The cruiser “Varyag” conducted artillery fire in the Gulf of Peter the Great

© Vadim Savitsky/press service of the defense Ministry of the Russian Federation/TASS VLADIVOSTOK, February 13. /Offset. TASS Natalia Nikulina/. Missile cruiser Varyag, flagship of the Pacific fleet conducted artillery fire in the Gulf of Peter the Great. This was announced by the representative of the fleet Vladimir Matveev. “In accordance with the plan of combat training of the fleet in the landfill located in waters of Peter the Great Bay, the ship has successfully carried out a range of artillery fire from artillery systems AK-130 and AK-630 on coastal targets, towed marine shield and luminous bombs SAB-250 simulating the firing points, surface ship and means of air attack imaginary enemy. The firing was conducted at various ranges in the difficult noise conditions,” – said Matveev. In addition, the sailors of the “Varyag” with the helicopter Ka-27 practiced anti-submarine defense. Also conducted several naval exercises, including electronic warfare, radiation, chemical and

Matvienko compared the modern conditions of work of the foreign Ministry since the cold war

Valentina Matvienko Russian diplomats in the present situation it is necessary not only to prevent international conflicts, but also to form a true image of the country abroad. This opinion was expressed by the speaker of the Federation Council Valentina Matviyenko in his blog on the website of the upper house of Parliament. “To solve these problems is necessary in difficult conditions, something even more complex than during the cold war. Believe there are all grounds to state that Russian diplomats successfully perform this work,” — wrote the MP in a post dedicated to the Day of diplomatic worker. She stressed that some States follow the concept of the hegemony of the West. Such sentiments, according to Matvienko, have been observed in some government circles of the USA and European countries. However, now more and more signs indicate that attempts to isolate Russia “completely failed”, said the speaker of the

Dog saved abandoned in the cold child in the Altai region

In Altai Krai a dog saved a toddler who was left by her mother on an unheated porch without clothes and food. This was reported on the website of the regional Prosecutor’s office. The incident occurred in January. “The freezing of the child was accidentally discovered by an outsider. Baby your body was warmed with the dog that saved his life”, — stated in the message Department. Currently, the boy is hospitalized. Clarifies that the mother returned home four days after the discovery of the child. Concerning the woman criminal case under article 125 of the criminal code of Russian Federation (“Deliberate failure to assist persons in life-threatening or health condition and deprived of opportunities to take action for self-preservation on the early childhood”). We also raise the question about deprivation of its parental rights.

The published list of those on Board crashed in the Altai helicopter

Published a list of those who were on Board the Robinson R66 helicopter crashed in the Altai. Sunday, February 12, it was posted on the website of the interregional public organization of pilots and citizens-owners of the aircraft (AOPA-Russia). According to her, at the moment of accident in the aircraft were the pilot Dmitry Rakitskaya, Elena Rakitskaya, Anatoly Bannykh, Maria Kozintsev and Gleb Voevodin. It is emphasized that the minor passengers were on Board. The report said that the aircraft was not made a tour and returned to home. “Flight of the Robinson R66 helicopter, which crashed in the Altai, was not sightseeing. In addition, permits or any “sanctions” for such activities is not required, the flight in this area is of a notifying character. According to our data, place of takeoff and the route of flight did not pass over the territory of the Altai reserve”, — says the

Washington, Tokyo and Seoul have demanded the convening of the UN security Council in connection with the rocket launch by the DPRK

USA, Japan and South Korea demanded the convening of an emergency UN Security Council with regard to the recent North Korea missile launch, reports Reuters. The meeting is expected on Monday, February 13. The missile test was held on Sunday, February 12. According to the South Korean military, ballistic missile medium-range Pukguksong-2 (Pukhansan-2, “Northern star-2”) class “Musudan” was launched from site in the province’s Do. Flying about 500 kilometers she fell into the sea of Japan. In testing was attended by North Korean leader Kim Jong-UN. Pyongyang said that tests of new ballistic missiles were successful. North Korea claims that it has managed to test the possibility of equipping a projectile with a nuclear warhead and its ability to evade interception. In 2016, North Korea carried out more than 20 launches of ballistic missiles and two nuclear tests, which violate the resolutions of the UN security Council. Subsequently, the security

Adviser to trump talked about the five options for the protection of the immigration Ordinance

Steven Miller The White house is considering five options for further action in connection with the suspension by the court of the immigration decree, issued by Donald trump. On Sunday, February 12, said on the NBC television network senior adviser to the President on political Affairs Stephen Miller. “We consider all of our options. Including, you can continue to appeal to the ninth (circuit court of appeals), to require the Supreme court issuing an emergency order to suspend (the court decision of the ninth circuit), it is possible to hold a hearing on the merits at the district court or in the extended format, the ninth circuit court. You can also take further action through Executive decrees,” explained Miller, noting that every effort will be made to protect the United States from terrorism. He also added that the Executive branch counts on a par with the judicial branch, not the

The Swiss have voted in favour of simplification of citizenship and grandchildren of migrants

Citizens of Switzerland supported the simplification of procedures for obtaining citizenship by migrants in the third generation. As reports on Sunday, February 12, RIA Novosti, these are the first results of the referendum held on this day in the country. According to preliminary data, for the amendment to the Constitution on the simplification of naturalization in the country living grandchildren of immigrants voted about 60 percent of the participants in the procedures against, respectively, is of the order of 40 percent. At the present time to issue citizenship under the simplified scheme could only foreigner, and six or more years of marriage with a Swiss or Swiss. Approved by a majority of referendum participants facilitate naturalisation for the grandchildren of migrants does not automatically obtain citizenship. He who is born in the third generation once arrived in Switzerland, and now the resident family shall submit an application before the execution