The UN Secretary General expressed concern over reports of “atrocities in Aleppo”

Ban Ki-Moon UN Secretary-General ban Ki-moon expressed concern over unverified reports of atrocities against residents of the Syrian city of Aleppo, in particular, women and children. On Monday, December 12, reported on the website of the United Nations. “Ban Ki-moon instructed the UN special envoy for Syria (Staffan De Mistura — approx. “Of the”) to discuss the situation with involved in the conflict parties” , — said in a statement. The organization recalled the obligation of parties to protect civilians and to respect international law and human rights. It does not specify what kind of atrocities going on. Monday, December 12, it became known that government forces in Syria and allied forces were left to clean up terrorists from three small district of Aleppo. The military has begun to examine underground utilities in the Eastern part of the city. According to the source “”, hiding there refused to surrender

Gorbachev made the creation of a new Union within the borders of the former USSR

Mikhail Gorbachev The first President of the USSR Mikhail Gorbachev believes that the borders of the former Soviet Union may be a new Union state. He stated this in an interview with TASS, dedicated to the 25th anniversary of the collapse of the Soviet Union. “I believe that the new Union can be. In the former borders and with the same composition, voluntarily”, — said the politician. However, he stressed that does not assume “responsibility” for the collapse of the Soviet Union, and defended the Soviet Union “until the end”. In his opinion, the incident was influenced by a number of factors, including the putsch of the State emergency Committee (GKCHP) in August 1991 and the character of the first President of Russia Boris Yeltsin. In his opinion, Yeltsin simply “did not understand that his role is important, but it’s not what he started to do, and he just started

Mikhalkov has confirmed that he attended “the Yeltsin centre”

Photo: RIA Novosti Director Nikita Mikhalkov, has confirmed that he never visited Ekaterinburge “the Yeltsin centre”, which exposes sharp criticism, pass “Вести.Ru”. “I was not there, but it is absolutely sufficient that I know and that is the truth,” he said. Thus he answered the TV host Nikolai Svanidze on words that criticizes the institution in which he was not. Earlier, the widow of the first President of Russia Boris Yeltsin Naina called false statements about Mikhalkov’s “Yeltsin-the centre”.

The CIA is no evidence of the intentions of Moscow to influence the election – the dni’s office is putting US

The Central intelligence Agency of the United States does not have convincing evidence of the intentions of the Russian Federation to influence the presidential elections in the country, this opinion was voiced in the National intelligence of the United States, as reported by RIA Novosti.   In this regard, the nie does not support the conclusions of the CIA concerning Moscow’s influence on American elections. The conclusions of the CIA concerning the Russian influence in the national intelligence called not facts, and “analytical judgment based on the thin reed”.   Earlier it became known that the Central intelligence Agency, the US think cybercriminals, to carry out resonant break-ins at the eve of the presidential election, had the intention to help to win the Donald Trump. The FBI and the CIA prepared reports on this issue, but their data contradict each other. Photo: imagebroker / Ernst Wrba / Globallookpress

More than 10 people died in explosions in Istanbul

More than 10 people died in explosions in Istanbul Moscow. 11 Dec. INTERFAX.RU — At least 13 people became victims of explosions near the stadium of football club “Besiktas” that occurred on Saturday evening, reported BBC News. Eyewitnesses said the cotton and turns of the shots that were heard after the first explosion. As told to “Interfax” police spokesman at the scene, the explosion was organized by terrorists, and their target was a police bus. The bomb exploded shortly after a football match between teams “Besiktas” and “Bursaspor” (the hosts won with the score 2:1). Two blasts reported in #Beskitas area nearby Taksim square, #Turkey.. — Raveen Aujmaya (@raveenaujmaya) 10 Dec 2016 Earlier the Minister of internal Affairs of Turkey, Suleyman Soylu said that the explosions injured at least 20 people. Istanbul Beşiktaş civarında 2 kez şiddetli #patlama oldu ! Patlama birçok noktadan duyuldu… — Emre (@Teyrebaz__) 10

Biologists have cured mice of fears transplantation of neurons

Biologists have cured mice of fears transplantation of neurons Chinese scientists have shown that transplantation of embryonic neurons in the amygdala of mice allows them to better deal with these fears. The article was published in the journal Neuron. Generalization of fear and the inability to get rid of traumatic memories lead to the development of post-traumatic stress disorder and other associated with fears of mental disorders. For the treatment of such disorders in humans using both behavioral and pharmacological therapies. However, despite the fact that many of these treatments are initially very successful, have a significant proportion of patients with serious disorders after some time there is a relapse. The same phenomenon has been described in rodents. Mice taught to fear a certain sound is due to the fact that the learning process is accompanied by shocks, can heal from traumatic memories during the so-called “decay of fear.” If

Tipped to be sacked just eight governors

Tipped to be sacked just eight governors This can result in changes in the Kremlin, intra-elite conflicts and the fight against corruption. The number of regional leaders, which have a good chance of losing their positions has increased from three to eight, follows from the annual rating of political survival rate of governors, prepared by Fund “the Petersburg policy” and holding “Minchenko consulting”. Net “losers” were Vadim Potomsky (Oryol region), Valery Shantsev (Nizhny Novgorod region) and Vyacheslav Nagovitsyn (Buryatia), two plus received the Andrei Turchak (Pskov region), Nikolay Merkushkin (Samara region), Victor Basargin (Perm Krai), Valerii Radaev (Saratov region) and Yevgeny Kuyvashev (Sverdlovsk region). Two of last year’s “losers” — Vladimir Gruzdev (the Tula region) and Andrey Shevelev (Tverskaya region) — resigned, experts remind (the third was Turchak). A large number of governors soon the end of his term, and none of them passed through direct elections, and the question

Bordyuzha: the CSTO summit will discuss ways to respond to the growing activity of NATO

Nikolai Bordyuzha © Alexander Shcherbak/TASS MOSCOW, December 13. /TASS/. The leaders of the countries members of the Organization of collective security Treaty (CSTO) will discuss ways to respond to the growing activity of NATO on the borders of a military bloc at the summit, which will be held on December 26. About it in interview to the newspaper “Izvestia” reported Secretary General of the organization Nikolai Bordyuzha. “We must clearly understand what is happening around our borders, why NATO tightens the arms, creates the infrastructure. Translates additional four battalions (in NATO countries in Eastern Europe – “news”), why is it done? – said Bordyuzha. – We can’t be silent and do nothing, looking at how countries around us are stuffed with weapons, relocating contributors”.

The media learned about renting a Obama office in the building of the WWF in Washington

Barack Obama President Barack Obama signed a lease agreement for office space in the headquarters of the world wildlife Fund (WWF) in Washington. On Monday, December 12, reports The Washington Post. Officially this information has not been confirmed. Obama’s spokesman Amy Brander only said that “after the head of state leaves office, he will have an office in Washington, D.C.” What a politician will do after the presidential term is not specified. According to the newspaper, the WWF building is located in the West End, the organization rents office space for rent. The room is located about a mile (1.6 kilometers) from home in which to live Obama and his family. Occupation Obama after the resignation is still unknown. At the end of October, the Director of the Institute of USA and Canada studies Valery Garbuzov suggested that the politician will build the native libraries. Earlier The New York Times