In the U.S. Senate introduced a bill on sanctions against Russia’s energy sector

John McCain and Lindsey Graham The bill on sanctions against Russia over alleged interference in the presidential campaign introduced in the U.S. Senate by Republicans John McCain, Lindsay Graham and Robert Portman, as well as Democrats Ben Cardin and Bob Menendez. About it reports on Tuesday, January 10, TASS. The developers of the bill are in favour of introducing sanctions against individuals and organizations cooperating with the Russian power structures, including FSB and the Directorate (former GRU) of the General staff of the Russian Armed forces. In addition, the authors of the document proposed to consolidate at the legislative level, the provisions of the decree of U.S. President Barack Obama to impose sanctions against persons involved in “malicious activity in cyberspace”, which threatens national security, foreign policy, and economy of the United States. The senators also advocated the seizure of assets of persons involved in undermining the cybersecurity of the

The CEC reminded the deadline to appeal the election results to the state Duma

Ella Pamfilova and the Secretary of the CEC, Maya Grishina (right) Possible to appeal in court about the results of the elections to the state Duma of the seventh convocation expired at the end of last year. This was stated by the Secretary of the CEC, Maya Grishina of Russia, RIA Novosti reported on Tuesday, January 10. “According to our calculations the terms expired in late December — in 20 days… In any case, the decision of the CEC on election results is being appealed within three months,” explained Grishin, commenting on the petition of the party of national freedom (PARNAS). The CEC Secretary said that the question of voting is within the competence of the Supreme court. According to her, the court will first consider the procedural aspects, in particular the claim term. Earlier Tuesday, the people’s freedom party (PARNAS) has appealed to the Supreme court the claim about

The defense Ministry denied reports about the establishment of a landfill in the village of Tsebelda in Abkhazia

© Sergey Karpov/TASS MOSCOW, January 10. /TASS/. The defense Ministry has no plans to build a military base in the village of Tsebelda in Abkhazia and does not perform any construction work, said the press service of the southern military district. Earlier, some media with reference to the adviser to the Georgian President on international issues Tengiz Pkhaladze said President Giorgi Margvelashvili addressed to UNESCO in connection with the destruction in the village Tsebelda in Abkhazia, Church of XIX century and Polish cemeteries for placement on their site landfill. “In a press-service of the southern military district has caused confusion the statement of the adviser of the President of Georgia on international Affairs Tengiz Pkhaladze about the alleged construction of a Russian military test site in the village of Tsebelda in Abkhazia. No construction or other works in the village Tsebelda of the Republic of Abkhazia in the interests 7

The British foreign Secretary urged to abandon the demonization of Russia

The Minister of foreign Affairs of great Britain, Boris Johnson called on Western politicians to refrain from demonizing the Russian Federation during a meeting with us congressmen, as reported by the Agency Sputnik.   “The fact that we appealed to the US administration and the White house and explained that we would be crazy to continue the demonization of Russia, to drive her into a corner,” said Johnson.   Remarks by the head of British diplomacy has already drawn the attention of the Chairman of the Duma Committee on international Affairs Alexei Pushkov. According to him, madness is not only the continuation of demonizing Russia, but the very fact of its beginning.   “New from B. Johnson: “For us, it would be madness to continue to demonize Russia…” it was Madness, and to start doing it. It’s time to change the disc”, – Pushkov wrote on Twitter. Photo: Vladimir Astapkovich

Boris Johnson urged to abandon the demonization of Russia

Boris Johnson The Minister of foreign Affairs of great Britain, Boris Johnson urged to abandon the demonization of Russia. It is reported by Sputnik. According to Johnson, London and Washington’s relations with Moscow must stick to the strategy of “engagement and vigilance”. “We drew the attention of the new administration and Congress that (…) it would be madness to demonize Russia or drive it into a corner”, — said the head of the British foreign Ministry after a meeting with councillors elected President of the USA of Donald trump. Earlier, Johnson made against Russia is very sharp remarks. On October 2 last year, he said that the regime of President Bashar al-Assad is doing in Syria war crimes “with the support of the Russians.” He was also accused Moscow of involvement in the attack on a humanitarian convoy near the Syrian city of Aleppo.

In Moscow suburbs the businessman was robbed of a briefcase with one million rubles

In the Suburban town of Shchelkovo, the businessman had selected the portfolio, which was about one million rubles. On Tuesday, January 10, reported the TV channel “360,” a source in law enforcement bodies. The victim — 45-year-old Muscovite, said the attackers fired two shots in the direction of the subject similar to the gun, and then took the briefcase. The robbery was committed on Sunday. A criminal case under article “Robbery”, law enforcement officers are searching for suspects. On 31 December it was reported that in Moscow, the robbers took 5 million rubles a resident of the capital, threatening him with a gun.

Thailand tore up a contract for the purchase of Ukrainian tanks

The Ministry of defence of Thailand tore up a contract with Ukraine to supply tanks “hold” production Kharkov plant. It is reported by Ukrainian edition of “Vesti” with reference to the Minister of defense, Department of Provita Sangamon.   It is known that the head of the defense Ministry of Thailand took the decision after he visited China and selected tanks this country because the ratio of price and quality.   Ukraine had to supply Thai army tanks 49 by October 2017, but with the supply problems began and the number of machines purchased was reduced.   In the end, Thailand had set a total of 20 tanks “Oplot” in 2016. Now, instead, Thailand will begin to receive Chinese tanks VT-4. Until the contract is signed for 28 of these machines with the ability to increase. Photo:

Peskov: decision of Minsk on the abolition of visas for a number of countries internal affair of Belarus

MOSCOW, January 10. /TASS/. Press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov did not comment the question about readiness of Russian authorities following the example of Belarus to open a short-term entry into its territory to citizens of several countries, including the EU. Thus, according to the representative of the Kremlin, given the existence of the Union state is not in doubt that all the necessary consultations with the Russian side Minsk held before taking such a decision. “Not ready to answer this question”, – said the representative of the Kremlin, commenting on the proposal to follow the example of the neighbouring state.

Turkish police shot and killed the alleged bomber

Turkish police arrested a suspected suicide bomber. About it reports Reuters with reference to the representative of local law enforcement. The attacker was killed in the town of Gaziantep, South-East of the country, at a time when he tried to enter the building of the main police Department. On the scene sent the ambulance. No other details were given. 5 January in the city of Izmir near the courthouse car bomb exploded. The two terrorists opened fire from automatic weapons. Killing a police officer and a court officer. Response fire fighters were destroyed. Turkish authorities said that attack is the Kurdistan workers ‘ party (PKK), which Ankara considers a terrorist. On the night of 1 January in club Reina in Istanbul, an unidentified terrorist opened fire. The victims of the attack were 39 people, including a Russian woman Nurana Hasanova. Responsibility for attack was assumed banned in the Russian terrorist