Heavy snow fell on the capital region. About it reports “Interfax” with reference to the Deputy mayor for housing and beautification of Pyotr Biryukov. According to him, by evening the city will drop up to 2 inches of snow, another 8-9 inches will increase snow cover at night. It is also expected snowstorm and strong wind up to 17 m/s. Thursday afternoon will drop another 3 inches of snow. For elimination of consequences of snowfall involved about 11 thousand units of equipment and about 42 thousand workers. The Deputy mayor also asked motorists to be extremely attentive on roads, to observe traffic regulations and not to interfere with the passages of the columns snowplows. Photo: Dmitry Golubovich / Russian Look / Globallookpres
Day: January 4, 2017
More than 100 people were injured in the derailment in the United States
More than 100 people were injured in the accident on the railroad of long island (new York, USA). The train, which was about 600 passengers, derailed at the station, Atlantic Terminal, according to CNBC Wednesday, January 4. The accident occurred on January 4 at rush hour, around 8:30 a.m. local time (16:30 Moscow time). As stated in his Twitter Governor of the state of new York Andrew Cuomo, the cause was a collision of train with rail buffer: “Train on the railroad of long island had to stay in front of the buffer, but did not”. The Governor said that as a result of incident nobody was lost, and “the most serious injury was a broken leg.” Twitter of the fire Department of new York States that only the crash injured 103 people. 10 Dec 2016 Bulgarian in the village of Hitrino (Shumen region) derailed a train carrying 23 of
Putin instructed to increase the efficiency of overhaul
Vladimir Putin The President of Russia Vladimir Putin approved a list of instructions on results of check of execution of normative acts on the issues of capital repairs of common property in apartment houses, the official website of the presidential administration. The government, among other things, mandated to develop a common methodology for determining the cost of capital repair of common property in apartment buildings (including cultural heritage), to establish a system of technical accounting of available housing and to assess the financial sustainability of regional systems of major repairs. The Prosecutor General’s office on behalf of the President will check the compliance of housing legislation in the formation of regional programs of capital repairs of common property in apartment buildings. Special attention will be paid to the control over decision-making on capital repairs of dilapidated housing and apartment buildings objects of cultural heritage. In September 2016, the Russian President
The defense Ministry of Ukraine told about new exercises at the border of Crimea
Missile exercises near the borders of Crimea will be held as regularly as required, reported the Minister of defence of Ukraine Stepan Poltorak on air of the 5th channel. “Ukraine is not going to ask anybody, where to hold military exercises”, – said the Minister of defence. Ukrainian defense Minister also gave an assessment held on December 1-2, exercises in the Kherson region. Poltorak called them “very good and necessary”. Ukraine held military exercises with missile firing in the area of the Black sea on December 1-2. According to the head of the press center of the air command “South” of Vladimir Kryzhanovsky, the firing was conducted in 30 kilometers from the border of Crimea. Video: channel 5 / YouTube Photo: Minoborony Of Ukraine
A Palestinian man struck an Israeli soldier was convicted of murder
Elor Azariah An Israeli military court found the Sergeant of the Israel defense forces (IDF) Elora Azariah guilty of the manslaughter of Palestinians. It is reported Bloomberg. It happened in March of 2016: the Palestinian, Abdul al-Fatah al-Sharif attacked an Israeli soldier in Hebron city and was wounded. When he was on the bridge, bleeding profusely, Azariah raised his gun and shot him in the head. He explained to his commander that the criminal wounded his comrades, therefore, must be killed. According to the panel of three judges, a Sergeant shot and killed al-Sharif not out of fear, as claimed by the defense but out of a desire to finish. The case of Azariah has split Israeli society: the country’s defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman called on the society to respect the “difficult” decision, but education Minister Naftali Bennett called for an immediate pardon of the convicted person. Near the courthouse
Psychologists have proposed to introduce course in sexology for younger students
Psychologists-sexologists in favor of the introduction in the curriculum of the subject “sexology”. On Wednesday, January 4, the Agency reports city news “Moscow”. “It’s a good idea, if it is competently implemented,” — said a member of the all-Russian professional psychotherapeutic League (OPPL) Inna Paustovsky. “To enter this item, as strange as it may seem, it is necessary at an early age when children are only familiar with the sphere of relations between men and women. Because if you type it in high school, when the children already have their own idea, they will trivialize and laugh at those that says the teacher”, — the expert believes. Paustovsky recalled that many parents are not ready to have conversations on topics related to sexuality, and information, which children find themselves is not always true and correct. “This is a sensitive issues, so it is better if they will be served professionally
Marshal Mikhalkin buried at the Federal military memorial cemetery
© Alexander Ryumin/TASS, archive MOSCOW, January 4. /TASS/. Soviet and Russian military leader, Marshal of artillery Vladimir Mikhalkin buried at the Federal military memorial cemetery in Moscow.
Scientists have discovered how long will a zombie Apocalypse on Earth
British physicists have calculated how much time will pass before humanity will be completely destroyed in the event of a zombie Apocalypse. According to calculations published in the journal Journal of Physics Special Topics, for 100 days the total population of the earth closer to 100-200. We also found out that in order for the epidemic has taken a truly global dimension it is enough only 20 days from the moment of infection. And within 100 days the Earth will fill about 190 million zombies. Also, scientists have provided such parameters as the probability of infection and the length of life of a zombie. So, the odds of getting up to about 90%, and the “living dead” would have lasted a maximum of 20 days, after which would die from dehydration and hunger. Photo: Matthias Oesterle / Globallookpress
Defense Ministry: coalition led by the USA was not bombed in Syria only objects of oil production IG
© AP Photo/ Manu Brabo MOSCOW, January 4. /TASS/. The international coalition led by the U.S. bombed in Syria, only oil production facilities seized by the militants of the “Islamic state” (IG banned in Russia – approx. TASS), said the official representative of the Ministry of defense of Russia Igor Konashenkov. Thus he commented on the statement by the head of the Central intelligence Agency (CIA) John Brennan that Russia used in Syria “scorched earth tactics”.
In China, a man with a knife attacked a kindergarten
In China unknown got on the territory of kindergarten in the city of Pingxiang (Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous region in China) and attacked with a knife on the children. This is with reference to the Central television of the country on Wednesday, January 4, according to CNN. In the attack 11 children were injured and were hospitalized. According to the police, their lives are not threatened. The unknown who entered the garden through the fence, caught. About the motives of the 41-year-old men is not known. In November 2016 in the city of Hanzhong (Northwest China), a man with a knife attacked elementary school students. Nine children were injured.