Pb of information since 2014, Megafon and Tele2 store user information in the same way.

Mobile phone celebrated birthday

The first call from a mobile phone abroad was made on April 3, 1973 by a Motorola specialist, and in our country the birthday of cellular communication is considered to be September 9, 1991. Then the mayor of the city, Anatoly Sobchak, called New York on a mobile phone.

The head of Xiaomi confirmed the decrease in the number of advertising in MIUI

What is under the latter is a question, but in general we can talk about a significant decrease in advertising in MIUI. Lei Zun also posted a picture with six new enhancements that will be available in MIUI 11.

Intel has released the server processor Xeon Platinum 9282 for 56 cores

Experts mark the second generation of Xeon Cascade Lake-AP processors, of which the 56-core Xeon Platinum 9282 chipset is especially popular. It is characterized by multi-threading support, a 12-channel memory controller with a frequency of 2.6 / 3.8 GHz and a TDP of 400 W.

WhatsApp prohibits adding users to groups

Messenger WhatsApp will allow users to control who and in what groups adds them. Now clients of the messenger can independently choose who can add them to the groups: “only contacts”, “all” or “none”.

Facebook requests an email password to activate your profile

Users have found that Facebook requires you to enter credentials from third-party e-mail to activate your social network account.

Google and Walmart launch voice shopping service.

The American supermarket chain Walmart has signed a cooperation agreement with Google, together the companies intend to create a service for “voice purchases,” CNN reported. A similar service is already available at the Whole Foods store chain, which is owned by an online retailer of Amazon.

Kakao Klaytn Launches Baobab Public Test Network

After the end of the tests of the private test network “Aspen”, used by the project partners for the past five months, starting in October last year, Klaytn introduced the public test network “Baobab”.

US Department of Agriculture stopped experimenting with cats

The program was created by the Ministry of Agriculture of the United States to study toxoplasmosis, and the subjects were cats who were intentionally infected with such a disease, and then studied its course and at the end of the experiment, the cats were put to sleep.

Biologists have created a completely artificial genome.

Having added artificial sites to the genome of a real bacterium, scientists checked how well the algorithms synthesized by the algorithm work. Only 580 of 680 genes turned out to be functional.

Scientists: Blue light can kill superbugs

In experiments with mice, scientists found that light therapy combined with low concentration of hydrogen peroxide had a significant effect on wound healing. The team applied the effect of blue light of different ranges.

Artificial bacteria will help in the production of proteins

Created a new method for the production of hard-to-reach proteins using artificially created bacteria. In the future this may be useful in space flights. Scientists will present their results at the National Assembly and the Exhibition of the American Chemical Society (ACS).

A new dangerous muscle disease has been discovered

An international team of scientists from Spain, Australia and Sweden discovered the disease caused by a mutation of the myoglobin gene responsible for the structure of muscle proteins. Middle-aged people are at risk for this disease.

Scientists have called the new disease, which affects people 30-50 years old, “myoglobinopathy.” The disease provokes a progressive weakness of the muscles of the body, neck, arms and legs. If the disease is started, then the respiratory muscles and the heart may suffer.

Artificial Intelligence will record the violinist’s movements.

In the study, employees of the Machine Learning and Music Labs of the Group of Music Technologies of the Department of Information and Communication Technologies of the University of Pompeu Fabra used artificial intelligence to automatically classify the movements of the bow of a violin according to the movements of the performer.

Scientists have found a way to treat cancer with antibiotics

An international group of scientists from the School of Biomedicine of the Far Eastern Federal University (FEFU), the University of Lausanne and Geneva, together with the University Hospital of Geneva, have found a way to treat cancer with antibiotics. The results of their research are published in Cancer letters, writes RIA Novosti.

The antibiotic clofazimine can be used during chemotherapy for one of the most severe forms of breast cancer. It will help to freeze the process of tumor growth and spread of metastasis.

Russian cosmonauts manually docked the Progress spacecraft with the ISS

Cosmonauts Oleg Kononenko and Alexey Ovchinin worked on board the International Space Station (ISS) mode of manual docking of the Progress MS-11 spacecraft. This was reported on the official Roscosmos page on Twitter.

India is going to launch a moon mission

Initially, the launch was planned for April last year, but the mission was postponed several times without explaining the reasons. Sivan said that in May they plan to put into orbit several satellites and launch a lunar expedition. In 2008, India launched the Chandrayan-1 orbiter to the Moon.

Scientists first saw the “bagel” supermassive black hole

The VLA radio telescope received the first clear “photos” of a donut made of matter surrounding one of the two supermassive black holes in the center of the galaxy Cygnus A. His discovery confirmed the theory of the “unified” origin of all types of quasars, scientists write in an article accepted for publication in Astrophysical Journal Letters

Telescope “Spektr-RG” will be launched on June 21

It is noted that the Spektr-RG will be launched on June 21, 2019 at 16:44 (Moscow time) from the Baikonur cosmodrome. If the launch will be postponed due to weather conditions, the attempt will be repeated on June 22. In addition, if the reasons are more serious, then two dates are reserved for launching the device: July 12 and 13, 2019.

Mass of primary black holes limited to large asteroids

Scientists believe that these objects can make up dark matter, so they study them very closely. Compared to other types, the mass of primary black holes is very small.

NASA showed the best projects of Martian houses

NASA showed the best projects of Martian houses, which were presented by the participants of the 3D-Printed Habitat Challenge contest. Three finalists claim for the main prize.

Found another galaxy without dark matter

The size coincides with our Milky Way galaxy, but it found much fewer stars and dark matter is almost completely absent. Scientists began to actively explore the new galaxy, and observe the movement of stars, and their speed is the same as the gravitational effects of the mass of the normal matter of the galaxy.

Scientists have identified the source of photons in the mysterious gamma-ray bursts

Photons emitted by long gamma-ray bursts originate in the photosphere of the “relativistic jet” ejected by a dying exploding star, say scientists in a study presented in the journal Nature Communications.

Rogozin explained the dismissal of the developers of the ship “Federation”

The head of the state corporation “Roscosmos” Dmitry Rogozin announced the dismissal of the developers of the manned transport spacecraft “Federation” .Read the source

The work was not organized properly. However, like many other projects of RSC Energia. As a result, careless comrades had to be fired. Now the work is adjusted. Hopefully, in 2022, we will go to flight tests. – Dmitry Rogozin, Russian politician

Rogozin spoke about a moon ship under construction

The head of “Roskosmos” Dmitry Rogozin on the radio “Komsomolskaya Pravda” said that Russia is building a moon ship, and how it differs from the recently tested by the Americans

“The ship that we make is radically different from the ship that SpaceX has now tested. They make a near-earth ship, and we make a lunar ship. It will have to work, function, deliver the crew, and ensure its safety outside the geomagnetic field. Earth even saves the ISS from radiation, ”he noted.

Mercedes-Benz GLB crossover will appear at the end of 2019

Timing of the serial version of the Mercedes-Benz GLB has not yet been reported, but, as suggested by insiders, “in the series” can launch a novelty at the end of this or early next year. Production models will be adjusted at the German plant in Rastatt.

Ford Puma crossover will replace EcoSport

Ford will soon replenish its European SUV line with a new compact model. A small crossover with the revived name Puma will replace the EcoSport, and in the market will compete with the Volkswagen T-Roc.

New Rolls-Royce Ghost will be released in 2020

Rolls-Royce will introduce a new generation of its compact Ghost sedan in 2020, reports Autocar

AvtoVAZ launches production of economical Lada Largus CNG

On Tuesday, April 2, 2019, the serial production of Lada Largus CNG officially started at the plant of ATS Group of Companies. This is the second production model that uses methane as a fuel, and its production is carried out in conjunction with the brand Lafa.

Vietnamese company VinFast will bring a sedan and a crossover to Russia

A young Vietnamese automaker VinFast plans to expand its geography of sales to the Russian market. This is indicated by the relevant documents, which, along with the images of the sedan and crossover, appeared in the Rospatent database.

GAC Motor Company will present nine models in Russia

The Chinese company GAC Motor will bring nine new cars to the motor show in St. Petersburg. The event will be held from 4 to 7 April. The manufacturer will present the full line of the brand, including the GE3 electric car modification 530, GM8 and GM6 minivans, GA4 and GA8 sedans and GS8, GS5, GS4 and GS3 SUV models

Brilliance V7 crossover will have a sports version with a motor from BMW

Two weeks later, at the Shanghai Motor Show, Brilliance will present the sports version of the V7 crossover to the public. It is worth recalling that the Brilliance V7 was built on the MX8 front-wheel drive architecture, developed with the participation of BMW specialists.

Hyundai introduced the steering wheel with touch screens

Hyundai decided to go ahead and created a multifunctional steering wheel, replacing push-button control displays. The developers of Hyundai presented a steering wheel with a pair of customizable displays.

Toyota will publish patents for hybrid cars

The Japanese company Toyota will put in free access its patents on the technology of hybrid cars. On this April 3 reports the British car magazine Autocar. To speed up the development of ecological transport, the company will make 24 thousand patents free

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