Peggy Whitson was the elderly an astronaut in the history

Peggy Whitson was the elderly an astronaut in the history The American space record holder, 57-year-old Peggy Whitson, took off on his third mission to the International space station from Baikonur cosmodrome, becoming the most senior woman in space in the history of its development. The spacecraft “Soyuz” will deliver it to the ISS together with Russian Oleg Novitsky and French astronaut Thomas Sands, for which the space flight — first. See alsothe French astronaut will be brought to the ISS lobster and veal cheeks On Saturday, they will arrive at the station with one American astronaut and two Russian cosmonaut. Until may 2017, they need to conduct a series of experiments in orbit. Whitson was born in Iowa, trained as a biochemist and worked at NASA in various positions until 1996 when she became an astronaut candidate. In 2002 she made her first flight into space, and five years

Cash in Venezuela is limited to five dollars a day

Cash in Venezuela is limited to five dollars a day Venezuelan authorities have banned public and private banks to lend through branches and ATMs more than 10 thousand bolivars (about five dollars) a day. This writes the newspaper El Nacional. The restrictions will take effect from 1 December, but the population and legal entities have difficulty obtaining funds from mid-November, the newspaper notes. The country’s Central Bank took such a decision due to lack of cash. Over the last month inflow of cash in public and private financial institutions decreased by 50 percent. The controller waits for receipt of new banknotes of large denominations, which should be included in circulation from 15 December. The first will be released banknotes in denominations of 200 and 500 bolívares, then one, five, 10 and 20 thousand bolivars. October 24, Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said that he intends to invite US to the next

Lifeguard stabbed to death a colleague from women’s showdown

The employee of the Moscow Central Board MOE fatally stabbed a colleague during a quarrel in Sergiev Posad district of Moscow region. About the Agency “Moscow” have informed in a press-service of the main Directorate of the Ministry. The victim died before arrival of physicians. Both participants of fights were not in the performance. In the regional head office of the Investigative Committee said that the conflict between the two Ministry staff, one of which is listed in the service of capital management Department, and other local, occurred in the town of Krasnozavodsk. “According to preliminary data, the first quarrel happened between the wife of one and sister of another. Later intervened in the conflict men. At the moment, are the causes of the death of one of the rescuers, conducted preliminary examination”, — said senior assistant head investigation Department Elena Fokina. Edition reports that upon the death of

Sanders promised to be an ally of trump in the struggle with the corporations

Bernie Sanders The Senator from Vermont Bernie Sanders, who tried to stand as a candidate in US presidents from Democratic party, said he was ready to support the elected head of state Donald trump in the struggle with the corporations. His words are quoted by CNN. “If Mr. trump has the courage to stand up to these corporations, he gets an ally in my face,” he said. He also stated that it endorsed and other socio-economic initiatives of the future President. Speech, in particular, goes about decrease in drug prices, raising the minimum wage and an increase in duties on products of companies that move production abroad to reduce the tax burden. November 9, Sanders had already talked about the intention to cooperate with trump. According to him, the Republican “expressed anger disappearing middle class, who is sick, who is tired of the economic system, politicians and the media establishment”.

The Swiss air force is not the first time the aircraft was escorted SLO “Russia”

The aircraft of the Swiss air force is not the first time, was escorted aboard a special flight detachment “Russia”, when they fly over the territory of the country. It is reported RIA Novosti with reference to the press-Secretary of the administration of the President of the Russian Federation Elena Krylov.   Earlier in the Network appeared the video, which depicted the flight of fighters Switzerland near the plane with the Russian delegation, EN route to the APEC summit in Peru. To the Board with the delegation of the Russian Federation dangerously close fighters of Switzerland. The record shows, as the two fighters with the flag of Switzerland for several minutes to follow along with a Russian plane.   It also became known that journalists of the Kremlin pool will miss several events of the APEC summit in Peru because of the failure of the Il-96-300. Plane special flight detachment

Mass poisoning of schoolchildren took place in Nizhny Novgorod

Mass poisoning of schoolchildren took place in Nizhny Novgorod Moscow. 17 Nov. INTERFAX.RU — a Few students at the school N59 in Nizhny Novgorod, has addressed for medical aid with symptoms of sharp intestinal diseases, the regional Department of Rospotrebnadzor started investigation of mass poisoning. “According to preliminary data, laboratory examination of children hospitalized in the infectious diseases hospital N 23″ detected noroviruses”, — is spoken in the message of the website of the regional Department on Thursday. Currently, the school suspended the survey of pupils and teachers. A source familiar with the situation, reported the Agency “Interfax” that students began to come to the clinic on Thursday. In turn, the local media reported that, according to preliminary data, for medical aid has addressed about 20 people.

The album “Metallica”. Listen to it right here

The album “Metallica”. Listen to it right here Metallica 18 November, released their tenth album, “… Hardwired to Self-Destruct” — the first in 8 years. In the regular version of the album 12 songs, and each of them, the band shot the clip. “Medusa” has collected a playlist of these clips. You can listen to them in order in the player below, or go to the page with the entire list. Deluxe version of the album with additional tracks can be heard on “Yandex. Music” (ibid now available to all LPS groups) or Apple Music and Google Play. Album

Obama and EU leaders agreed to extend sanctions against Russia

Obama and EU leaders agreed to extend sanctions against Russia Moscow. 18 Nov. INTERFAX.RU — President Barack Obama and leaders of several EU member States at a meeting in Berlin expressed their common opinion on the necessity of extending sanctions against Russia in connection with the situation around Ukraine, transfers on Friday Agency Bloomberg. At the same time, he noted that “it is in our interest to cooperate with Russia to solve the problems in the world.” The Berlin meeting was attended by German Chancellor Angela Merkel, U.S. President Barack Obama, French leader Francois Hollande, Prime Minister of great Britain Theresa may, the head of the Council of Ministers of Italy Matteo Renzi and Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy.

Russia is waiting for clarification from Switzerland in connection with the support of Russian side fighters

© Mikhail Metzel/TASS GENEVA, 19 Nov. /Offset. TASS Konstantin Gain/. Russian Embassy in Switzerland has sent to the Federal Department of foreign Affairs (dfae) of the country note, which expressed bewilderment about the convergence of Swiss air force fighter aircraft Special flight detachment “Russia” and requested clarification on this account, told TASS in the press service of the Embassy.