Russia will launch into space the microsatellite. This was announced on his page in Facebook Russian cosmonaut Alexander Misurkin. “Today, the plan for this EVA (extra-vehicular activity – approx. ed), on 2 August 2017,” wrote Misurkin. He also noted that the astronauts practiced the task of hand launching microsatellites during a spacewalk. Among the planned tasks of cleaning the window of the ISS Russian segment and dismantling of equipment with samples and repair of the antenna on the service module “Zvezda”. Photo: Alexander Misurkin / Facebook
The former Governor of the Odessa region Mikhail Saakashvili is watching the inauguration of US President Donald trump out of the bushes behind the fence of the Capitol. About it reports “Russian spring” with reference to the Facebook post of first Vice-President of the so-called diplomatic mission “European Ukraine” Rezazadeh Ali Reza, who was present at the ceremony. “I was far away from him, but my friends passed by him and saw a downed pilot hiding in the bushes,” wrote Reza. He added that “bright friend of the President of the United States” was forced from behind the fence to watch the ceremony, as it did not miss a guard. Earlier, Saakashvili said that’s friends with trump and posted a video of the visit of the billionaire in Georgia. The inauguration of Donald trump was held yesterday, January 20, in Washington. He became the 45 President
The transport Ministry has sent the government proposals for opening of regular flights to Egypt. This was stated by the Minister Maxim Sokolov, reports “Interfax”. According to Sokolov, we are talking about regular flights. Charter flights proposal has not yet been submitted to the government. He noted that opinions on this issue are in the formative stages. It is also reported that the opening of communication between Moscow and the capital of Egypt is the closest term. Photo: Jens Schmitz / Globallookpress
Sergei Lavrov © Alexander Shcherbak/TASS POKROVSKOE /Moscow region/, January 21. /TASS/. Terrorist group “Islamic state” (IG banned in Russia) exists to a considerable extent at the expense of funds derived from production and trafficking of drugs. This was stated by Russian foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, speaking at the International anti-drug forum.
Maria Zakharova Official representative of Russian foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova, the radio station “Echo of Moscow” said that Secretary of state John Kerry was part of “Russophobic team” of President Barack Obama. “Absolutely not, she said, answering a question of the presenter.— I am absolutely sure — so far as it allows me to talk about this position. As far as I can tell this is not stiffly and formally, but also their feelings and emotions.” According to the diplomat, Sergei Lavrov maintains good relations with John Kerry. “When it comes to friends, it does not depend on the position, — said Zakharov. — Sergey Viktorovich maintains a very good relationship with many former foreign Ministers. I do not see this problem.” Kerry held the post of U.S. Secretary of state since 2013. In retirement, he will leave after the inauguration of the elected President of the USA of Donald
Photo: Danish Siddiqui / Reuters A major accident in Verona, in the North-East of Italy, claimed the lives of 16 people. On Saturday, January 21, according to RaiNews. According to the Agency, the Hungarian bus crashed into a pole, then caught fire. In the vehicle there were 55 people, 39 of whom were injured. Among the passengers was a group of teenagers 14-18 years, returning to Budapest. On 19 January in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh head-on collision occurred a school bus with a truck, killing 24 teenagers. The cause of the accident could become a heavy fog. All were on the bus the children were from 3 to 12 years.
Valery Rashkin The issue of the closure of the mausoleum of Vladimir Lenin is long outdated, said the Deputy of the state Duma from the Communist party Valery Rashkin. His point of view he voiced in an interview with “Tape.ru” on Saturday, January 21. “It is out of question in our society. This is evidenced in the number of mass visiting of the mausoleum. This foam is all gone, and the year of the centenary of the October revolution, the more criminal I think this issue has again been raised. Nothing of his thumb,” — said Rashkin. In his opinion, the Russians should keep the memory of the leader of the proletariat as a man who did much for his contemporaries and successors. “This is boulder, he’s a great man, proud of our nation and the whole of Russia. The man, who all his life devoted to social justice. According
Missile complex “Iskander-M” Complexes “Iskander-M” will not be withdrawn from the Kaliningrad region until Europe is aimed against Russia’s missile system. In an interview with British TV channel BBC News said the Kremlin’s spokesman, Dmitry Peskov, reports TASS. “This is a very difficult question. You can’t just withdraw the missiles from Kaliningrad, not knowing what plans the creation of an entire anti-missile system on the European continent would be abolished,” — said the press Secretary of the Russian President. Missile complexes “Iskander-M” was deployed near Kaliningrad in the fall of 2016. The Russian foreign Ministry said that this decision is connected with the destructive actions of NATO. The appearance of the weapons in the region has caused concern to several States, including the United States. Operational-tactical missile complex “Iskander-M” was developed in the 1990-ies and adopted in 2006. is Produced by replacing outdated systems “Point”. The range of the missile
Russia will continue to protect their interests in case of payment of compensation to former Yukos shareholders. This was stated by the official Kremlin spokesman, Dmitry Peskov, commenting on the decision of the constitutional court about the possibility of default of the relevant ECHR verdict, the correspondent “reports Tapes.ru” on Thursday, January 19. “It’s a matter of court, so we do not wish in any way to comment. Of course, Russia is fully protected and will continue legally to defend their interests”, — said the press Secretary of the head of state. The European court of human rights has acknowledged that Russia’s actions were not “politically motivated” and that the owners of the oil companies evaded paying taxes, said Peskov. Earlier Thursday, the constitutional court ordered Russia to pay shareholders of Yukos more than 1,866 billion euros according to the decision of the ECHR. He admitted that the verdict of
Photo: The defense Ministry The inspection team from Ukraine carried out an inspection on the territory of the southern military district of Russia. This was announced by the head of the Russian national Centre for reducing nuclear danger Sergey Ryzhkov. His words convey the Rambler/news, citing RT. “The inspection was conducted within the framework of the Vienna document 2011 on confidence-building measures and security in the area of Rostov-on-don, Azov, Taganrog, Novoshakhtinsk, Kamensk-Shakhty and Novocherkassk,” – said Ryzhkov. As noted in the publication, in the Ukrainian inspection team also included representatives of Denmark and Canada. The inspection took place from 16 to 19 January. The Russian side, as noted Ryzhkov, has fulfilled all the wishes of the inspection team. “In particular, the inspectors were provided with the opportunity to visit the military training grounds “Kadamovsky” and “Kuzminki”, the railway station loading and unloading “Matveev Kurgan” and “Hopry,” – said Ryzhkov.