German newspaper Die Welt published an article that said that the West has ceased to look at Ukraine through rose-colored glasses. The author writes that the West began to take the interim results financial aid to Kiev, and they were “not positive”. Following the meeting, the European court of auditors, financial support of Ukraine by the EU has given only limited results. Among the failed programs were also fighting corruption, police reform, etc. Under this situation, IMF head Christine Lagarde has warned Kiev that payments may stop due to corruption in the country and the influence of oligarchs on politics. In response, Ukraine “feeds” the new West promises to continue reforms, says the author. However, these statements do not believe. In 2016, the rating of corruption perception of Transparency International, Ukraine ranked 130 out of 167. Photo: Nazar Furyk ZUMAPRESS / globallookpress
United States air force eliminated the participated in the attack on Charlie Hebdo the leader of the IG Us air force (USAF) eliminated in Syria, one of the leaders of the international terrorist organization “Islamic state” (IG, is prohibited in Russia) Boubaker al-Hakim, who participated in the attack on the magazine Charlie Hebdo in January 2015. On Friday, December 9, reports Reuters referring to the representative of the Pentagon. According to him, the extremist was eliminated at the end of November in raqqa in airstrike. It is assumed that 33-year-old al-Hakim, a Frenchman with Tunisian roots was the coach of the brothers Koichi who committed the attack on the editor of the satirical weekly. VideoJubilee blasphemy: new issue of Charlie Hebdo insulted all at once Boubaker al-Hakim fought against the Americans when they invaded Iraq in 2003, reports TASS. He also he was involved in the recruitment of Muslims in
Japan decided not to give Putin another dog breed Akita inu Representatives of the Japanese government had been associated with the Russian side and got the answer that this time the dog will not be accepted. TOKYO, 9 Dec. /Offset. TASS Cyril Agafonov. The Japanese government left plans to give the President of Russia Vladimir Putin another dog breed Akita inu during his stay in the country on an official visit, which is scheduled for December 15-16. This is stated in a message posted Friday on the website of the Deputy Secretary-General of the Japanese Cabinet of Ministers of coity Hagudi. As noted, the Japanese side “had contacted the Russian”, and, “unfortunately, at this time,” the dog will not be accepted. Earlier plans to give Putin Akita inu informed the Secretary General of the Cabinet Yoshihide Suga. See alsoJapan wants to give Putin another dog breed Akita inu “We discussed
From militant-controlled areas of Aleppo brought about 18 thousand inhabitants Moscow. 10 Dec. INTERFAX.RU — Russian Centre of reconciliation of the warring parties in Syria continues to assist local residents facing from the militants-controlled neighbourhoods in Eastern Aleppo. As they say in the message Center, arrived on Saturday to “Interfax”, in the last days of remaining under the control of insurgents of the districts of Aleppo, with the assistance of the Russian side displayed more 17971 citizens, including 7542 child. 9фотографий9фотографий9фотографий Laid down their arms and came out in the Western part of the city 28 militants. In accordance with the decision of the President of Syria they were pardoned, said the Center. Russian military personnel to International mine centre continued humanitarian demining liberated from the militants neighborhoods in Eastern Aleppo. During the day, they had cleared a total area of 8 hectares. In addition, explosive devices were cleared 24
The Chairman of the Federation Council Committee on international Affairs Konstantin Kosachev © Anton novoderezhkin/TASS MOSCOW, December 11. /TASS/. The Chairman of the Federation Council Committee on international Affairs Konstantin Kosachev on Sunday stressed that to protect the inhabitants of different countries from acts of terrorism may be the only common agenda, which is Russia.
The Syrian government army left Palmyra, yielding the positions of militants “Islamic state” (IG; a group banned in Russia). As reported on Sunday, 11 December, Reuters, the statement was made by the provincial Governor of HOMS Talal Barazi (Talal Barazi), the TV channel “al-Ihbariya”. According to him, government forces fighting the terrorists on the outskirts of the city to regain control over it. “This decision was made by the Syrian command in the face of overwhelming forces of the enemy,” Barazi was quoted by TASS. As reported “Interfax” in the center of the reconciliation of the warring parties in Syria, the number of militants involved in the attack on Palmyra, is about four thousand. “Despite heavy losses in manpower and technology, terrorists strive to get closer and to gain a foothold inside the city, as the aircraft of Russian air force on residential areas Palmyra bumps does not cause”, —
Photo: Komsomolskaya Pravda / Globallookpress.com The state Duma Committee on security and combating corruption were rejected in the first reading a bill banning officials, their spouses and children to have real estate abroad. On Thursday, December 8, reports TASS. “On the one hand, these suggestions are completely untrue. On the other hand, our anti-corruption legislation is already highly developed, we have adopted a number of restrictions, they are quite efficient, to expand their meaning is not” — said the Deputy Chairman of the Committee Anatoly Vyborny. First Deputy Chairman of the Committee, Ernest Valeyev, in turn, believes that the draft law contradicts the Russian Constitution, as it deprives a person of property rights. “Requirement that is incorporated into the bill on the termination of property rights for a certain time, would violate the constitutional right of citizens”, — he stressed. The author of this initiative was made by the representative
In the Polish city of Przemysl was a March of Polish nationalists, whose members shouted “Death to Ukrainians!” footage published online. The participants of the “March of the eagles Przemysl and Lviv” chanted such slogans during the passage of the columns past the building of the Ukrainian national centre. According to the portal Prostir.pl., the marchers chanted other slogans such content. During the same March two years ago, “the eagle” shouted in Polish “there is a club at Bandera snout”. It is noted that in the past, these marches were carried out spontaneously, this year it was patronized by the state institution of culture of the Podkarpackie Voivodeship and the mayor of Przemysl Robert Homa. Video: Russian Spring/Youtube Photo: przemyslnazywo / twitter
Mass killing of dogs made under the Tula Moscow. 9 Dec. INTERFAX.RU — the Police began checking on the fact of discovery in the city Aleksin Tula region, a large number of dead dogs, including puppies, have informed “Interfax” in the regional Ministry of internal Affairs. Initially, the social network appeared information about the fact that night in Aleksin was shot two adult dogs and six puppies, which later was found by the volunteers. “Animal carcasses were discovered near the dumpsters. In intermunicipal Department of the Ministry of internal Affairs “Alexin” is currently being tested on this incident, are the circumstances and causes of death of animals,” — said the representative of the Ministry of internal Affairs. Solves a question on excitation of criminal case upon cruel treatment of animals.
Kuznetsova asked the transport Ministry to ban the inspectors to disembark the stowaway children Moscow. 9 Dec. INTERFAX.RU — the Commissioner of the President of Russia for children’s rights Anna Kuznetsova asked the transport Minister Maxim Sokolov to prohibit supervisors in public transport to drop the kids off in the cold due to the lack of tickets or proof of exemption documents. “According to the Commissioner, knowingly leaving the conductor and driver of the bus a young child in danger can be considered a crime”, — is spoken in the message of press-service of Ombudsman for children, arrived in “Interfax” on Friday. It is noted that such actions can be construed as abandonment in danger (article 125 of the criminal code) or as services that do not meet safety requirements (article 238 of the criminal code). The press service reminded that in recent years it has been registered several cases