The defense Ministry confirmed the fact of maintenance of the Tu-160 British fighters

© Office of the press service and information Ministry of defense of the Russian Federation/TASS MOSCOW, February 9. /TASS/. The official representative of the Ministry of defense of Russia Igor Konashenkov confirmed the support of the British Royal air force planes Russian bombers Tu-160 over neutral waters, expressed bewilderment why the British side considers such actions “the main news of the day.” He said this to journalists, commenting on media reports UK. “Two Russian strategic bombers Tu-160 today really fulfilled the tasks according to plan of air patrol. The route of the flight took place through neutral waters near the Barents, Norwegian seas and the Atlantic ocean. The crews of Tu-160 has performed aerial refueling aircraft tanker Il-78. At separate stages of the tour of the Tu-160 was accompanied by the aircraft of foreign States, including pilots of the Royal air force, for which the support of Russian aircraft and

Zakharova: Moscow considers provocative report on the alleged mass executions in Syrian prison

Maria Zakharova © Mikhail Metzel/TASS MOSCOW, February 9. /TASS/. Russia considers as a provocation, the human rights organization Amnesty International on the alleged mass executions in Syria’s Sednaya prison near Damascus. This was stated by the official representative of Russian foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova. “I saw the report. It is regrettable appearance in the present moment, such a crucial from the perspective of the Syrian settlement, report on the alleged mass executions of opponents of the regime (Bashar) Assad in the Syrian military prison,” – said the diplomat. “Essentially, we are faced with yet another deliberate provocation, whose purpose – to add fuel to the fading fire of the Syrian conflict and begin to pump a little quiet passion, and to force the Syrians is stronger than hate each other, – said Zakharov. The authors of the stuffing untrue material, this fake, do not bother even his own recognition that

State Duma deputies visited the Russian military base in Aleppo

State Duma deputies visited the Russian military base in Aleppo Moscow. 9 Feb. INTERFAX.RU — state Duma Deputies on Thursday visited the Syrian Aleppo. 12фотографий12фотографий12фотографий “Today we visited the Russian base in Hamima and Aleppo. Held very informative and constructive meeting”, — told reporters on Thursday the Deputy of the state Duma Sergey Gavrilov. According to him, a meeting was held with the leadership of the Russian base. We discussed the incident involving Turkish soldiers who died as a result of inadequate coordination of interaction between the Turkish and Russian sides.Sergei Gavrilovitch Of The State Duma He expressed hope that will be made operational implications associated with the increasing engagement of the military of the Russian Federation and Turkey, to prevent similar incidents in the future. He says that local residents actively support the Russian army, and also commend the actions of the Russian engineers and the decision on the

Britain confirmed the support of Russian bombers

Britain confirmed the support of Russian bombers The RAF have confirmed that took to the air several Typhoon fighter jets to escort two Russian Tu-160 bombers. About it reports a press-service of the Royal air force, reports Reuters. As the Agency notes, often such flights of Russian bombers conducted to test the responsiveness of the British colleagues. The Typhoon aircraft were scrambled from bases at Lossiemouth and Coningsby to escort two bombers Blackjack (classification of Tu-160 NATO countries), while they were within the zone of interests of the UK, the report said. Previously, “Interfax” with reference to Western sites tracking the movement of military aircraft, reported that two pairs of British Typhoon fighter jets took off from air bases at Lossiemouth in Scotland and Coningsby in England and headed out into the Atlantic, where they met Russian bombers. Russian aircraft flew in support of British fighters to the Northern part

Russian students chose the best and worst universities

Russian students chose the best and worst universities The rating was compiled based on feedback of students. The students assessed the teaching staff, the quality of the lecture material, technical equipment of the universities and corruption. Russian students have called the best universities Moscow state law University named after Kutafin (MSAL), national research nuclear University (MEPhI), Saint-Petersburg state University (SPbSU), Moscow state Institute of international relations (MGIMO) and the Russian Academy of national economy and public administration (Ranepa). The rating was compiled by the project “Social Navigator”, RIA Novosti reported. The list was compiled based on feedback of students. Students commented on various important factors of University life: the faculty, the quality of the lecture material and the manner of its submission, the technical condition of the institution, corruption and others. The worst students admitted Kazan state University (Kazan Federal University), Moscow aviation Institute (MAI), Saint Petersburg state University of

Experts have listed the most bizarre reasons for flight delays

Experts have listed the most bizarre reasons for flight delays Experts of the British company to recover compensation for delayed flights Flight Delays spoke about the strange causes of delay and cancellations of flights aircraft. About it writes Daily Mail. The list includes a passenger spilled juice on Board the plane stood too long in the sun, the aircraft, a bat in the liner and so on. Flight British loukoster EasyJet from Liverpool to Malaga (Spain), was detained because one of the passengers spilled orange juice on Board. This caused a short circuit in the power system of the aircraft. The flight of the other budget airlines United Kingdom canceled due to the fact that the plane for too long stood in the sun at the airport Milas-Bodrum in southwest Turkey. In addition, employees of Flight Delays encountered a case when the departure of the ship was detained for

Russian astronomers have created a catalogue of almost a million galaxies

Russian astronomers have created a catalogue of almost a million galaxies MOSCOW, February 9 — RIA Novosti. Scientists from Moscow state University and their foreign partners have created the first detailed astronomical catalog, which contains information on the properties of stars in about 800 thousands of distant and close galaxies, and published it in the Appendix to the Astrophysical Journal. “For each galaxy we extracted from the existing related small picture which shows how the galaxy looks like in different wavelengths, and this gives us material for further research. A complete picture of the evolution of the Universe over the past 7 billion years can be seen in ten years, when they completed major reviews of DESI type, where it is planned to obtain spectra for 25-30 million objects,” said Igor Chilingaryan from the State astronomical Institute of Moscow state University. Its study can give the chemical composition of the

Media: the Serbian President may become Ambassador to Russia

Photo: RIA Novosti President of Serbia Tomislav Nikolic may become Ambassador to Russia, Interfax reports, citing local media. The publication won’t reveal their sources. They report that Nikolic can go on service in Moscow if the Serbian progressive party will not support his candidacy for President. In Serbia the President is elected every five years. Nikolic won the election in 2012, but, according to media reports, most parties want to see the head of state, the current Prime Minister of Serbia Aleksandar Vucic. “Russia is more important to us than the EU”. Why Serbia is committed to the coalition with Russia The President of Russia Vladimir Putin became one of the most popular politicians in the Balkans. Read more.

Putin expressed condolences to Erdogan after the unintentional blow videoconferencing

Russian President Vladimir Putin expressed condolences to the head of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdogan after unintentional impact of videoconferencing in Syria, which killed several Turkish soldiers. It is reported RIA Novosti with reference to the press Secretary of the Russian President, Dmitry Peskov.   Peskov confirmed that Putin really has talked to Erdogan and expressed his condolences.   Previously, the defense Ministry of Russia reported that the Russian VKS struck inadvertent blow to the Turkish military in Syria. Russian bombers carried out a fighting task, destroying the positions of ISIS militants in the town of al-Bab. Killed three Turkish soldiers. Photo: press service of the President of the Russian Federation

The existence of the impossible type of black holes

Astrophysicists from Australia and the United States have discovered a black hole the average weight, the existence of which was previously thought impossible. The research of scientists was published in the journal Nature.   For a long time it was believed that there are only two types of such objects: black holes of stellar mass that formed in the explosion of stars as well as super-heavy black holes, which are formed as a result of collisions of cosmic gas clouds. The mass of the black holes of the first type only 200-300 times the mass of the Sun, while objects of the second type in the hundreds of thousands or even tens of billions times heavier than our sun.   Australian and American scientists have managed to prove that there is a third type – the average black hole mass. So, analyzing the pulsars in a globular star cluster 47