Photo: Fotolia/ DragonImages Moscow and not Berlin received an official request for the special services to investigate information about possible Russian cyber threat to Germany, said Thursday the official representative of Russian foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova. Earlier, the head of the Social democratic party (SPD), the second largest faction in the Bundestag, Thomas Oppermann said he believes the overseas propaganda and hacker attacks one of the main threats ahead of the Federal election campaign in Germany. Lately in Germany are increasingly talking about such threats coming from Russia. Also in early January the Federal office for the protection of the Constitution (BfV) has confirmed that in December 2016 in Germany was attacked the server of the OSCE. According to the head of Department of Hans-Georg Maasen, there are indications that the attack was allegedly made from Russia. “Some Western countries continue to make efforts to create from Russia the image
Photo: RIA Novosti In 2014, the administration of U.S. President Barack Obama about 35 times imposed and expanded sanctions list against Russia. This statement was made by the official representative of the foreign Ministry of Russia Maria Zakharova. This is reported by the Rambler/news with reference to “Interfax”. As stated in the publication, under the sanctions, Washington has hit 172 Russians and 350 legal entities from Russia. The responsibility for the crisis in relations between Moscow and Washington Zakharova conferred on the outgoing President Barack Obama. In addition, the representative of the Russian foreign Ministry expressed hope for overcoming the crisis with the advent of the administration of the elected President of the USA of Donald trump. A politician from the Republican party won the presidential elections held on 8 November 2016. 20 January 2017 trump will assume the duties of the President.
The Ministry of Finance Anton Siluanov proposed to return to the idea of limiting the cash payments. He stated at the party Congress, RIA Novosti reported. “We probably still need to think about reducing the cash payments. Many countries go through this — especially now, look, in India large-scale attack went to the cash payments,” — said Siluanov. According to Siluanov, such a move is rational and can contribute to the so-called “whitewashing the economy”. By reducing the cash it would be possible to collect more taxes, Siluanov noted. Thus, according to the Minister, the Russian economy will become more transparent. In India from 9 November 2016 in the framework of the fight against the shadow economy, corruption, counterfeiting and the financing of terrorism withdrawn from circulation banknotes in denominations of 500 and 1000 rupees. The government expects that the Indians will actively use cashless payments.
Russian defense Ministry publishes video of the bombing of Tu-22M3 on the objects is prohibited in Russia the terrorist group ISIS in Syria. Earlier it was reported that six long-range bombers Tu-22M3 January 21, struck a blow on ISIS targets in the Syrian province of Deir ez-Zor. The objectives of the airstrikes steel base camp gangs, warehouses of weapons and ammunition, a congestion of armored machinery and manpower of fighters. According to the data of objective control, all attacks were successful, the objectives have been achieved. Cover for bombers, made fighter su-30CM and su-35S.
To link the issue of sanctions against Russia and nuclear arms reduction is hardly appropriate from the expert viewpoint. This was stated press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov, in an interview published on the website vesti.ru. “Composition of the nuclear component in the United States and in our country is different. And therefore, some symmetric cuts are absolutely unacceptable and inappropriate,” – said Peskov. He also noted that this approach may lead to violation of nuclear deterrence, which plays a critical role in ensuring global stability and security. “Therefore, to link the issue of sanctions and the issue of nuclear reductions are unlikely in the future will be possible with the expert point of view,” — said Peskov. Previously elected President of the United States Donald trump said about the possibility to achieve Russian agreement to reduce nuclear weapons in exchange for sanctions relief. Photo:
LONDON, January 21. /Offset. TASS Igor Brovarnik, Ilya Dmitriev/. Moscow will not take rocket complexes “Iskander” from the Kaliningrad, while Europe is aimed against Russia’s missile system. About it the press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov said in an interview with British TV channel Bi-bi-si.
VLADIVOSTOK, January 21. /TASS/. Press Secretary of the President of Russia Dmitry Peskov sure that it is impossible to link the lifting of anti-Russian sanctions and reduction of nuclear weapons Russia and the United States. “Nuclear disarmament is a conceptual umbrella concept, but it consists of a huge number of nuances; it cannot be disproportionate,” said the representative of the Kremlin in an interview with TV channel “Russia 1”.
© Office of the press service and information Ministry of defense of the Russian Federation/TASS MOSCOW, January 21. /TASS/. Six long-range bombers Tu-22M3 taking off from the territory of Russia, caused an air strike on the militants of the terrorist organization “Islamic state” (IG banned in Russia) in the Syrian province of Deir ez-Zor. This was announced by the defense Ministry.
Donald Tramploline: trump in his inaugural speech promised to return power to the people In Washington near the Capitol, the inauguration of the 45th President of the USA of Donald trump. Before him were sworn, Vice-President Mike Pence. Live webcast of the event leads the TV channel “Russia 24”. Trump took the oath on two Bibles. The first was given to his mother in 1955 in honor of the Sunday school, and the second belonged to the 16th US President Abraham Lincoln. The ceremony is attended by over 800 thousand people. After the inauguration, the President will take part in a celebratory lunch with senators and congressmen, and then will take a ceremonial parade and together with the first lady Melania trump will attend a few balls. Since mid-January in different U.S. cities held protests against trump. For example, on January 19 in new York city near owned by billionaire
The oval office The President of the United States Donald trump returned to the Oval office the bust of political figure of Winston Churchill that was removed the previous head of state Barack Obama in 2009. It is reported by CNN. According to tradition, every new US President makes changes in the furnishings of their office after taking office. So, trump had replaced the Drapes, a carpet, some pictures, and moved the Churchill bust, which had previously been in another room of the White house. The statue was gifted by the former Prime Minister of great Britain Tony Blair the 43 th President of the USA Georges Bush. The bust was installed in the oval office, however, after the inauguration of Barack Obama in 2009 it was replaced by a bust of Martin Luther king. As a result Obama has been criticized by some conservatives for contempt of the British.