Found off the coast of Russian drone-the target could be in the water due to the fact that NATO military missed him during the exercise, said the chief editor of the site UAV.ru dedicated unmanned aircraft Denis Fedutinov. “Judging by the pictures, the device has no damage associated with its defeat in any form of weapons. This could mean that he fell into the water due to a miss of military NATO, after all the fuel”, – the expert believes. He also noted that to determine the exact identity of the UAV will be difficult due to the fact that it was supplied to more than ten countries of NATO, with the serial numbers of the products not mentioned in the official documents about the purchase of military equipment. Most likely, the device was used on NATO exercises Sea Breeze in July 2016. That on the shores
© Artyom Korotayev/TASS MOSCOW, January 18. /TASS/. The state Duma adopted amendments to its regulations on the procedure for the “government hour” in the lower house.
In Central Italy was a strong earthquake. About it reports Reuters. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 kilometers, about 100 kilometers North of the Italian capital, the magnitude was 5.4. The tremors were felt in Rome and in the cities of three regions — Lazio, Abruzzo and Marche. About victims and destructions are not reported. According to the USGS, the epicenter is located just seven kilometers from the town of Amatrice, which was seriously damaged by the earthquake on 24 August 2016. Then in Amatrice and neighboring cities Accumuli and Arquato 300 people died, thousands of homes were destroyed. Seismologists have recorded more than 45 thousand aftershocks, including a major earthquake in October of magnitude 6.6. Then dozens of people were injured.
In the Chelyabinsk region, the sixth day is able with an unpleasant smell, reports “Interfax”. To monitor the situation in the region established an operational headquarters of the Ministry of emergency situations, mobile laboratories to take samples of the air. As noted on the website of the regional Glaucus Ministry of emergency situations, adverse weather conditions (NMU) for the dispersion of harmful impurities in the air will continue until the evening of the 18th of January on the territory of Chelyabinsk, Magnitogorsk, Karabash, Troitsk, Korkino and satki. According to the Unified duty and dispatch service of Chelyabinsk, at the time of saving NMU industrial enterprises are recommended to reduce the emission of harmful substances, and citizens are advised to abandon the use of private cars.
© Sergey Skates/TASS MOSCOW, January 18. /TASS/. EKO concern “Almaz-Antey” completed the reduction of staff by 30%, also reduced the number of structures of the company. This is stated in the message of the Group, received on Wednesday in TASS. The press service explained that loans for investments in projects and the cost of new production has led to the need to seek additional funds, including by reducing non-productive costs.
The CIA published its archive, consisting of 13 million pages of various documents. On it informs TV channel CNN. Declassified documents that previously could only be studied on four computer terminals in the National archives in Maryland, is now available on the Internet. They provided information about CIA activities in Vietnam, the Korean conflict and during the cold war. In addition, in documents on alleged UFO sightings and previously classified military project Stargate, in which the Americans conducted a study of the supernatural human abilities. Photo: Zhu GuopingSipa Asia / Globallookpress
Press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov © Mikhail Japaridze/TASS MOSCOW, January 18. /TASS/. The question of the status of the Russian regions, including Crimea, is not a discussion for Moscow. This was stated to journalists the press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov, commenting on the proposal of the Deputy of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine Hopes Savchenko on the fact that Kiev is to return control of the regions of Donbass it is necessary to recognize the annexation of Crimea to Russia.
Ashton Carter Washington should continue to seek ways of cooperation with Moscow, despite dwindling opportunities. This was stated by the head of the Pentagon Ashton Carter in an interview with Bloomberg. According to him, the number of areas in which to work with Russia, over the last 10 years has decreased. “I see areas where we can cooperate, but with time they are becoming more and more limited,” he said. Among them, the Minister of defense, called North Korea’s nuclear programme and Iran. “The Russians, like us, believe that it is not in their interests of war and a new nuclear weapons on the border with North Korea,” explained Carter. The fight against international terrorist organization “Islamic state” (IG banned in Russia) in the areas of joint work is not included, said the head of the Pentagon. January 12, potential Secretary of defense James Mattis during a conversation with senators
A new shopping centre in Ekaterinburg has occurred explosion of a gas cylinder. On Wednesday, January 18, reported on the website of the investigative Committee in the Sverdlovsk region. As a result of the incident injured two workers. “One of them, according to preliminary data, lost his leg. Workers are hospitalized, they receive necessary medical assistance,” — said TASS in the regional Chapter of the interior Ministry. It is noted that the explosion occurred during welding works. In fact the incident initiated pre-investigation checks. Earlier in January, as a result of explosion of household gas in one of the houses of Saratov collapsed ceiling and started a fire that engulfed several apartments. In the result of emergency injured 10 people.
Photo: EPA A planned meeting of the NATO Military Committee at the level of chiefs of General staffs of the 28 countries of the Alliance will begin in Brussels. During the two-day meeting, as reported in the press service of the Alliance, they will discuss “measures to NATO’s defense and deterrence”, the ongoing mission of the Alliance in Afghanistan, Resolute support, cooperation with partner countries, including Ukraine and Georgia, as well as conduct “a wide-ranging discussion on Russia.” First day of the meeting will be devoted to “perform work connected with deterrence, defense, as well as projecting stability” of the Alliance. Also today, the chiefs of General staff will discuss the NATO mission in Afghanistan. “The chiefs of General staff will be informed about the current status of the situation on the ground with a view to making recommendations ahead of a meeting of defense Ministers (NATO) in February,” –