The house of Commons of the UK Parliament adopted a bill of Brexit The house of Commons of the UK Parliament adopted the bill on introduction of procedure of exit from the EU (Brexit). On Wednesday, February 8, reports TASS. According to the news Agency, a government bill was in the third and final reading and adopted without a single amendment by an overwhelming majority of votes in his favour 494 deputies, against — 122. Now the document will go before the upper house of the British Parliament-the house of lords. On 2 February it was reported that the UK government has published a plan for Brexit — the so-called “White book”. In it, 77 pages sets out 12 main points, formulated by Prime Minister Theresa may on 17 January. In November 2016, she announced the intention to start at the end of March 2017, the official negotiations with the
The United States refused to lift sanctions against Russia over Crimea Moscow. 8 Feb. INTERFAX.RU — White house spokesman Sean Spicer on Wednesday reiterated that Washington does not consider the possibility of abolishing anti-sanctions because of the Crimea. “I believe that the representative (permanent representative to the UN) Haley clearly expressed in the UN our position. Until then while Russia will not withdraw from the Crimea, the sanctions will not be considered”, — he said.
The EU criticized the decriminalization of domestic violence in Russia Moscow. 8 Feb. INTERFAX.RU — the New legislation of the Russian Federation relating to family violence, a clear step backwards in the country’s obligations to combat violence against women and children, said the official representative of the European foreign service (EVS). “While in most countries of Europe take action to end domestic violence and violence against women, as well as to improve the prevention of this serious violation of human rights, the signing of the bill on the decriminalization of some forms of domestic violence in the Russian Federation 7 February goes in the opposite direction,” — said in a communiqué issued on Wednesday evening in Brussels. According to the representative of the EMU, this law “does not recognize a very serious and specific nature of violence against women”. “The law which tolerates violence against women and children in the
Photo: RIA Novosti In Russia the punishment for violation of legislation in the field of personal data will be tightened. The corresponding decree was signed by Russian President Vladimir Putin. This is reported by the Rambler/news citing RIA Novosti. The penalty for the processing of personal data in the cases not stipulated by Russian law or the personal data processing incompatible with the purposes of their collection now ranges from 1 thousand to 3 thousand rubles for citizens from 5 thousand to 10 thousand rubles for officials and from 30 thousand to 50 thousand rubles for legal entities. it is Noted that such penalties provided for those cases when the actions of the offender are not a criminal offence. In addition, the processing of personal data without the written consent of the subject in cases where obtaining such consent is required by law, involves a penalty for citizens from 3
Photo: RIA Novosti The Russian industrial sector has stopped falling, the industry created the conditions for further growth, said Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev during a meeting of the parliamentary faction “United Russia”. “We managed to stop the decline of the industry as a whole. By the end of 2016 we have a small increase (of 1.1%. — RNS), and this creates good conditions for work in the future,” Medvedev said. The Prime Minister said a record level of state procurement in 2016 — 99%. Arms exports brought the budget to $15 billion. This will allow Russia to maintain second place after the USA in the arms market, said Medvedev. “And for us is very important to keep the market”, — said the Prime Minister.
Photo: RIA Novosti Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a law providing for the extension of the powers of the chamber. The corresponding document was published on the official portal of legal information. In particular, this law gives the chamber the power to exercise external gokudera over observance of legal entities under government contracts. In addition, the chamber is now entitled to appeals of legislative bodies of subjects of Russia to give its opinion on accordance of candidates for the post of Chairman of the control and calculating body of the region. The document was adopted by the state Duma on 25 January, 1 February it was approved by the Federation Council.
Vitaly Churkin The idea of the American authorities about how to enter in Syria safe zone for the refugees was too late. On Wednesday, February 8, said the permanent representative of Russia to the UN Vitaly Churkin, Interfax reports. “The events in Syria have overtaken the idea of creating security zones”, — he said. The diplomat said that currently in Syria there is a regime of cease-fire and “fastened the process of negotiations” between the Syrian government and the opposition, including armed. Churkin added that the time is approaching when we need to raise the question of the return to their homes of refugees and displaced persons. According to him, currently they are returned in the Eastern Aleppo liberated by government troops. The Ambassador believes that if at this time to begin to organize the security zone, “this will distract the attention, forces and resources from the essential task of
Marco Minniti The interior Minister of Italy Marco Minniti proposed to grant the refugees unpaid jobs. On Wednesday, February 8, according to Il Sole 24 Ore. “You need to use applying for refugee status for public works that can be financed by the European funds”, — said the Minister, speaking in Parliament. According to him, “it will not create an imbalance in the labor market, because such work will be free”. Minniti noted that in every region of the country will open a detention centre for those who are going to send home. Such institutions will be able to accommodate 1.6 thousand people. The Minister added that the hospitality “cannot be infinite”. “We need to reduce the processing time of asylum applications, two years is too long for those who are for it and for society,” he concluded. As noted by RIA Novosti, for the year 2016 in the country
The explosion at the plant in the us state of Louisiana killed three people, reports KPLC. The incident occurred at the company manufacturer of packaging materials, Packaging Corporation of America in the city of Beauregard in the first half of the day on Wednesday, February 8. Confirmed the death of three people, one unaccounted for. Several people were injured. For their evacuation involved, including helicopters. The causes of the incident are being investigated. On-site work by representatives of the emergency services.
Alexander Maslyakov The head of Dagestan Ramazan Abdulatipov presented the order “For merits before the Republic of Dagestan”, TV presenter and President of the international “Club of the funny and inventive” (KVN) Alexander Maslyakov. On Wednesday, February 8, reports TASS with reference to press-service of administration of head and government of the region. During the ceremony, which was held in the Moscow youth center “planet of KVN”, Maslyakov said that Dagestan was one of the first republics in the North Caucasus, “where the movement began to develop so extensively”. “It was nice to know that the KVN for the Republic — bright beam. We hope that KVN in Dagestan will develop and further, helping young people to understand themselves and their place in the Republic and in the overall picture of the country”, — quotes the press-service of the word Maslyakov. In addition, he expressed hope that the team of