Ukraine bought is defective helicopters for half a million dollars

The Ministry of defense of Ukraine has bought a batch of helicopters at 500 thousand dollars. The problem is that these aircraft cannot be used for military purposes. About it reports the official site of the Prosecutor General of Ukraine.   According to published information, the Ukrainian defense Ministry has signed a contract with a private company for the supply of helicopters. The equipment was purchased and put into service officials.   However, it later emerged that the helicopters cannot be used as intended: the aircraft are in poor condition and also poorly equipped. As it turned out, these same helicopters of the defense Ministry “driven” private joint-stock company six years ago as redundant and useless military equipment.   Thanks to the actions of “clever businessmen”, the state suffered damage of 12.7 million hryvnia (about 500 thousand dollars). Military officials for the fraud could face five to seven years in

In Votkinsk collapsed the roof of industrial buildings

In Votkinsk collapsed the roof of industrial buildings UFA, December 12 — RIA Novosti. The roof of the production building collapsed in Votkinsk, rescuers apart the rubble, the data on casualties yet, reported RIA Novosti on Monday the representative a press-services of the Ministry of emergency situations of the Udmurt Republic. According to authorities, the collapse of the roof of the production building, where presumably there is a shop for the repair of milling machines, occurred at 10.05 GMT in the city of Votkinsk. “Now, the members of the fire and rescue teams are conducting rescue work. Information on casualties yet”, — the interlocutor told. According to another source in law enforcement bodies, the area of the collapse is about 100 square meters, the production belongs to the private firm.

Women are called the most annoying stereotypes ever heard from men

Women are called the most annoying stereotypes ever heard from men A Reddit user began the discussion, which asked women to give an example of infuriating and creating a false impression stereotypes about the beautiful half of humanity, ever uttered by men. Most irritating is that expected, was the idea that a woman is doing everything possible to attract a partner and it is the main business of her life. Undoubtedly, there are men to avoid such stereotypes, but, as claimed by the female part of the discussions on the forum, such a little, and stupidity about myself every girl has heard at least once in life, reports The Independent. The most common is the male belief that all actions produce women with an eye on the male rating. “A guy once said that I put on some lipstick to try not to kiss him. No! They just cracked!” —

Pavlovsky called the “strong progress” statement on the participation of Navalny in presidential elections

Pavlovsky called the “strong progress” statement on the participation of Navalny in presidential elections Moscow. 13 Dec. INTERFAX.RU — Opposition leader Alexei Navalny, stating your intention to participate in the presidential elections of 2018, has made a bold political move, he has increased his weight as a politician, as the first open debate about the agenda of the next presidency in Russia, said political analyst Gleb Pavlovsky. “I think one should definitely separate the specific topic of the presidential election in 2018 and the subject of today’s political scene, where Mr. Navalny made quite a strong and unexpected political move. He took advantage of a “window” between the past Duma elections and a discussion on the last agenda, a spectacular way outlined a new agenda. This is the agenda of the presidential election in 2018, and hence the agenda of the next presidency,” Pavlovsky said on Tuesday “Interfax”. See alsoAlexei

Lavrov, Kerry said that Damascus is ready to provide the output of militants from Aleppo

The Minister of foreign Affairs of Russia Sergey Lavrov © Alexander Shcherbak/TASS MOSCOW, December 14. /TASS/. The Minister of foreign Affairs of Russia Sergey Lavrov in a telephone conversation with U.S. Secretary of state John Kerry urged to influence the armed opposition to exit East of Aleppo. The Ministry noted that the conversation was initiated by the American side. “Sergei Lavrov pointed to the fact that the Syrian authorities have long been ready to provide free access there surrounded by rebels, but under the influence of the leaders of the terrorist group “dzhebhat an-Nusra” (banned in Russia. – Approx. TASS:) they still refuse to cease fire, – have informed in the Russian foreign Ministry. The Minister urged the US to influence the armed opposition groups supported by Washington.”

Finland wanted to host Putin and trump

Alexi Harkonen Finland has offered to host on its territory a meeting of Russian President Vladimir Putin and the elected President of the USA of Donald trump. About it reports “Interfax” on Wednesday, December 14. According to the representative of the Finnish foreign Ministry, Alexis Harkonen, the two leaders could meet in 2017 in the framework of the Arctic Council, “if we allow international situation.” In may of next year Finland will be the Chairman of this organization. Originally Helsinki was supposed to host a meeting of the Arctic Council in 2019 at the level of foreign Ministers. According to Harkonen, Finnish authorities are planning to hold it earlier, raising the status to the level of heads of state and government. The Arctic Council consists of eight countries: Finland, Russia, USA, Canada, Denmark, Iceland, Norway and Sweden. A further 12 States holding observer status.

At Smolensk, killing the villagers arsonist attacked the rescuers

Continued: for villagers killed the arsonist opened a criminal case Resident of the village of Olsha at Smolensk, burned their home, killed with a Kalashnikov rifle and two neighbors fired arrived to extinguish the fire, emergency workers. This was reported by TASS in regional management of Investigatory Committee of Russia. Three firefighters were injured. The shooter was detained by police. In the burnt house, by hypothesis, investigators may be more victims. The incident occurred on Wednesday, December 14, at about 18:00 Moscow time, reports the local TV channel On 5 July it was reported about the inhabitant of Pyatigorsk, zastrelyus their two neighbours. 74-year-old man opened fire on arriving at the scene the police and they were killed.

Gorbachev: Russia, US should cooperate in the interest of the whole world

Photo: RIA Novosti Former President of the USSR Mikhail Gorbachev in an interview with the Associated Press expressed the opinion that Russia and the United States should operate. “We need our leaders met and discussed how we should develop relations,” he said. According to Gorbachev, relations between the two countries is very important and at the same time “refer to all other” countries. “The world needs Russia and the US cooperated. Together, they can lead the world to a new path,” added the former President. In addition, Mikhail Gorbachev criticized Western countries for their attitude to Russia. “They bugged us with accusations, blame for everything”, – he stressed and added that this caused a reaction from Russia. Earlier, Mikhail Gorbachev admitted that perhaps the restoration of the Union of States that were part of the Soviet Union in its former borders.

Putin in the 4-th time became the most powerful man in the world by Forbes

Russian President Vladimir Putin again became the leader of the ranking of the most influential people in the world by American magazine Forbes.   As notes the edition, Putin tops this prestigious list for the fourth consecutive year.   “The Russian leader continues to do what he wants”, reports Forbes. The publication said that it is as the work of Putin at home and of his activities in Syria and the US presidential election.   Second place in the ranking went to the elected President of the United States Donald Trump (last year a billionaire I do not understand the above eighth ten), third Chancellor of Germany, Angela Merkel, the fourth President of China, XI Jinping, the fifth to Pope Francis.   It is worth noting that the current President Barack Obama in this list is only at the 48th place. Photo: Alexei Druzhinin / RIA Novosti