The Ministry of defence of Switzerland commented on the escort fighters of the country of the aircraft with the Russian delegation on Board, EN route to the APEC summit in Peru. So, according to representatives of the defense Ministry, the incident was a routine inspection, reports Reuters. The Ministry of defence of Switzerland noted that their aircraft F/A-18 followed over its territory to the aircraft for seven minutes. The Ministry stressed that such flights to test the aircraft belonging to foreign governments committed about 400 times a year. “It’s like a police patrol on the street which examines the machines to make sure they were not stolen,” – said the Ministry of defence of Switzerland. On the eve in the airspace of Switzerland to the plane with the Russian delegation on Board, following in Peru for the APEC summit, and closer military aircraft of Switzerland. The passengers
USA and Peru seized the largest ever consignment of counterfeit dollars The U.S. secret service, and Peru seized the largest ever consignment of counterfeit dollars. This was announced by the US Secret service, reports Reuters. It is noted that a total of seized fake dollars in the amount of about $30 million Also confiscated more than 50 thousand counterfeit euros. During the operation, which involved more than 1.5 thousand Peruvian police and agents of the U.S. Secret service destroyed six clandestine enterprises for the production of counterfeit U.S. dollars, and eight machines for their printing. By results of raids arrested 48 people.
Saakashvili is facing extradition to Georgia, according to Ukrainian media Against former President of Georgia country, excited a number of criminal cases. KYIV, November 18 — RIA Novosti. Ukraine may extradite Georgia’s ex-Governor of Odessa region, former Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili, reported the Internet edition “Ukrainian truth” with reference to sources in the environment management of the administration of the Ukrainian President. Earlier, Saakashvili said that the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko gave the order to deal with the issue of deprivation of citizenship by the court. “According to the interlocutor, Saakashvili can’t revoke the citizenship of Ukraine, so now to expel him from the country, considered the option of granting the request of the Georgian side”, — writes the edition.See alsoSaakashvili announced Poroshenko plans to deprive him of citizenship of Ukraine “The Ukrainian truth” addressed for the comment in the press service of Saakashvili, however, there have not yet
Volodin gave his assessment to the adopted state budget MOSCOW, November 18 — RIA Novosti. The Federal budget was formed in difficult economic conditions, in the end managed to reach the optimum, but hard draft budget, the speaker of the state Duma Vyacheslav Volodin. “The budget was formed in a rather difficult economic conditions, and his discussion was not easy. To solve all the questions were difficult, had to prioritize. However, in the end we managed to remove most differences, and to reach the optimum, but a tight budget”, — said Volodin, whose words are quoted in the message on the official website of the state Duma. “Among the priorities of the document — the execution of all social obligations of the state, “may decrees” of the President, and support key industries, agriculture and business”, — said the MP. He recalled that the budget for the next three years laid
Konstantin Kosachev © Stanislav Krasilnikov/TASS MOSCOW, November 19. /TASS/. The Chairman of the foreign Affairs Committee of the Federation Council of Russia Konstatin Kosachev believes that the incident with the support of the Russian spitzbart fighter jets of the Swiss air force requires comprehensive clarification, since this is not the first case of the convergence of military aircraft in this country with the plane of the Russian delegation. This opinion he expressed in an interview with “Life. The sound”.
The “yellow” level of risk declared in Moscow, the Moscow region and several other regions on Sunday, November 20, due to the bad weather. This is evidenced by the data on the website of the hydrometeorological center. According to this information, in Moscow and the Moscow region, as well as in almost all areas (except for Bryansk and Kaluga) in the Central Federal district is expected a strong wind. In the Belgorod, Voronezh, Kursk, Orel and Smolensk are also projected fog. At the same time, the Agency “Moscow” in the complex urban said that utilities capital translated into clock mode because of the expected sleet and freezing rain. Code yellow means the weather is “potentially dangerous”, and occupies the third position in the scale for the “orange” and “red” levels.
Rodrigo Duterte and Vladimir Putin The President of the Philippines Rodrigo Duterte at a meeting with Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin in Peru, admired his leadership qualities and added that Putin is a great country, reports on Saturday, November 19, “Interfax”. Duterte also noted that today “the Western Nations are trying to attack small countries and bully them, that speaks about their bigotry”. As an example, he called the US aggression that are creating conflicts in different countries of the world — in Vietnam, Korea, Iraq, Afghanistan. “This destructive policy,” he said. Putin, in turn, congratulated the Philippine counterpart on victory in presidential elections held on 9 may. He recalled that in Russia this day celebrate the anniversary of the victory in the great Patriotic war. “For you personally, now it is also the day of the victory”, — said the Russian leader. Earlier Duterte have made strong statements, in particular,
Self-propelled artillery “Coalition-SV” © Sergey Fadeichev/TASS MOSCOW, November 18. /TASS/. MOSCOW, November 18. /TASS/. Promising Russian artillery systems to be fully robotized, told reporters the chief of rocket troops and artillery of the Armed forces Lieutenant General Michael Matveevsky.
The visit of the incumbent President Barack Obama in Europe showed a split in attitudes to Russia in Washington and in European countries. He writes about this Time. One vivid example is the reception of the patrol ship of the black sea fleet “Sharp-witted” Greece, a member of the European Union and a NATO member. He arrived in the Greek port at the end of October, but nobody in the West during his visit Obama expressed the Athens protest, despite the fact that the US and EU imposed anti-Russian sanctions. Some just expressed that the actions of Greece as “unacceptable” and “it is not befitting a member of NATO”. And Obama said only about “the importance of maintaining the sanctions,” while in Ukraine, the conflict continues. The publication writes that Obama’s behavior regarding the application of restrictive measures is clear. Because the United States and Germany are the
The former Vice-Governor of St. Petersburg was charged in the theft The investigator charged the former Vice-Governor of St. Petersburg Marat Hovhannisyan embezzling 50 million rubles in the construction of the football stadium “Zenit arena”. This is stated in the message of Investigatory Committee of Russia, received on Thursday, November 17, in edition”.ru”. During interrogation, the accused refused to testify. In the near future the investigation will go to court for election to it measures of restraint in form of detention. Previously, on 17 November it was reported about hospitalization of Hovhannisyan. During questioning he told investigators about a bad feeling He had aggravated a chronic disease, in connection with what was called the ambulance, which took the former official in the hospital. Former Deputy Governor was detained November 16, in the case of fraud in the construction of the football stadium “Zenit arena”. TFR found that in 2014, it