Anatoly Antonov The main candidate for the post of Russian Ambassador to the USA is a Deputy foreign Minister Anatoly Antonov. On Monday, February 6, reports the newspaper “Kommersant”, citing sources in the Russian government agencies. Antonov is considered a hardliner toward the West. To appoint him head of the diplomatic mission in the United States, the Russian government decided in the early autumn of 2016, the newspaper notes. In Moscow, then, came from the fact that the White house will be Democrat Hillary Clinton and the relationship will be rather tense. Despite the victory of Republican Donald trump, the Antonov “is still the best chance to hold the prestigious post of Ambassador in Washington,” the newspaper said. Thus, according to “Kommersant” with reference to one of the interlocutors on this post discusses the other candidates. At the same time, a source close to the Antonov denied information about his
Archive photo Unknown blew up the car of the chief of police of the Swedish city of Uppsala. On Monday, February 6, reports channel CBT, it is quoted by TASS. The car blew up in the night on Monday. According to TV channel, the car was parked near the house in the cottage area in the suburbs of Stockholm. Neither the police chief nor the members of his family near the site of the incident. No one was hurt. Currently, the police are looking for witnesses, suspects in this case yet. In early October of last year a pipe bomb exploded at the night club “Babel” in the center of the Swedish city of malmö. The incident occurred at about 01:30 local time (02:30 GMT). The bomb was planted at the entrance to the school, which by that time was closed already. The explosion destroyed the door and shattered Windows
Archive photo In the Pakistani city of Karachi shot and killed an Afghan diplomat. About it reports Reuters. According to police, the third Secretary of the Consulate General of Afghanistan in Karachi shot and killed by the guard. The gunman arrested. The names of the victim and the assailant were not disclosed, we only know that the security guard nationality was also an Afghan. The motive of the assassination is set. Previous attack on foreign diplomats in Pakistan was carried out in April 2010. Then the militants attacked the U.S. Consulate General in Peshawar. Eight people died, including two guards. Not one American was hurt. Responsibility for the attack was claimed by the Pakistani Taliban. In may 2015, in the North of Pakistan crashed helicopter with foreign diplomats. Killed the ambassadors of the Philippines and Norway, and also wives of the ambassadors of Malaysia and Indonesia.
Dmitry Peskov In Moscow will be happy if the meeting between the presidents of the United States and Ukraine, Donald trump and Petro Poroshenko will be held and will contribute to the settlement of the internal Ukrainian conflict, said the official representative of the Kremlin, Dmitry Peskov. His words on Monday, February 6, the correspondent “Tapes.ru”. “We have no right to comment on the foreign policy priorities of other countries, including the United States of America. But if such a meeting somehow will contribute to the settlement here of this internal Ukrainian conflict, we will only be glad”, — said Peskov. So he answered the question about how the Kremlin would react to meeting trump and Poroshenko, if it will happen before meeting trump and the President of Russia Vladimir Putin. Peskov also said that Russia and Ukraine there is no conflict. “Donbass is exclusively Ukrainian domestic conflict”, — said
Dmitry Peskov The statements of the journalist of the American broadcaster Fox News the President of Russia Vladimir Putin offensive, the Kremlin hopes to hear an apology, said the press-Secretary of Russian leader Dmitry Peskov. His words on Monday, February 6, the correspondent “Tapes.ru”. “We believe such words on the part of the correspondent is unacceptable, offensive. And, frankly, would prefer to apologize to the President from such a respected broadcaster,” said Sands. Thus a press-the Secretary of state did not comment on the response of the tramp. “As for the statements of the President of the United States, in this case, I would have left without comments”, — he stressed. In an interview with the host of Fox News channel, bill O’reilly trump spoke about the respect to the Russian President. The journalist in turn reminded him about the accusations that the West had advanced against Moscow and Putin,
In the capital’s traffic police denied reports about what happened on the Moscow ring road accident with participation of an armored car, the TV channel “360”. “An accident on the MKAD section from such a technique the police was not recorded. According to some reports, the car stopped due to technical fault,” explained the Ministry, adding that after the fault the car continued to move. Earlier on Monday, 6 February, the radio station “Moscow speaking” reported that on the outer side of ring road after crossing highway Novogorlovsky a car crashed on the trailing a military convoy of armored vehicles. It was noted that as a result of road accident nobody suffered. In November 2016 in Moscow at the inner side of the 31-th kilometer of Moscow ring road, the clash of armored personnel carrier and truck provoked the tube. As a result of road accident nobody suffered. It was
Photo: RIA Novosti French President Francois Hollande at the informal EU summit stated that the EU wants dialogue with Russia, but sanctions should remain until the full implementation of the Minsk agreements. “France wants dialogue with Russia, as well as Europe, as well as the United States. However, in Ukraine, our General position remains that the sanctions should remain until the full implementation of the Minsk agreements” — leads TASS words of Hollande. Earlier, the representative for foreign Affairs and security policy of the European Union Federica Mogherini said that Europe is interested in Russia was a strong country.
Photo: REUTERS Friday to the borders of the Kaliningrad region flew three reconnaissance aircraft – Gulfstream 4 Swedish, American RC-135W aircraft and NATO AWACS, data from websites that track flights of military aircraft. Swedish and American planes flew to Kaliningrad region from the sea. NATO AWACS took off from a base in Germany and flew from the South from Poland, exploration led from the air space of Poland and Lithuania, approaching in a distance of only 25 km to the Russian border, reports “Interfax”. In addition, another NATO AWACS on Friday made a reconnaissance in the Black sea to the shores of the Crimea. On the eve of the aircraft of the United States and Sweden also conducted reconnaissance at the Russian borders in the Baltic sea. The increase in reconnaissance flights of Western aircraft in recent months.
Alexander Nazarov © Vyacheslav Prokofyev/TASS MOSCOW, February 6. /TASS/. Deputy General Director of Rostec was the former managing Director for non-core and distressed assets of the state Corporation Alexander Nazarov, and not the former defense Minister Anatoly Serdyukov. This was reported TASS the press service of Rostec. Previously, the newspaper “Kommersant” reported that Serdyukov might be appointed Deputy CEO of Rostec. “Dmitry Shugaev, has been appointed Director of the Federal service on 3 February dismissed in the Corporation. Deputy General Director of Rostec since 6 February 2017 appointed Alexander Nazarov, managing Director for non-core and distressed assets of Rostec. International cooperation will be overseen by Dmitry Lelikov, Deputy General Director for investments”, – said the press service. As noted in the Corporation, Nazarov has serious managerial experience. “During the work in the Assistance he was able to restructure a number of distressed assets, improve the efficiency of enterprise management, to
The administration of the President of the United States Donald trump is looking to break diplomatic and military Alliance of Russia and Iran, according to the American edition the Wall Street Journal , citing sources in the White house. “If there is a wedge that could be hammered between Russia and Iran, we aim to examine the possibility. Between Russia and Iran is certainly a gaping chasm. It is not yet clear that it may require the Russian leadership in exchange for the weakening of the Alliance with Iran”, – stated in the material. According to representatives of administration of the American President, the destruction of the Russian-Iranian Alliance will help to end the conflict in Syria, as well as to fight terrorists, not the Islamic state. How the White house does not explain. Photo: Kay Nietfeld, dpa / Globallookpress