The defense Ministry of China announced the decision to return to the US underwater drone

The defense Ministry of China announced the decision to return to the US underwater drone Beijing has decided to return to Washington is captured by the underwater drone, reported the Ministry of defense of China. The Ministry of defense of China said it held talks with the United States on the return of seized underwater drone, Reuters reports. The unit will be returned, noted in the Department, but at the same time stressed that “promotion” of this issue did not contribute to its solution. “China has decided to return the unit to the American side in an adequate way. China and the United States throughout this time conducted negotiations in this regard”, — said the defense Ministry.See alsotrump called “unprecedented” seizure of China underwater drone USA As noted by the defense Ministry, a Chinese warship has detected “unspecified equipment” and checked it to prevent the problems associated with navigation safety.

Kosachev: ultimatums and insults will not help Japan in dialogue with Russia

Konstantin Kosachev © Valery sharifulin/TASS MOSCOW, December 19. /TASS/. The results of the first over the past 11 years of the Russian President’s visit to Japan suggests that Russia is ready to discuss the topic of the Kuril Islands, despite the fact that it has no “territorial issue”. The head of the Federation Council Committee on international Affairs Konstantin Kosachev expressed in his column in the newspaper “Izvestia”. “Russia has no territorial issues and controversial topics. But she is ready to talk with Japan about it, knowing how important it is for politicians and companies. However, no ultimatums, no insults here will not help,” – said Kosachev.

More than half of Americans questioned the help of the hackers Trump in the election

Most Americans do not believe that the actions of hackers has helped the Republican Donald Trump to win the presidential election in the United States. This is evidenced by the results of a joint survey of the newspaper the Wall Street Journal and NBC TV. So, 57 percent of respondents believe that cyber attacks did not affect the outcome of the vote, 37 per cent hold the opposite point of view, another six percent were undecided. With 43 percent of respondents said that they “really care” reported attempts by foreign hackers to interfere in the election. Another 12 percent noted that this data concerning them, but not much. 23 percent of respondents said absolutely not worried about this. In the survey, which was conducted from 12 to 15 December, attended by thousands of residents of the United States. The probability of error was 3.1 percentage points. On December 17 The

For residents of Sakhalin and Hokkaido proposed to introduce a regime of free movement

Russian President Vladimir Putin said that he had made a proposal to introduce a regime of free cross-border movement for the residents of Sakhalin and the Japanese island of Hokkaido. On Friday, December 16, the correspondent “reports”. “For its part, has proposed to introduce a regime of free cross-border movement of residents of the Sakhalin region and Hokkaido,” said Putin at a press conference after talks with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. The President also invited the Prime Minister of Japan to visit Russia at any convenient time. 15 December, Putin and Abe agreed on the document on the beginning of consultations on joint economic activities on the four southern Kuril Islands. Russian presidential aide Yuri Ushakov said that among the areas of cooperation referred to fisheries, tourism, medicine, ecology. Activities on the Islands will be carried out within the framework of Russian legislation, said the representative of the

Officials want to allow to participate in the management of political parties

Photo: RIA Novosti Russian officials may be allowed to participate in the management of political parties without any restrictions, the draft law submitted by President Vladimir Putin in the state Duma. “The bill provides change of approach to the ban on the participation of the persons occupying the state posts of the Russian Federation, which the Federal constitutional laws or Federal laws, unless otherwise stated, and the persons occupying the state posts of subjects of the Russian Federation, municipal positions, as well as state and municipal employees in the management of non-profit organizations participate in the management of political parties these persons, state and municipal servants are allowed without any restrictions”, — is spoken in the explanatory note. The document is available in the database of the state Duma. The bill amended “to improve state policy in the field of corruption counteraction”.