The old city in Aleppo was destroyed by militants on the third

According to estimates of the UNESCO protected old city of Aleppo was destroyed by a third over the extended military action between the army of Syria and militants, reports “Interfax” with reference to Associated Press.It is also reported that damaged two thirds of the historic buildings and monuments.   UNESCO staff during the week, estimated the damage from military action. They reported a significant destruction of the great Umayyad mosque, the citadel of Aleppo and other historic buildings.   The Syrian Aleppo was liberated from militants of different groups and mid-December of last year the army of Syria with the support of the armed forces of Russia. On clearing streets worked the Russian engineers, meter by meter “cleaning up” the city for civilians, vozraduysya in their homes. Photo: Muhammad Juma / Globallookpress

Veterans were left without a ball the day of the inauguration of the trump

Ball for veterans, timed to the inauguration of the President of the United States Donald trump, canceled. As explained by the policy Advisor and organizer of the event Luis quiñones (Luis Quinonez), the decision was taken on the basis of “security reasons, and also because of the uncontrolled circumstances”, writes The Washington Post. At the same time, informed source indicates that the conduct of the party under the name Veterans Making America Great Again, fell through due to financial difficulties. Quiñones confirmed that such problems had indeed taken place. According to him, the Marriott Marquis (Washington), where on 20 January had to be the ball, received a 50% Deposit. But then the hotel management demanded within half an hour a check for the remaining amount. Event organizers have suspended the transaction, but by the time they were ready to make a payment by Bank transfer, they were informed that “the

Rescuers found under the rubble of a hotel in Italy eight survivors

Italian rescuers found under the rubble of the hotel “Rugapiana” in the Italian province of Pescara eight survivors of the guests. It is reported by Rai News. “They are alive and we talk to them”,— said the press-Secretary of the Department of fire protection Onions are brown. According to him, it two children, three men and three women. Previously reported six survivors. At the moment, also found the bodies of two dead. Search and rescue operation continues. Avalanche has covered a hotel on January 18. At this point, the building was occupied by 30 people. The cause of the collapse of the snow was a series of tremors that occurred in the area of the mountain massif of Gran Sasso d’italia. Three earthquakes of magnitudes ranging from 5.3 to 5.5 was recorded on the same day in the morning.

Peskov called the tragedy of the destruction in Palmyra

Dmitry Peskov The destruction by terrorists of the Roman theatre and Tetrapylon in Palmira — the real tragedy, however, the Syrian military did not leave plans to vacate the city, like other towns, said the official representative of the Kremlin, Dmitry Peskov. His words on Friday, January 20, the correspondent “”. “This is a tragedy from the point of view of loss of the world’s cultural heritage. The barbaric actions of terrorists continue,” — said Peskov, adding that the army of the Syrian Arab Republic intends to liberate the territory occupied by militants. The Russian military continues to help the Syrians in their fight against terrorists, said Peskov. Earlier it was reported that the militants of banned terrorist group “Islamic state” (ISIS) destroyed the world-famous Tetrapylon in Palmyra, and part of the Roman theatre. The terrorists again took the city on 11 December last year, after the retreat of the

Sands questioned Putin’s intention to watch the inauguration of trump

Dmitry Peskov Russian President Vladimir Putin, most likely, will not watch the inauguration of President of the United States Donald trump live. On Friday, January 20, said the Kremlin’s spokesman, Dmitry Peskov, reports the correspondent of”.ru”. “I don’t think he plans to watch it live — still, it’s quite a lengthy event,” said Sands, answering the question of journalists, whether Putin intends to watch the inauguration ceremony of the trump in the position of head of state. The Russian leader probably to get acquainted with this event in the news format, added the spokesman. Earlier Friday, the network drew attention to the bizarre acronym USR (instead of USA), which was formed in the sky from the lights of fireworks launched in Washington in honor of the inauguration of the trump. Twitter suggested that the letters are the abbreviation of the name of a nonexistent state United States Russia. January 6,

Peskov called the forecasts about changing the government’s traditional pastime of political scientists

Dmitry Peskov Forecasts of analysts about a possible change of the Russian government are a kind of tradition, said the press Secretary of the President of Russia Dmitry Peskov. His words on Friday, January 20, the correspondent “”. “You know this is our traditional fun — to predict a change of government next Monday, next month or next half year. I am not inclined to indulge in this pastime”, — said Peskov, commenting on the regular reports of the impending resignation of Russian Ministers led by Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev. On January 19 the newspaper “Moskovsky Komsomolets” with reference to the words of one of the scientists reported that Russian President Vladimir Putin has decided to change the composition of the government in the spring. This decision, according to the interlocutor of the edition, is connected with the preparation of the programme of the new economic policy. At the same

APU fire on a passenger bus near Donetsk

APU opened fire on civilians near the village of olenivka, South-West of Donetsk. About it reports the Agency is GIVEN with reference to the head of the village administration Igor Sacarina.   According to him, the shelling from the Ukrainian security forces began at 7:20 am. Came under fire on a passenger bus, which was carrying out the route Donetsk – Dokuchaevsk. One of the passengers of the vehicle injured by shrapnel.   Victim taken to hospital, she underwent surgery.   According to Sekerina, from-for continuous attacks of local authorities failed to promptly go to the emergency. Photo: a Typical DNR news Donetsk humor / Vkontakte

The US state Department said the TV channel “Star” on the request of the arrested programmer

The U.S. state Department responded to the request of TV channel “Zvezda” about the reasons for the arrest in Barcelona of the Russian programmer Stanislaus Lisova. Earlier it was reported that foxes were detained at the request of the U.S. Department of justice and accused of fraud.   “We have seen reports that Russian citizen was arrested in Spain last week. We redirect you to the government of Spain to clarify the details”, – stated in the message of the US state Department, arrived in the editorial office of the TV channel “Star”.         It should be noted that this is not the first time the us state Department get off the General meaningless phrases and demonstrate incompetence. Also quite strange is the reference to the government of Spain – after all, the Russian was detained in that country on request it of us intelligence.   Yesterday