ROC promised that, if necessary, at a rally in support of the transfer of the Church of St. Isaac’s Cathedral in Saint-Petersburg it will be a million people. About this “Interfax” said Archpriest Dimitry Smirnov. “If we, as they call us bigots, clerics want will come 100 thousand people, and if you want a million. We will gather a million. What is a need? People tear off from home, from work, will come from the regions”, — he said. According to Smirnov, the shares against the transfer of Isaac is a “storm in a teacup”. January 28, about 20 opposition activists staged in St. Isaac’s Cathedral in protest against the transfer of the building to use the Church. They entered the temple with posters “Museum — city!” in that moment, when there was service. On the same day on the Champ de Mars in St. Petersburg took place the rally
Photo: RIA Novosti Joseph Stalin was nominated twice for the Nobel prize in 1945 and 1948 for his efforts to end world war II. This follows from declassified Nobel Committee’s list of individuals who were nominated for the Nobel prize, but didn’t get it. About it reports a site “Russian newspaper”. According to procedure, the names of nominees are kept in the archives classified as “top secret” for 50 years. Thus, the last reliable information about who was not given the prize available for 1961. The British historian, who proposed the candidacy of Stalin, called his name, including such political figures like Roosevelt and Churchill. In 1953, the British Prime Minister was awarded the Nobel prize for literature for a work of historical memoirs. A candidate for the Nobel prize were Mahatma Gandhi. He was nominated shortly before his murder in 1948. To present the award posthumously prohibited by the
Photo: RIA Novosti The Prime Minister of Bavaria Horst Seehofer has called for a “quick” lifting of sanctions against Russia. On it informs edition Bild am Sonntag. “Sanctions against Russia should be completed this year. Russia also must return to the circle of the G8”, – he said. He noted that Germany should abandon “thinking the twentieth century”. He noted that “we are talking about the General search for answers on the fight against terrorism, migration and climate change”. Also Seehofer invited to Bavaria elected President of the USA of Donald trump. He noted that trump was elected President on the results of free democratic elections and “it must be respected”. In February 2016, the President of Russia Vladimir Putin noted the special nature of relations between Russia and Bavaria and thanked Seehofer for the efforts to normalize relations with Russia.
Photo: RIA Novosti Deputy Chairman of Russian government Dmitry Rogozin has invited the Ukrainian aircraft designers and aircraft manufacturers working in Russia and promised to ensure their salaries and prospects, reports RIA “Novosti”. This statement of policies made during the inspection of the aircraft Il-112 VDC in the factory of the Voronezh joint-stock aircraft constructing society. According to the Vice-Prime Minister, Russia will be glad to move the Ukrainian aviation specialists. “They have now no prospects for work in Kiev and generally in Ukraine. We expect our colleagues to provide them the most necessary, of all required work, the term, wages”, – said Rogozin. He explained that the main goal of his proposal is to not to die “ideology in the aircraft industry, which was once raised by Oleg Antonov as a single inseparable part of the school of aviation of the Soviet Union”. Previously Rogozin said that the launches
The Ministry of state security (MGB) of the self-proclaimed DND reported that their staff had prevented a terrorist attack in the territory of one of military units of the militia. The journalists said the representative of the Ministry of state security of DND. He also said that the attack could cook Ukrainian security services. As reported, a diversion had to be committed by a volunteer, whose relatives were on Kiev-controlled territory. The plan was to blow the truck in the warehouse of combustive-lubricating materials (petroleum products). As reported in the Ministry, the militia went on the MGB reported that the Ukrainian intelligence agencies are forced to commit sabotage. This diversion could lead to detonation not only fuel depot, located close to warehouses with ammunition, a few hundred meters away at a residential village, said in an MGB. Photo: MGB DNR
The General Prosecutor of Russia Yuri Chaika in an interview with TASS said that he is glad that his sons successfully run your business, but he never interfered in the details of their business activities. “Sons earn their own labor, they’re intelligent, with brains. I’m they are not attached, both created their business”, – said Chaika. The attorney General noted that a number of media provide inaccurate information about the business of his sons. So, speaking about received his son Igor orders for 300 billion roubles, the Seagull has noticed that “there is close and there are no such numbers,” and his son had invested hundreds of millions of rubles personal funds to the charity projects in the suburbs. Yuri Chaika also said that used to being in the center of public opinion, and distributors of the “slander” of trying to create a public “negative opinion
Ukrainian military began shelling the village Yasinovataya from rocket launchers “Grad”, said on Tuesday, “Donetsk news Agency” with reference to law enforcement agencies to the DNI. “Around 11:20 Ukrainian army opened fire of MLRS “Grad” in Yasinovataya and its surroundings. Released 120 shells”, – is spoken in the message. The fire is also under heavy artillery caliber 120 and 152 mm. Shelling is still ongoing, said the Agency. Earlier it was reported that the APU on Tuesday afternoon launched a new offensive in the Donbas with the aim of breaking the front. Losses of Ukrainian military in the attack, according to the DNR, was 14 dead and dozens wounded. The Kremlin has expressed concern about the aggressive actions of the Ukrainian side. Photo: mil.gov.ua
© NAC OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION MOSCOW, January 31. /TASS/. Intelligence agencies and law enforcement agencies prevented in 2016 in Russia for more than 40 crimes of terrorist orientation. This was announced at a press conference the first Deputy head of the National antiterrorism Committee (NAC) Igor Kulagin.
© Dmitry Serebryakov/TASS MOSCOW, January 31. /TASS/. Vladimir Putin appointed Sergei Novikov, head of social projects of the Russian presidential Administration, reported the press service of the Kremlin. Until recently, Novikov held the position of Deputy head of Department of internal policy of the Kremlin. Earlier, the head of the public projects were Pavel Zenkovich.
Alexander Fomin © Mikhail Metzel/TASS MOSCOW, January 31. /TASS/. The President of Russia Vladimir Putin has appointed the head of the Federal service for military-technical cooperation (FSMTC) Alexander Fomin, Deputy defense Minister of the Russian Federation. Director of the FSMTC, in turn, appointed the Deputy head of Rostec Dmitry Shugaev. “To appoint Alexander Fomin Deputy Minister of defence of the Russian Federation, relieving him from his post; Dmitry Shugaev – head of the Federal service for military-technical cooperation”, – said in the text of the decree, which is published in the press-service of the Kremlin.