Supporters and opponents of the transfer of Saint Isaac’s Cathedral, the Russian Orthodox Church took to the streets of St. Petersburg

On the field of Mars in St. Petersburg on Saturday, January 28, rallies of supporters and opponents of the Saint Isaac’s Cathedral Russian Orthodox Church. About it from a place of events the correspondent of RIA Novosti. In support of this decision are Orthodox activists and members of the National liberation movement. They are involved in concerted actions by the authorities, reports “Interfax”. In addition, in the center of St. Petersburg, according to Facebook one of the locals, there were banners in support of the transfer of the Cathedral to use the Church. In the Chapter of the Ministry of internal Affairs in Petersburg and Leningrad region told TASS that against the transfer of Isaac protested about two thousand citizens. This action was not coordinated with the authorities, so the event was held in the format of a meeting with deputies of city legislative Assembly. Some participants were holding white

Roldugin expressed readiness to play again in Palmyra

Photo: RIA Novosti Cellist and conductor Sergei Roldugin expressed readiness to re-act in the Syrian Palmyra, pass “Вести.Ru”. “I’m ready to fly again, and Valery Gergiev, who with his guys, they did not say that they fly to Palmyra, and when they were told that many wanted, but the girls did not take”, – he said. He also expressed confidence that the vandalism in the ancient city will end sooner or later. Earlier it was reported that Russian President Vladimir Putin called for better attention to the budget of the Fund Roldugin .

Putin thanked Nazarbayev for contribution to the holding of the meeting on Syria

Photo: RIA Novosti The President of Russia Vladimir Putin thanked President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev for contribution to the organization of the talks in Astana, dedicated to the settlement of the conflict in Syria, reported on the official Kremlin website. “During today’s telephone conversation Russian President Vladimir Putin thanked President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev for his great contribution of the partners from Kazakhstan in the organization of and carrying on 23-24 January in Astana an International conference on Syria,” – said in the text of the official message. The presidents also noted the serious momentum that managed to make to achieve a peaceful settlement of the Syrian conflict, with these negotiations. Earlier it was reported that Lavrov gave the Syrian opposition a draft Constitution.

Fighters APU laugh Network users “professionalism” in battle: video

Video of shelling by the security forces APU uncontrollable Ukraine territories posted. Frames have surprised users with incompetence during the military shelling and lack of an overall strategy of warfare.   The footage captured, as one soldier AFU shelled the frontline of Donbass from a machine gun. He climbed with a machine gun on the edge of the trench on a hill, where I almost fell when I got up. The rest of the military, armed with guns, produce shots randomly and in different directions.   Ukrainian security forces tried to seize the position of the army DND in the area of Avdeyevka industrial zone in the last days. As a result of aggravated conflict Ukrainian security forces for days lost 25 people, injured more than 40. Video: Action Tube / YouTube

Poroshenko wanted to take possession of the oil and gas business in Ukraine – MP

Deputy of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine accused President Poroshenko attempts to assign the oil and gas business Ukrainian millionaire Rinat Akhmetov – the company “Neftegazdobycha”. This writes the portal “the Country” with reference to Ukrainian Deputy Oleksandr Onishchenko.   According to Onishchenko, the implementation of the plan Poroshenko has appointed to the post of Minister of ecology and natural resources of a professional lawyer Igor Shevchenko.   “As soon as Peter received the power, it immediately set a goal to return the “gold mine” in any way”, – said Onishchenko.   According to him, Poroshenko has instructed the lawyer to create a company “Neftegazdobycha” licensing issues to pressure and “positioning Akhmetov to negotiate in the right spirit.”   Another MP from the Radical party Andrei Lozovoi added that the post of head of the Ministry of environment was sold for $6 million, writes the portal. Photo: XinhuaUkrinformSergei Gudak /

The terrible consequences of shelling of AFU in Makiivka: shots from the air

Almost daily by the Ukrainian army shelling of Donetsk. As a result of massive attacks, five civilians were killed and ten wounded. Damaged more than 20 homes. APU fire on residential apartment blocks direct fire. The shells are crushed bearing walls. The last time such devastation seen here in the 2014 year.   The local school in Makeyevka came under one of these attacks. Save the children had whole classes. Teachers had to hide students in the basement.   Earlier it was reported that Ukrainian security forces tried to seize the position of the army DND in the area of Avdeyevka industrial zone. Over the past day the AFU suffered heavy losses.   According to the representative of the Ministry of defence DND Eduardo Baturina, the APU has lost more than 25 people, injured more than 40. It was also reported that the uncoordinated actions of the commanders of the

Rogozin ridiculed the refusal of Lithuania of claims to Kaliningrad

Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin © Alexander Astafyev/press service of the Russian government/TASS MOSCOW, January 31. /TASS/. Vice-Premier of Russian government Dmitry Rogozin has ridiculed the statement of the Lithuanian foreign Ministry about the refusal from territorial claims on Kaliningrad oblast of Russia. His comment appeared on the page the Vice-Premier of the social network Facebook.

Us drones struck in Yemen

Us drones struck in Yemen in the framework of the operation against the offices of “al-Qaeda” operating in the country. About it reports Reuters. Drones destroyed a car in which, as expected, were two of the militant Islamists. According to American data, they both died. Also became known the details of a ground operation involving commandos from detachment of SEAL Team 6, conducted a few hours earlier. Clarifies that the camp of the militants killed in the RAID, was in the province of El Beida in the centre of the country, near ACLE. It confirmed the death of one of the Navy seals. Called for the evacuation of three wounded convertiplane MV-22 Osprey crashed during landing. There were no casualties, but according to various sources, one or two pilots were injured. For several years, Yemen is in a state of civil war. One of the warring parties are the military

A petition against the state visit trump in Britain gained almost a million signatures

Protests against the inauguration of Donald trump in London A petition to cancel the state visit of the President of the United States Donald trump in the UK scored 930 thousand signatures, their number continues to grow. About it reports Reuters. “Donald Trump should be allowed to enter the United Kingdom as head of the U.S. government, but it should not extend an invitation to visit the country on an official visit, as this may cause irritation in her Royal Majesty”, — stated in the text. According to British law, in that case, if the petition gathers 100 thousand signatures, it must be tabled in Parliament. State visit of Donald trump to Britain scheduled for June 2017. The petition was created on Friday, January 27. Initially, the collection of signatures was quite sluggish, but after trump’s decision to close the borders to refugees from a number of Muslim countries, according

Sands outlined the approximate time of the meeting of presidents of Russia and USA

Dmitry Peskov Meeting of presidents of Russia and USA Vladimir Putin and Donald trump will be held before the summit of “Big twenty”, the official Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov. His words on Monday, January 30, the correspondent “”. “Assistants, not shelving them, will be engaged in discussion of this question in order to formulate proposals to the presidents place and time,” — said Peskov, adding that leaders, apparently, will meet before the G20 summit, which is scheduled for July 7-8 in Hamburg. However, to speak about some “deals” with the United States until personal contact of presidents are premature, said Peskov. “And in the course of the meeting the heads of state will have the opportunity to continue a more focused discussion of the issues that have emerged in the course of our conversation,” — said the representative of the Kremlin. He also added that “now to talk about who