17 Feb, 2018

US will require extradition ….

Deputy US Attorney General and curator of the “Russian case” Rod Rosenstein said that Washington intends to seek extradition to the US of Russians who were on the list of the Ministry of Justice on charges of interfering in the American elections.

According to him, the United States has not yet contacted Moscow on this matter, but they intend to observe all necessary formalities.

“There is no communication with the Russians about this. We will follow the usual procedures, seeking cooperation and extradition, “said Rosenstein, quoted by the Ministry of Justice’s website.

He stressed that the accused conducted an information war against the US in order to spread distrust towards candidates and the political system as a whole.

The document of the Ministry of Justice also says that the “Internet Research Agency”, which is based in St. Petersburg, led an “information war against the United States.”

“The organization sought to lead, as she called it, an” information war against the US, “using pages open to non-existent US citizens in social networks, as well as online publications,” the 37-page document said.

Earlier, the US Department of Justice published a full list of Russians accused of interfering in the elections in 2016. In addition to businessman Yevgeny Prigogine, Mikhail Bystchik, Mikhail Burbik (also known as Mikhail Abramov), Alexander Krylov, Anna Bogacheva, Sergei Polozov, Maria Bovda, Robert Bovda, Jeyhun Aslanov, Vadim Podkopaev, Gleb Vasilchenko, Irina Kaverzina, Vladimir Venkov . All of them are employees of the Agency for Internet Research.

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Court in Belgium banned Facebook to track user actions

The Belgian court has forbidden the American company Facebook to track actions of users of a social network on the Internet without their consent, the agency of France Press referring to the decision of court informs.

Latvian banker called Russian – the language of savages

Latvian banker Geert Rungainis said that the authorities should stop spending money on education in Russian, because Russian is the language of savages.

Visa-free groups from Russia not allowed in some regions of China

Russian tour operators report that groups of tourists from Russia traveling within the framework of a visa-free agreement face difficulties when entering certain regions of the PRC, but the Chinese authorities do not confirm the existence of such a problem.

The Accounting Chamber acknowledged the failure of the pension reform

It is necessary to return to the old insurance pension system, which takes into account length of service and salary. This was stated by the Chairman of the Accounting Chamber Tatyana Golikova in an interview with Rossiyskaya Gazeta.

According to her, the system should be understandable for people

Moscow purchasing portal promotes Microsoft and Google software to the detriment of free software

As CNews readers paid attention, the procurement portal (suppliers) of the government of Moscow zakupki.mos.ru, in fact, forces its users to a non-alternative installation of foreign software on computers.

State medicine in Russia is experiencing staff shortages

To correct the personnel situation in public health services it was not possible, despite the steps taken by the Ministry of Health in this direction. This was said by the member of the State Duma Committee on Health Protection Alexey Kurinniy

According to the portal medvestnik.ru, in addition to the deficit of doctors in the primary link, which today is 30 thousand, it is necessary to consider how many doctors there are in pre-retirement and retirement age.

Did not help to rectify the situation and the order of the Ministry of Health, which determines the fate of medical students in the framework of a single test in the framework of accreditation.
According to Aleksei Kurinnoy, out of 36,000 graduates, 4,000 were not accredited, 5,000 did not attend. Most of the past fell into the residency, both paid and free of charge. In the precinct network, no more than 15% came.

He noted that the new system, when residency and internship, which was supposed to be practiced under the supervision of experienced specialists, was replaced by a common course of simulation procedures, proved to be insufficiently justified.

“In any case, promises, the Rainbow forecasts of the Ministry of Health have not yet been confirmed by real practice, and the advantages are very doubtful,” the parliamentarian concluded.

Arrears in wages in Russia in January rose by more than 7%

Wage arrears in Russia in January 2018 increased by 189 million rubles or 7.6%. This is reported by “Gazeta.Ru” with reference to the materials of Rosstat.

Every British citizen has £ 10,000

Every citizen of Britain under the age of 55 years, the state must provide a basic unconditional monthly income of £ 10 thousand. Such a proposal is published in the report of the Royal Society for the Encouragement of the Arts, Manufacture and Commerce (RSA) .

The report states that such earnings should help people overcome difficulties in the future when not the easiest times come. Automation of work processes, climate change and the relationship between performance and life expectancy will all have a negative effect on a person’s life.

“A low-skilled worker could shorten his work time and use this time to acquire skills that will help him make a career.The base unconditional income would help ensure this aspiration.Two money for this purpose could be redirected from other state spending items: child benefits, tax credits and other benefits, “the report says.

Japanese woman came up with a unique way to protect the child from video games

The way is in the mini-lock, passed through the power supply plug, which does not allow to plug it into the outlet.

It is noted that in Japan in the course of the plug plugs with wide flat pins, each of which has a hole – the woman could only find a suitable lock to solve the problem of excessive enthusiasm for the son of games.


Roman Abramovich invested $ 300 million in Telegram

Businessman Roman Abramovich invested in the project created by Pavel Durov messenger Telegram $ 300 million, according to the newspaper Vedomosti, citing sources. According to sources, Roman Abramovich became one of the first Russians to receive the right to invest.

The net profit of Coca-Cola in 2017 fell five times

The world’s largest producer of non-alcoholic beverages Coca-Cola reduced its net profit in 2017 by 5.2 times, to $ 1.248 billion, the company’s accounts show.

The collapse of rates of ruble deposits does not stop

The average maximum interest rate on ruble-denominated deposits in 10 Russian credit institutions attracting the largest amount of retail deposits fell by 0.12 percentage points in the first decade of February 2018. compared with the third decade of January and amounted to 6.96%, according to the Bank of Russia.

The US consumer confidence index rose to 99.9 points

University of Michigan reported that the consumer confidence index in the US, according to preliminary data, rose from 95.7 points in January to 99.9 points in February. At the same time, the consensus forecast assumed that this indicator would drop to 95.5 points.

Bank “Rostecha” will not give defense credits to Promsvyazbank

Novikombank, which belongs to Rostekh, will not transfer defense credits to Promsvyazbank, said deputy head of the corporation Igor Zavyalov.

Russia in 2018 will maintain global leadership in the export of grain

Russia intends to remain the world leader in the supply of wheat, said Minister of Agriculture of the Russian Federation Alexander Tkachev.
“I think that even with decreasing volumes of wheat harvest, we will retain leadership in the world market,” Tkachev said.

The court of Deripaska and Potanin for “Norilsk Nickel” in London postponed until March

Judge of the High Court of London Stephen Phillips decided at the request of the parties to postpone the hearing on the injunction on the suit of UC Rusal on the sale of the stake in Norilsk Nickel to Interros until the week beginning March 5. This was reported today by the Reuters agency.

Part of the water area of the Gulf of Mexico will be leased for extraction of resources

The Pentagon, whose responsibility also includes natural resources, plans to lease 312.8 thousand square kilometers of coastal areas in Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama and Florida.

Russian NCC asked the US Treasury to lift sanctions

The US imposed restrictions on NOCs in June 2017. Washington believes that the company carried out trade operations with the DPRK, bypassing international sanctions. According to the American side, NOC supplied oil products to North Korea worth more than $ 1 million.

In the US, the number of active oil drilling reached 798 units

The oil and gas service company Baker Hughes reported that in the week of February 10-16, the number of operating drilling rigs for oil production in the US increased by 7 units – to 798 units (+ 0, 9%), having updated the maximum since early April 2015, and in Canada fell by 3 pieces – up to 218 pieces (-1.4%).

The export price index in January increased by 3.4%

The US export price index in January increased by 3.4% in comparison with the previous year against 2.8% in December. The index of import prices in the US in January rose year on year by 3.6% against 3.2% in December.

China plans to increase production at Tarim oil fields

The company noted that the Tarim oil fields became the third largest field in China. Since 2002, the volume of production at the field has increased five-fold – from 5 to 25 million tons. We note that the development of oil resources in the Tarim oil fields in China began in 1989.

FAS allowed Rostelecom to buy developer of Sailfish OS

The Federal Antimonopoly Service (FAS) granted Rostelecom’s request for the purchase of 75% of the developer of the mobile operating system Sailfish LLC Open Mobile Platform and 75% of LLC Vautron. This is reported by RIA Novosti. Rostelecom does not comment on this information.


Poroshenko called to ban the Russian flag around the world

President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko called to ban the flag of Russia around the world. He said this, speaking at the Munich Security Conference, the press service of the Ukrainian president said.

Neither politics nor business can exist separately from values. In today’s politics in Moscow there is no place for fair play. That’s why the Russian flag does not flutter at the 2018 Winter Olympics. – Petro Poroshenko, President of Ukraine

The US Justice Department accused 13 Russians of interfering in the elections

Recall that the Russian president and the Foreign Ministry have repeatedly stated about the artificiality and unfoundedness of the accusations against our country that interfered in the American elections.

Americans are very impressionable people, they see what they want to see. With great respect for them. I’m not at all upset that I was on this list. If they want to see the devil – let them see. – Evgeniy Prigozhin, Russian businessman

Russia will file lawsuits due to withdrawal of diplomatic powers in the US

The Russian Federation launches legal actions in the US over the seizure of Russian diplomatic property, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said in an interview with the Euronews television channel. The minister expressed regret that during the year of Donald Trump’s presidency, US relations with Russia deteriorated.

Private property is sacred. This situation was violated, and we are now launching, as already said, lawsuits in the United States. – Sergey Lavrov, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation

Russian and Japanese foreign ministers to meet in Tokyo on March 21

The next meeting of the Foreign Ministers of Russia and Japan, Sergei Lavrov and Taro Kono will be held on March 21 in Tokyo. This was reported on Saturday by the Japanese Foreign Ministry following their talks during the Munich Security Conference.

The Ministry of Trade proposed to introduce a duty of 53% on the import of Russian steel

The US Department of Commerce proposes to introduce a duty on the import of steel from Russia and 11 other countries at a rate of 53%, as well as import quotas, the ministry said in a report. Decisions at the moment are not accepted, the report says.

The White House estimated losses from cyberattacks in 2016

In 2016, cyber attacks inflicted damage to the US economy from $ 57 billion to $ 109 billion, according to a report by the US government, based on intelligence services. The most active in terms of cyberattacks were shown by Russia, North Korea, China and Iran, the White House said.

Monument to Soviet pilots will be installed in the US until the end of autumn

A monument to Soviet pilots who were trained in piloting and distilling Catalina seaplanes will be installed in the city of Elizabeth City (North Carolina) until the end of autumn. This was reported to journalists on Friday and. about. mayor of this city Rick King.

Hungary accused Ukraine of launching an “international campaign of lies”

Ukraine is leading an “international campaign of lies” against Hungary and the Transcarpathian Hungarians. This was stated by the head of the Hungarian Foreign Ministry Peter Siyarto, urging Kiev to put an end to the implementation of the law on education.

Transcarpathian Hungarians did not participate in the meeting with the Ukrainian government in Kiev, where negotiations were held regarding the law on education in accordance with the demand of the Venice Commission. – Peter Siyarto, Hungarian politician

Ex-husband Peskov left the post of head of Rossotrudnichestvo in Paris

The head of the Russian Center for Science and Culture in Paris, the former spouse of Russian President’s Press Secretary Dmitry Peskov – Ekaterina Solotsinskaya, said she was leaving her post.


“The most powerful weapon” of the DPRK

Special services can be an effective tool in the hands of the North Korean authorities in the event of an armed conflict on the Korean peninsula, writes National Interest.

Kurds accused Turkey of using napalm in Africa

The General Staff of the Armed Forces of Turkey on January 20 announced the beginning of the operation “Olive Branch” against the formation of Kurds in Syrian Africa. Simultaneously with Turkey, the militants of the “Syrian Free Army” are active. Damascus strongly condemned Turkey’s actions in Africa, noting that it is an integral part of Syria.

The US destroyer Ross, which struck Syria, entered the Black Sea

In the Black Sea through the Bosporus Strait on the night of February 17, entered the US missile destroyer Ross, which in April 2017 struck a cruise missile at the Syrian air base Shairat. Earlier, “Ross” repeatedly went to the Black Sea.

NATO Secretary General accused Russia of violating the INF Treaty

Secretary General of the North Atlantic Alliance Jens Stoltenberg accused Russia of violating the treaty on the elimination of intermediate and shorter-range missiles (INF) during a speech at the International Conference on Security in Munich

Lavrov spoke about the US attempts to separate a huge piece from Syria

Washington intends to segregate a huge piece from Syria and create an autonomous entity there with the support of the Kurds. This opinion was expressed by Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov in an interview with Euronews.

It is clear that, probably, the United States has some kind of strategy, which, I think, is to permanently settle in Syria with its armed forces. The same thing they want to do now in Iraq and Afghanistan, contrary to all the promises made earlier. – Sergey Lavrov, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation

Ex-State Duma deputy counted 334 dead in Syria, Russian mercenaries

Former Russian State Duma deputy and retired colonel Viktor Alksnis claims that during the air strike of the coalition led by the United States on Russian mercenaries in the village of Hisham on February 7, 334 people were killed. As Alksnis writes in his facebook, such figures were sounded by his sources familiar with the situation.

The Pentagon will put into orbit two more “satellites of the Doomsday”

The United States is going to put into orbit two more Advanced Extremely High Frequency (AEHF) satellites. The apparatus will provide communication in the event of a nuclear conflict on Earth. The cost of the device will be more than $ 29 million, according to the publication Popular Mechanics

American drone conducted reconnaissance of the Donbas

American strategic drones RQ-4A Global Hawk conducted reconnaissance flight in the sky over the territory of Donbass. Then the UAV approached the Russian border, transmits the resource MilRadar. It was noted that he was heading towards the Rostov region.

Turkey demands from the US guarantees for the withdrawal of Kurdish forces from Manbije

According to Cavusoglu, the problem with YPG is one of the most important, as more than 100 Turkish citizens died from their attacks. The minister recalled that as early as 2016 the US promised to take YPG from Manbije to the eastern shore of the Euphrates, but they could not keep the word.

OSCE observers recorded the advancement of parts of the Armed Forces in Donbass

“Our observers have established facts that clearly indicate that the APU units advanced in the west of the Lugansk region near the village of Novoaleksandrovka,” said Deputy Head of the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission (HMM) Alexander Hug.

Terrorists in Syria prepare an attack on Idlib with chemical weapons

Information of the Russian Center for the reconciliation of warring parties in Syria (CPAP) on the preparation of terrorists provocation using chemical weapons in the province of Idlib confirmed the source of the “Federal News Agency” in the Syrian Arab Army (AAA).

Netanyahu said that Israel will retain the Golan Heights

Israel will retain control over the disputed Golan Heights, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said during a meeting with UN Secretary-General Antonio Gutteres on the margins of the Munich Security Conference. This is reported by RIA Novosti.


Mexican President convenes emergency committee after earthquake

Almost a million homes and businesses were left without light after a massive earthquake in southern Mexico. This was reported by the head of the Mexican Federal Electricity Commission Jaime Hernandez in his tweet.

The shooter from Florida intends to exchange the penalty for life imprisonment

Having opened shooting at a school in Parkland (Florida, USA), Nicholas Cruz intends to make a deal with the investigation and plead guilty in court to avoid the death penalty.

The driver of Yandex.Taxi beat and seized from the man 130 million rubles

A resident of Moscow appealed to the police with a statement about a robbery, during which he was abducted 130 million rubles. This February 17, the agency “Moscow”, citing a source in law enforcement agencies.

In Penza, the wall of the former hostel collapsed

As told in the City Hall, in the five-story building, which used to be a hostel, there are 261 living quarters, the majority is in the property. In the entrance, where the masonry of the wall is damaged from the first to the last floor, there are 99 living quarters.

The court arrested the ex-general director of the Izvestia publishing house

Lefortovo Court of Moscow arrested a political scientist and former general director of the publishing house Izvestia Erast Galumov on suspicion of fraud, told RIA Novosti press secretary of the court Ekaterina Krasnova.

I smoked vayp and got to the hospital

A fourteen-year-old schoolgirl from St. Petersburg smoked an e-cigarette and was hospitalized. This was reported in the office of the Commissioner for the Rights of the Child in the city of Svetlana Agapitova. According to the apparatus, she was smoked by a schoolmate who reported her discomfort.

In Mexico, a helicopter crashed with the head of the Ministry of Internal Affairs and the governor of the state

The helicopter with the Minister of the Interior of Mexico Alfonso Navarrete and the Governor of Oaxaca Alejandro Murat crashed during the inspection flight of the earthquake-stricken zones, while both officials were not injured, the Interior Ministry reported.

Passengers of Air Canada have suffered injuries due to turbulence

The passengers of Boeing 767-300 of Air Canada, which performed the flight from Toronto to Costa Rica, were damaged due to strong turbulence. It is reported that the incident occurred after the departure of an aircraft from Pearson Airport in Toronto


Christina Aguilera arranged debauchery in the bathroom

Users enthusiastically reacted to such a post of Christina. Christina Aguilera often shares with fans the details of her personal life. The singer puts in the microblogging pictures of the performances or shows the fans bright images.

The third issue of the fifth season “Voice. Children”

Basta now has six team members, and Valery Meladze is ahead of him for only one person – in the third issue of the “blind” he also got two.

Polina Gagarina struck everyone with her new haircut “under the boy”

Recently, the famous Russian singer Polina Gagarina impressed all her fans with her new way. In the popular social network, new photos appeared in the profile of the artist, showing a new hairstyle “with a boy” with a torn bang.

Drake distributed a million dollars in a new video

Everything that was shot in the video happened in reality, and Drake called his new video “the most important thing I did in my career”.

Irina Lobacheva wants a child from the 28-year-old skater

The famous Russian athlete Irina Lobacheva, who took second place in figure skating at the 2002 Olympics, wants to give birth to a child from a figure skater who is 16 years younger than her. Lobacheva for a long time was looking for a perfect man, but the last few years have been unsuccessful in this regard.

The actress from “Dr. House” accused Marilyn Manson of harassment

The star of the series “Dr. House” American actress Charlene Yee accused rock musician Marilyn Manson of sexual harassment during her work on the show.

Disney prepares the continuation of the fairy tale “The Last Bogatyr”

Preparatory work on the continuation of the fairy tale “The Last Bogatyr” was started by Disney in Russia together with Yellow, Black and White and the Rossiya TV channel.

Clara Novikova confessed to alcoholism

Famous comedian Clara Novikova told about his not very healthy addiction to alcohol. She, in the company of her friend Leonid Kanevsky, constantly drinks after performances. Klara Novikova and Leonid Kanevsky have known each other for decades and all this time friends regularly drink together

Kristina Orbakaite organized a pogrom on the set of the video “Fars”

Kristina Orbakaite presented the fans with a new video for the song “Fars”, where she staged a plot in the apartment in the apartment. The Russian actress threw everything that came to her on the floor – musical instruments, glasses, vases, chandeliers and glasses.

Syabitova first showed the groom

On the occasion of Valentine’s Day Rosa Syabitova showed her chosen one, whom she still hid from everyone. The couple is sealed near the pool at a table served with wine and fruit. A man in a white shirt and pants in tone.

Belarus at Eurovision will be represented by Ukrainian singer

Ukrainian singer Nikita Alekseev (Alekseev) will represent Belarus at the Eurovision-2018 contest, which will be held in Lisbon. BelTA reports with reference to the results of the final of the national selection for the competition

In the horror film “Mayak” will be removed Pattinson and Defoe

According to the publication, the shooting of a new horror film will start in the spring of 2018. It is known that the film’s script is based on myths about the Scottish myths about the sea.

Adam Levin and Bekhati Prinslu became parents for the second time

In the family of the singer Maroon 5 Adam Levin replenishment: his wife, model Victoria’s Secret Behati Prinslu, gave birth to a daughter. The sex of the future child was known in advance: the couple did not hide it, like the pregnancy of Behati, from the very beginning. The girl was given the name of Geo Grace Levin

Olga Orlova has denied rumors about the novel with Vyacheslav Manucharov

Olga Orlova has placed a picture with a wreath of ears. In the commentary, she denied rumors of a romantic relationship with Vyacheslav Manucharov.

52-year-old Irina Bezrukova responded to charges in plastic

Users in the comments noted changes in the appearance of the celebrity. Fans Bezrukov admire the appearance of the actress – in 52 years she looks at least 10 years younger. The star retained the harmony of the figure and the youthfulness of the skin.

Victoria Bonya spoke about her plastic surgery

Fans of Victoria Boni never tire of suspecting her of using plastic surgeons. On the eve of the fans of the 38-year-old celebrity discussed her next selfie.

Polina Dibrova surprised with a picture of the newborn

Wife of the famous TV presenter Dmitry Dibrova Polina surprised fans with a picture with a newborn baby. The photo appeared in the microblogging of a large mother and, what is noteworthy, on the wave of stormy rumors about her pregnancy.

“The Death of Stalin” was banned for display in Azerbaijan

Demonstration of the film “The Death of Stalin” in the cinemas of Azerbaijan is banned. This decision was made by the Ministry of Culture and Tourism of the country after its review by the representatives of the department.

Djigan showed “DNA” with ballerinas and palms

The director of the video was Gigan himself, who collected in the video series “DNA” a crowd of ballerinas, a beauty who effectively jumps on a horse, bright tropical landscapes and erotic scenes with his participation

The first details of the re-party of the festival “ZHARA-2018” in Baku became known

The pre-party of the International Music Festival “ZHARA-2018” will be held in Baku on April 26, information on the event is posted on the official website of the event. The pre-party of the festival will be held at Elektra Hall Baku. Among its participants will include EMIN, Gluck’oza, Misha Marvin, Doni, Alexander Panayotov and others.


The long-awaited Always On Display feature appeared for the iPhone

The long-awaited application appeared in the online store of the American corporation Apple – the App Store. It will help those who were constantly dissatisfied with the lack of the ability to view the time on the smartphone. Initially, the Always On Display feature is not set by default on all iPhones.

Store Google Store will work in Russia in 2018

Until the end of 2018, the Google Store should be available in 52 countries and in 25 languages. In total, 38 states and 17 languages should be added. Among the planned launching states there is also the Russian Federation.

In America, showed a smartphone Huawei P20 Lite

It operates Huawei P20 Lite based on Android 8.0 Oreo. The presentation of the device, together with the devices Huawei P20 and Huawei P20 Plus will be held at the end of next month.

Compulab will begin to produce a fanless game computer Airtop2

Compulab announced the forthcoming production of high-performance fanless PC Airtop2 Inferno, the game model received a 4-core Intel Core i7-7700K processor Kaby Lake, which has a clock frequency of 4.2 to 4.5 GHz.

Apple will abandon the 3D Touch on the iPhone due to the unpopularity of the function

It was reported that the world-famous company Apple may soon abandon the function of 3D Touch in subsequent models of the iPhone. Manufacturers considered this function inappropriate because of the high cost and unpopularity among users.

Google stripped the search for images of the button “open in full size”

Google has applied changes to users around the world and from that day on, the “open in full size” button has disappeared from the image search.

How to get to the picture in high quality

– Click on the photo in the SERP
– Right click on the picture
– Select “open picture in new tab” (if you have Chrome) or “open image” (if you have Firefox)

The image will open in full quality in the new (Chrome) or current (Firefox) tab. Some sites have introduced protection against this method, but in most cases you will be able to download photos in high quality without additional manipulation.

How to find other image sizes in Google search

Previously, Google could not just find a picture on demand, but also to find it in the highest quality on the entire Internet. The button was called “other sizes”, and after the litigation with the rightholders Google also removed it from the tools in the search for photos. But I did not remove this tool from the Google Chrome browser! Therefore:

– Right-click on the picture
– Choose the item “search image (Google)”
– Choose “all sizes”
– Selecting the resolution in Google image search

We admire the picture in any accessible quality and size

In other browsers, where the Google image search does not appear in the context menu, you can easily add it. Install the extension for Opera or Firefox, and search by images (Google Reverse Image Search) will work the same as in Chrome.

In Israel, developed an algorithm for protection from the system of face recognition

In Israel, the startup D-ID developed a new protection algorithm. It’s about the face recognition system. The program “knows how” to change the features of a person and blocks a person using thousands of other photos.

The Cardano Crypto currency is integrated into Finney smartphones

The Japanese company Emurgo, engaged in the development of block-based solutions, entered into a partnership agreement with the Israeli start-up Sirin Labs, in which Finney smartphones integrate the Cardano crypto currency

Google Assistant in 2018: in 38 countries and 17 languages more

Obviously, with the expansion of geography, the list of languages that the personal assistant will understand will also be added. Google promises that in 2018 17 new languages will appear in Google Assistant, including Russian, Arabic, Dutch and so on

Crypto hackers attack government websites

Attackers from the United States managed to hack into government websites, introduce malicious code into their work, which used the computing power of users’ computers to extract crypto currency.


Physicists were able to register photon trimers for the first time

It is noted that in the process of “transformation” of atoms into the original structure, they seem to “remember” what happened to them inside the cloud. Thus, physicists for the first time managed to prove that polaritons are capable of preserving their qualities when interacting with space

Geneticists have developed the detectable viral DNA technology DETECTR

Scientists from the laboratory Jennifer Dudna during the experiment found that CRISPR-Cas12a additionally cuts single-stranded DNA, which is nearby, reports The Verge.

Genes of ovarian cancer are passed on to women from fathers

According to scientists, the genes of ovarian cancer can be transmitted to women from their fathers, this trend is proved in the course of long studies. Stable interrelation of oncological diseases is noted at the genetic level

Microsoft created a virtual reality for the blind

According to the press service of the company, a unique canetroller cane will scan space and transmit to a person digital stimulation. Thanks to this, blind people can, for example, cross the road.

Scientists tested a graphene filter for water

The graphene film included in the filter with microscopic nanocannels allows to clean the liquid from dirt and debris, which in turn get stuck in the above channels. The method, called Graphair, was successfully tested using dirty water taken from the harbor of Sydney.

Drops of oil learned to quickly wrap up in thin polymeric bags

Physicists have proposed a method of very fast wrapping microliter drops of oil in thin polymer films. To create such capsules, a drop of oil can simply be thrown to the surface of the water, over which a film of nanometer thickness of the desired shape floats.

Stem cells have helped biologists create a vaccine against many cancers

Molecular biologists from Stanford created a potentially breakthrough stem cell vaccine that “teaches” the immune system to fight several types of cancer at once, and successfully tested its work in mice, according to an article published in the journal Cell Stem Cell

Scientists want to create a vaccine against heroin addiction

American scientists create a vaccine that will help save people from heroin addiction. The “Russian Planet” writes about this. The main task of the vaccine will be to recognize the molecule of heroin, and then block them.

The Hyperloop line will connect Chicago and Cleveland

One of the companies involved in the development of the Hyperloop project, Hyperloop Transportation Technologies (HTT), announced the possible construction of the first line of innovative transport. She can connect Cleveland to Chicago. In this case, a distance of 550 km can be overcome in 28 minutes.

Bryophyllum-like fibers of the hippocampus prevent epilepsy

Neurophysiologists at Stanford University analyzed the role of mossy fibers of the hippocampus in mice with progressive epilepsy of the temporal lobe. As it turned out, the activation of a set of this type of nerve cells regulates the transition from the onset of an attack to the appearance of seizures of skeletal muscle tissue.


Mars rover Opportunity will celebrate on Saturday 5000 day of work on Mars

Rover-veteran Opportunity will celebrate on Saturday its five-thousandth day of work on Mars and begin a 56 “life” on the surface of the red planet, reports NASA.

NASA sends a failed robot astronaut Robonaut with the ISS to Earth

After several years of trying to fix Robonaut, the International Space Station’s resident car, NASA decided to send the robot back to Earth to complete the necessary repairs. The future of space flight is likely to be associated with a large number of robots.

Venus could be inhabited

NASA experts suggest that 2.9 billion years ago on Venus could live in living organisms. Such an article is published in the publication Venera-D Modeling Workshop Proceedings.

The inhabited planet will be searched by the ionosphere

Comparing the ionospheres of the planets of the solar system, experts noted that they include a rarefied ion gas, a mixture of complex derivatives of hydrogen and carbon dioxide coming from the lower atmosphere.

Supermassive black holes outgrow their galaxies

Researchers from the United States have established that supermassive black holes can outgrow their galaxies. NASA specialists are currently conducting experiments in which they are going to determine the rate of expansion of wormholes.

NASA: A huge asteroid is heading to Earth

NASA warns of a huge asteroid heading to Earth. In size, it is larger than Buckingham Palace. This asteroid NASA noticed last year and called 2017 VR12.


The new Kia Ceed will receive a hybrid version

A few days ago, the third generation of the Kia Ceed hatchback was officially unveiled, its public display will be held at the Geneva Motor Show, which will begin operating on March 6.

Mercedes-Benz named the prices for a new off-road car G-Class for Russia

German automaker Mercedes-Benz announced the cost of a new off-road vehicle G-Class for Russia. The only available equipment in Russia, the updated Mercedes-Benz G-500 will cost 8.95 million rubles

The date of the start of sales of the luxury SUV Cross-country SUV Crossback

Officials of the new premium brand DS, belonging to the alliance PSA Group, reported that the first cross-company of the company 7 Crossback will arrive on the market in China on March 20, 2018.

“Mercedes” will bring to Geneva a serial electric lock

German manufacturer Mercedes-Benz in March will present at the Geneva Motor Show a serial electric car.

The electric car will be equipped with two electric motors – one on each axis. Dynamics of acceleration of the car will be 5 seconds to a speed of 100 kilometers per hour, and one battery charge can last for a trip up to 500 kilometers.

The crossover from Mercedes-Benz will be sold under the EQ brand.

Honda began selling the updated Honda HR-V crossover

Japanese company Honda officially introduced a restyling version of the Honda HR-V crossover, known in Japan as Vezel. Speaking of the exterior of the novelty, we should immediately note a more expressive radiator grille, diode optics, a massive front bumper and recycled fog lights.

Convertible Bentley Continental GT tested in winter conditions

Spy pictures of cars were laid out by the publication Motor1. The premiere of the car should take place in the near future. With the exception of the soft roof, the Convertible Continental GT looks like it will repeat the coupe of the same name.

Mazda in Russia in 2018 will launch a crossover Mazda CX-9

Recall that the Russian market crossover CX-9 is offered with a 2.5-liter engine with 231-strong output. It works with a 6-speed automatic transmission and an all wheel drive system.

On the abandoned warehouse for things found a new “Corvette” in 2009

The auctioned specimen was found in an abandoned box of the warehouse, and all details, including factory tires, were preserved.

Chevrolet has already begun work on the mid-engine Corvette C8

In the company Chevrolet have decided not yet to report anything on their new project – a mid-engined car. The truth from the team Larbre became aware that the work on creating a racing version of the vehicle is under way

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