2 Янв, 2022

Year of the cultural heritage of the peoples of Russia

2022 is the year of the cultural heritage of Russia. The corresponding decree was signed by Vladimir Putin. This decision was made in order to popularize folk art, preserve traditions and monuments of history and culture, ethnocultural diversity and national identity.

More than 190 peoples live on the territory of Russia. The number of some of them does not exceed 100 people.

 

<<< News Feed 02 January 2022 >>>

 

A number of famous works of art, including Alexander Milne’s Winnie the Pooh story, have become public domain since January 1, in accordance with American law. In addition, Felix Solten’s Bambi and The Sun Also Rises by Ernest Hemingway went into the public domain.

Disney retains exclusive rights to new artwork and adaptations of Winnie the Pooh and Bambi, but no longer owns the original artwork. They can be used to write scripts, use the appearance or features of any of the characters, except for the Tigers — this character appeared a couple of years later. In addition, Mickey Mouse will become public domain in 2024.

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In the Chinese «McDonald’s» they put exercise bikes instead of chairs. They help you lose calories and charge your phone. The company said that the innovation will help customers cope with the shame of eating fast food.

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In Paris, under the Arc de Triomphe, the EU flag was hung in honor of France’s presidency of the EU Council. The right wing is outraged that he replaced the French tricolor. Marine Le Pen believes that this is a provocation insulting those who fought for France (the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier is located under the Arc de Triomphe).

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The metallurgical site of the Dnieper Metallurgical Plant will stop working on January 1 due to the unprofitability of the product, sources said.

«From January 1, 2022, the metallurgical site of the Dneprovsky Metallurgical Plant (formerly the Petrovsky Plant), owned by DCH of Alexander Yaroslavsky, stops its work due to the unprofitability of the product,» experts say.

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In Ukraine, on January 1, the law «On inland waterway transport» came into force, according to which the ships that sail «under the flag of the aggressor state» or owned by citizens of the state that Ukraine recognized as the «aggressor» cannot use the inland waterways. Kiev recognized Russia as an aggressor state in 2015.

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The European Commission announced the preparation of a document that would give the nuclear power and gas industry the status of «green».

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In Kiev, a torchlight procession took place, timed to coincide with the 113th anniversary of the birth of one of the leaders of the Ukrainian nationalist movement Stepan Bandera, Interfax-Ukraine reports.

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The Israeli military launched strikes on Hamas targets in the Gaza Strip, the country’s armed forces reported on Twitter

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Jamaica will not hand over to Haiti a former Colombian soldier, one of the suspects in the assassination of Haitian President Jovenel Moise, but will deport him to his homeland.

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Kiev is discussing with the United States the receipt of military aid, which was previously intended for Afghanistan, Ukrainian Ambassador to the United States Oksana Markarova said in an interview published on the website of the Ukrainian service «Radio Liberty» (recognized in the Russian Federation as a foreign media agent).

The ambassador noted in this regard that earlier Kiev and Washington signed a five-year agreement, which enables the parties to interact «at a higher strategic level.»

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A powerful explosion thundered in the central part of Kabul, the Voice of Afghanistan news agency reported. The incident took place near the Pedagogical University. According to representatives of the Taliban (the radical Taliban movement is prohibited in the Russian Federation), two people were injured

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Since January 1, 2022, video game addiction has officially become a disease. WHO included it in the International Classification of Diseases.

WHO reports: the usual love of games becomes an addiction when a gamer forgets about everyday life and completely surrenders to the virtual world. The disease will only be diagnosed when the player ignores reality for at least 12 months

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The number of drug addicts in Afghanistan currently stands at 3.5 million, or about 9% of the 39 million Afghan population, said Deputy Health Minister Abdul Bari Omar, who was appointed by the radical Taliban that seized power in the country (banned in Russia).

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Russia is expanding restrictions on timber exports. Higher rates for the export of certain types of timber with a moisture content of more than 22% and a thickness and width of more than 10 cm are starting to operate.

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The Taliban (an organization recognized as terrorist and banned in Russia) ordered the beheading of female dummies. Mannequins are said to violate Sharia law

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The single European currency entered circulation in 12 EU countries exactly 20 years ago — on January 1, 2002. However, unlike France, Italy and some other countries, Belgium continues to accept local currencies for exchange. Any banknote of 100 francs and above issued after 1944 can still be exchanged at the National Bank of the country.

According to the RTBF TV channel, according to the National Bank, the Belgians hold about 17 billion francs, which corresponds to 426 million euros. In 2021 alone, Belgians exchanged francs for a total of 2 million euros.

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Residents of Moscow complained about the indecent behavior of migrants on New Year’s Eve. Groups of young people walked the streets shouting «Allahu Akbar»

Earlier, the head of the HRC stated that migrants who violate the law should be expelled — and today a law came into force allowing this to be done. In addition, Fadeev asked the president to sort out the Moscow signs in Uzbek and Tajik.

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On January 1, the updated program «Ensuring public order and combating crime» came into force. The amendments were made to the program, which has been in effect since 2014. Now one of the main ways to destabilize the socio-political situation is the involvement of Russians in unsanctioned rallies.

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The Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia will cancel a paper passport upon receipt of an electronic one, the press center of the department said in response to a request from the TASS agency.

«A citizen cannot have two valid passports at the same time. A previously issued paper passport will be canceled when issuing a passport of a citizen of the Russian Federation containing an electronic carrier of information,» the agency’s interlocutor said.

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On average around the world, 77% of respondents expect 2022 to be better than 2021! And 61% believe that the global economy in 2022 will feel better than in 2021

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Roskomnadzor said that not a single foreign IT-company, falling under the law «on landing», did not fulfill all the requirements

Google, Apple, Meta, Twitter, Telegram, Discord and Spotify should open representative offices in Russia, create a personal account on the Roskomnadzor website, post on their own resources a feedback form with users from our country, as well as a traffic counter.

For non-compliance with the requirements, a number of sanctions are threatened — exclusion from search results, a ban on advertising in our country, accepting payments from legal entities and individuals, slowing down the speed of access or complete blocking.

Roskomnadzor emphasizes that they will resort to slowing traffic or restricting access only in extreme cases, and will start with economic sanctions.

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