UK to send destroyer the type 45 HMS Diamond in the Mediterranean sea for the first time since the cold war, reports TASS with reference to the newspaper Mail on Sunday. As stated in the country’s defense Ministry, the ship will be used to perform operational tasks in the region. The ship will head a task force in NATO, “to protect” 650 military the UK involved in some secret military exercises in Ukraine. “British experts teach infantry skills to thousands of Ukrainian soldiers”, – the newspaper writes. The British defense Secretary Michael Fallon said that the country “supports the Ukrainian friends” and with the help of the destroyer sends a “clear message” that Britain supported “the territorial integrity of Ukraine”. Photo: gov.uk
© ITAR-TASS/Anatoly Strunin KALININGRAD, January 29. /TASS/. The proposal of the Deputy of the Lithuanian Parliament, former press Secretary of the President of Lithuania Linas Balsis motivated by the desire to draw attention to the Republic, including from the US, and has no relation to real politics. This opinion was expressed on Sunday, TASS experts in Kaliningrad, commenting on media reports about the statement Balsica.
Donald Trump Chief prosecutors 16 US States, including California, new York and Pennsylvania, have issued a joint statement condemning the measures to tighten immigration policy, which his decree was introduced by President Donald trump. About it reports Reuters. “We are ready to work in order to from the chaotic situation that has arisen as a result of this, suffered as few people as possible”, — said in a statement. The decree of the trump signed on January 27, applies to nationals of the seven countries with a predominantly Muslim population. The list of those States were not disclosed, but, as expected, the sanctions will affect the citizens of Iran, Iraq, Yemen, Libya, Syria, Somalia and the Sudan. The presidential decree has led to the fact that some flights that flew in the USA, was withdrawn by the citizens of the States included in the list, despite the fact that they
Donald Trump The US President Donald trump said that the issuance of visas to citizens of all countries will resume as soon as steps will be taken to the security policy within 90 days. About it reports Reuters. “To be clear — this is not a ban for Muslims, the media misinterpreted,” said trump. “It’s not about religion — but about the terror and about how to ensure the security of our country” — he stressed. He recalled that in the world there are more than 40 different countries in which Muslims constitute a majority, but which restrictive measures are not affected. The decree the President signed on January 27, applies to nationals of the seven countries with a predominantly Muslim population. The list of States not disclosed, but, as expected, the sanctions will affect the citizens of Iran, Iraq, Yemen, Libya, Syria, Somalia and the Sudan. The decree has
Benoit Amon In France in the primaries of the Socialist party defeated former Minister of education Benoit Amon, reports Reuters. 49-year-old politician received 58,65% of the votes. His rival, former Prime Minister Manuel Valls, received 41,35 percent, conceded defeat. The primaries of the socialists in France are held in two rounds, the first took place on 22 January, was then also defeated Amon, he was supported by 36.03% of voters. Waltz was second — 31.48 percent, the third — former Minister of economy Arnaud Montebourg (17.52% of the votes). Presidential elections will be held in two phases on April 23 and may 7. In addition to the candidate from the ruling socialist party in the struggle for the presidency will meet former Prime Minister Francois Fillon, who won the primaries of the centre-right, and the leader of the far-right party “national front” marine Le Pen. As noted, because of the
Police officers detained 16-the summer teenager suspected of murder of the young man in the Parking lot of a shopping center in the South of the capital. On Sunday, January 29, reported on the website of the Investigative Committee of Russia (SKR) across Moscow region. “With him are necessary investigative actions, the continuing carrying out of a complex of the actions directed on establishment of all circumstances of the crime and the personality of the victim”, — said the press service of the Ministry. In fact the incident a criminal case under part 1 article 105 “Murder” of the criminal code. According to investigators, the evening of 29 January, the suspect was in one of the shopping centers of the Leninsky district, where he had a quarrel with a young man. “The conflict escalated into a fight during which the suspect struck the young man several times with a knife
Vladimir Dzhabarov First Deputy Chairman of the Federation Council Committee on international Affairs Vladimir Jabbarov has commented on the proposal of the Deputy of the Lithuanian Seimas Linas Balsys to take Russia’s Kaliningrad oblast. On Sunday, January 29, reports RIA Novosti. “Weak to return to Russia Vilnius region?…Let him return first, which he received from the Soviet government”, — said the Senator. He recalled that the area of Vilna (Vilnius) never belonged to Lithuania. Until 1917 it was part of the Russian Empire, from 1920 to 1939 — Poland. These lands were included in the Lithuanian SSR after World war II. The Deputy of the state Duma from “United Russia” Yevgeny Fyodorov, in turn, said that” page territorial issues in Kaliningrad closed”. “Kaliningrad is part of Russia in the Second world war”, — he stressed. The MP also added that Russia could return to the discussion of “illegal withdrawal” of
Photo: TASS On Friday, January 27, the state Duma in the third reading adopted the law on decriminalization of the battery. This is reported by the Rambler/news with reference to “Interfax”. The document was supported by 380 deputies and opposed by three. Now the law must be approved by the Federation Council and President Vladimir Putin. The draft law on decriminalization of a beating to translate the first cases of assault against relatives from the category of criminal offences to administrative offences. Second and subsequent incidents of domestic violence are encouraged to leave criminal offences. The document was submitted to the state Duma a group of deputies, and acted with such initiative the Senator Elena Mizulina. Earlier the state Duma has rejected six amendments to the bill. In particular, the amendment of the Communist party, which proposed to leave criminal penalties for minor assault against children, pregnant women and helpless
Photo: RIA Novosti Moscow is ready to launch a full-fledged dialogue with the new administration of U.S. President Donald trump, said the official representative of Russian foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova. “With regard to our engagement strategy with the new US administration, I repeat, we are waiting for its final formation, the appointment of key Ministers, key representatives of various departments and is ready to launch a full-fledged dialogue with the new administration,” — said Zakharov.