Patriarch Kirill spoke about the situation with the transfer of the Russian Orthodox Church of St. Isaac’s Cathedral

Patriarch Kirill spoke about the situation with the transfer of the Russian Orthodox Church of St. Isaac’s Cathedral MOSCOW, February 17 — RIA Novosti. The return of the Russian Orthodox Church (ROC) the right to keep their shrines is not a threat, said Friday the Patriarch of Moscow and all Russia Kirill at the session of the Supreme Church Council of the Russian Orthodox Church at the Cathedral of Christ the Saviour, speaking about the situation with St. Isaac’s Cathedral. Earlier, the authorities of St. Petersburg decided to transfer to St. Isaac’s Cathedral for 49 years, the Russian Orthodox Church in the free use with preserving the Museum and educational functions. Remains and legal status of the object — its owner is the city. The public is concerned about the fate of Isaac, despite the statement of representatives of the Russian Orthodox Church, the Museum functions will be expanded, and

Sherlock recognized as the most favorite character BBC worldwide

Sherlock recognized as the most favorite character BBC worldwide The unthinkable happened: Sherlock Holmes Benedict Cumberbatch surpassed all its competitors and was unanimously voted the most beloved character created British broadcasting company BBC. This is evidenced by the results of an international survey, initiated by the flagship of British television. It was held between 19 and 22 February. In voting have taken part more than seven thousand people from Australia, France, Germany, India, Japan, Mexico and the United States. In favor of the Sherlock spoke 29,7%, Doctor Who — 17,6%, another 12.4% of respondents testified their sympathy Idris Elba in the role of Luther in the eponymous TV series. Followed by: Basil Fawlty from “Hotel “Fawlty towers”, recently recognized as the most witty British Comedy series, hereinafter — the Stig, the collective image of pilots of test of the TV show Top Gear (losing on all counts amazinescom Grand Tour

New snail species named in honor of a character from the “Dungeons and Dragons”

New snail species named in honor of a character from the “Dungeons and Dragons” A group of biologists from the natural history Museum in Stuttgart and the Zoological Museum in são Paulo have discovered in Brazil a new species of snail. Clam, described in a paper in the journal Zoosystematics and Evolution, was named after a character in the Board game “Dungeons and Dragons”. Biologists discovered the snail during the exploration of the caves of Brazil. She is a member of the family Gastrocopta — micromolluscs that live on land. Her torso reaches a height of two millimeters, and a length of just one. A snail shell has a conical shape, while most other species in Brazil, have the shells of cylindrical or cocacobana (pupiform) form. Researchers named the animal Gastrocopta sharae in honor of Shar, goddess of night and darkness from the Board game “Dungeons and Dragons”. “This is

Zakharov told about the attitude of journalists BuzzFeed to Russia

Zakharov told about the attitude of journalists BuzzFeed to Russia The official representative of Russian foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova in his Facebook talked about the experience with the journalists of the American edition BuzzFeed. Zakharov asked members of the media, for whatever reason, they don’t reflect the position of the Ministry of foreign Affairs in the materials about Russia. “I was asked the counter about the question: “should We follow what you write?”” — says the publication. According to the Agency, the journalists said that they “have something to do”. To post also attached a link to the article on BuzzFeed 17 Russian obscene expressions, which is accompanied by a comment of the representative of the foreign Ministry: “now I understand, what exactly”. Also Zakharov reminded that this edition of the famous publication “the Russian dirt on trump.” BuzzFeed material of obscene phrases in Russian also criticized Russian users. Russian-speaking

TFR opened a new investigation into the shelling of the Donetsk region

TFR opened a new investigation into the shelling of the Donetsk region The staff of the Investigative Committee of Russia (SKR) has established new facts of shelling of civilians in Donetsk region, as well as the names of the involvement of the Ukrainian military. On Friday, February 17, the press service of the Ministry. 20фотографий20фотографий20фотографий According to TFR, the Ukrainian military were aimed artillery shelling of civilian infrastructure in the Donetsk region from November 2016 to January 2017. Which four people (including two minors) were injured. In addition, the destroyed and damaged more than 70 houses and other civilian objects. As the message of the Ministry, the shelling was conducted from 7 to 15 February: artillery attacks by the Ukrainian military attacked Donetsk and Dokuchaevsk and Novoazovskiy district, Donetsk region. As a result of them killing one civilian, were destroyed and damaged more than 14 residential homes and other civilian

Tillerson called the condition of military cooperation with Russia in Syria

Tillerson called the condition of military cooperation with Russia in Syria MOSCOW, February 17 — RIA Novosti. U.S. Secretary of state Rex Tillerson said about the impossibility of military cooperation between Washington and Moscow until Russia recognizes that “not all the Syrian opposition are terrorists”, reports Reuters, citing a diplomatic source. Such statement the Minister made during negotiations with representatives of countries opposed to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. In September last year, the United States and Russia agreed on a plan for Syria that included a cease-fire and coordination of operations between the military. A month later, Washington announced the termination of cooperation, leaving only military channels to prevent conflict in the air. The Russian foreign Ministry linked the decision of the United States with their inability to fulfil their commitments, first and foremost, the issue of disengagement of terrorists and so-called moderate opposition. In late January, Russia, Iran and

In Benin fighters voodoo put on trial for the murder of his followers

In Benin, four priests-fighting voodoo put on trial for premeditated murder. About it reports Reuters. They all belong to the sect “the Holy Church of Jesus Christ of Baname”, fighting actively with local religious cults. As has established a consequence, they ordered the neophytes to be locked in their cells, setting fire to coals, and incense and wait for the end of the world, which according to their calculations, was to come 30 Jan 2017. As a result, five people suffocated, the other doctors barely managed to save. The leader of the sect of Vicentia, Convoking (Vicentia Chanvoukini), which its followers consider to be the incarnation of the Lord, said in an interview with local radio that the dead were not true members of the Church they were supposedly sent to test the strength of faith wavering. “The Holy Church of Jesus Christ of Baname” has thousands of followers, they

The Chinese foreign Minister has described relations with Russia as a pillar of global stability

Wang And Foreign Minister Wang Yi said that relations of China and Russia are the pillars of global stability, RIA Novosti reported. “It is a pillar of global stability. These relations are developing dynamically”, he noted, speaking at the Munich security conference. Wang promised that China will continue to strive to strengthen these relations. Speaking about the North Korean nuclear issue, the Minister said that the US and the DPRK must take political decisions to overcome the situations around her. You need to break the vicious circle of sanctions against Pyongyang and a nuclear test in the DPRK, he added. He also touched upon the relations of his country with the United States. “Bilateral relations between China and the United States — one of the most important in the world,” he said. “We are ready to work with the United States on the principles of confrontational and non-contentious,” — said

Paranoid Poroshenko accused Putin’s alleged dislike of Ukraine

The President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko in the discussion at the Munich security conference, said his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin is deeply and sincerely hates Ukraine.   According to him, Putin “denies the uniqueness of the Ukrainian state and people,” and “sees Ukraine’s place on the political map of Europe.” According to President of Ukraine Putin wants “to paint Ukraine in Russian colors”, – quotes the words Poroshenko   At the same time, according to Poroshenko, the Russian President is “hate Ukraine deeply and sincerely” and the appetites of Russia is limited not only by Ukraine.   The Munich security conference started today, February 17 and will end on February 19. Its participants will discuss a number of key issues in the field of security, including the situation in Ukraine. Photo: Vladyslav Musiienko / Globallookpress

The train swept the crane on the move: video

The crane at full speed ran into a metal barrier at a railway crossing and a few seconds mangled car, swept the train.   As writes “MK Irkutsk”, the incident occurred in the city Biryusinsk Taishet district. Arrived on the scene, the traffic police found that the man was in an alcohol intoxication.   According to the official website of the Moi of Russia for the Irkutsk region, 33-year-old driver was drunk and his actions are just five of the administrative violations. Video: Maria Selezneva/ Youtube Photo: Maria Selezneva/ Youtube