Fourcade Shipulin shook his hand and wished to drink Russian vodka

Anton Shipulin and Martin Fourcade Russian Anton Shipulin and Martin Fourcade of France made a conciliatory handshake after the end of the sprint race at the biathlon world Championships in Hochfilzen. Reports about it “CHempionata”. “We are for two days, communicated, understand each other. Didn’t come to a compromise, but came to the conclusion that we came here to compete and try to show good results, not politics. Decided to make peace and to resume normal relations”, — said the Russian. Fourcade in an interview with TASS confirmed that the athletes understand each other and responded to the invitation of the head coach of Russian national team together to drink tea. “Tea usually invite the British. I expect they will invite me to drink vodka,” said Fourcade. In the sprint race, held on Saturday, February 12, He won a bronze medal. Shipulin showed a 21-th result. 10 Feb Fourcade left

The Senator announced plans to bring air defense on alert because of the shooting in Crimea

System of antiaircraft defense (air defense) of Russia will be brought into high combat readiness in connection with the intentions of Kiev to conduct a shooting near Crimea from anti-aircraft missile complexes. This was stated by the head of the defense Committee of the Federation Council Viktor Ozerov. His words leads RIA Novosti on Friday, February 10. “All of our intelligence, defense will be high alert, to not hit random missiles at our territory,” — said the Senator. At the same time, Ozerov said that Moscow does not consider Kyiv announced military exercises as a threat. “Ukraine, of course, understands that a violation of any of Russia’s borders is fraught with very serious consequences for them”, — he stressed. The head of the Duma Committee on international Affairs Leonid Slutsky has not excluded provocation during the upcoming firing. The Deputy of the state Duma Ruslan Balbec sure that the residents

Five of the Kuril Islands received the names of

Five unnamed Kuril Islands were named. The corresponding order, as reported by TASS, was signed by Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev. Now the geographic features are named after Lieutenant General Kuzma Derevyanko, diplomat Andrei Gromyko, former Governor of Sakhalin Igor Farkhutdinov, the General-Lieutenant Alexey Gnecco and captain Anna Shchetinina. The initiative to name one of the Islands was made by the Sakhalin branch of the Russian geographical society (RGS). “The names that appeared on the map of Russia, unfortunately, forgotten. We know that was an act of surrender of Japan (1945 — approx. “Of the”), and the fact that it was signed by General Kuzma Derevyanko — don’t remember,” said Chairman of the regional branch offices of the RGS Sergei Ponomarev.

The plane extra villages in Ekaterinburg from-for deteriorations of health of the passenger

Flying from Moscow to Khabarovsk “the Boeing 777” had landed in Ekaterinburg from-for sharp deterioration of health of one of the passengers. About this “Interfax” said a source in the emergency services. The incident occurred on the night of 11 February. The condition of the men was estimated as critical. “Despite the fact that the ladder immediately arrived physicians and was urgently hospitalized passenger, he died on the way to hospital”, — said the Agency interlocutor. According to preliminary reports, the victim, a man born in 1953, suffered from cancer, noted on the website of the Ural investigatory management on transport of Investigatory Committee. Onboard the airplane there were 392 passengers and seven crew members. The investigators establish all the circumstances of the incident. In January, EN route from Moscow to Ufa, a passenger plane was forced to return to the departure airport — Sheremetyevo — because of the poor

Ex-air force commander: missile to the Ukrainian attack aircraft soon will be able to go in the series

Pyotr Deinekin © Sergey Bobylev/TASS MOSCOW, February 11. /TASS/. New missiles for the Ukrainian attack aircraft and helicopters, the creation of which was announced by the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko, can go into a series of “very soon”. This opinion was expressed in an interview with TASS former commander in chief of the Russian air force, Pyotr Deinekin.

Defense Ministry: Syrian troops and the Russian space forces liberated the fortified Outpost of ISIS under al-Bab

Tadef, Syria, February 2, 2017 © REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi MOSCOW, February 11. /TASS/. The Syrian military, backed by Russian aircraft on Saturday freed the settlement of Tadef, which is the most fortified Outpost of the “Islamic state” (IG, is prohibited in the Russian organization) on the outskirts of the city of al-Bab, and went out on the agreed with the Turkish side the line of demarcation with the “free Syrian army”. This was reported in the defense Ministry.

Trump has promised to reduce the price of building a wall on the border with Mexico

Trump has promised to reduce the price of building a wall on the border with Mexico WASHINGTON, 11 Feb — RIA Novosti, Alexei Bogdanovsky. The US President Donald trump has promised to reduce the price of construction of the wall on the land the US border with Mexico. “I read that the great border WALL will cost more than the government originally planned, but I haven’t participated in the design or the negotiations. When I participate, as in the case of military aircraft the F-35 program Air Force One, price is VERY MUCH REDUCED,” wrote trump on Twitter. I am reading that the great border WALL will cost more than the government originally thought, but I have not gotten involved in the….. — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) February 11, 2017 …design or negotiations yet. When I do, just like with the F-35 FighterJet or the Air Force One Program, the

Iran may open Russian air space for operations in Syria

Iran may open Russian air space for operations in Syria MOSCOW, 11 Feb — RIA Novosti. The Secretary of the Supreme national security Council of Iran Ali Shamkhani said that Tehran might allow Russia to use the country’s airspace to support ground operations in Syria. “Joint cooperation between Iran and Russia to combat terrorism in Syria is extensive and widespread. If necessary, ads and military officials of the country a similar need is likely providing the Russian aircraft the possibility of flying through Iranian airspace to support ground operations in Syria”, — quotes its words Agency IRNA. In an interview with the news Agency Fars Shamkhani said that the flight on Iran air planes from Russia, agreed in advance. According to him, the recent need to refuel Russian planes were not. Tehran will carry out any kind of cooperation with Moscow on Syria. The crossing of the Russian aircraft airspace

Zakharov tied the message to the American media about Snowden with the pressure on trump

Zakharov tied the message to the American media about Snowden with the pressure on trump The official representative of the Russian foreign Ministry recalled that foreign policy doctrine of the White house is still not formed because of the fact that the new administration is not allowed to work. MOSCOW, February 11. /TASS/. The update is “stale stories” about results USA former CIA employee Edward Snowden and confirmation of dirt on the President of the United States Donald trump is designed to exert pressure on the White house. Such opinion the official representative of Russian foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova published on Saturday on his page in the network Facebook. “All this statements by the representatives of special services, and information TV-channels NBC and CNN, citing unnamed security sources. The difference is significant, but only for specialists. For the indignation of public opinion and maintain a degree quite fit technology. It

Apple CEO urged technology companies to deal with fake news

Apple CEO urged technology companies to deal with fake news MOSCOW, 11 Feb — RIA Novosti. The head of the IT giant Apple, Tim cook, said technology companies need to develop policies to combat false news, reports the Telegraph. “All technology companies need to develop some measures that will reduce the amount of false news,” said cook in an interview. According to him, many people simply do not know the truth that “kills their brain in some ways.” Reportedly, cook stressed that these measures should be developed in accordance with the freedom of speech and the press. “We should try to reduce their number (of fake news, ed.), without restricting the freedom of speech and press, but we also need to help the reader,” said cook. Previously the social network Facebook has introduced measures to deal with fake news in France in connection with the approaching presidential elections in the