24 Aug, 2018

To expose culture with harsh actions

Novosibirsk State University of Architecture and Design (NSUADI) August 23, in the forum “Novosibirsk – a city of unlimited opportunities” visited the clergy. For the sake of this event, the university closed cloths with naked statues of antique characters on the ground floor

The Orthodox priest Vsevolod Chaplin approved the actions of the NGUADI employees, according to Chaplin, the Renaissance era led Europe to moral and political suicide.

It makes no sense to return to the cult of the naked body that reigned then “, – quotes the priest FAN. “Returning to this barbarism, even in some cultural form, is a return to that suicide that destroyed the pagan world,” he said, suggesting that such culture be exposed to harsh actions.

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Medvedev does not hold public events because of a sports injury

The head of the government Dmitry Medvedev does not hold public events because of the received sports trauma, the press service of the Cabinet of Ministers reported. “Injury received during sports activities does not allow the premier to hold public events,” the press service said.

The bill of the Ministry of Communications will destroy the Internet

The bill on blocking for substantiating and justifying extremism and terrorism, drafted by the Ministry of Communications, may lead to the need to block millions of pages, according to the withdrawal of the working group “Communications and IT” of the expert council under the Russian government (available to Kommersant). According to her estimate, the number of sites to be blocked within the bill may reach 19 million.

“Blocking such a large number of resources can lead to a significant increase in routing tables, which can have a big impact on the quality of data transmission services to users of communication networks in the territory of the Russian Federation, including access to government information systems,” experts warn.

In Penza before the Day of Knowledge the children’s procession will be held

As the press service of the Diocese of Penza informs, on August 26 at 8:30 in the Epiphany Cathedral (DC Dzerzhinsky) there will be a liturgy. After it, the participants will follow the procession on Moskovskaya Street to the Spassky Cathedral, where a moleben will be served before the start of the new academic year.

In Bashkiria, a disabled child was denied drugs

In the Bakalinsky district, a 9-year-old disabled child, the medical commission determined the need for a constant intake of original antiepileptic drugs.

In the Urals, Orthodox chocolate began to be sold

In the Middle Urals near the churches began selling Orthodox sweets. Sverdlov residents noticed confectionery products depicting monasteries and saints, reports AiF-Ural on Thursday, August 23.

In additional drugs, the Yakutia Ministry of Finance refused

In social networks, information was spread that a 16-year-old Yakut woman, who was ill with cystic fibrosis, was sent to the intensive care unit due to the fact that she was not provided with free medicines. Now the girl is in the National Center of Medicine of Yakutia, her condition is stabilizing.

In addition to the medicines issued, a consultation of the doctors of the FGBICU “Medical Genetics Research Center” recommended the girl additional drugs. Specialists of the Ministry of Health of the republic appealed to the regional finance ministry with a request to provide financing for the purchase of these medicines, but they were refused.

Sberbank began to accept payment of customs fines

Sberbank, together with the Federal Customs Service (FCS), launched the possibility of paying customs fines through a mobile application, the Internet bank Sberbank Online, bank branches and self-service devices.

Putin laid flowers to the monument to the dead sailors from the submarine “Kursk”

Russian President Vladimir Putin paid tribute to the memory of sailors from the Kursk submarine. Putin visited the monument, built in memory of the submariners in Kursk, and laid flowers to him

“Children’s playground of strict regime”

In Omsk, they installed a children’s playground and surrounded it with a high fence with barbed wire. Photos of the facility were published in social networks by the city’s residents.

“In one of the courtyards of the city of Omsk. Attraction “children’s playground strict regime”, – wrote the author of the picture, published in the community “Omsk Live” in the social network “VKontakte”.

As REN TV notes on August 24, an unusual children’s playground belongs to a private kindergarten and is located on Zavertyaeva Street.

Minstroy will develop a GOST for automated parking

The Ministry of Construction intends to develop a state standard for the construction of automated parking lots, Deputy Head of the Committee on the Issues of Lift Economy under the Public Council of the Ministry Petr Kharlamov told Izvestia. Preparation of GOST is planned to be included in the work plan of the commission for 2019.

Every fourth inhabitant of the Earth consumed or consumed alcohol

Most people drink in Europe. So, in Denmark, 97% of men and 95% of women admitted that they tried alcohol. Practically similar indicators in Germany, Norway, France and Poland. The lowest drink is in the Middle East.

As noted by RIA Novosti, the highest mortality from alcohol in Africa and the former Soviet Union. The first place is the anti-rating of Lesotho. At the second position Russia, in third place – the CAR, and on the fourth – Ukraine. The top ten included Latvia, Lithuania, Kazakhstan and Belarus

Head of kindergarten in Indonesia fired because of children in suits of jihadists

The director of the kindergarten in Indonesia lost her post after last week’s parade in honor of Independence Day, attended by children in suits, reminiscent of jihadists, reports the newspaper Straits Times.

500 cases of poisoning with salads from McDonald’s

The Food Safety Authority reported that in the US, 507 people had been diagnosed with cyclosporosis because of salads purchased at McDonald’s restaurants. This is reported on the agency’s website.
From 24 to 25 August 2018 in the urban district of Chernogolovka (Ivanovo village) will be the 5th International military-patriotic gathering “Motors of War”.

International military-patriotic gathering “Motors of War”

“Motors of War” – an unusual military-patriotic gathering, which has no analogues in the world. The festival will be attended by military historical clubs, private collectors of military equipment, a number of military and patriotic museums and associations: GVTM, Patriot Park, Victory Museum, War Motors Club, Vadim Zadorozhnyi Hardware Museum, Union of the Military Division “Divizion” and many others.

Over 100 operating units of machinery of the first half of the 20th century will participate in the rally. There will be presented: tanks, armored vehicles, motorcycles, horse-drawn carriages and cars produced by the USSR, USA, England, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan.

On August 24, a parade will be held and a rally will take place between the participants in the technique of driving on the rough terrain with overcoming obstacles and orientation. A special color will be added by the participants dressed in a military uniform corresponding to the time and the country to the participant of the Second World War.

On August 25, visitors will be able not only to see with their own eyes popular and rare military equipment, but they will also have a unique opportunity to take a ride and take a picture, as well as a military song concert.

Location of the rally: Moscow Region, Chernogolovka city district, Ivanovo village, next to the State Military Technical Museum.

Hundreds of thousands of Americans have contracted a dangerous disease

According to the American Heart Association, at least 300,000 Americans, without knowing it, were infected with a dangerous Chagas disease, writes the Daily Mail on August 23.

This is a disease that develops when you bite a “kissing” beetle. The beetle stings people on the lips. In this case, transmission of the unicellular parasite Trypanosoma cruzi, which causes the development of the disease, is possible.

Chagas disease leads to heart failure and stroke. According to the publication, the beetle mostly lives in Asia, Africa, Australia, Central and South America.

A school without a roof in the Altai was recognized ready by September 1

The Education Committee of the Zarinsky District of the Altai Territory reported: Novozyryanovskaya School has successfully passed the test and will receive students on September 1

ROC positively refers to organ transplantation

Vladyka said that borrowing organs from a deceased person, if the life of another person can be saved, “is not something bad”.

“It will be such an incredible hypocrisy that it’s better not to litter your head with such thoughts,” Patriarch Kirill said.

The Central Bank wants to get the right to block websites without trial

The Bank of Russia wants to obtain the right without a court to block websites used for financial fraud. A corresponding initiative was discussed at the meeting with Vice-Premier Maxim Akimov last week, the Vedomosti newspaper reported citing sources.

Rosgvardia buys products at inflated prices

The Anti-Corruption Foundation (FBK) Alexei Navalny today, August 23, published a video, in which he accused the leadership of Rosgvardia in buying food at obviously inflated prices.


Banks earned on loans a record 800 billion rubles

In the first six months of 2018, Russian banks earned a record-breaking interest at a record 799.6 billion rubles. This is stated in the analytical review of the Central Bank “Liquidity of the banking sector and financial markets”, which “Izvestia” got acquainted with. Net interest income of credit institutions – is mainly the proceeds from loans to companies and individuals, and the role of the latter increases.

Deutsche Bank threatened the Russian government to sever relations

London branch of Deutsche Bank on June 27 sent a letter to the Russian government with a request to update customer information about itself, Vedomosti reports citing the document. The bank asked the government to contact him within a month, otherwise he can demand that Russia stop business relations.

“Methods of effective production in the agro-industrial complex are the key to success in the future”

The German-Russian conference in the Central Black Earth region of Russia will take place on October 22-23, 2018 in the city of Voronezh.

Today, more than ever, the topic of production efficiency in the agricultural sector is relevant. Effective production methods and effective management of agricultural production, allows you to get the maximum amount of products at the lowest cost, correctly organize the production process and optimize costs

Oil companies want compensation for tax maneuver

The issue of compensation payments to oil companies at the completion of the tax maneuver in the industry may be affected at a meeting of the Commission under the President of the Russian Federation on the issues of the strategy for the development of the fuel and energy complex (FEC) and environmental safety.

The system of marking goods will cost the operator 200 billion rubles

The media became aware of the investment plans of the operator of the national marking system “Honest Sign” – the Center for Advanced Technology Development (CGTP) – 50% of this company belongs to the structure of USM Holdings Alisher Usmanov and his partners, another 25% – state corporation Rostek and managing partner Almaz Capital Partners Alexander Galitsky ..

As Vedomosti writes, in the next 15 years 205.7 billion rubles will be invested in the system. of which 68 billion rubles. – this is the cost of creating a system of marking and traceability and equipping producers, pharmacies and hospitals with issue and disposal registers, and 137.7 billion rubles. – direct and indirect costs for ensuring the functioning and development of the marking and traceability system.

It is noted that for their services the CRTP will receive a fee – 50 kopecks. without VAT for each unit of the marked product. The final decision on the cost of the service will be determined by the state.

The Central Telegraph was put up for sale

The building of the Central Telegraph Office (Nikitsky Lane, 7, p. 1) was put up for sale. About its sale talked for a long time. This is one of the assets of Rostelecom.

The average size of a mortgage loan in the RF for the year increased by 7.1%

The average size of a mortgage loan in Russia increased over the past year by 7.1% – to 2.16 million rubles, according to the National Bureau of Credit Histories (NBKI).

World Cup allowed Moscow hotels to increase prices three-fold

“The most significant large-scale event of this year has affected tariffs: the average price (ADR) for the championship months on average in Moscow reached 22.6 thousand rubles, which is three times higher than for the same period in 2017 (7.4 thousand rubles)” , – says the press release of JLL

The northern capital also took advantage of the rush demand: there hoteliers on the basis of the first two summer months raised prices by 30% compared to 2017 – to 13.5 thousand rubles, is added to it.

Sberbank will sell Turkish Denizbank before the end of the year

Sberbank has entered into a binding agreement with Emirates NBD Bank on the sale of the Turkish “daughter” – Denizbank for more than 14.6 billion Turkish liras ($ 2.35 billion), the deal is planned to be closed by the end of the year. This is stated in the financial report of Sberbank on international standards.

Kyrgyzstan and Russia will increase supplies to the republic of diesel fuel and gasoline

Kyrgyzstan and Russia until the end of 2018 will increase the supply of diesel fuel and gasoline to the republic by 200 thousand tons. This was reported in the press service of the State Committee for the Industry of Energy and Subsoil Use of the Republic.

Nokia will receive almost $ 3.5 for each sold 5G-phone

Nokia said it expects to receive € 3 (approximately $ 3.48 at current rates) in the form of patent deductions for each sold mobile phone supporting 5G networks.

Tour operators “Peace Foundation” and “Vedi Tour TO Elite” ceased their activity

At the meeting of the Supervisory Board of the Association of Tour Operators in the field of outbound tourism “Tourist Help”, the leaders of “Vedi TUR Elit” said that the company has no outstanding obligations to its customers,

In the total volume of gas supplies to Turkey, Azerbaijan accounted for 19.7%

In the total volume of gas supplies to Turkey in May, the share of gas from Azerbaijan accounted for 19.7%. This is stated in the data of the Council for Regulation of the Energy Market of Turkey (EPDK).

Russia discusses the construction of solar power stations in Cuba

Russia and Cuba are discussing joint projects in the field of electricity generation using liquefied natural gas (LNG), as well as the construction of solar power plants in Cuba, the Russian Energy Ministry said on the results of the meeting of Deputy Energy Minister Anatoly Yanovskiy with Deputy Minister of Energy and Mines of Cuba Ruben Sid Carbonell .

In January-June, South Korea increased exports by 6.3%

South Korea in the first half of the year increased exports by 6.3% compared to the same period last year – up to $ 296.79 billion, the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy of the country reported.


Patrushev and Bolton did not agree on the statement after the talks

The final statement on the results of the talks with the US national security adviser John Bolton in Geneva was not signed because of Washington’s position, Security Council Secretary Nikolai Patrushev said.

As a result of the meeting, we planned to sign a joint statement, but did not sign. Because the Americans wanted it to be, that we interfered in their election, in their opinion, and we deny it. That is, the weak topic of discussion. – Nikolai Patrushev, Russian politician

US Department of State: new sanctions against Russia will come into force on August 27

US sanctions against Russia related to the “Fiddler’s Case” will come into force on August 27 after official publication in the Federal Register, a State Department spokesman told RIA Novosti. It was previously expected that the first package of sanctions in the case of the Violins will come into force on August 22.

Russian Foreign Ministry: Moscow will mirror the US sanctions

“Moscow did not do anything, in which it is accused,” – said the deputy minister. The diplomat clarified that the Russian side is ready to discuss in detail with the Americans this issue in an interdepartmental format. Recall that August 22 entered into force the first package of new US sanctions against the Russian Federation.

In fact, they are all the main structures in the financial, fuel and energy, defense-industrial complex, and many other large and small enterprises, as well as a significant part of the officials from our leadership … We will, of course, answer completely mirror. – Sergey Ryabkov, the Russian diploma

China called the last round of trade negotiations with the US constructive

The talks took place on 22 and 23 August in Washington on the initiative of the American side. At the same time, as reported, last Thursday in the United States entered into force import duties on goods from China worth $ 16 billion, as planned earlier, as Washington warned.

Ex-President of South Korea has been sentenced to 25 years in prison

The Supreme Court of Seoul, after reviewing the appeal of the prosecutor’s office, increased the term of imprisonment for former South Korean President Pak Kun Hye by 1 year to 25 years and the fine to 20 billion won (17.8 million dollars), Kyodo reported.

In the parliament called to destroy the Crimean bridge

Mosiychuk added that the bridge would be destroyed due to “higher forces and natural elements”. The deputy of the Verkhovna Rada, Igor Mosiychuk, called on the special services of Ukraine to destroy the Crimean bridge, turning for help to “our allies in the Caucasus.” He did not specify who is talking about.
Ukrainian special services, Ukrainians should pay attention, perhaps through our allies in the Caucasus, the destruction of the so-called Kerch bridge. – Igor Mosiychuk, Ukrainian deputy

China initiates proceedings in the WTO due to the introduction of the US new fees

The PRC government expresses its protest at the introduction of the US second installment of 25% duties on Chinese imports totaling $ 16 billion and intends to initiate proceedings in the World Trade Organization. This is stated in a statement published on Thursday by the Ministry of Commerce of the PRC

Russia does not intend to stop the supply of missile engines for the United States

Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov said that Moscow will respond symmetrically to Washington’s sanctions, but does not plan to stop supplying missile engines to the US space program.

Lavrov to hold talks with Turkish Foreign Minister

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu will leave for Moscow on August 24, where he will hold talks with his Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov. This is reported on Thursday, August 23, August by the TRT Haber TV channel.

Patrushev and Bolton meet in Geneva

In Geneva, a meeting of the Secretary of the Russian Security Council, Nikolai Patrushev, and an assistant to the American leader on national security, John Bolton. As the RIA Novosti reports, the meeting is held in a closed format in the permanent representation of the United States at the Geneva branch of the United Nations.

Pompeo does not plan to meet with Kim Jong-no during his visit to the DPRK

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo does not plan to meet with the country’s leader Kim Jong-no during an upcoming visit to the DPRK, the official spokesman for the department Heather Nauert said. “We have no plans (for holding – ed.) Of such a meeting,” Naouert said at a briefing

The US threatened to sanction the purchase of the S-400

Washington threatened with sanctions for the purchase of anti-aircraft missile systems S-400 and partners in NATO, and all other countries in the world.

“We are against any of our partners and allies in the world buying the S-400,” said the head of the press service of the US State Department Heather Nauert at a briefing on Thursday.

He explained this by saying that the Russian anti-aircraft anti-aircraft missile systems are allegedly incompatible with other NATO systems.

Greek Foreign Minister to pay official visit to China

Visit of Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Cotzias to China, at the invitation of his Chinese counterpart and member of the State Council of the People’s Republic of China, Wang Yi is scheduled from August 26 to August 30, spokesman for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of China Lu Kang announced, Xinhua news agency reported August 23.

Putin will meet with the heads of South Ossetia and Abkhazia

August 26 marks the 10th anniversary of Russia’s recognition of the independence of Abkhazia and South Ossetia. Russian President Vladimir Putin will meet with President of Abkhazia Raul Khajimba and President of South Ossetia Anatoly Bibilov on Friday.

Trump described the $ 3.5 billion spent on the wall with Mexico

President of the United States Donald Trump in an interview with Fox News told that $ 3.5 billion from the US budget has already been spent on building a wall on the border with Mexico.

We are building a wall on the border with Mexico. It’s already spent $ 3.2 billion. But I would like to see the construction go even faster. Therefore, we will ask for another $ 5 billion this year. – Donald Trump, 45th US President

Accused of the leakage of the report on “Russian hackers” in the US received more than five years in prison

The court in the US sentenced former employee of the company Pluribus International Corporation Rielity Lee Winner to five years and three months in prison for passing the secret report of the National Security Agency (NSA) on the activities of “Russian military hackers.”


Russia will spend 1 trillion rubles for 10 years on military infrastructure

Deputy Minister of Defense of Russia Timur Ivanov, speaking at the forum “Army-2018”, said that within the state arms program in the next ten years, it is planned to spend 1 trillion rubles. for the construction of military infrastructure.

This year, about 117 billion rubles for construction was sent, next year the same amount. – Timur Ivanov, Russian economist

In Russia, a projectile is created that dazzles any enemy optics

Ammunition, striking any enemy optics in a certain radius, was developed in Russia, Yuri Nabokov, managing director of NPO Pribor (part of the Tekhmash concern of Rostekh State Corporation), told TASS during the exhibition “Army-2018”.

An An-26 transporter for the first time in history worked on landing on the highway

Recall that last week in the Khabarovsk Territory in the “East-2018” military aircraft landed on one of the tracks. In the exercises, fighters Su-30SM, Su-35 and MiG-31

The Moscow plant named after Mil will create a new helicopter for the Airborne Forces

At the Forum Army-2018, the director of the Mil Design Bureau told about the creation of a helicopter for the airborne troops of Russia. The pilot project of the combat vehicle will be shown by 2026. The Moscow Helicopter Plant named after Mil will develop a new helicopter for the Airborne Forces of Russia.

Russia will have a new generation of missiles for the destruction of tanks

Russian engineers are developing a new generation of missiles for the destruction of tanks and other armored vehicles. This was reported by representatives of the holding “High-Precision Complexes” at the military-technical forum “Army-2018”.

“Rostegh” announced the creation of new engines for Tu-95MS

As previously reported BakuToday, strategic missile carriers Tu-95 and Tu-160 are an air component of the Russian nuclear deterrence forces

The Ministry of Defense will receive a new parachute system for cargo in 2019

A new parachute system for landing cargo to 1500 kilograms from IL-76 aircraft will begin to flow into Russian troops in 2019, general director of the holding “Tekhnodinamika” Igor Nasenkov said on Thursday.

Nebenzia accused foreign intelligence agencies of supplying arms to the IG

The Russian Ambassador added that terrorists alone can produce only primitive weapons. “Evidence continues to accumulate for the supply of arms from outside, including through semi-legal structures or even under the auspices of the special services of individual countries,” Nebenzia said.

Evidence of the delivery of arms from outside is still being accumulated, including through semi-legal structures or even under the auspices of the special services of individual countries. – Vasily Nebenzia, diplomat

The Su-57 fighter is endowed with artificial intelligence

The Russian fighter of the fifth generation of Su-57 is endowed with artificial intelligence. According to a source in the domestic aviation industry, this will bring the Russian military aircraft closer to prospective unmanned military vessels of the sixth generation.

The Pentagon reported on the successful test of the MALD-X missile

The US Department of Defense on Thursday reported the successful testing of the MALD-X missile, which is used as a false target for enemy air defense systems. This is stated in the widespread statement of the Pentagon.

In the US, a successful test of a missile capable of confusing air defense systems

The MALD-X missiles mimic the radar characteristics of United States and its allied aircraft to mislead the enemy’s air defense detection and guidance systems.

American fighter F-35 crashed in Florida

The F-35 fighter plane made an emergency landing at Eglin airfield in Florida, reports Northwest Florida Daily News. It is reported that when landing at the plane, the front landing gear broke, causing the plane to fall to the nose.


Stephen Sigal became an individual entrepreneur in Russia

American actor Stephen Sigal, who was recently appointed special representative of the Russian Foreign Ministry on humanitarian issues between Moscow and Washington, is now also an individual entrepreneur

Foreigners made meme with Leonid Agutin symbol of tragedy

Users of the Reddit resource turned a popular Russian meme featuring the singer Leonid Agutin on the show “The Voice” as a symbol of tragedy. In the picture, Agutin is captured at the moment when he is preparing to press the red button in front of him with force.

Widow of Hvorostovsky will fulfill his last will in Russia

The artist bequeathed to bury his ashes in two cities: in Moscow and in his small homeland – in Krasnoyarsk. The widow of Hvorostovsky Florans, along with the children Nina and Maxim flew to Russia to fulfill his last will.

Vlad Sokolovsky after a divorce rests in the company of models and father

Singer Vlad Sokolovsky after announcing his divorce with his wife Rita Dakota is spending time in the company of models and her father. Celebrity noticed in a night institution of Nizhny Tagil. Scandalous information was revealed by one of the models, which was at the same table with Vlad Sokolovsky.

Ex-husband sent Ben Affleck to treat alcoholism

The actor is going through because of parting with his beloved Recently, foreign media reported that the two-time Oscar winner, 46-year-old Ben Affleck, parted with the producer of the talk show “Saturday Night Live” Lindsay Shukus.

“I’m happy”: Shevel spoke after the break with Krasko

Young wife Ivan Krasko is preparing for a divorce. Currently Natalia travels through Europe, enjoying life. Now she enjoys the views of sunny Spain.

63-year-old wife of Gauguin Solntseva decided to enlarge her breasts

On April 12, 37-year-old Gauguin Solntsev knitted himself in marriage with 63-year-old Ekaterina Tereshkovich. From the very beginning of the relationship, the couple was constantly being criticized and ridiculed. Few people believed in the sincerity of the feelings of the young husband to his age-old wife.

All-Russian competitions will be held in Penza with a sword from the horse

The prize fund of the competition will be 180 thousand rubles. The program of events also included the championship of the Volga region on the foot deck of the checkerboard and a competition for flanking the checkers. In the course of the competition, demonstration performances will be held, and thematic sites for martial arts

The site “Kinopoisk” “buried” Hollywood stars and Nikita Mikhalkov

On the Internet there was information about the death of Russian director Nikita Mikhalkov. The fact that the Russian scriptwriter, actor and director died in South Korea, reported a mobile version of the site “Kinopisk”. In addition to Mikhalkov, the portal “buried” actors, directors and screenwriters from around the world.

Kate Middleton and Prince William are not the guardians of their children

The king became their guardian, and since then the law has never been violated. The Queen was guarding Prince William and Prince Harry until their coming of age. But, according to experts, it is unclear whether she has custody of George, Charlotte and Louis, because they are her great-grandchildren.

56-year-old Gverdtsiteli stunned by deep decollete

Гвердцители has published in the Instagram a picture on which it is embodied in an open sarafan on thin straps with a deep decollete

Jennifer Aniston twisted romance

According to Western media, Jennifer twisted the affair with her boxing coach six months after the divorce

Katya Gordon is getting married for the fourth time

This year the charming journalist and human rights activist turns 38 years old, but this does not prevent her from repeatedly trying her luck in affairs of the amorous. At this age Gordon actively fights for the rights of women in Russia, has her own law firm, writes songs and brings up two sons

Nude Vodonaeva showed pink hair

The star model loves experimenting with the hairdo. The famous model Alena Vodonaeva, who, as you know, likes to show her elastic forms, appeared on the next picture in the social network Instagram in the bathroom, in which her mother gave birth.

George Clooney became the richest actor in the world

The total income of the richest actors in the world amounted to $ 748 million this year. For comparison, the income of the highest paid actresses in the world totaled $ 186 million.


The series “The Big Bang Theory” will be closed after the 12th season

Recall that the 12th season of the series will be released in the autumn, and the last episode will be shown in May 2019. CBS has been broadcasting the Big Bang Theory since 2007, starring Joni Galecki, Jim Parsons, Keilie Kuoko, Simon Helberg, Kunal Nair and others.

Daughter Uma Thurman will play in the new film Tarantino

Recall that the sister of the murdered Sharon Tate approved the screenplay of the film Tarantino. The release date of the picture is July 26, 2019.

Hugh Laurie will become a space captain

British actor Hugh Laurie, known for the series “Doctor House”, will star in the pilot episode of the space comedy “Avenue 5”, which takes place in the future. The actor will play the role of Captain Ryan Clark.

Trailer of the 13th season “It’s always sunny in Philadelphia”

The network appeared trailer for the 13th season “In Philadelphia is always sunny.” The premiere of the new episode of the comedy series will take place on September 5. This was reported by one of the actors in his Instagram.

Director JJ Abrams launches a music indie label

Director of the new “Star Wars” JJ Abrams announced the launch of his own music indie label Loud Robot on the basis of his production company Bad Robot, reports NME.

The film “Sounds of Vladivostok” will be shown at international film festivals

The acoustic video project “Sounds of Vladivostok” (Sound of Vladivostok), written by the Cypriot composer Marios Io Elia, will be presented at three international film festivals. Now it is expected by the Lebanese, Greek and Polish premieres.

Tarkovsky Jr. finishes shooting a film about his father in the Ryazan region

Andrei Tarkovsky finishes work on a documentary about his father directed by Andrei Tarkovsky and grandfather of the poet Arseniy Tarkovsky. Work on the project has been going on for more than 12 years, Tatiana Naydenova, the head of the Tarkovsky House project told at a briefing in Ryazan.

The disabled artist laughs at himself and with society

A new film, “Do not worry, it will not go far”, was produced by the cult American director Gus Van Sent (“Clever Will Hunting”, “Harvey Milk”, “My Private Idaho State”), which premiered earlier at the Sundance Festival and Berlinale

Released trailer of the remake of the cult horror of Dario Argento “Suspiria”

In addition to Johnson and Swinton, the film featured Mia Goth and Chloe Grace Moretz. Music for “Suspiria” was written by Radiohead vocalist Tom York. A clip from the movie Guadagnino was shown in April in Las Vegas.

Hans Zimmer will write the soundtrack to “Wonder Woman 1984”

In 2016, after “Batman vs. Superman”, the main modern film composer Hans Zimmer tied with “superhero” soundtracks. Then he bitterly admitted that he was exhausted and could no longer write for the comics something original.

On “Lendok” they will shoot a film with the participation of Leonardo DiCaprio and Al Pacino

Their preliminary agreement has already been given to Leonardo DiCaprio, Al Pacino. Perhaps Angelina Jolie and Woody Allen will take part in the project. Episodes with Russian artists, including Andrei Konchalovsky, have already been recorded.


DJI introduced new folding drones Mavic 2 Pro and Mavic 2 Zoom

Chinese private DJI company presented two new drones Mavic 2 Pro and Mavic 2 Zoom, continuing the lineup of the popular model Mavic Pro. The presentation took place in New York on August 23rd.

Apple blocked the app for rent in the Crimea

Apple, at the request of the US leadership, removed the service “Sutochno.ru” from the App Store. Through it, more than 20% of all deals on renting housing in the Crimea were made.

A large-scale failure occurred in the work of the state services portal

In “Rostelecom” confirmed that currently there is a failure in the portal. Some users can not log into the unified authentication and authentication (ESIA) account. The portal of state services of the Russian Federation was launched in 2009.

“Mail Bank” invests in e-sports

The bank’s investments in the project will amount to “several tens of millions of rubles” this year, said Dmitry Rudenko, President and Chairman of the Board of Post Bank. The bank does not disclose the exact figure.

Australia banned companies Huawei and ZTE to supply 5G-equipment

Although there are no names of companies and countries in the application, it is directed against Chinese companies: on the same day, the Chinese manufacturer of telecommunications equipment Huawei reported that the Australian authorities informed him and another Chinese company ZTE about the ban on supplying 5G equipment to the country.

Operators are asking not to prohibit them from slowing the speed of the Internet

For example, the 5G communication, which is planned to be developed in accordance with the program “Digital Economy”, is based on the management of Internet traffic parameters, including the prioritization of critical communications traffic.

Pre-orders for the flagship smartphone Meizu 16 in Russia are open

Meizu company opened pre-orders in Russia for the Meizu 16 smartphone. The model boasts a frameless design built into the display by a fingerprint scanner. The smartphone received a 6-inch AMOLED-display, whose resolution was 2160×1080 pixels.

On the Web, Google sells Pixel 3 XL for $ 2,000 before the release

Telegram published a message on the sale of the Google Pixel 3 XL smartphone for $ 2,000. The official release of the gadget will take place in two months. The author of the announcement notes that the device is the same as it will be after the presentation

Motorola RAZR will return with a flexible display and a virtual keyboard

The new gadget will receive an updated folding display. It will occupy almost the entire space of the device in the unfolded state. As users expected, the model screen will be flexible, and the physical keyboard will be replaced with a virtual one

Nikon unveiled its first full-frame mirrorless cameras

Today, Nikon unveiled officially hotly anticipated mirrorless cameras Nikon Z7 and Nikon Z6. This high-end full-frame models, opening a new series of Nikon and challenging the mirrorless Sony. Both cameras are almost identical in design.

HTC outlined the announcement of a new smartphone on the penultimate day of summer

HTC has unveiled a teaser image, which says that on the penultimate day of summer, August 30, a new smartphone will make its debut. Network sources say that the NTS is preparing a presentation of the device U12 life.

Vivo confirmed screen fingerprint scanner in Vivo V11 Pro

The new Vivo V11 Pro will receive a fingerprint sensor on the screen. Representatives of the company noted that the official presentation of the smartphone is scheduled for early September. Vivo V11 Pro first appears on the domestic market of India

ZTE showed the smartphone Axon 9 Pro

The company ZTE unveiled the official rendering of the smartphone Axon 9 Pro. By the way, the device has not yet been announced. It should be held on August 30 in the framework of a press conference for the IFA 2018, which is scheduled for August 31-September 5

Apple has removed the Facebook VPN service for collecting user data

Apple removed from the App Store Onavo application owned by Facebook, reports the Financial Times. This application is used to protect traffic by connecting to a VPN network. Facebook through the service tracked what other applications are popular among users of Onavo.

WinZip is now available in the Microsoft Store

In the Microsoft Store, the classic version of the WinZip archiver is available. WinZip Computing is considered the most famous and demanded developer of a utility designed for copying, encrypting and compressing data. They published all the favorite archiver in the Microsoft Store.

Hackers attacked Apple notebook users by mail

The most common one allows you to download passwords to the account of users of Mac computers and send them to intruders. One of the vulnerabilities practically does not require user actions: after opening a message in the client, a malicious script is installed on the computer.

Skype can block in Russia

In Skype there were secret chats, as in the Russian messenger Telegram. Microsoft has added the end-encryption function for chat and calls for all users. Files and messages from encrypted conversations are now only available on private devices

The new version of the notebook Huawei MateBook X Pro is estimated at $ 1600

August 28, Huawei, according to network sources, will begin selling a new version of the laptop MateBook X Pro, which debuted earlier this year at the MWC 2018. The laptop is equipped with a 13.9-inch display with support for touch controls.

Google has removed from its services 58 accounts related to Iran

Among the removed were 39 channels on YouTube video hosting, six blogs on the service Blogger.com and 13 accounts on the social network Google+. Conclusions about the linkage of accounts with IRIB, the company made, including on the basis of their technical data.


Global warming makes trees big, but fragile

Because of global warming, trees began to grow much faster, but this reduces the strength of new wood. Warming causes the vegetative season to lengthen. In some regions, plants receive an entire additional week a year, when they can continue normal growth.

The neural unit was connected to a smart house

Recently it became known about the vulnerability of smart homes to hacking through MQTT-servers. For a favorable attack, you need a server with embedded security options that organizes various connected devices

Scientists named the main cause of obesity

The international group of scientists in the study identified the main cause of obesity and constant hunger. This is due to a mechanism that provokes the development of obesity and is associated with resistance to the weight control hormone leptin

In the US, a prototype of a communication system between the aircraft and the submarine

A prototype of the system, which allows direct radio communication between submarines and aircraft, was demonstrated by engineers from the United States of America.

In the ant colonies there is a division of labor

Scientists believe that in the ant groups of at least six individuals, labor is automatically distributed. This effect is enhanced as the colony of insects increases. According to scientists, labor separation in the colonies of ants contributes to an increase in the average survival rate of insects.

The curved substrate ordered the polymer film

It turned out that instead of technologically complex methods based on the use of multistage temperature processing, electric or magnetic fields, it is sufficient to deposit the film on a strongly curved substrate.

Parrots could make a cost-effective decision

Effective decision-making means maximizing profits while minimizing costs. The discrepancy arises when solving the classical problem of deferred compensation: in them the immediate reward is usually much inferior to that which can be obtained by waiting a little.

Marijuana has aged the brain for almost three years

The use of marijuana, for example, on average worsened the brain by 2.8 years, according to a study published in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease.

Activation of the protease enzyme in the brain led to overeating in obesity

It turned out that a high-fat high-fat diet in animals in the hypothalamus activates protease (a protein-splitting enzyme) Mmp-2, which cuts off leptin receptors from the surface of neurons and astrocytes, thus making the cells insensitive to hormone

Levitation of volcanic ash provoked thunderstorms and rains

Volcanoes can throw a large number of charged ash nanoparticles into the ionosphere, which, due to the effect of electrostatic levitation, can fly hundreds of kilometers and provoke thunderstorms and anomalous amounts of showers, British geologist Matthew Gendzh

Scientists have deciphered the genome of wheat

Scientists have built a reference sequence of the genome of this leading agricultural crop. Now biologists will be able to create new varieties of wheat with the specified characteristics with high accuracy and in a shorter time. Now this international consortium wants to launch another project.

Students have developed a solar quadrocopter

Over the project, students (led by Professor Aaron Danner) have been working since 2012. It is reported that this is the first device built by NUS, which uses only solar energy (a drone combining solar panels and a battery, has already been built by NUS before).

Mysterious traces on the bottom of the ocean left sperm whales

Employees of the University of Southampton and the National Oceanographic Center told how mysterious footprints appeared on the ocean floor. In their opinion, dents in the ground left sperm whales. Having studied the terrain and nature of the tracks, scientists excluded all available assumptions.

D-Wave demonstrated the first large-scale quantum simulation

The work received the Nobel Prize in Physics in 2016. Researchers from D-Wave demonstrated this phenomenon by programming the D-Wave 2000Q system to form a two-dimensional frustrated lattice with artificial spins.

A fast and effective method of growing astrocytes

Researchers from Lund University (Sweden) published a paper in the journal Nature Methods, in which they talked about a method that accelerates the cultivation of brain cells in half. Astrocytes are neuroglial cells that resemble a star in shape.

A new version of a monatomic transistor is proposed

The development was the continuation of a series of experiments on the creation of a monatomic transistor in a liquid electrolyte. The new structure is created in a solid electrolyte and can be considered unique.

The transition of the positron from the ground state to the first excited state

Physicists from the ALPHA collaboration first observed in the antihydrogen a positron transition between the ground and first excited energy levels. This transition corresponds to the first spectral line in the Lyman series


The USA announced the dispatch of the crew to the Moon’s orbit

US Vice President Mike Pence promised to send an American crew to the orbit of the Moon until 2024.

NASA reported a dangerous rapprochement with the Earth asteroid

NASA reported a “potentially threatening asteroid”, which “dangerously approached” the Earth. However, the agency noted that there is no need to worry about this. It is assumed that the asteroid will fly past the planet at a distance of about 5 million kilometers.

An accumulation of galaxies hidden by the radiance of a quasar

Scientists from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology discovered a previously unknown galactic cluster at a distance of 2.4 billion light years from Earth. For a long time it remained unnoticed because of the strongest radiance of the quasar PKS1353-341 – a black hole that absorbs huge pieces of surrounding matter.

Scientists have chosen a place for planting the first “asteroids”

The scientific team of the MASCOT rover chose the final site for landing the “asteroid” on the surface of the Ryugu asteroid, which will happen in October this year, the DLR press service reported.

In the RKS came up with how to keep in touch with satellites around the clock

The Russian Space Systems Holding (RKS) has developed a new way to manage promising satellite groupings and maintain a 24-hour communication with each of the vehicles, the press service of the holding told journalists on Thursday.

The Earth will turn into Venus

Scientists claim that after the time indicated by them there will come a time when the brightness of the luminary becomes so strong that life on Earth will be impossible. The blue planet will turn into Venus, and life on it will not be reborn any more. This “transformation” will be completely completed after 3.5 billion years.

China will launch for the first time the missile created by a private company

The starting mass of the rocket is 27 tons, the thrust of the first stage is 45 tons. In 2020, Landspace plans to launch a ZQ-2 liquid fuel rocket. In May, the Chinese private company OneSpace Technology conducted a successful test of the commercial rocket OS-X.

How to prove the existence of life on exoplanets

While modern technologies do not allow to study these planets directly, it is necessary to study biosignals – a chemical substance or component that indicates a past or present life. This can be the presence of carbon dioxide, nitrogen or water, which ensures the life of the Earth

Recently, scientists have confirmed the existence of 3777 exoplanets in 2817 galaxies. And another 2,737 planets are waiting for confirmation of this fact. We are talking about the so-called “rocky” or terrestrial planets, on which, according to experts, life can exist.


Toyota is preparing for the debut of the new generation Land Cruiser

Japanese company Toyota has announced the work on the long-awaited next generation of its popular model Land Cruiser. According to foreign media reports, the SUV will receive the same frame structure. But with a modified chassis that will reduce the weight of the off-road model and increase its safety.

Skoda prepares for the premiere new Skoda Kodiaq RS

The Czech company is preparing to present in October at the Paris Motor Show a new version of the crossover Kodiaq, which received the prefix RS in the title.

In Russia, duties on import of foreign cars are reduced

The rates of import duties of the Customs Union for new cars will be reduced from September 1 to 20 from 17%. The duty on import of second-hand cars at the age from five to seven years will make 22%.

Models UAZ “Patriot” and “Hunter” started to be produced in Kazakhstan

The plant already produces cars of brands LADA, Skoda, Chevrolet and KIA. In Eastern Kazakhstan, SKD-assembly of SUVs and commercial vehicles will be carried out. Among them: the Patriot and Hunter cars.

Company Hyundai introduced the updated sedan Hyundai Elantra

Recall that in the Russian market the current version of the Hyundai Elantra is offered with 1.6 and 2.0-liter engines at a price of 984,000 rubles. The updated sedan will appear in the US in the autumn of this year

Crossover coupe WEY VV7 GT declassified on the “live” photo

The Chinese automaker Greyat Wall follows the world standards, at the moment in the development of the company version of the coupe VV7 GT, which will be released under the small brand Wey. Press Service of China published in the social network the first pictures of the car VV7 GT.

Geely showed a new crossover Geely SX-11

Chinese auto giant Geely introduced in the new mid-size crossover Geely SX-11. The model is built on the latest BMA architecture, which was developed over four years by engineers from 20 countries around the world

New crossover Audi Q8 will appear in Russia at the end of the year

The official representative office of the brand in Russia said that the acceptance of orders for the flagship crossover Audi will start in the fourth quarter of 2018. It is worth noting that in Europe Audi Q8 sales started this month.

The network declassified appearance Lamborghini Aventador SVJ

The network declassified the appearance of the extreme Lamborghini Aventador SVJ (Superveloce Jota). The image of the novelty was published in its Instagram by the British dealer of the brand – H.R. Owen. To officially submit an extreme supercar should be on the Monterey Car Week in California (USA) as soon as possible.

BMW can create a BMW 9-Series coupe

The BMW 9-Series will be the main competitor for the luxury Mercedes-Maybach S600. Power units and various technical solutions will be borrowed immediately from two cars – the 8-Series coupe and the 7-Series sedan.

Mitsubishi will bring to Russia an updated pick-up Mitsubishi L200

The company Mitsubishi will soon bring to the Russian market an updated version of the popular pickup Mitsubishi L200. The exact date of the launch of the novelty is not yet known, but, according to representatives of the Japanese brand, this will happen in the near future and, perhaps, before the end of this year.

Company GAC will present in Paris model A10

According to a recent statement by GAC, a new car under the name A10 will be presented at the Paris Motor Show. Experts are not yet going to predict what kind of car will be shown to the public, but, most likely, it is a question of a premium model.

KIA launches sales of new KIA KX1 crossover in China

The vehicle works with a 1.4-liter 95 hp engine. and a 6-speed manual or automatic transmission.

In the base model is equipped with ABS, EBD, a pair of airbags, air conditioning, rear parking sensors, an audio system and a lift assistance system.

The initial configuration will cost buyers 69.8 thousand yuan, and for the top version will ask 79.8 thousand yuan.

680-strong electric concept Audi PB18 e-tron

The Audi company brought the elegance to Pebble Beach with an electric concept – the Audi PB18 e-tron, which gives an idea of the future of the pure supercar brand. He was developed in the design center of the company in Malibu (California, USA)

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