“According to the survey, most of the Russian youth noted that the most important in their lives are family values (74.8%), values of professional self-realization (48.2%), values of friendship (38.6%), and values of education and knowledge of the world (36.1%). At the same time, material well-being took the ninth position (17.2%), and the value of fame and recognition – the 12th position (4.6%) in the rating of values of modern youth, ”said the chairman of the coordinating council“ Young Guard of United Russia ”(MGER ) Denis Davydov.
Creating a strong harmonious family also leads among the life goals of modern Russian youth (51.4%). More than 52.3% of respondents would like to have one or two children, and about 30% of respondents are ready to bring up three or more.
The main plans of young Russians include a bright, eventful and exciting life (45.9%), travel and knowledge of the world (38.7%) and professional self-realization (32.7%). For this purpose, almost half of the respondents (45.6%) declared their readiness to change their place of residence.
The importance of self-realization is reflected in the fears of young people: they connect the most concern for their future with the possibility of not finding themselves in the future (53.6%) and not realizing their potential (51%). There are also concerns about employment issues – 60.8% of respondents noted that representatives of young people in modern Russia have difficulty finding work.
The survey was conducted as part of a campaign to study youth trends “What does the youth want?”, And more than 7.5 thousand young people from all regions of the country took part in it.
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State Exam for Public Service
A total of 920 thousand people took part in the state exam for admission to the public service, which took place on December 2, reports Xinhua.
The exam is considered one of the most representative tests in China, and only one of the 63 candidates will receive government work on passing it in 2018. This year, the state is conducting a more modest recruitment of new personnel for a smaller number of vacancies for civil servants than in 2017 – only 28 thousand.
Those who successfully pass the exam and will be recruited in the areas of finance, public security, external relations and other areas will also have to pass additional skills tests.
In the world without a visa
Passport of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) is recognized as the strongest passport in the world according to Passport Index. UAE nationals can travel without a visa to 167 states.
“The world is opening its doors to the people of the UAE,” said Vice President and Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates, Dubai’s ruler Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, on Twitter.
Second place went to Singapore. Citizens of this country can enter 166 countries without a visa. Russia was on the 38th place in the list of 199 countries.
The rating is based on the number of countries that a passport holder can visit without a visa and which he can enter upon receiving a visa upon arrival.
Regions of Russia with the highest salaries
The Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous District, Chukotka and the Nenets Autonomous Area are among the top three leaders in the rating of earnings in the regions of Russia. About this reports RIA “News.” According to the agency, the fourth line of the list is occupied by the Magadan region, Moscow ranks fifth. The lowest salaries are in the republics of Dagestan and Karachay-Cherkessia, as well as in a number of subjects of the Central Federal District.
In Belgium, announced the activity of terrorists in Telegram
The security service of Belgium claims that the terrorists of the “Islamic State” (IG, prohibited in the Russian Federation) are moving from propaganda to Facebook and Twitter “to more closed applications”. In particular, we are talking about Telegram. It is noted that the IG widely disseminated propaganda materials in 2014-2016.
India allowed private use of drones
The Indian Ministry of Civil Aviation has opened the online registration of unmanned aerial vehicles for private and commercial use, which means the end of the earlier ban on drones.
The Chinese began to pay for denunciations of fakes and illegal content on the Web
On Saturday, a new campaign was launched by the Chinese authorities to financially encourage vigilant citizens. This is a reward for those who will inform specialized bodies about the distribution of prohibited content.
Rotenberg through the court banned from building a house near the landfill in Finland
The Finnish Defense Forces, having appealed to the court, did not allow the Russian businessman Boris Rotenberg to build new buildings at the military range in the village of Tärminnen, media reported. In 2004, Rothenberg bought a villa of 500 square meters. m, made repairs there.
Minstroy will offer a new program to support deceived shareholders
The program of financial support of subjects to solve the problem of deceived co-investors is being developed in the Ministry of Construction and Housing and Communal Services of the Russian Federation, the head of the ministry Vladimir Yakushev told reporters
Police detained Lev Ponomarev
Police tonight detained Lev Ponomarev, director of the For Human Rights Directorate. He was taken to the OMVD in the Krasnoselsky district, to draw up a protocol on part 5 of article 20.2 of the Administrative Code for an action in defense of the defendants in the New Greatness and Network cases on October 28 near the FSB building.
Merkel in Buenos Aires had dinner at a regular restaurant
German Chancellor Angela Merkel after a summit of the “Big Twenty” had dinner at a restaurant in Buenos Aires in the Palermo region. This is reported by Clarin. As the newspaper notes, the Chancellor went to the restaurant Don Julio and “surprised visitors.” There were a lot of passersby around the place who applauded Merkel when she left. As specifies La Nacion, in the institution she tried the national Argentine dish of roasted meat “Asado”, and also photographed with his staff.
Astrophysics Neil Degrass Tyson accused of harassment
The famous American astrophysicist and TV presenter Neil Degrass Tyson was suspected of sexual harassment. According to The Independent, Assistant Professor of Physics and Astronomy at Bucknell University Catelyn Allers has become one of the victims of Tyson.
Brazil’s Christmas tree lit up for the first time after austerity
Residents of Rio de Janeiro turned the appearance of the main urban Christmas tree into a grand celebration, reports MIR 24. It was lit for the first time after three years of austerity budget money.
Tourists do not rush to buy vouchers for the New Year
The share of tourists who bought a tour on New Year’s early booking is 30% lower than a year earlier.
“Again we are without heating”: batteries cooled in 60 houses in Pionersky
As informs Е1.RU, the residents of the Pionersky settlement again began to complain about the heating shutdown. Batteries began to cool in many streets: Iulskoy, Teachers, Vilonova, Borovoy, and others. The press service of the STK declare that the heating was not turned off, but was allowed with reduced parameters from the return pipeline. At the same time, residents of houses say that hot water actually exists, but it is warm, but the batteries are completely icy.
Who does not like it, take a shovel and remove the snow yourself
This proposal was made by Rostov mayor Vitaly Kushnarev at a meeting with businessmen. The idea of the city manager was thrown up by the chairman of the board of directors of Bank Center-Invest, who boasted that the bank has its own snow removal equipment, donnews.ru reports.
The chairman, speaking to the others, said that he had been following the situation on the Internet, and was very indignant at the fact that the townspeople were indignant at the fact that the city was not well cleaned from the snow.
You have an understanding of the situation, you understand who and what should. For some reason, we all think that the city must and must. Yes, the city has authority, and we deal with it in the housing and utilities sector, but if every leader in his own place would reason like this, then the streets would be cleaner and we would live in comfort, ”the mayor said.
Superheroes are tougher than villains
Recently, American scientists have found that positive comic characters are more cruel than villains. Experts analyzed ten films about superheroes and said that “the rescuers of mankind” use lethal weapons on average about six thousand times.
Belarusian authorities found half a million “parasites”
About half a million people out of 9.5 million citizens of Belarus ended up in a database of unemployed Belarusian citizens who were not employed in the economy created on December 1. This was stated by the Minister of Labor and Social Protection of the Republic, Irina Kostevich, quoted by “Sputnik Belarus”.
Participants of the Islamic Conference in Berlin were treated to pork
The German Ministry of the Interior apologized to the participants of the German Islamic Conference, which took place in Berlin, for serving blood pork sausage as one of the appetizers, RIA Novosti reports with reference to the German media.
Rallies against the construction of a landfill site were held in the Arkhangelsk region
Rallies against the construction of a landfill site gathered in Arkhangelsk, Severodvinsk and several villages in the region on Sunday. Protesters demanded not to use the territory of the region for recycling and stop the construction of the landfill in Shies.
Putin spoke about the conversation with Trump on the G20
Russian President Vladimir Putin at a press conference following the G20 summit said that he had talked to Donald Trump “on his feet”. According to the Russian leader, he briefly answered the questions of his American colleague regarding the incident in the Black Sea.
He has his own position on these issues and problems, I have my own, we remained unconvinced, but, in any case, I informed him about our vision of this incident. – Vladimir Putin
Trump agreed not to raise duties for China from January 1
In Argentina, in the framework of the G20 summit, a meeting was held between US President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping. Following the results, both sides stated progress in the negotiations. The White House agreed not to impose duties on 25% announced earlier for China, and Beijing promised to buy American products to reduce the trade imbalance. At the same time, the United States reserves the right to decide on new barriers if the United States and the PRC do not reach an agreement on a number of issues within 90 days.
Ukraine was trying to draw Germany into the war, said former German Foreign Minister
Ukraine tried to draw Germany into the war, said the former head of the German Foreign Ministry, Sigmar Gabriel, in an interview with N-TV.
Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador assumes the post of President of Mexico
Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador officially took office as President of Mexico on Saturday. He became the first democratically elected leader in the history of a Latin American country to hold leftist views.
The vessel has fallen under the sanctions of the Russian company has returned to Primorye
The Sevastopol motor ship of the Russian Hudson Company, previously detained in the South Korean port of Busan, allegedly due to US sanctions, arrives in Vladivostok.
Erdogan offered Putin to hold another Idlib summit
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan told Russian President Vladimir Putin about the need for another summit on the situation in the Syrian province of Idlib, reports Reuters. The words of Mr. Erdogan were heard during a meeting with Mr. Putin on the margins of the G20 summit.
G20 Summit in 2021 will be held in Italy
On the transfer of the turn of the presidency of the G20 summit asked Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte to ask his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi. Italy and India have changed the year of their chairmanship at the G20 summit.
US exchanges suspend work on national mourning day
Leading US exchanges will suspend trading on the day of nationwide mourning in the United States on December 5, representatives of trading platforms said on December 1, reports TASS.
The current US president, Donald Trump, has decided to announce the death of Bush Sr. on December 5 as a national mourning day.
In the attack on the house of the Deputy Chancellor of Germany confessed anti-globalists
The anti-globalists pleaded guilty to the attack on the house of German vice-chancellor and finance minister Olaf Scholz on Schillerstrasse in Hamburg.
French Prime Minister canceled trip to climate conference due to protests
French Prime Minister Edouard Philip abolished the visit to the United Nations World Conference on Climate Change, which will be held in Poland, due to protests in the country. According to Europe 1, the French delegation will be headed by the Minister of Ecological Transition, Francois de Ruge.
Ambassador of Japan announced a possible simplification of issuing visas to Russians
The system of issuing visas is constantly simplified. This was reported by TASS with reference to the Ambassador of Japan in Moscow, Toyohisa Kodzuki. In January 2017, Japan decided to facilitate the issuance of visas for Russian citizens.
Vladimir Putin ignores Petro Poroshenko
In an interview with France 24, Petro Poroshenko again spoke about the unsuccessful attempt to contact Vladimir Putin after the incident in the Kerch Strait. According to the Ukrainian president, he is ready for a telephone conversation in any format – bilateral, in Norman, with the participation of American partners.
Unfortunately, so far Putin has not responded to my request to hold a direct telephone conversation in any format — bilaterally, in Norman with the participation of American partners, and so on. – Petro Poroshenko, President of Ukraine
Zakharova said that Russia is protecting Europe from barbarism, tyranny and aggression
After Poroshenko declared that “Russia allegedly intends to seize Mariupol and Berdyansk,” we can safely say, paraphrasing it: it is Russia that protects Europe from “barbarism, tyranny, terrorism, aggression, militarism, which hang over everything our continent. – Maria Zakharova, Russian diplomat
Macron asked the prime minister to meet with the leaders of the “yellow vests”
French President Emmanuel Macron asked Prime Minister Edouard Philippe to meet with representatives of the “yellow vests”, as well as with the leaders of political parties to resolve the crisis after mass demonstrations.
Trump has promised to fulfill “all desires” Kim Jong-un
US President Donald Trump promised the DPRK leader Kim Jong Ynu “the fulfillment of all his desires” after the DPRK’s refusal of nuclear weapons. About this on Sunday, December 2, reported Yonhap with reference to South Korean President Moon Zhe Ina.
The media published Khashukji’s correspondence in WhatsApp
Saudi journalist Jamal Hashoggi planned to create a youth movement in opposition to Riyadh and feared reprisal from the Saudi authorities. This was reported by CNN, at the disposal of which was Khashoggi’s correspondence in WhatsApp messenger.
US Special Envoy for Afghanistan to visit Russia in December
“The Special Representative for the Afghan truce, Ambassador Zalmay Khalilzad, will visit Pakistan, Afghanistan, Russia, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, Belgium, the United Arab Emirates and Qatar with an interdepartmental delegation from December 2-20,” the State Department press service reports.
Saakashvili expressed willingness to return to Georgia
Recall Saakashvili served as president of Georgia from January 2004 to November 2007 and from January 2008 to mid-November 2013. A few days before the expiration of the presidential term, the politician left the country and moved to the United States, rightly fearing criminal prosecution.
As soon as you need me, as soon as you call me, I will return to Georgia and will fight with you to achieve our goals. – Mikheil Saakashvili, Georgian politician
Productive meeting of China and Argentina
More than thirty agreements were signed by Argentina and China on December 1 during the visit of the President of the People’s Republic of China Xi Jinping to Buenos Aires, TASS reports. Xi Jinping described the meeting as productive.
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Poroshenko urged Ukrainians to “keep gunpowder dry”
President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko urged Ukrainians to “keep gunpowder dry.” “We must keep the powder dry and be ready at any moment to repel the aggressor,” Poroshenko wrote on Facebook about the video of the teachings of the Ukrainian military.
The enemy must pay a high price for invading the territory of Ukraine. We must keep the powder dry and be ready to fight back at any time. – Petro Poroshenko, President of Ukraine
Erdogan promised to clear the eastern shore of the Euphrates in Syria from terrorists
The eastern bank of the Euphrates River in Syria has promised to clean Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan from terrorists. He stated this on Saturday, December 1, at a press conference following the G20 summit.
Arab coalition will help evacuate wounded Hussites from Yemen
The Arab coalition, led by Riyadh, will simplify the exit from Yemen for 50 wounded Hussite insurgents in need of medical care.
In Bahrain, found dead commander of the Fifth US Navy
In Bahrain, 58-year-old Commander of the Fifth Fleet of the US Navy Scott Terni was found dead in his residence. CBS News, citing officials at the Defense Ministry, reports that the US military called the incident “apparent suicide.”
The new version of ZRPK “Pantsir” will be released on state tests in 2019
The Russian promising anti-aircraft missile-cannon complex “Pantsir-SM-SV” will be released for state trials next year, Interfax-AVN reports, citing materials from the public procurement website.
A detachment of ships of the Pacific Fleet completed a visit to Singapore
A detachment of ships of the Pacific Fleet (Pacific Fleet) on Sunday completed a business visit to Singapore. This was announced by the official representative of the Pacific Fleet, Captain 2nd Rank Nikolai Voskresensky.
Poroshenko accused the Russian Federation in the transfer of the military to the border with Ukraine
The Russian Federation allegedly deployed a large number of military personnel and military equipment along the border with Ukraine. This was announced by the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko on the TV channel “112 Ukraine”.
In general, around Ukraine, along the border … a ground group with a total of more than 80 thousand troops, about 1.4 thousand artillery systems and rocket volley fire systems, 900 tanks, 2.3 thousand armored combat vehicles, more than 500 airplanes and 300 helicopters are deployed. – Petro Poroshenko, President of Ukraine
The United States accused Iran of testing a medium-range ballistic missile
The United States withdrew from the nuclear deal with Tehran in early May. Under the treaty, Iran was supposed to limit the development of atomic weapons in exchange for the lifting of sanctions. The remaining parties to the agreement did not endorse the actions of the United States and did not withdraw from it.
Iran announced the continuation of rocket tests
Iranian Armed Forces spokesman Brigadier General Abolfazl Shekarci said on December 2 that his country was interested in increasing its own combat readiness and would continue missile tests.
“We will continue both tests and the development of missiles,” the agency Tasnim quotes him.
Western military district received a large batch of modern technology
Among the armament samples received are Redut-2US telecommunications multimedia complexes, the latest R-149AKSH command and staff vehicles, R-166 mobile radio-relay stations, short-wave digital and VHF radio stations.
Japan will equip its troops with new technologies of self-defense
The Japanese government is considering the possibility of equipping the troops of the national forces with new self-defense technologies. They will allow cybernetic attacks, reports Tass on December 2, citing the Japanese newspaper Mainichi
In Donetsk, said the strengthening of the grouping of Ukraine in the Donbass
The people’s militia department of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic declares the Ukrainian security forces to strengthen the grouping in the Donbass, the spokesman for the department’s ministry, Daniel Bezsonov, told reporters
US Senate urged Turkey to choose between C-400 and F-35
The chairman of the Senate Committee on the Armed Forces of the United States, James Inhof, said that the Turkish government must choose between acquiring an air defense system from Russia and delivering F-35 fighter jets from the United States. He told this to Bloomberg.
American planes spent hours searching near the Crimea
The US Air Force strategic drone RQ-4B Global Hawk and the US Navy’s P-8A Poseidon anti-submarine patrol aircraft conducted many hours of reconnaissance near the borders of Russia in the Black Sea.
Russian inspectors will check the specified area in Denmark
The inspection is carried out in order to determine the extent of the notified military activity carried out within the specified area or to confirm the absence of military activity subject to prior notification. The area of this area will cover about 15 thousand square kilometers.
The image of the contract service in the Russian Federation is growing
The number of those who wish to serve under the contract in the ground forces of the Russian Federation in 2018 increased by 15%, on December 2, the website of the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation reported.
MP Milonov proposed to increase duties on Christmas trees
The draft law for the installation of high protective duties and fees for the sale of felled trees was proposed by the State Duma deputy Vitaly Milonov. He wrote about this in letters to the Minister of Natural Resources and Ecology, Dmitry Kobylkin, and the main grandfather Frost of the Russian Federation.
“I suggest you jointly prepare a bill to establish high protective duties and fees for the sale of felled trees, while stimulating the sale of live spruce trees (later planted in open ground),” Milonov wrote in letters to the Minister and Santa Claus. .
Sports Cluster “Sparrow Hills” will form by 2020-2021
Work on the development of the sports cluster “Sparrow Hills” is scheduled to be completed in late 2020 – early 2021, deputy mayor of Moscow for urban planning policy and construction Marat Khusnullin told reporters on Saturday.
Moscow has built a record number of engineering structures
In 2018, a record number of engineering structures were commissioned in Moscow, Sergei Sobyanin reported on the Russia 1 TV channel. Under the definition of “engineering structures” get overpasses, bridges and tunnels, said the mayor.
Russia increased oil production by 1.4%
In January-November 2018, Russia produced 507.37 million tons of oil and gas condensate, which is 1.4% more compared to the same period in 2017. Daily, 11.13 million barrels are mined at Russian fields.
Tax officers will talk about the debts of Russian companies
In the open access on the website of the Federal Tax Service on December 1, a new set of data on Russian companies that are not tax secret should appear. We are talking about the amounts of arrears, arrears of taxes and fees of organizations, and in addition, data on the availability of tax offenses, which were formed on December 31, 2017, and were not paid on October 1, 2018.
Poland and Denmark are preparing to build the offshore gas pipeline
On November 30, the Polish gas transmission companies of Poland and Denmark, Gas-System and Energinet, reported that “we have completed all the formalities by informing each other about making positive decisions about investing in the offshore main gas pipeline Baltic Pipe”
Construction of the pipeline with a design capacity of 10 billion cubic meters per year is scheduled for 2020, the length will be 275 km, it will pass through the territorial waters of Poland and Denmark and through the Swedish exclusive economic zone. The project is financed from the EU budget and is part of the gas pipeline system, which is to connect the gas systems of Poland, Lithuania, Latvia and Finland on the mainland.
Rosatom will sell half of the Turkish Akkuyu NPP in parts
Rosatom is ready to sell 49% at Akkuyu Nuclear, which builds Akkuyu NPP, in parts, head of the state corporation Alexey Likhachev told reporters on the fields of the G20 summit. “We do not set ourselves the task of selling all 49% in the first pool, in the first session,” he quotes as Interfax.
Japanese ambassador announces great potential in oil purchases from Russia
Japan sees opportunities to expand cooperation in the procurement of oil from Russia. About this in an interview with Tass, said the Japanese ambassador in Moscow, Toyohisa Kodzuki.
Central Bank approved new tariffs OSAGO
The instruction introduces a more flexible system of age-experience (FAC) with a more detailed gradation of steps (58 instead of the current four). According to the results of the actuarial calculations, for the experienced older drivers, the PIC will be reduced, and for the young and inexperienced – increased. Thus, for the most risky combination of age and length of service, the coefficient will be equal to 1.87; for the least risky combination (motorists over 59 years old with experience of more than 3 years), the coefficient will actually be two times less – 0.93, which will create preferential conditions for people of retirement age. This will make the price of the policy more individual.
Argentina will use Russian technology to produce hydrocarbons
Alexander Novak took part in the signing ceremony of a memorandum of understanding on the development of the Vaca Muerta oil and gas formation in Argentina using Russian extraction technologies, “the message says.
Vaca Muerta – shale hydrocarbon field, discovered in 2010 by Repsol-YPF. Its reserves are estimated at 16 billion barrels and 308 trillion cubic meters. ft of shale gas
Gazprom attracted loans from Intesa and J.P. Morgan for € 2.3 billion
In October 2018, Gazprom Group attracted loans from Intesa and J.P. Morgan for a total of € 2.3 billion, according to the materials of the gas holding
Putin expressed the basis for strengthening the position of the BRICS in the IMF
The President of Russia spoke at the meeting of the BRICS countries, noting the stability of the new Development Bank, which stated the reason for seeking to increase its influence in the IMF.
Iran plans to sell 1 million barrels of oil per day in 2019
Japan will resume purchases of Iranian oil “Contrary to US sanctions, oil sales in this period will be more than a million barrels a day,” the agency reports Nemati. The calendar year in Iran begins on March 21, so we are talking about the period from March 21, 2019 to March 20, 2020.
Macron and Trump discussed oil prices at the G20 summit
During a press conference on the margins of the G20 summit in Argentina, French President Emmanuel Macron announced that he had reached agreements with US President Donald Trump on the need to reduce the oil prices currently on the market.
The European Union has a developed infrastructure for importing LNG
The EU has well developed LNG import infrastructure. The coefficient (her) use – 26%, – writes the EC.
The European Commission distributed on Friday the materials, which state that US liquefied natural gas can enhance the energy security of the European Union. However, for this, LNG from the United States must be “competitive in price,” the document says.
“LNG from the United States … can play an increasing role in supplying gas to the EU, increasing diversification and energy security of the EU,” quotes from EC materials RIA Novosti.
The profit of Tatneft shareholders for 9 months increased almost 2 times
Shareholder earnings for 9 months amounted to 174.096 billion rubles, an increase of 96.1%. For the 3rd quarter, this figure increased 2.5 times year to year – up to 68.922 billion rubles.
In Uzbekistan, gas production will increase to 61 billion cubic meters
Gas production in Uzbekistan in 2018 will increase by 9.3% compared with 2017 – up to 61 billion cubic meters, said Deputy Chairman of the Board of Uzbekneftegaz JSC Odil Temirov.
In the Moscow metro will open 35 stations by 2023
Moscow Mayor Sergei Sobyanin said that by 2023 the Moscow metro will undergo a great evolution. “We plan to build 35 stations, all BCL sites, to extend the Kalininsko-Solntsevskaya line to # Vnukovo, and Lyublinsko-Dmitrovskaya line to the village of Severny,” Mr. Sobyanin wrote on Twitter.
By 2023, mosmetro will undergo a great evolution. We plan to build 35 stations, all sections of the BCL, to extend the Kalininsko-Solntsevskaya line to # Vnukovo, and Lyublinsko-Dmitrovskaya line to the village of Severny. A new Kommunar branch with ten stations will open. – Sergey Sobyanin, Russian politician
On the “Star” longer and will cost more
The Far Eastern shipyard Zvezda plans to deliver several parts for a Aframax class tanker under construction from the South Korean shipyard Hyundai Samho Heavy Industries. A source familiar with the situation told the Kommersant newspaper that the stern and bow of the vessel are the curved, most complex parts of the ship.
“Building them on the Zvezda will take extra time and cost more. And the Koreans, along with the Chinese, are building the fastest ships in the world. After the delivery of parts of the head Aframax to create similar sections of the serial vessel will take several months, the newspaper quotes the source.
The authorities will strengthen control over the product labeling system
The final agreement was reached only on Friday at a meeting with Deputy Prime Minister Maxim Akimov, who oversees the project, two officials said. Medvedev demanded that the information system belonged to the state, and business received non-discriminatory access to it.
Defense of Russia lives on credit
Only the defense industry spends 135 billion rubles annually to pay interest on loans. About this in an interview with RBC, said Deputy Prime Minister Yuri Borisov, noting that it would be better if the money went to diversification.
The flow of “banned” in Russia grew by 80%
Deliveries of banned products to Russia have almost doubled. Thus, in 2018, the Federal Customs Service expelled abroad 80% more sanctions and perishable agricultural products than a year earlier – 56 thousand tons. Most of them are products under the embargo, Izvestia was told in the customs press service.
The ruble has become the most volatile currency
The agency Bloomberg published anti-rating of world currencies, the leader of which was the ruble. Negatively, the Russian currency was affected by lower oil prices and the prospects for new, even stronger sanctions from the United States.
“The most risky time for the ruble is the beginning of 2019, January and February, when sanctions will begin to operate. The Kerch incident itself has a direct impact on the ruble, but not on the assets. Also, Trump’s refusal to meet with Putin on the G20 leads to a direct weakening of the Russian currency – we expect that there will be movement in a wide range of 65-68 “- Yevgeny Mironyuk, head of analytics department at the investment company Energogarant
In Russian Battle.net all goods began to be sold for euros
In the Battle.net online platform for Russia, the currency has changed from ruble to euro. It is assumed that such a change is associated with an error in the service, since the cost of the products is now comparable to European prices.
The neural network was taught to convert ordinary images into pixel graphics.
As noted by one of the scientists Tian-Jin Won from the Chinese University of Hong Kong, the algorithm is able to create high-quality pixel graphics, reminiscent of the work of these artists. The algorithm consists of three convolutional neural networks.
Quantum nonlocality proved on macroscopic bodies
In the new work, physicists from the Delft Technical University (the Netherlands) and the University of Vienna (Austria) created a massive macroscopic system, in which there is an entanglement between light quanta — photons — and mechanical oscillations — phonons.
In China, banned genetic experiments on people
Chinese authorities at the state level have banned genetic testing of people, suspending all research on editing the embryo’s DNA. Shortly before that, scientist He Jiankui announced the birth of two twin girls who were born using gene modification.
Spiders produce milk that is more nutritious than cow.
It was discovered that a female of a jumping spider species, called Toxeus magnus, produces milk to feed its young. Now a new study suggests that spiders can produce dairy liquids.
Direct brain stimulation improves mood and relieves depression.
Scientists managed to create a new, and most importantly, an instant method of dealing with depression. In the future, experts think how to extend the effect of the new method and how to use it without physical direct interaction on the brain. This is a way to deal with depression using electric current.
Scientists have announced the discovery of Atlantis in Spain
Archaeologists talked about the discovery of Atlantis during the implementation of the Merlin Burrows project. According to the researchers, the mysterious ancient city is located on the territory of modern Spain, and not in the north, as previously thought.
Scientists have solved a long-term riddle of parasites sleeping sickness
In a study published in the journal Cell, employees of the University of St. Andrews (Scotland) and the University of Edinburgh showed how parasites in the bloodstream send chemical signals to each other, changing their physical parameters necessary for the spread of the disease. Studying how parasites of sleeping sickness increase their ability to spread can help fight this disease.
What happens if all the oxygen disappears for five seconds?
Imagine that all oxygen suddenly disappeared on Earth. Catastrophic consequences can be felt in a couple of seconds. And now you know what exactly will happen on the planet during this time.
How sounds coming to ears are perceived by the brain as words
Scientists from Maryland conducted a study of this issue, analyzing the work of the brain of the participants in the experiment while they perceived speech. As it turned out, everyday skills in understanding sounds require a huge amount of resources. This is due to the complexity of the process, which consists of the perception of sounds, their analysis, translation into information and interpretation of the meaning. Scientists say that because of so many operations, as well as limited resources, the human brain is not able to concentrate on several sources of sound at the same time, because it is not able to instantly identify the most priority of them.
American authorities insist on seismic exploration of the Atlantic
The American authorities decided to give permission for seismic exploration of the Atlantic. This study can harm or even lead to the death of animals living in water.
Large Hadron Collider will stay out of work for two years
Scientists are going to improve the work of the Large Hadron Collider, increasing its luminosity as part of modernization. The work will take about two years, with the result that it will become the Large Hadron Collider of high luminosity, reports nplus1.ru. Now the “second season” of the collider’s work has been completed.
Physicists have discovered the possibility of terahertz radiation in liquids
As it became known, American and Russian scientists were able to jointly detect the occurrence of terahertz radiation in liquids, which had previously been considered impossible due to the high absorption. But a new study has become evidence that sources of liquid radiation can be as effective as traditional ones. Terahertz electromagnetic radiation can easily pass through a number of materials, not counting metals and water.
The main objective of the study is to obtain knowledge of whether it is possible to force bacteria to divide more often.
Scientists have figured out how cancer manipulates the immune system.
Scientists from the University of Southern California demonstrated, using the example of mice and data from the US National Institutes of Health, that cancers are capable of using human immunity cells for their own protection. The work was published in the journal Cell Reports.
One of the researchers, Yves Albert DeClerck, explained that they saw not only how macrophages protect the tumor, but also how they repair damage after chemotherapy. According to DeKerk, they found a pattern between the high content of PAI-1 and the appearance of M2-type macrophages in patients with cancer of the lung, colon, breast and neuroblastoma. Understanding this reversing mechanism will help develop more effective strategies to fight cancer in the future.
Scientists have discovered a new source of blood cells in the human body.
For a long time, the only place where new blood cells are produced in the human body was bone marrow, but the discovery of American scientists suggests that our intestines also contain hematopoietic stem cells, which play the role of early progenitors of blood cells.
Quantum nonlocality proved on macroscopic bodies
In the new work, physicists from the Delft Technical University (the Netherlands) and the University of Vienna (Austria) created a massive macroscopic system, in which there is an entanglement between light quanta — photons — and mechanical oscillations — phonons.
New hexagonal modification of silicon obtained
Scientists have received a new material for optoelectronics and photonics. It is one of the hexagonal modifications of silicon with their best radiation properties compared to ordinary cubic silicon, which is traditionally used in microelectronic production
A new iron molecule can reduce the cost of producing solar energy.
Moon race: how world powers are going to embrace Earth satellite In this study, scientists have advanced one more step and have developed a new iron-based molecule that can “capture” and use the energy of sunlight for a long enough time so that it can react with another molecule .
Curiosity has found a strange shiny object on Mars.
On November 28, NASA reported that an unusual shiny object resembling a metal nugget was found on the surface of Mars.
“Mars rovers periodically encounter metal meteorites ranging in size from a few centimeters to a meter. They are not of great scientific interest, as they are abundantly found on Earth. But in the case of today’s discovery, it is unlikely that this is a meteorite, rather just a sample of a local rock polished by the wind, ”quotes the expert of RIA Novosti.
An astrophotographer showed an amazing photo of the Andromeda Galaxy
Astrophotographer Miguel Claro showed an amazing snapshot of the Andromeda galaxy. The photo was captured at the Qumead Observatory in the Alquive Nature Reserve in Regengos de Monsaras, Portugal. This bright scene shows the weapon and the core of Andromeda, immersed in a sea of stars.
SpaceX uses Falcon 9 first-stage rocket for the third time
One of the first stages of the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket will be used for the third time when launched from Vandenberg base on December 2. It is reported by Spaceflight Now. The Falcon 9 launch will use reusable first-stage missiles.
India launched a rocket with nanosatellites
The rocket successfully delivered two Spire Global nano-satellite to the Earth’s orbit for further use by scientists. The project was called “Space as a Service.” This project has significant value for scientific research.
Earth can repeat the fate of Venus
NASA expert believes that the Earth after a few centuries can repeat the fate of Venus. The climate on the planet will be extreme because of the greenhouse effect.
Kepler managed to open a unique supernova before the end of the mission
NASA’s “Kepler” space telescope, which completed its mission on October 30, 2018, made an unusual discovery 8 months before shutdown, recording an extremely bright explosion of a star 170 million light-years from Earth.
NASA gives the development of the lunar program at the mercy of private companies
The next mission to land a spacecraft on the surface of the Moon will be carried out by private companies, not the US National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), which will act as a customer
Germany will grow tomatoes in space
Inside the satellite is a small greenhouse that can grow tomatoes and other vegetables. In the greenhouse, only vegetable seeds are sent to orbit, and the growth process takes place entirely in space, at an altitude of about 600 km above the Earth.
American probe will study the surface of the asteroid Bennu
“The device will study the near-Earth object for 2 years. Then it will take the soil samples and deliver them to Earth,” the US National Aeronautics and Space Administration said, recalling that the probe was launched on September 8, 2016.
Vietnam will send a research satellite into orbit in 2019
Vietnam intends in January 2019 to send a self-built research satellite MicroDragon to Earth orbit. Reports about it Nhan Dan Online with reference to the statement of the Vietnamese National space center. According to the publication, the satellite weighs about 50 kg.
A miniature comet is approaching Earth
Astronomers advise not to miss this event. A miniature comet is approaching Earth. Despite the fact that it is practically not visible, experts recommend earthlings to watch the night sky on December 16th.
Astronomers have recorded an inexplicable explosion of a star.
An international group of astronomers discovered an unusual type Ia supernova, which differs from similar objects with a sharp and unusual burst of radiation in the first days of the explosion, writes Astrophysical Journal Letters.
GADGETS and INTERNET
Nokia will release a button phone with 4G LTE
Push-button telephones in the global market remain in demand and have already begun to gain popularity. A few days later, Nokia will introduce a new device with a Nokia model number TA-1114, which will receive support for 4G LTE.
In China, an unknown smartphone passed the certification from Xiaomi
According to experts, registered smartphones have factory designations M1901F9E and M1901F9T, which indicates that these modifications belong to the same device. The technical characteristics of the new products are unknown, but observers are confident that the models will belong to the Redmi family. In particular, it is assumed that smartphones will be able to have an average price category and will be announced in the near future. New Xiaomi devices are credited with having a Full Screen display with an 18: 9 aspect ratio, and Android 8.1 Oreo can be used as the OS.
Google Play application store has appeared in a new design
The US company Google has launched an update for the digital store Google Play, which introduces a completely new interface to the company showcase of applications for devices running the Android OS. This was reported in the press service of the company.
Ultra HD-TV broadcasts in 4K and 8K format will start in Japan
Japan’s manufacturers say it will be a powerful incentive for the development of Ultra HD, especially in light of the upcoming Olympic Games, which will start in 2020
South Korea first to launch 5G network in the world
It is reported that South Korea thus bypassed China and the United States in the technological race. Now users of LG Uplus, KT and SK Telecom operators can appreciate the high-speed Internet via the 5G network. It is noted that at the first stage, devices that “distribute” Wi-Fi to smartphones will be connected to 5G
5G in Russia will start work in 2024
In Russia, in the near future, they will start developing a new generation of cellular communications – 5G. Currently, three operators have already submitted applications for development. According to RG, the words of the Deputy Head of the Ministry of Communications and Mass Media, Oleg Ivanov, these applications will be considered by the state commission at the upcoming meeting.
Google will stop supporting messenger hangouts
It is noted that in 2019, users will be banned from registering there, only the account owners will be able to use the program. At the same time, Google will keep variations of this service for corporate communication, writes edition 9to2Google
Thin and light laptops LG Gram new generation
The LG Gram laptops have HDMI, USB Type-A, USB-C ports, a microSD slot, and a charger connector. Other information about the models LG Gram new generation is not yet available. The debut of light and thin devices is expected in January at CES-2019.
Sony patented flexible smartphones with a transparent screen
A two-sided transparent display with six display modes and a flexible body have become the hallmarks of the new smartphone, which was patented by the Japanese company Sony. The gadget can be folded like a book or rolled up into a roll.
In Microsoft announced increasing investment in the gaming industry
Microsoft plans to actively invest in the development of the gaming industry, company director Satya Nadella said at an annual conference for shareholders.
Apple continues to improve AirPower’s wireless charging
Apple planned to launch AirPower in 2018. However, for unknown reasons, the device did not enter the market, and all information about it was removed from the site. Insiders indicate that the project is not frozen, but is only being improved wireless device
Huawei FreeBuds 2 Pro Wireless Headphone
It is expected that the headphones will be able to charge wirelessly using a Huawei smartphone, get a case for wireless charging and transportation and voice recognition technology based on bone conduction. The same system is implemented in the headset FlyPods 2 Pro.
Apple develops iSheet smart blanket
The American company Apple announced the development of a “smart blanket” iSheet. Thanks to him, it will be possible to track the heart rate, respiration rate and body temperature, writes New York Post. The new gadget is a 54 piezoelectric sensor.
Google has released a smart Home Mini column in a new color.
US technology company Google has launched the sale of its miniature smart column Google Home Mini in a new color. So, the device received a more saturated gray color than the previous version.
Arlo Ultra home surveillance camera supports 4K video with HDR
Home surveillance systems are becoming more popular every year. And while many low-cost camera models do not even support Full HD, the Arlo Ultra camera has acquired support for 4K HDR. The novelty is not yet available on the official website, although there is a press release there.
The world’s first smart electric toothbrush
More and more people in the world are starting to use electric toothbrushes to brush their teeth every day. Dental brand Babahu has announced a revolutionary electric toothbrush Babahu X1, which has artificial intelligence.
PSA Group brings Peugeot 508 liftback and crossover Citroen C5O to Russia
PSA Group is preparing several new products for the Russian market. The first in 2019 will start selling the Peugeot 508 liftback. Planned and delivery of a crossover Citroen C5 with a large number of trim options and a powerful engine.
New Chinese electric car Aiways U5 debuted
The young Chinese automaker Aiways presented its first model – the electric crossover U5. New, based on the concept car U5 Ion, received a 190-strong electric motor and autopilot second level. Car sales in China will begin in the first quarter of 2019.
The most expensive SUV Karlmann King from China is preparing to conquer the United States
At the Los Angeles Auto Show, a modernized Ford F-550 was introduced. The SUV was developed by the Chinese company IAT, at the heart of the car, which was called Karlmann King, is the platform from the Ford
In Europe, the new KIA Soul was left without gasoline engines
In contrast to the previously presented petrol version of the Soul for the United States, the novelty will arrive in Europe only with an electric power unit in two trim levels. The start of sales is scheduled for the first quarter of 2019
Volvo will recall more than 16,000 cars in China
Volvo will recall 16.5 thousand vehicles in China due to a defect in the communication module. The problem was found on XC90, S90, V90CC and XC40 machines released in 2016-2018. According to media reports, the fault was fixed in the software of the VCM module.
A hybrid version of the Porsche 911 will appear in 2022
A few days ago, Porsche presented a new generation of the 911 model, which received an internal index of 992. Recently, official representatives of the brand during an interview said that the development of a hybrid modification of the model is already in full swing.
Amalgam sells collectible Ferrari 250 LM Weathered
Amalgam has offered for sale a vintage Ferrari 250 LM Weathered. The cost of the car is 16.6 thousand dollars.
The car can be called unique. For example, the Ferrari 250 LM Weathered is the first model of the brand, which became the winner of the Le Mans race, it happened in the mid 60s of the last century. The copy even made the same damage with which the original drove to the finish line during the race.
Announced the best-selling cars in the US
First place in the United States is occupied by a model of the local Ford F-Series pickup, which since the beginning of 2018 has been purchased in the amount of 749.4 thousand copies. The second place is occupied by the equally popular model of the Ram pickup, which for the period from January to October of this year bought in the amount of 424.7 thousand cars. Closes the top three not less demanded Chevrolet Silverado with sales of 424.4 thousand copies. Until the end of the year, the lines of this rating may radically change.
New Audi S6 sedan seen on tests
It is assumed that the power plant will be 450 horsepower. The predecessor of the car was offered with a three-liter 335-strong engine.
The company Subaru recalls in China more than 25 thousand cars
Subaru has announced the recall in China of 25,641 of their cars due to a manufacturing defect in the engine. The service action concerns Forester and XV crossovers, as well as the BRZ sport coupe, issued from 2012 to 2013. This is reported by the local news agency “Xinhua”
Concern General Motors discontinues model Chevrolet Volt
In 2011, the Chevrolet Volt appeared on the North American market. At that time, mass production of electric cars was not even planned. Over time, a model called the Opel Ampera became available in the EU, albeit with a different design, but it did not become popular
Peugeot and Citroen are preparing new products for the Russian market
The French alliance PSA Group in the first half of 2019 will bring the Peugeot 508 liftback and the Citroen C5 Aircross crossover to Russia. This was reported on the eve of the press service of the concern. The European premiere of the new C5 Aircross, we recall, took place at the end of May this year.
Completed work on the second film “Iron Sky”
On the picture page on Facebook, information appeared that finally the film “Iron Sky: Coming Race” was shot. The message thanked the entire team that worked on the tape. By the end of the work was published a new poster
The teaser of the second season “Chilling Adventures of Sabrina” came out
On the YouTube channel of the streaming service Netflix appeared the teaser of the second season of the series “Chilling Adventures of Sabrina”. Also announced the release date – April 5, 2019. The first season of the Chilling Adventures of Sabrina consisted of 10 episodes and was released on October 26, 2018.
Channel Five Releases Season 2 of the TV Series
On Monday, Channel Five launches the 2nd season of the detective series “Own” about a team of professionals investigating mysterious crimes.
Nick Nolte will play in the series “Mandalorian”
In the cast of the multiseries spin-off of “Star Wars” called “Mandalorian” occurred replenishment. According to the publication of Variety, he was joined by Hollywood veteran Nick Nolte
Festival “Kinoproba” starts in Yekaterinburg
Today in Yekaterinburg starts the traditional film festival “Kinoproba”. For five days in a row, everyone will be able to watch the brightest novelties of domestic and foreign cinema non-stop and pass workshops and workshops
Cambridge Linguists Shoot the Movie in Dead Language
The film is in a dead language shot in the UK. Linguists from the University of Cambridge created a short film, the characters of which speak the Babylonian language. His scientists had to be specially restored for use in the cinema.
Best Russian films named at the festival in London
Russian Film Week ended in London on November 2. The best film was recognized by the film director Alexander Hunt “How Vitka Garlic drove Lech Shtyr to the disabled home,” the Izvestia newspaper reported.
Khabensky and Shirvindt received the Prize “Fiddler on the Roof”
Khabensky received an award in the nomination “Cinema” for “the display of the heroism of the prisoners of Nazism” in the film “Sobibor”, where he acted as a director and also starred in the title role. Shirvindt was awarded in the nomination “Man-legend” for his contribution to the development of Russian theatrical art.
In Slovakia, a festival of Russian films
Films will be shown in large cities, such as Banska Bystrica or Bardejov, as well as in small regional centers – Kamienka, Tisovec, Stropkov and others.
The release date of the new season of “Black Mirror” has become known.
The latest in the list was the fifth season of the Black Mirror series. Netflix has already deleted the message, but it was too late: the fans screamed it. The first series of the new season, as follows from the record, will be called Bandersnatch.