Neverov: Maria Maksakova, lied about the citizenship, violated the law MOSCOW, 16 Feb — RIA Novosti. Ex-Deputy of the state Duma Maria Maksakova, confessing in the presence of a second citizenship from childhood, and admitted that violated Russian law and lied when he was elected and became the Deputy of the state Duma of the sixth convocation, wrote the Secretary of the General Council EP Sergei Neverov on his page in Facebook. Ex-Deputy of the state Duma Maria Maksakova in an interview with Russian edition of “Medusa” admitted that she already have a second citizenship, second — Germany, and from birth. She also said that she was forced to abandon it, even when Maria Maksakova was held at the State Duma of the previous convocation. “Today in interviews she admitted that violated the Russian legislation, which prohibits State Duma deputies to be a citizen of another country. Admitted that she’s
In the USA there will pass the action “Day without immigrants” Moscow. 16 Feb. INTERFAX.RU Immigrants want to come to work on Thursday in several major American cities in the framework of the action “Day without immigrants,” reports the AP. The protesters want their actions to demonstrate how important is the role of immigrants in the U.S. economy, as well as to Express dissatisfaction with the immigration policy of U.S. President Donald trump. It is expected that the shares will be held across the country, including in Washington, Boston, Philadelphia, Houston, Chicago and new York. In late January, trump has signed a decree according to which for 120 days restricted entry into the United States refugees and 90 days suspended entry into the United States from countries with predominantly Muslim populations of Iraq, Syria, Iran, Sudan, Libya, Somalia and Yemen. The ban was suspended by the Federal court, the administration
Maksakova exclude from the “United Russia” MOSCOW, February 16. /TASS/. Ex-Deputy of the state Duma Maria Maksakova exclude from the “United Russia”. About this TASS said the Secretary of the Moscow branch of “United Russia” Andrey Metelsky. Earlier in interview to one of editions Maksakova said that it has the German nationality. “We have received information on dual citizenship, this is not consistent with the status of member of the party, according to our Charter and contrary to the Charter. Accordingly, we shall exclude her from the party on the basis of this provision,” said Metelsky. According to him, Maksakova if you will not agree with this decision, she can appeal to higher party instances. As pointed out by the Secretary of the Moscow branch of “United Russia”, February 16 there will be a meeting of the regional political Council. “It will be devoted to business issues on the agenda.
Sergei Lavrov and Rex Tillerson will hold talks in Bonn The head of the Ministry of foreign Affairs of Russia Sergey Lavrov and U.S. Secretary of state Rex Tillerson today will hold full-fledged negotiations in Bonn at the meeting of foreign Ministers of the countries participating in the “group of twenty”, said the representative of the state Department. “We expect that we will do what we did during these conversations in the past: to seek pragmatic and constructive cooperation in areas where our interests coincide” — quoted by TASS representative of the American Department. The diplomat added that the conversation of the parties, “of course, is extremely important.” “The countering and counter-terrorism are those areas in which the Secretary of state hopes to see the development of possible ways of cooperation”, — said the representative of the state Department. Earlier it was reported that one of the negotiation parties will
Photo: RIA Novosti For the position of head of the Federal bailiff service (FSSP), vacated by the appointment of Arthur Parfenchikov the head of Karelia, can be assigned to a former state Duma Deputy Vladimir Pligin, told RIA Novosti source in the leadership of the Parliament. “Pligin will be assigned (instead of Parfenchikov),” — said the Agency interlocutor. On Wednesday the President of Russia Vladimir Putin has signed the decree about resignation of the head of Karelia Alexander khudilainen, the previously announced early resignation and appointed head of the Federal bailiff service (FSSP) Arthur Parfenchikov acting head of the region. In turn, the first Deputy Chairman of the Duma Committee on state construction and legislation, the Chairman of the faction “Fair Russia” Mikhail Emelyanov also considers the Pligin most suitable candidate for the position of head of the Federal bailiff service. “As for candidates for the position, it is difficult
Photo: RIA Novosti The speaker of the Federation Council Valentina Matvienko, commented on the mass resignation of the Russian governors. About it the correspondent of BAFS “the Economy Today”. According to Matvienko, Russia at the moment is the updating of frames. Each of the departed governors have worked more than one year. They were good at their job, but the time is changing and so are the tasks that you must perform. Matvienko is sure that we need fresh people, ideas and opinions. “I like the approach to recruitment of governors. These are young, professional and, as a rule, people born in these regions,” – said Matvienko. The speaker was confident that the upgrading of the heads of regions would improve people’s lives. Matvienko thanked all the governors gone for good performance.
Ella Pamfilova © Mikhail Metzel/TASS MAKHACHKALA, February 16. /TASS/. The Russian electoral law for the next elections will be seriously modified, streamlined. This confidence was expressed by the Chairman of the CEC of the Russian Federation Ella Pamfilova. “There are a number of issues (for adjusting the legislation), the electoral legislation of Russia for the next election, I’m sure, we very well will finish up” she said during a visiting meeting of the CEC in Makhachkala. Pamfilova recalled that at her request, President Vladimir Putin instructed to create in his administration working group that will prepare amendments to the election law. In her words, must “legislation to streamline, make it understandable, available to members of precinct election commissions to voters.” Pamfilova did not specify which elections – Federal or regional – will be ready amendments. Regional elections are held every year in September, this year they will be held September
In the result of a terrorist attack in Baghdad killed 48 people. At least another 50 wounded, according to Reuters. According to police, the bomb exploded in a car parked in the South of the Iraqi capital on a busy street where they sell used cars. The number of victims can increase: many of the injured are in critical condition. Responsibility for the attack itself until no one picked up. Law enforcement authorities suspect that the attack is the group “Islamic state” (IG, is prohibited in Russia). On 8 January this year in the East of Baghdad was committed a double terrorist attack that claimed the lives of 20 people. The first attack occurred in the Shiite area of Jamila. A suicide bomber in a car detonated near a vegetable market, the victims were 13 local residents. The second attack came a few hours later. A suicide bomber blew himself
James Mattis The Minister of defence of the USA James Mattis has said that he sees room for cooperation with Russia in the military sphere. On Thursday, February 16, according to Reuters. “We are in no position now to cooperate on a military level. But our leaders will dialogue and try to find a common language”, — said the head of the Pentagon. Earlier, on 15 February, Mattis encouraged to engage in dialogue with Russia from a position of strength. “We remain open to opportunities to restore cooperation with Moscow, but at the same time, realistic in their expectations and recommendations of our diplomats to negotiate from a position of strength,” he said in a speech at the meeting of defense Ministers of the countries participating in NATO in Brussels. In turn, the Minister of defence of Russia Sergey Shoigu said about the futility of this approach. At the same
Rex Tillerson U.S. Secretary of state Rex Tillerson said that Moscow must stick to commitments to resolve the crisis in Eastern Ukraine. About it reports Reuters. “We are looking for new points of contact, we expect that Russia will fulfill its commitments under the Minsk agreements and work to de-escalate the violence in Ukraine,” — said Tillerson after a meeting with his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov. On other issues the Secretary of state did not respond. Previously, on 16 February, the representative of the American foreign Ministry said that during the talks would focus on “the whole global agenda”. While Tillerson intends to seek “the path of pragmatic and constructive cooperation” in areas where interests coincide, Russia and the United States. The Secretary of state is going to reach an understanding with Moscow on the issue of combating terrorism, in particular, prohibited to Russia grouping “Islamic state”. The first meeting