Photo: RIA Novosti Pentagon chief James Mattis said that Russia and terrorism are the most serious threats to NATO. According to the American military, Moscow should act on the basis of principles of international law in order to resume dialogue with the United States and NATO. Mattis noted that Washington is not yet ready to cooperate with Russia in military issues. In addition, the head of the Pentagon did not respond to the words of his Russian counterpart Sergei Shoigu about the futility of conducting a security dialogue with Moscow. Mattis is almost no doubt that Russia interfered in the elections in other countries. Mattis also stressed that the United States will comply with all obligations to the Alliance.
Nangarhar, archive photo The militants of banned terrorist organization “Islamic state” (ISIS) stormed an army post in Afghanistan and was shot 18 soldiers. About it reports Reuters. The attack occurred in Nangarhar province, which is considered one of the mainstays of the Afghan wing of the IG. Other details were not disclosed. The Agency does not exclude that the attack on the checkpoint associated with a major operation the Afghan army is now taking place in the rebellious province. According to the representative of the Governor of Nangarhar Actaully Chokhani, over the past day law enforcers with the support of NATO forces killed 25 Islamic state terrorists. The militants in Afghanistan is relatively small — estimated by Afghan and American intelligence, there are only a few hundred, mostly they are stationed in several parts of Nangarhar, which are regularly bombed by the US air force. The Islamists often make forays
John McCain The US President Donald trump “contradicts itself”. According to Reuters, this opinion on Friday, February 17, stated the head of the Senate Committee on armed forces John McCain at the security conference in Munich. “First, the President makes some statements, and then in other occasions contradict himself. So we have learned to perceive that made by the President contrary to what was said to them,” said McCain. He also expressed confidence that the resignation of Michael Flynn as assistant to the President for national security led the administration to trump confusion. “I think the fact Flynn clearly shows that in many respects the administration (trump) confused. And it is going to work thoroughly,” says McCain. In early February in the United States, a scandal erupted around Flynn. The WP, citing unnamed sources reported that in December 2016 he discussed with Russian Ambassador in Washington Sergei Kislyak anti-Russian sanctions.
Donald Trump The US President Donald trump called NBC TV, ABC, CBS, CNN and The New York Times enemies of the American people. On Friday, February 17, he wrote in his microblog on Twitter. “The media fake news (The New York Times, NBC, ABC, CBS, CNN) — not my enemies, and the enemies of the American people!” — says the publication. — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) 17 February 2017, 21:48 16 February at the press-conference, answering a reporter’s question about the resignation of his assistant for homeland security Michael Flynn, trump has criticized CNN in the dissemination of false news. He also accused the media of trying to silence the good work of his administration. “I turn on the TV, open the newspaper and see that our work is describe as chaos. And in fact, just the opposite,” — said the American leader. February 13 Michael Flynn has submitted his
In the car of the President of the United States Donald trump, an unknown person threw a stone. The incident occurred in Florida, where the President arrived for the weekend. It is reported RIA Novosti with reference to the representative of the secret service. It is noted that the presidential motorcade moved from the airport palm beach at Mar-a-Lago. Unknown threw in the car trump a stone or some similar object, but missed and hit another car. The secret service was investigating the incident. “The secret service confirms that in the second half of the day (a) the object was thrown at the motorcade. We’re investigating and has not yet provided further information,” – said the representative of the service. Photo: Gary Hershorn / Globallookpress
Malaysian police have arrested a fourth suspect of involvement in the murder of Kim Jong-Nam is the eldest brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-UN. It is reported China Press. 47-year-old man was arrested in Kuala Lumpur. Police found his passport of a citizen of North Korea: its authenticity is verified. Law enforcement authorities also released photos of four people suspected in the murder of the brother of the North Korean leader. An assassination attempt on Kim Jong-Nam was committed on 13 February at the airport of Malaysia. According to investigators, the brother of Kim Jong-UN killed two women. The official conclusion about the cause of the death of Kim Jong-Nam no. According to different media, for his murder could be used as toxic nerve agents VX. Photo: yonhapnews.co.kr
In Kharkov in the yard of a house the veterans of the battalion “Donbass” and members of “Shidny corps” started shooting. It is reported by Gromadske Harkiv with reference to one of the founders of the movement “Shidny body” Oleg Shiryaev. According to him, the conflict began ostensibly because of a dispute about the blockade of Donbass. Veterans of the battalion opened fire on the activists. The gunman then hid in the kindergarten nearby. After some time they laid down their arms and surrendered who came to the scene of the incident to the police. According to local media, the conflict one person was injured: he was shot from hunting weapons. Video: Newsroom Kharkov / YouTube Photo: Paul Fedosenko / Facebook
Kiev, without hindering the activities of extremist associations, and thereby authorizes the outbreak of diversionary war in the Crimea. This opinion RIA Novosti on Friday, February 17, was expressed by a member of the Crimean government Zaur Smirnov. “The Kiev authorities from their powerlessness decided to go to extreme measures, actually authorizing the outbreak of diversionary war in the Crimea. We see how official Kiev does not preclude the extremist battalions, the leaders of which openly talk about the military aggression in the direction of the Crimea”, — he said. Smirnov also stressed that, in order to strengthen the work of sabotage in the Crimea, Kiev is trying to use Crimean Tatar battalion “Asker”. “The Crimean government and security forces will be able to effectively resist all hostile and aggressive plans of the regime in Kiev”, — said the member of the government of the Crimea. Earlier on 17 February,
Vera Ganza State Duma Deputy from the Communist party Vera Ganza considers proper conduct of military training among parliamentarians. This opinion was expressed by the National news service (NSN) on Friday, February 17. “I would go if I was military service, because anything can happen. You need not to get lost in the moment, which will depend on my and not only my life, to provide leadership in addressing force majeure,” said the legislator. She noted that she would not want to be among those who in an emergency can “hide under the table.” In his opinion, military training is necessary because “today’s stability at any moment can turn into the completely opposite”. “We live in a very unpredictable world,” added Ganza. Earlier on Friday, Deputy defense Minister Nikolai Pankov announced that the deputies of the state Duma of the seventh convocation will undergo military training. On the same day
In facts and figures: the smell of fresh bread makes us kinder 17 February — Day of spontaneous manifestation of kindness. When we do someone good in our body increases the level of dopamine, the hormone of happiness. The more kindness in the man, the less he is able to experience resentment. Kindness is contagious, studies show that acts of kindness create a ripple effect. Should someone start, as others take the initiative. Less than 2% of the donors hope to gain by donating blood something in return. Almost all just want to help those who are in trouble. The smell of fresh bread makes us kinder, proved the experiments of British scientists. Altruism, that is, the gratuitous kindness towards others, makes a person more attractive to the opposite sex, say British researchers. And women appreciate a partner altruism above all other qualities. First impulses are selfless help, we are