The UN called for an immediate cessation of hostilities in the Donbass

The UN called for an immediate cessation of “all hostile” actions in the South-East of Ukraine and to ensure safe access of Special monitoring mission of the OSCE to find themselves under fire from human settlements. It is reported TASS with reference to the statement of the official representative of the Secretary-General of the United Nations Stefan Dujarric.   According to him, the resumption of fighting on the frontline in the Donbass – is a direct violation of the Minsk agreements.   Earlier the UN security Council discussed the worsening situation in the South-East of Ukraine behind closed doors.   The situation in the Donbass deteriorated sharply in recent days. Ukrainian security forces launched an offensive on army positions DND in several areas. Photo: Pascal Deloche / GODONG / Globallookpress

Cargo ship “Progress MS-03” sunk in the Pacific ocean

Transport cargo ship “Progress MS-03” sunk in non-navigable part of the Pacific ocean. About it reports “Interfax” with reference to the mission control Center.   “Fireproof elements of the ship fell at 21:24 (GMT) in non-navigational area of the Pacific ocean with coordinates South latitude 51.21 – 232.11 East longitude”, – told in the PMU.   Cargo ship “Progress MS-03” docked to the ISS on 19 July 2016. He was taken to the space station 2405 pounds of goods: fuel, equipment for scientific experiments, containers with food, water and much more.   “Progress MS-03” include a system of protection against space debris and micrometeorites, and new integrated command and telemetry system. Photo: Roscosmos / Vkontakte

In Germany accuse Kiev of aggravation of the situation in the Donbass

In Germany are concerned about the deteriorating situation in the East of Ukraine. Official Berlin understands that the blame for the situation lies with the Kiev. This writes the Süddeutsche Zeitung, citing its own sources in the German government.   The publication reports that the Ukrainian military began shelling and tried to move the front line in their favor. These data are based in part on the reports of the OSCE mission.   In Germany believe that Kiev is deliberately exacerbating the situation in the East of the country, to prevent the mitigation of anti-Russian sanctions.   “In Berlin understand that Poroshenko will do everything to prevent the lifting of sanctions against Russia,” — writes the author.   However, the German government believes that the calculations of Kiev may prove to be incorrect and to lead to the opposite results. Photo: Maxym Marusenko / Globallookpress

In Austria, banned from wearing the burqa in public places

In Austria will be a ban on wearing the burqa in public places such as schools and courts. About it reports BBC News. The corresponding agreement was reached between the parties within the ruling coalition. In addition, the possibility of a ban for civil servants on the wearing of the niqab, burqa and other types of clothing that can be considered religious symbols. “We reaffirm our commitment to an open society, which, in turn, implies open communication between people, — says the official statement. — Clothes that cover the face, prevent to reach this goal and therefore will be prohibited.” Thus, the publication, the representatives of the centrist coalition plan to deprive the trumps right Austrian freedom party, candidate Norbert Hofer lost in the second round of the presidential elections in December 2016, but promised to run again for the presidency. The Ministry of tourism has expressed concern that the

The Congolese military reported the deaths of two Russian pilots at the hands of the rebels

The armed forces of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has reported that two Russian pilots died at the hands of the rebels. The corresponding statement quoted by La Voix de l’amérique. In the words of General of the army of the DRC Leon Musale, two Mi-24 helicopter crashed during a patrol flyby in North Kivu due to the difficult weather conditions. At the crash site found the bodies of three people — one of the Congolese military and the two pilots — Russian citizens. According to some, they fell into the hands of rebels from the militant group M23 (the”March 23 Movement”) and was killed after being tortured. Another Russian is allegedly held captive by the rebels. Near the scene of the disaster, UN peacekeepers found five people injured — three of them citizens of Russia. They are all taken to the hospital. While RIA Novosti, citing the Russian

Elizabeth II posthumously pardoned almost 50 thousand homosexuals

Elizabeth II Queen Elizabeth II granted a posthumous pardon thousands of homosexuals 49. About it reports The Guardian. She signed the law on Tuesday, January 31. The document is called the “law of Alan Turing” by the same name of the Royal pardon given to a famous mathematician homosexual, who committed suicide in 1954. “This is truly a memorable day, — said the Deputy Minister of justice Sam GIMA. — We will never be able to heal the harm caused, but we apologize for it and tried his best to fix it. I’m very proud of that “Turing’s law” received by our office.” In total, under the Royal forgiveness fell 49 thousand people — they were charged on articles which are not now in the legislation. Homosexuality in the United Kingdom was a criminal offence until 1967, but in some parts of the country and longer in Scotland until 1980,

The teenager died in a Moscow hospital after a mistake in the diagnosis

In Ivanteevka situated near Moscow the teenager died after he was misdiagnosed, reported on the website of the regional Central Board of the Investigative Committee. It is noted that the 14-year-old man was taken to the children’s Department Ivanteevka Central city hospital on January 26. “In the emergency Department of the hospital as a teenager it was established as very serious, diagnosed. A few hours later the teenager died. According to the forensic diagnosis, the cause of death is other disease,” — noted in the message of the cupola. A criminal case under part 2 of article 239 of the criminal code (“Negligence, entailed on imprudence death of the person”). In September 2016, the inhabitant of Barnaul has sued the ambulance of compensation in 300 thousand roubles for death of husband due to medical errors. In August 2010, Anatoly Kuznetsov called paramedics after he felt the pain in the heart.

Half of Russians called for the abolition of the ban on headscarves in school

Half of Russians said that the need to lift the ban on wearing hijabs in schools that Muslim children could learn. This is evidenced by the survey data of the Russian center for public opinion research (VTSIOM), published on the website of the organization. At the same time, 37 percent of respondents believe that the ban should act, no matter what. Sociologists point out that over the last five years Russians have become more tolerant to external manifestations of religious affiliation in educational establishments. Currently, 47 percent believe that religious items at school “there’s nothing wrong”, and in 2012 was considered by 35 percent of respondents. At the same time, 47 percent believe that wearing the Islamic headscarf in educational institutions is unacceptable, in 2012 this view was shared by 53 percent of respondents. “In recent years there is an increase in the level of socio-psychological adoption of members of

The Kremlin has expressed serious concern about the situation in the Donbass

The Kremlin is extremely concerned about the escalation of the conflict on the contact line in the Donbass. On Tuesday, January 31, said press Secretary of Russian President Dmitry Peskov, reports the correspondent of”.ru”. “We are extremely sorry that in the course of this attack, people died, and the one on the other side,” — said Peskov. The incident, in his opinion, like trying to “divert attention from the fragile internal situation [in Ukraine]”. “In any case, all this is undermining the Minsk agreement, this greatly complicates the situation,” — said the representative of the Kremlin. In addition, Peskov expressed regret about the victims “and the one and the other side” as a result of the attack. Earlier on Tuesday it became known that the exploration militia received the report of the chief of the General staff of the armed forces of Ukraine Viktor Muzhenko about casualties of the security

The Klintsevich: the Netherlands delayed the investigation into MH17

Photo: RIA Novosti The Netherlands is delaying the investigation of the crash Malaysian Boeing flight MH17 in an attempt to leave Russia under suspicion, said the first Deputy head of the defense Committee of the Federation Council Frants Klintsevich, commenting on the statement made by the Netherlands about the inability to decrypt the data provided by Moscow for the crash. “All this, at least, unprofessional. So many months of silence, and then suddenly stun” – he said, RIA “Novosti”. Such “sluggishness” the Senator explained the desire of the West “by any means to cast a shadow on Russia.” Klintsevich believes that “the so-called investigation in the Netherlands deliberately trying to prolong as long as possible, leaving our country under suspicion”. According to him, the time is delayed intentionally. In turn, the Deputy Chairman of the Duma Committee on international Affairs Alexei chepa said that the messages of the Netherlands is