In the Altai found the blade of a fallen helicopter Robinson

In the Altai Republic near the shore of lake Teletskoye found the blade of a fallen helicopter Robinson R66. This was reported on the website of the regional Central Board MOE. Chip found the specialists of the company “Alta-Avia” 21 km away from the cordon of Cocchi while flying over the lake Wednesday evening, February 15. To get the blade interfere with the weather conditions. It is noted that currently the reservoir is examined involving two helicopters. February 15 rescuers found the pilot’s seat, covers and files. Earlier, the rescuers found in lake the body of Elena Rakitskaya, one of the passengers of the helicopter. Robinson R66 fell on February 12 in Turochaksky district near lake Teletskoye. On Board were five people: former Deputy Prime Minister of the Republic Anatoly Bannykh, CEO HeliClub Maria Kozintsev, chief pilot of the airline”, Altavia” Dmitry Rakitskaya with his wife Elena Rakitskaya and another

Russia responded to media reports about the plans for a ground operation in Syria

The U.S. plans for a ground operation in Syria, it is absurd to comment on media reports from unnamed sources. On Thursday, February 16, said the Kremlin’s spokesman, Dmitry Peskov, reports the correspondent of”.ru”. “If I’m not mistaken, again, this information is purely impersonal, so I wouldn’t comment on anything”, — said Peskov in response to a request to clarify Moscow’s attitude to the alleged impending operation, reported CNN. A Kremlin spokesman indicated that “the information field that is full of stuffing”, it is difficult to determine where the truth and fiction. “In this case it would be absurd to give any comments on such serious topics on the basis of newspaper reports”, — he stressed. Sands is not the first time refused to comment on media reports with reference to anonymous sources. On 15 February he encouraged to be alert to such materials. That the Department of defense is

ROC decided to return capital Andronikovskaya monastery

Ksenia Chernega The Russian Orthodox Church is considering the transfer to it of objects of the Moscow Andronikov monastery. About the Agency RIA Novosti on Thursday, February 16, informed the head of the legal service of the Moscow Patriarchate abbess Xenia (Chernega). According to her, the monastery complex shall be transferred to the ROC in the framework of the Federal law №327 — it provides for the transfer to religious organizations property of religious significance owned by the state or municipal ownership. However, she stressed that “the issue is considered for the future.” To start the transfer process it is necessary to collect the documents. This can only happen with the approval of the Patriarch of Moscow and all Russia, said the abbess. “In fact, his approval depends on the direction of the application. According to my information, a statement not yet filed,” concluded Chernega. Spaso-Andronikov monastery was founded in

The Collegium of the defense Ministry will discuss the results of complex check of the aerospace defence forces

The Russian defense Minister Sergei Shoigu © Sergey Bobylev/TASS MOSCOW, February 17. /TASS/. The Board of the defense Ministry of obsudit Friday the results of comprehensive inspections of Air and space forces (VKS), which was held by order of the President of Russia Vladimir Putin, from 7 to 9 February. This was reported in the military. To check the VCS were attracted about 45 thousand personnel of the Armed forces of the Russian Federation and about 1.7 thousand units of weapons and military equipment, including 150 aircraft and 200 anti-aircraft missile complexes. The audit evaluated the system of air defense (PVO) of Moscow and the Central industrial district.