31 Aug, 2018

Yeltsin personally reported to Clinton about Putin

The website of Bill Clinton’s library contains transcripts of phone conversations between Boris Yeltsin and his American counterpart in 1999, from which it follows that the first president of Russia personally informed Clinton about the choice of his successor, Vladimir Putin.

As the first Russian president said, he studied Putin’s biography, his connections and interests, and then realized that he is a reliable person well versed in his sphere of responsibility.

According to Yeltsin, he was confident that his American counterpart would be convinced that the new leader of the country would be a “highly qualified partner”

Yeltsin in response noted that Putin has an “inner core” and will do everything possible within the law to win.

“And he will win.” You will work together, “Yeltsin said, promising that he would continue the predecessor’s line to develop democracy and economy, and expand Russia’s contacts.

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Russia is testing a new technology for locks on the Internet

According to Reuters, this will help the authorities to more effectively restrict access to Telegram and other messengers and sites that have become banned.

The Cabinet approved the use of a simple electronic signature for public services

The government allowed the use of a simple electronic signature to receive state services in electronic form. The relevant decree was signed by Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev, according to the website of the Cabinet.

In Russia, develop the criteria for house accidents

Minstroy will develop criteria for recognizing apartment buildings as emergency. “Izvestia” got acquainted with the plan of measures for the implementation of the federal project “Ensuring a sustainable reduction of unfit for living housing”.

V international military-patriotic gathering “Motors of war”

From August 23 to August 25, 2018 on the territory of “Festpark” in the urban district of Chernogolovka the V international military-patriotic gathering “Motors of War” was held, timed to the 75th anniversary of the victory in the Battle of Kursk.

Over 50 operating vehicles of the first half of the XX century were represented at the rally: tanks, armored vehicles, motorcycles, horse-drawn carriages and cars produced by the USSR, USA, England, Canada, France, Germany, Italy and Japan.

Military-historical clubs, private collectors of military equipment, a number of military-patriotic museums and associations took part in the event: the State Military Technical Museum, the Patriot Park, the Victory Museum, the War Motors Museum, the Old Military Technology Museum “Military-historical project” Trophy cars “, Moscow Military-Technical Society, Museum of off-road vehicles (Samara), Military History Club” Kaponir “, AFRO” Region “, Union of VPK” Divizion “and many others .

The organizers of the rally “Motors of War: Vyacheslav and Lyudmila Len (Museum” Motors of War “) and Vyacheslav Fomichev (State Military Technical Museum).

The authorities of St. Petersburg suspended the eviction of the society “Memorial”

The authorities of St. Petersburg have suspended the eviction of the human rights society “Memorial” from the building on Razekzhey street. This was announced by the deputy of the legislative assembly of St. Petersburg Boris Vishnevsky with reference to the reply of the governor Georgy Poltavchenko.

Sobyanin introduced an additional payment of 12.5 thousand rubles for a classy management

Moscow teachers will be paid extra for the classroom management, the mayor of the capital Sergey Sobyanin said today at the city pedagogical council. The traditional meeting before the start of the school year was held at the “fields” of the international forum “City of Education”.

Today I signed a decree of the Moscow government on an additional payment for a classroom management in the amount of 12,500 rubles a month. And this extra charge we introduce not from September 1, but retroactively from August 1. – Sergei Sobyanin, Russian politician

The case against the governor of the Chelyabinsk region

The Federal Antimonopoly Service (FAS) of Russia checked the auctions for state contracts in the Chelyabinsk region and instituted a case of collusion at auctions where the contractor for road repairs was determined. The message is posted on the website of the service.

The prosecutor’s office of the Belgorod region will conduct a check in the IC No. 7

The investigation began to check information in the media about torture in the colony No. 7 in Belgorod, according to the regional department of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation on Thursday. Last Wednesday, the publication Mediadzona reported that three inmates of the Belgorod IR-7 told human rights defenders that they had been ill-treated in the colony.

“Aeroflot” plans to make a choice of places in the plane paid

The Aeroflot Group plans in 2018-2019 to introduce several paid services for passengers in order to combat the company’s growing costs, follows from a presentation for investors. Including paid you can choose the seat in the cabin.

The average pension in the Russian Federation in July was 13.3 thousand rubles

In nominal terms, the average pension was 13,345 rubles. and increased by 3.4% compared with July 2017. The average amount of pensions in June 2018 was 31.3% of the average accrued salary in the country (42,640 rubles), compared to 33.9% in July 2017.

China launched a platform to deal with rumors on the Internet

China launched a platform with which you can complain about “online rumors.” This is reported by the Reuters agency. The platform will also distribute “genuine” news, taken from the state-owned media.

VTsIOM calculated the expenses of parents for preparing the child for school

More than 21 thousand rubles on average spend parents on the preparation of the child for school. Such conclusions follow from the survey of the All-Russian Center for the Study of Public Opinion (VTsIOM). About half of this amount is for the purchase of school uniform and replacement shoes

More than half of Russians approved the criminal punishment for reposts

More than half of Russians consider it necessary criminal responsibility for the publication and repost materials, which are recognized as extremist or offensive to the feelings of believers. This is evidenced by the results of a survey of the Public Opinion Foundation. Among those who opposed this, were 23%.

Netanyahu’s wife becomes a figurant of the corruption case

The wife of Israeli Prime Minister Sarah Netanyahu has been officially named the suspect in the corruption case of the approximate prime minister with the leadership of the largest Israeli telecommunications company Bezeq, the Haaretz newspaper reported.

Wastewater Treatment Plant in Magadan

According to investigators, SATEK signed a contract worth more than 1 billion rubles. with “Ust-SrednekanGESstroy” JSC (part of RusHydro). The company was supposed to build sewage treatment plants in Magadan until November 20, 2013.

“In the specified period of time, the work provided for by the municipal contract was not carried out, in connection with this, additional agreements were concluded to the contract, as a result of which the total cost of construction increased to 1.7 billion rubles,” the UK said. The term of the contract was then extended until December 31, 2017.

Trump decided not to raise the salaries of federal civil servants in 2019

President of the United States Donald Trump decided not to raise the salaries of federal state civil servants from January 1, 2019. The text of the corresponding letter to the Congress was circulated on Thursday by the press service of the White House.

“Yandex” removed links to the content of “Gazprom-Media”

“Yandex” decided to remove from the search all links to pages with contentious works of “Gazprom-media”, the company said. According to them, this is done to avoid blocking your video service.


China announced a reduction in taxes to support the economy

The State Council of the PRC announced a reduction in taxes, which should cut companies’ expenses by more than 45 billion yuan ($ 6.59 billion) this year, the state radio station said.

Shares of Megafon fell by almost 16%

Megafon shares have fallen in price since the start of trading on the Moscow stock exchange by almost 16%, to 568 rubles per share, after the top managers sold their shares the day before, and Standard & Poor’s rating agency (S & P) lowered the operator’s rating to the “garbage” level ” BB + “.

The best Russian goods at the exhibition “World of Childhood”

September 25-28 at the Expocentre Fairgrounds will host the 24th International Exhibition of the Children’s Goods Industry “The World of Childhood”. These days the exhibition complex will open its doors not only for the b2b segment, but also for the youngest visitors and their parents.

One of the brightest expositions of the exhibition of goods and services for children and adolescents, new programs for training and development will be a collective exposition of companies manufacturing children’s goods industry, organized by the Ministry of Industry and Trade of Russia. This year the theme of the 120 meter exposition will immediately be 2 directions: a retrospective of the products of the children’s goods industry and goods of IDT, produced in the framework of R & D with the support of the Ministry of Industry and Trade of Russia.

In parallel with the exhibition “World of Childhood” the Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation organizes the Congress of the Children’s Goods Industry

Cartel collusion damages 2% of GDP

Cartel collusion makes budgets of all levels harm in 2 percent of GDP. In terms of the number of cartel collusions, the spheres of construction and road construction are leading.

Siluanov insists on dividends of state-owned companies in 50 percent

First Deputy Prime Minister – Minister of Finance Anton Siluanov opposed proposals to reduce the share of profits of state companies, which they will send to pay dividends.

The international reserves of Russia from August 17 to 24 grew by $ 4.9 billion

International reserves of Russia on August 24 amounted to $ 457.1 billion, the Bank of Russia said. As of August 17, international reserves were $ 452.2 billion. Thus, in a week they increased by $ 4.9 billion.

Banks will control expenses of developers

Eighteen banks have joined the unified information system for housing construction (EISHS) for monitoring targeted spending of funds by developers. This “Strojgazete” was informed in the press service of DOM.RF, adding that the relevant agreements were concluded with the financial institutions.

Banks, including Sberbank, VTB, Gazprombank, Russian Capital Bank, Bank Saint Petersburg, RNSC Bank, Alfa-Bank, Svyaz-Bank, Promsvyazbank, RosEvroBank, Surgutneftegaz, Zapsibcombank, Moscow Credit Bank, SMP Bank, Bank of SEB, Raiffeisenbank, Sovcombank, Asia-Pacific Bank

In “Goznak” did not exclude changes in the design of banknotes

Prerequisites for changing the design of banknotes exist, but so far there is no solution, it remains with the Bank of Russia, General Director of Goznak JSC Arkady Trachuk said.

“Gazprom” laid 1,5 thousand km of “Turkish flow” on both strings

“Construction of the Turkish Stream gas pipeline is underway: 1,500 kilometers, or about 80% of the total length of the pipeline, have been laid along both strings,” the report said. Earlier it became known that the operator of the Turkish Stream began work on connecting the sea and land sections.

The poultry factory in Sheksna is cut off from gas for debts

OOO Gazprom mezhregiongaz Vologda completely stopped gas supply to the parity factory “Parity Vyatka” in the Sheksna district. This is reported today by the press service of the gas company.

The duty of a poultry farm for gas is 131 million rubles. Wage arrears also began at the enterprise. According to local residents, in fact the production was stopped.

The Polish PGNiG in 2019 will take 28 LNG ships

The Polish state-owned energy company PGNiG plans to take 28 ships with liquefied natural gas (LNG) via the terminal in Swinoujscie. This was stated by the deputy head of the company Maciej Vozhnyak, according to the Polish edition ISBnews.

PDVSA with partners to invest $ 430 million in increasing oil production

The Venezuelan oil company PDVSA has signed an agreement with 7 companies on investments of 430 million dollars, which will increase oil production in a number of wells by 641 thousand barrels a day, the company said.

The Central Bank published a draft decree on a new blacklist of customers

The draft decree, published on the Central Bank website, instructs banks to inform the regulator of all cases of unauthorized withdrawal of funds, without the knowledge of clients. As a result, blacklisted droppers – those whose accounts are taken out of hijacked funds – may also turn out to be respectable people, notes Kommersant, who drew attention to the publication.

“Attackers sometimes ask friends to get money for them on their cards, while the real recipient may not suspect that they were abducted,” says an expert on information security of the bank of the top 50. First, hackers can withdraw funds to the account of a hacked large company that does not know about it, and then distribute it to small ones and cash it, the head of Zlatkombank’s information security department Alexander Vinogradov agrees

The Central Bank of Argentina raised the key rate to 60%

The Central Bank of Argentina has decided to raise the key seven-day Leliq rate from 45% to 60% to stop the national currency peso, which has depreciated by more than 50% since the beginning of the year.

Expenditures on the “Digital Economy” of Russia

It is assumed that the federal budget’s expenditures on the “Digital Economy” may amount to 1.2 trillion rubles.

The off-budget financing of the state program Digital Economy in 2019-2024 may amount to 1.5 trillion rubles, Vedomosti reports referring to a copy of the national program passport. The credibility of the amount was confirmed by two participants in the development of the document. One of them specified that this money will go to the six directions of the program. The official added that interested ministries are discussing the possibility of concessional lending for IT companies implementing digital economy projects.

Thus, the total expenditure on the state program in five years may reach 2.7 trillion rubles.

Campbell Soup will sell part of the business under the pressure of investors

American food giant Campbell Soup announced its readiness to sell its international business, as well as a division of fresh-frozen products. This happened under the pressure of investors, writes Reuters.

Petersburg shipbuilding company on SMM-2018

The delegation of St. Petersburg led by Vice Governor Sergei Movchan presented an extensive business program, which Russian shipbuilders prepared for the SMM exhibition.

Thematic master classes and presentations on the development, production, operation, training of operators of marine environmental protection complexes and complexes for marine oceanographic research, technologies for creating de-icing systems for heating air grilles used in ship ventilation systems and conditioning. All the events of the business program will be held at booth No. В3.OG.234.

In Russia, for the first time since January, the average mortgage rate

The average rate on mortgage housing loans in rubles in Russia in July rose for the first time since January – up to 9.57%, the Central Bank said. In June, the rate reached a minimum and amounted to 9.48%.

Italians found gas in the Egyptian desert

The new gas field of the Italian company ENI was discovered in the Western desert of Egypt. The gas was discovered during the work on the large promising oil and gas project Melehia in the Western Desert. Found the deposit at a depth of about 17 thousand feet.

Greek Hellenic Petroleum has stopped buying Iranian oil since June

The largest oil refining company, Hellenic Petroleum Greece, has since June stopped buying Iranian oil in connection with the imposition of US sanctions against Iran, Reuters reported, citing Andreas Shiamishis, deputy general director of the company.


The US prolongs the ban on travel of its citizens to the DPRK for a year

The United States decided to extend the ban on travel of its citizens to the DPRK from September 1, 2018 to August 31, 2019. This is stated in the State Department’s notice posted on Thursday in the US federal register (a collection of official documents of the US government).

Trump called for the dismissal of CNN President

American leader Donald Trump called for the dismissal of CNN president Jeff Zucker, “if the TV station does not want to lose trust” against the backdrop of “extremely biased” coverage of the activities of the head of state.

Little Jeff Zucker disgustingly does his job, he has useless ratings, and AT & T should fire him to keep his trust. – Donald Trump, 45th US President

Ukrainians were advised to remove relatives from Russia

Minister of Infrastructure of Ukraine Volodymyr Omelyan advised citizens who have relatives in Russia to transport them to Ukraine, because there is “better ecology”.

Let them bring relatives to Ukraine. I think in Ukraine the situation with ecology and security is much better. – Vladimir Omelyan, Ukrainian diplomat

Tymoshenko goes to the presidency

Leader of the Ukrainian party “Fatherland” Yulia Tymoshenko announced plans to run for president of the country. This is reported on the policy website. At the same time she stressed that she does not intend to “take responsibility for other politicians”, therefore she does not foresee any associations with the parties.

Ukraine prepared for the termination of the treaty of friendship with Russia

The document also enshrines, among other things, the principle of strategic partnership and the recognition of the inviolability of existing borders. As previously stated in August Klimkin, there can be no treaty of friendship and cooperation with Russia for Ukraine.

Documents are already prepared, the whole package. This has always been our position, so we processed it, in the coming days we will make it formally. – Pavel Klimkin, Ukrainian diplomat

Trump announced the resignation of the White House legal adviser

Legal adviser of the White House Don McGunn, who worked with special prosecutor Robert Mueller on the case of alleged Moscow interference in the US elections in 2016, will resign this fall.

The European Union is preparing a response

According to European Commissioner for Trade Cecilia Malmström, the EC is working on a list of retaliatory measures on the import duties on imports from the EU by the United States.

Putin to discuss energy cooperation with the Hungarian prime minister

The press secretary of the President of Russia Dmitry Peskov said that the head of state Vladimir Putin on September 18 will meet with Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban. This is reported by RIA Novosti. As it became known, the leaders will discuss energy cooperation.

Trump accused China of pressure on North Korea

“President Trump is firmly convinced that North Korea is under enormous pressure from China because of our serious trade disagreements with the Chinese government,” Trump said in a Twitter statement. At the same time, it is specified that China is helping North Korea.

Joint Statement on European Defense

Finland and France adopted a joint statement on the development of Europe’s common defense. This was announced on Thursday by Finnish Prime Minister Juha Sipil at a joint press conference with French President Emmanuel Macron.

Ukrainian border guards did not allow Russian diplomat to enter the country

“Regarding the foreigner, the commission of authorized state bodies to ban entry to the territory of Ukraine until 2023,” explained the press service of the State Border Service of Ukraine. The diplomat was not allowed to enter Ukraine and returned to Russia.

Russian embassy urges US not to intercede for wards in the Azov Sea

The Russian embassy in the US urged the US authorities not to intercede for the wards, which are rampant on the Sea of Azov. This is stated in the statement of the Russian diplomatic representation

Donald Trump did not rule out the US withdrawal from the WTO

Previously, Mr. Trump said that the WTO with the US “is very poorly treated” for many years. The fact that the US president is considering a way out of the WTO, the media reported in June. The US Ministry of Finance then called this information exaggeration.

Russia blocked the report on sanctions against the DPRK in the UN Security Council

Russia blocked the adoption in the UN Security Council of the report of the Committee of 1718, which monitors compliance with sanctions imposed by the United Nations. This was reported to journalists by Russia’s permanent representative to the UN Vasily Nebenzia.

We have blocked the report of the Committee of 1718, since we do not agree with certain provisions of the report and how it is being worked on, I will not specify, since the report has not yet been published and so far is confidential. – Vasily Nebenzia, diplomat

The United States actually stopped issuing visas to Russians

The United States “actually stopped” issuing visas to Russians, including humanitarian situations. This was stated by Consul General in Houston Alexander Pisarev, RIA Novosti reports. With this statement, he spoke, commenting on the situation with the Russian, who drowned in Utah.

Iran is waiting for collapse because of the actions of the US administration

US President Donald Trump did not rule out that the actions of his administration could lead to the collapse of Iran. This opinion the head of the White House expressed on Thursday in an interview with the agency Bloomberg.

The US intends to stop allocating funds to the UN to help Palestine

The White House is working on the possibility of completely refusing to pay the funds to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East. As it became known to The Washington Post, within a few weeks the US administration will officially announce this decision.


Russia will hold large-scale exercises in the Mediterranean Sea

“In accordance with the plan for the preparation of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation under the leadership of the Commander-in-Chief of the Russian Navy, Admiral Vladimir Korolev, in the period from 1 to 8 September 2018, a large-scale exercise of the grouping of the forces of the Navy and the Russian Aerospace Forces will be held in the Mediterranean Sea” – reported in the ministry.

US began to create “Arab NATO” – MESA to deter Iran

The administration of the US President Donald Trump is suspected of forming a new alliance that is supposed to provide security in the Middle East. As infox writes, the Middle East Strategic Alliance (MESA) can be unofficially called the Arab analogue of NATO.

Luhansk announced the arrival of NATO instructors in Donbass

The people’s militia of the self-proclaimed Lugansk People’s Republic recorded the arrival of NATO instructors on the territory of the Donbass controlled by Kiev for the training of Ukrainian law enforcers, the official representative of the agency Andrei Marochko said at a briefing.

NATO reconnaissance aircraft over the waters of the Sea of Japan

For the third consecutive day, the alleged NATO reconnaissance aircraft is forcing civil aircraft to make emergency maneuvers over the Sea of Japan, Interfax reported, citing a source familiar with the situation.

The newest corvette “Loud” arrived in Vladivostok for tests

The newest corvette of the Pacific Fleet (Pacific Fleet) “Loud” on Friday arrived in Vladivostok for testing. It is planned that by the end of the year he will become a member of the Pacific Fleet, the official representative of the Pacific Fleet, Captain 2nd rank Nikolai Voskresensky, said.

The Pentagon ordered from Boeing four first drones refueling

The US Department of Defense has signed a contract with Boeing for the production for the US Navy of the first four unmanned tanker refueling aircraft MQ-25 Stingray. The contract cost is 805 million dollars

China has completed testing the first aircraft carrier of its own production

Marine tests of the first Chinese aircraft carrier of its own production were successful, said at a briefing the representative of the Ministry of Defense of the People’s Republic of China, Wu Qian. He specified that tests were conducted to check the platform and equipment of the warship.

The Ministry of Defense of Russia will purchase Be-200 amphibious aircraft

The Russian Defense Ministry plans to conclude a contract with the Taganrog aviation scientific and technical complex named after Beriev in the near future. We are talking about the purchase of the first batch of three Be-200 amphibious aircraft. This was reported by Deputy Defense Minister Alexei Krivoruchko.


Dzhigarkhanyan told about the new companion

It became known who is now close to the famous artist and director. 82-year-old Armen Borisovich told about who cares for him.

“Nurse Lyudmila is always with me … She is a good woman … She is a mistress … Well, get married …? No, no longer, no longer. Yes, they follow me, clean me, and so on,” the artist shared.

Marat Basharov’s ex-wife got married a second time

On August 30, the official registration of the marriage of actress Catherine Arkharova took place. In the spring of 2018, actress Catherine Arkharova received an offer from her beloved Artem Ilyasov, and on August 30, Marat Basharova’s ex-wife got married for the second time.

Maria Kozhevnikova showed footage from her wedding

In honor of her family’s jubilee, the actress laid out in her Instagram pictures taken at the wedding. Actress Maria Kozhevnikova shared photos taken during the wedding ceremony with her husband.

Evelina Bledans fought with the director of the theater

The victim reported the incident. The director of the Nash Theater, Elena Lebedeva, said that she was beaten.

Megan Markle’s new dress caused a scandal

The wife of Prince Harry, the Duchess of Sussex Megan Markle again violated the royal protocol. She appeared in public in a short dress that looked more like a jacket, according to “WORLD 24”

Kurnikova and Iglesias showed grown twins

42-year-old singer Enrique Iglesias showed his children, twins Lucy and Nicholas, who recently turned 8 months old. Recall, their mother is a former Russian tennis player Anna Kournikova, who recorded a video in which Iglesias runs past children, trying to make them laugh.

The bride of Timati was noticed in the company of the son of a billionaire

Another reason for the anxiety of Timati’s fans was that Reshetov was increasingly noticed in the society of the 19-year-old Sergei Sarkisov, Jr.. It was with the son of billionaire Sarkisov in the summer of this year, Anastasia went to rest in Nice.

The daughter of Glory singer debuted in Mama’s video

Slava herself offered to remove her daughter in the video. She got the role of a goddess, who is hurt by the plot and she has to lie in the moss. It was for her daughter’s debut

A documentary on the case of Kirill Serebrennikov appeared online

Journalists Katerina Gordeeva and Roman Super have published their documentary “How Serebrennikov Spent 218 Million.” The picture is devoted to the investigation of the high-profile case of the famous director and theater group Seventh studio, accused of embezzling 133 million rubles.

At the Arctic open film festival in Arkhangelsk, films from the BRICS countries will be shown

The program of short films from the BRICS countries (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) will be presented for the first time at the Arctic Arctic II International Film Festival, which will be held in Archangelsk from 6 to 9 December. This was announced on Thursday by TASS director of the festival Tamara Statikova.

Ekaterina Barnabas confessed to a variety of plastic surgery

Only now the host confessed to the multitude of plastic surgeries to which she resorted. At the same time, she preferred to keep secret, which parts of her body she subjected to surgical correction.

Fans were surprised by the sudden rejuvenation of Larisa Dolina

Numerous fans of the singer were surprised by the sudden rejuvenation of the singer, suggesting that she did not hesitate to use the services of plastic surgeons.

Pregnant 39-year-old Tanya Tereshina staged a bachelorette party in the style of Barbie

Tanya Tereshina goes to the hen party Tanya Tereshina. Tereshina invited only the closest friends: Anfisa Chekhov, Masha Tsigal, Anastasia Grebenkina, Irina Nelson and Ksenia Olezhko. All the girls were taken to a hen-party in the real London cabs with the logo of the festival “ZHARA”.


Humanity was taken 17 years to the climatic point of no return

Standard climate models allow, in particular, to determine how the climate of the Earth will change depending on the scenario of human actions – how greenhouse gas emissions will be reduced or increased

Scientists have found a thermal “bomb” delayed action under the Arctic

Thermal “bomb” delayed action under the Arctic found scientists from Yale University. Scientists have found out that under the Arctic, or rather under the upper layer of sea water, there are huge volumes of salty and mostly warm water.

Mobile robots can print concrete structures

The developers proposed a new three-dimensional printing system using several mobile robots. They simultaneously print a single piece of a single large structure. Robots move in parallel, and this makes it possible to make the most secure construction possible

Created a non-addictive potent pain medication

Scientists were able to create an effective analgesic, which is comparable in effectiveness with opioids, but lacks their main drawback – patients are not accustomed to the new drug. The drug has already been successfully tested on monkeys.

Nizhny Novgorod scientists have created a biomorphic underwater drones

Scientists of the Nizhny Novgorod State University (UNN) named after N.I. Lobachevsky was presented at the forum “Army-2018” biomorphic underwater unmanned ship BPS “Tuna-1.” As reported on the site of the university, it can be used for examining the bottom, including when searching for minerals.

Scientists CERN managed to confirm a new method of particle acceleration

According to the Budker Institute of Nuclear Physics of the Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences, the CERN scientist was able to confirm a new method for accelerating particles with the help of a wave that is created by a cluster of protons in the plasma, which will allow decreasing the size of future scientific installations.

In the US, for the first time, the human eye was printed on a 3D printer

The living eye registers light through photoreceptor neurons placed on the retina, which translate visible light into a nerve impulse. In the model printed on a 3D printer, the role of photoreceptors is played by semiconductor diodes that transfer light into an electrical signal.

The gravitational constant was measured with a record-low error

The results of the study are published in the journal Nature. The gravitational constant G is one of the fundamental constants in physics, which is used to calculate the gravitational interaction of material bodies

Mathematicians proposed a hyperbolic classification of odors

In their work, scientists proposed a new approach to the classification of fragrances based on information on how often different substances meet together.

Nanostolbs stop the growth of bacteria

The wings of the cicadas have inspired scientists to create a surface that can suppress the growth of bacteria. A similar surface is dotted with nanoscale titanium columns. The authors hope that on the basis of the discovery it will be possible to make safer medical implants.

Radioactive waste will be made safe

Scientists from the Federal Research Center “Krasnoyarsk Scientific Center of the Siberian Branch of the RAS” and the Siberian Federal University have proposed a fundamentally new, economical method for curing liquid radioactive waste containing cesium and strontium. The new technique allows not only to make the waste solid, but also to lower the concentration of hazardous elements in them. The corresponding article is published in the Journal of Nuclear Materials.

Artificial tendons restored the functions of rat paws

As a result of the experiment, it turned out that rats for a short time were able to restore the function of the leg with an artificial tendon, while the leg without an implant did not restore its functions.


Black holes can temporarily revive the “dead” stars

“Invisible” black holes of intermediate mass can manifest themselves, temporarily “animating” white dwarfs flying a short distance from them. This conclusion was reached by scientists who published an article in the Astrophysical Journal.

Scientists of NASA have found “oceans of water” under the clouds of Jupiter

Planetologists for the first time were able to measure the amount of water inside the Great Red Spot of Jupiter and confirm that in the lower layers of its atmosphere there is a huge amount of moisture. Their findings were presented in the Astronomical Journal.

Astronomers have caught a mysterious rhythmic signal from a distant galaxy

Astronomers of the Jagiellonian University in Polish Krakow have caught rhythmic vibrations coming from space in the gamma-radiation of the blessed Markarian 501 (Mrk 501), it is located at a distance of 456 million light years from the Earth.

Scientists of NASA declassified secret messages for aliens

A secret message for aliens was published by scientists from NASA, reports were posted by earthers on Voyager plates. Apparatus from the Earth was launched in 1977. American experts declassified the secret message addressed to aliens and recorded on the plates of the Voyagers.

Scientists have published new photos of the monster galaxy

The size of the star cluster exceeds the size of the Milky Way several times, and the birth of new planets occurs 1000 times faster, writes Daily Mail. Earlier, the galaxy was known to astronomers and even had its name – COSMOS-AzTEC-1.

Scientists have shown a galaxy-monster eating itself

Scientists believe that new stars are formed in unstable clouds of molecules, which are scattered through the stellar system. Experts believe that “monster galaxies” are the forerunners of elliptical galaxies. If you study them, you can understand how the Milky Way and similar star clusters were formed.

The probe New Horizons sent the first snapshot of the new mission

The automatic interplanetary station New Horizons recently sent the first photo from its mission. Despite the fact that the probe is located at a distance of about 160 million kilometers from the dwarf planet Ultima Thule, the device was able to take a picture.

Astronomers captured the birth and death of a star in the constellation Carina

Specialists of the Paranal Observatory in Chile noted that the constellation of Kiel is one of the brightest nebulae, located near the Milky Way. The process of the birth of stars in it is accompanied by all sorts of phenomena that are comparable in scale to the outflow of gas on the outskirts of the galaxy.


Skoda will show in Paris a sports concept car Skoda Vision RS

The company Skoda showed the design of its future “charged” models on the example of a new concept car Vision RS. Design sketches with a prototype, a public premiere of which will be held in October this year at the Paris Motor Show, was published by the press service of the Czech brand.

A special version of the new Hyundai Santa Fe for Russia

Hyundai Company officially introduced a special version of the new Hyundai Santa Fe crossover for the Russian Federation at the Moscow Motor Show. The novelty is called Black & Brown and is already available in the dealer’s centers of the brand at a price of 2 849 000 rubles.

Toyota prepares Cross-version for model Toyota Corolla

In the market Corolla Cross can compete with such models as Ford Focus Active, Volkswagen Golf Alltrack and Chevrolet Spark Active. Let’s remind, that recently company Toyota has refused a name Auris in favor of Corolla.

KIA is developing a new compact crossover for Russia

Recall that on the eve of the company Renault showed its new crossover, which will be on sale in the first half of 2019

Two-door Lexus RC

Japanese brand Lexus on the Web declassified the updated RC coupe. This modification applies to the 2019 model year, and it will be shown at the Paris Motor Show in October.
All the data about Lexus RC the company did not disclose, but it was stated that the model upgraded the suspension and reconfigured the steering.

Coupes have changed the optics, bumpers and radiator grille and now the RC has become more like an LC coupe. In the interior of the restyling model, analog watches and decorative inserts appeared.

Audi will release 40 special sedans with a manual transmission

The company Audi will release in the US a special series of 40 “farewell” sedans Audi A4 Ultra Sport Edition with a manual transmission. Henceforth Audi cars in the American market will be presented exclusively with automatic transmission.

Mercedes S-Class first received a 2-liter turbo engine

Mercedes S 320 L with a new power plant will appear in the Chinese market in the coming months, the version, as before, will be the base

Aurus named the first dealers of its models

Sales of cars will begin in January 2019. Official dealers of Aurus brand in Russia are the companies “Avilon” and “Panavto”

Hyundai is preparing to debut a new budget crossover

The company Hyundai will soon release a new budget crossover, which should be the most affordable in the lineup, rising to a level below the Hyundai Creta. On the eve of the novelty was noticed on the tests and published the first spy photos with her on the Net

In Germany, the mass production of the updated Porsche Macan

At the Porsche plant in Leipzig, the production of the renewed crossover Macan was launched. The first customer car in the color of Mamba Green Metallic will go to China, where the first buyer of the novelty lives.

Hyundai Elantra 2019 will receive an updated design for the US market

The updated Hyundai Elantra 2019 model year will be available in the US market this fall. The car got a bold design, which, most likely, will be well received by the public

Subaru removes diesel engines from the UK market

The company Subaru decided to stop selling its cars with a 2-liter diesel engine in the UK market. Thus, residents of the UK will stop offering some versions of Forester and Outback

Release of the roadster Lamborghini Aventador SVJ

It became known that the Lamborghini Aventador SVJ model will also be available with an open body type. Most likely, the weight of the car will grow by 50 kilograms, but this is unlikely to have a big impact on the dynamics.

The power of the new McLaren hypercar units will exceed 1000 forces

The performance of the McLaren Speedtail hypercar system will be more than one thousand horsepower. This became known from the head of the company Mike Fluit. The top manager notes that the novelty will be driven by a hybrid plant, which will include a twin-turbo V8 engine

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