All travellers to China will be fingerprinted The authorities of China begin to collect fingerprints of all foreigners entering the country, said the Ministry of public security of the PRC. The new system will first be tested at the international airport of Shenzhen city (southern Guangdong province). There she will begin work on February 10. By the end of this year it will be introduced in all border crossing points. Prints must pass all foreign citizens at the age from 14 to 70 years, with the exception of foreign diplomats. The Chinese authorities have referred to the experience of other countries in which submission of fingerprints has become a widespread practice.
“The battle of psychics” was recognized as the most unscientific transmission Other candidates for the award became the “national Council for homeopathy” and the news Agency Regnum. MOSCOW, February 8. /TASS/. TV show “Battle of psychics” became the winner of an anti-award “For devotion to science”. This became known during official ceremony of awarding, the correspondent of TASS. The TV show “Battle of psychics” — a Russian television show on the channel TNT captured on the basis of British Britain’s Psychic Challenge. The first season was released in February 2007, and to date the screen has already released 17 seasons of the show. Jury of all-Russian prize “For devotion to science” noted that transfer of the award. Other nominees for antinegro was “national Council for homeopathy” and the news Agency Regnum. The latter was nominated for the award for the systematic promotion of alternative climate science who deny the greenhouse
The Turkish General staff stated that three Turkish soldiers were killed in the air strikes ATT MOSCOW, February 9 — RIA Novosti. The Turkish General staff stated that three Turkish soldiers were killed and 11 injured in unintentional impact of Russian aviation. The incident occurred near the town of al-Bab. It is noted that the Russian planes during the air strikes on the objects of the grouping “Islamic state” (IG, is prohibited in Russia) accidentally struck the building, where the Turkish soldiers participating in the operation “shield of the Euphrates”. It is also reported that Moscow and Ankara will hold a joint investigation into this incident. The President of Russia Vladimir Putin on the phone expressed his condolences to the Turkish leader, Tayyip Erdogan, told RIA Novosti press-Secretary of the head of state, Dmitry Peskov.
The French government has called the possible cause of the explosion at the plant PARIS, February 9 — RIA Novosti, Victoria Ivanova. Preliminary information indicates that the explosion in the engine room of nuclear power plants, “Haubourdin” in France was the result of a short circuit, have informed RIA of news in the Prefecture of the Manche Department. “The first thing to note — there is no risk of ejection, it is not radioactive area. While the causes of the incident are established, but the most probable version — short”, — said the representative of the local authorities. A spokesman confirmed that injured in an explosion there, and several people were poisoned. The explosion in the engine room of nuclear power plants, “Haubourdin” in the North-West of France occurred on Thursday morning. It was reported that the incident can be affected. Later the information appeared that the lungs poisoning five
Photo: RIA Novosti Moscow does not consider it necessary to recall its position on the situation in Ukraine, said the Kremlin’s spokesman Dmitry Peskov on Wednesday, February 8. About it the correspondent “Tapes.ru”. “I’ll leave that pleasure to the Ministry of defence of the Russian Federation. Our position is so well known in this context, I don’t see the need for you to repeat it,” — said the press Secretary of the head of state, commenting on the words of the Pentagon about the alleged intervention of Russia in the escalation of the conflict in the Donbass. Earlier Wednesday, the official representative of the Ministry of defence of the USA Jeff Devis has declared that Russia has “to everything that is happening in Eastern Ukraine”. “This is our rating for a long time,” Davis was quoted by TASS.
Photo: RIA Novosti Press Secretary of the Russian President Dmitry Peskov said that Russia is not implicated in the killing of a militia commander Mikhail Tolstykh, nicknamed Givi, RIA Novosti reported. “Obviously, we are talking about attempts to destabilize the situation in the Donbass. Of course, we hope that there is a certain margin of safety, and those who are behind such killings, will fail to lead to further escalation”, – said Peskov. “We absolutely and unambiguously exclude any, deny accusations of the Russian side about possible involvement, this may not be considered. As for those who are behind the attempts of destabilization, then they should be identified in the course of investigative actions”, — he said.. February 8 Donetsk on the basis of the battalion “Somalia” in his study of rocket flamethrower “bumblebee” was killed the commander of Fat. The body of the deceased has already been identified. This
Photo: RIA Novosti The head of the organizing Committee of the world festival of youth and students (WFMS), the first Deputy head of the presidential administration proposes to create a maximally simplified procedure of entry to Russia for foreign participants of the festival. “We need to minimize bureaucratic procedures, it should be as comfortable and convenient for visitors procedure. Once we call them to come and visit, no need to they faced complicated bureaucratic procedure. The absolute priority of safety is not discussed, inviting people to visit, we must be sure that everything will be absolutely safe” – said Kiriyenko at the first meeting of the organizing Committee. “The experience of the Olympics we have. So let’s weigh it would be easier and faster: a simplified procedure for issuing visas or visa-free entry, let’s work through it and give an answer”, he concluded. The festival will be attended by about
APU relocating military equipment in the area of conducting special operations in the Donbass. This was announced by the representative of the LPR militia Andrey Marochko, reports “Interfax”. According to him, on the eve of a large convoy, including tanks, self-propelled guns, MLRS “Grad” and “Uragan”, infantry fighting vehicles, armored personnel carriers, and cars with personnel and ammunition moved from the village Raisins Kharkiv region in the area of so-called anti-terrorist operation in the Donbas. Marochko stressed that the column was divided in the area of the settlement Slavyansk, but the weapons went to the plant, the other to the settlement of Mironovsky. The representative of the people’s militia self-proclaimed Republic said that the APU is concentrating forces for a possible offensive action in the area of Avdeevka and Debaltsevo. Marochko referred to the intelligence data. He added that on the night of February 9, APU
Colleagues of the killed the day before, 8 February, the leader of the militia of Donbass Mikhail Tolstykh (Givi) has, as promised, started to avenge the death of the commander of the battalion “Somalia”. About it on the personal page in Facebook wrote the writer Zakhar Prilepin. “Givi left a daughter. Tonight on the (APU) side killed a lot of people. It’s all Ukrainian readers, who for the second day running here (in Facebook) to laugh”, – he said. “About your funeral won’t tell you. See the funeral – pohohochem there,” added Park. Givi militia was killed in his office the morning of 8 February, the building opened fire from a jet of a flamethrower. The DNR is accused of committing the crimes of official Kiev and opened a criminal case under article about terrorism. Photo: Vladimir Trefilov/ RIA Novosti
The international monetary Fund (IMF) has no plans in the near future to raise the issue of granting Ukraine the fourth credit tranche in the amount of one billion dollars, is spoken in the message of the Foundation. The work plan of the Board of Directors on 17 February did not include the provision of money follows from the IMF. In the list of topics for discussion by the Board of Directors included consultation with the government of Malta, and the monitoring of the economy of Portugal. Prime Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Groysman announced that the pension reform in the country will hold in 2017. In early February the Minister of social policy of Ukraine Andriy Reva said that the IMF suggests raising the retirement age. The IMF Board of Directors in September 2016, has decided to allocate Ukraine tranche of one billion dollars. Photo: Press service