1 Jul, 2021

What worried Russians in June 2021

Poverty and social inequality is the traditional leader: 56% of Russians in June said they are concerned about this issue, and this is the highest level in the world

Corruption is in second place (46%, fifth in the world), and it seems that our people do not really care about other topics. 28% of respondents are worried about unemployment (with an average world figure of 34%), about crime – 10% (third from the end result, world average – 26%)

Coronavirus is also not in our honor (although, we suspect, the situation will change in July): only 13% of respondents consider it an important topic of concern (second from the bottom in the world, lower only in Israel: 7%)

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The RFU Technical Committee recognized Cherchesov’s work at Euro 2020 as unsatisfactory, but expressed confidence in the head coach, a member of the technical committee told RIA Novosti

“Cherchesov presented a very detailed report at the meeting of the technical committee, it was based on calculations from the training process, testing and evaluations of even a biochemical blood test. Everything was presented.”

“All these figures show what was already visually visible: we physically did not yield to anyone.”

“But the level of skill of football players, according to the general opinion of the technical committee, is inferior. We need to develop youth football, only then we will be able to get a normal influx of football players.”

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Google has drawn up an administrative protocol due to the fact that it has not localized the storage of personal data of Russians in Russia. Google faces a fine of 6 million rubles. Roskomnadzor is awaiting a response from Facebook and Twitter.

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Germany and Italy complete the withdrawal of troops from Afghanistan

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EU ambassadors have approved the extension of sectoral economic sanctions against Russia until January 31, the source said.

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In 2021, 5 states have already managed to legalize recreational marijuana – New Mexico, New York, Virginia, New Jersey and Connecticut, which recently joined. Now, 19 states in America officially allow the use and cultivation of cannabis for those over the age of 21.

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Russian hackers launched a cyberattack on German banks

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Gold rate showed worst month since 2016 due to dollar strengthening

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TikTok, YouTube and Tinder topped the ranking of user spending on apps in the first half of 2021

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Facebook launched its own Bulletin newsletter service with a separate website and partially paid access

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Brand owner Ray-Ban to acquire GrandVision for $ 8.7 billion

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According to BAZA, Russia has officially confirmed that the country has a perpetual motion machine. The court in Vladimir preserved the acquittal of the inventor Yevgeny Muryshev. This is a unique story: Muryshev sold a “quantum structural converter” to the authorities of Murom for almost 100 million rubles – a steel pipe that supposedly heats water by itself, drawing energy from the “electronic spectrum of the Earth”. Then the academician was tried for several years, and in November he was acquitted by the Murom court, and now the verdict was confirmed in the regional center.

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An employee of Matrosskaya Tishina told about Navalny’s plans to escape. This is reported by TASS with reference to the decision of the Preobrazhensky court of the capital. It says that an employee of the SIZO educational work group informed the prevention group about two cases when a prisoner expressed his intention to escape. Based on this, Navalny was registered as prone to escape for three months. Alexey Navalny himself said in court that he was joking with an employee of the detention center. In his opinion, the protocol of the commission was fabricated, but his words were not checked.

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The Prosecutor General’s Office of Russia recognized four foreign non-governmental organizations as “undesirable” on the territory of Russia: the “Future of Russia Foundation”, “Khodorkovsky Foundation”, “Oxford Russian Foundation” and the “European Choice” registered in France

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Internet creator sold its source code as a non-fungible token (NFT) at Sotheby’s for $ 5.4 million – auction organizers

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Rolls-Royce ceased cooperation with BelAZ. The British company was one of its main suppliers of engines

“Following the investigation, Rolls-Royce took action in accordance with the Code of Conduct, corporate values ​​and legal obligations. In connection with the EU sanctions imposed on BelAZ, Rolls-Royce ceased all operations with BelAZ and any customers from June 22, 2021, which belong or partially belong to BelAZ, “the letter says.

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The Belarusian authorities demanded to stop the activities of the Goethe Institute and the German Academic Exchange Service in the country, the German Foreign Ministry reported. The Goethe Institute is a non-governmental organization that promotes the German language. Has been working in Belarus since 1993

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After Europe condemned the incident with the landing of the Ryanair plane, Lukashenka said that from now on the West will be forced to independently control illegal migration and drug trafficking on the border with Belarus. For the second month, Lithuanian border guards have been setting records for the number of detained illegal migrants; they had to set up a camp for them, where clashes with the use of tear gas and shooting into the air had already taken place. Most of the detainees are citizens of Iraq, from where the number of flights to Minsk doubled in May.

In Lithuania, they call this the beginning of a hybrid war and believe that the Belarusian authorities are deliberately transferring migrants to the border, meanwhile, Minsk states that there are no more violators on their part:

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The Los Angeles court refused to satisfy the petition of Britney Spears’ lawyers, who demanded to end the custody of the singer’s father over her. The court decision is related to the previous petition of the singer’s defenders and does not take into account the testimony that Britney Spears made a week earlier in court. Then she stated that she was forced to work, to take lithium, and also forbidden to remove the intrauterine device in order to become pregnant again.

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NATO will not leave the Black Sea, James Appathurai, Special Representative of the Alliance Secretary General for the South Caucasus and Central Asia, warned. He accused Russia of “continuing to destabilize the region” and stressed that NATO will maintain its presence in the Black Sea to support allies and partners.

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The flying car AirCar of the Slovak company Klein Vision made its first test flight between cities. It lasted 35 minutes, during which the car covered the distance between the airports in Nitra and Bratislava (about 65 km in a straight line)

AirCar transforms from a car to an airplane in two minutes and 15 seconds. In order to rise into the sky, a small runway is enough for him. According to the developers, at an average speed of about 170 km / h, the car can fly about a thousand kilometers.

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Large automakers have raised prices for their products sold in Russia since July. Among them are AvtoVAZ, Volkswagen, Toyota, Skoda and others.

The rise in prices was provoked by inflation, changes in the exchange rate of foreign currencies against the ruble, a shortage of new cars and a lack of components.

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For the 100th anniversary of the CCP. Xi Jinping on “bright prospects for the great revival of the Chinese nation”:

• The Chinese nation is a nation with a strong sense of national pride and self-confidence

• The days when the Chinese nation let others control their own destiny and was bullied are gone forever

• Whoever wants to oppress the Chinese people will certainly smash his head against the great steel wall

• The great revival of the Chinese nation is now an irreversible historical process

• The Chinese people have never oppressed or oppressed the peoples of other countries, this will not happen in the future

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To the 100th anniversary of the CCP. Xi Jinping on the role of the Chinese Communist Party in the country’s future:

• We are moving towards the goal of the second century – building a modernized and strong socialist country

• Only socialism can save China, and only socialism with Chinese characteristics can promote China’s development

• Any attempt to separate and oppose the Communist Party from the Chinese people is doomed to failure.

• We must maintain the absolute leadership of the party over the army, firmly adhere to the path of strengthening the army with Chinese characteristics

• The need to transform the Chinese army into a world-class army, and to ensure the protection of state sovereignty.

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The presumption of the state agency’s guilt has begun to operate in Kazakhstani courts – now, when considering claims against officials, judges will proceed from their guilt.

It is not the applicant who will prove the fairness of his complaint, but the official who will justify himself and justify his decision.

This change should become an important tool in the implementation of the concept of “Hearing State”, said the press secretary of the President of Kazakhstan.

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Putin signed a law on access of security officials to the geolocation data of mobile phones to search for the missing

They will be able to receive such data as soon as they receive a report on the loss – but within 48 hours they must either receive a court order or stop the search.

Law enforcement officers will also be able to provide the obtained geolocation data to volunteers who help in the search.

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Vladimir Putin signed several laws today:

On tougher punishment for drunk driving. The maximum fine for repeated drunk driving has increased from 300 thousand to 500 thousand rubles, while the court can send the offender to a colony for 3 years.

On the toughening of criminal liability for illegal arms trafficking: for illegal traffic in firearms and their parts and ammunition they can give up to 15 years – and not up to 8 years, as before, for making explosives – 20 years instead of 12, for artisanal illegal manufacture of weapons – up to 10 years old (before it was up to 8).

On the release of doctors from criminal liability for the loss of medical drugs by negligence.

On the ban on the dissemination of information about security officials and judges under state protection.

On the ban on displaying images of Nazis and their attributes. And one more – prohibiting equating the roles of the USSR and Nazi Germany in World War II.

A law that obliges collectors to communicate only with debtors and prohibits coming into contact with third parties without obtaining prior written consent.

On the compulsory fingerprinting and biometric registration of all labor migrants entering Russia for more than 3 months. Also, foreigners who come to work will undergo a medical examination within 30 days after entry. An exception was made for children under 6 years old and citizens of Belarus.

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IKEA will open test stores of a new format in Russia – small (30-75 square meters) outlets that combine the features of online and offline trading. There you can only select a product and order – and you can pick up your purchases at pick-up points.

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The digital system, which should ensure the transparency of timber turnover in the country, has been operational since July 1, the forestry enterprises have six months to test it.

“This is necessary to link a specific volume of harvested timber, points of movement from a plot to warehouses and subsequent processing. Of course, there will be no sharp blocking of transactions, forest users have six months to test the functionality,” said Deputy Prime Minister Viktoria Abramchenko.

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The Russian military began tracking the Virginio Fazan frigate of the Italian Navy, which entered the Black Sea on Thursday, the Russian National Defense Control Center said.

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